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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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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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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Ah the joys a bit of chemicals on the face can bring! (Image Credit: Flickr/Jeff Luyten)

Skin Care Confession: Am I Addicted To Acid?

It’s funny to think that sometimes I don’t have the energy to get off the couch, or to buy groceries, yet my face is constantly using said energy t

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image credit: Thinkstock

Am I In An Unhealthy Relationship With My Shampoo?

Being a “strong” and “empowered” woman is so hot right now.

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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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Let your lips do the talking, no words required.

Get Your Bitch Lips On

In life, there’s not much I love more than a good bitch. I’d take a mean, hilarious person over a “nice” bland-y any day of the week.

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So many good buys across the pond. (Image Credit: UnSplash)

UK Beauty Tourism For Everyone To Enjoy

Writing my piece on the wonderful, amazing, superlative yet disappointingly evasive Seventeen Stay Time Foundation got me thinking.

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The idea of a society where claiming you like the way you look is judged as both strange and an invitation for disagreement is, to me, very sad.

Face Positivity: Just As Important As Body Positivity?

Let this idea appeal to your insubordinate nature: the world wants me to not like my face, so guess what? I’ve decided I like it. Take that, world!

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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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