I have never been one to understand high-end fashion, but the way Eastwood Wong illustrates anime/manga characters in luxury brand clothing, I can't help but swoon over it. If you haven't heard of Eastwood Wong, you might have seen some of this work on tumblr. He is a San Francisco based artist, and as stated earlier, has changed up the fashion illustration game by drawing fashion pieces on anime/manga characters. His work is so unique and absolutely beautiful that it has even been featured in Vogue Italia!

The reason I am writing this post is because I recently ordered his Eden pin and it inspired me to tell the world to stop sleeping on him, and to also show my appreciation for his work.. If you're interested in supporting Eastwood Wong and purchasing one of these pins you can buy them on his Storenvy Website! Be sure to check out his Society 6 page as well if you're interested in buying prints for your room or for a friend! He also has an illustration book called "Violent Pink" available for sale as well, with plans for a second book to be released some time in 2018.


Photo Sources: One : Two : Three
The "Violent Pink" Book is on sale for $30 (unsigned). To me it looks like his work is very Sailor Moon inspired and that's probably what attracted me to it in the first place.  Can't get enough Violent Pink? Check out the Violent Pink Tumblr !
And speaking of Sailor Moon he even has a few photos of Sailor Moon characters in Gucci, Elie Saab, and Alexcander McQueen. 



 Photo Source : One : Two : Three : Four : Five : Six 
Pictured here is Eastwood's drawing of  Anthy Himemiya in Alexander McQueen Spring 2007 Sarabande Collection and below is the dress in real life. I just think it is pure talent to do what he does and take something from real life and make it look just as beautiful in a drawing. I'm seriously jealous. 
One : Two

Eden 
If by the end of this post you haven't completely fallen in love with his work, then I have failed my mission. His artwork is absolutely stunning and takes fashion design/illustration to a whole new level. If you want more Eastwood Wong and want to keep up with his work you can check out his tumblr and his other socials will I will link below.

Tumblr // Instagram // Society6 // Twitter // Storenvy 

Support his work buy purchasing some of his prints, illustration book,  and his Eden pin
All photos rightfully belong to Eastwood Wong.
No copyright was intended for this post. 
This post is not sponsored and or affiliated by/with Eastwood Wong 
or with any brands mentioned in this post. 
All opinions stated are my own. 


Eastwood Wong

August 9, 2017

I have never been one to understand high-end fashion, but the way Eastwood Wong illustrates anime/manga characters in luxury brand clothing, I can't help but swoon over it. If you haven't heard of Eastwood Wong, you might have seen some of this work on tumblr. He is a San Francisco based artist, and as stated earlier, has changed up the fashion illustration game by drawing fashion pieces on anime/manga characters. His work is so unique and absolutely beautiful that it has even been featured in Vogue Italia!

The reason I am writing this post is because I recently ordered his Eden pin and it inspired me to tell the world to stop sleeping on him, and to also show my appreciation for his work.. If you're interested in supporting Eastwood Wong and purchasing one of these pins you can buy them on his Storenvy Website! Be sure to check out his Society 6 page as well if you're interested in buying prints for your room or for a friend! He also has an illustration book called "Violent Pink" available for sale as well, with plans for a second book to be released some time in 2018.


Photo Sources: One : Two : Three
The "Violent Pink" Book is on sale for $30 (unsigned). To me it looks like his work is very Sailor Moon inspired and that's probably what attracted me to it in the first place.  Can't get enough Violent Pink? Check out the Violent Pink Tumblr !
And speaking of Sailor Moon he even has a few photos of Sailor Moon characters in Gucci, Elie Saab, and Alexcander McQueen. 



 Photo Source : One : Two : Three : Four : Five : Six 
Pictured here is Eastwood's drawing of  Anthy Himemiya in Alexander McQueen Spring 2007 Sarabande Collection and below is the dress in real life. I just think it is pure talent to do what he does and take something from real life and make it look just as beautiful in a drawing. I'm seriously jealous. 
One : Two

Eden 
If by the end of this post you haven't completely fallen in love with his work, then I have failed my mission. His artwork is absolutely stunning and takes fashion design/illustration to a whole new level. If you want more Eastwood Wong and want to keep up with his work you can check out his tumblr and his other socials will I will link below.

Tumblr // Instagram // Society6 // Twitter // Storenvy 

Support his work buy purchasing some of his prints, illustration book,  and his Eden pin
All photos rightfully belong to Eastwood Wong.
No copyright was intended for this post. 
This post is not sponsored and or affiliated by/with Eastwood Wong 
or with any brands mentioned in this post. 
All opinions stated are my own. 


