Sunday, July 21, 2013

Tag: 13 Personal Questions

TAG: 13 Personal Questions
Hey guys! So I was tagged by Sarah of Eyeshadowaddictsanonymous to do this tag. She's a pretty awesome blogger, I highly recommend you check her out! Sarah is a Mac Cosmetics Enthusiast and she is one of my go-to people for Mac related products! She is probably a main reason as to why I really want to expand my Mac Cosmetic Collection (which is highly dangerous, considering how I'm technically not suppposed to due to Project 10 Pan!). While I did do the 25 Things About Me Tag recently, I felt that this tag will let you guys know more about me. So let the questions begin!

What do you order at Starbucks?
For cold drinks, Passion Fruit Lemonade Iced Tea with Light Ice. For hot drinks, if I'm going for just a coffee I get the blonde roast, but if I'm going for something fancy I get the Mocha Cappuchino.

What's one thing in your closet you couldn't live without?
Jeans. They are an absolute staple in my closet that I don't know what I'd do without them. I completely adore darker jean washes, I feel like those looks the best on me! I'm now kinda getting obsessed with PacSun Jeans. They are so comfortable to wear and they have a decent selection of jeans there.

What's one thing people don't know about you?
This is something not as well known about me, so I'll share this fact! As much of an extrovert as I am, I don't do well with confrontations at all. While I can confront someone just fine, if someone confronts me I like freeze up and can't really respond back, even if they truly are wrong (and not me having a person bias). It's...weird. I guess its part of me that stayed as an introvert that hasn't changed.

What's one thing you want to do before you die?
Volunteer at a refugee camp. Preferably someplace where a lot of aid isn't being distributed. So, basically areas like Syria, Yemen, etc that aren't places people would typically go to volunteer. I would like to do this for at least a year, if not more.

What is one food you can't live without?
Rice. It's so sterotypically Asian about me, but I can't help it. Rice is such a staple for me and I start missing it if I don't have it for more than a couple of days.

What's one quote that you live by?
I have two quotes to share with you. The first one is "I will never apologize for being real with you". My honestly is something that has caused me to lose friendships throughout the years but this is something I can stand by. This one is the one that striked me the most recently: "Be very, very careful of what you put into your head, because you'll never get it out". With my stubbornness, I can completely see how this is true. I love reading Kush & Wisdom on Tumblr, they do quote blogs and they have a nack of having quotes I absolutely adore!

What do you like and dislike about the blogging community?
I've been on the online community for awhile now, so I've seen the good and bad of it since I was about 14. While I am fairly new with the blogging community, I have to say that my favorite thing about it is being able to meet new people with the same interests (makeup of course!) from all over the world. I honestly feel like I get to know them really well, through their blog posts, videos, and comments that they make online. I love it when I see people comment back and forth between blogs and develop communicate on a frequent basis! What I dislike about the blogging community is the pressure to get "big" and by trying to get big they will try to either get new followers using the "follow for follow" method. Initially when I started blogging, I didn't really mind it at first, but later on I was like, well... I'd rather have someone follow me because they genuinely like my blog. I know I'm not the most skilled makeup artist/enthusiast out there, but I do know that I am genuinely passionate with what I have to say about makeup. I also don't like it when people overtly sponsor products blindly, products that they basically know nothing about. I don't want to hear a review about a product solely based off of one or two tries, because you really can't see what you would like or dislike about a product based off a first impression (and not have it skewed by money). My ramblings are posted online because I thoroughly enjoy makeup and because I want to learn more about it! I always take my time in posting reviews, could be days, weeks, or even months before I decide to post a review because I am will not post a review without knowing how I feel 100% about it!

What is your number one song on iTunes?
Bad Romance by Lady Gaga. My favorite song of all time ^_^

What kind of style would you describe yourself as having?
A classic style, think of a girl who adores dresses and pearls ^_^

What is your favorite number?
To be honest, I don't have a favorite number!

Two hobbies?
I've gotten hugely obsessed with reading again. It started with the bet between my friends and I (which who can read the most books the quickest), and it has escalated to me spending money on (mainly) romance books. I am starting to branch out more and read different genres, but because I have stayed away from reading for so long that I've been taking it slow. After the grueling reading experiences in high school, I was quite turned off by reading and it took me a good 2 years for me to pick up a book to read for pure entertainment. My other hobby is shopping, which is highly addicting. I've eased up a bit on makeup shopping, but now I'm shopping for clothes, jewelry, etc.... I'm completely dreading tax free weekend now...cause it'll cause a huge dent in my pocket!

