Hayfever, British Summer & Indoor Jungles

It’s July and summer is officially in full swing… cue massive eye roll. I don’t know about you, but the thick, humid air along with the torrential wind and rain isn’t quite cutting it for me this year. What happened to a warm and equally dry day? Complaining about the weather is all-good (not to mention very British of me), but it has given me reason to stay cooped up in my bedroom and give… View Post

Looking Forward to June

It’s Wednesday morning, the first of June and the official beginning of the summer season, but as I look outside its rainy, windy and resembling the winter months very well. The Internet in our house is in limbo and as we wait for EE to get their wiggle on, I’m dragging out my limited data for Twitter usage (essential), posting chic Instagrams, and writing this post. I wanted to shed some light on the last… View Post

Gettin’ Scrubby With It

Who doesn’t love a good scrub? Especially during the warmer weather where legs and arms are emerging from their sleeves and tights, and drier skin is in need of some tough love and care. Using coffee scrubs really opened my eyes to how exfoliated but still hydrated skin can be. The scrub I’ve finally repurchased is the Original Coffee Scrub from frank body. Last year I had it and remember being ridiculously sad when it… View Post

Blogging as a Perfectionist & How To Work With It

Unfortunately being a perfectionist makes blogging somewhat challenging at times. If only the word perfectionist meant that everything was always perfect… Instead, the fully-fledged stubbornness that radiates from us at times masks the whole process of blogging, photography, editing and social media scheduling, turning it into waves of frustration and harsh self-criticism. I may be speaking for myself here (although I highly suspect I’m not) but I sometimes feel very conflicted about some of my… View Post

The NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams

As promised in my Spring Lipstick Wardrobe I have finally gotten around to a more in-depth review of the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams. What started as a late-night boredom and anxiety induced purchase has turned into a brilliant discovery of a hard-working budget beauty product. After at least an hour (yeah, I know…) of scrolling through swatches on google images and reading reviews on brilliant and trustworthy beauty blogs, I added some shades (02 and… View Post