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WEDNESDAY WORDIES: Walking in a Winter Wonderland [I know…its not a Wednesday…:P]

Hello my Jujubes,

So guess what?  Just guess! I’m going to be blogging it up on here!

I have a lot of time and a computer.  You know what that means, right?

THE 12 DAY OF BLOGMAS 😀

I will have a page just for it!  Evon is doing it on her Youtube channel as well, so I shall put both on that page.  By the time I post this I will have already posted it, but yeah!  I’m excited 😀

[Update 11/22: We have stopped updating the page due to lack of viewers/utter laziness of writers, but Evon is still doing Vlogmas on her beauty channel, so go check that out!  BTW, we will be doing a giant collaboration post for Christmas/New Years, which will be up soon!]

So today, as promised, will have two beauty parts!  And some polls 😀

BTW, can you guys wait for Christmas? I know I can’t!  (:

~✮~Dark Blue~✮~

Verse: Polly Wolly Polls!

Chorus: Review: Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Hibiscus

Verse Numero 2: Skincare Spectaculars and Haircare Hopefuls

Bridge:  A Rant on Fake People

Verse:

I have (I have) you breathing down my neck (breathing down my neck)
I don’t (don’t know) what you could possibly expect under this condition so
I’ll wait (I’ll wait) for the ambulance to come (ambulance to come)
Pick us up off the floor
What did you possibly expect under this condition so

Polly Wolly Polls:

So, as you can tell, I decorated P&P for the holiday season!  But I want your opinion…

Also, me and Janine have decided on a new posting schedule.  I will post every other Wednesday, Janine will post every other Saturday (the week I post, she won’t post), and Evon will post on any day that isn’t close to ours (at least 3-4 days apart) Do you guys like this? Or would your rather have something different?

Chorus:

Slow down.. this night’s a perfect shade of
Dark blue (dark blue)
Have you ever been alone in a crowded room when I’m here with you
I said the world could be burning (burning) down
Dark blue (dark blue)
Have you ever been alone in a crowded room well I’m here with you
I said the world could be burning ’til there’s nothing but dark blue..
Just dark blue

REVIEW- Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Hibiscus:

[Sorry for use of generic pics, I couldn’t get the pics from my camera onto my computer]

I just bought this lip balm a few days ago at Target for about 4 dollars.  After trying it out for the past few days, I have collected enough opinions and points about the product to do a review!

So, the lip balm comes in a cardboard tube that kind of  looks like an actual lip balm.  Even Janine thought it was…at first.  Until I broke the news to her.  I felt like I was her Santa wasn’t real….to which she responds “SANTA’S NOT REAL??!” (She knows Santa’s not real…BTW SHE’S RIGHT NEXT TO ME )

The lip balm itself is great, it’s very moisturizing and smooth.  However, I wished it had the normal Burt’s Bees smell than the sickly sweet flower smell.

It doesn’t go on very opaque, it’s very sheer. However, it gives a nice healthy look to the lips, which I really like.

Overall, I would recommend it to all you guys if you was a moisturizing lip balm with a nice moisturizing texture that gives the lips a healthy color

Verse Numero 2:

This flood (this flood) is slowly rising up swallowing the ground
Beneath my feet, Tell me how anybody thinks under this condition so
I’ll swim (I’ll swim) as the water rises up, the sun is sinking down
And now all I can see are the planets in a row
Suggesting it’s best that I slow down

Skincare Spectaculars and Haircare Hopefuls:

SKINCARE SPECTACULARS:

BEST DAY MOISTURIZER:

The Winner:

Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion

This moisturizer is awesome!  I love how it sinks in quickly and adds moisture at the same time.  It doesn’t feel greasy, and is super refreshing when you wake up in the morning!

BEST NIGHT CREAM:

The Winner

Benefit B-right Total Moisture Cream

This is more of a heavy duty moisturizer for the night time.  It pretty much surges moisture into my skin, which is amazing for me since my skin refuses to not be dry usually!   I only have a mini size currently, but I am definitely going to buy the full size!

BEST CLEANSER:

The Winner:

L’oreal Go 360 Clean for Sensitive Skin

This does a great job of really throughly cleaning my skin and ridding my pores of oil and dirt.  It also doesn’t irritate my skin like most cleansers, and doesn’t completely dry out my already flaky face.

BEST EXFOLIATER:

The Winner

St.Ives Apricot Scrub – Acne Clearing

I love this scrub so so so much.  It helps me with my occasional breakouts, rubs away my dry skin, and makes my skin feel baby soft without me feeling like I’m using rocks to tear my skin off 😀

BEST LIPBALM:

CO Bigelow Rose Salve

This stuff is amazing for making chapped lips smooth and un-flaky.  It really sends moisture to your lips without feeling too greasy.

HAIRCARE HOPEFULS

Shampoo of the Moment:

Sexy Straight Hair Shampoo

This shampoo is okay.  I feel like I have to use it multiple times in one shower (by that I mean twice) to make my hair actually feel clean.  Overall, it’s not worth the 12 dollars I bought it for.

