Beauty, DIY

Crayon Lipsticks That Actually Work?!

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Hello everyone!

OK, I’m guessing that quite a number of you have tried the crayon lipstick. If your experience was anything like mine it probably went something like this: you were browsing through Pinterest one day when you spotted a pin that almost looked too good to be true. Lipsticks in any shade you like, all with the help of crayons and a little bit of coconut oil! What could possibly go wrong? Well, a dozen broken crayons and splashes of coconut oil later, I realised the answer to that question! For me, the result of my hard work was nothing short of disappointing; a goopy, slippery pseudo-lipgloss that smudged off almost as soon as I put it on! It definitely wasn’t what I was expecting, especially considering how good it looked in the photos.

However, I am incredibly pleased to tell you there is still hope!

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Beauty, Essays, feminism

Makeup is Sexist?!

Hey everyone!

How are you all going?

Now, there is no denying that I am a fairly shy person. Whenever there’s a discussion in one of my tutorials I tend to shrink into the background, even if I have an opinion that I desperately want to be heard. I guess I’m a little bit nervous of what people will think, which I know that I shouldn’t be. Everybody is allowed to have an opinion, no matter how ludicrous it might seem! However, there was one instance recently where, for some reason, I just couldn’t hold my tongue.

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