I’m not the most faithful of creatures when it comes to skincare and typically flit between different brands, as I find that most do one thing really well but rarely deliver across all categories. And when I find something that I love, that works and that doesn’t give me a nasty reaction (my skin’s uber sensitive) I stick to it, because who needs a breakout? But I’ve thrown caution to the wind with Drunk Elephant after being sucked in by the online frenzy and the cult following that it’s inspired and thought that I’d give it a whirl and review… View Post

So, two months into adopting a plant-based diet and all is going swimmingly well; hurrah!  I really feel like I’ve found my planning and cooking groove and genuinely look forward to every meal and thinking about what combination of wholefood loveliness that I can concoct.  So, for those of you who might be earlier on in your journey, I thought that I’d share what’s working for me and the great results that I’m enjoying, to help motivate you through those challenging first few weeks. Here are 6 great benefits of a vegan diet: A love of food..! I’m enjoying food… View Post

A hot summer. A shocking murder. A town of secrets, waiting to explode.  That’s the premise of this thriller and it well and truly sucked me in from the first few paragraphs which is the litmus test of any prospective page-turner isn’t it?!  It’s an interesting and well written debut from Aussie crime writer Sarah Bailey, effectively told through the perspective of a female detective, who is quite the complex character; Detective Sergeant Gemma Woodstock is struggling with her relationship with the father of her child, having an affair with a colleague and clearly holding onto grief and events from… View Post

I was so not in need of another bronzer when I stumbled across the Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Serum. I have several in my collection that are almost brand-new despite being well used and abused, as bronzer is a key part of my daily makeup routine. Despite keeping it simple most days – I’m a freelance copywriter so work from home most days – I still reach for a handful of things to make sure that I look vaguely alive; mascara to open up my tired, hooded eyes; SPF as I live in Sydney; a tinted moisturiser to even… View Post