Irish Influencers: Blurring fiction and reality

The mask of overpriced foundation has slipped, and Irish influencers are panicking.

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2017: Back to college wishlist

September is a great time of year to grab essentials for the school year ahead, and even if you’re not going to college this year like myself (weeps in lamentation of student Elaine), the change of seasons gives us a great excuse to pick up some fresh threads.

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The glamorisation of mental illness and ‘mental health merch’

“Anyone who has actually been that sad can tell you that there’s nothing beautiful or literary or mysterious about depression”— Jasmine Warga

Suffering from a mental illness is not trendy. Nor is it glamorous. It doesn’t make you seem more edgy or sexy.

More and more, we are seeing mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, O.C.D., bi-polar disorder (but to name a few) being glamorised by, well, everyone. Bloggers, mainstream news, literature… it’s everywhere.

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