Sunday, December 27, 2009

In and Out December

In

Holidays - spending time with the family and the munchkins - It's nice to catch up and get in a few laughs

Flat boots - I got these as a going to India present a few weeks ago from my aunt and I've been wearing them almost everyday

Blingy Headbands - This has been my go to holiday accessory this season, it just seems to be just festive enough without going overboard.

Nude Nails - I have been obsessed with pink and nudes for nails this winter and Mod About You is my all time favorite color this season

Big Hair - I really love the Aveda Volumizing Tonic - it has done a lot for my hair and it gives me the UMPH I need :)

India - I'm really excited about my visit, I will take pictures and show you the craziness that is shopping there.

Out

Holiday food - I need to get myself sorted out after all this holiday food madness, I'm a big fat FAIL right now :)

OTT Decor - I love decor, I love the holidays but you know.... some people need to draw the line (my neighbors for one)

Chipped Dark Nails - Probably why I'm into nudes at the moment - this is not a good look by any means

Hair Straighteners - I pulled mine iron the other day and proceeded to straighten out my hair and once I saw the lifeless hair I stopped. I haven't used these all year to be quite honest - not even to curl my hair. I much prefer rollers, or curling irons.

Packing - this is always an OUT :)






Tuesday, December 8, 2009

FOTD: Everday Nude



Face:
Mac Studio Fix Concealer NC40
Bella Pierre Mineral Foundation
Milani Luminious Blush

Eyes:
NYX Aloha Eyeshadow
Nars New Moon Eye Kohl
Loreal Voluminous Mascara

Lips:
Rimmel Airy Fairy
Mac Oyster Girl Lipglass

Winter Must Haves




Everyone has their winter favorites - here are a few of my Winter Must Haves.

1. Vatika Hair Oil
2. Vaseline Cocoa Butter Vitalizing Gel Body Oil
3. Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
4. Olay Daily Regenerist Regenerating Serum
5. One 'n Only Argan Oil Treatment
6. Body Shop Almond Oil Daily Hand & Nail Cream
7. Warm Vanilla Body Scrub
8. Avon Anew Ultimate Contouring Eye System

These are my tried and true favorites - with the new addition of the Argan oil.

Product Review: Sally Hansen Moisture Plump Lip Balm



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One of my biggest beauty obsessions is lip balms. I think I have more than I need, and probably more than I can ever use. I hate to admit it but I get very anxious when I am without one - so I always try to carry one with me in all bags, cars, travel cases, etc..etc.. at all times !

I stumbled upon these new Sally Hansen Lip Balms at CVS the other day in a gift pack, being that I really love the Carmindy line for Sally Hansen, I thought I would pick them up
The colors were perfect, and I was really interested in the lip plumping and nourishing aspect.
From L to R: Fresh Pink, Berry Shine and Nude Shimmer

Although Fresh Pink and Nude Shimmer do not show up very well as a swatch - they are probably my favorite shades. Berry Shine is very pigmented for a lip balm - so it's not something I would pickup to wear all the time - but is still very pretty.

I like nude shimmer and fresh pink as a great way to add some shine to lips when you aren't looking to wear gloss or lipcolor.

Overall, I think they're pretty colors but I don't feel much in the lip plumping - they just feel soothing and moisturizing so I can live with that.

These were on sale for 9.99 for all 3 - and well that's a great way for me to play with color :)

Now it your turn ! What are some of your favorite lip balms?

And just to make it fun, I will TAG . . .

Tina_MBC
SukaAndSpice
Ifoundpablo
KittyNail
Emily
Lexy

And if you happen to be reading this and aren't on the list above - I'd love to know what your favorite lip balm is too !!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Tag: 10 Little Known Facts and FOTD

I was given the I Think You're An Awesome Girl blog award and tagged by Ms. Fantastic aka SukaAndSpice for the 10 random things about you a whileeeeeeeeeeeee ago. I've been pretty late on the tags but since I had some time I thought I would switch up :

Here are my 10 little known facts

* I like watching documentaries - I'd choose it over a movie any day. I also like reading autobiographies - or narrative stories.

* I am not a morning person WHAT SO EVER.

* When you spell my name backwards - the words "drama" and "pee" appear. As Marth says This IS NOT a good thing.

*I like to be crafty - but I tend to not stick with it. I have a few projects that need to be completed erh or started. But here I am now starting on THIS a DIY embellished Tights.

* I am not a big fan of paintings -I much prefer photography. Especially around the house.

* I really want to visit South America - and House Hunters International isn't helping

*When I was younger I read a lot of the babysitters book club books *hangs head in shame*

*I love HGTV and the Food Network - you could leave me on a deserted island with those two and I'd be happy

*I have always been envious of people with nice long natural nails. I have to always go the fake route to get that look

*I love all music including country. I know .. I know...


So there you go - my random 10 facts.

This tag is quite old, so if you have already done please link me up ! otherwise I tag you!

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Here is a Random FOTD - Keeping it Fairly neutral, it was a friends bachelorette party and well we wanted it to be all about her. Just thought I'd show my face and say HELLO :)


* Please excuse the friend I have cropped out for obvious reasons,
whose arm still remains : ) *


I have on :
Mac Studio Fix Concealer NC40
Sally Hansen Airbrush Foundation
UD Eye Primer Potion
NYX Neutral ES
AVON Kohl Pen ton inside of eye
Milani Luminous Blush
DiorShow Mascara
Rimmel Airy Fairy Lipstick
Aquaphor Lip Treatment as Gloss

Hope you are all having a great week ! ! !

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