Conditioner of the Moment:

Nexxus Humectress Ultimate Moisturizing Conditioner:

I LOVE this conditioner.  It’s pretty much a life saver for my ends, because I’m growing it out so it tends to be dry.  I love love love it, and definitely recommend it!

Favorite Heat Protectant:

KQC Thermal Shine Heat Protectant:

I really like how it adds shine and protects my hair when I use heat.  I can’t really say much for this since I don’t know if it works or not :/ lol.

Favorite Hair Treatment:

Josie Maran Argan Oil:

Best freaking haircare thing I have ever, ever purchased.  It adds a beautiful shine to my hair, and helps my dry ends so, so much.

Bridge:

We were boxing
We were boxing the stars
We were boxing (we were boxing)
You were swinging for Mars
And then the water reached the West Coast
And took the power lines (the power lines)
And it was me and you (this could last forever)
And the whole town under water
There was nothing we could do
It was dark blue

A Rant on Fake People:

You know what makes me laugh?  When people are so threatened by you that they start throwing accusations in your face.

But you know what they say:  “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words cannot hurt me.”

But words can hurt my blog.  So, to protect my baby (my blog is practically my child; I love it to pieces!), I am going to respond.

I am practically in a fit of rage right now.  Minus the fit part, but I make up the physical part with the mental frustration.

I’m not going to say names.  You are just going to have to guess.

Why would I be threatened by a freaking biotch who can’t write her own posts and be truthful and real to her loyal subscribers?

I’m not going to explain myself to you.  You don’t deserve one.

Sorry about that guys.  I just have to address this certain someone.  They know who they are.

Well, that completes my post!  I hope you guys enjoyed!

With Love,

Juju

juliannaofca@gmail.com

@guesswhatitsju

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Let’s Get Freaky!

Hello Jujubes,

So I went to the store today, and guess what I saw? A CANDY CALLED “JUJUBES”.  I bought them and they taste pretty good!  Their multicolored chewy candies  😀 Awesome or what?

Well, this week was…better than last week!  I got rubbers bands for my braces.  Stupid braces…

Now my teeth AND jaw hurt.  And then my head hurts from all the jaw aches.

ANYWAYS, today’s song is…

~✮~Misery Business~✮~

Verse: My Life in a Nutshell

Refrain: Get Your Freak On! 15 Weird Question Tag

Chorus: QOTD

Verse:

I’m in the business of misery,
Let’s take it from the top.
She’s got a body like an hourglass that’s ticking like a clock.
It’s a matter of time before we all run out,
When I thought he was mine she caught him by the mouth.

My Life in a Nutshell:

So this past week was pretty exciting, for my life, which is very boring usually.

Thursday 11/24: Thanksgiving! I just chilled out and went to a family gathering.  I ate way too much (not uncommon on Turkey Day!)  I had turkey (duh), rice (ay-sian) with gravy, stuffing, salmon sashimi (raw salmon, kind of like sushi), california roll (sushi!!), burrito (it was a giant burrito cut into small pieces (:), pumpkin bread (I made it 😀 it was pretty good too), a little bit of pumpkin and banana cream pie (HEAVEN <3), and homemade mochi (my grandma makes the BEST).  As you can tell, I ate a LOT.  I didn’t eat dinner lol.

Friday 11/25: This day was more exciting.  I have way too many pictures so I’m going to do a gallery lol.

First we went the Universal City Walk and just walked around a little bit.  My sister’s boyfriend and I took a bunch of picture before going to the actual Universal Studios(1st row of pictures).  After we past the gate, we wanted to go on the Universal Tour because last time we went later, and the wait was long and it was super cold (2nd row of pictures).  We were lucky that the wait was only 20 minutes while we were entertained by the clips of old movies playing LOL.  My sister had a little confusion with the lines (so smart…=_=) so we had delays, but in the end we all got a seat together.  I must say so myself, our tour guide was pretty awesome!  She was bubbly and funny and made the tour that much better :).  Anyways, first we toured through all the New York City Sets where a bunch of movies (can’t remember names, I was too busy taking pics) have been filmed (Rows 3-5).  Then we went on to the main part of the tour, which is King Kong 360 3D .  I must say that it is pretty freaking intense.  The tour bus went back and forth and the 3D effects were super realistic.

After that we went to the Simpsons area went into the shop to look at the super awesome stuff!  They had these amazing cup and plushies.  I’m a sucker for that kind of stuff.

Then we went on the actual Simpsons ride, and it was….eh.   I think Back to the Future was better!

We were all hungry after the Simpsons ride, so we stopped at the near by Panda Express to get some lunch.  One word: bad.  You couldn’t make your own plate, the fried rice was burnt, and the orange chicken was dry and way too spicy.  It was a big disappointment.

Then I got Dippin’ Dots ice cream after debating about going on “The Mummy” and “Jurassic Park: The Ride”.  Being scared of heights and drops, they bought me some chocolate Dippin’ Dots ice cream.  It was delicious (:

We went to Waterworld next, and I must say good job to the pyrotechnical engineers for making water catch on fire!

