Topic: bloggers

Beauty Blogger Suffers Horrifying Allergic Reaction To Spa Facial (WARNING: Graphic!)

Beauty Blogger Suffers Horrifying Allergic Reaction To Spa Facial (WARNING: Graphic!)

Singapore-based beauty blogger Bun Bun (pre-allergic reaction, above) has blogged about her skin troubles before–she suffers from acne and describes her skin as generally sensitive. As part of some recent blogging duties, Bun Bun received a free extraction facial from a local salon for a sponsored post–she won’t name the salon because she believes the ensuing ordeal was an accident (and she can’t pinpoint what exactly caused the terrible reaction) but what happened to her is the stuff of grooming nightmares. More »

Is It Ethical For Bloggers To Sell Their Free Gifts?

Is It Ethical For Bloggers To Sell Their Free Gifts?

As bloggers, we get a fair amount of free stuff from companies and the publicists who represent them. This is both common knowledge and common practice in the industry, as it allows writers to see new products and figure out whether or not we should recommend them to readers, as well as giving the businesses a better chance at exposure. So is the idea of us selling those free gifts ethical? More »