Author Archives: Dempeaux

ASOS Supersoft Skinny Jeans in Indigo

These jeans just arrived in my letterbox and I’m already considering a second pair. They don’t look very special in the photo above, but they fit really well. The denim is thin and comfortable, but still very flattering. Instant butt … Continue reading

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Currently Coveting…

I’m currently procrasti-marking, so I’m taking the opportunity to revist things online that have caught my eye this week. These great heels from Melissa: This dress from Joypop Vintage: and this one too: I’m also loving this pyjama set from … Continue reading

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Getting Zohara Tights in Australia

So one day, I came across this photo… …and so began a great e-journey to discover how I could purchase them and make them my own. I discovered that these tights (“art on tights”) were a product of the fabulous … Continue reading

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An Update

I don’t know if anyone still reads this or not, but for some reason I felt in the mood to post an update on here. So what have I been doing? First, I’ve officially graduated with a PhD. Brilliant. That … Continue reading

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What I Eat

When I wrote this post about my new year’s resolutions recently, I mentioned that I am about 80%- 90% vegan and don’t eat refined sugar or refined carbohydrates. Hayley tweeted me and asked for a bit more information on what … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions and Goals

I love reading posts about new year’s resolutions, and I love planning for the year ahead. So many possibilities, and so many opportunities to make the year ahead better than the last! Now that I’ve finished the PhD (until the … Continue reading

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DIY Rose Sunscreen (24% Zinc Oxide) + latest skincare routine

Hi everyone! So I’ve been meaning to post this recipe for a while, and now that it’s Sunday morning and I’m sitting here with green tea in hand, I think that now is the time! I’ve posted quite a bit … Continue reading

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I wore the emerald green dress!

So, based on everyone’s comments, I was all set to wear the pink/mauve chiffon dress I talked about in the last post, but it became quite cold in Perth the day of the wedding! I took the purple and the … Continue reading

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So, what should I wear to this wedding?

I handed in my thesis last Friday, and I’m going to a friend’s wedding this Friday. That’s a pretty tight turn around! I have been through my wardrobe and made a short (okay, long) list of dresses that are potential … Continue reading

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Should I do a PhD?

That’s my PhD desk. Yup. When I had my final meeting with my supervisor, I described to him how taxing the final few months of my PhD had been. He put his elbows on the arm rests of his chair, … Continue reading

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I handed in my PhD!

So, I’ve finally finished my thesis! Here is a photo of me brandishing my completed thesis, a commemorative ‘PhinisheD’ mug, and sporting one of my favourite Jolie Vintage dresses for the occasion. I’m still nervous, crazed, and exhausted from the … Continue reading

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Latest Asos Purchase – Polo Neck Midi Dress with Long Sleeves

This is probably one of the shortest blog posts in the history of the universe, but I simply had to share with you my latest acquisition from Asos. I handed in my latest writing last night, so today I’ve had … Continue reading

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Study FOTD

So now that every waking moment is taking up with writing my thesis/ editing my thesis/ lying awake worrying about my thesis, makeup application has become rather streamlined. In the mornings I want something that is really quick to apply … Continue reading

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Reparing Sun Damage: My Latest Skin Pics and Routine Update

It’s been a while since I did an update on my current skincare routine, so I thought I’d regale you all with a ramble and some photos of how my skin care quest is going. For those of you who … Continue reading

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SEA Has A Blog! DIY Skincare Just Became Even Easier.

By now you probably know that SkinEssentialActives is the site from which I buy the majority of my DIY skincare ingredients because the service and quality of ingredients are excellent. Well, Natasha, the owner of SEA, has started her own … Continue reading

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