Perverse Sunglasses Mystery Box Unveiled

Hi all! ❤

It’s been a while since I have last posted here. This past month I have been lazy and away in Canada so I took a break to just enjoy my free time. In this post I will be talking about my review on Perverse Sunglasses Mystery Box for Her.

Perverse Sunglasses is LA based and started coming out with glasses last year. Their goal was to have stylish and trendy glasses for an affordable price. When Coachella posts were popping up everywhere on Instagram, I noticed this brand on different YouTube stars like Jenn Im. I looked into the brand and was quite shocked at how cheap the prices were compared to higher end sunglasses like Prada, Gentle Monster, etc. At this point in time, I was pretty boujee about my glasses and only wanted glasses that were $150+ (I am a poor college student, but I enjoy glasses with better quality 🙂 ). Nothing has really changed since then, I’m still broke but I kept seeing the brand and went for their Mystery Box which was $15 but came out to $22 with tax and shipping.

Now this $22 box comes with three random pairs of sunnies and there are no returns on any of the glasses, so think of it like a final sale. I ordered mine on a Tuesday afternoon and received the box Thursday morning. Being a sunglasses fan, I was stoked to get three additional pairs to my collection but unsure of what I would exactly get. When I opened the box, I was delighted to see a cute image on the box with a pair of sunglasses that looked like a cat that can shoot fire (what do you guys think?? lol xD). Other than that, I saw three pairs of sunglasses in their own drawstring bag. The mystery was finally over!

The first pair I opened was their Rodeo Drive sunglasses in purple. Now at first impression, I thought they were a bit cheap looking. I felt like I could easily find these pair in Downtown LA for $10. When wearing them, I was a bit let down. The frame on my face was okay but it wasn’t a color that I really enjoyed. I looked up the style on their website and saw that they only have this in a black color and I would of probably enjoyed it more if it was in that color. This style retails on their site for $48 so just on this pair alone, I saved like $25. Although the first pair were a bit of a miss, I had two more to go.

The second pair that I opened was their Taehler sunglasses in a black and white striped frame with blue reflective lenses. This was my favorite out of the three I received since it was the only pair that really matched my style. This pair has a nice cat eye shape to the frame which I really love and the blue lenses were really cool too 😎 On their website they also do not carry this particular color (so I’m assuming these are older models that they are trying to get rid of??).  But they do carry the same frame in a really cute pink, bright blue, and nude color for $45. If I were to add the savings together from the last pair, I saved $70. Woot woot!! ⭐

Lastly, the final pair were their Slay glasses in an aquamarine color with dark gray on the sides. My first impression was, “Okay, these are okay”. After trying them on, I wasn’t really feeling like I was slaying in these, they were just okay .-. These not so slaying glasses on their site was the most expensive out of the three at $50, but again this color isn’t available but there is a beige and transparent one!

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All three sunnies received

Being a mystery box, I do not have much complaints. I saved in total around $120 and was able to see what Perverse sunglasses were all about. I was pleased that I liked at least one pair so it makes the box worth it. Getting to try new styles is great and if you are a huge sunglasses fan, this is a fun way to try out a new brand and try out some different styles/colors. Let me know what you think! Until next time! ❤

❤ liz

Class of 2017! My Reflections on My College Experience

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CSUF Class of 2017!

Hi all! ❤

School is ending soon for most and as each one of us gets closer and closer to the finish line, I am proud to say that I have finally made it. This past semester marked the last and final semester of my undergraduate year and I must say that I am excited to finally be done but I am hella scared to enter this time period of not knowing what is going to happen next. In this post, I will talking about my overall experiences with college and what I look forward to post-graduation 🙂

Now I have always been a studious student and have received good grades throughout my school career. As I got into college, I got super lazy and just didn’t put the same level of effort into it as I did before. Now that I have just graduated, I realized that I should have just put the extra effort into studying. I guess I was just so tired of putting effort into everything and not getting exact results that I gave up and just was okay with a C because it was still passing. But if there’s one thing I regret, it is getting the grades I got. I mean you’re paying for this tuition, so might as well get the most out of it.

