Friday, October 26, 2012

☆My First Giveaway!

Hey Guys,

If you follow me on Instagram (@dulcetsparkle), you'll see that I recently found the EOS Alice in Wonderland lip balm set at Lawton's Drugs. I was seriously so excited because I didn't think I'd be able to find them anywhere where I live so I picked up one for myself.. and one for you guys!!

This is my first blog giveaway and it's just a little something to thank you guys for following my blog and being so supportive! I hope to do more giveaways in the near future so please stay tuned!

Rules to enter:
  • You have to be a GFC follower
  • You must live in Canada or the United States (sorry to my international readers!)
  • If under the age of 18, you must have permission from a parent before entering

 The Prize



I love these things! I think my favorite so far is the Watermelon! Yum! My EOS collection is getting a little crazy.. I think I might have 7 now!



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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

FOTD☆Pumpkin Cherry Tart?

Hey Guys!

Pumpkinfest + Cherry Tart Lip Butter= a pumpkin cherry tart kind of day :)

Last weekend my boyfriend and I checked out Pumpkinfest in our town! We got to see cute animals, watch the hayrides and we found a pumpkin to carve! We had lots of fun and I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to dress up in for the occasion in fall clothes!

For my makeup that day I was inspired by Seventeen's Ultimate Guide to Beauty. Have you girls heard of it? It has tons of great tips, instructions and a makeup look for whatever your style. I highly recommend!

I wanted something quick and simple that day so I looked under the "Classic" section and one of the girls pictured had lined eyes, mauve cheeks and red lips, so I wanted to try and re-create the look! Here's what I used:

Face:

Revlon Colorstay Whipped Foundation in 115 Buff
Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch in Radiant
MAC Pro Longwear Concealer in NW20
MAC Mineralize Skin Finish Natural in Light (which is almost all gone! I think it's gonna be the first power I ever finished!)

Eyes:

Urban Decay Primer Potion
Urban Decay Naked Palette (Naked on lid and Buck in crease)
Urban Decay Naked 2 (Blackout to line my upper lash line)
I really should pick myself up a liquid liner. I find powder smears off into my crease midday even with the primer potion. Do you guys rather liquid, powder or gel eyeliner?

Cheeks:

Benefit Highbeam (cheekbones, cupids bow)
Benefit Hervana Blush ( It wore off so fast that day :( )

Lips:

Revlon Cherry Tart Lip Butter
Wet n Wild Megaslicks Lip Gloss in 565C (This lipgloss is not sticky and all and gives a nice berry tint!)

So there we have it guys! What makeup are you rocking today? Have you attended any fun fall events this season?
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Monday, October 22, 2012

Guest Post☆Maybelline Line Stiletto Review

Hey Guys!

Today I'm so excited because I have Huda from Huda's Beauty as a guest blogger! She has an amazing blog where she does awesome reviews and eyeshadow that looks like art! If you haven't already seen her blog, please go over and check it out! 


I've been having an eye on this eyeliner ever since I first heard and used its mascara counterpart (which by the way is one of my favorites!). As impressed as was with its mascara, I had high expectations with the eyeliner as well. 



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Friday, October 19, 2012

I ❤ Fall TAG!

Hey Guys,

Another tag! Oh my goodness, I'm hooked on them lately but they're just so much fun to do! I hope you guys don't mind~

This one was created by Jenny or MissJenFabulous on Youtube.. I have been watching her videos since she first started and she's just so lovely so I was majorly excited when I saw this Fall Tag she created! Her videos are always such a pleasure to watch and she can do some amazing things with nail polish (I've been obsessed with her Halloween nail polish tutorials).

P.s If you guys decide to do this tag please leave your link below so we can all check it out! :)



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Thursday, October 18, 2012

☆Fresh Paint: Essie Bahama Mama

Hey Guys,

Today I have Essie Bahama Mama which has been swooned out a lot lately on Youtube. I can't blame them for loving this warm, creamy deep plum because it's just so perfect for fall!

I used two coats of Essie Bahama Mama which made it completely opaque and topped with OPI Top Coat. You could definitely go with one coat but I find two deepens up the color perfectly. I think this might just be the popular color this season guys!

By the looks of things, Bahama Mama is part of the Essie permanent collection so it should fairly easy to find in stores.



P.S: Please don't mind my sad nail I have in hiding. She's a bit rough looking at the moment because we had a little nail breakage accident.

What do you guys think of this color? What are currently rocking on your nails?
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Monday, October 15, 2012

☆Wishlist #2

Hey Guys,

Have you ever had those items that you just can't shake off your mind? We have those impulse wants and then there's those products that you see in your sleep. Here are the products that have been haunting me in my sleep screaming "Buy Me, Buy Me" (Lol!).
Wishlist



Taylor Swift Wonderstuck Enchanted perfume- I loved the smell of her Wonderstruck perfume but I didn't like the way it smelled on my skin. This new scent is right up my alley with it's blend of wild berries and flowers, with notes of passion fruit, white musk and vanilla.

