Thursday, December 17, 2009

My Christmas Wishlist

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I know Christmas is just around the corner but I'm gonna list the things I want and cross out what I actually get !

1. Marc Jacobs Daisy - I fell in love with the scent and just couldn't give up $150 for a bottle.. lols im guilty of being stingy.. on myself !
2. Olympus e450 DSLR Camera - I've been wanting an slr camera for ages and wouldn't it be great to snap pics of my new little one when it arrives?!
3. Rayban Mirrored Aviators - I swapped my mirrored one with my hubbys gold aviators and I accidentally broke the gold one.. now I have no sunglasses to wear !
4. Gift card.. from target/kmart/big w - Well I would love to get one of these just because I want to stock up on baby items while they're on sale !

Thats about all of the things I want right now. Its not much but hopefully I get my slr !! Can't wait for Christmas !!!!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Etude House : Baby Skin Veiling Pact & Code B Cream Liner

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Baby Skin Veiling Pact SPF 22

Moist Veiling Coverage for Baby Soft Skin.

Sheer powder coverage with moist sensation supplies SPF22, PA++, vitamin E and moisture for baby soft skin presentation.

Verdict:

First of all I absolutely love the smell of this gorgeous powder ! Smells like baby powder but not as strong, very subtle. The powder itself is very fine, almost to the same grade as mineral powder but you don't have to "buff" the powder into the skin as it adheres very well. As for color I got the #2 Natural Beige and I must say I was skeptical about the color before I purchased, I knew it was either going to be too dark or too light but not with this! I was extremely happy to have the powder nicely blend with my skin tone ( I wear beige neutral in everyday minerals). The powder is very light and I would say it is comparable to mineral makeup, I didn't feel like I had it on and it certainly didn't look like I had anything on! The compact itself is very pretty compared to the normal plain round ones available on western cosmetics. I really love taking this out of my purse because its a total eye catcher in pearly pink !

Overall I give this a 4.5 out of 5 simply because I would've loved it if the compact was bigger but what the hey?! Its almost perfect !


Code B Strong Eyes Cream Liner

Cream textured eyeliner supplies smooth, adhesion for long lasting smoky eyes. (Comes with Makeup Brush)

Verdict:

This is my first dable into the unknown.. I have never used cream or gel liner before, but I'm glad I stumbled upon this little gem! I got the liner in #01 Strong Black and I must say that it is the blackest eyeliner I have ever come across. Application was easy in terms of how smooth the eyeliner went but I had difficulty making a thin line and controlling my pressure on the brush. I was surprised at how soft the eyeliner was because it looked like it was hard but as soon as I dipped my brush into the jar I knew it would be best if I go softly next time! A little goes a long way with this product as it is very black and you wouldn't have to go over the line again to get that intensity sometimes hard to achieve with a pencil alone. I also love the little liner brush that comes with the liner but I hesitated to use it as it looked to nice to be used ! Both the liner and the brush come with a little keychain thingy that makes it easier to take with you and never get lost in your bag !

Overall I give this product a 5 out of 5. I couldn't find fault in it !!



Guess Who's Back?!

Posted by jacqui at 4:37 AM 0 comments
Okay I admit I have neglected my blog for a few months, but could you forgive me?? I have been extremely busy these past few months.. especially now I'm expecting baby #2 !!! I must admit this came as an unexpected suprise but hey? Who am I to question gods doing right? Anyway this pregnancy has left me feeling very exhausted ! I am always feeling like I'm being dragged by my weight and seriously I could barely get myself up some days. I hope I start feeling better once I hit my second trimester and all this sluggish feeling will leave me to enjoy my pregnancy !! Hopefully I would be able to put life back on my blog and start updating again real soon !!

Friday, September 4, 2009

OCM - Oil Cleansing Method

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I have been looking for a natural and painless way to clean my pores..because lets face it mine is almost always clogged. I have very bad disgusting pores on my nose and over the years I have come to obsess about these little monsters that make my life that little bit harder. I usually squeeze the living daylights out of my nose. I know it sounds gross right? but I am actually addicted to doing this at least 3 times a week. This past week I have been plagued by annoying pimples across my forehead.. and my partner is coming down for a holiday ! So I've been jittery and anxious looking for ways to get rid of them before he comes down..and thats when I stumbled upon OCM. When I first read it I was skeptical.. I mean how can oil help an oily t-zone?! It seems that media and most everything we read say that any oil on your face will equal to pimples/blackheads/ whiteheads etc etc. but contrary to that the philosophy of OCM devotee's is that oil dissolves oil. simple right? This sounded pretty convincing to me so I decided to take the plunge and try OCM.. I will update you lovely ladies on my skins progress.

