Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Hello readers!

It's mid-October and time for the burgundy shades! Although it still feels like summer here in Southern California, a warm burgundy shade always gets me into the autumn mood, whether its a light cardigan, a lip color, or on my eyes, burgundy is the best autumn color.

Pictured here are my favorite burgundy products. First there is the rather expensive Estee Lauder Blush in Intriguing Plum. This is a very pigmented blush, so a very fluffy brush is great to use to apply this along your cheekbones. It it a satin blush and will look great on every skin tone. I also like to use this as an eyeshadow with a base such as Maybelline's Color Tattoo in Pomegranate Pink and a warm brown in the crease, such as the Body Shop's Honey Bronzer.

There is also E.L.F.'s Baked Eyeshadow in Burnt Plum, which is pretty much identical to the cream eyeshadow by Maybelline, but less metallic and more satin. Its gorgeous and easy to blend.

Then there is Mac's lipstick in Hang-up which is a gorgeous creme-sheen lipstick. It can be worn sheered out or packed on for intense berry color.

Pictured below are the eyeshadows applied on my eyes with a touch of the blush in the crease with Kat Von D's Tattoo Liner and Covergirl's The Super Sizer Mascara

 Burgundy is such a great autumn shade and can be worn in clothing, makeup, hair, ect! 
Thank you for reading : ) 

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

September Wrap Up

Hello Readers!

For the month of September, I read a total of three books, which I think is great, given school resumed in the last week of August, and I've started a new job.

The first book I read was Just Listen by Sarah Dessen. I did a full review on this book which you can read here, but in short, I really enjoyed this novel. It took me the majority of Septmeber to read because I was adjusting to my change in schedule, but I really loved the story and the characters and the overall theme.

5/5 stars

The next book I read was Nimona by Noelle Stevenson. I read and finished this book in a day! Its my first graphic novel and I loved it. It has humor, sarcasm, and amazing characters. Its just perfect! The artwork is fun and great, and overall, its just so entertaining. Just go read it! : )

5/5 stars

The last book I read was Freak Show by James St. James. I first read this in high school; (saw the bright pink cove, was intrigued, read the synopsis, more intrigued, read it, loved it) but wanted to read it again (and have my own copy) and see what I thought about it now after 4 years. An I gotta say, I still really love it. Billy is the main character who moves to Florida and goes to a conservative private school and the book is about his adventures as not only the school's first openly gay student, but also its first drag queen. Billy is full of life, energetic, fabulous and his dialouge throughout the whole book is very entertaining and while reading the book, it sometimes feels as if he is talking to the reader, which he sort of is because he does mention 'you', but sometimes it feels very personal and you want to cheer for him and want to know the ending of this adventure. This book is very fun, and entertaining and I'm really glad I re-read this. : )

4/5 stars

Currently Reading
At the end of September, I started We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist, but have not finished it in time, so I will include that in my October Wrap up. : )

Thank you for reading : )