How to Get Shit Done in 2018

Every billboard, every blog, every Facebook feed is yelling about new year's goals and resolutions this month, and what strikes me about these kinds of goals is that they're easy to make, and hard AF to keep or to succeed at. As a chronic overachiever, unsolicited two-cents-giver and relentlessly optimistic dickhead, I had to write

October in Food

Hey there, stranger. I guess we haven't seen each other around these parts for some time - life got in the way and I took a lil baby break from blogging for a little while. I have been too busy to be restless lately but now that the semester is winding down I'm finding new

Three Things I Hate About Blogging

Dear reader - I've been on a bit of a blogging hiatus, because truthfully, I'm a bit sick of the #influencer industry. Don't get me wrong - I love writing (especially about skincare and beauty) and get just as excited about a new MAC lipstick or moisturiser as the next blogger. Unfortunately, there's a lot

On Storytelling

The hanged man came to me in a dream, bent at the knee and bathed in the cold light of the snow moon. It was a Tuesday. Vanilla-scented cigar smoke rose from the halo above his head and I woke suddenly, traipsing blanketed onto the balcony to watch the penumbral lunar eclipse. Here comes death

Valentine’s Day Glitter Cut Crease

I've done it again, dear reader. Another YouTube video for you - this time a glitter cut crease tutorial, along with some more babbling, self-deprecating jokes and solid analogies (this time rather topically about tinder and dating). Are you going to celebrate valentine's day? Have you ever tried a cut crease or a glitter eye

Smashbox Full Exposure Palette

Dear reader - today I tried something new & did a video review of the Smashbox Full Exposure palette. My brother & his wonderful partner Karla bought it for me for Christmas & I am SUPER stoked. The colours are perfect - soft and pigmented where they should be, and less pigmented where you want

Simplicité Skin Care

If you've been reading this blog for a while now, you'll know that SKINCARE is one of my #1 favourite things. Recently, the lovely Robin Lyons, co-founder at Simplicité, was kind enough to send me some of their end-of-year skin hydration products. Now, not so long ago, after being disappointed with my Burt's Bees cleanser,