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Friday, November 25, 2011

Black Friday shopping haul (:

After a few hours of sleep, I decided to go Black Friday shopping and I'm so glad
I did! I was in Seattle this year and did most my shopping at the South Center mall,
what a zoo that was. Did Christmas shopping for others and got some new things for yours
truly haha Christmas early I suppose. I also had my makeup and hair done by a makeup artist for Urban Decay...His name is Frederic and he is amazing! Check out my new presents :)

Bare Canvas
MAC $17.50

Viva Glam Gaga 2
MAC $14.50


Studio Careblend pressed matte bronzer in medium deep
MAC $23.00

Eyeliner in Smolder
MAC $14.00



All nighter makeup setting spray
Urban Decay $29.00


Naked Palette
Urban Decay $48.00



Primer Potion
Urban Decay $19.00 each



Super Curl
Urban Decay $20.00

False Lashes
Urban Decay $15.00

Fusion soft lights
Smashbox $30.00

Joico K-Pak $11.00 for both (on sale, score!)


Hands/Feet scrub
OPI $11.25

Divine Swine from the new muppets collection
OPI $8.00

Black platform pumps for New Years Eve
Charlotte Russe $30

Anddddd I also got my New Years Eve dress but that will be a surprise. I will post pics when the time comes! Anyway, Black Friday shopping was a success and I can't wait until next year! Hope everyone had a wonderful shopping day as well!! I am definitly not done Christmas shopping quite yet though...so I will be out there again mingling with the other crazy shoppers haha.

Happy Holidays :)

XO- D

Monday, November 7, 2011

Dear Santa...

These are soooo adorable and perfect for winter!! ((:

xo

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Omg, a makeup kit must-have!

*Z Palette*


Magnetic makeup palette for your de-potted shadows!
These palettes range anywhere from $14-$20 dollars depending on size and design.
Designs include: solid black, solid light pink, zebra (as shown above), and leopard.

Visit their website for more infomation and/or to purchase (:

P.S. I haven't seen these anywhere besides online...but I will let you know if that changes.
So keep in mind you will be paying shipping&handling...
XO- D

Love this song!


She is ammmazing

The end.

My Go-to Lip gloss

MAC Cremesheen Glass in the shade Fashion Scoop

Baby pink with little shimmer. Sheer and smooth. Smells wonderful.

Def one of my forever favorites so I thought I would share with you!


XO- D

MAC Holiday Collection

The new MAC Holiday Collection: *Glitter and Ice*
This collection brings us wearable shades of pinks, neutrals, greens, and plums.
US launch date: October 27, 2011
National: November 2011 at all MAC locations


Paint Pot ($18.50)
• 
Let’s Skate! – Pale pink with pearl
• 
Morning Frost – Shimmering champagne taupe
• 
For Effect – Black with pearl


Mineralize Eye Shadow ($21)
• 
Fresh Ice – White silver mélange
• 
Snow Season – Soft taupe mélange
• 
Hold That Pose! – Pale mauve mélange
• 
Frozen Blue – Blue silver mélange
• 
Shimmermint – Pale green mélange
• 
Winterized – Dirty purple with silver, indigo, and pink mélange


Beauty Powder ($24)
• 
Snowglobe – Frosted pinky beige
• 
How Beautiful! – Pale shimmering taupe


Lipstick ($15.50)
• 
Whirls & Twirls – Sheer pink with gold pearl (Glaze)
• 
Double Spin – Pale mauve pink (Cremesheen)
• 
Soft Sable – Cool frosted taupe (Frost)
• 
Eloquent Air – Sheer white silver (Glaze)
• 
Such Flare – True red (Matte)
• 
What Joy! – Deep berry (Satin)


Dazzleglass ($19.50)
• 
Pleasure Principle – Clear white violet, teal, and white pearl
• 
Dressed to Dazzle – Pale dirty pink red and gold pearl
• 
Glitter and Ice – Light nude with white and gold pearl
• 
She-zam – Sheer silver with silver and red pearl
• 
Love Alert – Raspberry red with red pearl
• 
Spanking Rich – Raspberry pink with red and gold pearl


Technakohl Liner ($16)
• 
Silver Skates – Silver with pearl
• 
Going for Gold – Gold with pearl
• 
Seasonally Spicy – Brown with pearl
• 
Fancy Moves – Violet with pearl
• 
Practice Makes Perfect – Navy with pearl
• 
Smooth Manoeuvre – Black with pearl


Nail Lacquer ($16)
• 
Unconditionally Fabulous – Super sparkle white (Frost)
• 
Get Noticed! – True bright red (Crème)
• 
Festive Finery – Dirty mid-tone greyed violet (Crème)


Lash 7 ($15)


Opulash Mascara ($15)
• 
Bad, Bad Black – Black


Available at your local MAC cosmetics or at
http://www.maccosmetics.com/whats_new/7549/index.tmpl/


ENJOY :)

XO- D

These are a few of my favorite things...

