Trend Report: Best Spring Fashion Finds

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Wearing:

Bodysuit:  Gray Back Down Bodysuit $28.90

Skirt: ASOS (few years ago)

Shoes: Dolce Vita (also few years ago) will update similar options soon!

Hi everyone! So spring is finally here even though the weather doesn’t quite feel like it in New Jersey, but I am already thinking about my spring wardrobe. I’ve put a list below of some of my favorite trends this year: florals with a twist in muted styles like the bodysuit I’m wearing above or vintage red rose designs, black and white pieces that are anything but boring, and feminine ruffles I’d wear with leather accents or a distressed denim to edge them up. Read below for all the looks and to see more looks on how I styled the body suit above, I’ve put more pictures below :).

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Muted Flowers and Rose Accents

American Eagle AEO Off the Shoulder Crop Top $24.95

Forever 21 Selfie Leslie Floral Romper $58

Lulu’s Lovely Pink Romper $48

Express Embroidered Graphic Cutoff Shorts $59.90

Zara Mid-Rise Boyfriend Jeans $69.90

Forever 21 Selfie Leslie Rose Print Dress $48

Black and White

Forever 21 Crepe Off the  Shoulder Top $12.90

American Eagle AEO Hi-Rise Short $34.95 

American Eagle AEO Striped Crop Top $29.95 

Sincerely Jules Celfie Graphic Tee $49

Lulu’s Pull Me Closer Black Striped Romper $48

GUESS Originals Cotton Logo T-Shirt Dress $69

Subtle Ruffles

Lulu’s Flow With It Top $44

Lulu’s Chambray Off the Shoulder Dress $59 

ASOS Tea Dress Maxi with Ruffle Detail and Open Back $68

Forever 21 Selfie Leslie Off the Shoulder Romper $48 

Free People Mint Julep Tee $67

Express Double Ruffle Shoulder Scoop Neck Tee $29.90

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Allover Olive: Smokey Green Eyeshadow 

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Hello everyone! I’ve been waiting to break out the insanely beautiful MAC Spellbinder Shadow in Mysterious Influence for a twist on a smokey eye, so I did today for this makeup look. I will say while these shadows are beautiful, they are very finicky to work with. I would recommend applying your foundation after your eyeshadow, and tapping any excess powder off your brush because the fallout from this was crazy! Needless to say even with some not-so-great attributes, I really loved the way this color looked on the eyes. Read below for how I achieved this look, and I’ll have some Valentine’s Day posts coming up soon 🙂

Makeup Look

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Foundation: Fiona Stiles Luminous Finish Foundation in 01 Porcelain

Concealer: Tarte Shape Tape Concealer in Fair

Powder: Kat Von D Lock-It Translucent Powder (only apply on under eyes because I’m very dry!)

Brows: Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil in #5 and Benefit ka-BROW! in #4

Eyeshadows: Steps in order of application

  1. Lid: Colorpop Valley Girl Supershock Shadow all over the lid
  2. Crease: Morphe 35O row 1, shade 6 (khaki brown shade) and row 3, shade 2 (light, neutral brown)
  3. Outer Lid and Inner 1/3 lid: MAC Spellbinder Shadow in Mysterious Influence (applied with a MAC 242, and my finger to blend, a blending brush has too much fallout with this shadow)
  4. Lid: Applied more of Valley Girl in the center of the lid
  5. Outer lid: Used some of Kat Von D’s Jet shadow from the Metal Matte palette to darken the very outer part of the lid. Can use any black shadow.
  6. Lower lashline: Morphe 35O row 5, shade 2 (golden bronze), then blended Mysterious Influence with that, then used a black shadow with a definer brush close to lower lashes to deepen.
  7. Browbone and Inner corner: Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighter in Golden Lights

Eyeliner: NYX Matte Liquid Liner and L’Oreal Silkissime in Black

Lashes: Eylure Luxe Lashes in Baroque

Blush: Milani Berry Amore Blush 

Highlighter: Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighter in Golden Lights

Lips: Colorpop Grunge Pencil, Urban Decay Vice Lipstick 1993 and L’Oreal Infallible Lip Paint in Nude Star

Necklace: BaubleBar

Dress: Asos

Give What They Want, Get What You Want: Holiday Gift Guide 2016

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Happy soon to be holidays everyone! With a few weeks left to shop, and those Secret Santa and holiday parties right around the corner I wanted to provide a gift guide with options for every price range. Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift to swap with your friends at a White Elephant/Secret Santa party (because let’s be real it’s hard to find something everyone likes!) or you have no idea what to tell your aunt to get you this season, below are beauty and miscellaneous (fashion, jewelry, etc.) items that will always land you on the nice list! These are broken into category in case you’re looking for something specific; this post is a long one!