Milk Makeup just released a bunch of new items a couple days ago and among those new items the two that caught my attention the most was the Blur Matte Foundation ($40) and the Dab + Blend Applicator ($14). Now if you've been a reader to my blog or have been following me on Instagram for a while now, you would know that one of my all time favorite face products is the Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint. And I also have fairly dry skin, so to be excited about a matte foundation seems kind of odd. However, with the weather getting hotter and more humid I found my skin getting a bit on the oilier side (especially in my t-zone) so I thought I'd give this matte foundation a go!

The foundation contains the same pore blurring microspheres as their Blur Stick (which is what I use to prime my face daily). Unlike the Sunshine Skin Tint, which gives a light to medium coverage, the Blur Matte Foundation gives a full coverage. As much as I love my Sunshine Skin Tint, there are days where I want something that gives me a full coverage in one go, rather than having to apply my base then go in with a concealer.

Shake up the bottle before squeezing the product onto the Dab + Blend Applicator. With the D+B Applicator I like to swipe the foundation on and then pat the product to blend. I would suggest using a primer that also moisturizes your skin ( I love using the Too Faced Hangover Primer) or using a heavy-duty moisturizer before applying this foundation, because it is very mattefying that it almost felt like it was drying out my skin. Mind you my skin type is more on the drier side, so this may not be an issue for those with normal/oily skin.

I love how my pores seem to vanish under this foundation and it does what it claims and goes on completely matte. Also any redness I have is gone along with any light acne scarring. I do find that I have to go back in with a bit of concealer to cover up any darker acne scars and hyper-pigmentation that I may have. The finish of the foundation is very powdery but feels lightweight, which I think is great considering most full-coverage foundations feel heavy on the skin. Throughout the day I noticed that any dry patches I had started to really stand out and I also did get a bit shiny around my nose and forehead area. It photographs really well in when there's natural lighting, but I tested it with flash photography and noticed that I looked rather ghostly.

So overall I don't hate the foundation but I don't love it either. I believe the foundation is better for those who have really oily skin. I usually stay away from products that are advertised as matte, since my skin is on the drier side, but I couldn't quite help myself with this one. I am so sad that this foundation wasn't the best match for me because I absolutely adore Milk Makeup as a brand. But on the plus side I will say that the Dab + Blend Applicator will be a repurchase for sure! It comes with it's own holographic carrying pouch so you can toss it in your makeup bag and not worry about it getting dirty or damaged.

Although it was weird-feeling at first, you get used to it and I love how I can clean it after every use. The Dab + Blend also prevents any product from going to waste, since it is non-porous it doesn't soak up any of your foundation therefore all of it is ensured to be applied to your face. A lot of people may be skeptical of how this blends and I will say that it is a bit streaky at first, but if you go in a dabbing motion then the application is just as flawless as the Beauty Blender. I also advise that you apply only a pea size amount of foundation at first because I made the mistake of applying the same amount of foundation as I would when using the Beauty Blender, and ended up with the thickest layer of foundation on my face.

Despite the foundation not having worked out for me I hope this gave you guys a better insight and cleared up any doubt you may have about this product! So just because this didn't work well for me doesn't mean it's not a good foundation! I would suggest that you still give it a try if you've been eyeing this!

If you order off the Milk Makeup website you get free shipping and free returns within the United States, also a free travel size of their Ubame Mascara. Might I mention their customer service is A1. At first I ordered the wrong shade so I emailed them in order to make an exchange for a different shade, and to my surprise they said I could keep the foundation I already owned and mailed me the right shade for free! So maybe if I find myself a bit paler, and for some reason oilier, I'll be sure to grab for this foundation. However for right now I'm sticking to the Blur Stick and the Sunshine Skin Tint. 

Milk Makeup Blur Matte Foundation & Dab + Blend Applicator Review

August 7, 2017

Milk Makeup just released a bunch of new items a couple days ago and among those new items the two that caught my attention the most was the Blur Matte Foundation ($40) and the Dab + Blend Applicator ($14). Now if you've been a reader to my blog or have been following me on Instagram for a while now, you would know that one of my all time favorite face products is the Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint. And I also have fairly dry skin, so to be excited about a matte foundation seems kind of odd. However, with the weather getting hotter and more humid I found my skin getting a bit on the oilier side (especially in my t-zone) so I thought I'd give this matte foundation a go!

