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Cleaning / Organizing Thread! Anonymous 9273[Reply]

Hi anons! I'm doing a deep clean of my apartment today and thought this would be a good topic.

Honestly, I have no idea how to organize my closet so I'd love to hear how you guys tackle this stuff.

Some misc. tips I have:
- I keep a spray bottle with a couple of drops of dish soap, 1/3 vinegar, 2/3 water. This is great for spot cleaning (especially on carpets (especially cat puke)), getting rid of hard water stains on shower doors.
-I try to make sure my kitchen sink is empty every night so that there's just not a pile of stuff waiting for me in the morning.
-I keep a tote by my door with broken down boxes for recycling so I can just take them with me when I take my trash out.
-I've been wearing my cloth masks while I'm cleaning with bleach / vinegar, it at least feels like I'm breathing in less chemicals
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Anonymous 10405

I also prefer a more minimalistic life, but don't like the ikeaplant whitecubeshelves aesthetic. I lean more towards a 'kawaii' aesthetic. I know a lot of vloggers and such make it seem like you need that aesthetic to be minimalist, but you don't. You can get things you need that have the aesthetic you like. For example, clothing and bedsheets, rugs with busy patterns, lots of colors, etc. There's also nothing wrong with having some art or posters on your walls, as long as you don't find them distracting/they don't require a ton of maintenance. I think what's more important for minimalism is investing in good quality items (can get for cheap second-hand sometimes), reusable instead of disposable items. And just getting rid of things you won't/don't use realistically. For example, if you tend to pile up books because you like the idea of being a reader, but in reality you don't actually read them, get rid of them.

Anonymous 10461

I do keep my place tidy, I vacuum almost every day, but I'm really not into that Marie Kondo shit. I have 200 books on my shelf and I love it. I'm a human, not a machine in an IKEA catalog.

Anonymous 12391

You don't have in that awful white hotelroom minimalist style we see on internet. Just think about the fact you don't need to tidy up so much, you don't need to find space for so many things. If you have many things, you can't even enjoy them all. You can have experience instead of 100 pieces of clothes.

Anonymous 12419

I read marie kondo's book in 2016 and haven't forgotten most of the tips ever since. I HIGHLY recommend it.
You don't have to be super radical, but honestly, try to keep only the stuff you cherish the most, and get rid of the rest (donate). The less stuff you own, the easier it gets to maintain an organized space.
I'm awfully sensitive to "visual noise", so I don't have much decorations, which makes cleaning a lot easier. I have a vacuum robot which makes cleaning the floors a breeze (after the robot I use one of those 'spray mops' and it's clean).

Anonymous 12420

tip i've used for years: mix 70%(or higher) alcohol with your favourite fabric softener and put it on a spray bottle.
That way you can spray it every morning when doing the bed, so it smells like freshly washed sheets everyday :)
Also good for spraying on couches, chairs, closet, drawers, clothes, curtains, the inside of backpacks/purses, etc.


Anonymous 12283[Reply]

Do you apply sunscreen everyday? I read it's something we should do, but even in days I don't leave my house?
I thought about starting because my mother does it and her skin looks great for her age, but she uses other products too, so I don't know if sunscreen has anything to do with it.
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Anonymous 12294

My absolute favourite is 'Reinmann P20' in SPF-50 (overkill, especially where I live kek)
Really reliable, not too pricey since one spray-bottle lasts so long, great application, and I love how it makes my skin look all day
I never thought I'd be the kind of person that raves about suncreen, yet here we are. Its a really, really good one.
(uvb + uva broad spectrum, of course)
Leaves no weird colour cast cast or residue but if you're exceptionally oily all-over your body, I would suggest elave's high protection sunscreen as an alternative that also leaves skin looking fab. (other than preventing skin cancer and obvious anti-aging, how skin looks and feels for the rest of the day matters most to me)

Anonymous 12295


samefag, forgot to attach this bad boy

Anonymous 12383

the sun is horrible for your skin, but sunscreen is too bothersome. i dress like a muslim when i go out. i swim in a swim hoodie and yoga pants, and always wear long sleeves with a hood or hat. the golden ideal is a hoodie over top of a baseball cap with extended bill. nothing gives better coverage. zero sun. my skin is wonderful. for dates i have a nice sun hat and wear a dress, tights, and a cardigan. no skin exposure, still look feminine.