Two pet peeves?
When people shake their legs and shake the table I'm sitting at. It's SO annoying, especially when I'm taking exams. Also the words "Don't get offended by this...", well, if you are going to say those words, then OF COURSE I'll probably get offended by what you are about to say next. Just say it straight, and I'll take it as it is (hopefully!).

Your guilty pleasure?
I'm a huge foodie! I love eating out at restaurants and I love trying out new cusines. My friends hate me for it but I absolutely adore the concept of "hanging out" as eating good food!

I tag:
Aaliyah from Shadow Liner Girl
Cyndi from In Search of Beauty
Kallie from But first, coffee
Nikki from Fairest Favorites
Penny Rose from PinkAndPetals
Silylilacs from Secret Life of a Pharmacy Student
Vanessa from Citron and Guavaberry
and YOU! Of course ;)

Hope you guys enjoy this tag :) If you guys do decide to do this tag, let me know in the comment section below!


  1. I've never thought about specifically volunteering at a refugee camp, but now that I think about it, I should do the same! (Since it strikes close to home)

    And I don't know why, but I went 'AWW YISS' when the reading part came up! I need to get back into the groove for that! Also, "My other hobby is shopping, whi"...DID YOU FINISH YOUR SENTENCE OR..

    I love how the answers so far with the pet peeves has been dealing with 'follow for follow', heh :D

    Thanks for tagging me! ಠᴗಠ
    I know what I'll be doing tonight instead of reading for my class in the morning, hehehehe.

    1. Volunteering for refugee camps is something that does strike close to home, especially since my parents fled as refugees after the Vietnam War. Reading is nice, you should totally get back in the groove of it! WOPES! I guess I accidentally clicked deleted part of that sentence... LOL. Added my explanation XD Thanks for the letting me know :) Bahaha, yea, I have a feeling that follow for follow will be a majority of the pet peeves I will be reading for this tag XD. And looking forward to reading your tag! :)

    2. So did my parents! ._.'' (To Canada, of all places!) My mom's always telling me stories from time to time about Vietnam and the war. It's sad to see groups of people get displaced as a result of politics :(

      The amount of books I have to/want to read is cringe-worthy LOL

      And thanks! C:

    3. My parents originally immigrated to Canada as well! But yes, is so sad that groups of people will end up being displaced as a result of politics. LOL. Hey, you should get started soonish. My list of books I need to read ain't pretty either...

  2. I too love the idea of service above self (volunteering). Every opportunity I get I try to help those in need. Great post.

    1. Definitely adore volunteering! It's one of my favorite things to do!

  3. Pacsun jeans are my favorite too! And I think the only jeans I own are darkwash jeans! To me they are so much easier to dress up or dress down than light wash jeans. And I agree on the follow for follow thing! I'm fine when people let me know they followed or ask check out their blog, but when people say, "would you like to follow each other?", it's a slightly annoying. Also thank you so much for tagging me :) I really like the questions of this tag, so I will definitely do it soon!

    1. EXACTLY. Dark wash jeans are so much more versatile than light wash jeans! Looking forward to reading your tag post!

  4. Awwww, such lovely things you had to say about me :)

    I'm a dresses and pearls kind of girl as well! Even though it's cold up there I have always wanted to live in Canada. Maybe it seems a bit naïve but I feel like there is a lot less drama where the government is concerned. I know you live in Florida now, but just saying... it was nice reading your tag post :)

    Eyeshadow Addicts Anonymous

    1. You certainly deserve those things being said ;)

      Canada is a nice place to live :) Oh dear, don't get me started on Florida and how we are always the problem state... We never get anything right... Thanks for tagging me :) I thoroughly enjoyed doing this tag :)

  5. We defiantly have some things in common :)
    I would be lost without jeans... and rice!

    I completely agree with your thoughts on the blogging realm and wanting people to just genuinely want to follow your blog.

    Also, I love your reviews because I know that it's something that you've really tried and used and so what you say about it isn't likely to change in a month. That's why I went out and bought a foundation on your recommendation :)

    Oh and I stopped shaking my leg when I read your pet peeve haha. I didn't even know I was doing it!

    Thanks so much for tagging me, what a fun read. I love learning more about the people who's blogs I love! I look forward to doing this one :)

    1. I really hope you like that Covergirl foundation :) I really enjoy it a lot :) LOL thats so funny that you stopped shaking your leg XD I look forward to reading your tag :D


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