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Mermaid Fishtails

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When I look at these photos from the Russh Magazine, I get a little jealous. After a brazilian blowout and keratin treatment, my hair basically does one thing, and that thing is fall flat and straight. I could probably replicate the look above, even with my straight hair, but I suck at doing anything to my hair other than washing it, brushing it, and leaving the house. Time for youtube tutorials?

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Yeah, probably not. Love complicated hair, but I’m just not the type to put so much effort into my hair. I’ll just keep staring at these photos and longing for a professional stylist to fall me around and make my hair into pretty works of art.

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I Loved Hello Kitty First


I did, I loved Hello Kitty first. And yes, I know that’s a bold, presumptuous statement, and a little bit hipster-esque and snobby, but I don’t care, I stand by my words, I loved Hello Kitty first. You see, every since I was a wee little thing in the 80’s, I loved Hello Kitty, and every birthday, my mother and friends and family would get me hello kitty themed gifts. This was way before Hello Kitty was super popular, Keropi kind of out-shined her for a while in the 90’s, but she was still my favorite.  I’ve had Hello Kitty stickers, notebooks, pens, pencils, games, bags, clothes, stuffed animals, bento boxes, kitchen appliances (including toaster), balloons, themed parties, etc. Basically, a whole load of hello kitty shit. My favorite birthday memories growing up are def. the memories of waking up on the 24th and seeing a bag of Hello Kitty things next to my head on the pillow. Every year, my parents would get me something, even if it was just something small. This year, they changed it up and got me a giant white elephant. Knowing I was sad that they broke tradition, my boyfriend got me a little stuffed Hello Kitty, which was quite sweet. In addition to that, my family put a hello kitty candle on my cake, as evidenced by the picture above (thanks M.V. for the picture).

I thought this was a perfect time to bring up my Hello Kitty obsession since Sephora just rolled out with a whole Hello Kitty line. Like their Tarina Tarintino collaboration, the Hello Kitty line includes make-up, accessories and perfume for us adults, but with a touch of whimsy.  Some of my favorite products for sale, below.


Ok, admittedly I haven’t smelled this, but I love the little Hello Kitty glass bottle with atomizer.

mirrorAnother cute item for your vanity

nailartI love nail art, even if I suck at doing my own nails. This is pretty cute close-up.


Just be cautious, I haven’t actually used the products or held the above mirror in my hand, it might be super crappy. However, it’s pretty cute to look at, and even though Hello Kitty is kind of played out and everywhere at this point, and I probably wouldn’t actually buy or use any of the products above,  it still holds a special kitty place in my heart.