My morning started out pretty damn crappy. It started with the Weather Network not being able to predict ACCURATE weather, to having the bollywood channel sit next to me on the train...on FULL BLAST, to my train having NO AC and lastly, to walking through a wind tunnel on bay st. The weather network (I will continue to blame my crapass morning on the Weather Network) predicted a sunny morning...sunny my ass!! I walked outta my house and it was pouring. Normally, this wouldn't bother me so much...but today I:
1) washed & poofed my hair into the perfect beehive poof
2) wore a brand new pair of linen turquoise pants that I got at Marciano on sale
We all know how well rain goes with freshly washed hair and a brand new pair of LINEN pants....*insert sarcasm font here* (refer to photo of OOTD below) for some reason, I felt like I was wearing track pants and a t-shirt all day. hmmm....
top: F21 white plain v-neck t-shirt
pants: Marciano (I refuse to say "Guess by Marciano")
small haul *rolls eyes*
During lunch today, I met up with my friend Kat cuz she needed to go to Mango to find a pair of sunglasses. Guess where I wandered off to after she left? Shoppers and MAC. It's really hard working near a mall and the only thing separating you between MAC, Sephora or any beauty counter is a tunnel....you're going to be tempted to haul. Since I have no self-discipline when it comes to this....I hauled today.
Tresemme Heat Tamer Spray aka Heat Protectant Spray. I swear by this stuff and I love it. It doesn't grease up my hair or make it flat. I've used some heat protectants that are a tad greasy so I've stuck with this one.
MAC's brush cleaner. I was actually intending to try the Shu Uemura brush cleaner, but Shu Uemura isn't widely available here and I (of course) have a pro discount @ MAC, so why wouldn't I just grab the MAC one. PLUS, I can back to Mac when I'm done. Guess what I'll be doing tonight??
MAC's 168 blush brush. I was researching a few beauty blogger & YT guru's recommendations on what brush to use with the chanel bronze universel aka soleil tan de Chanel and a lot of them rec'ed this brush. I use this as my blush brush and I love it...but I never thought of using it with my bronze universel, so I thought I'd get another one and try it. I've tried using MAC's 109 brush but the hairs kept getting stuck to the bronzer and it drove me insane. I'll let you guys know how it works out. Do you own Chanel's bronze universel? What brush do you use?
to buy or not to buy...
When I was browsing the various displays @ MAC, I came across a lipstick that I do not have in my collection and started wondering why. It's "impassioned" (see photo swatch) and I was so close to grabbing it but I remembered that it resembled my Chanel Rouge Allure lipstick in Genial #187. This color was the talk of the town last summer. As I starred at the swatch of "impassioned", I thought I'd pass (for now) and swatch my Genial before I purchased. Genial is more of a orangey-pink and not as pink & vibrant as impassioned...but is it worth the purchase? maybe I should back-to-mac it? what do you guys think? *see swatch below*
left is Chanel's Genial and the right is MAC's Impassioned
After an unbelievably pathetic craving for starburst that went on for WEEKS...it was becoming so pathetic that I talked and complained about it with EVERYONE I knew. I finally got my hands on a bag. If you follow me on twitter, you know that the candy store near my work didn't have them (how a CANDY STORE can not carry STARBURSTS is beyond me!!) and the convenience store downstairs at my work building didn't have them (it is a GATEWAY convenience store and I have since dubbed it as GAYWAY)...so much that they are now considered an INconvenience store to me. the GAYWAY INCONVENIENCE STORE. I swear, I could eat the whole bag...but I stopped myself because then I'd run out and the quest to find Starburst will start all over again.
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