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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Sephora & Korea Haul

Hi hi!

Long time no post again! I noticed the last time I posted was 9/29, and hey today is 11/29! What a coincidence XD So I really want to get this post out today loll (yeah I'm the queen of having good reasons... -_-||)

I hope you guys all had a good Thanksgiving :) I didn't really do anything this year, not even cook XD But it is my ambition one day to cook a turkey/make the stuffing from scratch! Sounds so daunting lol but currently don't have the kitchen/appliances to cook a turkey... one day one day =)

So today I'm gonna share my haul from the Sephora VIB sale. As well as a little haul I did from Korea. I took a little vacation earlier this month and visited Seoul =D it was so tempting to make a huge LONG list of things I wanted to get, but I didn't cuz I already knew I'm making a huge purchase on Sephora. I think I did myself pretty proud... ish. LOL.

Let's do the Sephora haul first shall we =D

I actually stayed pretty true to my wishlist this time. And it was a LONG list. But I'm pretty happy with my list because they're more or less the things I need. Mostly skincare as you can see =)

First I got the Murad cleansers.

Got the Time-Release Acne cleanser recommended by TiffanyD. Acne's been a real struggle for the later half of this year XD So I've been dabbling in some acne-fighting products. Bought the Essential C cleanser cuz I actually did run out of my cleansers and I want a normal one that doesn't have any anti-acne ingredients. However, I unexpectedly acquired another cleanser while I was in Korea so I returned the time-release one. The reason why I decided to return it is because I feel like I'm scared to use a salicylic acid face wash all over my face on a daily basis (from past experiences I know my skin can't tolerate daily exfoliation). I pretty much only use it on my forehead where I get breakouts. Plus, I got incredible results from the Sunday Riley product (which I'll talk about later), so I decided not to keep it. To be fair, I liked the time-release cleanser. It doesn't really lather up, has a cooling sensation while you massage it over your face, and felt very gentle. I only used it for a couple of days alternating with the vitamin C cleanser, so I can't say if it does a lot on keeping acne at bay/reducing current acne. The vitamin C cleanser I do like! It has an invigorating citrus scent, which is super nice for tired mornings, and as a pick-me-up at night =) it does lather up a little bit more than the time-release one, but still not that much compared to other cleansers. It's gentle and my skin doesn't feel stripped after using it.

Ho ho ho now to the products I considered to my best investment of the year so far XD the Sunday Riley Good Genes Lactic Acid treatment!! *puts halo above the bottle*  Guyssss... this thing, is AMAZING for acne!!

Originally I wanted to purchase the Sunday Riley UFO Ultra Clarifying Face Oil since I really like the Luna oil.

But I rationalized that my current Luna oil is probably gonna last me till the end of next year XD so I don't need to buy another oil. I do remember TiffanyD recommending the Good Genes, saying how it helped transformed her skin, so I wanted to give it a try. Now, I actually have gotten a sample of the Good Genes to try out earlier this year. But at that time I didn't have any acne, so of course I didn't feel like it did my skin any good, and it BURNED. This time around however... it visibly reduced the size of my pimple in a matter of 2 days. Not to mention the discoloration of the pimple is considerably lightened up. I did use another Nexcare product the day before I started using the Good Genes (which I will also talk about later) so I know for a fact that product helped a lot. But I also know the Good Genes did a lot of the work too... the Nexcare somehow helped to drain the pus and reduce the size of the pimple, but the pimple was still red and angry/inflamed-looking. The Good Genes helped the pimple from recurring (reduce the pus production I guess??? lol) and at the same time helped the skin regenerate and heal. I definitely recommend for acne skin if you have the budget! One thing I will say though, is that it still stings my skin every time I use it lol. I think it's just because it's super potent. I don't DARE to use this on anywhere other than my pimples. Maybe down the road I'll use it for anti-aging purposes... but for now it's a god-send for my acne =DDD  As for the Luna oil... I already talked about it before. Still loving it =) it does have retinol, but because the oil formulation and who knows what other goodness they added in it, doesn't ever make my skin peel. Awesome duo. "Power Couple Duo: Total Transformation Kit"... what an apt name!!

