Wednesday, 9 October 2013

"Chai with The Creation of Beauty is Art..!! "

Ooops I did it again.. I have been MIA for awhile but I have exams coming up so with juggling work with studies I am left with a little time..

But now I am here so tell me how have you guys been??

I have a very interesting person that I want you guys to meet.

Drum roll please...Shannon from The Creation of Beauty is Art .

She is amazing and her blog is fantastic.She writes so well. I am such a big fan of hers.I love her choice of words and how well she portrays everything. So without boring you all with my jibber jabber I present to you

             "The Creation of Beauty is Art"

S2S :: Please tell me something about yourself and about your blog “The Creation of Beauty is Art"?

Shannon :: My name is Shannon and I love to write. I started my blog “The Creation of Beauty is Art.” a couple of years ago, after I graduated from University. I was finding it difficult to get work in my field and I really felt like I needed a creative outlet. So, I started blogging about what I love most: makeup, fashion, and beauty. So far, blogging has been a really wonderful and fulfilling experience – and I am so glad that I get to do it!
S2S ::  What gave you inspiration to start a blog??

Shannon :: I had started watching YouTube videos of different makeup artists and beauty gurus. As time went on, I started thinking: I wish I could do that! I felt like I had things to say about products I’d tried and makeup looks that inspired me…but I didn’t want to be on camera! Blogging just felt like the natural next step.
S2S :: I agree being on camera can be scary. Hats off to all those you do it.
I visit your blog regularly and the title of the posts always amazes me. Please tell me your secret behind it, if so please reveal a little. What inspires you the most?

Shannon :: Quotes never fail to inspire me. Whether they are quotes I’ve found online, in a book, a song, or whether I’ve written them myself, I love how one line can really sum up different life experiences and make you think. I am probably inspired most by the books I read. There’s nothing like a great story to make you reflect on your own life.
S2S :: You might think I am crazy but I can spend my whole day reading the quotes on pinterest or anywhere else.You did a post some days back about the books and how they are important. I loved that post. Please tell me which is your all time favourite book?

Shannon :: I’m glad you liked it! My all-time favourite book is either “I Think I Love You” by Allison Pearson or “Princess In Love” by Meg Cabot. Both are very different books, but each of the main characters really connected with me.

S2S :: I haven't read Princess In Love but tittle is so nice that I want to read it.
NYFW just went so what trend are you digging right now? 

Shannon :: For fall trends, I am totally in love with faux-leather and leather details. I think it can look so chic to have leather sleeves, pockets, or a skirt. There is nothing better for fall, in my opinion! As for the spring fashion week trends? I am all about animal prints. You can never go wrong with them, as far as I’m concerned! 
S2S:: So what are your wardrobe staples? And what is your favourite item?

Shannon :: My wardrobe staples are dresses with cute prints, shirts with Peter Pan collars, and comfy band t-shirts. My favourite item is probably my David Bowie shirt – it’s loose, comfy, and has a great print on it. I love that it can be dressed up or dressed down.
S2S ::  If you could buy anything from any store in the world what 5 things would you buy?

Shannon :: Oh gosh, that’s a tough one! Probably a Chanel bag, Chanel earrings, a dress from Dior, Louboutin shoes and….a pink filing cabinet!

S2S ::  What are your favourite stores and what is your favourite trend right now?

Shannon :: My favourite stores are Forever 21, H&M, Zara and HR2. My favourite trend right now is probably fall florals. I am addicted to floral print, so I’m excited to wear it in new ways during the fall season.
S2S ::  What is the best advice you have ever received?

Shannon :: It sounds cheesy, but probably to not give up. Reaching your goals isn’t always easy. In fact, it’s usually really, really hard. But to do something great and make yourself proud, you need to work hard for as long as it takes. I truly believe that determination and perseverance lead to success.
S2S ::  Which make up product do you love and which one you think have received unnecessary hype?

Shannon :: I am a makeup addict, so there are a lot of products that I love. Some of my favourite products are probably the Urban Decay Naked Palette, Benefit’s They’re Real! Mascara and Rimmel’s Clean Finish Foundation. Products that I think have received unnecessary hype are actually a lot of MAC products - especially their eyeliners. It’s not that they’re bad, but there are brands out there that I prefer. I know a lot of bloggers lust for MAC products, but they’re not my go-to.

S2S :: I am lusting over Urban Decay's Naked Pallete right now but I am also MAC addict. (guilty)
 What is your go to look? 

Shannon :: My go to look is some super smokey eye makeup, a cute blouse and a pair of dark skinny jeans.
S2S :: Smokey eyes are amazing but I always mess them up..
Which 80s trend do you want to make a comeback and which current trend do you want to omit?