Anonymous 12406

>even in days I don't leave my house?

this question makes me laugh. are you exposed to sunlight when you're indoors? yes? then you should be wearing sunscreen.

Anonymous 12411

>what are curtains


Anonymous 10232[Reply]

Hi. Miner with dark skin here.

In high school I had terrible acne, yet to this day in my twenties I'm dealing with the horrible hyper-pigmented acne scars from my past acne.
Does anyone have advice on how to get rid of acne scars? Specifically ones with hyper-pigmentation?

Anonymous 10247

i used tea tree oil a few times in highschool and it got rid of my acne scars. make sure it's diluted and do a patch test (on the inisde if your elbow) before you use it because it's an essential oil and can cause burns

Anonymous 10265

azelaic acid, and wearing sunscreen every day. tretinoin or differin also speed up skin cell turnover dramatically

Anonymous 12392

I have this too, my doctor said it can be removed by laser as soons as acne stops occuring.
I also take zinc pills (zinc is good for skin) or also sunlight helps me (but I have white skin)

Anonymous 12404

You need a couple things.

>alpha hydroxy acid

This can be lactic acid or glycolic acid (I'm sure there are others). You should be using a beta hydroxy acid (e.g., salicylic acid) before using the AHA.


If you don't wear sunscreen, you deserve to have hyperpigmentation. Avoid the sun as much as is suitable for your lifestyle.

I'm not familiar with retinoids, but I assume those help as well (although you'd have to double up on the sunscreen).


Dressing for winter Anonymous 12253[Reply]

Most of my closet consists of summer clothes (strapped tops, dresses, shorts etc) which is a big problem since i'll be starting uni in a very cold place this fall. any suggestions for must-own clothes so that i wont freeze and look good at the same time kek? i like dark academia, indie, goth and punk (without being too extreme), vintage etc etc

Anonymous 12257

look for some vintage wool blazers and peacoats, black cotton turtle necks (wool can be itchy against bare skin), and probably some thermal underwear or leggings to wear under your pants for extra warmth in the legs. Thrifted wool dress pants are also good for that dark academia look and are pretty cozy while also being breathable. Get all your wardrobe staples in black, then you can accessorize or add different statement pieces to add more of a dark academia, punk, or goth look depending on your mood. Get some sort of hat that covers your ears and some cozy gloves, socks, and boots as well. Combat boots go well with the styles you mentioned, though they aren't always super warm.

Anonymous 12260

Layering! In cold climates it's important to have garments that keep you warm outside but are also removable once you get inside. Cardigans are a staple for me since I can put them over a blouse and another sweater if needed, then take them off when I get to class.

I also cannot stress thermal socks, thermal gloves, and waterproof boots enough. You do not want wet and numb feet from the snow. Pain in the ass and risky depending on how cold the place gets (-20c and less gets dangerous). You can get these in black or brown easily.

Also second >>12257 about wool pants and coats. Be wary about stylish coats in snowstorms though. If you're going to do it make sure you have on the aforementioned layers. I also recommend a second, thermal, waterproof coat for shoveling. It will be ugly but necessary if you want to avoid feeling like shit. You may also want separate snow boots for this task. Snow pants too if you plan on romping around in the snow. Scratch all of this if you won't be shoveling though (also thank the universe because shoveling 6 feet of snow is a bad time).

Scarves and earmuffs are also your best friends.

And if you ever feel like skipping some protective layer in January, look up stories of frost bite to scare yourself into putting your damn thermal mittens on.

t. Canuck with similar style

Anonymous 12351

For layering pieces, I really like Uniqlo's heattech line and anything cashmere (surprisingly easy to find second hand at good prices where I live).

Anonymous 12390

Look for:
-warm thights (idk if there is a special name in english language for this)
-normal thights, you can wear socks on them
-turtleneck, or semiturtleneck (i also don't know correct english name for this xd)
-a warm coat for winter and a light coat for autumn and spring (trench coar or something simialr), however be super you can button it up to the neck, otherwise you will be cold and uncomfortable. Don't buy coats with tie.
-you can choose rather a anorak too, but I think it is not looking nice and I have never liked that
-a scarf
-a beret and a hat
-nice but very comfortable shoes which will not slip on the ice easily and will have liner inside so you will be warm
-gloves (leather ones are very nice)


Dieting woes Anonymous 12265[Reply]

I've been on a diet for 51 days and I've lost 10lbs so far. The problem is that I've been stuck at the same weight for like 3 weeks now. I haven't faltered in my diet at all.

