I decided to share a bit of my makeup stash, as well as my thoughts on the products themselves. I'm going to be doing this as a series not parts of my makeup collection, starting off with my mascaras. First let's talk about my favorites, because that's more exciting: Loreal Lash Paradise- Ok this can't … Continue reading Makeup Collection: Mascara
I've struggled with adult acne since I was about 20, and I'm now 34. It's been a long, annoying struggle of mine. Finally my skin is clear and I think I have found a way to keep it that way. I tried Proactiv in my 20s with no luck, and again a few years ago … Continue reading Nighttime Skincare Routine
I don't seem to go through products very quickly, which is a good thing! But here are some things I finished up that I would absolutely, and already have repurchased Suave Essentials Coconut Conditioner I have curly hair, and I somewhat follow the curly girl method which involves using products with no sulfate or silicones, … Continue reading Product Empties
I realized this morning while I was doing my makeup before work, how much I truly enjoy that time each day. It's my time for just me. Life these days, for many people, is busy and hectic, and at times downright stressful. Kids, husband, work, appointments, housework, grocery shopping...sometimes it all just seems like too … Continue reading Getting Serious
Desi Perkins and Lustrelux aka Katy have partnered with makeup brand, Dose of Colors, and spent two years creating this amazing collab! First of all, I cannot express to you how much I love these girls. I watch them every day on Snapchat and they never fail to provide laugh out loud entertainment. They are … Continue reading Amazing New Collab From My Two Favorite YouTubers!
I've picked up tips and tricks from YouTube, online, and some just on my own. I'm going to share some of these with you, and hope some of you will share yours with me as well 1. Eyeshadow takes time and practice to perfect, but if I had one tip that would make your learning … Continue reading Beauty Hacks
I love how glowy, dewy makeup looks in the summer. However, I have to be careful to not cross the line from dewy to oily, because I have combo oily skin. One of my favorite things to do to achieve this look is to add an illuminator to my matte foundation. I wear Estée Lauder … Continue reading Summertime Glow
It is so important to keep your makeup sponges clean. If they're not kept clean on a regular basis, you are adding oils and bacteria to your face that the sponge has absorbed from previous use, and that can lead to breakouts, which we DON'T want. I've tried using the solid bar that is made … Continue reading Best Way to Clean Your Makeup Sponge
My go to primers are the Smashbox Photo Finish Primer, and the Benefit POREfessional primer. I use them in conjunction with one another, using just the POREfessional on my giant pores next to my nose, then Smashbox all over my face to make my makeup last longer. I've been trying to find dupes for these … Continue reading Drugstore vs. High End Primers. Are They Dupes?
I don't know how it happened, but it did. I bought more makeup, that I didn't need, but wanted. So as a result, I get to share my splurge details with you. So let's take a look at what my makeup addiction has caused me to add to my collection Jaclyn Hill Palette $38 I have … Continue reading Recent Beauty Haul- Ulta, Sephora, Morphe