HOW TO GET VACAY READY 101

Tonight, I fully intend on sipping a cocktail in an airport restaurant and zenning the f*** out before my vacay. So, it’s only natural that I want to be fully present without worrying about whether I have awkward body hair or 6 week old shellac.

So welcome to Vacay Grooming 101 - a guide on suggested beauty appointments to get yourself holiday ready and in your best shape.

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Maria Thattil
A PEEK INSIDE MECCALAND 2019

MECCALAND - If you didn’t make it this year, don’t worry, there’s always 2020. By then, the MECCA team will have probably worked out how to give guided tours on glittery dragons. Bigger and better always, till then - enjoy this recap. M x

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Maria Thattil
MY SKIN STORY | PT 3

As a young woman, my experience with acne is fairly recent, and began when I was 23. I managed to navigate my teens with clear, unblemished skin, but three years ago, started experiencing redness, irritation, congestion beneath the skin and periodic breakouts. In this post, I share the regimen and education that has healed my skin.

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MY SKIN STORY | PT 2

“Maria, you do have acne.” As it sank in, I grew hungrier to know more. I thought acne looked different to this? How did I develop acne? There is more than one kind of acne? Why has no one told me this before? What type of acne is this? Most importantly, how do I heal it?

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DEAR TOOTH FAIRY

Dear Tooth Fairy,

It has been a while since I’ve written to you. How long specifically? 14, 15 years? My letters are a little more sophisticated than they were back then. For starters, I’m writing to you via blog. So sanitary, right?

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