The Beauty Blogger Tag

I received this nomination from the lovely Chanelle Hayley, so do check out her brilliant blog out and here’s my answers to her questions.

1. Favourite drugstore and high-end brand? 

This is pretty tough as I mix and match my makeup, but my favourite high street/drugstore brands are L’Oreal and Revlon and high-end Lancome or Urban Decay.

2. What’s your favourite makeup tool? 

I’ve only recently started to get into nicer brushes and I’ve yet to try my Real Techniques sponge, so I would say my fingers! I find that the warmth from my hands helps my makeup melt and blend into my skin better than using a brush.

3. Nude lip or bold lip? Why?

I’d have to say neither. A nude lip tends to wash out my fair skin and whilst I like a bold lip, it’s too much maintenance. I prefer a soft-medium pink colour for my lips.

4. Favourite way to relax when you’re not blogging?

I like to read magazines in a warm bath. I’d use a Lush bath bomb to make the water bubbly and scented.

5. Worst makeup item you’ve ever tried? 

Well thankfully I haven’t had any total disasters with makeup lately, but I was disappointed by NYX’s Soft Matte lip creams. I knew the lip creams would be matte, but they were more drying than I expected and started to look too heavy on my lips as the day wore on.

6. Why did you start your blog?

On Facebook I followed some beauty and travel blogs and got addicted to reading them! I thought why not start my own and share my own love of beauty and travel too. Plus it’s a good way of putting my Creative Writing degree to use.

7. What does beauty mean to you? 

Beauty can mean a whole load of things, but to me it’s experimenting with different looks and styles and having fun with it.

8. What part of your makeup routine do you spend most time on?

It would probably be my skin, as I prime, use colour correctors, concealer and foundation to give my skin a healthy appearance.

9. Name something on your beauty wishlist.

My wishlist is huge! But I would love to try Kat Von D’s eyeliners, some of Tartlette’s products and Color Pop eyeshadows.

10. What’s the most expensive makeup item in your collection?

It would be my Dior Glowing Gardens eyeshadow palette, which costs £43.50. All of my most expensive items are eyeshadow palettes.

I really enjoyed answering these questions and I’ve nominated five lovely bloggers to take part in this tag, if you wish to. Below is my list of nominated bloggers and my questions for you to answer.


My Questions

  1. What is currently your favourite makeup or beauty item?
  2. What is your favourite makeup look, eg. smokey eye?
  3. Why did you start your blog?
  4. Which of your blog posts is your favourite and why?
  5. Which three makeup or beauty items are on your wish list?
  6. What activities do you like to do in your spare time?
  7. Do you have any travel wish lists for this year?
  8. What is your favourite shop?
  9. Which makeup brand is your favourite?
  10. Favourite lipstick or lip gloss?

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38 thoughts on “The Beauty Blogger Tag

  1. I really enjoyed your answers! Up until not so long ago I applied makeup with my fingers too 🙂 I hope you find your perfect nude lipstick, like red, there’s one out there for everybody xx

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    1. Thank you. I am getting more into brushes but I find colour correctors and certain things easier to blend using my fingers.

      Me too. I just need to find a nude that doesn’t wash me out☺ xx

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      1. It’s 10:30 here and I know if I get on the computer I’ll never get off tonight! Lol. I can’t wait to do this in the morning dear! I also did a video today of a simple contour. Need to upload some more pics and reviews! xx

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      2. Yes! I’m American and from the US, but I’m living overseas in Asia currently. I loved Ireland when I visited there! You’re so lucky! 🙂

        Yeah I want to do a blog on the contour- wonder if I can upload vids on here?

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      3. Oh wow that’s amazing. Where in Asia are you? Aah thanks have you been to London? That’s where I live☺ You can upload videos if you pay for wordpress or you can upload to youtube for free and then post it on here☺ x

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      4. That’s what I do, I upload through Youtube☺ That’s cool I’d love to visit Japan! Did you move there for work? You should! There’s always so much to do in London and so many beautiful places in the UK☺ xx

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      5. I literally can’t wait and I will! x
        Yes my hubby moved us here for his job. What is your YouTube link so I can follow you. And I’d love for you to visit JP!
        I love all the shopping in Europe! x

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      6. I love it here. I want to visit there and you want to come here! We should jus my swap lol! I don’t have many videos either 😦 but you can check out my channel if you want! Sorry I fell asleep last night and didn’t write back! Xo

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      7. Haha yay☺ Really? Did you buy a camera and bits for filming? At the minute I have nothing for it. If I don’t reply it’s ‘cos it’s my turn to sleep. 3am here now haha xx

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      8. Haha I thought about using my phone but I wasn’t sure if other people did, so I’m glad you’ve said that☺ Thanks for following my Facebook btw, do you have a page I can follow? Xx

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