Thursday, 8 December 2016

#Lashgang's 1st Birthday!

Hi Guys,

A couple of weeks ago I attended the Nouveau Lashes Lash Gang 1st Birthday Party. If you haven't heard of Nouveau or the #LASHGANG  then 1. where have you been? and 2. here's a little info. Nouveau Lashes (NL) offer a range of treatments from LVL, which is a natural way of  enhancing your lashes (read about it here) to SVS, their version of eyelash extensions. They also offer a variety of strip lashes to suit every kind of occasion and other products such as eye & brow conditioning serum or their eye make-up remover. Everything you need to keep your lashes looking amazing.


Being part of the Lash Gang has been such a fantastic opportunity for me. I really love the brand. The Lash Gang is such a supportive group and I feel really valued by the team. They are open to ideas and really allow us members to be as creative as we like. They have a special place in my heart because they were actually one of the first brands I ever worked with as a blogger. It might sound a bit dramatic but when I first joined the gang I was only a month into blogging, but I think they saw some potential in me (I hope) and trusted me to do their products justice! So in a way NL have been their from the start of my blogging journey and I am so grateful for them! (Cue violins and crying Emoji face)😭.

Road Trip
The day started off great as I travelled down with Gweni from GBeauty.co.uk and Debra-Bow from DebraBow.com and we had a lot of laughs on our road trip. When we arrived it was so fantastic for me to meet other bloggers and girls from the NL team who I had spoken to over Twitter but never met in real life. Straight in front of us was a photo booth which everyone had so much fun using. Who knew taking picture after picture of yourself could be so amusing! 

Debra & I

Natasha from @natashattodd  (Twitter) & I

Gweni & I
The day was full of lots of party games and I could see a lot of effort had been put into the event. Here are some pics from the Pass the Parcel and Piñata (which was decapitated in the end)! 

Pass the Parcel

Piñata time!

After we had played some games it was time for some food and boy was it impressive! They really did put on an amazing spread for us. It was a tea party! Complete with teapots, cups and saucers, scones, jam, clotted cream, cucumber sandwiches, the list goes on! 



Me, Debra, Gweni & Sophie from @pretty_polishd (Twitter)

Bec from @Blushstrokes (Instagram), me and Debra- bow.
Once we had eaten it was time for the Lash Gang awards! I had found out earlier in the week that I had been shortlisted for 'Wannabe Bestie' and 'MUA all day'. The thought that someone had actually nominated me for this was so heart warming. But to actually win MUA all day, I couldn't believe it. I was so overjoyed! Other winners were (twitter handles): @g_beauty_blog for Wannabe Bestie @NishiV_MUA for Vlogging Queen, @natashattodd for Flatlays For Days, @justnadiene for Blogger Babe and @asyouwish for Snapchat Slayer.

Me with my award for MUA all day!



Woop woop!

Gweni & I with our awards
The day ended with some great goody bags which included a #lashgang tote bag, lashes, tweezers, some fab pins, a mirror and a gorgeous make-up bag by EmJ company.





It really was a reflective day for me and it felt amazing to celebrate a year of Lashgang but also a year of blogging for me. Ending it with the award just showed me how far I had come and how much blogging actually means to me! 

Amina xx



*Thank you to Debra-Bow and Gweni for allowing me to use some of their pictures.

10 comments:

  1. Ah this looks like fun! Well done on winning and I spy some faces I recognise ��

    Annie
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    www.musingsofamakeupjunkie.com

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    1. Thanks lovely, it was such a nice surprise! xx

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  2. The first birthday is like a little anniversary that means that means that your business deserves some lpace to exist.

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    1. It marked a little milestone for me and receiving the award made it that much better. Thanks for the comment!

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  3. Eeeek! It was so nice spending the day with you, had so much fun! Congrats again on the award & looking forward to seeing you soon gal xxx

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    1. Thanks Gweni! Lovely to see you too. We should catch up soon xx

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  4. Congrats again on the award hun, and thanks for the mention <3 The party looked like it was a lot of fun, I'm sad I couldn't make it!
    Nishi xx
    www.nishiv.com

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    1. You were missed Nishi! Congrats on your award too! Xx

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  5. Congratulations on the award!

    To be honest, I had never heard of the brand until now. The party looked like so much fun with all the little traditional party games.

    Sabah || www.womanishaffairs.org

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    1. Really?!?! That's surprising! They are quite well known, especially for their LVL treatment! Glad you know about them now. I use their strip lashes in alot of my makeup looks xx

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