Showing posts from August, 2013

Back to my makeup roots! Smashbox Cosmetics

Can you think back in time and remember the moment that triggered your makeup obsession? I can remember my babysitter putting makeup on me at a very young age and feeling very beautiful with it on.

Fast forward a couple years to third grade on Halloween. I was a punk rocker, as I was every year in grade school, and a boy in my class told me I was pretty with my makeup on. I would say it was that moment that I realized how makeup could transform me into the me I wanted to be. I wanted to be pretty. I wanted to be confident.

I come from a very small town. We had a small Wal-mart, and one drugstore back then. My only makeup choices were drugstore brands, Avon, Mary Kay, and later Merle Norman. I made do with what I could get, which was usually Cover Girl because it was cheap. I didn't know anything about high end makeup back then and had never been to a department store. (I don't think I ever went to a department store until later in High School.)

Fast forward again. I had develo…

Midnight Velvet Belle Bleu Brocade Travel Bag Review and Giveaway!!!

I was recently contacted by Midnight Velvet to review a product of my choice from their website. I had never heard of them before and had to take a look to see what they were all about. I was very pleasantly surprised to see the variety of offerings on their online shop. They carry everything from makeup, to jewelry, to clothes, to home accessories.

 I chose the Belle Bleu Brocade travel bag as it seemed the most practical choice for me to use while travelling. (I plan to try several more things in the future)

The website didn't have a lot of information on this bag. I was unsure what exactly I was getting, but I loved the design on it, and being wheeled with a handle made it seem like it would be very easy to take along with me.

My first impression of the bag- It was beautiful! The picture did it no justice. The color of the bag shifts from a grayish blue to a reddish tone depending on the angle and lighting. The paisley print makes it even more stunning and adds a sophisticated…

Giveaway- Wet n wild Pop Art Craze Collection

I have the complete Pop Art Craze collection from Wet n wild to give away!!!!!

I bought one set for myself and one set for someone to win.

This collection consists of six eyeshadow trio's and six nail polishes.

To win the complete set:

Follow this blog via any one or all various methods in the sidebar- Google, Bloglovin, or e-mail. Comment below with how you follow me so that I can verify you.

Like my Facebook page- and leave a comment saying that you liked it under the giveaway post so that I can verify you.

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I will pick one winner at random on August 31ST 2013 after verifying that all three steps have been followed.

I thank you so much for your continuing support and hope that with your help, I can finally make this blog all that I want it to be!