Getting Energized for Revision the Natural Way with Lean Greens

Getting Energized for Revision the Natural Way …

But when it comes to drinks, sometimes I need more than water. It’s so important to keep hydrated when studying to keep your brain functioning. But it does very little to boost your energy. I’m a caffeine fiend, but like sugar, the crash is real. I need something more natural to give me an energy boost. And the healthy drink I’ve been loving lately is Lean Greens.

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Review: Organic Shop Haircare

Review: Organic Shop Haircare

My hair is poker straight, often gets greasy really quickly, and is now at the length where it constantly feels in the way. I need a shampoo that’s light, non oily, and sulphate free is always a bonus. So when Organic Shop sent me some products to try I jumped!

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A Little Update – Where I’ve Been

A Little Update – Where I’ve Been

Those eagle-eyed among you may have noticed it’s been about a month since I last uploaded anything. Circumstances really forced me to take a break from blogging, and if you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you’ll know my deadlines from University piled up and I struggled to keep on top of it. Prioritizing meant that I had to shelve the blog for a bit. Following the end of this university term, I also took a trip home, and then a week off from everything. And getting back into it has been a little hard!

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The Sweet Smell of Rituals Home

The Sweet Smell of Rituals Home

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by the lovely Sara, owner of Rituals Home. Rituals Home is a small brand that focuses on creating holistic aromatherapy blends, carefully selected for certain moods and states. Sara not only creates products that smell incredible, but also keeps it natural and cruelty free. All of her products are organic, vegan, eco-friendly and made from ingredients sourced sustainably. Honestly, you can’t go wrong! Even her packaging is all recycled!

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High Coverage Concealer – Kat Von D Lock it vs. Tarte Shape Tape

High Coverage Concealer – Kat Von D Lock …

At the beginning of January, I decided that one of my New Years Goals was to combat my dark circle problem, so I invested in 2 of the most hyped up, high coverage concealers I’d seen; the Tarte Shape Tape Concealer, and the Kat Von D Lock it Concealer. I’ve spoken already about how much I love Shape Tape, and after I run out I will definitely be investing in that one again. Having tossed aside the Lock It Concealer as soon as the Shape Tape arrived, I’m definitely trying to pick it up again a little more. Both of these concealers have done their job, but which is more worth investing your hard earned money into?

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What No One Tells You About Getting a Ragdoll Cat

What No One Tells You About Getting …

I do highly recommend ragdolls if you’re thinking about getting a cat, I’m not going to lie. They are crazy affectionate, beautiful, and very charismatic. They’re more puppy like than cat like, and very rewarding pets to have. But whilst these may sound like cats that are too good to be true, there are a lot of drawbacks to having a small life to take care of. Whilst writing this post, I’m actually going through the motions of seeing if I can get a second ragdoll, a boy cat this time around. But I still only have Peggy right now.

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My Master’s Applications – My Journey

My Master’s Applications – My Journey

About this time last year, I started looking at masters programs to get a better idea of which ones I wanted to do. This term alone, I planned to apply to about 8 masters programs. I’ve ended up applying to 2. My priorities have changed, and I needed to start thinking practically.

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My Journey Into Feminism

My Journey Into Feminism

I identify as a feminist, but have I always thought that way? No actually, I haven’t. Only in the past 2 years have I really been smart enough to open my eyes and see beyond my own mind. And also realise that some of the crap I had been putting up with was an issue that my lack of awareness had caused me to tune out.

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Instagram – Focusing on the Positive

Instagram – Focusing on the Positive

So when it all seems hopeless, and like you’re not going anywhere, are there any positives to Instagram? There’s thousands of blog posts claiming there aren’t. There’s also thousands boasting some odd tactics to grow your account (the follow/unfollow game is strong in a lot of them…). After a period of being suspicious of everyone on Instagram, I’ve finally relaxed. Yeah, bots are still thing, as are people utilising fake comments and the follow/unfollow technique to grow. But I’ve learned to ignore the bad, immerse myself in content creation, and now I spend more time on Instagram than any other platform!

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Let’s Talk: Fake Blogging Engagement

Let’s Talk: Fake Blogging Engagement

There’s something going on in the blogosphere that I know isn’t new. But what with Instagram’s algorithm, YouTube altering it’s partner program to the detriment of smaller influencers, and a lot of negativity surrounding working with brands right now, drawing people to your blog has become more important that ever. And some tactics have been dragged to the forefront. Now, whilst some tactics might be described by some as ‘Shady’, I’m gonna go down a different route and put a very opinionated spin on them. These tactics are, quite frankly, stupid. And whilst I debated trying to put a more positive spin on this, I have something to say. Sometimes, after all, honesty is the best policy.

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