• Fashion,  Vlogs

    The pretender strikes again!

    GreenLightGirl asked me to do a quick full-face makeup tutorial, and since I had so much fun doing the last one, I had to comply. Now, as stated before… and probably also stated in the video, I’m not a makeup artist. I do this because it’s fun, and because people have asked me for tutorials. I should warn you that I ramble and blunder a lot in this video, because I’m only professional in short bursts. Pretender, remember? 😉 And as stated by a commenter on the last makeup tutorial: makeup can do ALOT! Products used: Boots No.7 foundation in Nude (Target, $14.99); Cover Girl loose powder in Translucent Fair (no…

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    I get hives for you.

     Details: Shirt($3.99), belt ($2.99), flower ring ($1.99)and shoes (2.49), thrifted; Dress (gift), American Eagle; Necklace(gift), Target; Turquoise ring, inherited. Approximate outfit cost:  $11.46 (the dress was around $20, so say $31.46 for those of you that wouldn’t have gotten it as a gift.) The title of this blog reads a bit creepier than it sounded in my head. Sorry about that. But I did literally get hives, all for the sake of a few pictures. See… as stated in that sidebar thing, I’m allergic to pretty much everything. I didn’t used to be, I just sort of… grew into my allergies. And this morning, I thought it might be fun– at…

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    Beauty in Imperfection

    I’m going to say something right now that might get a few raised eyebrows from all of you, but I want you to know that I’m not just saying it out of vanity or self-absorption. And what I am going to say is this: I am beautiful. Now, before you start laughing or shaking your head at me, let me explain why I said that. See, a friend sent me a blog post she’d read titled “The disease called ‘Perfection’“, and it got me thinking. I’ve mentioned a lot of my imperfections on this blog, sometimes out of self-deprecation, sometimes out of frustration, sometimes in jest, sometimes not even thinking…