FashionShyChild : 2016

December 31, 2016

Cute Little Monkey Iphone Case

I have been recently looking for a new IPhone case that i can have as a change for the New Year. I bought one at a real store...Marshalls in the beginning of December and with all my luck, when opening the case already had a little crack. I didnt think anything of it since it was small, so i put the case on and over two week the crack was so big and a part chipped off, i just had to take it off. Lucky enough an Amazon seller offered me an 80% off discount for one of their cases and i couldn't be more happy.

December 29, 2016

Daily Goodie Box: December Products and Review

Hey fellow Shy Children!

Its that time again where i review and share everything i received in my Daily Goodie Box. This box is for the month of December and some products i do have to say where repeats from November. Im not complaining because some where actually really good products and i don't mine testing them out again. 

If your new and still don't know, Daily Goodie Box is a "FREE" sampling service that ships out more than just free samples because you can actually receive full sized products. All they ask in return is that you sample the products and then go online to their site and leave an honest review of what you think... that's it, it's that simple!
To sign up, just head over to their site hit the sign up button, fill out your profile and about you page and wait to qualify. Remember everything is FREE!

December 21, 2016

The December Tag!

(Photo is from my Snapchat post)

I haven't done a TAG post in a while and i thought today would be the perfect day to post a holiday related one. So i search google looking for a Christmas Themed one and i found The December TAG thanks to Nikkietutorials blog/YouTube. The questions looked very informative and i think your going to learn a little bit more about me today.

So lets get into the questions...

December 20, 2016

New In: VSPink Panties

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In my last post i said i was going to open up and cover topics that i just been skipping over. I dont want to say avoiding because i wasn't intellectually doing that, but technically it happened. So today you will learn what kind of parties i like and would definitely recommend.
So the panties of choice i go for are Victoria's Secret Pink. My sister years ago got me into buying this brand of panties and now im full on addicted. I know some of you are thinking, "OMG! Those panties are expensive AF!" and im not going to front... $10.50 for one pair is complete craziness. 

December 19, 2016

Black Velvet

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Jacket,Shirt,Jeans & Sunglasses: Forever21 | Necklace: Mynamenecklace | Lipstick: L.A. Girl Matte Flat Velvet "Raven" | Shoes: Vans gold mono era "Ivy Green"

Growing up my southern grandma used to always tell us, "Children should be seen and not heard". It was a way and a saying to be well behaved and not to embarrass her. I was always a quit child, so being seen and not heard was easy for me. But one thing that wasn't quite was my style. I have always been a child that did my own thing... some would call it being rebellious but i call it being me.

December 17, 2016

Holiday Gift Guide Beauty | 2016

Holiday Gift Guide beauty 2016

  1. Chanel Coco Mademoiselle eau de parfum
  2. Tonymoly Im Real Mask Sheets
  3. Lorac Pro Palette
  4. E.l.f. Dark Blush Palette
  5. TheBalm Meet Matt Hughes Kit
  6. R+Co Treasure Shampoo & Conditioner Set
  7. Julep Color Treat Nail Polish Set
  8. Autumnfall Makeup Brushes
  9. Hot Tools Curling Iron
  10. Nip+Fab Viper Venom Micro Blur Cream

Holiday Gift Guide For Him | 2016

Holiday Gift Guide for HIM 2016

  1. Wantdo Leather Jacket
  2. Leathario Genuine Leather Overnight Duffle
  3. Vans Bedford Crackle Sneakers
  4. Moleskine 2017 Batman Limited Edition Planner
  5. Trendy Slouchy Beanies
  6. Burts Bees Mens Gift Set
  7. Timberland Men Magic Gloves
  8. Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband
  9. Stuff Every Man Should Know Book
  10. Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphone
  11. Bewell ZS Wood Men Watch 

December 7, 2016

Holiday Gift Guide For Her | 2016

Holiday Gift Guide for her 2016
  1. #Girlboss Book
  2. Stay Woke Black Lives Matter Hoodie
  3. Marc By Marc Jacobs Gather Round Satchel
  4. Beats Studio 2.0 Wired Over Ear Headphones Pink
  5. MYRIANN 36 LED Selfie Ring Fill Light 
  6. AutumnFall Soft Transparent with Fur Ball Phone Case
  7. Alex and Ani's patented expandable wire Initial bangle 
  8. Create 365 Hello Life 18 Month Happy Planner
  9. Michael Kors Women's Parker Brown Watch MK5538
  10.  Oversized Slouchy Beanie
  11. MICHAEL Michael Kors Nikko High-Top Sneaker

December 6, 2016

A Gift From My Sis

This weekend was absolutely Amazing! I got to see and spend time with my sister, who I haven't seen in over 2 and a half years due to our busy schedules and me living so far from my family.
We do talk on the phone and text everyday, so when she said she was going to come out here I was really excited. She even offered to bring me some planner supplies from Daiso since she knows how obsessed I am with my planner and I of course don't have a Daiso where I live... speaking of that I haven't seen any type of Japanese stores that sell any kawaii stuff!?

