How to Wear the Trend: Floppy Hats and Gold Metal Jewelry

    Floppy hats and gold jewelry…two of my favorite things. I’m not a huge accessory wearing type of girl but I’ve recently started to love this trend and have figured out how I can wear this in a way that’s not over the top.

 I have to admit that for the longest time hats scared me to death. I always thought that I looked horrible in any and every type of hat. The first step was finding one that actually worked for me. My advice is try a bunch on. You never know until you try! My second words of advice are to be confident. I’ve realized lately sometime we as females get so caught up in what people will think if we wear this or that but honestly who cares. If you like the hat wear the hat! It’s that simple.  

Growing up I only liked silver jewelry but now I love gold. It’s so wearable and goes with so much. I like to keep it simple with my Giving Key that has fearless engraved on it. It’s super easy to pair with an outfit. Start with a simple gold necklace and you will literally be able to wear it with whatever you like.  

  Hope you enjoyed today’s post! Remember to always be confident in who you are! 

 

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DMQ Dream Big Palette Review

I love supporting others who have the same passion as me so when I saw that Diva Makeup Queen on YouTube was coming out with her own palette of course I bought it. I’ve been watching DMQ for a while now and can say that she really does embody the concept of this palette which is “Dream Big.” It really is amazing that she did this on her own not through any company. Now lets get to the actual palette! 


 

  I absolutely love the colors in the “Dream Big” palette. They are right up my ally. I love the neutrals since I’m a neutral eyeshadow kind of girl but I also love the colorful options as well. Plus the finish of the eyeshadows are just beautiful!

  

 In the picture I am wearing Passion in the crease and right above it. Then Faith right in the crease and Believe in the outer corners. All over the lid is actually the purple color which is called Imagination and to finish it out Gratitude is on my browbone. I love that all of the names of each shadow are what you need to dream big. Again congrats to DMQ on her launch of this amazing palette! If any of you are interested in this palette here is the link: http://dmq-cosmetics.myshopify.com

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Inglot Freedom System Review

I’ve been in love with this Inglot Freedom System Palette for a couple of months now. I bought this on a whim on a trip to New York in Time Square at their studio store. Which I highly recommend it was such a fun experience creating this. Plus the girls that work there were very sweet and helpful. That aside the eyeshadows are like nothing I’ve used before so I am very excited to share this with you.

Right to Left colors: 21, 357, 457, 31, and 395

Right to Left colors: 21, 357, 457, 31, and 395

Inglot eyeshadow are nothing new to the internet in fact I’ve seen blog post and YouTube videos about the Freedom System Palettes for years. I always just figured it was all just hype but I’m here to tell you that the hype is real people! The shadows are crazy pigmented and I wear them daily. The textures vary from shade to shade. The ones that have a pearl like finish seem to feel velvety and a lot of the matte shades are smooth but still feel a bit chalky.

Now for the packaging because this is what makes it really stand out to me. First off everything is magnetic which is awesome because that means my palette will never run out. When I run out of an eyeshadow all I have to do is order a new shade on the website and when it comes in pop the old one out and the new one in. The magnets and the fact that its super sturdy make this palette ideal for travel.

As you can probably tell I’m slightly obsessed with the Inglot Freedom System Palettes. I listed all the colors I have in mine below the photo so make sure to check it out. Don’t live in the Big Apple? No worries you can order one here http://www.inglotcosmetics.com

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The Giving Keys

I am so excited to share with you guys this jewerly company that I’ve fallen in love with called The Giving Keys. I love the jewelry but I exspecially love the message behind the jewelry and I think you will too.

 The Giving Keys is a Los Angelos based company who not only makes jewelry but employs the homeless. They work with various homeless organizations in L.A that send people that are transitioning out of homelessness to work for The Giving Keys. The Keys themselves our supposed to serve as a message. The hope is that the recipient will one day give the key to somebody who needs that message more than them. I think it’s so unique that each key is different and that you choose what goes on it. 

My boyfriend gave this to me as a gift and I love it. I was so surprised because I didn’t realize he had heard me talking about this. He had Fearless engraved on it and it serves as a reminder to me that everyday should be lived fearless. 

http://www.thegivingkeys.com

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The Perfect Red Lips

The endless search of the perfect red lip is over. At least for me it is. In the words of the lovely Taylor Swift red lips are classic. Well recently I was watching a video from the beauty vlogger Zoe Sugg and she recommended the Rimmel Kate Lipstick 107. Zoe and I have similar skin colors so I decided to buy it. Let me tell you it’s my favorite red ever! I love the Rimmel Kate lipsticks in general but this one shines. If you haven’t tried it you must! What’s your favorite red lip?

