Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!!

Have fun and be safe!!

Friday, October 30, 2009

NOTW: Kiss me here

I haven't done one of these in so long! So, here's my nails this week...

I used Sally Hansen Nail Protex as a base coat, Pure Ice in Kiss me here and Revlon Sealing Shine as a topcoat.

I've worn this polish about 3 times and love it more and more each time. It's different for me since I'm mostly attracted to bright colors but it's definitely a keeper!

Nail Tip:

Do you sometimes find that your polish chips off really fast and you don't know why??

Take a q-tip and dip it in pure acetone and rub it on each of your nails lightly, this will take off any oils you may have on your nails and give a smooth clean surface for the polish.

I've been doing this for awhile and it works really good! I know that acetone is harsh but I haven't noticed any dryness or damage to my nails since doing this.

*You can also use regular polish remover, I just found that acetone worked better for me*

So, maybe that tip will help some of you!

If you already do this or try it, I would love to hear how it works for you!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Review: Loreal Extra Volume Collagen Mascara

*Lack of sleep and having a oddly packed weekend kept me away from blogging but here's a review for you all!! *

What it claims: Most revolutionary lash plumping technology with hydra-collagen for breathtaking volume and incredible wear.

Hydra-collagen complex formula. The luxurious buildable formula infused with collagen plumps lashes from the inside. Glides on smoothly and lasts all day with 12x more impact. No flakes, smudges or clumps.

The instant impact brush is a custom designed volumizing brush that is uniquley shaped to reach every lash from corner to corner, for instant impact. Soft, luxurious bristles define and volumize all of your lashes for maximum volume, without any clumps.

-Clump free
-Flake free
-Smudge free
-Ophthamologist and allergy tested.
-Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

*All information came from package.

Where you can buy it: Target, Wal-Mart, CVS, Ulta, K-mart and anywhere else Loreal products are sold.

Price: $5.99-$7.99 depending on where you purchase it.

My Rating: 2 peace signs

The Good: I personally love mascara's with big brushes so this one was ideal. Despite what I didn't like about it, it actually did hold a curl and the volume it gave my lashes was pretty good. It also washed off really easily with make up remover or a wipe.

The Bad: The formula really sucked for me everything it claimed to be didn't live up. The clumps that formed on my lashes were crazy and even though I loved the brush I think it was a huge factor in the clumps because of how much product it picked up at one time. After every few uses when you take out the wand you can see a large amount of product sitting on the end of the brush so I could imagine how much is actually on the bristles ready to clump all over my lashes. It also flaked off within a few hours of wear and well as give me little black rings right under my lower lashes.

Overall: I didn't really like it as much as I wanted to. It's too bad because I thought with all it claimed it had potential to be one of my favorites.

*Just MY opinion/thoughts on this product. You never know it might work for YOU*

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Random pick ups

I finally got everything together that I've bought over the last few months while I wasn't blogging. I needed to focus on using what I already had that was just sitting there so I didn't buy too much but here it is...

Make up and Nails...

Left to right:

MAC Prep+Prime transparent finishing powder

2 empty MAC quads (they're just filled with my eye shadows)

Loreal Extra Volume Collagen mascara

Maybelline Lash Stiletto mascara

MAC clear brow wax

MAC lip glass in Underage

MAC lipstick in Passionate

MAC lip conditioner in Petting Pink

NYC nail polish in Little Italy

Pure Ice nail polish in Kiss me here

Hair stuff...

Left to Right:

Pantene Nature Fusion Shampoo in Smooth Vitality

Pantene Nature Fusion Conditioner in Smooth Vitality

Garnier Fructis 3-Minute Undo dryness reversal treatment

Aussie Hair Insurance leave in conditioner

Mark mega volume next day spray

Body/Skin stuff...

Left to Right:

Jergens Naturals Renew daily moisturizer

Clean and Clear deep cleansing astringent

Clean and Clear dual action moisturizer

Suave naturals fresh berry smoothie body wash

So that's everything! If any of you ladies would like reviews on anything please let me know!!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Weekend Recap and My first lush haul

I know I'm a day late was every one's weekend??

Saturday was my mom's birthday and no one knew what to do so we just kinda played it by ear. It stared off with dinner then we out of the blue decided to go to Mandalay Bay to check it out since it's one of the casino's none of us have to been to yet. I was especially excited because I knew it was where our only lush store is. That casino was really pretty, there's so many restaurants there I want to try out! I didn't take pics that day I just kept forgetting which sux but yeah...

So let me just say that I had heard so much hype about lush and wanted to try certain things but just kinda brushed it off after awhile when I got into trying other products instead but once I was actually in the store and got to see everything and test stuff out I was in love! They were having a twilight party that day too it was funny cuz they had this cardboard Edward figure standing there next to these soaps called "Forks Rain" that smelled kinda minty to me and all these girls were taking pics with "Edward" like he was real haha.

This is what I got...

Left to Right: Coalface cleansing bar, Tea Tree Water toner and two samples of ocean salt and herbalism.

I thought this label was way cute it says "Viva Lush Vegas" haha.

On a different shopping trip I got this hello kitty I love nerds over sized coin purse!

So yep that was it, I started using the coalface cleanser and tea tree water already and so far I like it but it's too soon to tell if it's working for my skin or not so as soon as I start seeing any changes I'll update on that!

I also got a new haircut yesterday but haven't gotten around to taking pics of it but I will soon, so be on the look out!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

EOTD: Fall eyes

My first "real" post, just something quick and small but yeah...

This was just a random look I came up with the other day and I wore it out shopping.
I didn't know what to name it but I thought it was a good fall eye look.

Products used to get this look:


MAC Paint Pot in Layin Low

MAC Copperring

MAC Rule

MAC Ricepaper

MAC Llama

Loreal Carbon Black Lineur Intense

Maybelline Lash Stilletto Mascara

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on eye pencil in Zero

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

I'm back! (for now) and update on mee

Hey Everyone!! I missed each and every one of you soooooo much!!

So, I had pretty much decided a couple months back that I was done with blogging and I would move on to other things, but ever since I made that new twitter and I was still talking to a few of my beauty babes I've been wanting to come back. A huge thing that is stopping me though is the fact that I'll be starting school soon and I'm not sure how much time I'll have to post and I don't wanna just disappear again. I do think I'll give it a try for awhile and see how things go. Since I've been gone as long as I have though I'm sure I won't have as many readers as I used to but that's ok with me. I really just want to get back into sharing my thoughts on products and doing some looks and stuff like that.

Well here's goes nothin...

(Just for the sake of posting a pic here's me with my two cousins Aerial and Aliyah)