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Happy Friday! Volume #17

Who doesn’t love a Friday? It’s the start to the weekend where we beauty lovers can get some more time to indulge in our stashes of beauty items. More so we get maybe some time for ourselves to just do nothing much or something extravagant! It’s also a time for me to share more about me to you that may or may not be beauty related. Feel free to share what you will be up to this weekend. Happy Friday!

Beauty Adventure? I did some reorganizing this week and realized there were so many products that I haven't tried out yet. I do want to not be a hoarder but use and appreciate every nail polish or makeup item in my stash. So now I keep the new items in this cute basket and plan to test them out this month. Can I do it all? 

In particular and as part of my branching out phase into trying new brands, I've found three new brands (for me) of nail polish just waiting to be painted on my nails. In case you a Trinidadian, hop on over to the Magical Makeup booth in Trincity Mall for these 3 beauties. 


Plans for the weekend? Spiderman Anyone? In the odd case I can actually get tickets, I can hardly wait to see this movie. 
But just in case all the shows are sold out, then I'll gladly go home and wear this gorgeous pink goodness just to cheer me up. Did I mention this was my first OCC lip tar? Happy dance!!!


Something about me? I've been hooked on Indian Chai tea every since a coworker introduced me to it. It's a must have before I go to sleep. 

Happy Friday!
XOXO
Naomi

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