Brand focus: Glossier

Before they made their big UK debut, I was blissfully unaware of who Glossier were and what their products were. It took me a while to buy into the hype and start researching them, but boy am I glad I did. I’m easily susceptible to influencer marketing and I probably…

current favourites

Saying goodbye to scarring

I spoke a little about my experience with acne scarring in a recent post – i am more than my skin. My dermatologist said there was nothing I could do but give it time, and then maybe it would fade. Obviously, I just didn’t accept that and devoted myself to…

Hoppin’ into Spring; beauty, fashion, mindset | AD

Honestly, trying to write this post whilst there’s snow on the ground in MARCH is just not happening. I thought we were supposed to be in Spring, right? Wrong. Our weather is backwards and I think we need to re-write [the stars] the seasons. Winter, winter, spring, autumn. The official…

Current favourites [and the products they replace]

I vowed to abandon the monthly favourites posts when I revamped my content at the start of this year – it was too difficult to find 5 or 6 different products a month when I use the same stuff all the time. It didn’t help any spending bans and they…

I am more than my skin

We grow up in an airbrushed world. Everyone is portrayed to be flawless in all senses, thanks to airbrushing. Growing up with acne and awful skin in this world is pretty damning on your self-esteem and your view of yourself. They say comparison is the thief of all joy, and…

Fighting back against acne with the help of French skincare (and more)

I know what you’re thinking – she sure does natter on about her skin and her acne a lot doesn’t she?! She sure does. And it’s not about to stop. Over New Year, my skin through a massive strop and I was bombarded with a never-ending cycle of cystic acne.…

2017 beauty favourites

Welcome to the first of what feels like 600 end-of-year favourites posts! I’ve gone through all of this years monthly favourites posts to put together a little collection of a few beauty pieces I’ve loved throughout the course of this year – fashion and lifestyle are coming also! Most of…