Monday, November 22, 2010

Monday Night Dinner

I've never done a food post on my blog, other than the picture of funnel cake from my trip to Fair Park. Today was a busy day, I woke up at ten in the morning (which for me if I'm not going to school is way too early), I ate breakfast at my cousins place while watching The Devil Wears Prada, which is an excellent film. Then we went to the mall right after the movie, we stopped by Sears, Macy's, Sephora, JcPenneys, MAC, Forever 21.. SO many stores! Then we had to take care of my cousins cousin, he was so cute by the way. He was a couple of months old! One of the cutest baby's ever! Then I went to get my hair done and then I finally ate. My father invited me out to dinner at La Madeline. It's a very nice restaurant. Not expensive either. We ordered the same things and the total was around $32! The meal in the center was disgusting. I hate broccoli. Broccoli pretty much ruined the whole meal. I stuffed myself with the Potato soup (which is AMAZING, you must try it) and a bunch of bread with jam. The hot chocolate was amazing as well. Next time, I'll remember to not order that. I honestly forgot the name. My Monday was pretty exciting, my life is very boring so today was a change for me. Hopefully there are more days like these. Thanks for reading loves! xo

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Haul: Walgreens and Dollar Tree + Update!

So before I go ahead and get right into the haul I want to apologize for not making a post practically all month. I can't say I've been busy because I haven't. I've just been using other websites and just kept procrastinating about making a post on my blog! The procrastination ends now. I'm hoping to be back for good- not being back for a month then not making a post for two months, no. I'm going to start taking my blog seriously. I love blogging and this is my only way to blog at the moment. I love you all! x

Now that my little update is done, I'll be doing a really quick haul. I went to Walgreens and Dollar tree today and picked up a couple of goodies I though I'd share with you all! I have a really good "dupe" for something in this haul as well! So keep reading if you want to save up to $84 dollars (:

Alright, so the first picture is everything I got from Walgreens and Dollar Tree. The second and third picture are the things I got from Walgreens. I only got four things. Cotton balls, two Sinful Colors Proffesional nail polishes, and a LE WNW Color Icon palette.
The first nail polish is a very pretty silver glitter polish called "Queen of Beauty" and the second and last nail polish I got is a beautiful silver metallic color called "Out of this World". I got both of these colors to wear on Thanksgiving, which in the United States is this Thursday (I have the whole week off! Yay!) Then I got cotton balls, which is boring. Just jumbo generic cotton balls to remove nail polish. The last thing I bought was the new WNW Color Icon Palette in Sugar Plum Fairy. I saw Stephanie's post (blog linked here) on some WNW palettes she picked up and I thought this was one was gorgeous. Lately, I've really been loving purple eye shadow so this is perfect. If you want swatches, I'll do a review once I start using it!

Now the Dollar Tree part. If you don't already know Dollar Tree is probably the only dollar store where everything is $1. Everything, nothing is $5, $4, $3, $2, or even $1.09. Everything is $1 or less! I love it, I spent $20.24 in total (but some things were for my mom and I got a bunch of snacks that I didn't include here) so I'm only showing beauty related things :P
So the first thing I got was a pack of 6 mini packs of tissue so I can take it to school now that I have a really bad cold! Then, I got a pack of makeup remover wipes. I really like the Target brand Up & Up ones but I saw these so I thought why not try it for a buck? I haven't tried it quite yet, but when I do I will be doing a review! Then I got a little loofah for you know, showers haha. I also got some nail polish remover since I've been really into nail polish and I'm running low on the one I'm using now! Now for the I guess you would call it dupe. The Daisy by Marc Jacobs dupe. The brand is called Jean Phillippe Paris. I'm sure you've seen these generic perfumes at dollar stores before, I know I have. I saw it and I was like "Oh! I love Daisy!" So I smelled it and I swear it smells EXACTLY the same! It's ONLY one dollar. If you like Daisy I reccomend this! Even though I already own Daisy by Marc Jacobs I thought either I can give it to a friend or keep it in my purse for touch ups! Then I got the generic version of Anais Anais by Cacharel. My mom used to use this ALL THE TIME when I was around three and four years old, I even remember spraying it in my eyes because I was curious.. Oh how stupid I was. It smells nice and floral so I had to get it!

