Drugstore faves!

I uploaded a video on my favorite drugstore makeup items! I have been doing a lot of favorite videos (and a lot of videos in general) which is why I haven’t been posting here as often, but I have some special reviews coming of for this blog so stay tuned!

Here they are, and if you want to watch the video and see why watch the video!

Products Mentioned
-Loreal Infallible Foundation- Pro-Matte and Pro-Glow
-Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Powder
-Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
-Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighters- Golden Lights, Radiant Lights
-Milani Rose POwder Blush in Romantic Rose
-WetnWild/Fergie Around the Clock Blush
-Colourpop Highlighter- Spoon
-Colour Pop Eyeshadows – Coconut and Game Face
-NYX Jumbo Eyepencil in milk
-WetnWild Felt Tip Eyeliner
-Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Trap
-Milani Lipstick in 03 Orange-Gina
-Nyx Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Tea and Cookies
-Nyx Matte Setting Spray ❤

Some New Stuff :: Recent Haul Goodies!

I got a lot of new stuff recently! Here are some of my favorite new thingamajigs!

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Stuff!

  • Nordstrom’s Best’ Cheek Palette from Nars *Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
  • Tarte Shape Tape Contour Concealer
  • Sonia Kashuk Pink Innocence Perfume
  • Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick in Blanc
  • Hourglass Vanish Foundation Brush

About the stuff!

I Love love LOVE the concealer, I did a whole review video on it!

 

The Nars cheek palette is the only thing that peeked my interest from Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale!

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Come with…

  • Orgasm Blush
  • Luster Blush
  • Deep Throat Blush
  • Desire Blush
  • Albatross Highlighting Blush Powder
  • Laguna Bronzing Powder

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Also here is how pale the hourglass foundation is. I got the lightest one, I  haven’t tried it (or the brush yet) I am hoping it is as magical as I believe it will be!

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anyways! That is all the new favorite things I recently got!

Sephora and Ulta Haul High End & Drugstore Beauty

I went to Sephora and Ulta this past week and wanted to share what I got. I got some higher end stuff from Sephora, and got a few drugstore things from Ulta

Sephora

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  • Smashbox HALO Hydrating Perfecting Powder in Fair (I have wanted to try this out)
  • Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Bauhau5 (this was a repurchase since I had ran out of it a few weeks ago)
  • Kat Von D Ink Liner in Trooper
  • Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Pearl

Swatches

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Swatches of Bauhaus and Pearl. I LOVE Bauhau5. Its one of my favorite colors ever! (no wonder I ran out of it and needed another!)

Ulta

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  • Maybelline Master Fix Setting Spray
  • NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in Tea and Cookies
  • NYX Studio Liquid Liner Extreme Purple
  • NYX Studio Liquid Liner Sapphire
  • NYX Face and Body Glitter Copper
  • NYX Face and Body Glitter Ice

so those were my higher end and drugstore goodies I got.  I am working on a review on some of these items so if you want to learn more stay tuned!

Pat McGrath Skin Fetish Dupe :: Love Luxe Beauty Highlighter

I wanted to find some dupes for the pressed pigments in Pat McGrath’s sold out Skin fetish Kits. I may have stumbled upon one from Love Luxe Beauty! I filmed a youtube video on it, the light in Florida was so bright it affected the videos quality though. But you get the idea!

Thats the video, but I will go over my thoughts again.

Enchanted highlighter colorless is an exact match, but it is powdery and a little chunky. So you do need to blend it out to get the same effect as if you where using the pressed pigment from the golden kit. However that aside I really love this highlighter and enjoyed wearing it. I would check them out they have a lot of very whimsical and dramatic highlighters!

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Jeffree Star Cosmetics Beauty Killer Swatches

Hi! I got in the new eyeshadow palette, Beauty Killer, from Jeffree Star Cosmetics. I am working on a full review and first impressions for my youtube channel, but wanted to share pictures of the palette and swatches with you, as well as my initial feelings on the palette.

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First it comes in a nice pink sturdy case, pretty standard color for all his cosmetic packaging,

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The colors. I can say the colors are more rich in person then over the monitor of my PC or my phone, I was pleasantly surprised by this.

Now for the SWATCHES!

Top Row

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From Left to right (top to bottom)

  • Star Power
  • Princess
  • Violence
  • Rich Bitch
  • Courtney

 

Bottom Row

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From Left to right (top to bottom)

  • Expensive
  • Confession
  • Vanity
  • China White
  • Black Rainbow

 

Overall I really like the colors, and I think my favorite so far is Violence. But when  I play with them more I will let you know my real thoughts on it!

OMG More Empties!

Even more empties! I wasn’t planning on doing another one of these so soon, but I have gone through so many products and my bathroom is already so cluttered! So here we go!

SeaTree Moisture Mist

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Love LOVE this moisture mist. Its the best one I have ever used! I have only been able to find it on Beauteque for $12.99, which offers an amazing korean beauty/skincare monthly subscription box. They also sell the products they feature which is where I bought a replacement of this. ITS SO GOOD!! Grade- A++++++++

SK-II Facial Treatment Clear Lotion

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This is one of my favorite toners, I use it every morning. Really works well with the SK-II Facial Treatment Essence and I love having that extra boost of skincare under my makeup! I usually get this from SK-II’s website but its also available at Sephora.com and Saks. Grade- A-

GlamGlow Youthmud Tingle Exfoliate Treatment

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I wanted to love this, but it really irritated my sensitive skin. I mean super irritated. It hurt so bad while it was one, and my skin was left super red, tender and super sore afterwards. I have noticed every Glamglow product I use does the same thing, which is depressing. Because overall my skin felt so smooth and after the redness and irritation died down it looked good too. I just can’t justify purchasing this, and if you have sensitive skin be warned! But you can find it at Sephora Grade- B *for results*

COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid

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I actually liked this product a lot. I noticed my blackheads would diminish when I used this consecutively, and it was easy to use and did not aggravate my sensitive skin. The problem is I would forget to use this, since I used it after my essence, and before my serums. I am super strict with my skincare routine and I just kept forgetting about this. So I have decided not to repurchase (for now). But if you have issues with blackheads I would recommend giving this a shot! I got mine at memebox.com Grade- B+

Freeman Feeling Beautiful Cucumber Peel-Off Mask

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Hate is such a strong word, but hate is what I can use to describe my feelings towards this mask. I didn’t use it all, I didn’t even use a 1/5 of it. But I am chucking it in the garbage. It would NEVER fully dry, and to top that off it wasn’t easy to wash off what remainder of the mask wouldn’t peel off. I had to scrape it off with my fingernails. I tried thin layers, thick layers, I let it sit on my face for over an hour. No thank you, PASS! Also my skin showed no improvement at all after each use, so it wasn’t like the extra effort was worth it for the results.But a lot of people do like it so if you want to play Russian Roulette with your face you can find it at most drugstores and Ulta.com Grade- FAIL

La Mer The Illuminating Eye Gel

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I tried a deluxe sample of this and I was sold. I used this just in the  morning, and my underlies were brightened, and moisturized. They felt amazing, even under heaps of makeup! I am still using my SK-II eye cream, but when I am done with that I will probably be purchasing this, probably from La Mers website, or Neiman Marcus. Grade- A

Perricone MD Cold Plasma

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OK, ok… hold up. I don’t know where this product has been all my life but OMG it is amazing. I ended up getting a few deluxe samples of this little baby, and my skin ADORES IT. The smell is pretty off putting, but the results speak for themselves. This has been one of the best anti-aging products I have ever used. I will be purchasing a full-size of this when I am through with all my samples! If you are looking for a good anti-aging product I recommend checking this out! My skin looks so much younger, and healthier since I added this to my routine! You can find it at Sephora, Ulta and various other places. Grade- A+

 

Other Products in my Empties list *that were either not impressive or I have previously talked about

  • COTZ Face Natural Skintone SPF 40- to dark for me and to thick
  • Lindsay Charcoal Magic Mask- I did a review on this. I really like it but I have other masks I like a lot better. worth checking out though!
  • Tatcha Camellia Cleansing Oil
  • Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Collagen booster
  • Ole Henriksen Truth Sugar Glow Polishing mask- this was alright, I have better sugar scrubs though
  • Tatcha Luminous Memory Serum Concentrate- I liked this, but not enough to justify the cost. I may buy it in the future
  • Ahava Dead Sea Crystal Osmotic Serum- this did nothing for my skin, so pass.
  • NYX Matte Finish Setting Spray- Love and already bought a replacement
  • Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Foaming Cleasner- Made it my favorite cleanser list. Love this, and already bought a replacement
  • Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray- Love and have a full-size (this was a deluxe sample)
  • Clarisonic Refreshing Gel Cleanser- was an alright cleanser but I have better. So Pass
  • Lancome Advanced Genefique Youth Activating Concentrate- I actually really enjoyed this, so I may purchase it in the future.

also RIP my beloved discontinued L’Occitane Honey Gentle Water. My most beloved of fragrances!

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UNBOXING :: Beautycon Kandee Johnson Summer 2016 Box

I got my Beautycon box today and I am super duper excited! It as filled with some amazing stuff! ❤ I wouldn’t expect anything less from the amazing and talented Kandee Johnson! Check it out below!

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What Came in the Box

  • Cover FX Contour Brush
  • Benzac Acne Solutions- Blemish Clearing Hydrator
  • La Fresh – Beauty Wipes
  • Garner Skin Active- Clearly Brighter Moisturizer
  • NYX- Ombre Lip Duo
  • NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil – in Cashmere
  • Veraspa – Gradual Tanner
  • Too Faced – Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara
  • Neutrogena- Ultra Light Cleansing OIl
  • Redken- Fashion Waves Sea Salt Spray
  • Smashbox – Brow tech shaping Powder
  • Promo card for the edit by Seventeen

I am really loving everything. Only thing I can’t use is the gradual tanner, but my sister will love it. I really really love Beautycon boxes, you get so much amazing stuff for so little!

I also posted a youtube video of me unboxing all of it too if you wanted to watch my weird shaped head talk about all the goodies in here!

Haul :: ColourPop and Morphe

I just got some packages in from Colourpop and Morphe and I am so stoked. I bought some more Morphe Elite brushes (I heard they are being discontinued) and a bunch of stuff from Colourpop!

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The Goods

Morphe

  • E30 – BLENDING FLUFF
  • E5 – PRO MINI FAN BRUSH
  • E23 – DELUXE BLENDER
  • E2 – ROUND POWDER

ColourPop

  • Highlighter-  Wisp
  • Creme gel liner – in Brew Haha *not pictured
  • Eyeshadow – Effect
  • Eyeshadow – Coconut
  • Ultra Satin Lip – Frick’n Frack
  • Ultra Matte Lip – Trap
  • Ultra Matte Lip – Are & B
  • Ultra Matte Lip – Bumble

I am going to do a first impressions video (Since I haven’t used any Colourpop lip products before) and also will have swatches up  with the video very soon!

Also like I said, Morphe is discontinuing their Elite collection, and the remaining stock is on sale, so if you want some nice brushes for a really cheap price go grab some before they are all gone!