November 14, 2009

Shisem Lashes! (Overload)

I went to the Gem Faire at the Tacoma Dome today...but that's not the highlight of my day! LOL Quick post because I'm cooking. I own 11 boxes of Shisem Lashes...special thanks to Minh & Van for haggling with the Korean lady ahahahahahaha I could not believe the deal they got me with the owner...I was just excited to find Shisem Lashes within 10 miles of where I live!

Man..I have a story to tell you about the Gem Faire...Van is like super awesome at talking to vendors & just an awesome sister to inherit! hahaha (I'm so lucky)

$$$$$ Sneak peak at the Gem Faire $$$$$$

Note: Photos are not allowed ;D
Tassle = Expensive
I was drooling.
Hundreds of thousands of dollars was at this table of precious stones from India (as in the guy flew here for the fair) lol, I wish I could have taken pics of the otherside of his table with the larger stones but he was eying that obviously.

I could only afford to buy a few strands from his table, I ended up spending a lil over a grand on goodies. What really attracted me to this table was the fact that his gems are available 3 times a year in the US. He doesn't have a website or anything. He visits the US 3 times a year, attends a few fairs, and sells to designers.
It was my first time buying gem stones, and I think I found one of the best.

My experience is...jewelry people are in a world of their own, there were hundreds of vendors there, but I'll share more of that with you later!


Back to my lash overload!

I'm definitely not a haggler, but Minh & Van are the DYNAMIC DUO of deals.

Usually you can find Darkness or Shisem at Korean Cosmetic Boutiques/Stores/Random Stands in most major cities.

I just thought I'd share my haul : )

Unfortunately, they didn't have my favorite pair...I'm still searching! Camera Phone pics, sorry for the bad quality. I'm just super excited to own so many, lol. I couldn't even buy 1 pair in Michigan, they don't exist there! I'm so glad I live in a CITY now.

Shisem False Lashes (Who doesn't love them?)
10 pairs per box
110 pairs in total ^_~ well actually 109 pair b/c one box was missing one

I'm A HOARD.
I like to buy the whole stock of an item if I love it.
Especially if something is on sale at like say..Target Clearance (It's ALL MINE)

Happy is a lil monster! He's currently chewing on our table cloth as he's sitting in lap. LOL
he just licked the keyboard, grossssss


Minh & I are babysitting lil Happy (our nephew) :)

32 comments:

  1. oh my gosh honey! you are so lucky! i cant find shishem lashes where i am, ANYWHERE AT ALL!! i've been obsessing over them for so long! :(

    can't wait to see photos of you with them on! :D

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  2. You get them deals girl! And whoa DSK is gonna get exclusives! ;) Steppin up the balla status!

    Lashes lashes lashes!! HAPPY is too cute!! LOL! Yeah they're big chewers at that age!

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  3. Woah so many lashes! We don't have that here :( Hey my dog's name is Happy too! :D She looks like that too! XD

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  4. your banner reminds me of sailor moon for some reason... hahahaha :P

    wowwwwwww.. those tassels are super drool-worthy..

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  5. OMG look at those lashes!! that's amazing!! hahahahahaa... I've only started to get into falsies, but I don't know if I ever have that many! HaHHA.. nice nice..


    http://blushfully.blogspot.com/

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  6. OMG Stephanie!! LOL, you stock up for sure but that is truly lash heaven! the stones looks so pretty, i can't wait to see what you'll do with them, esp with your talent girl! =]

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  7. hi steph!

    yesterday i couldnt see your new banner bc it didnt show up but it did today and i really like it!

    and OMG at all those shisem fake eyelashes! i love them too! i think they are better than ardells!

    and cute lil puppy!

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  9. Woooow! That's ALOT! I've never even tried Shisem lashes before :( Guess I'll have to go see if I can get some online :D

    Looove the banner!! Your eyes are AMAZING!

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  10. HOLY $%%$^!~ i want some! haha never seen so much lashes O.O

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  11. WOW on the Shisem lashes haul! I've always wanted to try them!! WOW

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  12. Happy is a cutie!!! hahaha;, my hunnie named one of his dog Happy too but Happy is a husky. lol.

    You have soooo many lashes and the gem stones are so sparkly!! =O

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  13. omg so many lashes. which korean store is this and where? i'm adding this place to visit. i didn't even know of any korean stores in seattle besides the japanese super market. the dog is so so cute!!!

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  14. OMG!!! that's soooo crazy! hahaha. and not long before you were showing your stash of lashes too! Better be wearing them daily ;p

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  15. I'm glad you had a good and successful time at the Gem Fair! Happy is so cute!!! :)

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  16. Jesus Christ! So many lashes! That's inhuman! When will you use them all up??? o_O"
    Lil happy should try one on too! =DD

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  17. those tassles look so sparkly <3 Wish I could have seen what was on the other side of the table :P
    man.. lashes galore! <3
    aw little happy is so adorable! :P

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  18. Glad to hear you had a good time at the gem faire! :D oh and I hope that you find a drama from the ones that I suggested. ^_^ Maybe after all the Christmas order rush when you just need time to relax. If you're not into downloading stuff, mysoju.com is a place where you can watch streaming...but it's kinda low quality compared to when you download..and you can't see many of the actors' faces. XD

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  19. Korean H-Mart, not all of them have it, but just look around, let me know if you find them

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  20. Hahaha! Okay, you officially win the Lash Hoarder Champion award! I absolutely LOVE shisems so that's super exciting!!! :D

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  21. omg steph... im drooling over your lash haul!!!!! 110 pairs!!!!?????
    i havent tried shisems nor darkness lashes, but will probably have that on my to do list... mission to find these.

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  23. omgg that looks like an amazing place.. all those lashes! haha no photos please CLICK! x

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  24. Steph! You're crazy! so many lashes! :D Damn, enving you! I wish i own few more pairs of shisem, hahah.

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  25. Just so you know... I'm totally hating on you at the moment... HARDCAORE HATIN'!!! You got to go to a sparkly gem fair and you hauled Shisem Falsies Costco style!!!! I really need to explore the Asian part of Atlanta. It's just that all the signs are in characters so I don't know what store is what!
    Xoxo
    P.S. They don't sell Aquafina lip chap in the ATL either....

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  26. that's like costco style false lash stash!!

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  27. the gems just look so pretty when they're bunched up like that!
    and wow thats really a lot of lashes

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  28. Lol!! I'm googling "buy shisem lashes" and your post came up on my comp as the second entry hahahah. I have worn the pair you gave me so many times. I see why you hoard em!

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  29. @Jean lol, coming from the Midwest..u don't find Shisem lashes! Once I found them in Seattle..they were ALL mine!!! I gave most of them away to friends (many of the DSK Models over Christmas) and sold a lot of them, I'm actually all out now officially. Debating if I should restock, but I have extensions currently. If I find more I'll send them your way :)

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  30. WOW Steph that's amazing!! I've been looking everywhere for a replacement of my favorite pair of Shisem but no luck. I live in Everett but definitely willing to travel for it haha what store did you get it from?

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    1. Hey Trish! I found them in 2009 inside H-Mart in Federal Way. I'm not sure if they still carry them though. It's one of those makeup boutiques inside H-Mart. You can haggle with the store owner if you're buying a lot. :)

      I would check H-Mart in Lynnwood since that's closer to you! I've seen some awesome falsies there too, but not Shisem brand.

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