Monday, 2 July 2012

RE: Girlfriend Rimmel Beauty Insider Competition

Hi everyone!

As you might remember from my post on the Girlfriend Rimmel Beauty Insider Competition, I entered a makeup tutorial video to win the chance to write a 12-month beauty column for one of the mags I love and grew up with, Girlfriend Magazine.

AND GUESS WHAT.

I was lucky enough to become the Victorian State Finalist!!!

Watch the audition video.

So last weekend I attended the Rimmel London Girlfriend Model Search in Melbourne for the next stage of the competition, where I shadowed the makeup artists to learn all about their different makeup techniques (I learned this really handy way to apply bronzer, look out for it in a future tutorial!).

About halfway into the model search, I had to go on stage and be interviewed in front of all the model contestants and other shoppers watching (it was in a shopping centre, so a LOT of people!) by none other than Sarah Tarca, the editor of Girlfriend Magazine! Starstruck!!

She later tweeted me this, and I even saved it, because it's such a sweet compliment and from a past beauty editor, it meant a lot :)


It was such a fun day and all of the girls from Rimmel London and Girlfriend Magazine were so lovely! It was so cool to represent Victoria in this competition, and fingers crossed for the rest of the comp!

So, what's next? Well, my presentation was filmed, as were all of the other state finalists', and once these videos are uploaded, it's up to you guys to vote for your favourite to crown the Rimmel Beauty Insider!

I'll keep you all updated as to when the video goes up, and it would mean the world to me if you guys voted for me! It would mean so much to win, I'm currently studying journalism and writing for magazines is what I want to do, and this would be such a huge step towards my dream!

Thank you to all of my amazing friends who came along to support me and wished me luck, I love you all so much!

Check out the event:

Me in the coolest Rimmel London Photobooth!
Image courtesy of Polite in Public and Rimmel London.

Learning the tricks of the trade with the event's makeup artists.
I must have been looking at all the people gathered around the stage,
and getting butterflies in my tummy!
The goodie bag I received for attending!
Puts all the show-bags I've ever received as a kid to shame ;)



I'll let you know when the videos are up so you can vote, so stay tuned!

With my gorgeous girls Jess and Maddie who came to support me,
- my friends even surprised me with a bouquet!
I have the best friends :')
Image courtesy of Polite in Public and Rimmel London.
In the meantime, don't forget to enter my International 
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30 comments

  1. Oh goodness, what a star you are! :) Don't you love being in the presence of professionals, you just learn so much from them, looking forward to your tips! Sarah was so sweet, but I'm in no doubt honest, because your audition video was so clean and simple, she was just affirming your makeup skills hehe. Goodie bags always are a good way to end theday, especially with a lovely bouquet of flowers! :D Congrats again!

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    1. Aww thank you, you're so sweet!! <3 <3 It was such a great experience, it's like knowledge galore, I felt like a sponge soaking up all these makeup tips, it was so fun! Awwww, I'm touched :') x

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  2. congratulations dear! you definitely deserved it and the comments by sarah really shows how great you are! i'll definitely vote for you. i'm already excited to be a part of making your dreams come true! good luck for the best of the competition!

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    1. Aww thank you so much! <3 :) That is so sweet of you, it means a lot! x

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  3. Congrats dear!!! great post!

    Kisses!!
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  4. Congratulations! That is so exciting:)
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  5. Wow Congratulations. Lucky you !! I never win anything haha :(
    Hope you had a great time

    Love Storm

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    1. Haha thank you! Your time to shine will come, I'm sure :) x

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  6. Looks like a great event!

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  7. wow that is amazing!! congrats! <3

    xx
    Amanda
    MyCowlick.blogspot.com

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  9. congratulations ;3
    nice blog and interesting notes:3
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  10. Cool pics- you look lovely!

    Congrats on the finals- good luck!

    -Ashley
    http://lerougestylo.blog.com

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  11. Yay! Congrats! :D I really like all the photos!

    -Theresa
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  12. Congrats! Looks like you had a great time :)
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  13. wow congrats!!

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  14. Hi there ^^
    Is it very cold there in Australia? For this July. May I know the temperature there? Thanks! :)

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    1. At the moment it's pretty cold, a lot of people have said it's the coldest it's been in a long time! Today it was about 7C, but felt colder, I don't know how that works haha :) x

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  15. Wowww....congrats!!! That is so exciting, it looks like you had an amazing time! You have a great blog! I'd love if you checked out my blog, and if you like it, can we follow each other on GFC and Bloglovin’? I promise I’ll follow you back!

    x♥x♥

    "Saúde & Beleza - Health & Beauty"



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  16. what a nice post and event. can't wait to see the video and vote!

    It’s a GIRL Thing

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  17. Wow. Congrats!! So exciting. I will be sure to vote for u. xA

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    1. Aww thank you so much! I'll put up the voting details soon :) x

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  19. Good for you! That looks like such a good/cool opportunity!

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    1. Aww thank you! Fingers crossed for the rest of the comp :) x

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  20. Yay well done!
    you are so lucky
    and all of us on youtube did predict that you would be our finalist!
    :P
    well done on getting up on stage in front of all those people
    i'll be voting for you!

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    1. Aww thank you so much Sharni, that's so lovely of you! <3 Your tutorial was one that I actually tried out, and I loved the purple :) Thanks so much for stopping by my blog :) xx

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  21. Wow!!! congratulation!! dear ,really well done for all your hard work in providing this high quality blog.Thanks for great information you write it very clean.

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