Mini Lush Haul

It isn’t often that I treat myself to this type of thing. My usual  hair-washing routine involves buying varying £1 Alberto Balsam shampoos, washing my face with soap and the occasional splash of bubble bath – and even that’s gone down the pan in my slightly grim student bathroom. Knowing my online spending splurges, it … Continue reading Mini Lush Haul

‘Food Porn’ vs ‘Clean Eating’: are they more similar than we really think?

In an age where food has perhaps never been so digitally in our faces, with 10-second videos of nutella-stacked-brownie-marshmallow-coated towers being viewable at our fingertips, one would think that food has never been so celebrated, so loved and so enjoyed. On the other end of the scale, there are hundreds upon hundreds of clean-eating blogs, … Continue reading ‘Food Porn’ vs ‘Clean Eating’: are they more similar than we really think?

Can ‘Hygge’ please die alongside all the other terrible things that happened in 2016?

‘Hygge.’ Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the Danish lifestyle craze of ‘well-being’ and coziness, which has spread through the UK quicker than you can say “pretentious.” People think some sort of phenomenon has surfaced, whereby the concept of ‘hygge’ has suddenly taught people how to light a candle or buy … Continue reading Can ‘Hygge’ please die alongside all the other terrible things that happened in 2016?