Open Letter to Michelle Phan.

Dear Michelle.

This open letter is in relation to your recent return to the internet and your video explaining why you left.

I want to thank you. Thank you for sharing with us your flaws and insecurities. That must have been hard, but by doing so, you have shown us that you are human and you are not perfect. Which I personally love you for.

I began watching your videos back in 2007 when you were using kitty litter as a clay face mask. Your videos were inventive and fun to watch. You created in me a love for beauty and makeup, a love which would go on to influence me ten years later.

I watched you grow as an influencer, becoming a woman who took the world by storm. A woman who loved her viewers and worked tirelessly to make them happy and her family proud. You become my hero.

At 15 I wanted to be like you, in that I wanted to be successful and to prove to people that I could do anything I put my mind and heart too. Now at 23, I have fought through every trail thrown my way, from problems with my health to my education and career. But it wasn’t enough.

You had reached a point of perfection out of my reach. Every post, every photo, every video was flawless. Your life looked perfect but you were becoming someone I could no longer relate too. And then you were gone.

But you came back, in more ways than one. Your video showed that money and fame are not everything and cannot make you happy. You showed your vulnerability, your weaknesses and your soul. You became real again.

The words you claimed as an explanation were actually a gift for your viewers, for me. Your gift was to teach us an important lesson. Not only that we should not believe everything that we see on the internet, you admitted that your ‘perfect’ life was a well-filtered lie. But also that it is ok to loose your way in life. It is ok to say no when something doesn’t make you happy. To take a step back from the madness to refind or redefine yourself. To take time for you. 

And that no matter where life takes you or how successful you become, it is important to remain true to yourself. That is where true happiness lies.

I know you’ve been through hard times and that there are going to be more to come. So I want to wish you, Good Luck.

Your inspiration turned me from an imaginative young girl into a confident, driven woman. So now, I hope our faith in you can help you find your way again.

Good Luck, Mich.

Love Ay x

L’Oreal Hydra Genius Review

L’Oreal are killing the cosmetic game at the moment! I’ve purchased, tested and loved so many of their products in the last month, but this is one of my favourites. After trying their clay face mask range a few months ago, I knew I had to try out the moisturiser that goes along with it.

The Hydra Genius is an extremely lightweight moisturiser, made with aloe water. The formula absorbs pretty much instantly into the skin, without leaving any sticky sensation or weird smell. The first time I used it, I had to remind myself an hour later that I had intact applied it. Where a lot of o moisturisers can feel heavy on your skin, even some time after application, this product seems to disappear and yet your face doesn’t fell dry at all.

The Aloe water was a big thing that drew me to this product. I have really sensitive skin

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and it has been going crazy since I moved away from the city. The change in water has brought out mountains of painful acne and nothing I was doing seemed to be helping it. The aloe in this product has done wonders. My acne is still visible but it is no longer red and swollen as it was a few weeks ago. A week after I started using this I could see the difference. It also helped with the patches of skin that were vert tender due to my PCOS and constantly having hair removal treatments. I applied this product down my neck, which soothed the tender skin and all told made my skin feel a lot more comfortable to live in.

The packaging is really pretty. The tall blue glass bottle looks really nice on my vanity and makes the product look very high end. Loreal have definitely gone with less is more with their packaging and boy does it work! I’ve never owned a prettier moisturiser.

I paid around £6 for this product at Boots, though I think it may have been on a sale due it being a new item. Normally I think it is around £8. This being said, this product is more than worth the money. The formula is so fantastic and the packaging has been really generous with the amount of product they give you. Especially considering only need one pump to do your entire face and neck, the product spreads so smoothly.

The only bad thing I would say about this product is that you have to work fast when you are applying it. It is absorbed so quickly that you can’t enjoy the application and give yourself a mini massage at the same time. It is a case of getting it on before it dries. But the benefits out way this small issue. So I will most certainly be purchasing this product again.

Have you tried this moisturiser? What did you think? Let me know in the comments or on social media, links are down below.

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What’s Inside a Four-Year-Old Beauty Blender?

I would first like to point out that I have not been using this beauty blender for the last four years…that would be gross. No, I brought this beauty blender when I was working as a makeup artist in 2012. I had several of them to use on my clients but this one was for my personal use. Because I was spending so much money on replacing my work sponges, I just kept washing and using my own for months and months and months….and months. Yeh, ok that is pretty gross but you live and you learn. These days I use the cheaper option of the Real Techniques sponge.

