The October issue of Allure is all about beauty bloggers, and I was interviewed for an article on How to Become a Beauty Blogger several months back. I had my fingers crossed that I’d be included in the piece and, last night while on a walk with E. to the Santa Monica Promenade, we finally saw the issue and the article at the newsstand! Huzzah!
BEAUTY BLOGGING ADVICE
Here’s a dirty little secret about making money as a blogger… Most bloggers don’t make money. At least, not from their writing. Rather, making money as a blogger is all about creating a platform and then leveraging it into deals: consulting, freelance gigs, sponsored posts, videos, and endorsements. The list goes on. Me? I’ve felt […]
Every once in a while, I get an email so amazing that I feel compelled to post it in full. Here’s one I received last week, plus my response: Dear Nadine, My name is L. and I am nineteen years old. I emailed you a while ago – you responded – I never responded back […]
If there’s anyone who knows a thing or two about the saying “When one door closes, another one opens,” it’s beauty blogger Nadine Jolie. After working at magazines like Lucky and Ladies’ Home Journal, Nadine decided to take the plunge in 2005 and start a blog. “At the time, there weren’t any beauty blogs—I was […]
Mother’s Day is always a little bittersweet for me. I miss Mama Jolie something fierce, but then again, I miss her everyday. C’est la vie! Many of the lessons Mama Jolie taught me were beauty ones (sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen!), so I thought it would be fun to turn to my blogging brethren to see what […]