Annie Walton Doyle

Annie Walton Doyle

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 Articles

By applying your hair masque, or rubbing cocoa butter on your shins, you’re at least subconsciously admitting that there is going to be another day.

How The World Of Beauty Helps Me Cope With My Depression

Aside from knitting and prescribed medications, beauty products are the thing that helps me out the most during a bout of depression. Sound crazy? Read on.

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Photo by Cristian Newman on Unsplash

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."

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Korean skin care is all the rage, and guess what? It's legit. (Image Credit: Annie Walton Doyle)

Adventures In Rubbing Gross Stuff On Your Face

Sometimes with skincare, it’s the satisfying science speak which lulls you into a state of security.

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What to use when real-life hair serum is not in the immediate vicinity.

Weird Products You Can Repurpose To Rock Your Locks

It’s official: I have bleached my hair to the point of no return. It can be bad: not cute and fluffy, but damaged and crazy.

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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.

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Blurred lips are perfectly imperfect. Here's how to copy this trend. (Image Credit: Instagram/mirrortwin)

Beauty How To: Blurred Lip Lines

Blurred lip lines make your mouth look plumper in a natural, non-Juvadermed way (pretty), plus makes it look like you’ve just been making out (further proof you are pretty — as if you needed it).

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Eyebrows are hair, so think in the gel/hairspray realm.

Weird Things You Can Use In Your Eyebrows

Is there any makeup as synonymous with the twenty-teens as eyebrows?

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All you need is a $2 matte lipstick and some CeraVe. Boom - dewy cheeks.

The Easiest DIY Dewy Blush Technique

As someone with a longstanding and deep love of a shine-face, powder blush has always been somewhat of a problem area for me.

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The reason I love and respect the women of the show is their openness and hilariousness about sex. Image: MTV UK.

The Girls Of Geordie Shore: Unlikely Paragons Of Sex Positivity

Many criticize Geordie Shore as entertainment in its lowest form: fights, drinking, people falling over, nudity, swearing, and “bucking” (sexual intercourse). Yet, to me, it is so much more than that. As a fully qualified human woman, I can’t help myself analyzing the show through feminist-tinted glasses. The decisions and attitudes of the “family” represent, to me, a new kind of feminism.

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L’Oreal, however, was not on Bergdorf's side, and fired her from a campaign that was supposed to celebrate diversity. (Image Credit: Instagram/munroebergdorf)

L'Oreal, Munroe Bergdorf & The Problematic Relationship Between The Beauty Industry & 'Diversity'

Companies — like, say, L'Oreal — wouldn’t just use the broad, vague, abstract concept of diversity (by hiring Munroe Bergdorf) to lure in customers... would they? But you have to remember — companies are about money-making first and foremost. Sometimes, they’re not really about much else.

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