Autumn/Winter Tag 2013!

Hey all my gorgeous gals out there! Fall is here, in case you haven’t noticed. ;}

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I was tagged in this post by the lovely lady Ashley! Let’s get this baby started!

QUESTIONS

#1 What’s your favorite fall lipstick? — DON’T EVEN GET ME STARTED. If I had to pick, I’d choose MAC Rebel and Red Velvet by Revlon. Lovin’ those reds and berries!

#2 What’s your favorite autumn trend? — My favorite trend has to be the smoky eyes paired with toned-down, comfy clothes. The fall style is so laid back.

#3 What’s your favorite autumn candle? — I adore anything with pumpkin or apple: something that smells like pie (with just the right amount of spice!) It’s THE PERF combo.

#4 Do you have any autumn traditions? — Parties with my friends, Tim Burton movies, eating candy on my living room floor, and dressing up of course!

#5 What’s your favorite thing about autumn? — I love the smell. My town smells like fresh rainwater, woodsmoke, and pumpkin pie. Mmm.

#6 What’s your favorite clothing item of autumn? — My jacket. It feels so snuggly and looks great on, and how can you beat that? It’s the kind of warm clothing that doesn’t look frumpy.

#7 Favorite autumn nail polish? — I really like Queen Vic and Fash Pack by Butter London. A deep wine color and a creamy brown neutral are perfect for this season.

#8 Favorite autumn beverage? — Hot cocoa with whipped cream and cinnamon.! It’s the absolute warm-up drink.

#9 Favorite autumn snack? — Uhmmmm. Annie’s Bunnies Snack Mix. I recently discovered it and it is deelish.!

#10 Which celeb inspires you most in autumn? — Emma Watson. Her style is so classic.

I hereby tag:

EVERYONEEEE! Seriously. This tag is pretty fun, and I encourage everyone to give it a try.

Sorry for being so M.I.A. If you’ve ever been to high school, you know it’s pretty difficult.

Love you guys! Happy October!

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4 Fave Summer Lippies!

Hi everyone! ❤

If you have stuck with me for a while, you know how I feel about lipsticks and glosses.

I luuuuuuv dem.

Anyway, summer’s coming to a close, so why not share some fresh, summery colors that I loved this season??

LET’S GET MOVIN’.

So for starters, I’m going to show TWO drugstore lippies first, then two high-end. My top drugstore lipstick choice is Revlon Super-Lustrous Lipstick in “Coral Berry”, a sweet, candied coral color that is totally reminiscent of MAC’s “Vegas Volt”. It’s creamy and fresh, perfect for a day of lounging at the beach! Image

Next, I chose a drugstore gloss that is really easy to top on anything. I picked out NYC’s Liquid Lipshine in “Nude York City” because it complements my skin tone really nicely. It’s that perfect, beachy nude that looks great on anyone! Plus, I love the applicator; it applies the color nice and even.

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NOW, let’s check out two high-end lip products :3

Not gonna lie, it was a hard decision.

First, as a lipstick, I chose one from Clinique, that’s a really easy color to wear. It’s Clinique Buttershine Lipstick in “Fresh Watermelon”, a nice, deep red-pink with some sparkle. It glides on deliciously, and illuminates your pout with a light glossy look, positively beautiful! To be honest, this summer I didn’t wear a lot of lipstick, but I love this color. It gives your mouth a “I just drank fruit punch” look, very kissable.

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My high-end gloss is one from MAC. Truth be told, the only high-end glosses I own are from MAC, because there’s some KILLER drugstore glosses out there!!! I picked a lustreglass in “Wonderstruck”, a warm, shimmery pink. I like it because it’s got an opaque look on the lip, so you can just put it on and go. It’s effortless, it’s long-lasting, it’s perfection. AND it smells like cupcakes!

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If you guys want a post on back-to-school fashion AND makeup, let me know in the comments. :}

I’m so sad summer’s almost over!!!!! We have to make the best of it, right?

Buhbye, darlings.

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Four Products I Regret Buying

I admit, I don’t feel that bad sharing makeup products I’m not happy with. So here’s some of the most recent buys I wish I could take back!

#1 Revlon ColorStay 16 Hour Eyeshadow Palette in Decadent

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I’m really sad I didn’t like these, because the colors are totally gorgeous in the palette. It reminds me of a sweet dessert, or a romantic, elegant atmosphere full of candles, roses, and soft, passionate kisses. It came with a light pink shade, a medium, yellow-brown shade, a pinky champagne shade, and a plummy shade, tucked into a sleek little case with a sponge applicator. The sad thing IS, these colors were gritty, dusty, and generally washed-out! NO WAY did they last 16 hours, let alone five, without creasing. It was really disappointing, especially because I had such high hopes!

#2 Pixi Succulent Lip Twin in Coral Camellia

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This was a bad product for me.

I love the idea of two products in one, but the color looked really tacky on my complexion and it felt really sticky on my skin and lips. The rounded part, as well, was a tricky sitch. The cap almost ALWAYS took chunks of product out of that little round doodad, which made me sort of P.Oed, because that was the part of the product I actually sort of LIKED. The gloss part, however, is a different story. It’s sticky, loud, and smells and tastes horrible, so overall it’s not my  favorite lip product.

#3: Revlon Fabulash Mascara

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I seriously want this mascara to go and die in a hole. It smells like a bunch of people all umm…well..peed in a bottle, added black pigments, shook it up, and sold it by the tube.

For starters, the brush doesn’t coat your lashes evenly and you end up having thick, lumpy, lashes that smell sour and musty. Plus, it dries all crackly-crispy, and flakes down your face all day long!! AND, when you first apply it, it’s all gooey, gloppy and clumpy, like bubblegum, and makes your lashes look totally funky!

I just want to throw this mascara off a cliff. It’s terrible.

#4 Avon Lip Slicks in Glossy Opal and Glossy Rose

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Truthfully, I purchased these when I was a great deal younger and had almost no knowledge of cosmetics. The pretty-colored Slick-Tints caught my eye, and I bought two with no second thoughts.

It smells like cheap, super-fruity lipstick, and burns my lips when I put it on. Glossy Rose is a hot pink shade that looks like cake-frosting, and Glossy Opal is a slightly-sheer, yellow color that looks nearly white. On me, they both make me look like a little girl that’s been playing with mama’s makeup, which I’m not too crazy about.

Anywayyy I’m sorry if this is too negative! If you have tried any of the products above, let me know how they worked out!

I love hearing from you guys.

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