Beauty Bloggers’ Utopia

by Hair Romance on October 3, 2012 · 27 comments

in My Hair

What a crazy month!

I’m so overwhelmed with the support I’ve received for my 30 Braids in 30 Days – I think you even crashed my site yesterday when the ebook was released!

Thank you to everyone who has tweeted, Facebooked and messaged me. It makes those sleepless nights so worthwhile.

Last weekend, while I was putting together the last of the 30 braids, I had the pleasure and privilege of attending the Beauty Bloggers Utopia conference in Sydney. Organised by the fantastic Sara-May and Larah of Makeup Utopia, the conference brought together 30 Australian beauty bloggers to learn and network, and just have some fun.

Above is a photo of me on the set of Legally Blonde The Musical. We did get told off for taking this photo but I’m going to post it and tell you to go see the show, so I’m sure they won’t be mad. Thanks to LustHaveIt for this fun surprise.

Photo by Maria of CrashingRed

 

On the Sunday I had the opportunity to speak on a panel with Hannah DeMilta of Rocketman Media about making blogging my career. Lorraine Murphy of The Remarkables Group gave the closing keynote, speaking about how she sees the blogosphere.

Lorraine dropped a little hint about the next phase of her company and that she would be expanding The Remarkables Group to represent 10 Australian bloggers, including one beauty blogger. I’m excited to announce that the beauty blogger is me. I’m humbled to be in the company of such amazing women. I’m excited about the future and how this opportunity will give me more time to focus on the things I do best.

I just wanted to say thank you to all my readers and followers. You’ve inspired me and I hope I’ve inspired you too.

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Andrea October 3, 2012 at 10:36 am

Congratulations Christina on joining The Remarkables. You inspire me with your your hair, you friendship and all those bloggy tips you generously share with me.
x
Andrea

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Michaela October 3, 2012 at 11:13 am

You go, Christina! Interesting to see how the group will handle a beauty blogger.

ps. I took a photo of the pink door too. Wasn’t told off because I’m super sneaky.

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 11:25 am

Thanks Michaela! I think it will be interesting, and I’m hoping it will lead to me making more tutorials and videos for Hair Romance

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lisa @StudioJewel October 3, 2012 at 1:18 pm

you inspire me daily. thanks for all your hard work this last month. my girls and I LOVED it! xoxo

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Thank you so much Lisa!! Christina xx

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Maribeth October 3, 2012 at 1:46 pm

I love that photo of you! And how cute are your shoes?!

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 2:13 pm

Thanks Maribeth! Those shoes are my new babies from NYC, such a great souvenir ;)

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Larah October 3, 2012 at 2:51 pm

Such exciting news! Did I mention how much I love those polka dot shoes? xx

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 3:07 pm

Thanks Larah! And thanks for getting that photo! Xx

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corrie October 3, 2012 at 3:49 pm

what great photos and so glad to be a remarkable with you:)

Corrie:)

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 9:45 pm

Thanks Corrie! Can’t quite believe it’s happening x

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Maria V October 3, 2012 at 3:51 pm

Woohoo! great news love! and congratulations again!!!! Yes, hopefully this will open new doors for you with more creative opportunities!!! xxx

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 9:45 pm

Thanks so much Maria xx

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Katrina October 3, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Good on you! Well done! X
PS. Cute spotty shoes!!

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 9:46 pm

Thanks Katrina! Picked up those babies in NYC, reminds me of that awesome trip x

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Adeline Er October 3, 2012 at 4:48 pm

Congrats lovely!!! Beauty bloggers represent!!! :D

Looking good in that photo – I didn’t get to take the photo cos we weren’t “allowed” to Boo!!

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 9:47 pm

Thanks Adeline! Hope I do the beauty bloggers proud x

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Serena October 3, 2012 at 5:47 pm

Love that shot of you on the Legally Blonde set! Congrats on all your success – it SO well deserved xx

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 9:47 pm

Thanks so much Serena! Xx

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Michelle October 3, 2012 at 7:11 pm

Finding your website has been a blessing since I have hair that I just don’t understand what it wants from me! I used to have dead straight hair till about my late 20′s, so much so that getting my hair “done” at the hairdressers for school Ball’s in lovely curls only to have it all dropped out before I got there! Now it’s wavey/curly and drives me nuts. A little bit of humidity and frizz city arrives. So I stalk your blog now to help gain some knowledge on how to handle my mop! XO

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 9:50 pm

Hi Michelle, I know exactly what you mean. My hair changed like that as a teenager. Hope you’ve found some helpful tips, I always keep some bobby pins in my bag as it has to be hair up on really humid days x

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Andrea October 3, 2012 at 9:19 pm

Doink! I commented earlier today, but dodgy internet access where I am at the mo.

Christina, YOU inspire me: from your awesome hairstyles, your generous bloggy tips, and for sharing your hairdresser with me.

So pleased to be on this ride with you, and our bags full of hairspray.
xAndrea

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Hair Romance October 10, 2012 at 10:19 am

Thank you lovely, and so excited you’re next to me! Xx

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Farmers Wifey October 3, 2012 at 11:24 pm

Many Congrats xoxo Michelle

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Hair Romance October 3, 2012 at 11:37 pm

Thanks so much Michelle! Xx

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Tiana October 4, 2012 at 12:52 am

I love the polk-a-dot shoes in the photo with the pink doors…where can I get a pair??

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Hair Romance October 4, 2012 at 9:18 am

Thanks Tiana! They’re Manolo Blahniks x

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