Q & A!

Q & A!

Hey everyone!

I’ve been tagged so many times, by so many brilliant bloggers in all these different posts where you answer questions about yourself, your likes/dislikes and just general things about your life so people can get to know you better. I’m going to be honest, I’ve never even done ONE of them, I’m so sorry. 

I really do genuinely appreciate being tagged but I have been so inspired to write and upload the kind of content that I have planned to do that I haven’t really had the time to focus on these kinds of posts. Also some of the questions I really just didn’t know how to answer. But hey, I thought instead I’d open an anonymous online inbox where you guys could ask me what you wanted to know instead of me answering a load of random questions about whether I prefer dogs over cats which I’m sure everyone already knows anyway if they read my blog.

Here is a picture of Nacho just incase you didn’t know, you can see more fabulous pictures of her here.

So, onto the questions you guys have asked on Curious Cat!…

If you were a rock star, who would you be and why?

Still my beloved Hayley Williams since I was like 12, I think she’s so under rated vocal ability-wise and she’s super cute, always stands up for what she believes in and is just awesome in general.

What’s one makeup product that you couldn’t live without?

Concealer, I have the worst dark circles under my eyes so I don’t know how I’d live without it without looking like some weird animal.

Why did you start your blog in the first place?

For a few reasons really, I used to get asked quite a lot for advice on makeup, skincare and just general beauty related things as I worked for The Body Shop and thought it’d be fun to start putting it out there and see what happens and here we are. I also basically only had one friend who knew anything about makeup and brands etc to talk about it and get excited about it with so I hoped it’d get me in with some more people that I could share my passion with… and it has!

I love how funny your makeup post is with your boyfriend! How long have you guys been together and will you do more posts with him?

Haha thank you! That’s actually one of my most viewed posts! It will have been 4 years next week and yes there’ll be plenty more with him, come visit the blog on Sunday 😉

Who is your style inspiration? Makeup or fashion-wise.

I’m really sorry but I don’t actually really have one… I’m quite an odd one with style as some days I’m in leggings and a fluffy jumper and others I’m in double soled DMs and fishnet, I mean there are quite a few people who I admire but I could never wear what they do. If I was a lot skinnier I’d be dressing like Abigail Halliday, sort of like gothic-chique? Leather trousers and whatnot. Makeup-wise I love Tina Halada but I’m nowhere near talented enough to re-create her looks!

Are you vegan or not?

Nooo I’m not vegan but I eat a lot of vegan food as I can’t currently eat dairy or gluten but I still eat meat.

Please can you put up more posts with your dog in!!

Yes!! She’s almost always on my story on Instagram so follow me there @blacktulipbeauty 🙂

Favourite thing about yourself?

Oh god errr my emotional strength and how empathetic I am. And my hair, ha.

When are you going to sing again?

Hopefully very soon! It hasn’t been at the forefront of my mind as my life’s a bit hectic at the moment but I’ll be back eventually when I’m well enough.

What blogger would you love to meet and why?

Obviously all of the girls from the Blogger Babes chat and Andi!! She’s so cute, I love reading her posts and I think we’d get on so well from what I know of her!

This was actually a pretty fun post to write so thank you guys for your questions! I’ve just given away what my post on Sunday is going to be so keep your eyes peeled for that 🙂

’Til next time,


  1. 10th Nov 2017 / 12:05 pm

    I totally agree that concealer would have to be my number one product; my dark circles are always absolutely dreadful! Your dog is beyond adorable as well! xx


    • blacktulipbeauty
      10th Nov 2017 / 8:28 pm

      I can’t believe I never wore it up until about 2 years ago, it changed my life haha! Thank you 🙂 Xx

  2. 10th Nov 2017 / 12:50 pm

    Great idea for a post!

    • blacktulipbeauty
      10th Nov 2017 / 8:25 pm


  3. 10th Nov 2017 / 5:01 pm

    Oh my god, it’s me?! I’m proper smiling from ear to ear, you’re actually the cutest! I genuinely think we’d get on so well too, we seem to have really similar interests ?

