Yay for 1K! | Celebrating 1000 followers on Instagram

Yay for 1K! | Celebrating 1000 followers on Instagram

Is this going to be a cheesy "work hard pays off" kind of post? Well, in all honesty, yes, a bit. Because I believe that all achievements, no matter how small or big, need to be celebrated in some way! So in this post, I would like to write a few lines about my own [...]

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Battle of the Smashbox Palettes: Hot and Cold Challenge| Part 2: Cool Makeup Look

Battle of the Smashbox Palettes: Hot and Cold Challenge| Part 2: Cool Makeup Look

This week on the blog, I am comparing two makeup looks that I've created with my Smashbox Cover Shot palettes. Make sure you have a look at my warm toned look before reading this post so you can vote for your favourite look! Let's jump right into the makeup look! This is a makeup look [...]

Battle of the Smashbox Palettes: Hot and Cold Challenge| Part 1 – Warm Makeup Look

Battle of the Smashbox Palettes: Hot and Cold Challenge| Part 1 – Warm Makeup Look

Gosh has it been a while since I posted a makeup-related post! :O Please excuse the delay, I was on vacation earlier this month, and then I was very sick when I came back because I always catch something on the plane... I'm slowly but surely recovering but next time I'm on a plane, I [...]

Brotherhood of the World Blogger Award | thank you!

Brotherhood of the World Blogger Award | thank you!

What a week it has been for the blog!! :O On Monday, I reached 400 followers here on WordPress (thank you!!!), on Tuesday, I reached 500 followers on Instagram, and on Wednesday, the lovely Joy from the blog Mademoiselle O'Lantern nominated me for the Brotherhood of the World Blogger Award!! Wow! I couldn't be happier [...]

New Name Who Dis?

New Name Who Dis?

Hi loves, it's me Marika, and I wish to welcome you to my new blog, BEAT AROUND THE BLUSH!!! *pops champagne and confettis* The name is punny isn't it? Hehe! It fits perfectly with my personality (I'm a sucker for puns!) but also with what this blog is and will be about: makeup and skin care, as it [...]