Brush Sets 

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I included the three brush sets above because I love and use brushes from all these brands. Remember, don’t get trapped in “what’s pretty” or super affordable because you may be skimping on quality. These little makeup magic makers are both beautiful and in a price range you can afford! I’ve been lusting over the Morphe ones in particular. Also, anyone can use makeup brushes, so I think this is a perfect Secret Santa gift too.

Eyeshadow Palettes

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I also think an eyeshadow palette is an awesome and universal gift to give this season. Gone are the days where low-price meant low quality. I personally use and love the Carli Bybel Palette and Morphe palette all of the time, and ColourPop’s range is perfect for the makeup beginner. I actually discovered MAC’s glitters in a holiday palette and they are my favorite glitters to this day. Unfortunately, you can only snag them in a holiday palette, at a pro store or online :(. The pricier palettes on this list have been star shadow palettes this year(the Too Faced Palette completely sold out once already!) so you won’t go wrong putting those under the tree!

Highlighters and Blush

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One way to brighten anyone’s holiday morning is with a stunning highlighter or blush palette. Whether you’re looking to give more of a makeup everyday staple like the Tarte of Benefit cheek palettes (the Benefit one is almost sold out, not surprising as it features many of their bestsellers, but a few are still on Sephora). The Colourpop trio is perfect for any highlighter beginner or seasoned makeup lover as the colors are easy to apply and work across many skintones. I’m very fair and use darker shades like Butterfly Beach all of the time. The Laura Geller highlighters were at the top of everyone’s highlighter wish list this year, so this little trio gives the makeup lover some try-on options to find her highlighter holy grail. Also, you cannot go wrong with my favorite make-you-glisten-like-an-ice-queen highlighter, Champagne Pop. I have my eye on the Make Up Forever as a new hit for 2017, maybe I’ll finally cave in and get it with some Christmas cash.

Lip Sets

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You can’t be caught kissing under the mistletoe without a bit of fool-proof lipsticks! Liquid lipsticks are totally the way to go during the holidays, and some of my favorite formulas including Kat Von D, NYX and Colourpop have some awesome sets. I’ve never personally tried Kylie’s Lip Kits, but what girl wouldn’t want one as a stocking stuffer!? (and some of her classics are in-stock now, so it’s a good time to grab some!) The Tarte and Bite sets are perfection for anyone with their comfortable and wearable formulas and color selections (both great sets for Mom!).

I also included the stunning Jouer Lip Topper in Frost Bite (Skinny Dip and Tan Lines are awesome sparkly options too) as a major want of mine this season. It’s the optime of holiday sparkle. Oh, and the holiest of them all? The Urban Decay set which includes 30 lipsticks, and I promise this formula is amazing too. What else could a girl want?

All The Trimmings (Misc. Gifts)

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Why I Will Never Shop At Missguided Again

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It’s with a heavy heart that I have to untangle myself from slay-worthy, trendy and most importantly affordable clothing. I’m sure like me, many of you have heard of the U.K. based clothing brand Missguided by now; you’ll see their fierce pieces on some of Youtube’s most fashionable bloggers and immediately be ready to place an order. The company may seem like the next ASOS or Forever 21 with an even edgier website and all-star collabs. So you’re probably wondering why I just sprinkled in buy-worthy adjectives to describe a website I will never shop at again… well I’m sure you can see from the image, but I’ll explain further.

I had placed five orders total to missguidedus.com between 2013 and July of 2015. The first three orders I placed I had no issue with. The highest one totaled $126.50 (I promise pricing is relevant to this post). My fourth order, the dreaded fourth order, totaled $177.60. For all orders I used a coupon code, so that fourth order I got 20% off and “free shipping”, Missguided states it has free shipping on most orders to the U.S. So I’m doing fine, loving most of my new stuff, until about a month later I receive a FedEx bill for $68. I see the company on the bill is Missguided, so I contact their customer service concerned why I’ve received a bill from them.

I emailed a customer service representative back and forth and with the response I got you would’ve thought this happens all the time. Shannon, the customer service representative, told me it’s customs that enforces the fee if you place an order out of the U.S. Your order must be over $200 she states, mine was only $177.60, so I’m even more confused until I realized that the 20% off promo doesn’t count towards customs, they only count the clothes at their full price.

