Archive for January, 2012

  • Chanel Illusion d’Ombre Long Wear Eyeshadow in “Mirifique” - January 30th, 2012
  • I finally splurged on the super gorgeous Chanel Illusion d’Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eyeshadow in “85 Mirifique”. This eye shadow has a gel-based formula that feels light like a mousse yet is thick like a cream. Because of the unique texture, it applies easily as an eyeshadow or eyeliner! The colors in this Illusion d’Ombre line are intensely shimmery, but without any of the annoying fallout that is common with sparkle-packed eye shadows. Take a look at the sparkly swatches!

  • Fashion Friday: Episode 98 - January 27th, 2012
  • I saw this Free People Fancy Lace Dress on display and was drawn to the cute details that enhance this nude-colored dress. There are silver metallic foil embellishments that look like tiny silver flowers/leaves stamped all over the fabric. I adore the ruffle trim at the hem as well. Since it has a plunging V-neckline, I wore a sheer black chiffon blouse underneath for a more conservative look. The tie at the neck of this blouse instantly adds a cute bow to any outfit! :)

  • Orange Crush Makeup Look - January 26th, 2012
  • Instead of the usual pinks and reds this Valentine’s Day, try some orange for a change! Orange is in the same warm color family as reds, but it appears much more fresh, fun, and unique — especially when it comes to eye shadow! This makeup look has a vibrant tangerine orange on the lid that really pops without being overwhelming. The eye makeup actually looks neutral when your eyes are open. This flash of orange only appears when you wink at your crush. ;)

  • Lancôme Glamour Eyes by Michelle Phan + EOTD - January 24th, 2012
  • YouTube makeup guru and Lancôme video makeup artist Michelle Phan put together this Lancôme Glamour Eyes kit that’s exclusively sold at Sephora. I had plans to try out the Lancôme Artliner Eyeliner sometime, so I figured I’d just buy this kit since it comes with a full-size Artliner in “Noir” as well as a Color Design All-In-One 5 Shadow and Line Palette called “307 Chic by Chelle” and a travel-size Hypnôse Drama Mascara. Check out my swatches, EOTD, and reasons why I returned it.

  • Fashion Friday: Episode 97 - January 20th, 2012
  • I refrained from shopping a couple weeks after the holidays, but that didn’t stop me from “window shopping” online. :) This Dropped Dots Dress was the one item I browsed repeatedly online and really wanted to purchase if it fit well. Once I got to try it on at Anthropologie a few days ago, I knew this dress was coming home with me! I like polka dot print in general, but I was particularly drawn to this dress for its simple yet elegant vintage-inspired design.