Diversity within the Cosmetic Industry: A Makeup Artists POV

The cosmetic industry has always been surrounded by controversy, such as animal testing and the use of non-biodegradable ingredients. However it has come under a lot of fire recently due to the lack of diversity in many popular makeup brands. Jadesola (Jadรฉ) Coker, 22, a self-employed makeup artist from London gave her thoughts on the…

Sheffield Skincare Company: Is Organic The Way Forward?

Organic skin care is beneficial in more ways than one – it’s both eco-friendly and provides your skin with the necessary nutrients. The story of the Sheffield Skincare Company dates back to 2001 when its founder, Megan Beardsmore (38), from Hillsborough, studied aromatherapy and herbalism at the Sheffield College. Suffering from acne since the age…

Everyday Vegan Makeup

Veganism has become increasingly popular in recent years; especially amongst young people. A veganย by definition is someone who doesn’t consume or use animal produce, which includes cosmetic and skin care products. I spoke to Wadzi Ngandu (17), a student from Stannington, on the topic of vegan and cruelty free makeup and the controversies surrounding it….

River Island X Ditch the Label Campaign

Bullying is one of the biggest challenges for a young person to face today. Ditch The Label, a UK anti-bullying charity, has been fighting for equality since 2012. To celebrate 30 years of River Island, the UK brand has joined forces with the anti-bullying charity and together they have released a positive and empowering clothing…

Slow VS Fast Fashion

The fashion industry is the second largest polluting industry in the world; after oil. ‘Fast’ fashion is a global phenomenon where companies introduce fashion inspired by celebrities or catwalks, into stores, within a short time frame for a low-cost. The purpose of this is so that clothing brands are consistently producing new fashion that captures…

The Naked 3 Palette

Hi everyone ๐Ÿ™‚ Today is a very special day as I am now the lucky owner of the Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette! I just want to say a massive thank you to my wonderful boyfriend who kindly bought me this eye shadow palette for our anniversary this month, as I have been pining after…

Current Beauty Favourites!

Hi everyone, I hope you’re all doing well ๐Ÿ™‚ Today I wanted to talk through my current beauty favourites with you, which include some new purchases, some re-purchases and some rediscoveries!!   The first product I want to talk about is theย NYX Professional Makeup Setting Spray in Matte Finish/Long Lasting. I first bought this setting…

Handling your time wisely

Hey everyone, I hope you’re doing well ๐Ÿ™‚ Today I wanted to talk about something that I struggle to handle quite a lot of the time, which is time management. Time management is a really useful life skill to have because it can be handy in a lot – and I mean a lot –…

Positive Blogger Award

Hey everyone, I hope you’re all doing well! It has come to the end of a huge college project so now I can focus a lot more on this blog and providing you all with more content!! I was very surprised to see that I had been nominated for the Positive Blogger Award as I…