Ipsy Glam Bag Reviews – May 2016

May 18, 2016
Ipsy May 2016

This month's Ipsy bag was one of the best in a while! Products in the bag: Mellow Cosmetics Creamy Matte Lipstick in Nude Full size $13 This is a comfortable, long-wearing matte lipstick that comes in 10 different shades. GlamGlow Supermud Clearing Treatment Full size $69, Sample Size $20.30 A mud mask that claims to […]

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April Favorites

May 11, 2016
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I tried so many new products in April. Here are my standouts. Products mentioned: Fiona Stiles Luminous Finish Foundation Concentrate Fiona Stiles Ultimate Lash Icon Volumizing Mascara e.l.f. contour palette Milani Everyday Eyes Eyeshadow palettes Gwen Stefani blush palette Benefit Cheekathon palette Too Faced Sweet Peach palette Tarte Double Duty Beauty palettes OFRA liquid […]

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Finish 5 by Cinco de Mayo Finale | Project Pan

May 4, 2016

Project pans are about using up products. For this project pan I set out to use of all five of these products by May 5. Check out my video to find out how I did!  

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Beauty Basics | Easy contouring | Makeup Basics | How to contour

May 2, 2016

Contour does not have to be difficult! In this beauty basics video we will talk about the brushes and products you need to do a simple and quick daily contour.

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Weekly Makeup Basket featuring Gwen Stefani palettes

April 29, 2016
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For this week’s makeup I had a lot of fun playing with the Gwen Stefani palettes from Urban Decay. The eyeshadow palette really makes me step outside of my comfort zone. No purple at all! Products mentioned: Laura Mercier Foundation Primer Urban Decay Naked Skin foundation Urban Decay Naked Skin concealer It Cosmetics Bye Bye […]

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Empties | Products I’ve Used Up | Makeup and Beauty Empties

April 27, 2016

I have used up a lot of products in the last couple of months! I love empties videos because I get to show you products I actually made it all the way through. I'll let you know if I would buy them again or if that's the last time I will ever use that product! […]

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Back to Basics – How to use an eyeshadow trio

April 25, 2016

Let's take eyeshadow back to basics. A friend of mine asked me how I get the eyeshadow looks I do. It is complicated and a bit daunting for a beginner. So I'm going to start a new series taking it back to basics. For this first video I'll show you how to get an advanced […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket: Milani Everyday Eyes and e.l.f face palettes

April 22, 2016

I love drugstore makeup! The drugstore brands have really stepped it up this spring and have produced some amazing quality products. I challenged myself this week to use all six of the Milani Everyday Eyes palettes. It was so much fun! I posted a bunch of looks on my Instagram page. Here is one look […]

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Boxycharm April

April 20, 2016
Boxycharm April 2016

Boxycharm is a monthly beauty subscription box that costs $21. Every box I've gotten so far has been over $100 in value. Check out some of the previous boxes: March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 Products in April's Box: OFRA Longlasting Liquid Lipstick in Pasadena $19.90 Anderson Lilley Manhattan Beach Hand Cream $24 Blinc Cosmetics […]

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Ipsy Glam Bag April – Unboxing and Reviews

April 18, 2016
Ipsy Glam Bag April

April's Ipsy Glam Bag theme was Dreamers. I love the bag this month. It's super cute. Products in the bag: Crown Brush duo fiber blush brush $6 REN SKincare Evercalm Global Protection Day Cream Sample Value $27 Moroccan Oil Treatment Sampe Value $6 Starlooks Cream Eye Shadow in Rose Gold estimated value $5 tarte Cosmetics […]

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Fiona Stiles Makeup Reviews

April 13, 2016

  Fiona Stiles is a makeup artist who recently released a new line of makeup available at Ulta. It claims to be fearless, mistake-free makeup. The web site says, "a fool-proof method that establishes a non-intimidating color path for women to experience makeup. Fiona takes the intimidation out of makeup where there are no mistakes […]

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March Favorites

April 6, 2016
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Somehow, all of my makeup favorites this month were from the drugstore. They have really stepped up their game with affordable products. Products mentioned: Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation plus Concealer Full Review and Demo – NYX Pro Contour Palette Makeup Revolution Matte Blush in Nude Wet n Wild blush in Rose Champagne […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket – Mostly Drugstore

April 1, 2016

I've been testing out a lot of new products this week from my last drugstore haul. Products mentioned: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Primer Nivea Sensitive Shave Balm Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation plus Concealer – Check out my full review here. Maybelline Better Skin concealer in Medium Maybelline Master Contour in Light/Medium Maybelline Color […]

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Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation Review

March 30, 2016
Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation and Concealer

Milani, one of my favorite drugstore brands, has come out with a liquid foundation plus concealer. I had really high hopes for this foundation. You can purchase Milani products at CVS or online at The Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation plus Concealer is supposed to combat under eye circles, redness and other skin imperfections. […]

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Maybelline Dream Velvet and Maybelline Liquid Mousse Foundation Reviews

March 23, 2016
Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation
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Ipsy Glam Bag – March

March 22, 2016
Ipsy Glam Bag March 2016

Ipsy Glam Bag March 2016 The bag Products in the bag Beau Gâchis® Paris Eyeshadow Brush $12 Aphrodite Skin Care Replenishing Eye Cream Full size $27.99, Sample value $14 OFRA Cosmetics Green Go Eyeliner $13 ModelCo LIP LACQUER Lip Gloss in Socialite, Full size $24, Sample Value $12 IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye® Anti-Aging […]

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Smokey Eye Tutorial

March 21, 2016

I hope you love this soft smokey eye with the Coastal Scents Smokey palette.  

