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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Make Up By One Direction & Giveaway !

Hi, Guys !
Today's post will be very exciting post for those of you who love One Direction !
One Direction will be releasing their own make up called "The Look Collection" in partner with Markwins International. Also, I am very excited to announce that I was able to come across an opportunity to host a giveaway for One Direction's new makeup. The giveaway will be hosted by Markwins International and they will pick FIFTY winners!

"The Look Collection" will consist of three different themes inspired by One Direction's album: "Up All Night", "Take Me Home" and "Midnight Memories." Each collection will include:

  • Liquilights Glow Gloss 
  • Eye shadow palette
  • Lipstick
  • Mascara
  • Nail Varnish 
  • Eye and Body Crayon 
  • 5 piece decorator set 
Here's a look at the three collection: 
  • Midnight Memories: Rocker Girl 
  • Up All Night: Party Girl 

  • Take Me Home: Girl Next Door 

So these One Direction makeup will be available worldwide, starting with US.
US release dates are:

  • Macy's - August 11th
  • Stage Stores – August 25th
  • Dillards – August 25th
  • Beauty Brands – August 25th
  • Lord and Taylor - August 25th
International release dates are to be announced!

More information about One Direction's makeup line can be found herehttps://www.facebook.com/MakeupbyOneDirection

Now, for the giveaway!
Unfortunately, this giveaway is only open to US & Canada residents.
All you have to do is fill out the form below and you will be entered to win One Direction makeup!

I'll also be trying their makeup out later, and will have a review post up when I get the chance !

So did you know that One Direction was coming out with their own makeup? What's your thoughts on it? Excited? Happy? Don't care? Well, I hope you guys enter the giveaway and that you guys are excited about the idea of One Direction makeup!

Daily Bits: 

  • I have been waking up at 5 A.M. for past 4 days and I haven't even been sleeping early ! 
  • I have been entertaining thoughts of doing back to school videos. What do you guys think? 
  • I had awful experience with subway today :( 
Disclaimer: The giveaway is sponsored by Markwins International. I was not paid to post about One Direction Makeup. All views and opinions are my own .
























Monday, July 21, 2014

Ipsy July 2014

Ipsy is a $10 a month subscription service. Each month is filled with deluxe or full size products. Sign up for Ipsy here.

Hi, Guys!
Today, I'll be sharing what I received in my Ipsy bag this month.

Here's look at this month's bag:

I really don't like this month's bag design. I think it looks and feels really cheap.

Anyway, here's what I received:

  • Bare Minerals 5 in 1 Cream Shadow
  • Hang Tan Dark Tanning Oil 
  • Lord & Berry Kajal Stick 
  • Marrakesh Hair Care Marrakesh Endz
  • Pur Minerals Big Look Waterproof Mascara 

You can also watch my video for more information !

So I didn't really like this month's Ipsy bag. I feel like the only thing I am excited to try is the Marrakesh Hair Care product and the rest are all give or take items.

Are you subscribed to Ipsy? If so, what did you receive?  If not, would you consider subscribing to Ipsy?

Daily Bits:

  • I am feeling so tired today morning. 
  • I am going over to my friend's house later! 
  • I have been really loving the Body Shop Sorbet in the scent Satsuma ! I think I am getting addicted to the scent. 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Review: KimbleBeauty Silk Rollers & Slumber Cap

Hi, Guys !
Today, I'll be sharing my experience using two of KimbleBeauty's product.
KimbleBeauty was founded by Kimberly Kimble, a sought after hair stylist in entertainment industry, and sells various hair products. I recently had an opportunity to try two of their product, provided by BrandBacker. I received Silk Hair Covered Rolls and the Slumber Cap.

A look at the products:
 Left: Silk Covered Hair Rollers Right: Silk Slumber Cap

The Silk Covered Hair Rollers comes with 12 individually packaged rollers that looks like this in the packaging:

Both the roller and the cap are covered in silk. It claims that the silk helps the hair maintain healthy hair. The roller also claims that it prevents breakage in the hair. This roller can be used on wet or dry hair.

As for my experience with the roller, I am obsessed ! I used hot rollers in the past, but I was never a fan of them and I don't use them anymore. I recently got into using curling iron, but it has been too hot lately to use heat on my hair. That is this is so great because you can just leave this on for couple of hours and you would still get a beautiful result. This roller is very easy to use and results in beautiful curls.