I hope you guys enjoyed this haul, if you want a review or comparison of anything just let me know in a comment! Thanks for reading lovelies! xo

Wednesday, November 3, 2010


Boredom has finally caught up with me once again. I was extremley bored so I took a lot of pictures; very random pictures.

Enjoy! (Kind of) xoxo


I know, a very random post. I'll be posting a October Favorites very soon! Hopefully by tomorrow! BTW, follow me on twitter! I'm using my old one which is @stopbeingawhore! Thank you all for reading and commenting my posts! <3

Transdesign Nail Polish Haul! OPI + China Glaze

(from l-r: china glaze for audrey, opi got a date to-knight, opi done out in deco, opi tickle my france-y, opi over the taupe, opi you don't know jacques, opi lincoln park after dark, opi my private jet)
Last monday I ordered from Transdesign and bought 8 nail polishes, shipping was EXPENSIVE. It was $20 to ship 8 nail polishes! I ended up spending a little over $60! That's crazy, but hey, I did it. I am very glad I did. The colors are all so gorgeous! I'm currently wearing "My Private Jet" which I painted two days ago and there has been NO chipping! Which for me, is crazy. I do a lot with my nails, including biting and they usually chip in like the first hour. Oh yeah, and the main reason I even bought My Private Jet because it is Kim Kardashian's favorite nail polish color.. (:

As you can see the color is absolutely gorgeous! I am obsessed with looking at my nails now (I know, conceited) What do you think!?

What are your favorite nail polishes? Do you like OPI? Have you tried OPI?

Monday, November 1, 2010

Sephora + MAC Haul!

Recently I ordered off Sephora, MAC, and another online store (I'll do a haul in a different post!) I was so excited to get everything in. Everything was here by Thursday. I ordered everything Monday, everything was shipped so fast! If you haven't ordered off Sephora, I advise you do if you're looking for a great deal! They're currently having a 20% off everything sale, which ends the third of November I think. I'm not quite sure so hurry! Here's everything I got!

(from l-r: MAC pro longwear concealer, bare minerals prime time foundation primer, NARS laguna bronzer, Stila lip glaze set)

Sadly, I only got one thing from MAC which I really did need. A concealer. The pro longwear is their newest concealer which came out last month, I think. It's amazing. I haven't tried out any other MAC concealers, but this is definitely the best concealer I've ever ever tried. Well, that's a lot to say for only using it twice.. Still, I cannot stress my love for it enough. If you're looking for a great concealer I highly suggest this one. The price isn't that bad, and I swear it will last you a life time. It takes so little to conceal everything. The only con I can say about this product is the pump. We all love pumps, I know, I know. But a pump on a concealer that is full coverage isn't the best idea. It pumps out WAY too much. Even when I am trying so hard not to pump a full pump a lot comes out! Other than that I cannot complain.

I finally bought the oh-so-famous NARS Laguna bronzer. I needed a good bronzer, now that I've decided I am loving bronzer. I love the color; it's not too orange and not too muddy. It's perfect. I'm not too knowing of bronzers but I do know that this is just lovely. (:

(sorry about the picture! the flash kept messing me up, forcing me to take almost 40 pictures of this little thing!)
Online this looked a lot bigger, I expected it to be a lot bigger. I was dissapointed when I opened my Sephora package, I guess I shouldn't have expected a lot when it only cost around $6. It comes with 0.5 fl oz which isn't bad at all! Most foundations and primers come with 1.0 fl oz which is only two times bigger. I tried it this morning and it works great! It's a lot thinner and more runny than smashbox photofinish primer but once it's all blended it feels the exact same. I am loving it! Hopefully it doesn't break me out!

