Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Apr. 20

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San Francisco’s Queen Anne Hotel

  1. Mood:
  2. Happy but sniffly (bad allergies today!)

  3. First words out of my mouth this morning:
  4. I said, “Oh, HAI!” to Tabs after he climbed up on the bed to wake me up.

  5. Something I’m looking forward to this week:
  6. Meeting my friends, J-Money and C-Money, for dinner in San Francisco on Friday night. We haven’t gotten together since J-Money’s wedding last November.

  7. One thing I’d like to improve about myself:
  8. I’d like to be more punctual.

  9. On my makeup lust list:
  10. Up-Lighting Illuminator and Almost Bronzer from Clinique’s Summer 2009 collection

  11. Last dream I can remember:
  12. It was early this morning. I dreamt I was having coffee and croissants with Michael Cera. Whenever I’d set down my croissant, he’d reach over and tear off bits without my permission and ask me for home buying advice. Yes, it was a little weird.

  13. Cheeks and lips:
  14. NARS The Multiple Orgasm (LOL!) and Chanel Monte Carlo

  15. Outfit:
  16. A gray dress, blue sweater and yellow shoes

  17. Fragrance:
  18. I can’t stop spraying Estee Lauder Pleasures Baie Rose Peony Splash ($52)

  19. Weekly goals:
  20. To go for a run every day, to paint my toe nails, to cross off at least half of the things on my to-do list and to prepare a few new vegetarian recipes for dinner

Ahhh-CHOO, girls! My allergies are full-on crazy today. It looks like I’m going to have to bust out the waterproof mascara because for me allergies always equal runny eyes. Anyway, enough about my pollen woes. Please join in and let me know what you’re up to by copying the empty list below and pasting it with your answers in the comments.

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Mood:
First words out of my mouth this morning:
What I’m looking forward to this week:
One thing I’d like to improve about myself:
On my makeup lust list:
Last dream I can remember:
Cheeks and lips:
Outfit:
Fragrance:
Weekly goals:

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

P.S. I just learned the winners of the 2009 Glam Network Awards. I didn’t win, of course, and that’s cool. There’s always next year! Big congrats to all these great blogs:

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Beauty: Temptalia
Fashion: The Fashion Police
Celebrity & Entertainment: The Celebrity Cafe
Lifestyle: Health Castle
Living: Making It Lovely
Shopping: The Purse Blog
Family: Black and Married with Kids, Honest Baby
Best Newcomer: Stylemaven
Best Design: V Magazine
Best Use of Photography: Chubby Hubby
Most Creative: Fafarazzi
Most Humorous: Guanabee
Best Tagline: Adventures in Stiletto Jungle
Judges Pick: Makeherup

Thanks for your votes. Each day I write for MBB makes me feel like a winner. Cheesy, but true. :)

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  1. Kalyn says:

    1. Mood: Très Blasè

    2. First words out of my mouth this morning: “Oh yeah…it’s Monday. I feel like the weekend just disappeared on me!”

    3. Something I’m looking forward to this week:
    Visiting home and buying some make-up and a new bathing suit for summer.

    4. One thing I’d like to improve about myself:
    I need to stop holding long term grudges.

    5. On my makeup lust list:
    Anything in the Hello Kitty MAC collection. They sell out so quick!

    6. Last dream I can remember:
    Adam Sandler was my boyfriend and I was introducing him to my “in dream” parents. to impress my folks he started doing magic tricks at the dinning room table.

    7. Cheeks and lips:
    Maybelline New York Blush Expert Wear; E.L.F lip conditioning balm (Orange Crème); N.Y.C. Color Lipstick(Retro Red); and E.L.F. Super Glossy Lip Shine SPF 15 (Honey Do)

    8. Outfit:
    Preppy red shirt with white collar and blue jeans cuffed at the bottom with brown wedged boots.

    9. Fragrance:
    “Nina” by Nina Ricci

    10. Weekly goals:

    To get done all three of my college projects (French, Sociology, & Technology) by Friday at 5pm so I can go home “stress-free!”

  2. cloudburst says:

    Mood: Swollen gland & tired! But besides that ok.
    First words out of my mouth this morning: Hello Tim (my boyfriend)
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Having my felx day this Friday – 4 day week!!! And going out for dinner with friends that day too.
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I’m with you Karen – I’m always late for everything! Also, be neater & more organized at home.
    On my makeup lust list: MAC Rose Romance, I totally blew my budget at Sephora w/ the sale so I have to figure out how I’ll pay for Roses this week.
    Last dream I can remember: That I found a bunch of my artwork all torn to shreds…
    Cheeks and lips: Nothing but concealer
    Outfit: black t, rinse skinny jeans, black Converses
    Fragrance: Nothing
    Weekly goals:Go to all my Dr appointments,, get better, get more sleep, work on my art project.

  3. Turboweevel says:

    Mood: Slightly bored, eager to get home.
    First words out of my mouth this morning: KITTY!:D (upon seeing my cat in bed with me)
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Tomorrow because I’m getting a makeover courtesy of Shiseido.
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Not getting so many ingrown hairs all the time :|
    On my makeup lust list: Pretty lipgloss. The pinks, they call out to me.
    Last dream I can remember: Not telling. Kids read this page.
    Cheeks and lips: Estée Lauder Tender Blush (can’t remember the color, it’s the one that in the box fades from yellow to a pretty pink) and on my lips I’m wearing Guerlain’s KissKiss lipstick #669 Rosa Shine with a little bit of MAC’s Too Dolly eyeshadow dabbed on top for extra zing and some clear gloss on top.
    Outfit: Dark blue jeans, brown boots, white longsleeve v-neck shirt with three silver buttons and a brown knit jacket.
    Fragrance: ye olde Armani Remix that I’ve been wearing every day since 2006
    Weekly goals: Going the whole week without eating candy (yeah right…)

  4. Shiny says:

    Mood: Not good, been arguing with my mother. And it’s raining.
    First words out of my mouth this morning: ?
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Nothing yet
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: My procrastination habit, I want to break my bad habits.
    On my makeup lust list: I’m test driving new foundation this week, that and new lip gloss.
    Last dream I can remember: Last night I dreamed about hitting the back of someones car in a Walmart parking lot.
    Cheeks and lips: Nothing, not leaving the house.
    Outfit: P.j’s
    Fragrance: Nothing
    Weekly goals: Clean my room and bathroom, start studying for GRE.

