Monday, May 28, 2012

May Favorites 2012

  • Sharpener- I found this in a pack of two at my local Big Lots for $1.00. I believe it is from the Walmart line that also makes brushes. I really like it because it has the plastic cover over it so incase you are in a rush and don't have time to empty it it's not going to make a mess.

  • Philosophy travel brush- I got this at Big Lots as well for $3.00. It is great for a makeup bag because it had the lid to protect the brush.

  • Physicians Formula Happy Booster blush in Rose- When I first got this I wasn't that crazy about it but over time it has grown on me.

  • Foundation brush from Walmart- If you have not tried the brushes from Walmart you are missing out! They are great quality and very reasonable. I've been loving this one for concealer.

  • Simple Facial Toner- If you have followed my 30 day challenges I mentioned this a few times. I love the Simple line and look forward to trying more from them. The toner is amazing and I will definitely be repurchasing this again.

  • Benefit Hoola Bronzer- I don't wear bronzer everyday but when I do this is my go to. It is matte and is great for conturing.

What have you been loving during the month of May?

30 Day Challenge Day 30!!!

Day 30 — Favorite Nail Polish

Finally made it to the end! My favorite nail polish would have to be Wet n Wild's Megalast in I need a refresh-mint. The formula of all the new wet n wild polishes are great for the price and the colors are so pretty!

Left: I need a refresh-mint
Right: Candylicious

Sunday, May 27, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 29

Day 29 — Photo of Something That Makes You Go Aww

Thank you...

Found this on pintrest and thought it was so sweet! Animals... especially dogs are so sweet and have the greatest hearts!

Saturday, May 26, 2012

30 day challenge day 28

Day 28 — Favorite Drink

Sweet tea from Mcalisters!!

Friday, May 25, 2012

30 Day Challenge day 27

Day 27 — Favorite Skincare Product

My favorite as of now would be my Simple facial toner. It feels so great on my skin and I am always amazed at how much dirt comes off on the cotton ball when I use it! I highly recommend it.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Small update of me

I just wanted to share some exciting news... I got into the school that I applied for! I will be taking all online classes through this university in the spring! I am soooo excited because I believe that this will be so much more better for me. I am happy to be getting back to school in the fall and more excited to start the new school in the spring. Anyway hope you are doing well. :) Got anything exciting going on in your life? Share it if you like :)

Review Loreal Infallible 18hr Foundation

Ok so if you saw my post of the good deal I got on this foundation you will know how excited I was to try it! I had seen positive reviews on it so when I saw it on clearance at Walgreens and I had two coupons I couldn't pass it up. I just wanted to let you that I hate this foundation. So much so that I think I am taking it back after I get off today.

Pros: I like that it has a pump

Cons: Dries too fast not enough time to blend it out evenly
            Looks cakey no matter how small of an amount that you use
            Feels kind of sticky on the face
            Face is an oily mess by the end of the day

If anyone can recommend a good foundation for oily skin let me know! Have a great day :)

30 Day Challenge day 26

Day 26 — An Item from Your Wish List

This would probably be the naked 2 palette. I just think the colors are beautiful but I just can't justify the price!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

30 Day Challenge day 25

Day 25 — What Do You Want to Get from your Favourite Online Beauty Shop?

Wow so hopefully you guys are still with me... I have almost finished this!! Anyway I guess I would have to say this would be from Sephora because we don't have a sephora here in my town. So here two things I would get if I could from Sephora:

Rosebud Salve: I love, love, love this salve!! I used to have some but used it all up and I can't find them anywhere here!

COACH - Poppy

Coach Poppy Perfume: I smelt this in a magazine and loved it! But they don't have it at my ulta!

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

30 Day Challenge day 24

Day 24 Favorite food?
Definetly pizza!!! It always has been!

Monday, May 21, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 23

Day 23 — Dream House Location?

This would probably be in a city that offered lots of activities, shopping, and dining. I have not traveled much so I don't really have any city to compare it to. But California seems so nice!

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Clearance Alert!

