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Ride the #NoShaveWave with Silk’n Flash & Go | 3 Month Update

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Silk’n Flash & Go Compact – 3 Months Later

As you may remember, I started using the Silk’n Flash&Go device back in August. You can read my post here. My quest for smooth legs is a contintual trial, and I think I am close to finding a solution! Although the results were not as noticeable early on, I’m here to report back with my experience using the devie over the summer and autumn months.

You know what they say… Summer bodies are built in the winter! Well, so are smooth legs! I know many of us give up on shaving during the winter months – if they’re not going to be seeing your legs, why bother? However, this is a great time to use the Silk’n Flash & Go device. After continual usage during the winter, your legs will be smooth and glowy by the time summer rolls around. The Silk’n Flash & Go is a beautiful piece of technology that is perfect for the woman on the go, and fits right in to your weekly pamper routine. Keep reading for my experiences after 3 months of continual usage!

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The Ultimate Girl’s Night In – Celebrating The Bachelorette Canada with Two Oceans Wine!

The Ultimate Girls Night In With The Bachelorette Canada and Two Oceans Wine!

As I’m sure you all know, The Bachelorette Canada premiered yesterday on W Network! If you follow me on snapchat, you’ll have noticed that I had a really rough time last week… I really needed a pick me up, and unwinding with my roommates and having a ~girls night in~ was the perfect solution!

Luckily for us, Two Oceans Wine set us up with an awesome little kit to make sure we were comfortable and well looked after. Delicious wine? Cosy socks? Plush blanket? YES PLEASE. Two Oceans Wines joins Canada’s first-ever Bachelorette, Jasmine Lorimer, on W Network’s much anticipated The Bachelorette Canada as program sponsor this fall. I’m super excited to share two of the wines they sent, in case you’re perusing the aisles of LCBO and need a little treat for your own girls night in!

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Power To The Period | Women Helping Women with U By Kotex!

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Power To The Period!

I used to volunteer at a food bank during high school (anyone remember those 40 hours of mandatory volunteer work?) We received tons of canned goods, milk, and other non-perishable items. I distinctly remember that female hygiene products were highly requested, yet we didn’t have enough stock to keep up with demand. I think when most people think of food banks and shelter supply centres, they think of cans of beans and bags of milk, cookies, bags of pasta, maybe clothing and childrens toys… but not feminine products! Luckily, U By Kotex is working to change that with their #PeriodPower campaign! Keep reading to find out more…

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Summer Fun ft. Adore Me – Swimwear and Lingerie Haul!

 

Adore Me carries a wide selection of bras, lingerie, sleepwear, and swimwear. There are always new seasonal designs being added to the website which makes it harder and harder to stop myself from going on a treat yo’ self shopping spree! Regular department sizes don’t offer many cute options past 34D, and LaSenza doesn’t seem to offer past 34DD in store. Victoria’s Secret is a bit better, but the cost of a pretty bra and panty set can sometimes cost way more than intended!

Adore Me is a monthly subscription service in which you can order a new pair of cute undies/ swimwear/sleepwear for a discounted VIP price, which is often half the regular price. For those who prefer to pay as they go for one-off orders, Adore Me offers the option to buy the sets at their regular price.  You can read my previous reviews of my ordering experience here and here! I have four sets to share with you today!

Aaaaaaand luckily for you, Adore Me is having a summer snapchat giveaway! Keep reading to find out more…

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Spirited Away with Redbubble + GIVEAWAY!

 

Spirited Away

As you guys already know, I absolutely love Redbubble! It’s a fantastic website where you can get beautiful artwork printed on almost everything, ranging from clothing, to phone cases, to duvet covers, and notebooks! Not only can you get unique pieces to wear, but you’ll be supporting the artists you love at the same time. I was more than excited to join them for their spring campaign. I picked out a few Studio Ghibli inspired pieces featuring some awesome fanart from super talented artists!

I have a few pieces to share with you today! There’s a fun giveaway at the end where you can win my featured pieces, so keep reading! 🙂

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Clear Skin with Neutrogena – Oil-Free & Pink Grapefruit Solutions Review!

Here we are… a very cold and grey 2016! We were doing so well – I truly believe we were going to get through winter with the 10C+ temperatures unscathed… Although we seem to have avoided the 4-foot snow piles (for now), the weather is still harsh against my sensitive skin.

Lately, I have been facing a series of unfortunate breakouts – I’m sure it’s because of the harsh, icy temperatures, or the relentless dry winds. I wish it was socially acceptable to wear ski masks out in public without looking like I’m about the rob a bank, because I’d be all over that trend. These breakouts are different from my typical hormonal bouts and the teenage acne I was once cursed with. My skin becomes more sensitive during the winter months, resulting in a rigorous exfoliation regime that seems to have resulted in excess facial oil and sebum production.

Fortunately, I was given to opportunity to trial Neutrogena’s Rapid Clear anti-spot gel, as well as their oil-free products and signature pink grapefruit line!

I am very familiar with the pink grapefruit line – many of the products formed the basis of my high school skincare holy grail. Neutrogena’s oil-free pink grapefruit line focus on cleansing, hydrating, and soothing acne-prone skin which is often difficult to achieve in the Winter months, where everything seems to be dried out and dull. Oh how I love winter.

CLEANSER
The Neutrogena oil-free acne wash is an alcohol-free cleanser that provides deep cleaning without overdrying the skin. This wash penetrates deep down to clean pores to help prevent blemishes by removing excess oil and surface buildup. It feels refreshing on the skin! I also feel like it helped to clear up my acne as it contains salicylic acid to provide intensive deep cleansing. The formula is also gentle enough for daily use.

MOISTURIZER
When suffering from acne, it is important to keep the skin clean and hydrated. Neutrogena’s oil-free formula works well with sensitive skin. Some anti-acne cleansers can make the skin feel dry, and possible cause peeling and flakiness. This makes it difficult to apply makeup may even cause acne to appear worse than it is. It is essential to moisturize the skin- I recommend choosing a non-greasy water-based formula that won’t clog pores and fights acne fast! Remember – moisturizing is necessary to keep skin looking healthy and smooth!

BODY WASH
For those suffering from breakouts on the chest, back, or shoulders… look no further! The Neutrogena pink grapefruit body wash is made with 100% natural derived grapefruit extract and vitamin C. The scented body gel is super refreshing, and is gentle enough for everyday use!

SPOT TREATMENT
Don’t you hate it when you have one big obnoxious zit sitting in the middle of my face? For about a week, I had a stupid zit lurking underneath my skin – it was red and painful and all-around unpleasant. The Neutrogena Rapid Clear spot gel is a clear gel that is applied directly to the zit and lasts up to eight hours! Spot treatments are an excellent solution for drawing out and healing those annoying lurkers. It can be reapplied continuously as needed, and has a soothing cooling sensation.

You can find most of these Neutrogena items in department stores and pharmacies. You can also find additional information, and purchase the products at Neutrogena.ca!

*This post was sponsored by Neutrogenabut as always it’s 100% my honest opinion! 

Redbubble Gift Guide + Giveaway!

Hiya lovelies!

I don’t know about you, but I’ve already started my Christmas shopping. Yup, the day after Halloween marks the start of 2 months of Christmas in my calendars! I can’t help it, everything about the season makes me feel happy – might have to do with the release of the Starbucks holiday drinks? Shhhh….

