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Nail Polish Haul (Part One)

Considering that I have been super busy, I have racked up quite  a bit of nail polish over the past two months or so. Therefore, I decided to do a two-part haul. This video details all the high end polishes I’ve purchased recently:

Here are the swatches for each of the polishes mentioned in the video:

From left to right:

  1. Zoya’s Raven with Zoya’s 18k Top Coat (www.zoya.com).
  2. Illamasqua’s Cameo (Sephora).
  3. Butter London’s Two Fingered Salute (Nordstrom).
  4. Deborah Lippmann’s On the Beach (www.nordstrom.com).
  5. Deborah Lippmann’s Cleopatra in New York (www.nordstrom.com).
  6. NARS’ 15 Minutes (Sephora).
  7. Zoya’s Purity with Zoya’s 18k Top Coat (www.zoya.com).
  8. Ciate Mini Mani Month (Sephora).

I hope you all enjoyed this post! See you later this week! xx

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Instakelz

I thought that I would start my week (I was supposed to post this yesterday) by posting some pictures from my Instagram (IG) account. I’m sure I’ve already told you all how much I absolutely love this app! I believe its available on both iPhones and Androids now so you should definitely look into it if you haven’t already done so! A lot of what’s been going on in my world on a day-to-day basis is reflected on there so here are some pictures to sum up the past week or so on IG:

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How cute are these custom made post-its and letter head? I ordered these, along with some blog business cards, from Vistaprint. Although the designs are a bit limited, I was really impressed with everything they can actually do (i.e. custom made pens, post-its, t-shirts, journals, web hosting, etc.). Check it out when you get the chance…

Remember when I did a post a little while back about turning my dining room into an office (Inspirational Spaces)? Well, I went and purchased a desk and ghost chair from ikea, and set my little office space up last weekend…I really love it. The color of the desk really brightens up the room. The nail polishes and leopard print coaster on the desk also add a super girly feel to it. Not to mention that weird desk lamp. If you would like for me to do a separate post on my office space just let me know…

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I went a little crazy at Nordstrom over the past couple of weeks during the Anniversary Sale, and I purchased some lip glosses (that I really didn’t need). They are gorge though! The Chanel, Nars and Bobbi Brown glosses are the new ones in the picture above…and are all different from what I would normally choose for myself (fuschia/pink). Gotta step outside your comfort zone sometimes ladies!

As for the green ensemble, I’ve been looking for a trench vest for months!! I finally stumbled upon one in the Old Navy outlet at Arundel Mills last week. I went to the mall with my sister (hey Keisha!) and I was trying my best not to buy anything, but who can resist something purchasing something that they’ve been on the hunt for?! Certainly not me…I can’t wait to rock this baby!

Last, but certainly not least, my birthday was on Sunday, August 5th.  Outside of all the amazing birthday wishes and other things I received, I had to post this amazing home cooked meal! Stuff salmon with crab meat, scallops, shrimp and aspargus! Ah-Mazing! Feel great to now be a part of the 30 and over club! Lol…

Whelp, I think I’ve rambled on long enough. I hope you all have a lovely week and I will talk to you all soon! Smooches! XOXO

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Nars Thakoon : Kutki

As you all saw, I had the Nars Thakoon collection on my Cravings wishlist, but I couldn’t bring myself to purchase them all at $18 a pop! So I decided to pick one and just go with it. I chose Kutki, which was the only color sold out in all the Nordstrom stores I had been to! Kutki is a gorgeous creamy, white based blue that can look lighter or darker depending on the lighting…Check out the pictures below:

The formula was a little hard to work with so I had to add some NailTek Extend to thin it out a little bit. Despite the thickness, this color is amazing. Kutki is the perfect blue for this summer…XOXO

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Cravings…

Here are a handful of items that I am currently craving…

Handbags: Phillip Lim Satchel, Alexander Wang Satchel (with Rose Gold Hardware), and Michael Kors Tote. Nail Polish: Nars Thakoon Collection, Deborah Lippmann’s Boom Boom Pow and Christian Dior’s St Tropez (401). Jewelry: Tory Burch’s Logo Wrap Bracelets, Stud Earrings and Marc by Marc Jacobs Gold/Neon Bracelet. Shoes: Steve Madden Leopard Print Sandals.

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