December 1, 2016

DAILY GOODIE BOX: November Products and Review

Hey fellow Shy Children!

Today i am bringing to you my thoughts and reviews on everything i received in Novembers Daily Goodie Box. 
But before getting into that i have some information i would like to share with you. The other time i shared with you a Daily Goodie box i said how i was contacted by the company to review a box and get the word out about the company. Well everything went great, they loved the post and they asked me this time if i would like to be a partner. I of course said YES because there is nothing better than sharing and talking about a free subscription my readers can sign up too. So with this partnership i will be receiving a box every month to share with you the product that are going out for that month and also writing a blog post just like this one. I will not be compensated in the form of payment or sign ups, so if you don't like that, there is no need to worry.

Shades Of Green

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Bag: Target | Boots: Target | Jeans: Forever21 | Top: Walmart | Button Down: Borrowed | Sunglasses: Forever21 (similar here)

It is so nice to be seeing shades of green around. I don't know how its like where you live but fall, winter and half of spring the green grass and plants are up and bright. But when summer rolls around  everything gets burnt out from the high temptresses. So I'm going to enjoy this beauty while i can.

November 30, 2016

Fulcrumgallery Contemporary Canvas Art

The holiday season is in full effect and i don't know how this year went by so fast. Its also that time of year where it seems like everyone is coming over and all they want to really do is see how you have decorated or changed up the place since last time they where over. I know for myself that is really popular since we did move into this house earlier this year and this is the first Thanksgiving and Christmas we are celebrating in it.

November 28, 2016

New In: Flea Market Makeup Finds

Started going to the Flee Market that's in my town and actually i really enjoy it. Besides this nice tasting Taco Truck that lets me order hella picky aka Vegan Life! There is a shop, tint, store thing that sells so much makeup and fragrances its crazy and everything is discounted and real.

My boyfriend wanted a Gucci Cologne and thats what basically made us go inside and what lead me to buying these amazing beauty products. I should point out that i have been wanting a LA Girl Lip Paint for a while now but never bought one... so wishes do come true.

November 21, 2016



When it comes to my fashion, having fun is whats most important for me. I don't care how others feel about my outfits as long as it make me feel good and happy inside... that all that matters. I got a lot of look and some laughs wearing this but i feel like a kid again and forever young is how i live. So who has the last laugh now!?

November 15, 2016

Gerard Cosmetics First Impressions on three lip products

So i won a YouTube Giveaway Agaelovegirl was having and I posted a video on my Youtube channel sharing everything i won. In that video i did state that i would film and do a blog post testing out and sharing with you my first impressions about three Gerard Cosmetics lip products. That being said that is what i did and im sharing it with you all today.

November 10, 2016

Dress To Impress

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Blazer: Torrid | Top: Forever21 | Jeans: Forever21 | Bag: Target | Shoes: Target

After this huge joke of an election use Americans just had, i have been hearing the most absurd things. I will go though my thoughts and feeling in another post but right now i feel like its my duty as an influencer/blogger to uplift my readers and friends.

November 9, 2016

Retinol Moisturizer: InstaNatural Review

This isn't my first time talking about a Retinol Moisturizer on my blog but it is my first time being able to stand behind it 100%. I have been testing this product out for little over a week now and i have seen changes that any one with problem skin would be proud of.
I went into testing out this product as just a way to better my skin in the long run and wouldn't imagine seeing results this early. i am so very happy InstaNaturl let me test out this product because now i can share my experience with you and maybe even help out.

PS: I did receive this product FREE of charge from InstaNatural though Tomoson for sampling and review purposes. All opinions are 100% own and honesty is key!

November 4, 2016

Vitamin C Serum: InstaNatural Review

When it comes to Vitamin C serums, i am really new to the whole thing. I got into Vitamin C and Antioxidant serums back in 2015... so a year ago. When i seen InstaNatural had a version of their own i was wondering how come this wasn't the first one i tried. Because i have used other InstaNatural products before and completely loved them. That would have also saved me the trouble of having to use one that i really didn't like, due to its small and texture after applying. 
So when going into testing this version out, i do have to admit i was kinda nervous and skeptical. but i will keep my other thoughts for the review.