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Weekly Makeup Basket – Revealed Smokey

March 18, 2016

Products mentioned: Laura Mercier Foundation Primer Maybelline Better Skin Foundation in Nude Beige Maybelline Better Skin concealer in Light/Medium Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder Physician's Formula Bronze Boost Beauty Balm Milani Baked Blush in Dulce Pink and Luminoso OFRA Blush Strips in Illuminating Maybelline Color Tattoo in Barely Branded Anastasia Brow Powder Duo in Ebony […]

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Boxycharm March 2016

March 16, 2016
Boxycharm March 2016

March's Boxycharm was so much better than February's box! Products in the box: Makeup Geek eyeshadows Shimmer Shadow in Mai Tai $6 Matte Shadow in Cocoa Bear $6 OFRA Cosmetics Charming Glow $39.95 Luxie Beauty 512 Small Contour Brush $16 Chelle Tantalizing Taupe Eyebrow Pencil $18 Catherine Malandrino Style de Paris perfume $20 Total the […]

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GRWM Coastal Scents Revealed 3 Tutorial – Pink and Violet Halo

March 14, 2016
Purple and Pink Halo

Products used: Maybelline Master Prime Blur + Smooth Maybelline Better Skin foundation in Nude Beige Maybelline Better Skin concealer in Medium Wet n Wild Contour Kit Ofra blush in Pink Paradise Too Faced Candlelight Glow Maybelline Color Tattoo in Barely Branded Anastasia Brow Powder Duo in Ebony Coastal Scents Revealed 3 palette  

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Weekly Makeup Basket – Revealed 3 Palette Challenge

March 11, 2016
Coastal Scents Revealed 3

This was the most fun of the palettes so far. I just love the variety of colors. Products listed: Maybelline Master Prine Blur + Smooth Maybelline Better Skin in Nude Beige Maybelline Better Skin concealer in medium Bobby Brown Corrector in light Wet n Wild Contouring palette Ofra Blush in Paradise Pink Sephora 55 Airbrush […]

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Drugstore and Sephora Makeup Haul

March 9, 2016
Drugstore Haul

I went out and had a little fun with some tax return money. Once a year, it pays to be poor! I hit CVS, Target, and Sephora. I got all kinds of fun, lovely makeup. CVS 100% acetone nail polish remover Covergirl Trunaked Eye Shadow Palette – 805 Nudes New ~ e.l.f. Studio Contour Palette […]

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Products I’ve used up – January and February

March 2, 2016
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I didn’t do an empties video in January because I only had a couple things then in February my basket overflowed!! Lots of empties this time!

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Everyday Natural Makeup – Revealed Palette Tutorial

February 29, 2016

A natural eyeshadow tutorial with the Coastal Scents Revealed palette.

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Weekly Makeup Basket – Revealed Palette Challenge

February 26, 2016
Coastal Scents Revealed Palette

A look at this week’s everyday makeup plus a challenge to come up with six eyeshadow looks from one palette.

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Project Pan – Finish 5 by Cinco de Mayo

February 25, 2016
Project Pan Finish 5 by Cinco de Mayo

The goal is to finish all 5 products by May 5th.

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Perfect Eyeshadow Palettes

February 24, 2016
Perfect Eyeshadow Palettes

All about eyeshadow palettes from natural eyeshadow and matte eyeshadow to colorful, fun eyeshadow!

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Boxycharm February 2016

February 22, 2016

Check out Boxycharm here. Shray Ms. Amazing Mask – Boxycharm Limited Edition $12 Ofra Godet Refill $12 Freeze 24-7 Anti-Aging Eye Serum Full Size $115 Sample Value $53.69 Realtree Eau de Parfum Full size $25 Sample Value $2.20 Spongelle You Have My Heart on a String $15 Beauty for Real Cheek + Glo $24 Box […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket

February 19, 2016
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Ipsy Glam Bag February 2016

February 17, 2016

Check out Ipsy here. Paula Dorff Baby Eyes Enhancer Full Size $20 Sample Value $10 Trust Fund Beauty polish in I'm Kind of a Big Deal Full Size $15 Margaret Dabbs crystal nail file Full Size $17.15 Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Primer Oil Full Size $42 Sample Value $5.46 BellaPierre Cosmetics Mineral Blush in Desert […]

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