Liebster Award Number 2

I was nominated for The Liebster Award by Brad and just now getting around to the questions!

The rules:

  • Acknowledge the blog that gave you the award – send them some love!
  • Answer the 11 questions that the blogger gives you.
  • Nominate 11 blogs and notify them of their achievement.
  • Give them 11 questions to answer.
  • Give 11 random facts about yourself.

Brad’s questions:

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN BLOGGING? 

I have been blogging since December 2016! So, almost a year and a half.

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 5 YEARS FROM NOW?

Hopefully graduating from university.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME?

Usually, I get kind of lost as to what to do when I have spare time. I like trying to learn different types of dance, running, lifting, or drawing! Those are my favourite things to do.

HOW MANY COUNTRIES HAVE YOU VISITED?

I’m not entirely sure about this one. I believe 4. Canada, The United States, The Caribbean Islands and Mexico. More to come, though!!

DO YOU ENJOY SPORTS? IF SO, WHICH IS YOUR FAVOURITE?

I haven’t played that many sports but hope to try some and find one that I like soon! Besides dance, of course. That would be my favourite.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL?

Biology!

WHAT IS ONE BLOGGING TIP YOU HAVE FOR FELLOW BLOGGERS?

Be friendly and supportive of other bloggers. It builds the community, helps you get more views, you can make new friends and reading other people’s blogs is often pretty inspiring.

WHAT GOALS DO YOU HAVE FOR YOUR LIFE?

There are so many! I am going to be kind of cheesy and say to help others.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE DRINK?

Tea or coffee. Spiced teas are my favourite and just plain black coffee.

HOW MANY SIBLINGS DO YOU HAVE?

I have one sibling.

DO YOU PREFER PURCHASING THINGS ONLINE OR FROM A STORE?

Online for sure! I talk about purchasing clothes online vs in person in a post here.

My nominees

 

My questions

  • What is the most recent photo you’ve taken?
  • What is your favourite word?
  • Have you ever met anyone famous?
  • If you could live in any country, what would it be?
  • If you could time travel, what era would you go to?
  • Favourite TV series?
  • If you could give a TED talk, what would it be about?

 

Thank you for the nomination again, these were good questions!

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18 Notes To Myself For My 18th Birthday

Tomorrow is my 18th birthday (the Internet keeps pointing out how it’s Aries season, also my fourth Friday The 13th birthday) since that is often considered the start of adulthood this post will be on a note to my future self going through adult life, mixed with “things I’ve learnt so far”.

To Peri

  1. Be friendly! People are always way less friendly than you’re expecting and it’s nice to see people who are genuinely friendly.
  2. Consistently doing things to work towards goals is key and makes them easier to achieve. Make working towards goals part of your everyday habits.
  3. Tea solves all problems, also smoothies.
  4. And good music. Even if it’s what might be considered weird.
  5. Hard workouts are satisfying and it also correlates with doing small steps towards goals everyday.
  6. Always push yourself because you’re always better than you think.
  7. Draw lots!
  8. And take picture to savour every beautiful things in the moment.
  9. Pet cuddles are great but cats might try to kill you haha.
  10. Fairy lights need to be everywhere possible.
  11. Reading isn’t too bad if you’re reading something you enjoy.
  12. Drink lots of water then drink even more because you’re probably not hydrated enough.
  13. To pre-teen Peri, you didn’t make it through without acting like a teenager at all.
  14. But also, 18 doesn’t magically make you an adult.
  15. Doing schoolwork is better than being bored. And nothing good comes from procrastinating.
  16. The outdoors is your friend but mosquitoes aren’t. Otherwise it’s fine.
  17. Good clothes make you very happy.
  18. And always do your best.

This post felt very cheesy. 😂 I’m curious, do you all like having big birthday celebrations or do you keep it lowkey? What kinda of things do you do for your birthday?

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New Blog Home!

Welcome to the new and improved P.S. It’s Peri! The blog has moved to psitsperi.com where I’ll be able to grow it more than before.

What’s new and what is the same?

Subscriptions are the same, all of the previous posts are the same, tags and comments are all the exact same as before. There is a bit of a new colour pallet, a new look for the blog! It will no longer be able to be reached at psitsperi.wordpress.com and only at psitsperi.com. And that’s it for the changes! Bear with me as I figure this out, but everything should run smoothly.

 

Thank you, everyone, for following along on my blog journey and helping it grow to new heights! And if you find anything that isn’t working right, please let me know in the comments or by contacting me and I will do my best to fix it.

