Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Mini Weekend Haul

This weekend I had a tiny, mini haul. I got a fantastic deal on some NYC products from Rite Aid. It was BOGO free and then I had a $1 off coupon so I was able to get two waterproof liners and two glosses for $6! Not too bad for four products!!



Extreme Lip Glider Lipgloss in Carnegie Melon and Park Avenue Pink
Waterproof Eyeliners in Black and Teal


I also received my mini order from EleventhGorgeous. I just started watching EleventhGorgeous's videos on YouTube and I was introduced to their jewelry and accessories website. They have very cute and affordable accessories. I needed a watch for work and have wanted a white one for a while, so I ordered one from here and a very cute pair of earrings.



Large White Watch- $17.80
Turquoise Shell Disc Earrings- $2.80


Random pic of the weekend:

It was bath time for Tyson!!

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Review: Neutrogena's 3 in 1 Concealer for Eyes



Several weeks ago I purchased Neutrogena's 3 i n 1 concealer for eyes and their Healthy Skin foundation. I'm still testing out the foundation, but felt I was ready to do a review on this.

This concealer is a 3 in 1, because it conceals, acts as an eye cream and has spf 20. I got the lightest shade, Light, since I'm pale as a mutha.

First, let's start with some before and after photos. My disclaimer is that I only have slight under eye darkness and not much puffiness luckily.

Before applying concealer:



You can see some slight discoloration in the corner of my eye and OMG- I don't realize how freckly I am until I see a close up pic lol.


After concealer:





As you can see, the coverage is medium, not as intense as I would like it, but I really like the way it brightens up my eye area. So, I would think if you have dark discoloration under the eyes, this probably won't be the best product for you.

The thing that really annoys me about this product is that it is a bitch to spread! Normally I just like to tap and roll my concealer under my eye, but this I have to rub in a bit and I really don't like doing that.

I do notice that the cream in it does help add some moisture to my normally dry under eye area. The real test for the moisturizing qualities is the next couple of weeks when it starts getting colder out.

Overall, it's a decent concealer, but I probably won't repurchase since it's so difficult to apply.

Price: $8-$10
Availability: Drugstores, Target, Walmart, Drugstore.com
Will I repurchase: Probably not

Thursday, September 23, 2010

NOTD-A First!

Hello lovelies, this is my very FIRST NOTD or Nail of the Day! This is before cleaning up my cuticles, so don't tell me I suck at doing manis lol.



Avon's Urban Grey

Monday, September 20, 2010

Deal of the Week- 9/20

Ok, my deal of the week is VERY biased this week and something I am planning on running out to buy tomorrow.

Modern Family , Season 1 on DVD
Best Buy- $32.99



Honestly, I can't decide which season premiere I am looking more forward to- this or Glee! This show is so well written and so amazingly acted. It is friggin hilarious!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

NYFW-QVC

So, I love watching the coverage of NYFW (New York Fashion Week). As a New Yorker, I never actually go downtown to invade the madness, but prefer to view it from afar. I love seeing the collections, what people wear to the shows and of course who gets to sit in the front row.

What I've really grown to love about NYFW though is QVC lol. QVC has seriously stepped up their fashion game, and this goes into overdrive during their fashion week sales.

This year they featured collections from:

-The Kardashians
-Marc Bower
-Pamela Dennis
...and tonight is Rachel Zoe!!!

I won't even lie, I so love Rachel Zoe. I subscribe to The Zoe Report, live by her book A to Zoe and of course, watch The Rachel Zoe Project. When I watch her styling, I know i can't afford a damn thing, so I'm glad she did a line of mainly accessories for QVC.

The prices ranged from about $25-$200. THe clothing is mostly outerwear and of course contains a lot of faux fur. The accessories include a lot of vintage inspired jewelry.

Here are some of my faves:



Faux Fur Vest with Hook and Eye Closure-$84

Would I ever have the guts to wear this? Probably not, but I would like to think I'd look bananas in it lol.




Covered Cabochon Goldtone Blosom Watch- $48

Yes ladies, this is a watch! I'm not a big watch person, but my classroom doesn't have a clock so I'm in desperate need of a watch! This one is so cute, because who would know it's a friggin watch?




Eternity Knit Scarf- $31

Last winter I became sort of addicted to eternity scarves (circular scarves), but I haven't tried a knit one yet! This is to die for and eternity scarves are s00o cozy!

