Author: theatticoneighth

At Summer’s End

At Summer’s End

Summer is warm and pink, the same floral dress worn day in and day out. Open in the back to let a rare breeze flow through. Berries for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; an endless flow of sparkling liquids. Rain all day, nights spent running through […]

Dear Teenage Me

Dear Teenage Me

Being a teenager is hard. This is not a new sentiment and it isn’t supposed to be. Life as a teenaged girl is especially difficult, with the media and society in general quick to dismiss anything and everything teenaged girls hold dear. Our Feminism and […]

A Sunscreen to Rule Them All?

A Sunscreen to Rule Them All?

Summer is here and, consequently, so is a season some of us have to fear when it comes to skincare. Summer means sun, and sun means SPF, and SPF can be a cause for skin problems. SPF is a necessity, but so many sunscreens can be heavy or greasy or leave behind a white cast that changes our entire look.

As we here at the Attic not only have different types of skin, but have different access to various products around the world, we thought we’d go around and share some of our favorites.

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Let’s Talk About Anxiety

Let’s Talk About Anxiety

It may not be Mental Health Awareness Month Anymore, but the Eight are not done talking about mental health. Five of them sat down to discuss their experiences with anxiety earlier this week, and this is their talk: Olivia Lindem: When did you realize you have anxiety? When […]

Let’s Talk About Gaslighting

Let’s Talk About Gaslighting

Note: For Mental Health Awareness Month, the Eight will discuss their struggles with mental health. In this first piece, one of the Eight anonymously tackles a common but not-always-identified form of psychological abuse: gaslighting.  “I never said that!” “You’re wrong!” “I’ve always thought this!” “You’ve been brainwashed!” […]