Pop of BLUE for Spring!


This look was inspired by Spring using light sky blues! Mutiny Pigment is not one of my favorite pigments/color - but after a couple of experimenting it's become quite wearable for everyday! I LOVE this look. Seriously.


Watch the tutorial here:




Cynthia :)

Mother's Day Gift Guide!


I know Mother's Day was already celebrated in the UK - but in the US it is approaching! (May 8th)

Most of this stuff are just guidelines - don't necessarily have to buy the exact same thing! Just know that it's the thought that counts, and Moms totally deserve it! For all you Moms out there, Happy early Mother's Day!

Umbellifers Herb Pot - $10


Abahna Bar Soap - $12

Scent in Mandarin & Scilian


Capri Blue Frosted Mercury Glass Jar Candle - $24

Scent in Poached Quince


Welding Voltive Holder Tealights - $10

From L-R: White, Blue, Lavender


Jewelry Box - $14.95 (ON SALE!!)


Handcrafted Superstrong Magnets - $8 (SOLD OUT - but something similar here)



Notepads for the Kitchen - $8 (Sold out online..similar one here)


Anthousa Candle - $30

Scent in Bougainvillea


Anthousa Candle - $30

Scent in Violet


Abahna Bath Foam - $36

Scent in Frangipani & Orange


Anthousa Petit Diffuser - $40

Scent in Vanilla & Grapefruit


Purity Made Simple - $20 // Sephora Cleansing pad - $5 // YSL Pur Lipgloss in #48 - $30 // Sephora Nailpolish in Leotard - $9.50


Hope this was helpful - to see full review of everything check out my video below!



Cynthia :)

What to wear to a modeling casting call (Go-See)


Throughout the 8 years i've been modeling (commercial/print), I've seriously learned a lot about what works and what doesn't work for a modeling casting call. These outfits that i'm going to be showing you - are THE MOST VERY BASIC!

Things to remember:
*Look as simple as possible.
*Plain is key.
*NO JEWELERY!
*Little to NO MAKEUP!
*Wear little to no deoderant (the streaks will leave a stain on your clothes AND theirs..no bueno.)
*Wear your hair down/natural. Bring a hair tie just in case.
*Always be ontime or early!
*Bring your agency book/pictures/comp cards!
*Wear strapless NUDE bra, and wear NUDE THONGS!
*Bring bathing suit! No pattern preferably. If client wants to see you in a bathing suit, arrive with it underneath your clothes!

Here are the outfits that I have chosen as my go-to looks for castings (including runway)!

#1
Tank top (find here), skinny jeans (find here), and black heels (find here).
**Client wants to see fitted shirts/pants for a better look at what your body shape is like. Tall and lean is the KEY! Don't wear anything baggy or loose. Also, keep the layers to a MINIMUM! It will make you look bigger than usual. Tank tops are a must because clients WANT to see bare shoulders.**


#2
Black dress (Similar one here). Perfect for Runway casting or your regular casting call.

**Dresses are ideal for runway castings because the movement and flow of the dress can help determine what the designers clothes will look like on you. Nothing too short of a dress, or too puffy works best. And showing legs are a HUGE plus! Clients want to see length! Don't forget, black heels are a MUST!**


#3
Tank top, skirt (similar one here), and black heels.

**Also ideal for runway castings! Fitted skirts are workable because you can see your body shape easily. Nothing too short, or it will be inappropriate. Business, upscale, and model-esque is key. Not skanky. ;)**


#4
Tank top, fitted black pants (similar ones here), and black heels.

**This is super ideal for high fashion runway casting calls. Designer wants fitted black pants because they want to see how you walk! That's probably the most important thing to remember..your walk tells all! So wear something that can help emphasize your shape while you walk.**

I'm not saying i'm a TOTAL expert at this stuff, but from my experience - this is what i've learned. Hope this helps somewhat - and work with what you GOT! Nothing has to be exact here. If all else fails - ask your agency to wear or expect from the clients. They are very helpful!

Watch my video for indepth review on my outfits:



Cynthia

My Neiman Marcus modeling pics!


I was looking through my mom's Neimans catalogue that came in the mail today - and I totally flipped the page and saw my face! I was shocked and remembered the shoot that I did for them couple months back. The concept of the photos were supposed to represent the perfume bottles and then have still life in the background. I think they captured it just lovely! So here they are :)

And Anna..if you're reading this. I love you :)


Cynthia

Tutorial: A little bit of Purple!


On my last video called "Birthday Haul" - I had a lot of viewers request to see the makeup look I was wearing! You know me, very super easy and simple...so here it is! (Used Benefits creasless eyeshadow in Stiletto)



Watch the video below to see how I achieved this look:



Pictures!!!

*I'm pissed look*




Cynthia :)

My Nail Polish Rack!


Bought this thing online at Transdesign.com - I stopped ordering from them a long time ago..because shipping took FOREVER, but this time..it was actually pretty decent. Arrived in like 3 business days. Happy customer :)

Ew. Peanuts.

Got some new shades (L-R): Aruba Blue, Chastity, Demure Vixen, Van D Go, Infatuation, Ruby Pumps, Dorothy Who?


Aww. Hubby helping me out :)



Finished :)


**This nail polish rack holds up to 90 polishes! I'm almost there!! This whole entire rack cost about $30 something bucks. So not too bad of a price!**

Cynthia

I've gone JEWELMINT crazy!!




Such a neat website with AMAZING jewelry pieces! Even before the company contacted me, i'd already taken the online quiz (it gets to know your personal style a little bit better, then recommends jewelery pieces for you to buy) and chose which pieces I liked the most! To learn more about how the website/monthly subscription works please read below:

JewelMint is the new and personalized way to shop for designer jewelry! As a member you get access to exclusive jewelry collections designed by actress, Kate Bosworth, and her stylist, Cher Coulter. Each month you’ll receive personalized jewelry recommendations and style advice. Membership is just $29.99 per month. Shipping is FREE, returns are hassel free and if you don't find something you love, SKIP THE MONTH within the first five days FOR NO CHARGE. There’s no obligation ever.



Also - if you'd like to try out the website, I have a 50% off promocode (the FIRST TIME you buy!) for all my loyal Youtube subscribers + Blogger friends!

Promo code is BlueSatin50.
Follow this link for promo code to work: JewelMint

You will get 50% off your first piece of JewelMint jewelry. You will only pay $14.99 when you enter promo code Bluesatin50. This is a limited time offer and only available to my loyal YouTube/blogger viewers.

**Trust me..I get nothing out of this..if I did..that would just be plain wrong..**


Now for the jewelry pieces:



Farrah Necklace



Zoe Bangle



Liberty Ring


Versailles Earrings (PERSONAL FAVVVV!)


Golden Goose Bracelet



All the jewelry pieces!



;)


Check out JewelMint.com!!


Watch my JewelMint video here:




Cynthia :)

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