Next is also a Sunday Riley product... this I did get a sample to try out months ago and since then been waiting for the VIB sale so I can get my hands on it =P The Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream does what the name says... I did notice my skin looked a lot brighter after using this. So excited to have this! Haven't opened this yet because I'm almost finishing up my current moisturizers, but I'm hoping once I do start using this it will help even more to lighten up my acne scars! It's a nice watery-gel cream that's moisturizing and brightening... I think that's all I can say about it so far =)

LOL so I kind of repurchased this by accident... I wanted to get the Estee Edit Late Night Eraser Brightening Eye Balm with Pink Peony...

but I was in a hurry when I was placing my order and forgot to change it... and I was still in Korea when the sale ended so I couldn't exchange it lol. Oh well. I think it's a good eye cream for a good amount for the price. I use this in the morning to depuff and reduce the dark circles =)

My Shiseido products packaging are highly reflective so I just gave up on photographing them XD so here they are in their boxes.

I wanted to get this Shiseido Bio Performance Advanced Super Revitalizing Cream because I stayed over at a friend's without planning it so she let me use her skincare. I remember my skin was still healing from a round of breakouts, and I woke up the next day amazed to find that my skin had healed a lot after using this. Excited to have this ^_^

It will prob still be a couple more months until I run out of my current nighttime eye cream (also a Shiseido one), but figured I would take advantage of the sale. Since I was impressed with the Bio-Performance moisturizer, wanted to try the eye cream from the same line. Man... my budget for eye cream just keeps going up... lol. Perks of aging -_-

I used up my Lancome powder foundation and already hit pan on my Too Faced one. Didn't want to go crazy high end this time lol so I went for bareMinerals. I've tried the matte one before but never tried the original.

Never owned anything from Cover Fx and when I swatched the powder in store it felt super fine, so I wanted to give it a try =D

Yeah... I prob don't need two of them. One can prob last me for more than a year. I wanted to keep one in my travel bag and one in my regular vanity... but... technically I just have to remember to toss the foundation into my travel bag when I need to use it -_- Ughhhhhhhh. Think I'll just keep both though if the performances are good.

LOL I've been debating getting a new pair of Anastasia tweezers for years now and always ended up skipping on them to save money. My old ones still work, but I just figured it's time =P

By the way, I'm really bummed out that YSL glossy stain in #29 seemed to have been discontinued??? Couldn't find it anywhere, not even Nordstrom or the YSL website itself. Was gonna repurchase this color cuz I'm close to finishing it and it's pretty old :( I sad.

Another thing I realized after the sale was over... was that Sephora carries StriVectin hair products. Got a sample of the shampoo when I shopped at Nordstrom (I thought it was a skincare sample LOL didn't know StriVectin makes hair products) and ended up really liking it. Made my hair so fluffy and voluminous :D I would've bought the Ultimate Restorer Starter Trio if I had known Sephora carries it.  I bummed.

Sephora birthday gifts. Happy to have the soy face wash cuz the size is perfect for travel XD tried the rose face mask... it has bits of rose petals in it! It's nice I guess but I'm not blown away. Not really something I look forward to using... more like I just use it cuz I have it lol.

Figured I might as well include my little Ulta haul from a while back

Dermalogica Clear Start Overnight Treatment. LOL you can see acne fighting is the recurring theme here. Got it cuz it was recommended by Claire. It's alright... I think I noticed some difference but not remotely dramatic compared to Sunday Riley. I ended up returning it.

The IT Cosmetic brow pencil... Got it cuz I wanted a brow pencil that comes with a spoolie. This is the travel size one by the way. I think it's alright... it's very slippy. I don't know, I feel like it's too easy to over apply. I definitely prefer my neuve brow pencil over this. Maybe for those who really need help in the brow department would really appreciate it... for me... nah.

I know in my last post I said I'm lukewarm about the IT Cosmetics CC cream... but I decided to keep it cuz I liked the way it photographs (well I also like the way it looks in person LOL maybe just not after 5-6 hours). I went to exchange it for the shade "light" and while waiting in line... saw it also comes in travel size!!!!!! So I decided to exchange it for the travel size LOLOL. This was the only base makeup I brought with me when I went to Korea... and I must say... I liked it so much better when I was wearing it in Korea LOL. Prob cuz it was much colder and drier than California. I was very happy with it. I still wear it maybe once or twice a week nowadays when I want my skin to look nicer =P and maybe bcuz it's been so cold since I got back from Korea, I haven't really noticed it settling on the sides of my nose when I get oily. So I'm pretty happy with this for now =) By the way, "light" is a really good match for NC20. I updated that info in my last post too. If anyone wants to see how "light" actually looks let me know.

