Category: Beauty

Horoscopes for Redheads

Over the past few years, I’ve been getting my hands dirty in astrology. And not like “my horoscope said that today I’m going to pet a goat and then the goat will bite my finger off, but it’s OK because I’ll win $13.50 at the petting zoo raffle.” Since obviously, that could be applied to... Read more »

Red Hair Fading Acceptance

Red Hair Fading Acceptance
“Babe, your hair is getting so blonde!” my hairstylist said. “What are you doing to my beautiful red hair?” “Nothing. It’s fading,” I said, nearly in tears. My coworker S has been telling me lately that he thinks of me more as a blonde than a redhead. Le sigh. “Are you going grey? You’re too... Read more »

The Redhead Family Painting

The Redhead Family Painting
Check out this painting I just found, called “The Ginger Family”.
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A Redhead Walks into the Dermatologist...

A Redhead Walks into the Dermatologist...
Yesterday I went to the dermatologist for the first time since I was quite young. I was very nervous as I have a bit of white coat syndrome and was afraid she was going to tell me my skin looks terrible and chastise me for not taking care of it. Well what do y’know, the... Read more »

Holiday Gifts for Redheads

Holiday Gifts for Redheads
Happy Black Friday y’all! Here are some ideas for what gifts to get your redhead this holiday season: Red Hair Don’t Care Snapback Hat: These hats are usually reserved for gangstas or wanna-be white boys from the suburbs, but I promise this will be a wonderful contrast to your redhead’s fiery locks. (Hint: I really... Read more »

Stitch Fix Review - November 2017

Stitch Fix Review - November 2017
Since I had some credits to get a new Stitch Fix and I’ve been scrambling to find a dress for my brother’s upcoming wedding in 2 weeks,  I figured I’d try getting another one. For those of you who don’t know, Stitch Fix is like Netflix for clothes (pre-streaming). You fill out a style profile, including your... Read more »
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The No Eye Makeup Experiment

The No Eye Makeup Experiment
Recently, I wrote about experimenting with going eye makeup-free. I’ve been tired of putting makeup on my eyes in the morning and spending far too much time and energy (and money) wiping it off at night. I’ve learned to love the look of someone with pale eyebrows and eyelashes wearing nothing but (usually bright) lipstick.... Read more »

Do Men Like Makeup on Redheads?

Do Men Like Makeup on Redheads?
If you’ve been reading this blog lately, you know that I’ve been practicing going sans makeup, save for lipstick. In my last post, I described a man I’d been chatting with on Happn, and how he told me he had a redhead fetish because us lack-of-melaniners tend to look more natural in our overdone makeup... Read more »

What Men Really Think of Redheads

What Men Really Think of Redheads
Oddly enough, shortly after the last post about redheads going sans makeup save for lipstick, someone made an interesting comment to me. A guy I’ve been talking to on the dating app Happn started asking me questions about redhead genes (and my ginger phile alarm bells started ringing). He admitted he liked redheads and when... Read more »
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Invisible Eyelashes & Eyebrow Insecurities

Invisible Eyelashes & Eyebrow Insecurities
I’ve been thinking a lot about makeup recently. I used to be the biggest minimalist there ever was, in the most progressive way: “This is how God made me. Why would I try to change that!?” It somehow was similar to when I was 12, the age my mom finally allowed me to get my... Read more »
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    The Ginger Phile has had the unfortunate disposition of being a ginger since birth. She has tried various medications to cure her gingervitis, including therapies such as tantrum-throwing. Her efforts have been to no avail. Instead, she is trying to write it out, via this blog. Unfortunately, she doesn't think it will bear a soul for her. The Ginger Phile is from the exotic land of Wisconsin, where she had daily inner turmoil over whether she was a ginger or a daywalker. So far, three of three votes say daywalker. She begs to differ, as someone recently told her they would want to be with her if they were biking at night because she is so pale.

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