So when I cleared out my room at my parent’s house, I came across my old beauty blender. I’ve seen a few videos where people cut them open but the oldest one I’ve seen is a year old sponge. My curiosity was too much, I wanted to know what the inside of a four-year-old beauty blender would look like. Just to see a comparison, I also cut open one of my current sponges which I have just replaced. This sponge has been used for about five months. beautyblender2.jpeg

I started with the newest one. Using my pair of right-handed children’s scissors which I have a feeling came home from a primary school at some point, I started chopping at the sponge. It was a lot harder than I thought it would be, although this might have been easier if I had had a decent pair of scissors but they’re still in a box somewhere needing to be unpacked.

To be honest, I am really surprised at how clean the inside of the sponge is. I use my beauty blender everybeautyblender3 day to apply my foundation, concealer, baking powder and face powder. The outside is disgusting but the inside looks brand new! It just goes to show how little these sponges soak up the products. Which is good to know when I’m using my favourite Urban Decay foundation, I want it on my face, not in a sponge.

 

So the inside of the newest sponge was pretty clean and intact…time for the really old one.

The outside of this sponge was gross. You could barely tell that it had once been bright pink. Cutting it open, the inside wasn’t quite as clean as the previous one. A lot more of the makeup has soaked into the sponge creating this pretty cool looking ring effect. The contrast between the bright pink centre and the brown edge really reminds me of one of that crystal you can buy that’s inside a rock. Although the centre was still pretty pink, it was slightly discoloured and looked a little mouldy. I was caught between being intrigued and grossed out. beautyblender5.jpeg

 This experiment, as well as quenching my curiosity, also proved to me that beauty blenders really don’t soak up that much product, which makes them the perfect tools for everyday foundation application! But it also shows how dirty these sponges can become over time. I think I am definitely going to be more religious about replacing my sponges in the future.

What’s the longest you’ve used a beauty blender? Let me know in the comments or on social media, click the links below.

 

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My First Birch Box!

I was so excited to receive my first Birch Box! I’ve never had a subscription box before and have always been a little dubious about whether of not they are worth the money. At £10, Birch Box is one of the cheapest boxes I have seen and after doing some research I was convinced that they always provide amazing products.

Though I will be honest, the thing that encouraged me to purchase after sitting on the fence for a while was the beautiful packaging. Every month, Birch Box changes the beautiful design of their box and it just so habirtchbox1ppened this issue was my all time favourite! I am a huge fan of white marble and rose gold, so I could not resist then the May box had such a beautiful marble and gold design. 

The first product is the Punk Volumizer Mascara by Doucce. The large wand makes application super quick and easy. As promised, the wand makes my sparse lashes look loads longer and very fluttery. A full sized version is £18, which is more than I would normally spend on a mascara, so I am glad that I have had the opportunity to try out this product.

Next up is a Shine & Volume Hair Mask byKueshi. This sample is a pretty decent size, and with my short hair, I can image getting a few uses out of it. This will obviously differ depending on how long and birtchbox4.jpegthick your hair is, but for a sample product, there is a generous amount. I’ve recently moved across the country and the change in water has really dried my hair out. After using this product once, my hair is already starting to feel softer. A full sized version of this product is £10.50, it contains rice protein, jojoba oil and shea butter which makes it nourishing for all types of hair.

The next product is a beautiful, Marbleous C06 Tulip Eye Contour Brush by Spectrum Collections. This brush is so soft and blends eyeshadows seamlessly! The handle is white wood and it is accented with rose gold metals, so I am obsessed with this brush. This brush can be purchased for £4.99, which makes the box really worth the money.

birtchbox2The forth product is one I have yet to use, but I am really excited to try. The Pores No More Cleanser by dr.bandt is a gentle cleanser that helps the skin clear blackheads and impurities, controls oil and minimises pores. The sample bottle is quite small but it is the perfect size for travelling and since I am flying to Spain in a few months I decided to save it for my travels. A full version is £30, which again is more than I would usually spend on a cleanser, which is why I am excited to try it out.

