Thursday, 20 February 2014

I was nominated by Em at My Pale Skin which was so sweet since I am only a couple of months into blogging and just recently followed her wonderful blog! It's really nice to already see some support!

The Liebster Award is kind of like a chain award for blogs with under 200 followers, here are the rules:

1. You must link back to the person who nominated you. 
2. You have state 11 facts about yourself.
3. You have to answer the questions given to you.
4. You have to pick 11 nominees and create a set of 11 questions that they must answer.
5. You can't nominate the person that nominated you.
6. You have to tell the nominees that they have been nominated by you. 

11 Facts About Me:
1. I live in New Zealand but was born in Australia and grew up there.
2. I am currently doing a one year course in journalism and hope to go on to a Communications degree.
3. I used to play the violin when I was younger but stopped, and am now teaching myself guitar.
4. I am such a home body. I love staying in all weekend watching movies and reading!
5. My favourite authors are Nick Hornby and John Green.
6. I don't drink soft drinks and hate the taste of Coke.
7. I love cooking shows but prefer to bake.
8. I am awful at making decisions! It drives people crazy.
9. I need to have my shoes matching my handbag!
10. I know shorthand. I use it often and actually enjoyed learning it.
11. I love British bloggers and Youtubers!

Nominee Questions:
1. If you're stranded on a desert Island, and can take 5 products with you, but no mirror... what would you take? 
Miranda Kerr's Clear Shampoo and Conditioner, Lucas Papaw Ointment,  Benefit Erase Paste, Stila SPF30 tinted moisturiser aaaand Benefit They're Real mascara just for fun!
2. What inspires you? 
Just walking through the city! I love seeing what other people are doing, wearing, putting on their face.
3. Favourite store?
ASOS, Cotton On and Glassons. 
4. Worst purchase you've ever made? 
Probably some reaaally cheap nail polishes. The worst.
5. Who is your Girl Envy?
Zoella and Rachel Bilson!
6. Worst make up mishap?
I'm pretty new to beauty myself but probably when I was testing make up looks for my first prom.
7. What product have you been lusting after, but yet to add to your collection?
Benefit Hoola bronzer.
8. What is something you would love to wear (make up/fashion) but feel you can't pull off?
Simple I know, but I'm scared to try a bold red lip!
9. How long does your everyday make up take? 
Not long, five minutes?
10. What product do you wish had never been discontinued? 
This Chanel colourless lip balm my mum always used to have when I was younger! There's a similar product back out now but I don't think it is quite the same.
11. Where do you see yourself this time next year?
About to start a degree. Still blogging hopefully, having made some friends online!

My Nominations:

My Questions For You Ladies:
1. Why did you decide to start a blog?
2. Describe your every day make up look.
3. What are your three favourite drugstore products?
4. What is one hair trend and one make up trend you are a bit nervous to try?
5. Who are your favourite YouTubers?
6. What is on your make up wishlist right now?
7. If you could only ever buy from one clothing brand and one make up brand, what would you choose?
8. What music do you like?
9. What is your favourite perfume?
10. What colour is on your nails right now?
11. What are your blogging goals?

Thank you so much Em :) hope you all enjoyed reading a little about me and make sure to check out the 11 blogs I linked to!

Lauren xxx


  1. Replies
    1. You're welcome! Cool to see it over on your blog, loved having a peek at your answers :)

  2. This is such a lovely idea, thanks so much for the nomination! And Rachel Bilson is my girl envy too - guh. She's so cute and sexy at the same time.

    1. You're welcome! Your blog well deserves it :) definitely one of my favourites.

  3. I know you already got nominated for this, but I just had to nominate you again. This blog is just so so lovely. Here's a link to the original post

    xoxo Abigail

    1. Thank you so much :) that's really sweet! Loved having a read of your answers xx


C'est Lauren

C'est Lauren
My name is Lauren and I am a
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world from New Zealand.
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