Earlier this week, the much beloved (and marketing genius) beauty brand, Glossier, dropped a new product: a toner. The toner (ominously called ‘Solution’) looks great and the marketing surrounding it is pretty appealing too.… Read More The Solution vs The Tonic: Ingredient showdown
Despite being a fresh faced (or, rather, baby faced) 23 year old, I think about anti aging a lot. It is not a priority of my skin, I have an oily spotty complexion which does take a lot of my skincare time, but it is something I find myself considering more and more. It’s something… Read More End of (anti) ageing and the new era of beauty
Working in East London means I have a front page pass to the mecca of hipsterdom. The markers are all there- the rampant gentrification, the coffee shops that all reek of faux industrialism and endless efforts to be ‘unique’ while being all the same, and the weird independent shops that seem to only sell five… Read More AirSpace en Mode: a stylistic indicator of gentrification and the dominance of Silicon ways of working
American Vandal is a relatively straight forward pitch: a satirical take on true crime documentaries following a high school senior who is suspended and facing jail time for spray painting 27 dicks onto teachers’ cars and a sophomore/wannabe-documentarian who wants to undercover the truth of who actually did it. Aside from being genuinely funny, the… Read More Guilty until proven innocent- Objectivity and seeking ‘the truth’ in American Vandal
Another year rolls by, autumn shudders in, and leaves begin to fall. But who cares about all that beauty, when the BFI London Film Festival is one day closer! The London film festival has been going since 1953, showing a range of films from the big budget critical darlings, to short films you’ve never heard… Read More BFI London Film Festival- My Picks
Instead of being attacked or sent to the sidelines, the iconic cinematic icy blonde takes centre stage with Charlize Theron’s latest role in Atomic Blonde. In the film, the actress plays Lorraine, an M15 agent sent to Berlin pre-wall-fall to recover a vital document. It’s bloody, it’s brutal, and it’s sole focus is the cool… Read More Bringing the bang back to the blonde- Atomic Blonde and the Hitchcock blonde
Dunkirk, the mere mention of this name bring forth only imaginable horrors placed in our minds from countless school lessons, echoed with yearly documentaries that only add to the horror. Christopher Nolan brings these horror to the big screen (or the really big screen, if you watch it on IMAX) with his latest epic, Dunkirk.