New Hairstyle: I called this “The Reverse Oxford”

 


My hairstylist, Danielle, from Novell Salon and I did some hair dying experiment with my hair. We were trying to figure how we can fix my hair situation . What happened was the last time I dyed my hair by myself, the color I used did not come right! This never happen to me before.My hair was a hot mess! The top my head and roots was burgundy/brown and the rest of my hair was black!

 I thought I ruined my hair, but thank god I found Danielle. She was able to work her magic and made my hair beautiful again! Her method was brilliant. She called this coloring technique “the Reverse Oxford”. Basically like a reversed ombré coloring style. Instead of transforming my hair from dark to light, we transformed my hair from light to dark.

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 So, Danielle had to match the same color I had on my roots by adding different shades of highlights through out my hair. This technique has never down or seen before.

This is a funny story, the name of the coloring style, “the Reverse Oxford” was inspired by my shoes. I was wearing a pair of oxford flats on that same day. Danielle also trimmed my hair to give more volume and depth to my hair.


Danielle did an amazing job! I was obsessed with my new hair and love love love the color !

Here is a video of my hair transformation:

For more information about Novell Salon or to connect with Danielle:

Novell Salon

500 Westfarms Road

Farmington,CT 06032

(860)521-6162

novell.hair@aol.com

www.novellhair.com

Feeling Funky Today!!!

Today, I decided to pull out my black spiked sneaker wedges from Aldo. I haven’t worn these pairs in years! At first it was hard for me to put together an outfit because I was being indecisive with my style choices. I couldn’t set my mind up! I literally sat on my bed for half an hour , staring blank at my closet.. Finally! I decided what I want to wear for work today. To paired up my spiked wedges,  I picked up a casual black midi skirt from Forever21, a light grey sweater sleeves crop top from H&M, and my favorite black and red plaid shirt. 

For my makeup choices for today, I decided to go light on the makeup then accentuate my lips with  a pop of color and darken my eyebrows. I used Luxe Lip color from Bobbi Brown and the lip color was called “Parisian Red”. 

I was definitely feeling funky today. And since it is Friday.. why not have FUN! I hope you guys like my outfit inspiration! 

Xoxo PT

Another Great Work Done by Digi Von Douglas

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L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Spray & Set Makeup Setting Spray VS. NYX Dewy Finish Makeup Setting Spray

imageI was at CVS Pharmacy and came across these two Makeup setting spray, Lo’Real Paris Infallible Pro-Spray & Set Makeup Setting Spray.and NYX Dewy Finish Makeup Setting Spray! I was lucky to find these because I’ve been searching for the PERFECT makeup setting spray to keep my makeup looking flawless and to last long. I could not just pick one or the other, so I grabbed both makeup setting spray! And I knew I made the right decision buying two products! And I wasn’t disappointed by these products either!

Here are my reviews &  how to use these makeup setting spray:

Lo’Real Paris Infallible Pro-Spray & Set Makeup Setting Spray

infallible spray$13.99-$16.99

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I’m totally obsessed with this setting spray so far for my oily skin!. I love the fresh and soft scent.You can barely feel the product on your face and the mist feels lightweight! I can definitely tell a difference when I spray this on my completed face! Powdery cake face no more!I This kept my makeup looking fresh all day long. I sprayed it in an X and T pattern as directed on the bottle and that covered my entire face. It does feel wet after application but it dries very fast and has no offensive odor. I this did not irritate my eyes, so I made no special attempts to shield my eyes other than closing them.Price is a little steep $13.99 – $16.99, however setting spray are often too expensive. I would rather buy this product any day because it’s so worth it! I totally recommend this to anyone!

According to L’Oreal’s Website:

“Locks in makeup for a “just applied” makeup look all day.
Lightweight mist, barely there feel.
Dermatologist tested. Non-comedogenic.

Keep your makeup looking fresh hours after application: no melting, fading or touch-ups necessary. This lightweight, oil free setting spray locks in your total makeup look, Face, Eyes, and Lips, preventing color from smudging or settling into fine lines for all-day staying power.”

