Daily Links: March 12, 2019

Is it possible to become a mega-influencer anymore?
  1. The Beauty of a Billboard in the Age of Instagram – More than 180 years after the first large-scale outdoor advertisements made their debut in New York City in 1835, billboards are proving a particularly popular tool for advertisers, an interesting development at a time when non-traditional mediums, such as native advertising and social media influencers reign supreme. 1 in 4 Americans has posted an image of an outdoor ad on Instagram, according to a 2017 study from market research firm Nielsen. “That is higher than almost any other advertising traditional media – TV, radio, print, or digital banner ad,” Fast Co. added. Read more on TFL
  2. The enduring, endearing cult of gray sweatpants thirst – Over the course of the past year or so, everyone got horny online. To be fair, people have always been horny online; that’s sort of a big part of being online. Plus, it’s been a weird time. Things are bad, and maybe getting worse! So it only makes sense that in the past 12 months alone, an aquarium had to apologize for calling one of its otters “thicc,” and people decided they wanted to have sex with a certain duck and a Pixar animated character, and also wished for Rachel Weisz to top them. Read more on Vox
  3. 10 Best Shampoos for Oily Hair – If you find yourself pouring on dry shampoo and having to fight off the urge to wash your hair on a daily basis, you should know that the main secret to fighting oily strands is in your shampoo. We consulted with celebrity hairstylists, including Jenny Cho, Torsten Witte, and Scott King, for expert recommendations at every price point. Shop 10 shampoos that will cut grease, ahead. Read more on Elle
  4. Is it possible to become a mega-influencer anymore? – As the market becomes more saturated, it’s harder to ascend to the same levels of fame and lucrative sponsorships in the field than ever before — but it’s not impossible. Read more on Fashionista

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Romana Hai started blogging full-time in 2013 . Fashion Ambitions is more than a blog and more-or-less acts as a portfolio containing brands/collaborations and achievements. Although Romana was born and raised in New York, she currently resides in the Financial District of Boston, MA. Romana attended Penn State University and graduated in 2010 with two degrees: Economics from the Smeal College of Business and Telecommunications from the College of Communications. You can reach Romana at romana@fashionambitions.com.

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