Dior Shimmer Star in Amber Diamond- It's so beautiful! It looks like a gorgeous highlight and it's enriched with Jeweled Microdust! I don't know what jeweled microdust is but I sure want some. Did Tinkerbell invent this stuff!?

Stila Lilium- I couldn't find a picture of Lilium by itself on Polyvore so I had to stick in the 3 products (not that I would mind having them too.. lol!) but I have been eyeing Lilium since last year. It's described as an apricot/peach which I think would be perfect for my light neutral/golden skin tone.

Big Sexy Hair Root Pump- My hair has a hard time being voluminous and I've heard so many great things about this lately so I would love to see if it lives up to the hype.

Revlon Colorstay nail polish in Blue Slate, Vintage Rose and Pale Cashmere (not pictured) - After I posted about the Revlon Colorstay Spanish Moss polish, I got a lot of great color suggestions from you guys! I also love the formula and the brush so I definitely need to pick some more up!

Essie Raspberry-  I'm on a nail polish kick lately and this red/berry creme shade is perfect for this time of year.

Benefit They're Real Mascara- This is it's second appearance on my wish list post but I've recently seen it on my lovely friend Sophierosehearts' lashes and she sold me! Her lashes look spectacular with They're Real on! Please go over and check out her post because it is a must read!

Urban Decay Vice Palette- I am a Urban Decay palette collector because their shadows are always such amazing quality! This palette has 20 never seen before shades and I adore the packaging of this one!

Have you guys tried any of these products? If so, what do you think of them? Do you have any items you're lusting after lately?

Have you added your linked to the Beauty Bloggers Club Blog Hop? If not, click here and have a look! There's so many amazing blogs that have linked up! Come check it out!
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Friday, October 12, 2012

☆Fresh Paint: China Glaze Secret Peri-Wink-le

Hey Guys,

This is a post I wrote a couple of weeks ago and completely forgot to post. Since my poor nails are widdled away to nothing I thought what better time to post this!

Today I have China Glaze Secret Peri-Wink-le which is a blue purple cream polish. In this picture, I have 2 coats of Secret Peri-Wink-le and is topped off with OPI Top Coat. China Glaze polishes are long wearing, opaque and I think they're good quality for their price point.

This polish will really make your nails pop and I think it would look great on any skin tone!

Secret Peri-Wink-le is part of the China Glaze permanent collection and can be picked up at any Sally's Beauty Supply store.

What do you guys think of this color? What are you wearing on your nails today?

P.s! Have you linked up on the Beauty Bloggers Blog Hop? Don't miss out on the fun! It's an awesome way to get your blog seen and find awesome new reads!

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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

☆Hello Fall/Autumn Tag!

Hey Guys!

I was tagged by Sabrina to do this super fun tag! Sabrina is super sweet and has an amazing blog! Please go over and check out her awesome reviews, hauls and super fun D.I.Y's

1. It's finally Fall/Autumn what are you most looking forward to this season?

I'm looking forward to comfy clothes, hot chocolate, corn mazes, carving pumpkins and giving out treats on Halloween!



2. What Fall item in your closet are you most excited to pull out?

Definitely boots! I like rocking skinny jeans and boots this time of year! I've always wanted to wear scarves but I can't figure out ow to tie them properly!


3. Since Halloween is the first holiday to celebrate we all get treated with a horror movie marathon all month long..What is your favorite scary movie to watch?

I'm so bad with horror movies! I'm that person in the theatre with my eyes covered and who screams when a scary part comes on but, my boyfriend loves them so we watch a few now and then. If I had to pick one to watch, I would say The Number 23 because it was the first movie my boyfriend and I watched together. If you're looking for something really terrifying watch The Strangers and if somebody ever asks you to watch The Human Centipede.. scream, run away and pretend you never ever the those 3 words.

4. What's your favorite fall treat? 

OMG CANDY CORN AND PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES <3

5. Now that summer is finally over, what will you miss about it?

I'm definitely going to miss the warm weather, holidays, sunshine, the beach, boating and swimming.

6. What Makeup/Beauty Products do you like for Fall?

I'm really loving all the trends this year like the dark berry lips, earthy toned eyeshadows and cat eyeliner. AndreasChoice did an awesome video showing all the fall trend which is a must watch!

6. What have you recently bought in preparation for the up coming season?

I have gone candle crazy! I've bought Pumpkin Cupcake, Leaves, 2 Cinnamon Sugared Donut, Autumn (How fitting) and Pumpkin Carvings!

