July Favorites 2014

‘Ello, everybody!

Today is the last day of July and the end of Music Sunday, Book Tuesday, OOTD Wednesday, Random Thursday and Writing Friday (which I completely failed), as I was calling them.

What a better way to end the month other than a Favorites? So let’s jump right into it!

– Beauty

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I’ve been using a lot the Batiste dry shampoo. Seriously, more than I’m proud of. But, you know, it’s okay to get lazy during vacations. Also, how pretty is this nail polish color? Obsessed! It’s the Impala’s Chocolamore and I just saw that the picture is horrible, so you search it if you want a rich dark brown that matches the dry shampoo’s bottle, lol.

– Fashion

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I just got this pair of Vans, but they are so pretty *-* love them, and I’m sure you’ll see them in some OOTD.

– Books

  

So, I’ve read eight books this month. And these are my faves from that. The 5th Wave is a sci-fi, YA, fiction, supernatural kind of book and it’s really really good. It’s about an alien invasion, and the aliens attack in waves. This is right before the fifth wave (duh). It’s pretty big, but I read it in 3 days max? Not sure though. Then, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe. This book is soooo lovely. I loved it a lot and it really warmed my heart. The reading is easy too, which makes this a wonderful reading. Lastly, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight is a even easier and light reading, but it’s really cute. I read this in a day (that’s also the length of the narrative) and was so happy after it!

– Music

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5 Seconds Of Summer got my heart. And bad. I can’t stop listening to their album and fangirling over them. I even have a Tumblr dedicated to them. Send help please.

– TV Shows

This month has been a good month for catching up on TV shows, as I don’t watch them a lot during the school year (not because of school though, I just don’t know why). So, I finally watched the second part of the third season of Teen Wolf and watched everything of Orphan Black. Both of these were soooo good! I love Dylan O’Brien so much, but I also think the show got so much better during the second season. And Orphan Black is just, ugh, perfect.

– App

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This app is called TVShow Time and it’s amazing! As you can see on my profile, I have zero friends and a picture of Niall as my profile pic, because it’s connected to my Twitter and haven’t been updated (I’ve changed my Twitter profile pic recently, lol). But also, it tells you how much time you’ve spent watching TV. I spent 26 days. And on the picture on the right, you can see some of the shows I watch and plan to watch. Under each show, the app has a bar that shows your progress, like, I’ve watched everything of Sherlock and Orphan Black, almost everything of Once Upon A Time and Teen Wolf, but haven’t started One Tree Hill, Skins and Suits yet.

– Random

Well, this may be unexpected, but my random favorite of this month is: the World Cup. I’m brazilian, the Cup was here, I like watching games and finding the good-looking guys, so it was perfect. But for real now, I loved watching so many games (I have never watched do many before) with my friends, eating, cheering, dancing, screaming… And, as I said before, freaking over the players. Oscar is my baby ❤ but I love James Rodriguez, Van Persie, Sneijder, Müller, Schürrle, Cillessen, Neuer and a lot more that I just can’t remember right now.

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See you in August!

Love,

Dani.

April & May Favorites 2014

Oh, my freaking God, it’s been a week!

Hello, everybody! I feel like I owe you an explanation. I’m going through my finals, so it’s been chaotic. I also had three projects due to this week – and I have one more. So sorry for leaving you guys, but I’ll be back and it’ll be amazing! School starts again in August, so we’ll have plenty of time!

Today I’m going to share my few favorites for April and May. They are a few only because I’m just starting to get used to write down my favorites for the blog. Bear with me, please.

Hair

IMG_8773This Elseve Total Repair 5+ conditioner is amazing. I’m not one that usually sees the difference that the products make, but I’ve easily seen this one’s. It makes my hair incredibly soft.

Books

IMG_8775This book! I’ve read it after Goodreads and my friend recommended it to me. It made me wept and feel a lot of things. It is such an easy reading book, but it also touches you, do you know what I mean? It is about a boy who has a deformity in his face and, for the first time, he’s going to school. This narrates his experiences and the experiences of those who are affected by him. This book is beautiful and I strongly recommend it.

I’ve also read and loved Anna and the French Kiss. Yes, I know, the title is kind of awful, but the story is amazing! I really loved this book. It is about a girl whose dad makes her go to Paris to study. She leaves everything behind, but she meets Étienne St. Clair, a british-american-french-perfect-beautiful-cute boy. And then… You have to read it.

