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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

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Koji Japan Line Queen 1 day Long Lasting Eyeliner

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The search for an eyeliner that doesn’t budge once it’s on has FINALLY come to an end.  I’ve tried MANY liners out there, and they ALL smudge.  I’ve been sticking to MAC’s Fluidline for awhile, as I found that had the longest staying power on me, but even that eventually smudges into my crease and around the corner of my eyes.

This liquid liner I recently tried will be my new Holy Grail product.


This liner promises to be waterproof, sweat proof, and lasts 24 hours – It lived up to that.  This liner lasted all day, and I even slept with it on.  Liner stayed put until I washed my face in the shower.  Another thing about this I like is how pigmented it is.  Bought this in Deep Black.

The fine tip allows you more control – whether you want a find line or thicker line.


I’ve finally found a liner where I don’t have to worry about if I look like a panda halfway into the day!

I bought this liner for about $12 (shipping included) through ebay. 

If you’re like me and everything pretty much smudges on you, definitely give this one a try.

HANA Professional Flat Iron Review

Thursday, April 14, 2011

I recently got the this flat iron from Misikko.com and I must say… I’m impressed! They really took the time to package, and shipping was FAST!


What was inside?…

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Heat proof mats, travel case, samples, a comb, a blindfold. I pleasantly surprised when I opened the package because I didn’t expect the package to be so ADORABLE!!

There’s also a black version of the flat iron, but I got the Pink Edition (This one is one of their best selling flat irons)

Features from the website:

  • Stylish pink edition!
  • Advanced Tourmaline Ceramic Plates for Accelerated Ion Generation and Maximum Frizz-Free, Conditioning Shine
  • Ceramic is naturally hygienic, protects color & retards fading
  • Floating 1” Plates Auto-Adjust To Glide Over Any Hair Texture
  • Curved Plate Edges For Versatile Styling - Curl, Flip or Straighten!
  • Adjustable Temperature Dial - 5 Settings from 140-450° F for All Hair Types
  • Flash Heats in Seconds with Instant Compensation for Heat Loss
  • Ergonomic Handle Design with No-Slip Grip
  • Smooth Grooves Keep Hair Strands Separate and Snag-Free
  • Tangle-Free Salon Quality Cord Swivels 360°; Convenient Hanging Loop
  • Energy Efficient at 38 Watts
  • Independent On/Off Switch
  • Includes Luxe Heat Proof Storage Pouch, Heat Proof Silicone Mat, & Special Edition Tin Case
  • Two Year Warranty

  • What I love about this flat iron:

It’s so lightweight compared to my current Cortex flat iron. There is no tugging or pulling, and it leaves my hair sleek and silky, like I just had my hair straightened at the salon. I also love the fact that I don’t have to wait for it to heat up!


Look at that shine! =] The only product I used in my hair was heat protectant spray.

Another look I did with this flat iron…


For those of you who travel a lot, there’s also the Mini Flat Iron, which I’m sure works just as well.

May be looking for a hair dryer soon… and I just may be returning to Misikko for one. =]

My Top 5 Mascaras

Mascaras… I can’t live without them. Unless I’m running across the street to buy some groceries or pick up something from the drugstore, you will never catch me without mascara on.

My mascaras must be…
1) smudge proof
2) holds my curl
3) long lasting
4) Lengthening AND Volumnizing

These mascaras does just that. In no particular order because they ALL work so well…

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CoverGirl Lash Blast Waterproof
This one is the volume one, but I find that it also gives me a bit of length. For the price, you can’t go wrong. It’s think it’s comparable with the DIORSHOW!

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Shiseido Lifting Mascara
Went into Sephora the other day, and it seems like they don’t carry this anymore. =( Have to go to the counter for this one.
This mascara really does what it says… it LIFTS, giving me the illusion of longer lashes. The thin wand gets to those hard to reach places, coating every lash.

