We got re-tagged for the Liebster Award! This time by the lovely Mackenzee Lightwood. Do make sure to check out her blog! As we've recently done this tag, we're not going to tag anyone, but please do answer Mackenzee's questions and post them for us to see! So here goes!
Why did you start blogging?
N: I’ve always loved the watching YouTubers and bloggers. Mixed with my love for all things beauty and fashion, it was really a question of when rather than why. Kay just kinda came out with it one day and was like, let’s make a blog! And Voila!
K: Always wanted to, but something kept preventing me. I had my first blog page for about 4 years I think before I published something (even then it took my sister doing the first post to push me into it).
Where are you from in the world? Do you love it? Hate it?
N: We’re from Mauritius. We were both born there, as was all our family, and moved to England in 1996. I like Mauritius, but it has its pros and cons. It’s a beautiful place, filled with culture and food and music and colours and beautiful sandy beaches. But most of these, if you’re a tourist. I’ve never sat on a public beach and thought, wow. The loveliest of beaches are kept for the privacy of the hotels that dot the shoreline. We’ve promised to go as tourists the next time we go so we can full enjoy it.
K: Mauritius; love the place, hate the people (obviously over generalising here but if you're from there then you'll know exactly what I'm talking about)
What are 3 things you cannot live without?
N: Glasses, a game/book of some sort, fizzy drink has changed since I have no cut down DRASTICALLY
my intake of fizzy drink., someone to talk to
K: glasses/contacts (I have poor eyesight, I do prefer contacts as glasses are a bit limiting. Try exercising in glasses and your nose is sweaty and your glasses keep falling off), books (I can't imagine my life without reading, I would be such a different -ignorant and stupid person without books) and oils (any natural oils, they're my ultimate beauty weapons).
Where do you see yourself in 1 year?
N: Hopefully with a decent job in marketing or PR or maybe making something more out of this blog.
K: On holiday from uni having successfully passed my 3rd year, super fit, and less resentful. I hold on to anger like it's going out of fashion. Learning to let it all go.
Who are your celebrity icons/crushes? Why?
N: So many! From the West; I love Ben Barnes, Joe Manganiello, Dwayne Johnson, Selena Gomez, many more I can’t remember … From the East; Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, Rainie Yang, Mike He, again, more, but I can't remember :D
K: Sonam Kapoor, Fan Bing Bing, Rosie Huntington Whiteley, Iza Goulart (have you guys seen her body, *jaw drops*)
What are your favourite type of blog posts to read?
N: I love beauty posts. Both hair and makeup.
K: I enjoy all kinds of posts really, as long as it's well written.
Is there one post of yours that you are particularly proud of? Why?
N: My earring post. It might not one of our popular posts, but it’s the one I’m most proud of. It was one of those posts that just came naturally, and because it was all my experiences, it flowed easily.
K: I like all my posts, if I didn't like a post I don't post it or write it. If I feel like I have nothing to say then I say nothing at all (I don't blog for the sake of it). I do love my recent skincare post that I did. I am really passionate about hair and skin and I find that when you talk about something that you have a passion for then the quality of the posts are better.
If you could live the life of someone for a day who would it be?
N: I wouldn’t. Being someone else, literally, or even just trying to be, is just not what I live by. I believe that you should be the best version of you that you can be. Really not trying to be a spoilt sport, but I can’t answer this as I’ve never thought about it.
K: I'm going to agree with Nigar here. We think it's easier to be in someone else's shoes but we never truly know what demons they're battling against. And I've never thought about it either. It's not just one of those things. If you asked who's wardrobe would I like then that would be easy ;) (Sonam Kapoor btw lol).
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? And why?
N: erm, see Kay's answer for this one.
K: My answer is not an actual country really but more of what I'd like to have there; hot weather, intense showers, friendly people, farmer's markets, lively area, fresh air, maybe near a beach or up in the mountains, open floor spaces, high ceilings and near my family. I'd like to have a really organic life.
N: Red, white, black
K: Don't have one....(I had to ask Nigar if I had a favourite colour just to be sure lol, she said I didn't)
Have you travelled before? Where?
N: Mauritius, India, Switzerland (Zurich), Morocco (Marrakesh), Isle of Wight, Wales
K: Paris, Marrakech, Dubai, Delhi, Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Mauritius, Zurich, Rome, Sicily, Wales, (I think that's all). I really do want to travel more. I always envisioned myself as a hippie when I was younger.
I do hope you guys enjoyed this, and that you'll take part and answer!
Have a good day,
Nigar & Kayennat