Sunday, November 21, 2010

Already that time of year?!

For everyone who's been asking me what I want for Christmas.. It's still the same list from last year, but I added a few things.

- For Shana to move back to the Bay & go to school with me at Heald Milpitas.
- Gift Cards from: MAC, Sephora, ULTA, Love Culture, Target, [my wishlist is here, and I want all the colors of this brand L.A Colors Nail Polish], e.l.f,,, Visa Gift Card, Sally Beauty Supply, Satomi Sushi [in Fremont], Lush, Michael's Craftstore, Boiling Crab
- Sigma Brushes from Premium Professional Kit with Brush Roll
- Coastal Scents palettes from Creative Me #1 Palette, Contour & Blush Palette, 12 Pc Brush Set With Case
- Whipped Cream from [8 oz container] In these scents: Sugar Baby, Creme Brulee, Grapefruit Twist, Sugared Sand, or Mango Sorbet
- Anything from Bubble Babez!!! 
- Elixir Acoustic Guitar strings
- Acoustic Guitar Replacement Bridge Pin Set

- Ukulele

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Another year of my life has past...

June 28, 1983 I was born in a small province of Isabela, Philippines called Cauayan. As I write this blog, smoking a cigarette, I started to think back on how my life, like all of our lives, had its ups & downs. My life has never been perfect & it's from the choices we make as people.

I've been to hell & back, as I'm sure, like most of us HUMANS have. In my opinion, if you haven't, then you're not living life. The past few years have been crap for me, but I'm slowly getting back on my feet to make life better for everyone in my life & myself.

I thank GOD all the time for letting me live another day. I thank my family for all the love, support & good times, even though I don't deserve it. To my close friends (Thuy, Shana, Nanta, Lani, Amanda, Lovely... Just to name a few) for ALWAYS being here when I need someone to vent to or just laugh with. You guys keep me sane. And to you who read my blog, follow my twitter, subscribe to my youtube... Thank you for supporting my love & hobby of beauty. You all inspire me to pursue my childhood dream of being a MUA for others, to help women AND men realize that you too can enhance & embrace your beauty from within.

With that said, here's to another year!
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Crest 3D White Vivid Toothpaste Test/Review

So, I always see the commercials for this dental hygiene line. I had to try it out! The official website for this toothpaste says that it's supposed to "Whiten teeth by removing up to 80% of surface stains in just 14 days with Crest 3D White Vivid Toothpaste. Its patented enamel safe whitening ingredient polishes away stains to gently whiten teeth."

I'm putting it to the test starting today by using this toothpaste for the next 14 days. It's a good way to start it since it is Sunday.

My first thoughts of Crest 3D White Vivid Toothpaste: It's a paste with little gels particles. I don't know about you, but I like toothpaste that foam up. It makes my teeth feel cleaner. The little gels act like an exfoliant for your teeth. So my teeth feel even more clean than it would without them. What about the "taste"?! It's super refreshing!!!! That's all I can say about it.

Hrmmm....after the initial 14 days, we'll see how much it whitens my teeth! I took a picture of my teeth earlier when I first woke up. So I'll post a "Before & After" photo the day after Day 14. Until then....
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Friday, June 11, 2010

Unconditional love

This photo was taken on my 1st birthday, which was about 26 yrs ago (do the math). The lady holding me is the most beautiful, inspirational, loving, hilarious person I've ever known in my life... My mother.

My mom is a single mother & raised 3 girls to adult hood with the help of my grandmother & aunts. Mine & my sisters relationship with our mom wasn't your Gilmore Girls kind... Not even close to it, until recently.

I was never really the type of girl growing up to run to her mom when I had problems or anything. Instead I would turn to drugs, alcohol & the "bad girl club" with my friends (which started in middle school). I thought this was a way to get attention from my mom. It was, but not in the good way. I could never run to her when I got my first bf, first kiss, or when I had questions about sex.

I never really told my mom about my past relationships with the guys or girls, except recently. I told my mom about Rob. Why!? I have no clue! Haha!

Yesterday (06/10) mom turned 61. Yup! That's right! She's passed her 60's. To be honest, she still looks like she can be in her late 40s-early 50s.

Mom, thank you for everything you sacrificed for us. For everything you couldn't give and everything you could give to us. I really wish I could turn back time to fix our relationship, but I like our relationship now. <3
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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Testing, testing... 1, 2, 3...