How to use this:

Shake well, Hold 8 inches – 10 inches away, close your eyes and spray 4 to 6 times in an X&T motions, Avoid spraying in eyes.

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NYX Dewy Finish Makeup Setting Spray

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(Photo:courtesy of NYX Cosmetic Website)

($7.99)

There is also  NYX Matte Finish Makeup Setting Spray, but I decided to buy the Dewy Finish setting spray to test it out first.  I will eventually buy the Matte Finish Setting spray. This lightweight, water based setting spray keeps your makeup looking dewy and A-M-A-Z-I-N-G all day long through any kind of weather. Keeping you looking FLAWLESS! I am loving it! This spray keeps my makeup looking natural rather than a powdery face cake. I’ve always wanted to try a setting spray, but they are often too expensive, but for the price $7.99 I decided to give this one a try! I use this product a lot and my makeup stays on all day long!  For me that is great, because some days I am up and have make up on from 8am-8pm. I put it on ten minutes after my makeup has been put on. If I spray it right away, I’ve had it run my mascara, but if my makeup’s dry it is just perfect. I will continue to use this product, and repurchase it when it runs out, but because I only need one or two sprays a day, I have a feeling it will last a long time. I totally recommend this!!

NYX reviews

How to use:

Shake, spray and set! Shake the bottle and spray onto your face from a 6 inch distance. The spray will then set your makeup resisting unwanted color fade.

The #Floppyhat Trend

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 I have found my new obsession…I’m obsessed and in love with the retro-inspired “floppy hat’ trend! This fashion trend dates back in the 70’s. My “phashion” prediction for 2015 is retro-inspired floppy hats will be everywhere on the runways during Spring 2015 Fashion Week for fashion designers. Floppy hats will be a MUST HAVE item for the Spring and Summer! “Phasionistas” and celebrities have been wearing these type of hats in 2014, so Floppy hat trend will continue to be saturated everywhere around the world. And I’m okay with that!!

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I got my hat from Windsor for $16.99!

To achieve this trend for less $$$, you can find these retro-inspired floppy hats at thrifts stores or consignment stores, Forever21, H&M, Normstrom BP, Pacsun, Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom Rack, & etc.

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My Spontaneous Shopping Spree!!

First of all Happy New Year everyone! Hope you all enjoyed your holiday break and holiday festivities. I know I haven’t wrote a new post in a while. I have been busy with work, but also spending a lot of time with my family and friends over the holiday break….I hope you guy enjoy reading this new post!

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hm(photo: H&M’s website)My shopping spree at H&M

Last Friday I was shopping at one of my favorite clothing stores, H&M. The first thing that I noticed when I entered to the store was the “Up to 60% off selected styles” display sign in the front of the store.  Of course I have  to check out the sales! I immediately ran to the sale section of the store and rated every section. I looked through carefully at each section and found a few items of clothing that I was obsessed with and had to buy them!

imageThe first thing I found on the rack was this sexy-looking leopard, yellow-mustard colored skater dress, in my size! The dress was marked $15, plus an extra 30% off of the sale price.  The dress cost only $10!! The dress looked perfect on me and fit every part of my body! The dress made me feel sexy and classy at the same time!

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The second thing I found on the rack was this off-white knitted sweater. When I tried on this sweater, it felt so warm and comfy. It was marked $15, plus an additional 30% off of the sale price! The sweater cost $10!!

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I brought three infiniti scarfs!  Burgundy, black, and off-white scarfs were on sale for $2.50!! Each item was marked $5, plus an additional 50% off of the sale price.

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I got the silver/grey sweater for only $5! The sweater was marked $7, plus additional 30% off! The style looked great on me! I felt comfortable and confident!

I’m obsessed with everything that I brought from H &M!! Normally if these clothes were regular prices, I would’ve walked out of the store paying over $100!  I only paid $38 for all of these items!

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There is still time!The sale special doesn’t end until today!  Deals Up to 60% off selected styles only, online or in-store purchase. Deals starting from $5…..

