Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Rimmel Apocalips: Stellar

Happy Tuesday!!

haha, yeah I know, it's only Tuesday *groan*...

On The Bright Side

I have a lip product that I wanted to review for all of you.

I do know, I'm little bit late on reviewing this product, but where I live, the stores don't usually get anything until a lot later than everyone else it seems, so please bare with me here, lol. 

Rimmel Apocalips Lip Laquers:

My initial thought on the product: dannnng this is pigmented!
I do know one thing, this lip laquer is going to last me a long time, simply because you only need to use a very small amount to get completely opaque lips.

The shade I went with is "Stellar", and on the lips, I feel like it looks a lot brighter than when it is in the actual tube...however, I still really really like it - and do think that it can be a colour that you can wear in the summer and carry on into the fall and winter seasons.

 I took a few shots of what the product looks like on my lips - here I have what it looks like in the bright sunlight. You can see that it has quite a hot pink tone to it...but it does have a little bit of deeper red undertones, which is why I feel like you could keep wearing this shade right on from summer to winter.

Here I have what the shade looks like in a more darker lighted setting. Still a beautiful, bold colour.
As I said before, a little definitely goes a long way with this product. I actually tried to get as much of the excess product off of the applicator before I touched it to my lips - and in the end, it still gave me completely opaque and bold looking lips.
I did find the product to be a little bit drying after about an hour... so I would advice you to add a moisturizing lip balm prior to applying the product.

The lasting power is AWESOME
About 5 hours in, my lips still had the coloured stain to them, it had lost its glossiness, but the colour was definitely still going strong!
I love that in a lip product, because then I don't have to constantly feel like I
 should be reapplying the product.
I have worn this to work once, and I reapplied it once throughout the day and that's about it. Might I add that you definitely do need a mirror to apply this, because it is so heavily pigmented and quite hard to get off if you do make a mistake...but when a product's lasting power is so amazing, I don't mind pulling my mirror out once throughout the day to touch the look up.

All in all, I think I will be buying more shades to add to my lippy collection. They are quite effortless and so chic. I am totally in love, just as almost every other girl in the world is, lol. 

Hope you ladies are having a beautiful Tuesday, and talk to you soon!

cheers && give into your temptation of buying a lip product ;)

Saturday, 19 October 2013

autumn playlist.

Hey everyone!

So I have decided to do something a little bit out of the ordinary today. It was such a dreary, rainy, stormy, and cold day here - hasn't been a good Saturday for me. So as per usual, when things get a little crummy, I resort to some good ol' tunes.

Here I have put together an autumn playlist to share with all of you. These are all the songs I have been listening to throughout this autumn season. Just a few (cough, cough...I mean approximately thirty...) songs I find to be quite comforting throughout the chillier days:

(Song Name - Artist)

Platoon - Jungle
On My Way To Heaven - Seven Lions
We Own The Sky - M83
Blood - The Middle East
Ray Ray - Fat Freddy's Drop
Thunder Clatter - Wild Cub
Guns & Ammunition - July Talk
Reflektor - Arcade Fire
End Of The World Everyday - Wildcat! Wildcat!
Put A Light On - Generationals
Home - Rudimental
Sweater Weather - The Neighbourhood
Zero To Eleven - Julian Taylor Band
Lori Meyers - NOFX
COOL - Le Youth
Waiting All Night - Rudimental
Dancing On My Own - Robyn
Fall Into The Sky - Zedd Feat. Ellie Goulding
Riptide - Vance Joy
Pumpin Blood - NONONO
White Nights - Oh Land
Ways To Go - Grouplove
Reunion - M83
Right Here - Rudimental
Cufflinks - V/V
Map Inside - Rykka
The Same Tattoos - Fences
3 Days - Rhye
Perfect Government - NOFX
Midnight City - M83
Thunderclap - Adventure Club
Wild Out - Borgore
Once In A Lifetime - Landon Austin

These songs all bring a little coziness to my day and I wanted to share them with all of you, in hopes that they may do the same for everyone!

 A wide variety of genres to bring a little warmth to you on a cold autumn day!

cheers && get listening!


Wednesday, 9 October 2013

welcome autumn 2013!


It has been some time since I have posted anything on my blog. Not going to make up a bunch of excuses, because...


...how did I not find the time to simply sit down at my computer and type a little post out...
(**extremely embarrassed face**). 

As a matter of fact I don't really have much of an excuse, except to say that it was summer, and I just wasn't on my computer as much...I tried to get out and enjoy the summer days as much as possible! Along with the fact that I didn't really purchase very many beauty products, as my summer looks were really, generally, quite simple.


As sad as I am to say goodbye to summer, I have officially decided to welcome autumn with open arms.


who am I kidding, I absolutely LOVE fall! 

Everything about it - the amazing scents, the beautiful colours, the cooler temperature - each of its elements seem to be exactly what I love. I am, indeed, an autumn type of girl! 

in reality, I have full out dove into fall! 

Today I do not have an actual beauty product review, but I thought I would write a little post to welcome all of you to the newly revamped "thoughts from amy". I decided to try and incorporate as much of the season as I could within the template of my blog. I did this in hopes that I could bring some emotions of excitement towards the season, rather than dread/resentment. If you live anywhere in Canada, you should know exactly what kind of dread I am talking about...

                                    . . .The Brutal Winter. . .

But for now, let's just enjoy the beauty of this season - the crisp, crunchy leaves && the cool air && chunky sweaters && hot drinks && warm/neutral tones && especially all  the cute new booties <3. 

Will be on my computer a little more now, so I will be pushing myself to pump out more blog posts.

Happy Fall Everyone!