Thrifted

As an undergraduate I, like many students, was always strapped for cash and constantly on the lookout for ways to save money. Living on a budget means making sacrifices, but that doesn’t mean your wardrobe needs to suffer. Of course, I would still shop at all my high street favourites, but it was here that I discovered my love for the humble local charity shops. Over the years I’ve discovered all sorts of hidden gems: designer jackets; vintage bags; and even first edition books. Thrifting is a great way to save, have fun and most importantly give back to the community.

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Skincare: The basics

Skincare has never been a high priority for me, but over the past few years I have made it my number one concern and this is not because I feel obliged to due to age; simply put, it’s because I’ve noticed drastic changes in the texture of my skin, wrinkles as if from nowhere, and sudden sun damage (years in the making). And with L’Oreal, The Ordinary and most recently Makeup Revolution joining the affordable skincare market; there really is no better time to invest in your skin than now.

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Welcome

It has been a while since I sat down at my desk to write a blog post, but I welcome the familiar sound of my fingers tapping on the keyboard, notes strewn across the desk and makeup swatches up my arm.

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