Thursday, August 17, 2017

Affordable Makeup Haul - ♥

Hello cuties! I have a really exciting post for you all, today! So, a while back I wrote a post on Where to Buy Affordable Vintage Reproduction and within that post I had a little vintage inspired makeup section that featured I then received an e-mail from Shop Hush saying thank you for featuring them and they gave me a little store credit, as well! I wasn't expecting that at all, but I'm so happy that they were kind enough to send me a little credit. So, with that credit I bought a few things, all under $20 that I'm going to review for you all! ShopHush is not paying me to write this post, they didn't even ask me to write a review! This is for you, to help you find affordable options because let's be real, makeup can be pricey. As always, all opinions are my own. Now let's get into it!

Here's all of the items that I bought from! Hush has free shipping orders over $25 so, that's how much I spent. I wanted to get the most for my money so, the fact that I was able to get all of these products for $25 is amazing!

The first item I decided to get was the Everyday Eyeshadow Collection by Milani Cosmetics! I did a lot of research beforehand and I was not disappointed whatsoever! These shades are so pigmented and amazing. You're all going to flip when you see these swatches!

These mini palettes are available in four different variations, I believe. The one that I picked was "Bare Necessities". I wanted a simple little palette to create smokey eyes and this palette definitely does what I need it to!

These shadows are rich and easy to blend! I'm still pretty new to makeup so, I really appreciate that. It comes with a dual ended applicator but, I decided to use a blending brush, instead. The brush it comes with isn't bad though, so if you don't have brushes it should work just fine! You can't see the shimmer shades too well because my camera settings are so overexposed but, I'll post closeups of my makeup!

Here's a close-up of my eye look! These shades are rich but soft at the same time which is what I love. You can definitely build up the shades for something more intense if you want to! I especially love the first shimmer shade which is what I used all over my lid. This palette is definitely worth $9! I'm so impressed!

Next, I really needed a new primer so I picked up the Illuminating Cream by City Color. This is a hydrating primer that brightens and softens your skin. It goes on as an illuminating bronze color but, once you put on your foundation and everything it blends in with your foundation to create a smooth radiant look. I'm honestly in LOVE! I have such dry skin and this really helps with that. It also keeps my foundation from cracking.

I also picked up the L.A. Girl Pro Concealer. This concealer is so affordable and it definitely conceals what I need it to. The shade range is pretty decent which is nice! I got the lightest shade "Porcelain"  which honestly I feel should be lighter. This concealer isn't much lighter than my foundation and for the lightest shade, I would expect it to be really light. The only downside is, I feel like this concealer settles into the lines on my face in the areas I apply it. It is a bit thicker so that could be why, or possibly my dry skin. But, other than that it's a pretty good concealer for $4.

I needed a new felt tip eyeliner pen so, I picked up the L.A. Girl Fineline LIquid Eyeliner Pen. It has a precise felt tip which I really like. It's decently pigmented and goes on smoothly. My main issue with this eyeliner is I can't erase my mistakes without it smudging. I make a lot of mistakes while applying makeup and I need to be able to fix them without the rest of my makeup getting messed up!

Here's swatches for the primer, concealer, eyeliner pen and next, the Madly Matte Liquid Lipgloss in 
"True Love". I picked this up because I needed to spend $1 to get free shipping and this was only $1! The applicator is really nice, just your standard doefoot applicator which makes this very easy to apply. I didn't use a lip liner and it didn't fray or budge as I applied. I did need to add two coats but, the good thing is it doesn't crack when I apply a second coat! Unfortunately, this isn't a true matte liquid lip. It's partially matte but it's mostly a gloss. It's still pigmented, though! and for a $1 I can't complain too much, honestly.

Here's the finished look! The fact that most of the products on my face are affordable is stunning. My favorite items from the haul is definitely the Milani Eyeshadow Palette, and the Illuminating Primer. My least favorite item is definitely the eyeliner. I like that it's affordable but, I really need to be able to clean up my mistakes. I'm most surprised by the Lipgloss, honestly! It's not bad at all especially for a dollar.

Overall, I'm really pleased with my experience. It was so nice of them to send a little credit my way so that I could try them out for myself! If you're on a budget, or even just starting out with makeup and don't want to spend hundreds of dollars, I really recommend that you check out

Shipping: 5/5

Quality: 4/5

Price: 5/5

ShopHush was kind enough to give me a coupon code for all of you! You can use the code ANGEL10 for 10% off when you shop at! I don't get paid or anything if you use the code, but you know that I love saving you money! So, definitely check it out if you're interested.

