Saturday, November 6, 2010

I'll be back.

I know it seems like I've neglected my make-up blog, but I promise I haven't. Things have been hectic lately.

But, I'll be back.

=)

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

I'm on Youtube!

Hey guys!

I know I haven't blogged in a long time! But, I just wanted to tell you guys that I'm on YOUTUBE! :) I'm so excited. I finally got my channel up and started putting up make-up tutorials and kind of v-logging about make-up. So, hopefully you guys will check that out, enjoy it, & subscribe! :) Anyways, let me know what you guys think of my channel.

Here's the link.

Check it out! ;)

-soglamsofab

Saturday, July 24, 2010

MAKEUPS; Foundation Hunt!

Hi everyone!
So, right now I'm on a foundation hunt! I've just recently started wearing foundation and right now I'm using MAC Studio Tech Cream Foundation. But, I'm actually running out of it right now. So, I'm in a search for a new foundation.

Here's what I am looking for in a foundation.

- Has to have SPF of at least 15
- Not too expensive: Under $30
- Good coverage

And I've narrowed down my options by doing some research, like watching make-up gurus on youtube and checking out the reviews of certain foundations. So, here are my options.

REVLON COLORSTAY FOUNDATION, $12.99

It does have SPF15 and it's inexpensive. But, my only concern is that I'm not sure what shade to pick out since I can't try it out at the drugstores.
MARK. FACE XPERT FLAWLESS TOUCH MAKEUP, $10
This foundation is inexpensive. But, the thing about this is that it has no SPF in it. :( And if I would have to order this online and I'd have to wait for it to be shipped to me and I really need the foundation right away. (Not really. lol) And it is $10, plus the shipping cost.

MAC SELECT SPF FOUNDATION, $26

This one does have SPF of 15 and it's a bit pricey, but it fits my budget of under $30 including tax and everything. When I first tried on foundation, this foundation was actually the foundation the MAC lady put on me and I loved it!

So, those my options right now. I'll blog later on and let you know which one I got. ;) And if you've tried any of these, let me know what you thought of them.!

Until next time,
- soglamsofab

Sunday, July 18, 2010

HAiR ;; BANGS!

Lately, I've been obsessing over bangs. Now, I've had bangs before, but never the thick straight across ones. I've always had the sidebangs and most of the time I don't really know how to actually fix the bang. Friday afternoon, I went to get bangs. Main inspirations were from Nicole Scherzinger, Vanessa Hudgens, & one of the girls in the video, "Rockin' that Thang" (Remix) video (the girl with Ludacris).

And this is me with the bangs. ;)

- soglamsofab.

PS; FOLLOW if you're interested! :) It would make my day soGLAMsoFAB. ahaha. ;)

Monday, July 5, 2010

Skincare: At Home Facial

Hi guys!
So I just wanted to share my weekly facial routine with you guys. Since, I wear make-up on a daily basis, it's important for me to take care of my skin. I always take my make-up off and wash my face every night before going to sleep. But, once a week, I like to treat my face to a "at-home facial." I only used 4 products. Now, I usually like to do this in the shower, usually at the end of a long week, to start off a new one fresh! After doing these steps, my face feels smooth and refreshed.

First, I wash my face with my daily cleanser, Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser. Then, I scrub my face with St. Ive's Timeless Skin Apricot Scrub. Even after doing this step, my face always feels so smooth. After the scrub, I pat my face dry with a towel and then use mark. calm yourself face mask. I have dry skin, so this is perfect for me. I know that mark. cosmetics has another face mask for normal to oily skin, as well. So, if you have that check that out. I leave the mask on for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, I just wash off my face. Sometimes, I spray on mark. mist opportunity (which is not shown here) before I put on my moisturizer. And I believe that acts as a toner or something. I'm not sure. Anyways, I then moisturize my face with Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream. And that's it!

Hope you guys try this out and if you know of any good face products, feel free to let me know! :)

Have a good week!

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Makeup Look: My Everyday Make-up Look

Hi guys!
So, I just wanted to share with you guys my basic everyday look. It's really fast and simple. I don't really wear eyeshadows on a daily basis, just gotta have my eyeliner and my lashes and I'm good to go. :) But, in this look I'm NOT wearing my favorite lashes, which are the Ardell 105's. I'm wearing lashes from Ardell called Giselle, I think, in this one, just because I wanted to try something new. I just always pick up the 105's because I am in love with it. I honestly don't really like the ones I have on in this look, I prefer the 105's, but it's okay. :) Hope you guys like it and leave a comment!

ON THE FACE:
mark. Mist Opportunity Multitasking Refresher
Neutrogena Healthy Defense Tinted Moisturizer SPF30
Rimmel London Fix & Perfect Foundation Primer
MAC Studio Tech Foundation in NC30
Essence Bronzing Power Compact in 01 Bronzing Queen
MAC To The Beach Powder Blush in Hipness
Physician's Formula Shimmer Strips in Waikiki Strip
ON THE EYES:
L'Oreal Precision Liquid Eyeliner in Black
MAC Kohl Eyeliner in Smolder
Ardell Fashion Lashes in Giselle
Estee Lauder More than Mascara in Black
ON THE LIPS:
NYX Lipgloss in French Kiss
Oh, I almost forgot! I did a book review on Lauren Conrad's first book called LA Candy a few months ago. And so she came out with the second part of the book. I know I'm SO SO late blogging about this, but I just wanted to do a review for it. So, look out for that! I cannot wait until the third one comes out. Does anyone know when it does come out?!
Til next time,
soglamsofab

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

So sorry!

