Today I had an award ceremony and senior presentation for a charity group I'm a part of. It will be the first of many of these kinds of events. It makes me sad to know that my involvement in some groups is over, but I can't help but smile when I think of all the great memories I've made. The seniors in this particular organization decided that we all should wear black so we coordinated! At the bottom I have links to wear everything (or something close to it) is from!
Prom and award season is here! A lot of people will be attending nice events in the future months so I thought I would share two updo hairstyles that are great for more formal events.
And this is the finished hairstyle! If I were to turn my head more the other way you would actually be able to see the bun on the left. This looks good in pictures because it makes you look less-bald.
Braided Pony Tail...
First, put you hair up into a high pony tail. Make sure you leave two strips of hair on each side of your head. Then braid each of those strips and secure them with a clear elastic hair tie.
Take each brain and fold it backwards over your head and secure with a bobby pin. I had to use two bobby pins on each braid to make sure they stayed in place. This forms like a headband of braids that looks super cool. Not going to lie, getting the braids where you want them takes some practice and time, but I did get in in the end.
And here are two pictures of the finished look! The only thing I would change is I would make sure I had a bobby pin that matched my hair color so that it wouldn't stand out as much!
I used my body shop moisturizer and then my too faced primer. These really helped my skin look bright and my makeup last all night. I borrowed my sisters tarte foundation. I had never used this before but it is an excellent full coverage foundation. I might go buy some so I can use it for future events when she's not around. For powder I used my too faced one that I use everyday. Its great for setting the tarte foundation.
I started off using the mac single eye shadow in the crease, I then layered garnet and espresso from the Lorac Pro pallet in the outer crease, almost doing a cut crease look. I borrowed my sisters Kat Von D liquid eyeliner to make a wing. Then I applied some of the individual sephora lashes! I find that the individual ones are much easier to apply then the whole strip of eyelashes!
For my highlight & contour I used this mac blush and a highlighter from the balm. For my contour I borrowed my friends Kat Von D cream contour pallet and it was amazing! I don't own it, which is why there isn't a picture, but it will also be linked down below!
I went for a mauve toned lip. I lined my lips with a mac lip liner in 'dervish' and a bare minerals pretty amazing liquid lipstick. This is one out of a trio of pretty amazing lipsticks, all three are great, but this one matched my lip liner.
Here are all the products I mentioned in this post. Just click on the picture to shop. If I couldn't find the exact product or color I found something similar!
Since summer is fast approaching, a lot of people have been getting into the swing of working out again. I'm not one of those people haha, but I love getting workout clothes to lounge around (and maybe someday workout) in. A lot of places like Lululemon or athleta can be super expensive, so here are some more affordable options! I own several Forever 21 sports bras, and shorts and I can testify that they are great quality, almost close to lululemon, but litterally a fraction of the price! CLICK on any picture below to SHOP these products! The two picutres of shorts I just bought are from TJMaxx, but I couldn't find a link to them online, but I displayed tons of other cute options and linked more pictures down below too!
I just got back from Spring Break in Florida and let me tell you the car ride from TX to FL was brutal! It was only supposed to take us 11 hrs but ended up being more like 15! There were so many storms and traffic problems that I honestly wouldn't have been able to make it without good music! Recently I got spotify premium and I have to say its by far the best decision I've made in a while. First, I can listen to whatever I want whenever I feel like! No more shuffling playlists and hoping that my favorite song will come up! Also with their student discounts it really isn't that expensive, and I would spend more than $5 a month on buying new songs anyway. Here are my favorite playlists on spotify, hopefully this will get you pumped for spring break if you are also stuck in a car for 14 hours!!
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1. Fun Workout
2. Billboard Hot 100
3. Roadtripp (Made this one myself!)
4. Songs to Sing in the Car (personal favorite)
5. Acoustic Covers
6. ON FLEEK
7. Songs to Get Drunk White People Excited (another personal favorite, has a lot of good throwback jams!)
8. Morning Commute
9. Todays Top Hits
10. Fresh Finds
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