Anyway, one of my favourite parts of the holiday season is shopping for presents! It’s true what they say – when you get older, you start to find more joy in giving than receiving. (At least… that’s the case for me!) Don’t get my wrong – I do love a good present or two, but I love seeing the looks on people’s faces when they get open the presents I’ve given them.

 

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How I Edit My Photos ft Corel PaintShop Pro X8

Hello lovelies!
I often get questions about how I edit my cosplay and blog photos…whether that be fashion, food, or product photos! Thanks to the partnership I have with Corel on this post, I am sharing tips on photo editing using PaintShop Pro X8!

PaintShop Pro X8 is basically a fast, easy, powerful, and affordable photo editing program with almost all the power of Photoshop at an affordable price! Adobe is the big name in the industry for creative editing programs and the one I’m most used to, but my dad favours Corel and subsequently gave me lessons on how to use the program haha! The roles have reversed… It’s very easy to pick up though, and has a lot of creative options.

So, let’s get started!

The basics:

I have a few different items in my photography/ video kit that I use. I am currently using the Canon T3i as my DSLR camera. I typically pair it with the 18-55 kit lens, and the 50mm f/1.8 portrait lens. I use my DSLR and a Nexxtech for video and fashion/outfit posts!

I have a set of Cowboy Studio lights which I use to light my videos and sometimes product photos if I don’t have good indoor lighting.

For photos of makeup, food, and anytime out and about on the streets, I use my Canon G7X, which is a micro four-thirds camera! (Think of it as the lovechild between a standard point and shoot and DSLR)… Many of the DSLR capabilities in the body of a point and shoot! Very handy and easy to carry around.

Editing…

Although photos can still look great straight from the camera, editing makes quite a noticeable difference!

Here’s an example from my Halloween outfit post… (You can see the full post here)

This is the raw photo from my camera… It looks okay, but there’s a lot that can be done to improve it!

The same photo, with increased brightness and contrast, tweaked levels and curves, and a boost in saturation!

Makes a bit of a difference, doesn’t it?

Now, I’ll be showing you how I edit photos using Corel PaintShop Pro X8! The program itself is very similar to Photoshop except with more accessible creative options! One of my favourite features is the instant effects! It’s kind of like preset Photoshop actions.

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There are lots to choose from! The one applied on the top photo was called Fade Correct Small, which added subtle blur and focusing and changed the colour balance to be more blue/cyan. This is typically how I edit my photos anyway, so it’s convenient to be able to do it in one click!

Another example for an upcoming post, which I edited entirely with Corel Paint Shop Pro! It’s a recipe post…. Here’s one of the unedited photos…

Now, let’s work on this photo! Like my other photos, I’m going to increase the contrast, up some of levels, and work with the curves.

Looking much better, right? PaintShop Pro also has a one-step photo fix, or a smart photo fix which can put the unedited photos beside the work area so you can see your edits instantaneously!

There are lots of other features which make it a great alternative to Photoshop! Definitely a blogger friendly program, and much cheaper than Photoshop! I don’t know about you, but I’m super impatient and I’d rather take photos than sit down and edit for hours… I want my photos to look good, but I hate editing! Paintshop X8 is a great solution!

Here’s another examples of the things you can do…

Looks cool, right? Luckily for you, Corel is offering up to 30% off the price of Corel Paintshop Pro X8! And check this out —  Here’s a campaign coupon for $20 off the purchase or upgrade of PaintShop Pro X8 (Pro & Ultimate)! Just use the code 2930 Click here to find out more…

Have fun! Thanks for reading, and let me know what you think!

xox,

Sachie

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*This post was sponsored by Corel

Acne Free with Clean & Clear

Hello lovelies!

My battle against acne has spanned over the past ten years. I’ve tried almost every acne-fighting cleanser, scrub, astringent, pad, or cream in the drug store. Fortunately, I’ve found what works for me, and my acne has been at an all time low! You can find out what’s in my current skincare regime by checking out my skincare tag.

I recently had the opportunity to try out Clean & Clear‘s three step cleansing system! I remember using these products when I was a teen, so it’s a real throwback. The three step system includes a cleanser, a deep cleaning astringent, and a moisturizer. If I remember correctly, It retails about $14 – $15 at most drugstores (like Walmart!)

The products target dull skin and acne, in order to hydrate and even skin tones. There are three simple steps: cleanse, tone, and moisturize…

The Essentials Foaming Facial Cleanser has a gel formulation with Vitamin C and ginseng. It has a light citrus scent which is really nice to use in the mornings. It also contains soft bursting beads that work to gently exfoliate the skin. After cleansing, it did make my face feel quite dry. I have combination skin at the moment, but I imagine this would work well for those that have oily skin types or suffer from excess sebum.

The cleanser is meant to be followed by the Essentials Deep Cleaning Astringent. This toner targets the additional dirt or makeup that is left behind after cleansing. Acne fighting ingredients such as salicylic acid treat and prevent blackheads, pimples, and breakouts.

Again, this product is quite drying. You’re supposed to take a cotton pad and wipe it over areas such as your T-zone, or any other places where you make have excess oil. I would only recommend using it once a day, and make sure to moisturize right after!

And finally, the Dual Action Moisturizer. The oil-free formula helps to moisturize and provide additional acne treatment to the skin. I really like this moisturizer! It absorbs and dries quickly on the skin without feeling sticky or oily. It feels cool and tingly on the skin at first which is great.

Overall, I don’t think this set is for me as oily skin and acne protection aren’t my primary skin concerns at the moment. If you’re suffering from excess oil or frequent bursts of facial acne, I would highly recommend for you to check this out!

Have you tried Clean and Clear products before? What are some of your favourite acne-preventing products?

Thanks for reading!

xox,

Sachie

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*PR sample provided by Johnson & Johnson Inc for consideration! 

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Hallmark Itty Bitty’s and Fan Expo Pass Giveaway!

Heya lovelies! I’ve got another exciting (and incredibly cute) post for all of you today! Stay tuned until the end of the post for a very special giveaway – one weekend pass to a lucky winner for Fan Expo Canada, courtesy of Hallmark Canada!

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Hallmark? For me, it’s birthday cards and seasonal decorations! I lovelovelove sending out Christmas cards every year, especially doing my annual card exchange with friends…Gives me an excuse to go shopping for the pretty glittery cards printed on heavy cardstock. I love me some cardstock ok?

But! Hallmark has come out with the cutest little set of plushies. They remind me of upright Tsum Tsums (adorable and collectable… I feel an addiction coming on…) They’ve released a set of geeky Itty Bitty’s of characters that I’m sure many of you will be familiar with. Even better – Hallmark will be at Fan Expo this year! This will be their first time exhibiting at Fan Expo, and their booth has a lot of fun things in store. Hyap is gonna help me model some of them today 😀

I’ll be doing a meetup at the Hallmark booth this year at Fan Expo! I’ll be posting the times/location on my social media so make sure you’re following me on twitter, facebook, and instagram.

Let’s start with… The Avengers! (Well, half of them anyway!) Iron man, the Hulk, and Captain America!

Which one is your favourite? I’m always Team Cap because I’m pretty weak when it comes to muscular, blonde hair, blue eyed men in muscle suits. Hnnnnnnggggggg.