The foundation contains the same pore blurring microspheres as their Blur Stick (which is what I use to prime my face daily). Unlike the Sunshine Skin Tint, which gives a light to medium coverage, the Blur Matte Foundation gives a full coverage. As much as I love my Sunshine Skin Tint, there are days where I want something that gives me a full coverage in one go, rather than having to apply my base then go in with a concealer.

Shake up the bottle before squeezing the product onto the Dab + Blend Applicator. With the D+B Applicator I like to swipe the foundation on and then pat the product to blend. I would suggest using a primer that also moisturizes your skin ( I love using the Too Faced Hangover Primer) or using a heavy-duty moisturizer before applying this foundation, because it is very mattefying that it almost felt like it was drying out my skin. Mind you my skin type is more on the drier side, so this may not be an issue for those with normal/oily skin.

I love how my pores seem to vanish under this foundation and it does what it claims and goes on completely matte. Also any redness I have is gone along with any light acne scarring. I do find that I have to go back in with a bit of concealer to cover up any darker acne scars and hyper-pigmentation that I may have. The finish of the foundation is very powdery but feels lightweight, which I think is great considering most full-coverage foundations feel heavy on the skin. Throughout the day I noticed that any dry patches I had started to really stand out and I also did get a bit shiny around my nose and forehead area. It photographs really well in when there's natural lighting, but I tested it with flash photography and noticed that I looked rather ghostly.

So overall I don't hate the foundation but I don't love it either. I believe the foundation is better for those who have really oily skin. I usually stay away from products that are advertised as matte, since my skin is on the drier side, but I couldn't quite help myself with this one. I am so sad that this foundation wasn't the best match for me because I absolutely adore Milk Makeup as a brand. But on the plus side I will say that the Dab + Blend Applicator will be a repurchase for sure! It comes with it's own holographic carrying pouch so you can toss it in your makeup bag and not worry about it getting dirty or damaged.

Although it was weird-feeling at first, you get used to it and I love how I can clean it after every use. The Dab + Blend also prevents any product from going to waste, since it is non-porous it doesn't soak up any of your foundation therefore all of it is ensured to be applied to your face. A lot of people may be skeptical of how this blends and I will say that it is a bit streaky at first, but if you go in a dabbing motion then the application is just as flawless as the Beauty Blender. I also advise that you apply only a pea size amount of foundation at first because I made the mistake of applying the same amount of foundation as I would when using the Beauty Blender, and ended up with the thickest layer of foundation on my face.

Despite the foundation not having worked out for me I hope this gave you guys a better insight and cleared up any doubt you may have about this product! So just because this didn't work well for me doesn't mean it's not a good foundation! I would suggest that you still give it a try if you've been eyeing this!

If you order off the Milk Makeup website you get free shipping and free returns within the United States, also a free travel size of their Ubame Mascara. Might I mention their customer service is A1. At first I ordered the wrong shade so I emailed them in order to make an exchange for a different shade, and to my surprise they said I could keep the foundation I already owned and mailed me the right shade for free! So maybe if I find myself a bit paler, and for some reason oilier, I'll be sure to grab for this foundation. However for right now I'm sticking to the Blur Stick and the Sunshine Skin Tint. 
Another year, another wonderful anniversary celebrated with my loving boyfriend, Anthony. We did the usual and I went up to New York to visit him. Well I guess I shouldn't say we did the usual, because we actually did quite a lot! My trip was earlier in the month, but I had so many photos to go through that it took a bit of time for me to pick and edit which ones I wanted to post! But finally, here it is, and I hope you enjoy!

These photos are mainly from my first few days in New York. We went to the city to see John Legend and Gallant in concert! While we waited for the doors to open, we spent the day venturing off and, of course, visiting some food places!
Time has certainly been flying by, it's hard to believe Anthony and I have been together for three whole years! And within those three years I think I've finally figured out how to get my eyebrows up to par with Anthony's haha. Also might I mention that this photo makes me realize how ginormous my head is compared to Anthony's. 


Bibble and Sip was like Heaven On Earth for me. Their baked goods were soooo mouthwatering and pretty to look at! They were also as yummy as they were pretty. I ordered their Lavender Lemonade and Melon Pan. Crossing my fingers and hoping that one day they'll decide to expand to other locations because I need them to come to Nashville haha.

