Sunday, February 5, 2012

Pre Birthday Dinner Look and Outfit

My birthday is in a couple of days (Feb 7th) and it makes me cringe knowing I'm turning a year older OMG! I'm going to be 27 *screams*. Why is time going by so fast? I wish I can freeze time and stay young lol. Am I the only one who feels this way? Let me know in the comment bar below.

I hosted a pre-birthday dinner at my place on Friday. I cooked a delicious spaghetti and meat sauce dinner for my closest friends who are very dear to my heart. Kiko suggested we go to a restaurant instead so I don't have to cook and clean. But I didn't want to. I don't mind doing all the work even if it's my birthday because I love to cook and entertain. Besides, I didn't want to go to a restaurant and have my friends pay for food and drinks. I can feed them. I'll share my pre-birthday pics at the end of this post.

This is the look I wore. I did a subtle smoky brown and purple smoky eyes with cherry lips. I wore my Wet n Wild Mega Last lipstick in Cherry Picking. It's one of the newest shades in the Mega Last collection that just came out. It's a gorgeous vibrant cherry color with purple undertone. It's perfect for my medium skin tone!

Wet n Wild Color Icon I Heart Matte and Urban Decay eyeshadow in Sin

Wet n Wild Mega Last lipstick in Cherry Picking

Get The Look

  • Aviva Labs face primer applied after moisturizer. It will help make the foundation last longer.
  • MAC Studio Fix Fluid in NC42 applied on the face with a stippling brush for a flawless skin effect.
  • Almay Eyebase/Concealer in Medium applied under the eyes for a brightening effect.
  • MAC Mineralized Skin Finish Natural in Medium Deep brushed lightly all over the face to set the makeup.
  • NYX Eyebase in White applied all over the lids to prevent shadows from creasing.
  • Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow I Heart Matte purple brushed above the crease with a blending brush, brown applied on the outer corner and crease with a crease brush to define the eyes and white and beige color on the brow bone for highlight.
  • Urban Decay eyeshadow in Sin applied on the lids with a shader brush. It's a shimmery champagne beige color that will highlight the lids beautifully.
  • Physicians Formula cream/gel liner in Glam Hazel Eyes. Black gel liner applied on the upper lash line and water line using an angled liner brush.
  • L'Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes mascara applied on the lashes in layers.
  • Milani Mineral blush in Mai Tai brushed on the cheeks with a blush brush for a nice flush of color.
  • Blistex lipbalm applied on the lips as base. It will keep the lips moisturized under a lipstick.
  • Wet n Wild Mega Last lipstick in Cheery Picking applied on the lips

For my outfit, I wore my new $5 floral halter top dress that I purchased in San Pedro Wholesale Mart. It's such a fun dress and I love the bright pink and magenta against grey color. See my haul HERE. Them, I wore a pair of dark grey tights underneath to keep my legs warm. I didn't bother to wear shoes since we were inside the house.

Pre Birthday Dinner Party photos...

I had pink table cloth and pink balloons. I love pink!  

My homemade baked spaghetti and meat sauce. The secret to a good spaghetti sauce is to let it simmer on low heat for hours.

I also made some garlic parmesan bread rolls.

My best friend Mon got me big flan for my cake. Mmmm.....

With my very good girl friends Grace, Mon, and Lian.

We had so much fun eating and joking around with each other.

Babushka cups from Grace. They are so adorable!!!

A big Hello Kitty eyeshadow palette from my best friend Mon *screams*. I'm so excited to play with it!

I hope you all like my look and thanks for stopping by!


  1. You look GORGEOUS hun..!! That dress looks AMAZING on you :D :D xxxx

  2. You look amazing! :) I felt the same way about aging another year, but it's really not that big of a deal :D You're wiser, have more time to do things, and money to buy whatever you fancy! :D It beats being naive ;) That's what I think..haha

    Your meat sauce and spagetti looks yummy! My favorite is baked spagetti with meat sauce :D Did you make that cake too? it's beautiful!

  3. Happy early bdae! I love your lip color and the food looks so delicous! :)

  4. you look gorgeous! happy birthday, love!

  5. You look gorgeous honey, and the food...delicious :)


  6. the flan cake looks so goood, and you look amazing for your prebirthday! Have a happy birthday week~! <3

  7. You look so beautiful! Happy birthday!

  8. Happy birthdaay! Love the dress and your make up looks gorgeous as always =)

  9. Happy early bday Becky! I know exactly what you mean about getting older, my bday is the day after yours and all I keep thinking is that I'm almost 30! Staying in is always a nice change from going out to the clubs or dinner. It's definetly more intimate

  10. Happy early birthday, Becky! You look amazing :)

  11. You look beautiful and your party looked like so much fun! Happy early birthday! :D

  12. Beautiful makeup. The shades work for you. What a pretty dress. You look amazing as always.

    Happy birthday dear! Hope you have a fantastic year.

  13. (Advance) Happy Birthday! you look beautiful! lovely make up to match the lovely dress! & no you're not old! old is when you start to have arthritis lol!

  14. you look beautiful!! The food looks so yummy! Im loving your dress:)

  15. Aside from your makeup I also loooove your dress! :)

  16. Happy Birthday tomorrow, Sweetie. You look beautiful as always, you don't look a day over 20! My daughter's birthday is today - she's 4!

  17. Happy birthday honey! ♥
    Looks like a great day (:
    You look so, so pretty and I love this lipstick

  18. Happy Birthday Becky dont feel bad about your bdays I started feeling that way ;ast bday too but juist went along with it. I dont feel my age and I know you dont either you look beautfiul and how thoughtful of you to cook all that food for your friends.

  19. Happy Birthday!! You look gorgeous as always!! <3

  20. Gorgeous as always! And you know how jealous I get with those awesome fashion hauls of yours!!!

    P.S. I just turned 27 last month and it's sort of the same blah-ness as 26 lol. Happy birthday sweetie pie!

  21. Happy birthday. My brother's birthday is on the same day. You look great. :)

  22. I'm turning 30 on the 16th, and I am SUPER excited! I feel so much more confident and "grown" than I did in my 20s. I think you should embrace every year because if you don't get older, you die young. And plus... 27 looks good on you! I hope you have a wonderful 27th year.

  23. I love your hair should do a hair tutorial.
    Happy Birthday