Dior Skyline: 5 Couleurs

DIOR-5headerDior Skyline Collection stands out the most to me (from their previous collection), particularly due to the story behind it.

Peter Philips, the creative and image director for Dior makeup (you must follow him on Snapchat, he’s a blast to watch yet incredibly professional as you’d imagine) based the Skyline collection around the Parisan architecture. My father was an Architect, so I have fond memories of being his little helper when I was a kid, going around to job sites with him on occasion. So, as you see in the embossing on the eyeshadow palettes, they imitate what you would see on the Eiffel Tower, in Paris. Gorgeous.

Dior-shadows-blueDior 5 Couleurs Skyline in 506 Parisan Sky.

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POM Friday at Communications Hill

pom-FRI-HEADERIt’s happening again! Weekly POM Friday posts, so get excited for it. Many people requested it, and many people love seeing Alfie’s adventures and what he gets up to in a run of a week.

alfie-tongue-outI gave him another haircut the day prior to driving to Communications Hill in (south?) San Jose and people definitely noticed! I trim Alfie’s hair myself, right outside our front porch, and I’ve been doing that since he was a pup, but sometimes I trim other places more carefully than others. When Alfie and I were minding our own business on the popular workout spot that is the stairs of Communications Hill, some old dudes who were doing their sweaty workout decided to point out that Alfie loooked as though he had a haircut, and it was botched.

alfie-run-to-meI was so stunned to even reply. Rude! Either way, both my husband and I agree, Alfie does not look botched — in fact I think he’s pretty proud, prancing around with his new haircut.

stairs-on-communications-hiCommunications Hill is a gorgeous spot to do a hefty workout, or enjoy a walk along the trails overlooking the city. What a view from the top!

Enjoy the photos! Looks like Alfie definitely had a time.

alfie-on-stairs

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Slather on the SPF YEAR round

Lancome Bienfait UV SPF 50Yes! You should be applying the SPF on a daily basis. Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. Slather on your SPF year round.

Lancome Bienfait UV SPF 50I mean, I guess there’s a reason people say I look younger than what I am. I don’t bake out in the sunshine, and if I’m going outside at all, it’s a minimum of SPF 30 all over my body. This one by Lancôme is a perfect sized SPF for travel, which I ended up bringing with me on an airplane journey to Oregon in July!

But what did I really think of it?

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