I can't wait for Rachel to reveal her new line tomorrow, September 15th!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Deal of the Week- 9/13

If you have a Michael's around you, get there this week! All of their scrapbooking storage if 50% off! Use this nifty and often adorable items to store craft goodies, office supplies, and of course make up and brushes!

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Postal Love!

The past few weeks have been like Christmas for my mailbox. First, I got a lovely surprise from my lovie love, Vanessa. Then my jewelry love, Juli, surprised me with a fabulous love pack!



I was giddy just by seeing the packaging! How friggin cute is this bag? U know I'm reusing it lol.


The goodies:
Green Macha Tea-I've seen this drink on several blogs and it actually sounds yummy! I can't wait to try this!
Bang holder thingies- These are AWESOME!! They are these little velcro rectangles that hold your bangs or hair out of your face. I love this, because I use headbands and clips, but sometimes they leave marks. These babies are scotch free!
Beauty Friends Pomegrenate Sheet Mask- Looves it! Added to my expanding sheet mask collection.
A GORGEOUS necklace- blues and greens- it just shouts MELISSA
ELF Shine Eraser Blotting Papers- these are friggin awesome! People, do not spend more than a dollar on blotting papers, because they are amaze-balls!!
Candy- need I say more?



The necklace- OMG I adore this! I'm not into girly colors so this is just perfecto for me!


A week or so later, another lovely little package was waiting by my door from my Jersey love, Tammy-ness! Loves her!



The goodies:
2 Missha sheet masks- These sheet masks are so friggin addicting and Tammy gave me my very first one a whiles back!
Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Gel Liner Set in Blue Eyes- I can't wait to use these babies to set off my baby blues!
A Sample of the Missha M Perfect Cover BB Cream- I have been dying to try a BB Cream. I bought a crappy Ebay one, but this one Tammy swears by! I can't wait to try it!
A tube of M Shiny BB Cream- See above! I can't friggin wait lol.


I honestly LOVE the girls I've met through Blogger! I'm so lucky to have a whole group of these amazing, lovely ladies to call my friends.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Drumroll Pleaseeeee.....

Congratulations to............

Jordan May Twigs!!

She is the winner of my 120 Followers Giveaway!!

I'm so appreciative of everyone who entered and will take everyone's advice to heart. Some posts or series of posts I will be working on:

-Posting more outfits of the day
-Doing some nail posts
-Haul posts with prices!


I will also have to work on my photography skills lol. I know how much they stink sometimes!!

Thank you so much to all who entered!!!


Monday, September 6, 2010

Deal of the Week- 9/6


Image Courtesy of Google Images


I went shopping with my Mom today and Old Navy had a great sale on their perfect fit tees and v-necks- all $5! I stocked up on v-necks since they are my fave! This is a great time to stock up on some basics.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Giveaway!!!!

Hello my lovelies, I've decided to host a little giveaway to show my gratitude to my readers. I'm up to over 120 subscribers, which honestly I never thought was possible. I thought my friend Ashley would be the only one reading this lol. I've grown to love blogging and have grown to love the friends blogging has brought me even more. So thank you ladies!!

The goodies:


Group Shot


Close up of the cosmetics


Close up of lashes and earrings

The loot:
Make up bag by Mark Cosmetics
Facial Muslins from The Body Shop
Mark Cosmetics Bath Bomb
The Body Shop Samples in Aloe Calming Cleanser and Strawberry Body Polish
The Body Shop Wild Cherry Soap
Mickey Straw
Ardell Fairies Lashes
Earrings from Jujubeads
Revlon Creme Gloss in Play Up Pink
Hard Candy Metallic Shadow Stick in Foiled Again
Hard Candy Polish in Hypnotic
Mark Cosmetics Shadow Duo in Down to Earth

How to Enter:
1: Must be a subscriber- I will check!
2: Not open internationally (I'm sorry!)
3: Must be 18 years or older or have parental permission
4: Leave me a comment saying what you'd like to see more of on this blog, less of or just some advice on how to grow my following! I'd love to hear from you!
5: For an additional entry post a blog entry about this contest and leave in a separate comment!
6: Leave your email addy so I can contact you if you win!
7: All comments must be made by September 10th!
8: Winner will be chosen using Random.org.

Good luck ladies!

FTC: All products were purchased by me!

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All products are purchased by me unless noted otherwise. If a product is supplied for review, this does not affect my opinion. My opinions can not be bought.
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