Lipsense lipstick review!

 

Products mentioned:
Lipsense colors i have:
https://www.senegence.com/SeneGence/product.aspx?cat=1&subcat=1&format=detail

Ponds makeup wipes: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001ECQ5IE/ref=sr_ph_1_s_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1473953880&sr=sr-1&keywords=ponds

Too Face soul makes Ross and Rachel palette: (limited edition) I just used the mirror 🙂

p.s. The views expressed on this site are the author’s own and are provided for informational purposes only. The author makes no warranties about the suitability of any product or treatment referenced or reviewed here for any person other than herself and any reliance placed on these reviews or references by you is done so solely at your own risk. Nothing on this site shall be construed as providing dermatological, medical or other such advice and you are always advised to seek the advice of a suitable professional should you have any such concerns.

Spicy shrimp, corn and avocado cocktail salad

I am originally from California so I have a deep love of Mexican food, but here in Seattle it’s hard to find a decent place that serves good mexican. But we always have fresh seafood and I am always looking for ways to make my meals a little lighter. So I thought why not combine my love of mexican, spicy, and make a cute fun version of a shrimp cocktail. This is a fun meal to eat just for dinner or to serve as a light appetizer if you have a few guests over. Its super simple and quick to make!

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Ingredients: Serves about 4

  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp of taco seasoning
  • 1/2 pound peeled and devained large shrimp
  • 1/2 diced avocado
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 cup cooked corn (I used a frozen bag of colorful corn and cooked it according to the bag)

Directions:

  1. In a bowl mix together the chili powder, paprika, salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  2. Toss the shrimp into the spice mixture and make sure everything is coated.
  3. You can use a grill but I don’t have one so I heated up a grill pan on med-high heat and spray it with some cooking spray
  4. Place the shirmp on the grill pan and sear until are cooked through, about 2min per side. remove from the pan and let them cool down a little.
  5. In a bowl combine the corn, avocado, shrimp, taco seasoning, lime juice and toss together
  6. Divide the shrimp into cocktail glasses and garnish with a lime wedge!! I used these cute hybrid wine/martini glasses that I picked up at Home Goods

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Summer Beauty Favorites

 

Products Mentioned:

Pond’s moisture clean towelettes: https://www.amazon.com/Ponds-Moisture-Clean-Towelettes-Original/dp/B001ECQ5IE/ref=sr_1_1_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1473646352&sr=8-1&keywords=ponds+face+wipes

Create eye cream: http://www.ulta.com/eye-repair-cream?productId=xlsImpprod6480077

Sally Hansen airbrush legs: http://www.ulta.com/salon-airbrush-legs-leg-makeup?productId=xlsImpprod2870017

Estee Lauder double wear light: http://www.sephora.com/double-wear-light-stay-in-place-makeup-spf-10-P378286?skuId=1465053&icid2=estee_lauder_makeup_carousel:p378286

Shiseido uv liquid foundation: http://www.sephora.com/uv-protective-liquid-foundation-spf-42-P385743?skuId=1610658&icid2=products%20grid:p385743

Maybelline superstay better skin concealer: http://www.ulta.com/superstay-better-skin-concealer?productId=xlsImpprod12651007

Marc Jacobs velvet noir mascara: http://www.sephora.com/velvet-noir-major-volume-mascara-P403806?skuId=1758184&icid2=mjb_blaquerisbetteranchor_carousel:p403806

Nars goulue blush: http://www.sephora.com/blush-P2855?skuId=1775089&icid2=nars_lp_toptencultfavorites_carousel%3Ap2855

L’oread colour riche collection exclusive zoe’s pink: shade 713: from ultra

Jeffree Star skin frost peach goddess: https://www.beautylish.com/s/jeffree-star-skin-frost-peach-goddess

Dolce&Gabbana dolce floral drops: http://www.sephora.com/dolce-florale-drops-P394149?skuId=1692821&icid2=products%20grid:p394149

TumI Voyageur Luanda cross body flight bag: https://www.amazon.com/Tumi-Voyageur-Luanda-Flight-Black/dp/B00P8VZQK0/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1473648164&sr=8-3&keywords=tumi+purse

Core Water from the grocery store

ps:The views expressed on this site are the author’s own and are provided for informational purposes only. The author makes no warranties about the suitability of any product or treatment referenced or reviewed here for any person other than herself and any reliance placed on these reviews or references by you is done so solely at your own risk. Nothing on this site shall be construed as providing dermatological, medical or other such advice and you are always advised to seek the advice of a suitable professional should you have any such concerns.

Homemade Blackberry Pie

I love pie.. I think that it is a dessert that can be eaten any time no matter the occasion. Last year I visited Mt. Rainier in Washington with my family and on our way home we stopped at this little mom & pop restaurant cafe and I had the most amazing pie I have ever had. Ever since then I have been craving blackberry pie. For the past few month I have been trying and tweeking pie recipes, and I finally came up with my own version of blackberry pie with a twist.

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 I have never been  a fan off making my own pie crust I find it so tedious and not very fun lol. So I bought a pie crust, but I am sure this pie would taste even better, if I didn’t decide to be lazy, if I made the crust from scratch.

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The twist to this recipe is that instead of only using blackberries I added a few raspberries to the mixture to just add some depth of berry flavor to the pie. I found when I only used blackberries I didn’t like pie as much..Just my own personal preference, but you can leave out the raspberries and just use blackberries alone.

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Cut out and a piece and serve with some vanilla bean ice cream and enjoy!!