So I just wanted to quickly let you know that Walgreens is having clearance right now on a few beauty products. I was needing a new foundation so I decided to try out the Loreal Infallible 18 hr foundation. It was on clearance for $7.49. So I went in to buy some laundry detergent that was on sale for $2.99 and I bought the foundation, I used two coupons (both $2.00 off) for loreal and ended up paying $7.01 with tax!! They had a ton of lipsticks on clearance for $4.99 (I think) so if you have some of those manufacturer coupons for loreal thats like getting a lipstick for almost free! There were other brands that had some stuff on clearance but nothing that interested me. So check your walgreens out! p.s. Have you tried this foundation? If so let me know your thoughts on it! :)

30 Day Challenge Day 22

Day 22  What Makes You Happy?

Well I covered this question in my about me, but incase you haven't checked that out then... rainy/ dark cloudy days, my days off, hanging with friends and family, eating, shopping, and more things that I can't remember!

Saturday, May 19, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 21

Day 21 — Favorite Lipstick?

I am not a huge lipstick fan. I hate the smell of lipstick. But if I had to pick something similar to a lipstick it would be the Revlon Lip Butters. They don't have a smell or yucky taste. They come in a wide range of colors. Although for me they aren't really moisturizing like some people claim. Another downsize is they are not long lasting at all. But they are a nice alternative.

Here is my favorite that I have in Sweet Tart:

Friday, May 18, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 20

Day 20 Favorite Mascara

Physicians Formula Organic Wear Mascara in Black

This is the only mascara that I will use! It doesn't burn my eyes and isnt flakey. Now granted it doesn't do amazing things for my lashes it's average in that way. But I still love it!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 19

Day 19 Favorite Look from a Beauty Guru

Emily Noel 83's makeup always looks amazing! So really any look she does I always love! Here is a tutorial she did for Maybelline!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Influenster Product Review- Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Body Wash

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Just wanted to quickly share another Influenster product review for you! But this one is a positive one! I got a travel size sample of the Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Body Wash and I am in love with it. I think that I will buy more of it when I run out! The scent is so nice, subtle, and pleasant. According to Influenster, "This body wash cleanses and moisturizes for visibly healthier skin every time you shower. It's lightly fragranced, soap free, dye-free and hypoallergenic so it's gentle enough for sensitive skin." The full size price of this is $6.99-$8.99.

Check out if you have not already!

**Note: I received each product complimentary for testing purposes from Influenster.

30 Day Challenge Day 18

Day 18 Favorite Beauty Guru

This is kind of hard because I am obsessed with watching youtube beauty videos! So I can't just pick one! Here are a few that I have been loving:

Lillian Masie: Everytime I see she has a new video I have to watch it! Her voice is soothing to me and not to mention she is gorgeous! But I just enjoy her videos!

DaceyCouture: I love her bubbly personality! I think shes talented and her videos are always awesome.

Makeupbykimm: She seems so sweet and very likeable. Everytime I watch her I feel like shes a friend who's talking to me!

Who are your favorite beauty guru's?

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Influenster Product Review- Fragrance Mist

Ok so if you saw my post yesterday you know I got my Influenster vox box in the mail! Today I am bringing you a review over the Bath and Body Works Fine Fragrance Mist in Japanese Cherry Blossom. My first initial thought when I smelled it in the bottle- I didn't care for it. It smelled like a older smell (old lady perfume). But since these products were sent to me for review I decided to still give it a try. I put it on this morning and have only had it on for an hour and it is driving me insane! I was careful not to spray two sprays on myself cause it smells strong. I only sprayed it once and it is horrible!! So I will not wear this again. I plan on giving it away. Not sure to who cause I don't even think I want to smell it on someone else! I am disappointed cause I wish I would have gotten a scent I liked. But I am also kind of on the fence about BBW. I enjoy thier body washes but thier perfumes are always a bit much for me. None of them have ever smelt that great to me. But again this was free so I will still take it! I can always give it to someone else who might enjoy it.

p.s Go sign up for Influenster they are a great company! I have nothing bad to say about them and highly recommend checking them out!

