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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Makeup Show Pop Up Shop San Francisco

This coming weekend The Makeup Show will be having a Pop-up Shop in San Francisco! 

The event will be taking place on August 29 and 30 at the Hyatt.

I will be attending this weekend. I am super excited! I've been to a lot of other beauty events over my blogging years but never to The Makeup Show. 

I live in Northern Central California so I usually have to travel down to L.A. for beauty events. I'm happy that we are getting an event up here in Northern California. 

Anyone can attend the Pop Up Shop this weekend, so if your a beauty enthusiast you better get your tickets now!




Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at  http://www.themakeupshow.com/europe/tickets/ .

One day tickets are $28 and two day tickets are $44. 

You can use the code BEAUTYLISH30 to receive 30% off your tickets. 

Hope to see you there!

Mommy blog - Fisher Price Precious Planet 2 in 1 Projection MobileReview

When I was putting my daughters room together I wasn't sure what theme I was going to go with. As it came together I ended up with a room centered around a princess theme. 

I couldn't really find a mobile that matched or I even liked but it got to the point where I needed something to keep her entertained for a few minutes so I can get things done.

I was browsing baby products as I always do now and came across this Fisher Price Precious Planet mobile and it had great reviews so I ordered it instantly. 
As you can see this no way represents a princess room but this has been one of our best baby purchases! 


This is when we first set it up a couple months ago. We initially placed it on the side of the crib but it sat too low.

On the inside of the canopy/umbrella it projects images of animals, which is super cool and adorable!

Here is a better look at the whole thing. You can see it is rather large, so we moved it on the back of the crib and it gave her a better view since its higher up.
Closer look. It doesn't match her room at all but it is very cute! 

The canopy can be removed so you can project the images on the ceiling. 

The mobile also plays lullabys, nature sounds, and a heartbeat.

Whenever I need to set her down for a few minutes or she's getting fussy I set her in her crib with the lullabys playing and she calms down. 

When I put her to bed, if she's awake when I'm laying her down I'll turn it on the nature sounds with the projection on. She never has any problems falling asleep. She'll stare at it and doze right off. 

There is a two sound volume control and you can also control whether you want just the sound on, the sound with the mobile spinning, or the sound, spinning, and projection on.

The mobile also comes with a remote control. It's a one button control just to power on and off but it comes in handy if you need to turn it back on. 

This mobile has been a life saver! It has allowed me to grab a snack or drink, do something for one of my other kids, get some laundry done, and more. 

If you're a new mom I definitely recommend this mobile! 

You can find it on Amazon.com for $50.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick Review and Swatches

Liquid lipsticks are all the rage! It seems like every makeup company has released a line of liquid matte lipsticks. 

I have been a long time lover of the liquid to matte lipsticks. I've raved about Stilas, Sephoras, and even the original Kat Von D liquid lipsticks years ago! I hopped on this band wagon before it was the trend. I was very happy to see this type of lipstick take off like it has because it's given us so many more color options and formulas to choose from. 

My faves have always been Sephoras and of course Kat Von D's. 

I was thrilled to find out that she was releasing new shades. I ended up splurging a bit and bought five of her new shades. I included a few of the others that I have in her newer formula and packaging.
Top to bottom
Double Dare, Nosferatu, Exercism, Ayesha, Echo, L.U.V., Bauhau5, and Bachelorette.

I previously owned L.U.V., Bauhau5, and Bachelorette.  

Swatches outdoor natural light L to R
Double Dare, Nosferatu, Exorcism, Ayesha, Echo, L.U.V., Bauhau5, and Bachelorette.

Double Dare is a shade that is a bit more subdued for my style. You know I love a bright or bold lip, but I've been really enjoying a more neutral lip lately. This shade is so gorgeous. It's one of those "your lips, but better" shades. It makes my lips look nice and full. I just love it! 

Nosferatu is a deep true red. This is another favorite of mine. The color is such a gorgeous classic shade, you really just can't go wrong with it! 

Exorcism is a deep vampy plum. I love this one too. This one needed a bit more of careful application as it required two coats to get even coverage. It was a bit patchy in areas so you just have to be specific with your application. Once applied evenly though it's a beautiful shade. 

Ayesha was the shade I was most excited about but the most disappointed in. I love a purple lip so I was looking forward to this grayed/purple lipstick. The color just doesn't look good with my complexion. Another disappointment was the formula. This one for some reason was much more drying than the others. It dried out my lips and settled in the lines. I got so annoyed by it that I ended up putting gloss over it to smooth my dry looking lips. I wouldn't really recommend this particular shade.

Echo is the last shade that I picked up from the newly released colors. I didn't really have any expectations with this, I just thought it was a cool color, but I was so surprised as to how much I loved it! It's like a deep navy blue. It's dark and vampy but not the traditional plum or black lip. It's just so awesome!! I wore this out and didn't feel weird at all. I got a ton of compliments on it. Definitely check this one out. It's going to be a great Fall lip color! 

L.U.V. is a pretty magenta purple. I've worn this a ton since I've had it for quite awhile. It's a bright fun color. Love wearing it in the Spring! 

Bauhau5 is a beautiful deep raspberry. I love wearing this one in the Fall. Pair it with a chunky cozy sweater and you're good to go! 

Bachelorette is a coral-ly red. I wear this one often. It's one of my easy go to reds. It goes with everything. Love it! 

Double Dare
Nosferatu 
Echo
Ayesha

I definitely recommend you check the new Kat Von D Everlasting liquid lipsticks out when you're in Sephora. 

They are long lasting. You can eat and drink and they will stay put! None of them feel overly drying with the exception of Ayesha. 

Tip - I always recommend prepping your lips before wearing a liquid matte lipstick. Apply a thin coat of lip balm to smooth out your lips and to help keep the matte formula from drying out your lips. 

These are just a few of the shades in the collection. There are a bunch of nudes as well if prefer a more neutral lip. 

You can find them at your local sephora or sephora.com for $20 each.