Foundation Shade Names: What Is A ‘Natural’ Skin Tone?

Foundation Shade Names: What Is A ‘Natural’ Skin Tone?

Foundation shade names may seem meaningless. But what's behind the terminology? I found myself on the QVC website, and I saw an offer on makeup, so I couldn't resist. So when I was looking for my shade, they only had limited shades as the "offer"only had certain shades included in the offer. Searching... Searching.... All [...]

I’ve Passed My Practical Driving Test!

I’ve Passed My Practical Driving Test!

Now's a time for celebration, and a warning that I'm officially allowed on the roads. Yes, yes - you heard that right! I can't believe it. My first manual driving test - I passed! All the early mornings, late nights. The close shaves. Roundabouts. Stalling. Cars beeping me. Driving me off the road. Even one [...]

The Acne Diaries – Part 2: Treatment Options – What Worked For Me!

The Acne Diaries – Part 2: Treatment Options – What Worked For Me!

There are probably thousands of different 'acne solutions' on the market. But which actually work, and how to differentiate from the ones that just claim to be a 'magical potion' for acne? So, continuing from my last post in this series, in the doctor's appointment she decided to start me on a course of retinoids. [...]

Gender Identity – When’s The Right Age?

Gender Identity – When’s The Right Age?

The age as to when you can alter your gender is getting younger and younger. Is that a blessing or dangerous? People, more and more are feeling like they're born in the wrong body. From a young age, you can now start hormone drugs to begin the extensive road to transitioning. But how can you [...]

Racism in Restaurant? You Decide.

Racism in Restaurant? You Decide.

This appalling, unfathomable experience took place last Sunday, 19th July 2020, at Copper Cafe, Nottingham. I'll give you an insight into our backgrounds from an outsiders perspective. I'm mixed and my partner is tanned with a beard, read into that how you will. Some, associate that with a certain background and want to paint everyone [...]