Being Disabled: Healthcare and Gender

{This series is based on my personal experiences re. living with disability, in my case Chiari & Intracranial Hypertension with Migraine & assorted comorbid unpleasantness, that has kept me housebound for several years.) If you've ever alluded to holding feminist beliefs or mentioned gender biases in our society on social media, you'll know that there… Continue reading Being Disabled: Healthcare and Gender

Suddenly I Care About Hand Cream

Until recently, I never gave hand cream much thought. I always had a tube lurking somewhere, usually something that had come as part of a gift set, but I never reached for it. My hands got moisturised as a happy byproduct of me applying body lotion or body butter, but they never had their own… Continue reading Suddenly I Care About Hand Cream

The Lip Balm Files – Laneige Lip Mask and Lip Glowy Balm

~ This series consists, unsurprisingly, of product reviews of lip balms, masks and treatments. None of these posts are sponsored. ~ When your life is turned upside down by disability, you find yourself missing a range of things, big and small, from your old life. One of the little things I miss is doing my… Continue reading The Lip Balm Files – Laneige Lip Mask and Lip Glowy Balm

Product Review: Estée Lauder DayWear Matte Gel Creme

'You get what you pay for' is a divisive sentiment, for good reason. Regarding skincare, it's a glorious fact that there are plenty of affordable products on the market that will perform well without making you want to cry as you're handing over your card/confirming your PayPal payment. It is also true that some products… Continue reading Product Review: Estée Lauder DayWear Matte Gel Creme

The Lip Balm Files: Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Colour Replenish Lip Balm

~ This series consists, unsurprisingly, of product reviews of lip balms, masks and treatments. None of these posts are sponsored. ~ There was a time when lip balms were of little interest to me; I’d own a couple for use in winter and never paid more than the price of a Body Shop Born Lippy… Continue reading The Lip Balm Files: Estée Lauder Pure Colour Envy Colour Replenish Lip Balm