BroadView: Function of Beauty

No hair solution is one-style-fits-all. Those of us with thick hair have different needs than those with thinning hair; curly girls have needs that straight-haired peeps don’t. In many cases, the go-to solution is to get shampoo and conditioner for the most problematic issues and try to work in treatments and leave-ins and the like for the rest of our annoying hair qualities.

Function of Beauty produces customized hair products (shampoo, conditioner, and leave-in conditioner) that can address up to 5 issues you have with your hair in one custom-mix formula. They offer both single orders and a discounted subscription service with auto-shipping. Continue Reading


BroadView: Sephora Play April 2019

I see you sent me all the old stuff. Thx. Rly.

I’m something of an old hand with subscription boxes. For a while, I received several every month of varied types, and recently, I chose to return to sub-land, albeit in a much less voracious way. Since I tend to like a large number of the brands at Sephora, I decided to try out the company’s box, PLAY!, and this is the first box I received. Continue Reading


‘Cancel culture’ cultivates cruelty.

Let me start this off by saying that I am a big believer in being an educated and aware consumer. If a company espouses things diametrically opposed to my values, it seems very consistent to me to choose not to support them with my money. My spending budget don’t want none because of what you done, hon. Continue Reading