First Impression: L’Oreal Magic Nude Liquid Powder #MagicNude

Hello lovely people!

Its been a few weeks since I posted, and I am overwhelmed by all the concerned and sweet messages and tweets I have received from all of you! I was really touched and am so glad that I have such support for my blog ❤ Thank you all! Sending out a big hug to all of you 🙂

Its been a busy few weeks transferring from Summer to Fall- college, work, social life, events, and I was dreadfullly sick for over a week, but I finally am getting into the flow of things so will be posting more regularly 🙂

Anyway today I wanted to introduce you to a product that I have been eyeing for several weeks now. L’Oréal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder Makeup. I first saw an advertisment for it in a magazine, and was very intrigued, and I finally got the chance to try it!

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It’s a foundation that transforms from liquid to powder for flawless skin.

Here is my before photo- bare skin.

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And here is the after photo, after applying the foundation.

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I love the coverage it gives me- natural but covers my flaws but feels lightweight! It applies smoothly into the skin and turns into powder, which is very cool and different from anything I’ve ever tried!

It also has SPF 18, which is great because it gives me the protection I want.

I used 318 Natural Buff which matched my skin perfectly!

It retails for $12.99 and comes in 12 shades.

I received this complimentary product from SheSpeaks/L’Oréal Paris.

Overall, I absolutely love it and have been recommending it for all my clients and they have been loving it as well!

Oh also if you aren’t yet, follow me on Twitter and Instagram.

Love and kisses,

Miss M

The big day <3

This weekend was my best friend and cousins wedding. It was one of the most emotional, exciting, and beautiful weddings that I got to be a part of.

My lovely cousin, friend and client of the day and I 🙂 you can’t tell but we’ve been tearing up all day prior to this. 🙂

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Lovely bridesmaids.

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Bride and maid of honor 🙂

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Our group 🙂

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Sorry for lack of quality in some of the photos 🙂 hope you were able to get a glimpse of this magical day!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Instagram Roundup

Hey y’all!
It’s been a busy few weeks, from getting my wisdom teeth pulled out, to finishing college, to starting a new job, to traveling, I’ve barely had any time!

Just wanted to update y’all through Instagram photos 🙂

If you don’t yet, follow me on Instagram 🙂

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One can never have too many selfies 🙂

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My Influentster package came!

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Panda Express Shenanigans!

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Starbucks addict

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Outit of the day posts

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Rainy Seattle

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Did some shopping 🙂

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Picked up some awesome makeup goodies 🙂

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Meeting famous people 🙂

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Macarons and Seattle = perfection

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They retweeted me!!!!

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Lovely ladies in the family 🙂

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If theres a few things you can learn about me by going through my Instagram its that, 1. I’m a Starbucks addict 2. I love food 3. I love selfies 4. I love my family and friends 🙂

Talk to ya’ll soon!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

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

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

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

Instagram Roundup

Hey y’all! It’s been a crazy few weeks, working on some exciting projects! 🙂
Here’s the past few weeks in pictures 🙂
As you all know I was one of the girls to host the Teen Vogue It Girls Night In- some snap shots of the party-

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My Transformation Tuesday photo 🙂

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Ladies working out at the gym, summer is coming 🙂

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Chanel polish in 617 Holiday- so bright and cheerful 🙂

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Eat donuts and go to the gym :p

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Loving stripes lately!

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Words to live by!

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My best friend is engaged!!!!

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Studying- and snacking 🙂

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The best chocolate period.

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A selfie 🙂

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Enjoying Coffee and pastries on a rainy day 🙂

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Smile 😉

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Trying out some new hair colors 🙂

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My favorite highlighters

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If you would like to see more photos, follow me on Instagram 🙂

Also,

New season is coming, many new things are coming!  Well, I will not forget the eternal classical ones.  Romwe give us a big surprise by sharing the hottest styles, up to 70% off, starting at $9.99.  Go there to find your new look: http://www.romwe.com/manage_activity/clearance/

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Have a lovely day lovelies!

Love and kisses,

Miss M

Seventh Generation 7 Day Journey

Hey everyone!

Today I wanted to talk about ways that I have been making changes to live healthier and happier!

A year ago, my dad started having some heart problems, and it really opened my eyes to living a life that is healthy and good for me, so I can live long and healthy and be there for my own kids, if I were to have them.

Changes start small, it could be a little thing such as picking an apple over a donut, or taking the stairs instead of the elevator, or big things, such as becoming vegetarian or selling your car and buying a bicycle!

Today, a change I will make is drink water instead of coffee, juice, soda, or any other drinks. And not only will I drink water, but I will drink alot of water!! I have been good on eating healthy and exercising, but my water intake has been slacking. I usually opt for coffee or juice, or even a smoothie, and forget about water. Today I will pledge to drink up and hopefully carry this on into the rest of my life. It is important what you put inside your body, and what you keep out!

Another thing I have been changing is what I use on my body. Seventh Generation is a brand that I have discovered that actually cares about what they put in their products so you don’ have to worry about what you put in yours!

You can check out their site here

Here are my products that I have recieved:

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Inside the Seventh Generation products, you will find essential oils, botanical oils, and plant based ingrediants. None of that yucky paraben stuff!

They have come out with a line of body washes, hand washes, soaps, wipes, and lotions that are actually GOOD for you!

It’s time we took control of what we put in our bodies!

Inside the Seventh Generation body wash, the first to be USDA Certified Biobased, you’ll find essential oils, botanical extracts and plant-based ingredients. But you won’t find parabens or phthaletes. Find out for yourself – what’s inside is beautiful.
Inside the Seventh Generation body wash, the first to be USDA Certified Biobased, you’ll find essential oils, botanical extracts and plant-based ingredients. But you won’t find parabens or phthaletes. Find out for yourself – what’s inside is beautiful.

Seventh Generation wants to get you started on your journey to natural beauty.

Visit 7 Day Journey to natural beauty for tips and information on their new line of USDA approved biobased products ranging from facial wipes to body lotion!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Seventh Generation. The opinions and text are all mine.

Love and kisses,

Miss M