Hello everyone, I hope all is well. I know a haul right before Christmas might seem mad… but when shopping for others I get so side tracked.
Well without too much rambling. I went to three stores CVS, Sephora (of course) and Lush.
Because I’m an addict and need professional help. #shopperanom
From CVS I picked up:
The Creme Shop Snowman Sheet Mask $2.99
Elf angled liner brush $5.00
Invisibobble Hair ties $7.00
The Tarte Scrub Clean kit (just because I’m a sucker for minis) $12.00
Magic Wand $8.95
Like I said this was a super mini haul!
If you have any questions or concerns leave a comment….. Lets Chat!
Question of the day should I do a post on what I receive for Christmas?
Hello everyone.. I hope all is well. I cannot believe summer is flying by! ( I’m not ok with this.)
Today, I was inspired to do a beautiful light purple makeup look. I wanted something bright and shiny, with tons of shimmer!
Starting out with my face makeup:
– Benefits Porefessional Face Primer
– Hard Candy Sheer Envy Color Correct Cushion Wonder ( I don’t know how I feel about this product yet!)
– MAC Cosmetics Foundation mixed with Estee Launder Double Wear Foundation
–MAC Cosmetics Concealer (On my acne and scars)
–Anastasia Contour Kit (Under eyes with light and around my face with the dark)
–Elf High Definition Powder (For baking under my eyes)
–MAC Cosmetics Foundation Powder
–Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzer
–Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush
–Tarte Pro Glow Palette (For my highlighter)
–MAC Cosmetics Eye Liner (Coffee)
–Elf Eyebrow Kit
–Anastasia Concealer (Carve out my eyebrows)
–Anastasia Brow Gel
Now to the main event… My eye makeup:
-Starting out I used the Too Face White Chocolate Chip palette, taking shade Cake Batter all over my lid.
-Taking Mac’s shade Cork in my crease.
-Continuing in my crease I used Mac’s Black Berry. (Remember to blend, blend, and blend.)
-Back to the Too Face palette I used Sugared Raisin all over the lid.
-Using Satellite Dreams from Mac in the outer corner, I blend it towards the middle of my lid.
– Switching over to the Tarte Make Believe in Yourself palette I take the highlight shade in the middle and place it on the middle of my lid and blend it out. As well as on my eyebrow and the inner corner of my eye.
-Taking Lorac Liquid Liner to make my wing.
-Finally I added a few coats of Essence Lash Princess after using an eyelash curler.
–Just a disclaimer I didn’t have a set look in mind when I started… So, you do not need these exact shades!-
Well, everyone I hope you all enjoyed this written tutorial!
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Question of the day- Do you guys like these makeup looks?
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Hey everyone! I hope you all have been super well. I’m coming to you with a first look on the new Tarte Make Believe in Yourself.
The color selection is beautiful, there is a good mix between neutral and “fashion” colors. There are ten shades of eye shadows around the palette and one cheek shade in the center. The pigment pay off is really good. Nine of the shadows are shimmery and one is matte (Myth). The cheek shade is definitely a highlight shade.
Starting with the matte Myth and working clockwise:
This is the time I’m going to throw in that the palette also smells amazing! Just like cocoa!
The packaging is well-made. There is a large mirror and a beautiful piece of art on the front.
My next post will involve a makeup look from this palette as well as a much more in-depth review on how the colors actually perform. If you have any other comments or concerns don’t be shy, just leave them in the comments below! Lets chat.
Question of the day- What are your thoughts on Tarte eyeshadows?
Hey everyone! I hope you all are doing well. I have a haul for you, which is super exciting because I have not been shopping in a while. First, I will show you all the full size items I bought at Sephora and Ulta, then I’ll do a quick overview of all the samples I received!
Starting at Sephora I purchased:
Tarte Make Believe In Yourself (eye pallet)
Too Faced White Chocolate Chip (eye palette)
Sephora Goji Lipbalm
At Ulta I purchased:
Dr. Brandt Magnetight (face mask)
Mario Badescu Facial Spray
I also used a 100 point perk to get the Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask as well as my belated birthday gift… I chose the Caudalie one. It comes with the moisturizing sorbert and the radiance serum.
My JCpennys Sephora had an offer if you signed up for a JCpennys card you could get a bag with ten samples in it:
– Shiseido UV Protection Cream
– Sephora Lashcraft Mascara
– Hoola Quickie Contour Stick
– 3 Bite Lipstick samples
– Too Faced Mascara Melt-off
– They’re Real Tinted Primer
– Marc Jacobs Highliner (Blacquer)
– Hot Toddy Heat Protection
– Makeup Forever Eye Makeup Remover
– Sunday Riley Lactic Acid Treatment
I made out like a thief with the samples and the point perks! Thank you so much for reading, I hope you all enjoyed this type of written haul! Let me know down below if you have any comments or concerns! Lets chat!
Question of the day- Would anyone like a review on these products?
Hey everyone! In my last post I got the Tarteist Pro Glow Pallet. A few of you were interested in a review and I’m very happy to oblige! First let me tell you how I would “grade” a makeup product: Quality, packaging, price, color choice, versatility and how often I would actually use the product. Seems like a lot for just “makeup” but I feel like if your going to add something to a well picked makeup collection it better be worth it!
Quality: The color pay off is beautiful! There is not a lot of fallout or dust if you will. A little goes a long way. These highlighters are buildable and blendable
Packaging: The packaging gets an ‘A’ for sure. Its matte with gold writing, I’m mean how chic. It’s very well made and has a different type of packaging compare to most face palettes which makes me very happy!
Price: Well this product is around the $45 dollar mark. Pricey yes but I believe with six colors its worth it.
Color choice: The color choice is amazing! They are beautiful. You get four highlight shades in very different tones. You also get a creme contour shade as well as a lighter powder contour shade! I think that’s a bonus.
Versatility: I could wear these colors with everything! Six colors mean lots of versatility.
How often will I actually wear this palette? Well so far I’ve only owned this pallet for a six days and I’ve used it everyday! Id say I’m going to wear it very often.
My final thoughts is that this product is completely worth it. Especially if your just starting out or like to keep your collection small this is perfect. I really love my Tarteist pro glow, I think you will too!
If you have questions comment below, we’ll talk! Also whats your favorite highlighters?
Hey everyone! I hope you all had an amazing Easter, I know I did.
I’m absolutely stunned at the love and generosity my family showed this year. I woke up Sunday morning, went downstairs and boom! My parents really went overboard with my Easter basket and I could not be more thankful. They are extremely supportive with everything I do, they told me I could use these products on my blog. My heart just melted! So I figured I would share what I got with you all. Sort of like a written haul. (Also, a disclaimer for you all, this is by no means a way to brag.)
Dior Addict Lipstick: (Not Shy)
Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick: (1993)
Tarte Tarteist Pro Glow: Tarte Pack Your Bags:
Kauruna Exfoliating Face Mask:
Sephora Pearl Face Mask:
Sephora Charcoal Nose Strip:
And for a little fashion bonus:
These little stars/moon stud earrings from south moon under! (No Link)
Like I said I could not be more thankful to my parents this year! Lets me know in the comments if you want swatches or reviews on any of these products! Also, what did you think of this written haul? Thanks for reading!