LIXIR, THE SKINCARE BRAND FOR MILLENNIALS

If you’re an old school skincare fan, the type that has a hard core love for Creme De La Mer, the cocaine of moisturiser, then Lixir probably hasn’t even been on your radar. Unashamedly millennial, the newly launched brand from London offers something refreshing to the beauty scene: simplicity. But this isn’t another cutesy fad. The brains behind the brand…
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THE TRUTH BEHIND EDITORS VS. BLOGGERS

So, do journalists hate bloggers? Early last week, I attended one of the most beautiful beauty launches at The Connaught hotel and introduced myself to a girl who turned out to be the beauty intern at Stylist magazine. What I initially took to be a conversation and personal opinion, really turned out to be somewhat of a personal attack and…
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5 MINUTES WITH MARIE CLAIRE’S BEAUTY EDITOR

It’s pretty rare to get one on one time with an editor of a major international publication. Sure, as Alex Engler, Assistant Beauty and Health Editor from Marie Claire US says, “we’re not that special!” but they’re also quite hard to pin down, if you’re not in the industry. In London for the magazine’s annual Global Beauty Roadshow, I was…
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HOW TO DEAL WITH LATE INVOICE PAYMENTS

Every month, one of the greatest inconveniences of my adult life strikes. And it’s not even my period. but arguably, it’s just as annoying and uncontrollable – it’s late invoices. I have often asked myself if I really do need to get so worked up about chasing people up for updates and every time I come to the same conclusion.…
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THE CASUAL OFFICE WEAR EDIT

So sometimes I turn up to work in gym clothes (clean, obviously) and take full advantage of the relaxed dress code. Others may not be so lucky or even want to go as far as to forgo a wired bra. Back when I was working in retail, one of the most common wardrobe problems that women had was what to…
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THIS IS WHY INSTAGRAM SUCCESS DOESN’T MAKE YOU HAPPY

I’ve been volunteering at something called Alpha, which you may have heard of – if not, it’s a course organised by HTB church that allows anyone (especially non-believers) to ask questions about God in an open environment. One of the icebreakers to get conversation going is, “what do you think happiness means”. Overwhelmingly and perhaps even influenced by each other,…
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