It’s no secret that I’m not a makeup guru when it comes to eye shadow. I always stare in amazement at my cousin’s makeup. She’s amazing and can create the perfect eye.
One day I will learn how to create the perfect eye! So, until then, I think I need to buy the Too Faced Naked Eye Soft & Sexy Eye Shadow Collection. Seriously? Isn’t this delish? It even comes with a tutorial, for gals like me. I got an email from Sephora today and it’s selling this $73 value for $35! Need it now!
Do you want those beach tousled waves without going to the beach? This is one of my favorite hairstyles. It’s a simple style and it’s the classic “California Girl” look. There are even products out there specifically made for “beach waves.” Doesn’t Jessica Simpson look lovely?
I found this easy tutorial on eHow:
Step 1 Wash and
Step 2 Apply hair product, such as Frederick Fekkai Summer Hair Beach Waves all over hair. Blow dry hair using fingers only, scrunching as your dry.
Step 3 If you need extra curl, take a medium barrel curling iron and curl only the top of hair, starting mid-shaft.
Step 4 Flip hair upside down and toss hair with fingers to loosen curls. Spray a fine layer of hairspray and flip back. Use fingers to “tame” down any wild strands. Beautiful!
Apply hair product, such as Frederick Fekkai Summer Hair Beach Waves all over hair. Blow dry hair using fingers only, scrunching as your dry.
If you need extra curl, take a medium barrel curling iron and curl only the top of hair, starting mid-shaft.
Flip hair upside down and toss hair with fingers to loosen curls. Spray a fine layer of hairspray and flip back. Use fingers to “tame” down any wild strands. Beautiful!
Why does YouTube capture this image as the thumbnail? LOL Anyways, I said it’s short, but it’s about 10 minutes you’ll never get back! hahahahaha…wait should I be putting down my own video? Oh well, if you can’t laugh at yourself…well you know!
Most of us dream of carrying a hot designer bag on our arm. But, what if you can’t afford one? I don’t know about you, but I can’t afford those high priced beauties. I get out there and find a designer-inspired handbag. I found this gorgeous
The “Bargain” bag is the Audrey Leatherette bag from Forever 21 and costs a whopping $22.80. It’s definitely inspired by Lanvin’s design with it’s quilted look, front pocket, and its chain and ribbon wrapped handle.
I am super excited to announce that I will be attending the BlogHer 2010 Conference as a volunteer! This has made my year! Just to get the opportunity to see some of the faces behind all of these amazing blogs is an honor.
I am still trying to figure out the financial aspect of actually getting there, but if there is a will…there is a way. Right?
If any of you know of a company that would like to sponsor me or if you are a company that would like to sponsor me, please contact me.
If there is one thing I love about shopping, it’s getting more bang for my buck. By this, I mean buying a lot of basics that I can rework into other outfits. I love this gray vest and simple black cotton dress. They can be worn with many different pieces that already exist in my bargainista wardrobe. You’ll probably be seeing a lot more of them. This entire outfit cost around $30. Yay bargains!! How many versatile pieces do you have in your closet?
Vest: Marshalls Dress: Ross Shoes: Target Necklace: Kohls
Available in sizes 1x/2x and 3x/4x, this set by Dreamgirl will definitely heat things up. Details to enter are below:
How to enter:
Leave a comment here telling me which piece you love on the Lingerie.com web site.
For extra entry: Tweet the following, but remember you must post the link of your tweet as a comment, or it won’t count. “I got killer curves from @lingeriedotcom & @CurvesandChaos and so can you! www.CurvesandChaos.com #curvesrule”
For extra entry: Go to their Facebook page and “Like” them. Leave a comment telling me you did, so I can verify it.
Please excuse the cheesy pic. I had to take this photo after our night out in Hollywood. My hubby the photographer was not available. So, it’s a good ol’ self-portrait. I had a lot of ideas of what I wanted to wear this night, but it just didn’t pan out. Don’t you just hate that! I decided on a very simple outfit with a little black dress. I try not to over-accessorize. You know that’s my pet peeve. We had a great time and I survived these pumps. I’m very proud of myself.
Dress: Ross Shoes: Jessica Simpson Belt: Target Earrings: Forever 21
Did I ever tell you curvaliscious ladies how much I love ya? No? Well, I do. You are very supportive and encouraging…that’s why I love ya! Can I just take a second to thank all of you for following me here and on twitter? Thanks! I also want to thank for the comments, as you know, I love the feedback. I know I haven’t been posting a lot of outfit pics, but there are a few things going on lately and I just feel blah! (Like this one to the right…do I have a Bieber shag going on? LOL)
On a side note…I just received news from my doctor about some personal female health issues. Nothing deadly, but if I don’t take better care of myself it could lead to serious health problems. So, I’ve taken the initiative to improve my eating and fitness habits. But, I still want my curves, so I plan on working on a fitness regime that will enhance them. I am currently a size 16/18 and I wouldn’t want to go any smaller than a 12/14. That’s just me, but I do have to take care of my health first, right? I will definitely keep you updated. Ok…so now it’s off to grab a dress for tonight. I’m going out to celebrate my friends 30th birthday in Hollywood! Yay! Oh, I will definitely take pics of that outfit!
I guess this could be a two part question. I love Christian Dior. The designs are so romantic and feminine. This designer seems togo the extra mile in all the lovely feminine details. This is my favorite straight size designer that I wish I could wear. Jibri is my favorite plus designer. Her designs occupy my closet, b/c of her same similar feminity and structure to Christian Dior.
What is the one fashion accessory/item you can’t live without?
Belts, belts, and more belts. Because of my pear shape, belts give my curves an eyecatching silloutte. I could have a paper sack on, but belted I could make that papersack fabulous.
If you were allowed to create a beauty product, what would it be and what would you name it?
I have crazy hair at times. I am never completely happy with my hair products, so my beauty product would be a product to make my curly hair more manageable. I would name it The Curly Headed Girl’s Product…LOL
If you only had 10 minutes to pack for a fashion extravaganza in your favorite city, what would you bring and where would it be?
LBD, wrap dress, flats, a boyfriend watch, killer heels, bib necklace, belt, mascara, blush, gold eyeshadow, and a girdle. Literally all this stuff could be torn in my suitcase at a moment’s notice. I always have an idea of my jet setting essentials, b/c I am a terrible last minute packer. My favorite city is NYC. There is so much to see, so much happening. Once you set foot on the concrete a love affair begins, full of ups and downs, but regardless of the outcome the romance is well worth the trip.
Do you live by a fashion philosophy or quote? What is it?
“Fashions fade, style is eternal” ~Yves Saint Laurent
Hey Shopaholics!! Did you get this email from UK retailer
They are having a massive sale right now. You know I love sales! You know what I love almost as much as a sale? Getting additional money off my purchase!!
And because I have just become an Evans Blog Partner, all Curves and Chaos readers get an additional 10% off any purchase over £40 until 8/22! All you have to do is enter the discount code EVCHAOS at checkout.