Shannon :: The 80s were so fun and daring, which I love. My favourite 80s trend would probably be denim jackets and vests. I love that they’re make a comeback in the last few years! A current trend that I want to omit is probably purple lipstick. I think it can look fantastic in photographs, but in real life, it doesn’t always work.

S2S ::  I know its cliche but I have to know.  Who is your style icon and why?

Shannon :: Of course, it’s got to be Audrey Hepburn! She absolutely epitomizes grace, style, and classic elegance. I am such a fan of her work and her style. If only I could be that glamorous in my own life.

S2S :: Things that you can’t live without.

Shannon :: My family, my boyfriend, my laptop and my makeup!
 S2S ::  What would you do if you can be invisible for one day?

Shannon :: I would probably just people watch. There’s something really interesting about watching life go on around you and just observing. If I didn’t do that, I would probably just dance around like a fool!
S2S ::   Your dream destination and your guilty pleasure.

Shannon :: My dream destination is London, England. It is my absolute favourite place in the world. I’ve been able to visit there several times and I miss it so much! I would love to travel there by myself and really experience the city. My guilty pleasure is probably the song “Beauty and a Beat” by Justin Bieber. It’s so good that I can’t stop listening to it. 

S2S :: One song that you can’t get out of your head.

Shannon :: At the moment, it’s “Work B**ch” by Britney Spears. I am such a huge fan of hers and that song is so catchy and fun!

S2S :: This song is very catchy.. :) 
What advice would you like to give your teen age self?
Shannon :: Stop worrying about everything you’re missing out on. When I was growing up, I felt like I was missing out on those normal teenaged experiences (dating, parties, prom, etc). When I think back to myself as a teenager, I know that I wasn’t ready for those experiences. Now I’m grateful that I grew up spending time with my family and friends./

S2S ::  Now let me be little selfish and just ask you something that concerns me. What does a reader want to read when they browse through a blog.

Shannon :: I think that really depends. The most important thing, I think, is to make your posts personal. That stands out to readers more than generic information that they can read anywhere. So, if you’re talking about makeup, include your own opinions about it. If you’re showing your outfit, explain what it means to you and where you wore it. I also think it’s important to have a little variety. Instead of posting about the same thing every single day – mix it up!

S2S ::   Any words of wisdom to a very blogger?

Shannon :: My advice would be to love what you do. When you love what you’re writing about and blogging about, the rest comes a lot easier. Get out there, read other blogs, look for inspiration, and do whatever you can to make each post a reflection of you.

I am very thankful to Shannon for giving me her precious time. 

It is true we both live in different continents but thats the good thing about blogging community that you can meet and make friends all across the world and it also gives an opportunity to meet such wonderful and talented people.
Please visit her blog and I can assure you will go there again and again and again..!!

*S2S- Softwares to Stilettos.. (I know you might be think she has lost her might.. )
**CHAI- Translation for tea..!!

Stay tuned for more CHAI posts..!!
Get Inspired.. !!


  1. Thanks so much for interviewing me! It was a pleasure :)

  2. Interesting interview! I love it! :)

    Would you be interested following each other on GFC?

    1. Thanks alot Urszula.. :)
      ofcourse I will follow you.. :)

  3. Haha great! I love posts like your :D
    I'm a beginning fashion blogger, check my blog

  4. cute blog. do you wanna follow each other?

  5. Interesting to find new bloggers! Nice!
    Maybe we could follow each other on GFC?
    Xx Regards from Madrid

  6. very nice facts about you :)
    following you now on gfc,maybe you want to do the same? :)

    1. Thanks alot Sammie..
      Thanks for follow.. following you back..

  7. Great post!

  8. nice interview :D
    Maybe we follow each other !?
    If yes let me know when you follow me & i´ll follow back :))


  9. Love your blog!!!
    Started following you via GFC, would you like to follow me?


  10. Brilliant blog, great posts and beautiful proprietress! What to want more ...
    I'd love to follow you (bloglovin + GFC) and welcome to visit my
    blog about fashion - .

    Katherine Unique

  11. I also love being able to meet people from around the world! this was a great interview, it flowed like a conversation!


  12. Nice blog ;)

  13. Great interview! Thanks for the follow! Following back! ;)

  14. Great post! I love interviews and getting to know other girls. New follower!

  15. Hello lovely, just came across your blog and it's great! Now following you and looking forward to your next post! :)

    Please check out my blog if you can:

    Thank you! :) xoxoxo

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  17. Great review! I love it!
    More posts like this! Amazing job honey :*

    Katherine Unique

  18. Lovely review and great blog!

    It would be great if we could follow each other!

    I am now following you on GFC and would love for you to follow me back!!