Liz Lombardi

Liz Lombardi

Liz Lombardi is studying Communications, Arts and Entertainment Management, and Journalism at Pace University in NYC.On top of a busy school schedule, she also writes for her Honors College's Newsletter and her own blog. When she's not writing, she enjoys baking, catching a Broadway musical, and practicing her downward facing dog.

5 Under 5: Healthy, On-The-Go Snacks

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Back to school means back to crazy schedules and some how managing to fit classes, jobs, internships, workouts, sleep and a social life into 24 hours a day. The first thing that tends to fall on the backburner is eating, and especially eating healthy. If you’re going to power through crazy days you’ll need snacks that you can stash in your bag to pull out …

Fall 2015 Nail Polish Trends

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Believe it or not, summer is drawing to a close, and fall is creeping closer. While you’d probably rather keep your brightly polished toes in the sand, it’s time to start thinking about back to school. It’s not all bad though. Back to school usually means new clothes and accessories. My favorite accessory? My nails! Polished tips can pull together any outfit and make you …

Does Sally Hansen’s Miracle Gel Polish Stand Up To It’s Claim

Gel Manicure

I have never had a gel manicure. The main reason is the cost. I’ve only had a handful of professional manicures and pedicures because why pay money for something I can do myself? The other reasons I’ve never gotten a gel manicure include not being able to go two weeks without changing my nails, that I heard that they file down your nails which makes …

CHAARG: The Fitness Org You Need To Know About

CHAARG

  First off, what is CHAARG? While it may sound like a sorority for girls who like to work out, it’s actually more than that. Also, since it’s not Greek and technically not an actual sorority you can still stick with your sisters while gaining a healthier stance on life.! CHAARG stands for Changing Health, Attitudes, + Actions To Recreate Girls. It’s all about “liberating …

The Importance Of An Active Life For Mental Health

Active Lifestyle

The importance of living an active lifestyle is something you hear all the time. “It’ll make you look good!” “You’ll be hotter if you work out!” “It’s the healthy thing to do!” That last line has a double meaning. Most people think of being physically healthy as having an average-to-hot body type (all though, what IS average these days??) and not having any major health …

Special Effects Nail Polish Reviews

Special Effects Nail Polish Reviews

Every time I make a trip to Target I always find myself perusing the beauty aisles regardless of whether the item I came in for was in that area or the other side of the store. My favorite place to look in the beauty section is the end caps nearest to the walls. That’s where they put all the cool, new nail polish. On a …

Cute, Affordable Active Wear

Cute Affordable Active Wear

“If you look good, you feel good” rings true for more than just what you wear to work or class. Having cute, quality athletic clothing will get you more excited to get out of bed and into the gym. But what’s a girl to do when companies like Lululemon and Athleta charge an average of $100 per article?? They’re great options, but just not for …

Easy 4th of July Nail Art

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4th of July is right around the corner and one great way to get into the spirit is to paint your nails red, white, and blue. Now you could alternate colors for a simple (and still great) look or you could take a look at this nail art tutorial for a fairly easy DIY! This one is great because there’s just one accent nail so …

Fourth of July Workout Playlist

WORKOUT PLAYLIST 4th Of July

  Fourth of July means food, fun, and fireworks! While it’s definitely important to enjoy that bonding time with friends and family to celebrate out country, it’s also a good idea to sneak in a little workout. Whether it’s the morning of or during the week leading up to the festivities, here is a Fourth of July themed playlist to pump you up for your workout …

Easy DIY Marble Nail Art

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  Summer is the perfect time to try out some of those nail art techniques you’ve seen on Pinterest! After spending three weeks in Rome surrounded by marble I was reminded of an easy DIY trick to marble my nails that I had seen a while ago. All you need to accomplish this fail-proof look is two colors of nail polish and saran wrap. I …

Healthier Homemade Mac and Cheese

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Mac and cheese is one of the easiest go-to comfort food options out there, especially for those of us who spend most of our year living in dorms. However, it’s not always the healthiest, and at some point you usually end up getting sick of the orangey tubes from a microwave container and craving something a little more flavorful and homemade. After being in Rome …

Five Ways To Stay Active While Traveling

5 Ways to Stay Active While Traveling

Summer means lots of vacationing and lots of laying outside by the pool. While summertime is perfect for taking it easy, it’s also a good time to stay active, because let’s be honest, you do want to feel confident in your swim suit (whatever your version of confident is.) But how do you keep up with your fitness plan when you’re on vacation? Well the most …