Friday, July 15, 2011

A-Z of me!

I saw this on Passion for Fashion's blog and decided to post it since it's been a while since I've done one of these.

Bed Size: Queen
Chore you Hate: folding laundry
Dogs: I prefer cats, but dogs are alright
Essential start of your day: breakfast, or a glass of milk if I don't have time to eat anything
Favourite Colour: blue!
Gold or Silver: silver
Height: 5'1"
Instruments I play: I did play bass clarinet in middle/high school
Job Title: Sales Team Lead
Kids: none yet
Live: Honolulu, Hawaii
Mum's name: Jean
Nickname: Rowen
Pet Peeve: when I pick up my phone but no one answers...seriously, whats the point?!
Quote from a movie: I still maintain he kicked himself in the balls.
Right or left handed: Right handed
Siblings: 1 sister, but we're twins. She is older by a minute.
Time you wake up: lately, about 7 or 8, but on a lazy day around 10
Underwear: anything with cute prints or lace
Vegetables you dislike: Most veggies (bad, i know!) but I really hate cucumbers and broccoli
What makes you run late: traffic, but I'm almost never late
X-rays you've had done: numerous times, but just a broken bone or fracture
Yummy food you make: anchovy/garlic pasta
Zoo animal: giraffe

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Review: Maybelline The Falsies Waterproof Mascara

I remember when this first came out, there was a lot of hype over this mascara. I wanted to try it, but I was a little skeptical and wanted to wait to try out a waterproof version because I haven't had very good experiences with non-waterproof formulas.
I got mine at Target a couple of weeks ago for about $7. Upon opening the bottle, I noticed the brush had a curved shape and it looked like it had way too much product on it. The stopper near the opening isn't big enough to scrape off the excess product like with the One by One or L'oreal Voluminous Million Lashes mascara. I immediately had the urge to wipe off the excess product, but decided to give it a try just as it was.I was truly surprised with the application, and I really loved the results. This mascara adds tons of length to my lashes and volume without clumping. My lashes actually look visible and stand out quite a bit. Despite being waterproof, the formula is a lot wetter than other mascaras I've tried. I tend to get it on my eyelids when applying (but for some reason it only happens on my right eye!) and it does take a while to dry. The waterproof formula doesn't smudge or smear under my eyes, but still comes off easily with eye makeup remover. It holds a curl really well too, as do most waterproof formulas! Here is what my lashes look like after applying:This is definitely one of my new favorites! I wouldn't wear this everyday because it can be a little too dramatic for me sometimes, but it's perfect for going out! I've never worn false lashes before but this gives a natural, yet dramatic false lash effect.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

NOTD: Sephora by OPI How Cute is That?

I've been looking for a couple of nice nail polishes for summer, since I don't really have a lot of bright colors to wear. I went to Ala Moana hunting for Essies Super Bossa Nova from their new summer collection, but had no luck finding it. I ended up buying one nail polish from Sephora and a Zoya nail polish. I got my first Zoya polish in Mischa and How Cute is That? from Sephora by OPI.
I'm currently wearing the Sephors by OPI nail polish and I love the color! It's a really pretty pinky coral color. For some reason the color looks much duller in the photo than it does in real life, but I tried to get the best picture I could. The application took two coats and was fairly minimal on the streaking. I'll definitely be wearing this color again and I think it's prefect for summer. Retails for $9.50 at Sephora.