Archive for the ‘Hello Kitty’ Category
Last night in a fit of desperation I did the unthinkable – I cheated on my nail lady. I know, I know. I never thought it would happen either. But as I sit here with the evidence of my indiscretions upon my fingers and Careless Whisper playing in the background I have to admit – I ain’t even sorry!
I found this place on Yelp! yesterday when I realized I wouldn’t have time to make it to my usual place in time to get my nails done and meet up with my friends. So I figured I would find something near where we were meeting to save a little time. I checked out a few reviews, but this one caught my eye because I saw a client had posted photos of her 3D Hello Kitty nails to their page. And you guys know the two best ways to get my attention are bling and/or Hello Kitty. And once I laid eyes upon them, I knew I had to have them. And so I went to this magical place, and behold – I now have Hello Kitty nails of my very own.
You can read the full review of my experience on Yelp! but suffice it to say, I’ve found my new nail shop. I’m so in love with my nails I can’t stop staring at my hands. And because Hello Kitty’s face was created using acrylic powder, it won’t pop off like the charms of the old days that were placed on the nail with glue and fell off within a day or two. My only gripe is that I didn’t discover this place sooner, as it’s literally right across the street from the townhouse I used to share with my bff. Oh, and the rude chola who was sitting next to me as I got my nails done. In short, she threatened to “cut” her nail tech, yelled at another nail tech for allegedly “staring” at her, and attempted to yell at me for walking by her boyfriend like I’m “all that.” Because supposedly my ass was “all in his face.” Ya, she was a classy one alright. Which I knew right off the bat, given the cutoff sweatshorts and Chinese slippers she was sporting at 5 in the afternoon.
Classy fellow nail connoisseurs aside however, my nails are gorgeous and my experience was a pleasant one. And did I mention I love my nails? Because I do =)
This is my first purchase from the Hello Kitty by Sephora line and aaaah I love it! This lovely lavender themed compact is called the Say Hello Palette and it just couldn’t be prettier. I knew I would love it regardless of the quality because it has my precious Hello Kitty in it, but I really am impressed with both the product and packaging.
The Good: The shadows are silky smooth and glide across the eyelid with ease. The pigmentation is also good as you can see from the swatches below. And I can tell you as your resident scent fetishest that the lipgloss smells amazing, like a yummy fruit salad.
It’s also a great value at $35 because you get 4 eyeshadows – enough to create an entire took – as well as 4 lipglosses. And did I mention how freaking cute the packaging is? You guys know I’m a sucker for packaging, and this is some of the nicest I’ve seen. The compact is a pearly iridescent color, with a gleaming little silver bow. Aaaaaaah I die of teh cutes.
The Bad: I was a little disappointed with the lipglosses because they’re not pigmented at all. They’re more like lip sheers or lip balms than lip gloss. So sheer in fact that when I attempted to swatch them, they wouldn’t even photograph. It just looked like I had Chapstick on my hand. They’re very moisturizing which is nice, but not something I would use to complete a look.
Final Verdict: Love it!
Get it: Sephora stores and Sephora.com
MAC has finally launched its Kitty Kouture line, and not a moment too soon if ya ask me. Cuz if it’s one thing I love, it’s spending my rent money on make-up and shiny stuff.
Ok, sarcasm aside, I’ll admit I love this line. And if I had a bunch of extra money lying around, I would totally buy all of it. The products are fab, and the packaging is fun, girly and oh so sparkly.
The two shades of Dazzleglass – at $28 a pop- are lovely. Kitty Kouture is a sheer baby pink with loads of sparkle, and Dazzlepuss is a sheer hot pink with flecks of iridescent glitter. The vials are about the same size as MACs regular lipglass, and adorned with a bejeweled Hello Kitty charm that could easily be MacGuyvered into a pendant if you really wanted to make the effort.
The Sheer Mystery Powder meanwhile comes in just about the most beautiful compact ever, encrusted with Swarovski Crystals and a blinged out Hello Kitty logo. The powder comes in three shades – light medium, medium plus and Dark Secret – but let’s be real folks, no one really cares about the powder. Cuz the compact is so pretty it could be filled with killer bees and I’d still want it. Or at least I did until I found out it costs $90. Then I just started crying. Cuz good lord that’s a lot of money!
So until I either win the lottery or find a rich husband, I will be reporting on the Kouture line rather than reviewing it. Unless a certain cosmetics company feels like sending me free samples *cough, cough* in which case I will gladly accept donations!
First came Hello Kitty. Then came Pochacco. And now we have…Inappropriate Bondage Kitty.
My fabulous friend Sarah, aka Sparkly Devil emailed this promo for the Mac Hello Kitty line to me today. And to be quite honest, my brain is still trying to process what I just saw.
Allow me to give you a rundown of the odd things happening in said promo, so it will be easier for you to comprehend what the hell is going on when you watch the ad, which I have posted below. The premise is some kind of Alice in Wonderland meets Hello Kitty meets the Casual Encounters section of Craigslist nightmare. Only, instead of “casual encounters,” it’s more like terrifying encounters. And there’s a cat involved.
So, here’s the rundown:
Around 1:30, Pink Girly Kitty crawls into what looks like a giant vagina made of tulle. As she makes her way into the valley of fabric and lady parts, the accompanying music is beckoning her to “come inside.” Huh, I wonder what they mean by that? *scratches head*
At 2:15, she enters a dark world of fail, and encounters Creepy Latex Kitty, who is surrounded by a bunch of bondage dudes with latex pants and giant Hello Kitty heads.
By 2:35, bondage dudes have surrounded Pink Girly Kitty, and are doing some sort of wierd tribal dance whilst feeling her up.
3:08, more bondage dudes show up, and Latex Kitty starts riding them around like horses. Which isn’t that strange, considering that’s what I do everytime I go to Sanrio – but then the other bondage dudes start throwing Pink Girly Kitty around like a rag doll. And the situation just got serious.
3:58, Pink Girly Kitty wakes up, and realizes her trip to crazy vagina latex world was just a dream. Thank god, cuz seriously, that was some effed’ up shit.
Now that you all understand my bewilderment, let us never speak of this again.
I’m going to go pray now, because I’m scared. Yay as I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil. But I shall fear the creepy Hello Kitty bondage dudes, because the thought of someone being twisted enough to come up with that makes me a litte uneasy.
Someone hold me.