Category Archives: Peace

Let The Green Begin!


I’m not gonna lie, I’m terribly missing green trees and plants!

Here’s a little makeup look to remind me it’s comin’ soon!






It’s all a part of Being Pretty!


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100+ Followers! YAY!

I now have 101 followers on my blog, Being Pretty, and 80 likes on my FB page! Thank you all so much! It’s been such a pleasure blogging and sharing with you! God bless you all!

I feel HAPPY:


It’s all a part of Being Pretty! xox

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Never Stop Questioning…

Learn from yesterday, live for today, and hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.

-Albert Einstein


^Beauty displayed on my windows the other day!

Inner beauty makes all the difference.

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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The Ocean’s Calling Me…

So I like snow. I like it up till mid January. Then it’s over. I’m done. I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to summer time, the blue water on the white sand, the white clouds against the blue sky. The leaves on the trees…. yeah, I guess I’ve made my point.

So here’s a makeup look that reminds me of the blue ocean and yet is a suitable winter party look:


Turquoise on the lid and bottom lashline…


Deep purple-based blue in the crease…


Black liquid liner and mascara…


Pink lipbalm and blush and you’re set.

It’s that simple.

My eyes nearly always look brown, but these blues brought out the green in there! I’m always afraid to go bold with eyeshadow, but when I do, I love it.

It’s all a part of Being Pretty.

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Silvery Blues




How to:

1) Apply concealer around nose, under eyes, and on chin. Blend.

2) Apply foundation or BB Cream over face.

3) Set face makeup with powder.

4) Apply baby oink blush to cheeks.

5) Sweep highlighter over cheekbones.

6) Apply silvery, light blue eyeshadow over entire lid.

7) (Optional) Apply a slightly darker shade of blue along upper lashline.

8) Apply bronze cream shadow along bottom lashline.

9) Sweep two or three coats of black mascara over upper lashes, and apply only one thin coat over bottom lashes.

10) Fill in eyebrows with brow pencil.

11) Apply a sheer baby pink lip balm to lips.

You’re all set for a wintery glow!

It’s all a part of Being Pretty! xx

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My Wonderful Christmas Gifts…

So, I was a bit spoiled this Christmas…..


I got a really pretty and funky necklace:


Two hairbrushes: one boar-hair, and one round styler:




I got many beauty/makeup books. I always love to learn more and be inspired by photos.

I’m especially happy to have gotten “Making Faces” as I have wanted it for a long time:



I got some makeup from Annabelle: two loose powder, highly pigmented eyeshadows, and two lip-glosses:


Some adorable polka-dotted shoes:


Another beautiful and wild necklace that I can’t wait to wear:


The “Winter Candy Apple” cream and soap set from Bath&Bodyworks:



A Burt’s Bees cream and cleanser set:


Lots of cash with which I spent a bit of on small items such as:


It was truly a wonderful and merry Christmas after all. I hope you all enjoyed yours as well!

God bless! and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

It’s all a part of Being Pretty…..

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Beauty Inspiration: Women of the Family

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My Mom, is beautiful, artistic, kind, funny, and very fashionable. She inspires me everyday.

Thankfully we share the same size in shoes and most clothing, so her amazing style can pass down to me!


I love her so much,  am so grateful for her, and everything about her.

Some of my favorite stuff is passed down from her!

I guess she got her sense of style from her mom , grandmother:

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Wow. She was so beautiful. I was almost two years old when she passed away.

I thank God everyday for my wonderful family. For my beautiful Mother. God bless her.

It’s all a part of Being Pretty!

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“Peace begins with a smile.”

-Mother Teresa


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Keep Love In Your Heart…

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”

-Oscar Wilde

Take time to look around you. There is beauty everywhere you turn. There are also people everywhere turn.

Perhaps some of those people are hurting. Some sad, some lonely, some deeply depressed. A simple kind word, act, or even a smile can heal a soul.

Let them know that there is love in the world. That they are loved.


“…You shall love your neighbour as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these.”

-Mark 12:31b NKJV

❤ Have a wonderful day!

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