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Two days in the Scottish Highlands

Two days in the Scottish Highlands

Below are the highlights of my 2018 trip to the Scottish Highlands with my travel soulmate and good friend, Lené. Plans: We fly from London … View Post
5 Steps to healthy teeth

5 Steps to healthy teeth

I have pretty healthy teeth. I’ll create an opportunity to casually drop my zero cavity and filling-free status into many a conversation. You … View Post
7 Travel essentials I never leave behind

7 Travel essentials I never leave behind

We all have our particular set of creature comforts, and I’m no different. This list has been shaped through trial and error, and … View Post
Skincare Products On Heavy Rotation

Skincare Products On Heavy Rotation

I’ve pared down my skincare significantly in the last couple of years. The process started as an effort to utilise the absolute shit … View Post
3 Days in London

3 Days in London

Plans: I fly from Toulouse, where I’ve just attended a work conference, to Heathrow on Saturday morning, where my bestie from school will … View Post
My Minimalist Makeup Bag

My Minimalist Makeup Bag

I have pretty serious voyeuristic tendencies, and I’ll shamelessly sift through my friends’ makeup bags and dresser drawers to see what they use … View Post
It’s good to be back.

It’s good to be back.

No pressure, right? If you think I’m batshit crazy for reviving a blog in 2020, you’re absolutely right. But I’m the good … View Post
Worthwhile Aesthetic Treatments

Worthwhile Aesthetic Treatments

This post has been a long time coming, since I so often get asked about the myriad of aesthetic treatments out there. Which ones … View Post
Hello, happy hair

Hello, happy hair

I feel like a total fraud, because as I type I’m sitting here with partially ultraviolet hair because of a gentian violet incident. … View Post
Four days in Paris

Four days in Paris

In May this year I had the opportunity to go to Paris for a few days, and as you can probably gather from the … View Post
Why I haven’t had my hair coloured in four months

Why I haven’t had my hair coloured in four months

I didn’t mean for that to sound so dramatic, but not colouring my hair every 4-6 weeks is kind of a big deal. … View Post
Beauty News #41

Beauty News #41

Since I’ve apparently lost the ability to manage my time, I chose only the most impressive products that I’ve come across over … View Post
My Everyday Work Wardrobe

My Everyday Work Wardrobe

If you’re a regular you may have picked up that I started a new job late last year that now requires me to … View Post
My favourite podcasts

My favourite podcasts

In the last year or two I’ve really gotten into podcasts. For me they’re a great alternative to watching yet another episode … View Post
Holiday Trial Feedback – Skin, Hair & Body

Holiday Trial Feedback – Skin, Hair & Body

According to the response to the makeup version of this post you guys really enjoy reading about products I’ve tested, so let’s … View Post
Holiday Trial Feedback – Makeup

Holiday Trial Feedback – Makeup

Sometimes you win, sometimes your blog holiday break turns into a 2-month hiatus. What can one do? I was away on actual holiday for … View Post
Beauty News #40

Beauty News #40

I sincerely hope you’re comfortable, because I have a substantial list of products I’d like to share here today. I’ve mentioned … View Post
YSL Online Shop + Sparkle Clash Holiday 2016

YSL Online Shop + Sparkle Clash Holiday 2016

Guys, we’re virtually a first world country these days when it comes to beauty products. If the rest of our economy could take … View Post
DIY Iced Tea Recipe

DIY Iced Tea Recipe

I’m so flipping excited to finally have an iced tea recipe that works. Yes, I’m aware that I can just join Nerds … View Post
Lovely Luxury Lipsticks

Lovely Luxury Lipsticks

A few years ago you couldn’t impress me with any kind of lipstick – I just wasn’t phased. This was mostly because I … View Post