I've been consistently in a calorific deficit and I can actually visibly see with my own two fucking eyes that I'm losing weight, but my scale number wont budge. I can't tell if I'm losing the weight and being gaslit by my scale or if I'm not losing weight and my mind is just pretending that I'm losing weight.

On the bright side I do feel quite good about myself and I think I'm looking well but christ there are only so many times I can tell my food diary application that I'm going nowhere before I start getting frustrated
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Anonymous 12272

That's what I've been considering since this morning. It seems like the best idea to me really, actually I think that's really the only way to break a plateau

Anonymous 12279

You can break a plateau in other ways, but they're way more extreme and this is generally the first thing you start with

Anonymous 12280

Damn abscess anon you are everywhere. How I deal with plateaus is just stop weighing myself for a week or so. It drives me batty not seeing that number budge despite knowing plateaus are real.

Anonymous 12281

I post around maybe 3 or 4 times a day haha. I weigh myself on Fridays, planning to start busting out some A list splurge meals for the next 7 days. I have mac n cheese on my mind, gonna blow the bollox out of my recent clear skin days by just ruining myself with dairy

Anonymous 12329

This. Increase your cut. Less cals.


Anonymous 12122[Reply]

Someone please help me get rid of my dandruff, it's disgusting.
I have curly short to medium hair and wash every 2 days. My hair is dry, so if I use dandruff shampoo (or any other) everyday it'll look bad. If i get to three days without washing it dandruff builds up and the itching stars.
I can't take this anymore.
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Anonymous 12149

Oh this for sure. I moved from a place of soft water to hard water and it screwed my scalp up so much thought I had some sort of fungal infection but nope it was just the hard water and I just started to moisturize my scalp and it fixed it

Anonymous 12160

Curious, what do you use to moisturize your scalp?

Anonymous 12165

Oh I’m this same >>12129 anon. So I use the cheap Aussie 3 minute deep conditioner

Anonymous 12166

The only thing i've actually seen work is reducing carb intake and washing your head with colder water. Works wonders.

Anonymous 12284

OP here.
Tried to not wash my hair for a week (since a lot of people recommended this) and I managed for six days. Didn't wait until the 7th because it was itching too much. Also used a normal shampoo instead of the anti-dandruff one (lot of people said to this too) and deep conditioned before shampooing.
Well, it looks ok now, I'll try to stick with that routine and adapt it if something happens.

The fun part is that what I'm doing is the complete opposite a dermatologist said me to do. He said I should wash my hair with an anti-dandruff shampoo every single day and my hair was pretty shitty when I was doing this.


how can i improve my looks ?? Anonymous 12238[Reply]

is it possible to minimize the appearance of my flaws w/ makeup or a hairstyle? if so what makeup techniques/style can I use?

here some of the problems w/ my face

>big nose

>wide/bulky-looking jaw
>facial fat around mouth area

Anonymous 12239

Try massaging your face regularly and wearing contouring makeup. Don't contour as heavily as online influcencers, do, though. It looks unnatural and cakey irl. As for your hair, I recommend a side part to draw attention away from the center of your face and your nose, and make sure you let your hair fall down the sides of your face rather than putting it up or tucking it behind your ears. That should make your face appear a bit slimmer.

Anonymous 12240

Curtain bangs. Also get fit. No one will notice your facial flaws if you'll have a nice strong body.

Anonymous 12246

ty for the advice anon, but to get a strong body do I only do weight-training instead of cardio or do i do both?

Anonymous 12249

It is weight-lifting that will get you a nice looking body, cardio is mostly if you have to lose weight. I focus on lifting 3 times a week, and do cardio once or twice if i feel like it (it is good for health and makes me feel nice), but if you hate cardio you can get the same results from just doing weight-lifting

Anonymous 12258

This >>12249
Also make sure to push yourself as hard as you can for best results (dont hurt yourself, of course). For example, when lifting, pick the weight that you can barely lift the last few reps. If its not difficult, it aint doing shit.