With all the people I have met, there were only so many I actually stayed in contact with. I always wanted to join a sorority, but I ended up wanting to do it when I was the busiest. Although I wished to have joined and be a part of something, I did meet some cool people and got to network with many students in my field of study. College is the place to meet everyone and do everything you can. If you want to study abroad, do it. If you want to join a club, do it. If you don’t reach out for what you want, you’re most likely not going to get it. And that’s something I have realized after all these years in school. Only you can control what you want to do. I am happy to say that even though I didn’t do everything I wanted, I know that only I can control how I want my life to be.

Overall, I enjoyed my experiences at all my schools. Whether it was elementary, middle, high school, or college, I got to meet a lot of people and it truly helped shaped me into the person I am today. I hope that I will be able to land a job in my field but I am not too stressed out about it. I’m thinking of going back for grad school as well or just start my studies for the CPA exam. But I really want to take the time to invest in myself and use this time to be selfish and do what I want like traveling, before it is too late to do so. I have already made plans to go to Vancouver so I am really excited about that 😀 If anyone out there has suggestions on places to eat or visit, let me know 🙂 I will only be there for a week so I want to pack as much activities as I can!

Like I said earlier, I am scared of what will happen next, but I feel that I will be able to tackle on whatever life throws at me ⭐

To my parents: thank you for everything you have done for me in all my life, if it wasn’t for you encouraging me to do well, I would have never finished school and I am super happy that I got to walk the stage to make you both proud 🙂 te amo mucho ❤ ❤ ❤

Outfit: Ted Baker (this dress was on the pricey side but worth it for a special day)

Shoes: Coach (Nordstrom Rack)

Sunglasses (below): Carin; I got mine in LA from Eyeholics

And congratulations to the Class of 2017!! 😀

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My mom ❤

 

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My dad and I ❤
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The boyfriend ❤

❤ liz

Colourpop Eye Shadow Review

Hi all! ❤

So I have another beauty review for you all! I know I seem to have more blogs about makeup but I am trying to work on some fashion ones too so please be patient 🙂 A little while ago, Colourpop was having a great sale on their eye shadows so I thought I would snag some up and save me some money! XD This post is not too long but I will reviewing the colors I received and share some looks I created based on what I got.

So like I mentioned before, Colourpop had a sale on their eye shadows. They normally sell for $5/ per color however, they had a great deal and sold three for the price of two. I didn’t go too crazy with the sale, (even though I really wanted too 😦 ) but ordered some of their best selling colors. The colors I ordered were: Get Out, Sequin, White Rabbit, Liar Liar, Birthday Girl, and Girly. I did a swatch on all colors on my arm to show how they would appear.

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Swatch of: Sequin, Birthday Girl, Girly, White Rabbit, Get Out, & Liar Liar (left to right)

I am not a huge makeup person so when I do my eye makeup, I tend to make it as natural as I can. However I wanted to venture out of my comfort zone and try out a nice reddish gold look. The first look that I have on are three of the colors that stood out to me the most when ordering. The colors I used were: Get Out, White Rabbit, and Liar Liar. To create the look, I used Get Out which is a nice red wine color all over the lid. I then applied White Rabbit which is like an orangey-red sparkly color (reminded me of a carrot hehe) on the outer corner of my eye. I blended the two together to create a nice red bronze look. Finally, I applied Liar Liar on the inner corner of my eye to highlight and give the look a touch of lightness ⭐

Look #2 is a little bit more neutral compared to #1. Here I used the other three shades: Sequin, Birthday Girl, and Girly. I feel like the names of the colors fit well with each other and the colors blended just as well! This look is my favorite of the two because I can wear with any outfit and smack on any type of lip color. I always like a natural look and these colors worked well to give a natural look an extra WOW! 🙂

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Here I used Sequin and Birthday Girl on the outer lid and then used Girly to highlight the inner corner

