Best Hair Ties Ever!!

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I present to you guys… THE BEST HAIR TIES EVER!!

Having long, heavy hair means needing strong, amazing quality hair ties.

Every hair tie I’ve tried in the past would NOT hold up my hair. They were too loose and would stretch out after one use.

I needed good quality black hair ties, and I didn’t want to spend $10 on them because I don’t really tie my hair that often.

Then one day I was walking around Forever 21 and I saw these bad guys. I picked them up and checked the price. $1.90. I stretched the hair tie. Still in shape. I wore it around my wrist. Still tight.

And that’s when I knew they were perfect.

I payed for them and tried them on as soon as I got home. And for once in my life, my long, heavy hair, was tied up in a high, painless ponytail.

And until this day I use these hair ties when I need one.

So girls with long hair or short, thin or thick, try out these hair ties. No doubt you will fall in love with them ❤

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Tiny Little Haul + Small First Impressions

IMG_6606-1I just came back from Walmart & Shopper’s DM, so I thought I’d quickly show you what I got and my first impressions.

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First is Essence Silky Touch Blush in “10 Adorable”. What the name says is true, these blushes are quite soft and not chalky. This blush is great to give a natural look, and is also buildable.

IMG_6612 Next is NYC In a Minute nail polish in “Minted On Broadway”. I wouldn’t say the nail polish dries in a minute, but it still is quicker than other nail polishes. And with just two coats, you get beautiful nails with lots of shine!

IMG_6616Lastly is Pure Ice Matte Top Coat in “Frost Finish”. This top coat does truly do the job of making your nails matte! It also dries quick and only cost $1.97 for quite the amount of product.

Essence: Get BIG! Lashes Volume Boost & Get BIG! Lashes Volume Curl

IMG_6796I’ve always been curious about the Essence mascaras because they seem to be a big hit or miss. When I saw Shoppers Drug Mart had a BOGO sale for the Get BIG! Lashes mascaras, I decided to finally try them out. After reading loads and loads of reviews, I chose the Volume Curl and Volume Boost mascaras.

First, let’s talk about Volume Curl.

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PROS

  • Very light, unoticable scent (this is coming from a girl who is very sensitive to scents)
  • Lengthens
  • Price ($3.99CAD)
  • Curls lashes

CONS

  • Couple of small clumps after 2 coats.
  • Lots of product comes off onto the brush, causing lashes to clump together
  • Doesn’t volumize
  • Weighs down lashes

Next is Volume Boost.
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PROS

  • No clumps (even after 3 coats)
  • Very light, unoticable scent
  • Brush is good size
  • Give short lashes some length
  • Price

CONS

  • Wet formula (causes spidery lashes)
  • Heavy formula (weighs down lashes)
  • Flakes on eyelids
  • Kind of makes eyes burn
  • Does not volumize
  • Not buildable

Since the mascara was weighing down my eyelashes, I tried wiping off the access on a tissue before applying the mascara and after three coats it just gave a natural look. It didn’t work for my long lashes or my sisters short lashes. This mascara also made my eyes burn a little.

OVERALL RATING: 2/5

WOULD I REPURCHASE: No, I would not repurchase.