I’M NOT SUCCESSFUL, JUST A FRAUD.

imposter syndrome

Do you feel like your achievements haven’t been a result of hard work or skill? Rather, they were a result of being in the right place at the right time, or just pure luck? Do you sometimes feel like you’ve manipulated your friends, family, peers and superiors into thinking your better than you actually are? Do all these thoughts send you into a dark spiral of fear and anxiety that someday someone will learn how much of fraud you are and reveal it to the world? It’s most likely none of those things are true, and it’s most likely your suffering from a psychological phenomenon called ‘Imposter Syndrome’.

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SOFT GLAM GHD WAVES

Curling your hair with a straightener seems like an easy thing to do in theory, yet can be a tedious and cumbersome task in practice. Luckily, ghd always comes up with the goods to ensure creating a soft wavy hairstyle is as easy and frustration-free as possible with their sleek and strategically designed stylers. In this post, I’ll go over how I create one of my fave hair looks, a soft and chic wave with their newly released ghd gold styler.

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WHAT DOES ‘ORGANIC BEAUTY’ REALLY MEAN?

There is no denying that ‘green beauty’, ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ based beauty products are on the rise in popularity across the consumer market and have been for quite some time now. Once a rarity, now our shop displays are littered with products that claim to be on one end of the natural to organic beauty spectrum. From past events with some beauty brands, we’ve seen that sometimes, these claims are not always true (think back to the Organic Instinct scandal). Could companies be catching onto this consumer trend by labelling their products as ‘natural’ or organic to appeal to the wider audience, when in fact it could be a false statement?

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JURLIQUE 28-DAY RADIANCE RENEWAL PROGRAMME

You all know how big I am on maintaining my skin, and I’m always looking for the next intensive skin treatment with effective active ingredients to give my skin a little more TLC when I need it. Usually it will involve some deep treatments once a week or so, but I recently decided to embark on a structured, 28-day programme: the Jurlique 28-Day Radiance Renewal programme, and I wanted to share my thoughts on it, as well as share some exciting news on how you can nab this for yourself for free.

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SWATCHFEST: YOUNGBLOOD COLOUR CRAYS MATTE LIP CRAYONS

If you didn’t already know that Youngblood Cosmetics is one of my favourite makeup brands, I’ll come right out and say it. Youngblood Cosmetics is one of my favourite makeup brands. I first fell in love with them years back after trying their base products in a salon with my Mum, and we’ve both been hooked since. In fact, their mineral powders are one of the few mineral foundation powders I can use without getting irritated (think itchy skin). Youngblood already have an extensive repertoire of cosmetic products, from foundations to eyeshadows, highlighters and lipsticks. Recently, they have expanded their collection by releasing an exciting range of retractable matte lip crayons in seven shades: The Colour Crays Matte Lip Crayons. In this post I’ll go over the range, and we get up close and personal with a little Swatchfest for you all.

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I’M ADDICTED TO TRUE CRIME: PODCAST EDITION

With the surge in popularity for true crime, it can be overwhelming to decide which podcast to tune in to and catch the next murder/crime case. This post will share some of the podcasts I’ve been absolutely consumed by over the last few months and why. Equally important, I’ll mention the podcasts I felt ‘meh’ about and provide reasons for why they didn’t appeal to my true crime tastes.

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GIVE YOUR BODY THE LOVE IT DESERVES THIS VALENTINE’S DAY ft LUSH COSMETICS

The season of luuuuuurve is upon us, and LUSH is stepping in as love doctor once again this year by providing all the goods to spice things up just that little bit more. Whether you’re celebrating the day of love with your partner, or wallowing in your single life pleasures, pampering yourself (and your loved one) is always important and the perfect time to do so is now thanks to the 2018 LUSH Valentine’s Day collection available in stores and online until 14th February.

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