Hopelessly Heather

The ramblings and obsessions of a longtime Avon lady

Late to the party again in Avon’s mark Blue Belle Blouse (no longer available) and Beachy Beaded Chandelier Earrings (picked up on clearance a long while back)!

The top is cute – I really love the rich color and the braided cords with tassels for the tie, but it has some deficiencies:

1. The crocheted bands are see through. This is great when you’re in your teens or 20s and your boobs and belly are still works of art. I am far from my 20s and the only works of art left on my body are the ones I paint on it every day.

2. The arms are cut too slim. I’ve had issues with this in the past in the mark line – the problem is hit or miss and this time it hit. Wah wah.

3. Because the arms are cut too slim, the top rides up when I lift my arms and shows off my mama belly. Three strikes makes this top land in my future “no, thanks” pile.

The earrings, on the other hand, are a win! They look heavy, but are really only a medium weight. Their light baby blue color draws attention directly to them and they are large enough to see from a great distance. One note of caution: do not wear these with your long tresses left free, particularly if it’s a windy day. The snarls that would occur with these would be epic!

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Easter is on the horizon and Avon’s Modern Gems Necklace and Earring Set definitely fits in.  It’s super cute and very Eastery, plus it’s small/delicate enough to work for big girls and little girls alike!

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Friday I slathered my lips in Avon’s Iconic Lipstick in Rose Shine!  This shade goes on a lot brighter than it looks in the tube. It wasn’t neon bright, so it worked out a-okay, but it definitely woke me up when I put on the first swipe!

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Those are all of the past week’s selfies! What was your favorite and how would you have worn it?!

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2 thoughts on “Gems and Beads

  1. That modern gems set is very appropriate for Spring, it beautiful. I like that shade of lipstick, it looks good on you. Not too much but yet not too subtle.

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    1. hethrgood says:

      I tend to prefer more on the “too much” side for my lipstick shades. 😉

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