Category: Tips & Tricks

How much sleep do you need? Top tips for getting a good night’s sleep

Sleep is absolutely essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, having high energy levels and generally being able to think straight. So, how much sleep do you need? Blogging has sadly taken a back seat for me over the last few months. With moving house, gaining a new puppy and wedding planning taking over, it’s become […]

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5 Simple Steps That Made My Blog Grow

Blogging is a tough world. I get it. It’s incredibly hard to get noticed, full of long hours, and let’s face it, watching absolutely zilch happen to your stats is frustrating. I’ve recently been making a conscious effort to improve my stats and make my blog grow. Some changes have done sod all, niente, nothing – but others have truly worked. So, I’m here to help as many bloggers out by sharing what actually made my blog grow.

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5 Easy Ways to Personalise Your Blog (Helpful Screenshots Included!)

Let’s face it, blogging’s a competitive business. So how exactly can you stand out from the rest? By personalising your blog of course. Easy! It’s such a quick fix that makes a heck of a difference to readers first impressions. WordPress particularly offers loads of ways you can personalise your blog. Step away from the yucky generic […]

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Launch of ‘Get noticed: A blogger’s guide to standing out online’

One sec bloggers, let me just pull myself back down to Earth… I’m celebrating my little “win” moment over here. I am thrilled to introduce my brand new and exclusive free guide to you – Get noticed: A blogger’s guide to standing out online. Eeeek. I wanted to create something more than a blog post for you, […]

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5 Tips for Writing a Killer Blog Post Title

Coming up with a title for your blog post is probably one of the most over looked aspect of the entire writing process, because it’s so simple and people believe “anything will do”. Wrong. Your title must persuade readers in. With over 2 million posts being published daily, it’s important to make yours stand out, and […]

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Favourite Free Fonts For Bloggers | Clarina

I admit, I’m a little (a lot) obsessed when it comes to finding the perfect font to pair up with a blog post, and as a result have formed quite a collection. There are sooo many lovely ones out there, and loads are free! I’ve gathered together my favourite font freebies, as well as their direct links so you […]

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My Haircare Routine | How I Care For My Hair

I received the most lovely request in my email inbox a couple of weeks ago to write a post discussing everything I do to care for my hair; my routine, what products I like to use, how I grow it etc. etc. – a huge compliment considering I’m very lazy when it comes to hair. […]

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The Flawless Drugstore Base | Oily Skin

Cast yourselves back to my ‘How To Achieve A Flawless Base‘ video. You may have noticed that I used a few pricey products to create my typical daytime face. This routine is something I did most days, so as a result, I was getting through some rather luxurious products more quickly than I would have […]

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5 Tips to Speed Up Your Blog Writing Time

Let’s face it, we’ll all procrastinators sometimes. And when it comes to sitting down and writing a blog post, it’s easy get very distracted very quickly. I often find myself doing things that could be temporarily ignored such as answering the phone or responding to Facebook messages. And, fewer distractions often mean more free time. So, I’ve […]

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How To Take & Edit Your Blog Photographs | Blog Advice

It’s time for a brand spanking new piece of blog advice. Are you ready? But first onto a more important matter – dry January is over. I have officially been cleansed and detoxed; but could someone please pass me a large glass of white Chardonnay?  I’ve recently had a lot of comments on the quality of […]

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Top 10 Tips For Beginner Bloggers | Monthly Column

It’s very easy to become overwhelmed when you enter the blogging world. I’ve been a beauty blogger for almost a year and to start with I quickly realised I knew nothing about blogging, it’s been a huge learning curve. To help as many new bloggers as possible, i’ve put together a list of tips – stuff I wish I […]

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How To Write Your About Me Page

Are you stuck on creative ideas? Are you doing something wrong? There’s no way around it, you need to spend some serious time and energy on your about page, because it’s probably one of the most visited pages on your blog. I’ve gathered together some tips and tricks on how to really make your about me […]

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50 Most Popular Blogmas Post Ideas | Blog Advice

Happy December to you all. It’s officially the first day of Blogmas – yay! For those of you who don’t know, Blogmas begins at the start of December and goes for 25 days. Bloggers and Vloggers post at least once a day and every post is dedicated to, you guessed it, Christmas. I have 24 festive posts lined […]

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How To Grow Your Blog | Followers, Traffic & Stats

Hey everyone! Do you want to grow your blog? Are you looking for new ways to attract and retain more readers? Blogging is very popular and the amount of people doing it is forever increasing. That’s great, however, it means that it’s becoming harder and harder to get noticed. I’ve been blogging for almost a year, […]

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10 Reasons Why I Love Coconut Oil | Beauty

Good afternoon lovelies. This is my usual product of the week post but with a fruity twist. I wanted to include this product in my September Beauty Favourites, but I quickly realised that I have so much I want to say about it, so I am dedicating a whole post completely to why I love Coconut […]

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How To Deep Clean Your Makeup Brushes | Beauty Explained

Hey everyone! Cleaning our makeup brushes is one of those tasks that we all hate doing but we know that we should. There are a constant flow of ‘How I Clean My Makeup Brushes’ posts & videos flying around and I love seeing how people clean their brushes – but there are so many different […]

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15 Ways To Get More Traffic on your Blog | Monthly Column

Hey everyone! As you may already know, I was approached by Online Creators, an online magazine where selected bloggers write posts to be published on their site. I have started a monthly column, Blog Advice, where i’ll post an article based on the most asked blogging questions on the 5th of each month. I also […]

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My Blogging & YouTube Routine

Recently I decided to start a ‘Blog Advice’ series, on the 1st of every month i’ll post a fresh piece of blog advice in the hope that you can benefit from reading it – I love reading hints and tips on how I can improve my blog even more. Last months piece (50 Beauty Blog […]

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How To Achieve a Flawless Matte Base | Oily Skin

I am so excited for this video because it’s so bloody satisfying to watch! This video is for the oily skinned people, as blessed and cursed that we are. I have spent far too long walking around like a greasy monster so today I am passing over all of my advice on how you can achieve a […]

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