Sneakerwedges and Snapbacks

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I wanted something comfy the other day because I was just running errands all day. So what better when you don’t felt like doing your hair then a SnapBack lol.

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I’ve had this shirt for awhile but forgot I had it because it somehow got stuck in the back of my drawer lol.

SnapBack- http://www.loweredlifestyle.com
Shirt- Ross
Shorts- Ross
Sneakerwedges- http://www.justfab.com
Glasses- http://www.Retrocitysunglasses.com

Also for those that asked my hair color is Loreal Hi-Lift color in Downtown Brown

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Hope you all are having an awesome hump day.

Always Remember Your Beautiful!

-Lola

The 2013 VMAs

The 2013 VMA’s was full of surprises this year. Some good, some bad and some WTF?! But here’s our run down of what went on.

THE GOOD

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More like the amazing, OMG moments of the night.

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NSYNC performance. It just brought you back to the days of having their posters on your wall and you jumping up and down on your bed when their videos came on TV and JT was just amazing. They all looked great to.

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Lady Gaga the opening act. I was so excited. I love the new song. She looked amazing. That body was on point and she was just as crazy, wild and her performance was amazing. I also loved her gays dancing with her. AAHHHHH just perfection.

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THE BAD

Ok so I guess everyone decided to wear the same thing to the awards this year in different ways then? Because all I saw last night was jewels, feathers and lace. Not to mention 2-Chainz looked better in the Versace print pants both he and Grimes wore and I still hated the outfits.

It was so hard to choose some outfits that I loved just for the lack there of. Here were my top 5 best and top 5 worst outfits of the night.

Best

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Ciara looked beautiful and showed off her body in her Givenchy Couture feathered gown.

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Ellie Goulding. Her dress was amazing for the simple fact it was different, not sheer, see through or lace, lol. The spiked, floor length number with high slit looked beautiful.

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Ariana Grande in her Kenly Collins little floral mini was pretty and age appropriate.

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Jennifer Hudson (pictured with Adam Lambert who looks sharp btw) looked lovely on the VMA red carpet in a Dior top and skirt. Very nice and well put together. Not as glam as some but hey it’s not feathers, lace or see through lol.

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Mary Lambert. Lambert looked beautiful in a floor length sparkly gown.

Worst

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Snooki and J Wow. I’m assuming they went prom dress shopping together? Oh wait that’s right it wasn’t a high school prom. You ladies have come a long way with your style but come on.

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Iggy Azalea. She’s a beautiful woman but I was so tired of the lace, sheer, and everything else I just couldn’t deal. Her Emilio Pucci sheer gown matched her hair and skin tone on the VMA red carpet. Not a winner for me.

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Miley Cyrus. I’m guessing with her new changes and her performance that night she was so excited she just threw on whatever was shiny and jeweled to stand out in the crown? Her Dolce & Gabbana outfit was not a hit with me.

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Erin Wasson. I mean really, do I even have to say why she was on this list? It looked like she literally put on a black bandeau top and black boyshorts and slipped on a sheer curtain. She topped that off with a Givenchy turban.

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Rita Ora. Some may have been a fan of her Alex Vauthier dress but I can hardly say the same. This feathered long-sleeved gown with white fabric in the front and that black band. I just wasn’t a fan at all.

THE WTF?!

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Miley Cyrus Performance

Now I have no problem with growth and change but for real though what was up with that performance and those outfits?!

Teddy bear baiting suit
Nude bathing suit
Jeweled Red Carpet pantsuit catastrophe

I’m just saying and why in the world are you grabbing a married mans crotch and twerkin on him when his wife is clearly in the audience? The tongue all out, the whole time bro really?! The facial expressions in the crowd just said it all, I mean really.

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Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez

I mean really yes they both looked pretty last night. I’ll skip over the fact that they both wore navy gowns which just reminds me at how young they are. It’s like matching with your best friend on a night out but whatever. I’ll go right to the fact that I thought it was the Taylor and Selena show because the cameras panned to them literally the entire show. Like OMG we get it they are there, but really? Do I have to look at their facial expressions through every single performance?! So many other celebrities I wanted to see that night and all I could see was the same circle of people the entire night. MTV get it together next time.

