Foundation and heat rarely mix: this is something I’m sure many of us have learned the hard way, myself included. Even if I’m lucky enough to have the company of my foundation all day, it’s far from a pleasant experience – it goes all melty and gross and just generally looks like a mess. Ultimately, applying foundation when it’s very hot doesn’t appeal to me much at all, so I tend to either go without a base or use something lighter instead.
After running out of toner a few months ago, I decided it was high time I purchased a new one. I had been using Liz Earle’s Instant Boost Skin Tonic, and then switched to Witch Hazel, but White Rabbit Skincare had been on my radar for a while, and it seemed like a great time to try some of their products.
Since going vegan around a year ago, I’ve had more fun with food than I’d ever had before. I’ve discovered amazing new ingredients and my appreciation for the simple but delicious wonders of plant-based eating (peanut butter, you own my heart) has grown significantly. However, as anyone with special dietary requirements will know, it is not always easy to find food that suits your needs, especially when away from home.
Whoops – another unplanned blogging break. Hope you all can forgive me, although I’ve seen many bloggers talk about how beneficial taking a break can be, so I won’t feel too bad about it.
This may be a little weird to admit but I don’t have a bedside table. I used to have one – it was a rather bulky wooden addition to our bed, screwed onto its side. I liked it (although it had a tendency to detach itself if its drawer became overloaded) but it took up too much space so I recently decided to replace it with a simple copper tray on the ground, accompanied by a floor lamp. Continue reading
Around this time last year, I had just watched Cowspiracy, which helped change my life for the better. It got me thinking about how, as a vegetarian, I was capable of doing so much more to protect the earth and prevent the death and maltreatment of animals. I realised that simply avoiding meat wasn’t enough, and felt compelled to stop consuming animal products altogether. Continue reading
Taking a quick glance at the dull, grey skies, you’d be forgiven for thinking we’re in the depths of winter. But no, my friends. British summertime is here, and the sooner we learn to accept its quirks, the more at peace we will be with it. Doesn’t stop me from silently cursing Mother Nature for whipping another chill around my ambitiously bare legs, though… Continue reading