Skin Deep

Body Image Series: Part 2 The first part of the body image series was on self-love vs self-hate. You can find it here. In my body image series, I hope to discuss and open up more about my thoughts on the way I look, accept every flaw, even the ones I don’t particularly find pleasing…

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My Ovaries & Me

Earlier, I wrote about needing a conversation surrounding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS for short), I mentioned that I often get irregular periods. While that has been the case for many years, around 2017, my period began to have a little more of a pattern to it, whether it would be a week early or two…

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We Need to Talk About PCOS

Disclaimer: Picture source: Getty Images Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 in 5 women in the UK. It’s a hidden illness with a large number of symptoms, from depression to excessive hair growth to possible infertility, hindering women in a variety of ways by weakening them and impacting their mental and physical health. For such…

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Self Love vs Self Hate

Body Image Series: Part 1 In the height of perfect bodies, small waists, perky breasts and a flat stomach with a big bum, it can become dangerous to flip through magazines, scroll through Instagram, or even so much as go on any social media platform. Body image is our own perception of our body, how…

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The Summer Edit: Beauty Faves

Over the years, i’ve begun to appreciate summer more–the glorious tan, the gorgeous sky, the heat, the long, long days and (recently) barbecues in the garden. It’s quickly become one of my favourite seasons (autumn is the other), and i love the additional glow it adds to makeup. Another one of my favourite things. I…

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My Top 3 Foundations

Earlier today, i was going through, and reorganising, my makeup. As i was doing so, i thought—why not write a post about my top 3 foundations? after all, we all want to be able to achieve that flawless base from foundation, the kind that will blend seamlessly into our skin. these are the foundations i…

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Depression: a friend that never leaves

TRIGGER WARNING: DEPRESSION, ABUSE & MENTION OF SUICIDAL THOUGHTS the bitter truth about depression is that it never truly goes away. sure, there are some days that are better than others, where you’re so unbelievably happy you think nothing can ever ruin it — but it doesn’t last. i guess emotions are fleeting.

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