    • Karen says:

      Hi Shiny,

      What new foundation are you trying?

      I need to quit procrastinating, too… it adds a whole element of stress to my life that I just don’t need.

  5. LayLa says:

    Good Morning Karen, good luck with
    those allergies, i just finished my
    allergie treatment, i’ve have hope they
    wont come back i CANT stand how drowsy
    those pills make me, hehe

    Le List
    >>> By LayLa

    Mood:
    >>>Happy, and very ready for work, hehe

    First words out of my mouth this morning:
    >>>”yes mom tuna please..” my mom asking me if
    i wanted something for lunch..

    What I’m looking forward to this week:
    >>>nothing in special, only to go to buy
    may concealer that i sooo love.

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself:
    >>>get better dress for work, sometimes i
    get lazy and i work in my dirty sneakers.

    On my makeup lust list:
    >>>some Lancome eye shadows i’ve wanting
    since always hahaha, buts sometimes
    my budget was not able for to buy.

    Last dream I can remember:
    >>>oH!!! its been a long time,
    but i always dream of vacations
    in the sea, hahaha.

    Cheeks and lips:
    >>>Grand Duo from MAC for blush, and highlith
    with Dior Night Diamonds.

    Outfit:
    >>>some black leggins, giant
    blue sweather, and gray flats.

    Fragrance:
    >>> i dont remember the name, the only
    thing i know is from Sean John, YES!!
    from P.Diddy its smells great!!

    Weekly goals:
    >>>finish my work at time, clean my
    makeup brushes, drink a lot of water,
    and get a pedicure hahaha.

  6. Justine says:

    Mood: Content :)
    First words out of my mouth this morning: Morning (to my Dad, while eating breakfast)
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Meeting on
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I’d like to be tidier.
    On my makeup lust list: Dior Pearly Lilac Iridescent Quint; Shu Uemura Pink Collection for Lips :)
    Last dream I can remember: Freaking out about working in long term care while my patient was eating breakfast and another one was coding. I think I spend too much time at work.
    Cheeks and lips: MAC HK Blush in Tippy; Korres Cherry Lip Gloss in Nude
    Outfit: Black leggings, long white peasant tunic with embroidery, black sweater.
    Fragrance: Very Irresistible Givenchy
    Weekly goals: Buy Japanese Yen, Buy USD, figure out what to get as a thank you present for Kazumi (guy, any suggestions?)

  7. Jacks says:

    Mood: Awake (strangely!)
    First words out of my mouth this morning: “Ugh…10 more minutes” at the alarm clock
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Nothing I can think of at the moment! Maybe just feeling better after being sick these past few days
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I’d like to be less harsh of a critic of myself
    On my makeup lust list: MAC Dazzleglass (I’m glad they’re permanent!), those summer Chanel lipsticks/glossimers you previewed a couple of weeks back
    Last dream I can remember: I usually don’t remember them after an hour, but they’re quite vivid and odd LOL. And they always seem to happen when I sleep on my stomach…
    Cheeks and lips: Nothing on my cheeks, MAC Strawbaby under Soft & Slow lipglass, new fave combo!
    Outfit: Green hooded shirt, dark wash jeans, DC green + houndstooth skate shoes
    Fragrance: Johnson’s lavender baby powder
    Weekly goals: Finish my work-term report, get back on track with my fitness, and just feel better

    Happy Monday Karen! I totally laughed when I read your answer to what the first thing you said this morning! LOLCats rule

  8. Merylynmagic says:

    Good morning Karen!

    Mood: Relieved!! Just finished a meeting with the boss :D
    First words out of my mouth this morning: Arrgh meeting time! :P
    What I’m looking forward to this week: want to get my first facial this weekend, excited about the pampering
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I am an incorrigible procrastinator… need to fix that
    On my makeup lust list: MAC eyeshadow in woodwinked and some brown shades
    Last dream I can remember: That I didn’t do my taxes on time and am running to the post office while still filling the forms lol!
    Cheeks and lips: Benefit Dallas blush and The Body Shop cranberry shimmer balm
    Outfit: Maroon T-shirt, navy blue furry hooded sweatshirt and jeans
    Fragrance: Calvin Klein Euphoria
    Weekly goals: Be productive at work each day of the week, stop procrastinating and go to bed early everyday!

    Enjoy your week!

  9. LayLa says:

    mmm Karen i think is Tylenol several allergie,
    or something like that but if this keep on like
    this i’m going to say to my doctor if i cant
    use Zyrtec, any thing to get the itchying out!!

    • Karen says:

      Hi LayLa,

      It’s pretty good. I like that it doesn’t make me sleepy! I’ll probably go to the doctor soon to get some nasal stuff, though… Zyrtec doesn’t really help with the runny nose sitch when the allergies go full blown!

  10. lily says:

    Mood: So freaking tired I’m about to pass out. (I had 1 hr of sleep)
    First words out of my mouth this morning: FMLLLLLLL (F my life lol)
    What I’m looking forward to this week: FINISHING LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL omg
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: my appearance. :)
    On my makeup lust list: I don’t really know. =\
    Last dream I can remember: I was working…blagh
    Cheeks and lips: cheeks/bare. lips/dry. haha ><
    Outfit:black lowcut shirt with skinnies and boots since it’s raining.
    Fragrance: nothing … I’m not dressed up at all today. lol since I was working on my project all night I didn’t have the motivation to prep with my regular regime.
    Weekly goals: finish all my projects and get sleep!

    lily´s last blog post..Busy. Life.