Now onto my little Korea haul =D

Honestly... I had a pretty short to-buy list for Korea LOL. Not because I had no temptations, but I already bought A LOT from Sephora... plus whatever I get in Korea I know I can't return lol so I knew I gotta be careful about them. The only real temptation for me was all the cushions to be honest... it's so easy to want to give into hype. Considering most cushions I tried didn't work out for me... NOPE I did NOT give into my temptations at all. MUAHAHA

So here was my shopping list for Korea:

1. Stylenanda → Just wanted to buy some fashion pieces. LOL TOO BAD didn't find anything :( :( :( went to the Myeodong flagship store too. I was so surprised at how little the collection was?????? Plus I think the prices were kind of ridiculous

2. CAREZONE Nordenau Water BB Cream → I saw CAREZONE everywhere but didn't see the BB cream anywhere LOL. Oh well makeup shopping wasn't the main objective of this trip so I didn't go out of my way to look for it. 

3. Saem Pure Natural Snail Sheet Masks → check √

4. Cosrx One Step Pimple Clear pads → didn't see Cosrx anywhere lol

5. Sum37 Miracle Rose Cleansing Stick → I liked the idea of having portable cleansing oil with me (I often worry about traveling with my cleansing oil... leaking problems :( ) by the time I saw Sum37 I was at the airport and had no Korean money and didn't want to use my credit card LOL.

What I ended up getting:

CAREZONE A-CURE salt therapy toner. Tried it at the store and it had this cooling sensation which somewhat reminded me of the Albion skin conditioner. No the two are not similar at all. Lol but at that time it felt so nice and refreshing so I wanted to get it :D I can smell the tea tree oil in it so I'm thinking it must have some antibacterial/anti-acne properties. I do like using it in the morning... refreshing and awakening to me. 

LOL the Gudetama. I just wanted the lipstick and the blush (although I really wanted the cushion too haha but a lot of reviews I read said it's got no oil control). The eye shadow was an unexpected buy. It's so cute and the color looked nice. To be honest I kind of regret buying it. The quality is okay (I'd say you can tell it's drugstore quality lol... prob will perform better with a brush though) and the color isn't the most flattering on me, that's the main issue. Oh well. 



The blush though... I dig :) the color is really nice, and it's just SO EASY to use. Prob the most fool-proof blush form ever haha.




The lipstick color is nice... but... it gets on my teeth SO easily. Not user friendly at all. 


So cute though lol.


Too Cool For School Art Class by Robin Contour powder. 


Let me just say Too Cool For School is pretty expensive for drugstore in my opinion. I got this as a gift for a friend and couldn't help but want one for myself lol. Hmmm still playing with it... but I prob just haven't found the right way/combination to apply on me... the color looks kind of muddy on me. Maybe grey tones don't suit me as well??? But no one ever said my face looks weird so I guess it's okay?? Haha.

CathyCat Water GraffiTint


Unexpected buy. So... when I was trying out various lip tints at Olive Young... I think I already laid down so many products... by the time I got to this there prob was some other lip tint there as a base, so it applied super smoothly and I was impressed with the way it applied and how it didn't feel dry. However... after I got home and tried applying it on my bare lips.... it's a no go. It only stains the inner part of my lips and wouldn't stick to the outer perimeters. To make it work, I have to use my Revlon Kissable Balm Stain in Romantic to dip the tip into the lip stain, then apply the product over my lips. It actually works out pretty well that way. But... an awful lot of trouble to go through for a lip product... I don't recommend (but I suppose I'm making use of two products at a time XD)
By the way, CAREful with smearing out this product with your fingers. The staining is ridiculous on the skin, less so on the lips. But I found if I get it on my skin/fingers, I'm pretty much stuck with bloody-looking fingers all day.  

The 3M Nexcare products I mentioned earlier. Those are Blemish Clear Covers. Obviously they're not clear XD I got them thinking they're just the same artificial skin kind of thing I got from a doctor's offices years ago when I was in Taiwan... applying artificial skin over breakouts/wounds is supposed to help reduce scarring to a minimum. I got them to put over my acne in the hopes that it would help my skin heal. I didn't know it actually does something to help with acne O_o


Look! After using it, you can see the pus being absorbed into the thing! How cool!
I used it pretty consistently over the last couple of weeks whenever I feel like my acne is "filling up". It really helps reduce the size of the pimple since it just draws everything out. Good stuff. Recommend! Can be found on Amazon. 

