How To Keep Your Blog Photos Looking Bright, Aspirational & Fresh (Even In …

Photography has never been a strength of mine and it’s an element of blogging I’ve always struggled with. The written word is undoubtedly my strongest weapon, whereas transforming that into a visual representation has always been problematic; it’s something I’ve…

Mode Media: What Happens Next? (Safe Guarding Your Business & Options Available For …

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or you’re not a blogger, and therefore not really interested in the next 500 words) then you may have been shocked to learn the news regarding the abrupt closure of one of the…

Want To Become An Expert Fragrance Writer? Top Tips For Nailing The …

SPONSORED FEATURE: In Partnership With Michael Bublé’s Debut Fine Fragrance, ‘By Invitation’ One of the hardest things to write about is undeniably fragrance. A lipstick can easily be described via its colour, texture and longevity, while a foundation’s success can…

The Five Things Brands Look For When Seeking Commercial Blog Partnerships

Blogging has become big business. Every day there are new blog-brand partnerships popping up across our feeds, in an attempt to provide a relatable and engaging way to tell a brand story. With many brands reducing significantly (or even eliminating)…

Why Are Women Of Colour So Underrepresented In Blogging?

For quite some time thoughts have been brewing in my mind, but I’ve just not been able to construct them in such a way that they’re suitable for documenting. So let’s just cut to the chase: blogging in the UK…

Full Time Blogging Isn’t For Everybody. Follow Your Dreams, Not Someone …

For over three years I’ve been blogging ‘full time’ in the sense that I rely on it for a source of income. I was one of the first to successfully evolve a passionate hobby into a full blown career, but…

How To Grow An Instagram Following With Very Little Extra Effort Required

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but is an Instagram account worth a thousand blog posts? Social media used to provide a way to share moments or snippets of news – but as we become increasingly obsessed with…

Our Instagram Culture Is Making Us All Feel Inadequate: Reality Vs Filtered …

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so it’s no surprise that image sharing platform Instagram is ranked as the most important social network for the majority of internet savvy users. Instagram now has over 300 million active…

Why Is The World Going Crazy For Snapchat? (And Some Of My …

It may have started as a platform teens used primarily to send dirty pictures on, but Snapchat has quickly evolved into one of the most exciting and powerful social networks we have. Snapchat, the brainchild of three creative kids from…

Opinion On Trial: Do You Need To Be An Expert To Be …

Beauty advice is sought everywhere. It’s not just limited to the makeup counters in department stores, or the girls in Boots, but with the growth of the internet it’s increasingly available on everywhere from Instagram and Snapchat, to YouTube and…

It’s Not Just You: Ten Things We All Experience As Bloggers, …

Being a blogger definitely has its perks, but like with any hobby or profession it also has its downfalls – the main one being the fact that you’re working solo, some days almost in solitary confinement. Having a network of…

Trust Me: I’m A Beauty Blogger.

Our self-named bloggersphere has never been adverse to a little controversy, but over the last couple of weeks an increasing amount of debate has erupted and once again put our little corners of the internet back in the spotlight. A…