Our Team

The Growing Up Guide is made up of young women who want to help advise, inspire and motivate other females in the UK who are starting their adulthood journey.

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EMMI BOWLES – Editor & Founder

Emmi came up with The Growing Up Guide in her final year of university. She saw a market for a website that catered for those transitioning into adulthood. In 2017 she took the plunge and here we are.

When she’s not running The Growing Up Guide, Emmi blogs over at JustEmmi.com and drinks an unhealthy amount of tea.

Find her: Twitter | Instagram | Blog | Facebook | LinkedIn


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AMY TURK – Lifestyle Editor

Amy is a Creative Writing Graduate, now working as a Social Media Executive in a creative agency. She has a passion for writing and loves reading lifestyle blogs, and scrolling down her Instagram feed until her thumb is numb.

When she isn’t working or writing, Amy likes to watch rubbish telly and tag her friends in videos of cute dogs. She loves writing posts for her blog and is determined to upload more regularly now she has completed her degree! She also adores musicals and you will often find her singing popular soundtracks into her hairbrush.

Find her: Twitter | Instagram | Blog | Facebook | LinkedIn



MOLLY EDWARDS – Relationships Editor

Molly is in her final year of university studying History. She qualified as a Make Up Artist in her first year of Uni to make some money, this led to her creating a beauty blog. Molly now also writes about lifestyle, fashion, travel and uni tips.

When she’s not in the University library surrounded by history books, you will find her blogging in her room, binge watching Sex and the City or balancing over some lipsticks on the floor for the perfect flatlay.

Find her: Twitter | Instagram | Blog




Steph is a travel representative which led to her starting her own travel blog, Wanderlust Pulse. She has a Performing Arts degree and loves going to the theatre. You can often find her curled up with a good book and an endless amount of green tea.

Find her: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Blog


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CHLOE SALINS – Appearance Head Writer

A Manchester based fashion and lifestyle blogger who loves anything with a pop of red.

Find her: Twitter | Instagram | Blog



fullsizeoutput_122CHIAMAKA ECHETA – Health Head Writer 

Chiamaka is a pharmacist by day who writes about life post-university, beauty and lifestyle. She enjoys fitness and travelling. When she’s not writing or reading, she most probably is shopping, eating, listening to music or binge-watching the latest TV series.

Find her: Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn



LISA TIRANTI – Head Career’s Writer

Hi! I’m Lisa, 21, 100% Italian, currently living and working as Digital Marketing Executive in my beloved London.

During my spare time, I love globetrotting around Europe [and not only, actually] but travelling is just one of my passions, I enjoy crafting, spotting healthy food places.. oh and I blog of course, mainly about my travels and general life & blogging hacks.

Find her: Twitter | Instagram | Blog | Facebook | YouTube



NIKKI MCCAIG – Contributor

Nikki is a freelance social media marketer, blogger and creative living and working in Nottingham. Having written a blog for the past 5 years, and now embracing a new career in Sales Marketing, she is usually found nose deep in her laptop, editing her latest post, with a hot cup of coffee in her hand.

Find her: Twitter | Instagram | Website | LinkedIn



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SOPHIE HATTER – Contributor
Hi, I’m Sophie, a 20 something latte addict, shopaholic and makeup junkie. Marketing Exec by day, blogger by night, blogging about everything beauty and lifestyle related at sophieinwonderlandxo