To Shave or Not To Shave – Why is That the Question?

I remember the first time I was ever ‘shamed’ for having body hair. I was in year 6 at primary school and it was summer so we were all wearing summer dresses (is there anything more British primary school than the summer dress?!). I was sat on the wall with my friends when a boy … Continue reading To Shave or Not To Shave – Why is That the Question?

Do you remember what real skin looks like?

Recently, a brilliant beauty blogger I know posted a video of herself on Insta Story with no makeup on and the caption ‘because we too often look at images we forget what real skin looks like’ (link to her blog here - seriously check it out, she looks flawless and writes beautifully). I carried on … Continue reading Do you remember what real skin looks like?

Joining the dots between beauty and freckles

Society seems to have a love-hate relationship with freckles. Whenever you see makeup adverts, celebrities on red carpets or selfies on Instagram, you never see freckles. It’s simply like the world wants to pretend that they don’t exist. Those little flecks of pigmentation are buried underneath layers of foundation, filtered over and washed away. On … Continue reading Joining the dots between beauty and freckles