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I love to take care of my skin so it can be the best it can be. Skincare is such an important part of my daily routine and if my skin feels good, I feel good. To me natural skincare is the best and that is why I am so interested in it. I absolutely love to experiment with different types of food, spices, herbs and oils to make my own natural skincare, mostly facemasks. (I’m just going to point out that I am no expert on this subject at all.) After a few tries I came up with one that I really like and it is this chocolate facemask that is inspired by Lush’s CupcakeFacemask.

This facemask is deepcleansing at the same time as it makes the skin smooth and moisturised which is exactly what I need and want in a facemask. The honey and yoghurt is smoothening and moisturising as well as it’s cleansing. The cocoa powder removes dirt from the depth and provides the skin with antioxidants. Peppermint is anti-inflammatory and is good for acne. It is also soothing and freshening to calm the skin. This mask should suit most skin types, I have sensitive skin and it doesn’t irritate or feel uncomfortable in anyway. If it does take it of immediately and I suggests you try it on a smaller patch before you put it on your whole face.

To make this you will need:

3 tsp Raw Cocoapowder

2 tsp Yoghurt

1 tsp Honey

About ½ grounded peppermintleaves

Mix everything into a paste. It may seem that there is not enough liquid but there is, just keep mixing. Then it’s ready to be put on your face. Leave it on for 10-20 minutes, until it’s dry.



You know when the bananas in the fruit bowl starts to turn too brown for anyone to actually want to eat them…yeah? That’s when I make this deliciously sweet and slightly spicy Banana Bread.Flavours that are perfect for this part of the year. It is so yummy and lovelyand I can’t praise it enough… did I say I LOVE IT? Also it’s very easy to makeso you can’t go wrong with it I promise. And the best part is that every personI served this to seem to really like it as well. It is totally worth a go!

You will need:

270g Brown Sugar

2 Eggs

200g Banana

280g Flour

1 tsp Bakingpowder

1 tsp Bakingsoda

1 tsp Cinnamon

1 tsp Ginger

140g Unsalted Butter, melted

300g Chocolate (optional)

This is how you do it:

Start with pre-heating theowen to 175 C. Butter the bread tin and powder with flour. Melt the butter andmash the bananas.

Whisk sugar and egg fluffy with an electric whisk. Then add the mashed bananas.

Mix flour, bakingpowder,bakingsoda, cinnamon and ginger together before adding into the mixture. Pourthe melted butter and whisk until everything is well-combined.

Now add the chocolate if youwant but I mean, chocolate makes everything better, right? You can use whateverchocolate you like.

Pour the mixture into thebread tin and pop into the owen for about 1 hour. Keep an eye on it the lastcouple of miniuts if it’s ready earlier. When there no mixture on the stick it’sready to take out. Let it cool for a bit before taking it out of the tin and let it cool a little more. Then it’s ready to eat.

If you don’t eat it all at once, keep it in an airtight container or plastic bag and it will stay soft and moist for atleast 3-4 days.



So there’s one thing that I’vebeen thinking about a lot lately and that is what it means to become an adult.I just turned 19 which means I’m technically a grown up, since a year back orso, but I’m really not. I’m still just a kid. And, to step into the grown upworld is difficult, confusing and scary as heck. It kind of feels like I’mtaking my first steps all over again but this time I got to figure out a wholeother world and who I am and what my place will be within it.

This spring I graduated and sincethen I’ve been trying to find a job. I choose to take a gap year or two to getsome work experience as many others but to get a job without earlier workexperience is so hard. I guess it’ll will come around eventually cause I can’thave bad luck all my life, can I? I just need to be patient, and I don’t reallymind being unemployed. I like just chilling around but it’s the pressure fromthe “real” adults that pressures me. But if I got paid every time somebodyasked me what I do, if I work or what I work with, what I want to work with orthey tell me do this or do that and so on, I wouldn’t need a job. I know theyjust mean well but it doesn’t make it any less annoying. Isn’t growing upreally about figuring it out by yourself, doing mistakes and fight and fightuntil you get it, if you’ll ever get it… And I’m one of those people who wantsto do things my way and if that’s not good enough, well too bad for you. And ifor when I need help I’ll swallow my pride and ask for it.

So now when I live in this in between-space,going from child to adult, I have so much freedom and there’s so manypossibilities and opportunities. There is literally nothing tying me up. I cango wherever I want. I can do whatever I want. Nothing’s stopping me except formyself and all my doubts, but I’m working on it. And to the question “What doyou want to be/work with?” I always answer “I don’t know” because I don’t. Ihave some hunches, though. So many hunches and I don’t know which one to beginwith and then where to go from there. Even though I don’t know much right now,I know that when I find it, whatever it is, I will give my everything to it.Until then I’m just going to float around for a while. And there is nothingwrong with that as long as you don’t give up.

But let’s go back to growingup. Every day I get more and more used to the thought of it and I’m going tofake being an adult until I’m so good I don’t have to pretend anymore. Butsometimes when trying to be an adult gets too much, which is way too often, Ijust want to run and hide because I feel so small and fragile. There is a partof me that don’t want to grow up. Something inside of me is refusing thischange and it’s going so fast I can’t really keep up with it. Most of all Idon’t like this in between-space. I don’t like not knowing how to do things,being bad at things, I rather stay a child or just jump ahead in time to when Iknow how to be a grown up. But at the same time it is wonderful to be free and beingable to do as you please. To be able to do all the things you’ve been wanting and waiting todo since you were little. But at the moment I just want to be. No pressure, noduties, taking a step at a time and sometime a step backwards.

Whatever happens, I’llprobably end up alright, it’ll be okay and I hope I’ll be happy and that’s allI’ve ever wanted.

Just thought I'd add a picture of mini-me and my mother . Sadly i can no longer sit in her lap because i'm too heavy. Growing up sucks.