Before things went a little bit mental and everyone started going to ground with fifty packs of bog roll, I had a little shake-up of my makeup bag. Anticipating warmer weather and more time spent outdoors on the horizon (ha ha), I decided to switch out a few products and repurchase some old favourites ahead of spring.
Best of the Decade: Beauty and Skincare
Tell you what, I couldn’t quite get my head around how long a decade is or feels like until I sat down to write this post. Just looking at the contents of my makeup bag now compared to what they looked like ten years ago really drummed home just how much time has passed, and how much my habits have changed during it. How much I’ve changed! Or haven’t, in some cases…
My Anti-Aging Starter Kit
The whole anti-aging game has always felt a little “Death Becomes Her” to me (Remember that movie? One of my all time faves!). Isn’t it all just really, really expensive snake oil, and in the end a bit… pointless? I’m not afraid of wrinkles – aging is a privilege, after all – but I wouldn’t mind holding off the effects for just a little while longer. So over the past six months or so I’ve been swotting up on the ingredients of various anti-aging products and learning a little bit about what they claim to do, and then picked some inexpensive but highly-rated products from the pool to slip into my daily skin routine.
Is it too late for a summery holiday beauty post? I mean, I’m well aware that we’re technically in Autumn now and that traditionally by now most of us have stashed away our suitcases for another year… but actually, I think more and more of us are jetting off in search of some sunshine all year around – and more and more of us have that dash-bag of travel-friendly beauty miniatures ready to go…
When do you feel that you look most like yourself?