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Phost-New Jeans and New Makeup [Jun. 9th, 2009|06:00 pm]
Lanette

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I'll have you note that's 4% spent on "needed" items and 96% spent on "crap that makes me giggle" in what I'm wearing today when I feel ill because I must sparkle to hide feeling sick. ha! I would argue on my behalf that I wear my glasses every day and have since 2005, making the cost per use quite low and that I also will get more wear out of my new makeup than just one day for sure.

Makeup-Total $209
Smashbox Skin Starter Kit in Fair $59
MAC Irredecent Powder Silver Dusk $21
Urban Decay Vinyl Lipstick $22
Urban Decay Pocket Rocket Lipgloss $19
Bare Minerals Rose Radiance $18
Bare Minerals Bare Radiance $18
Estee Lauder Brow Pencil-Soft Auburn $23.50
Urban Decay Get Baked Eye Kit $28

Accessories-Total $392
Glasses-Ooo La La Paris $300
Ring-Mystic Topaz $42
Kitty Shoes-TUK $50


Clothing-Total $25.87
Calvin Klein Jeans from eBay w (normally$69tax) $10.90
T-shirt from Target $7.99
Vanity Fair Bra from Ross $4.99
Undies from Ross $1.99

Notice that hair is at 0%? Must do something about hair.
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[User Picture]From: thesugarmonster
2009-06-10 01:44 am (UTC)
I have those shoes and love them to pieces!
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[User Picture]From: starrynytes4me
2009-06-10 01:45 am (UTC)
Me too! I call them the Meowy Owies. I wear them when in bad pain because you can't be grouchy when you have such entertaining shoes on.
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[User Picture]From: lizzymommy
2009-06-10 02:08 am (UTC)
Those shoes are too friggin' cute! And what's your opinion of the UD lippies? I haven't tried them...go ahead. Hook m e on another makeup...dare ya!

My fave pic is where you're either dancing or pouncing...
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[User Picture]From: starrynytes4me
2009-06-10 04:11 pm (UTC)
The Urban Decay lipgloss is tasty but hilarious and shameful to carry (if you could see it you'd know why).

The lipstick is vibrant which I like, but it doesn't taste very good.
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[User Picture]From: matrixx
2009-06-10 02:45 am (UTC)
Wow, really what a difference from the way you looked in your phosts than from when I first saw them. Even in light of all the junk going on in life, you look SO much happier.
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[User Picture]From: starrynytes4me
2009-06-10 04:13 pm (UTC)
The huge difference is the nerve pain control and also I'm no longer depressed. I was at an average pain level of 7-9 which is very high. Now it's down at 5-7 which is way more reasonable. It's amazing how much difference it makes.
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[User Picture]From: pattinthehatt
2009-06-10 11:28 am (UTC)
Even though I am drastically allergic to kitties and therefore not a cat person I adore the shoes. They're so cute! You know I wear all sorts of outre accessories and clothes. Sometimes I wonder if some people might think a woman my age shouldn't be wearing some of it, but, ultimately, I don't really care. :o)

You look awesome, as always. Oh, and have you ever looked at things from a cost-per-wear... wait... I think we talked about that. Bleh, my memory can really suck sometimes!
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[User Picture]From: starrynytes4me
2009-06-10 04:38 pm (UTC)
I do think of things on a "cost per use" and a "cost per joy" basis as part of my regular finances. For example, I value experiences more than most people, so travel is more important to me than my car even though I use my car every day. I will put off buying a new car so I can travel more.

Every so often I'll consider using cheap makeup and buy some of it, but there is a huge difference in how it feels on the skin to me, so I nearly always give up and go back to Sephora as soon as I have some spending cash.
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[User Picture]From: specsafety
2009-06-10 12:23 pm (UTC)

you and I are such GEEKS!!!

I think it is awesome you include a pie chart of the cost breakdown!!! OMG I once did an analysis of the cost of dating and probabilty of scoring with various girls when I was younger lolz You look wonderful Lanette---awesome smile...as always
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[User Picture]From: starrynytes4me
2009-06-10 04:40 pm (UTC)

Re: you and I are such GEEKS!!!

The thing about the cost of dating vs. scoring is that romance is always a losing proposition UNTIL and UNLESS you find the right person. The fact that it only has to work out once to be worth all of the heartache is why we stay in what is generally a losing game. Think of it this way, FAR more people win than in any sort of gambling. An unlikely 50% are lottery winners in the game of finding a lifetime partner. I find that pretty encouraging.
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