Can’t stop this bromance! HEHEHE. #civilwar

We can’t miss out on Spidey, can we? Don’t worry, you’ve got some marvel-ous friends. (Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hahahahahahaha) There’s also a set of Itty Bitty’s which includes the Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman etc if you’re more of a DC fan.


Another set that I’m super super super excited for is the Star Wars set! If you haven’t already heard, there’s going to be a new Star Wars Movie coming out in 2016! It’s highly anticipated and everyone seems to be talking about it. As someone who watched Starwars quite late (….last month), I can’t wait to see the revamped version. I don’t think I can fully appreciate the early 2000s graphics. Anyway, I’ve got quite a few Star Wars goodies to show you…

Han Solo and Princess Leia! Look at these cuties~ You can get them as a pair in this adorable set!

Family portrait 😀

Here’s a lil’ R2D2! I’m sure if you’ve ever been to a comic convention, you’ve seen one of these guys whizzing around. There’s always a remote controlled one at Fan Expo, and it’s super cool! He makes noise and his head spins around 😀

If you’re a big Star Wars fan, you can even find this exclusive collectors set! How cute are these? These would make a really cute gift for friends and family who are fans – definitely look out for these in my Christmas gift guide! 🙂

The force is strong with this one! How could we miss Darth Vader?

So many cute plushies! Make sure to check them out at Fan Expo where you can pick up some cool collectables, or at your local Hallmark Store! Itty Bittys are 6.95 each and you can find them at your local Hallmark store.

Now for the fun part…. GIVEAWAY TIME! I’ve teamed up with Hallmark to bring you an awesome prize! 😀

This giveaway is for 1 weekend pass for Fan Expo Canada, which takes place in Toronto, Ontario. Make sure to enter if you were thinking about attending! It’s Canada’s largest comic convention, and it’s a huge show with some great guests! Here are some of the guests that are headlining the con!

Just fill out the Gleam widget below, and 1 lucky winner will be randomly selected on August 24, 2015! I will announce the winner on my social media and contact you by email. You have 24 hours to respond or else I’ll select a new winner!

Fan Expo Weekend Pass Giveaway from Sachie&Hallmark!

Thanks for reading, and best of luck in the giveaway!


I’ll be doing a meetup at the Hallmark booth this year at Fan Expo! I’ll be posting the times/location on my social media so make sure you’re following me on twitter, facebook, and instagram. 😀

Thanks for reading!

xox,
Sachie


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*This post is sponsored by Hallmarkbut as always it’s 100% my honest opinion! 

Pink&Mint Galaxy | Redbubble #artinmotion

Pink & Mint Galaxy

A little while ago, Redbubble reached out to me in order to collaborate with them on their Art in Motion campaign!

Redbubble is a website specializing in custom printed apparel, prints, and home decor. They’ve got a massive range of artwork and design available for custom printing, with proceeds supporting independent artists. I’ve bought some cool stuff in the past, like this Studio Ghibli fighting game t-shirt! It’s a great way to express yourself through fashion and design, and adding that little pop of originality for wearable art!

I got to pick a few items to share with you guys!

These designs are super cool! Sp8cebit is an artist that specializes in pixel art renditions of galaxy patterns! There offer  two similar designs – in red and purple!

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A Satin Touch with 3Wishes

Sometimes, a girl just wants to feel like a princess. Lacy and flowy and dreamy~ And what better way to do that than with some pretty lingerie~? Whenever I want to feel extra confident, I pop on a nice lingerie set. Nobody’s going to see it, but it’s the thought that counts!

Today I’d like to share a beautiful set from 3Wishes! 3Wishes is an online store that sells costumes, clubwear, and lingerie. They’ve got some beautiful sets…. I have the Satin Touch Babydoll Lingerie Set. I think it’s quite important to spice things up in a relationship, and what better way to do it than make your partner’s eyes bulge out of their head?

This is a 2 piece set, featuring a flowy bra/top, and panties. It’s from a brand called Coquette. I’ve never heard of this brand, so I can’t really compare this set to anything else in their range. It’s a flowy and sheer babydoll top, adorned with lots of pretty pace near at the cups and at the bottom.

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Nomad Coffee Club | Giveaway

Hello lovelies!

I love coffee. I love pretty instagram feeds. After stumbling upon Nomad Coffee Club‘s instagram, I quickly followed and lurked their page. I was super happy when Nomad reached out on a possible collaboration and giveaway, which I’d love to show you today!

Nomad Coffee Club is an online coffee bean subscription service. Based in Toronto, they deliver freshly roasted specialty coffee straight to your door! I’ve seen tons of online subscription services, but never one for coffee.

Now, I’m pretty noobish when it comes to coffee. I drank it occasionally during the school year to keep me up during the late nights working on my thesis project. However, it was only the instant stuff by Nescafe, which was alright. Nothing special. Whenever I go out to a coffee shop, I normally order lattes. I’ve never really had coffee that’s been freshly roasted! 

So, what’s included in the Nomad Coffee Club plan?

Fresh, Delicious
Specialty Coffee
Enjoy 12 oz and a whole bag of awesome!
A different coffee every month
Brews up to 35 cups
Roasted with love in Toronto
FREE shipping & Taxes Included

 Check out this pretttyyyy packaging!! These beans were roasted on the 22nd of July, and I picked them up from my PO box on the 24th! It’s awesome that they’re also based in Toronto. Everything arrives so quickly!

Look at my beautiful coffee art ;))))

This is the flavour I received this month. Every month is different! This month’s flavour is Fazenda Passeio, from Brazil, Sul de Minas. It’s a full body coffee with notes of milk chocolate and red grape. Very flavourful!

Since I don’t really have a coffee grinder, I searched the internet and found that you can use a magic bullet or food processor to grind the beans! My parents also wanted to try out the coffee so we loaded up the Magic Bullet…

I should’ve shaken up the beans a bit more, but it did a pretty good job. I also found out that coffee beans lose about 60% of their aroma within 15 minutes of grinding! It’s also better to grind the beans yourself instead of getting pre-ground ones because of this! So its best to just grind and blend the beans whenever you’re feeling like a cuppa.

Now, lucky readers, here’s your chance to try out some of Nomad’s coffee for yourself! Nomad Coffee Club is offering a one month subscription/box to one lucky person!! I can attest that it’s really good coffee, so you’re in for a treat! You can check out their website here.

This giveaway is available for Canadian residents only. More international giveaways coming up in the future though! 

Nomad Coffee Club – 1 Month Subscription Giveaway

If this seems like something you’d like to try out, head on over to their website by clicking here and use the code SACHIE for $5 off!! Definitely worth it if you’re a big coffee drinker. It’s tastier and nicer on your wallet than getting that cup of Starbucks everyday.

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Thanks for reading!


xox,
Sachie

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OOTD Adore Me!

Heya lovelies!

A little while ago, Adore Me sent me and email and asked me if I’d like to do a little haul with them! Although they sent these to me, all opinions are my own! 😀

Lingerie was always a bit of a weird topic for me, since I’ve never really spoken much about undies or loungewear on my blog or youtube and although my audience is mostly female, I’ve got a male audience that sometimes gets weirded out lol. I’m a big fan of lingerie and pretty nightwear, or just pretty clothes in general! Wearing pretty undies (especially when they match) is a total confidence booster! 😀

Anyway yes, getting back to the topic. Adore Me is a super cute lingerie website that has a wide selection of styles and fits, with collections ranging from swimwear, lingerie, corsets, and nightwear! I chose two items – a bra/pantsu set and a nightdress/romper thing.

