Faux Ever Flowers with Floral Renegade

Here’s the thing. I kill everything. At least everything green. Like, you know how succulents are basically the plants you buy for people that are bad at looking after plants? Under my care, they turn brown, break and just seem…

The problematic legacy of Hugh Hefner

Few people can lay claim to a cultural legacy as prominent and divisive as the late media mogul Hugh Hefner. In fact social media is split between celebrating the life of one of publishings indisputable powerhouses; championing his contributions towards…

The infantalisation of beauty: Is our love of unicorns doing more harm …

Guys, I think we might have a unicorn problem. Well, not so much a unicorn problem than a full blown mythical creature obsession. From mermaids to unicorns, high fantasy has become a cultural touchstone in beauty. Far from a flash…

Vagina highlighter is a thing

It feels like women of the internet are having a collective aneurysm following the launch of the now viral vaginal highlighter.  Never before has there quite been a product that really raises more questions than it answers. The first being,…

Managing and maintaining bright coloured hair

“Your hair’s so bright! How do you keep it so…..yellow?” It’s a question I’m asked on a near weekly basis, and while the shorthand answer is awkward laughter followed by “Oh I barely wash it” (half true) the truth of…

Why the Madonna/Whore is Bullshit

Growing up, there’s always that one guy at the party. We’ve all heard him. He sits there and just proclaims how much he just fucking loves eating pussy. Well, first of all – good for you I guess? Second –…

Natural Cycles: A New Type of Contreceptive

I’ve been using oral contraceptives for as long as I’ve been having sex. Which means, in short, that I hadn’t had a natural period for over 10 years. Even through long periods of singledom I’d use my pill as a…

Fuck It Fashion: Ruffles and Perspex

Fashion rules are arbitrary at best. They can serve as a guide line sure – but I like to think of them as more suggestions that hard fast lessons to live your sartorial life by. Case in point – wearing…

Making your World more Ribenary through Augmented Reality

Augmented reality and branding isn’t anything new. Stripped back, it’s using technology to mix objects and images within your real world. It’s so normalised now (think brands face mapping so you can take a selfie with your favourite fictional character…