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Beauty Blogging Adventures.

This post is a little different from the norm,

Around two weeks ago I jetsetted off to Sydney, where I attended the Beauty Directory Star Awards which is a number of awards that recognize excellence in beauty journalism and PR in Australia. The event was bright and early in the morning and we all had a great breakfast at the Pier 2 Wharf Restaurant with a gorgeous view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, it was a very enjoyable experience and I’m super honoured to of been invited! Whilst I was in Sydney I also attended a Lancome event at the Park Hyatt which has a view of the Sydney Opera House, I got to learn about all the new launches for 2013 and we all had macaroons from Laudree Paris which were the best macaroons I’ve ever tasted¬† Another event I was able to attend was a bloggers night hosted by Platinum Media and Communications which was a blast and it was so great to meet lots of other beauty bloggers! It was held in Platinum Media’s new office building and the night finished off with a fashion parade of some of the fashion brands they handle the PR for.


Here’s a few pictures of the events I went to:

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Image courtesy of: Beauty Directory, flowers at Lancome Paris Event 2013 Launches


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Image courtesy of: Beauty Directory, list of whats on the menu for breakfast!

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Image courtesy of: Beauty Directory, all seated at the awards and mingling! I’m in this picture somewhere!

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Image courtesy of: Beauty Directory, our view of the Harbour Bridge

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Image courtesy of: Platinum Media and Communications, Champagne is served!

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(Image courtesy of: Platinum Media and Communications I’m on the left in the black jacket with the long wavy hair!)

A trip to Sydney wouldn’t be a trip to Sydney without stopping by the Illamasqua counter which there isn’t too many of (I have to travel quite a distance to get to my nearest one!) ever since they lowered their prices I have been in love! $28 for cream blushes
and the newly released gleam is just awesome! Also picked up some new Stila, Essence, Bourjois and Max Factor goodies!
Two years ago I would of never thought that beauty blogging could of taken me to where it has now!


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  1. alanamartinez reblogged this from makeuptips-
  2. sinnydear said: I got Gleam today in the mail :D
  3. thescienceofchictumbls said: Well look at you, Mrs. Fancy Pants professional type blogger! :D That must have been an amazing experience. :) Glad that I talked you into it?
  4. begelatokids reblogged this from makeuptips-
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