I thought it would be fun to put the first together in a little OOTD! I wore this on Friday 😀





shoes: TOPSHOP | sweater: OLD NAVY | bra/panties: ADORE ME* | leggings: ZARA

The sweater is actually from my friend mle, we did a little clothing swap the last time we met up and it’s really cozy and oversized! I’ve been wearing my Zara leggings/ topshop shoes quite often now because they’re very ~effortlessly chic~, I love the combination of black and gold. 

It’s a nice pop of color under all that black and grey, hehe. The Summer Bra is a pushup bra that’s adorned with some pretty lace. It’s a bright coral color, perfect for summer! The undies are also very lacy – this is their ‘hipster’ style, so it has a bit more bum coverage~
romper: Adore Me*
Next up is this romper! I’m always a bit skeptical when I have to order rompers/dresses online, just because I’m a bout 5’10 and have a really long torso. I was afraid the M wasn’t going to fit me, but it does! It’s a very soft, stretchy material. Pretty sexy and very comfortable to sleep in! 😀
Pretty flowery lace on the torso area!! There’s something very sensual and mysterious about black lace, because you can see just enough but still hide away 😉
What are your thoughts on these styles? I really like them – the color of the bra is really nice and not something that I would usually go for, but it’s a nice change for summer! And the romper is super comfortable! 
You can find them here:
They also have a promotion going on where you can join their monthly VIP membership and get your first set for $24.95 – just click here~ They update new collections and styles every month so there’s always new collections. 
Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoy these fashion posts! Please look forward to more in the future 😀 

zazzle shirts shirts shirts

heya lovelies~
A little while ago, I was contacted by Zazzle.com about reviewing some of their products! I was given a store credit and picked a few items! I had previously heard of Zazzle because a friend had bought some shirts from there, so being able to get a few items for myself was pretty cool! 😀 Zazzle offers lots of different items, like phone cases, shirts, and housewares. Most of their items are customizable, or you can choose from a large array of premade designs!

 Of course, the first thing that I looked for was the (heavy breathing) car shirt! 😀 I saw someone wearing a shirt like this in a youtube video, and had to have my own!

 The images are printed on the shirts, and are very high quality! The designs don’t wash out or fade easily. You can also pick what style of shirt / colours you want the image printed on! I chose a while american apparel shirt. :}

 Since Zazzle has the option to print your own designs as well. There’s a design maker that lets you load up your custom design and position it on the shirt to see how the final product will look. I drew this up on photoshop! I was unsure how the small brush-like details were going to show up but everything turned out well!

I chose a light grey shirt instead of white… (I have too many white shirts haha)

Moustachio!!! :{D
You can check out more Zazzle items here! Which design was your favourite?

[review] candylens

Hiya lovelies!

Got some lovely lenses from Candylens to review today! Shipping took about a week to arrive from Malaysia to England. (I think that was about the same time it took to arrive in Canada as well?)  Anyway, communication was great, they replied fast to all of my emails, and answered any questions that I had! When a store has great customer service, it makes a great impression and makes me recommend them to my friends! 😀

Let’s take a look at the lenses, shall we?

Vassen Latte Gray
Seriously loving these lenses. Although the websites states that they are 14.5mm, they give the illusion of being around 16mm. Definitely the most enlarging lenses that I own! They give a super dolly-eyed look. They are grey, with flecks of brown. Has a dark, medium size limbal (outer) ring.

Although the colour is ‘gray’, they appear to be brown on my eyes (the gray isn’t really that noticeable). However, if you have lighter blue/green/grey eyes, these will show up as being gray with a hint of brown!

The design really reminds me of GEO Cafe Mimi series in Macchiato…except being a gray version! Since this design is called ‘Latte’, I’m guessing that it is based on the Cafe series haha…

The appearance is quite natural, despite the fact that they enlarge your eyes like crazy!

Vassen Cloud Nine Blue
These lenses are very POW in-your-face blue! Super bright. They are bright cerulean blue, with flecks of pale blue. They also have a very thick black outer ring.

 Macaron case! 

These are not natural at all, but would be great for cosplay! Since they are mainly a solid colour with very little blending of the two colours, they really help to achieve a dolly-eyed look. They are 14.5mm, but I feel like they have a 15mm effect.

Both of these lenses are great because they didn’t make my eyes feel dry or irritated! I haven’t really tried out many Vassen lenses, but I was pleasantly surprised!

Which one is your favourite? Let me know in the comments!

If you’re interested in these lenses, you can find them (and many more designs/colours) over at CandyLens!

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[REVIEW] Pinkicon

A while ago, the new circle lens and wig store called Pinkicon contacted me, asking me if I’d like to review some products for them! They are a promising new store located in Hong Kong, and have a variety of items.

I received three different packages from them. They were sent by EMS and arrived within a few days. Communication was super fast, and I always got a reply within a day. Customer service was great.

The first package one contained two different pairs of circle lenses!

Starmish Brown are 14.5mm lenses. They are a fairly bold orange-brown/copper colour. The colour is quite striking! I love the look of this colour on my eyes since I’ve never really tried it before. Reminds me of cat eyes haha!

Dali Heart Brown are dark brown lenses that have a subtle heart pattern. I typically don’t like darker brown lenses (because I’d rather have yellowish eyes hahaha) but these are quite nice. If you have dark brown eyes and want a big dolly enlargement, these would be ideal.

Magic Magic is a Japanese falsies brand. I’ve never heard of it before (Well, I’m not exactly up the biggest connoisseur of gyaru lashes), but the designs are really cute.

Magic Magic false eyelashes — I was sent two different types. Not too sure about the names. The first one in the purple package sports more of a cat-eye style. Lashes are fairly natural but have more of an accent towards the ends. The lashes in the pink box are fairly natural but have smaller accents on both ends.

I prefer the cat-eye style!

The lash also came with lash glue. The glue was pretty weak and didn’t stick very well. Bit of a miss for me. The cool thing about this though is that it’s kind of a tinted color? Like, the glue itself is a white colour but looks kind of blue and purple from different lights/angles, if that makes sense.

The next package contained the wig. It’s a pink-ash milk-tea brown color. This wig is soooo soft! It has some curls but the curls disappear once you brush it out, which is kind of sad. But man, the quality of this wig is lovely. It doesn’t tangle at all! It’s not the most flattering colour on me since I tend to rock the darker colours, but this was a nice change! The package came with a wig cap and brush. You can see how it looks on me in the video below 😀

The last package was a wig stand. It came in three pieces – two main body pieces and a top ring. You cross the two body parts over and then secure the ring part along the top! This is great. It’s light and easy to assemble. Definitely going to bring this with me to cons, since we usually never bring wig stands with us because they take up so much room.

I actually posted the review video a loonnnnggg time ago, but totally forgot about the blog post! Whoopsiiii~~

Anyway thanks for reading, seeya the day after tomorrow!

WISHTREND review!

Woooo slowing getting back into reviews! I’m quite behind on them but I’m getting back into the swing of things!

