3 killer Halloween beauty looks

Looking for some Halloween inspo? Always. Here are some of this year’s most popular looks and how you can achieve them, even if you’re not a trained makeup artist (because who is?).

1. Pop art

Take your inspiration from pop artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein to create this not-so-scary Halloween look. The great thing about this look is that you can use products that you probably already own, and even if you don’t, they won’t be too expensive to buy. You’ll need

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How I prep for a blog photo shoot

Blog photography is one of those things that look effortless and gorgeous when they’re done right and is something that I’m always striving to improve. I’m not the biggest fan of my own photography a lot of the time and I’m not great at teaching myself new skills. So I think it’s just something I need to put the effort in to improve myself. If anyone has any tips posts on photography for the Olympus Pen ELP7, please hook me up in the comments!

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What I spend in a week #3

Spending and budgeting are probably one of my most talked about subjects. I’ve always been careful with money so love to dole out (lectures) advice where I can and I always monitor my monthly spending. I did a little Twitter poll last week all about spending diaries and I haven’t done one for a few months so I thought it was about time. I love reading these posts on Refinery29 because I’m super nosy and just love to see what people spend their money on!

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3 ways to find the perfect underwear

For a lot of us looking good is important and it can really affect your day to day confidence. When you’re comfortable with what you are wearing your confidence shines through, that’s what I think! We take care to choose outfits we love all the time, right? But, one thing many of us forget to do is to buy the right underwear to go with the sassy outfits that we buy! How many makeover shows have you seen where they kick off with the right knickers first and it’s like magic, everything looks awesome? It’s so true how we need to start with great foundations.

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4 of my favourite simple autumn things

Autumn is officially here, rejoice with the leaf emojis, hot chocolates and Christmas lists. Yes. Here are 4 basic bish things that I love about autumn.

1. Buying and wearing knitwear

You might have caught my fave new knit over on Instagram that came from my 9 fave AW season knitwear pics post. The ASOS babe that has the perfect slouch, a lovely high neck and a cosy autumnal colour. Knitwear, jumpers, sweater weather, whatever you want to call it, buying and wearing cosy pieces are one of the best things about autumn. I haven’t yet got all of my really thick knits out of storage yet but I tell ya, it’s coming soon.

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3 cookbooks perfect for cosy recipes

I love to cook but I think a lot of people are surprised when I say this. Not sure why, maybe I just don’t look like someone who loves to cook? Baking is another thing entirely and I pretty much have only 2 recipes that I can bake but I like to think I’m *quite* a good cook. Nothing ever looks Masterchef refined but I reckon most stuff tastes pretty good. Here are three of my fave cosy cookbooks that I’ve got back out or recently picked up because autumn is the perfect time for comforting recipes.

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3 ways to deal with a sports injury

I wanted to call this blog post ‘how to deal with a sports injury without losing your mind’ but I thought it was probably a bit of a harsh way to put it and it might offend. But, in reality, it’s the truth. Not being able to do something that you always do and love can really affect your mental health, your wellbeing and your happiness. Here’s three things that I’m trying to do myself at the moment to deal with my own injury.

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Why having a style comfort zone is all good

Comfort zones are the one thing that a lot of people try to avoid. Do something everyday that scares you, get out of your comfort zone, blah. We hear it everyday don’t we? Well obviously doing this is amazing and it’s good for you but there’s something to be said about having a comfort zone.

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3 ways getting involved in charity can boost your confidence

When it comes to charity projects, there are a whole host of fulfilling and amazing opportunities for you choose from. If you can spare some time for a worthwhile cause, you should definitely consider signing up to help someone. Apart from making a huge difference to others, you could also find that you’re able to improve yourself as a person – especially where your confidence is concerned.

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