Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Jingle Bell Tag// 1st video


Monday, November 24, 2014

OOTD//Flannel Monday?

OOTD//Flannel Monday

 Today was Monday so I decided to dress comfy but kinda cute. I only have 2 days of school this week or one now because of Thanksgiving Break. Which I will be doing a OOTD for Thanksgiving or possibly ideas just comment and let me know.But this is a bad picture because the wind was blowing but I wore a flannel and a big black shirt and rolled up jeans with vans.

American Eagle (the one I found online is black and grey but still):

Black shirt:
Brandy Melville:

just American Eagle dark skinny jeans rolled up

Black on Black vans

*I will link my outfit if I can find these pieces but if I can't then I will find similar items and then just link them.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Back to School Tag:) I now challenge you!!

Back to School Tag:)

I thought I would do this tag because it has a lot of the question that people have been asking me in it so I thought this would be helpful especially because its going to be back to school as much as we hate it!
enjoy! comment your answers below:)

  1. What grade or year of college are you going into?
I am going into 9th grade and will be a freshman in high school:)

  1. What are you excited and/or nervous for?
I am excited to have more freedom in high school than I did In middle school and I am excited about meeting different people!

  1. What's your favorite part of getting ready for back to school?
Going shopping for Back to school is always one of my favorite things to do at the beginning of the years even if it is for school supplies.

  1. When do you go back to school?
My school Starts August 25th which is next Monday.

  1. What grade were you in when you first started makeup to school?
I remember secretly wearing like mascara and powder in fifth grade and in 6th grade my mom said it was okay If I started to wear makeup I just couldn't pile it on my face!

  1. From where or whom do you get inspiration for back to school styles?
I would say you-tuber's and Tumblr but mostly I prefer to wear what I like and to be comfortable!!!!

  1. What are your favorite upcoming back to school/fall trends?
Flannels, sweaters, boots, white converse, graphic tees.

  1. Where do you like to go shopping for back to school supplies?
I like Target, Walmart, and Staples but my tip would have to be to go shopping 2 or 3 weeks before school starts and buy the stuff you know you wil actually need and keep the reciept just in case you won't need it!

  1. What are your favorite stores to go back to school shopping?
Victoria secret Pink, Forever 21, american eagle, pacsun, areopostale, Jcpenney, Belk

  1. Will you be carrying a backpack or purse? Which do you prefer?
Backpack! until I start driving then I probably will just buy a longchamp but of course I will have to save up!!

  1. What are three non-beauty essentials you carry in your backpack or purse?
Ipod, Phone, GUM!

  1. What are three beauty essentials you carry in your backpack or purse?
deoderant, mascara, and chapstick!
  1. What is your go to hair product and hairstyle?
Dry shampoo, and I like to keep my hair down so normally the night before school I put my hair in 2 loose braids so in the morning I will have beachy waves:)

  1. What are your go to makeup products and go to makeup look?
BB cream, Mascara, powder, eyeshadow, lip gloss, I try to keep it as natural as possible makeup.

  1. What are your go to clothing items? Accessories?
Jeans, Sweats, t-shirts, Graphic tees, for accessories I like big statement necklaces to add a pop of fun to my outfits!!!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Maybelline The Nudes Palette Review//

 Maybelline The Nudes Palette Review!

 How Much Is this Palette and where can I find it?
 I found my Palette at Walmart for $9.98 link here:


Is it worth the price?
In my opinion this product is very good the colors in the palette are very pigmented and there are a wide variety of ''nudes'' in this palette and it's 1/5 of the price of an Urban Decay Naked 1,2, or 3 palette. The colors are shown below!

How does it compare to other products??
This product is a very strong competitor in my mind it is a new palette and to be honest I have never tried the Naked palettes but if you think I should do a comparison blog post I will!! comment down below which palette I should get out of the 4 the 1, 2, or 3rd or the naked basics palette??? to all the other neutral eyeshadow I have tried this by far is my favorite!!!!

What is the best thing about this product?
In my opinion the best thing about this product is the quantity and the quality I love how you get 12 eyeshadow for only $10.00 that is a great deal to me!!!and the quality and pigments are great to the shimmers and very shimmery and the blacks are very dark!!!

What's the worst thing about this product?
One of the only complaints I have with this eyeshadow is you can not layer it. I mean by this yesterday I put on a base for my eyeshadow a cream one that I always use with my other shadow but this eyeshadow reacted weird with it! It was hard to put on and very ''sluggish'' it almost was dragging across my eye? but when I took of the base it worked well I just always apply my base so you can't see the veins in my eye lids.

Do I recommend this product?
Yes, If you are looking for a reasonable priced palette with lots of eyes-hadows this is the one for you! Good job Maybelline!!and is cheaper than most of the bigger name brand companys.

Rate on a scale of 1-10?
I give this product a solid 9 I think these are amazing eyes-hadows I just don't like the layering problem I had.