The decor of the place were all alpaca-related and shaped. Look at this alpaca bush! And everyone knows how much I love alpacas, even more reason I fell in love with the place <3

A genuine candid photo of me enjoying my Unicorn Taiyaki Ice cream from Taiyaki NYC. It was so hot out that it started melting as soon as I stepped outside! I couldn't even finish it because there was just so much, and most of it just ended up melting in my hands lol. But we also go some Matcha Lattes since they were buy one get one free.

If you follow me on Instagram or Snapchat, you would already know that I had the pleasure of running into Gallant! I could not stop fan-girling, it was pretty embarrassing now that I think about it. But he's such a great music artist and overall person, I wish we could be friends haha. 


Be on the lookout for part two of our three year anniversary trip. I didn't realize how many photos I had that I decided it'd be more organized and easier to process all the photos in separate posts. But I hope you enjoyed what you've seen so far!  

Photo Diary : Three Year Anniversary Trip Pt. One

August 2, 2017

Another year, another wonderful anniversary celebrated with my loving boyfriend, Anthony. We did the usual and I went up to New York to visit him. Well I guess I shouldn't say we did the usual, because we actually did quite a lot! My trip was earlier in the month, but I had so many photos to go through that it took a bit of time for me to pick and edit which ones I wanted to post! But finally, here it is, and I hope you enjoy!

These photos are mainly from my first few days in New York. We went to the city to see John Legend and Gallant in concert! While we waited for the doors to open, we spent the day venturing off and, of course, visiting some food places!
Time has certainly been flying by, it's hard to believe Anthony and I have been together for three whole years! And within those three years I think I've finally figured out how to get my eyebrows up to par with Anthony's haha. Also might I mention that this photo makes me realize how ginormous my head is compared to Anthony's. 


Bibble and Sip was like Heaven On Earth for me. Their baked goods were soooo mouthwatering and pretty to look at! They were also as yummy as they were pretty. I ordered their Lavender Lemonade and Melon Pan. Crossing my fingers and hoping that one day they'll decide to expand to other locations because I need them to come to Nashville haha.

The decor of the place were all alpaca-related and shaped. Look at this alpaca bush! And everyone knows how much I love alpacas, even more reason I fell in love with the place <3

A genuine candid photo of me enjoying my Unicorn Taiyaki Ice cream from Taiyaki NYC. It was so hot out that it started melting as soon as I stepped outside! I couldn't even finish it because there was just so much, and most of it just ended up melting in my hands lol. But we also go some Matcha Lattes since they were buy one get one free.

If you follow me on Instagram or Snapchat, you would already know that I had the pleasure of running into Gallant! I could not stop fan-girling, it was pretty embarrassing now that I think about it. But he's such a great music artist and overall person, I wish we could be friends haha. 


Be on the lookout for part two of our three year anniversary trip. I didn't realize how many photos I had that I decided it'd be more organized and easier to process all the photos in separate posts. But I hope you enjoyed what you've seen so far!  
I've accumulated quite a few favorites recently, and good news is, I'm here to share them all with you guys! I'm sure you are all already guessing that I'll be mentioning a few Glossier products, and you're right! So I apologize in advance if I'm starting to sound a bit like a broken record. I feel all my favorites this time are kind of all over the place, and aren't really in their own category. But without further adieu, here are all the things I've been loving recently!


  • Glossier Invisible Shield: This has been the "it" product of the summer. This is, hands down, my favorite (possibly forever favorite) sunscreen. It applies easily and absorbs quickly into the skin. What I love most is that it applies clear and wears well under makeup while protecting my skin from the sun's harmful rays. 
  • Glossier Skin Tint: I'm very surprised at how much I've grown to love this product. Because I have a lot of acne scarring and hyper pigmentation on my face, I didn't think I would like this because of how sheer it is. However, I have used this pretty much every day ever since I got it. It's been my go-to, especially during these scorching hot summer days. Although it is sheer, it does a good job at evening out my skin tone and calming down any redness I may have. It's lightweight and ideal for those days where I want to sport the "no makeup" makeup look.
  • Glossier Boy Brow: The cherry on top to my eyebrow routine. I feel so incomplete when I don't use this after filling in my brows.The formula is creamy and doesn't harden my eyebrow hairs to a crisp. It gives my eyebrows the definition and fullness it needs for that "natural-bushy" brow look. 
  • Glossier Balm dotcom: As I have mentioned before on the blog and on my Instagram, I am still in shock at how much I have fallen in love with Glossier's Balm dotcom. I'm sure by the end of this year (if not this summer) I'll have every single scent/flavor they offer. The balm is super hydrating and have done miracles for my dry lips and nasty cuticles lol. For only $12 a pop, you just can't beat it!
  • Glossier Pink Bubble Wrap Pouches: I think one of the most exciting things about a Glossier package, aside from the stuff you ordered, is the pink pouches that come with every order. They're great for traveling or just for carrying your every day needs! All the contents inside are safe and sound since the inside of the bag is lined with bubble wrap. They are also the perfect statement piece!

