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

How to give brows a natural full look, without getting globbed down in clumpy gel. (Image Credit: Annie Walton Doyle)

Backcombing Is The Ingenious Way To Add Volume To Lackluster Eyebrows

My struggles with eyebrows have been well documented over the years.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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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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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Benzoyl Peroxide (BP) has been there when nothing else worked. But boy did BP come with a price.

On My Complex Relationship With Benzoyl Peroxide

During such trying times, there is one trusty frenemy whose shadowy presence always sneaks back into my life. Benzoyl peroxide, I wish I knew how to quit you.

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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 ineffable.

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