Sunday, April 24, 2016

It's Time to Get Sentimental!

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Music is a big part of my life, so from time to time you'll notice that I'll write a music related post. I felt it was time to do another one because this past Friday I went to see one of my all time favorites, Good Charlotte. I've lost track of how many times I've seen them now ... I think this was the 12th? But my friend and I got VIP packages for it and we were freaking out.

I have met all the guys on different occasions, but to finally get to meet them all together was a little hard for me to wrap my head around, and I was freaking out for days before LOL.

I filmed the whole day with Ashley, and inserted some footage from the show:

Whether you like them or not, you've got to respect the fact that they have always, always been appreciative of their fans. I can't stand when a band or performer never bothers to thank the people that got them to where they are. I've never seen them NOT thank everyone or mention something heartfelt during a show. That's just one of the many reasons why I love them.

At one point during sound check, a guy told them that his mom had passed a few years ago and that her favorite song was Emotionless and asked if they could play it during the show. They said they hadn't played it live in years and would have to try and figure it out, but they ended up playing it. That really hit home with me and made me love them even more, the fact that they do things like that. 

As part of the VIP package we got to take a photo with them, and got to hug all of them. I can't tell you how much that meant to me, or how happy I've been since then because of it. I've been listening to these guys since I was 15/16 and their music has been a huge, huge part of my life. I have so many friends because of this band - we've either bonded through their music, or met at shows. At one point I ran a fan site called Get Down With GC and met sooooo many people who I still keep in touch with through having that site! You go to their shows and see all the same people that you always see, it's like a big family and I love it.

 I also have to throw in that they're absolutely incredible live! True story: I will stop listening to a band if I see them live and they suck. It's happened, and I won't mention who because a lot of people like the band and I'll probably get some hate comments if I do, but I've seen them twice and both times they were absolutely terrible live. LOL that is not the case with Good Charlotte - even when Joel's been sick at shows he can still sing his ass off.
 
I'll leave you guys with a few pictures from the night. They are supposed to do a full tour in the fall, so I am hoping they'll come on back so I can see them yet again!

Essence Say No to Dark Circles

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Essence's Say No to Dark Circles is a new concealer in their line, along with Say No to Redness and Say No to Imperfections. At $2.99 it's a steal compared to other concealer crayons, but does it work as well? Hmm ...

Essence Liquid Lipstick in Peach Party

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I was excited to see that Essence had some liquid lipsticks in their line, but honestly I can't figure out why they're called lipsticks and not glosses! 

Sunday, April 17, 2016

NYX Ultimate Shadow Palette - Brights

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Today I'm going to share my thoughts on the NYX Ultimate Brights Palette.
 Let me preface this by saying it's been a long time since I've bought eyeshadow from NYX, because it disappoints me every single time. I find that they always tend to be chalky and they never want to blend well, but this little palette caught my eye and I had to try it out. At first glance it reminded me of the Viseart Editorial Brights palette that I always drool over but can't justify buying because I know I won't use it much. I love bright shades but don't tend to wear them as often as I used to. So, this seemed like a good alternative.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette

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Today I have this beauty to show you, the highly anticipated Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette! It is now available on Ulta even though they sold out of the first release in about 23 minutes!

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

March 2016 Favorites!

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It's that time for monthly faves again! Here are my March favorites, hope you enjoy!

Monday, April 4, 2016

Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Quads

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After what seems like forever, the Kat Von D shadow quads have finally released! I picked up all 4 and let me tell you, they're very, very nice!

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Lip Bang's Lip Freak Buzzing Lip Balm in Berry Sinister

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Weird. That's the only word I can use to describe Lip Bang's Lip Freak Buzzing Lip Balm.

Monday, March 21, 2016

ColourPop Brow Products

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I was excited when I heard that ColourPop was releasing brow products, so I picked up two shades because I always like to have a lighter and darker one!

Saturday, March 19, 2016

ColourPop Ultra Satins!

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I picked up some of the new Ultra Satins from ColourPop, along with a couple of the matching liners, so get ready for a swatchfest!