Music

Music wise, I’ve been in love with 5 Seconds of Summer, as I’ve stated here. I’m so excited for their album coming out really really soon! I suggest you become part of the 5SOS fam soon! They are amazing ❤

App

I’ve been playing QuizUp a lot. I’m not one who plays a lot of games in their phone, but this one got me. I love playing it when I’ve nothing to do (not my current state, but). It has a bunch (literally, a bunch) of categories with quizzes. You play them against random people around the word, win, lose, level up and all that jazz.

Random

IMG_8771My dad brought this lamp from Turkey and I’m in love! It is completely gorgeous. Everything was handmade and, ugh, so pretty.

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This is it for my favorites, hope you enjoyed this post.

Love,

Dani.

March Favorites 2014

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Hi, everyone!

Today I’m doing my March favorites, yay! I’ve been wanting to do a monthly favorites, but I never had anything special to show. But now I’ve gathered some and will show you.

Don’t get too used to a monthly favorites, just saying.

Beauty

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In no particular order, the first thin I have to show is this Nivea lip butter. I’ve been using this non-stop since I bought it in January. It smells and tastes a-m-a-z-i-n-g (but very sweet, watch out for that) and it is super moisturizing. I can see a different in my lips when I use or don’t this product.

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Next, it is this perfume from L’Occitane. I don’t know if you can get this outside of Brazil, sorry. But, seriously, is one of the best smelling perfumes I’ve smelled on my life. It is incredibly fresh, floral and sweet in the right amount and it’s not overwhelming. I’m in love with it.

Fashion

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This Old Navy tank top is kind of random (and out of focus), but I was in need of tanks and bought this simple ones from the store. It took a while to wear it, because it wasn’t cold enough in Brazil to wear layers and I don’t like wearing these on its own. But I started wearing more and more because it is soooo soft, I’m telling you. And it isn’t tight and fits well and yeah, that’s it.

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Look at these Vans. Just look at them. Aren’t them the most amazing pair of sneakers you’ve ever seen? If your answer is no, I’m sorry, my taste is better than yours (just kidding!). But I seriously can’t get enough of them.

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This is not really fashion, but can go as an accessory. This is a Wildflower iPhone case and it’s beautiful. I get tons of compliments on it and it’s really good quality. Kind of expensive, but if you really want one, it’s not going to disappoint.

App

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This app is called Balanced, and I’ve briefly talked about it (What’s On My iPhone?). This is what is looks like. In the free version, you can have up to 5 tasks (mine are writing a blog entry, reading, catching up on news, drinking water and hitting the gym). You can determinate how many times a day/week/month you want to have as a goal and it will remind you when you need to do it and when the line (under each task) crosses the screen, it will say “Do now!” or “Late!” and that keeps me motivated to do it. And you can see the details of each activity (like on the third pic). When you download the app, it has instructions that are useful, lol.

Book

This month I read four books (is there something wrong with me? Sometimes I think so) and, God, I need to talk about some of them. I read the fourth and fifth volumes from The Mortal Instruments series and it is that kind of book you read in one breath. Nothing else to say. I read them, liked them and would recommend to who likes that genre, YA, “supernatural” and stuff.

I also read Shattered, which was the last of the Slated trilogy. This. Series. Was. Amazing. I don’t what to day, I read each book on two day max and I loved it a lot.

And, for last, I read Looking For Alaska. Okay, I have something to say: I started this book last July. It was the third John Green book I was going to read (after The Fault In Our Stars and An Abundance of Katherines), but somehow I didn’t like it at first and stopped reading. Until this March. I then finished it in one night and loved it. I don’t know how to explain it. People change.

YouTube

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Following the “John Green” I finished last category with. This month, I had my History final and we were freaking scared of it. I studied my butt out and wasn’t confident enough. I started looking for videos and remembered Crash Course. It saved ~a little bit of~ my life.

Music

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I’ve never heard of Bastille before Pompeii (sorry!), but when I did, I fell in love. I listen to it on repeat and it is amazing. I don’t know what to say about the genre and all that because I don’t know much about music, but everyone should give it a try. I seriously recommend it.

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Those were my March Favorites! Do you want me to do other monthly favorites? Let me know!

Love,

Dani.