On the train, in front of a camera, in your friend’s bedroom or even at your desk? Last Tuesday I was sitting on the train, laughing to myself as I listened to the second Adam Buxton interview with Louis Theroux … Continue reading Would you get ready in public?
On Wednesday I was sent home from work because I looked ‘exhausted’. I also wasn’t wearing makeup and I can’t help but think that these two things are related. Sure, I was exhausted but this isn’t the first time all … Continue reading THE RITUAL OF GETTING READY
This is a podcast when I was smack bang in the middle of a no makeup phase. A conscious decision I made. I used to love makeup so much. Like more than life itself. Ever since sitting down at a … Continue reading The Podcast: Talking (no) Makeup
A few years ago, Beyonce Knowles, arguably one of the biggest if not THE biggest pop stars in the world cut off her long goddess like hair to a short pixie cut. The performer released three images herself on Instagram … Continue reading Hair And The Female Identity
For some reason I have always described my legs as ‘mountain climbing’ legs even though I don’t even know what that means. I’ve always had a funny relationship with my legs, and if you asked me about them I’d probably say ‘they’re not very good’. Ultimately, they’re fine. I mean they do all the basics well and for that I feel lucky, but aesthetically I wouldn’t describe them as my best feature, and perhaps that has become a self-fulfilling prophecy. They’re a bit bowlegged and I never let them see the sun, I also hate shaving them and when I … Continue reading My Legs Were Made For Climbing Mountains
Long obsessed with having long nails, every so often I venture into whatever the latest development (acrylics have featured heavily) may be to instantly achieve said nails. It seems that my desire for polished fingernails lies deeper than nice cuticles, … Continue reading The Makeover