Then we went to the House of Horrors, and oh.my.gawd.  It was so freaking scary.  I don’t even want to talk about it, I lost my voice when I got out because of my excessive screaming.  Dark+Flashing Lights+Random People Popping Out= Screaming Juju

Then we went to Universal City Walk once again.  I went to Lush and I got some goodies! Next week will have a haul (:

Saturday 11/26: I just chilled out, got Janine’s present (she knows what it is) and texted people.  I know, so interesting.

(Sunday is not available due to absolute boringness)

Monday 11/28: I was very sad to have to get up for my 0 period after a long weekend of sleeping in and going to bed late.  It’s school, what do you expect?  Nothing much really happened, just got a lot of homework

Refrain:

I waited eight long months,
She finally set him free.
I told him I can’t lie he was the only one for me.
Two weeks and we had caught on fire,
She’s got it out for me,
But I wear the biggest smile

 Get Your Freak On! 15 Weird Question Tag:

#1. What’s a nickname only your family calls you?

My mom and dad call me Julie, and my friends call me Ju, Juju, Jub, Jubbers, etc.

#2. What’s a weird habit of yours?

I like to put my feet on the seat and crossing my legs when I sit.  Because I am so short (4’11”), my feet usually don’t touch the ground when I sit.  Being very uncomfortable to have your feet hanging for a long period of time, I just pull them up naturally xD

#3. Do you have any weird phobias?

I have an abnormal fear that any sharp object will by accident (or on purpose) some how get to my eye and poke my eyes out/ make me blind.  Especially needles LOL.

#4. What’s a song you secretly LOVE to blast & belt out when you’re alone?

Chinese pop.  And it’s not pretty, let me tell you.  I get all the tones wrong, someone *cough cough* JANINE *cough cough* makes fun of me when she hears me belt out some random Chinese song.  LOL, good times, good times.

#5. What’s one of your biggest pet peeves?

When people say I copy them.  Like come on, no one is completely original.  Ponder that a little bit.  I also can’t STAND when people try to look good to other people by putting me down.  It’s like dude, you’re just making yourself look like a total self- conscious bitch that can’t feel good about herself without putting someone down.  And when I can’t seem to remember the one word I want to use and it bugs me the whole day/night.  Has that ever happened to you guys?

#6. What’s one of your nervous habits?

I used to bite my nails when I got nervous, which is why I started to paint my nails regularly so I don’t mangle my nails into jagged stumps.  Now, I have created the habit of pealing off nail polish, and I have invested in a good top coat and base coat to prevent me from destroying my manicure XD.  Now, I just have a habit of touching my face which causes me to break out.  My nervous habits tend to not have the best outcomes…

#7. What side of the bed do you sleep on?

I sleep on the side closest to the light because I read before going to bed so I just tend to sleep there.  But I usual like to travel around my bed and sometimes I end up waking up upside-down or in some crazy position :/.

#8. What was your first stuffed animal && it’s name?

I had this moose stuffed animal which I named Moosey (I know, I was a very creative child), but I carried that thing around with me everywhere!

#9. What’s the drink you ALWAYS order at starbucks?

Starbucks Double Choclatey Chip Frappucino.  Every.single.time.  I don’t dig coffee.  But I love my fraps (:

#10. What’s the beauty rule you preach.. but never ACTUALLY practice?

Priming my eyelids before eyeshadow XD.  I don’t actually own a legitimate primer, so I don’t really use it because it doesn’t do squat.

#11. Which way do you face in the shower?

Both ways, depending what I am doing.  For example, when I’m washing my face I face the shower head, and when I’m just shaving and stuff I face away.

#12. Do you have any ‘weird’ body ‘skills’?

Well…I can flip my tongue over…thats about it.  I can’t really do anything cool…

#13. What’s your favorite ‘comfort food’/food thats ‘bad’ but you love to eat it anyways?

KFC.  Super Crispy Chicken with biscuits.  That is heaven right there.

#14. What’s a phrase or exclamation you always say?

I say “Whoa, you are SO smart” *sarcasm intended* when someone does something really un-smart/ not common sens-ical.  I also like to make up words/ phrases that are totally not correct grammar.  Examples above.

#15. Time to sleep- what are you ACTUALLY wearing?

I just wear a big T-shirt and some pajama pants (:  Sometimes in the summer I wear shorts instead of pants, but yeah…its pretty standard dress

Chorus

Whoa, I never meant to brag
But I got him where I want him now
Whoa, it was never my intention to brag
To steal it all away from you now

But God, does it feel so good
‘Cause I got him where I want him now
And if you could then you know you would
‘Cause God, it just feels so
It just feels so good

QOTD:

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe”

-Albert Einstein

BTW guys, sorry for my absence, I got sick, and then there was some scheduling issues.  And sorry about not beauty part in this episode of the Wednesday Wordifuls (should i call it that? comment below!), I just wasn’t feeling it.  Definitely two beauty parts in the next post though!!  Hopefully my gallery of 87 pics will quench your post thirst (:!

Have a beautiful day!

With Love,

Juju

juliannaofca@gmail.com

@guesswhatitsju


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