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Thursday, 27 March 2014

The #nomakeupselfie post

A few days ago, I was tagged by my friend and fellow blogger Caroline from Caroline's Fashion Styling to take part in the #nomakeupselfie campaign to increase awareness on breast cancer and raise funds towards this cause.

In all honesty, at first, I was hesitant to take part.  You know full well by now my aversion to showing my face sans maquilliage in public ... and seeing so many people posting #nomakeupselfies without actually saying much about the cause being supported - breast cancer research and awareness - was at kind of putting me off.

But then I plucked up the necessary courage - after all, victims of breast cancer face their fate with courage.  Why couldn't I pluck up some to show my bare face? I realised it was such a trivial concern in comparison to what they would be facing.  Silly me.  So here goes, not one but three #nomakeupselfies ... all taken this morning as I woke up, and all without any editing or flattering Instagram / Picmonkey / Pixlr filter!

And in case you're wondering, yes, I did contribute my little bit to the cause.  I chose a local organisation - Action for Breast Cancer Foundation Malta, who constantly and consistently work towards achieving the European guidelines for quality assurance in breast cancer screening and diagnosis in Malta and Gozo. You can find out more about Action for Breast Cancer Foundation Malta here and find out how you can contribute here.

Do your little bit too, come on.

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