Is There Room For Feminism On A Beauty Blog?

Spoiler Alert: YES!! I don’t want to sound too BBC Women’s Hour here, but I absolutely think you can be interested in make-up and still be an active feminist. I’ve found the lack of blogs reflecting this duality surprising, considering feminism is BLOODY COOL these days and important to many stylish, attractive women: think Grace Dent, Caitlin Moran, Lauren Laverne, Gizzi Erskine, Lena Dunham, Josie Long, Bridget Christie, Tina Fey, […]

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October Favourites

I can scarcely believe it’s November tomorrow; this year is going too, too fast. I’m excited to be doing my first monthly favourites post for what also happens to be my favourite month: October! For the sake of categorising, which you should know by now I love to do, my favourites are split into two parts: Beauty Bits and Home Bits. Beauty Bits 1. Essie Nail Polishes (£7.99 each): I always […]

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Colour Appreciation: Navy

When it comes to clothes, I have love affairs with many colours, but navy is my best friend. It’s easy to wear, suits me, never outdated, looks sophisticated, but is a bit more interesting than black. And, while we’re at it, I think navy goes great with black. There we go: myth busted. Although a staple all year round, navy comes into its own this time of year, and deserves […]

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Benjamin Clementine: “Cornerstone” EP

A physical response to music, less the raising of arm hair and more the restraining of tears, at least for me, doesn’t come along all that often. The last time this happened to me was on Later Live…With Jools Holland back in April, when the wonderful artist Laura Mvula sang “Sing to the Moon” from her debut album by the same name, a record I immediately purchased and still adore just […]

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