I'm just testing this email to blogger feature. If it works, I think I'll be posting a lot more blogs, FOTD and what not! I seem to abuse my blogs a lot. I just don't have interest in typing much anymore. I need to get into the swing of things. Don't worry... Eventually I will... Til thennnnnn...
I'm out!

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Friday, May 28, 2010

I'm backkkk!! With a tutorial!!

I know! I know!! Sorry! GEEEEZ! I've been MIA from the blog world, but I'm still tweeting & on youtube!! I've just been LAZY!! Oh well!! Here's the latest tutorial I got for ya!! Inspired by Audrina Patridge of "The Hills".

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Charm of Love's Easter Hunt Contest!!

So, I was going thru my subscriptions on YT & I saw a video that promoted an Easter Hunt Contest that a lovely blogger, LadyyJae, is holding. She's the owner of Charm Of Love, Charm of Life, Passion4Food & TV Drama Queen. She makes these little "mini-pillow" key charms that are so cute!! If you win, you get to design your own mini-pillow!! Want a chance to win? CLICK HERE for rules!! Or... you can just scroll down!!

PRIZES: Just like designing your Easter eggs during Elementary school years, but instead of designing an Easter egg, it is designing your OWN mini pillow.

# OF WINNERS: She will have up to 3 WINNERS. Shipping will be included

RULES: You gotta do the Easter hunting. She will be having 5 Easter egg pictures on each of my blogs, YOU must find the pictures and comment on my pictures to  tell her “what you like about the mini pillows” Remember, you need to go through all my 4 blogs to find the 5 Easter egg pictures !!! 4blogs x 5pictures on each blog = 20 pictures in total.
  1. (Charm of Love Site)
  2. (LadyyJae's Personal Site)
  3. (LadyyJae's Food Site)
  4. (LadyyJae's TV Site)
WINNERS: Winners will be selected by just like my previous contest. She's aware that it's  more work than the other contest. But HEY, you get to design it to however you want. It’s more special this way.

TO KNOW IF YOUR THE WINNER? You must come back to the page to find out. Which page is it going to be on? It’s for you to find out :P This is why it’s called a Easter Hunt.



Go on & have fun with this contest!! I know I did! HAPPY HUNTING!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

DIY - Eyeshadow Primer

What you'll need:
- Revlon Colorstay Foundation - Closest to your skin tone
- Face cream that moisturizes - Make sure it doesn't irritate your eyes
- Concealer - 2 tones lighter
- Container - T o mix & store in -
- Spatula or Spoon - To scoop out the cream
- Toothpick - To mix it all together

St. Patrick got Bitch Slapped!

MAC Prep & Prime
MAC Select Cover-Up - NW32
MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation - NC42
Benefit Powderazzi - HOOLA & CORALISTA

Homemade Primer
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil - MILK
Bitch Slap Cosmetics Paintwheel - JEALOUS BITCH
120 Palette - MATTE BLACK
Black Liner
White Liner
Daiso Japan Lashes - #14

Fave chapstick

Everyday Smokey Eye

Revlon Colorstay Foundation - NATURAL TAN
MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation - NC42

Homemade eye primer
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil - MILK
MAC E/S - It might be MYLAR or NYLON. I don't remember
Avon E/S - CHOCOLATE or you can use MAC E/S TEXTURE
120 Palette - MATTE BLACK
Black Liner
White Liner
Black Mascara

Your fave chapstick to moisturize

Sunday, March 14, 2010

TAG!!! I'm it!!

So, I got tagged by Stephanie, aka AQUAHEART. Thank you for tagging!!! Come check if I've tagged you!! Well, cuz I tag EVERYONE that reads this!!!

Three names I go by:
2. Boobies
3. Bola

Three jobs I have had:
1. S&L Home Loans, Inc
2. Comico Family Day Care
3. Island Gourmet Restaurant

Three places I have lived:
2. Tracy, Ca
3. Fremont, Ca

Three favorite drinks:
1. Water
2. Jasmine Green Tea
3. Hennessy

Three TV shows I watch:
1. RuPaul's Drag Race
2. The Secret Life of an American Teenager
3.Ace of Cakes

Three places I have been:
1. Portland, Oregon
2. Las Vegas, Nevada
3. Southern California

Three places I would like to visit:
1. Japan
2. Europe
3. Hawai`i

Three people who text me regularly:
1. Juntauo
2. Boobies
3. Net

Three favorite old TV shows:
1.Full House
2. Saved By The Bell
3. Golden Girls

Three favorite dishes:
1. Sushi
2. Kare-Kare
3. Arroz Kaldo

Three makeup products I cannot live without:
1.Black Eye Liner
2. Loose/pressed Face Powder
3. Lip gloss/chapstick

Three things I'm looking forward too:
1. My 27th Birthday [ Not really ]

Three people I tag:
1. Twinnie Mellie - Princess Mellie's Look Book
2. Wifey ReeRee - Pretty Is As Pretty Does
3. Homegirl Krystle - Sippin On KrySTYLE

Monday, March 08, 2010

Princess Mellie's 50+ Followers Giveaway!!

