Friday, September 18, 2009

FOTD: Concert Series - "Blackend Red"

I'm back! Hi, everyone :) Okay so this is gonna be the first of a concert series that I'm gonna do. The Kylie Minogue concert is just around the corner (Oct. 4th) and I really want to look my best! So I'm gonna try out a few looks, post the ones that I like on here, so that when the day comes I'll already have a "face" plan.

And, boy, do I need a plan when it comes to some things.

Okay heres the backstory: The last concert i went to, John Legend, I was soooo scatterbrained that day, that i really ended up looking like crap! With the fact that I was soo excited to see him perform, add that the time I got out of work i had only a small time frame from when the concert was gonna start to when we had to leave the house. Also with the fact that I was gonna be close to the stage, so YES i had a crap makeup of the day, and that made me a little self-conscious. (like he was paying any attention to ME anyway... rofl)

So here's the first look:

Products used for the look.
(Sorry, no foundation, concealer, blush, ect. was used)

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Jimmy Choo for H &M

After H&M announced Jimmy Choo as the next designer guest collaboration back in June, I’ve been desperately waiting to see what the collection will look like and i've waited to post anything unless I have 'something' for ya'll to see. And alas, some pic(s) have surfaced. I don't know about any of you but I LOVE j.c. I just hate having to shell out the major moolah to buy some shoes and purses! So I when i heard about his line (The limited edition collection will be available from November 14, 2009) i was sompletely stoked! Below are some boots that you better believe is gonna have a spot in my shoe closet!!

What do you all think. Are you as excited as I am for the collection?? And most important will any of you rock these over the knee boot??

Stay tuned for more info…will retail for $345

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Las Vegas Pics!

I just wanted to share some of my Las Vegas trip with ya'll! I do have to admit that this trip wasn't for like vacation-y. We went for the evo competition. My bf is a huge gamer, and since its an international comp, we couldnt miss it. So don't anythiing "big", just some pics. 7 of us went and on one day i was able to go with the other 4 and hit up the outlets, so if a few i show my, though VERY small, haul!

Till then, stay wonderful!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

FOTD: "Purple Pirate"

Long time no see.
I know I've been away for a while but im back now. its just life, it gets in the way sometimes. Here's a look that I wore today. Today i wore my urban outfitters "Pirates Arrr Cool" tee. The pirtate and the writings are purple, hence the purple look i went for today.
In the midst of all the makeup i stumbled upon a great combo: My lavendar anna sui lipstick with a benefits lipgloss called "kiss you". The colors looked soo similar in the tube that i decided to see how it looked on, and BAM.... magic! Oh and false lashes ARE optional.... Hope u like

The ingredients.....

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Update + rant!

Hey everyone! Sorry I've been m.i.a. (yet again) but i just recently got back from Vegas and i needed some major time to recover. I had a little too much sun. And to make things worse, before i left I was at Huntington beach for about 3 day prior. Hence, some much needed recovery time.

I did manage to go the CCO. I got a few things. I was a bit disappointed with the selections they had there. I had heard that the cco there is really good... it is vegas for crissakes! I had went there for 1 purpose: "Redhead" Msf. It wasn't there of course. The other 2 were. They had loads in stock of brunette and blonde. I should of got the blonde, but I was a bit down cause they didnt have redhead.

Also I noticed that I'm almost at 50 subscribers! YAY! I'm thinking of doing a contest or a giveaway. Scratch that... it might be a bit premature for a contest. But, I'm definitely gonna do a giveaway. Do you all think its a good idea???

I'll post up my vegas haul in a day or 2. Also I have other important news that'll will be up in a bit! I hope you're all doing well and i'll talk to you soon!!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

TAG: Honest Scrap

Thank you to the Catanya (Catanya's Things) for tagging me! I'm a new reader to her blog, but from what I can tell: I sure to love it. The posts are always insightful and informative. :) Thanks again, girl!

