Wednesday 23 November 2016


Followers, subscribers, likes, shares...NUMBERS !! We're obsessed with them. Don't worry I'm including myself in this.

I started my blog in 2014, Originally called 'Charlotte says what?' It was a place where I could share my late night morphine induced ramblings.
In 2015 I started making YouTube videos because I felt like I didn't always know how to put into words what I was trying to say. Actions speak louder than words etc.

Fast forward to now and whilst I still love creating content for the very same reasons, (This is a 5am morphine ramble) I find it hard to write a post or create a video without wondering
'Will people hate it?'
'Will they unfollow?'

Yes hands up !! I've even been guilty of deleting a Facebook post or Instagram pic if it didn't get enough likes.

When did we all get like this?
Even as I type this I'm worried about the reaction.

Blogging / Vlogging becomes more and more competitive everyday, whilst it's great people can now effectively make a living from being themselves. Sometimes I wish we could all go back to the beginning and remember exactly why we started this.

I bet for the majority it had nothing to do with numbers.

Why did you start blogging / vlogging?


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Friday 11 November 2016

Top Tips to get your blogging mojo back

In the competitive world of blogging, it's easy to feel inadequate, 95% of the community are friendly and supportive yet 5% would happily throw all morals and friends out the window for a freebie and some views.

(Not exact figures)

However from time to time it can become all to easy to feel like an outsider, uninspired and unmotivated. Infact are you even a 'real blogger' if you haven't felt that way ?

(I hate the term real blogger but that's a different post)

So from my own experience I thought I'd create a little top tips piece full of ideas to get yourself back to blogging your heart out.

  • Read. Wether it's old blog posts, posts from blogger friends, or some books by a total boss babe just read !! I'm currently reading #Girlboss and Girlcode. Both are books that remind me anything can be achieved with hard work. Success is possible.

Instagram: @missclx

  • Don't force yourself. I think sometimes it can be obvious there's no real passion or desire in a post. Or that your writing about something just because you feel you should...

  • Be honest. Like I said above, don't force a post, but how about writing one explaining what's going on? A post explaining why you don't feel like posting, what's been going on in life? I'm sure so many people will relate. Your brave post may inspire others to be rave and speak there mind too.

  • On the other side to the above tips. If you have a post idea. Write it down and type it up asap. If there's ever a time you lose motivation or life gets in the way, you've got a few draft posts tucked away. Just hit publish.

  • If all else fails, just remember blogging isn't the be all and end all. Your health and happiness is what's most important. If you need a break you need a break and that's nothing to be ashamed of.

Hope this has helped someone.

Any tips you wish to share?

Tell me on social media or hit up the comments below

Lots of love




Sunday 6 November 2016

Soft Fluttery Lashes

I'm hoping by now, you know me well enough to know I'm honest, sometimes a little too honest.
I just want you to bare that in mind as we get into this post.

So recently I started working for Maëlle. What's Maëlle you ask? Well it's a brand new beauty company to the UK and USA. It works in the same way as Younique, Avon, Actilabs, using reps to sell products.

Now I have never been a fan of the way some people who work for these companies go about things. Some of them blow up your inbox like a backyard firework display. Pushy is NOT the word !! Reps like that end up blocked quicker than Mo Farah can sprint.

So I want to do it right. I want to build a team that does it right. No more spammy bullshit.

What are the products like?
Well lovelies, this is where that honesty I promised really shows. I'm also an actilabs mentor and while some of their products are amazing.. I've definitely done my fair share of ranting on the ones I hate.

Maëlle - I have fallen head over heels for the above and beyond mascara. It gives dramatic length and volume, yet still leaves lashes appearing soft and fluttery.. No spider clumps here.
Is it more expensive than the acti labs? Yes, but it's also a hell of a lot better.. (I wanted to like the actilabs mascara but I couldn't ... I just hated it)
At £18 I'd say it's a good mid range mascara and certainly worth trying even if you don't try anything else. It gives me benefit roller lash vibes and has for me at least become part of my everyday makeup.

There's only a few products out right now but from January 2017 a new products will launch each month.

Dont expect glowing reviews of every product though. That's not how this works

Get in touch to order, or if you require shipping outside the U.K. Or USA.
You can also shop the link below.

Lots of love
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