Wednesday, August 26, 2009

It's Not Fair!

Hi Beauties!
Long time no post! Hope everything is well with you guys. I've been kind of depressed and couldn't eat, sleep and post due to my home buying nightmare. It's not finished still and I don't know what to think at this moment.
The property I'm buying is 1.5 miles away from the beach and it's a townhouse style condo, I can't possibly afford a house near ocean. So, one of the homeowners (not the unit I'm buying) did some remodeling without the condo Association approval and the association is suing him. BECAUSE of this Bank Of America is refusing to give me a loan. Everything from my side was perfect and because of someone else's mistake I can't get a loan??? It is so hard to comprehend but I guess banks are getting super strict, so strict that it even doesn't make any sense!
So, if you're thinking to buy a condo, make sure to find out if there's any lawsuits as banks get nervous about it.

On the good note, I've finished with my 20 Pan Project! It benefited me in many ways:
  • Cleared my clutter making space for new items
  • Encouraged me to use up the products. I used to go to bed without applying body lotion or hand cream while I've had dozen products laying around.
  • Saved me $500-$800 at least. After discovering Youtube and Beauty Blogs my spending on beauty products and make ups was getting out of control. I haven't bought anything for 2 months
  • No more uncontrollable urge to shop
Product #16
Olay Age Defying In-Shower Body Lotion
It saves time, moisturizes well, gives nice golden shimmer and easy to use. Just smooth over and rinse in shower.
Cons: The scent is very strong and leaves your shower slippery.


Product #17
Aussie 3 min Miracle Hair Mask.
So affordable at $3.99 performs as well as expensive hair treatments. Smart packaging, just squeeze needed amount, no caps no mess. Leaves my hair noticeably smoother and manageable with less frizz. Not a big fan of it's scent.


Product #18
Clinique Even Better Skin Tone Corrector $39.50
It claims to erase discoloration and dark spots. Since I'm exposed to sun everyday of the year I have tons of sun damages. Unfortunately, I didn't see any change with this product. Needs 4-5 pumps to cover my face, so you run out of it quickly.

Product #19
Shiseido Hydro-Nourishing Softener
I just can't live without it. Saturated in cotton pad it cleans out left over dirt and prepares my skin for next steps of skincare regime.

Product #20
Philosophy Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash
Great in the morning when you don't need a cleanser for removing your make up. Removes overnight oil and dirt and micro beads polishes your skin preparing it for perfect make up. I did a detailed review HERE.
This project was easier than I expected! Yay!

Thanks Beauties for reading!
Stay Beautiful!
xoxo

54 comments:

  1. Im sry to hear that..I hope everything works out smoothly here on out

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  2. congrats on finishing 20!!! :) thanks for the mini reviews too!

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  3. congrats on your project! I love the mini reviews! plz do more in the future even if you don't finish them! I love reading more about skincare things!

    good luck with all that is going on. at the end of the day, don't forget to feed yourself k!? take care

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  4. I hope you can get a loan from the other banks and everything works out at the end.

    Congrats on finishing 20 Pan Project! Great job! I'm still trying to finish up with my project 10.

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  5. Hi Narita!!!
    oh :( so sorry to hear about all the stresses of buyin your home :( i hope things work out well for you soon! <3

    congratz with your 20 pan project though! :) i was trying to do the same but right when i thought i was going to start, i had bought another product! :P oops! :P

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  6. i'm sorry to hear about what happened with the loan. i mean, that's so unfair. hope it'll still turn out well for you.

    finishing 20 pan project is pretty awesome! how were you able to resist the urge to buy new stuff? :)

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  7. I'm so sorry sweetie! Sorry you are going through this, but just you wait - something good will come of this. Keep up your spirit! :)

    - And congratulations on finishing the p20p! Wow, I'm in awe! Are you going on a big makeup spree now? ;) The new Mac collections? :)
    I hope I can do a great job like you on this!

    *hugs*
    Michelle

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  8. hey! i've been reading a lot on vit A products (Retinol/ retin products) and according to everything i have read they are the only thing on the market proven to fight sun damage (i have sun spots too). the also increase cell turn over which will even out skin discoloration too so you should try that. there are def OTC Retin products (ex: Roc- which i am trying currently) but they are not as effective as prescription (ex:differin) products. you should totally ask your dermatologist for a prescription. anyways... it was just food for thought!

