I don't think I know many bloggers who haven't put some serious thought into their blog names, it's a very tricky thing. And then once you've narrowed it down to a few that you like and think suit your blog, finding an available URL is a whole other story...

I wanted to tell you a little bit about mine and what being Twenty-Something means to me.

So far my twenties have been pretty amazing. I've graduated from uni, started a full time job, saw my sister get married, became an aunty, travelled to some amazing places, bought my first apartment, started relationships, ended relationships, started them again. It has probably been the most exciting time of my life and I still have five more years. Here are some highlights...

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Family time with my two sisters

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Travel- The Berlin Wall

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Becoming an aunty!

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 Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos Travelling with great friends! And great cider

This podcast by Meg Jay made me feel like a very empowered twenty-something (highly reccomend you watch if you haven't already!), I want to use this time to do exciting things and set myself up for the things I want to do later. I want to use this time to look after myself, get into better habits with my health, look after my skin, set myself up financially, do some more travelling and just generally enjoy my life and the people in it. 

I think this has definitely been the best part of my life so far, but it's all I know, maybe my thirty-somethings will be even better, or my fourty-somethings... In the meantime, I'm going to write about being a twenty-something. 

How did you come up with your blog name? Was it easy for you or did it take some time to come up with? I'd love to hear your story. 

Zoe xx
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For me, Winter is the most difficult time of year to keep my skin looking and feeling healthy. My skin is prone to dehydration at the best of times and the cold, in addition to being in artificial heating most days, zaps the life right out of it!

This Winter I have found some products that have really helped and I think my skin is happier than it has ever been at this time of year.

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Here is what I have been using:

Eve Lom Cleansing Balm: This is the newest addition to my skincare routine and I love it. Cleansing balms are all the rage at the moment and I understand why. In the pot this is a soft solid which turns into an oil when you rub it between your hands. Applied to dry skin it melts your makeup right off, I use a muslin cloth and warm (not hot) water to remove this.

UPDATE: A few weeks after this post my skin decided that it didn't like Eve Lom as much as forst thought, I broke out, not in pimples, but in little red, dry patches on my cheeks, in an attempt to track down the culprit I cut this out and unfortunately this was the guilty product... The amazing girls at my local Mecca store exchanged it, no questions asked and I'm now trying something new... I'll give it a few more weeks just to make sure my skin is happy again and then no doubt it will feature in my Spring 2013 skincare routine.
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Hi everyone,

Welcome to Notes from a Twenty-Something.

I've been working on this space for a little while now and have had so much fun planning it and thinking about what I wanted it to be. It's currently a work in progress so some parts are still under construction but I just couldn't wait to share it with you all!

I sought the help of my more experienced blogger friends Megan and Vanisha whose expertise was greatly appreciated, and the lovely Christina who did my design work and was very patient with me!

Have a look around and pop back and visit occasionally, there is plenty on the way...

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Zoe xx

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