The blog

Sentimentality
I've always had a tendency to romanticise aspects of life. I've been called airy-fairy, told that I live my life in the clouds, and that I'm naive. I mean, they're not wrong. I'm constantly listening …
My skincare journey – an update
Last year I made a post called my skincare journey. Since that post, my skin has improved and I wanted to share a skincare journey update. There are a few things that I have done …
Is caffeine withdrawal really causing your headaches?
Like most other women, I have a keen set of investigative skills. But mine relate less to stalking my best friend's ex boyfriend's new girlfriend, and more to my body and its optimal functioning. I've …
How to know what you need in a relationship
In an attempt to transform my relationship expertise this year (which may or may not be in preparation for a potential reunion with the boy who ruined my life), I've been listening to a few …
One curly hair product you should not leave out of your routine
Similar to my skin, figuring out what works best for my hair has been a journey and a half. I spent most of my youth frustrated with my frizzy, unruly locks that could not be …
My experience coming off the pill
I have heard so many horror stories from my friends about coming off the pill after 5+ years. Most girls my age were fed the nonsense that taking oral contraceptives would help straighten out heavy …
Learning how to love
I am a huge fan of the independent girl era. I am also a huge fan of being obsessed with the idea of having an English boyfriend. Oh, how times have changed – I used …
Reduce skin redness with this Korean skincare product
As someone who suffers from acne-prone skin, I am used to trying to find products that tackle redness. Inflammation and acne spots never look good on the skin. But, in recent months, I have tested …
10 healthy living habits for your body & mind
As much as I hate to admit it, I love a 'new year, new me' motto. Any excuse to create new goals and update my Pinterest boards, I'm there. For those of you who also …
A reflection of 2023: Finding myself again
Around the Christmas holidays, we all have a tendency to reflect on how the year has panned out. This year has been a huge change for me – I made the move from Perth to …
Beauty of Joseon favourites
Beauty of Joseon – a favourite of many – is a South Korean skincare brand inspired by the women of the Joseon Dynasty. The reason that I bought my first product from them (back in …
The key to long-lasting hydration
Coming up to getting my tattoo, my artist told me to drink a lot of water to ensure my skin was properly hydrated. I usually don't drink a lot of plain water. I've always preferred …
Don’t delete social media. Do this instead
I got my first tattoo this week. When I told one of the boys I nanny (he's 8) that it took 2 hours, he asked what I did in that time. I said I just …
Should I use a chemical or a mineral sunscreen?
When it comes to the right sunscreen to use, any is better than none at all. But making a choice between mineral (aka physical) or chemical can be a tricky one. In the Korean skincare …
Sunday self care reset routine
One of my favourite things to do when I am feeling overwhelmed or stagnant is to carry out a reset routine. Most of the time, it just so happens to be a Sunday. You've had …
25 things I learnt by 25
It took me a while to write this post because like most people, I love giving out advice while simultaneously failing to take my own. After the seventh revision, I thought it was about time …
Glowing skin: The Korean 7 skin method
One of my favourite things about Korean skincare is the post-facial (minus the facial) glow you can achieve with K-beauty products and methods. The 7 skin method is no exception. It has a simple concept …
Is it true that exercise improves your sleep?
Whenever I had a reason not to exercise (injured wrist, holidays, exams), I found myself getting sleepier during the day. It took me a while to realise the correlation between pumping iron and my energy …
To all the women who have never orgasmed before
To all the women who have never orgasmed before (or just not with another person) – this one is for you. The best spin-off of the Lara Jean & Peter Kavinsky classic. One night I …
My top 5 favourite podcasts right now
Something I've been doing a lot lately is listening to podcasts. On the bus, tube; anywhere that gives me the opportunity to blank out the rest of the world. If you read this post, you'd …