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Monday, August 18, 2014

My Morning Skin Care Routine:)

 Morning Skincare Routine:)

Hello everyone today I am doing my morning skin care routine! I hope you enjoy. comment below any requests or if you want a night time skin care routine!

1st things: first I'm the realest, sorry had to!

Things to know about my skin:
  • IT"S REALLY DRY!! during the winter my face is like flake city
  • it's blotchy so my face isn't all one color! so it has like red spots near my cheeks.
  • it's extremely sensitive which isn't ever fun
 When I somehow get out of my bed in the morning I head to the bathroom and I brush my teeth then I start to wash my face in the morning I use....

Simple Makeup wipe
to hydrate my face and help wake me up!
 which is a really hard task to do especially if it's the first day of school. These wipes do not make my face red and they leave my face feeling refreshed and clean without a bunch of oils and residue left behind. I really recommend this product to people with sensitive skin simple is your skincare brand!!! 

Clean & Clear Morning Burst Face wash

After the wipes I use the Clean & Clear Morning burst face wash, To be honest this product is very cleansing and it gets a very deep clean so it removes all the dirt in your pores and helps get rid of blackheads! which is very good the only complaint I have about this product is how for people with sensitive skin it does dry your skin out a little bit so I only use this product every other day but it is a all around great product!!! This also does what it says morning burst it helps me wake up very good and quick which is perfect for back to school! Also I forgot to mention this helps me get rid of my acne duh.

Aveeno Clear Complexion Foaming Cleanser:
After I use the Morning Burst Face I got straight into a a different
 wash which helps me with my redness on my face and helps even out my acne and it helps clear up my skin and this product is very moisturizing and sensitive on skin this is a really good product it foams very well on the skin and with this I use the Neutrogena wave which there is a picture of this under the face wash right here>>>>>>>>>>

 Neutrogena wave:
Is basically a cheaper version than the Clarasonic and I have never tried the Clarasonic but if you guys comment enough I will buy one and do a vs on them! this has 2 vibration settings and comes with pads to put on it that have some soap built in which is really nice!

Simple Ultra-Light Moisturizer:
Last step to my morning skincare routine is a moisturizer like I said I have insanely dry skin which is awful during the winter time so to help go ahead and prevent it I use this product and it helps bring lots of oils back into my face. This product also lasts forever! All I use is a little pea size pump of this on my finger then I rub it onto my face. I use this product 3 times a day and this is a great product I recommend it to anybody with any type of skin:)



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Motivational Monday! Confidence on Back to School//Advice

*Disclaimer i know some of you aren't going back to school for a little while but i thought since I have some friends who have already started back to school I thought i would just go ahead and start my back to school series*

Confidence tips:

  • Be yourself: I know this seems kinda common sense but a lot of people forget this and if you're trying to act like someone you aren't you probably won't end up with a good group of people and will be in more drama.
  •  Do Yoga: I know this is really random but trust me it helps if you are not that flexible any exercise would really do just something to help relax your muscles! and help you calm down expecially in the mornings before you get started for the day!
  • Get pumped: before school jam out to your favorite music in the car I like songs with a lot of bass it just gets me so pumped especially remixes of songs! here are some I have been loving...
Tennis court by Lorde Flume remix: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ATu1BiOPZA
Calvin Harris Summer Diplo remix:www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLNtvVdTiXk

( It wouldn't get off atalics sorry)

  • Look good ( spend time on yourself the night before): If you out work into yourself as simply as doing your makeup the first day of school you will feel so much more confident I promise!! I think I am going to do a night before back to school post!!


Back to school haul Part 1.// Victoria Secret,American Eagle

Sorry it's been a while but today I am going to be doing a back to school haul! I will link the products so you can go and check them out yourselfs!

Victoria Secret:
-bra's and undies (not showing)

Victoria secret PINK!

Black half zip up $45.99: https://www.victoriassecret.com/pink/all-apparel/boyfriend-half-zip-pink?ProductID=200131&CatalogueType=OLS

Maroon half zip up $45.99: https://www.victoriassecret.com/pink/all-apparel/boyfriend-half-zip-pink?ProductID=200131&CatalogueType=OLS

Like this but black and maroon....

Spirit Jersey $44.95 :https://www.victoriassecret.com/pink/tunics-and-crews/varsity-crew-pink?ProductID=206833&CatalogueType=OLS

^^^ This one is close to the one I have but the other one was out of stock!

AMERICAN EAGLE!! ( images soon)

Pink cable knit sweater $19.99

gray ocean sweater $11.00

2 baseball tees $8.00

-blue and white
-maroon and red

HOPE you enjoyed comment what you want to see for my back to school series!!

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Not Your Mother's Clean Freak Dry Shampoo VS. TRESemme FreshStart Dry Shampoo

Not Your Mother's Clean Freak Dry Shampoo VS. TRESemme FreshStart Dry Shampoo


1. This Dry Shampoo has an odd odor such like your grandmas perfume.

Answer: Not your Mothers.
This dry shampoo does indeed have an old odor to it while the tresemme one smells pretty delightful to me.

