Favourites; Blackhead Popper!

In another life I think that I would have really enjoyed being a dermatologist. Specifically a professional pimple popper. But as I have already outstayed my welcome as a student, rather than 6 more years study, I get my kicks from popping my own pimples. You can purchase blackhead poppers from any basic beauty store, and they are the best […]

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Assumptions about me…

A few weeks ago, I set up a question poll on Instagram and asked people to state their assumptions about me and/or my PhD journey….   “Your PhD journey feels like a duck on a pond. Calm to the eye, frantic below the surface” This is 100% true. I know that the person who wrote this also has a PhD, […]

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My Favourites; THE ordinary peel

I have shared my love for The Ordinary Skincare previously on this blog. The products are cruelty free, very affordable, and effective! For that reason, I have had my eye on the AHA30% +BHA 2% peel ever since I saw it on…. TikTok (obviously an incredible reputable source). It was hard to get my Aussie hands on the product but […]

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How to grow a #PhDlife Instagram

I recently hit 10k followers on Instagram, which is something I honestly never thought would happen. I started this blog and the accompanying Instagram four years ago- and wow has it grown. Whilst ‘followers’ on Instagram and views on the blog are superficial to many, to me it is humbling to know people engage with my content.  I wanted to […]

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