What is your goal lengthšŸ’šŸ’†šŸ’‡?

So there this natural hair social site I just love a lot!! It’s called Kinky Chicks!!! I know they don’t need my help advertising at all. Kinky Chicks is a popular educational site for natural hair divas like me!!! But I just wanted to share this picture that I got from their Facebook page and wanted to share. Click on picture to take you to Kinky Chicks Facebook page!!! Please comment below letting me know your natural hair or permed hair goal length. Thank you for visiting my blog!!! šŸ˜˜šŸ˜˜šŸ˜˜

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Picture courtesy of Kinky Chicks
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The Bigger The Better!!! (Hoop Earrings)

Good morning, Good afternoon, Good evening, Good night, depending on when you are reading my post lol. I have notice that the hoop earrings have made a comeback, I am not sure if the hoop earrings ever went away or not. But I have notice hoop earrings are every where, not just everywhere but also bigger and better. I was never a fan of hoop earrings, I just thought there were just a plain circle, no style, no personality (lol). But when I started to notice the different designs of hoop earring, I began to have a huge obsession with hoop earrings. In recentĀ months I have started to collect manyĀ hoop earrings and now I have a lot!!! I wanted to share some of the earrings that I have purchase and mostly wear. Below are three different earrings which are my top 3 favorite to wear whenever I am out and about. I am not a big fan of gold earrings because I thought gold was always to loud for me, but as started to notice the many designs of hoop earrings I started to like the color gold more and more. I have provided description of the earrings and price, and you are able to click on the picture that will take you directly to the website were I purchase my earrings from. If you like the Guess Clutchless Textured Hoop Earrings, you will have to purchase in store at Macy’s. Last time I check Macy’s was having 25% off on jewerly. With school already around the corner and you are wanting to have new earrings on the first day of school, I recommend you to wait until it is time to go school shopping so you can get good deals and heavily discounted earrings. Buuuut you still will pay tax on jewelry. Let me know what your favorite pair of earrings are by leaving a comment below. I hope you enjoy my post, thank you for checking out my blog and see you at the next post!!! IMG_3322

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GOGO Philip Gold Plated Hoop Canalina Earrings: $28.91
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Guess Clutchless Textured Hoop Earrings from Macy’s.
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Guess Clutchless Textured Hoop Earrings: $22.00. When I purchased these earrings at Macy’s, I received 25% off using my Macy’s card.
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Melody Ehsani Around The Way Hoops Earrings: $35.00. Are pricey but worth it!!! The quality of Melody Ehsani earrings are awesome, and her earrings are big and make a statement.
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Melody Ehsani Around The Way Hoops Earrings: $35.00.