The rules:
Tell your readers 10 things about you that they may or may not know, but are true. Tag ten people with the award, and be sure to let them know they've been tagged (a quick comment on their blog will do). Don't forget to link back to the blogger who tagged you.

  1. I am a huge reader! I have dozens of books and I've read them all. I joke to my bf that i want to own my library. Reading a book a day is often a daily thing for me. My bf HATES to read. He finds it super boring.

  2. My boyfriend and I have been together a long time. It will be 9 years, this February. He's the best! He's the yin to my yang.

  3. After all those years, we finally moved in together last year. This July 24 will mark our one year anniversary of living together.

  4. I have 1 sister. She's older than I. We looks as different as day and night. Our personalities are just as different, maybe more. Yet we always get along.

  5. I am a huge dog person. I have 1 dog, her name is Kylie. She turned 5 yrs old this year!! She's my world!

  6. I want a lot of dogs. Like at least 5! All the same breed as Kylie. It's a hard breed to find, especially one bred as fine as her. But, I will happen one day. I would mate her, but finding a stud has proven super difficult in these last 2 years.

  7. I first started wearing makeup when I was 16. The first brand ever was Mac. It was really popular in my school, all the girls were wearing it. So I followed suit.

  8. At 16, I had started to get mild-moderate acne. It wasn't till 17 that I realized that Mac studio fix powder was the issue. It cleared up by the time I was 18. Till last July (2008) I haven't worn a Mac foundation. In August that same year, I started to get realllllly bad acne. Terrible. The pictures would shock you!

  9. Since the age of 18 I've been really into skin care. My acne in HS traumatized me so bad, that the day if i see a pimple i freak out. I have real sensitive skin to it looks even more terrible. But I have a great routine that my skin loves and works miracles!!

  10. My dream job would to be a novelist! A good also. To have published and sold in books stores worldwide would be phenomenal! I can only dream!
** I tag: (if you already done it... sorry!)

**I know it's not 10, but it's really hard to pick ppl!

FOTD: "Honeyed grapes...."

Products used:

Mac "Brule" e/s (all over
ash & highlight)
Mac "Shroom" e/s (inner tear duct)
Mac "Buckwheat" e/s (all over lid & lower lashline)
Mac "Smoke Signals" pigment (crease color)
Un-named "Deep grape" e/s (outer v & smudged into outer, 1/3 of lower lashline)
White kohl liner in waterline
Covergirl "Very Black" lashblast mascara

(face & lips)
Bare Minerals "Summer Bisque" foundation
Bare Minerals "Mineral Veil"
Benefit Brow Zings
Mac "Honey Light" h/l powder
(cheek bone, forehead, & bridge of nose)
Mac "Eversun" blusher
Nars "Striptease" l/g
I love how the overall face turned out. I really wanted to love the highlight powder, i just wish that outer spray was throughout the whole product. Suffice it to say i won't be buying another h/l powder from Mac again! :/

Monday, July 6, 2009

Summer night out kit, polyvore style!

**Here's what I'd put together if I could. You know if i had tons of money.... But, i was able to throw in some of my usual summer must-haves for myself!

Friday, July 3, 2009

A preview of Chanel's new makeup collection debuted with eye shadows in deep rose and sienna hues. Makeup creative director Peter Philips originally premiered the look at the at the 2009/10 Cruise Collection show.EYE GLOSS: LUMINOUs CREAM QUADRA EYE SHADOW (Limited Edition)

The Fall 2009 Collection will be on-counter in July 2009.

Available at CHANEL boutiques, department and specialty stores, and on

Monday, June 29, 2009

Collective haul - Mac & more...

Sorry about being M.I.A. lately. It's just life sometimes gets in the way. It been super stressful lately and I rarely have time to log on and stuff. Also I'm still doing project 10 pan, but when I'm stressed..... I buy stuff. So this is some stuff that i picked up on my travels lately.

The lipstick is from a swap! I traded my SIB, 4x (maximum) used Blankety for her "un-boxed", almost half used Ahoy, There! :( :( :( I have the worst luck w/swapping! But, that another story.......