So, here's another giveaway for you ppl to enter!! Held by my "MAKEUP TWINNIE"... MELLIE!!! CLICK HERE for her giveaway!!

As you can see, there's a few NYX, ELF, MAC products, as well as Ardell lashes & Essie polishes. That's over $50 [cuz MAC products = not cheap] FREE for you!! Yes, she did buy everything herself, so when you win this, make sure you go thank her!! If you don't... Her twin [ME] is gonna hunt you down. Kapeeeesh!? LOL I'm jking!!

But really tho!! All you have to do is to follow her blog!!! You can do so HERE!!

Good luck!

I'm So Lame!!!

 I made a frickin fan page.. Yeah, I know!! "Paula.. stop following ppl!! Start your own trend!!" Well you know what? This is how I'm gonna get myself out there! So, um.. SCREW YOU! :] K? Thanks!

If ya wanna be a fan... Look over there >> and click on Become A Fan! Or whatever it says!

Sunday, March 07, 2010

The Real Deal Reviews' 50+ Follower Giveaway!!

So, I was looking thru the blogs that I follow & I saw that The Real Deal Reviews is having a giveaway for her followers!! Congrats, hun on hitting 50 followers!! It may not seem like a lot for MOST ppl around, but it is for some of us :] Congrats again!! You can enter her giveaway here!!

"What is she giving away?", you ask?! Let me tell you.. if you're lazy to click on the link above (which you're going to have to click on it anyway, b/c that's how you enter!!)

She's giving away the Urban Decay Show Pony Shadow Box. There are 6 shadows in the shadow box, and they are:  Snatch, Mildew, Flash, Painkiller, Smog, and Toasted. Also, it includes: a 24/7 Liner in Zero, and a Mini Primer Potion.

All the rules to how to win are in her post. Don't forget to follow her blog!! It's free!! :] Trust me!


Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Swatch - MAC 5 Frisky Business Bright Mini- Lipglass/Lustreglass Set

 So, Thuy got a MAC GC for Xmas from her mom & bought me the 5 Frisky Business Bright Mini-Lipglass/Lustreglass Set. I love the packaging. Simple, yet classy. Thank you, Thuy!!

I love, LoVe, LOVE [!!!] lippies!! Anything!! I've even started getting into lipsticks [I'm usually a gloss kind of female]!! But yeah, so here's my mini-review w/ a swatch of the colors!! I was going to do lip swatches, but the lighting around me was bad. Didn't work out for me, I'll post them soon when I can find better lighting!

So the corls from right to left: Totally It [Lipglass], Wonderstruck [Lustreglass], Pinkarat [Lustreglass], Beaute [Lipglass], Silly Girl [Lipglass].

I've been a fan of MAC's Lustreglass b/c of the brush applicator, not like lipglass w/ the sponge tip applicators. I'm not a fan of the sponge tip applicator ever since the brush tip applicator came into my life [Thank you DAZZLEGLASS!!] LOL As you can see, there's a REALLY bright pink in there, along w/ a couple pinks, coral/orange colors. They're all neutral & can go perfect for nude lips!! I actually like all of them, YES even the bright pink one!! I usually don't wear color on my lips, that's why. I'm surprised I like it! =X HAHA

Here's the swatches of the lippies [from left to right]:
Totally It [Lipglass], Wonderstruck [Lustreglass], Pinkarat [Lustreglass], Beaute [Lipglass], Silly Girl [Lipglass].


I hope you enjoyed my MINI [no pun intended w/ the product] review & swatch!!

**FTC DISCLAIMER: I was given these products as a gift from a friend. I'm am in no way affiliated with or being compensated by the company mentioned. Thank you & have a nice day.**

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Night Out With Your Girls Look...

So, I was supposed to post this on Sunday, but I wasn't feeling well after I posted the video. It's a look for Valentine's Day, but you can use it whenever you want!! I'll post pictures soon & a list of the products that I used, as well! (I'm just lazy, HA!)

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

I recieved the prizes from Aquaheart's 500+ followers!!!