MAC Lorde Pure Heroine Part 2

Hey everyone!!! So today I have received my brand new MAC Lorde Pure Heroine (Amplified) lipstick. I was pretty surprised that MAC didn’t specifically customize the lipstick like MAC did for Rhianna. As stated in my last post Pure Heroine is aĀ deep rich shade of plum with a amplified finish. It has a creamy consistency to it with shine, it feels like you are putting on vaseline on your lips so you don’t have to worry about your lips drying out. What I like about Pure Heroine that it has shine to it which gives your lips a luscious juicy feel look, if that is the look you’re going for. Ā Also it’s a deep pretty color that will look good on anyone. What I don’t like about Pure Heroine is that not a matte finish, for me a lipstick that has a matte finish has lasting staying power. Lipstick that has a matte finish has a pretty vintage look and finish that complements and enhances anyone skin tone. But at the same time matte lipsticks are very drying!!! Like all my other amplified finish lipsticks from MAC I constantly have to reapply my lipstick meaning I will go through a tube of lipstick quickly. Pure Heroine is not as vibrant as Heroine if Pure Heroine was a matte finishĀ I feel theĀ color will be very vibrant and pop more. Ā I also used my Heroine lip pencil to fill in my lips before applying Pure Heroine, I didn’t like the way it look at all due to the fact Pure Heroine is a darker shade than Heroine. So I recommend finding a deep purple or deep plum lip pencil to fill your lips, with a matching lip pencil for Pure Heroine will probably help make Pure Heroine have more of a popping effect. MAC should have comeĀ out with a matching lip pencil for Pure Heroine, I am the type of person who likes to have a matching lipstick and matching lip pencil thats just me. I notice that when applying Pure Heroine on my lips I had blotch spots on my lips, I had to put on two to three layers on my lips to get full coverage due to Pure Heroine being a thinner consistency and a cream finish. Compared to Heroine you only need 1 layer due to the thick consistency of Heroine because it’s a matte finish. IĀ personally don’t considerĀ Pure Heroine as amplified I feel Pure Heroine is more of a creme sheen, I feel MAC labeled Pure Heroine as amplified because of the color of the lipstick. I recently checked MACs website and they have not sold out yet, I have a feeling that not a lot of people will purchase the limited-edition of Pure Heroine because it doesn’t have the same wow factor as its predecessor Heroine. I give Pure Heroine 2 1/2 stars. If you have Heroine you should stick to that since it’s a permeant color that MAC sales now. Don’t get me wrong Pure Heroine is still a pretty color if you want to purchase the limited-edition lipstick you should. Just remember the way a lipstick looks on me will probably look different on you, so don’t base your final decision on the way Pure Heroine looks on me. Tell me what you think by taking my poll and commenting below. See you at the next post!!

Heroine on the top and Pure Heroine on the bottom.
Heroine on the top and Pure Heroine on the bottom.
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Pure Heroine. I used Heroine lip pencil to fill my lips before putting on Pure Heroine.

 

Pure Heroine without filling in my lips with a lip pencil.
Pure Heroine without filling in my lips with a lip pencil.

 

 

*I am not affiliated with MAC Cosmetics, all comments and opinions are of my own.

MAC LORDE Pure Heroine (Amplified)

Today MAC release it’s amplified version of their very popular lipstick Heroine. MAC collaborated with Lorde to create the limited-edition lipstick calledĀ Pure Heroine (Amplified). Pure Heroine is a deep rich shade of plum with and amplified finish. I think Pure Heroine is a very pretty shade that can be worn at night, and if you have Heroine you can wear it during the day or whatever makes you feel good. Based on other amplified lipsticks that I have from MAC Pure Heroine will have a creme finish and more shine to it. It would have been nice if MAC also made the matching Heroine lip pencil available to purchase as well. If you don’t have the MACs Heroine lip pencil, you can go to your local Walgreens and purchase the Jordana lip pencil in deep purpleĀ for either $1.49 or $1.99 which waaaaay cheaper. If you want to purchase the limited-edition Pure Heroine (Amplified) for $16.00, MAC is also offering free overnight shipping just type in the CODE: NEXT to get your free shipping. I have purchase 2 for myself since it’s a limited edition you might want to head over to MAC website now!!! Once my order comes in I will give a swatch update. Mean while tell me what you think of the limited-edition pure Heroine. Is it a Yay or Nay for you?

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*I am not affiliated with MAC Cosmetics or Lorde, all opinions are of my own.

DR. Maya Angelou

Today we lost one of the most influential people in this world, a unique beautiful individual who used her words to fight against injustice and discrimination. When there was sadness and trouble in the world Maya Angelou was always there, to comfort us with her words and guide us with her wisdom to happiness. Her love of GOD is what I admired about her the most, now she is with him writing poems in heaven. I want to share one of my favorite poem, and a last tweet from Dr. Maya Angelou.

RIP DR. MAYA ANGELOU

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Graduated But I Want More!!!

