Thursday, December 16, 2010

Blog Sale :)

Feedback under helloookitty00 on MUA & Ebay

Pretty Things is also featured here on The Blogsale List . They are giving away a $30 shopping spree to a lucky follower!!

Open to US Only & will only accept Paypal
shipping will be $3 and additional items .50 (negotiable) tracking included.
prices are negotiable, esp. on multiple item purchase
will hold items for 24hr after invoice is sent.

$10min &&& all offers will considered ;)

items come from a pet/smoke free home :) I will sanitize items before shipping. All items are authentic & have been purchased by me.

comments will be disabled for your privacy/aesthetics
please email me at in the following format...

-subject “Sale”
-list items
-paypal email

I apologize in advance of the GIGANTIC pictures. I wanted to be as detailed as possible if you would like additional photos or swatches don’t hesitate to email me :)

On to the SALE.....


Palladio rice powder
"natural" $5 brand new
"warm beige" $5 brand new


Palladio rice paper warm beige $4 Brand New


Maybelline dream matte mousse $4 used 2x "natural beige"

Chanel Lumieres Facettes "527 Plein Solei" $45 (retail $55)
(used 2x) missing sponge applicator.
Limited Edition Chanel 2009 Summer 'Cote D'Azur' Collection

Chanel Lumieres Facettes Iridescent Effects Eyes "59 Gold Rush" $45 (retail $55)
(all unused except for shadow on lower left used 3x) sponge applicator included

Chanel “Irreelle Blush” “25 in love” $35 (retail $45)
1x used brush included unused

Dior “Diorskin Forever”Extreme Wear Flawless Makeup SPF 25 $35 (retail $45)
shade 040
used 1x

Dior Beauty Case $70 (or best Offer)
Measures approx. 9" long x 12" wide x 3.5" tall
Main color is Black
1 detachable 8" x 11" zip mesh compartment
Compartment separators 


MAC eyeshadow pro pans $8 each
Sumptuous Olive (used 1x)
Motif (used 2x)
Bisque (used 2x) SOLD!
Honesty (used 1x) SOLD!
Woodwinked (used 2x),SOLD!
( $1 extra if u would like me to ship in elf quad for extra security )

Cargo “Barcelona” quad $10 (orig $28)
used 2x
broken at the hinge

Too Faced “Pink Leopard” Bronzer full size $14 (orig 28)
used 2x

MeMeMe “poppy tint” available only in the UK $5.00
swatched once
This is a good enough dupe for Benefit’s Posie tint which I already own.

Maybelline dream mousse blush “Peach Satin” $2
used 1x

elf Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder $1
used 1x

elf Eyebrow Kit “medium” $1
used 2x

Stila “topaz” kajal eyeliner $9.00
sharpened once
Original box available.

MAC #210 eyeliner brush $14.00 (orig $17.50)
lettering on this brush is intact & has a layer of clear nail polish for protection. will be cleaned before shipping.

MAC #116 blush brush $25 (orig $32.00)
lettering on this brush has rubbed off a bit. will be cleaned before shipping.
AMAZING brush for blush application only parting with this because I already own two.


Color Club “Sweet Seduction” french manicure colors set of 6 $ (choose your price)

Barry M polish only available in the UK $3
red glit'er dupe for China Glaze's "ruby pumps"

Sinful Colors Polishes $1 (take lot for $5)
Midnight Blue 1x
Mercury Rising 1x
This is It 1x
Vacation time 1x (color is more brown/beige)
Let’s Talk 1x
Ruby Ruby 1x

Orly Polishes $4 each
Calypso Breeze (brand new)
Sante Fe Rose (brand new)

OPI polishes $3
Route Beer Float 1x
At first sight (brand new)

Hair & Body

Bed Head “Superstar” Blow dry lotion for thick massive hair 90% left $9
Big Sexy Hair Conditioner Brand New $13

Boots “wild strawberry” scrub brand new only available in the UK $5


btw, all my books are in excellent condition. I’m a tad bit OCD about breaking the spine n’ stuff.

The Help
by Kathryn Stockett
(hardcover) $10

One Fifth
by Candace Bushnell
(paperback) $6

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress
by Rhoda Janzen
(paperpack) $6

Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury
(paperback) $3

Thanks for looking !!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

UK love:

          I took advantage of the fact that Asos, the UK's largest online retailer, is now shipping to the US for free!! I thought it would be way too complicated to model these for you so I borrowed these stock photos from the site ;) The shipping wasn't too bad it took 7 business days for my order to arrive and they offer free return shipping.