  11. Karen says:

    Hi Lily,

    HOLY WOW! IS this your last week of school, eva?

  12. bj says:

    You so should have won Karen, you were robbed. You’re the best in my book!

    Mood: Happy for a monday

    First words out of my mouth this mornin: Coffee please!

    What I’m looking forward to this week: Pretty spring weather, makeup shopping of course, and havin extra free time this week

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Not be so passive sometimes, do more random acts of kindness to get out of myself

    On my makeup lust list: guerlain kohl, the entire dolce & gabanna line :)

    Last dream I can remember: Ooh it was a bad one, ive blocked it out

    Cheeks and lips: sephora sun disk, jane mineral bronzer, prestige lipstick in silk, mac c-thru lipglass

    Outfit: gym shorts and a t-shirt, still deciding between a few outfits for the day

    Fragrance: Chanel Allure

    Weekly goals: enjoy my free time before i start cosmetology school, get outside and do something out there!

  13. Mishel says:

    1. Mood:

    blah-ish
    2. First words out of my mouth this morning:

    “are u awake?”
    3. Something I’m looking forward to this week:

    making that $$$
    4. One thing I’d like to improve about myself:

    not get down on myself.
    5. On my makeup lust list:

    that benefit coralista blush!
    6. Last dream I can remember:

    edward cullen from twilight was in the kitchen with me, saying sweet nothings into my ear and neck. RAR.
    7. Cheeks and lips:

    nada
    8. Outfit:

    sweat pants and a tshirt, i’m classy.
    9. Fragrance:

    i just got out of the shower. i smell all kinds of good!
    10. Weekly goals:

    finish writing my last admissions paper, work out

  14. Mood: Loving the weather, but blah about being at work. Also hungry and jittery (coffee on empty stomach which I said I wasn’t going to do anymore!)

    First words out of my mouth this morning: Can we sleep in? And we did!

    What I’m looking forward to this week: Sadly, nothing

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Self discipline, I basically have none

    On my makeup lust list: There is a lot, but I can’t think of any at the moment

    Last dream I can remember: I can’t remember LOL!

    Cheeks and lips: MAC Well Dressed (I think I am in a blush rut) and MAC Dazzleglass in Smile (I got 3 of them this weekend, with 2 eye liners and a eye shadow and got 15% off!)

    Outfit: New loose blue/white striped Gap pants, brown Greek style flat sandals and orange 3/4 sleeve Banana top

    Fragrance: None

    Weekly goals: WORK OUT dammit! Eat better and try not to sit on BART (seats are killing my tailbone lately). Also try to take my Zyrtec every day because my allergies are killin me also!

    Vampy Varnish´s last blog post..Deborah Lippmann Summer 2009

  15. Stephie says:

    Mood: Productive.. Kinda [still too early to tell]
    First words out of my mouth this morning: I haven’t said anything to anyone.. I might have uttered ‘Oh Saved’ right before I started watching it this morning.
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Hanging out w/ my friend while he buys my bday gifts from the Rose Romance Collection :P and Hopefully visiting my friend again who just had her baby on Saturday night!!
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: To have more focus [I space out TOO easily]
    On my makeup lust list: MAC CCB in Fabulush, NARS Portofino/Malibu Multiple Duo, and of course the MAC just a pinch gel blush [do you see a pattern here...]
    Last dream I can remember: The one I had last night. A bunch of The Office characters were in it and a whole lotta things were going on. I can mostly remember stuff going on w/ Toby like he was trying to cope w/ his split personalities. I have wierd dreams.
    Cheeks and lips: Idk. Possily Stila Convertible Color in Fuschia then some Nivea Kiss of Moisture Chapstick :P
    Outfit: PJams. Maybe I’ll just throw on a dress today? B/c it was HOTT yesterday.
    Fragrance: YSL Baby doll <3
    Weekly goals: Study Study Study

  16. ines says:

    hey karen! too bad about your allergies. i have bad dust mite allergies that make my eyes water and smear all my makeup so i know what you mean.

    Le list
    Mood: procrastinatory.

    First words out of my mouth this morning: ugh.

    What I’m looking forward to this week: EXAMS BEING OVERRR

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: inability to control my impulsive buys

    On my makeup lust list: makeup for ever eyelashes in long black swoop.

    Last dream I can remember: not being able to find my exam room

    Cheeks and lips: cheeks – guerlain terracotta bronze bronzante legere in brunette, lips – biotherm aquasource levres layered with nars chihuahua (my favorite lip gloss of the moment)

    Outfit: charcoal leggings, lemon yellow tank, navy sweatshirt and gunmetal sandals

    Fragrance: clean eau de parfum by clean

    Weekly goals: STOP SHOPPINGGGG

  17. Beth says:

    Mood:

    Pretty good. I’ve been having some human resource issues at work and today I decided that I wasn’t going to let it bother me anymore. Talk about a weight lifted!

    First words out of my mouth this morning:

    “morning..”

    What I’m looking forward to this week:

    I ordered some Philosophy goodies from QVC which I’m hoping will arrive. Maybe getting a good chat with an old friend in tonight and ultimately, the weekend!

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself:

    It sounds stupid, but to care less. Not about everything but just to learn that some battles aren’t worth fighting even if the principle is right.

    On my makeup lust list:

    I’m on a big Philosophy kick at the moment so I’m lusting after anything in the Inner Grace scent but also the Supernatural Airbrust Canvas powder/foundation.

    Last dream I can remember:

    I can’t remember any, not lately anyway.

    Cheeks and lips:

    No makeup today, but rose tinted vaseline on my lips.

    Outfit:

    Grass green ribbed turtleneck and a patterned skirt which has all sorts of colours in it. Its pretty hard to describe without making it sound hideous LOL

    Fragrance:

    You might guess this one….Philosophy Inner Grace

    Weekly goals:

    Just to chill. Thats not a lofty goal I know, but I think its what I need.