The Pure Natural Snail Masks were super nice. I definitely recommend! When we got to Korea... it was so cold and dry (and after all that flying) that my skin started peeling on my chin and around my mouth, and not any of the skincare I brought with me helped. But just after one face mask treatment all the dry patches and flakiness went away =DDDD thumbs up. To be honest I can't really tell the difference between the brightening one and the regular one. I'd prob just stick with the regular one if I want to repurchase. I liked it so much that I went back to buy more to give out to friends :D

Since I liked the snail masks so much... wanted to try out some of the skincare products from the Saem lol. On the right is the unexpected cleanser I spoke about earlier. I think it's pretty heavy duty lol my skin does feel super squeaky clean afterwards... kind of dries out my skin if I don't moisturize immediately after. I'm a little scared to try these products to be honest... cuz the fragrance of the cleanser is SO STRONG. I was quite taken aback. But since I haven't noticed any adverse reaction from the cleanser... I'm crossing my fingers even if those products don't work well, at the very least please don't cause my skin to break out. lol.

 I was really hoping to buy some clothes while I was in Korea... but... didn't happen XD Oh well. I did get a hair band and a pair of earrings. Lol.


Another thing I really wanted to do in Korea was get a haircut. Also didn't happen DAMMIT. To say we didn't have the time was a lie... but I was so jet lagged for the most of the trip that I was just too tired to go out and get it lol. I wanted to try out Juno Hair. Anyone's been?

I bought some accessories to wear to Korea. Already showed them on Instagram but wanted to show close-up pics =D They're from B.P. from Nordstrom

By the way these boobs ain't real. More like... 1/4 of them are my real boobs... like the stuff you can see here on the surface. The rest... courtesy of Victoria's Secret's bombsell bras. LMAO




Hmm last but not least... Bubz's Be... palette :D

Since it's all for good cause... even though I really don't need another eye shadow palette... why not LOL.


Truth be told, the first time I used the shadows, I was disappointed with the texture. It felt kind of papery and dry to me. But then I tried using them with a brush then they were okay LOL. I'm the lazy type who doesn't even normally use brushes anymore for eye shadows... lol. Haven't really played around with it at all, but the first combination I tried out.... which were "happy" and "thoughtful" in the crease... I really like =D for some reason just feel like this combo plus the red lip tint give a very holiday feel lol so I've been this combo a lot lately =P

Alrighty guys... that's all from me today. The next post will probably be an empties post. Gonna go shower then chill with a snail mask :D

Good night everyone! And hope everyone stays warm and healthy and happy!

<3 Frances

Thursday, September 29, 2016

[Review] O-Lens Jenith 3 Color Brown Color Lenses, IT Costmetics CC Cream thoughts, and some chit chat

Hi there!

It's been about 3 months since I last posted. How are you all? :D

I just wanted to say... for those who commented during my absence... thank you for taking the time! For some reason I didn't get any notifications that I had comments posted on my blog... so I haven't checked since I last posted O_O

By the way... I had an empties post in the works... but my computer crashed. Using a borrowed computer now... but yeah... all the pictures I saved on that computer... don't know if they can be salvaged T_T don't even have my Photoshop now... but good thing the Windows Photo Viewer has a crop function XD

So today... I'm here to repay my debt. LOL. Three months ago I received an invitation from Pinkicon.com to review some color lenses for them. They gave me three options to choose from, and one of them included O-Lens, so of course I said yes XD (I've already tried O-Lens out prior to Pinkicon reaching out to me). Sorry Pinkicon that it took me so long to post this review up. So this post ain't sponsored, but they did very kindly provide me with a free pair of lenses :D

By the way, I was super surprised that I even received an invitation to review the lenses. As far as I'm concerned, this blog is dead XD plus my views for my other color lenses are only like a couple hundreds... we're not even talking about thousands of views. Why the heck did they think it was worth it to send me a free pair of lenses? XD lol!!

Anyway! Back to the review. I already wrote a glowing review on O-Lens on my Instagram and my last post, and since I chose the lenses from the exact same line (Jenith), I really have no new thoughts to share. I like them, period XD You can refer to my last post for my detailed thoughts.

This time, I wanted to try brown. Don't ask me why cuz my natural eye color is brown haha. But I guess I wanted to see what a lighter brown eye color looks like =D










I feel like this brown leans a bit yellow/orange on me? Reminds me of a tiger lol










Now onto the information I was asked to include in the review (I basically just copy & paste LOL)
O-lens Jenith 3 Color Brown (6 months):
Cirle lens origin: Korea
We offer FREE worldwide shipping for all cirle lenses.
Our site for overseas customer is: www.en.pinkicon.com
We also have monthly promotion for selected cirle lenses.