 (Colors + Swatches from l-r: Majesty, Guava, Merry Merry, Seashell, Blush, Grapefruit, Apricot, Kitten)
I am super excited to wear them all! A lot of the colors look really similar but that's totally cool because they're all gorgeous colors anyways! I am probably most excited about Merry Merry, it's a nice sparkly red. I never wear reds, so that shall be interesting. They are all super smooth and NOT sticky! I was so suprised about that! I honestly thought they were all going to be extreamly sticky! They're not at all. They're super creamy. All the colors are very lovely. This was only $25! Plus the 20% off makes it $20 which makes it a super steal!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Review: ELF Healthy Glow Bronzing Powders

(from l-r: sunkissed, matte bronze, warm tan)
I ordered these bronzers (along with one other one which I'll explain in a second) from ELF a few of months ago. I ordered sunkissed, matte bronze, warm tan, and luminance. Luminance sadly broke. I was holding it and shook it in the air for like three seconds and the powder broke! It was such a soft texture. I guess that it was so soft that it broke! It was a gorgeous color, too bad it broke :/
(matte bronze)
The picture isn't really true to color. It's really washed out. The color is a lot darker in person. I think this would work a lot better for people with nc30 skin and above. I'm an nc20 and this is way too dark for me. I never use it. It's also kind of chalky, so watch out for that.

(warm tan)
This is definitely, hands down, my favorite color of the bunch! I have dry skin so the shimmer doesn't bother me. (I heared oily skin should stay away from shimmer) I love the way it looks. It's such a gorgeous color! I think this would work on all skin tones and that says a lot.

I actually ordered this one first, about a month before the other three. I honestly don't like it. It's far too shimmery and too ORANGE. It is very orange. You can't even tell on the picture. I really don't reccomend it unless you want to look like an oompa loompa, which you probably don't, so stay away!


(no flash)
(from l-r: sunkissed, matte bronze, warm tan)

All in all, I really would only recommend Warm tan. Unless you're darker, than I would recommend matte bronze.

Thanks for reading, dolls! xo

Review: Hard Candy Blush Crush Baked Blush in Honeymoon

Hey everyone! Today I'm going to be reviewing a Hard Candy Blush in Honeymoon. Hard Candy is, as I know, only available at Walmart. If I am incorrect let me know! I bought it at Walmart for $9 which is actually a really good deal, considering most "baked" makeup items are expensive and I'm pretty sure every powdered makeup product they have is baked. They are actually similar to MAC MSF's, Honeymoon is actually similar to MAC's Perfect Topping MSF. Perfect topping has more of a silver undertone, while Honeymoon has more of a goldish undertone. 

As you can see it's a peachy pink color with some slight goldish undertones to it, along with some lavender veining running through it. It looks really gorgeous in the pan as well as it does on the cheeks. You could also get away with using this as a highlight.

One of the best parts of Hard Candy is that they don't test on animals! If you were worried about Hard Candy testing on animals, worry no longer! (:

There's a swatch of the color above. I hope you can see the slight gold undertone in it, I think it's an absolutely gorgeous color. I don't give it as much credit as it deserves. I highly recommend this blush!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

My MAC Palette + Mini Update!

Sorry I've been gone for five whole days! Lately I've just been so tired, working on homework, studying for this test I took today, I'm taking the last portion of the test tomorrow (thank god) but too bad it's on my weakest subject, math. By the way expect a haul some time next week or the week after! I ordered a lot of things online from Sephora, MAC, and! I'm super excited to get everything in!

(first row, l-r: naked lunch, grand entrance, jest, and all that glitters. second row, l-r: honesty, mulch, and satin taupe)

I love my neutral eyeshadow as you can see, these are all the MAC eyeshadows I own. I do own two other quads, but those don't really count. My personal favorite colors are naked lunch, grand entrance and satin taupe. The ones I don't use or care for are all that glitters and honesty. Honesty really lacks in pigment. It really is just a very very sheer brown with a bunch of shimmer. All that glitters is just not my type of color, a lot of people describe it as a champagne color. That is definitely not the case, it's more of a neutral melon/gold toned lid color. I really am not a fan of melon nor gold colors. It was my first eyeshadow from MAC (first permanent color) and it was a huge dissapointment for me.