Before:

After: 

I love brushing the curls out after a bit, to create more loose waves. This look was achieved after leaving on the rollers for about 2 hours.

Now, one way they suggest using the rollers is to leave on the rollers overnight and to use the slumber cap to make sure that the rollers won't fall off during the night. However, I must say I never try this method and have never used the slumber cap as I don't see the need  for it.

In conclusion, I really loved the rollers! I would recommend it to anyone. I think it is best to use when you have lot of time to get ready, since you do have to leave it for couple of hours to get the result.

Get KimbleBeauty products at http://www.701nyc.com/
The Silk Covered Hair Roller retails for $30 and the Slumber Cap treatise for $25.
Receive 10% off your order with the code hair10!.

Have you guys heard of KimbleBeauty? Did my post made you interested in it? Please leave me a comment !

Daily Bits:

  • I have been really enjoying the Whitening Lightening lip glosses in Nude and Rose Hill. 
  • NYC finally had a sunny day after couple of days of thunderstorm. 
  • I went to Shake Shack yesterday and was a bit disappointed in their burger. Also, it was so freezing in the store yesterday! 
*I received these products from BrandBacker. However, all opinions are my 100% my own. 

Monday, July 14, 2014

Birchbox July 2014 & Extra Birchbox

Birchbox is a $10 a month beauty subscription box. Each month is tailored with a theme and you will receive personalize samples. You can sign up here!

Hi, Guys!
Today's post is going to be on my July Birchbox.
This month Birchbox teamed up with Women's Health magazine.
Thus, the theme of this month's Birchbox is Power Up !

Products I received:

  • Beauty Protector Protect & Treat Mask 
  • Benefit Posiebalm
  • NAOBAY Body Radiance Lotion 
  • Real Chemistry Luminous 3-Minute Peel 
  • Ruffian The Rapture Collection in Relic
So that's all I got, along with one bonus packet of the Ruffian nail polish remover towelette, free subscription to Women's Health magazine and a packet of list of challenges to participate in for a chance to win their giveaway.

I thought this month's Birchbox had some exciting item for me. I found the Posiebalm, hair mask and the nail polish exciting. However, body lotion and the face peel was leave it or take it kind of situation.

I actually had another Birchbox this month. Birchbox opened their first ever Birchbox shop in SOHO NYC on the 12th of this month. Of course, I had to go check it out ! I convinced my friends to go with me. The store was very nice and was decorated very nicely. I decided to get one of their 'build your own Birchbox.' Basically, you can pick out which samples you want from 5 different categories. Each of the Birchbox that you make is $15.

Here's list of product I picked out:

  • Egyptian Magic All Purpose Skin Cream 
  • Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Booster Serum 
  • Atelier Cologne Orange Sanguine Cologne Absolue 
  • Macadamia Natural Oil Healing Oil Treatment 
  • Jouer Moisturizing Lip Gloss in Birchbox Pink 
I highly recommend that you guys check out the Birchbox store in SOHO if you live in NYC area and love Birchbox. All the people that were working there that I interacted with were very nice. I just loved the vibrant energy of the store! 

Overview of my two boxes:

Check out my video for more detail on each of the products in both of my boxes: 

So, what did you think of this month's Birchbox? Do you live in NYC area? Will you be checking out Birchbox Store? Please leave me a comment ! 

Daily Bits: 
  • I decided to end my post with couple of things that's going on in my mind/day when I am writing a post. I was inspired by Emily Noel's (from emilynoel83 on YouTube) blog Beauty Broadcast
  • There seems to be an impending thunderstorm heading my way. 
  • I am going to Shake Shack tomorrow with my friends, and I am very excited to see them and for the burger. Their fries are the best ! 




Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Review: Garnier Clean Plus Balancing Daily Exfoliator

Hi, guys !
Today I am doing a review on Garnier Clean Plus Balancing Daily Exfoliator.
I never really used exfoliators that much.
However, when I tried this product, I became a convert.
It just smells so good that it makes me want to use it !

Checkout my video for more details !

So, What do you think of this product? Have you tried it? Please leave me a comment !