Monday, October 21, 2013

Monday Questionnaire: Oct. 21, 2013

Happy Monday everyone! What did you do today?

1. Do you have a diary? 
I used to back in middle school/beginning of high school. I mostly used it to vent.
2. Best makeup lighting in your house?
My room, especially in the morning.

3. Which do you wear more often, lipstick or gloss?
Honestly, I wear both often. I'm a lip-aholic!

4. With whom do you talk the most about makeup offline?
Definitely my good friend Michelle! I actually didn't know that she was into makeup like me until I posted something on Sephora's Facebook page and she commented back!

5. Does the color of a room affect your mood?
Yes! Bright colors make me feel excited and happy. Dark colors make me feel calm and quiet.

6. Do you have any plants around you at work?
No. I work at a drugstore.

7. Are there any shadows you love except for the fallout?
There's some shadows from Too Faced and Urban Decay that I really love but they just have way too much fallout :/

8. How do you feel about nude nail polish?
I like it! I have very short nails due to biting them and nude polishes make my nails appear longer!

9. If you could be invisible for 2 hours, what would you do?
Can't say ;)

10. What’s your current favorite face product?
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Pressed Powder! I love it to set my foundation!

Until next time!

xo, Kathleen 

Friday, October 18, 2013

Too Faced Joy to the Girls Palette for Holiday 2013: Review + Swatches!

I decided to walk into Sephora last week and I wanted to see if there were any new sets for the holidays this year. Lo and behold, the beautiful Too Faced Joy to the Girls palette! I saw this and thought, "I have to have this!" I love Too Faced's holiday collections! The packaging is always cute and the quality is great!

Too Faced Joy to the Girls Holiday 2013 palette ($46)

The packaging is so cute! Anything with polka dots automatically makes me want to have it! The cover for the palette (not pictured) was designed by celebrity decorator Mary McDonald.

The inside of the palette. It includes 15 eyeshadows ranging from mattes to shimmers. It also includes a full size LashGASM mascara and three looks you can wear.

Weekday look, Weekend look and a Party Time look.

Gorgeous colors!

Now onto the swatches!
From left to right: Cookie Dough, Cheers, Prancer, Sugar Plum, Mulberry

From left to right: Snow Angel, Powdered Sugar, Too Too, Yule Log, Chestnut

From left to right: Twinkle. Joy, Spike the Punch, Chimney, Coal

If you've ever tried Too Faced eyeshadows, you'll know that they are incredibly pigmented and smooth. I do find that Too Faced's glittery eyeshadows tend to have some fall out so be extra careful with those. The mascara was okay. It didn't make my lashes amazing or anything. Overall, I think it's a great palette for yourself or as a gift to someone! You can find it online at Too Faced or at Sephora.

xo, Kathleen

Monday, October 7, 2013

Monday Questionnaire: Oct. 7, 2013!

Hey everyone! Hope you all enjoyed your Monday! I'm so glad it's starting to get cold here in Orange County! I love wearing scarves, boots, fall makeup and fall food! Especially anything pumpkin! Let's get started!

Trader Joe's + pumpkin = the best combination ever! Yum!

1. What are your favorite TV shows right now?
I love Bones, Castle and Elementary! You could say I have a thing for crime shows.

2. What would you do if you won $10,000 today?
I would save 75% for a car/bills/school and then go on a shopping spree with the rest of the money.

3. What’s the first song lyric that comes to mind?
"Let's be alone together. We can stay young forever." Fall Out Boy 'til I die!

4. Do you have any scars?
I have a medium sized scar on my lower back from a dog bite.

5. What are some makeup or beauty products you buy over and over again?
Maybelline The Colossal mascara, Rite Aid Renewal Exfoliating Apricot Towelettes and EOS lip balm!

6. What’s your favorite place to people-watch?
Either the mall or my school. There's so many interesting people out there...

7. If you could time travel, what year would you visit (but you don’t have to be there permanently)?
1993, the year I was born.

8. If you could pick any one person in history to have brunch with today, whom would you pick?
I'd go with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. I'm weirdly obsessed with him.

9. Is there a makeup/hair styling skill you’d like to master?
The perfect cut crease!

10. What movie really scared you?
I hate scary movies! I avoid them like the plague!

Until next time!
xo, Kathleen 

Saturday, October 5, 2013

September Favorites!

Hey everyone! I'm back to show you my beauty favorites for the month of September! This month is just featuring makeup so sit back, grab a cup of joe and see what I've been loving this past month!

1. I've been all about neutral looks this month and I love this NYX eyeshadow trio in Nude/Taupe/Dark Brown! These eyeshadows are incredibly pigmented and don't have any fall out! It's so easy to use this trio: Nude all over the lid, Taupe in the crease and Dark Brown in either the outer corner or as a liner. Love this and I got it on clearance at Ulta!

2. If I could only wear one pink lip product for the rest of my life, it would be the L'Oreal Colour Riche Caresse Stick in Sunset Angora. It's the perfect everyday pink lipstick! I own three of these lipsticks and they are all super moisturizing on my lips! They remind me of the Revlon Lip Butters only they are more pigmented than the L'Oreal ones. I love this lipstick and I will continue to buy it!

3. Another lip product that I've been loving is the new Almay Color + Care Liquid Lip Balm in Rosy Lipped. I got this about a week ago and I already love it! Rosy Lipped is a neutral rosy pink color, one of those "my lips but better" lip colors. These are also very moisturizing and I love the packaging! I think it's cute! I need to check out the other colors too!

4. My everyday blush throughout September has got to be Physician's Formula Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Blush in Natural (mouthful much?). When you blend the different shades together, it makes a beautiful light pink sheen on the cheeks. It's amazing! It lasts all day on me and it actually smells wonderful, like fresh flowers! Love it!

5. The Clinique Perfectly Real Foundation has been my favorite foundation this month! I got it a while back and just recently started to wear this again. It has a natural/satin finish and it stays all day on my oily skin surprisingly! It evens out my skintone and it feels like I'm not wearing any makeup at all! It has a light/medium coverage. I wouldn't wear this during summer since the finish isn't matte but I love it during fall/winter! Totally recommend this product!

What were your favorites this month? 

xo, Kathleen