2.This Dry Shampoo leaves a little bit of white residue in your hair......

Answer: Tresseme.
I hate to say it but even without spraying it a long distant apart the shampoo will leave a little residue in your hair so you have to just rub it in!

3. This shampoo will take out all the oil and not leave much residue or stuff that makes your hair feel weird,

Answer: Not Your Mothers.
I love the not your mothers but I am going to be honest I just don't think the Tresseme one is good for my hair type.

4. Which product is good for blonde hair and which one is good for Brown/Black hair.

Blonde: Tresseme,
This is because if you use it and have brown hair like me the residue will show up but you can't even tell with blonde hair.

Brown/Black: Not your Mothers,
This leaves your hair clean without oil and not with white spray in your hair.

5. Which product was worth all the hype?? (for me)

Answer: Not your Mothers,
you could probably tell this from the evaluations above but this is just the better product out there for me just because my hair type. I bet there is a better dry shampoo out there for me but I just haven't found it yet!!!

Hope you enjoyed comment below a product you have been loving and I will try to find it and do a review on it!!

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-Mary Wood

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Review// Not Your Mother's Clean Freak Dry Shampoo

 Review// Not Your Mother's Dry Shampoo


Where can you find it?

You can find this dry shampoo as long as with a bunch of others at many drugstores. Also at Walmart, and Target I found mine at Walgreens so it was a little pricey there but I needed it! it was about $5 I know this is a little bit pricey but it comes in a big bottle which takes me about 3 months to use up!

Does it leave the white residue in your hair?

Actually, most of the time that the dry shampoo leaves white residue in your hair means that you are spraying it to close to your hair on the bottle it even says spray 6-10 inches away from your hair! but to answer your question NO it does not leave any white substance or oil left in your hair.

Does it Smell?

Im not gonna lie this is one of the faults to me, it does have a certain odor and to me I guess they were just going for the fresh, clean smell and yeah I bet that's why they call it clean freak but that's beside the point. I do think that they should make a fruity smell! I would definitely buy it.

Is this product as good as the others?

Yes! this is now one of my favorite Dry shampoos right next to the Tresseme one which to mention that in a few weeks I will be posting a VS dry shampoo and it will be comparing my favortie ones so make sure to subscribe to know when I will be posting it!

Is this product worth all the ''Hype''?

To be honest it depends on the person and the hair type I must say it is an amazing product and I recomend this very much!! but as I said it does have a very different odor kinda like and elderly persons perfume or powder! all in all i believe this is a very efficient, and worthy product

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Summer Beauty and Fashion Essentials:)


 -Face Mousturizer:
we all know during the summertime our skincare routine can get a little lazy but this is one step that you can not miss!!! all the chlorine in the pools and salt in the ocean will dry out your skin! so you need to moisturize. also it will illuminate your skin and make it look a lot healthier.

-Waterproof mascara:
So when you jump in the pool or the ocean and not have to worry about your removing your makeup! Also the kind I have been loving recently is the Maybe-line Rocket voluminous mascara the waterproof version obviously.This doesn't clump your lashes and it makes them look really long and thick without having to use eyeliner which is good during the summer!!

-BB cream:
Say good-bye to that heavy foundation!! take a break if you find the right BB cream it can actually make your face look more flawless! I use the Maybe-line BB cream it has good coverage and is more natural for the summer time. The formula of this cream is also good for any kind of skin combination! I have really dry skin on my face and it doesn't make my skin look flaky at all.

This is a very important part of makeup while i know most of the people i know step this part but i think it add something to your makeup. OH yeah it makes you look more tan!!! This is great especially if you don't tan this is a great to apply and you will instantly look like a tan beauty queen. 


- Sea salt spray:
This is great for summer and the effortless look that has know been coming into style all you have to do with this is as soon as you get out of the shower air dry your hair for about 15 minutes and then spray a sea salt spray in your hair I recommend just buying one then diying it, this way your waves will turn out better I use the not your mothers beachy waves and it works good but anyway, you blow dry it after you spray the formula into your hair ( blow drying it works better if you do it upside down and you scrunch it while you are drying it) and there you go!

-Messy buns:
for on the go and lazy bum styles.


-flannels around the waist;
this is a very big trend I have been chasing. everyone has been loving the 'bum' style for summer the laid back i dont care look and with this comes of course flannels but not just wearing them, tying them around the waist, it just gives a very cute look to an outfit!

yes a classic is coming back! these are perfect to throw on but there is one problem for me is when I bend over I get a major wedge! which is very painful i guess im to tall.

-Printed flowy pants/ shorts:
this has also been a big trend lately printed pants not just leggings but pant these are extremely comfy, cute and a new thing that you can pair with any outfit to spice it up. Also they come in shorts which to be honest these look like pjs to me!!


~i hope you enjoyed my summer essentials and comment below some of yours of just leave me a comment it is greatly appreciated!!!