Etude House Look At My Eyes Eye Shadow


I don’t know why I keep buying eye shadow, I never know how to use them. Maybe in my head, if only I have the right colors, I would magically master them. And besides, the Etude House Look At My Eyes eye shadows are pretty and are like the Pringles of the makeup world: you can’t have just one.

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Let’s get down to business, to get in shape!


It has to happen. I mean it should have happened a year ago when I was still not so far down the hole but meh. I’m not gonna cry over things in the past anymore, it’s a waste of time.

When I had a rude 159 pound surprise I vowed to lose weight and get in the best shape of my life. This was 2 years  ago. Never happened. Instead I got even heavier. On top of the 20 something pounds I already gained, I added 12 more to my 5 foot 4 inch frame. The extra dozen is a recent addition to my chub though, I was able to stay pretty much the same weight after the initial 159 weigh in (sometimes I’m even lighter by a couple of pounds!) I don’t know why I wanted to mention that. Anyway, this is not good. This is pretty bad. My clothes hardly fit anymore. My thighs and arms and belly are spreading and growing. And I don’t like how I look.  Something needs to be done. How am I gonna be a hero if I’m out of shape?

So here’s the plan, I’m gonna take this seriously. Give it my best but not put so much pressure on myself and stress out on every gram of carb I consume. I will actually adapt the healthy habits I wrote down before. More water, more sleep. Less stress, yes veggies. WORKOUT!  All those things that are very obvious and simple but I just miserably fail at.

I can do this! I CAN DO THIS!

SW: 171

CW: 171

GW: 135

Height: 5’4″

Plan of attack: Workouts and low carb eating.

Tatcha Kyoto Red Silk Lipstick


I wanted to be a geisha a few years back (still kind of do). A modern one.  No, not a prostitute. That idea is all Hollywood. But the geisha who’s an expert in many things, an artist. Knows music and art and is a great conversationalist/listener. And who gets paid to do those things. You have to admit that’s a fantastic gig. Then I remembered how much of a chore it is to talk to people. But still the geisha fascinated me. The work that gets put into being one. The routine, the makeup. The stories. So when I came across Tatcha, a beauty company that claims to have studied and based their products on the geisha’s secrets and routine, I wanted give them a shot.

I first tried their skincare line and I was very pleased with the results though this blog post isn’t about those products but for one of their newer offers: Tatcha Kyoto Red Silk Lipstick

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