Anyway here's my before starting OCM pic.

As you can see I have 3 BIG pimples on my forehead.. I always get pimples when I am on contraceptive pills ! I hate them !! grrrr !!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Madame Madeline Haul

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just a little haul from Madame Madeline !! will be updating soon !! xox

Sunday, August 30, 2009

BF-Beauty Haul !!

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I've been hit by the false eyelash craze recently because my BFF put a pair on me on my cousins bachelorette party and damn.. I must admit it looked lovely !! My aunties who were also at the party didn't recognize who I was !! LOL !! Anyway since that night I wanted to get my hands on a few pairs of eyelashes.. and stumbled upon (accidentaly!) BF-BEAUTY!! I love love this website !! They sell quality eyelashes in packs of 10 pairs or 3 pairs for such a cheap price !! I also adore their eyeshadow palettes !! such lovely colors and also very very pigmented !! I was quite suprised with the quality and the price !!

All nicely packaged in bubble wrap !!

The items I got !! I think it might take me a lifetime to get through these many eyelashes !!

How lovely are these?! They look so nice and natural !!

These eyelashes gave me a bridgette bardot ish kind of eyes !! I love it

My favorites !! The eyeshadow and blush palettes !! They cost $6.99US !! How cheap is that?! I also only payed $1.80 in postage.. and given that the items were from Hong Kong I received them in 10 days !!

How lovely are these colors?! The eyeshadows are so smooth and very pigmented. I know it looks glittery in the photos but I would describe it as a "shimmer" very pretty !!


click HERE to check out bf-beauty !!

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Geo Angel Gray & Geo Tri Color Brown

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Finally some pics of me wearing the contacts from HERE. Took me awhile to get used to inserting something into my eyeballs but as days go on and I "train" myself to get used to applying them it just gets easier !! I did use two different cameras for each pic so please bare with me !! hehehe

me wearing the geo tri color brown.
this definitely makes me look "western" though i think circle lenses don't work on me.. my eyes are still the same except the color. I did find these contacts uncomfortable to wear.. they blur my eyes and make me feel dizzy ! i think i will wear them for photo ops only !!

I love my geo angel gray !! They look so nice and are so comfortable I forgot I had them on !! I will probably order the purple and brown one next !! I love it !! Oh and the 2nd day after I successfuly applied contacts my right one "disappeared" after I closed my eyes for a second because my eyes were so watery.. I looked everywhere and eventually gave up because I though it must've fallen through the sink but guess where it was?! It was stuck under my eyelid and was folded and very hard to get out !! ewwww !! lols

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

HAUL !!

Posted by jacqui at 6:44 AM 2 comments
I've been very interested in circle lenses for awhile because of the hype surrounding them and Korean celebrities !! I've always wondered how my favorite Korean celebritieEv
I bought my circle lenses HERE ! I must say a big Thank You to felicia who answered all my questions and replied to me so quick it seemed like we were chatting !!

My package came super quick !! considering the fact that it usually takes 4 - 7 days between states in Australia !! My package came in 2 days (not including weekends!) I mean super !!

The items were well protected with tonnes of bubble wrap and a cute transparent flower plastic !! I love the free lense case they sent me !! It's so cute !!

How cute are these little glass vials?! They contain one lense each !!
I've always thought they come in pairs in each bottle !

GEO seal of Authenticity !! DO NOT buy ANY geo circle lenses without this !
There are apparently alot of sellers claiming to be selling "authentic" geo lenses all over the
internet only to find out they been ripped off with fake ones!

Close Up of the super cute lense case I got free !!
I will have to buy myself some more.. They are $4.00 each !!

My favorite are these brown ones !! Soo pretty with flecks of gold and light brown !!

