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An aside…..

I don't usually get all personal in my writing here, this is a space normally reserved for all things beauty, health and fitness related. But recently (actually the last 8 months), have been very trying and as it's affected my blog in the last ten days or so, I feel that I ought to say a little something.If follow me…

The Skin: Dr Rabia Malik & Intraceuticals Oxygen Infusion

Up until now, most of what you'll have read on this blog has been about make-up, nails, skincare creams, potions and lotion, and hair. Up until now, there's not really been a huge amount of cosmoceuticals, injectables or the rather more extreme forms of beauty. Up until now.Recently, I went along to see Dr Rabia Malik, a cosmetic doctor based…

The Nails: Mid-Week Mani SuperDry in Port

Fashion mavens will already be familiar with SuperDry's quirky-yet-immensely-wearable British-meets-Japanese fashion line but even if you haven't, you're going to fall head over heels in love with the new cosmetics line coming from them early next year.I'll be writing a full length feature on the lovely collection very soon (I'm soooo behind on my blogging!) but to whet your appetite,…

Blogging for Dummies!

I've just realised that my blog wasn't properly connected with Bloglovin'!A rookie mistake, and one I'm embarrassed to admit, but hopefully I've put that right now.So, you can now either follow this blog with Google Friend Connect - the GFC blue button in the left hand column, or you can click here:Follow my blog with Bloglovinif you'd prefer to follow…

A Little Off Kilter…. May Angels Keep Us

It's with a heavy heart that I write this.It's not the norm that I would write about anything other than beauty (or a bit of shoes and style) but I just wanted to let you know that I may be a little out of sorts with my blogging for a while.  I've recently suffered a bereavement in the family and…

VOTE NOW! Marie Claire BEAUTY BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

In case you missed it, BEAUTY PASSIONISTA is one of 25 worldwide beauty blogs to be selected for the Marie Claire Best Beauty Blog!Well, there's just one week left to vote! Easy to do, just click on the big pink square button, and you'll be done in 10 seconds.... just click on the drop down menu for Beauty Blogger of…

Marie Claire Blogger Awards – I’ve been shortlisted!!!!

I am THRILLED to say that this blog has been selected for the shortlisted blogs up for consideration for the Marie Claire Blogger Awards.  This is the first time my blog has been entered for anything, and was nominated very kindly by friends.Thank you so much to all of you who clicked through to the link and nominated the blog.…

Bon Voyage 2011, Bienvenue 2012

Every year I do it. As do you, I'm sure.I'm talking of course, about New Year resolutions.Admittedly, year on year, the list of to-do's get shorter and shorter, as reality and better self awareness take over (is this what they call maturity?) and I am more truthful about what I actually think I can achieve.And in any case, why is the…

The Marie Claire Blog Awards Nominations

I'm a little apprehensive about this, but as a friend has nominated me for The Marie Claire Blog Awards, something I probably wouldn't have done myself, I thought, why not!?So, this post is a request to you.  I would love it if you would also nominate me too, so that I'm in with a chance to get onto the long…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For a generation, October has been the month designated to raise awareness of Breast Cancer around the world, and all because of a campaign started by Evelyn Lauder, of beauty giant Estee Lauder.  Since its launch in 1992, the now-familiar Pink Ribbon campaign has raised close to $50 million in contributions to  The Breast Cancer Research Foundation through fundraising, the…