    Hope your Monday is going well.

    Beth´s last blog post..To Do List Item – Reduce Swearing?

  18. Faye says:

    1. Mood:
    A bit gloomy. I’m sick of the cold and rain, and my assistant, who is da bomb, just told me she’s pregnant and probably won’t come back for at least two months post-le bebe. I’m happy for her but am a bit panicked.

    2. First words out of my mouth this morning:
    “It’s raining. Again.”

    3. Something I’m looking forward to this week:
    Well . . . the sephora order I got with the discount should be coming soon :).

    4. One thing I’d like to improve about myself:
    Where to start?

    5. On my makeup lust list:
    I’m lemming the new Dior Quint “Electric Lights” and the “Celestial Lights” Chanel Glossimers. Can’t wait for them to come out!
    P.S. Karen, I just bought the Clinique Up-Lighting Illuminator in Peach and it’s gorgeous – shimmer but not OTT, perfect for the summer.

    6. Last dream I can remember:
    I dreamed last week I was playing chess with Kasparov. I could even remember some of the moves I came up with. Regrettably my playing is not that great in the real world

    7. Cheeks and lips:
    Chanel Narcisse and Chantecaille Rose de Mai.

    8. Outfit:
    A thin-wool gray shift dress, black blazer, and black Louboutin ankle boots.

    9. Fragrance:
    Prada Infusion d’Iris

    10. Weekly goals:
    To beat this weather-related funk, to start the ball rolling to get a new assistant, and to stay optimistic.

    P.S. You may not have won the award, Karen, but you’re #1 in all our books :).

  19. treesandballoons says:

    Mood: blah
    First words out of my mouth this morning: crap
    What I’m looking forward to this week: my birthday (25) is on thursday, but those dont excite me anymore
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: weight
    On my makeup lust list: no list; i buy spontaneously…but i have control, i swear!
    Last dream I can remember: last night, i dreamt i was back in school and had the same math teacher that i had in jr. high. she wasnt a good teacher. im taking the math part of the assessment test for comm. college tomorrow, so im sure thats where the dream came from.
    Cheeks and lips: nada
    Outfit: pajamas
    Fragrance: no perfume
    Weekly goals: walk 30mins to an hour every weekday, stop picking at my cuticles so that i can have pretty nails, do better on the reading portion of the assessment test, super clean the house and get along with my husband before he goes out to sea

  20. Kate & Zena says:

    Mood: Very Sleepy. Just got rid of a migraine.

    First words out of my mouth this morning: “Good morning, my little rumbley tummy doggy.” Yes, it’s strange but Zena’s tummy was on growl overdrive.

    What I’m looking forward to this week: The weather to warm up. It’s been raining the past two days.

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: To learn to not be cranky when I’m woken up (that may not happen; it seems to be genetic)

    On my makeup lust list: I’ve been lusting for nail polish as of late.

    Last dream I can remember: I don’t really remember. I tend to forget them an hour after waking up unless it really stood out.

    Cheeks and lips: Nothing yet. Still in jammies.

    Outfit: My standard “I Love Snoopy” jammies and robe.

    Fragrance: Can’t wear them. Too allergic.

    Weekly goals: Go to sleep at a reasonable time. Brush Zena.

  21. Cindyrella says:

    Mood: Okay
    First words out of my mouth this morning: I didn’t get a bit of sleep last night
    What I’m looking forward to this week: going on camping trip this weekend
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: to less blunt in my interaction with others
    On my makeup lust list: LM Medertarian Sea palette, Chanel Candy Glow glossimer
    Last dream I can remember: I was dating Russell Crowe
    Cheeks and lips: Chanel IN Love & MN Juicy Secret
    Outfit:white pants, pucci top, blue patent wedges
    Fragrance: Philosophy Amazing Grace
    Weekly goals: Walk at least 30 min evry day, cut down on portions

  22. elinabelle says:

    Mood: pleasant

    First words out of my mouth this morning: “Good Morning” (returning a phone call from last night)

    What I’m looking forward to this week: My little guy coming home from a visit with his grandparents (tomorrow night)

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: need to make myself exercise more

    On my makeup lust list: Sheseido’s creme eyeshadow in goldlights, Diorkiss Fuzzy Lemonade and Shu Uemera’s Birghtening Cleansing Oil

    Last dream I can remember: looking for something, I think

    Cheeks and lips: Cheeks – Chanel Mocha, Lips – Bobbi Brown lip pencil with Cargo lip gloss

    Outfit: Nanette Lapore embroidered cardigan sweater in grey, grey shirt, womyn jeans, clogs

    Fragrance: Paloma Picasso

    Weekly goals: send in my tax resale number, organize jewelry

  23. Catherine says:

    Mood: tired and sore
    First words out of my mouth this morning: “…wha?” in response to SO telling me to turn the alarm off.
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Next weekend, lol…. um, no, I am looking forward to having dinner with friends sometime this week.
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Getting my butt in gear in the morning!! I was up a whole half an hour listlessly browsing the internet (I got on my computer b/c I needed to check the weather forecast) this morning before I started my routine. If I just got my butt up 10 minutes earlier, I’d be on time! If that were 20 minutes, I’d be able to have breakfast too.
    On my makeup lust list: Oddly enough, all I’m really looking for is a coral lipstick.
    Last dream I can remember: Had a remarkably weird nightmare last night where some weird thing broke into our apartment.
    Cheeks and lips: MAC Nuance & Physicians Formula The Botanicals Bronzer in Sunbuddy… and HIP Jelly Balm in Ripe so far, but as soon as I get a moment I plan on adding Dior Addict in Gallant Bronze.
    Outfit: Olive green t-shirt & dark brown linen skirt. I’m also wearing black leggings and a grey cardigan, but I’m thinking that they’re unnecessary in today’s 94 F weather.
    Fragrance: Forgot to mist this morning.
    Weekly goals: Get through the week with at least 7hrs of sleep a night!