These ones are my GEO Angel Grey !! Isn't it lovely? I know it almost looks like its black but I will have to post some pics of me wearing the lenses !

for those of you who don't know what circle lenses are click here to find out more !!

EDM Pressed Powders.. (for yvonne !!)

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here's my promised post for yvonne !! ;]


As much as I love my EDM foundation I must admit the PP's didn't really deliver for me. The smell is just too for my liking. As for coverage I would say its heavier than intensive but the finish is very matte even on my oily t-zone. I would also say that the colors would be darker than the actual loose powders in the same shade. The texture of the PP's is very very smooth almost creamy. The only real complaint I have with the PP's is the strong jojoba oil smell, but apart from that it is almost perfect !

The buttered tan PP is just right for my NC40 skin but if I used the loose buttered tan it would be way to light ! Medium beige PP is a tad too dark on my winter skin right now but I could probably get away with using it for summer.


and as requested here's a pic of my little man ! finally being his usual cheeky self !

Monday, August 10, 2009

it's been awhile..

Posted by jacqui at 5:15 PM 1 comments
hi ladies !!
as you all can see I haven't been posting anything new lately because my little man has been sick with the flu and all you moms out there know just how horrible that can be !! my baby has been getting 40+ temps and I haven't been able to get some sleep lately.. just monitoring his temp most of the time trying to keep it down but it still keeps going up. Thank God he's doing very well now his temp has come down.. all he needs now is to get his appetite back !! I will be posting once my little man is 110% better !! starting with my post for yvonne !! ;] hopefully in the coming week !!

Friday, July 31, 2009

Top 3 Must Haves Of The Month

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1. Full Face Mineral Palettes $28.00US
These Palettes are formulated from all natural ingredients that feature "Argan Oil", Vitamin "C", Vitamin "E", & Vitamin "F" to beautify and maintain the health of your skin; naturally

These "Cream to Powder" palattes contains everything necessary to prepare a healthy professional looking facial canvas and create a "Full Coverage" ,"Softly Matte" Finish.

Available in Light,Medium and Dark Face Palettes.

2. EDM Limited Edition Flat Top Retractable Brush $10.00US
Retractable Flat Top is in! Limited Edition. A super full, luxurious, and dense brush with cruelty-free fibers - ideal for on the go! 3.5" tall, brush head is 1.5".

Anyone who loves their EDM flat top brush would be crazy not to get one of these !!


3. EDM Thymeless Concealer Kit $10.00US
New Hydrating Concealers & Concealer Brush Morning (Hydrating Sunlight), Dawn (Hydrating Mint), Fresh (Hydrating Aussie), Clear (Hydrating Multi-Tasking). Sample sizes - Full sized Brush.

update !

Posted by jacqui at 5:59 PM 0 comments
I know some of you ladies have noticed my layout has been changing like a chameleon these past few months. I have been unable to make up my mind about which one actually goes with the "feel and theme" of my blog. I hope you girls can enlighten me about this layout.. I really really like it but I would love second opinions !!



Makeup Masala Mini Haul !!

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I've been in love with makeup masala since the ladies at the EDM forum have been raving about this website !! I love how all the items there are affordable and the postage is just too good to be true !! So I've been browsing around makeup masala again hoping that toma has stocked up on e.l.f products but unfortunately the e.l.f products on makeup masala go really fast and toma has a very limited quatities so I have to wait for the next batch but I did make a purchase !!

I purchased:
2x Avon MagiX face perfector in Medium
e.l.f dramatic lash kit
e.l.f perfect slant tweezers
mellow lash kit

I am loving the magiX face perfector !!
The magiX face perfector is a primer but can also be used alone since its tinted
I love my magiX !! I've accumulated 3 since getting my first one !!

I was expecting alot more from my elf lashes but really it was just a waste of money.
firstly I couldn't open the eyelash glue and had to re-purchase that.
I also had a problem with the lashes falling out after 1 use..
you really get what you pay for with this one !

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

I'm Lusting After..

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These gorgeous nude keds wedges ! I am trying to find a reason why I need them.. but I want them soooo badly !! I personally think they might go with every outfit I own ! Oh if only me and my bf were not saving up for our first home then I would've bought them in an instant ! Hehehe my birthday is just around the corner !!

look how gorgeous they look on my feet !! I want them !!

and yes..the price normally $129.95 hehe i might have to talk the bf
into purchasing it for me !!

