i got some sweet nail stuff from Skin Food last weekend. i’m trying to give my nails long enough breaks in between gel nail sessions since my nails were getting thin and brittle for the first time in my life several months ago. doing my nails myself and having them look crazy only a few days later has made me less excited about it, but after getting this swag i’m looking forward to what i can do with them once it’s time to take the gel polish off.
i’m not exactly sure how much i’ll use this, but i got a dotting tool so i can make my own designs. i’m gonna play with it and see how easy it is to draw lines and draw other things with it, so we’ll see what happens ㅋㅋㅋㅋ may work decently for roses? the dotting tool was ₩3,000.
the next thing i got was a package of little rhinestones. i’ve never put rhinestones on my own nails before, or anything other than stickers really, but the clerk said i don’t need nail glue, just to put top coat over em. the rhinestones were ₩1,000.
what i’m most excited about is the nail tape. i’ve seen a lot of pics on tumblr and fashion blogs with those crisp, shiny gold lines across the top of people’s nails. that was one thing that would make me consider going to a more expensive nail shop in order to get, because i didn’t think i could do it at home. as u can imagine, i was pretty hype to find this gem in Skin Food. and the best part? it was only ₩1,500. not bad, not bad at all! well, let me slow down cuz i haven’t attempted to use it yet ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
i also got a bottle of some fly champagne-y colored polish called 피넛브라운 [Peanut Brown] for ₩1,500. it doesn’t have the same yellowy undertone that champagne seems to, but it’s as close as it came among what was available. i actually wanted it so i can touch up my nail on my left hand. my gaudy lil cross came off about a week ago, and i filed the pointy gel skeleton down but would like to take off the remaining polish and repaint it a similar color. i’m sure the polish will chip easily, but it’s so hard to say no to ₩1,500, right? ㅋㅋㅋ
lastly, i picked up some lavender nail polish remover. Bella introduced me to it, and i really like the smell, and that it still does it’s job. i also recommend it, at ₩2,000.
so, if you’re looking for something a lil extra to glam out those nails at home this winter holiday season, i suggest hittin up a nearby Skin Food if you live in SK. do you guys have any recommendations? hope you are all stayin warm/healthy♥
it’s been a while since i last got gel nails, so before Bestie’s wedding the other week [YUUUUUP MARRIED SON!] i decided to get them done again.
i really love the jeweled cross, i was so excited she had it. but the bow … i started regretting it’s size and placement later. i had a decent system goin on before, and i knew which fingers i wanted the bows and whatnot on, but i forgot about my personal rules when this went down. it was a relief that my leather gloves still fit over my fingers ㅋㅋㅋ
def got my pointer finger caught in some random girls hair at the Jay Park concert last weekend tho ㅇㅅㅇ;; so lucky she didn’t notice and i was able to silently untangle myself ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
also realized later that my claws match my baby, Gloomy Bear~ i guess i’m subconsciously modeling myself after Gloomy. all i need now is to find a boy named Pity …
happy holidays guys♥
finally, i have posted the promised pics of my Storm costume from Halloween this year. better late than never perhaps? i had so much fun with Bella, Kaytee, and our other friends!!!!~~ i also relished peoples’ reactions when they saw me walking down the street like this. if people are gonna stare and the 외국인, may as well give em a reason~~ ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
the jumpsuit is from a “Catwoman” costume ordered from Gmarket for about ₩20,000 which was amazing considering most catsuits sold for $50~100.00+ online including shipping here. i cut the fingers off the attached gloves so i could slide my hands in and out of them as i pleased and put my leather winter gloves on. luckily the catsuit fit well enough, but as i’m kinda short and have a short torso, it kept bunching up in the middle ㅇㅅㅇ;; the X-pins i made from foam board and poster paint.
my white mesh contact lenses i ordered from YouKnowIt.com. i paid for the fastest shipping and it arrived within a week, so i was really happy about that. i’m kinda hoping to be something with scary lenses for next year. one of my friends wants us to dress up as Colossus Titans from Attack on Titan next year. perrrrrrhapssss~ ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
happy Friday guys♥
-Eduardo Galeano (via mexiroccan)
writing an editorial and using this quote. love this quote.
my awesomesauce coteach from last year, New Coteach [whom i should rename- Clever Coteach], is teaching 1st grade this year. i wore my costume to school last week and talked with the kids in both English rooms. current coteaches and i planned it on a day when i could see as many kids as possible, but i had no plans to see 1st~3rd graders as i thought they might be too scared.
as many of you guessed, i was Storm from X-Men for Halloween, and my friends were kind of freaked out by my white mesh contact lenses. i didn’t anticipate that reaction, so i decided to avoid meeting the little kids.
well my eyes are pretty sensitive, and i’m not used to wearing contact lenses. i had a hard time getting em in my eyes the morning of my costumed day, so my coteachers and i waited a lil late into lunch to hit the cafeteria, which we share with 1st graders as i was not up to taking them out and putting them back in again.
i kept my eyes down in the cafeteria, but Clever Coteach saw me and stopped me. she was hype about my costume and insisted i visit her class later if i had time. i replied, “but isn’t this too scary for 1st graders?” to which she just laughed assuring me it wasn’t. i then looked up eliciting little 1st graders gasps and chatter ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ 재밌어
later when i visited Clever Coteach’s classroom she took a picture with me and each child, later giving them to the parents. some of the kiddies were excited whereas others were just plain terrified ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ
today she dropped by with an entourage of lil ones. one boy stepped out from the throng, bowed, and handed me a copy of his journal in which he wrote a bit about me and drew an amazing Hulk-like picture to match!~ ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ Clever Coteach said the other kids are now trying to copy him and write about my visit as well ㅋㅋㅋ she also wrote a lil note for me, translating his entry into English for me.
1st graders are precious. thanks for making my week, love you Clever Coteach♥
hey guys, just wanted to share this video. one of my youtube faves, AndreasChoice, posted a video of last min Halloween costume ideas if anyone is stumped or trynna figure out how to put together something on a budget.
may the forces of Halloween be with you.
does anyone remember my post about Wit wayyyy back when? well we’re still in contact, SURPRISE. we have remained friends since we met on that fateful day on 1km last December, and we have STILL never met in person ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ i am the only person i know of who makes guy friends on dating apps. what a freak.
anyways, he has been planning to study abroad at an American uni, and he finally left last week to start his adventures. i’m so proud of him, but also worried about him since he is a little naive, but i lectured him on the phone for an hour or two before he left.
well he went to Cali to visit his cousin [aka his “bro” ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ i dunno where he gets this stuff from] for a few days before flying out to the midwest for school. he has been blowing up this 누나’s kakao tho excitedly telling me about his experiences. the other day he sent these gems:
he was SO PROUD of himself, and that they liked his dancing. he was so excited to have a connection with “the black people” and was ranting about how nice Americans are. of all the Asian people to stereotype those people actually picked one who thoroughly enjoyed it, good Lord. i had to give him a little talk about how to properly talk about/to black people later tho ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ but he was like a child on Christmas Day.
i hope his experience continues to be a good one, the little punk.