BIO

Annie Walton Doyle is a 22-year-old writer based in and around the UK. She typically writes about beauty and other "personal aesthetics," with a healthy dose of both social commentary and stupidity. When not touching makeup, she enjoys pubs, knitting, nature, and mysteries. Find more of her work at www.huffingtonpost.com/annie-walton-doyle and www.xovain.com/author/annie-walton-doyle.

Annie Walton Doyle's Articles

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Why Am I So Sad All The Time? 

There seems to be something about being a Millennial that is making me depressed. Our childhoods have left us particularly unprepared for the "real world."
Annie Walton Doyle    |   07.2.18 12am   |   SHARE
Sometimes mindfulness doesn't always work. So I started doing something different: knitting.

Knitting As A Form Of Therapy

The wonderful thing about knitting is that it combines mindfulness with mindlessness. You have to concentrate, sure, but you can easily lose yourself.
Annie Walton Doyle    |   03.23.18 12am   |   SHARE
Can you partake in the beauty industry and still feel good about your self-worth?

Can You Enjoy The Beauty Industry Without Hating Yourself?​

Can you partake in the beauty industry — makeup, tutorials, magazines, and the oppressive standards they impose — and still feel good about your self-worth?
Annie Walton Doyle    |   03.15.18 12am   |   SHARE
There is literally no disadvantage to being confident. It’ll make you happier, more successful, a better friend, a better person.

The Confidence Question: How To Get It And Keep It — And Why

There is literally no disadvantage to being confident. It’ll make you happier, more successful, a better friend, a better person.
Annie Walton Doyle    |   03.5.18 12am   |   SHARE
From zinc supplements to Witch Hazel, here are 10 natural acne remedies you've got to try!

Natural Acne Remedies You've Got To Try

Acne is a frustrating problem to treat. From zinc supplements to Witch Hazel, here are 10 natural acne remedies you've got to try!
Annie Walton Doyle    |   01.9.18 9am   |   SHARE
Yes, PMS is real. No, women are not just making it up.

Natural Remedies For PMS  

Yes, PMS is real. No, women are not just making it up. Here are a bunch of natural remedies, tips, and tricks to make PMS less miserable.
Annie Walton Doyle    |   01.3.18 12am   |   SHARE
I became strangely interested in the … “media genre” (?) of true crime.

How Do You Reconcile A True Crime Obsession With Being, Like, A Good Person?

It’s a prime example of what I’ve known all along: that the true crime interest and the niceness of a person are not mutually exclusive.
Annie Walton Doyle    |   12.11.17 12am   |   SHARE
Drag isn't one-size-fits-all femininity. (image credit: Thinkstock)

What A Drag Queen Thinks About Female Beauty Standards

Being a Drag Queen isn't one-size-fits-all femininity. Not all real life women are glamorous and fabulous at all times, nor should we feel we have to be.
Annie Walton Doyle    |   12.4.17 12am   |   SHARE
What's your good side or best selfie side?

Do You Have A "Good Side?"

Do you have a good side? I definitely don’t have a preferred “side.” I am sometimes pictures of myself for my job, and I don’t know which side is better.
Annie Walton Doyle    |   10.11.17 12am   |   SHARE
Real self-care is respecting yourself instead of, quite literally, spoiling yourself.

Why Real Self-Care Is Not Just Buying Bubbly Scented Bath Oils

Self-care is a phrase so enthusiastically tossed about as of late that in many ways it has lost all meaning. In the same way “wellness” has gone, the concept now seems vague and fuzzy, somehow... Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   09.18.17 12am   |   SHARE