Starbucks during the holiday season (:

Pumpkin Spice Latte is one of my favorite drinks to 
sip on during the holiday season...


A couple others which Starbucks will be launching in November are
the, Eggnog Latte and the Peppermint Mochas.

Nothing is better than curling up with a good book at your 
local Starbucks during these cold months <3

Early Happy Holidays!!

XO- D 

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Favorite fall accessory

Scarves are a fashion MUST during fall season!

Places I love to shop to find my fall scarves: H&M, Forever 21, Urban Outfitters
You can also visit their websites for the best deals!!

My 3 Fav Mascaras for under $10


If I had to choose one makeup product, it would most likey be mascara!
I basically can't live without...
I have tried soo many different kinds & brands...from super cheap to high end.
All 3 of my favorites are currently are drugstore brands & they are my
absolute go-to mascaras...Sometimes I layer them or use them individually
depending on how much volume I desire! I usually like thick long lashes and
all 3 of these seems to do the trick!! (:

1.) Lash Blast Fusion By: Cover Girl

2.) The Falsies Flared By: Maybelline
3.) Grow Luscious By: Revlon


All 3 are definitely worth a try if you haven't already!!

Enjoy :)
XO- D

Monday, October 17, 2011

Matrix Miracle Treat Lotion Spray

*Matrix Color Care Miracle Treat 12 Lotion Spray*

Winter is right around the corner, which means it's time to start looking for products that will bring you hair back to life so you don't have a case of the 
dry winter hair look. This product conditions like a lotion and sprays like a mist. Containing sunflower Oil, rich in antioxidant, and provides 12 instant benefits.....Helps protect color-treated hair. Detangles. 
Helps seal the hair from damage. Helps prevent breakage. 
Maximizes natural body. Smoothes the cuticle. Deeply conditions. Helps strengthen hair. Delivers instant silkiness. Increases manageability. 
Tames frizz. Helps restore shine.

I would compare this product to It's a 10 Miracle Leave-In Product 
(which I also love) but I would have to say the Matrix version leaves my hair 
silkier than It's a 10.

Definitely worth giving a try...Available at higher end salons for around $16
or you can visit http://www.matrix.com/find_a_salon/
to look for matrix salons near you!

P.S. Another way to avoid the dry winter hair...Make sure to do a hair 
masque. I would recommend the Matrix Biolage Fortetherapie Strengthening Masque a least once a week. For a deeper condition, I cover my head with 
a shower cap after applying product, and heat it up with a blow dryer for 
about 15 minutes so the cuticle of your hair has a chance to open and suck 
in the moisture.

Hopefully this helps (:

XO- D

Friday, April 8, 2011

A self-tanner worth trying...

Faux Tan by Bare Escentuals

This self-tanner is SO WORTH TRYING! It is green based (not to panic haha)
which is a good thing because it will not give you  that orangey look
and doesn't rub off onto your clothes.
Make sure to follow directions: and apply at night!!
Word of Advice: Before you use any self-tanner, EXFOLIATE!!

This self-tanner is a bit on the pricey side but the outcome is worth it!
Who wouldn't want a real dark tan without spending time and energy and the tanning salon?
I highly recommend this product, and tell all your friends about it too!

THIS IS WHAT WE DON'T
WANT TO LOOK LIKE
Click this click and it will take you directly to Faux Tan on the Bare Escentuals website:
or can be found where most Bare Escentuals is sold for around $22.00

Remember: Most of us feel better and look better with a nice tan! :)
I mean, don't ya think?

XO- D

Say YES!


This line combines high-quality organic fruits and veggies with special
mineral elixir derived from the Dead Sea to nourish and hydrate naturally.


