5 Tips for starting a side-biz in your 20’s

There’s something about a new year that gets you thinking about what you’d like to achieve. For some, the idea of creating something is exciting. For others, wanting to get the hell out of their job is the driving force. And for a lot? Well, maybe you’re not 100% sure, but you know you want something more. Fair enough, I’ve been there with all three. So who the hell am I? I’d say I’ve definitely been a bit of a ‘side-hustler’ in my 20’s. I started this blog 7 years ago, I’ve done freelance content marketing on the side for the last 8 years, and then in 2018 I started and successfully ran my first product-based business, Lucky Girl. My side-businesses have gone from pocket-money, to full time income for one (with the other two still on the side), and the intention that my passions will pay for my wedding next year. Cool, eh?!…

How to wear bold hair + my best hair dying tips

I’ve been all colours under the rainbow (seriously) over the years, and although I get so many compliments on my hair, it’s often followed up by “… But I couldn’t pull that off”. Well Babe, I’m here to tell you that hell yeah you can!! Here are my top tips for pulling off bold hair (even as an introvert), along with my best home hair-dying hacks… Sure, you’ve gotta have guts to dye your hair a non-natural colour, but YOLO really is a valid life motto here. I went with a root fade using the Clairol Colour Crave range (buy from Countdown or The Warehouse), and found it really easy to blend. If you’re not sure what colour will suit you, lavender is a solid shade for any skin tone and colour.  My overall impression of the Clairol Colour Crave range (and I’ve tried them all) is positive. There’s a…

VIDEO: New in beauty – June ’18

June is over and done with, and I feel like we hardly touched the ground. How is this year flying by so fast?! We’ve got some haircare for blondies, skincare for hydration, and a little bit of do-good in between. If you’re wanting my honest first impressions on items I think you should have on your radar, watch this… Featuring: Tender Love + Carry Crystal Box in Blush Simply Essential Makeup Brushes Toni & Guy Purple Shampoo & Purple Conditioner L’Occitane Aqua Reotier skincare range Victor & Rolf Flowerbomb Nectar EDP Arbonne RE9 Advanced Prepwork Soft Focus Veil Broad Spectrum Arbonne RE9 Advanced Prepwork Gel Eye Masks Thankyou Botanical Hand Wash & Hand Lotion Thankyou Coffee Body Scrub Thankyou Body Wash

15 Ways to motivate yourself to success

You clicked on this post for a reason, and it’s been written with yourself in mind. So to start with, a little about me. This year I’ve become an expert life juggler, taking on double my workload (including starting a small business from scratch), and still maintaining a house, a relationship, and enough sleep to get me through… JUST! Motivation was and continues to be the #1 driver to keep me going, and at times I’ve had to find it in some weird places. I know I’m not the only one that needs this, so I teamed up with L’Occitane to deliver my tried and tested top tips for motivating yourself to success. Success is something I’m super thirsty for, so if you are too, check it out… 15 Ways to motivate yourself to success 1* Get your space looking good: Whatever conditions work best for you, make your space…