Christmas in January No. 2

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Another busy December has come and gone which means it’s time to celebrate! I work for a large Canadian company that is bombarded with crazy schedules and assignments each and every Christmas-time (as you may have noticed from my recent travel schedule and hectic moods). So when our busy period winds down and everyone can breathe a sigh of relief, we celebrate. We have our Christmas party in January and I kinda like it that way. (see last year’s party here)

Our celebration took place this past weekend and I couldn’t have had a better time. It’s one of the only times Corey and I get to dress up and go all out! He wore his Calvin Klein suit and I put on a old dress that I’ve only ever been able to wear once before. A little black and white Taylor number from the Hudson Bay Company many moons ago (you don’t always need to splurge for something new, this one got me a lot of compliments!).

Of course my favourite part of the entire evening was getting ready. I’m currently working on editing a Get Ready With Me video and am still unsure as to whether I’m going to post it, but for now here is what I wore on my face for the evening! A co-worker of mine thought I had it professionally done!….I pat myself on the back. The pictures don’t quite do it justice:


Tarte Amazonian Clay Full Coverage Foundation in Medium Sand

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Dark Circle Eraser (under eyes, beside nose)

The Body Shop’s Bronzing Powder in Medium Matte (slight contour)

Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder (forehead, chin, nose)

Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Blush in Tipsy

The Balm Mary-Loumanizer (blended at the top of cheekbones)


Anastasia Brow Wiz in Dark Brown

Urban Decay Naked 2: Blended using MAC 217

           –  Bootycall (all over lid) YDK (inner corner and under eye) Busted (outer corner)

Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper

Rimmel Kohl Liner in Jet Black

L’Oreal Miss Manga Mascara

Sephora Flutter Lashes for corner lashes


Sephora Universal Waterproof Lip Liner

Bite Sephora Loves Bite Event – Coleen’s Signature Lip


O.P.I Deutsch You Want Me Baby?

OOTD #2 and WOMF – Christmas in January


As I’ve mentioned before I work for a large Canadian food service company. Seeing as December is the busiest time of year for us, we celebrate Christmas and the New Year in January. This past Saturday was our ‘Far East’ themed staff celebration at a large convention centre in Hamilton. It was one of the most extravagant events that I’ve ever been to. It was amazing!!! The decorations, the food, the drinks, the outfits, etc. I had so much fun!! But of course the best part of a night like this is getting ready!! I haven’t had the chance to dress up in such a long time! It was wonderful!!!

Starting with the outfit:

– TFNC London Dress from Topshop

– Beige Froguil Shoes from Aldo


And the face:

– No 7 Beautifully Matte Makeup Base

– Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum applied with RealTechniques Buffer Brush

– Maybelline Age Rewind (for under the eyes)

– Soap & Glory One Heck of a Blot Powder

– Guerlain Terracotta Bronzer/Blush applied with RealTechniques Blush Brush

– Elf Eyeshadow Primer

– Urban Decay Naked 2 – Bootycall (all over the lid and up to eyebrow), Snakebite (on the lid) and Busted (in the outer corner and above the crease)

– Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner (on water line of upper lashes)

– Maybelline Black Kohl Eyeliner (halfway across waterline of bottom lashes)

– Revlon Brow Fantasy Brunette

– L’Oreal Volumous Million Lashes Excess

– Sephora Always Red Lipstain

And I straightened my hair with my CHI Hair Straightener and I used some TreSemme Thermal Creations Heat Styling Spray. So there you have it!! I’ll admit I think I looked pretty good!! I love dressing up and taking pictures!!!