I haven’t written in quite a while – a combination of a new job, a new flat and a million other stressful life events have meant that I’ve been pretty distracted recently. This week I went home for my niece’s christening, and luckily when my partner and I booked the flights we decided to go… Continue reading Eating in Dublin
I haven’t written in almost two months, the primary reason being that I’ve been pretty depressed. I’ve had depression since I was about 11 and I usually go through several pretty bad periods every year. Somehow, though, I still manage to forget just how encompassing it is and its ability to ruin any kind of plan.… Continue reading The restorative power of cinema.
Learning to use products correctly – this week I feel like I finally mastered the subtle highlight and the application of lipstick. This was down to two things – buying this lip brush (£2.99 from Superdrug) and taking more than 20 seconds to apply my lipstick, and actually learning how to use the much-loved Benefit… Continue reading Some good things about April, already
This post discusses self-harm, OCD & compulsive skin picking I have always loved nail polish. When I was in nursery school we went through a phase of painting our nails with marker pens at the colouring-in table. I remember our childminder sitting me up by the kitchen sink, scrubbing my hands, asking how it happened. I… Continue reading Compulsive skin picking, shame & getting my nails done
I am regularly asked for advice on skincare by pals online and in real life. So I decided to start writing a little more about skincare, after a long time talking about it (extensively) on Twitter. You can expect product reviews, discussions about the beauty industry (and its huge problems), and the intersections between mental health,… Continue reading So, another skincare blog?