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The Liebster Award

20 Aug

Hello everyone! I have just received two comments regarding the Liebster Award (which is awarded to bloggers who have less than 200 followers) and was essentially nominated twice! Thank you so much for nominating me! So thank you to Jessica from Frosting and Facials (link HERE) and Lauren from LaurenChill (link HERE)! To me it’s not about the amount of followers that I have but more like my journey through the beauty world.

Anyways the awards have rules and they are:

1. You must answer the 10 questions created by the person who nominated you.

2. Nominate 10 other blogs

3. Create 10 orignal questions of your own for them to answer

4. Let the bloggers know that you have nominated them for the Liebster Award.

So let’s get on to answering some questions! First up are Lauren’s questions:

1) Why did you create your blog? To keep track of my life and share with people the wonders of the beauty world… though I don’t think I have accomplished that goal

2) Who is your fashion icon/inspiration? I don’t really have an icon/inspiration but more of a what’s easy to wear approach to fashion. One day I would like to be more fashion conscious and have an icon but that day is probably far away

3) What is your favourite makeup brand? This changes all the time but currently I have been loving Dior it could just be a phase though.

4) What is your favourite store? Physical store: Chapters, Online Store: Taobao (which could be anything really)

5) Your favourite piece of clothing? Probably has to be my Sailor inspired shirt from Amavel. It’s so pretty!

6) If you could only use one makeup product for the rest of your life, what would it be? BB Cream

7) Who is your favourite blogger? I can’t pick one why are you making me pick one?!

8) Favourite Quote/Saying? Do or do not. There is no try. From the wise Master Yoda.

9) Favourite song? This changes quite often but I have been loving Primadonna from Marina and the Diamonds.

10) If you could meet any famous person, dead or alive, who would it be? Marie Antoinette I want to talk to her about her closet filled with amazing clothes.

Jessica’s Questions:

1. Why did you start blogging? Answered above

2. How would you describe your style? Casual girl-next-door type of look

3. Would you rather wear bold eye makeup or bold lipstick? Bold eye makeup because I don’t have to reapply like I do with lipstick

4. Where is your favorite place in the whole world? Sleeping in my bed it’s really comfy

5. Are you a morning person or a night owl? Night owl

6. What makeup item could you not live without? BB cream

7. What is your dream job? Being a Japanese/Vietnamese/Mandarin/English Translator

8. Desert island question… which three things would you take with you? Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses (preferably cute)

9. What is your greatest fear? Being left behind clearly I have abandonment issues.

10. What are your favorite blogs to read? Beauty blogs of course! Fashion blogs would be a close tie with anime blogs.

Sadly I only have one person to nominate for the award but I hope to find more bloggers to tag as well. It’s just everyone I follow already has more than 200 followers so I’m not hipstery (is that a word?) to follow cool blogs that have less than 200 followers.

Anyways, I choose you Marina! Please answer the following questions your HP depends on it!

1. Name your Pokemon alter ego.

2. What is your favorite pastime?

3. What is the best movie?

4. Regular pencils or mechanical pencils?

5. What is your favorite beverage?

6. Have you ever eaten a chocolate covered coffee bean?

7. Would you rather sleep with a lion or chill with a penguin?

8. Do you use coupons?

9. What is your current jam?

10. Apple or PC?

Thank you everyone!

Beauty Stash: Lips – Lipstick

20 Aug

Hello everyone! Gear up because there is a lot of photos in this one… ugh the labelling I am going to lose feeling in my fingers today. So I organized them by brand and from drug store to high end. Hope you enjoy this post and I need to put myself on a serious no buy project.


Maybelline –

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Top Row – 10Hour Stain Gloss in Mauve Dream, Pink Plush; Vivids line in Fuchsia Flash, Vivid Rose, Vibrant Mandarin, Electric Fuchsia, Hot Plum; Regular line in Very Cherry
Bottom Row – Color Whispers in Oh La Lilac, Lust for Blush, Who wore it Red-er, Pin up Peach; Regular line in Fifth Ave. Fuchsia, Blissful Berry, Red Revolution, Are you Red-dy

Covergirl –

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Top Row – Lip Perfection lipstick in Tempt, Heavenly, Embrace, Dazzle; Jumbo Pencil in Watermelon Twist
Bottom Row – Lip Perfection lipstick in Eternal, Hot, Fairytale, Darling, Spellbound

Revlon –

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Top Row: Kissable Balm Stain in Charm, Darling, Honey, Sweetheart
Middle Row: Lip Butters in Red Velvet, Berry Smoothie, SweetTart; Suede line in Socialite
Bottom Row: Lip Butter in Gumdrop, Matte lipstick in Mauve it Over; Super Lustrous lipstick in Coral Berry

Miscellaneous Others –

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The entire row: ELF Mineral lipstick in Rich Raspberry, Covergirl Lip Perfection in Divine, Milani lipstick in Rose Hip and Hot Pink Rage, L’Oreal Caresse lipstick in Sunset Angoria, Blushing Sequin, Cardinal Plume, and Violet Chiffon, Etude House My Darling Lipstick in PK04, Tony Moly Cats Lipstick in Coral, Tony Moly Bunny Gloss Stick in 03 Apple, Wet ‘n Wild lipstick in Sugar Plum Fairy, Joe Fresh Shine Lipstick in Kiss, Rose, Flamingo, Joe Fresh Lip Stain in Mango

High end –

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Top Row: Makeup Forever Aqua Rouge in 15 Pink, 08 Red, Shiseido lipstick Sample in PK301, Nars lip pencil sample in New Lover, Dior Addict lipstick in Tokyo, Clinique Chubby Stick in Volumptous Violet, Woppin’ Watermelon, Buxom Big Healthy Lipstick in Las Vegas, Monte Carlo
Bottom Row: OCC Lip Tar in Anime and Pretty Boy

MAC lipsticks –

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Sheen Supreme in Asian Flower, Regular Line: Rebel, Pink Pigeon(LE)*, Apres Chic(LE), MAC Red, Ladybug, Impassioned, Runway Red(LE), Candy Yum Yum, Party Parrot(LE), Lavender Whip(LE), Japanese Maple, Saigon Summer, Dish it Up(LE), Watch me Simmer(LE), Plumful

*LE = Limited Edition

Total = 80 products

… I am in total shock of how many lipsticks I actually own. I knew that I had a lot but not 80 lipsticks! That is crazy! I wonder what my eye product collection would look like…