Crystal Schwanke

Crystal Schwanke

Crystal Schwanke has been a freelance writer since 2005. She graduated from Valdosta State University with a BA in Psychology and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

Passion for Fashion

It doesn't matter if it's clothing for teens, clothing for women, or jewelry and accessories; Crystal is a voracious reader of fashion magazines and a fan of all things fashion. She frequently writes about the styles that fit each body type and how to wear new trends and old standbys.

Beauty Expertise

Crystal has been educating herself on makeup techniques, hairstyles, and skin care for over a decade and has personal experience with:

  • Sensitive skin
  • Dry skin
  • Eczema
  • Rosacea
  • Acne

Crystal currently writes a beauty column for Fayette Woman magazine and has contributed to several other magazines regarding makeup tips, perfume, and hair.

Health and Fitness

An avid fan of all things health and fitness, there's no type of exercise Crystal won't try if given the chance. She especially enjoys:

  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Working with free weights

Crystal has been working out regularly, on her own and with the help of trainers, for 12 years. She is also interested in exploring nutrition, supplements, and alternative health, although she won't deny that she may have an unhealthy addiction to chocolate.

Dating and Relationships Expertise

Crystal's the friend people turn to when they have relationship troubles and has written dating articles for publications like the former M Magazine and LookingForClues.com. She was also a regular contributor to a non-profit site focusing on sex education.

Crystal also has a four-year degree in Psychology and an intense interest in human behavior.

Family Background

Crystal comes from a very large family, complete with siblings, step-parents, in-laws, and more. She is fascinated by family dynamics as well as which methods of communication and activities work to bring individuals closer together. While working on her degree, Crystal studied social psychology and sociology.

Parenting Experience

Crystal has a young daughter and has contributed at MomBloggersClub.com. While earning her degree, she studied child psychology and human growth and development.

Learn More About Crystal Schwanke

Crystal also enjoys writing fiction and poetry and is currently working on a Young Adult novel. Visit her blog at That Old Kitchen Table or her page at LinkedIn. You can also contact her at her personal website or find her on Twitter.

Most Recent Contributions by Crystal Schwanke

16 Sweet Ways to Show You Love Your Boyfriend

Figuring out how to show love to your boyfriend can be difficult. Every person is different. Some people like you to show them through notes ... Read More

57 Intimate Questions to Ask Your Partner

When people hear the word intimate, they often think that it only relates to bedroom conversation, but intimate questions can cover a much w ... Read More

Buying Two-Room Baby Monitors

For parents with two young children or one child in a very big house, two-room baby monitors (a baby monitor with two receivers) are a smart ... Read More

Candle Burning Spells for Good Luck

Candle burning spells for good luck have been used through the ages as a powerful form of white magic. When casting a white magic candle spe ... Read More

Using an HCG Calculator to Monitor Pregnancy Hormones

An HCG calculator will detect if you are pregnant and determine whether the HCG levels in your blood are increasing as they should early in ... Read More

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