Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Update on me and family

We recently had our baby girl!! On Dec 2nd @ 7:46am Loren Jae arrived weighing in at 6lbs 9oz and 19 inches long. We've been having a rough past couple of weeks with lots of doctor appointments, but we are finally on our way! No more doctor visits until she is 2 months old unless she gets sick between now and then. But hopefully not! Our 2 year old son is definitely enjoying her! He is always trying to play with her and is a HUGE help. Sometimes too much of a help, he is always wanting to help out.

*Picture below : Brother made a pallette on the floor and wanted sister to lay with him, her pacifier fell out of her mouth so he was putting it back in, tapping on it saying "shh shh shh"*

On another note, I have a TON of jewlery on hand that I need to sell. Everything is 50-75% off retail value. Sale prices range from $8-$18! Shipping is $2 per piece, if more than one piece shipping will be combined. (Prices can be negotiated) I have 10+ of most pieces, so if you're wanting multiples of an item please ask, so I can check.

Here is some pictures of what I have. If you'd like to see more email me! Put "Christmas/New Year's Sale in the subject and I'll send you the pics of each item I have on hand.


Monday, June 29, 2009

Mineralicious! Makeup Facebook Fan Page!

Ok since Facebook changed the requirement for Vanity URLs from 25 to 100, we're having a Fan Page Membership Drive!! Invite your friends to join us on the Fan Page... because we're having a drawing for a 20 piece Grab Bag from all of our fans!!

Drawing will take place rigth after we hit 100 fans! No purchase necessary, just become a fan to be entered! :)


Sunday, May 17, 2009

Been Awhile...

Ok so its been awhile since I've posted. Sorry about that I'm really bad at updating things. I haven't been feeling that great the past few weeks. We found out that we're pregnant with #2 recently. We are 10 weeks along now. I have been trying to keep up on my network sites (facebook, twitter, plurk, myspace) that has been working out OK but not perfectly. I keep up more on facebook than anything. But that's other news.

Ok so on another note. Mineralicious! Makeup got a makeover this past month. LOVE IT! I've received my HUGE order as well, and going to be swatching everything as soon as I get a chance as well as when I'm feeling better. 100+ eyeshadow colors and all the blush colors, lipgloss colors and eyeliners! LOTS to swatch!

So I think thats about all for now. I will try to update more often. I need to set reminders! LOL

Talk to you all as soon as possible!


Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Choosing YOUR perfect foundation/eyeshadows/blush

So there has been alot of questions of how to choose your right foundation shade, eyeshadows and blush colors for your skin tone. So here is the basic break down of how to choose YOUR perfect foundation, eyeshadow or blush.

Foundation :

If your skin falls in the COOL tones you usually have some shades of pink in it. Your veins on your underside of your wrist and arm are usually blueish. You look great in pink & blue clothing. Your skin can be light or dark but the tone in it tends to be pink. You should look for foundations that have tints of pink to them. Pink is a cool shade of red. Stay away from golden or warm red tones to the foundation!

If you skin falls in the WARM tone you usually have some shades of red, yellow or green tones to them. Some people say you look good in earth tones. Your veins on the underside of your wrist tend to be greenish. You look good in golden colors, greens and a huge variety of brown shades. You should look for foundations that have yellow tones or warm red tones to them. Stay away from pinks at all cost!

If your skin is in the NEUTRAL category, you can wear both cool & warm tones equally. Neutrals are a mixture of both warm & cool colors. You can have either bluish or greenish veins on the underneath of you wrist. You can wear both blues & pinks as well as browns & green clothing. You can wear a mixture of either the cool or warm tones. Try to find by trial and error the tone you look best in cool or warm.

By figuring out if you have cool, warm or neutral tones, you then can save lots of time & money by not investing in a shade you would never wear. Once you find your right shade, then you can narrow down to the brand type, mineral or liquid, maximum or light coverage and finally the best bargains

Eye shadow colors :

Blue eyes: Rich warm browns, warm taupes and soft peaches

Green and Hazel eyes: Golden browns, warm taupes, deep purples, soft peaches and soft violets.

Grey eyes: Charcoal, cool brown and purple.

Brown eyes: Knock yourself out...you lucky women get to wear any color you want!

When you are picking colors for your skin tone, stick with natural, subtle colors. If you have a fair complexion, it is best to stay away from dark colors. For dark skinned women, you should stay away from white or light colors; look for eyeshadows that are deep with color.
Choosing the best eyeshadow for your skin tone and eye color will help your eyes to stand out. It makes the whites of the eyes appear "whiter," causing the iris color to "pop." I'm not saying you have to stick with these colors for the rest of your life, I know we all need a little variety. But these are the best colors for you on the days you really want to look your best.

