Translators Increasingly Choose the Freelance Lifestyle and Here’s why

Freelancing has become a dominant force on the job market. Professionals from around the world choose to work independently without having to worry about corporate bureaucracy. Translators and writers are among the most popular freelancing professions rivaling only design and programming. But why do translators choose the freelance lifestyle more and more as the time goes on? Flexible working hours One of…

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MY GUIDE TO BECOMING A MAKEUP PRO

It seems makeup is all over the place lately. Not only do we watch TV adverts showing us how we can create a flawless look, there’s Pinterest and Instagram to make us feel inadequate when it comes to our makeup skills. Some of the looks on there are insane! Even more so when you realise the hashtag ‘no filter’ has been used…

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WELCOME TO THE WORLD THEO

  It is with so much love in my heart that I’m really pleased to annouce (at last!) the birth of our little son, Theodore Athow-Frost – or Theo for short. Documenting my pregnancy on this blog has really helped me to process and share the journey, from all my uncertainties and fears when that little blue line first showed up ona …

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REVIEW: L’OREAL TRUE MATCH GENIUS

Foundations are a bit like buses. None for ages, then loads seem to come out at once that you want to try. A couple of weeks after finding my new holy grail foundation (which you can read about here), there was a new launch at the other end of the market that caught my eye. I haven’t actually used a L’Oreal foundation…

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STEALING BEAUTY: NSPA SKIN GLOW MUD MASK & OXYGEN BOOSTING TREATMENT

When it comes to great quality, low cost make-up, we’ve really been spoilt lately. Several brilliant brands have emerged offering quality formulas to rival luxury labels at very low prices. But skincare? That still seems to be mainly a case of you get what you pay for. There aren’t as many great budget brands making inroads into the skincare market, mainly because…

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SEPTEMBER ‘BIRCHDAY’ BIRCHBOX REVIEW

I haven’t been in the beauty subscription box game for quite a few months now. After signing up with Birchbox, and then Glossybox for a couple of years, I’d begun to feel a bit disillusioned. It seemed like I kept seeing the same few products come round, and nothing was really wowing me. The love had gone out of it. My drawers…

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TOO FACED BORN THIS WAY FOUNDATION REVIEW – A NEW HOLY GRAIL FOR SKIN?

Sometimes, just sometimes, a product comes along that is oh-so-perfect, and special, and GENIUS that it makes the sun seem to shine brighter, the birds sing louder and reminds me just why I’m so obsessed with make-up in the first place. So I think you can already tell that my review of Too Faced Born This Way foundation is going to be…

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LIFE, LATELY AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2015

Well hello there! I skipped my usual ‘Life, Lately’ post for August – the month seemed to run out before I was ready for it – and although we’re not far into September, I’m going to post now about the month so far. It’s been a very strange few weeks. As you might have noticed from me mentioning it IN EVERY POST,…

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FOTD: WEDDING GUEST MAKEUP WITH NEUTRAL SMOKY EYE

Well, its been a while since I shared a Face of the Day on here, mainly because my daily make-up tends to be pretty much the same most days, and I haven’t had a night out since I got pregnant, so there hasn’t been much incentive to mix it up. This weekend was my sister in law’s wedding –  you can see…

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OOTD: PREGNANT WEDDING GUEST FT ASOS MATERNITY

Outfit of the day posts have been pretty much non-existent since I became pregnant – mainly because I’ve been basically living out of the same few pairs of maternity leggings, loose vest tops and stretchy dresses for the past few months! I’ve also been staying home much more, so there hasn’t really been much occasion to dress up. This weekend was my…

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