The People Missing From The “Fat Model” Debate

I’ve been attempting to write this for days.. hell, weeks. Every way to try and write this has gone through my head and it’s just one of those things that kind of make sense in your head then when you go to write it down, it doesn’t come out coherently. I’m going to do my best though, as I don’t want this to be taken out of context or anyone to feel offended; all I want to do is create a dialogue where there currently isn’t one and maybe, even make someone feel better about being in a similar situation. 

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Review: Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick Lolita

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Once again I’m late on the Kat Von D Liquid Lipstick bandwagon but I know this is a very popular lipstick that has gone through different re-formulations, so I thought it would be helpful to post about it.
To be honest, I wasn’t sure I had the right lipstick, but I had bought it in a gift set from Sephora so it had to not only be real but had the correct labelling. That’s where I did some digging and found out that Lolita has gone through a few re-formulations, as you can see here-

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Review: Dr. Dennis Gross Universal 5 Day Peel

 

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Ahhh yes, winter has now settled in around here and my skin knows it. Grumpy, itchy, dry skin that begged for exfoliation even after exfoliating. Remembering that I have some products stashed away, I decided to have a peek to see if I have anything to help my skin and wouldn’t you know it, I happened across this five-day treatment by Dr Dennis Gross that I bought when I was in Canada and totally forgot about. It was like my skin spirit animal was singing to me.

I decided to document my progress over the days and see if I can revive my very grumpy skin.

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Review: Keeko Oil Pulling Sachet

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We’re back! I hope you haven’t missed us too much (if you’re on Twitter, you might be sick of us and our Eurovision live-tweeting). We were going to update and move the site to its first .com site, however we’re holding off on that until later in the year.

While we’ve been away though, we’ve had time to try out oil pulling ‘toothpaste’ by Keeko!

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Wrap Up For Winter!: My Favourite Moisturisers

This post was going to be done at the start of November last year to coincide with Northern Hemisphere winter and the Summer scrubs post for us Southern Hemisphere folk, buuut it didn’t happen and now we’re here. I think it’ll be good to post now as summer here SHOULD be dying down soon and winter for the northern bunnies should eventually end. Yep, it’s March and all of us have unprecedented, fucked up weather.

Enough of that, let’s all cuddle because there’s nothing like wrapping up in winter, right? What’s even better is wrapping up and not feeling like an itching snake (no offence to the snakes reading this). Or having such dry skin your dead skin clings to sheets and clothing. Yum-yum. So let’s get our favourite tea, snort the last of the pumpkin spice we have up, stop the jibber-jabber and get onto some of my favourite face and body moisturisers for winter.

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Common Beauty Misconceptions

Beauty can be an annoying word. It’s a word that means well. Yet with so many ways to achieve this elusive creature; through thousands of products and millions of videos claiming to know what you must do and what you shouldn’t do, it can be really confusing. While beauty has no rules and no certain way to look, you might hear someone say “Makeup has no rules! Skincare has no rules!” which… well, it kind of does. There might not be ‘rules’, buuuuut-

 

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Barbossa definitely gets it.

 

Trust me, though, Captain Barbossa and I are only here to help you through the Wonderland (and sometimes, Wonderhell) that is modern beauty. I should just disclaim that sometimes I might go on a rant about a ‘trend’ I have seen through my professional or personal life, but it is never a reflection on you, or someone you know that might do these things. You’re not an idiot or a loser. We’re all friends around here! Just think of me as your grumpy fairy godmother.

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