(from l-r: naked lunch, grand entrance, jest, all that glitters, honesty, mulch, satin taupe)

Hope you enjoyed the post, dolls! xo

Thursday, October 21, 2010

WAID: 004

001. So sorry I haven't been doing real posts lately! I've just been busy, I know, story of my life. I promise tomorrow I'll do a real post! I'm getting out of school early so I'll have a couple of extra hours in the day to do whatever I want! I'll make a post or two. Maybe a review and a collective haul. I'm not too sure yet, but we'll see!

002. I have been blogging a lot lately, not here, but on luuux! If you don't have a luuux account go join luuux now! It's really easy, just join! You get points for blogging, which I love blogging, so I'm basically getting free things for doing what I love. You blog, comment, and rate posts for points! Once you have enough points you'll be able to choose a prize from the shop and choose whatever you want! (As long as you have enough points)

003. I'm slacking terribly at school! I've missed a lot of days already and I'm just not understanding any of the work I get! I'm probably going to fail most of my classes.. Oh dear god.

004. I have an idea to do a new kind of posts, its like Current Obsessions or Current Loves 001, 002, etc. Tell me what you guys think! Which one should I go with Current Obsessions? or Current Loves?

So, that's all for my little update! Thanks so much for reading! Love you all! xo

Monday, October 18, 2010

What's In My Purse?

I bought the purse yesterday, it's from the Mulberry for Target line. This is the bag. I was really excited when Target announced the Mulberry for Target line! I was actually going to get the bigger bag; the $50 bag but I didn't like the strap/handle to it! So I settled for this instead, I love it though! It's small, but holds everything I need!
I decided to put up this post because I personally love watching "What's in my purse" videos on youtube and even looking at pictures on blogs! It's nothing special, and the quality of the pictures are super duper crappy. Sorry again. I'm going to ask my dad if I can have his digital camera until I get my DSLR since that is much better quality! As soon as I get a new camera I'll do an updated What's in my purse- promise!

(from left to right, up and down: keys, coin purse, hand sanitizer, mac msf, clinique tender heart l/s, mac hue l/s, clinique lipgloss, revlon lipgloss, random pen, ud 24/7 zero eyeliner, estee lauder eyeliner (for friend), bobby pins, ring, soft lips, necklace)
On my keychain I have a dream catcher (bought it on a field trip in sixth grade), my keys of course, and the chain that came with the Mulberry for Target purse this is all in.

Thanks for reading loves! xo

WAID: 003

001. School wasn't bad today, whatsoever. It was actually pretty great. I've been doing good this school year; I've actually made a couple of new friends which is something I rarely do. I usually just stick with the ones I already have. During the summer I was very, I don't know how to say it, lost. I hated everyone and everything. I ranted and ranted about how I can't stand this town, but really most teenagers feel that way. I just needed a friend, which during the summer I had two. Both cousins of mine, I didn't really talk to people other than them during the summer. People did reach out to me and tried to talk to me; I just pushed them away. See, I'm very picky when it comes with people and relationships. I really don't know why I don't like to talk to people. It's odd, and it's something I hate.

002. Sorry I haven't been posting makeup related things lately, I've just been too lazy to send the photos to my email address  and then save it to my computer, then upload it and put it on here. I love posting reviews and hauls and such, I just wish the pictures would upload themselves ha ha. 

003. Does anyone have a twitter? I made this new one a couple of months ago and decided to keep it as a personal twitter. If you want to follow me it is @csndrariz I usually tweet about the most random things. Nothing in particular. 

