Wow. So it's been a while. Like, three months. I've been busy, but that's no excuse. Lots of change afoot, writing for the awesome online magazine Bad Mum Magazine, getting my own @the_parlour_hackney off the ground (slowly but surely . . . but slowly) as well as embarking on a career change I have been fantasising about … Continue reading Anyone Still Out There? or, On the Recent Neglect of This Blog.
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)
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