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Filling:

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 5 cups of blackberries
  • 1 cup of raspberries
  • 2 tsp of butter cut into pieces

Directions:

  1. In large bowl, mix sugar, flour, and stir in blackberries and raspberries until everything is coated.
  2. Spoon into pastry-lined pie plate.
  3. Place your cut butter pieces on top of the blackberry mixture.
  4. Cover with top pastry that has slits cut in it; and seal the edges with a fork. (you can make the crust cover into any design you like I did a criss cross weave top for some extra cuteness!)
  5. Cover the crust edge with 2- to 3-inch strip of foil to prevent excessive browning on the edges.
  6. Bake 45-55 minutes or until crust is golden brown and juice begins to bubble through slits in crust, removing foil for last 15 minutes of baking.
  7. Cool on cooling rack at least 1 hour to allow filling to thicken.
  8. Cut into slices, serve and enjoy with some yummy ice cream!!

skincare haul

 

Products Mentioned:

Sweettease wax strips: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod10111483
Garner skin active clean wipes: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod13762429
Murad age spot lightening serum: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=prod2082341
Tony Moly banana lip balm: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod13681895
Dior miss dior blooming bouquet: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod13231193&_requestid=339354
Juara invigorating coffee scrub: http://www.dermstore.com/product_Invigorating+Coffee+Scrub_10445.htm
Vichy normaderm face wash (sold out)
Vichy thermal spa water: http://www.dermstore.com/product_Gift+With+Purchase+-+Thermal+Spa+Water_58657.htm

disclaimer:
The views expressed on this site are the author’s own and are provided for informational purposes only. The author makes no warranties about the suitability of any product or treatment referenced or reviewed here for any person other than herself and any reliance placed on these reviews or references by you is done so solely at your own risk. Nothing on this site shall be construed as providing dermatological, medical or other such advice and you are always advised to seek the advice of a suitable professional should you have any such concerns.

Orange and Black cut crease tutorial

 

Products Mentioned:

Mac pro longwear concealer

Kat Von D shade and light eye (shades Laetus, Lazarus, Liberates, Shax)-http://www.sephora.com/shade-light-eye-contour-palette-P395370?skuId=1671353&icid2=kvd_whatsnew_carousel_brand:kat%20von%20d_p395370_image

Urban Decay Electric palette (Slowburn) -http://www.sephora.com/electric-pressed-pigment-palette-P385671?skuId=1593268&icid2=ud_lp_color_carousel_brand:urban%20decay_p385671_image

BH cosmetics Eye’s on the 80’s palette (sold out)- similar-http://www.bhcosmetics.com/products/pop-art-color-extreme-24-color-pressed-pigment-palette

L’oreal True Match foundation – http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=fs1017872#

Benefit Porefessional – http://www.sephora.com/the-porefessional-face-primer-P264900?skuId=1259068&icid2=benefit_lp_bestsellers_carousel_brand:benefit%20cosmetics_p264900_image

Smashbox photofinish primer water -http://www.sephora.com/smashbox-photo-finish-primer-water-P392347?skuId=1681303&icid2=smashbox_primer_carousel_brand:smashbox_p392347_image

Nars Gienah contour blush -http://www.sephora.com/contour-blush-P386664?skuId=1614023

Besame French Vanilla Brightening powder -http://www.sephora.com/brightening-vanilla-face-powder-P393232?skuId=1668060&icid2=besame_cosmetics_fromthebrand_carousel_brand:bésame%20cosmetics_p393232_image

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder -http://www.sephora.com/ambient-lighting-powder-P377723?skuId=1483502&icid2=hourglass_lp_trendingnow_carousel_brand%3Ahourglass_p377723_image

Buxom Mascara -http://www.sephora.com/buxom-lash-mascara-P228204?skuId=1143486&icid2=buxom_lp_bestsellers_carousel_brand:buxom_p228204_image

Eylure exaggerate lashes -http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6400474

Anastasia Beverlys Tinted Brow Gel -http://www.sephora.com/tinted-brow-gel-P187202?skuId=829713&icid2=anastasia_tintyourbrowsanchor_carousel_brand:anastasia%20beverly%20hills_p187202_image

Mac Plum Lip Liner

Tarte Amazonian Clay Gel Liner

NYX liquid lip cream (Vintage) -http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod12911001#

p.s. The views expressed on this site are the author’s own and are provided for informational purposes only. The author makes no warranties about the suitability of any product or treatment referenced or reviewed here for any person other than herself and any reliance placed on these reviews or references by you is done so solely at your own risk. Nothing on this site shall be construed as providing dermatological, medical or other such advice and you are always advised to seek the advice of a suitable professional should you have any such concerns.

Day of the Dead tutorial

Products Used
White Cream Face Paint: http://www.walmart.com/ip/White-Cream…
Cover FX Water based foundation
Elf black liquid liner: http://www.target.com/p/e-l-f-expert-…
Marc Jacobs gel liner
Color prevails black liner: at Walgreens
Nyx jumbo eye pencil in milk: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/produ…
Elf bronzer: limited edition
Urban Decay Mattifying powder: http://www.sephora.com/de-slick-matti…
Colourpop cosmetics Roulette eyeshadow: https://colourpop.com/product/roulette/
The Body Shop Tea Tree pore minimizer: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/produ…
Nyx prismatic eye shadow: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/produ…
Kat Von D shade and light eye: http://www.sephora.com/shade-light-ey…
Eyelure lashes: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/produ…

p.s. The views expressed on this site are the author’s own and are provided for informational purposes only. The author makes no warranties about the suitability of any product or treatment referenced or reviewed here for any person other than herself and any reliance placed on these reviews or references by you is done so solely at your own risk. Nothing on this site shall be construed as providing dermatological, medical or other such advice and you are always advised to seek the advice of a suitable professional should you have any such concerns.