Today was a great day because the gorgeous Becki from the super fun blog, The Struggles of a MUA nominated me for a Sunshine Award! Check out her award post HERE.
I've seen this award on other blogs and wondered if there'd ever be a day that I'd be recognized by anyone out there, so thanks Becki! :)
- List 11 facts about yourself
- Answer the 11 questions from the blogger who nominated you
- Nominate 11 bloggers you feel deserve this award
- Write 11 questions for them to answer in their award post
- Let your 11 bloggers know you have nominated them
The Sunshine award is given to bloggers who are positive, inspiring, creative or who’s blog you really enjoy reading. Since some days my pageviews are embarassingly low, this feels incredible...like I'm not just talking to myself out there in the blogosphere!
Here are 11 facts about me:
1. I have two younger sisters age 30, and 18.
2. So yes, that makes me in my thirties!
3. Being in my thirties makes me slightly self-conscious about being on the older side of beauty blogging.
4. I'm a scientist.
5. I live just outside of Boston.
6. I have an insane phobia of birds.
7. I may be the only person on earth that doesn't like fall. Sure it's pretty but it just means that winter is coming and I hate cold.
8. I was a gymnast from age 5-17. Sadly, I can barely do a cartwheel now.
9. I love shows like Walking Dead, but also The Bachelor.
10. I bought my condo 2 years ago and it was one of my proudest moments!
11. I'm shy in my blog. It's hard for me to post close up makeup pics and if you've noticed, my main pic isn't even close up.
Here are the questions that Becki asked me:
1. What inspired you to start blogging? My obsession with beauty products! I just love talking makeup and hair and skin stuff. I’m always giving friends and family tips on the best and newest products so I figured I’d write it all down and share with whoever else stumbles upon my blog.
2. Who is your idol and why? Anyone who writes for a beauty magazine. That's my dream job.
3. At what age did you start loving make-up? Must have been 5th or 6th grade. I got obsessed with my friend’s makeup but I wasn’t allowed to wear any yet.
4. What is your favorite film? My Cousin Vinny.
5. What is your favorite brand of makeup? I’m not really attached to one brand. I usually do stick with Urban Decay for eyes though.
6. If you could recommend me one concealer what would it be and why? I really like wearing MAC Prep + Prime as a concealer.
7. Who is your biggest crush? I’m guessing this means celebrity crush. Channing Tatum. Duh.
8. Where would you like to see yourself in 5 years time? I would love to be a well known beauty blogger at that point.
9. Where to you find the best clothes? The clearance section of Banana Republic, J. Crew, and Gap. Also Express for going out clothes and Forever 21 for trendy pieces.
10. Who was your first celebrity crush growing up? Zack Morris!11. What was your first concert? Garth Brooks. I was 19.
Here are the 11 lovely bloggers that I chose:
All Dolled Up
And here are my 11 questions for these amazing bloggers:
1. Do you have a pet?
2. How long have you been blogging?
3. At what point did you know that your blog was “taking off” or if you are new like me, what would make you believe that you are "taking off"?
4. What is your fave hair product?
5. Do you use anti-aging products yet? If so, what is your must have?
6. What is your fave tv show?
7. What is your favorite time of the day to catch up on the blogs you follow?
8. What do you do when you’re not blogging?
9. Do you have any piercings or tattoos?
10. What is your fave type of music?
11. What is your fave comfort food?
I will let these lovely ladies know they’ve been nominated. This was something fun to do. It may actually help me finally write up an About Me page!