004. I went to Target yesterday and bought two things. I'm not going to say what since I'll be doing a haul on it in a bit. I was very excited to get both home, they are both lovely products. One is a makeup product and the other is an accessory product, you'll see what I'm talking about when I post the haul. I took pictures but they came out really crappy. I think I'm just going to retake the pictures; I hate crappy quality anything. I'll retake the pictures and the post them later on today!

005. I hope and pray that I get enough money on Christmas to buy myself a Canon EOS XS, the quality of that camera is amazing. The price is not bad for a DSLR camera, it costs $500 but I am trying to find it cheaper somewhere. I might check eBay for that. I know for sure I'll be getting the camera before my birthday. But I'm hoping that I can get it by Christmas! I can't wait to get it; the pictures on my blog will be 1000000000x better for you guys! During the summer I started getting really into photography and now I think it's time for a DSLR camera!

006. I also really want a macbook. Why a macbook? Because they are amazing. I want just the plain white one that costs $1000. It's a pretty hefty price for me. I'm planning on saving up all of my money that I get on my birthday and Christmas of '11 then saving a bit up from my allowance and hopefully I'll have enough!

007. I've been on luuux like crazy lately. I just love the idea of it, blog, rate, and comment for a prize. The prizes consist of Sigma brushes, iPad, iPods, Benefit cosmetics, Louis Vuitton handbags, Christian Louboutin shoes, etc. I highly suggest you join! It's loads of fun AND you get rewarded for it! Love, love, LOVE that site and the best part is (for all people that love fashion and makeup) it's mostly posts about fashion and makeup! 

That is all my lovelies, hope you have a wonderful rest of the afternoon! xo

Saturday, October 16, 2010

WAID: 002

001. So, I've decided to do this new WAID thing. Basically WAID stands for What Am I Doing? In my WAID posts I will inform you how my life is, rants, excitement, anything really. I've done a post on this before, I just didn't call it WAID, I kind of came up with WAID a couple of minutes ago. The post is linked here, I am aware most people won't really enjoy reading this but I do enjoy writing these (: I'll post one whenever I want to.

002. Today, Saturday, I did nothing. Yes, nothing on Saturday. I literally stayed home on my laptop all day, well except for the part where I cleaned my closet. Finally after months and months of messiness, it's semi-clean. I couldn't have done it without the help of my mum haha.

003. My mother went to the store several times today, I'm not quite sure why I didn't go with her either time. I really wanted to get L.A. Candy by Lauren Conrad. I've wanted to read for days now. I actually enjoy reading, something a lot of people have lost interest in over the years. Everyone (at least at my school) thinks reading is so lame, or that only nerds read, etc. No, I'm not a nerd (my grades consist of B's and C+'s, and rarely an A) and I enjoy reading. I think everyone can enjoy reading; if they found the right books. The books that interest them. I used to hate reading with a passion, (not the subject, I was always great at it) the thing is I was reading the wrong books. I was reading books that didn't interest me. I finally found books that interest me and it's made me one happy camper! If you don't like reading, my advice to you is to go to your local public library and search for a book that has an interesting ending. That's what I do. I open the book, go to the last page, read it and decide if I would like the book. It's kind of odd, but it works for me!

004. I just remembered I have tons of homework to do. I've been absent for five days in two school weeks. That's like a whole school week gone, but I didn't miss much learning. The district was taking benchmarks for two days and they didn't do anything the day after the testing. I just missed two lessons in each class. My math tutor teacher (I have an actual class dedicated to math tutoring, I am terrible at it. I failed the math TAKS test which is the Texas state test, so I have to take the course so I can hopefully pass this time) gave me loads of makeup work. I think it's due Monday. After I post this I think I'm going to get started on it. On the brightside, the math tutoring works. I've actually been learning a lot this year. Last year I didn't know how to divide right. I thought I was doing it right, but I wasn't. (that is so sad, how can an 8th grader not know how to divide?) I still use the latice method when multiplying and I don't know my times table by heart. (superuperuper sad, I know.) So yes, as you can see I am horrid when math is involved.

