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…

on my wishlist

Floral print ruffle detail wrap crop top
Navy striped culotte shorts
Adolescent Clothing Square Neck Cami With Can U Not Slogan
Wednesday's Girl Wrap Blouse With Waist Tie In Floral Bunch Print
Off White Stripe Bandeau Culotte Jumpsuit
Petite White Stripe Tie Back Jumpsuit
Black Stripe Culotte Jumpsuit
Bershka Suedette Biker Jacket In Sand
Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser - Normal/Combination 50ml
Liz Earle Cleanse & PolishTM Hot Cloth Cleanser Mimosa & Angelica Limited Edition
Alpha-H AlphaH Liquid Gold Intensive Night Repair Serum 50ml
Nasty Gal Ready or Dot Wrap Dress
Navy Tropical Print Tie Front Culotte Jumpsuit
Asos Design Movie Leather Mule Loafers
Pull&bear Coord Printed Tie Detail Woven Top

Blogging & making friends

Making friends when you’re younger is easy – you both like the same flavour of popcorn so you’re instant, Step-Brothers-esque best friends. It’s a bit of a different story when you’re older and you need some new material because food just doesn’t cut it as a conversation starter anymore. I…

University wasn’t right for me, and that’s okay

I had an unremarkable childhood – it was normal, I went to primary school and I enjoyed it, I went to high school and I hated it. I assumed university was the next choice, as that’s just what’s done. You do the whole education thing and then, when you’re in…

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.…

Developing my personal style

I always go through these phases where I’m determined to be different; I want to stand out and have pieces that nobody else has. And then I see a pair of boots that are totally on trend from Missguided and they are destined to be mine. I’ve come to realise…

Why I hated retail, and why I love my office job

I used to see people complain about their office jobs all the time, they seemed to be widely hated, but I, from my little retail bubble, was always envious of people in office jobs. Sure, it’s not the most glamorous of settings and it’s not what people tend to aim…

Upping my everything game in 2018

I know, I know, ANOTHER post saying how 2018 is gonna be a good year and 2018 is gonna be the year I ‘up my game’. But I’ve come in to this year with a new wave of determination and the best way to motivate yourself is to share your…