LIFE ON POINTE | Episode Eight | Season Two

Happy Monday guys! I hope you enjoy today’s episode. I am currently not feeling the best… my shoulder is so sore and achy from throwing it out a week ago, but my hip tendonitis hasn’t been acting up at all this past week, so I’m crossing my fingers and hoping that I don’t have any issues this week as well!

xoxo Sung

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Autumn Look Book 2017

LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO WEAR BORING CLOTHES.

Hello everyone! It’s finally the time I show you all my favorite autumn outfits. Enjoy!

1. Everyday Errands

This outfit is super casual, and you can wear it pretty much everywhere. The statement piece is obviously this beautiful army green jacket by Sweet Wanderer, which you can adjust to be more cinched in at the waist or a bit more oversized. I kept the rest of the outfit pretty simple: a black tank top, black high waisted jeans, and my trusty black-&-white converse. For accessories, I wore a silver ear cuff.

 

2. Cool & Casual

This outfit is pretty simple just like the last outfit, but it’s more for those chillier days when you have things to do but still want to be cozy. Again, the statement piece is the  Guess Floral Collection 1984-1994 edition, this epic and beautiful bomber jacket. Fun fact: it was actually my Mom’s. For the outfit, I wore a simple gray long sleeve top with an open back for a little extra personality, some medium wash blue jeans which I cropped at the ankles, and some black ankle booties.  It’s one of my favorites as it is both comfortable and cozy. For accessories, I wore a Kenneth&Cole watch and an ear cuff.

3. A Night Out

So I was given this dress by a lovely friend and I knew that if I could find an excuse to wear a cute dress, I would be wearing this. This burnt orange lacy number is feminine and romantic, but also, does it not scream fall? I paired this with black tights and my Bella Marie Booties. You could pair these with a pair of black booties as well and it would look just as great. For accessories, I wore a gold bracelet, some gold droplet earrings and my gold ear cuffs.

4. Date Night 

I’ll be honest, I never go on date nights this fancy. Correction: I never go on date nights (unless it’s a daddy/daughter or brother/sister date). However, I do go to a few semi-formal events throughout the year. I actually have a wedding to go to in November, so I will be more than likely wearing this dress. This dress was also given to me by my lovely friend and it is a sleek black dress with some rather nice detailing at the waist and bustier. I paired this with my 8-inch Mix No. 6 heels you all know I love and this black and white scarf, which definitely dresses it down, but will still look nice and semi-formal (definitely not a formal number). I wore my hair in a french twist for a more elegant look. For accessories, I wore my diamond drop earrings and my diamond necklace.

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Alright guys, that is it for my Autumn Look Book! I hope you all enjoyed it. Please leave me a comment down below letting my know your favorite fall clothing items, I’d love to know!

xx Sung

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LIFE ON POINTE | Season 2 | Episode Seven

This week had a bit of everything: exam work, improvisation, and sugarplum. I hope you all enjoy!

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Every Day Autumn Makeup Look

“I’M SO GLAD WE LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE THERE ARE OCTOBERS.”

– ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

Hello everyone! Today I am bringing you my everyday autumnal makeup routine. This is something perfect for school or work, and you can take it from day to evening just by changing your lipstick.

The first thing I’m going to start off with is the face. I am using my custom blend foundation, my custom blend concealer, and my Motives Long-Wear Liquid Concealer to even out my skin and spot treat any of my blemishes. I then went in with my Pur Cosmetics Cameo 2-in-1 Contour Stick to contour my cheeks, my forehead, and my nose. For cream highlight, I am using none other than the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal to give me a lit-from-within glow.

For powder, I used the Motives Luminous Loose Powder in Light to slightly bake my chin, nose, and under eye area to lock that into place. I then went in with the shade medium and set the rest of my face with a big fluffy brush. I then did my brows with the Motives Essential Brows Kit, which I really love as it has the perfect shades for my brows.

For the eyes, I primed with my Motives Eye Base and blended that out. I am using the Lorac Pro Palette, one of my go-to palettes for fall. I’m going to start off by fluffing white and cream all over the eyes from lid to brow bone. For the transition, I blended taupe into my crease, focusing on diffusing the color throughout the crease. I then took sable and focused this more on the outter half of the crease and a bit on the lid. I then mixed espresso and black and pressed this against the lash line. When there was barely anything left on the brush, I blended until there were no harsh lines.

I took nude on my finger and tapped this on the inner half of the lid to open up the eyes. For eyeliner, I took the Motives Kohl Liner in coffee and applied that to the waterline. I took espresso and black again to press it against the lower lash line, very close to the lashes and blended it out with sable. I took a clean fluffy brush to blend the edges so they looked clean and streamline before highlighting my brow bone with nude and applying my Motives Fiber Lush Mascara.

To finish off the face, I took the Motives Pressed Bronzer in Miami Glow and warmed up my cheek and forehead area. As for blush, I used the BareMinerals shade in Morning and used the Motives Shimmer Powder in Starshine to highlight the cheekbones, tip of the nose, and above the arch of the brow. For lips, I used my BareMinerals Gen Nude Matte Liquid Lipstick in Bo$$ to finish it off.