  •  Pink Adidas Shoes + Backpack: I know I'm going to come off as "basic" but I genuinely like Adidas as a brand and when they have products that come in pink I can't help myself and be tempted to buy. My boyfriend got me these pink Adidas shoes and I've been trying to keep them in mint condition because, not only were they a gift, but they are just too cute that I don't want to ruin them. And once I saw the backpack I instantly fell in love, and I've received a lot of compliments on it. I use this recently as my carry-on bag for my trip to New York, and I was surprised at how much it could fit! It has a slit inside the main compartment for our laptop and then one front pocket. It's insanely comfortable to wear and the straps don't bear down on my shoulders. The overall quality of the of the backpack is incredibly durable and I believe will last me quite a long time, and for only $40 I'm almost tempted to purchase the other one in black. 
  • Akuma Press Weeaboo Trash Pin: If there wasn't a pin before that best described me as a person, there is now. I've been into collecting pins and patches lately and this Umaru-Chan "Weeaboo Trash" pin is one of my newest additions. It was a lot bigger than I expected, which isn't a bad thing, and the overall quality is great! It doesn't feel cheap and for $13, I say it's a pretty good deal. Sadly these pins are sold out and I don't believe they'll be restocked. But if you're interested in purchasing some other pins you can check out the Akuma Press website by following this link and follow them on Instagram to keep up with new releases and possible restocks (although that rarely, if not at all happens)
  • Bibble + Sip: Oh my goodness. So glad I got a chance to stop by Bibble and Sip and try out some of their menu items! The lavender lemonade was just what I needed on hot summer day and their melon pan was everything I ever imagined it being. I was hoping they'd have the Saitama macarons that I saw on their Instagram page, but I lucked out. I absolutely adored the alpaca theme they had going on, because we all know how much I love alpacas (almost as much as I love pugs.) Really hoping they plan on expanding outside of New York, and by that I specifically mean come to Nashville lol.
  • Okja: This movie had me feeling all type of ways. It is about these genetically-created "super pigs" that are made for the sole purpose of being turned into food. The movie focuses on one specific super pig named Okja and her "owner" Mija. Mija is a little girl who has been taking care of Okja ever since Okja was a baby. One day the creators of Okja come for her and take her away from Mija. I don't want to give too much away and spoil the movie, but the lengths as to which Mija goes through to save Okja is just so badass. A really heartwarming movie, but the ending is a bit bittersweet. Would recommend to everyone! It's a real eye-opener as it also brings to light the harsh cruelties in which animals (not just to the super pigs) in our reality go through in order to become the food on our plates. You can watch this on Netflix! 
July was such a blur to me. All I can remember doing is working! Right when I came back from New York I went right back into my working grind and I spend my days off resting and sleeping in until past noon. But a new month means new beginnings! And also fall is right around the corner, thank goodness. I don't know how much longer I can tolerate this heat. 

See you guys next month! 

Hot Favorites

July 31, 2017

I've accumulated quite a few favorites recently, and good news is, I'm here to share them all with you guys! I'm sure you are all already guessing that I'll be mentioning a few Glossier products, and you're right! So I apologize in advance if I'm starting to sound a bit like a broken record. I feel all my favorites this time are kind of all over the place, and aren't really in their own category. But without further adieu, here are all the things I've been loving recently!