My first inquiry was why had I ordered from other out-of-states sites such as ASOS and Sabo Skirt for similar prices and never gotten a customs fee? Next, I wondered why the hell this website advertises “free shipping” (there is no disclaimer when you order, you must go to their Help page and read up on delivery to figure out you may be charged a customs fee) when you place an order even close to $200, which is not an outrageous amount to spend for a seasonal buy. I asked Shannon these questions and she directed me to the delivery questions page on their website which made me feel like Missguided was blaming me instead of taking responsibility for not having a clear disclaimer on their website.  If they had a disclaimer at checkout they would still get the sale, but I would’ve placed two orders to avoid a very large shipping fee.

Good companies firstly have a shipping disclaimer, I work for a retail Ecommerce site and we have one when you checkout for certain states/countries, also we would never not offer to try and make the situation better by either paying the customs fee or offering a coupon code at the very least. Missguided did none of this. I got a measly sorry, and “We hope you’ll reconsider” shopping with us after I told Shannon I’d no longer purchase from them. Oh, but it gets better.

So, I finally decide to pay the customs fee recently (I was hoping stupidly it’d go away), but as I was talking to a co-worker about my experience, she was going through a shipping debacle elsewhere, she said she’d check their website. I did, and now it states in their delivery questions section you have to spend $800 to be charged a customs fee. It’s not even a year after my shipping horror story and now I’m even more enraged. I just paid a $77 customs fee (with interest the fee went up) for a $177 order and now you have to spend $800 to be charged!?

I took to Missguided’s Facebook, which I encourage anyone who may still want to order from there to checkout because there’s a slew of other people who have shipping issues with them, which made me feel like a part of a very sad fashion army. They asked me to privately message them  and I did. I inquired why the customs fee had changed and if they could do anything to assist with the fee I had been charged. Once again, I received the same response. Which to me means this is a company issue, not a customer service personality issue.

After reading everyone else’s qualms with their shipping, I felt validated. That’s also why I needed to write this. Missguided is blowing up, many fashion and beauty gurus I love who live in the U.S. order from them, and I know many other people are influenced to buy clothes from the clothing sites these girls buy from. I’m not sure if they are sent these clothes, or know about the customs fees, but it’s a shame their viewers don’t know about the possibility of outrageous shipping fees. I wouldn’t even mind if it was made clear in their checkout, but it’s still not. I tested this 20 minutes ago by adding over $800 worth of merchandise into a cart and going through checkout to see what the shipping said. Still, there was no disclaimer, just a $14.99 shipping charge. (I didn’t purchase by the way this was all before putting in my shipping info). All I have to say is check the disclaimer on out of country sites, but honestly if it’s a good website, you shouldn’t have to.

Note: Sizing is really off for this site as well, I’m normally a size 0-2 and I ordered a dress in a 2 and then a 4 and it was so stiff I couldn’t get it past my hips for either. 

Kiss-Proof Valentine’s Day Looks

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Hi beauties! If you’ve noticed something different about my page you would be correct; I changed the layout and URL for my blog, which you can now share with your friends as abeautycapsule.com! I’m super excited to take this step towards a newer look and feel. Anyway, today I’m here to recommend my favorite kiss-proof lipstick options, even if you are only kissing you pet this V-day like moi, haha. I also have two makeup looks, warning the red lip was NOT kiss proof, but I will give red lip options that are. I’m also going to give you some Valentine’s Day date night options; so all in all this is a jammed packed post. I would like to get a romantic halo smokey eye look up before V-day as well. But for now read on for some lovely looks.

Best Lipsticks for Smooching

*Disclaimer: These are what work best for me. Performance can change based on lip care, eating and drinking. For best wear time I apply a lip balm, let it sink in for a few minutes, then pat it off a bit and then I apply my liquid lipstick. Also, I find any high-pigment lipstick is going to have some transfer. To eliminate I’d pat with a tissue. 

  • Reds
  • Pinks/Magentas
    • ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip in More Better 
    • OFRA Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in Mina 
    • Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipsticks in Sad Girl
  • Nudes
    • OFRA Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in Bel Air 
    • Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Dolce
    • NYX Liquid Suede Lipstick in Soft Spoken (I’m obsessed with this for everyday)

Makeup Looks

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Products:

Primer: Nivea Post Shave Balm for Sensitive Skin (you’ll understand once you watch Nikkie Tutorials explain here, and yes it really works!)