I received a few things from Wishtrend to review! Wishtrend is a website that sells loads of Korean beauty products. I know lots of my readers are interested in Asian cosmetics, so you might want to check them out! They sell lots of products from popular brands such as Skin79, Elishacoy, Tosowoong…etc!

This is what I received! 
 Enzyme Powder Wash, Klair’s Restoring Time Serum, LIZ Color Veil BB Cream, Elisha Coy Always Nuddy BB Cream, and Tosowoong Detail Clean Pore Brush
 This is the Tosowoong Detail Clean Pore Brush. It’s a super dense facial cleansing brush with something like thirty one thousand bristles! (O_O) So many! It claims to help fully clean out pores and remove dirt from the face.
First off, THIS BRUSH IS SO SOFT. I mean, so so so soft. And so nice. Brushing the dry bristles against your face is the nicest feeling in the world. The brush lathers up very quickly, you can feel it cleaning out your pores. It feels super refreshing! I’ve tried loads of cleansing brushes and this is by far my favourite. And I didn’t notice any shedding! 

 I used the brush with the cleansing powder that they sent me – Enzyme Powder Wash. It claims to thoroughly clean skin as well as giving it a healthy glow.

 The bottle is filled with this “powder.” (It looks like laundry detergent haha!) Basically, you add water to it and lather it onto your face. It creates a thick foam, which is very nice! It made my face feel very clean and refreshed. It worked fantastically with the brush as well! I was looking on the Wishtrend website and they currently have a promotion where you can get the wash and brush together! 😀 I also like how easy it is to transport – it won’t leak or anything because it’s a dry powder, so it’s great for travelling!
Now, onto the BB creams!
 I received two different BB creams – the first of which is the LIZ Color Veil UV Protection BB Cream. This BB cream has SPF 50+, which means it has a great amount of sun protection! This BB cream has a lovely rose scent! I know some people don’t like fragrance in their makeup, but oh myyyyy this smell is wonderful!
 This bb cream is medium – heavy coverage. It also has yellow undertones, which is great for me! It’s so hard for me to find my shade in foundations at drug stores because everything is either too pink or orange toned for me! This shade (Gorgeous Beige) fit me perfectly. 
 I also received the Elisha Coy Always Nuddy BB Cream. I’ve never heard of this brand before, so I was quite excited to try it out! It doesn’t have a strong scent. Coverage is heavy-medium! 
When I first swatched it on my hand, I noticed that the bb cream had pink/grey undertones. I was a bit unsure because they tend to make me look a bit greyface… After I tried it on my face, it oxidized and matched my face color very well! Almost as well as the first one! Which is great – it can also work for people who have yellow/peach skin tones.
This is a wrinkle serum! I’d say I’m not in the target market for wrinkle creams, but I figured I’d give it a go! The serum looks kinda like a gel, and is dispensed through the pump at the top. There isn’t really a smell, and it feel refreshing on the skin! I’d say that I’ll give it a little longer before I see any results, and I’ll report back!~
All of the good things! 😀 
I hope you enjoyed the review! I’m slowly getting around to them so you can expect more in the coming weeks. :] If you’re interested in any of the products, you can find them at WISHTREND! 
Oh also, I’ll be doing a giveaway with them soon, so make sure to subscribe to my youtube page! 😀

[REVIEW] AngelContacts Circle Lens

Hello darlings! I’m back with a circle lens review. Hopefully I’ll be able to get a few more of these up soon!
I get loads of questions about what lenses I wear in my videos/photos, as well as where I get them. The lovely people at AngelContacts let me choose two pairs of lenses to review! I chose GEO Fresh Brown and Nudy Blue.

Communication was extremely fast – I would receive a reply to my emails within one day – sometimes on the same day! They really value customer service, which adds onto the pleasant shopping experience.

In terms of packaging, AngelContacts has probably been the best I’ve seen so far! My package arrived in a bubble-wrap envelope. Contacts were packaged in these little plastic cases, with business cards inside. They also included a little booklet showcasing the different designs, which I have never seen a circle lens store do!

GEO FRESH BROWN – Recently, I’ve been looking more at lenses that would be suitable for every day wear. I feel like 14.5mm/15mm lenses look a little too surreal for daily wear at school. I don’t wear lenses very often at school, only on days that I want to look extra nice, or for special events. I was searching for a natural brown coloured lens that would enlarge my eyes and help to achieve a dolly eye effect! The fresh series caught my eye – it has a very natural design with subtle enlargement.

These are probably my favourite natural lens so far! The design actually reminds me a lot of my favourite lenses! My ‘signature’ circle lenses, aka GEO Cafe Mimi lenses in Latte brown, are a little too big/alien for regular daily wear, so these are a great alternative.

Next, I decided to check out GEO NUDY BLUE. I’ve tried the Nudy series before, but I have to say, the blue color is definitely my favourite. (Review for green and violet).

In natural and artificial lighting, these lenses tend to appear as a turquoise color! I love this effect. 

Nudy lenses are famous for giving a ‘sparkly’ eye look, and are great for blending into one’s natural eye color. They stand out nicely on dark/medium brown eyes. I’m sure they would look great on light eyes as well!

All in all, I love these lenses! Especially in love with the Nudy blue lenses because they are the most flattering blue lenses that I’ve tried so far! Despite being 14mm (same size as the brown ones), they give me more of a ‘dolly eye’ look. I think I’ll use these for my Hilda cosplay when we have photoshoots!

If any of these lenses caught your eye, head on over to Angel Contacts!

[REVIEW] GEO Tricolor Green + Violet

A little while ago, Shoppingholics sent me some lenses to review!

I always seem to review super huge dolly lenses, but this time I decided to take a look at some more natural looking lenses. I found the perfect ones when I tried on the lenses from the GEO Tricolor series! (♡˙︶˙♡)

Lenses arrived in these cute boxes~ It also included a very cute thank you card! The extra effort put into customer service really makes the difference. (´;ω;`)

 These are the green lenses. They come in the smallest size (14mm) and, as the name suggests, they have three colors – darker green outer ring, medium green body, and a light green/yellow inner ring! The design is pixelated up close, but appears to blend very well on the actual eye.

 Lenses on naked eye~ no makeup! Very natural coloring, blends in quite well with my brown eyes. Even without makeup, they look super natural. Picture taken in natural indoor lighting by a window.

In outdoor lighting! The green colors look a bit darker on brown eyes, but that adds to the more natural look.

 Now for the violet lenses! The colouring consists of a darker purple outer ring, medium purple in the middle, and a light purple/brown for the inner ring. It’s not a super vibrant violet colour, so it can be suited for daily wear.

I didn’t get an opportunity to upload a picture in natural lighting, but I’ll be sure to update this post when I get it!

LOL ok I know my eyes look kind of scary, but here is a picture of both lenses taken in natural indoor lighting (by a window). I love the colors of these lenses so much!

Now a picture with heavier eye make up. Despite not being bigger in size, the dolly eye look is still very achievable! This is probably the most accurate portrayal of the color in everyday indoor lighting. Not too vibrant, but still gives off a great colour!

In general, these lenses remind me of regular colour contacts, but a little bigger in size (and probably a fraction of the price of prescribed ones!) These lenses are super comfortable, and only had to be rewetted with eyedrops once.

These are definitely my new favourite lenses! I want to try all of the colours now! (*゚▽゚)ノ Which ones are your favourite?

