Life, Love, & Med Links October 2017

Life, Love, & Med Links October 2017

Life, Love, & Med Links October 2017

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Who knew that art critique has utility in medicine?

There has been a lot of talk on #medtwitter this week about the merit of pimping (on the spot questioning) of med students. Here is a curated commentary on the topic.


Julia Engel has done it again! This dusty rose and burgundy look is fall perfection.

I recently shared my favorite candles for fall, so it’s no surprise that I enjoyed Cupcakes and Cashmere’s candle guide!

I love wearing makeup, but it’s not practical every day. This post from From Roses about her reasons for wearing makeup is a good read.

Haley has started a new packing series as she navigates the residency interview trail. Read about her creative ways to pack beauty essentials in a carry-on!


Fellow bloggers: The Federal Trade Commission updated their disclosure guidelines earlier this year, which are based on the principle that consumers should be made aware when they are being advertised to and when the influencer gains financially from their posts. If you’re a blogger, check out this Q&A to make sure your website, blog posts, and social media posts are compliant with the guidelines!

On a lighter note, one of my classmates shared this healthy burrito recipe with me this week, and it looks delicious! She recommends letting the burrito thaw in the fridge overnight so it’s perfect for lunch the next day.


I am intrigued by Bath and Body Works new Peppermint and Rosemary candle. It seems like a love it or hate it scent.

I’ve been looking for a pink plaid scarf for a while, and I think I’ve found a winner. Now if the weather would cool down enough for scarves!

Loft is alllllll over the embroidery trend for fall. This floral embroidered sweater is beautiful!

I hope you have a wonderful weekend! I’m off to a conference to present my research project. Let me know what you’re looking forward to this weekend in the comments!

  • Haley

    Thanks so much for sharing, Lexi! Also I’m so glad that you posted that FTC Q&A for more visibility.


    • You’re welcome! I hope interviews are going well!

  • Regine Karpel

Lexi Sebren

Hi y’all! I’m a wife, third year medical student, and puppy momma from Louisiana. Welcome to Life, Love, & Medicine, your dose of outfit and lifestyle inspiration, with my journey through medical school mixed in!

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