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My Shopping spree to PacSun

I went to PacSun to look for boyfriend jeans and some new crop tops. When I got to the store I found a couple of pairs of boyfriend jeans and they were on sale for $19.99!! They were destroyed boyfriend jeans. The jeans fit perfect on me!  Normally it is difficult for me to find boyfriend jeans in my size because I have a petite body frame. I was so happy to find a pair that fit!

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($19.99 Bullhead destroyed boyfriend jeans)

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The cropped-tees were buy 1 & get 1 free! Each were marked $16! I’ve been dying to buy casual cropped-tees. I wanted to find tees to paired up with my new boyfriend jeans! One in mint-green & the other in tribal-printed style.

My Top 10 Black Pant outfits Ideas & Inspirations

imageI think every girl MUST need and MUST own a pair of black  jeans in her closet! Because black jeans will make every girls’ lives easier and much simpler when it comes to styling an outfit together!  It is time to bust out those boots, heels, and black pants!!!! During this Fall, I recognized that many fashion inspirations, trends, & looks involved with either black skinny jeans, black leather pants or black skinny tuxedo pants! There’s something “sexy, sophisticated, edgy, fashionable and effortless” about black jeans that will completely transform a girl’s appearance! If you like fashion or need an outfit inspiration, here are my top 10 black jeans outfit ideas and inspirations that are super cute for Fall!!!


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If you are looking for an outfit for a casual occasion, here are two different type of looks:

First look: “Rebel and edgy fashion”…. Burgundy loose, oversized sweater with black pants and black biker boots! I think adding an over-sized handbag will make your outfit look more dramatic!

Second look: “casual and chic fashion”…. long cardigan in a neutral colors palette, plain white tees, & black pants..Then add a killer shoes or heels! I think adding a killer shoes or heels brings a little bit of “sass” and class into your whole outfit!


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“ALL BLACK & Everything”, this is a really sexy and sophisicated outfit! Perfect for dinner nights & date nights! Black leather jeans with a black woven or knitted sweater, you can always wear an animal printed scarf or a bold statement necklace.


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“Black pants with fur vest”

I have an obsession with faux fur vest!! I’ve been searching for the “Perfect Faux fur Vest!” I think every girl has a bit of animal spirit inside of them! I would totally wear this outfit any day!


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These two different looks are both sophisticated and time-less!These outfits are perfect for work and professional occasion! First Outfit inspiration: Black skinny tuxedo plants with a neutral colored blouse and strapped heels. You can accessorize with a bold beaded necklace and black statement tote bag!

Second outfit inspiration: Black skinny dress pants with a neutral colored sweater and a black blazer! Accessorized with a simple necklace and toupee colored heels!


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If you’re looking for a casual outfit idea, this look is perfect for you! A pair of black skinny jeans with a denim button-up shirt, a grey infiniti scarf, a pair of chestnut-colored flats, a chestnut braided belt & a black hobo satchel bag. This outfit is perfect to wear for  from day to night look or to school! All you need is to change into a pair of heels, to turn your outfit into a night outfit!


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I love this outfit! I love wearing shirts that has quotes on them with a pair of black skinny jeans! All I need to do is add a blazer (any color) and a pair of black pumps! This outfit inspiration reads cool and efffort-less!


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This is the perfect outfit for a girls night out outfit! Since the Fall is here, this outfit will also keep you warm & comfy while looking edgy and fashionable!


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I think this outfit is super cute! However I do not have the body-type for this perticular design. I have a very petite body frame, so the black pants would eat me up alive! I think this type of pant would be suitable for ladies who have curves and ladies who are above 5’2. However I do love the crop top though!


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Five ways to wear black leather jeans:

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Two different type of peplum looks:

White peplum top & Black peplum top, I love both of these outfits! They both represent different styles and different personality types. The black peplum top is perfect outfit for a person who is daring and loves color. She is never afraid to be bold! The white peplum top is perfect outfit for a person who always like to dress classy and time-less. She loves to wear clothes that are monochromatic.


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I’m obsessed with this style! This is totally my type of style! This outfit is fun and bold! I love the graphic top and how it matches with the red pumps. Plus the black skinny tuxedo pants fits perfectly on Cara Delevingne!


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