Makeup: Essence Haul

You guys know I’m a sucker for budget beauty brands — from MUA to Makeup Revolution to Sleek, I’m a big, big fan. Essence is one of the few drugstore brands that I have not yet tried, and after having a nosy at their website, […]

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Lifestyle: Why Tinder Deserves a Second Chance

At the end of summer last year, I found myself unexpectedly single. I was over a year out of university with a handful of friends, and – break-up woes aside – when I realised this, a fear struck me: how was I ever going to […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week: My Experience With Citalopram

This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week, and I’m putting my two cents in. My own experience with mental health problems hasn’t been without its bumps in the road, and there’s a part of me that wonders if the journey could’ve been smoother if I’d […]

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Makeup: 5 Daring Lip Shades I Wish I Could Wear Everyday

Since about the age of thirteen, doing my makeup in the morning has been part of my routine. That means for the past ten years, while at school, uni, and now before a working day, I’ve been honing the skill of natural makeup, No Makeup […]

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Fragrance: Superdrug’s Layering Lab

I have a bit of an issue with perfume. I love luxurious fragrances as much as the next person; there’s something so indulgent about a squirt or two of a designer eau de parfum when you’re off on a posh night out, or simple feeling […]

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Music: April Playlist

Morning, everyone, and happy 1st May! I hope April has been as kind to you as it has been to me: I finally passed my driving theory test, third time lucky! I’m so happy and I’ve booked in for my practical test already. Fingers crossed […]

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Makeup: An ‘enchanting’ review…

I don’t think I have laid eyes on an eyeshadow palette that visually mirrors its name so perfectly, as MUA Luxe’s Enchanted palette. With its luxuriously rippled surface and five dreamy shades, it’s like something straight from a fairytale. I ordered mine from Superdrug for £6.00, and […]

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Makeup Monday: NYX’s Stay Matte But Not Flat

If there is one makeup item I’ve struggled to find in my #bblogger escapades, it is the perfect foundation. My specifications aren’t overwhelming: it needs to be cruelty-free, of course, and suited to oily/combination skin; medium to full coverage but not heavy, and preferably not […]

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Makeup: My new favourite highlighter?

Drugstore makeup is an infinitely improving market. What with brands like Sleek and Freedom creating affordable, professional-standard products, and Makeup Revolution churning out controversial yet effective dupes at a fraction of high-end prices, there is very little room for a customer to go wrong. One […]

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Health & Wellbeing: My Anxiety Toolkit

Since being diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder two years ago, a lot of things fell into place for me. The constant worrying over insignificant details, the sweaty palms and freezing cold feet, the inability to sleep due to unpleasant fantasies about what would happen the […]

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