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  9. Oh no. I'm sorry to hear that hun :( What aweful news & how unfair for you. I sure hope your luck turns around though <3

    But congrats on finishing your 20 pan project! That's just so great :) I couldn't even finish my 10 pan >_< lol I got about half way there and just quite because I kept breaking the rules, haha.

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  11. omg! those r great stuff u got, stuff ive been pretty curious bout' since i only seen it in mags

    thanks so much for the detailed review!!!! really helps alot

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  12. oh hun, how terrible! That is so not fair to you! BoA is REALLY really strict w/ loan approval nowadays. Have you considered going to another bank right now if there is still time? You can email me if you want to chat about this in details. I hope everything will turn around and be okay for you soon! My prayers are with you and the beach-side property that you so deserve!

    Good job on Project 20 Pan! yayyyy!! You did such a good job and finished everything SO fast!!! I think moving also encouraged me to finish up some products faster for me too, because I didn't want to carry 5 different half empty bottles of hand cream or body cream on my move. hehehe...so now that you are done w/ Project 20 Pan, when would you like to start the real thing? (the makeup only one). Edna (abcgrrrl) and I have been talking about starting another Project 10 Pan or something soon, but we'd be really excited if you decide to join too :) We can wait until you are are settled in and everything :D Good luck with everything to you!! and don't forget to write me an email when you have time, I really enjoyed receiving your emails <3 *hugs*

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  13. wow, very nice! goodjob on ur project 20 pan! im trying to use up all my current products as well before i think about purchasing new ones ;) and that really sucks about the loan :/ i guess banks are more strict since the economy is in a dump right now

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  14. So sad to hear that you're not sleeping and eating! Gotta take care of yourself more. But hey, look on the bright side, you're saving money and you've finished your 20 Pan Project.

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  15. That's sad but everything will be ok in the end, you just need to stay strong right now!And congrats on finishing your project!You have determination! :)

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  16. Sorry to hear about the home buying woes. Hope everything works out!

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  18. Hope that everything is going ok now.
    I gotta try that Aussie hair mask as I read and heard so many ladies rave about it and Ive been eye-ing that Clinique-even better skin corrector but I still have to finish what I have. Thanks for sharing thsi with us!

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  26. congrats on finishing your 20 items! i'm slowly working my way to that number hehe

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  27. How are you?hope you're out of the home loan headache by this time :) Waiting for your update :)

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  28. i'm sorry about your loan. that absolutely sucks! :(

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  32. I just watched most of the videos on your youtube...they are amazing!!! I wish I had more time to do my nails like that!

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  33. so many interesting products! i recently bought one of the Philosophy kits and it comes with the Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash. Can't wait to try it out!! Thanks for sharing :D xx

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  34. Ooh I want the Philosophy exfoliating wash! A lot of people have been raving about it. Great job on 20 PP! I just stumbled across your blog and am loving it so far.

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  35. congrats on finishing P20P! that's a HUGE feat since P10P is hard enough already.. but you did 20 products :D great job girl!

    sorry to hear about your house troubles, hope everything works out in the end! xx

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  37. I just came across your blog! It is lovely! Great tips!

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  38. Hy! I just discovered your blog through your youtube channel and I love it!I'll be following you, maybe you'd like to follow me too!

    Hope the situation with your house gets better!

    kiss

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  39. We don't have most of this brands here in Brazil! It's a shame!

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  42. Love all things Philosophy. Their stuff is so good and a;ways smells amazing.
    Fab post! :)
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  43. Awesome reviews!

    Just came across your blog!

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  47. just came across you're blog, safe to say - i am hooked! :) keep up the great work x

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  48. Great reviews!

    Just came across your blog!

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  49. hope everything will work out for you so you get your house :) and congrats on not shopping for two months, that's amazing!

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  52. I also really love the Aussie stuff! I use it whenever I am going to straighten my hair the next day and it keeps my hair so soft.

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  53. Narita, i use and love oley body lotion i love this special scent. kiss i am also Japanese living in Paris ... i like your blog kiss Kitty xoxox

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  54. I can relate to what you've said that your spending on makeup has increased ever since youtube and beauty blogs have started, BECAUSE I FEEL THE EXACT SAME WAY! Hahah. Thanks for this post. I hope you can check out my blog, and follow me too.

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