I’ve Been Missing

Hi lovely readers!

I don’t want you to think that I’ve abandoned you all. It’s just the holidays, so both my professional and personal life are flaring up at the same time, which makes it difficult to stay on track with extracurriculars (I’m sorry, that means you blog). But I’ll be posting regularly soon enough, and even better, I will have a new project to share with you all at the start of the new year (spoiler alert: squee!). I’m also hosting 2 fun themed parties over the next few weeks, so I can’t wait to share those with you as well.

2014 is looking so bright, I almost can’t stand to look!
ps; did you know you could get 20% off your entire purchase at Gold Bubble Clothing with the coupon code: “MELIFICENT“? Take advantage, last minute shoppers!

Holiday Eye Makeup

Oh hai, December!!!

Although a lot of people think red lips as the main staple for holiday season makeup, I think it is equal parts smokey eye. Now, I’m no makeup artist, so I appreciated that the Studio Gear Cosmetics Holiday Smokey Eye Palette comes with play-by-play instructions on how to use the shadows to achieve the perfect look. And it’s your lucky day because I’m going to share them with you!

The first step is to use a primer on your lids. I don’t have primer (I should probably put that on my shopping list), so I just used my foundation on my lids as substitution. Next was layering their ice white shadow, Frost, on your eyelids to set. Then their charcoal shadow is to be applied lightly from crease to lash line.

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Britelites Color

Confession: I really don’t know why I chopped off my hair. Not only because I miss the length, but also because I basically had a killer ombre that had barely faded. Ever since then, I have missed my fun locks more than anything, so when I stumbled on Britelites, I knew I had to give it a go! It’s temporary hair color that you simply just roll onto your hair. You may think this sounds like hair chalk, but the difference is that it is vibrant (even on dark hair) and lasts!

I had a blast playing with all the colors (for this post, I used the red, blue & purple), and loved the results! Warning: it can get messy, but it easily washes off with soap and water. And definitely do not be afraid to use multiple shades – that’s what really creates bright and bold hues. I personally can’t wait to give it another go for this week’s Swim Week events!

Want some even better news? I have a coupon code to share with all of you! Type in “melificent” at checkout to receive 10% off your Britelites purchase!!! Hope this helps you all have an even more colorful and fun summer.

Melificent disclosure: Company provided me with the product in return for review above. However, all opinions are my own.

Ban.do Coupon Code!!!

Just in time for the holidays, I have a very special coupon code to share with all you lovely readers! Who wouldn’t want to find something sparkly, fun and whimsical from Ban.do in their stocking this year? I bet you’d be hard pressed to find any respectable female that would say they didn’t! For that reason, make sure to enter FEELPRETTY at checkout to receive your 20% all merchandise. Even better news? This extends until the end of the month (perfect for all those procrastinators)!!!

What would I use with that discount? Some of my favorites are showcased above (l to r): pop rock headband; glitter bow shoe clips; smoke & kisses bobbi set; metallic pom pom flower

Style This! {Conversation Pieces} + a Discount Code!!!

1. Conversation Pieces Oversized Hug Pullover {here}
2. Ban.do Metallic Gold Pom Pom Flower {here}
3. Asos Pointed Cap Toe Wedges {here}
4. Conversation Pieces Skinny Meanie Pant {here}
5. Marc Jacobs bow earrings {here}
6. House of Harlow Crater Necklace {here}

I am loving Conversation Pieces’ new Fall items! I can imagine myself looking out a window with a cup of pumpkin-spiced tea while wearing one of their oversized comfy sweaters and a pair of skinnies. Plus, I love that all their items are so affordably priced, giving everyone the opportunity to look their best for the season. With all the holidays coming up, our wallets will be very thankful.

And I’m giving it an extra reason: a discount code! If you feel the same about the site’s beautiful new arrivals, use code: Melificent to receive free shipping on any order! Pretty sweet deal huh?

I bet your Monday just got a little better.
Your welcome. ;)