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Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Random | 20 comments

How to set up a beauty blog with Totally Blogging

How to set up a beauty blog with Totally Blogging

In today’s blog post I want to tell you all about a new free blogging resource that has been created by a friend of mine. If you’re interested in make-up, skincare and all things beauty and you’d love to start your own blog then you’ll want to know all of the basics before starting. That’s why you need to take a look at Totally Blogging to help get you started! Totally Blogging is a completely free online resource that takes you step-by-step through the basics of setting up your very own blog. Starting a beauty blog can be pretty tricky because there are several things that you need to think about before you press publish. That’s why you are going to need all the help you can get to make sure that your blog stands out from the crowd and helps get you noticed. This is another way that Totally Blogging can help you out. Setting up your Blog First of all, once you’ve decided that you want to...

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Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Random | 5 comments

Happy Birthday to Beauty Best Friend!

Happy Birthday to Beauty Best Friend!

  Today is Beauty Best Friend’s 1st birthday! My very first review post was published on 14th April 2013, and here I am 365 days later celebrating this special day. Since I started blogging it has made me realise how much I missed creative writing since leaving my corporate marketing job a few years ago. It has also reawakened my passion for make-up and skincare, and in the past 12 months I have discovered lots of new products that I love. Blogging has also put me in touch with lots of other like minded bloggers, and social media makes it so easy to chat and share product recommendations and beauty tips. So, what are Beauty Best Friend’s main achievements from the past year? – In the past 12 months I have built up so many lovely readers – including over 650 Bloglovin followers and over 550 Twitter followers – In June 2013 I had a ‘Product Of The Month’ review published in Pure Beauty magazine – my chosen product...

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Posted by on Oct 5, 2013 in Random | 3 comments

Beauty Best Friend has been awarded the Liebster Award!

Beauty Best Friend has been awarded the Liebster Award!

A few days ago I got a comment from Rachael of Rachael Lucy blog saying that she had awarded me the Liebster Award, I was thrilled! The Liebster Award is a virtual award that is awarded to great new blogs with less than 200 followers in order to help get new blogs noticed and increase their traffic. In turn, the winners of the award then have to then pass the Liebster Award on to ten more new bloggers. The Liebster Award is such a great way of promoting new blogs, over the past few months I have come across so many new bloggers that give up after a few weeks as they feel their voice is not being heard and that no one is reading their blog. Of course it takes time and dedication to build up a loyal readership, but it’s always nice to receive a comment or a compliment about your blog and it makes you feel that it is all worthwhile. As part of my award...

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Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in Makeup | 6 comments

How to create breathtaking looks with glitter eyeliner

How to create breathtaking looks with glitter eyeliner

I am a massive fan of Urban Decay cosmetics, they have funky packaging, great palettes and I love the use of sparkle, glimmer and glitter within their products. Plus I discovered recently that Urban Decay is a member of Cruelty Free International, meaning that they have acquired the ‘Leaping Bunny’ stamp and their products are not tested on animals. So I decided it was about time that I reviewed one of my favourite Urban Decay products, Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner. Available in 7 glittery shades, these sparkly eyeliners are so much fun, they’re perfect for parties and the festive season. You don’t even need to limit them to your eyes, you can use them to draw patterns onto your face and body too. Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner is basically tiny pieces of glitter held densely within a clear base, and you apply it with the very thin brush that is inside the lid. As the brush is so tiny it only applies a few flakes of glitter at a...

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