    Catherine´s last blog post..PSA: 20% off at Crabtree & Evelyn (& small haul)

  24. Tatiana says:

    Mood: Hungry
    First words out of my mouth this morning: Good morning
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Giants game tomorrow night, just going to get my Manny Pacquiao bobblehead and got to support my team
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: stop being less selfish and don’t got into brat mode so quick when I don’t get my way
    On my makeup lust list: Tender Tryst from Rose Romance
    Last dream I can remember: I was being a bad girl
    Cheeks and lips: Tippy on cheeks & Sally Hansen Natural Beauty in Plum Shimmer
    Outfit: magenta sweater, flowery dress, bronze sandals (its hot in SF today!)
    Fragrance: Missoni Acqua something
    Weekly goals: knit everyday

  25. Ericka says:

    Mood: grumpystiltskin; bad day at “the office”; things are looking up, I’ve only got 2 1/2 more hours!
    First words out of my mouth this morning: I need 10 more minutes of sleep…zzzzzzzz
    What I’m looking forward to this week: getting a new cell phone…FINALLY!!!!!!!!
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: build a stronger backbone to say no.
    On my makeup lust list: all Nars multiples, MUFE aqua liners, Yves Saint Laurent concealers, MAC studio sculpt and most of all a professional airbrush machine.
    Last dream I can remember: I always remember my dreams until late in the morning, so I can’t share any dreams now.
    Cheeks and lips: MAC lipstick, and Nars multiple orgasm
    Outfit: black pants and dress shirt
    Fragrance: I don’t have any on because I am desperately wanting Juicy Couture sig fragrance. I smelled it at Sephora and have been lusting all week.
    Weekly goals: to not buy out Betseyville handbags/luggage at TJMaxx.

  26. Lydia says:

    1. Mood: Good.
    2. First words out of my mouth this morning:

    I said, “Oh, HI!” to my cat also :)
    3. Something I’m looking forward to this week: I’m off work all this week :)
    4. One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I need to get better @ doing my homework.
    5. On my makeup lust list: Laura Mercier’s Flawless face kit.
    6. Last dream I can remember: I have no idea :)
    7. Cheeks and lips: Nothing.
    8. Outfit: Pajamas.
    9. Fragrance:None yet.
    10. Weekly goals: To work out everyday this week.

    Lydia´s last blog post..China Glaze Nail Kicks Collection

  27. Tiera says:

    Mood: Chipper (Had breakfast with the BF, got a few work compliments bright and early… So far so good!)

    First words out of my mouth this morning: Oh my gosh it’s only 5:25.

    What I’m looking forward to this week: Getting a lot of work done, dancing hula, and seeing my friend Kate’s senior fashion show!

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Being afraid to say no!

    On my makeup lust list: Still looking for the perfect tinted moisturizer!

    Last dream I can remember: I went and got a tattoo of the BF’s name (would never happen in RL!), but the tattoo artist inked me with his own name instead… Aarrgghh!

    Cheeks and lips: MAC Lip Conditioner… Other than that I’m all naturale today :)

    Outfit: Lucky boot cut jeans, blue cap sleeve top from F21, AE sandals

    Fragrance: Michael Kors

    Weekly goals: Finish reading “The Secret Life of Bees”, finally watch “Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist”, learn a new chant for hula, and make some major headway on a few big work projects

    *Have a great week!

  28. Michelle says:

    Mood: Happy

    First words out of my mouth this morning: It’s 6:56 (to my husband’s question of “what time is it?”)

    What I’m looking forward to this week: Going out to dinner on Wednesday night. It’s my birthday. I still haven’t chosen where i’d like to go. I have a hard time making a choice so I might just tell my husband to surprise me.

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I wish I wasn’t such a procrastinator.

    On my makeup lust list: UD’s Book of Shadows

    Last dream I can remember: My nice boss quit without telling us and another employee and I were crying in the bathroom together because now we were stuck with the not so nice boss. Wierd, I know.

    Cheeks and lips: bare minerals blush in glee, Clinique glosswear in juicy apple.

    Outfit: Black with white polk a dots Express dress which is feeling a bit more snug then the last time I wore it :(

    Fragrance: Bvlgari Omni Amethyst

    Weekly goals: Work out everyday, lose a pound, catch up on house cleaning, catch up on homework (I feel like i’m behind on everything lately!), eat healthy. So far so good, i’m eating a turkey sandwich and a salad for lunch :)

    Sorry you didn’t win this year Karen, I was surprised, I thought you’d win easy peazy. You’ll get ‘em next year :)

  29. Shiny says:

    Hey Karen,
    I’m trying Studio Sculpt and the one that comes in a compact (I can never remember what it’s called). So I’ve only worn the SS and I like it, waaaay better coverage than my drugstore stuff.

  30. Amanda says:

    Mood: hmmmm, a little sad the weekend’s over and not super pumped that it is Monday. But otherwise OK I guess
    First words out of my mouth this morning: I don’t remember-I’m totally not functional until I have coffee, but I know I talked to both dogs and my husband at some point this morning….and yes I talked to the dogs first-they were awake and DH wasn’t!
    What I’m looking forward to this week: a little haulin’ at sephora and taking a vacation day on Friday
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: be able to break out of my rut a little more, plan less, be more spontaneous
    On my makeup lust list: Nars tropic eyeshadow, 2 of the new blue sephora for OPI polishes, stila mango stain
    Last dream I can remember: last night. I was in the last episode of the amazing race (??? um yeah). I was one of the contestants, I think I was one of the ones on currently-ie not myself. It is all a big jumble of running and arguing….
    Cheeks and lips: cargo catalina and a bit of nars sin to contour / mac creamsheen gloss in creme anglaise (LOVE)
    Outfit:grey T with smokey purple lightweight Vneck sweater, dark jeans, black born wedges
    Fragrance: n/a but loving my sample of Clean Soapy
    Weekly goals: laundry, pland some good dinners and grocery shop, to not get “worked up” about the small stuff….