  • Glossier Invisible Shield: This has been the "it" product of the summer. This is, hands down, my favorite (possibly forever favorite) sunscreen. It applies easily and absorbs quickly into the skin. What I love most is that it applies clear and wears well under makeup while protecting my skin from the sun's harmful rays. 
  • Glossier Skin Tint: I'm very surprised at how much I've grown to love this product. Because I have a lot of acne scarring and hyper pigmentation on my face, I didn't think I would like this because of how sheer it is. However, I have used this pretty much every day ever since I got it. It's been my go-to, especially during these scorching hot summer days. Although it is sheer, it does a good job at evening out my skin tone and calming down any redness I may have. It's lightweight and ideal for those days where I want to sport the "no makeup" makeup look.
  • Glossier Boy Brow: The cherry on top to my eyebrow routine. I feel so incomplete when I don't use this after filling in my brows.The formula is creamy and doesn't harden my eyebrow hairs to a crisp. It gives my eyebrows the definition and fullness it needs for that "natural-bushy" brow look. 
  • Glossier Balm dotcom: As I have mentioned before on the blog and on my Instagram, I am still in shock at how much I have fallen in love with Glossier's Balm dotcom. I'm sure by the end of this year (if not this summer) I'll have every single scent/flavor they offer. The balm is super hydrating and have done miracles for my dry lips and nasty cuticles lol. For only $12 a pop, you just can't beat it!
  • Glossier Pink Bubble Wrap Pouches: I think one of the most exciting things about a Glossier package, aside from the stuff you ordered, is the pink pouches that come with every order. They're great for traveling or just for carrying your every day needs! All the contents inside are safe and sound since the inside of the bag is lined with bubble wrap. They are also the perfect statement piece!

  •  Pink Adidas Shoes + Backpack: I know I'm going to come off as "basic" but I genuinely like Adidas as a brand and when they have products that come in pink I can't help myself and be tempted to buy. My boyfriend got me these pink Adidas shoes and I've been trying to keep them in mint condition because, not only were they a gift, but they are just too cute that I don't want to ruin them. And once I saw the backpack I instantly fell in love, and I've received a lot of compliments on it. I use this recently as my carry-on bag for my trip to New York, and I was surprised at how much it could fit! It has a slit inside the main compartment for our laptop and then one front pocket. It's insanely comfortable to wear and the straps don't bear down on my shoulders. The overall quality of the of the backpack is incredibly durable and I believe will last me quite a long time, and for only $40 I'm almost tempted to purchase the other one in black. 
  • Akuma Press Weeaboo Trash Pin: If there wasn't a pin before that best described me as a person, there is now. I've been into collecting pins and patches lately and this Umaru-Chan "Weeaboo Trash" pin is one of my newest additions. It was a lot bigger than I expected, which isn't a bad thing, and the overall quality is great! It doesn't feel cheap and for $13, I say it's a pretty good deal. Sadly these pins are sold out and I don't believe they'll be restocked. But if you're interested in purchasing some other pins you can check out the Akuma Press website by following this link and follow them on Instagram to keep up with new releases and possible restocks (although that rarely, if not at all happens)
  • Bibble + Sip: Oh my goodness. So glad I got a chance to stop by Bibble and Sip and try out some of their menu items! The lavender lemonade was just what I needed on hot summer day and their melon pan was everything I ever imagined it being. I was hoping they'd have the Saitama macarons that I saw on their Instagram page, but I lucked out. I absolutely adored the alpaca theme they had going on, because we all know how much I love alpacas (almost as much as I love pugs.) Really hoping they plan on expanding outside of New York, and by that I specifically mean come to Nashville lol.
  • Okja: This movie had me feeling all type of ways. It is about these genetically-created "super pigs" that are made for the sole purpose of being turned into food. The movie focuses on one specific super pig named Okja and her "owner" Mija. Mija is a little girl who has been taking care of Okja ever since Okja was a baby. One day the creators of Okja come for her and take her away from Mija. I don't want to give too much away and spoil the movie, but the lengths as to which Mija goes through to save Okja is just so badass. A really heartwarming movie, but the ending is a bit bittersweet. Would recommend to everyone! It's a real eye-opener as it also brings to light the harsh cruelties in which animals (not just to the super pigs) in our reality go through in order to become the food on our plates. You can watch this on Netflix! 
July was such a blur to me. All I can remember doing is working! Right when I came back from New York I went right back into my working grind and I spend my days off resting and sleeping in until past noon. But a new month means new beginnings! And also fall is right around the corner, thank goodness. I don't know how much longer I can tolerate this heat. 

See you guys next month! 

