Entries by confessionsofasurfergirl

Product Review: WoodRoze Sunglasses

The primetime summer sun may be slipping away from the western hemisphere, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still protect those peepers from those sunny winter days to come. Random hot and sunny days are a thing in SoCal and your eyes deserve more than last year’s scratched up Oakley’s floating around in that sandy […]

Surfers and Ocean Enthusiasts Grounded as Largest SoCal Oil Spill in Over a Decade Covers Coast

It feels like I’ve been grounded…literally…from surfing. I’m not 15 years old, I didn’t get too sassy nor did I break curfew. But this feels like punishment for something I didn’t do and like my teenager self, I’m protesting the “parents” in this situation—big oil. Since Saturday, October 2, an oil pipeline was punctured and […]

Product Review: Alanna Dawn Swimwear

Hold your beach-exiting horses! Summer ain’t over ‘til the weather says it’s over and for Southern California that means…almost never. :D So you better be prepared for those random 80 degree February days that are on the horizon. Until then, soak up this monsoon-y weather, these manic water temps and double check your cute ‘kini […]

Disconnecting up North in Santa Cruz and Big Sur

About seven years ago this past April, I was surfing San Clemente State Park when I noticed this curly-haired chick wearing only a green Brazilian bikini paddling around in the lineup. The water had to be at least 60 degrees—nothing new for Southern California at this time of the year, but balmy by comparison from […]

Product Review: Surf Soap

Ah surf, sand, salt and summer sun! Sounds like sunny lyrics to a saccharine summertime song, right? Or maybe a not-so-sweet au natural exfoliate and dehydrator. There’s a reason why people often label their attitudes (especially post-break-ups) as “salty.” Want to avoid turning into a human prune with a salty ‘tude to boot this summer? […]

Q&A: Surf Soap CEO Kayla Pearson Confesses

More and more women are stepping into the forefront of entrepreneurship and business leadership, and though it’s a small but mighty percentage, it’s an even smaller and mightier percentage to be a momma, surfer and a woman entrepreneur. Kayla Pearson, founder and CEO of Surf Soap, reps this killer trifecta: woman entrepreneur and business leader, […]