*Note: I received each product complimentary for testing purposes from Influenster.

30 Day Challenge Day 17

Day 17  Fashion Pieces That is On Your Wish List?

I don't shop for clothes that often but probably shoes and accessories are what I love shopping for or purses!
I have really been wanting a pair of Sperry's
I also want a Michael Kors watch so bad!! But they are so expensive!!

30 Day Challenge Day 16

Day 16 Music you like?

I like pretty much all kinds of music. I don't really care for hardcore rock or classical but everything else I like. I love 90s music, 80s music, tejano, pop rock, r &b, jazz, christian, and country just to name a few.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Influenster Spring Beauty Vox Box!!

Hey everybody I am sooooo excited cause I got my Influenster vox box today! If you didn't catch my last blog post about freebies, Influenster is a site you can sign up with (its completely free), you fill out surveys to earn badges that describe you such as a mom badge, pet owners badges, etc. Then Influenster decides if they want to send you a free box of products to review, and spread the word about through social media, whether that be a blog, youtube channel, facebook, twitter, etc. So go sign up if you are interested! Not sure how often they send out boxes but it is not monthly, it might be every 3 months, but again just cause you get one doesn't mean you will get one the next time! It's up to the company! But hey who can complain when you are getting free stuff?! So go sign up!! Heres what I got!

  •  Aveeno Daily Moisturizing body wash 2fl oz. Full size: $6.99-8.99
  • SoyJoy Bar in Blueberry $0.99-1.29
  • Chapstick Lip Shield 365 $1.89-2.39
  • Dr Scholls Ball of foot cushions (price not listed)
  • Bath and Body Works Fine Fragrance Mist in Japanese Cherry Blossom $14.00
  • Sally Hansen Salon Effects in Animal Instinct $9.99
  • Sheer Cover Duo Concealer Light/ Medium $29.95(sold in one-month supply kits)
So go check out Influenster now! You could be chosen to receive a future box of free products to review! Look for more reviews to come on these products!


Sunday, May 13, 2012

Freebies! :)

Hey everyone hope you are having a great weekend! Even though it's almost over! I swear it seems like I just blink and its Monday again! Anyway I wanted to do a post about how I get things for free or nearly free! I wanted to suggest a few websites that I visit frequently to see if there are any freebies available that I am interested in.

These sites are pretty similar but once in awhile have a few different offers. It is best to try to check every day as they add new offers everyday.
A few things that I have gotten for free through these sites (more but these are all I could remember) Haha!:
  • Dove deodorant travel size
  • Dominos Artisan pizza
  • Free 32 oz drink from Stripes
  • Garnier BB cream sample

I also wanted to share a site that I found through youtube called When you go to the site you sign up (its completely free), you fill out surveys to earn badges that describe you such as a mom badge, pet owners badges, etc. Then Influenster decides if they want to send you a free box of products to review, and spread the word about through social media, whether that be a blog, youtube channel, facebook, twitter, etc. Look for a review coming soon because I was selected to recieve the spring beauty vox box! So go sign up if you are interested! Not sure how often they send out boxes but it is not monthly, it might be every 3 months, but again just cause you get one doesn't mean you will get one the next time! It's up to the company! But hey who can complain when you are getting free stuff?!

Also if you are into beauty like me you have to follow
She is always posting when there are awesome deals on stuff or freebies in beauty. For example if you saw my post on the FREE target beauty bag I got, well I found out about it through her blog! So check her out too! I personally follow her through twitter and facebook because sometimes the deals go fast so to get them quicker it's easier to see the deals on there for me.

Don't forget to also sign up for e-mails through restaurants, or stores, etc because alot of times they will send you great coupons or coupons for freebies! I signed up for emails through a restaurant called Cotton Patch and they sent me a coupon for a free entree! So tonight I ordered a meal to go and walked out of there paying NOTHING!! :) 

Thanks for reading! Hope you have a great week! Do you know of any good freebie sites or great coupon sites? Feel free to share!

