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Rise By Beyonce Review!

I’d like to start of by saying I’m the first detailed review of this fragrance ever!

I went to Kohls today to smell the queen’s new fragrance and though it’s not my cup of tea it is a very nice! I didn’t really get that apricot in the top but the dominate player is the basil not at all the orchid. She really stands out and is the Sasha Fierce of the fragrance in the way that she takes control and you can sell her at the first spray until the very end. Freesia is there but in the way that she was in Midnight Fantasy. She adds a little pop to it, but don’t think of it as soda pop like with MF. It’s kick that she gives the Basil to make them the best of friends. The orchid that’s said to be the star is more like Basil’s backup dancer that gets a little afraid of Basil’s control and backs up hiding until later on. As it dries and you wear it more the veviter and cashmere musk get stronger and they get along very nicely with the Basil/Freesia tag team that scared orchid away. The jasmine isn’t really there on me, but it’s somewhere in this very green fresh scent. Something else that I think is there that isn’t listed is tea, but that could be the basil and cashmere musk going at it. As the day is over this turns to something very comfortable the Sasha Fierce of the show (Basil) has softened though she stays through the whole fragrance, the orchid comes out of her shell a little and Freesia is still giving basil that boost of confidence and I think she’s the only reason that Basil has lasted this long. All of the base notes stand out in the end to create something soft beautiful and comforting woods of green tea but still with a fierce kick from the freesia.

As far as sillage, with a spray on the wrist it’s soft, because the wrist isn’t my strong point since I was only testing it and wanted to get frequent sniffs but a good amount of sprays on the neck for me could get me noticed.

With lasting time, I did the one spray OVER 17 hours ago and she’s still going strong, though she does soften. As I’m typing this I continue to smell my wrist since she’s still there! But with Beyonce fragrance I get a lot of wear (Pulse I get about 12 hours even). That’s why I don’t understand people getting like 15 minutes of wear! Beyonce also said her fragrances last really long on her, so I guess we have the same chemistry (YES, SCORE FOR SEAN!)

To wrap things up, Beyonce Rise is a green, woodsy tea like fragrance with a kick of a Basil/Freesia tag team that has some florals that get masked by the team. I actually do feel confident, yet sexy while wearing this and it lasts ridiculously long. With soft sillage from one spray and something that can be a lot stronger with a few more on the new and chest, Rise is something more original and least expected from a celebrity fragrance. I give it an easy 10/10! LOOOOOVE IT! You know… I’m gonna go back and get it! Add something different to my collection!

Love You!

Seanie B.

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Sorry if there are typos this is still in a semi edit mode, but please feel free to read on!

Happy New Year BABES!!

The contest IS CLOSED and to be in the holiday spirit, I chose 2 people to win. I’ll tell the details on how it was random below, but for the holiday season I decided to give a favorites list of about 5 things that I have been using frequently recently and love!

1. NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer

I just found this product and I don’t know what I was missing in my life! I use this under the eyes and if you know me, you know that under the eyes I tend to go for something medium to full coverage. With a lot of concealers, I often find myself not being able to go that full without getting completely cakey and looking like a creased monster under the eyes. NOT WITH THIS ONE! This concealer is like something that I would have come across in a dream of mine! It’s literally amazing to work with and the undertones are perfect! I’m in the shade Amande for a shade that matches my skin tone perfectly! (If I want a really stark highlight I go for Caramel). It dries to a demi matte on my skin, but even when my skin becomes an oily nightmare, without powder, she still stands her own and it’s AMAZING! This is beautiful covering blemishes and dark circles, because it looks so much like skin! It glows and as far as I know, reacts well with flash (I HAVE NOT TESTED WITH HD THIS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN THE NEAR FUTURE). And for someone like me in high school, when my friends that don’t wear makeup come to me for makeup advice, I always tell them to pick this up. The shades really adjust to skin tone with hardly any blending and can take on any beautiful flaw you through at her!

Rate: 100/10!

2. Midnight Fantasy By Britney Spears

Know, though I am someone big in fragrances, I have nothing against celebrity fragrances as some people who are into fragrances may be. I obviously know the difference between fragrance quality, but if I find a scent that I love, I’m not going to feel bad for liking it “just because it’s a celebrity fragrance”. That’s ridiculous.