Once again thank you Pinkicon ^_^

Now onto other chit chat, here's a new base makeup I'm trying:
It's the IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream.

I know I did mention that I'm gonna stop using liquid base makeup on my face altogether, and I did, but I kind of got sucked into trying it out cuz first of all, I've always heard great things about it (MakeupbyTiffanyD raved about it for years... I generally really like her recommendations despite her being a white chick :D I normally try to go for recommendations from Asians just for the sake of more similar skin tone/texture, but a lot of Tiffany's base makeup recommendations work for me), and after seeing Bubbi mentioned it last month, I decided to give it try. I'll explain a bit more later in the post.


The shade I got is in "fair".

To be honest, I don't think fair or light are that far off... but I can't really remember exactly why I didn't go for light???? I think maybe it's because light leans even more pink than fair????????? I'm not sure I honestly don't remember. But do keep in mind that fair does lean more pink as well, so if you're NC20, this is not gonna be a perfect match, because the pink tones are gonna make your face look brighter in contrast to the rest of your body. I don't usually use a lot anyway so I found that once it blends and sets, I don't think it looks that off. However, I will say, if you're not into the whole Korean celebrity where the face looks much brighter than the rest of the body, you're not gonna like this shade on your NC20 skin. If you need to use a lot for coverage, then the color difference is definitely gonna be super pronounced.

Edit: I tried the shade light-- way way better match. NC20 should go for light =)
Edit 2: Actually, under sunlight sometimes Light can look a bit dark??? Aghhh I don't know anymore. I feel like my face might be darker than the rest of my body =_= now I wish I have both fair and light so I can mix theme. lol


I actually had no idea this CC cream has snail essence in it (or as they call it, snail SECRETION filtrate hahahaha). It's the second main ingredient in it. lol!






I know this CC cream is advertised to be full coverage... erm... I'm not sure how to describe it, cuz when I work it into my skin, it kind of turns transparent/blend into my skin while maintaining coverage? Maybe because I use so little and it's so blendable I didn't find the coverage overwhelming lol I feel like it's just any other normal medium coverage. Texture wise, the closest thing I can think about is the SK-II Auractivator CC cream, but that one has minimal coverage. In fact, when I swatched the two next to each other, the finishes are almost identical. Next to SK-II though, IT Cosmetics has more yellow tone than SK-II, even though both lean on the pink side compared to other yellow toned base makeup.

For some reason this CC cram makes my nose bridge extra highlighted? XD I usually have to use a separate highlighter to achieve this effect.

the finish is very glowy




I definitely agree it's "Your skin but better" XD

I tried taking pictures from a farther distance to capture the smooth finish of this CC cream, as well as the glowy-ness


See how bright, smooth and glowy this CC cream makes my skin look?
Also note my face looks brighter and pinker compared to the rest of my body.
These last two pics are prob closest to what it looks like in person


My thoughts on this CC cream?

I can see immediately why a lot of ppl rave about this. The texture is wonderful and the finish is just gorgeous. If you like that Korean celebrity type of bright glowy look, then you will probably really like this one. I do think it's "your skin but better". Overall though I'm just okay with this CC cream... as in I like it but I'm not in love. It has no oil control... which is fine cuz it doesn't really break down or become patchy at the end of the day, but it definitely doesn't look as smooth on my oily nose. Also, I notice it tends to settle a bit on the sides of my oily nose. Nothing too bad but noticeable to me. I thought about returning it but I can't find my receipt XD To be fair I think it's a good product... but I'm really very picky. The one step application is very appealing to me since it already has SPF50 in it... but I also noticed no skincare benefits... oh, and it smells like lemon. Kinf of like the toned down version of lemon scented Lysol wipes??? LOL I don't dig. So overall I'm lukewarm about this product.

So aside from being sucked into it from watching YouTube, I wanted a skincare/makeup in one product cuz my skin had been terrible over the last few months. Work stress, emotional stress, and admittedly I haven't had remotely close to healthy/clean eating habits, and I haven't been exercising-- all of this showed up on my skin lol. Been having so much acne breakouts and you guys know I used to never get any, unless it's around that time of the month. Anyway, been breaking out left and right... surprisingly mostly on my forehead. Exfoliating helps, Luna oil helps, but the last bout of breakouts left pretty dark scars... so I wanted to see if this CC cream would lighten it.