 

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Still Alive And Coming Back

 

Hello!

Yes, I am still alive. Thanks to everyone who still follows, I will be getting back into active blogging and will be documenting my final year of high school, the process of applying to universities and my life along the way!

If you have any questions or things you’d like to see in upcoming posts, please let me know in the comments!

 

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Tag Tuesday – Unique Blogger Award

Awhile ago Book Emma nominated me for the Unique Blogger Award! Thank you so much, Emma and I’m excited to answer the questions!

 

The Rules:

  • Share a link to the blogger who has shown love to you by nominating you.
  • Answer the questions.
  • In the spirit of sharing love and solidarity with our blogging family, nominate 8-13 people for the same award.
  • Ask them three questions.

 

Emma’s questions

  • What are your Pottermore results/if you are not a Potterhead (I’m not either, tbh), what do you think about Harry Potter? I am a Hufflepuff! I’ve not read all the books yet, but they are pretty good and so are the movies.
  • How many books did you read last year, how many have you read so far this year, and what is your favourite book of all time? I don’t think I even finished a book last year, but I started to read a bunch and then gave up LOL This year I have finished 3ish. My favourite books are the Anne Of Green Gables series!
  • What are your favourite songs at the moment? Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You by Frankie Valli because it’s so cute, it makes me happy. Tears Dry On Their Own by Amy Winehouse because I like to be dramatic and sing it when I’m sad. And There For You by Martin Garrix and Troye Sivan because TROYE.

Nominees

I’ve been away for a bit so I don’t really know anyone anymore?!

Wormal

Daring To Jess

My Thoughts

Kaia

Freckled Face Girl

Orchids And Sweet Tea

All The Jazz

Playing By My Own Rules

 

My Questions

  1. Do you like pie and if so what kind is your favourite?
  2. Do you like to cook or bake? Favourite thing to make?
  3. If you had to eat only one thing for 2 months what would the one thing be?

You can tell I’m hungry.

 

Thanks again for the award, Emma!!

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’40s Fever

The fashion of the 1940s and ’50s has always fascinated me with its puffy skirts and bold red lipstick. I attempted to time travel through makeup and recreate a Marilyn Monroe-esque look.

 

Quick ’40s makeup history

Makeup had become pretty mainstream and acceptable since the 1920s and had to be more practical since lots of women were working in the war effort and didn’t have time to spend doing elaborate makeup. Eyes were kept more neutral, with the lid highlighted slightly and the crease darkened a bit with beige or light brown shadows. Eyebrows were more towards natural brows after the pencil thin, kind of scary, 1930’s brows. But, they were darkened with pencil and heavily arched. Bright lip colours were encouraged to keep morale up during the war. Younger women wore bright and brilliant reds. Pinks or corals were popular natural options. The look that is now mostly associated with vintage makeup is bolder than the everyday look of the 1940s but, still follows the style from then.

 

How I did this look

I wasn’t planning on doing a post for this since I hadn’t tried to do vintage makeup before and I wasn’t sure how well it was going to turn out, so I didn’t get any pictures of the of applying the makeup. Just products will have to do for now!

 

Skin

Foundation had recently become easily available in the 40s making flawless skin popular. Powder was worn in a light shade to make the face paler than usual. The first step I did, was applying a green concealer to any red spots or pimples. Green contrasts the red colour. I used Maybelline Coverstick Concealer. Then I covered my whole face in foundation. The one I use is old and the label fell off so I’m not too sure what it is and as I’m writing this I just remembered that they say you should throw makeup away after awhile. Oops! It appears to be a Rimmel London foundation. After foundation, I used Rimmel London Hide The Blemish Concealer in 001 Ivory to cover pimples then Rimmel London Match Perfection Concealer in fair under my eyes to cover dark circles. Bright blush was applied towards the ears on the cheek bones as opposed to on the apples of the cheeks like what’s common now. I used a combination of two colours from a NYX kit that I got on clearance. After blush, heavy powder is key to make sure everything is very matte. I used NYC Smooth Skin Pressed Face Powder.

 

 

Eyes and brows

I started by using a flat thin brush and lining my waterline and cover the lid with a pale shimmery shadow from a random pallet that I got as a gift once.

 

Then in the crease, I used a combination of several shadows from the above-mentioned NYX pallet to create just the right shade of brown. If you have blue or grey eyes, cool shades like grey or silver would be better for this step but since my eyes are green the brown brings the colouring out.

