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SPF | The Importance of Suncream and Applying it Correctly

Is she rather late to the party? Yes that would be correct. Does the subject still rile her up the wall? Absolutely. That ‘she’ we are talking about is me of course. The topic of SPF has sparked many a debate over the past month, when Caroline Hirons rightfully called out Gwyneth Paltrow, actress and owner of Goop, when she stated that SPF should be placed only on the high points of your face like highlighter.

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MY THOUGHTS ON GLOSSIER

Last year my sister and I did our first order on Glossier. I’m not going to lie I was very dubious about how it was going to be because 1. it’s expensive and 2. it’s a brand who’s identity is very gimmicky, in the sense of them selling merchandise and it all being very pink. It’s definitely a company that is selling a lifestyle rather than just some makeup and skincare items. […]

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LET’S TALK: SUSTAINABLE FASHION

Hello everyone! Welcome to my non judgemental and open space for discussion. I didn’t originally preface this (in the hope that you would feel this way anyway) and largely I refuse to do this to my thoughts however I want people to be comfortable with contributing to the ‘argument’ whether you agree or disagree. I think with addressing any topic of this nature it is important to stress that change and evolution is only natural. […]

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SHOP SMALL THIS CHRISTMAS: GIFT GUIDE

You’ve probably heard recently that Christmas shopping, more than ever, has been directed to supporting small businesses. As everyone has pointed out Jeff Bezos (founder of Amazon) has enough money (too much in my opinion) whereas small businesses have really struggled. […]

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STYLING A SLIP DRESS FOR SUMMER: A LOST STOCK REVIEW

Todays post is inspired by one of my favourite pieces in my wardrobe at the moment, the slip dress. It’s both versatile and extremely comfortable. Something I must admit I look for in all my clothing items. The slip dress can be used for all seasons […]

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5 BEAUTY MUST HAVES FOR YOUR MAKEUP BAG

I know when shopping for makeup it can seem really overwhelming and a lot of the time we get sick of what we use. So, if you’re looking for any new products to try out or want some tried and tested recommendations then keep on reading. I might add that if you are completely new to makeup or want some tips on how to apply it then Youtube is your best friend. […]

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NO FUSS HAIRCARE ROUTINE

I am very lucky to have thick, relatively fuss free hair. However I do find it still needs taken care of, just like your skin. It’s only something I’ve recently implemented into my routine as I am generally more of a lazy person and simply want to jump in and out of the shower. […]

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10 AFFORDABLE SUSTAINABLE FASHION BRANDS

When it comes to shopping, the word ‘affordable’ is key for a lot of people, me being one of them. Sustainability is something a lot of people don’t tend to associate affordability with […]

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A STUDENTS PERSPECTIVE ON SUSTAINABLE FASHION

I am in favour of anything sustainable. I am a firm believer that the world needs to take active steps in reducing factors like its carbon footprint to make the world we inhabit last a lot longer. I am not in favour however of guilt tripping people about their habits without knowing their economic reasons, or any reason for that matter, behind their attitude […].

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5 TIPS FOR SELF CARE

I know taking care of yourself is probably never too far up on your list of things to do, it’s never on mine anyway (and if it is for you then well done! You’ve mastered what I need to do). Mainly because I find other things to prioritise or simply forget […]

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MY SKINCARE ROUTINE

When I used to think of skincare I would perceive it as a chore and would do the bare minimum. That being, taking off my makeup before bed and putting on the odd bit of moisturiser. Now after watching/reading multiple blog posts/videos from Caroline Hirons […] I knew that an actual routine would be helpful.[…].

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JEWELLERY ON A BUDGET: RINGS

If you haven’t seen my last post, I shared my love for jewellery in regards to necklaces and how to shop them on a budget. So, this time I’m dedicating a whole post to rings. Rings were never something I wore, I thought they would be extremely annoying […].

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JEWELLERY ON A BUDGET: NECKLACES

I LOVE JEWELLERY. I particularly love expensive jewellery. However, I am a student with struggling finances so spending the odd £60+ on one item is not happening. […]

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