005. I haven't been wearing makeup since Tuesday whatsoever. The reason I haven't is because I have an infection/imjury on my right cornea so it's a little swollen and pink. Right now, it's almost not swollen at all and almost white but I'm going to wait until Wednesday to wear makeup. I have an appointment with an eye doctor on Wednesday so I'm waiting until the doctor tells me what is wrong with my eye and hopefully it's safe to start wearing makeup again. Lifes been so boring without makeup (insert depressed face here) I really miss sleeping at night excited to wake up in the morning to apply makeup. Now I wake up, brush my teeth, shower, put on my clothing, eat/drink breakfast, then go to school. Dull and boring. I cannot wait until I get the thumbs up to wear makeup. I actually think I'm going to do a heavy winged eyeliner look just to celebrate. I am sounding rediculous right now.

006. I love my cat. He's a siamese boy. His name is Peyton. I didn't name him, his previous owner did. He is nine years old. I've had him since I was eight years old, and he was around three-four years old. His "birthday" is on the fourth of July. I put quotation marks around birthday because that's the day I think I got him. His previous owner was my mothers friend and worked with her, she got pregnant and didn't want the cat to cause any physical harm to her baby so she gave him to my mother and I couldn't be happier. I love my cat. He's adorable; he's the one in the picture above! He's very lazy, but so am I (;

007. Okay, that's it. Nothing else going on in my life right now really. So I'm going to let you go; if you read all of it I love you. Thank you for caring enough to read about what I'm doing. I know it's not important, and you probably don't really care anyway. It means a lot to me (:
Bye lovlies, Take care! xxo

Friday, October 15, 2010

Review: L'oreal Carbon Black Voluminous Waterproof Mascara & L'oreal Carbon Black Waterproof Felt Tip Liquid Eyeliner

Woo, talk about a mouthful. Today I will be reviewing two L'oreal eye cosmetic products; a mascara and an eyeliner. First I should tell you that I love them both and use them both everyday. I'm basically telling you everything I'm going to say. I love them! There are cons, as there is cons with any product. If you want to read a more in depth review keep reading!

Above there is a picture of the wand of the mascara, as you can see it looks like a standard wand. Oh, but it is not a standard mascara. It is amazing! Best mascara I have ever tried, I've tried at least twelve different mascaras and this is by far my favorite! I really didn't expect much out of it when I bought it, I just needed a new mascara so I just got this one since I heared it was a dupe for a YSL mascara. I don't know if it's a dupe for a $30 mascara, but what I do know is that it's great. It gives volume (hence the name "voluminous") and it gives a little bit of length. The color is Carbon Black, so it is a very dark black. Which is obviously good in a mascara! This mascara is also waterproof which leads me to the con on this product. I can never get the mascara off my lashes! I try and try, but I end up waking up with the mascara flaking off my lashes and it looks so gross! Next time, I will look for the regular formula! Hopefully it's easier to take off!

I haven't really heared much rave on this liquid eyeliner on youtube or blogger! I really don't know why, it's such a great liquid eyeliner! Best liquid eyeliner I've ever tried. Makes putting eyeliner easier. It's great for the lashline! It is very black as you will see in the swatches. The name is "L'oreal Carbon Black Waterproof Felt Tip Liquid Eyeliner" so by the name, you should expect it to be very black. Which thank goodness, it was. It takes about five (5) minutes to be completely dry on the eye or anywhere really. So before you expect it to be waterproof wait about 5-10 minutes. You can open your eyes without having that pesky eyeliner line on your eye, it's not that wet!

These are the swatches, on the left side there are three swatches of the L'oreal Eyeliner, a thin line, a thick line, and a medium line. As yo can see they are very black. This picture truthfully doesn't do it much justice. On the right side there is a swatch of the L'oreal Carbon Black Voluminous mascara. It is very black for a mascara; it is really hard to find a really black mascara. This for sure is one of he really black mascaras you'll find!

So that is all for my review, you can request reviews if you want guys! (: