Monday, October 29, 2012

Influenster Beauty Bloggers VoxBox 2012

Hey guys!

Today, I have a review on the Influenster Beauty Bloggers VoxBox 2012. If you are not familiar with Influenster, it is a program similiar to a subscription box with samples and full sized products. The difference is that it is absolutely free and you are chosen to receive one mainly based on demographics and how big of an influence you have in social media and in real life. 

Not Your Mother's Smooth Moves Frizz Control Hair Cream with coconut & silk extracts (1.5 fl oz sample - 4 oz bottle retails for $6.00) - I have been using this hair cream since I received this box and I have to say that I have been loving it! Almost any beauty product with coconut in it is a win for me and this product smells amazing. The scent is not overwhelming either. I run a bit of the product through my hair after I wash it and I let it air try. My hair can be super frizzy and this has been taming it a bit more than the other products I have used in the past.

Goody Simple Styles: Spin Pin (Google Affiliate Ad) (Retail Value: $7.29) - I have to be honest here. I have not even attempted to try out these pins yet. Mainly because I am afraid that I will do it wrong and get it stuck in my hair. The instructions on the back of the packaging seem simple enough though. These seem great for if you are in a rush but want to but your hair in a neat bun. 

Kiss Ever Pro Lashes Starter Kit (Retail Value: $5.99) - This kit comes with one pair of eyelashes (the item number is 56732 KPLS01 if anyone is wondering), a lash applicator and clear lash glue. These lashes are 100% human hair. If anypne has tried these, let me know in the comments below!

NYC New York Color IndividualEyes Custom Compact (Retail Value: $4.99) - This is my absolute favorite thing in this entire box! This compact (0156-08 Dark Shadows) comes with two crease colors, one all over lid color, a highlighter, a illuminator and a eyeshadow primer. The highlighter and illuminator are amazing! They brighten up the eyes and make any makeup look stand out. The shadows are very pigmented and the primer is not bad at all. The price is definitely a steal for this eyeshadow compact. 

I may do a more in depth review on this compact so keep an eye out for that!

Bath & Body Works Mini Candle in Cider Lane (Retail Value: $3.50) - This candle is perfect for the fall months! The description reads, "As sweet as the trip to the local apple orchard each year, a delicious fall blend of mulled cider, warm caramel and sweet cinnamon". The description is pretty accurate on this one. These mini candles do not give too much of a scent throw when lit in a big room but these are perfect for bathrooms and smaller rooms in your home.

The box also came with a coupon for a $10 3-wick candle from Bath and Body Works, which I did not get a chance to use before it expired.

EBOOST (Retail Value: $28 for a box of 20 powders) - EBOOST claims to be a daily health booster. I have not tried this because my packet came with a hole in it. Has anyone tried this before? What do you think?

Influenster is currently invite only. If you would like to receive an invite, I have 5 invites to give away. Leave a comment below with your email and I will email you an invite on a first come basis. 

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Guest Post: Starlight Radiance

Hello everyone! I'm really excited to be guest blogging for TheVEROBlog today! I've been a follower of hers for at least a year now (probably way longer than that) and really love the fun nail art she does!

I thought that I would share with you one of my favorites! With purple being my favorite color, I thought that Zoya - Dannii would be great! Dannii is a soft lilac with pink and gold shimmer. It is such a pretty and feminine color!

So shimmery!

And check out all of the shimmer in that bottle!

I really love pink and purple together, and Dannii shows it off very well. This actually ended up being my base for my monochromatic nails! Purple everywhere!

Thanks to everyone for reading, I'm glad to be sharing with you and giving TheVEROBlog a hand as well. Keep on painting!

Note from TheVEROblog:
Thank you so much Sarah for guest posting on my blog! I know it took me forever to post this up but I am so appreciative. Her nails look gorgeous up there, don't they?!
Although Sarah is currently taking a break from blogging, check out her blog Starlight Radiance and leave her lovely comments!

Monday, October 22, 2012

For Audrey with an edge

Hey guys!

So here are the nails that I did before I went on vacation. I used China Glaze For Audrey as a base for every nail except for the pinky nail, in which I used China Glaze Tinsel Town.

For the thumb, I added a layer of Funky Fingers Stage Dive. I left the index finger with only For Audrey. On the middle finger, I used tiny beads in a very similar color to For Audrey. The beads didn't last very long but I loved the overall look of it! On the ring finger, I added a nail sticker from Kiss nails.

Once again, I am happy to be getting back into the swing of things and I hope you all are looking forward to more posts :) The next post will be a guest post.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Let's Get This Thing Going Again!

Hey everyone!

It has been months since I have done anything blog related but I am ready to get back into the swing of things!

Just an update about what has been going on in my life since I last posted. I worked and went to school all summer. That took up quite a bit of my time and whatever time I had left was spent with my boyfriend and my family.

This fall, I am still working and in school. I recently got back from a much needed vacation in Florida. I will be posting my manicure from that time here on this blog within the next few days!

As I have said in the past, I am not only going to be posting nail related stuff but also a lot of other beauty reviews. The first official post on here should be up by Wednesday the latest and then there will be a guest post which I was supposed to put up so long ago.

Thanks for all who have stuck around and I will definitely be making it worth while, as I am working on a giveaway :)