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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

GIVEAWAY CLOSED ~ Last Day To Enter!

Hi

This is just a quick post to  remind you all that today is the last day to enter my giveaway for the Urban Decay Naked Palette!

There will also be a second winner for a NYX prize as well!

The contest will end tonight at midnight.

If you haven't entered, get on it and get your comments posted! :)

http://www.lipglossgossip.com/2010/07/urban-decay-naked-palette-and-nyx.html

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar Review and FOTD

It's been some time since my last post, please forgive me. I've been busy but I'm going to try to jump back into it. :)

I am behind on reviews if you can't tell, but bare with me. I'll get everything up as soon as I can.

I'm sure many of you have all heard about these but if you haven't then read on. :)

I picked up a few of these Lip Tars from Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics at this years IMATS in Pasadena. I had read a lot of mixed reviews on these, so I wasn't sure what to expect. I thought I would give them a try for myself and base my own opinions on them.


Hoochie, Demure, and Anime

These are my new favorite lip products. I love bright bold lips so these have been perfect for me.

The pigment in these is amazing and intense. You need a small amount to cover your lips.

Tip: It's best to use a lip brush with these because if you try to apply it straight to your lips from the tube I imagine that would be way too much product. Start with a small amount and build up if needed.

I would say these are more of a liquid lipstick than a gloss because they are a satin/matte finish but I don't find them drying at all.

They also last all day.

They come in a ton of different colors, even your primary colors. You can mix them and create your own colors. You can get really creative with these.

The packaging is ok, but you have to be careful not to squeeze the tube too hard or it will come oozing out and will waste product. This is the only con I have with them.

These are $12.50 but I think that's a pretty good deal considering the little amount needed, they will last you a long time.

I will definitely get some more Lip Tars soon.

I'm wearing Hoochie here. Silly name...lol

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tars can be found here http://www.occmakeup.com/liptar.html

Have you tried OCC Lip Tars? What did you think about them?

Disclaimer ~ Hoochie and Anime purchased by me, Demure provided by OCC Makeup and Makeup Artist Magazine. This is my personal opinion and I am not being payed for this review.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Recent Buys

Who has kids going back to school?

If you do, I'm sure you have been as busy as me getting everything they need. This means a lot of shopping has been going on and if your anything like me you have picked up a few things for yourself along the way. :D

I have acquired quite a bit of stuff in the past two weeks so I thought I would share what I got with you all. :)
I love looking at haul posts, so maybe you do too! :D

First off the UPS man brought this to me last week!

Isn't she cute! :D I got mine at Baghaus.com

I picked up this ring and necklace because I thought they were so cute!

The ring was on sale for like $10 from JCPennys.
The necklace was $20 from American Eagle. I really love it because it's long, cute, and simple. I included this photo below so you can get an idea of how long it is.

My brother bought me the HK pens shown in the corner and my son bought me the highlighter. They know how much I love Hello Kitty! Aren't they sweet! :)

NARS Fall 2010 collection!



Nail kit


I ordered a set from Mally Beauty. I'll have a post soon as to what's inside with a review. :)


And lastly I got this House of Harlow 1960 long key necklace.



There's a good photo of it here http://www.shopbop.com/long-key-necklace-house-harlow/vp/v=1/845524441860980.htm?folderID=2534374302148552&fm=browse-brand-shopbysize-viewall
I love this necklace. It's so cute! It's a great piece to just thrown on with a tee to spruce it up. Love it! If you like this piece, I suggest you shop around at different websites because prices vary. I got mine from shopkitson.com because I found a 20% off coupon but that code has since expired.

So that's all my goods! I'll have reviews and swatches of the beauty products soon!

One last thing, I wanted to thank you all for your thoughtful comments about my dad. It really means a lot! I also wanted to thank you all for your sweet comments on the giveaway post! I really appreciate that you take the time to visit my blog, you have no idea how much that means to me! :)

Thanks for following, reading, and commenting!
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Disclaimer ~ All items purchased by me.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

8 Questions Tag

I was Tagged by Miss♥Nikka from http://nerdork.blogspot.com/ Thanks girly! :)

1. Are you a morning person?
As long as I get a good nights sleep then yeah. :)

2. How long have you known your closest friend?
9 Years

3. In three words how would your friends describe you?
Hmm...I don't know... shy, caring, and funny maybe :D this is hard, you would have to ask them :)

4. Do you prefer to drive, or do you prefer to be a passenger?
Passenger, I don't drive

5. Tell me one thing/event that took you by surprise this year?
I just found out that my dad has cancer :(

6. Will you color your hair when it starts to grey?
Yes!

7. What website is set at your homepage?
Yahoo

8. What is your favorite animal at the zoo?
Tigers

I'll tag

Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream ~ Fuchsia

Make Up Forever recently launched some new products called Aqua Creams. They come in an array of shades from everyday neutrals to bold brights. They can be used on they eyes, lips, or cheeks and are waterproof.

I love bright pink lips, so I was really excited to try the new Aqua Cream in Fuchsia.

Some like #7 Fuchsia, are for lips and cheeks only as they are not eye safe.


You can't tell it has a gold shimmer in it till you swipe it.





These are are suppose to be long wearing and waterproof, and it did last all day for me, but that all day wear came at a price. It was SO drying! I mean it really dried out my lips. When I wore it again I added some lip balm before hand to help with the dryness but it still dried out my lips.

I also felt like I had to work quickly with it because it sets/dries quickly.

The consistency didn't even feel creamy to begin with.

I have continued to use it with various lip balms to find one to improve the consistency but it's just not working out.

The color is pretty but I was really disappointed with this one.

I really wanted to love it but I just didn't.

Have you tried these yet? How did it work out for you? Let me know in the comments.

Thanks for following, reading, and commenting.
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Disclaimer ~ This product was purchased by me.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Tarte Friends And Family Sale



http://tartecosmetics.com/

What a great deal to take advantage of! 40% off is huge!

I really wanted to get the emphasEYES™ waterproof clay shadow/liners but they are out of stock.

Will you be picking anything up?

Happy Shopping! :)