My best friends wedding❤

Hiiiiii.
So there’s this girl that I met when I was 8. It all started with me giving her some skittles. From that moment we were inseparable. That girl is my best friend.
We have been friends ever since, now over 10 years.

And I’m sad but at the same time happy to say she is getting married and moving overseas:( 🙂 😦 🙂 😦

I would of never in a million years have thought that our paths would take 2 different courses. We always planned to get married to two handsome friends and live in the same neighborhood and have each other over for dinner and have babies together so they can play together and take vacations together and grow old together.

But everything happens for a reason and I hope that one day we will be reunited!

Anyway, this week she and her sister came over for a bridal and maid of honor trial.

Here’s the gorgeous maid of honor before/after:

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And the glowing bride before/after:

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Some of you have been asking what makeup I use. I use Laura Mercier Silk Creme Foundation, Bare Minerals pressed powder, Naked Palette eyeshadows and MUFE lipstick and liner.

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Email me for bookings or inquiries! 🙂

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Running Wild ❤

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This past week I had the opportunity to be photographed by an awesome friend and photographer!

I had a few business meetings in Seattle and afterward we shot some of these outfit of the day photos.

My outfit was inspired by the jungle. I like wearing crazy trends like this tiger print tank, but I also like to tone them down so I can wear them everyday.

I got my shirt at Forever 21, pants at GUESS, cardigan at H&M, and shoes at Aldo.

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I’m working with a really awesome skincare brand and was thinking about having a giveaway, would you all be interested in winning a high end skin care product?? Let me know!

Have a beautiful day!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Wedding makeup❤

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This past weekend I had the privilege to work with some beautiful ladies for a bridal party here in Seattle.

The longer I work as a makeup artist, the more I realize how much I love it and I am hoping that one day it can become a full time business for me 🙂

I get to play with makeup all day and hang out with super pretty girls who make my job easy because they are stunning already! Sigh… oh the life of a makeup artist 🙂

Here are some shots of before and afters:

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I might be a little biased since I am Ukrainian, but Ukrainian girls are so beautiful! But of course every ethnicity has its own unique beauty 🙂

If you are in the Seattle area and are looking for a makeup artist, feel free to contact me through my business email- vika_manchik@yahoo.com.

Well I hope you all have a lovely Wednesday- it’s almost Friday and that means the weekend!!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Navy & Stripes <3

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Hello there lovelies!!

So this is actually a repost from yesterday [monday] because my post got deleted somehow! 😦

As I sit here at my local Starbucks and write this, I am waiting for my grande triple shot latte, because today (yesterday) is Monday.

I feel like Monday is everyone’s day to recover from the weekend, so no wonder Starbucks is packed with caffeine crazed people this early in the day.

I had a lovely weekend, on Saturday I did the wedding of a friend of mine, which I will be posting about this week.

Sunday was a relaxed day, went out with a few close friends and then did a bridal trial for my best friend and the maid of honor. Also will post about that later, they were absolutely gorgeous!!

Here is my outfit I put together, I know I haven’t done one in a while:

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I got the top and skirt at Forever 21 and shoes at Steve Madden. Purse from Daily Look.

As I sip this coffee, I hope the caffeine kicks in soon and I can officially start this week!

Hope you had an amazing Monday and have a fabulous and blessed week!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

 

DIY: Sushi!

Hello lovelies!
One of my most favorite foods EVER is sushi.
Which is funny because the first time I tried it, I hated it and didn’t touch another piece for over 3 years. And then something happened and I just fell in love with it!

Ugh it’s just so good and I cannot ever satisfy my cravings for it, so much so that I decided to try and make it at home so I don’t have to go out and get some every time the craving strikes.

I went out and got all the ingredients and assembled everything. To my surprise and delight, it turned out delicious! Now my cravings will be satisfied any day and time 🙂

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Try it out for yourself!! 🙂

Love and kisses,

Miss M

AVEENO® POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream <3

Hey ya’ll!

A few weeks back I was accepted into the Influenster Aveeno Positively Radiant box- wheee!!

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This quarter I am taking a 6 am Calculus class. Yeah, yuck. So as you can imagine, I am not getting much sleep. and you can imagine the SIZE of my dark circles under my eyes!!!!!!!!!!!!

So when I found out I was accepted into this box, I was so excited! Since I didnt want to scare away all my classmates with my raccoon eyes, this was exactly in time, just what I needed.

The AVEENO® POSITIVELY RADIANT® Intensive Night Cream, formulated with ACTIVE NATURALS® Total Soy Complex and vitamin B3, helps to reduce the appearance of discoloration, uneven tone and blotchiness, revealing healthier-looking skin.

It contains a proven concentration of ACTIVE NATURALS® Total Soy Complex boosted with vitamin B3 to help visibly diminish the appearance of dullness, blotchiness and brown spots • Oil-free, hydrating formula penetrates deep within skin’s surface while you sleep revealing an even, more radiant complexion • In a clinical study, women saw improvement in tone and discoloration • Gentle enough for everyday use #RadiantWithAVEENO

It retails for $14.99-$16.99 for 1.7 oz. jar at National food, drug and mass merchandisers, drugstore.com

I began using this every night for the past few weeks. Now I am going to be honest here. I really can’t stand when bloggers give products an A+ just to please the company that sent it to them, when in reality they hate the product. When I say I give an honest review, I GIVE AN HONEST REVIEW!

When I first opened up the package, I didn’t think this product is anything special. It is probably like the hundreds, or thousands of products out there promising you things. And you know how that goes. (people promising you the moon and stars and all you get is some lousy keychain). So, with an open mind I incorporated this into my nightly routine and continued on with life.

Well, one morning I was driving in my car and I happened to glance in my rear view mirror, and-GASP-whoisthatangeliccreaturestarringbackatme?!

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Just kidding, no but really, I was a little happy inside. I no longer looked like I was smearing eyeliner underneath my eyes, but I looked like a well rested and happy and actually AWAKE human being. And I didn’t even have no coffee yet!

So bottom line, I am going to spare you the lovey dovey sappy stuff- this stuff works. And it smells good. And my colleagues actually like me. So I am a happy camper and of course am sharing my love for this product with everyone.

The night cream is part of the Positively Radiant line, where they also have daily moisturizer, tinted moisturizer, scrubs and cleansers. I’ve been eyeing the cleanser and will probably be snatching one up soon.

Check out Influenster– great program where you get to try awesome products like these!

Also check out the great Aveeno products here!

Have a lovely fantastic magnificent day!

Love and kisses,

Miss M