Sunday, May 30, 2010

Lalala

Went out this weekend. Met Peter Chao (Pyrobooby on youtube). Anyways, here's my outfit for the night. =]


Bebe dress and the Preview heels I bought from Seattle. It wasn't a full get ready process for me. I basically put on eyelashes and headed to my friends house while my hair was still wet.

I have lots of hw and things due soon so I need to concentrate on that before I add more things here. Thanks for being patient!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

L'oreal Lash Booster Week 1

So, it's been exactly one week since I started Lash Booster. I feel like my lashes got thicker? However the pictures I took doesn't look that different from before I started. The really long eyelash fell out =[. Here are some pictures.


My before obviously still had my stitches in. I will have a post on my surgery later when I get around to it ^^;.


Sorry for a horrible before picture. I didn't know what I was thinking.

I don't see too too much difference for now. But it's only been a week. It says it should take around 4 weeks to have noticeable change.

Okay that's all!

FOTD


I went to volunteer with mascara, blush and lipgloss. Then I went home and tried out Maybelline's Natural Smokes. It's very pretty. I really like the lid color.


I didn't prime my lids or anything and the color came out quite nice. No eyeliner because I was lazy. I used my NYX jumbo pencil in Cottage Cheese on my inner bottom lids. I used the quad just as the instructions tell you to.

CG Lash Blast mascara, Maybelline Natural Smokes quad, Revlon lip gloss in Pink Whisper, Clio Peach blush, NYX jumbo pencil Cottage Cheese, Nars Sheer Glow (used as concealer).

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Maybelline Natural Smokes

Helloo there. I've been feeling kind of down lately. More like most of this month. Some relationship troubles and whatnot. I feel kind of useless sometimes. : /. Sigh. Anyways, I bought Maybelline's Natural Smokes quad! Haha It's so popular now but I thought I might as well buy it. I have a Rimmel quad that has similar colors. I tried taking pictures but it looked nothing alike on camera...The quad was called Almond though if you're interested.

Here's swatches of Natural Smokes.



I also did a double wing liner look the other day =].


Byebye!

Monday, May 24, 2010

Quick update

I just wanted to show you guys this one eyelash on my right eye that's growing really fast.


It used to look like this


It's very interesting.

Palty Caramel Brown

I dyed my hair yesterday. I bought the box first and thought I'd dye it in a month or so but I couldn't resist...It was just sitting there!


This is the box I bought. The color is Caramel Brown. I think the girl on it used to be different?


This is the color on top. I actually wanted something less orange however I did see a picture of a girl dyed with this color and I liked it so I bought it anyways.


This is the back where it shows you how you're hair will end up,



Here's the before and after. My hair was still a little wet when I took the picture. My before was a bunch of dyes. I think the last time I dyed it was Palty Bitter Cappuccino. I really liked Bitter Cappuccino I'll probably dye it that color when the weather gets colder. Or I'll just dye it dark dark brown and never dye my hair again! I think I should stopped. I've been dying my hair since I was like 11 or something. I don't want my hair to fall out =[.


I'm pretty satisfied. I was going to go with Milk Tea...Maybe next time. haha.

Update:

Please check out my outfit of the week video :). I'm new to video editing but it was super fun! I have pink-ish purple ombre now! If you want to find out how I did it please like and comment!


Love,

Carrie

Sunday, May 23, 2010

OOTD

What I wore today



Hehe you see Totoro peeking out behind me ^^.

TNA purple off shoulder sweater
Urban Behavior white tank top
Rock & Republic jeans

+ flats

Mini NYX haul

Stuff I got today =]. I always thought we didn't have NYX stuff here in Canada but I checked the site and we do! So I went to check it out today. I was planning on buying the Orange Soda lipstick but I couldn't find it soo I bought some other stuff.


Lipstick in Watermelon, Lip gloss in Pink Frost, Jumbo eye shadow pencil in Cottage Cheese


Swatched


Pink Frost. Sorry for flaky lips =S.


Watermelon

The NYX lipstick is surprisingly creamy and smooth. It is  a frosty/shimmer lipstick though. The lip gloss smells like gummy candies. I can't put an exact name to the scent though. I'm excited to use the jumbo pencil on the inner corner of my eyes.

Bleh. I need to dye my hair again. My roots are 2 inches now. I'm probably going to try out Palty Milk Tea. Last time I dyed it was with Palty Bitter Cappuccino. I really liked the colour but for summer I want something lighter. I hope Milk Tea doesn't turn out too light because the box looks really light. We'll just have to see.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Lippiess

So I was taking a break from taking notes for chem and I brought out all my lipsticks. I use to be really meh about lipsticks because they seem "old lady'-ish. I lovee lipsticks now. The first one I got was actually from MUFE as a sample (I won a whole MUFE sample package during a draw in high school). The second one I bought myself was Mac Cherish. I was looking for a nude color. The SA or makeup girl didn't help me much. I was afraid of the really pale colors then because I thought it'd look really bad on me. So I picked Cherish. I don't wear it at all but maybe I'll start.

