Saturday, 31 August 2013

VMA fashion!

Just browsing through the photos from the VMAs (Video Music Awards), I have realised that celebrities always have opportunities to get dolled up and go to huge events! These are just SOME of my favourites!

1. Holland Roden: I have no idea who she is (wait a minute, while I search her up on Wikipedia haha... how did I not know she was in Teen Wolf??), but she looks beautiful! So classy and elegant. Perfect for the red carpet or... you know, a fairytale wedding ;)

2. Joseph Gordon-Levitt: I have no words... no words.

3. Taylor Swift: Very sophisticated, but it looks like she's about to write a song about the cameraman... (jokes, love ya T-swift).

4. Ellie Goulding: I think this dress matches her personality and music perfectly! Slightly edgy but classic at the same time (if that makes any sense...)

5. Ariana Grande: The dress says she's feminine & girly, and is ready to have a good time.

6. Darren Criss: I've never seen a suit in this colour, although now that I think about it, they can be made in any colour right?

7. Becky G: Why have to sacrifice comfort for style, when you can have both!

8. Lenay Dunn: I love this colour and the cut of the dress! I personally think that she could have used a plain black clutch instead but who am I to judge?

9. Jillian Rose Reed: Very modern and fun.

10. Shailene Woodley: Love the pattern of the skirt.

All images were from here.

Those were my thoughts, now let me know who you thought was best dressed!

Love, V

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

August Bellabox!

It felt like forever while waiting for this months Bellabox. It was well worth the wait because I'm excited to try the products!

While reading the sneak preview, I connected with the idea that the winter season did nothing to help me keep active. The seemingly short days and long nights meant that I got less work done and more sleep (yay for the undereye circles though!). 

Pevonia Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser, $67 for 150ml
I've heard of but never tried this brand before. I love my exfoliating cleansers, so this will be used very soon!

Aphelia Oasis Herbal Acne Solution, $49 for 50ml
It's hard enough to read the label in person... How convenient that a pimple popped up out of nowhere the night that I got this haha. I whipped this out and applied it on those suckers (need more time to test it out). It has a herbal scent, which I don't mind too much. The roller ball makes it easy to apply too.

Ultraceuticals Ultra CC Cream, $59 for 50ml
I was surprised to get this product since I already received a BB cream. I've swatched it and it feels light and blends nicely.

Maybelline New York Dream Pure BB Cream, $15.95 for 30ml
This was what I was waiting for! I've already worn it once... Coverage is really good for a BB cream, blends well, and doesn't make me look shiny!

Loreal Base Magique Primer, $29.95 for 15ml
Apparently, this contains soft powders (is that a thing??) which help to absorb sebum and mattify the skin. Sounds interesting.

Banana Boat Mineral Protect Sensitive SPF 30+, $15.75 for 120g
It's kinda embarrassing that I was excited about a sunscreen LOL. I've decided to make more of an effort to use sunscreen on a daily basis, so this was perfect! It doesn't feel too greasy or sticky.

TOM Organic Tampons, $7.99 for 16
I don't have much to say about this... Except that the cotton is free from pesticides.

Click here to find out more about Bellabox!

I'm super excited about the Maybelline Dream Pure BB cream! What product/s are you excited to try?

Love, V

Thursday, 8 August 2013

All that is random #1

I have come to realise that throughout the day, I think of some pretty random questions. I literally thought of these 5 seconds before I decided to write this blog post. They may possibly give some indication of your personality, but other than that, it's just to satisfy my curiosity haha.

Image. This is also random :)

1. Do you spread nutella (or whatever else) right up to the crust?
✖ Happiness.
Image. That is some nice spreading.
Otherwise you're just eating plain sandwich crust...

2.  Do you organise all your apps into folders?
Image. Maybe deleting the 'Stupid' folder would help.
 I like having as few apps as possible and being able to see them all.

Let me know your spread and app preferences!

Love, V

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Colour personality test

Personality tests are a great way to learn about yourself as well as other people without the need for a sunglasses and newspaper. I realise they can be inaccurate, but they provide great insight into your general behaviour.

Color Persoality Test

Catrific introduced me to the Colour Personality test, which identifies your dominant colour/s (not your favourite colour!). The colour with the highest number is your dominant colour. Click here to take the test!

My results are:
  • blue 3
  • yellow 4
  • green 5
  • red 4
Joy, Love, Laugh Green iPad 2 Case
My dominant colour is green, but overall it's pretty evenly spread. Greens are normally calm and don't stress out easily.

  • loyal
  • good listener
  • self-control
  • procrastinates (who doesn't? haha)
  • resists change
  •  overly lenient with people
I think these general statements are quite accurate. Being an introvert, making sudden changes or being spontaneous doesn't come naturally. I have been making conscious effort to be more outgoing and saying 'yes' to new activities. I want to experience the world rather than stay in my little world.

Have you taken the test? What's your dominant colour? Is it accurate?

Love, V