Sunday, September 25, 2016

I'm Engaged! Now What?



You're engaged! Congratulations!! What an exciting and thrilling time
in your life! Everyone is asking to see your ring and then instantly
asks 'When is the wedding?' Like magically once that ring hits your
finger people seem to think you have the whole wedding mapped out.
Crazy one day you were just dating then the next you're supposed to
have your whole life planned out. Scary isn't it?
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Read on to see what should be your first action as an engaged couple!

Monday, September 19, 2016

Wen QVC September 2016 TSV

Every September Wen has a WEN starter kit as a TSV. I must note that its almost the same set from last year except we have a the fall seasonal instead of the styling creme!

This year, 2016 Wen TSV really excites me! Check the photo below that the Wen by Chaz Dean has been posting about! 

Monday, March 28, 2016

Why Brands Can Sometimes Be Your Enemy.

I want to explain my absent from blogging. Let's just begin this I'm not here to sugar coat things. I want to be as honest and real about situations a long time blogger can face when dealing with brands.

As a blogger you want to be big, and popular. That's just a natural thing to want, you want people to read your blog. You want companies to want to work with you. I feel that way from time to time.

It's truly hard to do; constantly creating content that's appealing to you and your audience. Throw in a full time job and life it just gets difficult. Make it a little more hectic a full time job, working out, and a significant other then blogging becomes near impossible. Which if you are working with a brand they might not understand/care. Not everyone can not work. Not everyone has the luxury to only blog and live off their online earnings. Not everyone will have the spark to capture people's attention. (I, myself think that I lack that spark sometimes) The blogging sphere has exploded and flooded in the last 2 or 3 years.

Here's a little word to the wise from one burnt out blogger to the next. Unless you think you'll love the item/concept don't offer to review it.

You can tell a brand before working with you that you have the choice not to review if you do not like the item but they won't care. They will turn nasty sometimes.

Sometimes they will approach you, send you products then turn around and insult you. They will tell you that your follower count is too small. That you do not have enough of an impact. Well that hurts. Contact me first just to insult me.

It's not fun to be bullied by a brand. Not even a good brand at that.

My end advice to all the bloggers out there be you. Be the brand you created for yourself. If you don't think you'll like the product then don't offer to review it. Be honest when you go to review it. Don't lie and make the product sound better then it is.

But most of all, don't let yourself be bullied by a brand. Don't let it ruin blogging for you.

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Madam Glam Gel Polish Brand Review + Swatches

PR Sample/Purchased(loved it so much bought my own!)
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I have been using Madam Glam Gel polishes since 2014 when they first came out(here). That's a really long time in the beauty world without jumping to a new brand, like decades really. I have to say my love has stayed true, with only straying once or twice to try something new before circling back to my tried and true.

Click down below to see the honest break down of Madam Glam Gel Polish Brand.

Friday, December 4, 2015

December Wen TSV Preview

I find it so fitting my return to blogging is to share the December Wen TSV! I am back with big news! I found a job! I finally found a big girl job after college! After countless interviews with the response of not having enough experience I landed a full time job! Yay! Now I FINALLY have time to blog again! Glad to be back!
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Onto the QVC Wen TSV. Every December they do a Wen Sampler pack.  This year is no different. The TSV has 5 bottles of cleansing conditioners in a set, with 3 different sets to choose from. The code for a 1 shipment is A269927 and the Auto Delivery shipment with 2 total sets is A276132. The TSV is $79.90 with the option of 5 easy pays for about $16 + S&H and tax.


What is different this year is the fact you can choose the Protein filled Cleansing Conditioner option of Bamboo Green Tea, Mandarin Fig and a Fragrance Cleansing Conditioner!
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What's included with the Protein Cleansing Conditioners are 2 Bamboo Green Tea (Review here), 2 Mandarin Fig, 1 Fragrance Free.

Another set is filled with the regular flavors.
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I have tried all of these flavors. My Favorite scent wise is Fig(review) and Sweet Almond Mint. My hair looks the best with Fig, Lavender(Review). Since I started using Tea Tree oil myself and my hair dresser notice new growth! If you're new to Wen I totally suggest this set! Here's a total brand review 

It came out with the usual seasonal flavors.
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I have tried all of these but Winter Mint. My favorite out of this group is torn between Ginger Pumpkin and Honey Lilac(Review). While I love how my hair smells and looks with Pumpkin, I'm not a fan of the scent of Honey Lilac. As for Honey Peach and Coconut Lime I don't really like how it treated my hair, they felt oily and knotty at the bottom. (Review)

Overall I'm backing this as a good buy. I am personally skipping this due to I picked up the September TSV in two different flavors and all stocked up! Will you be buying this TSV? Which are your favorite flavors?