Hi everyone!

I apologize for my long absence. But, I'm finally done with the semester and now it's SUMMER TIME! Yay! :) I'm still waiting on grades to get posted up though, it's so nerve-wrecking. Anyways, just to let you guys know that you'll hear from me more often now that summer's here and things have calmed down a bit. And I also have a surprise coming up. So stay tuned for that. :)

Sunday, March 7, 2010

My Top 10 Make-Up Must Haves

Hi guys!
Sorry for the lack of blogging for the past few months! But, now I'm back! I still don't have a battery for my camera. I'm actually trying to see if I can go out and buy a battery today! But, I just wanted to share with you guys my top 10 make-up must haves! :) So here we go:

1. L'oreal Hip Loose Kohl Eyeliner. I absolutely LOVE this eyeliner. I usually have a problem with applying eyeliner on my lower waterline because I wear contacts and sometimes it gets in my contacts and it's hard to remove and my eyes get irritated. But, not with this one! Since, it's loose kohly eyeliner, it still does get in my contacts but if I blink a couple of times it goes away. And this product stays on all day! I've been wearing it everyday for the past week now and I never had to reapply it at all during the day. The only thing about this product is, since it is loose eyeliner, it tends to get messy and sometimes I tend to have fallout and I don't know about anyone else who have tried this product but the wand for mine got bent when I put it back in the little bottle. And, I noticed at different drug stores that they rarely have a black one! LOL. I first saw this at Ulta, but they didn't have a black one. I finally found one at Rite Aid and they had only one black one! My friend wanted one as well, so we tried Walgreens and she got the last one there too! I found that it was like a dollar cheaper at Walgreens. I got mine for about $13 at Rite Aid and my friend got hers for $11.99 at Walgreens.

2. Physician's Formula Shimmer Strips in Waikiki Strip/Peachy Glow Bronzer. I first heard about this product from a make-up guru on Youtube (youtube.com/sccastaneda). She used it alot in her videos and it looked really good on her. So, I picked one up and I fell in love with this product! There's a dark and light side. The dark side is great for contouring and the light side is great for highlighting. When I first used this product, I got so many compliments saying that I was glowing, lol. I got mine at Walgreens, but I got it when it was on sale. The normal price for this is about $13. I sometimes use this for eyeshadow as well, so that's a bonus!

3. Wet 'n Wild Mega Liner Liquid Eyeliner in Black. I am in love with this liquid eyeliner. I actually heard about this liquid eyeliner from my friend. I needed to touch up my make-up one day when I was at her place and I didn't have liquid eyeliner on me, so I used hers. And I love the applicator because it gives me so much control! I love it! Another great thing about this liquid liner is that it's cheap! I got it for $2.99 at the drugstore (I can't remember which one).

4. Ardell 105 Lashes. I am in love with these lashes. I like my eyelashes long and dramatic, but not too much. This one was perfect! A friend of mine actually picked this out for me. Before, I bought this I bought the Ardell Fairies Lashes, but I didn't like it too much. It wasn't dramatic enough for me. LOL, but this one is so perfect! Now, this is $5.99 at the drugstore. :)

5. Revlon Lipstick in Nude Attitude. Now, when it comes to lips I don't really like too much color because I'm more into making my eyes dramatic, so I love nude lips. I found out about this lipstick from a make-up guru on youtube (youtube.com/makeupgeektv). I'm not really a lipstick type of girl, but I do love this!

6. NYX Lip Gloss in Pink Frost. I always pair up this lipgloss with the Nude Attitude lipstick (above) and it gives me a perfect nude lip! :) I love this color and it smells good! :)

7. mark Speedway Concealer in Golden. I love this concealer! It's so amazing. It's so easy to put on and I love how it just blends perfectly with my skin tone. I also use this as a primer for my eyeshadows and it prevents the eyeshadow from creasing. :)

8. L'oreal Bare Naturale Foundation in Natural Beige. I'm not really into foundation and It's always hard for me to choose the perfect shade for me. I love this one though! It's just right. I like to have light coverage and this one gives me just that. :) I like the brush that comes with, it's so easy to blend and put on.

9. Maybelline Lash Stilletto Mascara. I have really thin eyelashes, but when I put this mascara on, my eyelashes get so LONG! I love it! This is one of the best mascaras I've ever tried. It does have kind of a smell to it, but the smell doesn't really bother me.

10. Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer. And of course, last but not least you gotta have moisturizer! I have dry skin, so I need a moisturizer that's thick enough to last during the day without my face feeling dry and this one just does the trick. I use this daily in the morning before I put on my make-up. Another bonus of this product is that it has SPF 15 to protect my skin when I'm out and about in the sun. :)

So, there's my top ten make-up must-haves. :) Hope you guys enjoyed it and I'll talk to you next blog! :) Sorry for the lack of pictures, I'm working on it! :)

Monday, January 11, 2010

Happy Belated New Years!

First of all, I'd like to greet everyone a Happy New Year! I know it's all late. So, I know I said I would post some make-up hauls & looks. But, I'm having camera issues. :( As of right now, I don't have a battery for my camera. So, therefore, I couldn't take pictures or anything of make-up looks. Hopefully, I'll get a new battery soon.