First off, I found this Christian Dior brush in a Shiseido on Sunday. And let me tell you, this brush is AWESOME! By far my most soft and high quality! I have a mixture of brushes ranging from Mac (of course) to Elf. But, this brush blows them all away. I'm kicking myself for not getting the large blush brush! And the price was awesome! They're having a 50% on all CD products! I'm gonna try to go this wknd, hopefully the sale is still going on!

I also started my first Mac quad and to be honest... i hate it. I'm not really digging "pan" form. I much prefer the original. Yes, the price is better and it's much more convienient.
I also got 1 blush and 1 highlight powder. And let me tell you... i luvv them! I usually never buy Mac "face" products cause my skin tends to react. But, the blush is beautiful... the color is outstanding! I have nothing like it! My Nars blushes are gonna be jealous cause it may be my new fav!!!
I think ya'll had enough of me blabbing! Till next time my lovlies :)

Friday, June 26, 2009

Thank you to the ever so lovely Stefanie for tagging me.

+Confessions +

What's your favourite make up look? Neutral eye, with perfect brows, glossy lips, and glowing skin. Plus tons of mascara on curled lashes with a peach-ish, gold highlighted cheek!

Do you have a beauty vice? Lip products. I love them!! I have more glosses than anything else! If you saw my storage you'd understand! :)

What part of your body do you love?
My feet. I think feet really tell you a lot about a person. But, my feet are small and i like to say dainty. And they're one of my MOST complimented part(s) of me!! :)

Who is your beauty icon?
Yikes. I never know the answer to this question since they're a few. If you were to ask a modern icon... it would be Jennifer Aniston. Her skin always looks so perfect. She loves to wear subtle makeup that accentuates. Plus, she always rocks the bronzed, gold-y skin!

What beauty product makes you feel instantly sexy?
I don't really have a beauty "product" that makes me feel that way. Maybe perfume....?

How do you look after your skin?
I'm a strong believer in never sleeping in your makeup! I always wash and moisturize before I sleep. Drink TONS of H2O. Sleep a min of 8 hrs. And try (emphasize the "try") to eat healthy. I have a love/hate relationship w/my skin. It's very sensitive and can only take so much makeup!

What is your signature scent?
I have 2. It's a dead tie between the 2. Marc Jacobs for women and "Lovely" by SJP. If they were in a fight .... "Lovely" would probley win! LOL :)

What are your haircare secrets?
I don't have any. I hate my hair. I'm barely figuring out how to manage it now at my age! Give me a few years, then ask again. I might have a secret to tell! :)

How do you pamper yourself?
Pedicures and bubble baths! Oh, and silk pajamas!

What is your beauty pet peeve?
UN-blended foundation, toooooo much blush and unrealistically pale lips... They make me crazy! I don't know what it is....

What would your desert island must haves be?
Sunscreen, chapstick , my fav perfume, toothbrush and toothpaste. Just cause i'm deserted doesn't give me the right to have STANK breath :p

Finally, do you have a beauty philosophy?
Blend, blend, blend!!!!

Sunday, May 31, 2009

MAC Love That Look Collection for Fall 2009

Here is a breakdown by color, unofficial descriptions by temptalia:
  • Grand Entrance Cool apricot beige
  • Dreammaker Frosty golden yellow
  • Smoke & Diamonds Dirty dark grey <<>
  • Glamour Check! Reddish brown
  • Strike A Pose Dirty deep sea blue
  • Ego Light yellow pink
  • Fashion Groupie Light, blue violet
  • Unbasic White Snow white
  • One-Off Medium green with silver pearl
  • Rated R Light, yellow green
  • Style Snob Dirty pink brown with gold pearl
  • Fashion Light gray-green with gold pearl
smoke & diamonds

Pearlglide Liners: Fly by Blu, Black Russian, Molasses, Rave

Source: Temptalia

Saturday, May 30, 2009

New favs.. plus a fotd

I love how this turned out. I used my new favorite eyeshadow: Nars "Ondine". Sorry about the color getting kinda washed out!

