Winter Wonderland

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I’ve been slacking with the blog posts this month because of such the busy time of year it is but I’ve been wanting to do this winter look for a while now and finally had the time to do it. I picked up this NYX Cosmetics glitter pigment back in the summer but never had a reason to wear it until now since this is the time of year where it is completely acceptable to be decked out in glitter ! I absolutely loved how this look turned out and hope that you all enjoy it too ! I wish you all have happy holidays ans a bright new years ! All products listed below : )

Foundation – Urban Decay All Nighter $40

Bronzer – Lorac PRO Contour Palette $45

Highlight – ABH Glow Kit $40

Brows – ABH Brow Definer $23

Transition & Crease colors – Lorac PRO Palette 2 $44

Glitter Pigment – NYX Cosmestics Glitter in Crystal $5.99

Eyeliner – NYX Cosmetics Matte Liquid Liner $6.99

Lashes – Ardell Wispies $3.99

Lips – Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate Moss $5.79

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Summer Sixteen Favorites

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This summer flew by too fast for me to separate my favorite products into the different months so I decided to combine them and show you guys my top favorites that I always seemed to reach for this summer. These products I found to be the best for my sin to keep me matte during the hot days but also give me that perfect glowy and bronzy skin everyone longs for in the summer! All products will be listed below with prices and direct links : )

FACE

Smashbox Pore Minimizing Primer – $16-$39 . I’ve been wanting to try this primer for such a long time and was so happy to see I received it in my Play by Sephora monthly subscription box. This primer is great for those with oily skin and large pores.

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation – $43 . Flawless finish with this foundation, not too thick for the summer and long lasting. Available in a wide range of colors for every skin tone.

Urban Decay De-Slick Oil-Control Setting Spray – $14-$30 . Exactly what the name says, it will de-slick your face and keep you matte for hours. This is probably the most essential product you could have during the hot summer months or even all year round for those with oily skin.

BRONZE & GLOW

When it comes to bronzing & highlighting this summer, I loved to mix products to get that perfect glowy and bronzy look

Benefit Hoola Matte Bronzer – $29 mixed with Too Faced Soiel Matte Bronzer $30 in Chocolate

Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kit – $40 in Gleam (shade used – Mimosa) mixed with Laura Geller Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator – $26 in Gilded Honey

EYES

Ardell Studio Effects Wispies – $5.49 . These lashes are probably my all time favorite lashes now ! I already love the Ardell Wispies, but during my last time at Ulta i noticed they had these “Studio Effects” ones and I thought the more lash the better!

LIPS

Kat Von D Liquid Lipstick in Lolita – $20. This dark rose color is my favorite for this transition into fall but also for those late summer nights I had and wanted to glam up a bit. This is the most popular color she has come out with and I fully understand why ! The formula is also my favorite liquid lipstick formula out on the market.

NYX Butter Gloss in Fortune Cookie – $4.99. For those times where I don’t want matte lips and want to keep with the glowy/glossy feeling, I put this lip gloss on top of a nude lipstick. The perfect nude gloss without being sticky and annoying like most glosses are.

I’ll be back again with my favorites for this transition into my favorite season and leave this unbearable hot weather behind !

Festival Makeup

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Summertime is when festival season flourishes and the perfect time to play with brightly colored eye shadows. This look is for anyone who is in need of a little inspiration and stuck on how they should do their makeup for a day filled with music, friends, and fun. A little pop of bright eye liner and shadow on the lower lash line with some gems along the brow line is just adventurous enough without putting in too much effort.

Eyeliner – KIKO Glamorous Eye Pencil | Lashes – Ardell Wispies |

Liner – Kat Von D Tattoo Liner | Lips – ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip in Platform |

Brows – ABH Brow Definer

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Festival outfits will be coming soon : )

Class of 2016 !

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This week I officially graduated from college ! I’ve been done with school since January but now that I have experienced the entire graduation ceremonies (convocation and commencement because my school so big we needed multiple ceremonies), it all feels so real to be completely done. The most memorial part about graduation besides being with the friends that I have started and ventured the 4 years of college with, was unexpectedly see one of my favorite YouTubers Carli Bybel there ! This was the second time I have met her but this moment felt way more special than meeting her at the meet and greet at IMATS of last year. To top it off, I also happened to be wearing her Carli Bybel palette from BH Cosmetics that day as well ! See the pictures with my friends and family below : )

Makeup

Eyes – Carli Bybel Palette by BH Cosmetics | Brows – ABH Brow Definer | Bronzer – Benefit Hoola Matte Bronzer | Lips – Colour Pop Ultra Matte in Trap

Outfit

Dress – Love Culture | Heels – Windsor

April Favorites

Another month has flown by and it’s time to discuss my favorites from this past April !

First are the KOKO Lashes in Misha, they are perfect for everyday and beautifully wispy for dramatic looks as well. The lash band is very thin and curves perfectly to the eye shape.

This year, the queen of brows Anastasia Beverly Hills has come out with a new tool to get those brows on fleek ! ABH Brow Definer is a retractable brow pencil that has a very unique triangular shape to it that will give you the desired shape along with the ability to fill in and brush your brows with a spooly on the other side.

By far my favorite drugstore foundation has become the Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation-Concealer ! Usually drugstore foundations come out too pink on my skin but this line has more of yellow undertones to it and real does conceal & perfect every sport you want to cover on your face. The only downside is that it does oxidize after a few hours but mixing it with a lighter foundation will do the trick.

Lastly I’ve spoken about this product in my recent Ulta Haul but I love this product so much that I had to put it in my favorites. Dr.Brandt’s Pores No More primer will have your face FLAWLESS !!! The name does not lie at all and will make your makeup application easier and smoother.

Neutral Cut Crease

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Hi loves ! Just a quick post for this lovely Sunday afternoon. This week in the mail I received my Carli Bybel palette from BH Cosmetics and was so excited to try it out. The colors are beautiful shades of browns and plums, half of them are matte and the other half are shimmer. I absolutely loved how easily the shadows blended out and how pigmented they are especially for the price of $12.50 (but only for a limited time as this is a limited edition palette). Another great part of this palette are the 4 highlighters that come with it, & let’s be honest, what makeup junkie these days can resist a great highlighter ?! Make sure to pick up this palette while you can!

Eyes – Carli Bybel palette | Brows – ABH Brow Definer in Dark Brown |

Lashes – KOKO Lashes in 201 | Lips – ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip in Trap |

Cheeks –  Lorac Pro Contour palette

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