Also, you can find the violet lenses here, and the green ones here!

If you use THIS CODE, you’ll get $2USD off your order! (*´∇`*)
DISCOUNT CODE: 1000161850 

[REVIEW] GEO Cafe Mimi lenses in Waffle Gray

Hello again!

I recently received these lenses from Mukuchu. I’ll be reviewing these lenses today!

As you can probably see in my previous reviews, I’m crazy about grey lenses! I love the way they look on my eyes. I’ve reviewed sparkly grey lenses, striking greys (Sesame Grey), but I’ll be reviewing a different type.

The Cafe Mimi lenses in Waffle Grey are a blue-gray lens that fades out to brown. So far I’m in love with all of the lenses from the Cafe Mimi series! I think the Latte brown lenses are still my favourite though.

Lenses came in their own little box, which was quite cute. Inside the box, there was a slide out tab which contained the lens vials.

In the side compartment, there was a lens case!
They look quite light and transparent in their vials when held up against the sunlight, but the color is quite opaque when worn on the eyes.  
Sorry, the picture didn’t focus probably. But you get the gist of the colors on my eyes.
Black outer ring, fades into a dark blue grey, a light blue grey, and a yellow brown. The part that opens up for your pupil has a jagged black outline. I love this design! 
With a ringlight/flash, the color is quite strong and opaque. In natural light, the lenses look dark blue-grey. It’s a fairly natural color.
These lenses are so striking! 😀
I’m also wearing Jewerich eyelashes in 01. The flared design really adds to the effect! 
I think these lenses could work really well for cosplay. I’m actually debating whether or not I should wear these for my Rorona cosplay since they can pass off as being quite blue. I also like how they work with my wig (which is the one I’ll be wearing for my cosplay.)
These lenses were very comfortable. I didn’t feel any irritation at all.
You can get them here for $16 USD/AUD. 

Let me know what you think of these lenses! Have you tried any of the Cafe Mimi series? 😀

Vampire Knight Cosplay + Rent

Got my Vampire Knight cosplay from miccostumes.com, who I am currently in a partnership with!  Can’t wait to start making more videos / take pictures in this. I’m cosplaying Yuki Cross from the series Vampire Knight. I have longer hair in these pictures because I wanted to mimic her hair from Vampire Knight Guilty.

These are just some speedy iPhone pictures. Hopefully I’ll be able to take better pictures soon! It’s actually quite funny because I wore my Meiko wig on top with my real hair poking through!  The colors are actually quite close, which it blends so well. I don’t think bangs would work with my actual hair because I have very defined eyebrows that don’t look good under the bangs… I’d have to dye my eyebrows lighter?

Also, if you use the code sachie on miccostumes.com, you can get -10% off your order! 

Lenses arrived from Mukuchu – Cafe Mimi Waffle grey! Can’t wait to try these out, since I’m super in love with the Cafe Latte ones. 

Oh, and an update on the rent. Well, it worked out (for now)! We had to make a deal though because S was having financial troubles, so the land lady said she could rent for only 8 months instead of 12 like the rest of us. It’s good that we have the place now but it kinda sucks that we have to pay 4 months more rent than her… We’re trying to find people to sublease it to over the summer.  We’re signing the official lease on Monday.

I swear if anybody else drops out or suddenly decides they don’t want to rent anymore, I will go into insane version Sachie. 

Hopefully everything works out. 

[REVIEW] Eyeluver.com Circle Lenses!

I’ve been putting off this review for so long! I sincerely apologize.
Back in December, I received two pairs of lenses from the popular online circle lens shop, www.eyeluver.com. They have a great selection of lenses that you can’t find in other lens stores! I’m going to show you two designs now. 
They came securely packaged in styrofoam blocks. I think this is probably one of the safest ways lenses are shipped to customers, because this securely protects the lenses. Packaging could be prettier tho. 
It took about 2 weeks for the lenses to arrive to me. Communication was great, all my emails were answered promptly! A+ for service! 


First, the grey lenses! Here’s what they look like… 
 And here’s the breakdown! These lenses mimic GEO’s Nudy Grey lenses, but have a thicker dark outer ring.


(Making use of my ring light haha~)It has a ‘sparkly’ grey design! Coverage is great. Doesn’t really blend too well with brown eyes, but would work amazingly with blue or green eyes! 

The color comes out as a lice light grey, really makes the eyes stand out! I recommend these for cosplay as well, as they turn out quite nicely in photos. These can also work for daily wear!

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Now, onto the Pop C Dark lenses in blue! 

Here is what they look like in the case…
And here is the breakdown! 

These lenses are great, so different from all the blue lenses I’ve tried.  The coverage is solid, and the designs/colors are beautiful! The only thing I don’t really like about these lenses is how big the outer black ring is, but the gorgeous blues make up for that.

I’d definitely recommend these for cosplay, since the color is so pretty in photos. These look very unnatural for daily wear though.

I think I might wear these for my Rorona cosplay! 
Both lenses are on sale for $20/pair, so definitely check them out!
I also have a coupon code!
Enter the code SACHIE for -10% off each pair of lenses!
Do you like these lenses?  Tell me what you think!

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[REVIEW] GEO Princess Mimi Sesame Grey Circle Lenses

(Scheduled post – this was supposed to go up after exams but I forgot orz—)

Hello darlings! I’m finally done with my exams this semester! I hate how my exams spanned from the 8th until the 20…super dumb!  My last exam was French… All I really got from this week was an excessive amount of cramming and stressing out! (stress acne sob;;;)


Today I’ll be bringing you a review of the famous Princess Mimi (AKA Bambi) circle lenses! I got these from the popular circle lens shop Pinky Paradise. 

I was really keen to get a pair of new grey lenses because my old EOS Pure Grey lenses had expired… and they were also only 14.0 mm lenses. (I’m addicted to the larger sizes, as they give a more dolly look! ) I needed a new pair of grey lenses for my Akiyama Mio cosplay for DTAC, and luckily these arrived in time.

I think it took around two weeks to arrive from Malaysia to Canada? Very quick because all of their lenses are instocks, so you don’t have to wait a super long time for orders to arrive.  Communication was great and I got very fast replies when I had questions!)

Pinky Paradise also has a super huge range of lenses! They have more than 600 designs!  They also sell lots of popular Asian makeup products such as BB Creams, false eyelashes, and facial masks! They basically have everything you’d need for beauty products!

Hippo lens case is super super cute ahh omg!
As you can see, the black outer ring is probably the most noticeable part of the lenses. Masuwaka Tsubasa, the famous Japanese model is so cute, she looks like a real life doll!  So obviously the lenses that she spokesmodels for make her look as dolly-eyed as possible.
Lenses in the case. Right lens is of the inside, left is of the outside of the lens.
Now for the breakdown! ヽ(。ゝω・。)ノ
The lenses themselves are 15mm. They have a very blendy grey design! The jagged design on the inner part of the ring draws attention to the pupil!

 These are some pictures of the lenses worn with regular simple makeup. (liquid eyeliner, mascara) They grey look really makes my eyes stand out! And it shows up really well on brown eyes. Theses lenses definitely live up to their hype!   I tried using black eyebrow pencil but it made my eyebrows look kinda gray lol… maybe I should try brown eyebrow mascara or something? D: Let me know if you have any recommendations! I heard that dollywink’s is pretty good…?

