EOTD (8/18/17) 🍁

Today, I wanted to play with some shadows and lashes. I was going to use my Huda Beauty ones, but I decided to use individuals from House of Lashes.

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I used MAC Saddle and Morphe Deep Cocoa in the crease. I also used Morphe Burlesque on the lid.

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Natural lighting

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Here I’m wearing Maybelline’s Touchable Taupe lipstick.

This look makes me so ready for fall, I honestly can’t wait!

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EOTD (8/17/17)

Today’s look is very simple. As I stated yesterday, I purchased the Huda Beauty lashes in Giselle #1 from Sephora. So today I decided to give them a try.

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As you can see, I struggled with the liner.

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All in all, I’m impressed with these lashes and myself. It was weird at first wearing them and walking out the house in them. These are light weight. Also, that Duo lash glue with the brush is the best version of Duo that I’ve used! I feel as though I didn’t have to wait for the lashes to get tacky and once they were on, they stuck! I think I will give these lashes another go tomorrow!

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Sephora Goodies

I recently placed an order to Sephora. I picked up three items. I decided to get some lashes this go round.

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So I picked up the Huda Beauty lashes in Giselle #1, Duo Brush On Adhesive (white), and Tarte Tarteist Pro Little Lash Helper Lash Applicator. I also got another deluxe sample of the Fresh Vitamin Nectar Moisture Glow Face Cream.

I’ve recently become a contact lens wearer and I’m trying all different kinds of looks that were a little harder for me when I wore glasses. I still wear glasses but only at night. Like I’ve stated before, I like Huda Beauty’s products, so I wanted to try her lashes. I also figured that getting some lash applicators would help with the process.

I have run out of my first sample of the Fresh moisturizer, so I wanted to get another. After this, I’ll most likely purchase the full size version. It’s really good and I do feel as though my skin is glowing 24/7. I wear it in the morning and at night.

So tomorrow will be my first real attempt at applying lashes, so we shall see how it goes!!!

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Urban Decay Perversion Mascara First Impression/Mini Review

Last December, I got the Urban Decay Perversion Mascara in a sample bag from Sephora. I finally decided to give it a try because I’ve never tried a higher end brand mascara before. I usually stick with Maybelline and L’Oréal mascaras.

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Here are my lashes:

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Naturally, my lashes are very short, but this mascara has really given them some length.

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As you can see, the brush is one of those fat brushes. I usually don’t like using that kind of brush. This is a wet formula and it did transfer a little to my lid. I let the first coat dry a little, then apply a second coat. This formula doesn’t clump up. I do plan on buying the full size from Ulta because I’m really impressed by how this worked!

Empties #3

Here, I have a few empties that I’ve been collecting, mostly skincare items.

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The only things that I’ve repurchased were the Neutrogena toner (I go through bottles of these) and the Caudalie moisturizer. The only thing that I would not repurchase would be the Clinique cleanser. I’m currently using Garnier SkinActive face wash and to me, they are the same thing. Plus the Clinique was $14 and the Garnier is $8 for more product.

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I’ve repurchased everything except the Cantu Grow Strong treatment. The tub is still half full. This did nothing for my hair except make it dry. I already have dry hair and when humidity comes into play, I need something that will hold up and this did nothing for me.

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Sephora Goodies 💋

Monday, I placed and order to Sephora and it came in yesterday. I only purchased two things and got a deluxe sample of face cream.

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Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick: Hawkwind

Tweezerman x HUDA BEAUTY Mini Slant Tweezer

FRESH: Vitamin Nectar Moisture Glow Face Cream deluxe sample

I’ve been a huge fan of Kat Von D’s since she was on Miami Ink and LA Ink! It’s my goal to one day get tattooed by her but that’s neither here nor there lol. This is my first purchase from this line and everything that I’ve heard is true. This formula has got to be THE best formula for liquid lipsticks! It dries down matte and doesn’t come off when I eat or drink. I decided to get the shade Hawkwind (Nude Sienna) because I was trying to get something a little different then browns. I did take this off yesterday with a wipe and it barley budged, so today I used my Clinique Take The Day Away Cleansing Balm first, then used a wipe and that seemed to work! I will be picking up another shade because I’m in love. Here’s a picture of what Hawkwind looks like on me.

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Next I got the Tweezerman x HUDA BEAUTY mini tweezers. I can only justify this purchase as me being a fan of HUDA BEAUTY. I may pick up a backup because I honestly do not want to open these.

Lastly, I chose to get the FRESH face cream. This is new to their line so I wanted to try this and see if I would like it. I do want to try their Rose Deep Hydration Face Cream first though.

Hawkwind will definitely be in my favs this month, it’s such a lovely color!!!

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July Favorites (2017)

This month was the month that I discovered some new things. I discovered them mostly when I took a much needed vacation. None the less, I’ve been using these items mostly everyday in July.

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Primer: Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer

Foundation: Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation

Concealers: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Concealer & Maybelline Fit Me Concealer

Mascara: L’Oréal Telescopic Mascara

Eyeshadow Primer: Essence I Love Stage Eyeshadow Base

Lip Liner: MAC Cork

Lipstick: MAC Polished Up (discontinued)

 

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Moisturizer: La Roche-Posay  Toleriane Double Repair Moisturizer SPF 30

Moisturizer: Caudalie  Vinosource Moisturizing Sorbet

Chapstick: Maybelline Baby Lips Dr. Rescue

Acne Treatment: Origins Super Spot Remover Treatment Gel

Wipes: MAC Demi-Wipes

 

Fav Shows: Suits (Seasons 1-6), Parks & Recreation

I was also loving my hair lol. The blowout that I got from Ulta was EVERYTHING!!!