EDM HAUL !!!

Posted by jacqui at 1:41 AM 3 comments
There have been lots of talks about the Super Custom Kit of everyday minerals disappearing forever on July 2nd, and since i thought well i don't think there will be another kit like the SCK again I decided to plunge into deep waters and order.. even though I'm well stocked for the next 10 years or so. Anyway I ended up purchasing one SCK and one PCK I tried to justify my massive purchase but was let down when 3 days after placing my orders everyday minerals have announced that they are not discontinuing the SCK.. so that was really bittersweet news to me. Even though I ended purchasing things I didn't necessarily need.. I did though love my purchases ! heres what i got !!

SCK:
  1. 3x Olive Medium in semi matte & matte
  2. 2x Sprung! blush (i love sprung blush !! my favourite!!)
  3. 1x Plum Dust blush
  4. Peach Color Corrector
  5. Lavender Pressed
  6. Sandcastle Pressed
  7. Summer Bronzer
  8. Buttered Tan Pressed
  9. Medium Beige Pressed
PCK:
  1. LHK ( i only have one..and needed another one for backups !)
  2. 2x Sandy Olive
  3. Apple
  4. Sprung!
  5. Summer Bronzer
The Box Of Surprises !!!
I always love getting one of these in the mail !!

I love how colorful the lids are !!
Different colors for different products !

Lavender Pressed Eye Shadows
all I can say is that its absolutely lovely !
I didn't think I could wear these colors but they really are very wearable!

Sandcastle Pressed Eyeshadows
My new favourite !! love doing smokey eyes with this !!

Summer Bronzer Pressed
absolutely lovely !! just enough shimmer and great for contouring !!

The only con I can think of for the pressed palettes is the jojoba oil smell.. though the pressed powders are now alot smoother and finer than the old one everyday minerals used to have.. the smell just doesn't do it for me. I think I am getting used to it though.. it doesn't smell as appaling as it used to when I just got it.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

The Boyfriend bought me a...

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Nintendo Wii !! Okay so its not much but my bf was here for the weekend since he misses our little boy and me of course !! ;] We don't get to see each other often since he works all the way up in Karratha.. and I am here in Perth so we try to see each other as much as our finances would allow ! Its frustrating sometimes and I guess its also a good thing when you don't see each other often.. you know "absence makes the heart grow fonder" but sometimes its also a bad thing like he can't see our little one grow up..etc etc. heheh sorry for being side tracked.. Anyway I love my Wii !! and i also love the person who bought it for me ;] heheh i got 6 games with it like Mario Party, Sonic & Mario tennis and lots more but can't remember from the top of my head. It is soo cool especially if you play it on a big tv.. i play it on our 154cm plasma and its AWESOME !! the graphics are extreme and it so fun to play !! Its not like the ordinary ps3 where you just park your ass and play.. the wii games are more physical and make you move around !! i love love love it !! now all i need is to buy dance dance revolution on wii and im all set !! Anyway here are some pics of my wee little one !!



he's nearly 3 now and very very cheeky and sweet !!
too bad he doesn't look anything like me.. hes a "clone" of his daddy ! :]

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Mini Haul.. Bourjois Cosmetics Paris

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my mini haul for today.. an assortment of eyeshadows and a red lipstick from bourjois paris.
i don't buy much eyeshadowss but since i've gotten a freebie shadow palette by bourjois from a purchase off priceline before.. thats when the love for bourjois began. I only own a lipstick and a 2 shadow palette that is actually by bourjois because the only thing holding me back is the price. I can't seem to justify spending $16.00 on eyeshadows i would hardly use but since they were on sale today i thought why the hell not?!

Heres what I got..
Petite Guide De Style Perfect Harmony Shadow & Contour in
  • #11 Miss Spirit
  • #12 Coquette Rosette
  • #13 Fleur Bleue..?
  • #14 Mauve & Croquer


Ambre Paupierre Eyeshadow in
  • #01 Rose Ancien
  • #70 Kaki Etonnant
  • #26 Feu D'Artifice


i will be experimenting on looks with these lovely shadows this week so will be updating soon !! and also will give these babies a review !!
 

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