Glitters for Dinner: Clothing Review

Overview:

Hi y’all!  I wanted to make sure to review three things I bought from a store in the Philippines, Glitters for Dinner. I was super excited to get the dress, crop top and skirt set and vinyl skirt but ended up a bit disappointed.

Description:

Here are pictures and closeups for all of you!

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This is the PVC skirt I bought! It has slight pleating like the other skirt I purchased. It’s got a velcro close along with a zipper. Let’s take a closer look shall we?

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The skirt is inside out so the zipper can be shown more easily. The skirt’s zipper was already hard to zip when I first got it and the stitching at the end ripped soon after.

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On the outside of the skirt you can also see where the zipper came unsewn and showed through.

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The super cute Peter Pan collared dress I bought!

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These are the clasps that button the collar. They weren’t sewn on securely and the ones on the other side of the collar fell off almost immediately.

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Here’s the matching crop top and skirt set!

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These are the clasps on the collar. These are the only ones that have managed to stay on.

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These are the clasps on the pleated skirt. There’s also a blue zipper down the back. The right side clasp has begun to fall off.

I would list the exact description but the site does not allow copy-pasting. All of the sizes I bought were listed as medium, AUS/UK 10.

Brand:

This is from an online store called Glitters for Dinner. Based in the Philippines, most of the sizes are from XXS to L for petite women.

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Makeup for Lazy, Tired People (AKA Daily Student Makeup!)

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Hey there guys! I wanted to make a pictorial for those of you who need a fast look in the morning. This is perfect for back to school because it’s easy, polished and doesn’t require frequent touch ups. It’s fast and low key, but it’ll make you look awake and natural! (A five minute routine to cover up five hours of sleep!)

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Step 1) Alright, this is my nehked face! Make sure your face is nice and moisturized so you give your skin some therapy. The goal of this look is to cover up those all nighters and look fresh enough for class or work.

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Gaijiin Gyaru Guide!

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The amazing gaijiin gyaru, Saiharii!

Hey there guys! Since so many of you have enjoyed reading my gyaru guide, I wanted to add a guide for gaijiin gyaru.

I wanted to start out by telling you all how I attained my knowledge on gyaru. I have been to Korea but not to Japan, so I don’t have first hand information about gyaru. However, I’ve studied Japanese and Japanese culture since I was about 13 years old. I’ve done numerous research projects on gyaru and I have a great deal of knowledge about gyaru. It can be really hard to find information on gyaru in the States and it can be even harder to be involved, so I wanted to write this post especially for non-Japanese gyaru. I hope you find this helpful!

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Stila Convertible Color Review

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Overview:

I tried this product in store and kept thinking about it until I finally bought it! I didn’t want to buy this full price at Ulta because it’s $20 retail value, so I got it for three bucks off on eBay. You can also buy it here on Amazon or at Ulta to earn some points. I bought it because the Poppy shade is a natural looking rose and cream gives a nice finish.

Unique Qualities:

This is an extremely versatile cream color that can be used for cheeks and lips or anywhere else you see fit.

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Dr. Paw Paw Tinted Balm Review

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Hi there everyone! I hope this review reaches you well. It’s been awhile since I last talked to all of my lovely readers! Hope you’re excited for this review!

Overview:

For this overview, we’ll do something a bit unorthodox. Imma tell you a lil story chillun.
As I wrote in my little goodbye post before my temporary hiatus, I was at Carnegie Mellon’s musical theater intensive for six weeks. I had basically zero time off campus but we went to see Ant Man… and then, an opportunity.
An Urban Outfitters.
It’s not even that I like Urban Outfitters. I think it’s extremely overpriced and overrated. But hey, I hadn’t bought any makeup for like… three weeks. I was going through withdrawls. I have a problem. I know. It’s horrible.
So I went in and these tubes caught my eye. Dr. Paw Paw’s Tinted Medicated Balm. I tried them and thought they were unique and would protect my skin while still giving me some color. Perfect for quick makeup on campus. The counselors started trying to lasso us out so I bought the red and coral tint and ran out of there and onto the bus.
Great decision. I love this stuff!

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Georgia Rose Wanelo Romper Review

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Overview:

I bought this super cute romper on Wanelo on sale here. I wanted some more rompers for back to school, so why not, right? Wrong. This was a terrible buy. Here are some more pictures.

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A closeup of this super cheap, wrinkly fabric.

