Friday, January 1, 2016

Sun, Drink, Eat, Repeat

This past week, I retreated to Playa Mujeres, just north of Cancun, Mexico with my sister to close out the year and end it with a bang! We had the best time lounging by the pool, eating yummy food and hitting the pause button so that we can feel refreshed and ready to take on the new year. I can't wait for our next sister vacay! 

We had the best view of the pool & beach from our balcony. The resort that we stayed at, Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa is massive and completely secluded - we were surrounded by green and had to take golf carts to get around the resort!

What's better than mimosas on the beach?

The sunsets were absolutely breathtaking!


Saturday, April 18, 2015

I'm out for presidents to represent me

Shirt: H&M (similar here)
Body Suit: American Apparel
Sneakers: Converse
Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

Sunday, March 1, 2015

February Favorites

Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Foundation Powder - I've been wearing this pretty much every single day since I bought it. Definitely my new go-to powder foundation! 
Maybelline Fit Me! Matte & Poreless Foundation in 322 Warm Honey - I had to try this foundation since I've seen such great reviews on it and I must say, since I have pretty oily skin, this has kept my matte throughout the day and provides great medium to full coverage! 
NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Caramel - I've been dying to try this concealer and I find myself using this one over my favorite MAC select moisture cover!

Ray-Ban Clubmaster Flash Lenses - My celeb girl crush Shay Mitchell inspired me to purchase these bad boys! To say I'm obsessed would be an understatement. They are my new favorites!

What are some of your current favorites? 
Let me know in the comments below! 


Saturday, January 10, 2015

Lorac Pro Palette

I finally got my hands on the Lorac Pro Palette! Better late than never, right? I treated myself to this beauty as a late Christmas present to myself, and I couldn't be more happy with it! I mainly go between the Naked and Naked 2 palette, as well as a few of my favorite MAC eyeshadows on a day to day basis, but have been eyeing this bad boy for months and months!
The palette comes with 16 eyeshadows. The 8 colors in the top row are all matte colors and the 8 colors in the bottom row are all shimmer. The palette also came with a mini Lorac Behind The Scene Eye Primer, which I can't wait to try, since I've only ever used the Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion! I am in love with all of the colors since I always tend to use more natural colors on my eyes and never stray from neutrals. I also love that you have options as far as matte and shimmer! I know I will get a lot of use out of this palette and definitely recommend it if you don't have it! 

Do you have the Lorac Pro palette? 
What are some of your favorite colors? Let me know in the comments below! 

Saturday, December 27, 2014

what I got for christmas - highlights!

Hey dolls! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and Happy Holiday! I've been making the most out of my holiday weekend, spending time with the people I love the most, eating lots of delicious food and enjoying my friends faces as they open my gifts to them! I had a great gift exchange with two of my close friends and I must say, we know each other pretty well! We each got really thoughtful and amazing gifts tailored to each of our personal styles/tastes! I thought I would share a few of the amazing things that I was blessed in receiving for Christmas this year! Be sure to let me know some of your favorite gifts you got in the comments below!

One of the highlights of my Christmas was receiving the Rebecca Minkoff Hudson Moto Mini that I included in my Holiday Gift Guide! My sister surprised me completely and ordered it for me! I had no idea I was going to get that from her, so when I opened the box I was shocked beyond belief! It's a great addition to my RM collection. I don't have any bags this color and I love the way it has compartments inside, in comparison to my Mini Mac bags, that are just one big open space. I've been using it non stop since I received it!
Another great highlight for me this year was from my close friend Janice of The Beauty Boulevard! We are so similar when it comes to our taste. We literally end up purchasing the same things without even knowing! She got me this gorgeous "B" initial jewelry dish that I'm already utilizing and storing my favorite rings in on my desk! She also gifted me a few other lovely pieces (a matching Kate Spade "B" initial necklace, for example. She's seriously the sweetest!) but this was the easiest to photograph :) Thanks again, my love! 
If you remember in my what's in my bag post, I swear by the Soap & Glory Hand Food lotions! My friend Jess picked these up for me knowing I love them so much, and the funny part is, she received the same exact thing from me! Talk about a win-win! 

I even put some gift cards to use the day after Christmas and treated myself to some new reads! I'm already a couple of hundred pages deep into Hopeless! Are there any books your currently reading? I love getting recommendations!

I hope everyone had a fun and safe holiday! If I don't post before the 31st, have a happy and healthy New Year celebration! See you in 2015!