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ColourPop Review: Kathleen’s Lumière Lippie Stix

ColourPop is taking over the beauty world. Maybe I’m exaggerating a little but it seems like it. Kathleen from Kathleenlights on YouTube put out a Lippie with ColourPop called Lumière. I knew that I must have it. If you don’t know who she is the you need to go watch her videos right this second. She has such a fun personality and seems very down to earth. As you can tell I would probably buy anything she puts out but this Lippie Stix is amazing.IMG_1955.JPGI had heard the formulation of the Lippie Stixs were amazing but I can’t rave enough how amazing this really is. I love Matte lipsticks but sometimes they dry out my lips but Lumière is creamy and feels moisturizing. I put it on in the morning and didn’t have to reapply until late afternoon and to me that’s amazing. Lets talk about the color of this because Lumière is right up my ally. I love neutrals but this is like a neutral with a twist. I say this because its still neutral and wearable but its a color that I’ve never owned and I own a lot of neutral lipsticks. The most awesome thing about the Lumière Lippie Stix is that it’s only five dollars. This is a high quality product with a budget price and I love that.

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IMG_1957.JPG I adore this

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Brand Focus: W7 Cosmetics

About two years ago I discovered this brand on a trip to the UK and fell in love with their nail polish. I thought that’s the only thing they sold. After I was back in the states I discovered that it was actually a full line of makeup products but then sort of forgot about it. Well last year I rediscovered this company and actually bought the In the Buff Palette and the In the Nude palette which I did a full review here. http://floridafashionbabes.com/2014/11/05/urban-decay-naked-2-dupe/ This company is based out of London. It was created so that every women can have affordable high quality makeup. I love the concept. It has grown and grown over the years and now carries over five hundred fabulous products.W7forblogThis month I tried four new amazing products that I have to share. The Angel Eyes Palette is beautiful. The pigmentation of these shadows match up to high end eye shadows. The shimmers are especially creamy and easy to apply. The lipstick Red Tulip, which makes no sense because its pink, is lovely. Its creamy and glides onto your lips easily. Night Glow is a highlighter that gives you a beautiful pop of iridescence to your cheek bones. The Absolute Lashes is a great mascara it lengthens really well and I tend to go over it with my Maybelline the Rocket Mascara to make my lashes look a little fuller. I swatched two shades of the Angel Eyes Palette, Night Glow, and Red Tulip to show you just how amazing these are. w7forblog2

w7forblog3W7 continues to blow my mind with their inexpensive and high quality products. This brand is something to get excited for. Hope you enjoyed!

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Tarte Palette Giveaway Winner

Hey everyone! Its time to announce the giveaway winner! The winner is…Marae from https://thealwaysfabulous.wordpress.com/. I will be emailing you! Congrats!

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Ipsy January 2015

Yet again another amazing Ipsy bag. I have been obsessed with my glam bags the last few months. I feel like Ipsy has stepped up their game. This months was so cute and I got some great stuff!

IMG_1825.JPG1. Elizabeth Mott All Over Shadow Brush
2. Eco-beauty Moisturizer
3. Probelle Into the Blue Nail Laquer
4. Pacifica Eyshadow
5. BellaPierre Cosmetics Eyeshadow Pigment in Celebration

Hope you enjoyed!

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Tarte Bon Voyage Palette Review

I’m going to be honest and say I’ve never owned anything Tarte until this palette. It’s a bit crazy because Tarte is an amazing brand that everyone loves. This Bon voyage palette is gorgeous and I’ve been using it a lot lately so I thought I would share my thoughts.

IMG_1802.JPGAs you can see this palette is quite natural which is right up my ally. It’s also French themed which I love. It comes with 20 different shades that are all super wearable. When I’m finding a good eyeshadow there are two things that are important to me and those are that the eyeshadow is pigmented and that it is creamy. I love when you can put on a eyeshadow and it just meshes into your skin. I hate chalky and dusty eyeshadows. In this Tarte palette all the eyeshadows have gorgeous pigmentation and are creamy so they blend perfectly.

IMG_1808.JPG I’m very happy with this palette. Actually I’m beyond happy. It’s a great addition to my collection. I can now officially say I’m a Tartlette.

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