Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Update

Hi all,

Yes, I'm still alive! Please wait a few more days for my SaSa + Sephora haul! ;)

Life's been busy, as usual.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

ELF haul + Aloe Vera

Hi all,

Today I want to show you my small haul from ELF.


From left to right, from top to bottom: I got 3 nail polishes, €1/$1 each in mint cream, royal purple, and red velvet. When applied it looks shiny, but it dries matte :( I don't like matte polishes. To make it shiny, I use a top coat.


I also got the ELF STUDIO small angled brush and precision brush. These brushes are so soft and I can draw precise lines with it. I use these brushes with my MAC fluidline. The quality of the brush is OK, especially if it's only €3.50/$3 a brush! After a year use, the brush will look like this:


The ELF matte lip color in tea rose makes my lips hydrated, but I don't really like the color... Sometimes I use this product with lipgloss on top of it.


ELF is actually not my favorite brand of cosmetics, but it's so cheap that it's worth the try! ;)

Last week, I hated how my skin looked. But now, it's becoming better and better ^_^ Yeah!! Aloe Vera and Laneige white plus renew essence to the RESCUE! Aloe Vera really does wonders for skin problems, like acne and acne scars. This plant has lots of healing purposes. So if you have skin problems, get yourself an Aloe Vera plant and apply the pure Aloe Vera gel on your skin. I apply it before I sleep and wash it off the next day. And sometimes during the day I rub a little bit of this gel over the problem areas. The next day my skin feels really soft and smooth and the little bumps on my face disappeared. After  2-3 days I started to see some real results. The acne scars started to fade (became lighter) and the "fresh" acne became smaller or disappeared.

I think my skin problems started due to stress and use of BB creams. BB creams are so not good for my skin, it's awful. I wanted BB creams to work for me so badly, that I kept using it (even though knowing that it might not be good for my skin). If I use the stupid product every day, my skin becomes so dehydrated and after the 3rd day I start to break out. When applying BB cream, my skin looks so nice... sigh. The best thing for my skin, is to not apply BB cream or foundation at all! I use a tinted moisturizer now :)

To all my lovely readers (with bad skin problems), I recommend Aloe Vera and I hope that my experience with this plant has convinced you in buying this plant.

With love,

LaDy-V

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Quick update

Quick update...

My skin got so bad due to stresssss and too little sleep! I need more sleep and apply more Aloe Vera >.< Aloe Vera is one of my "secrets" to better skin ;) Due to my poor-looking skin and extreme laziness, no vid this week.

I ordered some ELF products, will show you my haul this weekend!

Today, I had to shed a little tear... because of a talented boy. The YT vid is in Chinese, but it's subbed ;) Please, watch this. It only takes 10 minutes and it won't be a waste of your precious time. This boy touched my heart... and he can really sing! <3



Love,

Vivian

Monday, May 23, 2011

Perfect by Pink

Hi all,

I've been planning to make a new makeup tutorial vid, it's another inspired look. I'm not gonna tell you yet by whom it's inspired, it's a surprise! Haha... it's coming up by the end of next week :) and I hope you'll enjoy it.

In the meantime, enjoy this song by Pink! I'm addicted to this song, I'm lovin' it!! Lyrics are beautiful and melody keeps spinning in my mind.. hehe




Made a wrong turn, once or twice
Dug my way out, blood and fire
Bad decisions, that's alright
Welcome to my silly life
Mistreated, misplaced, misunderstood
Miss 'No way, it's all good', it didn't slow me down
Mistaken, always second guessing, underestimated
Look, I'm still around

Pretty pretty please, don't you ever ever feel
Like you're less than, less than perfect
Pretty pretty please, if you ever ever feel like you're nothing
You are perfect to me!

You're so mean, when you talk about yourself, you were wrong
Change the voices in your head, make them like you instead
So complicated, look happy, you'll make it!
Filled with so much hatred...such a tired game
It's enough! I've done all I can think of
Chased down all my demons, I've seen you do the same

Pretty pretty please, don't you ever ever feel
Like you're less than, less than perfect
Pretty pretty please, if you ever ever feel like you're nothing
You are perfect to me!

The whole world's scared so I swallow the fear
The only thing I should be drinking is an ice cold beer
So cool in line, and we try try try, but we try too hard and it's a waste of my time
Done looking for the critics, cause they're everywhere
They don't like my jeans, they don't get my hair
Exchange ourselves, and we do it all the time
Why do we do that? Why do I do that?

Why do I do that..?

xoxo

The one and only ~ L a D y - V ~

Saturday, May 14, 2011

f(x) Victoria Song inspired look

Hi all,

I've been playing with makeup today and made a vid ;) I made up for not blogging for 1.5 month or so.. hehe

The look I'm going to show you is inspired by Victoria Song of f(x), which is a Korean girl group. I like her natural looks as in the Korean variety show "We Got Married", where she's married to Nichkhun <3. It looks like she doesn't do much with makeup, just eyeliner, mascara, and lipstick or gloss (and maybe some blush).
The beautiful Victoria Song


I love her lip color and dress <3
Inspired by these two pictures and her natural looks as in the Korean variety show, WGM, I created a makeup tutorial. If you click on the pictures, you might see some pink eyeshadow and you can also see that the inner corners of her eyes are highlighted. To create an easy and everyday look, I used minimum makeup.



Before starting with applying makeup on my eyes, I have applied concealer and foundation. At the end of this vid, I noticed that I forgot to do my eyebrows...

Products used:
- NYX 78 colors eyeshadow palette
- MAC fluidline in blacktrack
- Max Factor False Lash Effect in waterproof black
- Dior Addict Ultra Gloss Flash in 686
- False eyelashes of Ipum in P2

Seeing Victoria's long hair, makes me want to have long hair too.. I got a bob-line last year, so I hope I'll have long hair by October ^_^

What are your favorite natural looks (of celebrities)? Or do you prefer more dramatic looks? Tell me :) I might make another makeup tutorial. Suggestions and comments are welcome, either here on my blog or in the comments section of the vid on YouTube.

xoxo

The one and only, LaDy-V

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Asian False Eyelashes

Hi all,

First of all, I want to apologize for being super busy and lazy. I haven't been here for quite a while. I know I would blog about falsies... but to make it up, I made vid! How awesome is that ^_^ I'm also in the middle in trying out my DIY green tea mask, so please look forward to that ;)

In the vid you can see that I applied falsies in a different way than the usual. I applied it under my real lashes instead of close to the upper lash line. This way, people won't notice you wearing falsies (unless you're wearing overly dramatic ones...) when you look down ;) It doesn't hurt and it isn't heavy on my eyelids at all. Just be sure that your falsies have a thin strip/band.

If you have any comments or whatsoever, please leave them here on my blog or in the comment section of the vid on YouTube. Also, don't forget to subscribe! Thnx

Enjoy watching ;)


xoxo

Friday, March 25, 2011

Quick update

I've been away from blogosphere for too long! I've been so busy with midterms and now I have to write a dissertation in order to graduate... Master of Science... I'm almost there ;)

Please look forward to my post about false eyelashes!! So sorry, so busy... :(