My boyfriend and I went to the beach quite a few times during my visit to New York. The weather was just too perfect to be spending it indoors! And of course, I never forgot to pack the most important beach necessity, sunscreen! But not just any sunscreen, the Glossier Invisible Shield. This is a total game-changer because it's not like other sunscreens on the market. Most sunscreens are thick, feel heavy on the skin, and leave a rather unattractive white cast after applying. But with the Invisible Shield, it's just that, invisible! It glides on clear and feels lightweight which is perfect for those hot and humid summer days. It also has an SPF of 35, so it's not too much but not too little! Also just like any other sunscreen, make sure to reapply when needed or just about every few hours.
Peep the Glossier gang in the latest issue of Domino Magazine. Thanks Briana for introducing this magazine to me, I had to pick it up as soon as I saw her post this on her Instagram! You can pick this magazine up at your local bookstore or news stand.
My boyfriend loved using the Invisible Shield! So that's another great thing about the Invisible Shield, it's not only for us girls, but our adorable boyfriends/significant others too! It kept us both from getting sun damaged and let us have plenty of safe sun!

Don't forget that sunscreen shouldn't just be applied when the sun is out, but all year round! Sun exposure is one of the main causes for pre-mature aging, and we definitely don't want any of that! So step up your skincare game and be sure to protect your skin and wear sunscreen. You can get the Invisible Shield over on the Glossier Website or at the Showroom out in SoHo.

Also for all your Canadian Glossier fans, the wait is finally over and Glossier is now shipping internationally to Canada! Be sure to subscribe to their emailing list and follow them on Instagram to hear where they'll be shipping out to next. Lastly, use my coupon code for 10% off your first order! 

Have Safe Sun!

July 25, 2017


My boyfriend and I went to the beach quite a few times during my visit to New York. The weather was just too perfect to be spending it indoors! And of course, I never forgot to pack the most important beach necessity, sunscreen! But not just any sunscreen, the Glossier Invisible Shield. This is a total game-changer because it's not like other sunscreens on the market. Most sunscreens are thick, feel heavy on the skin, and leave a rather unattractive white cast after applying. But with the Invisible Shield, it's just that, invisible! It glides on clear and feels lightweight which is perfect for those hot and humid summer days. It also has an SPF of 35, so it's not too much but not too little! Also just like any other sunscreen, make sure to reapply when needed or just about every few hours.
Peep the Glossier gang in the latest issue of Domino Magazine. Thanks Briana for introducing this magazine to me, I had to pick it up as soon as I saw her post this on her Instagram! You can pick this magazine up at your local bookstore or news stand.
My boyfriend loved using the Invisible Shield! So that's another great thing about the Invisible Shield, it's not only for us girls, but our adorable boyfriends/significant others too! It kept us both from getting sun damaged and let us have plenty of safe sun!

Don't forget that sunscreen shouldn't just be applied when the sun is out, but all year round! Sun exposure is one of the main causes for pre-mature aging, and we definitely don't want any of that! So step up your skincare game and be sure to protect your skin and wear sunscreen. You can get the Invisible Shield over on the Glossier Website or at the Showroom out in SoHo.

Also for all your Canadian Glossier fans, the wait is finally over and Glossier is now shipping internationally to Canada! Be sure to subscribe to their emailing list and follow them on Instagram to hear where they'll be shipping out to next. Lastly, use my coupon code for 10% off your first order! 

Anthony and I have been talking about taking a day trip to Philly for quite some time now. We almost didn't go. But fortunately we managed to make it work and had so much fun! I can see Philadelphia as a possible candidate of somewhere I see myself possibly living. The vibe it gave off was almost like a hybrid between Nashville and New York put together. It wasn't quiet as fast-paced as New York, yet still had the same liveliness. However at the same time it was also a bit more laid back like Nashville.

The first place we went to, of course, was a donut shop, Dottie's Donuts. We heard about this place through Instagram and had to check it out, especially because they are a vegan donut shop! Their donuts were enormous yet light and fluffy. I had the matcha-lemon and Anthony had the cherry almond. Both were so yummy!
Look at that hamstring muscle. Unf.

We arrived to Philly early in the day (like 9 am early) so not a lot of places were open just yet. So we decided to walk around a do a little sight-seeing. The Rocky Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art was our first stop. If you watched my June Vlog, you'd see me Naruto running some of the steps lol. We didn't actually go inside the museum though. But not too far from the Rocky Steps was the Rodin Museum.

Welcomed by "The Thinker"

We started to get hungry and were on the hunt to find Hip City Veg. It took probably about 40 minutes just to find a parking spot. I was starting to get hangry and it didn't help that it was possibly one of the hottest days in Philly, and we all know I don't do well in the heat. But it was all worth it after we got our food. Anthony ordered the Zip Burger and I ordered the Philly Steak. Both were mouth-watering. If I had to only eat one food for the rest of my life, it would be Hip City's Philly Steak. Yes. It was that good. Don't forget the sweet potato fries and sriracha aioli.  Mouth-watering.

