Lush Cosmetics: Twilight Review 

Hi everyone,

Welcome back to my blog, I’m writing my first draft (which is what you’ll probably see) in my bath tub because I’m reviewing this bath bomb, this is my first impression! 

I got this bath bomb, ‘twilight’ and I really thought it would be super cool, which it is. It started off baby pink, but soon it turned a dark purple, and the finished water doesn’t end the same as usual Lush bath products, you can still see through the water, usually the color is so rich you don’t even see through it. 

It does take a long time to get the bomb to fully dissolve too, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing, some bath bombs dissolve after five minutes, this took like 20 minutes to dissolve. The bath bomb does smell really good, but this is definitely unique for lush as it differs significantly from lush’s other bath bombs. 
Overall, I have mixed feelings. Maybe I just got the weaker one of the batch. Or maybe it’s just something I have to expect when using other bath bombs I have never used before. I do recommend though, despite my expectations and experiences. 

If any of you have used this product before and you’ve had other opinions or experiences, feel free to comment them, to give fellow readers other insight of what this product can be!

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I am typing this on my phone so the format is a lot different. 
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– The Complicated Fashion 

P.s. I decided to add this in after I got out of the bath and looked at my feet and bath tub and there is a ton of glitter, I didn’t know there was any until I got out, so if you don’t like glitter residue on your body or tub, don’t use this product!

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How to fix a broken nail!

Hey guys,

Today I decided to write about this one hack I saw online that can help you with any occasion. I decided to write about broken nails because lately it’s been a trend to wear acrylic nails, so I figured it’ll be helpful for you guys to know about this hack.

Broken Fingernail? Follow these steps!

  • Medium fine buffer the nail that is broken, do not rip the broken part off!
  • Take some regular nail glue and apply some right around and on the tear.
  • Next, just take a tiny piece of mesh or other stretchy material and use a tweezer to apply it on top of the tear.
  • Using the tweezers, apply the material on top of the glue which should be on top of the tear.
  • Apply more nail glue on top of the material, don’t be afraid of using too much.
  • After the glue is dried completely, buff the material into shape with your fingernail.
  • Next, using the same file you’ve been using to buff, file down the edges of your nail that may be sharp.
  • Gently buff the material more until it starts to be smooth.
  • The piece should be totally smooth and if it isn’t keep buffing it.
  • After you’re done buffering, rinse the finger gently to help remove nail shavings that may be stuck in the material.
  • Add a layer of nail glue on top and let it air dry.
  • Buffer everything smooth and let the nail glue dry.
  • After everything’s dry you’re safe to apply the top coat of nail polish and then paint them like always and no one will be able to know that your nail broke!

It is a short post today, I am sorry about that! I hope you guys do find this helpful. Make sure to give this post a big like and comment if you have any suggestions for future posts. If you have any questions or messages for me directly, use the contact page here on the blog, or email me below and I will do my best to respond quickly!

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Prom Makeup Tutorial!

Hi everyone,

Welcome back to my blog. I’m sorry for not posting last week, I was busy and at a loss of post ideas. I do know prom season is finally here and in my area, most schools have already had their prom, but if you live in a different area or state or country and you still don’t know what to do for prom, then keep reading for simple makeup you can do at home!

Look #1: The Eyes that match the dress

This look mostly revolves around the eyes, you can do what ever else you want for this look. This is more of a last minute kind of eye look if you don’t really know what to do. If your dress is blue you can do an ombre blue eye look. This look is totally up to you and how you want to approach this eye look.

 

Look #2: The Photogenic Look

I recommend you use photogenic foundation, my favorite is from NYX but it is $17, if you can’t find or afford photogenic makeup, just try to find foundation that doesn’t have any SPF in it, because during your prom pictures you’ll get flash back and you don’t want that. I also recommend you avoid baking your face and avoid powder because that also causes flash back. However, if you want a glowy kind of look, use any kind of highlighter and apply a small amount on to your cheek bones, and also add some highlight to your arms so they look shiny (but not oily). Next, you just contour your cheeks like always using what ever bronzer/contour you want and if you want to, contour your arms so in your pictures they’ll look more muscular.

