August Eighteen Empties

Hello blog! I’ve abandoned you somewhat throughout the summer but I’m back and excited to share with you everything I used up throughout the month of August. I’ll be splitting this into categories as I usually do, though my empties for August are fairly face mask heavy! That may or may not be down to…

Anatomicals: the safe teeth whitening edition

When my first few adult teeth came in, my mom queried with our dentist why my adult teeth were growing in so discoloured in comparison to my milk teeth. Add to that 6 years of daily penicillin, about 12 years of smoking and a good few years of heavy coffee drinking (I’m still on the…

July Eighteen Empties

July saw a tremendous heatwave in the UK and with it, the need to ensure our skin and hair stay soft and moisturised. Last month also presented products I just can’t stand. Here’s a run through of July’s empties, whether I’d repurchase and what I’m replacing them with. The first product I endeavoured to love…

Love and loathe: Skin

This mini blog series is pretty self-explanatory: I’ll rabbit on about two products, one of which I’ve been loving and the other… well, I can do without! The two products I’m talking about today are skin items which I was initially super excited to try out. The first is the Pomegranate Superfood Regenerating Sleeping Mask…

Letting the baps free: 26 lessons in 26 years

July 11th marked my 26th trip around our star. As much as I’d like to be, I’m not one for lists, however a somewhat mediocre birthday (due to being stuck in my own head for a lot of it) has sparked two lists dedicated to no one else but myself. In an attempt at self-love,…

My Skin Story 01: acne or not?

Fifteen years ago, I developed a heat rash – as I did most summers as a child. Fifteen years ago, I also started my period. My mom took me to the doctor when, during the winter, the heat rash didn’t disappear despite the leafless trees and the snow beginning to fall. Eleven year old me…

GIOMC 03: Kids’ Clubs and Outspoken Parents

A couple of days ago, my attention was drawn to a shared article on Facebook by a guy I went to school with. The article in question, which can be accessed¬†here,¬†claims a mother holds intentions of suing travel giants Thomas Cook, after her daughter was allegedly ‘abducted’ from their Turkish hotel’s Kids Club. A brief…