Foundation: Too Faced Born This Way in Porcelain, applied with the It Cosmetics Airbrush Buffing Foundation Brush

Concealer:  Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer in Fair Neutral, buffed out with a damp Real Techniques sponge

Powder: Maybelline FaceStudio Loose Powder 

Brows: Sculpted with the Maybelline Brow Define and Fill Duo in Deep Brown (only use pencil side) then filled in with the Anastasia Dipbrow in Dark Brown. Set with NYX Brow Mascara in Espresso

Contour: Kat Von D Shade and Light Palette shade Sombre. Contoured nose and cheeks.

Eyeshadows: 

Liners: Jordana Cat Eye Liner in Black Leather and L’Oreal Silkissime in Black on the waterline

Blush: ColourPop Between the Sheets 

Highlighter: The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer 

Lips:

1st lip: NYX Soft Spoken with NYX Ever Lip Pencil

2nd lip: L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Gloss in Shanghai Scarlet (This is NOT a liquid lipstick). This color will transfer, but it does wear evenly, and does not bleed. But if you plan on kissing you partner, beware, unless you want to leave some kiss marks.

Dress: Lulu’s

Date Night Picks

 

Bachelor Degree Beauties: Graduation Dress Picks and Makeup Look

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IMG_7374Hi beauties! Graduation season is finally here, and surprisingly I haven’t seen too many blogggers or magazines offer up looks or grad makeup. But have no fear, I’m also graduating in two weeks getting my Bachelor’s in Public Relations from Rowan University, so I know the struggle of finding graduation dresses. I’m super excited to close this chapter and open another, I’ll also be able to dedicate more time to my blog, but of course I loved shopping for my graduation dress as well. A lot of friends have struggled picking the perfect dress, so I wanted to make a list of my top picks so you can look classy, feel comfortable and look timeless (lets face it that crop top combo that’s so in right now might make you cringe in 10 years). Below are my picks! P.S. The dress above is a couple of years old from Zara, I’m not wearing this exact dress, but I’ll link mine below, it’s fairly similar.

Graduation Dresses Galore

For your dress, whether it be high school, graduation or you Master’s, I like to stick with neutral/lighter colors. Most ceremonies are outside or in a humid gymnasium so the lighter the better. Also many high school ceremonies require white, and light neutrals will always look great. I also would avoid complicated necklines, such as strapless, you want to be able to wear a regular bra comfortably of an important day.

  1. Nasty Gal Levina Lace Dress – White, $88. This is the dress I’m wearing, it’s currently sold out :(, but the length is perfect for sitting, yet still short so you won’t be hot and the lace detail is timeless. This dress is available in a blush color here, which is also a great option.
  2. Nasty Gal Daniella Lace Dress, $88. Great for adding a bit of flair with the blue color and print.
  3. Nasty Gal All A Flutter Dress, $78. This was actually my second choice, I love the 50’s style flair this brings and the flowiness.
  4. Topshop Strappy Lace Bodycon Dress, $75.
  5. Missguided Crepe Pleated Waist Detail Midi Dress Nude, $80. A midi dress is great because it won’t ride up or give you a Marilyn moment.
  6. Coldie Lace Short Sleeved Mesh Insert Midi Dress Nude, $70. This dress gives the illusion of a crop top and skirt but is one piece. The lace makes it timeless and the cropped look gives it the trend factor you’re looking for. P.S. Missguided restocks a lot, so put yourself on the email list of a dress isn’t in your size. 
  7. Mandy Brocade High Neck Skater Dress Mint, $64. If you’re a girl who loves Mad Men style, this dress is for you. I love the mint as an alternative to nude and white as well.
  8. Zara Mid length flounce dress with open back, $99.90. This dress it the epitome of timeless and has a bit of trendiness with the open back.
  9. Zara Guipure stars dress, $99.90. I LOVE this dress, I think it perfectly incorporates new trends but old school style both grandma and you can appreciate.
  10. Forever 21 Floral Lace Scoop-Back Dress, $19.53. Inexpensive and you could easily wear this again, it’s a win-win.
  11. Forever 21 Eyelash Lace Combo Dress, $27.90.
  12. ASOS PETITE Embellished Crop Top Skater Dress, $81. Perfect baby blue and the embellishment adds an extra glam factor.
  13. ASOS Mesh Insert Fit And Flare V Neck Mini Dress, $87. This is for my girls who just love black. The nude skirt inserts make this summer apporiate, while giving you that classic and sleek style.
  14. ASOS Premium Romper With High Neck In Bonded Satin, $99. A lot of my friends love a romper, and I think it’s totally cute and appropriate, you just have to find the right one. This one is super elegant.
  15. Urban Outfitters Kimchi Blue Pinafore Lace Mini Dress in White, $79.
  16. Urban Outfitters Kimchi Blue Medallion Fit + Flare Dress, $79. This dress comes in a baby pink, sky blue and white, and they would all fit perfect for graduation. Also the unique lace adds a trendsetter vibe.
  17. Macy’s Jessica Simpson Kymball Lace Dress, $69.
  18. Sabo Skirt Wander Lace Dress – Vanilla, $39.
  19. Francesca’s Rayne Lace Dress, $48.
  20. Francesca’s Zoe Lace Romper, $48.

