It’s been 11 weeks since I left my Times Square office, got the subway back to my apartment, and stayed here. It’s been 77 days quarantining in my downtown New York abode, working from home with no human contact ever since my roommate left to escape the city. Back in February, I watched a video… Read More Quarantining Alone in Manhattan
I am ALWAYS trying new beauty products, but some rarely stick. This list below is the top 10 products and tools I’ve tried over the past six or seven months, which have really, really impressed me. And I don’t say that lightly. I avoided writing a big spiel for each item, but trust me on… Read More 10 New Beauty Finds I Can’t Imagine Life Without (Not Sponsored)
The Ordinary Foundation Deciem launched two different foundations (a lightweight serum and a full coverage foundation) and they were sold out in minutes. At one point, you couldn’t actually get your hands on any of them. Sounds promising, right? I hadn’t ever tried Deciem products, but after working in the beauty industry for 7 years,… Read More 5 Disappointing Beauty Products of 2019
Each year that I am away from home, and everything I’ve ever known, is new. It brings a new experience, new lessons, and new loves. I moved from Dublin to New York City on November 5th, 2016. A full year prior I had called USIT in the carpark of my home gym asking what I would need to… Read More Celebrating Three Years in NYC: At Home In Manhattan?
I bought a couple of new foundations this summer, which is unlike me. I tend to use what I have but I got bitten by the bug that is Sephora. Anyway, each foundation is completely different and I thought it would be helpful to round ’em all up and share them with you to maybe… Read More Review: 4 Foundations I’ve Tried This Summer
The Belle Brush This new, hair-loving brush, was made in Ireland by Nancy Belle. The brush is made from soft, nylon bristles that don’t pull on your hair when brushing through the tangles. There are multiple layers of bristles and the brush is ventilated for blowdrying and curved for comfort. It just feels so good on… Read More 5 Game-Changing Body Products
I wish I didn’t have to refer to the podcast as a ‘passion project’ (because that’s all I’m hearing nowadays) but that is truly what it is for me. I’ve been thinking about this a year, and actually doing something about it for the past 10 months. The tiny bits and pieces it takes to… Read More I’ve Launched a Podcast!!
If you have been following me on Instagram (and if you haven’t nows a good time to start!), you’ll know I’m pretty much OBSESSED with my BHA. Paula’s Choice SKIN PERFECTING 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant, to be precise. So you want to know why… I will tell you, but first let me tell you about… Read More The Skincare Product That Changed Everything (Not Sponsored)
During a flying visit to Manhattan, my Mam – a psychotherapist specializing in anxiety – answered a Q+A on my Instagram stories, helping you with anxiety/panic attack related queries. After the surge of DM’s, my Mam also shared these easy to read books that she recommends for those of you hoping to understand and take… Read More A Real-Life Psychotherapist (my Mam) Recommends These Anxiety Self-Help Books
You may have read once or twice on my blog or social media that I have suffered badly with ongoing acne. I had been on and off antibiotics and prescribed treatments for my acne. Also, I work in skincare, so I have all the products and ingredients around me, all the expert advice and still,… Read More The Natural Supplement That Cleared My Acne For Good