30 Day Challenge Day 15

Day 15 Photo of your favorite bracelet?

Saturday, May 12, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 14

Day 14 Photo of a hairstyle/ haircut you'd like to have?

I think her haircolor, and that messy, sexy look is so gorgeous!

Friday, May 11, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 13

Day 13 Photo of your fashion/ style icon?

I would say the Kardashians! I couldn't single out just one. I like different things about each of their styles. From their hair down to their shoes they almost always look so put together.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

30 Day Challege Day 12

Day 12 Favorite Color?

This would have to be blue although I do love a bunch of colors! If its clothes I tend to wear alot of black. But if it's makeup I NEVER wear blue! 

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 11

Day 11 Bag you would like to have?

I want a Michael Kors bag so bad!! I always pass on them even at TJMAXX cause even there they are sorta pricey. But maybe one day I will splurge ;)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 10

Day 10 Current Style you like?

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This picture pretty much sums up what style I always like. I love flat comfy shoes, a flowy top, and capris. I also have been wanting to get more bracelets so I can stack more on my wrist. Like this!
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photos taken from pintrest

Monday, May 7, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 9

Day 9 Favorite pair of shoes?

This is hard for me to say cause there is always that comfy pair that are your favorite then there are the ones that are more dressy. So I'm just gonna go with comfy. I actually don't have these anymore I have been meaning to get another pair but I loved them so much that they eventually fell apart! They are the Adidas foam flip flops in black and pink! These feel so great on the feet! They were perfect for around the house or running quick errands on a lazy day.

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Review: Simple Toner and Facial Cleansing Wipes

Today I am sharing a review over two Simple products that I have tried in the last week. I had been very curious about this brand since I spotted it in the drugstores. Luckily I was given the Facial Cleansing Wipes in my Target bag that I got for FREE! I was so excited and I was not let down. I used these on a really hot day to try to freashen up my face before I put on my makeup and it worked perfectly! My face felt soft and clean. Also I use them to finish taking off my stubborn eyeliner at night and they work well for that.

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I also tried the Toner and this stuff is amazing! I had never really used a toner not sure if thats bad or not... but anyway I love using this after I was my face and I'm always shocked at how much dirt and makeup is still leftover after I have washed my face.


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I am looking forward to trying more from the line! Have you tried Simple yet? If so what do you love? 

Sunday, May 6, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 8

Day 8 Photo that makes you laugh?

This is my dog Bella. I don't really know why this picture makes me laugh! It's something to do with how her little face and eyes look. Haha! Maybe it's only me!

Interested in doing the 30 Day Challenge? Here are the questions!

Day 01 — Favorite Eyeliner
Day 02 — Favorite Bag That You Own

Day 03 — Favorite Brush

Day 04 — Favorite Foundation
Day 05 — Favorite Thing to Do
Day 06 — Anything Hello Kitty
Day 07 — Favorite Animal
Day 08 — A Photo That Makes You Laugh
Day 09 — Favorite Pair of Shoes
Day 10 — Current Style That You Like
Day 11 — Bag You Would Like To Have
Day 12 — Favorite Color
Day 13 — Photo of Your Fashion/Style Icon
Day 14 — Photo of a Hairstyle/Haircut You'd Like to Have
Day 15 — Photo of Your Favorite Bracelet
Day 16 — Music You Like
Day 17 — Fashion Pieces That is On Your Wish List
Day 18 — Favorite Beauty Guru
Day 19 — Favorite Look from a Beauty Guru
Day 20 — Favorite Mascara
Day 21 — Favorite Lipstick
Day 22 — What Makes You Happy?
Day 23 — Dream House Location
Day 24 — Favorite Food
Day 25 — What Do You Want to Get from your Favourite Online Beauty Shop?
Day 26 — An Item from Your Wish List
Day 27 — Favorite Skincare Product
Day 28 — Favorite Drink
Day 29 — Photo of Something That Makes You Go Aww
Day 30 — Favorite Nail Polish

Saturday, May 5, 2012

My weekend so far

Hey everyone! Just felt like writing a bit about my weekend so far. Yesterday I slept in the first time in forever! But that was after I stayed up awhile with my neice taking care of my new baby nephew who I  am obsessed with! Anyway so I went to eat lunch at one of my favorite places in town called Schlotzsky's! They have the most AMAZING cracked pepper chips!! Then I went to the library in search of a new book.