The last of the five products is a full sized mineral eyeshadow in Vanilla Frosting by Marsk. This white eyeshadow is beautifully pearlescent which makes it great for putting in the corners of your eyes. It isn’t particularly pigmented which I am little disappointed with, especially considering this product would usually be £14.49. This being said, it is still a very beautiful eyeshadow.

Last but not least, I had a code for a free gift when I purchased the box. I was sent a They’re birtchbox3.jpegReal mascara kit from Benefit, which sample of the eyelash primer, the mascara and mascara remover. I have always wanted to try this mascara, so I am grateful that Birch Box included it as a free gift!

All told, I am very happy with my box and will most certainly be purchasing the June box! All of these products can be purchased on the Birch Box website.

 

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How To Survive University

For the last three years, my life has been a serious learning curve. Going from being the oldest of three children, living with my parents in the safety of the small hamlet I have always called home to suddenly being thrown into the deep end of independent living.

Of course, not everyone will have the same experience as I did when going to university. For instance, you may have decided to stay closer to home or even remain at home while studying higher education. This, however, was not what I chose to do. I decided to move away to the farthest city that would accept me. This meant packing up my stuff and moving, alone, to the big city. Ahhh! 

I’m making it sound like it was all doom, gloom and scary days. Not true. My University days were some of the best of my life so far. I made some amazing friends and I shocked myself with how much I could achieve! That being said, it was also the hardest three years of my life. Not only did I have to worry about grades and my studies, but also living independently, making me friends and making sure I didn’t pass out from dehydration. (Yes, this actually happened.) 

So, to celebrate the fact that I survived higher education I thought I would give my top ten tips on surviving university.  

One – Read The Assigned Texts: I know this sounds SO obvious, but I really didn’t click with this one until the third year…yeah, third year. Sure, you may be able to get a decent grade by using spark notes but trust me when I say that writing papers are so much easier to write when you really know what you are talking about. By reading the texts you can form your own opinions on the texts that you can discuss in your assignments, this will be what your teachers are really looking for and your marks will go up!  

Two – Eat Healthily: Yeh, alright Mum! But really though, as tempting as it may be to binge out now that you parents aren’t there telling you to eat your vegetables, don’t! Eating nothing but crap will only result in a few things, gaining weight, feeling tired, being broke. When I was in my first years I put on 2 stone and felt like crap. I’m not saying you have to become vegan, but make sure you eat vegetables at least three times a week. Doing this will make sure you feel great all year and will help you avoid the fresher muffin top. And remember to drink plently of water!

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 Three – Join In: For some, this point will be really easy but for others, the very thought might be a nightmare. But trust me, you need to make the most of your student years. You don’t have to join everything club going, but find something that interests you and goes along. Chances are you will find people who are very similar to you and you stand a good chance of making some really good friends. Staying in your room for the whole three years doing nothing but your studies is all well and good, but by putting yourself out there you will be making the most of your three years.

 Four – Don’t Take on Too Much: As I said in point three, it is important to put yourself out there and join clubs. However, it is important not to overload yourself. Remember what you are really there for. It is good to have social outlets but if you take on too many they will stop being enjoyable to begin to stress you out affecting not only your work but your mental health as well.

 Five- Ask For Help: It is easy to hide away if you start to become overwhelmed, but it’s much better to reach out to someone. Whether it be a friend, your parents or a tutor find someone you can talk to and go to them when you feel down. I had an amazing tutor when I was at Uni, I would go and see here in tears and she would drop everything and make me a cup of tea. University is an amazing experience but it is full on, you’ll enjoy yourself much more if you deal with problems head on and ask for help.

Six – Be Safe!: Chances are, at some point in your university career you are going to find someone you like and ‘get it on.’ Which is all good, but remember to be safe. Whether it is a guy or a girl take precautions and practise safe sex. STD’s are not the experience you want to remember your University years for.

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 Seven – Don’t Be A Sheep: University is a great time to experiment and discover who you are a person. You’ll try new things, some good, some bad. What you try is really up to you. But it is important to remember that it is your choice the things to try. If something doesn’t feel right, if you don’t want to try something, don’t feel pressured into doing it just because ‘everyone else is doing it.’ Remember, this is your life and the choices you make really do affect your future. Just because your housemates does it and says it’s fantastic, doesn’t mean it is right for you. Trust your gut!