The collection includes:

*Yes To Carrots (for skin that needs a bit of moisture)
*Yes To Tomatos (for problem prone skin)
*Yes To Cucumbers (for skin that needs a gentle touch)
*Yes To Blueberries (perfect to fight the signs of aging)

*Most of their products are between 96%-98% Natural*

Also, portion of all Yes To proceeds has been dedicated to the
Yes To Carrots Seed Fund, a non-profit, 501(C) 3 organization helping to make a
difference in people's lives through sustainable agriculture.

Find all products on: http://www.yestocarrots.com/
and at some local drugstores. I found this line at Walmart,
but keep in mind most stores won't have ALL products they offer.
Their line includes:
Skin Care, Hair Care, Body Care, Lip Care, Baby Care, and SPF.
Add Yes To Carrots on Facebook : www.facebook.com/yestocarrots
&

XO- D

Limited-Edition Wild Tropics



VS has released their limited-edition line just in time for summer!!
Wild Tropics

Anddd here is what's included in this line...

Baked Mineral Shadow Quad - $15.00
Luminous Cheek & Face Highlighter $14.00


Brilliant Lip Shine - $10.00



Baked Mineral Bronzing Powder - $16.00

Bronzer Brush - $12.00



I swatched all these products at the VS store the other day and
I want the entire line! Especially the Baked Mineral Bronzer!!

These colors are all perfect for summer and you get a good amount
of product for the price...very affordable! I don't know if I have mentioned it before
but VS makeup is made by the higher end makeup line Shiseido.
I love the entire VS makeup line from the primers and concealers to the
eyeliners and pigmented eye shadows!!

This can all be found on www.victoriassecret.com or most VS stores
but some don't have the makeup line...make sure to call and ask first!! :)

XO- D

Sunday, April 3, 2011

I love my new scrub!!


Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Pore Scrub
I had stopped at the Clinique counter recently and talked to a lady (named Danielle too) about the condition of my skin lately. It has been breaking out and I have had dry patches in different areas. She explained to be that not only do I need to stay on top of my daily 8-10 glasses of water and vitamins, but that I really needed to look into finding gentle cleansers and scrubs. She actually recommends gentle cleansers and scrubs to everyone because of how delicate our skin is. So I did a little research and shopping around for the best gentle scrub in price range. I ran across this scrub when I was at Walmart and what first grabbed me was the word "Natural" and the smell (it's to die for). I have been using this for about a week now and I absolutely love it! This scrub is said to gently scrub away impurities that can build up in pores to improve complexion for fresh, clear skin. Willowbark bionutrient and Jojoba beads scrub and detoxify the pores. It's suitable for acne prone skin, gentle enough for everyday use, won't clog pores, and it's hypoallergenic. This new Naturals line from Neutrogena boasts skincare products that contain no harsh chemical sulfates, parabens, petrochemicals, dyes or phthalates and is also a dermatologist recommended brand.

This scrub has been carefully formulated to be 94% naturally derived
and the other ingredients are essential to blend this product together and
to maintain the effectiveness. This product was also NOT tested on animals!! :)

My skin thanks me for finding this wonderful product!
I recommend you give this a shot if you have also been looking for a gentle scrub.

I found this product at Walmart but I'm sure you can also find
it at most drugstores too for around $6.00!

If you try this let me know what ya think :)
and I'm considering trying the entire line of Neutrogena Naturals.
If you use any of the other products, let me know how efficient those are too!

XO- D

Too Faced

By far one of my favorite eye shadow palettes right now is...

Too Faced Natural Eye Palette

This is my first time experiencing Too Faced eye shadows and am very very impressed!
The shadows are soft and easy to blend and are super pigmented. A lot goes along way.
This palette can be very versatile; the colors are natural and easy to wear,
but at the same time there are so many different possibilities with just these 9 colors.
You can go from daytime to nighttime and dramatic with just this one palette.


Shades include: Heaven (matte ivory), Velvet Revolver (matte taupe),
Sexspresso (matte deep brown), Silk Teddy (peach champagne shimmer),
Push-Up (light bronze shimmer), Erotica (soft charcoal shimmer),
Nude Beach (champagne shimmer with gold glitter), Honey Pot (gold shimmer),
Cocoa Puff (warm chocolate brown shimmer).


This palette has a pull out drawer below with a double sided applicator
and also three "how-to" cards with different looks including: Day, Fashion, Classic.


I am definitely in love with this palette so far and look forward to
all the many looks I will be able to create with it!! :)

I purchased this at Ulta for $35.00 (worth every cent) but can also
be purchased at Sephora or at either one of their websites:
or

Enjoy!!

XO- D