Living with Alopecia

I have never been blessed with a nice, thick head of hair. I’ve tried dozens of styles to make it appear thicker. From shorter styles to choppy layers, one thing I never expected was that at 16, I would start to find my hair falling out fast. Was I sick? What was wrong with me? I had alopecia areata.

Continue reading for my hair story…

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My go-to Foundation: Estee Lauder Doublewear

I’ve probably been using this particular foundation for about 5 years now. The problem is, since I’ve got older, along with spending the last year in a pandemic, I don’t make anywhere near as much effort with my beauty regime as I used to. I’ll still apply my holy grail Cocoa Brown (read the review here) tan every Thursday, but before and after then, sometimes I just can’t face slapping on the instant tan to keep me looking half-alive.

Therefore I’ve had to introduce an array of shades into my base makeup depending on how I’m feeling that week. It may seem expensive to invest in at £30 a pop, but it does become cheaper long-term as I’m not continuously nailing the same one each day.

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