 Eight – Grammarly: I’m not particularly great at spelling and grammar, which can get very frustrating when you’re trying to get a good make on an English literature paper. A programme that has been invaluable to me over my students years is Grammarly. You upload your document into the programme at it works like a supercharged spell checker. There is a free version which works pretty well, and there is a premium version which will pick up all the tricky grammar mistakes. Either one is extremely helpful!

 Nine – Audio Books: If you’re taking a subject which involves a lot of reading and you find yourself struggling to keep up then there is a solution! Youtube has loads of free audio books, search for all the books on your reading list and listen to the ones that are on Youtube. That way you can listen while you’re doing other things, like the gym or brushing your teeth. Then you can read the other books within you studying time with less stress. This is a trick that I learnt in the second year and it saved my butt so many times! If you’re really committed, then you can also try Audible.

 Ten – Have Fun! At the end of the day, don’t take it all too seriously. The world of university is like a bubble and it’s easy to forget that there is the world outside. Enjoy yourself and try not to get caught up in the drama, this isn’t high school! Make friends, study hard and do yourself proud.

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 These are my top tips for surviving university. If you’re heading off in September, good luck and have a great time.

 What are some of your favourite memories of University? Let me know in the comments below or on social media.

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Why are we obsessed with Unicorns?

Unless you have been living under a rock for the majority of 2017 then you will have seen the growing popularity of the Unicorn. Unicorn food, unicorn clothing, unicorn drink, unicorn blow up animals. It is starting to get a little out of control, especially of late.

The unicorn trend really hit home in April when Starbucks released their Unicorn Frappuccino (which wasn’t available in the UK to my utter dismay. Come one Starbucks! We Brits need love too!). The creamy beverage was bright pink and blue and was apparently was a combination of sweet and incredibly sour. A vast number of Youtube vloggers took it upon themselves to taste-test the drink on their channels, unfortunately, the drink didn’t appear to taste as good as it looked. With creators such as Remlife (Remi Cruz), stated the drink was not to their desired tastes.

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However, Starbucks were not the start of the trend, oh no, they jumped onto a bandwagon that was already moving. So where did our obsession with the mystical pony begin? Surprisingly not very recently! We’ve been a big fan of the multicoloured horses for decades, with each generation creating their own produce. Back when I was a kid there were ‘My Little Pony’, brightly coloured plastic horses with long manes of rainbow hair.

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But with the boom in social media, the Unicorn (much like with everything else) suddenly had a lot more press coverage. Anything rainbow was suddenly hashtagged on all platform’s, pictures shared over the internet from all over the world and gradually people created new rainbow products and jumped in on the trend. In New York, people flocked in order to try the ‘Rainbow bagel’ which is basically a bagel with food colouring but like moths to a flame the colours brought in customers. As you can imagine, seeing how much one store could make from putting food colouring into their products, it was never going to be long before the larger stores wanted in. Massive clothing stores from New Look to Forever 21 have huge collections of clothes and accessories dedicated solely to unicorns. Makeup brands such as Tarte have created whole makeup collections based on the bright pinks, blues and purples. These companies then pass their products on to the social media influencers who show the products to their followers through platforms such as Youtube, Twitter and Instagram. Hannah Dick, a specialist in social media in New York states, ‘Our social media profiles are shaped around visual culture.’ In other words, with the eye-catching pastel colours of the unicorn being so pleasant to the eye, it is no wonder we are drawn to them the more we see them on social media! The more we see these products, the more we want them.

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But the next question is, are the unicorn pastries and hair styles and products here to stay? Most probably not. As with all trends, eventually something else will come along and dim the unicorns light and the social media world will move on to obsess over the next big trend. So enjoy the candy floss coloured products while they last. Personally, I’m just glad we are over our 2005 obsession with sparkly vampires.

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Feather Eyebrows!

Just like with everything else, eyebrow trends are always changing. From the thin brows of the 20’s to the well styled Audrey Hepburn brows of the 50’s, the trend are constantly changing. I look back on past pictures of myself from when I was a teenager and I wonder what on earth I was thinking. Or even worse, from the early 2000’s when my eyebrows were plucked within an inch of their life! I am so lucky they grew back! The thing about trends, just like with clothes, the trends come round again. But the latest eyebrow trend is something none of us expected. Feather brows? Perfectly sculpted, on fleek eyebrows are a thing of the past. For a while we began to love our natural brows once again, thanks to the beautiful Cara Devine, but now it appears that the messy brows are being taken that one step further!

