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 →

Live and Let Live. Just Do It.

So much has been written about the Nike mannequin/Tanya Gold/fatphobia debate recently that I was a little reluctant to give it more airtime, but then I thought of Tanya Gold’s comments and how destructive they were, how much hatred they spread and how many negative comments I had read because of her words and felt... 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 →

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