As always, thank you so much for reading! I hope you all enjoyed this review, love you! ♥

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Cutest Headbands EVER! - Shop Odds n Ends Review ♡

Hello cuties! ♡ I desperately need to share one of my new loves with you all! I am so obsessed with an online shop called Shop Odds n Ends on Storenvy. It's a handmade small business that sells the cutest headbands and accessories EVER! I can't stop posting about these because they're so adorable and so well made! The owner sent me these headbands to promote but, this review is not sponsored. All my opinions are my own, as usual!

My favorite pair of ears are definitely the Winnie the Pooh Mouse Ears! Winnie the Pooh is my all time favorite Disney character, I love him so much. That's when I knew I had to have these as soon as possible! They're actually really popular so, grab them while you can!

The design features Pooh flying a kite with Piglet and cute little bees. This headband is topped with the cutest blue sequin bow. It's so sparkly and cute! These ears are all handmade and are AMAZING quality! I was honestly so impressed.

Look how sparkly and amazing this headband is! I'm so in love and I truly understand why it's so popular. Be sure to pick up a pair of the Winnie the Pooh Ears Headband before they sell out, again! Stocks are limited, at the moment.

The next pair of ears that I got were these adorable Pink Ombre Concha Ears. In case you don't know, a concha is a Mexican pastry topped with sugar. They're SO yummy & are my favorite pan dulce! Pink ombre screams me.... they're literally so perfect. ♡

These ears are so soft and so cute! They're really well made and I am so happy with them! If you love Disney and conchas, you really should pick up a pair for yourself! They're amazing. ♡

This big glittery pink bow headband was custom made for me, specifically. But, if you're interested in them, you can ask @shopoddsnends on Instagram about a custom order! You can even move the bow to the side, if you wanted.

This bow headband is HUGE! It would be perfect for a lolita or party kei coord! I love this headband because it will suit everything I own. Shopoddsnends is so sweet for making this with my style in mind!

The Winnie the Pooh mouse ears are definitely my favorite! I love my new accessories and I don't see myself talking about anything else anytime soon. My headbands are so cute and the quality is amazing! I highly recommend them.

Shipping: 5/5 

Quality: 5/5 

Design: 5/5 

Cost: Affordable 

Shop Here to see all of the amazing things Shop Odds n Ends has in their shop! I really hoped you enjoyed this review, thank you so much for reading. I love you! ♡

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Pinky Paradise Twilight Reborn Circle Lenses Review ♥

Hello Cuties! Today I'm going to be reviewing New lenses from Pinky Paradise from their Twilight Reborn series. I was asked to write a review for the Twilight Reborn series and of course I said yes! I've been wanting to get some blue lenses so I chose the Princess Pinky Twilight Reborn Lenses in Blue.

Shipping was incredibly fast. I believe it only took about a week to arrive after it had been shipped but, that could be because this was a promotional package. My orders usually take 2-3 weeks to arrive so I was very pleased with the shipping speed. Nothing was harmed or damaged during shipping.

Everything was wrapped safely within the parcel which is amazing! I love knowing my items are safe especially when ordering from overseas. Inside my package I found my lenses (wrapped), a cute animal lens case, and a hair accessory meant to hold your hair back while washing your face'doing your makeup (as seen in photos).

Each lens is placed in these little glass bottles. There's many tutorials on how to open these both on my blog and on Youtube so, I won't be explaining that, today. The lenses are placed in temporary contact lens solution that isn't meant to be a replacement for actual lens solution which I will explain later.

Circle lenses are available in prescription but, you'll need to provide that information before ordering. Circle lenses aren't meant to be worn everyday like regular contact lenses though so please keep  that in mind!

Here's a close up of my cute animal contact lens case. Each pair of lenses comes with a cute animal case sent at random for free with purchase.

Inside there's a "R" for right eye since I have two different prescriptions this is very useful. But, if you don't need a prescription with your lenses or have the same in each eye, you don't need to worry about this!

The Princess Pinky Twilight Reborn Circle Lenses are 14.5mm which is a good size for beginners. I personally find them the most comfortable lenses! The Twilight Reborn lenses have a water content of 38%, a base curve of 8.6mm and are yearly lenses. If you take care of them they should last the full year (year starts after opening).

