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Too Fat For Love

Fat girls are not meant to find love. Romance is for skinny, pretty (usually white) girls. Look at any ‘chick flick’ or romcom since the beginning of time and it is always the conventionally beautiful, popular girl who manages to secure ‘the one’. Fat girls are either the best friend or the loser (often times…

S/S 19 What’s Trending?

With the glimpse of summer we just experienced in the UK (in the middle of February may I add), it got us all wishful thinking about the coming months and pondering over how our summer wardrobes will be looking this year. So which looks are going to triumph this Spring/Summer? Scroll down to suss out…

Too Fat for Exercise

Something monumental has happened in my life. I just joined the gym. This may not seem like a monumental life goal, but as someone who has an extremely difficult relationship with exercise, this is a big deal. Since about the age of 18, I’ve made a string of attempts to be committed to exercise, and…

Too Fat For Fashion

TOO FAT FOR FASHION?   The women’s plus size market is estimated to be worth £4.7 billion (Channel 5). There was a time when curve brands were seen as frumpy and uncool, and it would be taboo to admit you shopped at one. Times have changed in the wake of a growing body positive movement,…

Prick Advisor: The Trip Advisor for the Dating World

I recently came across a meme on Instagram about the existence of a girls-only Facebook group, dedicated to warning other girls about "pricks" in their area and online.  It appeared as though someone had finally realised that we needed a review system in place for human beings, especially in the world of online dating where…

Being Black And Muslim

A poem by Hodan Khalif @sprinklesofblack Being black and muslim, Is more than the media labeling my brother a thug for his skin, And my sister a terrorist for the scarf around her head, It is more than my mother’s prayer every time we leave home and the relief that flashes in her eyes when…

GALENTINES Gift edit.

Who said valentines was for those who have a partner? We've rounded up some of our favourite galentines gifts so you can treat yourself.   Too Faced - Melted matte long wear lipstick - £19 This matte red lipstick is the perfect winter shade, plus who doesn't love a red lip, this last all day…

Weekly Favourites – Topshop

This post includes affiliate links, all the of the products in this post are selected by myself.   Topshop Boiler Suit - £59 Boiler suits are this seasons easy to go trend, pair your boiler suit with chunky trainers for a streetwear look, for a high dressing option add some low court heels. Finish the…

Looking for an easy skin routine? Look no further

The Ordinary Mandelic Acid - 10% + HA - £5.50  Using acids on the skin can help loosen skin cells, while brightening the skin and unblocking the pores to prevent break outs. Acids are great for people who suffer with acne, and can be added to your daily moisturiser to make the application less harsh…

FIVE beauty products to see you through winter.

Aesop Immediate Moisture Facial Hydrosol - £15  This is a refreshing Rose Petal-infused misting hydrator to refresh and revive skin and senses in the home, office or at altitude. Perfect when you suffer with dry skin that needs a pick me up throughout the day to keep its moisturised and hydrated. When working in humid…

LONDON FASHION WEEK MENSWEAR: Street Style

We've rounded up ten of the best looks seen at London Fashion Week, Menswear. Layers are key this season, with teddy coats and oversized hoodies taking the spot light. Key Looks : Oversized denim with Nikes, Bomber Jackets, Mens clutch bags, Rings, Leather Pants, Suiting, Oversized cargo styling, Track Pants.          …

Taking a look back at the best TRENDS of 2018.

Logo revival This year we saw sportswear take the lead in fashion , people were swapping more outerwear styles for relaxed sportswear looks, the great thing about this trend is that its gender fluid, big vintage brands had their time to step back in and take over. Brands like Champion, Kappa, and Ellesse were seen…

January Blues? Nah, January Sales!

The holidays are a time to visit loved ones, eat your body weight in food, and enjoy the cosy winter nights. I'm still enjoying all of these things so I'm not quite ready to brave the high-street. Instead, I will remain in my lounge wear, tuck in to a Terrys Chocolate Orange, and do a…

A quick look back at 2018.

As the New Year, is nearly upon us I thought I would give you guys a quick round up of some of my favourite looks from 2018, it's been a super busy year and I cant wait for what 2019 has to offer. Hopefully many more sick looks, and healthy times. …

The Pink Gift Guide : No.2

Back today to give you guys some more gift inspo! This edit is all things pretty and pink. If you're struggling for ideas on gifts this holiday season then you've come to the right place! As well as beautiful products from the usual high-street suspects, there are also a few personable and unique gifts from…

The Blue Gift Guide : No.1

If you're struggling for ideas on gifts this holiday season then you've come to the right place! As well as beautiful products from the usual high-street suspects, there are also a few personable and unique gifts from independent retailers (it's important to support small businesses especially at this time of year!) Expect a gift guide…

Stop Romanticizing Abuse – by Hodan Khalif

@sprinklesofblack He loves me. I promise he loves me. In fact, his love for me is so deep he feels the need to draw marks on my body as evidence. He called my body a canvas and his fist the paint brush. His paint was the alcohol that gave him power to love me like…