Eyeshadow Declutter

November 16, 2016

The most stressful and nerve wracking makeup declutter is finally here. Eyeshadow is my favorite makeup product so it is so difficult for me to part with anything. But what good is an eyeshadow palette doing just living in a drawer?

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Eyeshadow Declutter Part 1 – Drugstore

November 11, 2016
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Sephora Play! October 2016

November 2, 2016

This will be my last Sephora Play! box. Check out my video to hear why! Products in the box: All products are sample size. Price listed is for the full size product. Verb Leave-in Mist $14 Too Cool for School Egg Mellow Cream $36 Skin Inc Pure Revival Peel $55 Nudestix Intense Matte Lip + […]

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Modern Grunge look to Old School Grunge look

October 28, 2016

The first look in the video is a modern grunge look perfect for fall. Then we will build on this super simple look and turn it into an old school 90s grunge look. Both are incredibly easy looks to do!

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Boxycharm October 2016

October 26, 2016

Products in the box: Luxie Beauty Eye Blender Brush Pack $36.00 Temptu Shimmer Bronzer $29.50 Briogio Blow Dry Perfection Heat Protectant $24.00 Starlooks Ultra Matte Lip Paint $19.00 Iby Beauty Three's Company Trio Eye Shadow $19.00 This box cost $21.00 and was worth $127.50. Check out Boxycharm here.  

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Ipsy Glam Bag September 2016

September 23, 2016

  Ipsy's September theme was Glamazon. And the bag did not dissapoint. Products in the bag: Eyeko Eye Do Eyeliner, Full Size $20, Sample Value $10 IT Cosmetics Superher Mascara, Full Size $24, Sample Value  $13 NUXE Moisturizing Mask Crème Fraîche de Beauté, Full Size $25, Sample Value $8 Christie Brinkley® Authentic Skincare Complete Clarity […]

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Everything Under $10 – The Best Drugstore Makeup

September 20, 2016
makeup under $10

These are all my favorite drugstore products! Products mentioned: Maybelline Master Prime Blur + Smooth Primer Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation NYX HD Photo Concealer in Glow elf contour palette Milani Prep Set and Go Milani Blush in Tea Rose Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighter in Peach Lights Wet n Wild Photofinish Eye […]

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NARS All Day Weightless Luminous Foundation Review and Wear Test

September 8, 2016
NARS All Day Weightless Luminous Foundation Review

The NARS All Day Weightless Luminous Foundation and I had a rocky start, but now it's one of my all time favorite foundations. At $48 for 1 oz it is not what I would call an affordable option. However, for the tiny amount you need to use, I think the price is well worth it. […]

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Finish 13 by Halloween – Update 1

September 6, 2016
FINISH 13 by Halloween

I'm making a lot of progress with these products but I still have a long way to go with some of them! Products mentioned: Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Clinique Even Better Eyes Dark Circle Corrector Smash Full Exposure Mascara Laura Geller Glam Lash Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer Too Faced Hangover Face […]

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Project Polish Introduction

August 31, 2016
Project Polish - Dishwater Dreams

I have been inspired to really focus on using the makeup and beauty products that I have. I usually don't want to use up my favorite proucts. I want to keep them. But I'm trying to change my thinking. These products do go bad. And I would feel worse if I missed out on using […]

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Ride or Die – My Holy Grail Makeup Products

August 26, 2016
Ride or Die Makeup

Products mentioned: Smashbox Photo Finish Oil Free Foundation Primer Pore Minimizing Nars All Day Weightless Luminous Foundation Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer e.l.f. Contour palette Kat von D Everlasting Bronzer in Shady Business I Kat von D Everlasting Blush in Truth Anastasia Brow Powder Duo in Ebony Airspun Loose Powder Wet n […]

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Ipsy Glam Bag August 2016

August 22, 2016

The bag: Products in the bag: 111SKIN Bio Cellulose Facial Treatment Mask $26.33 ($20 pounds)  Lord&Berry 20100 maximatte crayon lipstick in Intimacy $22.07 US ($20 euro) There was no size info on their website, but due to similar photos I guessed at full size. FORMULA X Nail Polish in Dollface Full Size $10.50, Sample value […]