 

Leaving the under eye completely clear except a line of Maybelline Eyestudio in brown just 1/4 of the way to make the eye appear wider. On the top lid, I used an unidentifiable black liquid eyeliner to create a wing. Using the Maybelline eyeliner and a Rimmel London Eyebrow Pencil in black I filled in my eyebrows making sure to arch them quite a bit. For the finishing touch, I used false eyelashes instead of mascara because I am obsessed with false eyelashes!

 

Lips

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Lips were so important in the 1940s. Women were encouraged to kiss letters they were sending to soldiers, leaving lipstick prints, to keep morale up. Tutorials in magazines suggested using lipliner to overline your lips and make them look fuller. I used NYC Lipstick in 432 Red Rapture. It’s darker than fire engine red but I think this is a more flattering colour on me.

 

 

Finished look

 

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Let me know what you thought about the makeup tutorial! Should I do more? And what decade is your favourite for style?

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I’m Still Alive!

I’m still alive!

I just noticed I haven’t posted on the blog in over a month! I’m still alive, don’t worry lol I haven’t been very motivated to post anything but hopefully, in the summer I can get some more posts out!

 

Thank you for not unfollowing me!!

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The Sunshine Blogger Award ( Tag Tuesday )

Happy Tag Tuesday! The very kind Dream Girl from My Little Jar Of Dreams has nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger Award! I was also nominated by the lovely Rebecca from Life of Creativity  for this award! Thank you so much to you both for this! It’s kind of appropriate for today since it’s a rainy day needing some sunshine.

 

The rules

• Thank the person/persons who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.

• Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you.

• Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.

• List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo on your post and/or on your blog.

 

Dream’s questions

  1. What’s your star sign? Aries! All fire.
  2. Would you rather live in the country or the city? I wanted to live in the country for awhile and have a little farm but the more I think about it the more I think I wouldn’t want to do that because I stay indoors too much and wouldn’t want to do the work, so probably the city where I could be more social.
  3. What do you want to study/what are you studying? I’m hoping to study kinesiology in university then branch off into something from there which I haven’t decided yet.
  4. Apple or android?😋 Apple.
  5. Do you classify yourself as a nerd? Explain your answer! Not really?
  6. What animal do you see yourself as? A unicorn because who doesn’t want to be a unicorn. Besides the not existing part. That’s not ideal.
  7. Which do you enjoy more – Maths or English? Math! I don’t really like math but I really don’t like English.
  8. Coffee or tea? I love both too much so it’s depending on the day.
  9. Would you rather watch a movie or a series? Series! I usually fall asleep or lose interest in movies.
  10. How do you imagine people see you? That depends on the situation, sometimes shy, sometimes bossy.

 

Rebecca’s questions

  1. What made you choose the theme of your blog? I think it was the first one I saw. I didn’t put a lot of thought into it.
  2. Do you have any pets? Yes! Two cats and a dog.
  3. Do you have a hidden talent? If I knew what it was it wouldn’t be hidden.
  4. If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go? Ahhh this is hard. I did a post on the top 5 places I would like to go!
  5. What Is a TV show you could watch again and again? Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. I. Love. It. So. Much.
  6. If you could interview one celebrity who would it be? Probably Beyonce because it’s Beyonce.
  7. If you could be any superhero who would you be? I don’t really know superheroes so I will be my own one.
  8. Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time? I kind of have no idea. Living in the now.
  9. What is something you’re proud of in your life? Anything I can be proud of, I probably am.
  10. What’s your favourite mythical creature? My name is actually a Persian fairy so I would have to choose that.
  11. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be?  CHOCOLATE.

 

 

My nominations

To be honest, mostly nominated people who had latte art on their blog lol

A Freshly Brewed Faith

Styled Lately

Naomi

Grubbing With Jess

Plucking of My Heartstrings

Cozy At Heart

Milk Tea

Eel

Glits & Glamz

Lauren’s Notebook

Thee Wallflower Girl

 

My questions

  1. Something that never fails to make you feel better?
  2. Something on your bucket list?
  3. Goals for this month?
  4. Who’s your favourite author?
  5. Something that made you smile today?
  6. Shuffle all your songs and what song comes up first?
  7. What’s something you do to relax?
  8. Favourite candy?
  9. What sport would you most like to learn?
  10. If you could have any job what would you do?
  11. What’s your zodiac sign and do you think it fits you?

 

 

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