Look #3: The Nude Eyes

The final look for this entry- the safe look which is the nudes. Follow the same steps as Look #2 for the face, but for your eyelids, just apply some nude colors from your favorite nude palette, the shadows can be shimmery or matte, apply a nice thick wing to your eyeshadow, if you want to do something on your lower-lashline, I recommend you only use black eyeliner and do not use eyeshadow on the lower-lashline because in your pictures it can give the effect that you were crying and you definitely don’t want to cry on the night of prom.

There you guys go, my first and probably only prom entry. I hope you all have/had fun at prom! I hope you guys liked these look ideas, you can always use them for other events that involve pictures with flash being taken because you definitely don’t want flashback!

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Review on Kat Von D’s Alchemist Holographic Palette

First of all, I do not own this palette, but I have swatched and applied the palette on while at Sephora and I have seen beauty gurus reviewing this product and decided to put my opinion out there as well. I am not saying my opinion is better or any of that, but this is another opinion for you all to read about before possibly purchasing this item.

I did like it as a highlighter, I used the purple color, and I used my finger to apply these items to my face and my finger didn’t have any other product on it beforehand. I put the green and other colors onto my lid and each color just looked white, they didn’t have anything super special about them. It looked like the white shadow I use for my inner corner highlight. The purple wasn’t purple either, however it was more silver and closer to holo than the other colors.

I definitely think that this palette isn’t holographic but I think it is more of a highlight palette than an eyeshadow/cheek palette. If you don’t know what holographic things are, I recommend you go to SimplyNailogical’s channel on youtube, she talks about holographic nail polish a lot on her channel and likes to play with those polishes on that channel.

But, I think this was actually the first product I haven’t liked and reviewed on this blog! But of course, make sure to go watch other beauty gurus on youtube and read more reviews on this palette and trust your judgement about if this product is worth your purchase or not.

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The Best Part of Makeup

I was thinking a lot in the shower- about my makeup. I do have a lot of makeup, probably more than most professional makeup artists. I was thinking about the future in this particular field as I don’t want to go to college.

I was looking at online cosmetology courses, being more interested in doing my studies at home but the course is $600, which is a struggle for me to get that kind of money. But, cutting to the point.

To me, makeup isn’t just material things, makeup isn’t something I use to cover insecurities because I don’t have insecurities when it comes to my face. I like my face the way it looks naturally but it does feel a lot better to cover the acne scars with  makeup.

To me makeup is more of an art and a way to express yourself. I like to use a lot of color on my eyeshadows and keep a natural lip, and I think that’s the most fun of makeup because you get to show your creative side. I love spending time watching makeup gurus do character/themed eye makeup and wishing I had that kind of talent (you can see my makeup @samimakeup_).

I’m hoping one day I can expand on my love for makeup and get my cosmetology license, as well as continuing to be a writer.

 

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Why blending makeup is important!

Hi everyone,

Today I was struggling with a topic to write about then I remembered this incident. This incident occurred yesterday at school. Beforehand I did my nice matte makeup and felt so beautiful and felt so confident then my boyfriend pointed out that I didn’t blend it all in on the side of my face.

It wasn’t wet, but my skin tones were very uneven yesterday. I decided this was a good topic because I wanted to be somewhat educational for you guys, instead of doing the normal product reviews and tutorials. Of course I find this incident super funny because I probably have been doing this ever since I started makeup I just never noticed it! But shout out to my boyfriend (who does read these posts) for letting me know!

But to the point: Before you leave your house for work or school or your other daily activities, always make sure to fully blend everything in all the way, and make sure to put makeup on all of your face or else you will look like I did yesterday XD.

I am sorry for this post to be so short, but I hope you guys liked this story time.

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Review: E.L.F Perfect Blend Concealer

Hi everyone,

Welcome to today’s post. I was at a loss for ideas so I decided to write a review because I haven’t done one in a while. 

Today I decided to review this concealer because it’s the best concealer I’ve used. I’ve used high end brands that don’t work as well as this concealer and this concealer is two dollars! 

I really like the fact that the apricot beige color smells like apricot. And I like how easy it is to blend and how much coverage it gives me while it’s on my face. The only problem I don’t really like is that you have to replace it after maybe twelve uses, then it starts to get empty, I used t until that point and I even had to scrape the sides to get more product out of it.

I do recommend this concealer because of how well it works and how inexpensive it is. You can find this any place that sells elf products. I got my second one yesterday at target. 
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~The Complicated Fashion