Anonymous 12057[Reply]

I have some weird discoloration on my face (more yellowish, sometimes dark) around my mouth starting from the nose, kind of like the blue circle in this image, overlapping with red. The skin texture is completely normal.
Anyone know why?
Thank you.
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Anonymous 12108

Also i want you to look at your eyes very closely and see if there is a yellow discoloration of the white part of the eye(sclera)
I'm suspecting this might be mild jaundice
Also have yo had abnormal urine or stool color? (Stool color can be very dark or very pale depending on the type of jaundice)

Anonymous 12114

In that area? Discoloration on flat skin is a common way for acne to scar. Was it concentrated in that area? Luckily, if that is the case, you can easily fix it with microdermal abrasion

Anonymous 12115

what race are you anon? different races are prone to some things

Anonymous 12117

i had this when i was little, same exact area, no indication of jaundice anywhere else. i think it's related to your thyroid and improper processing of beta carotene due to thyroid dysfunction, if it's not jaundice or just from eating a fuckton of carrots or sweet potatoes.

Anonymous 12125

My mom noticed it when I was 12, and I'm 18 now. I'm not looking in the mirror all the time but she says it's most obvious when I haven't been eating and tells me it's because of lack of vitamins in general. So not constant, and sometimes I don't notice it.
I don't take anything at all. I have just been paying more attention to my appearance lately and it annoys me a little. (It's a bit embarrassing to ask about this too.) I don't want to mask it with make up though, so that's why I'm asking about it.

My stool is pretty normal and my eyes are an ordinary off white color too.

White European
Oh, that's pretty interesting.


Anonymous 12668[Reply]

What do you do to feel pretty?

I know I can look pretty, but I think feeling pretty might be better for me since I believe that the mental aspect of feeling good about myself is more important than just putting it on.

Some evenings I do a simple sudocrem facemask and out some oil in my hair. That makes me feel better about my appearance than putting on makeup or getting dressed up, likely because I've pampered myself.

Idk if this is weird but there are some specific albums that make me feel pretty when I listen to them
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Anonymous 12682

Anonymous 12683

resonate with you, mask and sunglasses have been staples as of late until i can unfuck my appearance haha

Anonymous 12684

honestly, i cry
i feel the prettiest when i do ( glistening eyes and deep red blush thats natural and crimson red lips )

Anonymous 12685

Argyle socks.

That's it.

Anonymous 12686


This. I completely understand where you come from anon, feeling that your worth is tied to your appearance; it's a difficult thing to shake off and I feel you.

Read more feminist books (Gail Dines, Andrea Dowkins etc) and check out this list of habits if you ever want to break free from it: https://floatingbook.tumblr.com/post/188151256029/habit-shifts-list-practical-actions-that-can

For me, I like simple skincare (no makeup!) like washing my face and masking. I also like body scrubs and nice smells, or cuddling under a nice warm blanket. For clothes, instead of revealing ones, I like to wear comfortable yet fitting clothes, like soft knitwear and long skirts


Please address rampant anorectal violence & misinformation. Anonymous 11366[Reply]

Blatantly injurious erotic anorectal violence—any anoreceptive activity involving a combination of rapid thrusting, considerable girth, and a prolonged duration—is rampant worldwide, facilitated by widespread (willful) ignorance, apathy, and misinformation. It is impossible for resultant injuries and serious/chronic/permanent anorectal health consequences to be uncommon due to the region's fragility relating to its anatomy and neuromuscular physiology [References: Anorectal Risks 1-3]. When more than one person is involved such violence should therefore constitute a severe crime for any penetrative person—especially if significant mental pathology, a strong judgment-impairing drug, etc. are involved.

Pornography featuring anorectal violence can have numerous effects on some viewers. It may serve as inspiration for their own activities, condition them to be aroused by suffering, and contribute to development of related mental pathology: sexual sadism disorder, sexual masochism disorder, and perhaps even psychopathy for younger individuals [References: Trends & Associations]. People with such inclinations, some affiliated with pornography companies, are having a field day with such violence and spreading disinformation. That unrestrained hedonism is promoting societal decadence.

