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Nadine O'Regan: Holding up a mirror to our flaws and fears

We are living through a new and sometimes crippling era of self-consciousness

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
25th October, 2015
Zoella: is the likeable blogger a symbol for our age?PA

That’s the effect of Zoella, a British media sensation who, when not blogging, making YouTube videos, or releasing her own make-up range, is serving to offer a reminder to thirtysomethings like myself of how much things have changed since we were teens. Zoe ‘Zoella’ Sugg began blogging in 2009 and, before long, was racking up millions of views on the web, with videos advising on hair, beauty and how to cope with life matters that...

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