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Friday, February 11, 2011

A little rusty/What's in my makeup bag

I've been seeing a lot of rust colored things lately and loving them. I don't have too much of the color in my wardrobe, and now I have even less because I lost one of these earrings today.
A little rusty
This shot is my absolute favorite. I even love how my split ends look, and I really need a hair cut.
A little rusty
This leopard beret has clearly become my favorite hat (apologies, white beret and sequin beret).
A little rusty
Don't be mislead by this bright sunshine and happy bokeh. It's bitterly cold out still. Um Phil, when you said early spring, exactly how early did you mean?
A little rusty
The Rundown
Top TJMaxx - Skirt Made by Me - Cardigan Down East Basics - Boots Chinese Laundry - Beret Avon - Necklace Etsy - Tights TJMaxx - Earrings Can't remember, and now they are gone.
A little rusty

I got a tag to spill my makeup bag, so here is what is inside. Nothing too crazy, since I'm a big fan of the five minute face. Nothing too expensive either. Almost all my makeup is from Avon.
In my makeup bag

1. mark Matte-Nificent Oil-Absorbing Powder
2. mark Kabuki Brush
3. mark Good Glowing Powder Blush in After Glo
mark Eye Shadow in Goia and Glitterati 
4. Blotting Sheets
5. mark Get in Line Liquid Waterproof Eyeliner in Painted Black
mark Glow Baby Glow Lip Gloss in Sizzle
6. All Over Shadow Brush
7. Origins Eye Shadow in Lotus Flower
8. Rimmel London Nail Polish in Steel Grey
9. mark Lipclick Full Color Lipstick in Cha Cha
10. Gap "Pieces of a Dream" fragrance roll-on, circa 1999 (What, it's still good!)
11. Avon Super Extend Mascara
12. mark Gloss Gorgeous Stay On Lip Stain in Lolli
13. Esthetic Plus Leopard Tweezer

I do have a few other eye and lip colors to play around with, but this is just my basic go-to stuff. I also have Urban Decay's Eye Shadow Primer Potion, which I 'll use when I'm doing more than just a quick swipe of eyeliner; and a ton of nail polish. 


  1. Hahaha you leopard tweezers are too awesome. I'm bet its best friends with your ~jealous~ leopard beret. :D

    Your hair in a braid is so cute. :D and and I love the white over your red. I want to raid your closet k.

  2. It does at least look more like spring in your pictures! Even seeing sunshine is a step closer, right?

    Your hair is so pretty braided like that and wow, it's so long!

  3. I love the braided hair and the little leopard hat - the whole look is wonderful. And I adore the leopard tweezers, I wish my tweezers were that stylish!

    xoxo ~ Courtney

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  5. Fabulous beret. You look great.

  6. C_U_T_E!!!! I love the close up pic of you (headshot) too.. gorgeous.. and the reds are so awesome on you.. and of course.. I love your hat/beret!!!! nice work!!!
    hot as usual!!!

    have a super weekend!! xox oJ

  7. i love how you did your hair - i looove fishtail braids! and i am a fan of 5 minute makeup too, i need it as i am always in a hurry in the morning. ;)

    <3, Mimi

  8. The skirt and top look lovely! The color really jumps out! :D

  9. Love that picture where you are looking back, you look like a girl from the 60's very fashionable and chic.

  10. The leopard beret is great! Love the tights as well. I admire you for braving the cold without warmer clothes! Oh, and that fishbone braid is awesome!

  11. Ah your braid! It's so pretty, I love braids but never can do my own.

  12. Love fishtail braid on you - purrrtyyy! :))


  13. What a lovely hair style!

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  14. awesome braid!!


  15. This outfit is so cute. I love the tights and boots. :)

    <3Chelsea Elizabeth

  16. So sad you lost an earring, but I hope you know that you have been killing it this week. I've pretty much adored each outfit even more every day. And if you're ever inclined to make any more of those skirts and sell them please let me know, I'll take like five of them!

  17. Gorgeous outfit :) Sad about the earrings :(


  18. luv luv luv your cardigan and beret ... I just can't seem to do a hat/beret justice!

    Hope it warms up real soon ... if I could, I'd send you some warmth!

  19. Amazing look dear! You look stunning! <3

  20. I love the red with the leopard. Hope you find your earring, sometimes they just turn up in the bottom of a bag or in the dryer.
    That Rimmel nail polish is amazing, I'm wearing it in Hot Cocoa!

  21. I don't wear make up (except lipgloss, does that count?) unless it's a special occasion. That might change with me heading into the city for work... it's so intimidating everyone is so perfect looking! That being said I still have a tonnnn of makeup, mostly from elf so cheap stuff too :)

  22. The way you put colors together in this outfit is very inspiring to me !
    I love your grey nail polish too !

  23. I am really loving the fishtail braid! I need to find a good tute on how to do it!


  24. oh i love the rimmel nail polish!! steel grey is one of my fave colors. and i've never gotten into Avon cosmetics, but you've definitely given me some products i wanna try now!

    cute and little

  25. The leopard beret is a hit, animal print always makes me happy! You look so cute!

    ps. I have never tried Mark, but that lipstick color is so pretty!

  26. Gorgeous look!
    Love your braid!


  27. You look really really cute! Love the beret and the red dress!<3

    ♥ kisses ♥


  28. White with red looks so spring-worthy. Even if its cold you certainly look good enough to face anything!

  29. i really love your braided hair, so lovely.
    no need to worry your five minute face is beautiful :)


  30. Such a cute outfit! You look really good in it! I like that skirt alot and red relly fits you so good!


  31. That second picture is so cute! I love attention to detail like that. :)

  32. Your makeup looks super cute!

    <3 Sarah

  33. I love your braid. It makes me wish I had more hair...

  34. I LOVE this look!!! The leopard beret really finishes this look perfectly!


  35. Your braid is amazing!! I've never been able to wear braids and seeing your hair makes me wish I could...

    And I LOVE those tights! They add a fun pattern to the outfit.

  36. I also love that photo of your braid! It is indeed a happy sunshiney bokeh and makes me wish the weather forecast matched the mood of these photos! It's still so cold out! (But warmer here in Michigan this last weekend!)

  37. I love the fishtail braid! I need to try that sometime, I think my hair might be long enough now.

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  38. Love your look in red girl, and the leopard touch is perfect!


  39. I am loving the RUST color !!!
    I don't have any pieces in that color :) - you look fab and that is a great shot of your pendant....
    I have to say that your make up back looks SO organized and CLEAN!! Mine look like they have expired....

  40. You look so pretty, I love the cardigan and the necklace from Etsy.

    The Steel Gray Rimmel nail lacquer is such a pretty hue.

    much love.


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