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Exploring Creativity: The film freelancer

This is the first of a new series on Rarely Wears Lipstick, about creative careers and what they involve. Whether you’re just starting out or looking for a career change, it’s always helpful to hear
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Fashion

Sculptresse 'Pure Lace' lingerie set Review: Sculptresse ‘Pure Lace’ lingerie

Following on from my recent reviews of Masquerade and Panache lingerie sets, here is a review of another brand in the Panache line up: Sculptresse. Crafted for fit and styled for curves, the Sculptresse range was first released in 2013 and offers lingerie for the stylish full figured woman. As this range doesn’t come in my
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'The Squeeze' dress by Folie A Deux Stuff and hands and pockets

One day last week, I found myself wandering around the building where I work while holding my ID pass, a pen and an envelope. On realising I needed to use my hands for something else, I was momentarily dismayed that I didn’t have a bag with me. Then I remembered something amazing… the skirt I
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Panache 'Idina' lingerie set Review: Panache ‘Idina’ lingerie

I was recently offered some Panache lingerie to review and, because there are so many gorgeous full bust styles on their website, I had problems choosing. In the end I narrowed it down to two sets and left it up to Panache to make the choice for me but those lovely people sent me both!
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My Kaboodle Styleboard with Autumn Layering ideas from ModCloth Autumn layering with ModCloth

ModCloth emailed me recently, asking if I would “get creative and showcase your autumn layered style with us! We ask that you [...] create a styleboard featuring 3 layering items–an undershirt, top, sweater and/or cardigans using all ModCloth items.” I heard of ModCloth a while back and knew that they stocked exactly the type of clothing
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Masquerade "Antoinette" by Panache Review: Masquerade ‘Antoinette’ Basque

Masquerade by Panache is a glamorous lingerie range offering excellent fit in cup sizes D to G. As I reviewed a set a couple of years ago, I was already aware of the brand’s impressive fit and beautiful styling, so I was delighted to be offered the chance to review something from their current range. Having recently
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Sex / Relationships

Image via Tom Bricker's Flickr photostream On Walt Disney, masturbation and love

In America – the country of liberalism, self-determination and the promise of happiness for everyone – a new phenomenon is becoming more and more common. Organised group of people meet on regular basis to masturbate
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Image of Grindr app via Melies The Bunny's Flickr Mephedrone and the fake promise of sex

One minute scrolling profiles on Grindr and you will notice straightaway pictures of headless naked torsos with emblematic nicknames such as kinkyboy, sleazysessions and sex&chems. But is this contemporary world so sexually seedy when it comes to be turned into real life? Sometimes the reality is ‘worse’ than the promises, because today this compulsion to
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Image via ArTeTeTrA's Flickr photostream Rubyyy Jones: Balance

Hello Darlings! Hope this blog post finds you enjoying your deep and delicious summer. We’ve been so blessed with such joyful sunshine this season while tumult spells summer for many around the world. I hope
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Life

ID students hand out flyers at Morning Gloryville How can we make dance more accessible?

This is the third of four posts relating to the Irreverent Dance Kickstarter. Over the course of the fundraising campaign I will be explaining some of the reasons why this inclusive and welcoming community is so essential – to the people within and those who have yet to discover it – and why dance is
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Behind the scenes with Lucy Lincoln Exploring Creativity: The film freelancer

This is the first of a new series on Rarely Wears Lipstick, about creative careers and what they involve. Whether you’re just starting out or looking for a career change, it’s always helpful to hear
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I support Irreverent Dance! Artwork by TheTinyHobo Creating a body positive dance space

This is the second of four posts relating to the Irreverent Dance Kickstarter. Over the next few weeks I will be explaining some of the reasons why this inclusive and welcoming community is so essential
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Feminism

Dr Sujata Kundu Ada Lovelace Day: The Materials Scientist

Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Every year, bloggers all over the world take part by writing something about a woman, or women, in STEM whose achievements they admire. This year I have chosen a wonderful woman who I met through Irreverent
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Man meets Woman, by Yang Liu Review: Man meets Woman

Gender is a huge topic and, until a few years ago, I didn’t realise just how big it is. Back then, I had no idea that many people don’t view it as binary, that some men don’t realise it applies to them, and that thinking about how society expects us to act based on what
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Image via slgckgc's Flickr photostream. Body Image vs Self Image

I stumbled across a whole cache of articles (thank you, Psychology Today) which tangenitally prodded my thinking on wanting to lose weight, but the more I read, the more I didn’t feel they were addressing
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