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  • Older Sister Advice: First Job

    What do you want to be when you grow up?

    You’ve most likely been asked this question far too many times throughout your life from many different people, whether it’s a relative or the local barista at your favourite café.

    But no one is really asking you what your dream first job will be. 

  • Is it Normal for Hair to Grow There?

    Did you know the only parts of our body that aren’t covered in hair follicles are the palms of our hands and the soles of our feet? You may not believe this fact after taking a closer look at your body, but our bodies are covered with hair! Read our blog to learn more about where it's normal to grow hair.

  • Types of Period Products

    Whether you recently got your first period or Aunt Flo has been around for a while, it’s no secret that periods can sometimes get messy. That’s where period products come in. Most people think that tampons and pads are the only types of period products, but that’s actually not the case. Here are four types of period products you can try, how to wear them, and the pros and cons of each. 
  • Older Sister Advice: Stretch Marks

    When most people think of puberty, they think of things like getting their first period and developing boobs. Another normal and natural part of puberty though is getting stretch marks. Not sure what we’re talking about? No worries, we’re here to help. In this blog post, we will walk you through what stretch marks are, why you get them, where you get them, and how to deal with them. 
  • How to Prevent Maskne

    Wearing face masks is essential in preventing the spread of COVID-19, but we can all admit we get annoyed with masks at times — especially when it leads to mask-ne. Here are some tips to prevent yourself from getting acne from your mask!
  • Puberty Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Know but Were too Afraid to Ask

    If you want your puberty questions answered but are not feeling too comfortable about going to your parents or friends for answers, we are here to help! We asked you on Instagram for your burning and awkward puberty questions, and here are your top 5!
  • Types of Underwear for Women

    There's different kinds of underwear? Yes! We broke down the types of underwear you can buy, their cheekiness-level (aka how much of your butt cheeks are showing) and what to wear with them.   
  • Older Sister Advice: Bloating

    After a night of dining at your favourite restaurant, have you ever felt the need to unbutton your pants or wish you were wearing looser clothes? If you’re wondering why, then you can blame the culprit—bloating. Keep reading to learn more about bloating and how to avoid it.
  • Older Sister Advice: Friendships

    Friends are great to have around: you can do fun things together, chat about stuff you both like, they can help you feel like you belong, and they can help you navigate the awkwardness of middle school and high school. But sometimes, friendships aren’t always easy. So read our article for tips for dealing with all kinds of situations you might experience when it comes to friends. 
  • Older Sister Advice: Relationships

    It might feel like everyone around you can’t stop talking about crushes and relationships. In an environment like that, it can be pretty easy to start feeling left behind. However, everyone experiences this, so here are a few tips from Elizabeth from Apricotton on how to navigate this awkward time and avoid feeling left out.
  • Yes, You Can Go Swimming on Your Period

    The idea of swimming on your period, for most girls, is a nightmare. Even though you may be tempted to just skip the swim session for fear of leaving a trail of blood behind you, as it turns out, you actually can go swimming during your time of month. Here are all the facts you need to know on swimming during your period
  • Why Do I Have an Irregular Period?

    Yayyy, you got your first period! Congrats! Now, you are part of the period club. The typical menstrual cycle is 28 days long, but if your cycle is way off, you might have an irregular period. There's quite a few reasons why you could have an irregular period, so read on to find out 6 reasons that could be causing it.
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