Well that was all for my take on the 2013 Video Music Awards. What were your best and worst moments of the night?

Always Remember Your Beautiful!

-Lola

Golden Opportunity

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I love gold. Which is funny because I kinda hated it when I was younger, lol. But now that I’m older I realized not only is it a pretty color, it looks great with my skin tone.

So when I went out the other night, I decided to do a slightly neutral look with a bit of gold on my eyes for a slight pop.

I also really like the Revlon Colorstay foundations. I mixed Colorstay and Colorstay Whipped together and it gave me a perfect blend. I topped that with my ELF translucent powder.

For my brows I used NYX brow pencil in Dark Brown and a bit of concealer to clean up the edges.

I used the Urban Decay Naked2 Palette on my eyes and the Milani Colorstay lipstick in Teddy Bare.

I mist my face before and after with Urban Decay All Nighter Spray. Well beauties I hope you are enjoying your week.

Product List:

Face:
Revlon Colorstay and Colorstay Whipped Foundation
Naked2 Palette
Urban Decay All Nighter Spray

Eyes:
NYX concealer jars
NYX eyebrow pencil
NYX eyeshadow base
Miss Adoro Lashes #747
NYC liquid eyeliner in black
Maybelline Great Lash mascara in blackest black

Lips:
Milani color statement lipstick in Teddy Bare

Always Remember Your Beautiful!

-Lola

Hooka Night

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When people ask me what my style is I usually say whatever I like. Because I don’t feel I really have one. Aside from the fact that I love dresses, I really don’t like defining my style because it’s always changing.

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I can be in jeans one minute, a dress, sweatpants or cowboy boots and jean shorts the next. I bought this dress 2 years ago from amiclubwear.com and never got to wear it lol. But here it is now, I figured it was casual enough for hooka night lol.

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Boots- Traffic
Dress- amiclubwear.com
Watch- Kenneth Cole

I hope you all are having a great weekend and I will talk to you all Monday.

Always Remember Your Beautiful!

-Lola

Taxi Cab Yellow

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I have a habit of buying nail polish, throwing it in my purse and forgetting I have it for weeks and then when I get my nails done I go in my bag like oh here’s that polish I bought let’s try this one lol. Yes I’m the girl that brings her own polish to the nail salon lol. Mostly because I have so many casualties with painting my own nails at home. Head itches, kids calling, dog jumping, etc. so usually I leave the nail painting alone until I get quiet nail salon time lol.

I bought this polish from Walmart awhile back and just figured I would try it out. It’s a bright yellow. Basically taxi cab yellow lol. Perfect for summer, especially if you have a tan. It looks really pretty and bright in the sunlight but it’s not neon so if your not really into neon polish but like bright polish colors this ones for you.

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri polish in Butter-Fly Stroke (retails for about $4)

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When I first swatched it on paper (I tend to do that sometimes) I didn’t like it but then I painted my toes with it and loved it. It’s a very thick, fast drying formula so you need to be quick and precise when painting your nails to avoid streaking or clumping. It has a wide brush which I like because it covers a good amount of nail depending on how wide your nail beds are. But all in all I love the polish and formula and fast drying is always a plus for me. ;0)

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So here’s a great summer color for you, what are some of your favorite polish colors this summer? I hope you enjoy your Wednesday.

Always Remember Your Beautiful!

-Lola

A Midi Love Affair

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Ok so I said my obsession would become a real thing lol. I’m in love with midi skirts and dresses. I have some in my online shopping cart right now lol. What a coincidence that this one says LOVE lol.

I never buy clothes because of label or price tag. I buy them because I love them. My style represents who I am and I feel that if you have to buy expensive things to look good your doing something wrong.

Don’t get me wrong I love some high end things as well which I will feature soon. But I want my blog to be for everyone. No matter what your pockets look like.

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My clutch I have had since last Christmas and actually this was my first time using it because I forgot I had it lol.

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This skirt is also cotton, very breathable and very comfy. I have also developed a love for sneaker wedges and crop tops lol.

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Skirt- Walmart
Crop Top- Walmart
Leather Jacket- Charlotte Russe
Sneaker Wedges- Lolashoetique.com
Clutch- Traffic Shoes
Watch- Kenneth Cole Reaction

Well I hope you all are having a great Monday. What are some of your summer obsessions?

