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Beauty As Far as I’m Concerned by Samara O’Shea

We are so excited to introduce to you our fabulous guest blogger Samara O’Shea!

Samara O'Shea
Samara O’Shea, Author.

Samara O’Shea is the very talented author of: For The Love Of Letters: A 21st-Century Guide to the Art of Letter Writing, and the much anticipated new book, Note To Self: On Keeping a Journal and Other Dangerous Pursuits. Samara is also a blogger for The Huffington Post.

This is Samara’s first time guest blogging for Talking Makeup and we can’t wait to bring her back and write for us very soon.

Note To Self by Samara O'Shea

So here it is:


Before I begin, I must thank Marta for inviting me here to the Mecca of make-up. is a Web site both resourceful and fun-that’s a tall order and she delivers with panache.

Speaking of make-up, I’m going to talk a bit about how I came to terms with, well, basically my face. I, like many, went through a period in my life where I allowed other people to determine how I felt about myself-especially about how I looked. Case in point: I wrote the following journal entry at the age of eighteen.