The Problem With Cover Up Makeup

Often when you have a birthmark, you are told that you could be pretty if it wasn’t there. The ever elusive idea of ‘being beautiful’ is always just slightly out of reach because of your skin. You can’t get rid of the birthmark, therefore you can’t ever be fully beautiful - at least that is what... Continue Reading →

The Camera Actually Lies

I found myself slipping into old habits this week - namely negative self talk about my appearance. It all started from our trip to the winery in Hunter Valley. I had an amazing day, but when I looked back on photos I hated how I looked. I had liked my outfit when I tried it... Continue Reading →

Gok Yourself

When I was younger, I remember watching TV shows with my mum like ‘What Not To Wear’ and ‘10 Years Younger’ every week without fail. I loved them. I loved seeing ordinary people get made over and learning how to dress for their body shape. I loved seeing how makeup transformed them and the skills of... Continue Reading →

Just as we are

This week in London, the Vitality London 10km event took place. Women from all over the country came together to run 10km through the streets of London in their underwear. Yep, that’s right - in their underwear. And do you know something? It made me so happy! There were women of all shapes and sizes... Continue Reading →

Your New Summer Dressing Rule Book

It’s autumn here in Australia but in all honesty it’s warmer than I remember any summer in England being. I’ve just wandered around the local park. The weather app on my phone says it’s 21 degrees, but it must have been lying. Put it this way - jeans were a rookie mistake. My clothing error... Continue Reading →

Smile Like You Mean It

It’s hard to remember a time when I didn’t feel self conscious about my smile. I wasn’t born with a perfect set of Hollywood pearly whites, ruler straight and sparkling. My front two teeth overlap and my dentist never saw it fit for me to wear a brace. Despite not really drinking fizzy pop when... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk About Weight

Trigger warning: this post will discuss weight and distorted eating. If you are sensitive to these topics, please proceed with caution I want to start this post by saying that I know that weight is a sensitive issue for a lot of people and that whilst this post will talk about weight, I will be... Continue Reading →

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