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Boxycharm August 2016

August 18, 2016
August 2016 Boxycharm

Products in the box: Doucce Cosmetics Maxlash Volumizer Mascara, $22 Beauty For Real Shadow Stx, $19 Coastal Scents Blush + Bronzer Mini Palette, $13.95 Aloette Time Repair Serum, $48 Dirty Little Secret Velvet Matte Liquid Lipstick, $10 August's Boxycharm has a value of $113 and cost $21. Boxycharm July 2016 Boxycharm June 2016 Boxycharm May […]

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Boxycharm July 2016

July 26, 2016

This box had a $120 value and cost $21. Check out Boxycharm here. Boxycharm June 2016 Boxycharm May 2016 Boxycharm April 2016 Boxycharm March 2016

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Weekly Makeup Basket

July 15, 2016

I decluttered two things this week, but I made a lot of progress on my Project Pan! Products mentioned: Enlite When it Rains it Pores Maybelline Fit Me Mattte + Poreless Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Dark Circle Eraser Anastasia Contour Kit Physician's Formula Sexy Booster Sexy Glow blush in Natural Wet n Wild Color Icon […]

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Project Pan | Finish 5 by Fall

July 11, 2016
Finish Five

I'm finally starting a new project pan. These are hard for me simply because I don't want to use up my favorite makeup. But I need to get down to it and start really putting the things I own to good use. So, I'm actually going to try to do this project twice. I'd like […]

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June Empties, Fails and Declutters

July 6, 2016
June Empties

I have a handful of empties and a whole lot of decluttering plus a HUGE fail. I'm pretty proud of myself for decluttering as much as I did!  

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Flashback Favorites – Where are they now?

July 4, 2016
Flashback Favorites

Where are my favorites from June 2014? Some are still favorites, some are no longer in my collection. Products mentioned: Hawaiian Silk Hydration After Sun Lotion Amber Blush Triple Moisture Body Lotion Now Solutions Brightening System Cleanser Toner Moisturizer Scrub Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream Essie Watermelon Hard Candy Eyes the Limit Eye Primer […]

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Shop My Stash | Weekly Makeup Basket and Declutter | Lorac, L’Oreal, Covergirl, Too Faced

July 1, 2016

More decluttering. I'm just about ready to start my project pan so look for that coming up soon! Products mentioned: Covergirl TruBlend Face Primer for Oily Skin L'Oreal True Match Lumi Cushion in C4 Shell Beige Maybelline Instant Age Rewind concealer in Medium Your Minerals Sweden Transparent Veil setting powder Lorac Resort Palette – No […]

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June Favorites

June 29, 2016
June Favorites

The weather is getting hotter and my makeup is having to adjust to the temperatures! My favorites for June include some new favs and some rediscoveries. Products mentioned: OFRA Oil Control Powder Wet n Wild Coloricon Bronzer in Ticket to Brazil  Makeup Revolution Ultra Blush palette in Sugar and Spice Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlight […]

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Sephora Play! Review June 2016

June 27, 2016

This is my second Sephora Play! Box. It's $10 a month and had 5 sample products that can all be found at Sephora plus a bonus perfume sample. The samples aren't as large as in some other boxes, but all of the products can be bought at Sephora, which I like. Products in the box: […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket | Makeup for Hot Weather | Makeup Revolution, Wet n Wild, Urban Decay, Tarte

June 24, 2016

This week was so hot! It was quite a struggle to find makeup that would stay on my face is 100 + degree weather! Products mentioned: Urban Decay Naked Skin One and Done in Medium Urban Decay Naked Skin concealer in medium/light OFRA Pressed Powder Oil Control Wet n Wild Contour palette in Dulche du […]

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BoxyCharm Review June 2016

June 22, 2016
BoxyCharm June 2016

  Boxycharm costs $21 a month and comes with 4-5 full size products. This month's box was worth $118! Check out my video for all of the products and reviews. Products in the box: Cougar Beauty Mineral Face and Body Shimmer $16 Full Size Farmacy Coconut Gel Mask Medley (3 pack) $24 Full Size This […]

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How I’m Repairing My Dry, Damaged, Color Treated Hair with DRUGSTORE products

June 20, 2016

My poor hair is so tortured with coloring, blow drying and flat ironing all the time! These are the DRUGSTORE products that are repairing my dry, damaged, color treated hair.   Products mentioned: Garnier Whole Blends Honey Treasures Repairing Shampoo Gariner Whole Blends Honey Treasures Repairing Conditioner One and Only Argon Oil Deep Conditioning Treatment […]

