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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Walgreens Beauty: Summer Routine.

Get ready for the Summer time with Walgreens Beauty! Today I am showing you how to get my everyday Summer makeup look using some of the new products found at Walgreens stores. I'm all about bronzed, glowy skin with a pop of color on the lips right now. This sun-kissed makeup tutorial is perfect during the Summer.


Banana Boat UltraMist Protect & Hydrate Clear Spray: Goes beyond sun protection to provide lasting moisture. This unique 2-in-1 lightweight clear spray contains aloe vera and antioxidant vitamins C and E

Hawaiian Tropic Sheer Touch Sunscreen Lotion: Has antioxidants that nourish the skin and island botanicals that soothe and pamper. Unique SunSure formula delivers proven UVA & UVB protection so your skin is soft and looks radiant.

Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stain in Barcelona Nights: Give lips rich, glossy shine without stickiness. Weightless formula moisturizes with aloe and vitamin E.

Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy Longwear Nail Enamel in Joker's Wild: Get flawless color on the fly. Vivid shades, brilliant shine, and life-resistant wear in just 2 steps.

Maybelline Volum' Express Pumped Up! Colossal Mascara: Pumped up volume up to 16X with the first double shot brush that scoops up an extra shot of plumping formula for the most pumped up volumizing lashes ever.


Be sure to watch the video to see how I achieved this look!



Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Walgreens Beauty through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Walgreens Beauty, all opinions are my own

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Sassy Secrets.

I recently discovered a website called Sassy Secret. Sassy Secret offers synthetic wigs, human hair wigs, and hair extensions. Be sure to visit the Sassy Secret website for more information. Most units ship out within 1 business days, which is really awesome! I wanted to share some info about the unit I have from their website.

The style that I am wearing is the Korina.
Retail Price: $275.00

Product Code: 5076
Hair Color: T1B/30
Hair Texture: Yaki Straight
Hair Length: 18 Inches
Lace Color: Medium Brown
Cap Size: Medium

PROS:
- Easy application
- Easy to style and curl
- Features a beautiful ombre
- Hair texture is full and thick
- Have not experience major hair shedding

CONS:
- I prefer to have a Light Brown lace
- The cap is slightly too big for my head

MY OVERALL THOUGHTS: I am currently still loving the ombre hair look. It's such a great trend for the Spring and Summer time. This unit has an amazing ombre and also features a side bang. I normally don't get bangs, but I wanted to try something different. I did have to trim the side bangs a little to frame my face a bit more though. The hair texture is thick and full. I have not experience any shedding or matting with this unit.

My only main complaints are that I could not choose the Lace Color or the Cap Size. I usually pick a Light Brown lace color because it's better suited for my skin tone. I normally don't have an issue with the cap size, but I do find the cap size to be a tad bit bigger than I'm used to. Thankfully the adjustable straps and combs help with that issue.



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Sunday, April 20, 2014

My March Favorites.

It's time to share My March Favorites! Last month was all about glowy and bronzed skin. I am still in a neutral kick when it comes to my eye makeup. I have been using bolder lip colors to bring a bit of color to my makeup looks. My makeup has been pretty simple lately, so I don't have too many products to share.

My March Favorites!


Be sure to watch for my thoughts and quick swatches of each product!

Anastasia Beverly Hills Catwalk Palette

Milani Baked Bronzer - Soleil
Milani Tantastic Bronzer - Fantastic Summer's Kiss
theBalm Instain Blush - Pinstripe
NYX Powder Blush - Apricot

Lisi Glo Liquid Skin Illuminator - Sex Kitten
Lisi Glo Liquid Skin Illuminator - Climax
theBalm Cindy-Lou Manizer
MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish - Whisper of Gilt
NYX Illuminator - Ritualistic

NYX Butter Lipstick - Razzle
NYX Matte Lipstick - Bloody Mary
Jordana Matte Lipstick - Plum Obsession
Jordana Matte Lipstick - Poppy Pink
MUA Velvet Lip Lacquer - Criminal
MUA Velvet Lip Lacquer - Atomic

What were some of your favorite products from March?

