My Mum is a minimalist in every sense of the word, particularly when it comes to self-care and beauty. Conveniently, she’s also naturally stunning (yep she’s one of those!) even at the ripe age of 62. As a result, the only beauty advice I’ve ever received from her is that less is more; that I … More 22 Beauty Hacks For My Future Daughter
Very recently I was diagnosed with Blepharitis, nothing life-threatening, just a pain in my backside! It basically means that due to blocked up glands around my eyelashes, my eyelids and under eyes can swell up at the drop of a hat, making me look like I’ve been punched in the face. Blepharitis flare ups can … More The One Where Little Miss Confident Becomes Insecure
I shrug my shoulders and shake my head…what to do? The only compliments that you give consist of words like “sexy”, or “hot”, or “fit”…cringe! You’re reducing my appeal purely to the physical when I know that I’m much more than that. Tell me that you like how I’m witty, or driven, or compassionate, Don’t … More Dude, I’m An Onion!
When you have a large extended family or live in a close-knit community that holds strong traditions and values often any major/minor decisions that you make bring with them the stinking undertone of what will people think? For example: quitting your job with no backup plan, leaving your degree halfway through to go travelling, marrying a middle-aged Rasta because you … More What Will People Think?!
A Buzzfeed reporter took the words right out of my mouth in a recently published article regarding Snapchat and its controversial ‘beauty’ filters. I was actually discussing this topic with my sister a few weeks back, pondering whether or not to write about it but they beat me to the punch; damn you Buzzfeed! Although all tantrums aside, of course … More Is Snapchat Racist?
Ok, so earlier today I decided to take one for the team and make a coffee-run on my lunch break. Starbucks was packed out as per usual. With the only alternative being a pop-up Costa that was a good 15 minute walk away, I reluctantly pulled off my scarf and gloves, took my place in line … More Insecurities
Last weekend we were all crammed around the bathroom mirror engaging in our unique beauty regimes before a night out. Gluing on eyelashes to accentuate our eyes, dabbing on foundation to even-out our complexions and spraying our hair with various products to make it appear thicker and fuller. And it got me thinking. In effect, … More Feel Good