Gift Cards for Forever 21 and Joann's Fabric Store
Just some gift cards I received. Not much to say about these except I'm excited to spend them and already have spent one.
Pillow - QVC
I'm not sure of the exact brand but it's one of the higher quality ones. The pillow has My Pillow written all over it. It is super comfortable though and full.
E.L.F. Eyeshadow Book
E.L.F. eyeshadows are amazing. They're super pigmented. These specific eyeshadows are shimmery/glittery. The shimmer is all the way throughout the entire piece of eyeshadow (I note this because some eyeshadows that are shimmery/glittery only lay the shimmer/glitter on top and it gets used up quickly).
E.L.F. 32 Piece Eyeshadow Palette
This palette has some of my favorite colors to use in it (especially the gold). They're incredibly pigmented and the shimmer/glitter runs all the way throughout the eyeshadow piece.
Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa Mix
I haven't tried it yet but I have tried this brand and they do have really good hot chocolate. I'm really excited to try these different flavors.
Legend of Zelda Tee - Hot Topic
Super cute shirt! I love this. Great quality like any other Hot Topic shirt. I got it in a size small.
Solar Powered Penguin - .99 Cent Store
These are always so cute. I have a slight problem with buying so many --but they're always just a dollar sooo.. Anyways these make for some cute little nick-nacks to have around a room or home.
Been wanting one of these for a while. I assume this was gotten from Japan Town, San Francisco. This is basically a hole puncher for seaweed and you can use it to decorate rice and other dishes. It's especially great to make cute bento boxes.
Mini Moon Tee - Hot Topic
Another nice top from Hot Topic. Love that it's Sailor Moon (like from the anime Sailor Moon, I know the character is Sailor Mini Moon). Good quality of course. I believe this is a size medium.
Philosophy Pistachio Meringue Shampoo, Bubble Bath, Body Soap - QVC
I've owned products from them before and they're always really nice. It makes my hair feel nice and smells really good. I also love the packaging. The product lasts quite a while, as well.
Sailor Mars Lingerie/Bikini - eBay- $10.44
The material isn't the greatest but it's overall well made --you'll probably just need to iron it. The bra is wired and has little padding. So if you like push-up, you're going to have to add your own or may not be interested. This was a one size item. I feel like it could fit up to a US large (maybe larger --it does have elastic bands so it can stretch quite a bit).
Hot Cocoa Sampler
I haven't tried this brand yet but I love all the different flavors of hot chocolate. I'm so ready for winter now!
Ellen Tracy Eyebrow Kit
Really nice kit. I love the stencils and they're fairly easy to use. The palette itself is very pigmented. The brush isn't top of the line but it is good enough. The eyeliner is nice as well.
Orange Wig - eBay - $17.86
Super nice quality and really thick. It's also really long. It does have quite a bit of shine but that can be taken away with baby or talcum powder. Bangs come as really long side bangs so that they can be cut and styled as desired.
Pig Coin Purse
This makes me so happy. It's rubber-y material and really sturdy. It's so cute too! I love pigs.
FujiFilm Instax Mini 8 - eBay- $117.49
Included 5 packs of film (10 sheets each), selfie/mirror lens, and marker. Came with a wrist strap as well.
It's really easy to use and really easy to just run through the film. The film is a bit expensive too --it's about a $1 per sheet (so packs of 10 are between $8-12). I love the color. The selfie lens is really helpful when taking selfies of just you or with friends. Note that the flash will always go off no matter what setting. The ink is also in the photo so when a picture is developing be careful not to shake it around much. Photos develop quickly --within a minute or two. I love the feel of these vintage-y photo styles (childhood!!).
E.L.F. Lengthening & Defining Mascara
E.L.F. products are always great. This mascara is awesome. Doesn't clump and does appear to add length. I like the brush style as well.
Bath & Body Hand Sanitizer in Sweat Pea & Pumpkin Caramel Latter, and Owl Hand Sanitizer Carrier
Bath & Body always has great products. Both hand sanitizers smell really good. The case for them is just so cute and different as well. It also makes for a helpful little flashlight if/when needed.
