I know what you’re thinking: “Uggs are ugly? That’s old news!” Of course it is. It’s been the most popular Fall/Winter footwear trend for over three years now. I’ve always hated how they looked, but it was just the other day that I discovered the price range of Ugg boots: $140 for the cheapest pair. Wtf? I can buy FIVE PAIRS of cuter shoes with that kind of money.
I have no problem with people wearing them for “comfort”, but I’m sure 9 out of 10 of the girls who own a pair bought them because all their friends wear them. No, wait, they didn’t buy them – their parents did. There is no reason a thirteen-year-old girl needs three pairs of $140+ boots. Oh, and they’re made of SHEEPSKIN. I’m 100% against this trend, and can’t fathom why these boots are so desirable. </endrant> I would totally buy these adorable Hello Kitty winter boots from Sears, though, if I had a younger sister/daughter/niece. They’re only $25, made out of synthetic materials, AND still keep your feet warm. : )
In other news, I walked into the on-campus Starbucks after class this morning and saw that they had tins of Tazo full-leaf teas out on the shelves for purchase. The best part: I can buy them with my meal points! ; ) So I ended up buying two tins, Vanilla Rooibos and Awake. :D The ingredients in the Vanilla Rooibos sound so delicious: rooibos, licorice root, blackberry leaves, cinnamon, apple pieces, peach pieces, vanilla extract, and chamomile flowers.
And speaking of tea.. I sent three letters the other day to three different tea companies, in hopes that they’ll send me free samples or maybe even a free box! Two of them were to Harney & Sons and Tazo, raving about how much I enjoy their products. The last was to Ten Ren, addressing a defective box of Chamomile tea that I purchased over the summer. Hopefully, they’ll all respond back. : )
On a final note, I ran out of mascara yesterday and had to buy a new tube asap. Michael drove me to Walmart, where I purchased Cover Girl Lash Blast Length, in Very Black. It lengthens my lashes significantly more than Maybelline Full ‘n Soft, but the fact that its volumizing abilities are practically nonexistent leaves more to be desired. It’s a solid mascara, though, that doesn’t clump on me. It also lifts my stick-straight eyelashes into a slight curl without even using an eyelash curler! And I could practically layer all I want, since the brush doesn’t load on too much product in one swipe. :D In the image below, I only applied two layers. My final rating: 7/10
Until next time! :3