Then I bought some Revlon ones and it just went from there.

I took a picture of my little lipstick family and swatched them all. Swatching them together made me realize how similar some colors are...and that I probably wasted money buying some. Anyways, the finished are different so that's alright =P.


L-R: Revlon twinkled pink, Maybelline Born with it, Revlon Silver city pink, MUFE ??, Revlon Baby pink, Revlon Soft nude, Gosh Darling, Mac Cherish, Nectarine 126


The MUFE lipstick is soo similar to Revlon twinkled pink! Except Twinkled pink is more frosty and MUFE is much much less. The bottom row are all frosty with Silver city pink being the most frosty. MUFE n140 (only name I could find on it) and Baby pink are a little frosty but not noticeably so. Soft nude and Darling are matte cream colors. I never noticed how pink Darling was till now. Mac Cherish is a Satin finish and Nectarine 126 has a lil frost.

I should stop buying pinks...and start buying more peachy colors.

My favourite right now is Soft nude. I also really like Born with it but it's very similar to my lip color so I look like I'm wearing nothing usually.

Okay, so I reswatched Twinkled pink and the MUFE color because the other swatch and their similarity just baffled me.


Left: Revlon Twinkled pink Right: MUFE n140.

So as you can see they still look similar but the MUFE is a tad darker. The MUFE is also much creamier and smoother when applying it.

L'oreal Lash Boosting Serum

I just bought this right now. I'm so excited to try it. I want longer and thicker lashes! but then again who doesn't? My boyfriend's eyelashes are soo nice and long and thick and luscious T___T. I'm jealous.

I'll put up before and after every week. And I'll probably use this till it runs out.


 




When you close the wand the cap snaps close which is nice.




As it says it's only intended for the top eyelashes. I don't know what would happen if I put it on my bottom but I want to try. I'll do some research first.

So it says to apply it like a mascara first and then use the tip like an eyeliner to get your roots. Twice a day, daily for best results.

=] Excited.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Revlon Lip Gloss

I got this lip gloss a while back but I never posted anything about it. It's very popular so I don't doubt you have heard of it.

Pink Whisper


The packaging reminds me a lot of Dior Addict Ultra-gloss.


They are around the same size too.



It's a very pigmented lip gloss. I love it. the texture is nice also.


Half on my lips


Full.

I'm am going to buy more. I have my eye on a nude color. I'll swatch that when I get it.

Pink Whisper has a little bit of shimmer to it. The color is gorgeous.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Stuff coming up

I have a bunch of things I still have to swatch and put on here. I`m going to make a list to remind myself.

- Revlon Pink Whisper Lip gloss
- Mascara reviews
- Lancome Juicy tube swatches
- Almay foundation review
- Mac Soft and Gentle MSF
- Mac Moon River blush

That`s all I can think of for now. So hungry. I`m gonna eat. =)

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Updated thoughts on Revlon Colorburst

I looovee Soft Nude! It's such a wearable nude color. Looks really nice on my skintone. I wish I bought a back up now! I hope it comes to Canada soon...

I'll put up looks and everything once I get my stitches out. =]

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Progress

I decided to put pictures of my surgery and stitches and everything up but after I get them out. I don't want my posts to be scattered in between other posts. Haha my stitches from far look kind of like bottom eyelashes which is kinda cool.

That's everything for now =].


Friday, May 14, 2010

OOTD

TNA grey vest
Gap plain t-shirt
Talula black shorts
Coach bag (:D)
and I had grey flats on with buckle details on

I just went to school today for a couple of hours to sign in for lab and buy two textbooks.
Oh, and I tried out the Maybelline gel liner today. No smudge whatsoever. I'm impressed!

And so I was trying on my clothesss.


That's all! I gotta do some stats homework now haha.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Seattle =]

So I went on a semi spontaneous trip to Seattle yesterday. I knew my friends were going but I wasn't sure I was going to go with them but I ended up going anyways, I didn't want to go because I didn't wanna spend all day in sunglasses haha. I guess it doesn't matter anyways.

I bought the Revlon Colorburst lipsticks that Everyone talks about! So happy because we don't have those in Canada yet. I also bought Maybelline's Eyestudio lasting drama gel liner! Swatches later in this  post. I'll just talk about my trip first.

We went to Seattle Premium Outlet first. Got there around...11:00 am. The border wait wasn't too bad. 20 mins? I went into Coach with a mission and came out with that mission accomplished! I've been wanting a new bag for a really long time. I was going to just wait and save up and get the LV trevi PM bag I wanted but I couldn't wait. I needed a good big bag that I could go to school with. It was retail for 300 something and was on priced at 179 at the outlet but we were given 20% off entire purchases coupons. The total I paid for the bag was 150. What a stealll.

Here's the bag:



I wouldn't have bought it or wouldn't have liked it as much if there were no pleating (is that the right word?) on the front and if the inside wasn't pink! Hehe =]

I thought that this was all I was going to buy for the trip...haha right.