Governments worldwide have not addressed those matters effectively, and many people are suffering as a result. First and foremost, educational systems under their purview are failing to adequately and accurately educate people about anorectal anatomy, physiology, health, and especially the traumatic risks of anoreceptive activities. Secondly, governments are failing to rein in out-of-control pornography industries over which they have jurisdiction. Lastly, for people who both 1) harm others for profit and 2) inspire countless viewers, governments are failing to ensure that they face severe criminal consequences: Some viewers are inspired to the point of emulation, even using coercion.
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Anonymous 11991

anorectal risks 3.…

This is not a matter of one lone person being right or wrong when there are many sources referenced. If everything in e.g. the traumatic risks summary is backed up by said sources, then the question is whether each source is right or not. The traumatic risks summary is independently supported by three separate quote collections, Anorectal Risks 1 through 3, which include many medical studies and medical books.
> In the heterosexual pornography world at least, individuals such as Rocco Siffredi established a reputation for inflicting brutal anorectal violence against many victims — for which, apparently, neither he nor many like him have ever been criminally and severely prosecuted. Note that English Wikipedia's current article about Rocco Siffredi says nothing about his penchant for brutal anorectal violence (a major omission since he became well-known for such behavior), criminal prosecution by any government, nor punishment by some other means (e.g. someone taking justice into his or her own hands). The article is entirely too positive, flattering, and light-hearted considering that it's covering someone who has undeniably contributed greatly to the suffering of many others along with societal decadence arising from blatant injustice, inspiring far too many people to emulate his violent behavior, and more factors.
> In some cases there already are applicable [criminal] laws that are not being enforced.
In those cases many people need to ask various questions such as: Who was in a position to enforce those laws—particularly against blatantly obvious serial perpetrators of anorectal violence against others—and why did they fail at this responsibility? These questions are especially important when considering that enforcement is* time-sensitive due to various factors such as perpetrator/accessory relocation.
Since it is July 4th, it is a fitting time to point out that two people who appear to have failed to rein in an out-of-control pornography industry when they were in a position to do so are Kamala Harris and Xavier BePost too long. Click here to view the full text.

Anonymous 11992

prolapse & inconti…

> In those cases many people need to ask […]
That's quoted from 11584, FYI.

Anyway, here is the final image from the compilation along with a summary supported by it included in the OP image:
• Strong, repeated shear force in the anal canal is likely to cause permanent damage to supporting tissues of the internal hemorrhoidal cushions at the least, leading to internal hemorrhoidal prolapse (progressively worsening with cumulative damage from repeated trauma). Since healthy internal and external anal cushions help to maintain fecal continence with a watertight seal, anal canal deformation due to their disease or removal can result in fecal incontinence.

• Internal rectal prolapse (IRP), aka rectal intussusception, is a common finding among asymptomatic individuals. Strong, repeated shear force in the rectum probably does contribute to development of full-thickness external rectal prolapse (aka procidentia) particularly when IRP is present. Internal hemorrhoidal prolapse—among other conditions—also may contribute to rectal prolapse development. Fecal incontinence can be a consequence of rectal prolapse as well.

• Overstretching the anal canal with girthy insertions is likely to cause disruption or fragmentation of one or both anal sphincter muscles, which results in permanent muscle weakening and is associated with fecal incontinence (especially with a damaged or dysfunctional puborectalis muscle). Stretching the anal canal repeatedly with insertions of progressively increasing circumference may cause cumulative muscle damage.

• Trauma—including erotic anoreceptive trauma—can instigate development of numerous other anorectal conditions that may cause or lead to fecal incontinence, including fistulas. Surgical treatments for anorectal conditions also can contribute to development of fecal incontinence.

Anonymous 12044

> reddit bullshit & omission [PDF]
> [Text at the top] Examples from Reddit of bullshit typically being upvoted and going unchallenged, along with examples of omission (e.g. no one saying something like “doing that is a bad idea,” pointing out the possibility of a preexisting condition, etc.), can be seen in subreddit threads referenced below. All of the URLs should be archived on archive.is and/or archive.org (and some of the threads, or at least the original posts, are no longer present on Reddit). Notably, Reddit’s /r/sex subreddit has enshrined the “sex-positive” bias into its posting rules.
Those were found here: https://old.reddit.com/search?sort=new&q=anal+subreddit:sex — More recent material along the same lines:
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Anonymous ## Cleanup crew 12046

Moved to >>>/nsfw/5009.

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