Look of the Day: I’m Gonna Wreck It!


I am seriously in love with this shirt. I searched all over Disney World when I was there in March for a Wreck It Ralph shirt, with no success. So where do I find it? Walmart. For five dollars. I BOUGHT IT THEN AND THERE.

I typically wouldn’t wear jeans and a graphic tee to work, but I’m just in outservice now and cleaning my classroom, so I don’t gotta be fancy or nothin’.

Hair and Makeup: Katie’s Everyday Routine from A Beautiful Mess


Have you ever seen Katie on A Beautiful Mess or on her blog, Skunkboy Creatures? She is perfect. Absolutely flawless. Her life is perfect and beautiful and her husband is gorgeous and her daughters are beautiful and she dresses wonderfully and her house is filled with perfectly curated vintage finds and her hair. HER HAIR. Her hair is the most glorious shade of red imaginable.

Excuse me while I go eat jellybeans in the corner.

Anyways. I don’t look nearly as ethereally lovely (the Walmart Wreck It Ralph tee kind of negates any attempt at looking perfectly hipster twee), but I think it’s a sweet, simple look. I’ll probably try it again…if I can convince my hair to stop being so fluffy. That’s the only way I can describe my hair. It’s fluffy.

Also, I bet five bucks my hair ends up in a ponytail before the end of the day.

Hair:
#1: Wash it, spritz on detangler (I use Dove), and let it air dry. I don’t think I even own a hair dryer…

#2: Spritz with Tresseme heat protectant, attempt to curl, and despair over hair’s stubborn fluffiness.

#3: Comb through gently, add Moroccan oil, shrug at your reflection, and stick a hair tie in your pocket.

Outfit:
Tee: Walmart
Jeans: Old Navy
Shoes: Skechers

Face:
Covergirl and Olay corrector
Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch in Ivory
Physician’s Formula powder in Peach Nude
theBalm blush in Hot Mama (Birchbox sample)

Eyes:
L’oreal Infallible shadow in Bronzed Taupe (brows)
L’oreal Infallible shadow in Iced Latte
Maybelline Master Duo liquid liner in Blackest Black
Maybelline Mega Plush mascara

Lips:
Fresh Sugar balm in Rose (Sephora sample)

Perfume
: Bath and Body Works Hawaii Coconut

Nail Polish: OPI I Juggle…Men (from the Femme du Cirque collection)

Outfit of the Day: Hello, Sweetie

Item one: for the love of mercy, someone teach me how to take pictures. All I hear is “use natural light!” but as you can see…I CANNOT TAKE A PICTURE THAT MAKES ME LOOK LIKE A DECENT HUMAN. So…yes.

I was in a big hurry, so scrunched waves it was for the day. Everything else I just sort of grabbed. I had a yellow belt to match my headband, but the stupid thing has a broken clasp, so my sister let me borrow her beloved Doctor Who belt (with a seatbelt buckle clasp!). I put it on and she stared at me for a minute before going “OH MY GOD YOU’RE RIVER SONG.”

So there we are.

Outfit:
Top: Cole Street Flat Blouse via Modcloth
Skirt: Forever 21 (thrifted)
Shoes: Blowfish Hortons (thrifted)
Headband: eBay
Belt: borrowed from my sister

Face:
Covergirl and Olay corrector
Maybelline Dream BB Cream
Physician’s Formula Conceal RX
Physician’s Formula translucent powder
Physician’s Formula Happy Blush in Natural

Eyes:
Maybelline Color Tattoo in Barley Branded
Covergirl Shimmering Sands trio
Urban Decay in Last Call
Ben Nye eyeliner in brown
Sephora Electro Glitter Eye Pencil in Copper Electro
Almay Blue Eyes shadow (brows)

Lips:
Fresh Sugar lip balm in Rose

Perfume: Harajuku Lovers Super G

Nail Polish: none! (I need to fix that…still…)