Recommended Footwear

I would wear a wedge or heeled sandal, as many ceremonies are outside. I would not wear a high heel as it may get stuck in the grass, or you could trip (that’d be me, for sure). My top picks are below:

  1. Anthropologie Jeffrey Campbell Eudora Heels, $178.oo. These are the shoes I’ll be wearing, in the color Honey. They are way over what I would normally spend, but I know Jeffrey Campbell’s are extremely comfortable while still looking great. I also love a suede insole in case your feet get clammy in the heat.
  2. Steve Madden Women’s Rosana Block Heel City Sandals, $99.
  3. Aldo OKELANI High-Heel Sandal, $90. This shoe is available in cognac, white and black, perfect for any dress.
  4. GoJane Fringe Forever Strappy Chunky Heels, $33.70.
  5. Zara Fringed block heel leather sandals, $99.

Makeup

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Products:

Foundation: L’Oreal Infalliable Pro-Matte 24 Hour Foundation in Classic Ivory (I recommended putting an SPF on under)

Concealer: Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer on Fair Neutral

Powder: NYX HD Banana Powder

Brows: Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Mousse in Medium Brown, NYX Brow Mascara in Brunette

Eyeshadows: NYX Eye Base in Skin Tone, LORAC 1: Lt. Bronze on Lid, Taupe in Crease, Sable on Lower Lashline, Cream on Browbone. Anastasia Beverly Hills Lavish Palette Rum Cake LE on outer lid, can use any shimmery brown. MAC Pigment in Naked on top of Lt.Bronze, used with MAC Fix +.

Eyeliner: Jordana Cateye Liner in Brown on Upper lashline. L’Oreal Voluminous Smoldering Eyeliner in Brown on Waterline.

Mascara: L’Oreal Telescopic in Carbon Black.

Blush: Colourpop Cosmetics Holiday

Highlighter: BECCA Cosmetics Liquid Highlighter in Opal topped with BECCA Pressed Powder in Moonstone.

Lips: MAC Soar lipliner all over the lips and NYX Black Label Lipstick in Tea Rose.

Styling Band Tees: I’m With the Band, But I Still Want to Look Like A Girl

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So I have something to admit, I used to be a bit of a punk wannabe back in the day. You know, I had the scene side bangs, the rimmed black eyeliner that would even scare a mama raccoon and a taste for Green Day and Fall Out Boy (I may still sometimes indulge in the last one). I may have retired my Warped Tour style years ago, but one thing I’ll never retire is my love of music.

Recently, I’ve realized the concert tees I used to rock in middle and high school, usually with a pair of ripped jeans and Converses, are not all that flattering. Many music tees are oversized and look boxy on a woman’s frame. Fortunately, many stores now carry women’s sizes, but if you still love a cult band (like I do) you may have to style that tee into fitting like a shirt you got from Forever 21. Below is this look, my style tips and picks for best concert tees, as well as my favorite bands/ songs at the moment and lastly makeup deets. Enjoy darlings!

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Outfit Details and Style tips:

Tee: City and Colour Women’s Sometimes T-Shirt, $25

Skirt: ASOS Full Midi Skirt on sale for $16.50 but only in yellow (sad face) similar American Apparel Chiffon Pleated Skirt or Missguided Rai Faux Leather Full Midi Skirt Burgundy 

Shoes: Go Jane a few years old, but this style is my ride or die and I can’t find similar ones anywhere (extra sad face).