ASOS Mesh Insert Strappy Detail Top - Black $15.17

ASOS Fairtrade Cotton Front Corset Top - Coral $8.17

ASOS Strap Detail Body-Conscious Top - Black $15.17


Friday, October 29, 2010

fashion friday

          I recently took the plunge & ordered some goodies from Forever 21's online store. I am so not liking this whole Forever 21 on steroids business!!! For some reason every store around me has tripled in size. Initially, I was ecstatic more square footage more fantastically cheap clothes but NO... it’s so overwhelming & anxiety inducing. It’s just too much && i don’t really see any theme or organization. So I decided to try my luck online and to my surprise the site is pretty well organized :) One of the downsides of ordering online is that you can’t really check out the quality and well with forevee 21 I wasn’t really expecting much. So, I just kinda ordered some basic stuff like belts & cardis. The shopping experience was great & the shipping was free && it arrived the next day!! ((They ship out of Los Angeles. )) Oh another bummer, was that they don’t pay for return shipping but it was okay since i didn’t need to return anything.

Lace Knit Top $12.80

Woven Leatherette Belt $6.80

Leatherette Braided Belt $4.80

Cardis $11.50 each

Braided Belt $3.50

p.s thank you for all of your kind words on my previous post :) HUGS!

Monday, October 18, 2010

cookies, meds & OCD

          Last week, I met with a new psychiatrist. For the first time in two years, I feel like someone actually listened to me and told me the truth. I’ve been fighting a lot of battles and I won’t burden you with my problems but lately depression has been the BIGGEST demon in my life. Depression has held me back from doing a lot things that I used to love like going out with friends, spending time with my family, and even working. I’ve been stuck at home in my own little world for far too long and i’m glad that I finally reached out for help. Now, the dr put me on an antidepressant && i can’t seem to slow down or even keep my mouth shut. I’m thinking that this dosage is not right for me... my depression has now been replaced with cleaning & baking obsessively!! LOL I did make some yummy cookies tho !! My hubster is def not complaining.


Friday, October 15, 2010

UK Love : The Original i-Divine Palette

         It is no secret that the UK is home to some of the most outstanding make up brands like Illamasqua & Make up Forever. Thankfully for us Americans, these brands have made it across the pond and into our local Sephoras. I recently, did a swapsies (click for blog post) with a UK based beauty blogger. Now, it has come to my attention that the UK is keeping some amazing make up all to themselves!! Luckily for me, Kelly from the Perfect Pout was gracious enough to share with me some of the UK’s best kept secrets. She sent some Sleek palettes. First off, the colors are beautiful & the color pay off is BA-NA-NAS (a la’ rachel zoe)!!

Behold the Original i-Divine Palette
by Sleek MakeUP

         The packaging is a study hard plastic & it houses twelve individual eyeshadow shades for the retail price of $10.00. The shadows are mineral-based and are described on the website as having a “velvet touch” consistency. The colors are vibrant and have great staying power. The palette also has a mirror & a double ended sponge applicator.

(swatches top left to bottom right)

         If you would like to purchase the palette u can find it at the sleek make UP website. Only bummer is that US shipping is $13.50 :(


p.s. if you have any questions, suggestions for upcoming reviews,
or you just wanna chat about anything you can find
my email address on the left side :) I'd love to hear from you all !!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Review: Maybelline Dream Smooth Mousse

         Loving the texture of this foundation it’s very light and dries to a powder. The formula really keeps the skin looking hydrated & fresh. Unfortunately, I have been cursed with flakies around my nose and parts of my cheeks, it’s a HOT MESS, but the foundation really camouflages these bad areas. The coverage is light to medium & I use a damp cosmestic sponge to apply. The products claims to not clog pores & personally I haven't experienced any break outs :) The foundation also doesn't have any spf! so no worries at picture time. I'm wearing the foundation in 240 pure beige. I feel that the shades tend to lean more towards the yellow side perfect for my NC30-35 skin.

         I do have some issues tho’ my face tends to get a little shiny at around the four hour mark so I keep some MAC blot powder handy. Also, i’m not liking the packaging it’s bulky. Would have liked to see this product in a compact like the MAC studio tech foundation. The top compartment of the foundation houses a useless sponge applicator. The bottom portion twists off and holds the foundation

.49 ounces Maybelline Dream Smooth Mousse $7.99 @ Target
(.35 ounces MAC studio tech $29.50)

Rating 4/5 (packaging sucks!)

what are your thoughts on this foundation??


p.s. thank you audrey for being my proofreader:)

Friday, October 8, 2010

the Urban O' score.

My Order

          these items were already on sale on the urban outfitters site & i used a 20% off coupon that I found on retailmenot for extra savings && the shipping was free!!

          I am OBSESSED w/rompers!! I added a belt that I found at my mom's house from my high school yrs:) I don't have a picture of the ballet flats see below for more stock photos. The flats are a steal $17.99 for leather flats with no toe cleavage. I don't mind the toe cleavage but i know there's ppl that are weird about it :)


p.s. sorry for being MIA! my internet at home as been pretty wonky lately
i'm coming at ya via starbucks green tea in hand!