Overall, the colors I bought were all great colors to add to my eye shadow collection. The price was perfect and it was a great opportunity to try out a brand that I have heard good things about. I would definitely try more of their products especially their lip products (heard great things about those especially!!). I hope you all have a great week! 🙂 Thank you for reading!~

Pros: Price, cool names, variety of colors, long-lasting

Cons: None 😮

Rating: 10/10 🙂

❤ liz

Review on Tarte’s Tarteist Treats Eye & Lip Set

Hi all! ❤

So in this post I’ll be talking about Tarte’s Tarteist Treats Eye & Lip set. I’m a sucker for bundles and getting the most out of your dollar. I’m not a big user of eye shadows and didn’t want to invest in a $40-60 eye shadow palette, so I wanted to opt for something smaller and not too expensive. Don’t get me wrong, I do love the high-end palettes like the Naked palette, but I don’t see myself using it all up and would probably have it sit out for the majority of the time 😦 While browsing through the Sephora app, I stumbled across this particular eye shadow set. The kit cost $25 and included a mini lip gloss and mini mascara. The palette by itself would have cost $23 so for $2 more, I got two more items 😀 I ordered through my phone and was patiently waiting for the day of arrival.

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My package has arrived! 😀
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Yay!~ 🙂 A new kit to play with!

As you can see from above, the kit comes in a cute box which contains all three products mentioned before. I was super happy to come home to this box after a long day at work and was immediately ready to test it out. The first thing I wanted to put on was the lip gloss. Now, the lip gloss is part of their Tarteist Glossy Lip Paint collection and it’s in the color WCW which is a really nice berry color. When applying it, it seemed like it was going to be a dark plum color. However, I spread out the color across the lips and the plum color turned into a nice berry almost like a rasberry color that I absolutely love! ❤ 🙂 I feel like this color would be great to put on if you wanted that pop of color but wanted something more than the ordinary red. My skin is pretty fair so this color went really well with my face and it wasn’t too sticky on my lips.

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Tarteist Glossy Lip Paint in WCW

Now moving onto the eye shadow palette. The palette is a great size to travel around with and have when you want that natural but dazzling look. The colors that were included in this kit were: Drive (nude), Boss (bronze), Stylin (brown), Hype (gold), Crisp (chestnut), and Dominate (shimmering rasberry). I did a swatch of all the colors on my arm to show how the colors would bounce off my skin. My favorite from just looking at the swatches was Hype and Dominate. I love glittery eyelids and feel like these colors would be great additions to my everyday look 😉

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Swatch of: Dominate, Boss, Crisp, Stylin, Hype, and Drive (left to right)

Lastly, Tarte’s kit include their mini Tarteist Lash Paint Mascara in black. I’m not a big fan of mascaras (been using Maybelline’s Great Lash mascara for forever) but if I just wanted that extra length for my lashes, this was a great item to try out. When opening the product, it felt like I was trying to suck something out of the tube. It was weird because I never used a mascara like this and when I was trying to discard some of the product back into the tube, I ended up making a little mess 😐 This was the only downfall for me in this kit. The mascara did make my eyelashes very beautiful and thick and lengthen them, but it was a bit too much of product that went on and made little clumps on my eyelashes. Because I rarely use mascara, this won’t bother me too much but for those who regularly do wear it, be aware~

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Before
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Ater – lighting makes a total difference lol

Overall, I enjoyed this little bundle of goodies. I can’t wait to try out different looks with the eye shadow palette and see the different combinations I can create. This was a great value for your dollar and if you want to look into the product, I have provided a link to the Sephora website ⭐

On a side note, I’m trying my best to post up a blog every week but I’m pretty sure most know how school goes 😎 I think these types of posts are something I’ll try to keep doing but let me know what other topics I should branch out to. I’m thinking of doing some fashion and food posts, and with summer coming up, I’m hoping to get some posts about traveling. Any who, I do hope you all enjoyed this review! Have a great rest of your day and smile big!~~~ 🙂

Pros: Inexpensive, good for travel, colors are vibrant and long-lasting

Cons: Mascara is hard to control the amount you want to apply = messy

Overall: 9/10

❤ liz