MAC New Years GIVEAWAY!

Having been hosting giveaways for a while, I know they are practically a must for the holiday season! So Today I am bringing you this MAC Giveaway together with some other amazing bloggers from across the globe! The Giveaway is international! Good Luck!

Each and every one of us likes to wear a gorgeous color and a great finish!
For example Style of Colours likes a nude lipstick with a warm undertone and a slight tinge of pink, such as Faux or Spirit, that great for an everyday use.

I’ll Take it All prefers a passionate color, like Girl About Town, which is a cool hot pink that works amazing for a special night out.
I go for a beautiful red during the winter time. I personally prefer Russian Red or Diva. I’ve been known to be able to pull of any kind of red.
As for Beauty Expressions by Luchessa, she goes with Twig most of the times, just because it’s one of the shades she’s most comfortable wearing during day & night.

What about you? What’s your go-to lipstick?
And now – let’s celebrate!

mac giveaway bannerLet’s celebrate New Years together with a fun & fabulous giveaway.

You have now the chance to win a MAC lipstick of your choice from the permanent collection.
So if you dreamed about a certain color to start 2014 with, that might be your lucky day.
That’s our way to thank you, our readers and supporters for being with us throughout the year 2013.

Enter as much as you like by using Rafflecopter below. Available for International Entrants. As usual there are ways to enter daily.
The giveaway is going to run from December 19th 2013 through January 2nd 2014.

All the entries are going to be verified. Wishing everyone the best of luck!

CLICK HERE TO ENTER! 

Blog Make-up Sale/ Распродажа косметики

Hi and welcome to my very FIRST BLOG SALE!

As some of you may know I used to work in cosmetics, and even though that stage of my life is over, the makeup reminds me of it everyday. Don’t get me wrong, I am not trying to forget, I am trying to downsize! Plus it’ll be an awesome opportunity for you to try some products for cheaper.

Everything I am selling has only been used 3-5 times, some of the items are brand new and still come in packaging.

Here is how it works:

– Leave a comment under this post including what items you’d like, your full name and your email address that has to be linked to your pay pal account!

– If you are in the Twin Cities area, make sure to mention that, so we can do a simple cash and carry.

– If you are from out of state/area or international, please expect to pay for shipping, unless you are buying over $50 – then I’ll pay the shipping!

– The sale is FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis 🙂

Have a great weekend and Happy Shopping!

Z

PS. Please spread the word! Tell your friends and family!

THE LIST OF ITEMS THAT SOLD:

Pixi Palette – sold

Sephora Moonshadow Baked Palette – sold

Rimmel Blush – sold

Maybelline Color Tattoo (both) – sold

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Всем привет, сегодня на моем блоге стартует первая распродажа косметики!

Многие из вас знают, что я раньше работала в косметическом отделе и косметики у меня накопилось море. Я решила устроить эту распродажу для того, чтобы освободить место в комоде и дать вам шанс попробовать продукцию по недорогой цене! Все эти продукты мне очень нравятся, но я не могу их все использовать.

Если вас заинтересовал какой-то продукт, оставьте пожалуйста комментарий под постом и укажите ваше имя, какой продукт вы хотели бы приобрести, и имэйл, к которому привязан ваш PayPal. Если вы живете в Миннесоте, то продукты я могу передать вам при личной встрече, чтобы избежать возни с почтой! Пересылка будет бесплатной, если вы купите продукты на сумму более $50!

Всем отличных выходных и удачного шоппинга!

Женя

Makeup No More

Happy hump day! How is your week going? Mine is pretty, well if we put it in my husband’s best friend’s words – shnazzy (is that how you spell shnazzy? I hope so!)

First of all, let me share something with you:

– Working in retail turns you into a mean, spiteful person, who constantly wants to make fun of other people, especially customers. So let’s all try and be a perfect customer to each other shall we?

– Working in retail turns you into a helpful and compassionate person, who is supportive and loving of his coworkers, so lets be that coworker to each other!

– Sometimes helping each other pays off, today it paid off in:

 

Another thing that’s been on my mind today and honestly for a while is

“I SHOULD STOP BUYING MAKEUP”

Here is why:

And this is how it’s all organized in and on my dresser:

Now being the geek that I have been this past week, I came up with some numbers. So my collection includes:

5 Blushes

3 Powders

2 Bronzers

2 Highlighters

1 BB Cream

1 Tinted Moisturizer

1 VitaZing

1 Foundation

11 Liners:

– 7 gel

– 1 liquid

– 4 pencils

10 Mascaras:

– 1 Primer

– 1 Clear

– 1 Blue

– 7 Black

Lipsticks:

– 1 Lipliner

– 6 glosses, plus whatever is at work (about 3, I think)

– 2 chubby sticks

– 4 lipsticks

2 Serums and 1 Primer (I know these are mainly skincare, but they have snuck in the pictures somehow)

5 Concealers:

– 1 Brightening

– 1 Dark Circle corrector

– 1 Acne corrector

– 2 regular ones

1 Eyeshadow base ( 🙂 )

34 Nailpolishes

4 Shimmer Powders

6 Eyeshadow singles

23 Eyeshadow Palettes, 10 of which include blushes, bronzer and/or highlighters, then 5 of these include lipsticks and glosses

Now you know why I am going to stop buying make up. I don’t know how long it’s going to take me to use those things up, some items will run out/expire faster than others, but the goal is to use up as much items as possible 🙂 And I will definitely keep you updated!

Also, please no judgement on my collection, it is what it is 🙂

xo,

Zhenya

PS. If you want to learn more about any specific item, or for me to post swatches and reviews on any of these products, please leave a comment below 🙂 Also most of the brands are listed in the tags cloud!

FOTD and why sometimes I don’t want to go home

It was boring at work… Wait, let’s put it this way – there were no customers, and I have already organized all the drawers… Anyways, my coworker from MAC decided to do my make-up. The rules were simple – she could pick whatever she wanted and I couldn’t see what it looked like until she was done. Easy peasy 🙂 Here is what we ended up with:

Today after work I didn’t want to go straight back to the apartment. Even though I got done at 8, it’s something about not wanting to go to the place which you spent the whole morning cleaning (and by cleaning I mean some serious cleaning – you could eat off of the kitchen floor!) in fear of finding it all trashed by your own husband. Anyways, I went to Loring Park instead, to finish my book (How did you get this number?) and watch the bunnies (I only have a mild obsession with those).

And in spite of today being the hottest day of the summer so far (the heat advisory was from 1pm-8pm) I really enjoyed my time. In times like this I remember how important it is to find alone time, to be a little selfish and do what you feel like doing, not what others want you to do. It’s times like this that people call – stop and smell the roses (or the flowers, whatever the expression is), but you get what I mean.

So here it is – here is a small snapshot of my moment today:

XO,

Z

PS. Did  you find the rainbow?

Spring Make-up 2012

Seriously, so many great choices, I am at a complete loss, don’t know what to choose!

 Lancome

 EL

 Chanel

 Dior

 Nars

 MAC

 MAC

Which one is your favorite?

xoxo,

Z

Blue handmade Top in Today’s Outfit!

I have recently made a top out of a medium sized T-shirt, and wore it for the first time today in an outfit! I just wanted to quickly show you a picture of it, sorry for the not so good quality, this was taken with Photo Booth! (Gotta love my Mac!!!)

You can read more about this DIY project here!

http://beingzhenya.wordpress.com/2011/04/06/top-from-a-t-shirt-todays-diy-project/