Chanel Debuting First Men’s Make-up Line

I saw an article on WWD that really caught my eye; Chanel are soon to be debuting their first men’s makeup line. The three products will be introduced in South Korea, starting this September. The range has been named, ‘Boy de Chanel makeup’. The brand is diving into the growing men’s grooming trend. The collection…

My SPF Discovery

Last week I worked as a Student Ambassador at a ChemWorks Nano Challenge event day, held at the university for Year 10 pupils from five different schools across Nottingham. Their challenge was to create their own ‘chemical free’ suncream and compare this to commercial SPFs to evaluate what SPF number their own was. During one…

The Disposable Dating Game: Love Island

The nation has spent the last six weeks or so watching tanned, toned individuals find romance in a Mallorcan villa. Some 4.1 million people caught the first episode of Love Island 2018. The Love Island app has been downloaded 1.2 million times and the podcast has been in the top ten since it launched. Watching…

Making Peace With Your Body

Don’t want to hate your body, but seriously struggle to love every last bit of it? There is a middle ground. In this post I hope to share some quick insights into what I took away from an article in this month’s Boots Magazine focusing on body acceptance. There is a new movement called, ‘body…

Learning NOT To Be Perfect

I recently read an article in Balance magazine that focused on the exploration of the link between perfectionist tendencies and mental health issues. For as long as I can remember, I have always striven for ‘perfection’ whatever that might be, this included things from organisation to artwork and from presentation all the way to food….

Ladybeard Magazine, ‘What is beauty?’

I recently saw an article on Stack Magazines about the Ladybeard magazine. I had never heard of this publication before but I was intrigued by the cover that I saw. If I’m honest, I didn’t know what the magnified image on the front was, all I knew was that it was certainly unlike any magazine…

Real Techniques Runway

The Real Techniques Runway made it all about the makeup! This runway show was to launch their #rttoolup campaign. The set design was particularly eye-catching and innovative as models moved round in a maze like set up with square gaps in the construction so the model’s head, neck and shoulders were visible to the audience….

Style Hero vs. Anti-hero

There are now so many acknowledged and mainstream style influencers thanks to the rise of social media. Each year someone new is regarded as having the ‘style to die for’. I believe that everyone has their own preferences with regards to who they aspire to on social platforms, however I feel that some heroes for…

Female Entrepreneurs of 2018

I always think it is important to celebrate and acknowledge achievements, especially from women who are thriving and doing amazing things. Below are six women who have all started as a small venture and have now become successful businesswomen. I have also shared some inspiration and advice the women have previously shared. Raw Halo founder…

What Influencer Am I Loving This Month? (April 2018)

This is the second blog post in my series where I will be sharing what online content creator and influencers I love. If you saw my previous post focusing on Carly Rowena, you will know that I aim to share my thoughts and possibly introduce you to new people that I would definitely recommend you…