19/01/2010

LOOK: Simple Back to School Look, New Hair, and Jewelry Storage/Display Option!


Hi everyone! This is my very simple 5-minute face. I wore it on the first day back to uni. Very simple, yet understated! People kept commenting on how nice my eyes looked, and I think its the subtle shimmer I put on my eyelids. Well, keep reading to see what I used!

I also thought of a new storage option for my necklaces! I used to have so many before, but I just selected a few special pieces and the rest I gave away. Keep reading for that at the end of the post too!

FACE
MAC MSF Natural in Medium Plus & Medium Dark
MAC Pearl cream colour base - highlight
MAC Select Moisturecover concealer in NW20 (undereyes) and NC30 (spots)

EYES
MAC Bare Study paint pot (shimmery champagne, on lid)
Urban Decay Bourbon liner (upper lash line)
L'oreal Double Extension Mascara with Serum Inside Primer
Maybelline Collosal Volume mascara
MAC Spiked brow pencil

LIPS
Cherry chapstick! ♥











I just realised this was my first post with my new hair! Well its just an updated version of my old one. I love how big and curly it is lol. What do you think? ♥

This necklace was given to me by one of my mom's Dermatologists-in-training. I love her so much! She's the big sister I've always wanted lol. It's from Accessorize in the Philippines. ♥



~ ~ And what do a few thumbtacks + a notice board make? A necklace display board!


I bought these ladybug tacks in one of the stationery shops in Davao City (National Book Store), and they look so cute! But of course you can use any. Just push them in, but not fully, leaving a bit of the metal for you to hang your chain on. I used one tack for the finer chained necklaces, and for this chunky one I used two. Now I love how I can see all my necklaces, and be able to grab them on-the-go! ♥

I hope you enjoyed my look and this jewelry storage idea!

What do you think?? ♥

25 comments

  1. Your hair looks gorgeous and the necklace looks amazing :)

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  2. @graphology- Thank you so much xx

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  3. Would you recommend the brow pencil? I've been wanting to try it for a while :) xoxo

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  4. @peachykeen- Yes I definitely recommend the brow pencil. I was on the fence about buying it for a while, and then I got it as a gift. It gives me such a cleaner-looking brow compared to using a brush and brown eyeshadow! And its much easier & quicker to use. Its one of those twist-up types (but won't twist down, yeah its kinda weird) so there's no fuss with sharpening. I'm sure cheaper drugstore brow pencils could work too, but I'm very comfortable with this one from MAC and I'll definitely repurchase when I run out! :) xx

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  5. what a difference an accessory like a necklace can make for your outfit :) and that really is a great storage idea! love the ladybug tacks <3

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  6. So so so cute. Already addicted to this blog, gonna make sure to follow. Please follow me xxx

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  7. You are so cute! Love the eye makeup, simple but pretty :)

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  8. u look like a doll Liv! and the necklace is lurve!

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  9. The necklace is so very pretty....:)

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  10. such a cute and simple look. i love it..

    & love the necklace idea.

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  11. the necklace display is a really nice idea!and I like the little ladybugs hehe
    nice looking for return to class :)

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  12. awww i like this natural look... i like how you used only a handful of products too. i can't help but LOL when i see people do a "natural" look and they list 9384739853 products that they used lol

    <3

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  13. I do a look very similar to this for school. You look beautiful as always ;)

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  14. lovely neutral look, so pretty and glowy! xo

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  15. Lovely look, and I love your hair, you look like a doll!

    I'm glad you take the time to indulge in makeup despite being a med student, I know how busy that life can get lol

    Btw thanks for stopping by my blog, I really love yours and followed. Please follow my blog too if you like. :)

    xo

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  16. Aww! Such a cute look! You'll be a big hit in school!

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  17. Beautiful! So neat and fresh! New follower here!
    XX

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  18. I love the subtle shimmers, it's really flattering !

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  19. gorgeous! :) hahah and yay welcome to the world of curls :)

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  20. Oh you look way gorgeous!

    I love your curls, I just got my hair permed myself:P And that necklace is really whimsical!

    Adore the way you display your jewelry too, what a neat idea!

    xx

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  21. I love this look. It's so fresh faced and natural looking. It's definitely perfect for school or when you're in a hurry since it only takes 5mins!! The ladybug tacks are adorable & that necklace your mom's dermatologist-in-training gave you is gorgeous!!!

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  22. What contact/circle lenses are you wearing?

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  23. @tramstabalaboopy- Hi hun, I was using Flex Wear Emotions in Henna in this look x

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