It’s time to put yourself first

It’s time to put yourself first

In these uncertain times, taking time to look after your physical and mental health is more important than ever. Managing work-life balance from home, or constantly keeping track of new restrictions can be absolutely exhausting. So dedicating a small amount of time each day to self-care is a necessity.

It’s important to understand that self-care is completely personal. What may be relaxing for someone, could be stressful for another. It might take a bit of trial and error to figure out what really makes you feel good. So with that said, I thought I’d share a few ideas to help you on your way.

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Be inspired from the comfort of your home

Be inspired from the comfort of your home

With local lockdowns looming over many of us, hitting the shops to pick up some of our beauty favourites is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Although the world of online has kept my regime flowing, I’ve struggled to incorporate new products in fear of getting it wrong.

Thankfully, Selfridges are now offering virtual beauty concierge appointments and I was thrilled when they invited me to take part.

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Why I’m switching to paraben-free

Why I’m switching to paraben-free

I recently wrote a blog post on why I’ve started to opt for vegan beauty products after noticing a significant improvement in my skin. On my quest for natural and cleaner ingredients, I’ve also started to learn more of the benefits of choosing paraben-free. Despite the ability to increase a product’s shelf life, parabens can be potentially harmful.

Here’s the lowdown on why I’m switching to paraben-free.

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Why I’m embracing slow fashion

Why I’m embracing slow fashion

We all know how good it can feel to buy something new. Whether you’re after a ‘pick-me-up’, an indulgent treat or if you’re finally cashing out that savings pot – there’s a reason they call it retail therapy.

From a fashion perspective, expressing yourself through the clothes you wear can feel highly liberating. However, when reflecting on the way I’d been buying clothes, I realised it wasn’t actually liberating at all. I was in a constant cycle trying to keep up with new trends and go-to products. And the truth is – it’s exhausting! I realised it was time to step off the hamster wheel and learn to embrace the notion of slow fashion.

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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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