    • blacktulipbeauty
      10th Nov 2017 / 8:26 pm

      It’s you indeed! Oh, you 😉 me too, girl!! I really hope we get to meet at an event or something at some point soon! X

  4. 10th Nov 2017 / 5:02 pm

    Love this! I also agree that Hayley Williams’ vocal ability is underrated – she’s seriously awesome! Also, I deffo couldn’t live without mascara 🙂 xo

    Char | http://www.charslittleblog.co.uk

    • blacktulipbeauty
      10th Nov 2017 / 8:26 pm

      She’s incredible, such a babe too!! X

  5. Gemma
    10th Nov 2017 / 6:43 pm

    Love this! Some great questions and I definitely love your answers. I didn’t even know this was a thing. It’s a good way of getting to know a blogger, especially with questions like this, they’re a little different than standard questions.

    Gemma | http://www.anoceanglimmer.wordpress.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      10th Nov 2017 / 8:27 pm

      I just wanted to answer stuff people actually wanted to know about me! 🙂 X

    • blacktulipbeauty
      10th Nov 2017 / 8:27 pm

      She’s incredible! One of my favourite singers definitely x

  6. 10th Nov 2017 / 9:23 pm

    Love this post! Your dog is adorable and you look stunning, i love your makeup!x

    Chessie | everythingchessie.co.uk ?

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 6:27 pm

      Thank you so much! 🙂 X

  7. 10th Nov 2017 / 11:33 pm

    Definitely agree on Hayley Williams – she is just so awesome! Your dog is soooo cute as well! Fab post xx

    emily x ❤ | emilyloula.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 6:26 pm

      Isn’t she just!? Thank you so much 🙂 Xx

  8. Alicia
    11th Nov 2017 / 12:38 am

    Aww this is such a lovely post! You sound like such a great girl and I 100% agree with Hayley Williams she’s the best! (As we’ve previously discussed!) xx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 6:25 pm

      Aww thank you so much! 🙂 Yes we have indeed, she’s SUCH a babe!! Xx

  9. 11th Nov 2017 / 9:13 am

    Awww what a fab post! And yesss, can’t wait to meet all my amazing girlies ??? Love you lots!xxx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 6:25 pm

      Thank you my lovely! I hope it’s sooner rather than later 😀 Love you too! Xxx

  10. Emma Drury
    11th Nov 2017 / 12:46 pm

    So cool learning new stuff about other bloggers! Your dog is so cute too!!
    Emma | emmadrury.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 6:24 pm

      Thank you 🙂 x

  11. 11th Nov 2017 / 2:53 pm

    I used to listen to Paramore all the time back in the day! I love your photo that goes with this post, you look so beautiful! I’ve been tagged in so many posts but I haven’t done them all either, I’m trying to keep my content focused on what it’s meant to be more than upload loads of tags about me. This is a great idea for a post!

    Julia xx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 6:23 pm

      They are still one of my favourite bands, their songs make me so nostalgic! Aww thank you so much! 🙂 Yeah I’m the same but I thought this might be a good one to chuck in now I’ve been blogging for quite a while! Xx

  12. 11th Nov 2017 / 7:10 pm

    Lovely tag! It is always great to read a bit more about fellow bloggers! I guess a mascara would be my go-to makeup piece! xx corinne

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 7:49 pm

      It’s always good to frame the eyes! Xx

  13. 11th Nov 2017 / 7:16 pm

    Hi, I totally agree about the concealer I would be lost without mine.

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 7:48 pm

      It is definitely a must-have!! X

  14. 11th Nov 2017 / 7:18 pm

    This is a great idea. I love this, learned a lot about you ????

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 7:47 pm

      Thanks 🙂

  15. 11th Nov 2017 / 7:28 pm

    Loved this. So many interesting answers. Can’t wait to hear more x

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 7:47 pm

      Thank you! X

    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 7:47 pm

      I know right!? Such a babe! X

  16. 11th Nov 2017 / 7:35 pm

    These blog posts are always so interesting to read – it’s great to learn a bit more about the blogger! Your dog is so cute by the way!


    • blacktulipbeauty
      11th Nov 2017 / 7:48 pm

      Thank you so much! 🙂 X

  17. 12th Nov 2017 / 1:42 am

    I loved this one, you are so beautiful like a rockstar in the pic! Your answers are great and I do admire you value in you emotional strength and empathy…both of them are the basis for confidence! Love Nacho ???