Tips:

When fashioning up a band tee I suggest:

  1. Accessorizing, whether it be a statement necklace, such as the Zelda Fringe Bib Necklace from Bauble Bar or the Etched Tribal-Inspired Necklace from Forever 21, adding Navajo jewelry, ear cuffs, bangles, the works, really adds style to a band tee.
  2. Headware is your best friend: This is not the time to slack on your hair or pull it in a pony. If you want to go for rocker girl chic, working out that do is a must (even if it is that California bedhead look). I love headwraps such as the Leaf Fringe Goddess Chain Headwrap by Urban Outfitters or ASOS Fine Filigree Hair Crown. I also love a good hat, which will keep the sun off your face at outdoor concerts and festivals. My picks: ASOS Skinny Band Felt Floppy Hat (comes in black and burgundy) and H&M’s Felt Hat in Wool.
  3. Even if there are not women’s sizes by a mens small.
  4. To make a larger size shirt work tuck the shirt into a skirt, this also works with high-waisted shorts (not so much jeans, the fabric tends to bunch in the jeans).
  5. Add a belt to cinch in your waist and any extra material. My picks: H&M Waist Belt and Forever 21 Braided Faux Leather Belt, I love a braided belt because you can use the braids as holes to tighten at the waist where regular belt holes wouldn’t hold up a belt on a skirt.

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Top Concert Tee Picks

  1. Forever 21 Rolling Stones Racerback Ringer Tank (their selection of women’s fitted concert tee’s is probably the best out there and so inexpensive!, browse their graphic tee section for more options)
  2. H&M Ramones Oversized T-Shirt
  3. Beyonce Pink Name Tee 
  4. Junk Food The Who Tee 
  5. Hot Topic The Rolling Stones Fang Tee 
  6. Hot Topic The 1975 Logo Girls T-Shirt
  7. Urban Outfitters The Strokes Boyfriend Tee
  8. Rad Drake Royals Tee  (this Royals collection is hilarious, features Beyonce, Kanye, Lana Del Rey and more dressed in royal clothing)
  9. Spencer Gifts Dibs On The Guitarist Racerback Tank
  10. Target Taylor Swift 1989 Tee 

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A List for the Fellow Music Lovers

I only picked rock/indie music this time, if anyone wants my R&B, Hip Hop or Pop picks I’ll do those in another post.

  •  City and Colour is my perfect music, so I like every song, but give these a try:
    • We Found Each Other in the Dark, As Much As I Ever Could, Little Hell, Grand Optimist, Waiting…, Comin Home and Hello, I’m in Delaware, Sleeping Sickness.
  • Ed Sheeran: Tenerife Sea, Thinking Out Loud, Bloodstream, Give Me Love
  • Dashboard Confessional Hands Down, Stolen, Vindicated, Dusk and Summer
  • Death Cab for Cutie: The New Year, Crooked Teeth, Summer Skin, I Will Follow You Into the Dark
  • Led Zeppelin: Levee Breaks, Heartbreaker, Whole Lotta Love
  • The Rolling Stones: Beast of Burden, Satisfaction
  • The Doors: Roll, Baby, Roll
  • Vance Joy: Georgia, My Kind of Man
  • Hozier: Arsonist’s Lullaby, From Eden
  • The Lumineers: Slow It Down, Flowers in Your Hair, Dead Sea
  • The Civil Wars: Devil’s Backbone, The One That Got Away
  • The 1975: Sex, Chocolate, Settle Down

*Support these artists and buy their music on Itunes!

Makeup Details

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Foundation: L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte in Classic Ivory (obsessed with this, it’s full coverage and you can use if you have dry skin!)

Concealer: MAC Prolong Wear in NW15

Powder: NYX HD Photoready Banana Powder

Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills (ABH) Brow Wiz in Medium Brown, Filled in with Tarte Amazonian Brow Mousse in Medium Brown, Set with NYX Brow Mascara in Brunette

Eyeshadow: Crease: LORAC Megapro Khaki, ABH Chocolate (outer crease). Lid: ABH Tamanna Dress Your Face Palette Blush and Gilded. Browbone: ABH Fresh. Lower lashline: ABH Chocolate

Eyeliner: Top Liner: L’Oreal Gel Liner in Espresso. Bottom Liner: Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil in Zero.

Lashes: Velour Lashes Carli Lash

Blush: Milani Rose Powder Blush in Tea Rose (super pigment, similar to Tarte’s blushes for half the price).

Highlight: BECCA Pressed Skin Perfector in Moonstone

Lips: Lipliner: MAC Soar. Lipstick: NYX High Voltage Lipstick in Flutter Kiss

 

Hope you guys liked this mash-up of a post! Let me know if you prefer this or a post dedicated to a single item (clothes, makeup, music, etc.) By the way, all photos were taken by my best friend, Brielle Stanks at the Weymouth Furnace County Park in Mays Landing, NJ.