Is Love Island A Reflection Of Our Attitudes Towards Attraction, Dating and The Perception Of Women?

Is Love Island A Reflection Of Our Attitudes Towards Attraction, Dating and The Perception Of Women?

Love Island Like most eighteen to thirty-year-old British adults, I have been watching Love Island since the new season started four weeks ago. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a fan of a well-crafted, slightly trashy television show; after I’ve spent the day working, I want nothing more than to curl up in bed and watch rich, beautiful people live out a not-too-deep, semi-reality on my laptop. Like…

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Here Are The Cruelty-Free Skincare Essentials You Need If You Don’t Know Where To Start

Here Are The Cruelty-Free Skincare Essentials You Need If You Don’t Know Where To Start

Following my blog post on the products I miss using since going cruelty-free, I’ve had a fair bit of feedback from people asking me to recommend the products I like that they can purchase. Totally fair shout; I definitely want to be celebrating the products I love that are cruelty-free and ten out of ten in my eyes. So I figured it would be great to start with the basics,…

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When Did I Become So Afraid Of Change?

When Did I Become So Afraid Of Change?

You know what? Over the past couple of months, I really feel as though I’ve found my feet with my work/life balance. After the, quite frankly, trainwreck of a year where I gave myself no down days and made over a hundred videos, I realised I needed to get a handle on my schedule and my free time. Not only is it important for getting my eight hours a night…

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Ten Brands I Wish Were Cruelty-Free

Ten Brands I Wish Were Cruelty-Free

I’ve been cruelty-free for nearly two years now; it all started, as many great things do, from a series of angry YouTube comments on a makeup video I made in 2016. I hadn’t heard of the cruelty-free movement before, so I took to Google to do some research and within the day I decided that I needed to change my purchasing habits. Before that day, the closest I’d come to…

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“Girls Are More Mature Than Boys” And Other Gendered Myths

“Girls Are More Mature Than Boys” And Other Gendered Myths

Lately, I’ve been feeling frustrated. Like a low-key frustration, not a sudden, I’ve-stubbed-my-toe-why-haven’t we-evolved-to-not-do-this anger. I think it’s been building for a while now, but two particular instances brought it to light. The first was a blog post I read by Jameela Jamil. She came across an image of some of the Kardashian sisters with their respective weights edited onto each of their bodies, and felt compelled to discuss how…

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Ending My Complicated Relationship With Food

Ending My Complicated Relationship With Food

Food and I have a love-hate relationship. Mainly love, I won’t lie. Nothing gets me going more than biting into a slice of watermelon and having the juice ooze down your chin, or the folded, glossy scrambled eggs in your fried breakfast after a night out. Food smells good and tastes good, and as we have to eat it three times a day there’s plenty of room for the good…

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