Product(s) used:
Nars "Ondine" e/s (all over lid color)
Mac "Sable" e/s (outer v color, blended into crease)
Mac "Shroom" e/s (highlight & inner tear duct color)
Mac "Circa Plum" pigment (lower lashline color)

Mac "ZoomBlack" mascara
(face & lips)
MUFE Mat Velvet + foundation
Benefit Brow Zings
Mac "Belightful"
Nars "Mata Hari" blusher
BE "Champagne Diamond Radiance"
Nars "Harlow" l/g
Mac "Fashion Scoop" l/g

A new favorite! I mixed Nars "Harlow" and ontop of that i put Mac "Fashion Scoop" cremesheen. the result was just Too cute!______
NOTD: a concoction of 2 polishes. I think i will call it "green-ito".... hehe. I think it came out pretty good.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

My baby's birthday.. YAY! plus a little OPI haul

Okay so the other day was my little girls birthday. She is officially 5 yrs old. I will post a baby picture of her and a pic of her on her bday. Also a pic of her gift... ;)

Her birthday gift. I purchased from "The Diva-Dog Bowtique"
Her wearing her punk rock bow... too cute.
Baby Kylie!

I haven't had time to do anything as of late. But, I did have time to order these polishes from 8ty8 Beauty. On the left is "Over the Taupe" from the Brights by Paige and on the right is "Bronzed To Perfection" from the South Beach Collection. They also sent me a free sample of the Poshe "Potion of Youth". I haven't had time to try it out yet. But when I do I will maybe do a review.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

♡ Friendship Award ♡

I was given this award by the adorable Claire :) Thanks girl, you're too kind ;)

The rules are:
1. Take your award here.
2. Put the logo on your post.
3. Link the person who awarded you.
4. Nominate at least 7 other bloggers.
5. Add the links of those bloggers on yours.
6. Leave a message for your nominees.

I would like to give this award to:
Robyn @ Fashionista 514
Stefanie @ The Lip Print
Iyah @ As Pink As My Juicy!
Whitney @ Whitz World of Makeup & Beauty
Anastacia @ My Makeup Mania
Tiffany @ Big Hair Bigger Lashes

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Marilyn Monroe Contest Entry

Here's my entry for Robyn's (fashionista 514) Marilyn Monroe contest.
I tried my best. But, as you can see I look NOTHING like Marilyn Monroe. So my take will, of course, fail in comparison. I didn't do her famous mole, cause I have my own... :) Also my lips pictured a different shade than in person. THAT is soo annoying. But oh well. I think it still came out like I wanted. But, you can file my hair in the "epic fail" section..... :}

Wish me luck :)

trying to get pose... lame!
the silly faces...

...The Inspiration...

...The Tools...

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

FOTD: "Smoking those Grapes..."

I was going out and I wanted a dramatic look, yet again. I been totally into smokey looks as of late. So i decided to make it a purple one.
My inspiration for this look is from THIS pic of Drew Barrymore I saw on Glamour Land's blog.Thanks girl ;)
Drew is sporting some fierce smokey purple shadow, as you can see. But, honestly, it looks a lot like "Grape" pigment from Mac. Since I don't have that pigment I had to make do with what I had. Which was basically "Smoke Signal" pigment. But, by putting a purple-y-blue shadow on top, it transformed into a more vibrant "purple", instead of the maroon color of th
e pigment. So high five!

Product(s) used:
benefit "r.s.v.p." c/s
mac "smoke signal" pigment
mary kay "copper beach" e/s
l.a. colors "chic" e/s palette - purple/blue color
mac "shroom" e/s
mac "black funk" e/l

mac "plushblack" mascara

(face & lips)
philosphy "supernatural" foundation
BE "mineral veil"
benefit brow zings
mac "just dessert" tricolor l/g

HERE'S ME RIGHT AFTER I FINISHED MY FACE. the hairs not even done yet... yikes....
I need to get me some different bulbs.... i always come out sooo yellow! :{