That’s it for this tutorial guys! I hope you guys enjoyed it and found it easy to do and easy to wear. Next week, a Fashion Look Book will be coming your way! I’m super excited for it. I love you all!

xx Sung

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LIFE ON POINTE | Season 2 | Episode 6

This week’s episode has a lot from YAGP coaching with my teacher. I’m doing Aurora’s Wedding Pas De Deux Variation from Act III and I am so excited. There will be updates of costumes, dates, and more coming soon!

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Welcome To October // Reasons I Love Autumn

AUTUMN SHOWS US HOW BEAUTIFUL IT IS TO LET THINGS GO.

Hello everyone! I hope your day is lovely and I hope you’ve had a wonderful September! September was a very long month for me, and I am really happy to be in October. The last three months of the year are my absolute favorite; wow, we’re only three months away from 2018! How crazy is that?!

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Autumn, for me, is more than just a new season, but it gives me this feeling of comfort and peace that I honestly can’t really describe. When I think about autumn, I think of comfort. I think of falling in love. I think of walking in perfect peace. I think of my future in a positive light, not in a stressful way. Autumn just brings me this feeling of happiness and excitement.

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Secondly, autumn is a very productive and enjoyable time for me. I’m fresh and energized for both school and anything in regards to work. Autumn may be one of my busiest seasons (let’s be honest, I’m busy 24/7, 365), but I feel like I get a lot accomplished in autumn.

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Hot Chocolate. You all know that I love my coffee, but I always save the salted caramel hot chocolates for autumn time. A hot Cinnamon Dulce Lattes from Starbucks, oh my goodness, it’s like joy in a cup. I love hot chocolate for the last three months of the year, it’s a tradition.

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Autumn fashion is my favorite kind of fashion. I love the coziness of autumnal fashion, such as chunky knit sweaters, knee high boots, and oversized jackets. I have a particular bomber jacket my mom wore when she was a teenager from Guess and it is so cool and looks super vintage. I also love how you can go very cozy and casual or sultry and sexy with your autumnal looks.

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Autumn makeup is also a major favorite. I love wearing deep berry lips with a matte eye and a cat eye flick. There are so many different kinds of looks that fit autumn so well, and I’ve got my own personal favorite looks going up soon! I get so excited for autumnal makeup looks. Who doesn’t?

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Thanksgiving. I’m the oddball who really doesn’t care for Halloween, but I LOVE Thanksgiving. I love getting to hang out with my friends and family. My family usually invites people who don’t have a place to go for Thanksgiving to ours to celebrate, and we always have the best time. My dad and my grandma will cook up an epic feast, my mom will make my Ohma’s gravy, and I’ll help out with whatever needs to be done. It’s one of my favorite holidays to spend with my family. Thanksgiving is always really relaxed and enjoyable. I have so many great memories of Thanksgiving, and I wouldn’t trade them for anything.

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Candles. It is finally cold enough to live without the fan going on constantly, so I can finally light candles. They add so much ambience and serenity to my room, plus the scent is incredible and makes me feel extra cozy and happy.

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The colors of Autumn are so rich and vibrant that I get so happy. Personally, my favorite colors are in the tones of autumn, the burnt oranges, the reds, the deep purples, etc. Also, nature. I love the outdoors in autumn. It’s somehow vulnerable and romantic, but also beautiful and comforting. It literally takes my breath away, and I wonder what God was thinking of when He created this beautiful season.

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And lastly, autumn is  one of my favorite seasons as it is a time where I am constantly rehearsing for ballets, recitals, and performances. This year especially, I will be busy choreographing pieces for my last recital, I will be rehearsing and training for the Youth America Grand Prix, I will be training for my Advanced II examination for a second time, I will be rehearsing for my last studio performance with RDA,  all the while enjoying the process of improving my technique and bettering my performance. Who knows where I’ll be next year.

That concludes this blogpost! I hope you enjoyed this blogpost. Since I’m nosy, comment favorite things about Autumn in the comment section so I can see! I love you all, and Happy October!

xx Sung

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My Last YouTube Video!

LIFE ON POINTE Episode 5 | Season Two

Hello Everyone! This week, I was supposed to have a private coaching session with Mr. Pegler, but he had an emergency. We’d already driven down to LA for the coaching when he’d called, so one of my teachers worked it out for me to work with a different teacher. Thank you to the lovely teacher who coached me for the variation I’m learning! Thanks for watching guys!

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Conquering A Bad Day & Cutting My Hair!

New Vlog! Thanks for coming along with me throughout my week! I really did have a rough week on a true and personal level, and you know what? It happens. Sometimes we struggle. I decided to continue vlogging because I wanted to tell you all that you are not alone. If you need someone to talk to, write me a message in the contact box below! You can get through this. I can get through this. Together, we can all get through whatever our giants and our obstacles are.

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