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Shop My Stash | Weekly Makeup Basket and Declutter Mostly Drugstore Makeup

June 20, 2016

More shopping my stash and more decluttering! This may take months at this rate! Sorry for all the ums. I guess I was having trouble speaking. I need to work on that! Products mentioned: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Primer L'Oreal Infallable Pro Matte Foundation in Natural Buff Mary Kay concealer in Beige 1 L'Oreal Infallable […]

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Ipsy Glam Bag Review June 2016

June 15, 2016
ipsy bag June 2016 graffiti

My June Ipsy bag came in today. I LOVE getting these subscription boxes in the mail. This month's theme was Rebel Rebel and the bag was covered in graffiti. Products in the bag: Pink-tini Satin Lip Color Full size $12 Boo Boo Cover Up Full size $10 Doucce Boombastic Lash Volumizer Mascara Full size $24, […]

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Too Faced Peanut Butter and Jelly DUPE

June 13, 2016
Too Faced DUPE

One eye was done with Too Faced’s Peanut Butter and Jelly palette and the other was done with Milani’s Everyday Eyes in Earthly Elements. Can you tell which is which? While not an exact dupe, the colors are pretty similar. Check out the video for swatches, demo and where to find dupes for the rest […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket Lorac Pink Champagne Palette and It Cosmetics

June 10, 2016
Lorac Pink Champage Eye Shadow and Cheek Palette Review

A couple of declutters this week. I'm not doing to well getting rid of anything! Lorac Pink Champage review Products mentioned: It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ It Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Lorac Pink Champage Eyeshadow and Cheek Palette Kat von D High Voltage Eye Primer Wet n Wild […]

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Lorac Pink Champage Eye Shadow and Cheek Palette Review

June 8, 2016
Lorac Pink Champage Eye Shadow and Cheek Palette Review

The Lorac Pink Champagne Eyeshadow/Cheek palette is an Amazon exclusive. Check it out here. Check out the video for a full review and demo.  

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May Makeup and Beauty Empties

June 6, 2016

  I had a ton of empties this month, a few fails, and some things I'm cleaning out of my collection and passing on.  

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Weekly Makeup Basket Shopping my collection and FAILS

June 3, 2016
Weekly Makeup Basket

I've been digging to the bottom of my makeup collection to try products I never reach for or that just got buried in the shuffle. I rediscovered some gems this week and had a couple of fails. Products mentioned: Urban Decay Brightening & Tightening Complexion Primer Potion Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless foundation in […]

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May Favorites

June 1, 2016
May Favorites

I am honestly glad May is over. It's such a busy month for me! But I did have some great skincare, makeup and book favorites this month! Products mentioned: Enlite Super Face Glow For It Exfoliating Mask Enlite Super Face When it Rains it Pores Pore Refining Serum Maybelline Fit Me Matte and Poreless foundation […]

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Back to Basics – Easy Eyebrow Tutorial

May 30, 2016
Easy Eyebrow Tutorial

I’m not talking about Instagram brows here, but your basic everyday brows. For those who just need to darken all the way up to those who need to fill in and shape, this is the easiest way to do your brows.

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Weekly Makeup Basket – Natural Matte Eyes

May 27, 2016
Too Faced Natural Matte Weekly Makeup Basket

This week I started going to the depths of my makeup drawers to use products I haven't used in a while and tried out Enlite from CVS. Products mentioned: Enlite Super Face When It Rains it Pores L'Oreal True Match Lumi foundation in cool beige Maybelline Instant Age Rewind in medium Wet n Wild Contour […]

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Sephora Play Review May 2016

May 25, 2016
Sephora Play May 2016

The Sephora Play box is a new addition to the subscription box scene. Curated by Sephora, the box includes all products that can be purchased at Sephora stores. This is the first box I have received. Check out my video for reviews on all of the products in the box. For more information on the […]

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Boxycharm Review – May 2016

May 23, 2016

Boxycharm is one of my favorite subscription boxes. It costs $21 a month and usually has a value of over $100 in products. This month I received 5 full size products and a deluxe perfume sample. The value of the box was $106.

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