Category: Beauty Addict

Adaptations Assessment For Driving With Disabilities.

I had my driving assessment today at the William Merritt centre in Leeds and I thought I would blog about the experience to hopefully give people in similar situations a sense of what to expect. – I have recently started up driving lessons again through the Motability grant scheme and BSM. I have been trying to use what is called the push pull mechanism in my driving instructor’s car, but it has been quite painful. So my driving instructor suggested more »


My Weekly Favourites


My weekly favourites. Things I have been lurving this week that have kept me going in this crazy world. 1. My cats… I’m sorry for being cliché but my beautiful little cute kitcats have been by my side all this week when I’ve needed them the most. As many other disabled readers will know there can be days when the pain and emotional issues are just all too much. I had a couple of those days this week and my more »


We’re All Beautiful People. My Body Image Journey…


Hey Secrets of A Beauty Addict Readers, Hope you’re well you beautiful people! So if you know me personally you will be aware that I’ve been virtually every size under the sacred Topshop sun. I was overweight as a teen, then became a dancer and went to a size UK 8. I plateaued at about a UK 12 for several years until I became disabled and have slowly risen to a UK size 16/18 . This has been due to more »


Secrets Of A Beauty Addict On Your Social Media Sites! Let's Connect!

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Secrets Of A Beauty Addict is moving places… to Pinterest, Google+, Twitter and Facebook, to be precise! I’m doing this so I can interact more with you lovely readers!! I’d love to hear what articles you have liked in the past, and also what you would like to see more of in the future. Plus any ideas of people you want me to interview, or products you would like me to review… any suggestions are gratefully received!


Something Exciting Is Happening At Secrets Of A Beauty Addict!

Secrets Of A Beauty Addict is getting a make-over!! If you have been wondering why my posts haven’t been as frequent, it is because I have been a busy bee getting ready for the exciting new look! I can exclusively reveal that I have collaborated with Alexandra Cameron, photographer as featured in Digital Photography Magazine and Marie Claire, and Samantha Cooper make-up artist to the stars, for a fashion shoot specifically for this site. Here’s a sneak preview of one more »


Because I Am A Girl

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If you would like to see some more of my writing then you can read the blog I wrote for the charity, ‘Because I Am A Girl’. They are an awesome charity that I have written about before on the site. The charity aims to get all girls around the world into education. Their slogan is ‘Empower a girl. Transform a community’.


NHS..Beauty Addict Style!


Hello there dear readers, I’m afraid an unexpected spell in hospital has caused a few slow days of beauty secrets coming your way, but I have written some articles while in my hospital bed that will be online very soon!  Most importantly of which, my article about the cosmetics you need  in a hospital bag. I had a big dilemma on my hands on Monday which slowed my admission down considerably (yes I’m the one who was under a gizzilion bags at a certain West Yorkshire hospital last week, sorry more »