Evening sweetpeas! Hope you’re all having a good week so far? Luckily me had a day off Monday (to pay the dear dentist a visit mind you, but a day offs a day off right??) so hopefully this week will be shorter than normal! Before I get on to telling y’all all about the NBBE I attended not too long ago I should tell ya that I had actually planned on blogging my kaboosey off this weekend, I’ve got so much to share with y’all! But with all the terrible things happening in Japan right now I just wasn’t feeling it? I’m sure you’ve all heard about the awful earthquake that struck the east coast of Japan on Friday 11th March which then triggered a tsunami leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Seeing it all on TV really makes you so very thankful for what you have in life, a home, loving family. Me & the mumma bear had a huge clear out yesterday of things that we are going to donate, its not much but its something, just wish I could do more! I know that there are some lovely bloggers out there who are very kindly holding blog sales of which the proceeds will be donated to Japan. One lovely blogger in particular who is donating 75% of the proceeds from her shop is the beautiful Eki. If you have a mo, do go check her site, where she has some absolutely beautiful pieces of jewellery for sale all handmade by her lovely self! My thoughts & prayers are with everyone who has been affected by the devastation.
On to todays post my lovelies, you might remember me mentioning the NBBE a while back? I was very fortunate and super excited to attend the National Beauty Bloggers Event that was held at Excel London recently. So a coupla weeks back saw moi hopping on to the train & making my merry way into good old London town with mumma bear in tow as she had the day off also & loves coming into London, bless her cotton socks! :)
Now thanks to the silly conductor man making us get on the wrong train (cheers mate!) I was err a tad *cough* late arriving :/ I guess it didn’t help that I got hopelessly lost at Excel, the place is bloody huge, cue some very frantic tweets to the wonderful Beth who was one of the lovely ladies organizing the event, she is such a gem! Thanks again for everything lovely! Eventually I made it in one piece ;) The event consisted of a variety of talks from makeup artists & brands as well as having stalls set up showcasing some of their new products. Sadly I missed out on seeing the celeb makeup artists Daniel Sandler & Jackie Tyson, who have worked with the likes of Naomi Campbell & Kate Moss doing their thing *sob!* But I did manage to catch Carol Churchill, who is the makeup artist for TV soap Emmerdale & gave us all some in depth insider info on working with makeup in television. After the talks, we then had the opportunity to have a little browse around each of the stands & have a closer peek at the products. The brands present at the event were:
- Broadway Nails
- Monu Skincare
- Natura Bisse
- Tan Organic
- The Gentry Grooming Co
|All the lovely bits we were sent away with :)|
The highlight of the day however for me was definitely meeting up & chatting away with all the other lovely blogger babes! It was so wonderful to see the gorguz faces behind the blogs I follow & also meeting some lovely new bloggers too as I now have some fab new blogs to read! Everyone was so super duper lovely & I deffo look forward to another meet up soon as I had a fab time with y’all! Here are a few piccies of the day I thought I’d share with y’all :)
|The gorguz Sriya & Roshni|
|Me & Roshni|
|Moi & the lovely Amina|
|Me & Sriya|
|A quick posey with the lovely Shifa|
|Ha ha sweety Gulnit having to bend down to take a pic with midget moi!|
|Sryia, Roshni, Gulnit, Amina, Me, Livia, Shifa|
Thanks so much for reading angels!
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