Sunday, June 15, 2014

Senior Prom (Pic Heavy)

It's the post that many of you (including me!) are excited for!! I still cannot believe that prom was just a week ago. I am basically on break now since I don't have any classes and I'm just waiting for graduation to happen. I'm thinking back to prom (actually my whole senior year) as I write this post and it feels like a dream. Like am I really growing up? I'm having such a hard time accepting the fact that it's over. I'm excited for college next year, but it's just that I will never be actually back in high school again and it feels strange!

Sexy Long One Shoulder Dress by Atria

Okay back to prom! My younger sister seemed to be more excited about prom then me haha. Well, she was more organized than me for sure! She had meticulously planned out every second of my day from hair to makeup and to picture locations! Where would I be without her? lol. I'm not going to lie, anticipating and getting ready for prom is honestly half the fun!

Getting Ready For Prom Gold Eye makeup
Ignore the face haha. My sister was doing my hair at the time! 
The first thing I decided to tackle was my makeup. I was originally going to do my hair first, but I had just washed it and it was still wet. I also had to figure out whether or not to put my dress on before makeup + hair, but opted to put it on after. Walking in a prom dress is not easy!!
For my makeup, I chose to go for more of a gold smokey eye. I usually don't wear too much makeup and doing it myself was a bit intimiditing, but in the end, everything turned out great! I even had someone ask me who did my makeup for me??! I told them I did it and I felt so proud! lol
For my makeup, I used the naked palette and the colors "smog" and "creep."I also used the urban decay eye primer and after a night of dancing, I have to say that it works very well!! On my inner eyelids, I had a sparkly white shadow. For my eyeliner, I took things to the extreme with a thick cateye (gotta love my monolids) and I applied some gold liquid liner on top of that. The gold liner really sold the look in my opinion! For lips, I had on some nude gloss. =)

Prom Hairstyle half updo

My hair was simple, but boy did it take forever to do! I was looking for a simple half up half down type hairdo and I eventually settled on this one. I knew for sure that my hair was going to be curled for prom. I asked my sister to help me since it'
s near impossible to get the hair in the back. My hair took over an hour, but in the end, it was worth it because my hair looked beautiful!! The reverse ombre effect that I had in my hair looked so gorgeous with the curls!! I loved the way my hair looked that night.

press on nails gold glitter

For my nails, I kinda cheated and brought my own fake nails to glue on haha. They actually turned out really nicely and people had though that I got them done somewhere. The only thing about the nails though are that it doesn't last that long.  (which can be a good thing since I had to pull them off before I could take my contacts out!!) Getting your nails done is quite costly and for my prom, the only thing I wanted to splurge on was my dress! Therefore, I reused my heels, did my own hair, makeup, and nails! 

putting the boutonniere on
Attempting to put the  boutonniere on.. .and failing ! 
Funny Faces are a must!!
I am the queen of either being super late/rushed or super early to an event.. almost never on time! So therefore when my date came, I was still in the midst of getting ready. Ohhh how embarrassing on my part! After my finishing touches, I came out and we exchanged corsages and boutonnieres! The corsage was easy to slip on my wrist, but the boutonniere was a struggle. haha. My main goal with the boutonniere was to not poke him which I accomplished, but I never got the flower on. I needed some aid after! haha We took a few pictures in our house and our backyard before heading off to another location.

My mommy and I!
Our 2nd location was a popular one for senior prom pictures. Everyone literally comes here for prom! Luckily for us, we got here quite early ( I actually think we were the first) so we had some time to ourselves before the crowd came. This gave me time 

Prom 2014 Red Dress

Prom 2014 Red Dress

Prom Red Dress
Hunting for out friends lol.
We were able to get lots of photos by ourselves and with our family, but after about half an hour, we got worried since we saw no one showing up! So we resorted to whipping out our phones and began texting our friends. The majority of people did not respond to us, but the ones who did told us that they were running late! (That would be me if my date had not shown up lol!) phew.. at least we knew now that we weren't in the wrong place. We were just early! 