I think these lenses were perfect for my Mio cosplay! They showed up very nicely in photos and didn’t make me look alien! 
If you want to get these lenses, you can enter the code “sachiecosplay” and get these extras!

CODE: SACHIECOSPLAY
1. Customers entitle a FREE cute animal lens case PLUS mystery gifts 

         2. The coupon code can be stacked, if you purchase 3 pairs, you will get 3 lens case plus 3
              mystery gifts. 
          3. A minimum of 1 lens purchased to activate the code.

[REVIEW] Kimchi Yellow/Gold Circle Lenses

Today has been quite a good day! Σ(・ω・`|||)

Finished my first exam (multimedia). I originally thought it was 100 multiple choice questions but it turns out it was only 60 questions! We had 2 hours to finish the exam but I finished in 45 minutes… Stayed another 30 mins to check everything over (by this time, most of the people had left already lol)
Checked the academic website for my school where all out grades are, and turns out I got an A+ on the website I did for my final multimedia project! (⊙▽⊙) To top that off, a packaged arrived from a friend – he gave me his Beats earbuds that he didn’t use!  One thing to cross off my Christmas wishlist yay!

Also picked up some Christmassy props for DTAC this weekend “ヽ(´▽`)ノ” My maid K-On cos group, so excited!
(giant candy cane~)
Anyway, enough of that! Time for a lenses review! 
Today, I’ll be reviewing Kimchi – Maki Yellow lenses! These lenses are from Uniqso.
I wanted to say that Uniqso’s customer service is amazing! They always respond quickly to my emails. The lenses arrived bubble wrapped in a small box. They even added a card, very sweet! The package was shipped in a padded envelope and took about 2.5 weeks to arrive from Malaysia to Canada. ー( ´ ▽ ` )ノ
Here is the stock photo from the website… I could take a proper picture because the lens case that came with the lenses was hot pink, so you couldn’t really see the colour that well in the case. (。・д・)ノ゙
Kimchi - Maki Yellow
I’ve always wanted to try out some crazy gold/yellow lenses!  These looked promising. What really drew me in was the starburst design in the middle – most lenses just have a circular opening for your pupil to look out through, but the Maki lenses have a star design!
They are 16.2mm, which ensure you’ll have big dolly eyes! (⊙ω⊙)/ I think this is the largest pair of lenses I own! I think that they’re actually prob more of a 15mm size though, but whatever. The enlargement is great! It’s from the brand ‘Kimchi‘ which I’ve never heard of before, but they have quite a big range of unique lens designs! 
(Sorry for the blurry pictures – my camera committed suicide the other day so I had to use my old pink one.)
They don’t look as bright in natural light. The black limbal ring really makes your eyes pop! I actually felt really badass with these in + smoky eyes… The colour of the lenses is a medium pale yellow + a darker, more orange-brown yellow. They also feature latte-like designs, except they are dark brown and are very noticeable. (。・ω・)ノ゙
In direct light, the yellow/gold colour really is noticeable! So is the starburst design, which I think is really cool! ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ
With bright light + flash, the yellow is really noticeable. These would be perfect for a cosplay of a character who has yellow eyes! The black outer ring defines the eyes, but the designs on the lens still make it look …relatively… natural.
I think it works quite well with dark eye makeup or smoky eyes~
I actually really like these lenses! They’re so striking and unique! Definitely cosplay lens though, I’d never wear this out in public haha.  
As for the lens size, it took a bit of getting used to to wearing a size that big. Just make sure you have eyedrops handy! 
You can get these lenses from Uniqso! These lenses are currently on sale for $19.90USD~ Check them out! 
Really excited for DTAC this sunday!  
P.S. Somebody asked me before if I photoshop my eyes bigger… I never do haha, it’s all the ~magic~ of circle lenses! 

[REVIEW] WT-A04 Brown Circle Lenses

Hello darlings! I’m here with another circle lens review for you! ヽ(=^・ω・^=)丿


Today I’ll be reviewing GEO WT-A04 brown lenses. These lenses are from Mukuchu!

The WT-A04 lenses are a warm chocolate brown colour. They are 15.0mm in diameter! They also have little triangle patterns to draw attention to the middle of the eye.
These lenses only come in 0.00 (Plano). They have a shelf like of up to 3 years, and have a base curve of 8.6mm. These lenses were quite comfortable, minor dryness issues were quickly fixed with some eyedrops. They have a water content of 38%~
This is what the lens looks like on my eye! As you can see, the brown colour isn’t very opaque, you can see the ring of my own eye colour showing through underneath. I think that these lenses are more suited for eye colour enhancement than eye-colour changing. They blend in very well with my light brown eyes.(=´∇`=)
Size comparison! As you can see, these 15mm lenses definitely enlarge my regular eye size for an extra dolly look~
Picture taken in natural daylight. As you can see, the blending and enlargement are great! The patterns are light/subtle and not very noticeable.
Blurry blurry, was having redness issues because I have a case of the sniffles :B Looked a bit like rudolph lol!
Later that night I took some pictures with the lenses on in artificial light (lamp). 
I don’t think it’s showing up very well, but I also tried contouring my face in these photos! I contoured my face and nose. Just experimenting though since I’ve never really tried contouring before… (=^・ェ・^=)
Now, how do these lenses compare to other brown lenses? I have compared them here to GEO’s Cafe Latte lenses, aka my favourite lenses of all time <3. As you can see, both have very nice patterns and similar outer rings. Latte has a lighter brown ring and WT-A04 has a black ring. WT-A04’s colour blends more and covers a greater part of the eye than latte’s design! I think that Latte suits my eye colour more, but WT-A04 is great for those with darker brown eyes!
Both are great for cosplaying, or helping to achieve a dolly-eyed look! 〜(^∇^〜)

You can get WT-A04 lenses from Mukuchu.com! Or you can click here!  WT-A04 lenses are sold for $20/pair, or buy 3 pairs of GEO lenses, get one pair free!

Thank you for reading~ ┗(^0^)┓

[REVIEW] DollyEye BarbieDoll Grey Circle Lenses + Rimmel Lash Flirt Mascara

Hello everyone!

I know I seem to be a bit slow on posts lately, please forgive me!  I know somebody asked me to write a post on university life here so I’ll try to have that up as soon as possible. For now, I’ll try to do some shorter update posts or review posts!

Today I’ll be reviewing two products – a pair of circle lenses and some mascara!

I got a pair of grey lenses from uniqso.com! Specifically, the ‘Dolly Eye BarbieDoll Grey lenses‘.
They sell for $17.90 USD which is pretty cheap for lenses! Uniqso sells different lens brands that aren’t as well know, but there are still some super awesome designs!

UNIQSO:Dolly Eye Barbiedoll Grey
The image on the website shows the lenses t have a tornado design! I think this is very striking, and has a very nice design. Take into consideration that the lenses are on a model with blue eyes, hence the blending looks better.

Here is what the lenses looked like in the case. The arrived in a small cute box and the vials were wrapped in bubble wrap!

The lenses themselves are 14mm and have a water content of  42%! These lenses did not dry out after 6 hours of wear! They feature a tornado/swirly design.

First picture is without circle lenses, and the second picture is with the lens in! As you can see, they enlarge quite a bit despite being only 14mm! 

