[guest post] Chemical peels: what are they and how do they work?

1 January 2018

Happy new year readers! Is anyone nursing a sore head this today? I kept it low key. I know today is super early but I wanted to get straight back into it with blogging and I have a guest post to share with you on skincare. I'm mainly sharing because I'm going through a series of skin peels myself, but want to wait until the end of my treatment so share my views. Until then please enjoy this post by John about chemical peels and how they work.


In the era of viral YouTube videos where people can’t peel off their face masks, it may seem tedious to see another post about any facial treatment, after all, we’ve seen what knock-off brands can do. But one overlooked procedure that’s a professional and safe step-up from that black peel off horror is chemical peels. Yes, the word ‘chemical’ sounds scary but actually this procedure may be the solution to acne and uneven skin tones and blemishes.

 A chemical peel is made up of alpha hydroxyl acids, trichloroacetic acid or phenol. It sounds scary, but in reality, it can have some amazing results and a cleanse that over the counter products just cannot achieve.

Review: The Ordinary Alpha Lipoic Acid 5%

18 December 2017

I'm finally back to blogging, I've been taking some time away from blogging to settle into my new job and also for just a bit of self-care, however, I really wanted to get this post up as I'm in love with this product. It was also meant to be up a long time ago, as I was meant to review it alongside The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA, so I'm really slacking! By now we know what The Ordinary is about, but if you're not sure they focus on quality key ingredients without the expensive price tag, but more info can be found by reading here and here.

[guest post] It’s the Holiday Season: A Lazy Girl’s Glam Guide

27 November 2017

The holidays are coming, yay! Between all the gift-giving, partying, booze, and fun time with friends, putting together great outfits can get exhausting for us lazy gals who just want to chill out a bit and have a good time. Who are these crazy people who spend more than two hours getting ready and why are they so damn flawless? Well, for you, our darling lazy fashionista, here are some great hacks that will have you looking smokin’ hot with minimal effort involved. 

Amsterdam - Day 3

14 November 2017

I'm so excited to share the pictures from day 3 in Amsterdam because we stumbled across a gem that day! I actually woke up in a horrific mood but taking the ferry, finding this place and sitting by the water helped me out so much.  I feel like this post also contains a lot of pictures that are just so classic of Amsterdam - I'm just in love with the city!

Amsterdam - Day 2

6 November 2017

Day 2 of my time in Amsterdam, I really wanted to combine day 2 and 3 but there are just so many pictures that I didn't feel okay with spamming my one post with them! 
We were in Amsterdam when the red sun was all over England but it seemed it hit Amsterdam the next day and it was also super chilly. Whereas we were fortunate with the weather the day before, Tuesday was cold because there was so much wind - however that didn't stop us going out to explore. 

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