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Me with My ‘Red Nose’.

Hi guys and dolls,

We are taking part in Comic Relief‘s Red Nose Day, this year! I love everything to do with fundraising, curing causes or creating a better future for others… Then again, doesn’t everybody? There is a real sense of accomplishment attached to knowing that you have helped better at least one person’s life by donating.

For those of you who don’t know, Comic Relief is a National UK Charity and it runs an annual fundraising night where celebrities and civilians get together to raise money for various causes and issues that we face both in society and across the World.

The Red Nose Day celebrations are broadcast on TV, similarly to BBC‘s Children In Need.

We were asked to choose our own Red Noses last week, at random… I chose one like the rest of them. Guess which one I get? The “Nose-It-All”. Not sure if that’s an omen for “try not to looks like you know everything when you clearly don’t” or if it’s just a case of mere coincidence. Either way, I don’t know much, but I do know a hair wash and/or brush wouldn’t go amiss (if the picture above is anything to go by).

This year, Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day falls on the 23rd March. I’m excited but am wanting your help. I need ideas for what to do to raise money! Bake sale? Sponsored activity? … Any cool or quirky ideas are welcome!





I woke up to the AMAZING news that my blog has won a ‘Blogger Recognition’ award. Thank you very much for believing in me (and my blog), Beauty & The Ballroom, without followers like you, I wouldn’t still be posting! We’re part of the Sisterhood!

How ‘Beauty Bae’ came about…

I started this blog on the 2nd of February 2016. I had experience of blogging and writing for national and regional publications, but I wanted to focus on something I enjoyed. I love my make-up, skincare, fashion and haircare products (in that order), so I figured that ‘Beauty Bae’ was the best way forward.

I didn’t know that even after months of stopping, I’d open my WordPress back in November time of last year to almost 60 followers. Thank YOU!

In a short space of two months, my blog is now followed by over 113 bloggers, read by 1,500 users a month, has a sponsor in Harmony Life, and was featured on John Frieda’s website  as well as social-media profiles!

My advice to prospective or new bloggers?

Be yourself. We are all unique, we all have our likes and dislikes, so work with those when choosing what to write about or what type of persona to portray in your posts.

So, yeah, choose a topic that you can write a million posts about and still not get bored of, and be yourself in your writing and choosing of posts…

Remember, your blog is YOURS and is supposed to show you off , acting as a representation of who you are as a person, and what people would get if they were ever to spend a little tI’ve with you…

Now comes the hard part of choosing just 15 fabulous bloggers to nominate for this award…

Beauty & The Ballroom *

1) Linda Talks Beauty

2) Lush Upon a Time

3) MAHALA Fashion

4) Beautify Brooke

5) Rogue by Nablah

6) The Fox with a Bob

7) Jolie La Vie Blog

8) GlamourPrin


10) Artist by Beauty

11) Seems123‘s ‘Me, Myself & I’.

12) Veggie Overseas

13) The Beauty Spyglass

14) Her Quarters

15) LittleBeautyBlogxo

T&C’s of recieving Blogger Recognition Award:

Thank the blogger who nominated you, providing a link to their page.

Write a post highlighting that you won the award award.

Give a brief summary of how your blog came about along with TWO pearls of wisdoms to new or beginner bloggers.

Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award to.

Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them and provide the link to the post you created.

#BeautyBae started from the bottom, now it’s HERE!


This is a MAJOR, MAJOR THANKS to YOU (all of my followers) – new, old and prospective!

I write this blog, ‘Beauty Bae’, for you!

The posts that I publish here are for you

I write because I want to entertain you!

You have no idea how much it means to know that you follow my blog, read my posts and interact with me.

I feel like I know you all (virtually) and look forward to continue getting to know you.

Thank you for everything,



P.S. to those who don’t follow, I forgive you! 😜

(Ha! Only messing… Thanks for reading – you legend/s.)

Zumba? Nope. 2017 is all about MY version of it. #Miumba.

Hello lovelies,

Zumba is really fun, I know… I absolutely love it but I struggle to do it at the gym, in a group, because I’ve got two left feet (which probably isn’t something I should be admitting least of all on here) and am not confident with my shape at the moment.

So, rather than go to the gym for Zumba, I’ve retired to my bedroom for “Miumba”! At this point, you’re probably thinking: “what the HECK is Miumba?!”

It’s MY version of Zumba. 😂