This is what the lenses look like on my eyes! The lenses don’t blend very well into my natural eye colour because they are brown, but I still think they look quite nice!

Had to throw out my old mascaras (Maybelline Colossal Volume and Lash Stiletto) since I’ve had them for a while. I decided to pick up a new one today! I remember Sami saying something about Glam Eyes mascara being good so I decided to check it out! I was looking for length opposed to volume since my eyelashes are a bit short! This mascara promises length and blacker pigments.
I didn’t put any mascara in the front part of my eyelashes to show my natural lash length. It actually worked really well to extend my lash length! 
Mascara and circle lenses!
I definitely recommend both of these! The lenses are suitable for cosplay (I use the grey lenses for my Mio cosplay)! They’re more of a darker grey – if you want a lighter grey lens, you might want to go with GEO Nudy Grey or EOS Pure Grey!
Finally, I will leave you with a picture that was taken at yesterday’s cosplay event! I cosplayed Akiyama Mio, uniform version. The lovely Joanna (AKA the cute Utane Piko cosplayer from Fan Expo) made the guitars for us! So talented! She even gave me the bass because she’s going back to Indonesia soon (she’s an exchange student)! She’s such a super talented cosplayer, I wish one day I’ll be able to be at her level! I’ll be make sure to take lots of pictures with it when I do my future Mio cosplays! <3
I’ll upload more of the photoshoot pictures when I get them! 

Sapphire Blue Circle Lenses (review)

BLUE CIRCLE LENSES FOR YOU~!~! ( ´艸`)

Got this beautiful pair of lenses from Mukuchu (at the beginning of July… sorry for the long wait! ;_;)
My old pair of animation blue lenses expired so I was ready for a new pair of lenses, but less ‘fake’ looking that the animation series. ≧(´▽`)≦

Big Crystal Sapphire (G-307)

The lenses are 14.5 mm. I think this is a pretty good size for lenses if you want them to slightly enlarge your eyes without making them look alien, but still have a pretty colour!

The colour itself is a bright sapphire blue that fades to a hazel – gold brown in the middle. The rims are a fuzzy black-brown which doesn’t make the eyes stand out as much as lenses that have a solid outer ring. ヽ(゚◇゚ )ノ

The design itself is very pixelated, but this helps the colour to blend in and look more natural from afar. 
How it looks on the naked eye! I like how the gold in the centre of the ring.

Both eyes! I love the look, it blends in very well and they don’t look alien/huge! ( ̄∇ ̄+)
However, I think I like my natural hair colour/blue eyes combo better. Plus I’m not wearing as much makeup, so it feels more natural!
Mukuchu was very quick to reply to my messages. Shipping took 3 weeks I think, which is understandable because they were shipping from Australia. It was wrapped in bubble-wrap and came with a lens case. I highly recommend their store if you’re looking for lenses, because they’re very well priced and they carry a huge array of lenses! (`・ω・´)ゞ
These lenses are super comfortable! They didn’t dry out easily and I could wear them for 6 hours! Couldn’t feel the lens at all! (These are EOS so that explains it haha!~) (・∀・)/
Hope you enjoyed it! Definitely recommend these for people who’d like blue lenses~

[Review] Cafe Latte circle lenses!

Hello darlings~


Is it hot where you are? Right now it’s about 40°C (100°F) in Toronto right now…sweltering hot! (。>0<。) Worst part is that we don’t have any air conditioning – it broke last year and my dad is too cheap to get it fixed….orz 

Anyway I went to the mall to take advantage of their AC, was originally going to watch Horrible Bosses but my free movie ticket was only valid for a theater chain which was across the street. I’ll go watch Xmen there tomorrow because Horrible Bosses isn’t playing!

The highlight of my morning was probably when my Cafe Latte lenses arrived! ヾ(@°▽°@)ノ I got them from circlelens2u.com. They are a online circle lens store that sells a huge range of lenses, and they’re based in Malaysia. Shipping took a week, which is pretty fast, taken to consideration as Canada Post is still suffering a backup of packages that still need to be delivered. About a month ago Canada Post went on strike and no mail was being delivered, so they’re still in the process of delivering all of the packages. If there wasn’t this backup, I bet these lenses would’ve arrived even faster! (TωT)


Lenses arrived wrapped in bubble wrap! I think this is great, as it protects the bottles and makes sure that they don’t get damaged during arrival. ヽ(゜▽、゜)ノ
The lenses did not come with a lens case though, so make sure you have one handy! Luckily I had extras.


Authentic GEO lenses sticker on the side of the bottle. You can go on the GEO website and put in the code to make sure they’re real GEO lenses! Which they are, haha~ (^人^)

Here are the details about the lenses!
Name: Cafe Latte – part of the Princess Mimi or Bambi lenses created by Tsubasa Masuwaka!
Brand: GEO
Size: 15mm
Water Content: 38%
Usage: 1 year
Cost: 14.90 SGD for one lens. This is about $11.60 CAD. It seems confusing but the price is for one lens only, you need to buy two. Therefore the cost is about $23.20, which is still a good price for the lenses! (*゜▽゜ノノ゛☆


This is what the lens looks like in the solution!
I love the latte designs! Instantly knew I had to have these lenses, despite them being 15mm (which I think makes me look kind of alien haha.)


This is a breakdown of the colours. (I realize the right lens is inside out, it’s to give to an idea of what they look like from the front.) ☆(^ε^)

Cafe Latte lenses are 15mm lenses. The base is a light gold-brown. There are flecks of a gold colour, with darker brown flecks. Mimics a latte design.


Yum yum latte!

Now, here’s a close up of the lenses being worn.


No makeup being worn. The lenses look big on my eyes. In my opinion, they blend in really well with my eye colour! makes them a lighter brown but then fades naturally into my natural eye colour. (°∀°)b 

More pics / review after the cut!



Here is an even bigger close up! (Sob I basically have no bottom eye lashes ;^;)
The latte designs are visible up close, but look more natural from afar. (´0ノ`*)


Here’s a picture of how it looks on me with light makeup! I look a bit discoloured in the pictures haha, it’s because it’s so hot that my face goes red, and I covered it up with Kiss Me Heroine Smooth Cover powder! So I look a bit pink and a bit yellow in different places, sorry! (/TДT)/
But whatever, I’m happy to say the lenses don’t look alien on me! (´・ω・`)


It looks like I have naturally large brown eyes! The enlargement is great! (  ゚ ▽ ゚ 😉  I wonder if people actually have massive eyes like this in real life….

Design: 5/5 – looks like a latte! 😀
Enlargement: 5/5  – They are 15mm lenses that don’t make you look alien! They look like you have naturally large eyes.
Colour: 5/5 Lenses are perfect colour, blend in super well with my natural eye colour, as well as adding a light gold-brown tinge!
Comfort: 4/5 – GEO lenses tend to dry my eyes out quite quickly, but eye drops fix that problem!

These lenses are amazing, probably one of my favourites. (/〃∇〃) I think I’ll wear these for my Meiko cosplay at Fan Expo. (I’ve seen different versions of Synchronicity done with both red and brown lenses, so I think I’ll wear these brown ones because they’re so nice!)

Please make sure to check out Circlelens2u if you want to get these lenses! You can CLICK HERE or click the banner in the side bar~ ヾ(@°▽°@)ノ