It’s been long since my last blog!!! Completed a semester long internship with a professional sport team which was a huge learning experience, and took all my time which was worth it. On May 9th I received my Master’s of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic and Sports Business Administration!!! Now I want another Master’s degree I know I am crazy but don’t worry I will give myself a break. Right now that break is trying to find a full-time job, Jesus take the wheel for this search for aĀ full-time job because I am going to need your strength and patience to find a job in this tough economy!!! My graduation was awesome and exciting!!! To say I have my Master’s degree I thought I would never say that at all, but I have a Master’s degree. I GIVE ALL PRAISES, GLORY, WISDOM TO GOD AND JESUS CHRIST!!!!! Below is the dress that I wore for my graduation. Once again have a blessed and good day, see you at the next post

 

 

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Dress: Jessica Simpson from Nordstrom

Shoes: Nine West DSW

Paul Walker and Roger Rodas

I am not a fanatic about celebrities but once in a blue moon there are certain celebrities who gain my attention because of their humbleness, not always needing to be notice, and always putting others first before themselves. To me Paul Walker was that type of celebrity. Any movie Paul Walker was in I was watching it. On November 30, 2013, both Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas lives were cut short in a car accident. Its hard to believe that there will be two people who will not be here on Earth no longer, and there will be 2 families who are heart broken. I want to give my condolences and prayers to both the Walker and Rodas family. RIP to Walker and Rodas!!!

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Paul Walker 1973-2013

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Roger Rodas 1975-2013

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My Favorite Things Both New And Old!!!

Weeeeelllll it has been a while since I have blogged, I have been killing myself looking for internships for the upcoming spring semester. I just pray to GOD that I can get a internship so I can graduate in the spring. Looking for internships is my main priority right now, so blogging has been put on the back burner for now. But since I have some free time now I wanted to share some of my favorite things that I like both new and old. I don’t feel my favorite things are to expensive majority of my favorite things can be purchased at you local mall and drug stores. I have a lot of favorite things I want to share but I will make multiple blogs for them, this is just a snippet of my favorite things that I own. Some of these items have been purchased a long time ago, I am just now blogging about them. I know LAAAAATEEEE!!! But I hope you enjoy my blog.

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Fergie by Wet n Wild is a cream sheen lipstick that moisturizes your lips and leaves your lips looking very luscious. For $3.49 at Walgreens you can’t go wrong with this lipstick, this is my second favorite redĀ lipstick.

Kate Moss Lasting Finish by Rimmel #107 is a really good lipstick. It is a matte finish dark red lipstick which is perfect for the winter season. What I like about this lipstick it has this smell to it that smells really good, I can describe the smell but it just smells so good to me. It is just a really bold beautiful lipstick that is long lasting color. They sale this lipstick in every drug store, but the only store so far that I have found this shade is Walgreens for $3.50 or $4.79.

MAC Ruby Woo hands down is the best red matte lipstick to me in my opinion. This is probably the only $15 lipstick that I won’t mind buying multiple times. I don’t need to go into details how awesome this lipstick is, this is my number 1 lipstick. Line this bad boy up with MAC Brick lip pencil you are going to WERK HUNTY!!!

MAC Studio Fix Fluid in NW45 $27.00 both at Macys and Dillards. I don’t use this foundation a lot, only use this foundation on special occasions. For $27.00 I am going to make this foundation last for a long time. This foundation has a Matte finish which I like a lot.

I love Black Opal a lot, I am starting to love Black Opal more than MAC foundations main reason because Black Opal is a foundation stick which means less of a mess for me, and is more budget friendly for my wallet. Black Opal foundation sticks is SPF 15, Ā and has a matte finish. Black Opal can be purchase at Wal-Mart for I believe $7-9 dollars. Which beats buying foundation at MAC for $27.00!!!

My favorite falsies and glue for my falsies. I love Ardell lashes because there so cheap and easy to put on, and the Duo glue so easy to use I just love the fact that it dries quick and clear. I got the Ardell lashes for $2.50 at my local Walgreens store (clearance) and the Duo Glue I think for $6.29.

