Best Makeup Drugstore Kit!

Best Makeup Drugstore Kit!

Best Drugstore Makeup Kit! Best Drugstore Makeup Kit! by lydia11-11 featuring Wet n Wild

Hey y’all! Now that school is up and running again I wanted to give you guys a suggestion for a kit to help you get ready in the morning on the cheap. All of these will be really easy to find in the States and are drugstore products. This will work not only for students but for anyone lining for a basic makeup kit. The products listed below will help you create a natural, no makeup makeup look for your average day.

Cases and Accessories:

Some great cases are at Ulta, Forever 21, Kohl’s and Shopko for cheap and they’re also reasonably sturdy. Modella is a great brand with lots of different price points, but don’t feel like you have to invest in a bag. You can definitely use something at home or just toss your products in your purse on the go. If you need a mirror try Forever 21, Burlington or Shopko. ELF and Ecotools after have great brushes, and you can get some knock-off Beauty Blenders.

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

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

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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What to Wear: Dance Class

What to Wear: Dance Class

Hi there everyone!

As a performer I know dressing neatly and with proper hair and makeup can sometimes be a bit daunting. I’ve created a few Polyvore sets to help inspire your outfits and I’ll give you some pointers for sweat-busting hair and makeup as well.

Ballet to Hip Hop (Dance Class) Ballet to Hip Hop (Dance Class) by lydia11-11 featuring ban.do

Pullover sweatshirt blackfive.com

Porselli ballet shoes luisaviaroma.com

Change purse discountdance.com

Ban do hair accessory nordstrom.com

Holika Holika blush urbanoutfitters.com

Essie nail polish $22 – nelly.com

Womens Black Mesh Insert Panel BodySuit Girls Body Suit Ladies Sexy… ebay.fr

Junior Lulu Bun Shaper nordstrom.com

NYX NYX Angel Veil – Skin Perfecting Primer dermstore.com

This is an example of what a busy dance student like me would wear to transition from one class to another. I recommend a simple, solid colored leotard (this one has a cutout so you’ll need to wear shorts or skirts to keep it from being obscene) and a sweatshirt and pants to wear over when going from class to class. Layering over leotards helps make it easier to run from class to class and a bun ring and bobbies will keep your hair neat. If you do choose to wear makeup, make it a light bb cream like in this set.

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Gradient Lip Tutorial!

Hello to all my lovely subscribers and first time visitors! This is my second beauty tutorial and I hope you all enjoy it! Let me know what else you would like to see.

As always, I really appreciate your support, comments and feedback. You make this a ton of fun!

Best wishes to all of you as fall comes along!

xoxo,

Lydia

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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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