FashionShyChild : 2017

April 27, 2017

Daily Goodie Box: April Products and Review

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Hey, fellow Shy Children!

Today i am bring to you another Daily Goodie Box Review. This is the April box and all around it was a pretty good box. I got to test out products that i wouldn't normally buy and brands that i never heard of before, Thats probably one of the main things i like about getting these boxes and the fact that i can share my thoughts and opinions with you all. 

So lets get into what products was in this April Daily Goodie Box and how i feel about them.

April 26, 2017

tres leche

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With Cinco de Mayo coming up all i can think about is a Tres Leche Cake. I don't know what it is but that just sounds really good right now and when i look at this top i am wearing, that is what it reminds me of... very random but so very true or i have gone mad.
One advantage that i have is, living in a well populated town that seems to specialize in Mexican food. Its nothing like the Bay Area but it does have a lot of Mexican stores and supermarkets that i know will be making and selling great Tres Leches.

What have you been craving?

April 24, 2017

Why I Stopped Talking About My Weight



If you have been ready my blog for a while, you know back in 2015 i wanted to lose weight and get back to being comfortable at a good weight that was right for me. I shared my weight, progress and thoughts with you all until one day it just stopped and know one new anything That was going on. I basically stopped talking about it and moved on to other topics... or so you thought!
That being said, today im going to let you know the truth on why i stopped talking about my weight. Its going to be hard for me to share this information since it is a very personal subject and topic... but here you go...

April 21, 2017

It's best ToSave

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I'm always on the look out for great bargains and anyway i can save a few extra bucks and get the things i need/want is always a great thing. So a few months back i was contacted via email by a company called Tosave.com . I had no clue what the company was about but from the title i new it had something to do with saving and that alone caught my attention. So i read the email and did some investigating on my own like i always do. 
That being said Tosave.com is a website that specialize in offering amazing great deals on trending Beauty and Fashion items. Think of it as an Amazon but cheaper. Very easy to navagate through and has so many sections and items to choose from. I was able to pick out three items

April 18, 2017

Spring Vibes

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I dont know what it is but i have been in a great Spring mood. Even though this Easter Weekend was all types of rain and storms, i didn't let that damper my feelings. Because what does the old saying say... April Showers brings May Flowers! 

April 14, 2017

#ReadingWithCort: L.A. Candy By Lauren Conrad (Book Review)

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Compared to the last book i read, I Think I Love You by Allison Pearson this book was also a young read but something i could get through and actually enjoyed. I did have two versions of the book, so hard cover copy and the Audible listening. I did use both to get through this novel for time reasons but i think i enjoyed the Audible version better since Lauren herself was reading the book.

April 12, 2017

Dollar Tree Beauty Test: Wet n Wild Fergie Creme Liner & Sassy + Chic Blending Sponge

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Today im bring to you another Dollar Tree Beauty Test. This trip to me was something special, even though at first it didn't end up that way. When i walked into Dollar Tree and went to there beauty section to see if there was anything new or interesting to try i only found the Sassy + Chic Blending Sponge... in a variety of different colors i must add. I was kind of disappointed because i didnt want to just find one item to review for you. But that all changed near check out! Someone decided that they didnt want the Wet n Wild Fergie Cream Liner, So i graved it off of the checkout end cap, added it to my basket and here we are today reviewing each of the items.

So lets break the products down and see if its worth buying and using.

April 3, 2017

Dreaming Of Santa Monica

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For a couple of weeks now, i have been really thinking about how great a vacation or getaway sounds. I even find myself watching Travel Vlogs and wishing i was there with them.
With this sprung of an obsession, i do have to say i found some great Blogs/Vlogs...
World Of WanderlustErik Conover, Fly With Stella to name a few.

March 22, 2017

Tour My Beauty Stand

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Hey fellow Shy Children!
One of the most asked questions i get asked across a wide variety of platforms is, what i keep on top of my Alex 9 draws. I know in my videos or in blog post you can only see a bare minimum, but it has caught a lot of your attention and curiosity. So since its not a secret and i don't mind sharing, here is a mini tour. I hope this helps answer some of your questions to names of products and what they really look like. But if you have any other questions don't hesitate to ask, i am more than happy to answer.
So lets watch the video and then after scroll down and all the products will be listed there. 

March 20, 2017

Bright Bright

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I used to be one of the many that hates Daylight Savings Time. But all of that has changed since moving into this house. I talk about how dark my house is all the time on Snapchat and if you watch my Vlogs you know exactly, what I'm talking about, I swear you would think this house was made for Vampires or something. But don't get me wrong i like dark tones, its basically what i live in when it comes to my fashion. I just cant have my living environment being the same.

March 9, 2017

Dollar Tree Beauty Test: Dark Spot Corrector and Moisturizing Foundation

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Testing products from Dollar Tree has always been a favorite of mine. I love finding inexpensive things that actually work and sharing the find with the people around me. Since i do a lot of Dollar Tree shopping and testing, i thought why not share some beauty finds with you and give my honest opinion just like i would to my family and friends.
This trip i picked out two products that i felt would benefit a lot of us and help with our skin looking its absolute best. So i went with Skin Nutritions new york Age Defy Ultimate Dark Spot Corrector and Sassy + Chic Moisturizing Foundation. 
So lets break the products down and see if its worth buying and using.

March 8, 2017

Workout Outfit | Inspo

Workout Outfit | Inspo
When it comes to working out, one of the things i slack in is the outfit department. I dont have ANY workout clothes and for a while i was perfectly fine with that. I validated my reason for not getting any by stating, "I only workout inside the comforts of my own home, I dont got to a gym." Or "I will get something that looks nice if i can keep up with working out, let me lose 15lb and i will reward myself that way."

