CUP NOODLES

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I don’t know if it’s my recent obsession with Korean TV dramas or return to student life that has seen me embrace cup noodles again but here I am 5 sachets and a kettle full of water eating the definition of empty calories. Its easy, its fast, it’s cheap and spicy which shamefully takes precedence over health about once a week. Unfortunately I don’t live in an area which has embraced this love like I have so my options are rather limited. Today’s offering to the junk food gods it curry laksa “with dry tofu and vegetables”. I won’t lie, it was tasty but I feel the regret already despite retaining the skill of being able to eat this thing without splashing the soup all over my laptop.

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BLORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK?

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When my mum told me BLORANGE was the new hair trend a few weeks ago, I thought she had comically misheard like she does with Kanye song lyrics. Considering “Gigi Hadid’s blorange hair” made the news today, it appears I was mistaken. I’m envious of what in most instances looks more like a vibrant strawberry blonde, because I have pitch black hair. The versions that look more like an actual blood orange, I’m a bit more dubious about. My ethos with hair is if you love it and its reasonably achievable, try it. Hair grows back. Isn’t the more pertinent question “why is Gigi’s new hair style in the news?Continue reading

LES CHAMPINIONS

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I learnt something new on holidays. Apparently mushrooms are a big this in cosmetics. Who would have thought staying at a mushroom farm would have yielded more than delicious food? Known for their phenolic compounds that combat skin ageing , hyperpigmentation, and inflammation, they are not just “meat for vegetarians” but probably in any of your creams that “evens skin tone“,”hydrates” or “repairs“. If you’re curious, there a little list of 13 examples over here.

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