Comments on: 5 Things I’ve Been Lovely Lately, Starring Songs, Pencils, Books, Scrubs and Scents A beauty blog blooming with fresh makeup reviews, swatches and beauty tips from your friendly neighborhood beauty addict Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:43:59 +0000 hourly 1 By: Jess Sat, 05 Oct 2013 23:55:01 +0000 “Parallel” sounds like dissociative identity disorder aka multiple personality disorder! Also Milani liquid eye eyeliner in black is my fav black eyeliner!

By: Jess Sat, 05 Oct 2013 23:52:51 +0000 Wow some of my current obsessions mesh with yours!

1. Lorde is amazzzzing ! Check out “the love club” EP it’s killer, her first release. I really like her song “biting down.”

2. This new guess purse I bought, the camryn dream satchel in sapphire, it’s a cool studded cobalt blue satchel with leopard lining, it’s bananas.

3. Clinique black honey nail polish rocks my world.

4. Book “tigers in red weather” and the tv show scandal are keeping me entertained.

5. Estée Lauder modern muse is my new scent, it’s so sophisticated lady meets independent spirit. I had sensuous and it was too sweet . This though is my perfect fall scent, Mac turquatic is summer. Love it modern muse!

Love these posts keep it coming ! Your amazing !

By: Jodi Sun, 29 Sep 2013 21:16:21 +0000 Love how smooth her voice is and for 16 it’s unreal – neon jungle do quite a nice version of this song too! Urban decay have so many nice releases out just now, I love how ‘perversion’ is just pure black though. I tried out modern muse today and its definitely one I could get addicted to, reminds me a wee bit of liz earles botanical essence no15 but that could just be my blocked nose!
Jodi xx
P.s. I’m a cray-cray cat lady too! Meow! Xx

By: Maggie Sat, 28 Sep 2013 18:54:26 +0000 I keeping hearing about UD Catfight–on my must-try list.

Things I’ve been loving lately? Hmmm…

1. ‘The Happiness Project’ by Gretchen Rubin.

Only just started but it’s nice. I appreciate how she is honest and inherently slightly snarky.

2. Paula’s Choice 2% BHA Gel.

LOVE THIS! Not irritating at all–people who think they’re sensitive to salicylic acid should try Paula’s Choice options just to be certain. The drugstore options (cleansers and lotions) irritate my skin like crazy–but this is priced similarly to drugstore (at value per ounce)

3. Naked Organix Argan Balm

There was a period where no matter WHAT I tried, my lips remained chapped. Burt’s Bees, Jack Black Lip Balm, all sorts of Blistex, Carmex, Chapstick, C.O. Bigelow–you name it, there’s a chance I tried it. One day, I just tried putting plain old Vaseline over my lips and realized Vaseline was better–but didn’t help all that well for healing. Turns out it was the mint, citrus and flavorings that were bringing me down. This lip balm is an absolute wonder.

4. Korres Mango Butter Lipstick in 25 Natural Rose.

This made me believe in moisturizing lipsticks again–it’ll still look nice despite slightly chapped lips. Remember my previously chapped lips? Well drugstore moisturizing lipsticks contributed to the chapping problem. Once I stopped, my lips were better. Now I have this huge lipstick wardrobe I won’t touch and was resigned to the idea I was allergic to some ingredient found across many lipsticks.

5. Beauty Blender sponge

Awesome–blends out my base product soooo wonderfully without flaking my skin (many brushes would just irritate my skin). This is my favorite but latex sponges seem to work fine as well.

By: camille Thu, 26 Sep 2013 23:41:04 +0000 YAY! Thanks for this post. I’ll try these out when I’m out at the store, again 🙂

1) LUSH shampoo “BIG”. It smells SOOOOOOOOOOO good! The price was kind of a “yikes!” moment, but I’m sure I’ll be able to stretch it out, since it can be a tad drying.

2) MAC cremesheen lip glass in Double Dare. It’s a nice bright colour (although it’s fall, so it may need to hibernate, or come out for night time adventures)

3) Was in the middle of reading Cormac McCarthy’s “Blood Meridian”, but decided to start over, since it has been a few months. In my opinion, he’s a difficult read. He doesn’t use much punctuation, so when people are talking, it can get confusing. He’s awesome though 🙂 I’ll have to check out “Parallel” 🙂

4) Febreze NOTICEables in Hawaiian Aloha. Makes our apt. smell pretty. I went home for 3 weeks, and I come back to the apt & the settled smell was weird. I smelled pee in the living room, which was probably from the previous tenants. (I assume they had pets due to the chewed up base boards)

5) Breyers Lactose free ice cream, in chocolate. Those darn lactose pills are nifty, but I find that even though I take them, my dairy consumption usually exceeds the amount allowed. So, lactose free ice cream has been an AWESOME find 🙂 Breyers is kind to my wallet, too.

Have a lovely weekend, Karen! It’s Friday in my world. I finally get to see The Man, after 4 weeks being apart (he went to the east coast, for work). I like my “me” time, but I sure do miss his pretty face.