Monday, August 31, 2009
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Sorry for the shakiness, blurry-ness, and sound...sigh.
$3 Haul...check it out!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Monday, August 24, 2009
This is 3039( hot satiny pink), 3037( a matte black) and 3034 ( a light satiny blue)...
I did this look for church. I want match my shirt! lol! I needed to feel alive and well on Sunday morning, go in that sanctuary VIBRANT!!
I also dug up KLS eye shadow in Plush Peridot. Its a insane yellow-green color...I mean this is the jewel of this now defunct collection!....I bought this when they tons of KLS at my TJ MAXX...
Friday, August 21, 2009
I found the Dermtv.com podcast via iTunes...but you can also watch all the podcasts via video on the website, http://www.dermtv.com/. Dr. Neil Schultz gives great explanations on skin issues and advice on how to treat them. I haven't been to a dermatologist since college, so this is great to watch! Check it out. I posted one of my recent favorites on Dry skin vs. Dandruff...
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Macroviolet didn't move off my eye all day...Those MAC Fluidlines are great eye shadow bases, even though I only own one. lol!
I took this photo like 6 hrs after putting my makeup on, so excuse my greasy-ness...love that pretty dark lavender...Wonder if I put a black pigment on top of Macroviolet what would happen...hmmmm....
Then that Zoya 5000 offer rolled around on Twitter and it was too hard to resist!!! So, I picked the three Zoya MatteVelvet in Loredana, Dovima, and Posh....
Today I'm wearing Loredana and I love it!!! It's more of a velvety sheen than pure matte. You still get some gloss but it pulls off the matte look. Its a good breakway from all the tropical colors I've been wearing on my nails this summer and has me wanting Fall to show up....now!! The only negative I will say about the Loredana color is that its THICK. I thought it might be old, how thick and streaky it went on. Make sure ya'll screw tops on good, Zoya. MMMMkkkay?
Monday, August 17, 2009
I dug up L'Oreal Lipstick in Target Red for my Sunday "Best". I've worn this many times but this time seemed like absolute perfection! Really...I put on MAC Currant lip liner, blended it in, then Target Red. It's like I've been waiting ALL MY BEAUTY ADDICTED LIFE for the perfect red lipstick...and I had worn it before! lol!
***I kept taking my earrings on and off while taking these pictures...I decided to do "me" and not wear any. I felt over accessorized around the head area...ok...proceed***
Friday, August 14, 2009
-Creamy texture, not watery. HE LTR Condish is good in the shower when your hands are wet and it doesn't slip through your fingers or out of your hands...I didn't have to 'chase' it!
-Of course it softened my hair, its conditioner( shrugs shoulders).
-I hate the smell. Smells like Freesia, which can't stand. I thought about adding some scented essential oils, but i didn't want to mess up the product and how it works. But smell is like cheap Freesia bath products you get in a holiday set...yuck....
HE Long Term Relationship Leave In Conditioner
-it only takes a little of the product to cover my hair which means I will get alot of use out of one bottle. Huge money saver....:)
-I like thick Leave In's like this one. It makes me roller sets soft and I feel secure that every strand is cover well when its thick textured.
-I like the packaging. The pump action is great!
-It has the same smell as HE LTR Conditioner...hate the smell...Freesia, ugh!!!
Thursday, August 13, 2009
I picked up these Nicka K Hi-Def Eye Shadow singles at my local BSS after eyeing them for a while. At this particular store, there is an entire display, about 30 colors to choose from at only $1.49 a shade, so you know you girl had to pace herself!! lol!!
I grabbed 3020,3021 and 3023....no names just numbers.
The pigment is super intense. When I used my MAC 213 brush to apply, the shadow picks up like a loose powder, but there is no fall- out and one layer is all your need. The blending is phenomenal, with the right brushes and technique:)
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
So I went on my 1,o00,000 interview since becoming unemployed( no, seriously, its like number #25 or something, that's another story, maybe for Fatback & Sushi, eh?) and this my F.O.T.D.
I even did a boring ass French Manicure to match...actually I liked the French...it just needs jazzing up:) ( N.O.T.D. idea perhaps????)
Monday, August 10, 2009
Oh Gah!! I've looking for this Korres Body Butter FOREVER. It has a unique smell. I can't put my finger on it but it reminds me of a hair moisturizer with a powdery dry down. I know that doesn't sounds very good, but when you put it on, its smells AMAZING....
Now I have Fig, Quince, and a small tube of Guava...currently hunting a big thing of Guava...:)
I also went over the new TJMAXX in the 'Burg( it ain't new, they just moved it...but it looks 'newer' inside in the 'new' location lol!) and rolled up on Korres Body Milk in Vanilla Cinnamon and Bitter Almond Shower gel....
For $1 a piece!!! AMEN!!!I love Vanilla Cinnamon Body Milk. It's perfect for the fall/winter and the Bitter Almond shower gel rocks in sudsy glory...sigh....I love finding great beauty buys!!!
Friday, August 07, 2009
Gasp!! Look at the new Essie for the Fall 2009 I spotted in the September Lucky!! I got my eye on the Midnight Cami and Mink Muffs. I can't wait til it cools down and fall begins:)
Wednesday, August 05, 2009
LOL! I know it should be in the trash but for some reason I held on to it. I like bits and pieces of Smashbox. They have hits....and misses. Most of their color products on ME are misses.
I used to use this for the bronze and the dark brown in it....so today I tried it the pinks in the sequence...
That's actually all of three of the pink colors but they are so sheer, you can't tell. And they look a bit chalky too.
Monday, August 03, 2009
I was talking to a friend of mine this weekend and she was saying her cousin( who's 32) just discovered MAC( The cousin lives in Columbia SC, where there's two counters( I think), but I didn't ask no questions) and she's over the "F*cking moon", as my friend puts it.
Me: "Maybe she didn't know about MAC" "Lots of people don't...."
Friend:"Tell me how you walk through the Columbiana Belk and never notice that MAC counter?! She acting like she discovered something brand new, Its getting on my nerves"
Me: *Laughing!!* "Awwww...well let her discover something new!, that's probably the newest thing she has found in YEARS..."
Friend: "Okay, I'm going to give her YOUR phone number, so she brag about how she on the new-new cuz she wearing MAC"
Me: "Don't you that!...Or you and cuzo will be able the counter picking out a concealer for your busted face. You know I don't like random as people calling me..."
Friend: "I'm joking!!!!!....So when you coming down here so we can go the MAC counter?"
Me: "Soon as you PayPal me $50 for my services and gas..."
Thinking about my friend's country cousin, I took a dig in the crates and found MAC Tempting. Tempting is not very 'mobile'. It goes on the brush sorta in lil crumbly pieces then on to my lid. It was a bit on the glittery side for me. I used a matte brown color in the outer corners to darken it up.
That CCO bizness is DANGEROUS if you don't know what you are buying. The MAC counter and PRO stores are better for the beginner and moderate MAC lovers at heart( That would be me). Leave that CCO to heavy hitters, the intermediate obsesses of MAC! LOL!
MAC Post Haste is a weird bland Fuchsia pink. It looked red in the CCO when I bought it because that's why I bought it, I wanted a red matte eyeshadow. Come to find out its pink.
I played with it Sunday, only to find out too, that when you mix it with a black matte e/s it turns PURPLE. And I didn't have on purple Sunday( the palette was black, pink, cream) and it messed me up. I pretty sure no one in church noticed, but I DID. I took it off as soon as I got home.