BlackHead Out Nose Strips (10 Sheets) - eBay - $2.69
These are much different from the other ones I ordered. This have a more cloth-y and flexible feel to them. They also have no scent (at least not a bad scent). I do have to trim these down because it gets too close to my under-eye area and can be irritating when waiting. The other ones I had feel like the removed black heads better than these ones but that may just be because I didn't have many to start with anyways. These feel more moisturizing afterwards though. Both are really good and get the job done.
Strawberry Skittles Candle
I love that it's pink and strawberry and Skittles! It smells amazing and the little glass it's in is really pretty.
Sheer Black Top
Nice quality top. I really like sheer blouses like this.
Bali Mango Body Lotion from Bath & Body Works
Smells so good! It's really moisturizing. Once again another great quality product from Bath & Body Works. It's a huge bottle with a lot of product that it definitely going to last a long time.
The slippers are so cute. Although, the eye did break off of one almost right away --but it can be glue back on. They're pretty comfortable. I also didn't expect them to be super warm because the material was different from other slippers I've had, but they are!
These are the softest and warmest pajama bottoms I own. I love the cute puppy print and the pink coloring.
Pink Scissors - QVC
They're designed to cut through thicker and sturdy materials and they do exactly that. They look a little awkward to hold and cut with but they actually aren't and work just like a normal scissors.
Purple Purse Organizer - QVC
This is really helpful especially if you switch purses daily or to match outfits. Now I feel like I should and want to look into getting more and different styles or purses so I can switch them out more often and style them with different outfits. Good quality material and well made.
Pink Knit Jumper
Love the color. Well made. It's not the most flattering shape but it is meant to be over-sized so it still looks cute. It's pretty warm too.
Black & Red Sweater
I think I'll use this for another casual Harley Quinn cosplay, maybe Christmas next year. It's well fitted and warm. Really good quality of course.
Blue & White Sports Sweater
This is really warm and soft. I really love the color too. It's purpose is for active wear but I may also use it as a pajama top because it's so warm and soft.
Halo Portable Cellphone Charger - QVC
This was a little tricky to learn how to work but once I got it working it was super helpful. It charges my phone pretty fast as well. I also like that it came in this cute wallet like shape and doesn't take up much space.
Silver/Lavender Mixed Wig - eBay (auction) - 6.50
I absolutely love this wig. I want my actual hair this color. The wig is pretty long and thick. It's a nice quality and doesn't have much shine so it can look pretty natural. It came with straight cut bangs but they're long enough so that they could easily be swept into a side bang.
90s Choker - eBay - $0.99
Same quality as any of these chokers back in the 90s. It's very stretchable so it easily fitted me. Comfortable to wear. Love the vibe it can give an outfit.
Solar Powered Rose - 99 Cent Store - $1
Like I mentioned earlier I have a slight problem with buying so many of these things. They're so cute though and cheaply priced.
Tall Lace-Up Boots - Forever 21 - $39.80
Love these boots. They go up to just under my knee. They have a zipper on the side so one you have the lacing situated, you can just zip and unzip them to take them on and off. Feels well made and like good material.
Distressed Los Angeles Sweater - Forever 21 - $22.80
Sweater goal for a while now. I love the vibe and look of distressed sweaters. I also loved the print on this one and the placement of the "tears". It's a small but runs over-sized for a loose and comfy feel. Great quality.
Floppy Brim Fedora - Forever 21 - $14.90
Dream hat for a while now. It's fit is a bit of a loose fit but it actually helps it sit on my head the way I want. It pulls together so many of my outfits now.
Diet Coke Muscle Tee - Forever 21 - $9.99
Such a cute shirt. Recommened you wear some sort of bandeau or cute bra underneath since you can see it from the side. I love how long this top is too. It's a size small and falls to about mid-thigh, so it looks great and super cute with shorts. I'll definitely being wearing this a lot in the summer!
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