Every so often I will be subjecting you, dear readers, to a bit of fan-girling about products I really love. A few weeks ago I regaled you with the wonders of Glossier (I am shortly to receive cloud paint, if my sister-in-law made it to Glossier HQ yesterday, so, fair warning: you may have a post … Continue reading In Praise of . . . The Ordinary
Recently, I cut my hair from shoulder length to just above the ear. I go through cycles with my (mousy brown, quite coarse, wavy/curly) hair which are roughly characterised thus: long natural colour -> long, gentle golden balayage -> long, high lift blonde balayage -> just above shoulder length full head platinum, maybe with some pastel fun in … Continue reading Your Post-Apocalyptic Beauty Routine Sorted.
This means so many different things to so many different people. Minimalism where? In ingredient lists? Number of products? Number of products used for any given task or issue? Number of products per day? A wider philosophy of living, even? I won't bore you with any further rhetorical questions; these sorts of things are personal and … Continue reading Minimalism in Your Beauty Routine (and Your Life)
People are so much more aware of the chemicals we find in our cosmetics and skin care products now than they have ever been. The old guard industry standard response still seems to be 'yeah but there is so little formaldehyde in that nail polish it's considered safe' - NOT IF YOU DO YOUR NAILS … Continue reading Are You a Purist or a Pragmatist?