Thinking Out Loud Thursday #5

1. The building managers where we live put off a pool party for the residents last weekend, and since The Guy (aka my husband, as he wants to remain internet anonymous from now on) was out of town over night, I went solo for a few hours, introducing myself to as many people as possible. The turn-out wasn’t impressive, and I only met a handful of people. But I’m happy I went, because I met a new-to-us couple, who also has a small dog and the wife and I have been walking our dogs every evening after she gets off work. We are sort of forcing friendship with our two dogs. They’re both territorial and “king/queen of the household” so there is a lot of barking and “I’m so scared I poop” (mainly from Alfie). But hooray for new friends!

J Crew Anya Suede Ballet Flats2. These shoes are comfortable, hence me buying them in bulk. Not as practical, as they’re suede and will get dirty quicker. I picked up the pink and blue one’s at the Gilroy Outlets, and bought the turquoise one online at J.Crew Factory for a steep discount. Roughly $110 for the three pairs, in total.

Tillandsia-Andreana3. I killed my air plant, that rarely needed watering. I’m disappointed in myself for letting it die. This is why I can only have real looking faux flowers. I only needed to rinse it under water once a week, which I did. It’s probably too hot for it in California. Lame.

Tiny Post Hoop Earrings in 14k Gold Fill 3mm4. I’ve been meaning to talk about these earring for a few months. I bought them from Autumn Equinox on etsy, and I think they’re super cool. I prefer stud earrings as opposed to anything that drops below the ear lobe, as my ears are pierced unevenly and you can really notice it when I wear anything but studs unfortunately.

5. Songza has been my choice of music for a few months, when The Guy introduced it to me. Freakin’ love it.

Every day makeup6. Makeup has been minimal for me for the last little while. Here’s all the goodies I’ve been wearing when I feel like wearing anything. Dior BB cream // Cle de Peau concealer // Jouer Bronzer // Dior Diorshow mascara // Tweezerman eyelash curler // Real Techniques brushes.

7. I love mangoes, but hate cutting them up — so here’s a way to peel a mango in 10 seconds or less. Thanks to Carla for posting the link on her blog!

FitBit Tory Burch (image from FitBit)

8. Love the concept of tracking your fitness and calories burned throughout the day, but hate the look of the athletic looking Fit-Bit? I know it’s not versatile for every one to wear. But Katie recently blogged about the new launch from Tory Burch making more aesthetically pleasing FitBit gear.

Random questions for you:

Do you have your ears pierced? If so, how old were you?
I was in Grade 5 when I got mine done.

When is the last time you uploaded new music to your iPod/Smart Phone/MP3 player?
I never listen to music on my 2nd gen iPod shuffle, and once it’s on there, it’s there for ever. Songza’s where it’s at. If I’m on the treadmill or running outside, I run sans music.

How often do you go swimming?

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Want to be a Tweezerman Ambassador?

Weeks ago I notified you all about becoming a Tweezerman Ambassador, free of charge. Anyone with a blog/youtube channel could sign up. I’m not sure if they’re still accepting applicants but it doesn’t hurt to try. I showed photos of what arrived in my little parcel from Tweezerman and today I’m going to show you some better, up close photos of them all.

Sneak peek of the Tweezerman Ambassador package.

Tweezerman Ambassador package.

I remember when the Tweezerman set first came in. I had just literally waxed my eyebrows with the Parissa waxing kit that I reviewed on my blog, the night before! So it’s been a slow process to actually be able to test out these sharp lil’ tweezers.

I’m definitely not going to be keeping six pairs of tweezers. In fact, I was supposed to bring a couple home to Newfoundland to give away to my Mom and some friends. But I seriously forgot. I’ll be mailing down a package to them in the next little while, with a few extra goodies stored inside… so it’s not like I’m mailing just tweezers down to them. “Hey, get a hint!!” haha, right?

Tweezerman tweezers are known for being very sharp. The sharpest of the sharp. It can get those invisible hairs no trouble, and even the smallest ones that are only visible by a 10x zoom’ed mirror. All you ladies own one of them. I know you do.

I already have a small yellow Tweezerman set of tweezers that I purchased off of ebay for about $6.00. I don’t think I got a deal on them, since I saw them at Sally’s Beauty Supply for a little less, or the same price. But whatever. I’ve had them for years and they still work great. But it’s not as sharp as my new ones. But I think it needs a good sharpening.

You can mail away your tweezers to get them sharpened for free. I think Tweezerman is the only company that offers this, but I’ve never received a notification as to where I can actually mail the piece out. Does anyone know? Tweezerman Ambassador tools. I had a try at coloring in my eyebrows with the supplied double ended pencil shown above. I had a field day over the weekend building up some bold brows on myself. But didn’t take any photos. Sorry! I’m not a pro at it yet, so I’m still practicing. I dislike that Tweezerman has a pencil you have to sharpen, instead of a lead twist up, similar to the Brow Wiz by Anastasia. I feel like I’ve never been the best pencil sharpener around, thus wasting product.

The Tweezerman Ambassador kit also comes with an eyelash curler in ROSE GOLD.

It also has a couple of extra replacement pads. After pushing down on your curler everyday for months on end, it doesn’t get the best curl anymore. Just simply pop out the old pad with a new one, and it’ll seem like a brand new eyelash curler.

This isn’t a sponsored blog post. Anyone can become an Ambassador in fact — go ahead and sign up to become a Tweezerman Ambassador too!

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Become a Tweezerman Ambassador

Are you a beauty blogger and want to become a Tweezerman Ambassador?

Tweezerman has recently created the VIP PRO Program. A selected few of Beauty Professionals will receive a complete Tweezerman brow, or nail kit. New products will be mailed out to those select people every quarter.

You will also receive invitations to exclusive events, and exclusive special offers

As you guys know, I’m in Canada, so they’re not excluding us folks up north either!

My goodie kit came in the mail on Friday. Right after I reviewed my waxing kit by waxing my eyebrows. How inconvenient.

Tweezerman ProCurl Eyelash Curler
Slant Tweezer (Stainless Steel)
Satin Etched Zebra Slant Tweezer
Point Tweezer
Pointed Slant Tweezer (Stianless Steel)
Special Edition of Pop of Op Mini Slant Tweezer
Eyenhance Pencil and Sharpener
Folding ILashcomb
Brow Shaping Scissors & Brush

SIX tweezers. Moses. What the heck am I going to do with six of these?

So, stay tuned for an update on how much I’m going to love using these tweezers. I better have some fabulous eyebrows after this. Either that, or I’m going to have none left. We’ll see how it pans out.

Become a Tweezerman Ambassador.

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