Hey there!

I’m Deni Kirkova, a beauty, fashion and vegan blogger in Melbourne, Australia, as well as a freelance journalist, digital marketer, ex-bikini competitor, qualified PT and sometime model.

“On a pursuit of adventure, wellness and beauty in all forms”

I’ve been writing about beauty, fashion, fitness and travel as a blogger and journalist for years. They’re still some of my keenest interests, but I value compassion, wellness and living your best life the most!

Glowing Up by Deni Kirkova, blogger in Melbourne

Deni with bestie Vicky shooting for Novotel

I’m Bulgarian but grew up in Sussex, and have been vegan since July 2015. After eight years living in London, I moved to Australia. I continue to work as a fashion, beauty and travel blogger and journalist in Melbourne.

You’ll find a snapshot of my life and passions on this website and on my Instagram and Twitter. Features include honest product reviews, fashion hauls, travel guides and real talk about being a girl in 2019!

Glowing Up, Deni Kirkova blogger in Melbourne

Deni with her love in Bali

As seen in:


  • Nuraphone, Quiz Clothing, Sundried sportswear, Sculptmode sportswear, Pink Soda sportswear, Virgin Active, Fitness First, Allure Couture stage bikinis, SNAP Fitness 24/7, Maaji, To Dive For swimwear, Wolf & Whistle swimwear, Brazilian Flirting swimwear, Bluebella lingerie, Vitabiotics, Samsung, Dixons Travel, Club Med and Novotel.
Glowing Up by Deni Kirkova, blogger in Melbourne

Former bikini girls Deni and Vicky in Thailand

This blog was formerly Bikini Girls Diary, jointly with Vicky Hadley. We started the site in 2016 due to our joint passion for fitness.

It followed naturally from competing in bikini fitness shows and qualifying as personal trainers. All our newsletter subscribers got given a free vegan Bikini Body guide!

Vicky is now working full-time at a superstar PT in London. She helps women get into the best possible shape and mindset through healthy and sustainable methods. 

Hope you enjoy the site, and please get in touch with any queries.

Love, Deni xox

Deni Kirkova Glowing Up blogger Melbourne