Self-care

  • Here we go again: Coping with the Christmas lockdown

    Here we go again. Another lockdown, another torrent of emotions. Sadness. Frustration. Anxiety. As if this year hasn’t been draining enough, the tail end of 2020 saw many of us entering a new “tier” of lockdown restrictions which – to top it all off – covers the Christmas period. While it was clear that the […]

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  • World Mental Health Day 2020: My story

    On this day two years ago, I shared an Instagram post revealing that I’ve encountered various kinds of mental health issues in the past, but I intentionally did not delve any deeper. Why? Because, even though I’ve been in a much better place than I ever was for the past two-to-three years, I still felt […]

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  • Caroline Hirons Summer Kit: My favourites so far

    A few weeks back, I wrote a blog post that expanded on why I’m now so into skincare after having an almost unhealthy relationship with my skin for so long. If you haven’t read said post, in sum: I have suffered from excoriation (skin-picking) disorder for over a decade now however, after developing an interest […]

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  • Why I’m now so into skincare

    Of late, I’ve begun to develop an ever-growing interest in skincare. It all started soon after I listened to the delightful Life and Lipstick Podcast hosted by fabulous makeup artists Lisa Potter-Dixon and Hannah Martin and, as I unfold in my blog about how this podcast encouraged me to reflect on my own makeup influences, […]

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