Current Holy Grail Products

I wanted to share my current HOLY GRAIL, go to products. I currently have all of this in my collections and rotate through them. I’m going to do this post again in December to see if any of my current favorites have been replaced. I’m always buying and trying new things so I thought it’d be interesting to do a mid-year check in and then … Continue reading Current Holy Grail Products

Foundation Friday: Primers

I know some people don’t use or “believe” in primer, but I can’t do my makeup without it. Primers can serve a multitude of purposes. They can add a glow, help mattify, hydrate, smooth, and/or just provide an nice canvas for foundation application. I’ve got options from all categories below. I have a few different primers in my collection and I generally use 3 primers. … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Primers

Favorite Things 2021

Pilot Frixion Pens—If you’ve been reading this blog for a while or know me in real life, you know I have a pen addiction. I just feel compelled to try all of them. I like these because they come in a bunch of colors, write really well, and you can ERASE. Birdies The Starling Loafers—These are pricey, but worth every penny. They are the most … Continue reading Favorite Things 2021

Top 5 Sephora Purchases of 2021

I got this idea from Andrea Matilliano on Youtube and surely the title explains the meaning of the post. You can see my Top 5 Ulta purchases here. Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Foundation Stick–If I need quick coverage, this is what I grab. It’s buildable and blends out so easily. I love to add a little bit of this in with a tinted moisturizer … Continue reading Top 5 Sephora Purchases of 2021

Best Skincare 2021

Soap & Glory Glow Your Mind Nourishing Cleansing Balm It Cosmetics Confidence in Your Beauty Sleep Night Cream Facial Cleansing Brush La Roche-Posay Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser Marc Jacobs Youthquake Hydra-full Retexturizing Gel Crème Moisturizer Murad Essential-C Day Moisturizer SPF 30 Milk Makeup Vegan Milk Cleanser It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Glycolic Acid Serum Tula So Polished Exfoliating Sugar Face Scrub Continue reading Best Skincare 2021

Best of Beauty 2021

Complexion It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare (review) CoverGirl Simply Ageless Foundation (review) Buxom Wanderlust Primer Infused Blushes (review) elf Putty Blush (review) RCMA No Color Powder beautyblender Bounce Airbrush Liquid Whip Concealer (review) BareMinerals BarePRO Glow Liquid Bronzer (review) Morphe2 Hint Hint Skin Tint (review) Milani Supercharged Brightening Undereye Tint (review) Seint Makeup (review) MAC Extra Dimension Skin Finish Highlighter (review) … Continue reading Best of Beauty 2021

Top 5 Ulta Purchases of 2021

I got this idea from Andrea Matilliano on Youtube and surely the title explains the meaning of the post. Jaclyn Cosmetics — I’ve bought almost everything Jaclyn has available at Ulta and I love it all. I have not been disappointed in any of her products. I’ve got an entire review coming soon! Morphe 2 Hint Hint Skin Tint — Skin tints were a huge … Continue reading Top 5 Ulta Purchases of 2021

Foundation Friday: Tools

A flawless foundation routine can quite difficult to nail down. Finding the right tone, shade, and formula is hard enough and then you have to factor in base products, tools, powder, etc. All of the aforementioned really determine how well your foundation will perform. I use both brushes and sponges. As a general rule of thumb, brushes provide more coverage while sponges tend to sheer … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tools

Favorite Things 2020

Favorite Things 2020 Erin Condren Planner Binder Planner Stickers from Etsy Amazon Sunnies Diff Carson Sunnies Manicure Set Up Hartlen & Co Jewelry Hoka Clifton 6 Sneaks Weighted Blanket Skinny Syrups (You can find them at TJ Maxx, Marshall’s, Home Goods, Ross, etc) Tula Protect + Glow SPF 30 Earring Organizer First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Signet Ring (The one I ordered on Etsy … Continue reading Favorite Things 2020