Friday, February 25, 2011
Sorry for the blur, but it was the only way that I was able to get a true picture of the color. This polish is intensely gorgeous. I can't stop looking at my nails!
As far as the manicure is concerned, I did 2 coats of Valerie over my base coat. 1 coat would have been perfectly fine, but I went that extra step. I then finished everything up with one coat of Seche Vite.
Saturday, February 19, 2011
This manicure was pretty basic. 1 coat of Ibiza over base coat. I love that this was completely opaque in 1 medium coat. I then put one coat of NYC top coat, when Seche Vite. I'm a bit disappointed in this one. It looks great under strong light (and with a camera flash), but under regular lighting, it just looks black. Boo :(
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
One thing I love about ordering from Ann Arbor T Shirt Company (where Starkid sells their merch), is the invoice that comes in the package.The stamp, in case you can't read it, say "Warning: Package is full of Awesome!" How effing cute is that?! That's what greated me when I opened up the box. And I love that they personalize all the forms. Makes you feel special and appreciated. (I'm such a dork..)
Sunday, February 6, 2011
So, this system was okay. I think the soap is good as just a general cleanser, but I don't think it's really great for skin that needs something that's not so gentle. However, I do love the moisturizer. It's the only one I've found that doesn't turn my face into a giant oil slick. Yay!
Friday, February 4, 2011
Sorry for the blurriness, this one did not want to be photographed. 2 coats of Color Club Almost Famous. Then scotch tape and 3 thin coats of Sally Hansen HD Hi-Def on my ring finger. And one coat of Seche Vite to finish everything off. I was worried that the green was going to bleed since that polish is crazy thin, but it came out looking awesome.
I'm definitely going to be using scotch tape many more times in the future!
It's bad. I used the rounded head of a pin, which was a bad idea. Once I get a proper dotting tool, maybe I'll try this one again.
My skin did feel a bit greasy after I put on the moisturizer and let it set, but that was gone when I woke up this morning.
I still don't know how it works when I wear makeup, but that will probably be tested in the next day or so.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
I really liked the facial soap. It lathered well, and my face really felt clean after I had used it. This, however, was with me wearing no makeup, so I am not sure if the results would change, or not, had I been wearing foundation.
The toner ('clarifying lotion') was a bit of a shock. I don't usually use toner, just Witch Hazel, so the strong alcohol scent/feel really threw me. I only used about half the given amount in the sample since it was so strong.
I'm a bit wary about using a moisturizer since my skin can get oily, but I bit the bullet and used most of the sample of the moisturizing lotion. At first it felt thick, but after it was absorbed, it was fine and my skin is sooo smooth and soft now. I really hope this doesn't break me out, because I do like the feeling.
Overall I really like the effect so far, I hope it doesn't freak my skin out too much.
-Clinique All About Eyes (sample size)
-Clinique Rinse Off Foaming Cleanser (sample size)
-Clinique 3-Step System (4 use sampler)
-Avon Overnight Replenishing Foot Cream
-Avon Deep Moisture Foot Cream
-Bath & Body Works Ripe Red Current Lip Balm
-John Freida Frizz-Ease Curl Boosting Mousse (travel size)
That's it for now, but I'll probably add things as time goes on.