Blushes :

Work with your coloring. People with light hair tend to look better with a slightly ruddier color. But, avoid colors with too much brown on the upper and middle of your cheek bones. Brown shades on the cheek bones create shading. This is the opposite of what you want the blush to do. You want your blush to highlight and bring out your cheek bones.

Try the basics. Pinks, peaches, rose and berry are all great base colors and they come in a variety of tones, from light to deep. Play with the colors you like from these categories. It’s all right to mix and match blush colors. It’s about finding the right color for you, and not everyone finds their perfect color pre-made.

Try not to use your bronzer as a blush. Bronzers tend to have a brown base. If you use a bronzer, apply it all over the face before you apply your blush. Then add your blush color to the cheeks for a more natural finish

Use two colors if you want a shading effect. For more definition to your cheek bones, apply a slightly darker shade of the same color base under your cheek bones, in the hollows of your cheeks. Use a light hand and be sure to blend upwards into a light matching shade applied to your cheek bones.

Choose a shade that compliments your lipstick. This helps keep your look more uniform and natural. If you’re wearing very light lipstick of a clear gloss, try a cheek stain instead of traditional blush. Cheek stain will give a natural healthy glow

Now this is all the basic information you need to know. For eyeshadows, really you can wear whatever color you feel comfortable wearing, of course try to be appropriate for the occasion.

Hope this helps those who are having problems or have had problems with picking the right colors for your skin tone.

Monday, February 23, 2009


Mineralicious Grapefruit Scrub VS. Neutrogena® Pink Grapefruit Scrub
So this is my first review/comparison on a product and thought I'd share my experience with you all.

I used both products for a month straight if not a little more.

I received a sample of the Mineralicious Grapefruit Facial Scrub and loved it! The smell is wonderful and refreshing, its gentle enough to use on my sensitive skin, and you don't have to use much at all! Use very little and a little bit of water and emulsify and you get a wonderful lather. It is a combination of skin smoothing oils helps to moisturize and the addition of jojoba beads lends a gentle exfoliating hand. My skin is combination, and this one did not dry my face out at all or break my face out much, I was really impressed. Well when I used the sample all up, I needed some more facial wash so I went to my local Wal-Mart and purchased the Neutrogena Pink Grapefruit Foaming Scrub hoping that it was close to the Mineralicious brand.

Well, the smell of this one is OK, its not as refreshing as the Mineralicious brand. It's not as gentle either, the small beads in the Neutrogena brand are a little more harsh you can actually feel them. The fact that its a gel, I use more of the product at one time, and don't like that. Also this one has Salicylic Acid for acne, which usually doesn't break my face out, but for some reason this one did bad! Which due to the salicylic acid it dried my face out alot, and I had to purchase a stronger moisturizer.

I did repurchase the Mineralicious product and since then have been using it, and it cleared my face up aftering using the Neutrogena brand and have not had a break out from using the product except from when my monthly friend comes around *we all know how that one is* which still using the Mineralicious product it helps control it, and clears up fast afterwards.

Comparisons :
(M) = Mineralicious (N) = Neutragena
Price : (M)$6.50(US) 6.7oz (N)$7.19(US) 4.7oz *online price Store prices may differ

Smell : (M)5*s (N)2 1/2*s

Texture : (M)Creamy (N)Gel

Dryness : (M)None (N)Very Drying

Scrub : (M)Very Gentle (N)Slightly Harsh

Lather : (M)5*s (N)3*s

Alright this is all I have for right now, I'm stuck on what else to compare as its 3:30am, I'll add more if I come up with some more :) Also, I'm going to find a chart to make this easier to read but for now, this will work

Thanks for reading!

Saturday, February 21, 2009



So I finally figured everything out! Thanks Christie!!

so now its time to start getting everything together to start posting for you all! And to get more followers and all that good stuff.

I hoping that I can keep up and remember to update this thing like I should. If you follow me on twitter or plurk you would know that I'm horrible at updating. But I'm hoping that this will help me with remembering to update all.



So I thought I had figured this thing all out, now I'm thinking I didn't. I can't get my blog titles to shows, comment option, and my blog posts are pushed too far to the right!

Ugh this thing is really starting to aggravate the crap out of me! So much that I'm about to give up completely and forget all about this. I've posted on the blogger help group and NO one there can help me either!! WTH?! There are millions of people out there that have blogs, along with tons of people who do know HTML and not a single person out there is able to help me? Just seems very messed up to me. As when anyone else, when they need help everyone is there to jump and help, and I'm one of those who jumps to help, but when I need help, there is NO one around or willing to help.

ok so enough for the rant, back to trying to figure this stupid thing out!

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