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DIORSHOW Waterproof / DIORSHOW Unlimited
I’m putting these 2 mascaras together since I often use them together.
I’ve tried the other Dior mascaras, but I don’t really like them. These two are the ones that keep my curl and gives me dramatic looking lashes. The original DIORSHOW gives volume and length. Paired with the Unlimited, my lashes look SUPER DUPER long.

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DejaVu Fiberwig LX
Want those false lashes without all the hassle of eyelash glue? This is the must have for the false eyelash look.

Wow! I haven’t been blogging for awhile. Logged back on, and I can’t believe it’s been almost 2 years since my last blog! As a poor student, I couldn’t afford to purchase anymore make up. So, cutting myself off from all this meant no temptation to spend and buy more and more stuff I didn’t really need. Living on my own really has it’s ups and downs. Kids… if you want to save money, stay with your parents! LOL

I’m back, and lurking here and there, and yes… I still work on film sets, but it’s definitely not something I’ll do forever. I’m hoping to go back to school this September, just waiting for those acceptance letters! Wish me luck!

Anyways, enough about my life, and on with the beauty stuff =]

My current everyday look is pretty simple, I can finish my make up in 5 minutes if I’m in a hurry. Sometimes, I’d go to parties with the same look, just intensified.

Products I use
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**Lancome – Teint Idole Ultra (Oil-free, 14-hr Retouch free)
Shade – Bisque 3
LOVE LOVE LOVE! I’m lazy, with combo skin. Working long hrs, this is PERFECT for me. I don’t get oily with this product, and it stays TRUE to it’s 14 hr promise, I’ve never had to retouch my face with this foundation. Notice how there’s no concealer product in my everyday collection? I don’t need it. This is how amazing this foundation is. 1 pump is all I need, sometimes I don’t even use a full pump … 5/5

**NARS blush
Shade – Luster & Deep Throat
I find Orgasm is a bit too light, so I prefer Deep Throat. I did a review on these blushes awhile back. These 2 shades are my faves. I put Luster on for the peachy undertone, then just a dab of deep throat for colour.

**STILA Goddess Eyeshadow Trio
**Lavshuca BR-2 Eyeshadow palette
I switch in between these 2 palettes from day to day depending on which one I pull out first in my make up bag. I love both of them. Stila gives me a more bronze look, and Lavshuca is brown. This Stila trio has made me love Stila products even more. Eyeshadows tend to crease on me… this one I’ve had no problems with, lasts ALL day. It’s creamy, very pigmented, overall 5/5! Generally I pick 2 shades – light shade on inner half, and darker shade on outer half, creating a very natural smokey eye.

**COVERGIRL LASH BLAST Volume Waterproof
2 words – HOLY GRAIL. It’s cheap, holds my curl (# 1 rule about my mascaras), results are better than most of the higher end mascaras out there.

This photo was taken awhile ago, I did chop off my hair!! It’s much longer now… I DO miss my long hair… =[ Generally, this is my everyday make up

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First position…Reset… ACTION! BACKGROUND!… CUT!

Saturday, June 6, 2009

I’ve been hearing this ALL day today!  What’s all this about?  Anyone watch Flashpoint?  If you don’t, definitely check it out.  It’s a really good show.  Why else should you watch it?

Today was my very first time at a film set as an extra.  And wow… it was LOADS of fun, and I met some awesome people!  The sun was blaring, and including that with having to do lots of running outside and inside did get a little tiring after awhile though.  I was on set for 12 hours.  I was getting pretty tired by the end … I had to be there at 6am! Crazy early!

Here’s a few photos I took from the set of Flashpoint! In this episode, bombs are about to go off at a university, and they must evacuate all the students and profs, and the SWAT team as always saves the day. =D

I’ve got a bunch of other photos on Flickr:


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A little adventure…

After job training on Tuesday… I went on a little adventure to Casa Loma and took a bunch of pictures.  It’s such a stunning place!  Here’s a few photos I took.  There’s so many more on my Flickr =D Check it out!


Done my contest yet? =P

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