Beauty explored: Is vegan better?

Beauty explored: Is vegan better?

The vegan beauty products market is expected to boom over the next five years. This is due to an ever-growing demand for natural and pure ingredients, as well as ethical and environmental concerns. But what does it actually mean to choose a vegan beauty alternative, and is it really better?

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I stopped using this beauty product for a year

I stopped using this beauty product for a year

Although many of us have our go-to makeup routines, we’ll often follow new trends and find ourselves experimenting with different tools and techniques. Last year I decided to mix things up, and completely removed a popular makeup product from my daily routine. However, I’ve recently reintroduced it, and now i’m wondering why I ever stopped!

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The power of writing a journal

The power of writing a journal

“You won’t always be motivated, so you must learn to be disciplined”. This quote has really resonated with me these past few weeks. We are experiencing a time when just the smallest task can seem overwhelming, and the thought of even trying something new can feel impossible.

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know i’m a huge believer in the law of attraction – and just two weeks ago, I manifested an important journal into my life.

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Investing in self-care

Investing in self-care

Like many, I have been trying my best to find some positives during this challenging time. We are all battling with uncertainty and have no idea how long the apocalyptic state will last. As someone who has struggled with anxiety for years, one of my coping mechanisms has always been to focus on what I can control, rather than what I can’t. And this has forced me to think about things I would like to turn my attention to during this turbulent time.

As as self-professed ‘busy bee’, I can often neglect self-care and let the ‘me time’ sink towards the bottom of my priorities list. So I’ve used this time to reignite those feel good rituals and I thought I’d share a few of my favourites with you.

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My top tips for working from home

My top tips for working from home

Working from home in your jammies may sound like a dream, but days (or let’s be honest weeks) later the novelty of skipping the dreaded morning commute can soon wear off. Without a proper structure, working remotely can not only hinder your productivity, it can also put a strain on your mental wellbeing.

To ensure we all stay healthy (and sane!) during the pandemic, here are a few of my top tips when working from home.

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Tried and tested: Smudge-proof mascara

Tried and tested: Smudge-proof mascara

All I want in life is a volumising, lengthening and smudge-proof mascara – is that too much to ask for? Well, it appears so, as my inbox was filled with tales of similar struggles when asking this question on my Instagram.

So in true blogger fashion, I took one for the team and I’ve spent the last six months trying A LOT of mascaras. Whilst it still seems the holy grail does not exist, I have some favourable recommendations, along with mascaras that I wouldn’t touch with a bargepole!

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