PS: I did receive this product FREE of charge from InstaNatural though Tomoson for sampling and review purposes. All opinions are 100% own and honesty is key!

November 3, 2016

Dual Phase Mattifying Toner: InstaNatural Review

In today's post i will be reviewing InstaNaturals Dual Phase Mattifying Toner. This is not the first time i have used or reviewed a product from InstaNatural. In the past i have loved every product i received from them and still use those same products tell today. 

If you are new to my blog, my reviews are 100% my honest opinion and i wouldn't expect less. I have been testing this product out day and night for a week now. I have also been using it along with two other InstaNatural products. I know your probably thinks, "that's not long at all and how do you know if it really works?" Well to me within the first week i believe you should notice a difference even if its just a little... but something should be changing.

PS: I did receive this product free of charge for testing and review purposes 

October 31, 2016


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Happy Halloween!

So the day has finally came... Halloween! I have all the decorations up, candy for the trick-or-treaters and even snacks for the house, since i will be passing out the candy in all. 

October 27, 2016

A living room decorated for the dead

I always say how fall/Autumn is my most favorite time of year and truly it is. I just wish it would last longer because out of all the seasons, for some reason fall seems to be the shortest. That being said i go HARD! I decorated different parts of my house for Halloween or All Hallows' Eve but in this post i am going to share with you my living room.

October 19, 2016

Evil Eye

I have been getting quite a few questions on my Hamsa Hand and Evil Eye bracelet. Basically to make a long and meaningful story short for now because i will do a blog post on the bracelets i have and why i feel like i need them, even more now.

October 11, 2016

Daily Goodie Box: Free Products and Samples

Hey fellow Shy Children!

So today I am really excited to share with you all a FREE product & sampling service called, Daily Goodie Box. I am fairly new to the service, since only a few weeks ago I was contacted by them asking if I would like to sample their box and tell you all my friends what I thought about it and its products. I agreed, since who doesn't like sampling and Free at that?! I have also never heard of the company before being contacted, so I thought if it was new news to me it might be the same to you.

October 10, 2016

Oakland Raiders

Shirt: NFLshop | Jeans: Forever21 | Sandals: Adidas | Bracelet: Stockton Flee Market | Sunglasses: Forever21

We all know i am a San Francisco girl born and raised but since living in Oakland and dating and Oakland born/raised man, team picking has changed. Don't get me wrong, i still love the 49ers and my side of the family are huge fans...

September 28, 2016

Fitness Update! I'm Not Giving Up On This

{from my Snapchat: Fashionshychild}

My weight has been a constant struggle for so long and I'm tired of going back to times of saying, "I lost the weight before" and looking at myself in the mirror and being like, "why can't you do it now"?!

September 23, 2016

What's in my makeup bag this Autumn

When it comes to my makeup bag, I choose not to care so many products. To some people this might seem crazy and the question to the, "what if" might come up but from experience you usually never use anything you really carry anyways, so why not just carry the basics... unless you do your makeup on the go or at work, this is not going to be realistic to you. But if your someone like me who does there makeup at home or goes to school or does the basic running around doing errand, these basics are perfect!
So here's what's in my makeup bag for Autumn :

September 21, 2016

Stylish Prescription glasses from GlassesShop

When it comes to eyeglasses and prescription ones at that, I have been wearing them my whole life. I have never had great vision and one eye in particular has always been less strong and over the years changing at that.

I'm basically stating this because I know first hand how much glasses can cost and for a lot of people like myself, dropping $300 plus is just way to much and that's only for one pair. But I do have solution/website I would like to share with you. There is an affordable option and it's basically just one click away called . Yes! They sell affordable and stylish glasses, glasses frames and even prescription sunglasses all in one spot. They even offered to let me pick out a pair and share my thoughts and opinions with you and that is what I'm going to do.

September 13, 2016


Top: Forever21 | Jeans: Forever21 | Sandals: Adidas | Glasses: GlassesShop  c/o| Lipstick: Covergirl Queen Collection Stay Luscious "Passion"

Busy, Busy,Busy! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I spent mine really relaxing, due to work taking all of the energy out of me. but besides that i have a lot of great post coming your way and even some company promoted products that i know you will all love, Like these eyeglasses i am wearing in this post. GlassesShop let me pick a pair and actually use my real prescription. Y'all i can finally really see again! 

