Urgent: You HAVE to watch this Kenzo ad!

A perfume ad is a perfume ad, am I right? A pretty lady runs through a meadow/jungle/abandoned city pouting at the camera while wisps of her hair float softly around her perfect face. A man in a suit/white shirt/linen trouser combo/ his scunders sees her from afar and is instantly transfixed by her. Their eyes meet. It’s

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Whats the Story with Brock Turner?

At 1am, on  January 17th 2015, two cyclists came across Brock Turner having sex with an unconscious girl behind a dumpster on the grounds of Standford University. His victim remembers nothing and was informed that she was raped when she woke up in hospital. He was found guilty and on June 2nd, Judge Persky sentenced Turner to

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Want Clothes for free? Have a clothes swap!

In our dreams we all would have a wardrobe system much like Cher from  ‘Clueless’ . I mean …as if! In order to completely refresh your wardrobe, and have a really great girlie night, why don’t you and your friends host a clothes swap? We were involved in one a few years ago and went

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Hey Doc: Whats the deal with periods?

Ah periods. What a dose. We all have questions and some of us don’t know who to ask. Luckily, we have Dr Sharon here who will talk about literally anything. Why do we get periods? When girls are born they normally have a uterus [womb], 2 fallopian tubes and 2 ovaries- one left and one

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Selena Takes Time to Look after her Mental Health

Yesterday, Selena Gomez announced that she will be taking a break from her career to take the time to focus on her mental health. In October 2015, Selena told her fans that she had been diagnosed with Lupus and was undergoing chemotherapy, saying at the time: Thank you to all my fans for your support. You

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Meet our experts….

Luckily for us, we have some top notch help at hand to help us find the best advice.  These people deal with teen issues every day and there is no issue they haven’t seen before. Unfortunately, our experts are unable to offer specific advice on individual cases, but they are happy to talk about general

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How to be Bullied

Until I turned 14 my life was pretty textbook. I was the 2nd of three kids with an older sister and younger brother, a Mam and a Dad a dog and a cat. Everything was fine. Somewhere between 1st and 2nd year everything imploded and the ground was pulled out from beneath me. Within a

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Squad Goals: Rachel Bloom

If you haven’t seen ‘Crazy Ex Girlfriend’ yet, do so immediately. Its 736 different kinds of funny. And Rachel is the shows lead actress, writer and co-creator. And, this year she took home a Golden Globe and a Critics Choice award for her amazing performance. This week, Rachel shared the depressing reality of trying to make

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What do my Leaving Cert results say about me?

Leaving Cert results are out in the morning, and girls and their families around the country will not sleep a wink tonight as tomorrow they find out the magic number that will dictate their future for possibly the next few years. I have no idea what I got in my leaving cert. That is the God’s honest

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Katie Taylor: Always an Irish Hero

We were all shocked to hear that Katie Taylor has been knocked out of the Olympic’s today by Finland’s Mira Potkonen, after losing 37 points to 39. Her devastation and shock is clear in this RTE interview. Katie takes some time to compose herself before saying, “It’s very disappointing. It’s been a very tough year.

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33 Things Fat Women Hear all the Time.

“I’m just worried about your health”  “Even your voice sounds fat” ” It never fails to amaze me how people think they have a right to comment on how others look, and to dictate how they should look.  Judgement is the scourge of females, and we are our own worst enemies at times. In this video shared 2

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Yusra Mardini. The refugee girl making waves at the Olympics

When watching the Olympics we all love to find an underdog we can get behind, and everyone loves a good back story. Well, this one  is a doozy. 18 year old Yusra Mardini is one of 10 refugee Olympians  competing this year. While competing in the Olympics might seem like the biggest challenge any individual

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1900’s Anti women’s Rights Posters- Hilarious!

They would never get away with it these days, but that just makes these pictures all the more absurd and hilarious today. These propaganda posters warned men about the dangers of allowing women to have equal rights.Suffragettes fought and gave their lives so we could vote today. Read more about them here. Click through the

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Staying Safe whilst out at night

It’s an unfortunate reality that we need to watch our backs when we’re out and about at night. Karen Buckleys death shocked all of us last year and incidents such as these are all too common. According to The Independent, the following are the 10 most important rules for protecting yourselves and each other when out

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You think your Grandma is cool? That’s cute.

Baddie Winkle, or Helen Van Winkle, is 88 years old and has more followers on Instagram than all our Grandmothers put together. Cosmopolitan has even celebrated her as one of the internet’s most fascinating picks. I mean… SOOOO sorry I haven’t been posting that much lately 🙁 I recently found out I have arthritis and

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Honour Killings in Pakistan

  Do you ever post pictures like this on Social Media? How about this? Too risque? Would your parents be annoyed? Maybe tell you to cool it a little? Would your younger brother feel compelled to drug you and then strangle you while you sleep, and prefer to deal with a murder charge than to

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New movies worth seeing.

The trailer for Disneys “Queen of Katwe” has just been released and it looks GOOD! The movie tells the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a young Ugandan girl who becomes world chess champion. Beautifully shot and including a breakout performance by Madina Nalwanga, this is one to be inspired by. Check out the trailer here:

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Jen Hits back.

Firstly Jennifer Aniston is, and always has been, the queen of everything 👸👸👸👸👸. Secondly, just while we’re on the subject, they may have been on a break but it still wasn’t cool or unacceptable. You know what you did Ross! Anyway, recently, as Jenifer was on holidays with her husband, this picture went viral and the media

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