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Lipstick Diaries pt. V – Pink Pop

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Maybelline Pink Pop #860On my nails is Essie’s Play Date and on the lips is Maybelline’s Vivids collection #860 Pink Pop. I really like this one. This is the first of the Vivids collection that I bought, and whew–it is definitely bright! I really like it! I especially wish I had more places and outfits to wear with such a fun color.

August 1st is coming up soon, which is the day I release a new project I’ve been pouring my heart and soul into at work. And hopefully you will all partake. More on that later.

My two favorite songs right now (you’d know if you followed me on Twitter):

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Summertime at the Beach

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I went to California a couple weeks ago and got to go back to the beach where I used to spend most of my time when I lived there. I used to keep a big trunk in my car with all the books I wanted to read. I would just drive out to Santa Monica and sit in Palisades Park to read under the trees, or I would just go lay out in the sand!

Going back was weirdly less nostalgic than I thought it would be. I mean, of course a lot of memories came back, but I was more surprised at how I seemed to naturally fall back into the swing of things. Driving through traffic, going down the familiar roads was as if I had never left.

California is beautiful, and I really love it there, especially the variety you find with the people. For the most part, though, I was glad to be where I am now and moving toward my goals.

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Mauve & Pink Nails

I’ve always been a bit confused about what the color “mauve” is. According to Wikipedia (because they have an article on Mauve), it can be considered a dirty pink and a shade of purple. Apparently, this particular mauve is a “mauve taupe” color.

By the way, I always thought mauve was pronounced “mahv,” but it’s a french word, so it’s actually pronounced “mohv,” like rhymes with “grove.” Silly French!

The pink on the outside is my Tropical Fiesta from Milani. I just used scotch tape. Did them at work, what’s new.

So, there you have it, a lesson on the color mauve and an interesting color combo for Spring/Summer nails. You like?

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New Hair and Shades

I got blonde added back into my hair. Turns out, I really like it! I’m going to be going back to California next week and it just seemed appropriate. I also bought Moroccan Oil for my dry ends, and it is a miracle worker. So I have three blonde panels in my hair now!

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Wavy Beach Hair

Well, as of this Friday, I will be living in California! Since it’s such a different place, I wanted to make sure I fit in–I decided I would try the beach wave! I just took a straightener and waved my hair, then put some hairspray to make it more defined and less frizzy and all over the place. I think it’s a success!

I’m hoping this will help me get back into the habit of doing my hair. All too often do I just let it go natural or just throw it in a braid. I’ll be excited to be in the sunny L.A. and livin’ the dream!

Goodnight Summer

Summer is drawing to a close and as such, I wanted to give a kind of tribute to the bronzes and light colors that I’ve used on many a weekend trip.

Here I used my E.L.F. Sassy, Earthy and Chestnut eye shadows and lined the top lid with a pink/brown liquid eyeliner from Almay. The bottom lid is lined with the Sassy eye shadow. Lips are Body Shop & E.L.F. lip balm (with a Burt’s Bees base, of course.)