Tips for Entering High School
While the jump from middle school to Grade 9 can seem intimidating, there’s nothing to fear. Although you may feel like a small fish in quite a large pond at first, friendships, academics, and planning for the future will come more naturally to you than you might expect. Here are three tips to help you feel right at home!
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.
Bras to Pair with Different Coloured Tops
When shopping for your first bra, the biggest thing is making sure that it’s the right size and it fits properly. But another important part of picking a bra is the colour.
Types of Swimsuits
It’s time for fun days of splashing in the pool or relaxing by the beach. To be summer-ready though, it helps to have a swimsuit that makes you feel comfortable and confident. But how do you know which swimsuit to buy? We've got you covered with the types of swimsuits, their benefits, their downsides, when they are best to wear and our advice on wearing them.
Struggles Every Girl Deals with in the Summer
It’s finally summer! Time for warm weather, no school and ice cream. Despite all of the wonderful things about this season, from the flip flop grime to sticking to the seat, it’s no secret that summer isn’t always pretty for us girls. During and after puberty though, there are unfortunately a few more awkward struggles you will no doubt experience on hot summer days like shaving and pit stains. So here are just some summer struggles and our tips for dealing with them.
How to Celebrate a Quarantine Birthday
If you're celebrating a pandemic birthday, we’re here to make sure your birthday is better than ever by offering fun and creative ideas to celebrate. You can also use these ideas to uplift your friends on their special day!
How to Ask Your Parents for A Bra
Are you not entirely sure how to ask your parents for a bra? Thankfully, we've gone through the same thing and can help! Here are three tips that can assist you in asking your mom or dad for your first bra!
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 Breast Shapes
Breasts are incredibly unique. There’s no universal size, shape or consistent growth rate. You may fall into one of the nine categories of breasts shapes or have a distinctive shape yourself. Discover which shape your breasts are most similar to through our handy guide!
Everything You Need to Know about Bralettes
"Why should I wear a bralette?" There are so many different types of bralettes - you'd be surprised! Read more about them in Apricotton's blog post.
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.
3 Self Care Tips to Brighten Your Day
A lot of the time on social media, self-care is usually portrayed as doing activities like using loads of expensive skincare products and doing a ton of online shopping. Although stuff like that can be fun, self-care doesn’t have to break the bank! You can relax just as well by following some of our tips!
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.
Riley's Story: Trial and Error
Riley really struggled with her first bra, and the process to find a new, comfier one. Read more to see her journey of trial and error to find a bra during puberty.
Anika's Story: What I Learned About Puberty
Puberty is a time in your life that is full of changes, making it both exciting and scary. You will notice new things happening to your body as well as new and confusing emotions. As Anika has already experienced the awkwardness of puberty, she has some tips to help you as you go through this.
Why Do I Need to Wear a Sports Bra?
From underwire bras to bralettes, there are so many bra designs that there’s even a Wikipedia page on it! We understand bras can be confusing and you may be unsure of which one to wear for which occasion. We’re here to help and we’ll first start off with discussing why wearing a sports bra is important when exercising.
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.
Home Remedies for Period Pain
Even on their own, periods can be tough! But add cramps into the mix and you can feel even worse. To help get you through the week of your period, here are some tried and true tips that are proven to help reduce pain.
How to Handle Peer Pressure
In books and movies, we often see our favourite characters get into messy situations because of peer pressure. But when we’re faced with peer pressure in-person from our friends or family, it can be difficult to react. We came up with a few examples of peer pressure to help you through this tough scenarios.