A somewhat sexualized / immature picture of my boyfriend 

The heat was really starting to get to me, and made me not want to do anything but complain and whine. But as we were walking around we stumbled across this giant water fountain that people were swimming in. This fountain was Heaven-Sent I tell you, because it just made the hot weather more tolerable. We were both wishing we had brought an extra pair of clothes so we could swim around, but we managed to cool off just by dipping our feet in.

We couldn't really think of much else to do, and yet we still had the whole day ahead of us! To kill some time and until we thought of something else to do, we walked across the street to the Free Library. Then we walked to a frozen yogurt place near by to beat the heat. Then after almost deciding to go home from not being able to think of anything else to do, The Magic Gardens popped into my head! I don't know how I forgot about this place when it was on my list of places I wanted to visit!





The Magic Gardens is not your typical botanical garden. It's a array of murals created by different bits and pieces of what we would deem "trash." The artist behind the Magic Gardens is Isaiah Zagar and it took him about 8 years to finish. Even the Obamas donated some tiles to Zagar for him to incorporate into his work.

This was the last stop on our Philly trip and I don't think there could've been a better way to end it. I'm so happy that Anthony seemed to enjoy it more than I expected! Couldn't have asked for a more adventurous day with my favorite person to have adventures with :)

Day Trip To Philadelphia

July 24, 2017


Anthony and I have been talking about taking a day trip to Philly for quite some time now. We almost didn't go. But fortunately we managed to make it work and had so much fun! I can see Philadelphia as a possible candidate of somewhere I see myself possibly living. The vibe it gave off was almost like a hybrid between Nashville and New York put together. It wasn't quiet as fast-paced as New York, yet still had the same liveliness. However at the same time it was also a bit more laid back like Nashville.

The first place we went to, of course, was a donut shop, Dottie's Donuts. We heard about this place through Instagram and had to check it out, especially because they are a vegan donut shop! Their donuts were enormous yet light and fluffy. I had the matcha-lemon and Anthony had the cherry almond. Both were so yummy!
Look at that hamstring muscle. Unf.

We arrived to Philly early in the day (like 9 am early) so not a lot of places were open just yet. So we decided to walk around a do a little sight-seeing. The Rocky Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art was our first stop. If you watched my June Vlog, you'd see me Naruto running some of the steps lol. We didn't actually go inside the museum though. But not too far from the Rocky Steps was the Rodin Museum.

Welcomed by "The Thinker"

We started to get hungry and were on the hunt to find Hip City Veg. It took probably about 40 minutes just to find a parking spot. I was starting to get hangry and it didn't help that it was possibly one of the hottest days in Philly, and we all know I don't do well in the heat. But it was all worth it after we got our food. Anthony ordered the Zip Burger and I ordered the Philly Steak. Both were mouth-watering. If I had to only eat one food for the rest of my life, it would be Hip City's Philly Steak. Yes. It was that good. Don't forget the sweet potato fries and sriracha aioli.  Mouth-watering.

A somewhat sexualized / immature picture of my boyfriend 

The heat was really starting to get to me, and made me not want to do anything but complain and whine. But as we were walking around we stumbled across this giant water fountain that people were swimming in. This fountain was Heaven-Sent I tell you, because it just made the hot weather more tolerable. We were both wishing we had brought an extra pair of clothes so we could swim around, but we managed to cool off just by dipping our feet in.

We couldn't really think of much else to do, and yet we still had the whole day ahead of us! To kill some time and until we thought of something else to do, we walked across the street to the Free Library. Then we walked to a frozen yogurt place near by to beat the heat. Then after almost deciding to go home from not being able to think of anything else to do, The Magic Gardens popped into my head! I don't know how I forgot about this place when it was on my list of places I wanted to visit!





The Magic Gardens is not your typical botanical garden. It's a array of murals created by different bits and pieces of what we would deem "trash." The artist behind the Magic Gardens is Isaiah Zagar and it took him about 8 years to finish. Even the Obamas donated some tiles to Zagar for him to incorporate into his work.

This was the last stop on our Philly trip and I don't think there could've been a better way to end it. I'm so happy that Anthony seemed to enjoy it more than I expected! Couldn't have asked for a more adventurous day with my favorite person to have adventures with :)

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