This Blog Really Stinks – Elie Saab Parfum Review


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There are so many miracles happening in this bottle I don’t know where to begin. The bottle itself is absolutely stunning! It’s a solid, dense piece of weighty glass, and as the light bounces off it, it looks like an expensive piece of crystal. Gorgeous.

This perfume is beautiful. I fell in love with it in the very instant I tried it. It seemed feminine, sensual, bright, in a very sophisticated way; long lasting and strong, but yet still light at the same time. 
I do think that the creator did an amazing job in here. It is a well-balanced scent; nothing stands out all the notes simply compliment each other.

To me, this is an elegant, fine, dramatic perfume. I think it better fits the commercial of Charlize Theron stomping down the runway better than J’adore does — or Julia Roberts at the black-tie ball for La Vie Est Belle. It’s definitely an elegant fragrance, very womanly and gives a real confidence boost. It’s a scent for special occasions or to make a special night with a special person stand out even more ; )

Bravo! This is PERFECTION!

Notes: Orange Blossom, Jasmine, Patchouli, Rose, Cedar Wood

DIY: Sugar & Spice – Gingerbread Body Scrub

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Ahh the holiday season is in full swing and I’m lovin’ every minute of it. Today I’m coming at you with another simple DIY project inspired by this magical season. I made a Gingerbread Sugar Body Scrub that is adorable & it’s super easy to make! Let’s get started shall we..

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100 Years of Beauty in 1 Minute

Ladies, you thought your beauty routine was a lot? Try pulling off 100 years of styles in one minute. A Settle-based creative agency The Cut filmed a time-lapse video recreating looks to match every decade from 1910 to 2010. Simply brilliant reviews of past centuries, the hairstyles and makeup looks are accurately represented. It’s interesting to see how the evolution of society’s standards of beauty has changed in the past 100 years. I personally love 1930’s & 1950’s looks the best, which look is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below, enjoy!

Sorry I’m Late..

Oh the struggle. There is nothing more complex then mastering the perfect winged eyeliner. Liquid winged eyeliner skill does not come within one day you have to practice. Even when you think you’ve mastered it good luck on getting both eyes to match..

I’ve searched Pinterest for a ton of liquid eyeliner tips and tricks for myself and wanted to share them with you. There are actually a lot of different techniques that you can use if you’re struggling.

  • Figure out your eye shape, and what eyeliner style will best emphasize your eye.
  • Less is more. Use small strokes to avoid mistakes
  • Apply a piece of clear tape on the outer edges of your eye to create the perfect wing
  • Use a neutral eyeliner to map out the angle of the wing

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I really like this image it breaks down the steps. I found on Pintrest that was posted by Gloria Nuhn, which was found on her tumbler page carlenek.tumblr.com

Perfect Eyebrows Every time

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QUICK TAKE: Water Resistant, Long Lasting, Natural

Like most girls I am super picky about my brows, so I’ve been looking for a product that would give me a natural look but one I could easily control. My favorite product is Dipbrow Pomade by Anastasia Beverly Hills it is amazing!

This product is really pigmented, so a little goes a long way. I use very little product to fill in my entire brow. I’ve been using this product for 3 months now and have used less than half of the jar. The formula is also long lasting, so my brows are perfect all day. I love the color options too! They recently added new colours so you’re sure to find the perfect match. There is such a get range of options. I am constantly getting compliments on my brows.

I simply brush it along the bottom line of my brows with an angle brush and brush upward with the spool brush on the other end of the brow brush. You must have a spool brush to even out the product. When I first started using it I was very nervous that my brows would look to strong because it’s so highly pigmented. I defiantly would recommend you practice and use a steady hand I’ve embedded a video demonstrating how to use it, I found this videos very helpful, enjoy!

Inner Beauty

What comes to mind when you’re asked to define beauty? When I think of the most beautiful women in my life, these are the descriptive words I would use to describe them- wisdom, strength, genuine, compassionate, and independent.

Some of the moments I have felt most beautiful are when I’ve accomplished something challenging: in school, in sports or even taking up a new hobby. In all these challenges I used discipline, training and hard work which leaves me feeling strong, determined and confidant. I feel beautiful and strong when I focus on what I can do with my body, as opposed to what it looks like.

Xo

Dirty Little Secret

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I have my fair share of dirty little secrets. Take, for instance, the fact that I actually enjoy Kourteny & Khole Take the Hampton’s or that I eat peanut butter right out of the jar. Oh, and here’s another, I always wear makeup to the gym. Funny thing is that most people would find that last one the most egregious. But before you (like my friends & gym mates) jump down my throat or post incredulous comments below, let me explain.

No I’m not sporting a smoky eye with a bold lip before I jump on the elliptical. I simply just touch up my face with a swipe (or, okay two) of my tinted moisturizer. Put a little gloss on to give my lip some colour. The odds are that I’m not alone in my pre workout prep so here are few of my tricks and potions to give me the I woke up like this look.

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“ Changing The World One Pot at a Time”

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Who doesn’t like to help a good cause while getting something we use everyday? Look no further then Lush’s Charity Pot hand and body lotion. Whenever a Charity Pot is purchased all the profits (aside from taxes) go to directly to grassroots organizations locally and internationally, in my case my money was donated to Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.

 I absolutely love this company is such a breath of fresh air. Lush Handmade Natural Cosmetics is the polar opposite to the mass-produced beauty businesses that influence how we buy cosmetics today. They protect our environment by making their products green all products are suitable for anyone who is vegan and/or vegetarian because there is no traces any animal byproduct. In addition to not using any animal fats in their products they do not partake in animal testing, which really means the world to me. It’s truly amazing to see a company have such an great impact in our world we are really ” Changing The World One Pot at a Time”

Cheers,

Victoria

I would love for you to view their video “How a Charity Pot is made-