Nottingham Blogger Meet

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A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate enough to grab myself a space to attend the Nottingham blogger meet, hosted by Leah and Gemma. It was held at a bar/restaurant called Sobar that sells delicious food and non-alcoholic drinks – clever name huh? Once we had all arrived, chatted and had full bellies, we made our way upstairs to the function room. There we received a great talk from Suzie from Xenca, and then we were let loose to try out all the products!

swatches of the eyeshadow duos


pamper kit

Once the talk had finished and our hands looked like mini rainbows, Suzie then kindly let us choose a full size eyeshadow/lipstick or lipgloss to take home which was so generous of her. The raffle then took place – sadly I didn’t win anything, but I did get a goodie bag from the day which had so many amazing products inside!

House Of Wonderland // Lylia Rose


A huge thank-you to:


The Blogger Programme for donating the goodie bags

The Drama Llama who gave everyone a beautiful piece of fused glass

Nanshy for providing a blending brush sample

Skinetica for providing us with a toner makeup base

Speick who provided soap, shower gel and a sample of shampoo and hair conditioner

Oqibo who provided a pack of samples

Lylia Rose who provided everyone with a piece of jewellery

Sweet Cecily’s who gave everyone a lipbalm kit

Handirest who provided everyone with their own pad

Crabtree & Evelyn for giving body lotion

Teapigs who gave everyone a teapig drink

Benefit for providing a Big Easy sample

HealGel for giving a sample face product to try

Resultime for providing Gel Collogene to sample

Femfresh for giving a pack of wipes

Pravera who provided samples of balance cream and colour correction from the brand Lavera, and organic cotton feminine hygiene from the brand Organyc

False Eyelashes for providing a set of Red Cherry eyelashes

Lulu & Boo for giving a sample of body milk

Urban Veda for providing exfoliating facial polish and facial wash

Harlequin Cosmetics for providing samples of soap and lip balm

Personal Planner for providing everyone with a gift card

Dr. Bronner for giving everyone a citrus soap

Metique for giving everyone samples of skin wash and antiseptics lotions

House Of Wonderland for providing everyone with their own personalised necklace – admittedly it’s my favourite thing from the goodie bag!

and what would a blogger meet be without a group photo?!

Blogger meets really do bring like-minded people together, and compared to the last meet I attended in Nottingham (which seems like so long ago), I knew considerably more people this time which was lovely and I felt much less shy. Hopefully I’ll get to meet all these charming bloggers again soon!

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