I actually just ended up returning to an old faithful-- SKIN 79 Gold Label BB cream. This baby helped me a lot whenever I needed to fade some scars!

You can still see some scars on my forehead. Obviously I had the CC cream on so it concealed a good amount of it, but I've been using the SKIN79 BB cream as concealer (haven't been using it all over my face) and it's already lightened up considerably =D

I did notice the formula has been changed since I last used it (I checked my old review haha)-- they upgraded the SPF to 30. Used to be 25.

Now onto the lip product I wore here
Maybelline ColorBlur in #35 Plum Please

Gosh I got this so long ago I don't even know if it's still on the market. But it's cool it's not mind blowing so you didn't miss out if it's not sold anymore lol

It looks like a nice deep matte red but it translates quite pink on me XD hard to tell here cuz I used very little

Bought it cuz I liked precise crayon applicator, and the idea of not having to use my fingers to smear around the product to create the gradient lip. The left side is just a rubber end.

The concept is good, and it does work! But the product is SO pigmented you really don't need much. I often end up applying too much and have to use my fingers to wipe some product anyway. Oy lol 

This is what it looks like with a thin layer

It's not even close to red lol but I guess it is called "plum". haha. I blame it on in-store lighting


It's still a nice color regardless =)

The reason why I'm not crazy about it is bcuz it does make my lips shrivel. Not the most drying formula... it's more like my lips start to dry up and shrivel slowly over time... lol

Oh by the way, I'm wearing Invisalign now. LOL
Been wanting them since college =D My teeth aren't super out of place, but I lost my retainers after wearing braces and my teeth shifted, so I have some big gaps. No one can really see those gaps, but it drives me absolutely NUTS every time I eat meat. Have to inconspicuously try to suck between my teeth to get the meat out LOL. Anyway as soon as I started making money, got my furniture out of the way, this was the next big expense I allowed myself since I pretty much wanted it for 8+ years. Yayy! I have 20 trays total and I'm on trays 7 (1 year treatment). Crossing my fingers the results will be satisfactory =)

Haha can you see the attachments?

Uhhh sorry if my yellow teeth blinded anyone. LOL

Hmmm the last random bits... I guess these days I'm putting my money more toward skincare, and good quality clothes???

By the way, where do you guys shop?? I used to shop at Forever 21 all the time but now the quality makes me cringe. I still can't bring myself to spend a ton on clothes... but I kind of want to slowly build up my wardrobe to have more substantial pieces.

Found this cute dress at H&M. The material is clingy but in the right, flattering way =) you know some clothes are clingy and show your curves, while the others show your belly button and your love handle? Haha. This dress definitely belongs to the former. I'm size 4. 

Thought this pink jacket is smart casual, but it's close to $50??? Don't think the quality matches up with the price so I didn't get it. Kind of a shame. My size was XS.

Stopped by Brandy Melville the other day
Saw so many off shoulder pieces over this summer and they looked so cute! But on me uhhhh I don't know. Maybe just this material isn't the most flattering. Some Brandy clothes have that signature flimsy/relaxed fabric. Thought it looked good in person but when I took a pic I was like ehhh... so wrinkly :/

XD only residents of California can pull off this kind of design XD I don't even know if I would wear this out in the winter. I did buy it just to have something different. But mostly I think I will just freeze my belly off lol. Kind of dumb cuz the material is REALLY warm.... too warm for fall, but the cut... too little shelter for winter XD

Just a basic turtle neck... I was very happy with the fit. I was really surprised that some of those more form-fitting clothes actually fit me, cuz I don't normally find Brandy clothes particularly flattering on me.

When I grabbed this off the shelf I was thinking it would probably make me look massive and swollen. Surprisingly it didn't!! Probably not the mostly flattering on me cuz I'm short and it is super long and doesn't have too much shape to it, but I just love how SOFT the material is... and the white makes it look sooo cozy :D :D :D

And it has POCKETS

Yeah I'm not gonna wear it with sandals or flipflops. Haha. Hopefully I won't forget to dry clean this... I have a bad habit of not taking good care of my clothes and just throw them all into the washer O_o

Alrighty... hope you guys enjoyed this somewhat random post. A month ago I was like I can't believe summer is already ending. This month I'm like I can't believe it's almost October. Time flew by so fast for me this year.

Hope you guys are doing well out there... and... whatever you do, choose to be happy =)

<3 Frances