How To Be More Productive In 7 Easy Steps

Sitting with my laptop open and a steaming coffee at my side, gazing into the distance pondering over how many episodes of my latest Netflix binge I’ve got left, is a far too regular occurrence. On the days when I’ve…

Aspirational Vs Relatable (And Somewhere In The Middle)

#Relatable – possibly the most overused word within the blogosphere. During the rise of blogs and vlogs these ‘real’ men and women provided a refreshing relief from the over photoshopped and over commercialised magazines we were used to seeing; they…

We Need To Chat About Knowing Your Worth

As I sit here at my desk, exhausted and fed up after another long and pretty pointless day spent in the grimy streets of London Town, I wonder why I bother. I’ve been running my site for eight years, and…

On The ‘Death Of Blogging’ (And Why I’m Not Giving Up …

In the space of a few months we’ve gone from hailing blogs as the biggest and most important thing to happen to the media landscape in a generation, to discussing whether the end is nigh and if they’re really the…

My Office Makeover: How Creating A Great Working Environment Makes All The …

I spend a hellova lot of time working from home. When I worked in an office the only thing I had to be concerned about was how many colourful pens were in my penpot, or how many snacks I had…

How I Finally Found My Work-Life Balance

Balance. A concept that’s often illusive for the majority of people. It’s not out of the ordinary for me to admit that I feel the pressure to juggle the commitments of an intense career with the demands of family and…

How To Take A Great Flatlay

Undoubtedly the internet’s chicest way to take a photo, the humble flatlay has become incredibly popular thanks to the growth of blogs and insta-lovers. Positioning your fave lipstick or the newest face wash within a lifestyle shot is not only…

The Logistics Of A Blog Re-Brand

Making the decision to step away from the brand name I’d developed over eight long years was not an easy one. It’d been on my mind for many months and I knew that the alias I’d been using since I…

Should Big Budget Beauty Launches (And Press Trips) Be A Thing Of …

A decade ago, when I was working in the heart of the beauty industry at one of the high street’s most well known names, ‘big beauty launches’ involved the following things: expensive in-store displays, a big discount offer, a PR…

The End Of An Era, The Beginning Of A New Chapter

Can you believe it’s been almost eight whole years since I sat down and pressed publish on my very first blog post? Back in 2010 blogging was only a little bit more misunderstood than it is now (lolz) and confused…

How To Pitch To Brands & Nail It Every Time

Let’s make one thing clear: pitching to brands is nothing to be ashamed, scared of or avoided. It can mean the difference between sitting with your laptop open twiddling your thumbs, wondering when the next big campaign or idea will…

Six Inspiring & Motivational Books To Help Kick-Start Your Career Or Business Venture

You just can’t beat curling up with a cup of tea and a great book. There’s something about those moments of calm, disconnected from the digital world, that help to re-set the mind and leave you feeling inspired. I’m a…