So as I’m walking through the mall with my little grandmother on Black Friday, I see one of those famous perfume carts outside of Hot Topic. This one I know well, since the lady has been trying to get me to buy something from her for years. This time though, I caved in because I was looking for Midnight Fantasy for a deal since no place near me had this on sale and the only one I could find was a .5 oz. I ask the small, indian (not being racist or mean in any way shape or form, I’m simply setting the scene) woman if she had Midnight and she directs me to one of the sides of the cart and pulls out that blue box that I’m oh so familiar with. “$35,” she says. Now I’m like woo there! I don’t even know how many ounces this is and proving by the dust on the plastic, I wasn’t sure about sinking myself in on a perfume like this I can go hunt for cheaper on. “Hold on there, little lady,” I say making her giggle and blush “How many ounces?” “1.7,” she says casually. Hmm, she may have muzzled her way into me making a deal. So after bargaining with her, I got a 1 oz of Fantasy and a 1.7 oz of Midnight Fantasy for $45. Steal right!

 
Now, while we’re talking about fragrances, it really bugs me when people take other fragrances and try to rebottle it and claim it as their own. Like how the new Killer Queen smells like a cheap version of the classic Flowerbomb that I reviewed, but someone deleted when I got hacked. It really does smell like a cheap version of it and it’s not a good dupe for the classic. It’s actually somewhat insulting. 

3. Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

This little product is something really unusual. If you don’t read the box and you just tear it open your sure to be shocked. This product isn’t the gel like facial cleanser that a lot of people are used to, it actually comes in a powder! The directions say to wet your hands and your face and work the powder into a lather. I actually do think that this product works and that it’s actually a really good product. It works all the makeup off of your face, but I don’t think that I would recommend it for dry skin, without some type of moisturizer or oil afterwards. It does give a very dry, tight feel to the face so if your skin is dry don’t do this alone.

4. Rembrandt Flouride Mouthwash

This mouthwash has been with me all year and I defiantly see the difference! It protects the enamel of your teeth, while whitening. The only thing is I wouldn’t say to do this while your thirsty, seeming as it says that you can’t drink within 30 minutes of doing this. To people that suggest the natural route, next year (basically tomorrow) I will be doing the oil pulling method and I am very excited about it!

5. Lancome Definicils Mascara

This mascara works wonders! I use this other some type of other waterproof mascara and the length is literally incredible seeming as I had really short lashes before. As for the growing effects, this really does help your lashes grow! It’s incredible how long my lashes have gotten! I didn’t take any before and after pictures, but I would say that it has added a few millimeters to lashes! Incredible right!

6. Minajesty and Pink Friday Special Edition

You guys already know how I feel about that. I absolutely love it!

7. And of course, my favorite Flowerbomb and all her little sisters!

Welp now that that’s over, everyone stay safe, and tell me what’s your new year’s resolution?

So those are 7 little products that have gotten me through the year and will defiantly come with me to the new year. This new year I do have a few resolutions, but mostly I think I’m ready to find love or some type of interest. A large part of my life I gave advice and didn’t have anyone. This was partly due to my self consciousness and lack of self esteem. I knew people liked me, but I never took on those advances, because I didn’t want to believe it. I didn’t want to believe that someone liked me when I barely even liked myself.

I Love You, My Babies,

Seanie

P.S. The winners of the contest were chosen through http://Random.org  The winners are NickiIsKing with her Pink Friday Special Edition entry and Trinna with her Minajesty entry. The winners have already been contacted and have received their products BEFORE Christmas. Good Luck to everyone on my next contest. (I don’t know when that will be.)

Happy Birthday to me! Right now I am celebrating one rocky, unstable, but beautiful year. Some of you know why I say unstable and others may be like, “What the hell is he talking about,” But just know, I see everyone of you as beautiful and valuable to me. To be honest I didn’t know it was BeautyBySeanie’s birthday. I was planning on making a post which I am now and as I logged in to give you a much wanted mascara review, I see that it’s my first birthday! My birthday! My birthday! My birthday! So on to other news, I am hereby making it a commitment that you all will have, some type of material, at least once every two (I feel like typing it out makes you seem smarter :3) weeks. I love you and here is the review on *drum roll* ‘Maybelline’s One By One Mascara’! To the review!:
Now I know this looks very creepy, but disregard the creep factor for just one moment. Here are my eyelahes, with no mascara:

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As you can see my eyelashes are nothing long, and very short. They are pretty thick though and they are strong, because I don’t every notice any falling out too often.

Now with one coat of this mascara:

 

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Now with 2 coats:

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Review:
Now I know that these pictures aren’t that HD, and they are not doing this mascara justice, but this mascara is amazing! It comes in both the waterproof and washable formula and I always favor waterproof formulas. It goes on so smooth and as you can see, even with 2 coats it still gives amazing length. I’ve had the washable formula before and if that’s what you favor, it’s still amazing. It doesn’t flake off, it just comes off when your ready for it to… Or when you cry. Either way, this mascara’s amazing if your looking for length. If volume’s what you favor, this isn’t the one.