    • blacktulipbeauty
      13th Nov 2017 / 7:32 pm

      Thank you so much! 🙂 I do like having it but the empathy can be hindering sometimes, she is a cutie! X

  18. Emma
    12th Nov 2017 / 4:06 pm

    Ah I’m totally with you on the concealer! With the 3 kids I’m constantly tired! This was a really interesting post 🙂 x

    • blacktulipbeauty
      13th Nov 2017 / 7:29 pm

      Concealer is a number one when you’re feeling the fatigue! X

  19. Lily
    12th Nov 2017 / 6:20 pm

    Firstly that photo girl is on point! You are gorgeous!! Also love this post, even though we speak daily feel like I know you a bit more now 😉 xx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      13th Nov 2017 / 7:24 pm

      Thank you so much girl!! <3 hehe true, there are odd little things that I'm sure we'll all learn when we meet up too, haha! Xx

  20. 13th Nov 2017 / 5:01 am

    Uhh totally agree that Hayley Williams is underrated! She was like an original girlboss when I was young!

    • blacktulipbeauty
      13th Nov 2017 / 7:18 pm

      She still totally is for me! X

  21. 13th Nov 2017 / 8:43 am

    what a cute post! and i agree with you on the concealer, I cannot live with that either. Covers up any imperfections or blemishes lol.
    also love the pic – pink looks so pretty on you 🙂

    • blacktulipbeauty
      13th Nov 2017 / 7:17 pm

      Thank you so much 🙂 Yeah I totally feel you there, concealer is my must-have in a makeup routine!! Thank you so much 🙂 X

  22. Kayleigh Zara
    13th Nov 2017 / 10:36 am

    I have to agree with you I totally love Hayley Williams as well she was my favourite as I was growing up. I also agree with concealer as my under eyes are always crazy dark x

    Kayleigh Zara ?www.kayleighzaraa.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      13th Nov 2017 / 7:14 pm

      She is such a huge babe, I’ll love her forever! It sucks doesn’t it!! X

  23. 13th Nov 2017 / 12:42 pm

    Girl, I loved this post! For starters, you are SLAYING in that selfie – that lip colour suits you so so well. This is such a nice way to get to know more little things about you. I can’t wait for us all to meet, it’s gonna be amazing! x

    Alice http://www.accordingtoalicex.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      13th Nov 2017 / 7:11 pm

      Thank you so much you massive babe! <3 Me toooo, hopefully it'll be quite soon! X

  24. Anu
    13th Nov 2017 / 3:10 pm

    I don’t what I would do without concealer! And mascara as well. Usually if I can’t be too bothered with makeup but still want to make an effort I just pop on some concealer, mascara and do my brows and it makes such a huge difference :)x

    Anu | Based On blog | Bloglovin

    • blacktulipbeauty
      13th Nov 2017 / 7:07 pm

      Yeah I feel you there, concealer, powder and mascara were my lifesavers back in college haha! X

  25. Joyce Lau
    17th Nov 2017 / 12:49 pm

    My must have product would be a eyebrow pencil. I just can’t function without brows ?

  26. 19th Nov 2017 / 10:16 am

    This post was so fun & I loved getting to know you better on it! Xx

  27. 20th Nov 2017 / 1:13 am

    Hey Alice,

    Make up on point girrrrl! Love it. Really interesting Q & A, I like seeing what people are asking and you answered all really well. Congratulations on 4 years with Jake and I’m heading over to check out what your Sunday blog post was.
    Ffi | The Essence of Red

  28. 20th Nov 2017 / 6:26 pm

    Ohhh i love get to know me posts! I definitely couldn’t survive without concealer either, I think it’s because we’re so pale it makes dark circles look so bad! Your dog is the cutest and I really loved the makeup post with your boyfriend!
    PaleGirlRambling xo

  29. 22nd Nov 2017 / 9:36 am

    I love these kind of posts, i love being able to get to know the blogger behind the blog!! I agree, I wouldn’t be able to survive without concealer!!

    Ps your tattoos are gorgeous!!!!

    Love, Melissa x

  30. 25th Nov 2017 / 11:49 pm

    I can’t wait to meet all of you Blogger Babes – it need to happen ASAP!!
    I love reading these kind of posts and getting to know everyone more. So glad you started blogging otherwise the Blogger Babes might not even be a thing!!

  31. 2nd Dec 2017 / 9:32 am

    Sometimes I get embarrassed about how empathetic I am, so it’s refreshing to hear how that’s something you value about yourself!

    Julia // http://www.thesundaymode.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      2nd Dec 2017 / 10:25 pm

      It’s definitely a huge setback sometimes as I get so invested in some peoples feelings without wanting to! But I like it as it means I care a lot more x

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