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The zipper from hell. Expect constant tugs and snags from this bad boy.

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Description:

Sizes were listed as follows:  XS/S (US size) Bust: 32.5-35.5″, Waist: 26-28″, Hips: 33-36″ S/M (US size) Bust: 35.5-37.5″, Waist: 28-30″, Hips: 36-38″ M/L (US size) Bust: 37.5-40″, Waist: 30-31″, Hips: 38-40″. The item description was “Pink Long Sleeve Chiffon V-Neck Romper with Ruffles”.

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Rice Water Bright Cleansing Oil Review

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Overview:

I bought this cleansing oil on eBay here. You can also purchase this oil on Amazon here. This oil is meant to clean your face of all makeup.

Unique qualities:

It is different from many Western cleansers because it’s an oil based cleanser, unlike many others. It has a light and good scent too!

Packaging:

This is in a pump bottle. It holds about 6.4 ounces.

Value:

For 11 some dollars this is a pricier cleanser. I really like it, but you can also try the Garnier oil cleanser on Amazon or in store and use coupons.

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Skinfood Tomato Cool Jelly Tint Review

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Hi there everyone! My latest find was the Tomato Cool Jelly Tint from Skinfood. As some of you probably know by now I have a bb cream and lip tint addiction so I have to try everything.

Note: When I use lip tints, the color always concentrates more on the weird inner patches of my lips and stains my bottom lip more than my top lip. This may not be the same for you so keep that in mind!

Overview:

I bought this tint on eBay for $5.44 in the shade Berry Tomato. It’s a natural looking rosy pink color that can be layered for a deeper stain. I purchased mine here but you can also get it here.

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Examples of Gyaru Outfits and Looks! (Gyaru Series Part Three)

How to Dress Gyaru: Gyaru Series Part Three How to Dress Gyaru: Gyaru Series Part Three by lydia11-11 featuring knee socks

Pink prom dress $115 – amazon.co.uk

Chicwish shirts blouse chicwish.com

Vince Camuto short sleeve shirt vincecamuto.com

N 21 collared shirt $540 – brownsfashion.com

Boyfriend cardigan $16 – thehut.com

Even odd black vest $27 – zalando.co.uk

A line skirt blackfive.com

Ally Fashion black pants $20 – allyfashion.com

Plaid skirt etsy.com

Pink tutu ladida.com

Boohoo knee socks boohoo.com

Skechers black boots 6pm.com

Platform shoes romwe.com

Wedges shoes modcloth.com

Platform shoes $52 – publicdesire.co.uk

High heel boots shopakira.com

Claire s hair accessory claires.com

Eylure black eye makeup $7.79 – newlook.com

Forever 21 toiletry bag forever21.com

Blush etudehouse.com

Mally cream eyeshadow beauty.com

Dolce Gabbana red lipstick saksfifthavenue.com

As part of my widely-read gyaru guide, I wanted to include some examples of gyaru style and makeup to help give all of you love readers some ideas for your new style adventure. Click here for part one of the series and here for part two if you haven’t read them yet!

Clothing:

There are a multitude of gyaru subtypes that are popular, and this set only addresses a few. Some common types are above. A lot of gyaru looks are meant to be sweet- light pinks, bows, flowy blouses and tiers are common, especially in the hime and onee gyaru style. Kogal (or kogyaru) was the first main gyaru type and is characterized by customizing a school uniform. Rokku gyaru is an edgier, rock-inspired look and mode originated as a monochromatic and mature look. Keeping these descriptions in mind, it’s just a matter of personal taste and experimentation before you create an outfit like the ones above! Google (of course) and gyaru forums are also great for inspo.

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I Wish I Were at Coachella… What to Wear: Festival Edition

I Wish I Were at Coachella... What to Wear: Festival Edition I Wish I Were at Coachella… What to Wear: Festival Edition by lydia11-11 featuring elastic waist shorts

Let’s face it- music festivals are the thing everyone’s talking about right now. The makeup, the hair, the clothes… music almost seems to be an afterthought to the press! Whether you’re going to a modern day Woodstock or small concert on a rooftop, this post will help you look cute, stay cool and have fun.

Clothing:

All the outfits in this set are carefree and boho. Whether you feel like a dress or romper, shorts and a t-shirt or anything else is up to you. Try cute tasseled pieces or a fun aztec or paisley pattern.

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