  31. Megan says:

    Mood: UGH…why did I ever agree to take this position in this department.
    First words out of my mouth this morning: I can’t get this software to load. I need it fixed before my meeting.
    What I’m looking forward to this week: ummm…Friday? Or maybe the fact that most of my client contacts will be in a sales meeting all week?
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I need to be more punctual too. I could also be less stubborn. I could also be more tactful occasionally.
    On my makeup lust list: The clinique Shimmering Stripes Powder Blusher, Dior 5 color eye palette in Earth Reflection *i think this is the name..
    Last dream I can remember:
    Cheeks and lips:Nars Sin and Casino Duo, and one of the CG lipstins… only the label doesn’t have the name on it…so no clue anymore
    Outfit: Dark Grayish green trousers, black sweater and strappy sandals. Rain be damned.
    Fragrance: Estee Lauder Private Collection Tuberose and Gardenia…I just started breaking it out for this time of year…
    Weekly goals: UGH…How about survive? No? Okay… well then get the other estimate on the new kitchen cabinets and countertops so that I can make my decision, and don’t take any crap from this clueless consultant who is on my last nerve.

  32. Redhead says:

    Mood: Tired, and wishing my friend would EMAIL me already! I switched schools, so now he and I only communicate through email.
    First words out of my mouth this morning: “It’s 7:11, Claire. You really should wake up”, I said to my sister who shares my room, after getting out of the shower.
    What I’m looking forward to this week: MPA (Music Performance Assessment) in chorus! Woo!
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I’d love to be less spacey. I’m always forgetting something!
    On my makeup lust list: Pricey: MAC shadow in Goldmine, Humid, Nocturnelle and maybe Freshwater. Drugstore: Maybelline Full ‘n’ Soft Waterproof, Salley Hansen Natural Beauty Forever Stay Eye Pencils. I can’t find the pencils ANYWHERE – I even checked the Sally website and their Natural Beauty page, but I couldn’t find them anywhere. It’s like they never existed.
    Last dream I can remember: I wore a cocktail dress at a high school prom with my mom, dad, and sister, and my sister and I had our backpacks on. This one cute eighth grader from my school comes and asks me to dance and my dad tells me I can. Then I dance with him…with my backpack still on! Weird!
    Cheeks and lips: Almay Intensify Eye Color Trio for Hazels on cheeks. I used the shimmery pale pink as a blush, the muted frosty gold as a highlighter, and the satin-finish bronze for a contour. On my lips I’m wear a bit of Cherry ChapStick, and Bath & Body Works Liplicious Lipgloss in Frozen Daiquiri.
    Outfit: Navy blue Aero 1/2 sleeve henley, silver tank top underneath, and medium blue skinny jeans.
    Fragrance: Some random lemongrass body spray my mom gave me.
    Weekly goals: Don’t be so spacey, finish up Social Studies project impeccably (yeah, right!), get some money (or not, lol!) and (window)shop at MAC.

  33. shivotra says:

    Mood:annoyed, anxious.
    First words out of my mouth this morning: i am waking up…
    What I’m looking forward to this week: nothing, i just want this week to be over.
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Be more focused
    On my makeup lust list: IDK, probably the rose romance collection from MAC
    Last dream I can remember: I had a scary dream the other day and I yelled and woke up everyone
    Cheeks and lips: NARS blush in torrid and Clinique lipgloss in Juicy Apple.
    Outfit: cropped lulu pants, lacoste t-shirt.
    Fragrance: Gucci Envy Me
    Weekly goals: Do well on my exams and STUDY :)

  34. Jana says:

    GOOOD MORNING KARENNN :) ooh! you know those queen anne stairs remind of of the QVB ones in sydney!

    Mood: abit sleepy! i just woke up -_-
    First words out of my mouth this morning: it’s colddd . seriously , the weather in sydney so not cool at the moment!!
    What I’m looking forward to this week: PAY DAY = m.a c :)
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: to eat more healthy . simply because it not only helps me , but it also helps my psoriasis and make it get better .. eventually
    On my makeup lust list: too many to list -_- but i’m hoping my tita gets me nice make-up when she comes back from the states =]
    Last dream I can remember: ohh! the one where i was in a m.a.c store. how sad! i dream about m.a.c ! hahaha
    Cheeks and lips: nothing yet! but most probably benefit in 10 & m.a.c lip conditioner in pink fish
    Outfit: i don’t know what to wear todayy! something warm cuz it’s gonna be 20degrees today
    Fragrance: herbench waterlily & pear
    Weekly goals: save my moneys .. oh and pay phone bill

    okay! well have a good day karen :) time for me to get ready .. how fun takecaree :)

  35. Tania says:

    Happy The Hills Monday Karen! Oooh will Audrina and Brody hook up? What will Lauren do? Will Spencer continue to rock the creepy flesh colored beard? So many questions and only a 30 minute show with commercails. Uggh!! LOL

    Le list
    Mood: excited/scared (i got the job I wanted but I’m being attacked by allergens….again!)
    First words out of my mouth this morning: Hello Mom (my mom called me this morning).
    What I’m looking forward to this week: serving my work my resignation letter. No more scanning water damaged documents for me! Woot!!!
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I wish I was a bit more extroverted and organized. I’m trying!!
    On my makeup lust list: The Rose Romance Beauty Powders
    Last dream I can remember: I had this dream a while back where I was at the office working like normal. However there was a lollapalooza type concert going on outside. I mean there were vendors, people crowd surfing and moshing, bands playing… the whole thing! Funny now but really freaky when i woke up from it.
    Cheeks and lips: Covergirl Guava lipgloss
    Outfit: jeans, ku t-shrit, hoodie
    Fragrance: Clinique In Bloom-smells of spring no matter what the KS weather is.
    Weekly goals: survive the last weeks at my current job, prevent myself from getting sick, get the newsletter all done.