March 7, 2017

I'm Going On A Trip

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Jacket: Forever21 (Similar Here) | Jeans: Charlette Russe | Sandals: Adidas Adilette Slide | Sunglasses: Forever21 (Similar Here) | Purse: Target Mossimo Satchel

This weekend (Sunday to be exact) I will be going on a little trip. Its not going to be for long since it is a day trip for an event my best friend is having and im so excited. That means i will finally be heading back to The Bay Area. I haven't been to The Bay since i moved out here and that was almost 3 years ago. 

March 3, 2017

#ReadingWithCort: I Think I Love You By Allison Pearson (Book Review)

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Where do i even start with this book!? I wanted to read something for February that was love related, to go with the months theme but this book was such a mistake on so many different levels. Im not going to have you wait and wonder what i think, I'm just going to hop right into it by first saying i didn't finish the book or even get half way into it. 

Here is why...

March 1, 2017

DAILY GOODIE BOX: FEBRUARY PRODUCTS AND REVIEW

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Hey fellow Shy Children!

February is now at the end point of leaving us and you know what that means... Daily Goodie Box Products and Review time. If you have ever been interested in seeing what i get in my Goodie Box before these types of post go up, make sure to follow YouTube. That's where i always do an unboxing video and even share a little input before testing.
Other than that, this box was amazing! I had no repeat products and everything in box was something new to me. I did get a lot of food products this time and i decided to test them in a video for you all.  

February 27, 2017

Fake It Tell You Make It

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Cardigan: Forever21 | Top: Charlotte Russe | Skirt: Charlotte Russe | Shoes: Vans | Sunglasses: Forever21 (similar here) | Necklace: (similar here) | Lipstick: L.A. Girl Glazed Lip Paint Tempt

When it comes to taking outfit photos and posing for the camera, i don't see myself as a wanna be model or photogenic. I just do what feels good to me and go with it. I guess you can say im faking it to make it but if that's what it takes to make others feel motivated and confident, im all for it. 

February 24, 2017

Top Five

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{Roses, Cider & Chocolates the Boo got me}

I know Valentines Day was little over a week ago now but i didn't post anything about it except on Snapchat. Since i have been blogging for 5 years now, i noticed that i plan, work and think about special or important days instead

February 21, 2017

Criss Cross

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Top: Charlotte Russe | Jacket: Forever21 | Jeans: Charlotte Russe | Shoes: Vans | Lipstick: L.A. Girl Matte Flat Velvet "Raven" | Septum Ring: Amazon

This weekend was very low key and chill. A lot of resting, Netflix and playing with makeup. I also got to test out and try this top i got from Charlotte Russe. I do have to say i am in love and would so much love to get more camisole like this. The criss cross makes it less basic and more stylish. It gives you a bit of sexy without looking like your trying so hard.

February 16, 2017

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Seed Pudding


Snapchat is one of the places where i share basically everything that happens in my everyday life... Its just easy for me and you all get to see it in real time, unlike blogger where everything takes time and is basically planned out.

 Last year i said in a snap (while eating chia seed pudding) that i should share with you all how i make it. Well i didnt get around to doing that. I would forget and i would be basically already done before remembering that i was suppose to take picture of the steps. Then very randomly i received The Chia Co Chia Shots inside a Daily Goodie Box and a month before that PBfit Peanut butter and Wild Chocolate Powder. I new this was a sign for me to share how i make Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Seed Pudding and since my viewer friends are all different ages and this recipe is very simple, i know everyone would be able to make it. 

So lets just jump right into it....

February 13, 2017

Can't Even

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Top: Charlotte Russe | Jeans:Charlotte Russe | Shoes:Vans | Bag: Target

This outfit and shirt goes perfectly with how the beginning of this year has gone... i CAN'T EVEN deal! With a splash of fun and video games on my shoes. 

More important news is, i have finally went shopping at Charlotte Russe for the first time. I kinda think i visited the store years ago and i think i bought a purse from them but I'm not sure. I wanted to get some stuff from them mainly because i know they have that new plus size section and i wanted to see how the quality and fit was compared to forever21. I do have to say i am very happy with everything and a YouTube video will be up sometimes this week. 

January 31, 2017

Nip + Fab Skincare Product Review

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When it comes to testing out new interesting products, I'm completely for it. Exceptionally when i can give my own opinion on what i think about the product. 
So around the holiday season i was sent these five products to test out. At first i didn't have a clue what the brand was but i remember hearing and seeing talks about it from UK bloggers/vloggers and if i remember correctly Kylie Jenner was promoting the Bust Fix. But its hard to be for sure since she promotes and talks about so much stuff.

January 30, 2017

When Distractions Takes Over

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January has been nothing but a huge detraction! Back in December i felt like i had everything together. I was motivated and very ambitious to making my New Year way better then what the last year was. I had my plans all set, new planner and the mind set to concur the world... or so i thought!

On January second i published my goals for the New Year and after that life took over in the most craziest way ever. I was being put down by the people around me. Was it unknowingly or intellectually i don't know. All i know is that it effected my mood. I was waking up later than i wanted too.. 9am to be exact to plan/have an idea i wanted to do for that day... but from the pictures we all know when that turn hit.

January 26, 2017

#ReadingWithCort Introduction


One of my New Year Goals is to read more books. Its the first thing on my goal list and something that i really want to accomplish this year and take on into the other years to come. The last time i really read a book was back in college when it was of course an assignment. That's really the only time you would catch me reading... for assignments.