Keromask Make Up


As a lot of people already know, I suffer from acne to the point were I try my very best to cover it up. Because I have oily skin though, my makeup seems to just come off after a few hours, and reapplying it makes my face look patchy or blotchy.

I was approached to try out Keromask - which is a brand of camouflage make up. It is known for covering up many skin conditions such as acne, rosacea, scars, birth marks, unwanted tattoos.. literally all skin conditions and flaws!

I jumped at the chance to try this, as I'm desperate to find something to hide my acne once and for all.

Autumn Must Haves!

Ways to improve your body confidence


I'm not perfect. In fact, no one is. Everyone has hang ups with their body, even those who have went out their way to have a cosmetic surgery will find another flaw. I have never really had body confidence. I'm not sure if it's because of how celebrities looked when I was growing up or the name calling I endured while I was a child / teenager. I've always been bad at focusing on all the parts of me I disliked than the ones I liked. But since I have entered my mid-twenties, I've noticed a shift in how I see myself. I've finally realised it's okay to not look exactly like a singer, actress, etc. And it's absolutely okay to highlight or show off what you do like about your body. I thought I'd share my ways on how to improve your body confidence.

Five Happy Things #4


I haven't really been myself the last month or so due to really bad anxiety and panic attacks. But I need to remember that a bad day doesn't mean I have a bad life! I haven't done a round up in a while so here's what's making me smile.

1. Decorating my room
This wasn't intentional in the slightest. There was something wrong with two walls in my room, which had to be knocked down and rebuilt. So I'm currently living in a bit of a hovel at present, but the paint is bought and I'm starting to buy new bits and bobs to go with it! I can't wait until it all comes together.

A Better Nights Sleep


*image provided by Yorkshire Linen Co*

If you know me, you'll know I can be the sleepiest person ever or I can be up all night with insomnia - there's no in between! My room (especially my bed!) is my safe place and little haven. With the Summer nights upon us, there has been more nights I've not been able to sleep due to the warm weather, light seeping in through the crack in the curtain.. and extreme anxiety! Literally, anything and everything will keep me awake these days. So I thought enough is enough. And with a little help from the Yorkshire Linen Co, here are my tips on how I've started to manage to get more sleep this Summer.

My Stobo Castle Spa Day Experience


I turned 26 last week (yay). For some reason, it didn't feel like my birthday and I was kind of dreading it as it's one year closer to 30 and I still don't have my shit together. I still don't have a house. But when I look at my friends and how their lives mapped out, it's totally okay to not be there yet.

For my 26th birthday, Calum and I went to Stobo Castle which is based near Peebles in the Scottish Borders for a relaxing spa day. We made our way there about 8am as we are only about an hour away from Peebles. We got there for about 9am, and we felt a bit nervous as none of us had ever been to a spa before.

The building itself was gorgeous, half a historic castle and half modern architecture. We parked up, went inside and were greeted by the receptionist who booked us in. She asked us to take a seat in what I can only describe as a massive room with a gorgeous tree in the middle, strewn with lots of comfortable sofas. A lovely beautician then came over to chat to us about our treatments we pre-picked, any medical history and to give us our robe and slippers. 

The Struggle of being a First Time Buyer


This post is more of a rant..

I'm so fed up at looking at homes. Calum and I have been looking for a house for about a year now and we still can't find anything suitable enough.

I know the biggest problem in our house hunt is that we don't want a flat, we want a house. A lot of people say we should just get a flat to get on the market, but why should we? Getting a flat in Edinburgh is bad enough as it is, plus we both have cars so it just wouldn't suit. We are keen to move away from Edinburgh to East or Midlothian - surrounded by the countryside or near beaches.

My Smear Test Experience


Smear tests. They don't sound nice, but it will save your life.

In Scotland, the age to start getting these tests was 20 years old. They have now upped the age in 2016 to 25 to be in line with England and Wales. In my opinion, this is like the NHS playing Russian roulette with women's lives.

Inspirational Women


I feel like in the last couple years us women have really been sticking together, whether it's celebrities standing up for women rights or us blogger girls helping each other out - I see it more and more each day! This is such a far cry from ten years ago when I was a teenager and girls were pretty mean (they maybe still are but I don't see it). Our voices have never been as loud as they are now.

Date Night Ideas


With Valentine's day slowly looming upon us again, what's not to love when you're spoiling your partner and being spoiled back?

Date nights isn't only for Valentine's day, nor is it for new couples or the young. You can be with your partner for fifty years and still have a date night weekly! To me, it keeps a relationship fresh and keeps it healthy.

I thought I would let you know what my favourite kind of date nights are!

La Roche Posay Effaclar Mat Moisturiser Review


I've suffered from oily skin and acne for about 14 years. I have tried literally everything to try and clear my skin - medication from doctors, microdermabrasion, herbal remedies, lots of different lotions and potions.. Some had worked but for a very short time and some didn't work at all! I've probably spent well over a thousand pounds trying to find a solution.

Then I found this.

Clothing Wishlist - January 2017

Hello 2017


Another year done and dusted! I feel like 2016 has flown by, I don't feel like I achieved a lot last year bar completing my college course, but I have a lot obnoxious my agenda this year.

Calum and I started our New Year by being part of Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party. The atmosphere was great, it as pretty mild weather wise too! We watched a selection of bands who were awesome but everyone was waiting for Paolo Nutini who was the best! We were there for a couple hours before the bells went to fireworks went off every hour until midnight, were a beautiful firework and laser display lit up the sky. We left after the display was finished and walked about half the way back to my house which was quite cool as Calum hates going for walks - we had a good laugh walking home.

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