  36. bj says:

    Well Karen its totally the truth, your blog is one of the first things i do in my day. I think you’re amazing!

    Yes i just got them today, and oooh boy is it a duffel bag of goodies! and i mean duffel bag, we’re talking every kinda of curling iron you can imagine, straighteners, 2 blowdryers, neverending brushes in every size, dyes, highlighters, products galore! its totally overwhelming, plus the creepy little mannequin heads

  37. S says:

    Mood: sleepy and tired from the gym

    First words out of my mouth this morning: ‘what the h…’ i woke up eye to eye to my cat who was standing on the window with her claw on the bed looking guilty.

    What I’m looking forward to this week: goin to the capital with some friends and staying at my dads awesome apartment, i love that place so much…

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: hmm. be more social? work a bit harder? go to gym on regular bases? gain a bit more weight?

    On my makeup lust list: Anything from MAC, you lucky people who can buy it in your countries…And that Monte Carlo lipstick from Chanel, but it’s not out here yet…it looks perfect like a perfect sweet pink, is it too pale?

    Last dream I can remember: er, I don’t really remember my dreams…

    Cheeks and lips: whatervers left of Bourjous rose d’or, and chanel aqualumiere in macao

    Outfit: black leather jacket white sorta-lace top, skinny jeans leopard red ballet shoes hopefully to slip into PJs soon

    Fragrance: always and forever Marc Jacobs

    Weekly goals: read at least 2 more times my literature on work law, pack and leave for the capital where i’ll buy a couple thousand books , and find a perfect pair of odd yet beautiful shoes(that will totally fit my budget) and equally great bag. This one should be redirected to the dream department…

  38. Suri says:

    Le list

    Mood: cranky

    First words out of my mouth this morning:damn i have to wake up?

    What I’m looking forward to this week:packing and getting ready for my new place

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: exercise more

    On my makeup lust list: Dior lipgloss

    Last dream I can remember: it’s sad that I can’t remember any

    Cheeks and lips: nothing I just washed my face

    Outfit: white t, gray tank, blue jeans, white air max

    Fragrance:Dolce & Gabanna The One

    Weekly goals:pack, pack and pack

  39. christine says:

    Mood: ready to get out of work
    First words out of my mouth this morning:’where are my eyedrops?!’
    What I’m looking forward to this week: the weekend…for some rest and relaxation
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: be more open; i keep way too much to myself
    On my makeup lust list: ‘for audrey’ nailpolish by china glaze; ‘angelika’ blush by NARS
    Last dream I can remember: being a cruise with someone i didnt know!
    Cheeks and lips: bobbi brown blush called ‘slopes’ and nivea chapstick with dior’s ‘nude silhouette’ lippie
    Outfit: birght blue button down with a black cardigan; grayish-black slacks; black and white checkered flats
    Fragrance: D & G ‘light blue’
    Weekly goals: have all my reports done before thursday, fold my towels, vacuum

  40. Sarahc says:

    Karen come on you should have won that award!!!! Are they blind? Your blog is cheers me up every time I visit. It’s way more creative than any other blog and it isn’t just non stop mac 24-7 mac mac mac.

    mac mac mac! :)

  41. Kendall says:

    Mood: Energetic but Hot (It’s one-hundred degrees in San Jose, CA!)
    First words out of my mouth this morning: Ugh, is it really time to get up?!
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Possibly going shopping!
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Um…be an all-around better person.
    On my makeup lust list: Dior Diorshow Mascara!!
    Last dream I can remember: Just a lot of swirls of colors and shapes…weird, huh?
    Cheeks and lips: Benefit Benetint, Maybelline Mineral Power Concealer, and Softlips Vanilla Lip Protectant/Sunscreen/Lip Balm
    Outfit: White polo, miniskirt, and navy blue canvas Keds!
    Fragrance: Miss Dior Cherie
    Weekly goals: ace my Spanish quiz

  42. MMT says:

    Sorry you didn’t win! :( I did vote for you :)

    Mood: Tired
    First words out of my mouth this morning: “UGHHHHH”
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Friday!
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Be more patient and understanding
    On my makeup lust list: Tarte cheek stain, metal lash comb, Korres Quince lip balm
    Last dream I can remember: something about a hot guy…
    Cheeks and lips: no cheek stuff (except all over foundation + powder), lips: Avon Intensive Lip Therapy tube balm
    Outfit: Workout clothes! (Nike tights, Threadless tshirt)
    Fragrance: Avon Flower by Cynthia Rowley
    Weekly goals: make it through to Friday!

  43. MiMi says:

    Hola Karen!

    Le list

    Mood: I was a lil blue but feel much better!

    First words out of my mouth this morning: Damn I slept that long?!@

    What I’m looking forward to this week: Accomplish much before the weekend

    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: I too am punctually challenged…we must be separated at birth Karen!

    On my makeup lust list: Smashbox Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder

    Last dream I can remember: OOOh , now you know I can’t reveal that….keeping it PG on here!lol

    Cheeks and lips: Nars blush in crazed; Lorac gloss in Steamy kiss

    Outfit: All black and running sneaks; it was raining today

    Fragrance: Marc jacobs

    Weekly goals: Get more clients and organize my bills!

  44. Music_Is_Freedom says:

    Mood: Tired, but contented.
    First words out of my mouth this morning: Not sure what.
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Nothing in particular, but I think it’ll be a good week nonetheless.
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Getting organized/time management. I’d also like to improve my singing voice.
    On my makeup lust list: All MAC–Magnetique lipglass and most of the lipsticks from the Euristocrats collection coming out in July.
    Last dream I can remember: I was surfing the MAC website, and they were selling items from their long-since-past collections. I was adding items to my shopping cart like mad…
    Cheeks and lips: On lips, MAC lipstick in Violetta with MAC lipglass in Snowscene dabbed on top, nothing on cheeks.
    Outfit: A multicoloured top, jeans, and black flats.
    Fragrance: Lavender essential oil
    Weekly goals: Get some work done, and get some sleep as well.

