Blogging In 2015 Can Be Lonely, Overwhelming & Harder Than You’d Ever Think

You may have a clear idea in your mind what full-time blogging is like: endless cocktails and canapes, free samples and press trips coming out of your ears, opportunities at every corner and the lifestyle of a minor celeb. Although…

SEVEN THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH PINTEREST YOU MAY NOT ALREADY KNOW

I have a mild obsession with Pinterest, a fact that has not gone unnoticed by the folks over at Pinterest UK; they’ve now trained me up to be an ambassador to speak and train of their behalf. Today I wanted…

TOPSHOP x OLYMPUS Summer School: Come Learn How To Take Awesome Product …

Do you love photography, but don’t quite know how to refine your skills? Do you wish you could take snaps like a pro, but are unsure of how to set up the perfect shot? This June the fabulous people at…

The Social Slot: Six Fabulous ‘Bloggers To Watch’ This May, From Every …

Although I’ve got a number of bloggers in my ‘favourites’ list, it’s always good to shake things up and discover something new. Sometimes a fresh outlook, a new perspective and a different take can provide the best source of inspiration…

WHY PERISCOPE IS THE NEXT BIG THING (AND YOU SHOULD BE DOWNLOADING …

I’ve been having conversations with fellow bloggers about what could be ‘the next big thing’ for some time, speculating that what we’d be obsessed with in six months time simply hadn’t been invented yet. We didn’t know what this would…

THE 10 BLOGGING MISTAKES YOU COULD BE MAKING WITHOUT KNOWING

Blogging has provided a platform by which we can connect with those of similar interests, sharing experiences and thoughts on a daily basis with people we’d never meet if it wasn’t for the beauty of the internet. With the bloggersphere…

The Changing Nature Of The Beauty Industry: How Blogs & T’Internet Have …

Ten years ago, strolling around Boots on a Saturday afternoon was a favourite pasttime of mine. I savoured every swatch from the makeup counters, devoured the latest launches and excitably filled my basket with bargain finds. I looked to the…

The Social Slot: Top Tips For Taking Better Instagram Photos

Instagram is the fastest growing social network, and one that provides a more visual and aspirational outlook for both bloggers and brands. The photo sharing platform offers a different way to digest information, providing followers with a simplistic visual peek…

Bloggers To Watch: Let’s Introduce You To Those Fab Ladies On …

I love the blogging community. There’s always someone to inspire me, leave me feeling motivated or simply teach me something new. The great thing about the internet is that there’s room for absolutely everyone and that everyone’s voice has value…

WHAT I’VE LEARNED & WHAT’S CHANGED IN FIVE YEARS OF BLOGGING

When I started London Beauty Queen way back in the spring of 2010, blogging was just starting to be ‘a thing’. There were only a handful of us in the UK writing about lipgloss and nail polish, with readerships in…

In Celebration Of LBQ’s 5th Birthday: I Answer All Your Burning …

If you hadn’t noticed already, then this week marks the fifth birthday of London Beauty Queen. Way back in 2010 I published my first every blog post and this site was born. The last five years have seen a gigantic…

Happy Birthday To Me: London Beauty Queen Turns Five (Celebrate With Me …

Five years ago today I hit ‘publish’ on my very first blog post, following a moment of boredom which led to me claiming a URL which was set to become my virtual baby. There was no long-term plan, no strategic…


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