Unless you’ve been hiding under a (glittery) rock for a while, you may have noticed that more and more people are chatting about glitter. Some people are talking about how bad plastic glitter is (it’s very bad FYI) and some – like us- are shouting from the rooftops about how good glitter CAN be. We’re […]
It’s international Women’s Day! And as such, we wanted to celebrate, and tell you a little more about where we came from – and how we were inspired by the ultimate #girlboss
I’m Natalie, and I started Fairypants after graduating from University. I come from a very female family- growing up I ‘just’ had my Mum and Nan. I say just, because with two strong women in my life I needed nobody else.
When I was little, my mum worked all the hours she could to provide for me – often coming home after I had already had my dinner with my nan. My nan picked me up from school, fed me and entertained me until it was time to go home.
A lot of women worry that if they work hard when their children are younger they’ll miss out, and the children will be somehow damaged because of it –I think it made me stronger. Seeing how hard my mum worked just made me want to work hard too – she is my absolute inspiration, and she taught me that girls can do whatever they put their mind to.
She’s always been my biggest cheerleader – the first person to buy my new products, and she never expects a discount. She picks me up if I have a crisis of confidence, and she’s behind me all the way when my head is in the clouds dreaming up something new.
We’re in somewhat of a female renaissance at the moment – small businesses are popping up all over the place – young women like me chancing their arm after uni or school, and mums doing what they can while their children sleep. Women have such strength – our only fault is we sometimes don’t believe in ourselves. So this post is to encourage you to follow your dreams, and to keep plugging away at them until they become reality. Because you can do it – you can do whatever you want, as long as you’re prepared to work hard.
Use today to celebrate yourself and the strong women who made you. Use it to turn your life around, to push you on to the next step- and make sure you feel proud of yourself and what you’re capable of achieving.
We are women, hear us roar!!
A December Wedding on the cheap! I’m Natalie – the brains behind Fairypants, and I got married just before Christmas. I’m a bit weird. Most of my friends would say I’m living in the past—so much so, that the day before my wedding, my colleagues handed me some 1950s advice for wives. I love the […]
Hey all! Now anyone who knows anything about me knows that I am a SHAMELESS addict of bright colours. This really serves me well in the Summer, when it tends to be more ‘on-trend’ to rock rainbows. I thought it would be fun to do a top three for the season, since it is kind […]
Hi there everyone, this is going to be a bit of a different blog post than what you’re used to. We usually use the blog to show you our new products, and give you ideas for how to use them and create interesting looks. However, 2017 has – as we’re all aware – presented some […]
Okie dokie, Fairypants famalam! So, in the last post, we covered off the three basic stripe/French mani designs for our ‘Harry Potter inspired nail art. In this one, we’re covering the designs that are a little more fancypants! On the middle finger – for Hufflepuff – we’re going to slather a healthy layer of ‘Jaune’ […]
Hey there Fairy family! You know, they say that admitting you have a problem is the first step. So here we go, I’m saying it… *deep breath* I am STILL addicted to Harry Potter. I am a 30 year old woman who just cannot get enough of Potter and his pals, since I started the […]
We know we’re becoming a bit of a broken record now, but it is SO important to look after your skin, especially in any kind of harsh weather – hot OR cold. We’ve been through the dry skin balms, but balms aren’t to everyone’s taste, and we know that. However, we have YET to meet […]
Howdy! A couple of weeks ago, we were telling you how to get those peepers festival-fierce! This week, let’s get started on those smackers! Another throwback: we talked last week about dry skin, but of course, one of the biggest victims of extremely warm Summer weather is that gorgeous cakehole of yours! Nobody likes chapped […]
Hello there! How fairy nice to see you! *sigh* as much as we ADORE basking in the lovely warm sunshine, we have to admit, it really does a number on our skin sometimes. Even if you avoid the dreaded burn, there’s no getting away from parched, dry skin, which is why it’s SUPER important to […]