Anyway, love you and this year will be amazing,
Seanie

I never knew. I never knew that 1 day would turn into a week, then a week into 3 months. From the post on October 23rd my life took drastic changes and things began to require more and more of my time. To be honest I feel like I have abandoned you all. But the thing is, since I’ve come back, I looked at my views and some of you have been faithfully checking the blog for 3 months looking for your well deserved post. Some of you just gave up, but how could I blame you? So here you go!

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Photo Courtesy Of MAC Cosmetics

MAC Marilyn Monroe Lashes:

I have to say I really LOVE these lashes. They aren’t at all natural, because if the length and volume, but they aren’t too over the top. The lash is kind of thick to the touch of it, but it’s very moveable.  Now I know that the Marilyn Monroe Collection has been moved out from MAC, but these lashes are still available because they weren’t with the collection. They are the 35 Lash that many people have been seen wearing. Even Katy Perry!

Photo Courtesy Of GlamBeauty Blog

For a little information on MAC, the next collection is ARCHIE’S GIRLS! I’m so excited for it!

For the surprise, it is a review for the Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation:

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CLEAR BOTTLE Photo Courtesy Of Estee Lauder

Size: 1 oz

Coverage: Medium – Full Buildable

Finish: Natural, Semi-Matte

What It Claims:

15-hour staying power. Flawless all day. This worry-free, long-wearing makeup stays fresh and looks natural through heat, humidity, nonstop activity. Won’t change color, smudge or come off on clothes. Feels lightweight and comfortable. Now the flawless look you see in the morning is the look you keep all day.

What I Think: I must start off by saying that this is the newer formula that I’m reviewing and it’s not the original. Now on the website customer reviews many people are being very rude to the new product and way too harsh. The product isn’t what it used to be and I’m defiantly not saying that it is, but its a good product. Better then some other products I’ve tried, that’s for sure.

So as you pump it out, the first thing you notice is that it’s defiantly thinner than it used to be, but a great consistency. It’s a little thinner than the MUFE HD Foundation. As you apply it, it blends out very well and silky. In this Winter weather down here in Maryland, you DON’T have to powder this and I have very oily skin. This is water resistant, but not completely waterproof. I say this, because with a finger drenched in water I rubbed my face and I saw no foundation come out on my finger. When I stepped out of the shower it was still their, but a very small amount that eventually came off with the swipe of my towel.

Final Thoughts: I defiantly think that you should give it a try, if your not finding something that is more natural with a light feel. It does give coverage and it can be built up, with a natural glowing look. This can be used in the winter and summer and applied with a domed, foundation, or concealer brush or a sponge.

Aside from everything else I would really love to say that you for these amazing views recently. WordPress just added a feature where you can see where your views are and from what country and I want to thank you :).

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Love you Dolls, see ya!

Seanie

So recently I got a lot of questions asking what to do for the contest, so instead of answering questions 1 by 1 I decided to just make another post explaining it in more detail.

First off to enter the contest YOU must already be a subscriber.
Then to ACTUALLY ENTER you must have someone ELSE subscribe and COMMENT your USERNAME.
After they comment your username, YOU REPLY to THAT comment SAYING you CONFIRM that entry. YOUR COMMENTS/ENTRIES WILL BE DELETED IF RULES WERE NOT FOLLOWED! And yes I will be buying the products with my own money.

Due to my success and some requests from a few people I decided to hold a little contest!
What You Will Win:
1. 2 bottles each of your shade in Makeup Forever foundation
2. Set of brushes (picked out by moi!)
How To Win:
To win this contest you MUST already be a subscriber.
1. Refer friends to my website/blog and have them subscribe.
2. After they subscribe, you MUST have them comment with their email in the email field, AND comment YOUR username, and you must reply to them.
When It Will End:
This contest will end when I hit 10,000 followers so you must act fast!
YOU CAN NOT WIN BY HAVING YOUR FRIEND BE A RSS FEED SUBSCRIBER! THEY HAVE TO SIGN UP TO BE A FOLLOWER!
Good Luck!
Sean

How To: Hide BAGS!!!

I had a request through comments and e-mails for this, and I thought “OH YES! I HAVE TO DO THIS!” So here you go!:
What you will need:
Concealer (2 shades lighter than your natural skin tone)
Concealer brush (I prefer an angled eye shadow brush)

Steps:
1. Get out your brush (an angled eye shadow brush works VERY well)
2. Get the concealer that is 2 shades lighter than your skin tone
3. Put that on the brush
4. Tilt your head down to reveal the shadows of your lower eye (bags)
5. Place the concealer ONLY on the shadows of your eye! If you place this anywhere else it will accentuate the appearance of your bags!
6. If you don’t want to put any foundation over this than YOUR DONE!