Posted by Nicole

I’m finally done with the semester! Such sweet relief.

My morning started at 6 AM, which gave me plenty of time to shower, eat breakfast, and calmly walk to campus.

IMG 6793 Makeup Madness IMG 6794 Makeup Madness

Not gonna lie, I always feel productive when I wake up to a sunrise!

Then, I did a few last minute practice problems and took my test. All the build-up definitely made turning in the exam even better.

IMG 6797 Makeup Madness

I was extra excited to finish my final because the rest of the day was filled with fun plans.

1- Post-final Starbucks trip. Deserved it!!!

IMG 6798 Makeup Madness

2- Our dance team recently got a makeup sponsor and today we got all the goods to make us beautiful. New mascara, eyeshadows, lipstick, skin care products, and bronzer. Also, we each got a consultation and complimentary concealer/powder and blush specific to our skin tones. It was like an early Christmas!

IMG 6808 Makeup Madness

IMG 6809 Makeup Madness

3- Soraya, one of the dance captains, and I went to the mall afterwards so she could pick up a Secret Santa gift for tonight. I love the view from the Beverly Center – the Hollywood sign and Downtown LA skyline all in one place.

IMG 6807 Makeup Madness

4- After a late lunch, I headed to the gym to half-ass a workout. 4 miles of incline walking (6%) while reading blogs did the trick. It felt good to move.

IMG 6812 Makeup Madness

5- Now it’s time for me to get dolled up for our dance team dinner, gift exchange, and Christmas party! Dressing up is always so fun and it feels like forever since I put on a fancy dress and heels. I’m actually bringing my real camera out tonight instead of just my iPhone, so the next post will surely be filled with some good photos. Woo!

Hope your week is going well… 6 days till Christmas!

-Nicole

Question: Since this was a kinda girly post- What is your favorite makeup brand and/or product?

Some of my favorites:

IMG 6813 Makeup Madness

  • Benefit Coralista blush and Hoola bronzer – these come especially in handy during the paler winter months
  • Mac eyeshadows are great too – I used to collect them!
  • Maybelline Ultra Liner liquid eyeliner – affordable and it lasts a long time!
  • Urban Decay eyeshadow palettes – good for travel because they have a bit of everything
 

5 Responses to Makeup Madness

  1. MALL MADNESS!! (ok, now I’ll actually read this post.)
    Jordan @ food, sweat, and beers recently posted..Bacon, Bacon Everywhere (And not a drop to drink)My Profile

  2. Chanel is my favorite, though I only receive it as gifts. As I’m a grad student and am currently SPONSORLESS!! Brutal, but true.
    Jordan @ food, sweat, and beers recently posted..Bacon, Bacon Everywhere (And not a drop to drink)My Profile

  3. SO glad I stumbled upon this blog….TOO CUTE.
    Melissa Johannesen recently posted..Guest Post!My Profile

  4. So pumped that we’re both done. Question…how is it drinking a hot drink out of a straw? I’ve seen so many people who do it, but I’ve always wondered haha. Hope your Christmas festivities were a blast!
    Megan @ runningonjava recently posted..I’m home!!!My Profile

    • Sugar Coated Sisters says:

      It took a while to get used to, but it’s not bad! I’m just worried about staining my teeth so I try to drink as much tea, coffee, and soda out of a straw as I can!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

* Copy This Password *

* Type Or Paste Password Here *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

CommentLuv badge