Get Ready With Me | Rose Gold

May 21, 2015



I know that this is a super late post because I actually did this video last week on my channel (sorry about that). I'm slowly trying to get my blogging mojo back. I feel like when I put a lot of energy into one of my platforms, another one suffers. This week it's been my blog that has suffered. Anyways, I'm trying to get back on track and that is with this blog post!

In this video, I wanted to show you guys this red/rose gold/coppery/I-don't-know-what-to-really-call-it eye look that I have been doing a lot lately. I've been wearing this look a lot when I go out with my girl friends at night. I think that it's a fun look, especially for the summertime. It's very bright, eye-catching, and gliterry. It's definitely different and something that I normally do not wear. If you have blue eyes, even green eyes like me, this look is going to make your eyes really pop. It's definitely a bold look that you could also pair with a bold lip if you want; however I did just pair it with a simple nude lip because I wanted all the focus to be on my eyes.

Two of the products that I used to make this specific eye look were the Stila Eyes Are The Window Mind palette and L'Oreal Infallible Eyeshadow in Amber Rush. When I purchased the Stila palette, I really wanted to use that red shadow in the shade perception. It's such a rare shadow in my eyeshadow collection, so I definitely wanted to find a great look to use that in and I think is perfect. I love this palette overall because the shadows in it are so creamy and blend like a dream. A lot of people don't like an all matte palette because they don't think they can make an entire look from it, but I think I can, especially on lazy days. I just find these shadows really easy to work with. I also love the L'Oreal Infallible eyeshadows because they are like pressed pigments. They are very pigmented and are really easy to pack on the eyelid. I definitely want to get more of these in my collection.



I hope you guys like this video! I wanted to do something casual and laid back. If you like this kind of video, let me know and I will do some more in the future. Also, if you do this look or use the perception eyeshadow in some other way, let me know in the comments down below. I would love to find other ways to wear this shadow because it is so unique. Do you like wearing bold looks like this in the summer?

xo,
embur.

The Sunday Post: Need A Break

May 17, 2015



It's not like me to really take a break from blogging for almost two weeks like I have. I feel like so much has happened in these past two weeks that have honestly just made realize how desperate I was in need of a break. At the beginning of this week, I was not feeling that great. I couldn't get out of my bed because my migraines were just so bad. Then yesterday, I was involved in a car accident. No need to worry, I'm fine. However, Stella (my car) does need a little bit of plastic surgery. She will eventually be fine! Just a couple of touch-ups are needed. So clearly after that happened, I just wanted to cut off from everything and not do anything. I needed to breathe because my anxiety was just terrible after that happened.

Today, I was thinking about all the things that I needed to do in regards of my YouTube and blog before I left for Vegas at the end of the month. I still haven't made a blog post for my April Favorites or my latest Get Ready With Me that I filmed on my channel. Should I still make a blog post of my April favorites? Would you guys care? I just feel like I have been in such a rut. I haven't felt inspired and haven't wanted to blog. This is writers block to the max! I never get like this, so it's extremely frustrating! I'm a writer, that's my major, so for me to be just uninspired like this is very abnormal. I have things that I want to write about, but lately it feels like a task and not enjoyment. Hopefully after taking this much needed break, this means I'll be back at it again this week. Please let me know in the comments down below what you would love to see and give me some motivation and inspiration!

Do any of you get like this too? Let me know in the comments down below.

xo,
embur

Where I've Been | Update

May 12, 2015



Long time, no blog post! Sorry about that, by the way. I do think that you deserve an apology. For the past couple of weeks, school was just absolutely crazy. I had finals and graduation (except I didn't graduate, but my friends did [*see picture above*]). It was definitely a hit in the face with a reality check for me because I realized that it was going to be me walking across the stage next year. Scary, right? It's scary, but also kind of thrilling because for the first time in my life, I don't have a plan. For someone that always has a plan and plans to make plans, not having a plan is such a change in pace for me. I'm terrified, but I cannot wait to see what life has in store for me. I'm so nervous for life after college, but I know that I'm going to make it and be okay. I have family and friends that support me so much, and they push me everyday to be better. No matter, I know they always have my back and are my biggest fans.

As far as what's to come in the next couple months, I have no plans either. As much as I miss London dearly, I'm kind of glad I don't have plans for the summer. I get the chance to relax and take this chance to be as free as I want my last summer vacation of undergrad. I want to take this time to improve not only on myself as a person, but on my writing and career. I want to actually figure out what it is I want with my life. I may not know where I'm going, but I know where it is I want to be.

So that's a little update on what's going on in my life as of now. I plan to do a lot more blogging and get back on track now that uni is out. I can finally focus on my little blurb on the web and make it better for you guys and me! I hope you guys are excited too. What are your summer plans? Let me know in the comments down below!

xo,
embur.