You need to purchase All Purpose Contact Lens Solution for your lenses since the solution in the glass bottles is only temporary. You can purchase a large bottle at Walmart or Target for about $7 which will last you a long time!

The Princess Pinky Twilight Reborn Lenses are so gorgeous and so comfortable! Unfortunately, my camera decided to focus on my eyebrow instead of my eye but, you can still see how vibrant they are! They show up so well on my brown eyes and give my face a softer look.

I am really pleased with these lenses and how bright they are on my eyes! These will easily become my new favorite lenses.

Again with the awkward close-ups haha but here you can see the color in both eyes a lot better. I do want to post a photo of the lenses taken with my iPhone camera so you can get the full effect and see how vibrant they really are.

Here's a selfie taken with my iPhone 6 front camera. As you can see, they're still very bright even with my phone camera! The Princess Pinky Twilight lenses are absolutely gorgeous and I highly recommend them if you're looking for some gorgeous new lenses. They also come in different colors if you're interested. If you're a beginner when it comes to circle lenses please do not forget to check the Wear and Care Guide / Beginner Guide on Pinky Paradise's website! Your eyes are sensitive so please remember to take care of them.

As always thank you so much for reading! ♥ I hope you enjoyed this post & found it helpful. I'm posting a new video on Monday so, please take the time to Subscribe to my channel if you haven't, already. 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

KAWAII HAUL! + Modeling for Kawaii Goods ♥

Hello cuties! I have a very special post for you all, today! I recently received some items from one of my all time favorite shops Kawaii Goods! Kawaii Goods was also sweet enough to have me model some items for her shop including some new items! ♥

The items I am going to be talking about today is the Sweetie Dreams Rocking Horse Tee, Fairy Kei Heart Bow, and the NEW* Moon Star Pyon Shooting Star Enamel Pin! All of the items were wrapped very cutely in pink paper but, my camera was overexposed for those particular photos. Kawaii Goods ships from California and I'm in California as well so the items didn't take long to arrive, at all! Keep in mind that if you order pre-order items they may take longer to ship!*

The characters on Kawaii Goods clothing is designed by the owner so, they're very unique and adorable! I really love the little space cutie ♥ I love that she wants to create items for people all over the world and make them feel cute!

The sleeves on the Sweetie Dreams Rocking Horse Shirt has a very cute design on the sleeves. It's very pastel and cute (like me!!) I also have a similar dress in a print like this. It's the Rainbow Fantasy Dress and I love it! So so cute! ♥ My favorite thing about Kawaii Goods is her items are available in sizes XS - 3XL which means a lot of cuties can wear her items! Kawaii Clothing is different sizes are hard to come by so I love that Kawaii Goods gives you the option to be your cutest self no matter what ♥

The next item that I received from Kawaii Goods was this adorable fairy kei heart two way headbow/clip.  It's giving me Jem and the Holograms vibes and I'm here for it!! Unfortunately, this item is sold out. But, there's a similar item listed in here shop Here if you're interested! 

Next up is the Moon Star Pyon Shooting Star Enamel Pin! Yes, Kawaii Goods has pins now and of course they're SUPER HECKIN' CUTE! Is anyone else into this enamel pin trend, right now? If you are, I highly recommend checking out Kawaii Goods pins/brooches. They're good quality and, I love that they're also very unique designs.

Here's some photos of me in the Sweetie Dreams Rocking Horse Shirt! There are more photos on the product page if you want to check it out! But, isn't it just adorable? This item of course is available in various sizes from XS - XL which is really nice for all my plus size cuties. This shirt is very comfortable and light! I love it so much. ♥

I really do love Kawaii Goods with all my heart and I highly recommend Kawaii Goods if you're looking for super cute clothes with a better range in sizing. Kawaii Goods goal to make everyone around the world feel cute means so much to me which is why I support her wholeheartedly!

Please check out her Etsy shop

You can also use my code "PASTELCUTIE" at checkout for 15% off when you spend $20.00 or more ♥ I love helping you all save money so please do take advantage of this coupon!

Thank you all so much for reading! I really hope that you enjoyed this super kawaii post! Also... pink brows are back.. for a limited time? Forever...? Who knows ... ♥ I love them hehe

See you next time!