Favs & Nixed

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Oh my goodness! I have received so many emails from you all, and even a few comments, just in the few hours that my post Changes has been live. I truly had no idea that people still found that information helpful and relevant. Image: Stuart Miles It did lead me to ask myself, should those companies on the Nixed list be given a second chance? If they were t[...]

Changes

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I made some changes to my blog layout, as I'm sure you've noticed. The design has been streamlined, ad positioning has been changed and I'm constantly tweaking things here and there, trying to improve my site. Affiliate Links I created a page for Affiliate Links and removed them from the sidebar. If you visit that page you'll see the companies that I cur[...]

Sinead Norenius, Beautisol and HSN

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Last Wednesday I was one lucky blogger because I got to meet the famous Sinead Norenius, owner of Beautisol and co-founder of iFabbo. I also got to meet her charming fiancé and partner Chris.  They allowed me to go back stage with them at HSN to learn more about how such shows are conducted on air. It was really cool! Sinead & Chris For those of you wh[...]

Guestpost from BeautyGnome

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 Hello! I'm Jessica from beautygnome.blogspot.com and I am so thrilled that Phyrra asked me to do a guest blog post! When I asked her what topic I should write about, she suggested a fun, bright manicure. No surprise here..when I think Phyrra, I think bold, bright, beautiful colors! I chose to do some nail art using neon orange and pink- two of the hottest c[...]

Disclaimers and Blogging

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When at the blogger event that I went to today, we discussed why it is important to have a disclaimer for your blog. I don't know if every PR rep reads disclaimers, but they should. And even more importantly, every blogger should have a disclaimer/disclosure policy! Among other things, I state in my disclaimer that: I accept products for consideration an[...]

Silk Naturals Blush in Petal Video Review

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Hi there! I'm doing a video and written review on the Silk Naturals Blush in Petal. I created this video for my friend Jen at MyBeautyBunny but I also wanted to share the review with you here. Read on to see the rest of the review. The Website Claims: Petal is a slightly warmish very light pink blush that's matte with no shimmer. It's our clon[...]

Weekend Beauty Reads from the Beauty Blog Network

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The Makeup Divas reviews and shares swatches of the MAC In Extra Dimension Collection. Sheila from Painted Ladies is listing her very favorite eyeshadows. This week, the best blue shadows in the beauty business. Phyrra gives you a wearable bright video tutorial with BftE Cosmetics! Beth from Beauty Junkie in SF shows off a fun and easy blue eye loo[...]