Relatable Not Aspirational

When I decided to start writing about beauty I chose to focus on nails because, although I was just as excited by make up and skincare, I saw this as a great way to talk about beauty without having to show my face to the world.

I have rosacea, a skin condition that means my face is always red and can flare up at any time. I never leave the house without make up and the thought of sharing photos of my bare skin used to fill me with dread. So what changed?

Relatable Not Aspirational

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Beginners Photography Course, London Institute of Photography

Last week I attended the Beginners Photography Course at the London Institute of Photography*. I’ve been blogging for 5 years and my photography has vastly improved in that time (I stopped using my phone camera for a start!) but I still wasn’t happy with the way my photos looked. I used my DSLR on the manual setting, but I basically mashed buttons until the settings were exactly how I wanted them to be and god forbid if anyone touched them! I knew that I needed to discover exactly what my camera was capable of and how I could make it work for me rather than pointing, clicking and hoping for the best.

Beginners Photography Course London Institute of Photography

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Flamingo Candles The Melt Crowd Subscription Box

If you saw my review of the Bomb Cosmetics ‘Little Hotties’ wax melts you will know about my obsession with home scents. I am a total convert to wax melts and I had seen the Flamingo Candle ‘The Melt Crowd’ subscription box on a few blogs and was immediately smitten with the idea. I took one look at the scent list and was practically throwing money at the screen!

Flamingo Candles The Melt Crowd Subscription Box

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Bomb Cosmetics Little Hotties Max Welts

I have been looking for wax melts for a while, as people I follow on Instagram that are based in the US are always posting pictures of the amazing ones they buys. So when I stumbled across Bomb Cosmetics I was already fully prepared to develop an obsession.

Bomb Cosmetics Little Hotties Max Welts

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