I'm back! An Update and Sayonara Products

Long time, no post femmes! 

After a 2 month or so hiatus, I am back from the blogging grave. I apologize for my extended and unannounced absence. Life, as it tends to do, threw me a few curve balls that necessitated I put this blog on the back burner. Without getting too personal, my life has been changing radically in a handful of ways: Alex and I broke up after nearly 3 years of dating; my family members experienced an array of medical emergencies; and I finished my first semester in a PhD program, completed my finals and received straight A's (whoop!), and started my second term last week; and someone I know found my blog, so I have started to slowly come out of the blogging closet. Phew! Some of these events are sad news, but overall my life is moving in a positive direction and I am excited to get back to blogging more consistently!

While away, my cosmetics addiction has petered off a great deal and I actually have hauled very few items. In fact, the only recent acquisitions I can think of are a few Revlon Lip Butters. My daily routine has simplified a lot, and I have been more and more confident in sporting a natural look. Not only has it encouraged me to embrace my skin as it is , but it also saves me time in the mornings! But no worries, the vanity busts open for nights out, and I have been particularly obsessed with red lips lately. 

This is not the most exciting first post back from the dead, but here are the products that I have depleted in the past few months. It feels good to clean out the inventory and focus more on the products I use most and love.

 John Frieda Sheer Blonde Shampoo & Conditioner (for darker blondes)
St. Ives Green Tea Cleanser
Korres Fig Showergel
Aussie 3 Minute Miracle
Biore Deep Cleansing Strips
Garnier Fructis  Leave In Conditioning Cream
Victoria's Secret Island Escape Body Mist
Yes to Tomatoes Moisturizer

Urban Decay Primer Potion in Sin
blinc Mascara
Benefit BadGal Plum
Loreal Voluminous Millions of Lashes
elf Eyelash Curler
Seche Vite Top Coat
Sally Hansen Double Duty Base & Top Coat
 alba Passion Fruit Nectar Lip Balm

Look forward to new FOTDs. OOTDs, reviews, tutorials, and discussions coming soon! And thanks for being so patient with me!

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