Post Breakup Makeup (and Pampering)

Post Breakup Makeup (and Pampering)

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Breakups are hard. There are thousands of songs about how much love can suck.

My ex and I broke up about a week ago. We met at the musical theater intensive I was involved in over the summer and he was my first real relationship. Long distance relationships are hard, and it was time for ours to come to an end. I look forward to meeting someone new who will treat me right.

Easier said than done, right? Breakups are hard for both parties, and this transitory stage has to be handled in a healthy way. My breakup sophomore absolutely destroyed me, but channeling your grief into taking care of yourself will help you move onto a new chapter in your life. I hope that my tips can give you some solace. Know that if you need someone to talk I’m always here for my readers.

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Announcement: Things Have Changed!

Announcement: Things Have Changed!

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Hi there everyone! I hope you are having a lovely day~

For my lovely returning visitors and subscribers, you may have noticed that this blog has changed. The new theme is not the only thing that will be different here! Read below to see what is coming up.

Schedule: The new posting schedule will be each Friday and Sunday. If for some reason I cannot post one of those days I will post on the other, and if I cannot post on either day the next post will be moved to the next week. This is to give me some flexibility with school- junior year is the hardest for a lot of students and I really need to focus!

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Ulzzang Makeup Tutorial!

My first makeup tutorial! Any comments or suggestions are welcome, let me know what you want to see next!

xoxo,

I Am The Fashion Mentor
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Best Lip Balms Ever

Best Lip Balms Ever

It’s no secret to anyone that I’m obsessed with lip balms. I probably have one for every day of the year!

Okay, that’s a bit of exaggeration, but I have been in love with some tried and true products I’d like to share with you! These are the best lip balms I’ve tried and would recommend to pretty much anyone. I took pictures so you can get an idea of the size and packaging.

1. Smith’s Mocha Rose Lip Balm

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This is such an amazing formula, even Elle Fanning stated she was a fan in this month’s Marie Claire. I’m super cheap, so when I saw this for six dollars at a local bath and beauty store on State Street (The Soap Opera), I thought it was outrageous., but my friends were also buying potted balms so I had to give it a try.

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Outfit of the Day: Spring Colors of 2014

Outfit of the Day: Spring Colors of 2014

Hey there everyone!

It’s The Fashion Mentor, and I’m here to share two of my most recent outfits with you. Spring is here, and it’s definitely a great time to freshen up your closet with the spring colors of 2014.

Cayenne is one of the Pantone colors of year, and has been used in many designs as of late. I prefer to think of this color as a deep coral or pink sienna, but it is gorgeous nonetheless. As you can see below, I’m hooked!

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spring colors 2014 ootd

spring colors 2014 ootd

I made the skirt and matching collar and picked up the shirt from a friend, originally Hanes. The bow shoes are from Payless.

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Modern Victorian on Polyvore

Modern Victorian on Polyvore

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A new, fresh take on a Victorian inspired look. Check this and many more outfits out on my Polyvore!

-The Fashion Mentor (Lydia)

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Four of the Best Spring Makeup Tips

Four of the Best Spring Makeup Tips

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Hey there everyone! The Fashion Mentor is here to give you her best spring makeup tips!

As the seasons change, your makeup and skincare routine must also do so accordingly. Check these five tips to get a head start this season!

1. Mix your primer and moisturizer!

Not only does primer give your makeup a great staying power, but it also creates a smooth base for makeup that is essential, especially with those who are trying to cover acne or scarring. Moisturizer, on the other hand, helps protect the condition of the skin. My favorite new technique is to mix a minute amount of my favorite moisturizers (Beyond Belief Lift and Firm) with my primer (ELF). It not only keeps my makeup in place, but also leaves my skin soft. I find that this mixing of products gives a great finish.

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