September 2013 Favorites:

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"You must think that something is happening with you, that life has not forgotten you, that it holds you in its hand; it will not let you fall. Why do you want to shut out of your life any uneasiness, any miseries, or any depressions? For after all, you do not know what work these conditions are doing inside you."

- Rainer Maria Rilke

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Hello beauties! How are you?

I cannot believe tomorrow is October already! Here are my favorites for the month of September!

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.. And one extra favorite at the end :)

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Yep, I admit it... I am a big video game nerd. Not as much as I was growing up of course, but GTA was always one of my favorite games so I was insanely excited for this one! And I love it, of course!

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Loreal True Match Super-blendable compact makeup in N4 - Buff Beige - I got this deep shade to use for contouring. I thought these were powders, but they are a cream product!

sf3Sorry for the brush indents!

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It's a very soft, and blendable cream. I use this as a base for my contouring. I'll apply this as a contour before setting my foundation with a powder, and then create a deeper contour with NYC's bronzer in Sunny. This stuff is great, even though it wasn't what I thought it was. It makes my contour last even longer!

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sf5Jordana's FabuBrow - this shade is in Dark Brown, but I also grabbed a few other shades for my makeup kit.

sf6The brush on the cap isn't the greatest, but it works okay enough if you are without a spoolie.

sf7It does need to be sharpened - but I used mine for quite a while before I had to.

sf8This shade is a perfect deeper brown, no red tones at all.

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sf9Maybelline's Unstoppable eyeliner in Cinnabar

sf10This is a super creamy, opaque brown. I love this for days when I don't want a harsh black liner. It gives you some time to smoke it out if you want before it sets, and it lasts all day! Not the best staying power for the waterline, but great for on the lid and lower lash-line.

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sf11Two of my current favorite scents from Bath & BodyWorks.. I'm terrible at describing scents but they both smell amazing! (I've had Midnight Pomegranate for years, those larger bottles last me forever!)

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And last but not least, my new hair!

It's a work in progress, but I'm on the road to becoming a bright, vibrant red-head. I'm testing out all kinds of products but this is where I'm at currently and I love it so far!

Here is a before and after:

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This color looks different in every lighting! I want it even lighter and brighter than this but so far so good!

Here are a few more views of it:

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It has almost a red velvet feel to it in some lighting, which I love, but you can see in the photos above this one that it can appear much darker other times..

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This last one is how I want it to look ALL THE TIME! Not just in some lighting! It's going to be a pain but I'm determined to mix and match dyes until my heart is finally content! :)

If you guys want to know the entire process I'll be going through, then just let me know and I'll start updating you guys as I go through my bright, vibrant redhead journey! :)

I hope you all have a fantastic week! What are some of your September favorites?! Leave them in the comment section below!

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