September 1, 2016

Getting back into reading

This is really embarrassing to say but I'm always completely honest with you, so I'm just going to say it... I haven't read a book since college! Yes, I know some of you are gasping for air right now in shock but I know one the other hand a lot of you can understand and relate to the reason why I haven't read in so long.

August 30, 2016

Story Time: My High School Experience

Hey fellow Shy Children!
So it's that time of year again... Back To School and I know a lot of you really can't believe it since your summer was so amazing but there is a high portion of you that are really nervous about going to the next grade at a new school. I can fully understand since I have been there and done that. But I'm here to tell you that, everyone in your same grade that is moving on to a new school feels the same way you do. They might not show/express it but everyone handles change in a different way.

August 22, 2016

Eyelash lace

Top: Forever21 | Jeans: Forever21 | Shoes: Drjays | Sunglasses: Forever21

Happy Monday!
From my last post somethings have changed a little bit. I have taken some time off work due to my Eczema flaring out of control and becoming the worst I have ever seen. Since I have been off for a couple of night I have notice a huge change in the way my arms looks and feels.

August 8, 2016

Where I Have Been

I'm going to start off my saying, this year has been the hardest by far for me. Everything seems to always go wrong and I have been the most depressed and overwhelmed than I have ever been in my whole life. I said in a couple of post back that I wanted things in my life to change and that has been really what I have been working on. But while doing that the top things I love in life have really taken a back seat or have fallen through the cracks. I didn't expect things to get this bad but I knew if I was going to make my life better the beginning of change would be a rocky road.

July 12, 2016

Sampled Child: Coastal Scents Forever Blush

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Back when I started really getting into makeup and wanting to experiment with massive amounts of eye shadow colors, Coastal Scents is the company I went to for that. It feels just like yesterday I ordered there 88 color eye shadow palette... Remember back in the beginning of YouTube days, that palette was highly popular in the beauty community... Yep! I was on that bandwagon and very proud of it too. So proud of it, I even recommend it in my Makeup Starter Kit for Beginners. That being said if you don't own that palette, you really haven't gotten the full experience of testing out eye shadows... I'm just saying! 

July 11, 2016


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Fourth of July weekend caused me a lot of stress and anxiety since i was working that weekend aka pet sitting. I didn't get much sleep and that caused me to not really eat and all that jazz.
I do have to say though Pokemon Go has really uplifted my spirit and was the only thing having me get dress and go outside this weekend. But i do have to say some Pokemon i just couldn't get too. I am not going to knock on peoples door to go in their living room to capture a Pokemon. I did however capture one in the comfort of my own bed... LMAO! 

June 27, 2016

Moon Walking

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Top: Forever21 | Jacket: Drays | Jeans: Forever21 | Shoes: Radii | Sunglasses: 599fashion

I don't know what i was thinking when i decided to put on this outfit. I just really like the bomber jacket but it being faux leather and 90 degrees plus out side ... I have gone mad, mad as a hatter! But on a real note do any of you keep up with the news on how people could be going to Mars in the future? I find it really interesting because i am a believer in the thought of other people living in space already aka Alien but i don't have an interest in going to Mars myself. Mainly because to me Mars looks like a BIG Grand Canyon, nothing but dust and rocks. 

June 22, 2016

Cortney's Fitness Letter #11

Hey fellow Shy Children!
I know i haven't done a Fitness Letter or let alone talked about Health in general in quite a while but i am here today, to say, i am still pushing. That being said a lot of things have changed, including my weight but i am still on a plant base vegan lifestyle. 
I was mentally down for a little bit wondering why i was plateauing or even gaining weight and i came across videos on YouTube talking about "metabolic damage". I am not a doctor or a nutritionist but what i got from the videos is, all the damage i put on my body over the years could be the reason why i am not loosing weight fast enough or at all... It could be true! Because this time around has been way different than my weight loss 5 years ago. Which is weird since i am eating way better now than i was doing then but i am also eating more. So i guess you can say i am very confused but i have to keep pushing and not give up.

June 13, 2016

Designer Lips

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Top: Drjays | Cardigan: Forever21 | Jeans: Forever21 | Shoes: Radii | 
The pass couple of weeks has been, life evaluation week/s. I'm not to my full point of happiness and things in my life need to be changed and reevaluated. As a blogger, who talks mainly about Fashion and Beauty can sometimes give off an illusion of pure happiness due to glitz and glam but that's not me.  Since day one, i have told you everything and kept it 100% with everything i say and do. That being said one of the main things that has been on my mind and bugging me, is the fact that i need my own living space. Its hard to live with other people as it is but its even more harder to work from home blogging and living with other people. I'm not trying to be a brat but im getting older and having people come over your house whenever they want to is pure annoyance,

June 10, 2016

Sampled Child: Tints and Sass by Elizabeth Mott

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Hey, fellow Shy Children!

