Running Late Makeup

We’ve all been there, we snooze too many times and all of a sudden we have to be out the door in 15 minutes and we’re still in bed. Or, if you’re an unlucky student like me, you get stuck taking the dreaded 8 A.M. class and oversleep your alarm. Fear not! I have the tips and tricks to make sure you’re out the door on time and don’t look like you overslept.

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January Favorites

Where did the month go? It doesn’t seem like long ago that it was Christmas and now we’re already a month into 2016. Whaaaaaaat? Crazy. Anways, I decided to do another favorites post. Being as I’m a college student, I don’t try out a lot of new products on a month to month basis, simply cause I’m on a budget. So these posts won’t be too long, and might be a bit repetitive compared to past favorites, but I thought I would still have it so I could share all that I’ve been loving this month.

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Why I Don’t Like the Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette

2015 was the year of eyeshadows for me. I started out the year with just the Naked 1 and 2, and ended it with about seven more palettes. I know that seems like a lot, but I use them all and I never bought anything full priced, it was all either presents or discounted with coupons. So, that’s how I’m rationalizing it. Don’t judge me.

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Anyways. Around Christmas I picked up the Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette. I love Too Faced shadows. They’re such good quality and so pigmented and they’re just a dream to work with. So obviously I was so excited to get the Chocolate Bar.

I was a little let down to say the least.

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My Skin Care Routine

A little background on my skin: I have acne-prone, combination skin. I started breaking out really bad around the time I was 13. When I say I broke out bad, I mean bad. I was dubbed “pizza face” by classmates because of how bad my skin was. I can’t even say I only broke out on my T zone or just my cheeks, because I got it everywhere, forehead, cheeks, temples, everywhere.

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I’ve Changed Names!

I decided to change my name. I was previously mollymicaela.wordpress.com, but now I am molly-alamode.com ! I’m super excited about this change! I wanted to go for a name that told more what I was about. So I chose a la mode, which means either fashionable or with ice cream. Both things that I can get on board with.