So, last week while I was at my best friend's house, I logged on to check out blogs. I was just skimming through the blogs & then read each & every one of them. I vaguely remember entering Aquaheart's 500+ blog followers contest, and I was actually going to just post a comment on her blog where she announced the winners. As I was reading, I saw my name!! I was shocked!! I KNOW her other followers entered & it was random, so...

Thank you SOO MUCH, Stephanie!! We've only been conversing through Twitter for a short time & I'm glad to have met amazing people, such as yourself!!

Since I haven't really been blogging much (you can see why on my youtube channel), I took better pictures than seen on my twitpics. LOL Again, thank you!!!

 I forgot to add the lashes in this pix!! OOPS!

A cute little note at the top of the package.

Cute little box that was almost gushing out items!!
Here's what was inside!!

An awesome mirror, cuz I needed a new one!! LOL 

ELF Nail set :]

Friday, January 29, 2010

Golden Grapes?

So here's another look.. Woop-dee-doooo?! Lol Umm.. I'll post the vid when it's posted on youtube. Enjoy the pix!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Top "N" Products of 2009

I know, I know, I know!!! This blog is a couple weeks late, but you know what?! SCREW OFF!! I just feel lazy to blog!! No wonder the old blog sites of mine were duds! HAHA :] I've been stuck on watching GLEE episodes over & over & taking care of my new puppy, Chase (that's going to be another blog :]).

So, on to the blog topic!!!

Over the past year & few months, I've accumulated a "collection" of makeup, hair & body products! So here are SOME of my favorites. I didn't put a number, b/c I can't just choose a certain amount. LOL

 got2b glued Blasting Freeze Spray - OH EM GEE!! I love this product!! I used to use it a LOOOONG time ago when I had short spikey hair (Shocking.. I KNOW!!) But this stuff... Works all day AND all night!! It's glue for your hair!! When I do my faux hawk, I use this to hold my pompador & my "bird's nest" pony tail. Whenever I do my pompador, my niece, Nevaeh, always asks me, "Auntie!!! Are you using my mom's Bump-It?" LOL! I respond, "I don't need a Bump-It to get my hair like this." You can buy this at Wal-Mart, Target, & stores alike for $6-$8.

MAC Mulch E/S - I've had this for YEARS!!! And it's still my ULTIMATE favorite MAC e/s. If you DON'T have it, it's a reddish-brown w/ bronze pearl shade. A velvet shadow. I use it for my everyday smokey eye look :]  $14.50 at MAC stores/counters & online :]

 Fantasia IC Hair Polisher Heat Protectant - I'd have to say "Thank You" To Sheena for recommending this product. I bought it back in October at Sally Beauty Supply. It's about $8 & you get 6oz for it. It's a lot cheaper than Chi, Biosilk, etc, and it does it's job! It protects your hair, & detangles your hair. A little goes a long way for this product!! I've only used about 1/6 of this product even after having for 3-4 months!! If you use a lot of it, your hair gets greasy. I swear by it now. LOL


MAC Bare Canvas Paint - So, before I actually got my hands on MAC's Pinterly PaintPot, I was using Bare Canvas Paint as a base. I loved the texture of the paint better than any other primer I've used before (concealers, UDPP, etc.) for my oily lids (I've used this for YEARS!). I ran out of this product, so that's why I went on using Painterly. $16.50 at your local MAC Stores/counters & online.

 Zoe Black & White Dots 1 in. Flat Iron - I got this on Black Friday 2009. Yeah, I haven't had it THAT long, but I've been wanting a flat iron for the LONGEST time. Mine broke earlier this past year & I've been borrowing my sister's until I bought one of my own. It does its job, which is to straighten & add shine. So, no complaints there. I just wanted one of my own so I can straighten & add curls to my hair whenever. It heats up quickly,  has tourmaline ceramic plates to seal the moisture in & adds shine, 9-foot swivel cord, and a thermal pouch (which is great for travelling!!) The downside of this flat iron... there's no heat settings. It heats up to 410 degree max!!
So, purchase the Fantasia IC Hair Polisher Heat Protectant ;] I got mine at ULTA for $29.99.

