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March 8, 2017

5 Easy Things To Do If You Can’t March For International Women’s Day

Ring the Beyoncé alarm, because today is International Women’s Day.

And it just so happens that it’s also the day our American sisters will go on a historic strike as part of “A Day Without A Woman.” Girl power is needed now more than ever, but attending the strike is a privilege because for many women, missing a day of work isn’t in the cards.

The 6ix will celebrate International Women’s Day in a march on March 11, starting at the University of Toronto’s Medical Sciences Building and ending with a fair inside Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre.

Don’t feel ashamed if you can’t make it to a march. Luckily, there are still things you can do to to stand in solidarity, make your voice heard and feel empowered.

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March 5, 2017

Sunday Morning Moodboard: Energize

Drinking a cold glass of water, the first bite of a ripe grapefruit, a fresh cup of coffee—so many things give us ~energy~ in the morning to really kick start our day. Get energized with us this Sunday morning with our latest moodboard.

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February 16, 2017

Female Directors That Deserve More Love

Last week, Paul Feig was announced as the distinguished artist for the American Film Institute Conservatory’s 2017 directing workshop for women. And we have some thoughts.

Don’t get us wrong—we love Paul Feig, and he clearly believes in making movies that challenge stereotypes about women. Just look at his list of credits—he directed Spy, Ghostbusters, The Heat, and Bridesmaids, and he also created the 1999 cult hit TV show Freaks and Geeks, a series where once-adversarial characters Lindsay Weir and Kim Kelly eventually become close friends and confidants.

But come on, AFI—there are dozens of incredibly talented female directors out there who we think could have fit the bill! Here are just a few:

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February 14, 2017

MIXTAPE: Music That’s Better Than A Boyfriend

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Valentine’s Day is about all things ~love~ so don’t forget to show some love to the most important person in your life: YO OWN DAMN SELF.

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February 13, 2017

FORA FIRSTS: Kiesza

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“When was the last time you did something for the first time?”
– Aubrey “Drake” Graham

Kiesza is so cool, we can only imagine her name stands for “Killin’ It Everywhere, So ZAMN Awesome” …or something. Not only is she killin’ it in the music scene, but she’s now making her ~mark~ in the beauty world as well.
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February 12, 2017

Sunday Morning Moodboard: Cozy

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Sometimes it just feels good to stay in. After a long week of running around, spending hours at the office, making time to see friends and family and overall just working hard, it feels right to spend a Sunday morning cozied up, hibernating in your apartment.

So grab an over-sized sweater, a pair of wool socks, a warm drink and get cozy with us—

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February 6, 2017

Monday Momentum: February 6

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Every Monday we mourn the death of the weekend. Luckily, Monday Momentum’s got everything to get you through this week–from your morning jams to something to look forward once Friday (finally) comes around.

Here’s your weekly dose of motivation. Mondays are tough, BE TOUGHER.

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January 30, 2017

Monday Momentum: January 30

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Every Monday we mourn the death of the weekend. Luckily, Monday Momentum’s got everything to get you through this week–from your morning jams to something to look forward once Friday (finally) comes around.

Here’s your weekly dose of motivation. Mondays are tough, BE TOUGHER.

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January 29, 2017

Sunday Morning Moodboard: Neon Dreams

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On Sundays, we dream in Technicolor.

From bold signs to bright lights, neon can be found everywhere throughout our days and can drift into our sleepy minds after a long night out. It’s bright bubble gum ice cream melting on the sidewalk. It’s the eccentric glow of the florescent lights of a dive bar. It’s the matte lipstick colour you choose to rock when you want to walk on the wild side–It’s neon.

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January 27, 2017

FORA BITES: Food Processor Recipes

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Move over microwave. Step aside toaster oven. The food processor is taking over as the unsung hero of the kitchen.

Whether you’re looking to step up your hosting game with killer party snacks or planning dinner for two one, there isn’t much that food processors can’t do.

Here are five unexpected tasty treats that you can create with a food processor.

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