Today i am back at it again with another sample share. I received this product awhile back when i was subscribed to Ipsy. It has been in my testing drawer for a while now, waiting for me to talk about it and i am so happy i can now share what i think about the product with you all. 

June 6, 2016

Unzip Me

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I hope you all had a great weekend because i know for myself it was relaxing and very hot. I wish i could find out where the ocean/beach is around here but im really starting to think there isn't one... i still have hope though!

June 2, 2016

50 Things That Make Me Happy

50 Things That Make Me Happy
There is so many things that effect your feelings and your state of mind, in your everyday life that will make you feel less of the person that you really are. We all go through it! Even though we try our hardest to be positive and remember The Law of Attraction is the key to success, sometimes it just doesn't work.  When this happens i like to remember Elementary school because back then we did a lot of self reflecting even though it didn't seem like it. Remember around Thanksgiving when you write down everything your grateful for? Or pick your top 5 favorite things? All of that list making really did make you happy...right? So why not do the same thing today! 

May 31, 2016

Pet Sematary

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Top: Forever21 | Jacket: Forever21 | Jeans: Forever21 | Shoes: Nike Dunk Sky Hi

I don't know whats going on with the weather in California but if it keeps going the way it has been going, im not going to be surprised if we have an earthquake. I do take into consideration that i live in the Valley but everywhere in California is going through unusual temperature problems. I kid you not it looked like it was going to rain just last week and today its 99 degrees.... Thank positive Cort!

May 27, 2016

5 Top Places I Would Love To Visit

{London, England 2009}

It has been so long since i have taken a vacation, its really sad. Growing up i always thought that i would get older and be able to travel, just like i was traveling then. Every summer being able to experiences something new and exciting and being one of the only kids in my classes to share the experiences as we learn about it at the same time. But as you get older and become an adult that free time kinda drifts away and saving for something even small doesn't always happen. At this point in time going somewhere like Las Vegas would be exciting but being me i kinda have bigger dreams. That being said here are my 5 Top Places I Would Love To Visit...

May 24, 2016

Sampled Child: Aukey 2 in 1 Lens Combo Kits

Hey Fellow Shy Children!
So a month back i was given the opportunity to test out some tech products. I know Fashion Shy Child isn't a tech blog and its main focus is Fashion, beauty and health but you also have to remember tech plays a big part in what i do to make content for you and anything i am using/testing out at the time i am going to share it with you, my friends. 

May 23, 2016

Colorful Palette

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Shirt: Torrid | Shorts: 599fashion | Shoes: Nike Court Tranxition | Necklace: MyNameNecklace | Lipstick: COVERGIRL Queen Collection Stay Luscious "Passion"

This weekend has been by far the most chill weekend i have had in a while. It feels so great to stop thinking about the world around me and what i have to get done and actually enjoy the present time. 

May 17, 2016

Something About A Great Highlight

Something About Great Highlight Though
Recently i have been really into applying a highlight to my face, when i do my makeup and a lot of you have noticed. Coming a long with that, the question to what highlighters i use has been widely asked and i can understand why. When i would look at highlighters my main focus/question to myself would be, "would this color show up on my skin?" And a lot of the times it would but it wouldn't look cute because it would show up ashy. 

May 16, 2016

Orange Skulls

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Top: Drjays | Jeans: Forever21 | Shoes: Nike Court Tranxition | Necklace: My Name Necklace | Lipstick: COVERGIRL Queen Collection Stay Luscious "Passion"

I don't know what it is but getting up in the morning and having to get dressed, has been a complete nightmare for me. I don't want to wear anything in my closet because a lot of it makes me feel/look fat or i just keep wearing the same things over and over again...its really getting old.

May 6, 2016

Napoleon Perdis: Bought But Never Used

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A couple of years back at Target, I came across this blush set from Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics a.k.a. NP. It was setting in a plastic bucket on an end cap surrounded by a whole bunch of other marked down beauty products.
 This product in particular caught my eye because of its simple beauty of packaging... Very clean looking and gets straight to the point. So I picked it up to see exactly what it was and how it could benefit my makeup routine. "Nooo! Freakin way", I said. "It's an NP product extremely marked down".