Always Remember Your Beautiful!

-Lola

Comic Midi Skirt

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Comic book lovers would appreciate my outfit the other day I would think lol. I was in some storage units yesterday and over course leave it to me to over dress that day lol.

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I’m having a love affair with midi skirts and dresses. There are still a few I’m preparing my clothes for so you will be seeing more of them lol. I loved this skirt because not only was it so cute (I’m kind of a super hero nerd thanks to my son lol) and inexpensive, It can be dressed up or down.

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I love the fun, vibrant print and the cotton fabric is so breathable and comfortable it’s great. I wore it thinking that it would be a chill work day but of course it was not lol.

As for my sneakers, I like a lot of girls (don’t leave me alone in this lol) was a huge Spice Girls lover lol so when I saw them I had to have them. Yes I know the chunky, ugly platform that some people hate but I secretly love lol.

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My hair and makeup was very minimal for the day. I’m in the process of changing my hair color so I haven’t been putting much effort into styles or extensions until I figure out my color so a top knot it was for the day lol. I just had some light foundation, concealer, and mascara on and I used my beloved little EOS egg and Milani color statement lipstick in Teddy Bare for my lips and wore my large rimmed black nerd glasses.

Outfit:

MIDI Skirt- Walmart
Platform Sneakers- Walmart
Crop top- Walmart
Glasses- Retrocitysunglasses.com

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Well that’s all for now dolls, I hope your having an amazing Friday.

Always Remember Your Beautiful!

-Lola

July Favorites

Hello dolls, so I haven’t done a monthly favorites for the blog so I figured why not now? I didn’t have many this month because I’ve been trying to give my face a break and I haven’t really been makeup shopping in awhile. (What has the world come to lol?) But the products that I have been pretty consistently using I thought I would post my most used, favorite ones for the month of July.

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I have been hearing about the Revlon Colorstay foundation and I have the Revlon Colorstay Whipped foundation which is great but I’ve been using my Kat Von D which I’m in love with btw for so long that I never gave it a second thought. I was going out somewhere one night and didn’t have time to go home so I stopped at the Walmart and decided to grab that one. To my surprise it’s a really great foundation and I’ve been using it for the past 2 months. It’s usually the one I grab for when I’m getting ready. Great coverage and finish and paired with my ELF translucent powder I don’t have to touch up my face during the day.

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I’ve also really been loving the ELF studio line brushes and the fact that they are $3 at target is amazing and any brush Target doesn’t carry you can find online at http://www.eyeslipsface.com.

All in all the drugstore is winning this month I guess lol.

Of course my Naked 2 palette is my staple eyeshadow palette. I grab that and my Naked Basics palette almost all the time and especially when I’m working I use it on brides all the time. It just works so well.

The only none beauty favorite I have is my iPad mini. I love this little bug. I had the bigger iPad 2 and I got rid of it and got the mini because it fit so much better in my purse or bag and works just fine for me. I use it mainly for blogging on the go, posting photos or as my portfolio for meetings and potential clients. I especially love it because it syncs with my iPhone so I have everything right there on either one. I’m just an Apple geek I guess lol.

Well dolls that’s all for my July favorites.

Products Pictured:

ELF high definition powder in sheer
Revlon colorstay foundation combination/oily skin in 400 Caramel
Urban Decay Naked 2 palette
Rimmel stay matte long lasting pressed powder in sandstorm
NYX full coverage foundation in 10 yellow and 05 medium
NYX eyeshadow base in 03 base skin tone
Soho eyeshadow brush
Soho blending brush
ELF studio line small stippling brush
ELF studio line powder brush
ELF studio line eyeshadow c brush
ELF studio line blending brush
ELF eyeshadow brush
BH cosmetics blending brush
Ecotools blush brush
Master’s Touch 430 round mop paint brush from Michael’s for blending
Essential Tools 4 piece hi-def ultimate face set
iPad mini black 32 gig

I am not sponsored by any of these companies and I was not paid for this post. All products were purchased with my own money and these are my own opinions.

Always remember your beautiful!

Lola