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So what exactly is this feather eyebrow trend? In essence, the hairs of the brows are split down the middle. The top section is brushed upward and the bottom half brushed downward. The hairs are brushed so that they are spread sparsely, like feathers, and set them in place with Vaseline. Then, using a light concealer, define the line down the middle.

So where did this trend come from? Well, originally the look was a one off. Finnish makeup artist, Stella Sironen created a look with the experimental feather brows and posted it on instagram. What she didn’t expect was for them to viral over night. People all over the world were recreating their own looks with the trend setting eyebrows and putting their own twist on them.

But is the feather eyebrow trend here to stay? It seems that the critics are divided. Some people are embracing the new trend with open arms and strutting their feather brows like a proud peacock. Others…are not so convinced. But whether they are here to stay or if they are just a passing trend, no one can deny that these feather brows are very unique and interesting! I can’t wait to see what our grandchild think of this trend in 50 year time!

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March Favourites 2017!

So, let’s just say that the last three months have been trial months and the new year starts in April. Anyone else agree? I missed my February favourites last month so let’s just pretend February never happened! I’ve got a mixed bag of favourites this month, from music and books to perfume and apps! Check out my favourites video in the link below for a more detailed description, or just check out the rest of this post for a brief overview.

Seasonal Favourite – Yankee Honey Suckle Jar Candle

This candle smells amazing! It’s fresh with a light floral tone, perfect for spring. The lovely lilac colour of the wax really brightens up the room as well. I got this candle for £15 off Amazon, but it can be found on the Yankee Candle website all year round.

Perfume Favourite – Red Door, Elizabeth Arden

I am not a big lover of perfume. I find most of them stop smelling after an hour or so and the ones you can smell are way to flowery! But this perfume is a beautiful musky tone. It’s feminine without being ‘girly’. I always find smells really hard to explain, but if you like the smell of men’s aftershave, you will like this scent!

Music Favourite- Dangerous Woman, Ariana Grande

I never used to be a fan of Ariana Grande, but this album is perfection. It’s sexy and smooth, so easy to listen to. I started listening to it after hearing one of the songs in a vlog by Gabi (From Niki and Gabi on YouTube.) I am now hooked and listen to the whole album at least once or twice a week.

Skin Care Favourite – Bath-bomb, Lush

Who doesn’t love a Lush bath-bomb? I originally brought this bath-bomb back in February to use on valentines day to pamper myself (no date night for me).   This product is one of their smaller, cheaper bath-bombs at £2.50 but it is just as lovely. It turns the water bright pink and has collection of pretty (biodegradable) heart confetti at its centre. It smell amazing and leaves your skin feeling silky smooth. Plus, how gorgeous does it look!

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App Favourite – Snapseed

The lights in my apartment aren’t great for taking pictures, they make everything look really orange and the more filters I put on the worse it gets. If you checkout my early instagram posts you can see how filtered and fake they look. Then my friend recommended this app to me, it’s great. It has some really natural looking filters and cropping tools but best of all it has a white balance tool which allow me to really easily adjust the warmth of the lighting in my pictures! It’s free from the app store and google play and it links directly with your social media.

Book Favourite – The Chemistry of Death, Simon Beckett

I am a woman of many faces,  I love beauty and makeup but I am also a crime writer (believe it or not). So I love a good crime thriller, the weirder the better. My dad recommended this book to me as research for my novel. It’s fantastic! I pride myself on being able to solve murders before the end of a book or film (I am a terrible person to watch Silent Witness with), but this book kept me guessing right until then end. I was literally on the edge of my seat, gripping my coffee mug in anticipation. If you love a good murder story then you have to try this book!

Film Favourite – Beauty and the Beast (Duh!)

You can tell how much I loved this movie by just how much I was gushing over it in my video. Beauty and the Beast was always one of my favourites movies growing up and this remake is now one of my favourite films as an adult! The twists in the story are perfect, they keep the audience guessing just enough for it to feel like a whole new movie. The editing if beautiful, it really is a work of art. I could write an entire post on how much I love this movie, maybe I will at some point, but for now I will just say…YOU NEED TO GO AND SEE IT!

