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Wrist Candy.

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I'm not a huge jewelry person because a) I typically find it just gets in the way when I'm typing (I'm a student), and b) I'm usually in a rush in the morning and picking out what jewelry to wear for the day is the last thing on my mind. 
Lately, however, I've been favoring a few key pieces on my wrist.

Nixon Kensington watch in rose gold
Michael Kors tortoiseshell watch (I believe this model is discontinued) Leopard Timex watch Random silver beaded bracelet (I liked it because it reminded me of this Tiffany's one)
My Pandora bracelet (my favorite charms are the stack of books and the Buddha ❤ )
This hand dish is from Urban Outfitters - link!
(I currently have the above mentioned pieces resting on a random silver chain necklace from Forever 21 and on The Original Ombre from HRH Collection, although I'm not currently wearing those pieces)

What have you been wearing on your wrists lately?

Hair Tools!

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Besides occasionally blasting my locks with a blow dryer, the only other hair tools I ever use are curling irons and a straightener. And even then, if I had to put a number to it, I'd say I probably only use them maybe 3-4 times a month. It's funny, because I've always loved long hair and wanted it all my life, but now that's it's the longest it's ever been, I rarely do anything even remotely exciting with it :-/ You can't have it all, I guess!
The two hair tools I rely on when my hair needs a bit of beautification, if you will, are the Conair 1.25" curling iron and the Hana Titanium Ionic 1.5" flat iron. Although I also have a Hot Tools 2" curling iron, I typically turn to my 1.25" barrel iron when I'm looking for some bouncy curls, as the 2" barrel is best for volume.


I really only learned how to curl my hair about a year ago. Talk about late to the party, right? I started off using it the traditional way with the clamp, and slo…

Favorites From the Past Few Weeks & Months ❤

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With the Sephora VIB sale right around the corner (November 8th-12th) and considering I haven't written a favorites post in ages, I figured I'd kill two birds with one stone (hate that expression!) and talk about some of the things I've been using, loving, and obsessed with, and if any of these products that are available at Sephora also happen to find their way into your shopping basket, cough cough, LORAC Pro Palette, then so be it ;)
Clockwise from bottom left: NARS Blush in Sin LORAC Pro Palette Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Volumizing Mascara Revlon Lip Butter in Peach Parfait Buxom Full-Bodied Lipgloss in Mwah Dior Addict Lipstick in Singuliere Eyeko Skinny Liquid Eyeliner in Black NARS Blush in Luster Burt's Bees Intense Hydration Night Cream with Clary Sage MAC Tendertone in Hot 'n' Saucy
NARS Sin blush is a must-have to transition from fall into winter. It's a berry plum with gold shimmer that leans much more pink (and less scary purple) once applied to my che…