So the other day I was browsing the beauty aisle, taking my time looking through the lotions and potions that were on offer. It’s something of a ritual for me, even on those days when I know that I am fully stocked at home and not looking to buy anything. My S.O. of course has very little patience for this indulgence and in frustration he asked me why I needed all these different products anyway while all he required was some shower gel and lotion.
I stuttered and stammered a bit, taken aback by his question and because I know everything (there is no way I’m going to let him catch on to the fact that this might not be entirely true), I mumbled something about hormones as I quickly made my way to the checkout line. His question stayed with me though and I found myself turning it over in my head. Did I actually need all those beauty products or was I just being extra? Could I, like him, make do with just shower gel and lotion?Read More