20 Questions with Pretty Green Eyes

20 Questions this week is a special one. Pretty Green Eyes is nothing to do with the song but all to do with my friend, Rhian who writes this new beauty blog. I say ‘new’ because Rhian’s blog is a baby in the beauty blogging world. Please give this Welsh rarebit a warm welcome and I guarantee if you meet her, you’ll adore her.


Why did you start your blog?
I’ve always loved cosmetics and beauty products, and my lovely friend Sheenie 🙂 thought it would be a good idea for me to start one…. so I did.

How long have you been blogging for?
Not very long at all, just over a year. But if we were being precise 1 year 5 months (ish).

What do you enjoy most about blogging?
Sharing my thoughts on products and people responding to what I have written and hopefully. It’s nice helping people make decisions based on my thoughts.

What frustrates you most about blogging?
Trying to find time to blog – does that count?

What do your family and friends think of your blog?
They love it! I am always having to apply their make-up and paint their nails. It has even got to the stage they send me links to looks that they want me to try on them.

How frequently do you post?
Not as often as I should… trying to balance a busy work life with blogging can be difficult. Especially as I sit in front of a computer all day.

What’s your day job?
I’m a buyer for a department store. (Seriously Rhian gets paid to shop! – Sheenie)

How many bottles of nail varnish do you own?
100+ That’s easier than having to count them all.

Do you set yourself a budget, or do you buy on an as-and-when basis?
Budget? Ummm no. If I want it, I buy it.

What is your favourite make-up brand, and why?
Ooooo hard question, it’s difficult because I like to pick between a few, but if I were to say what brand I have most of within my collection it would be between MAC and Illamasqua.

Do you ever leave the house without wearing make-up?
Nope, never.

What’s your favourite beauty treatment to indulge in?
I love a deep exfoliating facial.

Tell us about the best holiday you’ve been on. 
That’s a hard one! There has been a couple of memorable ones for a number of reasons, and I loved Florida but I went to Barcelona last year, and it was one of the few places that I’ve been to that before I had even left Barcelona airport I was thinking about when I was going back.

What would be your ideal day off?
A theme park provided it wasn’t raining.

What is your favourite TV show?
Currently I would have to go with The Big Bang Theory, but if we were saying of all time it would be a toss up between The Office and Phoenix Nights.

What music do you enjoy listening to?
Everything and anything… no particular genre, if it sounds good – I like it even if it’s the height of cheesiness.

What is your favourite food?
If I were to pick one thing then probably King Prawns, but if it were a type of food then Chinese.

Where would you most like to go in the world? (money no object)
I have always wanted to go to Barbados so I would have to say there.

Which 3 guests would you invite to dine with you and why?
Ricky Gervais, controversial but I love him. Britney Spears because I grew up loving Britney and even through the questionable times I would still say she is pretty iconic to me and finally my best friend Bethan because it wouldn’t be the same without her.

Tell us a secret…
I have a crush on The Rock and I’ve had that crush for the last 13 years. *cringe*

Oh dear. Well thank you for telling us a bit about yourself, Rhian. Don’t forget to drop in on Pretty Green Eyes here.


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