Mentally Preparing for Lockdown Easing

Mentally Preparing for Lockdown Easing

In the UK, we’re still technically in lockdown. We can’t go into peoples houses, not supposed to travel unless for essential reasons, but we’re allowed a pint in the pub (outside seating of course). Make sense? It’s been a peculiar world for over a year, but especially in the UK, we’ve practically been in lockdown [...]

Mood for Christmas 2020

Mood for Christmas 2020

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. [...]