Mani Monday: pppp-pandas!



Check out my new gel mani! My manicurist Azusa is heading to New York City next week to compete as a finalist in Sally Hansen‘s I Heart Nail Art contest. Obviously Azusa deserves to win (my panda was child’s play for her— it didn’t even take her a minute to draw!). Here’s a better pic of my panda nails—shot by Azusa herself: Continue reading

I’m a cartoon!

Cartoon Ning

A good friend of mine has started a comic strip called Ad Girl and the Bear. Semi-autobiographical (she works in advertising and went to one of the UC schools with a bear-type mascot) and based on her hilarious dating (mis)adventures, this cartoon blog is simply, awesome. I can’t wait for Ad Girl and the Bear graphic novels, Ad Girl and the Bear merchandise, and of course Ad Girl and the Bear movies. Hello Hollywood! This is the new Sex and the City (sorry, Girls just depresses me and The Carrie Diaries doesn’t even have SJP’s stamp of approval). Just for fun, Ad Girl drew an avatar of me—maybe I’ll even make a cameo in a future story!

Summer Makeup Shopping Spree Part 2


Another week, another summer makeup shopping spree. After my spending frenzy at the Melrose Avenue store, I was still missing a blush I wanted (Melrose was sold out) so while I was in New York City, I headed to Nars Cosmetics central—the Bleecker Street store—and did some more damage. I just can’t seem to get enough of their chubby lip pencils! I’m pretty sure these colors will work year-round, so hopefully my bank account and Nars will be parting ways for at least a couple of months. Here’s what I picked up:

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