Maybelline Mascara One by One Volume Express is the best, all of Maybelline Mascaras are simply the best.

I first heard about Phillips Milk of Magnesia by watching a really beautiful and talented lady on YouTube, her name is MsCreativeDiva. Her Makeup to me is always on point and flawless and has a matte finish which I love. Her secret was Phillips Milk of Magnesia, at first I was like why would you want to put laxative on your face? When MsCreativeDiva explained that it helps keep your face from getting oily, and reduces shine I was like I must get a bottle. Phillips is a staple for me now when doing my make up. You can purchase Phillips Milk of Magnesia at any drug store.

Now this is something old Juicy Couture Black Opal Cocktail Ring. I am not a big fan of rings at all, but when I first saw this ring was on my cousin blog and I had to have it right away. When I went to purchase the ring it was sold out online. Now fast forward 2 years later. I finally saw this ring on eBay for $35.00 cheaper and I immediately purchased this ring. When I received this ring I was worried it was a fake, so I went to my nearest Juicy Couture store and had them look at it for me. 5 minutes later an associate confirmed it was real. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS RING MY FAVORITE AND 1 OF 2 RINGS I OWN. #STATEMENTPIECE

So I have to be mindful about staying in my budget, lord knows I want a Michael Kors watch but at the same time it’s not worth going broke. So with the holidays coming up a lot of department stores are having good sales and trying to get rid of clearance items. I went to Macy’s and purchased 2 earrings by INC each cost $16.50, I also purchased a watch from Macy’s that is not shown in this picture by a company called Style&Co for $29.98 which I might return not sure yet. The gold button earrings I purchased at Target for $7.99 but an sales associate gave me 25% off so it went down to like $4.70 I think (don’t trust my math). The watch I purchased at Jcpenney which was on sale for $24.00 regular price $34.00. Now if you are a fellow Houstonian like me then you have heard of the Harwin shopping center or Harwin strip. There is a store called SWT in Houston, TX. When you step into the store it is wall to wall full of accessories that your eyes just go everywhere. Not the greatest quality but if you are like me and don’t want to spend money on accessories, than SWT is the place to go and shop. I do have to say SWT prices on their accessories at times kind of over priced on some of there bracelets and necklaces, but you will find some good and reasonable prices on majority of their accessories. The necklace with matching earrings $4.98, bracelets I believe $6.50 each.

So I have no arch, I am flat footed, can’t walk in heels to save my life. Finding heels is a very difficult process for me. So I decided that I was going to start learning how to walk in heels. I found these nude Nine West Sling Backs on DSW.com, they’re mid heels which is a huge plus and there so comfortable. The best part it’s like I am wearing tennis shoes, and you cannot tell that I have never walked in heels before. I purchases these shoes last week for $49.95 and if you use the CODE SHIPR you get up to 50% off plus free shipping. Make sure you visit retailmenot.com to check out for more additional codes for great savings.

So I am not big on name brand handbags if I do buy a name brand handbag I tend to resale them on eBay, and get more back than what I paid for. If you ever purchased a Coach handbag from a retail store or online. You eventually become registered to get coupons for discounts on Coach Handbags and also become a member to shop at the Coach Factory store online, were Coach handbags are discounted greatly but still pricey. This is probably my favorite Coach handbag ever this is the Ashley Leather Gathered that I purchase on the Coach Factory online store. Original price I believe was about $300, but I purchased this bag for $80.00. I had a coach certificate or gift card, I never heard of coach having gift cards. But I called Coach over the phone and explained my situation with the certificate or gift card, and the supervisor let me use the gift card my friend gave me. I went from paying $172 to $80.00 NOT BAD AT ALL. But trust and believe this is the last expensive handbag I will ever buy, I will be at my local ROSS store buying handbags.

If you have favorite items please leave a comment below sharing your favorite items, thank you for visiting my blog, have a great day.

*All items shown are paid and purchased by me, not affiliated with any company nor brand.