I also bought a shirt for my boyfriend from Guess. Only 25 dollars!

Then we headed over to South Center Mall near downtown Seattle. I've never been to this mall before and it was really nice. All the things I bought here were from F21 which is weird because we do have a F21 where I live but I never ever find anything there. It's such a mess there. I bought a tube dress that could also be pulled down to be a long skirt for $22.



The detailing of the dress. I really like it and it's two in one a dress and a skirt!

And then I bought this really simple blue skirt for $9


Sorry for the plain pictures. I was too lazy to accessorize the outfit. I'll probably wear a belt with this.


There was a Rainforest Cafe at South Center! I was so happy because we use to have one in my city when I was realllly young. I remember going to it once or twice in elementry but then it closed down. Here's some pictures.


Moving snake. My friend was so scared. It was kinda creepy.


Alligator (or Crocodile?). Those pictures were taken from my phone, I didn't bring my camera yesterday.

Thenn we went to Nordstrom rack. By this time we were all so tired and hungry. I didn't even really want to go to Nordstrom rack because I thought I wouldn't buy anything but I found a nice pair of heels. There were also a pair of True Religion jeans for 100 I was going to buy because I have been looking for a nice pair of skinnies but I refrained. I didn't want to spend over 300 today and 100 isn't that cheap if it were say 75 or under I probably would've bought.

BUT I bought these *heart*


I love love love these soo much. I wasn't going to buy them because they were a tinsy bit  tight on my toes but I thought hey I can stretch them out. They're from Preview international. I've never heard of this brand actually but these shoes were fairly comfortable. They're 4 inches I believe. I really like the zipper in front.

So I was removing the sticker thing on the bottom of the heel. Here's a good tip for removing the excess stickyness left behind usually. Use nail polish remover. Of course this is if the material is safe for nail polish remover be sure the color or the surface under the stickness won't be removed by nail polish remover

Okay then after that we ate at Red Lobster. Yum yum. What do they put in their garlic bread, man?! Must be crack or something. It's sooo good.


I got the pasta because I was craving for it all day. Full order. We were all starving it was so funny. We ate Mcd's when we went to the outlet but that was the last thing we all ate and we got to Red Lobster at 8:45 pm. I couldn't finish the full order though. I should've went with the half =\.


My friend's dish. Two of them got this and the other one got what I had with cajun chicken instead because he hates seafood LOL.

We headed home but we stopped at Wal-mart to buy some food and I wanted to pick up the Revlon lippies.


When I first saw the lipstick on hollyannaeree's channel I thought the packaging wasn't that great. The indented side looked kinda weird to me. But in real life it's gorgeous. Feels very expensive. The cap clicks when you close it. It's very sturdy and a good weight.

Of course I bought Baby Pink and Soft Nude.


Weird. My pictures flip on it's own. Anyways, swatches.


Here is Soft Nude. I don't know what to make of this color. In the tube it looked very beige nude but on my skin it's a bit pinker/peacher. Left side is 5 swipes and right side is just 1.


Baby Pink. Very cute. Left: 5 swipes and right: 1 swipe.

Baby Pink has a tiny bit of silver shimmer in it while Soft Nude does not.

I found these color needed break into. As in at first I had to press really hard on my lips for the color to come out but after you get past the initial layer it's fine. I find I don't like the shape of the tip too much. I like tips to point more? Like Mac ones or like this:



 But the Revlon one's are like this:


 Maybe I'm just not used to it...


Baby Pink on half of my lips. I got this idea from cl2425 =]



Full.



Soft Nude half.



Soft nude full.

I love both of the colors. I thought I wouldn't like Soft nude because I'm not too into nude colors and I thought I wouldn't like Baby Pink because I don't wear cool pinks. But I love them both. Another bad thing about them is the smell. Not that you can smell it from just opening it, you really have to bring it to your nose to smell but it smells bad.

So summary of Revlon Baby Pink and Soft Nude

The Good:

♥ Nice colors
♥ Love the packaging
♥ Good color matching on the packages
♥ Not drying (but not moisturizing)
♥ Not bad pigmentation

The Bad:

♥ Weird lipstick/product shape (tip)
♥ Smells bad close up
♥ Needs to break in first layer of lipstick


Over all I will buy this again once I get a chance or use it up...Maybe I should get back ups. Haha.


Okay now on to Maybelline gel liner. This is getting to be a longgggg post. omg.






....WHY IS IT SIDEWAYS????????????????

Stupid blogger...

This color is in Charcoal. There were no more black black.


Swatches. The top line is the first line I drew. (I used the brush it came with, sorry I forgot to take a picture. Maybe I'll put it up later). The one under it is left over from that stroke. The 3rd line is from flipping the brush over and using the product on that side and the last one is just me cleaning off the brush.

I haven't used it on my eyes yet because of my stitches I don't think it's a good idea to test make up out right now. So I'll do a review review later.

I'm rushing to finish this post now because I need to go out.

All in all, good day yesterday, had lots of fun and got a good haul of stuff.

BYE!