Saying No Is The New Going Out; Taking A Step Back & The …

This post has been bubbling away under the surface for some time. I try to keep myself as positive as possible, but occasionally something frustrates me so much that I have to get it out there; a weight inevitably lifts…

Five Things I’m Bored Of In Blogging: The Clichés I’…

I love the bloggersphere; it’s blooming like never before and absolutely oozes creativity, passion and dedication. There are sites I could spend hours fawning over and Instagram accounts that leave me wondering why I missed the memo on how to…

Blogging In 2015 Can Be Lonely, Overwhelming & Harder Than You’d Ever Think

You may have a clear idea in your mind what full-time blogging is like: endless cocktails and canapes, free samples and press trips coming out of your ears, opportunities at every corner and the lifestyle of a minor celeb. Although…

The Changing Nature Of The Beauty Industry: How Blogs & T’Internet Have …

Ten years ago, strolling around Boots on a Saturday afternoon was a favourite pasttime of mine. I savoured every swatch from the makeup counters, devoured the latest launches and excitably filled my basket with bargain finds. I looked to the…

Celebrity Fragrances: Over It Or Up For It? Would You Wear A …

Figures released by Elizabeth Arden in 2014 show a significant decline in their celebrity fragrance sales compared to the previous year – down some 30% when compared to the performance of 2013. Their reportoire includes everything from Elizabeth Taylor to…

Crossing The Line? When Makeup Brands Name Their Products Something Controversial

Far from being a wilting wallflower, the beauty industry is well known for pushing the boundaries and re-inventing the wheel at every given opportunity. From a half naked Miley Cyrus and Ricky Martin pushing lipstick, to using slightly embarrassing names…

Beauty Investigation: Why Do We Wear Makeup?

Makeup is a wonderful thing; since the dawn of time women have slapped mud on their eyebrows, berry juice on their lips and elongated their eyelashes with the help of charcoal. It’s a multi-billion pound worldwide industry that shows no…