Sensé Splash Energizing Shower Gel - So, I used to be an associate for the health science company, Usana Health Sciences. Things didn't work out so well there, so I moved on. But there are a few products in their hair & body line, Sensé, that I LOVE. The one that is my favorite is the shower gel. The first time I used it, it took me a while in the shower b/c I thought there was still shower gel on me. NOPE! It just left my skin feeling smooth. I replaced my shaving cream for this shower gel, and when you put the Firming Body Nourisher on your body after shaving w/ the shower gel. OMG!!! AH-MAZE-ING!!!! $15.00 from

Aquafina Trio Flavorsplash Lip Balm w/ Bonus Lip Balm - I used to be such a CARMEX only person... until I found this. They work like SoftLips, but BETTER!! It leaves your lips smooth, moisturized & has a lil minty feeling to them. Because of that lil jolt of mint, it kind of plumps up your lips (not that I need lip plumping). But it comes w/ three amazing flavors: Citrus Blend, Wild Berry, and Raspberry & an extra one that didn't have a "flavor", it was just minty. I can only find them at Wal-Mart for about $4-$5 [It's worth it!!!]

Daiso Japan False Eyelashes - So there's this store in the next city over called Daiso Japan. It's like an Asian Wal-mart, if you will. I found eyelashes there for I think $1.50 or $2.50, I'm not quite sure. I've been wearing them since August. Though there are some that are natural feeling, there are the "dramatic" looking ones that are made of polyester. Yes, they do feel heavier on the lids, but they look better & make your lashes look fuller. If you can find yourself a Daiso Japan near you, I recommend going there for getting affordable beauty products. But I must warn you, you get what you pay for!

If you've tried any of these products, how do you like them? Post a comment below! I'd love to read about your opinions on these products, as well!!

*FTC DISCLAIMER: All products reviewed are my OWN & HONEST opinions. I'm not affiliated with nor am I being compensated by the companies mentioned.*

Friday, January 15, 2010

Using the CRAZY BITCH!!!

From BITCH SLAP! Cosmetics, of course!!! I did this look for Nikkie20six's Best Smokey Eye contest hosted on This is entry #1. More entries to come? It ends on the 20th!!!!

Products used:
REVLON Photo Ready HD Foundation - Golden Beige
RIMMEL Stay Matte Pressed Powder - Silky Beige
NYX Blush - Taupe [for contour]

COVER GIRL True Match Blush - Apricot Kiss

MAC Paint Pot - Painterly
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil - Milk
MAC E/S - Gesso
BITCH SLAP Paintwheel - Crazy Bitch
E.L.F Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner - Black
MAC E/S - Carbon 
L`OREAL Telescopic Mascara - Blackest Black
HUGE lashes!!!

NYX Lip Smacking Fun Colors - Thalia
NYX Goddess of the Night Lipgloss - Chestnut

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

A Lovely Blog Award!!!

A GREAT way to share the love :] Thank you, Twinnie, for the lovely award!!


1. Put the blog award on your blog
2. Nominate at least 10 blogs that you think are fabulous
3. Link your nominees on your post
4. Let them know they received this award by commenting on their blog

And the nominees are....

1) Drag Time with Blanche Babcock
2) Harajuku Hunnies
3) * || BEAUTY TALK 
4) K&T Makeup Artistry
5) Makeup By Risa
6) Pretty is as Pretty Does..The Journey of a Makeup Artist
7) The Original QueenBMakeup
8)  Kenneth Carson's Blog
9)  *A Brilliant Brunette*
10)  Everything Fashion/Makeup Related and Me!!

Friday, January 08, 2010

A week into the new year....

So, I've been meaning to blog about the new year/past year.... But, I've been emotionally... BUSY?
As I get older, I noticed that the years come and go.  I wouldn't say that this past year wasn't "wasted", but a big portion of the year went wasted. I met a lot of new people that I thought I could trust, and got reunited with old friends & also, reconnected w/ my best friend.
Most of my year was spent on twitter,,, youtube & every other makeup community you can think of. HAHA!! I'm REALLY glad that I finally got into my new passion for makeup, b/c if that never happened, I wouldn't have met a whole bunch of AH-MAZE-ING people :] (MUBs & FEXIs) They're the most inspirational, motivational, down-for-you kind of folks! The people that you NEED in your life.
A couple months was spent working for a network marketing company. That didn't go so well, obviously since I don't work for the company anymore. I met a lot of cool people through that company, but haven't really kept in touch with them since I left. Oh well! =X But, the good thing about that era of last year, my best friend & I became best friends again! (Long story.. don't ask!)
Toward the end of the year, I reconnected with some old friends... Which was cool...
I should be in Vegas, but nope, not yet. LOL Will be there SOON!!! I need to get out of Cali!! Causing too much drama here!! Well, I'm not. There's just way too much shit!!
So yeah, that's my past year.. in a quick one. I'll post my top 10 fave products of 2009... soon!! I swear!