Thursday, January 29, 2015

January Recap: Still New Year New You? #Realtalk


So here we are at the tailend of January. Still feeling the "new year, new you" vibe or fleeting just like before? For one, I'm seeing less workout selfies and more pig-out moments in my Facebook and Instagram feeds. Have you reorganized your closet and purged as you initially planned? What about your no-buy idea? Back to your old ways? Congrats, you are confirmed human!

But seriously, don't feel so bad by not accomplishing your goals this month. Look at the brighter side, you still have eleven months to wrestle! The question is, will it be the same story by end February or March? hopefully not. Remember, procrastination is the evil sister of motivation.

Blog-wise, I still have a lot of things to implement. I need to come up with an editorial calendar to help me plan my posts more efficiently. I'm thinking a design revamp and possibly investing on a new camera or lighting setup. And yeah, still finding that balance between a full time job and blogging on the side. Eleven months to wrestle.

No-buy plan unsuccessful. I am but human, yay!

What about you, how was your January?



Wednesday, January 28, 2015

January Empties :: GlamGlow, A Girl's Gotta Spa, L'Occitanne

Product Empties, Glamglow Powermud, L'Occitane Immortelle Precious Cleansing Foam, A Girl's Gotta Spa, Review
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I told you I'm serious with my #2 beauty resolution: strive to empty out. Blame beauty blogging and blog reading, these two go hand in hand when it comes to enabling, procuring and hoarding. So in my attempt to cut impulse purchases, I am conditioning myself to finish what's in my possession then evaluate if a repurchase is indeed necessary. 

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Spring Beauty 2015 Beauty Must-Haves :: Return of the Roses

Spring 2015 Beauty Must-Haves, Spring 2015 Beauty Trend, Roses,Makeup, Fragrance, Skincare

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There is but one rule I impose on hubzilla when it comes to gift-giving: don't give me long-stem pricey roses. I'm no romance grinch but I'd rather spend that money on things I will cherish for a while i.e makeups and scents. It's the girly-girl persona behind the fierce facade.

Monday, January 26, 2015

BY TERRY Baume De Rose Set / Rose Balm Tinted Collection (Photos, Review, Swatch, FOTD)

BY TERRY Baume De Rose Set , Rose Balm Tinted Collection, Photos, Review, Swatch, FOTD, Baume De Rose Nutri-Couleur, Rosy Babe, Cherry Bomb, Fig Fiction, Toffee Cream
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Officially it's safe to assume that I had too much of a good thing this past holiday season as I'm still posting last month's epic beauty haul in bits and pieces. Case in point: BY TERRY Baume De Rose Set.

Better late than never. While it's a limited edition, you can still find this diminutive set of luxury lip balms at select retailers. Ever the curious moth like moi? Scroll down for more scoop and juice!

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Easy Nail Art, Michael Todd Soniclear, Spring Beauty Finds and More from The Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup 1/25

  • TheFabZilla: Spring has sprung at TheFabZilla. Check out Guerlain Les Tenders Spring 2015 Makeup Collection Feat. Meteorites Compact 3 Medium and Kiss Kiss Rosy Silk
  • Painted Ladies: Puzzled by nail art? Sheila breaks down 4 easy nail art techniques that will have your manis looking fancy in a flash.
  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Looking for more matte lipstick options? Then see why Burberry Lip Velvet Long Wear Lipsticks in Antique Pink and Pink Amber are swoon-worthy!
  • Fluttering Lashes: Have you picked up anything from Cara Cosmetics? Check out my recent additions!
  • Beauty by Miss L: Are OZ Naturals products really the best ones?
  • BeautyTidbits: No time for a Spa facial treatment? Check out this amazing at-home facial mask and get an exclusive offer to score a Free Sample!
  • Color Me So Crazy: What's Inside My January Ipsy Glam Bag??
  • Never Say Die Beauty: The Michael Todd Soniclear Antimicrobial Cleansing Brush is a game changer for Allison's sensitive skin
  • I Know all the Words: The complexion duo of your dreams- The Face Base with Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation & Instant Concealer
  • beautyXposé: Looking for a full-coverage foundation with a light wear? Read on to see what Kristin thinks of the Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Foundation.
  • Being Melody : Pack your MakeUp like a Pro and leave your stress behind with these tips.
  • Be Happy And Buy Polish: Are you longing for spring? So is Jessica with this cheerful spring manicure!