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.
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?
Or at least my make-up routine. So, same same. Routines are important. They are fascinating. I am one of those awful people who will stare at you applying make-up on public trans. It isn’t because I find it gross and I am trying to make you so uncomfortable that you stop, it’s that I love … Continue reading Glossier has Literally (yes, “literally”, I know what that means and I’m sticking with it) Changed My Life.
The Internet seems to have declared this week a week of self-love. I am well and truly a part of the Internet now, so I thought I would put my thoughts into the ether to mingle with everyone else's. Self-love is an interesting concept. To me it always feels a little too close to indulgence. … Continue reading Taking a ride on the Self-Love Bandwagon