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Bellezza Journey

When I first started this blog, about 8 months ago, I did it with the intention to provide more information to beauty lovers here in my home country of Trinidad & Tobago and maybe the Caribbean at large. But now I love meeting new persons from all over the world. It always amazes me when I get an email or comment from anyone.
Another reason for starting my blog was Temptalia. I stumbled on her website about a year ago and was indeed impressed at her dedication to her blog with providing her audience with in-depth reviews. I am nowhere near her about 5-6 blog posts a day but she gives me inspiration to reach for the stars.  

Another way she inspired me was with her challenges. Recently she held a spring nail art challenge and I entered my Flower Fields design and then she featured a spring makeup challenge and I entered my Soft lily look. Both were featured on her site and I couldn’t be more thrilled to see my work there! 
What makes me even more excited is the fact that I incorporated locally made makeup and nail polish in my designs. The Soft Lily look used eyeshadows from Ambrosia Cosmetics and my Flower field nail art used Nail Fusion stripper polish made by Sacha Cosmetics. What a way to put a small country on the map! I really feel accomplished and when I had writer’s block or nothing new to review, there was always some piece of my home country to spur me on.
I do want to also thank my readers whose little comments make a big difference in my life and give me more encouragement to do better. And all those blog awards! What can I say! I’m speechless.
So are you up for a challenge! Temptalia has a new challenge on Disney nail art. I’m sticking this one out to allow you to submit your work, be featured and get inspired to do better.
Thanks for sharing this beautiful journey with me so far. I look forward to continuing on with you!
Happy Journeying!


  1. Hi Naomi, and congrats! I've read reviews on the Temptalia post before but will be sure to look up ur articles there as well! I'm much more a reader than writer and I do enjoy ur "finds" as well as spontaneous post..So keep going strong!

    1. Thanks Dawn! I appreciate your support! I'm attending the hair and beauty show this weekend at the Crowne plaza. I'm sure to find some more inspiration there!

  2. Hello from France
    I am very happy to welcome you!
    Your blog is accepted in the Trinidad & Tobago section in a minute!
    On the right side with the books of green! You will find the country with the names of blogs by Country
    The creation of this new blog "directory", allow a rapprochement between different countries, knowledge of different cultures and share us different passions, fashion, paintings, crafts, cooking, photography, poetry and so be able to find in different countries in other people with similar passions.
    We are fortunate to be on the Blogspot platform that offers the opportunity to speak to the world.
    The more people and more opportunities that will, yes, I confess, I need people to know this blog!
    You are in some way the Ambassador of this blog and your Country.
    This is not a personal blog, I create for all to enjoy
    It is you also have to make known after your contacts and friends in your blog domain, the success of this blog, depends all Participants.
    So during your next comments with your friends ask them to come in the 'Directory' by joining in joining in our comments:
    *** I am in the directory come join me! ***
    You want this directory is more important? help me to make it grow
    Your blog is in the list Trinidad & Tobago and I hope this list will grow very quickly
    We ask that you follow our blog and place a badge of your choice has to know the "directory" to your friends to put on your blog

    If you wish to know the blog of your friends, send me their urls

  3. This was such an inspirational post. Congrats to you on all you have accomplished and will continue to accomplish. You are an amazing blogger and a very talented individual in nails, makeup, and I'm sure whatever else you put your heart into. Keep up the great work!

  4. Congrats Naomi on all your blogging achievements! Your blog is one of my favs and I always look forward to your creative and inspiring posts! You are a true beauty inside & out and I'm so happy that we have the opportunity to connect & share through this wonderful blogging community! Your a gem Luv! XO

    1. Thank you Chelsea! very encouraging words. i try to look back on this post for days when i have my writers block!

  5. Congrats naomi. Temptalia also inspired me to start blogging and I just celebrated my 1 year blogerversary so I share most of your feelings. What day are u going to the hair and beauty show? I'm also attending?

    1. Yay!!!! I think most likely I will go on Saturday but I have a work family day so I have to be there as well. Worst case on Sunday. Would love to meet you!!!! I'll try to firm up my plans and let you know. I'm hoping I can get some new makeup, maybe inglot or sleek but dont know if there are any seller of those products attending. Do you have any info?

    2. Yes and since maybelline will be there maybe we'll get color tattoos. I'm going on Sat I cant make sunday cuz I'm doing a Mac techniques class. I need sleek. U have any chat I want to ask u something

    3. Gmail chat. Just add or send me an email

  6. Congrats =) I saw your feature on Temptalia and I got really excited! My mother thought I was crazy because I was pointing at the computer saying "I know her! She is amazing!" Your work was beautiful and certainly deserved to be featured.

    1. Thank you Kristen! I think i behaved in the same way too when i saw my picture there!


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