Sit Back Sunday #15

Happy Sunday!!!

This week, I would say, was a perfect example of a college student in her last semester.  I had a few assignments due that I honestly did not want finish and my only motivation to finish those assignments was that if I don’t do them, then I don’t get to graduate!!

Sit Back Sunday

Keep reading to read my ups and downs of this week.  Enjoy!! Continue reading

Birchbox Unboxing: April 2017

I love receiving my Birchbox in the mail every month because I love not knowing what I’ll be getting and it feels like a gift each month!!

April Birchbox

April’s Birchbox theme is one I really like because it talks about the beauty that comes within.  From the outside the box is plain but the cursive “Magic Inside” makes it look very cute.  In the inside, the box has a bunch of designs on a light pink background.  I definitely think they nailed it this month on the box!!

 

So let’s get into what I got this month.  If you want to know, keep reading!! Continue reading

Returning to Makeup & Flowers

Long time, no blogging!!!

It has been a long time since I have posted anything on Makeup & Flowers!! There are a couple of reasons why I have decided to come back but one major reason is that I’m about to graduate with my Bachelors Degree and as that time gets closer, I feel the pressure of finding a job and in the process I can start to feeling lonely, if that makes sense.  I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one that doesn’t have a job lined up after graduation but at times it feels like that.  Blogging helps me feel a sense of belonging and also a sense of purpose since I’m doing something creative that I really like.

Returning

I decided to come up with a schedule in order to help me keep blogging longer than once or twice so here it is!!  Continue reading

Chic Thanksgiving Nails

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

I absolutely love this holiday, I love cooking, spending time with family, and of course, eating!!! Every year my mom helps me make the turkey while we watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Chic Thanksgiving Nails
Currently our turkey is in the oven so I wanted to share with you all my nails for this holiday.  At first I wanted to go for more traditional colors but I think the deep blue looks great with the gold accent nail, I think it adds a chic twist!!  Continue reading

Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Bacca | Stila

I’ll be completely honest, it took me a long time to get into the liquid lipstick scene!! I know, I know, it’s crazy, but the reason for that is because I didn’t really know which brand to try and I was a bit intimidate by the whole thing.  While I did try a liquid lipstick a few years ago, it wasn’t too popular and I didn’t wear it much since the shade was dark and  at that time I was still getting used to deeper shades.  Anyway, I finally tried a liquid lipstick in August or September since it came my Birchbox.

stila-bacca

I really loved the lipstick I had received, which was the Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Patina by Stila.  I decided to do a little bit of browsing to see which color I would get next.  Two shades caught my attention: Ricco and Bacca.  I wanted to see how they each compared to each other so I googled swatches.  In my search, I stumbled upon a post which said that while they loved the shade for Bacca, they didn’t really like the application.

Because of that, I decided I would buy Ricco, but when I saw Bacca in person, I just had to have it.  I took a chance and decided to buy the lipstick even if I had heard negative comments on it.  I’ve had this lipstick now for about 2-3 months.  Keep reading to find out if it indeed sucked or if it exceeded my expectations!! Enjoy! Continue reading

Life Update

Hello!!!

It’s been quite some time since I have last posted!!  I had plans on being much more active on my blog but life happened!!  While blogging is something I really love, I haven’t had the best time management in order to keep it going.  The other major thing that happened is that I had to get surgery to get my appendix removed!  Because of this, I was unable to take pictures so I couldn’t really post anything new.

It’s been a month since I had the surgery and the semester is slowly coming to an end so I am happy to say that I will be posting regularly, starting today!! I have some changes in mind to some of the posts and of course, like I stated in my Fall Goals post, I want to start a YouTube channel.  I did say I would start that in November but I will probably start in December or January.  December would be a nice time to start because I would really love to post Christmasy videos.

I am super excited to get back into blogging as well as starting a new journey with YouTube.  If any of you have any tips as to first video ideas or really anything about starting a YouTube channel, please let me know in the comments!!

I enjoy sharing my love of beauty with you all and stay tuned because I will be posting a review later today!!!

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Birchbox Unboxing: September 2016

As always, I get very excited to not only receive my monthly Birchbox, but also post about it!  I’m still trying to balance school, work, and blogging, which is why September went by and I completely forgot to post that month’s Birchbox.  So finally, here is what I got for the month of September!  Also, stay tuned for next Monday, I’ll be posting the Birchbox for October.  So let’s get right in! Enjoy!

September 2016 Birchbox

First off, I really like the design of the box, it reminds me of a delicious cupcake with sprinkles!!  For September, Birchbox celebrated getting stuff done and also those who love Birchbox because it was their 6th anniversary.  The box design is super appropriate for that celebration. Continue reading

I Love Fall Tag

I absolutely love Fall!!!  I look forward to it each year, I thought I’d do this I Love Fall Tag that I found on sincerelyshania‘s blog, so go check her’s out as well!!  The other reasons I decided to do this tag is one, because it’s fun and two, because I actually did not get a chance to plan out my posts this week because my cousin had her Quinceanera.  So let’s get right into the tag. Enjoy!

I Love Fall Tag

1. What is your favorite fall month?  My favorite month of fall has to be November because sweater weather is in full sing and I just love Thanksgiving!! Continue reading

Key West Aloe Cucumber Undereye Gel

If you have been reading my blog for a while, you will know that I absolutely love to try out products that help with the undereye area!!  I have dark circles and bags because it runs in my family but they also get worse if I don’t get enough sleep!!

Key West Aloe Cucumber Undereye Gel

 

Usually the products I’ve tried work a bit but not enough for me to keep using them.  I’ve had the Cucumber Undereye Gel for about a month now and if you have read my August Favorites, you will know that I love this product.  Keep reading to find out why I’ve been using this product just about everyday!! Continue reading

Fall 2016 Goals

Happy Fall Everyone!!

Fall actually started last week but school has kept me pretty busy this semester!!  A while back I decided that I wanted to come up with a list of goals for each season because I feel like it’s easier to stick to those goals.  I am feeling very optimistic for this Fall so keep reading to see what goals I have planned! Enjoy!!

Hello Fall

1. Start a YouTube Channel – this is one of my biggest goals this season!   Continue reading