Thursday, May 1, 2008

Girl's Night In

My hubbie is away in LA on a business trip. If you can call this a business trip - he works for TV Guide, and tonight they are throwing a Sexiest Stars party. I swear, if Kiefer Sutherland is there...Anyway, it was much too difficult to find someone to stay with our daughter overnight during the week, so she and I are home, hence, the girl's night in for me. Tonight, my agenda consists of getting rid of my roots, getting rid of some blackheads, and painting my nails the prettiest pink possible! All after giving my Sammie a bath, complete with purple water and all the toys you can possibly fit in one bathtub!! The two year-old's version of Girl's Night in, I suppose.


Tonight I'll be using Nice 'n Easy Root Touch-Up. Gotta get rid of those grays. And since I've switched hairstylists, and my new guy is more expensive (though better at not giving me brassy color, so worth it), the Root Touch-Up kit gives me a few more weeks before I have to go back to the salon. It is easy to use, though I still haven't completely mastered it, but for $5-7, I can deal with a few missed grays. But practice makes perfect. The colors do blend well even if your base isn't a Nice 'n Easy color.


Next step in the beautifying process for tonight is blackhead annihilation. Bliss's Steep Clean 15-minute facial treatment is the best thing I've found so far for getting rid of, or at least greatly diminishing, ugly, nasty blackheads from my nose. Ugh. How unfair is it to have wrinkles and blackheads at the same time?! (Wow, I'm sounding pretty gorgeous right now, huh?). But this does work. Of course, if I weren't so lazy and used it on a regular basis (Bliss recommends once per week - not really so difficult), maybe I'd have less blackheads to complain about.




And to finish up my beauty-filled evening, I'm going to give myself a manicure, topping my tips with OPI's Bubble Bath. Now, I rarely get manicures or paint my nails. The polish always, always chips so quickly, usually within 24 hours, so it just seems like such a waste of time and money to me (pedicures on the hand, er, foot, ha-ha, are a different story -- soooo worth the time and money). But every once in a while, I get the urge to have pretty polished nails, and when I was browsing the nail colors at my local Ulta, this pretty pale pink caught my eye. I know, boring - pale pink, yawn - but like I said, I don't do my nails that often, so when I do, it has to be something that even if it chips the next day isn't too noticeable.


Well, I've got a lot of work ahead of me tonight. But, wait - isn't there a new episode of LOST on tonight? That Sawyer - one of TV's sexiest stars in my opinion - can't miss him. Hmmm...if I was a Type A, I could probably do all these things and watch LOST, but since I mentioned that I'm too lazy to even use a face mask once a week, maybe I should just get comfy, have a glass of wine, and grab the remote. My beauty agenda may have to wait until another night...


Have a beauty-full night, whatever you choose to do!!

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