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I am selfish. I am brave.

This is the second part of my Divergent series. Click here to see my Tori Wu inspired makeup and hair look.

If I had to choose between factions, my stubborn, foolish self would choose Dauntless. It scares me, much like it scared Tris, but I would selfishly abandon a life of comfort for a life of thrill.

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Shirt: Target
Pants: J.Crew
Boots: Delia’s
Necklace: Black Heart
Nails: Zoya “Neve”

As a Dauntless member, I would maintain my femininity with blouses and jewelry. Legging-like pants would allow me to maneuver and climb when needed. My symbol is the star because, well, I already have one tattooed on me so hey, convenience.

Which faction would you be in? What would your style be?

Today is the last day to enter my Divergent makeup kit giveaway. The winner will be notified and announced Wednesday. Good luck.

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Divergent: Tori Wu inspired makeup

I am doing two Divergent looks inspired by one of my favorite characters in the book, Tori Wu.

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She just looks like a bad ass. Today I have recreated one of her hair and makeup looks from the movie so I can pretend to be half as cool.

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Her look is a much edgier version of a neutral eye and lip, and her hair gives the illusion of a shaved side part. I recreated the look using products from my new Divergent palette because let’s be honest, I wasn’t going to do a Divergent giveaway and not get anything for myself from the collection. Limited edition = need to buy it.

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From left to right: NARS Pro-Prime Eyeshadow Base, Anastasia Clear Brow Gel, Maybelline Rocket Mascara, Make Up For Ever Concealer in 5, Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Naked, Buxom Foundation in Meet Me Latte, Anastasia Brow Powder Duo in Dark Brown, Make Up For Ever HD Pressed Powder, Divergent Collector’s Palette.

I used Luminous Taupe (middle eyeshadow) all over my eyelid and blended Envious Chocolate (right) into my crease and smudged it along my top lash line. I highlighted the inner corners of my eye with Candor Lace (left) and contoured and added blush with Compassionate Copper and Rosy Horizon. I finished the look with Artistic Mauve over Naked. The lip gloss and bronzer are definitely my favorite in this palette. Both are extremely pigmented and the lip gloss is far from sticky.

Do you plan on dressing up as your favorite Divergent character for the premiere? Who would you choose?

Next week I am doing a Tori inspired outfit. Time to bust out all my black.

Have a great Thursday and thank you for reading.

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Salty waves + DIVERGENT GIVEAWAY

Oh hey. It’s a pretty nice day today.

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Shirt: American Eagle
Skirt: Target
Shoes: Modcloth
Purse: Forever 21 (similar here)
Ring: Modcloth

Much outfit. How blue. Wow. It is insanely gorgeous outside today so I thought I would match the sky. We’re total twinsies.

OK, NOW THE FUN STUFF.

DIVERGENT GIVEAWAY

I am giving away one Divergent Multi-Piece Collector’s Kit from Sephora, which is only available to VIB’s and is currently not in stock. This giveaway is open internationally and will be available for one week. The official terms and conditions are listed below on the Rafflecoptor.

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The full details of the kit can be found on Sephora’s website. If you would like to win this kit, please enter using the Rafflecoptor below. Good luck!

Who will be the first jumper?

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Daylight Mourning Time

I do not like Daylight Saving Time.

I love cold weather and bright mornings, but I always end up missing long evenings and endless days. Even my dog was disturbed by the time change and demanded to be taken on a walk at 4:30 p.m., his internal clock telling him it was 5:30 p.m., his usual time.

Despite the time change, I finally bought a copy of Divergent by Veronica Roth, which made my day a little better. My boyfriend and I had fun exploring the aisles at Barnes and Noble and gasping when we saw something nerdy and fun. I immediately found Divergent on a shelf advertising it as popular teen fiction. I may be 24, but I still love a good YA novel. Plus I write for teens so…you know…

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Shirt: American Eagle

Tank: American Eagle

Jacket: Target

Pants: J.Crew

Shoes: Target

Watch: Michael Kors

Black and white today with a pop of wine. I am in mourning. See you March 2014, sunlight.

Have a great Sunday and thank you for reading.

Leah