Tuesday, April 19, 2016

First Date Kiss: Yay or Nay?

   I must admit, I have been on quite a few good first dates.  Somewhere between the first date and either the non-existent second date or the actual second date, something appears to go tragically wrong. However, I don't suck at first dates.

  Last week, I went on what I thought was a really good first date.  It was the perfect amount of time (2 hours), great conversation, laughs, no awkward silences and I was giving some good subtle flirting moves (hair flips, arm touches- the grown and sexy stuff).  I knew I had wanted to see him again, and he made a casual mention about doing this again sometime again too.

The only kissy pic I have lol 

  Now, there are some dates where the guy is very outwardly flirty or physically flirty, so there's no doubt in my mind there's some kind of interest (whether it be just physical or legit), but when the flirting isn't obvious or overt, I'm definitely unsure and a bit nervous as to where I stand.

    So, back to my date last week.  The date was coming to an end, and we walked outside and I got a hug with an "I had a great time, let's do this again" and that was it.  Now a lot of people would say, that's a great thing, but my mind was saying "Melissa, that's a total rejection, he didn't even kiss you."  I toyed with this rejection idea, even though he made 2 mentions of getting together again, until he texted me again the next morning.

   After discussing it with a few girlfriends, it seems to be split 50/50 as to whether "good" first dates include or exclude a kiss.  It also seems to be a catch 22, because if a guy doesn't kiss us after the first date we question if they are interested, yet if they do kiss us we question their motives.  So what is it exactly that us gals want?

Comment below, what do you think of first date kissing?

Sunday, April 3, 2016

March Beauty Favorites

    Oh it's been such a long time since I've done a favorites post.  I love talking about products that I've been loving recently, especially beauty and self-care products!

  March was such a crazy month weather wise in New York.  There were some days in the 70s that just screamed spring and some days in the 30s that made it feel like winter is just never going to leave.  I feel like my few favorites definitely represent the half winter/half spring feel of the month.

*Alba Botanica Very Emollitnet Body Lotion*

I have been applying this daily on my hands, arms and knock area.  I read that the neck and chest is one of the first areas that shows signs of aging and I have been super paranoid about applying SPF to those areas daily.  This lotion has an SPF of 15 and quickly absorbs into the skin without that greasy feeling.

Spring is the perfect time to start thinking about your summer glow and it was the perfect time for Younique to release their first ever line of self-tanning products.  I've been using this spray on my face twice a week (one coat each time) and it provides the most natural looking tan!  Due to the fact that it's a spray, it is super easy to apply and it really seems to blend in beautifully.

*BH Cosmetics Studded Couture Brush Set*

I purchased this $20 brush set after seeing great reviews for it on Youtube.  It comes with 12 brushes and while there are quite a few brushes I don't use, the brushes that I do use are amazing.  Not only are the brushes gorgeous, they are super soft and perform really well!  

This is the perfect bright, spring lip combo!  This lip stain does not budge and this combined with the lip liner makes this look fool proof. 

The lip combo in action.

Would you rock a super bright lip look? 

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