Stop buying clothes and not wearing them.Start only buying and wearing clothes I love. There are SO MANY REASONS I need to stop doing this. It’s neither economical nor environmentally friendly to keep buying clothes and not wearing them.Read More »
You don’t necessarily need to buy a whole new wardrobe to accommodate pregnancy and breastfeeding, nor do you need to buy maternity or nursing specific clothing. There are many different ways you can use regular clothes throughout these phases of your life.Read More »
I’ve noticed quite a few posts in my newsfeed lately declaring that hairy armpits is a new “trend”. A “trend” that seems to be bothering more than a few people.
Here’s the thing though - allowing body hair to grow wherever it grows naturally is not a trend - shaving it off is.
We can learn some powerful lessons from the people who truly love us. When you love someone unreservedly, and you trust them completely - you can allow them to show you how they see you.
What have you learnt from those who love you? This is how I learned that I am beautiful. It took me a while.
I don’t want to shave my legs. I’m sort of proud that I managed to go over a month without shaving my legs.
Last time I shaved my legs was before Christmas and yesterday I caved and did it. It’s this bizarre inner battle. It’s a life time of social conditioning that ladies legs must be smooth and silky at all times.
It was 1915 when Gillette first introduced a razor for women- but it wasn’t even close to the first time that women were encouraged to remove body hair. Centuries before, the Egyptians and the ladies of the Roman Empire were using all manner of methods and concoctions to rid themselves of body hair. Later on, the French, too, became known for a hair-free look. The Tudors of England took it to new extremes with hairline plucking to enhance the brow. Traditionally, it seems to have been the province of the wealthy and was often regarded as a sign of being high-class.Read More »
No Poo in My Hair… Finally got my hair cut today! Not as much for the little one to grab! Also got my new Didymos baby wrap… cute, huh? ‘You use WHAT to wash your hair!?’ my hair dresser barked at me today. ’Yes,’ I replied, ‘I use baking …Read More »