8. Have you ever been Trick or Treating?
(That weird moment when your text does not want to leave the centre of the page)

I have when I was younger.. I loved when my brother and I would come home, dump our treats and trade each other for ones we liked best~

9. Name the first five things that come to your mind when you think of Fall? 
Pumpkins
Candles
Hot Chocolate
Sweaters
Leaves

10. What is your favorite season and why?

Fall is beautiful and filled with fun festive activities but I'm a summer girl through and through. I love the weather, holidays and adventuring!

I Tag anyone who reads this and wants to do this lovely tag~! :D Please let me know if you do it because I would love to read your answers and do forgot to check out Sabrina @ Beauty Blogs and More!
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Monday, October 8, 2012

☆Review:Benefit BADGal Lash Masacara

Hey Guys,

Today I wanted to do a quick review of Benefit's BADgal lash.

This mascara makes my lashes look black and keeps them curled all day without looking unnatural.

I also really like that this mascara doesn't flake off during the day.




Curled with one coat of Benefit BADGal Lash on top lashes


Here's how BADgal looks on my eyes:
Not curled and without mascara





















Sephora says "The BADgal line of mascaras from Benefit are full of "BAD-itude!" The rich, sexy formula and oversized brush build thick, beautiful and bodacious lashes".

I wouldn't say this mascara made my lashes look any thicker and definitely not "bodacious" (Lol!) so I wouldn't recommend this if you're looking for BAM! lashes, but if you're looking for something easy and natural then I would say BADgal is a good option.

Have you guys tried this mascara? What is your favorite mascara at the moment?

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Friday, October 5, 2012

♥Beauty Bloggers Club Blog Hop!

Do you get excited when you see the newest makeup collections, do you run to the nearest store when you see a haul video or when you find a great new product do you run out and tell your friends ASAP? This is the hop for you!
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Today I'm so excited to let you all know about a blog hop I've created with Sophie, Tawny, Steph and Laura called the Beauty Bloggers Club Blog Hop!

This is an awesome chance to gain new followers and find great new blogs! We are trying to create a beauty and fashion blog directory where someone looking for a new blog to follow can look through this blog hop and discover brilliant new blogs! Please add your link and tweet all about it with #beautybloggersclub.


For this blog hop please:
♥ Follow your host and co-hosts
(let me know you're following in the comments and I'll check out your blog!)
♥ Check out other blogs on the hop and let them know where you found them!
♥ Grab our button so your friends can link up too!
♥ Let us know you linked up by tweeting and adding the hashtag #beautybloggersclub.


So please scoot over to the Beauty Bloggers Club Blog Hop page and link up!

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

☆September Empties

Hey Guys,

Here are my empties for the month~

Maybelline Mega Plush mascara- This is one of my all time favorite mascaras! It makes lashes look full, long and natural while leaving them feeling super soft. I will definitely repurchase this mascara again.

Macadamia Healing Oil Treatment- This stuff was alright for my hair because it feel soft and shiny but didn't work as well for me as Moroccan Oil does. I'm also not keen on the smell of this oil. If I can find this at a deal again I might repurchase, but right now, I'm trying out the new Garnier Fructis Sleek and Shine Moroccan Oil Treatment.

Rimmel Eye Makeup Remover- This removes all my eye makeup with one swipe while not irritating my sensitive eyes and at $4.50 I think it's a good price for all the product I get in one bottle. This is a absolute repurchase.

American Eagle True perfume- This perfume has notes of fresh lilies, gentle tangerine flowers, warm white pepper and subtle earthy woods. This smelled lovely and girly but unfortunately I don't think American Eagle makes this perfume anymore.

Philosophy Birthday Cake Shower Gel- YUM.. This smelled so delish.. I'm so sad to see this empty bottle!

Bath and Body Works Signature Vanillas Apricot Shower Gel- This also smells good and I like how much this foams up but Bath and Body Works no longer makes the Signature Vanillas.

Bath and Body Works Signature Vanillas Apricot Body Lotion- The smell lasts all day and this lotion is really moisturizing.

Have you guys finished up any products this month? If so, was there any you were sad to see go?
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

☆10 Products I Would Repurchase

..ASAP.. If all my makeup magically disappeared.. Ok, I think I need a scenario.. I'm going to pretend that I ran into a frantic Lady Gaga who was about to perform a concert, and she forgot her makeup so she asked me to give her my whole makeup collection for the sake of her concert. LOL.. ok.. so after Mother Monster takes off with my beloved makeup collection I need to go out and pick up some to replace mine!

I have some new loves and some old loves but all are Holy Grails. Here are the products I'd race out to repurchase:


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☆September Favorites

Well guys.. September has peaced out and we're left with yellow and orange leaves, chunky sweaters and pumpkin everything!

This month I've been rediscovering some old favorites and trying out some new ones. It's been all about quick and easy makeup so without further ado.. Here we go!


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