Remove your hair permanently with Philips Lumea
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Remove your hair permanently with Philips Lumea

As the days get shorter and we transition into the times of long cosy evenings with the logs crackling in the fireplace, we tend to relax a bit with our shaving routines. I mean, putting on jeans does not require us to have our legs shaved above our ankles, at least not on such a… Continue reading Remove your hair permanently with Philips Lumea

How to take a compliment
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How to take a compliment (and believe it)

Today I want to talk about something I've noticed a long time ago. Heck, I'm even guilty of doing that myself. That thing being *drumroll* not being able to take a compliment from anyone else. Sounds familiar? Let's create a scenario before we get into it. It's Saturday evening and you're going out for, let's… Continue reading How to take a compliment (and believe it)

August Beauty Favourites
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August Beauty Favourites

Happy 1st of September everyone! Whilst everyone is settling down on Hogwarts Express I thought it would be a good idea to provide something to read - train journeys can be boring at times. And with the start of the new month, it calls for an August beauty favourites post. Now, I am not planning on… Continue reading August Beauty Favourites

No makeup is the new makeup
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No makeup is the new makeup

We live in the world where women are expected to always look on fleek and flawless. Doesn't it sometimes make you jealous that men get to sleep for 30 minutes longer because they don't have to do their makeup? I need my beauty sleep just as much as the next person. So at one point… Continue reading No makeup is the new makeup

Makeup expiry date
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Mouldy makeup – why you should pay attention to all expiry dates

Recently, I had a mini scare whilst doing my makeup (as you do). Surprisingly, it was not stabbing my eye with a mascara (I can't see, I can't see) or winging the eyeliner only to find out it covers half of my eye. When I put a small pump of foundation onto the palm of… Continue reading Mouldy makeup – why you should pay attention to all expiry dates

The eyebrow game - the confessions of an over-plucker
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The eyebrow game – confessions of an over-plucker

  Hi. I’m Julia. *Hi Julia* I’m addicted to plucking my eyebrows. This is true. It started so innocently I failed to notice when my eyebrows stopped looking like they were sisters. It got to the point where they didn’t even have anything in common. From being related they turned into neighbours who never even… Continue reading The eyebrow game – confessions of an over-plucker

A black bag with accessories spilled on the floor in an artistic mess
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What’s in my bag, you’re asking? Loads of dirt, apparently…

  I am in love with my bags. But usually cannot be bothered to put my things from one bag to another, especially not on a regular basis. Unless you call that ‘once a year’. So naturally, my bag gets filled up with many necessary and not-so-needed-but-still-good-to-have objects. For the purpose of this blog post,… Continue reading What’s in my bag, you’re asking? Loads of dirt, apparently…

Travel essentials you should always keep in your carry-on
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Travel essentials you should always keep in your carry-on

  It’s this time of the year again. People pack their bags and set off on beautiful adventures away from home. Summer… Just saying the word makes me feel the soft breeze of a sea and the warmth of the sun. Who doesn’t like it? Whether you’re going away to splash in the clear blue… Continue reading Travel essentials you should always keep in your carry-on