Prom Pictures

High School Senior Prom Pictures

Once our friends finally made it, we stood around for a lot more pictures! I felt super famous with all those cameras pointing at me hehe.. I didn't know which camera to look into! I think we spent an extra half hour just having our pictures taken and my group of friends chose to leave a tiny bit early. Therefore, we wouldn't have to fight the traffic 

The Great Gatsby Themed Prom
The Great Gatsby Themed Prom
High School Senior Prom Pictures

The theme of our senior prom this year was "The Great Gatsby" and I loved it. The decorations were done nicely and the music was on point. The majority of the songs being played were from the movie!! The location of our prom was right on the beach which made for some beautiful pictures! We also took a lot of picture at prom and in the photo booth that they offered us.

Prom Selfie

Overall, my prom was sooo much fun!! I'm not going into too much details, but I really enjoyed it and it was a great way to end my senior year! I can't believe it's over still.. I just have my actual graduation and my overnight grad party left. Let me go back in time!! haha

Prom red corsage

I'll probably talk more about this later, but earlier this week, I was speaking with someone who I met a few months ago. We've hung out before and there are obviously fun memories, but it's just such a weird feeling. I really enjoyed those memories, but it hurts me a lot to know that they are now just that to me .. memories. As much as I try, I could never relive them. It hurts because I would do anything to just go back in time and relive it all with the same feelings, but I can't! I know making new fun memories can help cure this (which I am doing), but whenever I see something that reminds me of the past, I can't help but feel a bit sad but I'm still glad that it happened. 

Did you have senior prom?    
How did you end your senior year?  
Have you ever had that feeling that you just want to go back in time and relive parts of your life, but you realize that you can't? I'm struggling a lot with this right now, but I think keeping myself busy is the only cute at the moment! 

71 comments:

  1. Beautiful :)

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  2. You look absolutely amazing, what a great dress.
    Dusana :-)

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  3. Wow Mindy you look gorgeous and sexy with that amazing dress, your prom date is not bad either also your mom look stunning doll. Love the pictures great job.
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    1. hehe thank you!! Everyone looked amazing that night! =)

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  4. I see that you spent amazing time and had fun on your prom, dear! You looked like 1 milion $, dear, I adore color of your prom dress!

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    1. aww thank you!! I love the color red on me now!

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  5. You look stunning, the dress is gorgeous and shows off your great body!

    Much love xxx
    Christinanista.com

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  6. Wow, you look so stunning in that dress! It's really pretty on you! :) It seems like you had a wonderful time on your prom, I really love the photos!

    xxx

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    1. Thank you and yes I had such a fun time!!

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  7. you look stunning. So glad you had an amazing time

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  8. you look so cute <3 beautiful pictures
    kisses

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  9. My country doesn't do this kind of prom thing :c
    but I think it's a fun experience c: atleast the
    only legit time to dress up and such! You look
    gorgeous in that dress and your date is cute :P
    Xx

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    1. hehe thanks and yes it really is one of the few times I have an excuse to dress up like this!

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  10. You look amazing and it's great that your prom date is wearing a boat tie that matches the colour of your dress.

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    1. Thank you and he was so sweet!! I really appreciate it!!

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  11. aaaaa,,,,you look so beautiful, and Red make you glowing:)
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  12. awe., How I wish we had a senior prom back then, sad to say I wasn't able to experience it during my time. anyways, I love your dress! looks perfect on you. I'm a little bias because Red is my favorite color though. :) but everything seems to be perfect here, your date, the place , your makeup and everything is perfect! :) gLad you have enjoyed your prom :)
    xoxo
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  13. Lovely pictures! You look really gorgeous! Love the way that dress fits you. Very sexy :)
    Glad to know you had fun :)

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    1. Thank you and yes it fit like a glove thankfully hehe!

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  14. What a pretty dress and your makeup came out so pretty as well. Glad to hear you had such a fun time!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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    1. Thank you!!! I'm proud of my makeup and yes.. it was such a fun time!

