I had intended for this to be a photo blog, but I thought I'd explain the inspiration behind the photos. Everything I am writing is from experience. Colourism /ˈkʌlərɪz(ə)m/ noun prejudice or discrimination against individuals with a dark skin tone, typically among people of the same ethnic or racial group. Growing up I have experienced [...]
It's that season again. For the past four years of my life, this time of the year has marked the start of serious, or relatively serious, exams: IGCSEs, AS exams, A2 exams, and now first year uni exams. Around April is when panic begins. Have you started revising? How much have you revised? You let out a [...]
Over the next month I will put together five simple outfits suitable for the summer. The focus will mainly be on the photos, with a small description at the end. This is the first. I picked up this dress from a Primark in Leicester when I was looking for something else about a month ago. [...]
This is the first part of this series. I am a student. I do not have unlimited funds (sad, I know). I am also the type of person who likes getting a new outfit every time there's an upcoming event or thing that I have to attend. This weekend was my friend's birthday dinner and we [...]
This post is loosely split into three parts. The beginning is a brief overview, the middle is about protective styling, and the end is to do with how I take care of my natural hair. I list all the products I use as well as many things that I have learnt along the way. Going [...]
Okay I lied. Approximately 20 minutes. I did my eyebrows in the morning, and they usually take a maximum of 10 minutes to do. The look I did in these photos took around 15-20 minutes from start to finish. None of the photos have filters, nor have they been altered in any way. *Insert 'I [...]
The key to a successful skincare routine is to make it a routine. This post shows a step by step breakdown of my nighttime skincare routine.