Thursday, June 21

Jurlique: Make your Face Feel like a Baby's Ass.


So the other day I was invited to a press meeting about Jurlique's new product. It was a very last minute invite but I was extremely interested as I confess, I have never been to one of these before! Hah! I know, before I was quite the home body but for some reason, I felt compelled to go. It might have been the free food. That always gets me. Or the fact that I haven't properly gone out in ages. Note: Yes, I got free shit (and by shit I actually mean miracle hydrating lotion and the such) from this event, but by no means was I paid to endorse these products.


Anyways, I went without any idea of what I was getting myself into! There was a short demo about their new Rose Moisture Plus line. I learned a great deal about biodynamic agriculture which they use in their products. Its actually quite insane as they have to cultivate the ingredients using different phases of the moon and sun as well as a very efficient irrigation system. Damn I was impressed to say the least.


So here I am, amazed at the fact that they put 8000 ROSE PETALS.... IN ONE SINGLE BOTTLE OF THEIR ROSEWATER BALANCING MIST and that's when it happened.They tested a small sample of various creams and mists on my hands and I fell in love! Actually, I think love is an understatement.


I had an amazing mini facial and went home with some goodie bags. The staff was exceptionally attentive and taught me basic things I never knew-- such as never apply lotion downward on your face but always lift up. So during the weekend, I was extremely busy showing my friend around and working on a few projects. I didn't even touch the goodie bags and I had forgotten the silky feeling of Jurlique's products. When I decided to try the products again today, I fell in love all over. MY FACE FEELS LIKE A BABY'S ASS. I can't even explain the feeling I get with their products. Sure the rose smell is a bit strong in my opinion but it just feels... AMAZING. My skin feels bouncier, brighter, and smoother without feeling heavy. I have no idea how that works but I am satisfied.


BUY THIS AND YOUR SKIN WILL THANK YOU FOR IT. I am now going to chuck my beloved Olay face cream out and use Jurlique in my daily regimen. This is how skin cream should feel. Even my mother was fighting to put it in her bathroom! Hats off to you Jurlique, both for using sustainable resources in formulating your product and providing a product that makes my skin feel like it should.

I understand that some people might think that the products are a bit on the pricier side but it lasts for-flipping-ever and I think that the feeling of my skin feeling like a baby's ass is priceless. I've always been really big on keeping my skin in good condition because I have exceptionally dry skin meaning wrinkles are more prone to forming. The only real way to get rid of wrinkles is to prevent them.

Now when you enter JUNEROSE after a fifty dollar purchase (it comes with free shipping too!), you will receive a deluxe sample of their Rose Moisture Plus Cream (16 dollar value). Expires June 30, 2012.

Until Next Time,
Cristina

Tuesday, June 19

Freshlooks Toric Grey


I think this will be my last contact lens review but I wanted to share what I thought about my current everyday lens. I think its safe to say that I will no longer be wearing circle lens anymore. I've actually grown out of wearing them as Ive realized that with my insanely large eyes that regular contact lenses look better. Just a preference though!

To be honest, I was kind of scared of not wearing circle lens and having blonde hair anymore. Though these are superficial things, I've had circle lens and blonde hair for an eternity and without them I feel weirdly not me. Like I chopped off my arm or something. But now I actually like this new look a lot more. It looks less artificial on me (quite a contradiction when really I have like 20lbs of make-up on) and I can concentrate on other things. NOT DYING YOUR ROOTS EVERY FEW WEEKS IS AN AMAZING FEELING!!

For some odd reason since my last complete check up (not follow up) three months ago, I've developed mild astigmatism. I suspect its all the squinting I've been doing without contacts or glasses lately. The eye doctor told me I could opt for regular lenses or toric ones but assured me that the toric ones would fit better though they would be a tad more expensive. Though the option of having many other colors was tempting, I just kind of said fuck it. I don't want anything weird to happen to my eyes!

Anyways toric lenses are a bit thicker and usually last a month since they have to retain their shape. I was not used to wearing toric lenses (even the regular clear lenses) and it took me a while to get accustomed to the feeling... Especially when you first insert them and the base has to rotate. I do admit that these lenses aren't the most comfortable, but neither are my clear ones. I use eyedrops every once in a while to retain moisture as it feels a bit dry mid day. The color is fairly bright but not obnoxiously bright in my opinion. Price wise, you are going to need to sell your first born child... Seriously. With rebates and everything, I spent around two hundred plus on a years supply. But honestly, I'm fine with it because NOW I CAN SEE IN HD! I think I'm just so used to buying yearly circle lens for what?... Twenty dollars that the price increase kind of shocked me. It's probably quite comparable to the American contact lens market price.

LENGTHY POST!! I am working on le studio lighting oh ho ho so what do you guys think? Comment responses are going to be a bit laggy as I'm trying to post all the photos I've taken quickly!

Until Next Time,
Cristina

Sunday, June 17

Too Hot for San Francisco


Photos of our adventure today. One of my friends from way back when came to San Francisco and we decided to do touristy things and walk around. It was extremely hot which I did not enjoy and I developed a rash from the heat. Gross to the max!! Lately, I've been going out a lot so I think I will do a bunch of these photo adventure sets.

Until Next Time,
Cristina

Friday, June 15

Back with a Giveaway!!!



I feel like I've been to hell and back in these past few months. And maybe hell is an understatement. What is the hell of hell? Well anyways, I'm back! And with every life changing event, I changed -- physically and mentally. The time I've been idle I thought about all the things I took for granted and whatnot. Now that I can see clearly (ha... haha.. get it?), I am going to do more with my life than ever before. Which means in this case, more content!! I WILL BE SPAMMING THE FINKLEDOODLE OUT OF EVERYTHING.

As you may or may not have noticed, the blog URL is different! I have changed my blog, my instagram, twitter, tumblr, youtube -- EVERYTHING! I even remade a Facebook. (Its my personal facebook so I won't be accepting any friend requests sorry :<) It's time to get serious and start anew. I even remade the theme for my blogger from scratch. If you were following me on tumblr you will notice that they match! The new layout is extremely minimal so you can concentrate on the content HAHA I was actually waiting for the perfect moment to launch everything at once :>



So to kick things off.... I am going to thank all of you guys by GIVING AWAY SOME FREE SHIT AWWWW YEAHHH!!! Who doesn't love that? Anyways in this giveaway, I'm going to be giving out some lashes, a cute box to put your new lashes in, a crapload of bling stickers, two NYX lipsticks in strawberry milk and narcissus (my fav!), and SOME MORE BLING GLITTER SHADOW.

Giveaway will end FIRST OF AUGUST

Anyways -- how to enter

1. Follow me on Blogger & comment with your e-mail THIS IS MANDATORY. I NEED TO CONTACT YOU! and also it would help if you told me which steps you did with what username... I WILL CHECK +1 entry
2. Follow me on twitter +1 entry
3. Follow me on Tumblr +1 entry
4. Subscribe to my new youtube + 1 entry
5. Subscribe to me on Facebook (dont add me!) +1 entry
6. REBLOG / RT (with link please) + 2 entry


BE PREPARED FOR MANY NEW EXCITING VIDEOS BLOGPOSTS AND GENERAL CONTENT, WORLD! ITS GOOD TO BE BACK

Until Next Time,
Cristina
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