Saying Goodbye To the Comfort Zone… Sort of

This post contains gifted items  I’ve always loved the comfort zone. Especially within the last 6 or 7 years, when my Generalized Anxiety Disorder started. The comfort zone was somewhere I never wanted to stray from. And I don’t necessarily think a comfort zone is a bad thing. I remember Louise Pentland talking about how …

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AD: What I’m Looking Forward To At Christmas

This post contains gifted items I’ve never REALLY enjoyed Christmas. There I said it. Think of me what you will. But I’m an only child. I don’t have a big family that gets together often at special times of the year and since my grandparents passed away, our Christmas traditions have had to change and …

AD: Should I Refrigerate My Skincare Products?

When it comes to our beloved skin care products, we’re always on the lookout for ways to make them last longer. Beauty products can (unfortunately) break down and go bad over time, leading to questions over the effectiveness of refrigeration on skin care products. Nowadays, you’ll even see beauty fridges designed especially for storing beauty …

Hounds & Hers

Hounds & Hers: A Treat For You and Your Dog (+ Discount Code!)

AD – GIFTED | I don’t review a lot of subscription boxes anymore, as you might have noticed. I rarely find one that really speaks to me (if anyone knows of any Yoga themed sub boxes, hit me up!) But every now and again, one will crop up that seriously piques my interest. One like …

Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures

Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures: 5 Positive Things

AD | Let’s not beat around the bush, I think it’s safe to say that there’s some negative stigma around cosmetic procedures. Now, I don’t have a whole lot of personal experience with them. Actually, I don’t have any. I’ve never had anything done myself – but I certainly don’t have anything against non-surgical cosmetic …

Being Proactive and Positive With Our Problem Areas

AD | “I don’t like this bit over here/ There’s a little droop there/ How can I get rid of this bit here?” Do all these statements sound familiar to you? We’re usually the biggest critics of ourselves and will find flaws where flaws don’t even exist. Some people will even go to extreme measures …

How a Smile Makeover Can Dramatically Improve Your Confidence

AD | Due to the immense popularity of shows such as Love Island, where contestants mostly have stereo-typically perfect bodies and incredible teeth, there’s been a growing trend among people to have their own smile makeovers to improve their looks. Who doesn’t want to boost their image and feel their best, after all?

My Relationship with Beauty and Skincare: Closed pot of Sesderma resting on a blue book with flowers around it

My Relationship With Beauty and Skincare

GIFTED | I’ve always had a weird relationship with beauty and skincare. I’m either all in or all out. There’s no in between. I’ve gone through various phases with beauty and skincare, which I’ll get into in a bit. But ultimately, I’ve finally realised the importance of beauty and skincare not just for vanity purposes …

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Ways I’m Taking Better Care of Myself Physically & Mentally in 2019

GIFTED | I’m going to be honest… I’ve been shit at looking after myself within the last few years. I mean, I attended my cervical screening when invited to make sure all was a-okay down there, I go to my 6 monthly contraception reviews with the nurse, I get my eyes checked when I’m due …