  45. RetroRiotGrrrl says:

    Mood: Disoriented
    First words out of my mouth this morning: Shit, what time is it?
    What I’m looking forward to this week: The weekend…
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: Be more easygoing
    On my makeup lust list: hmmm idk at the moment
    Last dream I can remember: i argued with one of my friends and then flew
    Cheeks and lips: bitter and nymphette
    Outfit: navy blue t-shirt jeans black cardigan and grey chucks
    Fragrance: escada sexy graffiti
    Weekly goals: do all my homework

  46. Marisol says:

    I am sorry that you didn’t win. But your blog is one of my faves.

    Mood: happy. Loving the weather we are having!
    First words out of my mouth this morning: oh hell nah…
    What I’m looking forward to this week: hoping that the weather continues to be this nice
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: self-esteem
    On my makeup lust list: the contents of the Chanel counter
    Last dream I can remember: I was running towards someone…
    Cheeks and lips: MAC MSF So Ceylon & Shimpagne. Lips were MAC Love Nectar Lipglass
    Outfit: work clothes which proved to be too hot for today.
    Fragrance: Daisy by MJ
    Weekly goals: figure out the muni schedule, hang up some art & do a little house cleaning

    Marisol´s last blog post..babbling brook… blah blah blah

  47. Wenvers says:

    Mood: sick and tired (allergies)
    First words out of my mouth this morning:goedemorgen Eden (goodmorning to my daughtger)
    What I’m looking forward to this week:the weekend
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself:to be a better cook
    On my makeup lust list:style warrior products! Love the package!
    Last dream I can remember:?
    Cheeks and lips:nothing jet
    Outfit: black sweat pants and shirt
    Fragrance: nothing jet
    Weekly goals: Go to the specialist with wy daughter for het toncils

  48. mukho says:

    I still think you’re the best :)

  49. penelope says:

    Mood: bored out of my mind!!!
    First words out of my mouth this morning: “Matthew I’m sleeping”
    What I’m looking forward to this week: I have no clue :((
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: my diabetes a1c
    On my makeup lust list: rimmel black eye liner and covergirl clean powder
    Last dream I can remember: today i dreamed i was in this weird trip with my classmate and i was mad cause i wanted to show my crush that i can dance but i guess situation or something like that kept pulling me back
    Cheeks and lips: on lips i have avon moisturizing lip balm with spf 15
    Outfit: pjs
    Fragrance: none
    Weekly goals: none

  50. Rachel says:

    First words out of my mouth this morning: Want to split this oatmeal with me?
    What I’m looking forward to this week: looking for deals on ebay, getting orders in the mail, watching different shows on TV, reading blogs
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: One thing.. not many things? My posture.
    On my makeup lust list: YSL touche eclat or a drugstore dupe. A Christian Dior eyeshadow quint.
    Last dream I can remember: I had crazy dreams last night. I was dating a real babe. He had dark hair. It was pretty great. Too bad I woke up.
    Cheeks and lips: Both naked.
    Outfit: Dark green hoodie. Grey long-sleeve tee shirt. Blue plaid jammies.
    Fragrance: I’m not wearing any perfume – I never wear the stuff. I ran out of my Secret Platinum today, and they didn’t have any at the supermarket when I ran my errands this morning. I substituted with some baby powder.
    Weekly goals: I want to keep flossing which has been a good routine I’ve been keeping up with. Do chores I’ve been meaning to do. Wrap up Mother’s Day gifts.

  51. Rachel says:

    Oh! I don’t know how I missed mood. Mood: calm, cool, collected. Re: allergies. I take Loratadine 10 mg. It’s a prescription. It doesn’t make me tired.

  52. Bellalina says:

    Mood: Indifferent, unfortunately (bad day at work~trying not to show it)
    First words out of my mouth this morning: Good morning (yeah, boring, I know)
    What I’m looking forward to this week: Going to sunny California this Saturday (SF baby!!!)
    One thing I’d like to improve about myself: My self-esteem
    On my makeup lust list: MAC Dazzleglass in Love Alert and Like Venus (backup supply); MAC Lipglass in Magnetique (from the future Rose Romance collection)
    Last dream I can remember: Being trapped in my old apt building. Very scary :-(
    Cheeks and lips: MAC Mineralize Blush in Dainty and MAC Like Venus Dazzleglass
    Outfit: Jeans, tee, and high-top Converse sneaks
    Fragrance: LaVanila Vanilla Grapefruit
    Weekly goals: Meh, same ol’thing. Keeping up w/the healthy living so that I’m in tip top shape.

  53. Gracie says:

    Le List:

    Mood: exicited!! goin’ to a partay… :)

    First words out of my mouth this morning: “Oh shoot, I slept in! No shower for me…”

    What I’m looking forward to this week: Having a sleepover with my friend this friday, and going to a party at my soon to be high school.

    What I want to improve upon myself: Be less lazy, it’s catching up with me (i.e. my big ass!)

    On my makeup lust list: MAC 217 brush and that neutral pallet from Coastal Scents.

    Last Dream I remember: This girl I know from school was showing me her makeup collection and it was pissing me off. She had so much!INSANITY!

    Cheeks and Lips: Nars blush in Orgasm, Nars laguna bronzer and some random Sephora lipgloss I got as a b-day sample.

    Outfit: Light wash, straight jeans (destroyed), a white t-shirt and a babydoll style tank top that’s super cute with flowers and stripes, ect. over it and flip flops. YAY SUNNY WEATHER! it was like 80 degrees yesterday, and 65-70 today. FINALLY! it’s been rainy so far and its finally becoming summer! :)

    Fragrance: Ralph Rocks perfume, yummy!

    Weekly goals: go to bed earlier, wake up earlier, eat breakfast, do homework on time, procrastinate less…

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