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

My Current Beauty Wish List.

It is that time of year again when my favorite beauty stores are having a sale! Sephora is currently offering 15% off for out VIB Rouge, VIB, and Beauty Insiders. Ulta is currently offering 20% off for members. This is the perfect time to purchase items on your wish list.

Sephora Codes: VIB Rouges use code ROUGETICKET, VIBs use code VIBTICKET, and Beauty Insiders use code TICKET. This sale will end on 4/11 for VIB Rouges and VIBs. The sale will end on 4/10 for Beauty Insiders.

My Current Beauty Wish List:
1) Bite Beauty Matte Crème Lip Crayon in Grape
2) Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask
3) Juicy Couture Malibu
4) Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Cobalt
5) Prada Candy L'Eau
6) OCC Lip Tar in Rollergirl
7) Kat Von D Everlasting Love Liquid Lipsticks
8) Lorac Unzipped Palette
9) Houglass Ambient Lighting Blush
10) Versace Bright Crystal Absolu
11) Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
12) Clinique Cheek Pop in Berry Pop
13) Sephora+Patone Universe Rush Luster Cheek Sweep
15) Lorac PRO Palette
14) Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick in Violet

Budget Friendly Reminder: Don't forget to sign up to Ebates to earn 4% cash back or sign up to Mr. Rebates to earn 8% cash back on your entire Sephora.com order.

Budget Friendly Reminder: Don't forget to sign up to Ebates to earn 8% cash back or sign up to Mr. Rebates to earn 5% cash back on your entire Ulta.com order.

What items are currently on your beauty wish list?

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Jergens BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream.

BB goes body! BB Creams have been a huge craze lately and Jergens Skincare has introduced the new Jergens BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream. I have used a couple of BB Creams for my face, so I was really excited to try out a BB Cream specifically designed to use for my body.

This body cream retails for about $10-$12. It is available in two shades: Light and Medium-Deep skin tones. The claims for this BB Cream is that you will have 5 visible benefits in 5 days.


Get 5 Benefits In 5 Days: Hydrates, illuminates, evens, firms, and corrects.


Be sure to watch the video for a quick summary of the product!

Formula: The formula is a sheer, lightweight formula. It appears to have a slight tint to it. The BB Body Cream for Medium to Deep skin tones has reflecting particles in it.

Texture: This is a very lightweight texture. It's not thick or heavy at all. It rubs into your skin easily and dries pretty fast.

Scent: I do notice a faint scent to the BB Body Cream. It smells like shea butter. I personally prefer my body creams and lotions to have a scent.

My Overall Thoughts: Winter can be pretty harsh to my skin, so I was curious about how this would actually work. I am not a huge fan of the price. I think paying over $10 for a body cream or body lotion is a bit pricey. It does however come with 7.5 fl oz worth of product though.

I really like the formula and texture of this lotion. It's lightweight and doesn't leave a sticky or greasy feeling to the skin. It is very hydrating! My skin feels super soft and smooth immediately after applying it. This body cream dries fast too, which means I don't have to worry about it transferring to my clothes.

After applying I noticed that my skin appears brighter and has an illumination to it. It gives a really nice natural sheen to my skin. My skin does feel a bit more firmer, but I also don't really have a huge issue with a lack of firmity with my skin. I have not noticed much of a change with the imperfections in my skin. I also wished it did contain SPF in the product.

I do recommend the Jergens BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream if you are interested in a body cream that is going to provide your skin with more hydration. I think it's a good product to use during the Spring and Summer time because it does give your skin a subtle sheen. It's easy to apply and I like the results I did notice with my skin!

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Jergens BB Body Cream through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Jergens BB Body Cream, all opinions are my own.

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