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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

1 year bloggerversary!

I started my blog one year ago today and I can't believe how far it's come! When I started I didn't think anybody would want to read it and I kept harrasing my friends to check out my blog and now... well I still harrass my friends to check out my blog but at least I can write a post and know that at least other people take the time to read it even if my friends don't :)

I was looking over my early posts and after I stopped myself from cringing at my writing style, my photo taking and shameful EOTD's, I thought that recreating one of these EOTD's would be a good way to mark my one year blogging. The look I decided to recreate was my first attempt at an EOTD and it was supposed to be my introduction into using darker eyeshadows. It's actually not a great look and I would never transition a black shadow straight into such a light colour like I did here but I thought I'd give it another go.

I fully understand if looking at the first pictures I took causes you to laugh because even I cracked up when I saw them :D I mean that first picture of my eye is creepy to say the least and I have no idea why my lashes look so odd! Lol, I was also obviously using a flash that was way too bright and my application skills were definitely lacking!

EOTD 1 year ago:

EOTD today(Lol it's still not the greatest look but I think it's definitely a vast improvement!):

This last year has really helped me hone my makeup skills, and even though I have a lot left to learn, I think I've definitely improved. I also think my blogging style has improved alot and my picture taking is definitely much better! Hopefully a year from now I'll have learned even more and I'll look back on these pictures and see how far I've come.

Thank you to all of you who take/have taken the time to follow, read and comment on my blog because it always makes my day :) You guys are awesome and I truly appreciate all of your support! I'm hoping to get back into blogging more often once the chaos my life currently is quitens down and I have more time and energy to focus on posting regularly.

If you have any suggestions/feedback on how I can improve my blog or what you want to see more or less of, please leave a comment below.

Hope you're all having a great week!


  1. Aww!!! Congratulations on your anniversary!!!! I know I've said this before, but I really enjoy your blog, it's one of my favorites. And it's even better because you're a genuinely awesome person!:)

  2. Congrats on your blog Bday!

    I actually love both looks, new and old LOL

  3. Congrats! :) I don't think the first eotd is that bad and I think the second is gorgeous! I wish I could be as good someday :)

  4. Happy Anniversary! Keep on doing what you are doing. Love your blog.


  5. Happy bloggerversary! Recently discovered your blog and love your EOTDs, I was reading back to the older posts and each EOTD left me wanting to try the look! I think the first EOTD you did was pretty good too... haha

  6. Aseya: Thank you so much :D I've told you before, but you always leave me such lovely comments and I always appreciate it! Thanks for being so lovely :)

    Jen: Thanks! They always say you're your own worst critic but even if I try to be objective, I still think the old one looks shocking lol :D

    Jinz: Thanks! Bloggy birthday sounds goood! Should have gone with that instead of bloggerversary :)

    Ki: Thanks Ki! Have you posted any EOTD's yet? I love all your swatches and reviews but I'd love to see some of your EOTD's and FOTD's :)

    Michelle: Thanks so much! I really appreciate how supportive and helpful you've been! You're like a blogging mentor :)

    Adsy1234567: Thanks so much :) Lol it makes me feel better that you didn't cringe when you saw my old EOTD's even if I still do! I think I might redo the pictures now that I have more of an idea of what I'm doing!

  7. happy 1 year blog birthday, adore your eotd posts :)

  8. Happy Anniversary Beauty Bug!
    I don't comment as much these days but I promise I always read them!!
    Love you lots xx

  9. happy blogaversary. love your eotds.

  10. Happy Bloggerversary! I am a newer subscriber, but as I have already told you, I am in love with your blog. You are so talented and your EOTD posts are always incredible. Here's to another great year.

  11. Congrats on a year!!! Honestly, the pictures from a year ago are rally pretty but I can def see an improvement!!

  12. Jade: Awww, thank you so much :)

    Suga: Thanks lady! Haven't seen you in forever :( I may be down Sydney way for Easter so perhaps a catch up then? xoxo

    Prettymom: Thank you so much! :)

    Alicia: Thanks so much! You've been so lovely and supportive which I've really appreciated! BTw, I'm totally lemming that Barry M shocking pink lip paint now thanks to you :D

    Danielle: Thanks so much! :)

  13. OMG such lovely EOTD's.....gorgeous

    visit me at

  14. I've been quite shy so far... but I may begin posting eotds sometime :D

  15. AWwwwhhhhhhh thats so nice..
    i hope i learn something from my blog..
    Your blog is amazing..
    I am a new blogger,,
    Please check me out,,
    maybe follow?

    much love, Alesh :)

  16. congratulations and hoping a lot of bloggerverseries for you :)

  17. Lipstick and blush addict: Thanks so much! I'll definitely check out your blog :)

    Ki: Be brave! Do it, do it now! Lol no pressure of course ;)

    Alesh: Thanks! It's awesome starting a blog and it's so different when you're just reading and when you actually start putting up stuff of your own. Good luck with it! I'll definitely check out your blog :)

    Swati: Lol thanks so much :D