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Garnier Micellar Gel Wash Review!

As I am entering the final stages of my degree, the stress levels are rising and as a result so is my acne! I needed a new face wash to help my poor face. About two months ago I brought the Garnier Micellar gel wash and my skin is starting to feel more alive again. Since this product is really new and the Micellar cleansing water was such a big hit, I decided to do a quick review on what I thought of the product and how it has really helped me in my busy life style.

I’ve been a big fan of the Micellar Cleansing water for several years, its staple product in my daily skin care routine, when this new gel wash hit the shelves I was keen to try it out.

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The wash itself is very similar to the cleansing water in that it is gentle with no perfumes and it acts like a magnet for makeup. Its consistency is that of a watery gel, clear and non-sticky. Its smell is very subtle and doesn’t linger, however, I personally am not a fan of the smell but it is a small price to pay to have a product free of chemicals.

The first time I used this product I had a full face of makeup on. I used one full pump of the product which covered the whole of my face. I massaged the product into my skin for around thirty seconds. It feels really cool and soothing on your skin. It removed the foundation, contour and lipstick beautifully and made my skin feel squeaky clean. However, it left minor residue from my eye makeup, not enough to make me look like a panda post-shower but enough that I had to go back with a cotton pad afterwards.

The second time I used it I broke down my eye makeup beforehand using baby oil. The gel wash removed all the makeup and oil without leaving any dark smudges under my eyes. It also ensured that the baby oil didn’t linger and clog my pores.

 Overall I am impressed with this product.  It is so gentle I feel confident to use it over my eyes without worrying about hurting them and my acne is slowly starting to calm down again despite my stress levels still being really high. It is a really quick and easy way of removing your makeup if you are short on time. I love using this product in the evening during the week when I get home from work or University and don’t have the energy to fuss about with a long-winded skin care routine. I will definitely be repurchasing this product and I highly recommend for anyone, especially those with sensitive skin! Four stars!

 

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Emma’s Nip Slip?

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few weeks, you have more than likely heard about the backlash, Emma Watson is dealing with over a ‘topless’ picture published in a fashion magazine. Now the reason this, so called topless picture caused so much of a debate is because some people felt that Watson was a hypocrite. That she could not be both feminist AND sexual.

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I would like to point out that this blog post is not in anyway a swing at Emma Watson, far from it! The Hermione Granger star has been an element in my life since childhood, and now as a young woman in my early twenties I commend her for her passion and dedication to fighting for women’s rights.

So, what exactly was it that has made people so angry? Well, after the picture of Emma appeared in Vanity Fair magazine a few weeks ago many people took to Twitter (because that’s what you do these days when you don’t agree with something) and told the world their opinion that, Emma Watson could not possibly be a feminist and fight for woman’s rights and then flaunt her breast in the media…because that’s what feminism is about right? Breasts?  As Watson states in her BBC interview, ‘I’m not sure what my tits have to do with feminism.’

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Firstly, feminists fight for equality between the sexes. They fight so that women and men can feel free to follow their dreams and not be tied down by their gender/sex. With this in mind, if Emma wants to show her body in a magazine she has a right to do that, that is precisely what she is fighting for, THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE WHAT TO DO WITH HER OWN BODY! Secondly, have you see the picture that has caused all this fuss? She isn’t even topless! You can see a little bit of under boob. Excuse my sarcasm but WOW! Obviously for copyright reasons I can’t put the actual picture up, but here is a link to the picture in question. SCANDLE!  (Just whatever you do, don’t google search Emma Watson topless photos…..I’m slightly concerned what people use photo shop for. I cannot unsee what I have seen!)

The sheer number of people who think that a woman cannot be both feminist and sexual is alarming and the precise reason why we need woman like, Emma Watson. Women who will stand up for the masses and speak out! To say, yes, we have a right to express ourselves through our words, our art, our clothes. Yes, we have a right to be who we want to be. Yes, we have a right to choose our own path. That is the important message that people should be talking about. Not a little bit of under boob in an artistic photo shoot! It’s Vanity Fair, not Pornhub!  To quote my favourite movie, Notting Hill, ‘They’re just boobs!’

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What do you think about Emma’s photoshoot? Was it a scandal, or has it been blown out of the water? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below or on social media. Follow the links below.

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