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FLOWERISTA by Essie

Happy Friday | ‘Flowerista’ by Essie

June 26, 2015

FLOWERISTA by Essie

Happy Friday! Not gonna lie, this week has me tired. We started building our pool in the backyard this week. And Mason (10 months), who is usually a good sleeper, has been waking up at the crack of dawn – what the f***?! Nothing a good eye concealer can’t fix though!

Anyway, my week was filled with the usual mommy stuff – laundry, errands, cooking, and running after my boys. But I also squeezed in some time for the gym, and a MUCH NEEDED manicure and pedicure with one of my besties!

This weekend we are going up to West Palm Beach to visit with my husband’s family. After we get home from a day of stuffing our faces, eating delicious authentic + homemade Lebanese food (ohhh so good! And FYI my husband is Lebanese), then the hubby and I will have a date night! We usually try to have one night a week alone. He and I usually go to a movie or grab some dinner + drinks. What are you up to this weekend?

Nail color:  FLOWERISTA by Essie { Spring 2015 Collection }.

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My Recent Beauty Buys…

January 23, 2015

 

New Beauty Products

Click on the links below to take you directly to the product page.

Tartelette eye shadow palette | Mally eyeliner { color: Gunmetal + Enchanted Violet } | Shiseido eyebrow pencil { natural black } | NARS matte lip pencil { Paimpol }| essie nail polish { east hampton cottage }| Borghese eye treatment

I bought these products just this week. I’ve tried a few products so far (the eye cream, matte lip pencil + nail polish), I’m excited to try the rest! I’ll let you know how it goes with a follow-up post…

Tartelette Amazonian clay matte paletteTartletteThe Amazonian clay matte palette was created for all the devoted ‘Tartelettes’ out there. Inspired by the many types of women who proudly wear Tarte products: the ‘fashionistas,’ the ‘super moms’ and ‘free spirits,’ just to name a few of the beautiful matte shades in this palette.

All 12 new matte shades are infused with Amazonian clay. Which means, this formula is actually hydrating + good for your skin. This palette was also designed so that you can use each row, from left to right, as an eye look — From your base color, lid, crease and liner. Or have fun with it and mix it up! I love a little sparkle like many girls do, but how pretty are these universal matte colors?! Every girl needs good (and good-for-you) matte shadows!

Mally Evercolor waterproof liner

I already own two of these liners + love them! When I saw they were offered at an Event Price on QVC – I had to get more!

mally eyeliner

{ Top → Bottom:  ‘Gunmetal’ + ‘Enchanted Violet.’ }

Shiseido eyebrow pencil

I’m always willing to try a new brow pencil. What I need is to lightly fill in my brow, naturally. It’s SO IMPORTANT to fill them in ladies! No matter if yours are thin or thick – ya just gotta complete your face! This one seems like it could be good one for me…?

NARS matte lip pencil

I’m a fan of NARS lip products. I’ve never tried their lip pencils though, but when I saw this pretty color { paimpol } I thought I’d give it a shot! This lilac-pink shade will transition great into spring and summer too.

Essie nail polish

I love white nail polish. And after all the fun reds and festive colors I was using over the holidays, I was ready to tone it down a bit this week. This one happens to a pinky-white shade with a subtle shimmer. ♥

new beauty products

Borghese skin care products are available exclusively at Target, as part of their luxury line. Thought I’d give this a try. It’s affordable + this line has great reviews online.

Borghese eye treatment

{ Eye treatment }

Have you tried anything new that you would like to share? Let me know, would love to hear them!

Happy Friday!

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Currently Loving…

November 20, 2014

I’m really loving this weather we’ve been having here in Miami! It’s been in the 50’s/60’s since Tuesday night, and that’s all right by me! Coming from someone who grew up on the West Coast – I miss the chill.

Currently Loving_weather

I’m also loving my nail polish. Isn’t this silvery-gold color cool?! I got my mani done last week, and since I’ve been rocking this color I’ve been getting so many compliments + inquiries about it! It’s perfect for the holidays!

Essie Nails

{ Color:  ‘Jiggle Hi, Jiggle Low by Essie }

my new milk frother by Aerolatte (via Sur La Table): This little gadget is AWESOME! It froths my coffee just beautifully! If you’re a #coffeefirst kinda person, YOU NEED THIS (it’s just under 20 bucks too)!!

AeroLatte by sur la table

{ Look at the froth on that (my late this morning)! }

AeroLatte

This bluetooth speaker by Bose! Finally, I’ve found the best bluetooth speaker (trust me I’ve tried many!). I’ve been enjoying it for a couple of weeks now, playing holiday tunes throughout my house from my kitchen. My husband + I love it! It was so simple to set up, right out of the box. It has the quality you expect from Bose –  the sound is great + it looks cool! » It comes in fun colors too. (BEST value found on QVC.com)

Bose bluetooth speaker

 

 

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Simple Pleasures

July 08, 2014

You know when you need to go to Target for those few necessities?

i.e.: the laundry detergent, paper towels, candles & TP…

Then all of the sudden, your quickie “Targé” trip turns out to be a full-blown shopping binge!

Ya, you know what I mean –ha!

Well, the other day I enjoyed purchasing a few Simple Pleasures

{ I’m a huuuge stationary/crafts junkie }

– colored Washi tape
– calligraphy pens
– note cards
– soy candles
– chalk pens
– Essie ‘Mint Candy Apple’ nail polish

What products can’t you resist when your at Target?

Xx-Kristen