Saturday, March 30, 2013

Spring Break Outfit: Day 1

Happy spring!!

As this week is spring break for Sara and I, we will hopefully be catching up on posts.

I'm trying to challenge myself to post my outfit for each day of spring break (except for the days I'm just lounging around at home wearing sweatpants!)

Today was pleasantly warm, but still had a bit of a breeze, so I paired this long sleeved black jumper from Forever21 with these distressed denim shorts, also from Forever21.

I've had this top for ages, but I think it's really cute--it has the most adorable bunny drawing on it! The neckline is also quite wide, so it can be worn off the shoulder as well. 

I have on this lovely blue shade of nail polish from Inglot, which I will be doing a post on shortly! I also accessorized with this silver, textured bracelet from PacSun.

Look out for my next spring break outfit post coming soon!

Saturday, March 2, 2013

My Recent Obsessions AKA How to Get Out of a Winter Rut!

Long time no see! It has been a wild few months, but both Sara and I really needed a break to get things together, I think.

But now we're back, and even though it's second semester, we're going to try to keep up with the posts!

I've been in a bit of a winter rut, if you know what I mean, but I've discovered some favorite things that have gotten me out of it a bit!

1) Pretty, new makeup!

Nothing like some new makeup goodies to try out to get rid of those winter blues! I recently picked up a few items that I have loved, including the new Maybelline Color Whisper balm type thing in 65 Pink Possibilities, the Rimmel Stay Glossy lip gloss in eternal summer, and NYC smooth skin bronzer in sunny!

All of these products are from the drugstore and are very affordable, and yet they are fantastic! 
The Maybelline color whisper is very lightweight, yet has great pigmentation, and I love the shade of bright pink for spring. 

The Rimmel gloss is a lovely rosy nude shade with flecks of shimmer. It looks very polished on the lips and lasts a good 4 hours on me without reapplication.

 I've heard a lot of good things about this NYC bronzer, and I have to say it lives up to the hype! It's a nice, matte, light golden brown that works fantastic as an all-over dusting of color or for contouring. It works really nicely on my fair skintone and doesn't look muddy or orange (we all know the effects of overbronzing, and it is not cute).

2) Fitness

I've been into my fitness routine lately. I run track and of course that keeps me motivated, but having goals to accomplish is a great thing, I think, especially when it comes to fitness and health. I've been working a lot of staying in shape and eating healthier, and it has had amazing effects on my attitude, energy level, and overall happiness.

Plus, don't tell me these pink Nikes don't brighten your spirits a little more! 
I just got these today, actually. They're the Nike Lunaracer +3. I have yet to try them, but I'll keep all of you updated on how you like them.

3) Awesome new music!

I've been getting into a lot of new music this past month, and delving further into music I have already been enjoying. Music I enjoy really lifts my mood and makes me happy, no matter how much I'm stressing.

Here are a few of my favorites:

   1. Give Me Love by Ed Sheeran

  2. Down With the Trumpets by Rizzle Kicks

  3. One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks) by One Direction

See a trend with my favorite music of the moment? Yep, they're all from British artists. I may have an obsession. But maybe those adorable accents from across the pond are another way to get out of a winter rut!

Hope you guys enjoyed this post and found it helpful! Spring is nearly here! 

Leave your recent obsessions in the comments below.

Saturday, November 3, 2012


What we're wearing


tank top: Forever21
cardigan: Forever21
pants: H&M 
necklace: Charming Charlie
boots: Macy's
bow: American Apparel


sweater: Forever21
jeans: Levi's
necklace: Target
bracelet: Charming Charlie
boots: Rack Room Shoes

Sunday, September 30, 2012

September Favorites!!

It has been a long month! And a long time since I've done a blog post as well. I have been super, super busy with school and all my extracurriculars, but I figured the end of the month would be the appropriate time to catch up.

The first product of my favorites is the Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue perfume. I've had my eye on this perfume for quite a while, and finally got it as a birthday gift! It smells absolutely amazing, so fresh and bright.

Second is quite exciting...the Urban Decay Naked Palette!! I have been wanting this for a while as well, and finally picked it up just a few days ago. I felt like it deserved a place in this video because I am really already in love with it. I'm sure you all know what it looks like, but I've included photos anyway!

It just has a gorgeous range of neutrals.

As far as skincare is concerned, I recently ran out of my face cleanser and picked up the Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Stress Control Power-Cream Wash (that name is a mouthful!) I love Neutrogena products, and this one is no exception. Unlike most acne washes, it actually hydrates the skin and leaves it feeling soft. 

For nails, I have been wearing OPI Red quite a lot this month. I think red is a lovely transition color between summer and fall. This shade is a creamy, true red and applies flawlessly.

I have been using my Urban Decay De Slick setting spray this month as well, and I find it really helps to keep my makeup in place and keep my skin from getting too oily and shiny throughout the day. 

 I picked up the Revlon Lip Butter in Creamsicle and have been loving it all month! It's a sheer peachy nude that basically just tones down my natural lip color, but it looks very effortless and pretty and is very hydrating.

Finally, I have my Lancome Blush Subtil in Cappucine (I believe this may be discontinued). It's just a subtle brown-y rose plum color that is perfect for autumn and winter. It's quite sheer as well, which makes it easy to apply without going over the top.

What are some of your favorite products this month?

Thursday, August 30, 2012

My Week In Photos: Late August

I hope everyone is having a good end of summer! Fall is just around the corner and I can't believe it. School has just started where I live, and I've gotten crazy busy with homework and assignments and everything. But I'm trying to make blog posts more often now that things are settling into a routine. Here are some photos from my past week!

A twisty hairstyle I tried out earlier in the week!

I absolutely love Orange Leaf frozen yogurt! 

On the way home from school with Sara's sister Saba!

I went to a massive water balloon fight that was held in our area!

I made this's true. Arm candy, kittens, Oreos, and ONE DIRECTION.

I spent a part of the week with a bit of a cold...I usually tend to get sick around when the seasons change.

I tried out this fishtail braid twist!

Saul Good Restaurant with my family! Their California Portabello Sandwich is delish.

My cat!

A friend sent this to me when I was sick! Too cute!

Some pick-me-ups! I must say the Icebreakers Duos are absolutely amazing.

What have you guys been up to this weekend? Have you started the school year yet?

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Summer to Fall Transition Outfit!

Fall isn't quite here yet, but it's approaching quickly, and some of us have already gone back to school! During this transition period, when it's not quite chilly but it's getting cooler, it's nice to be able to still wear some favorite summer pieces. A loose racer-back tank top was one of my must-haves this summer, and with this outfit I have dressed it up a little.

I added a pair of white skinny jeans, a neutral beige scarf to make it a little cozier, and a cute gold chain bracelet. Leopard print flats and sheer plum lips add some contrast and fun to the look.
Tanktop into fall
Hope you guys enjoyed this post! I'll be trying to post more and more as school and everything comes into more of a routine and less of.....craziness. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter: @lipstickclique

Comment below with your favorite way to transition pieces into fall!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

OOTD: July 29, 2012

For this outfit, I wore a minty green strapless dress from Gap and gold Tory Burch flats. I decided to keep the look simple and not to add any accessories.

I styled my hair in loose, texturized waves and wore neutral makeup. 

Hope you guys liked this outfit of the day post!