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  15. looks like you had a fun time - love your dress!!

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    1. Thank you and yes it was an awesome time!

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  16. You look soooooooo beautiful! Love your dress, it's stunning!

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  17. Followed you back via bloglovin and GFC:) Let's keep in touch!

    Laura Macij
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  18. gorgeous!
    sexy back...i wish to have nice curvy body like you
    i have small bump at abdomen here :(
    still i'm glad finally u grad
    MY-Emily

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    1. Thank you!!
      hehe your not the only one I have a small bump as well!!
      I just hide it lol =)

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  19. Hi again! Thank you for that comment on my blog! :) The dress is very pretty and so are you! Love that back details! ^_^

    BTW,
    I don't know if you are already following my blog back but it's not showing your name under "Join This Site". Hope to see you on my blog soon. :)

    Thanks again,
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  20. I love the way you did your hair!! So gorgeous!
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    1. I have my sister to thank for that hehe! =)

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  21. Wow you looked amazing! Your date is such a lucky guy ;)

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    1. hehe thanks and I was lucky to have him as my date too =)

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  22. Your dress is beautiful, you wore it so well, and that is the perfect hair and makeup with it! :)

    Glad you had a fun time at your prom - and got lots of photos :)

    Away From The Blue

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    1. Thank you so much!! Prom was so fun and hehe lots of photos yes!

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  23. Oh my goodness, I've been waiting for this post for soo long!! I'm so happy you're sharing it with us Mindy! :) You look absolutely breath-taking.. your dress is to die for!! Red is such a beautiful colour, it's very elegant and makes you look grown-up in a great way =D Love the hair too, and the make-up.. so simple yet glamorous. :) It makes me miss my highschool years so much!

    Take care always, love Christine ~ xx
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    1. Thank you!! I'm glad you liked the post!!! I was trying to make it a good one hehe!
      Yes, red is a very stunning color! It's hard to pull off!! aww. .I just graduated yesterday and I'm missing it already too!

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  24. gorgeous, dear! love your photos with your date. :)

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  25. You look amazing! Love your dress!


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  26. I like the way the dress drapes down your back.

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  27. OMG, this girl has turned into a woman!! Seriously, you reminded me of this beautiful song.......
    Luxury Haven

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    1. haha I just looked the song on youtube and it's really good! hehe I think it kinda describes me!

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  28. Looks like you had a lot of fun, Mindy!! :D Yeah! Love your makeup and everything.. I mainly focused on finding my dress, so my makeup, hair, heels, and accessories all sort of came last minute to me, haha!! :P Looking gorgeous! ;) I totally understand what you mean by that feeling of you can't go back into time.. it hurts :/ but looking back on the photos is a great way to relive those memories. Don't worry, you'll have a blast in college :) and, hey, you're so lucky that you still have aftergrad and another graduation! All I have left now are exams, haha! :) Can't wait for your new post! X

    Chic Nikkie

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    1. Thank you Nicole and yes I had so much fun!!
      haha that more or less happened to me. I had to get my dress first!! The dress was actually quite stressful!
      aww what you said does make sense. Photos are a great way to relive memories and I shouldn't be too sad cause I know I will make new memories as well. Good luck on your exams!

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  29. I only saw this now and had to comment! :)
    You look awesome, and I like your makeup... not too over the top yet great!

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  30. You look so pretty! I'm glad you had a great time and The Great Gatsby as a theme sounds amazing ^_^

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    1. Thank you! And yes the theme was really cool!

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  31. I've always thought that you would look stunning in your prom dress and you did! Ahhh, I miss prom so much! Your dress is very classy and the back details even made it look sexier!!! You looked 10x pretty that night and i'm pretty sure your date was the luckiest. Thanks for sharing the pictures. I've waited to see all of these. Haha :)

    xoxo,
    SHAIRA
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  32. The theme of my prom was the Great Gatsby too!!!

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