Lip Loving

Holy Smokes it's been a hot minute since I've touched this blog. I fell out of love with blogging for the better part of a year. However recently I have felt a revival in my creativity and am gonna give it another whirl.

 Masks are a major trend this year I've noticed. You can get a mask for anything from your face to your hands. When I saw this one of my lips in Sephora I couldn't resist. I have rather dry lips and was hoping the Sephora Lip Mask in Shea could help with that.
First thing I noticed was the mask was way too large. I know it must be hard to estimate lip size but his seemed way too large for an average person.
The mask was also completely soaked in product. I've never had a mask so saturated and it was kind of tough to apply since product was getting everywhere on my face and hands.
I let it set for the estimated time and then took it off. I do like these masks and that you don't have to wash anything off when you are finished. You just simply rub any extra product into your lips. 
Overall this mask did make my lips much softer but it only lasted for around 24 hours. I think this would be great to use if you have a big event and you want to prep your lips a few hours beforehand. Especially if you are planning on using a matte lip product which can be quite drying.

Let me know below if you have used a lip mask before and have one you would recommend! 
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Wednesday Wants 4-29-15

Wednesday Wants 4-29-15

1. When it comes to mugs, I have quite the growing collection. I use them a lot for coffee and tea but can find storing them to be tricky. I have a mug tree but it only holds four and is pretty old and unstrudy after many years of use. I saw this beauty on the Urban Outfitters website and instantly fell in love. I love the color which would fit any kitchen and more importantly, it's space! This thing can hold all my mugs and more! Definitely will be picking this up next paycheck,
2. Bracelets have been my least loved jewelry pick for ages. I seem to have pretty boring metal or black ones that I never feel inspired to wear. These little gems from H&M are too cute to pass up. I love that they are simple in design but so colorful. I can definitely see myself reaching for these during the summer!
3. I love me a pair of gladiator sandals. The look, the comfiness of them just has my heart. I never have been able to track down a good black pair to add to my all brown collection. These from Forever 21 are perfect because not only are they black but they are in a low price range and aren't too decked out with studs or a crazy design.
4. I picked up my first Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in the Sephora sale last week and boy did I not know what I was missing! These pencils are amazingly pigmented and not drying like other matte lip products tend to be! I have the color Dragon Girl but this peachy color is one I will be adding to my collection and handbag this summer for sure!
5. Tarte is one of my favorite beauty brands, especially when it comes to blush. I have never gotten my hands on their foundations before and am thinking that was a mistake. This full coverage Amazonian clay foundation has rave reviews. I have seen the lovely Lily Melrose use it and her skin looks so perfect after, I decided enough is enough and I need to pick this beauty up quick!
These are all the things I've had my eyes on this week! What have you been lusting over lately? I would love to hear in the comments below! Thanks for reading!

April Playlist

Hey guys! I'm back from quite the blogging hiatus and thought sharing my monthly playlist today was a good transition back! April was a pretty crazy month for me, I started two new jobs and adjusting to a busier schedule took a lot more energy than I anticpated, therefore my blog suffered. I think I have it worked out for now and hope to put more love into the baby that is neonjenn:)
April, music wise was fantastic. I got to see both Father John Misty and Vance Joy live, which were both so great. 
I honestly listened to this playlist a lot this month and am happy to share it with all of you!
I rewatched the first three seasons of Girls a couple weeks ago, so you might notice a lot of the music like Fleet Foxes and Robyn is from the show. Such a great soundtrack Lena uses! I have quite a bit o indie music classics on here like Silver Lining by Rilo Kiley and No One's Gonna Love You by Band of Horses. Hope you enjoy! What music have you been listening to this month? I would love for you to let me know in the comments! Thanks for reading!

Wednesday Wants XVIII

Wednesday Wants XVIII
I definitely left my heart in the desert this year again. The Coachella by H&M collection is one I have been obsessed with since laying eyes on it in the Coachella valley. This tank I just love with the palm trees and Coachella ferris wheel. It would be perfect for laid back summer nights.
Travler hats (that's what I call them at least) are something I have admired on some of my favorite musicians for ages but wasn't comfortable pulling off myself. I'm slowly warming up to them on my own noggin and love this one from Asos. I love the light color and the little gold detail on the brim.
Tapestries have always seemed to be stoner decor to me but I'm glad to see Urban Outfitters is changing my mind on this idea. This ocean scenery tapestry is just so beautiful and I would love to find a place to hang it in my apartment(if I ever move out that is!).
Liquid eyeliner is one of my favorite makeup products ever. I tend to stick to neutral colors but have explore a bit with blues. This pink color has really caught my eye and I would love to try it out as something totally different than what I'm used to! Stila liquid eyeliners are by far the best I have ever used and have one of the best color ranges in eyeliners also.
My Lorac Pro Palette has been getting quite a lot of love from me lately. It has me seriously pondering whether or not I want to pick up the second Pro Palette as well. It's quite different from the first and has less everyday neutrals than I am used to. However I am intrigued by that idea and like that this palette might push me out of my boring brown eye shadow box!
Let me know in the comments below what you are lusting after this week. Also have you tried any of the products above? I'm really curious about the makeup bits and would love to hear some feedback on them! Thanks for reading!

Happy Easter!

Hey guys! Just wanted to post a little something and wish you a happy easter! I hope you have a blessed day filled with family, friends, and fun. Hoppy Easter:)

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March Playlist

Hey guys! My March Playlist was one of my favorites I've done recently and I'm happy to share it on here. It had a major theme to it, (who knew so many songs I love have California in the title?) my two week vacation. This playlist definitely kept me company during my long flights, days at the pool, and my morning walks. Hope you enjoy! Let me know what songs you were loving this past month in the comments below. Thanks for reading!

Vacation Makeup: Lips

So I kind of dropped the ball my last few days on vacation blogging wise. I am back home now but thought I would post the last part of my vacation makeup series. I'm sharing today the few lip products I brought with me on my trip.
Nyx lip glosses are by far my favorite so I packed four different kinds. My favorite the butter glosses in colors Eclair and Angel Food Cake. I also packed my Nyx Soft Matte Lip Creams in Istanbul and Stockholm. These colors are some of my favorites for being so versatile on different skin tones (pale and tan for me).
Then I decided to only bring three of my MAC lipsticks. I brought all pinks because I tend to only reach for pink lip products when on holiday (no clue why, it just happens!). I packed from left to right, Saint Germain, Viva Glam Nicki, and Chatterbox.
I hope you enjoyed this series of posts on my blog. Let me know in the comments below what your tavel makeup essential is! I would love to read your responses! Thanks for reading.