It’s no secret that I’ve spent a lot of time in Lisbon this past year, I’ve been twice in the space of twelve months and I’ve managed to fill my Instagram feed with pictures of the beautiful city. I’ve definitely fallen for Portugal, but I decided to show you six things you can do if you’re intending on going. Read more
Or more specifically, saying no to beauty standards set by bloggers. I get it, I’m a blogger, I understand that when we get sent things in the post or when a company reaches out to us with a pitch that makes the reader feel good about themselves – by changing this and that about themselves it’s a tempting feat. Because us “setting” these standards, is somewhat accidental. I’ve written posts with the intent of making my readers feel good about themselves, by offering tips of things that they can do to change. I’m guilty as charged – but I understand how you feel reader. So, here’s to saying no. Read more
Everyone remembers being a child, looking at people aged twenty and over and thinking that these are the people who have it all together, the people who are content in life and have achieved their hopes and dreams. When you hit your twenties, you realise that you’re the same person you’ve always been, that you’ll constantly be creating new hopes and dreams and fighting for new opportunities constantly. But sometimes you find yourself with the overwhelming feeling of content and happiness, even though, being content is so far away from now. Read more
The last two times I’ve been abroad, I’ve decided to stay in an Airbnb. Both places that we stayed at were fairly local to the city center and made my stay more enjoyable. I did consider a hotel, so why did I settle on an Airbnb? Read more
Pinterest is a great website, I use it for inspiration, I use it for ideas and I just really love to browse the website whenever I can. Using it for my blog has become a “new” thing for me lately. I didn’t quite understand how to increase my website traffic through Pinterest up until I did a little bit of research and decided to dedicate some of my blog time to generating traffic from the image hosting and sharing website. Read more
It’s pretty common knowledge around these corners that I’m 4’11 – I shop in the petite isle of the clothing store. Over the years I’ve become more conscious on how to dress my short body, and I decided this year was the year I stopped paying close attention to trends, and wear clothes that I look good in, feel good in and want to wear again. Read more
Something that I hate to do is pack a suitcase. It feels like a challenge, fitting a week or a few weeks worth of outfits into one space can be quite stressful, but thanks to my last trip to Lisbon, I decided that this time I’m going to pack my case a little more sensibly. Read more
Self care is something that should be a priority in all of our lives, and in one way or another, we do subconsciously have self care routines or methods. Obviously though, self care isn’t something that is just limited to our appearance, it can be to do with anything that affects how we feel mentally, and yeah okay, physically.
My hair has always been an important way of how I have chosen to express myself. I feel like I’ve done it all, every cut, every style and quite a few colours. I was blonde for a year and dabbled in being grey as well during that time, but last month I decided that being blonde just wasn’t for me anymore, and I coloured my hair again – a chocolate brown.
This year I made a little oath to myself, to look after my skin more, to improve my makeup skills a little bit and to take the time to try new products. That I have been doing, and I’ve managed to come across a lot of great products thanks to it. So, here’s the four beauty products that I’ve been loving and using a lot of lately. Read more