Contraception Is Crap

So I’m a woman. And there are a lot of things that go into being a woman. Unexpected crying fits. Menstrual cramps. Being the averagely lesser paid sex (haha, don’t get me started). And last but not least… having to…

Cleaning My Makeup Sponges With Basic Beauty Tools

We all have a beauty sponge of some sorts, right? If you’re anything like me, you reach for one of these handy tools every time you apply foundation. But by the time you’ve finished your makeup, washing your sponge is…

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My Honest Thoughts On Going Out Out

Sweeping declaration incoming… I’m not going to pretend to enjoy things I don’t enjoy anymore. And top of that list? Clubbing. My god, I hate clubbing. I know, I know, I’m only 20 and should be enjoying it while I can.…

“...Here's to only doing the things we want to do and avoiding the things we hate without guilt....”

REVIEW: The Ordinary Peeling Solution, Vitamin C, Glycolic Acid & Niacinamide + Zinc

Hi my name is Elana and I’m addicted to skincare. I love The Ordinary and yes, I’m talking about them again. Sorry not sorry. They’re a super affordable brand but make products that genuinely work and drastically improve my skin. What more could…

Faves & Hates | July 2018

I’ve been doing these monthly round ups for a while now and to be honest they’re more for me than anybody else. It’s an easy round up of what I’ve loved, hated and everything in between. I’ve decided to revamp…

“...Speaking of the heat I haven't managed to use my hairdryer once so we're embracing natural Hagrid hair at the moment...”

‘You’ve Got An Alright Face, Shame About The Body’… and Other Stupid Comments That Impacted My Body Image

When I think about how many stupid things are said about a person’s body and physical appearance every single day – whether they know it or not – it quite honestly overwhelms me. When I think about the things that have been said to me personally over the years, I’m reminded of so much trauma that I’m probably still harbouring in one form or another.

“..What shocks me most on reflection is how much of a role other people played in my self-esteem growing up. I've only now realised that maybe, just maybe, the comments other people made about my body created more of a problem than actually being fat did. ....”