Author: J | Beauty's Expert Amateur

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Let me ask you something. How many times have you said “Cool” or “That’s so cool” today? I’ve probably muttered it to myself when going through my Twitter feed about fifty times this morning alone. But how did the word “cool” in itself grow to become… well, cool? I was thinking about this whilst brushing…

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Domestic violence. You’ve probably seen enough headlines and news articles about it to last you a lifetime. There are hundreds of books that have been written based on true stories, told by victims of domestic violence. You might even be experiencing it yourself. If so, please head straight to the bottom of this post. Right…

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I’m going to start by throwing my hands in the air and saying that I am neither a professional makeup artist, nor a professional photographer who owns high-end photography equipment. What I am, though, is a very enthusiastic lover of all things makeup and blogging and recently, photography. Still with me? Brilliant. Many bloggers are…

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Why do you blog? If I had a penny for the number of times I’ve been asked this question since I started my blog, I’d be pretty stinking rich. But the question still stands – why do I blog? Let’s rewind a little. Once upon a time, there was a shy, buck-toothed child who wore…

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Aug 14

Dreams

It was inches away from her fingertips, yet she walked away. It was all she’d wanted to do since she was old enough to be asked, “What do you want to be when you’re older?” Her answer was always the same. She never wavered. She was the kid who wasn’t quite the social butterfly, but…

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That’s right. I’ve decided that I’m a mix of extraversion and introversion, but I don’t know where I lie on that spectrum. Somewhere along the line, society couldn’t resist labelling people who don’t sit firmly on either end. Voila, the birth of the ambivert. So yeah, I guess that’s me. But I’m still confused about…