Today I slept in once again! Which is a new record for me cause I normally wake up a 8:30 on the weekends! I went to workout and then went to Bahama Bucks for a strawberry daquiri shaved ice! I needed something to cheer me up because I am sort of down. You see if I had stayed in school I would be graduating college next weekend like my old classmates. I am trying to avoid thinking about the what if's but its hard when I am constantly seeing Facebook posts from people who are preparing for graduation next weekend. I know that everything happens for a reason but I can't help but admit to be a little jealous. Which I kinda hate myself for having that feeling. I know it will all work out in the end though but it just kinda sucks. Anywho, later today I am supposed to be going to a local mexican restaurant to celebrate Cinco De Mayo with some of my family. My brother and his band will be performing there (his band plays mexican music lol). The rest of the day will be spent with family! So that may be just what I need. :) How's your weekend going?

30 Day Challenge Day 7

Day 7 Favorite Animal?

My favorite animal would have to be my baby girl Bella! She can be a handful sometimes but I love her even though shes a spoiled drama queen! lol

Friday, May 4, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day6

Day 6 Anything Hello Kitty?

If the question is if I own anything of Hello Kitty the answer is no. But If I was going to get anything and I had an Iphone I think this phone case is sooo adorable!! In fact if they made it for my phone I would be tempted to get it!

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Thursday, May 3, 2012

30 Day Challege Day 5

Day 5 Favorite thing to do?

This is a tough question cause there are alot of things I like to do. But I guess my favorite would be to shop! If I had the money I would shop everyday! Whether that be online,  in store, garage sales, you name it! Lol I just love the feeling of getting something new!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Target Bag with Samples

Hey everyone! Just wanted to share with you that I got my Target bag that I signed up for. The bag comes with a cute little makeup bag , 5 samples, and a book of Target coupons for beauty items that you can purchase! Oh and the best part was that this was all FREE!!!! Target sends out these bags a couple of times a year I believe. I follow Noveau Cheap's blog and she always posts when Target is doing the makeup bag sample and she posts a link to where you can sign up for it. Now there is the only one issue...that everytime that Target does this makeup bag sample it almost always crashes or acts really screwy. I put in my info last time and never got a bag but this time I did! So you never know if you will get one or not. Also it will probably say sorry no more samples but just keep refreshing and trying! And hey if you get one its great but if not no money was lost! Obviously it is over for this time but next time use these tips! Now on to the goodies!

First how cute is this little makeup bag?! I read on someone elses blog that it reminded them of a victoria secret bag and I agree!

Inside the bag:
Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes ( pack of 7)- I am soooo excited to try these! I've been curious to try this new line so I will let you know how I like them!
Nivea Extended Moisture Lotion
Neutrogena Visibly Bright Daily Facial Cleanser
Pantene Color Preserve Shine Conditioner
Magic Lumi Light Infusing Primer- Another product I have been wanting to try!

Not bad for FREE!! Right?! Have you tried any of these products? Let me know what you thought about them.

30 Day Challenge Day 4

Day 4 Favorite Foundation?

I haven't found my holy grail foundation yet but out of the ones I have tried it would have to be the original Bare Minerals! I am currently using liquid foundation and although I like it, it doesn't compare to the great light feeling of Bare Minerals. I plan on purchasing a cheaper alternative to this or maybe I will splurge and get this one day!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

30 Day Challenge Day 3

Day 3 Favorite Brush?

This has to be my Elf Powder brush! I absolutely love this brush! In fact once I start my makeup routine I look forward to using it. If you are unfamiliar with Elf or thier brushes they are amazing and also cheap! So check them out!