To the girl who has lost her confidence

Sometimes people make us believe things that aren’t true. Sometimes people are manipulative, overbearing, belittling. At first you think alright mate, get back in your box. But as time goes on, it becomes harder and harder to recognise what’s happening. Then, you do recognise what’s happening, but feel like you can’t do anything about it because – that’s the whole point – you’ve been oppressed and question your worth or… View Post

You Can Sit With Us

Girls, this one’s for you. I’ve always been around lots of girls. Probably sounds a bit strange – let me explain. At primary school I thought boys were completely gross (obvs) so mainly hung out with girls. Then I went to an all girls secondary school. This gave a pretty good representation of the many different types of ladies out there and was basically one big learning curve as to… View Post

Summer Party Season with Sleek Makeup

How is it June already? Anyone else feel like this year is flying by!? One of the things I really like about Spring/Summer is the brighter colours that start to pop up – in nature, in fashion, in beauty – and my lipstick collection gradually starts to, not only grow (oops), but become a bit brighter. Two new additions to this ever-growing collection – thanks lovely PR lady – are… View Post

Your Strength Is In Your Struggle

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how I’ve been coping with some recent changes to my life, as well as how I’m doing generally. Recovery is actually a concept that’s quite difficult not only to grasp, but to measure. Day to day we lead our lives in whichever ways we can at that time, not really thinking about the days prior. I know that’s definitely the case for me,… View Post

The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Face Mask

I do love a face mask. I need to make more time for them. I’ve wanted to try out a charcoal mask for ages but I have to admit, the internet put me off a bit. I would love one of those masks that you peel off – I think seeing all the shit come off your skin would be really satisfying – but it looks really painful! So, for… View Post