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Winter 2018 Shelfie: Updated Skin Care Routine

Winter 2018 Shelfie: Updated Skin Care Routine

Looking for some skinspiration? Since my last post about my routine, my skin care product collection has grown a lot as I’ve found more and more things that work well for me. I want to show off the current lineup of products that are getting […]

Skin Rehab: The Consultation

Skin Rehab: The Consultation

This new Skin Rehab series will document my experience and results using in-office treatments to level up my skin game, as well as explaining the science behind the treatment method and comparing the cost, convenience and results to the at home options. In this first […]

An Open Letter to Men Seeking Skin Care Advice

An Open Letter to Men Seeking Skin Care Advice

You don’t need special treatment – and that’s a good thing Please note that this post is relevant to anyone who feels like they don’t fit the stereotype of who skin care is “for” – not just men. If you’ve ever felt the need to […]

Love the Skin You’re In – Coming to Terms with Imperfection

Love the Skin You’re In – Coming to Terms with Imperfection

At this time of year with Valentine’s day around the corner (but also year-round) there’s a real pressure to be in love. Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE love. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing that somebody thinks you are great unconditionally and wants to […]

My Favourite Self Tanners

My Favourite Self Tanners

If you’ve been reading for a while you might know by now that I’m a very pale person. I love being pale, I think it’s a unique look and it suits me. But when the warm weather rolls around (like it is now in Australia) […]

Skin Care as Self Care: Safe DIY Ways to Pamper Yourself

Skin Care as Self Care: Safe DIY Ways to Pamper Yourself

As I mentioned in my Skin Care + Depression post, I think skin care is a great tool for self care. It’s fun, relaxing, and really offers tangible self improvement.  But unfortunately, a lot of the DIY at-home spa day guides out there on the […]

5 Must-Have Items to Pack for Your Next Camping Trip

5 Must-Have Items to Pack for Your Next Camping Trip

If you were to ask me what my happy place is, I’d describe to you a pristine beach on a clear summer’s day, viewed from the picnic blanket outside my camping tent. I’d be with my boyfriend, eating nibbles and drinking iced tea. The birds […]

When You Can’t Stop Picking At Your Skin

When You Can’t Stop Picking At Your Skin

Trigger warning: mental health, self-harm and blood. When acne or other skin problems get you down, it’s easy to feel like you’ve lost control. Especially if you don’t know the cause, or if it feels like you’ve tried every last ‘solution’ on the market. One […]

My Asian Beauty Skin Care Routine

My Asian Beauty Skin Care Routine

Sometimes it feels like everyone you meet can just put whatever on their face and still have perfect skin. Trust me – I am not one of those people. It’s taken years of trial and error and an international trip for me to come up […]

A Glimpse at My Weekly Planner

A Glimpse at My Weekly Planner

I’m an organised person at heart. I like my routines and rituals and most of all my to-do lists and planners. If I didn’t have a planner, I’d undoubtedly forget half the important things in my week. Today I want to give you a glimpse […]