July Favorites

Flower Sunnies–These are cheap and cheaply made but they’re so freaking cute. Seen on here. elf Putty Bronzer in Tan Liners–The best cream bronzer and it’s $6. You need it. I use this brush to apply it. The formula is buildable and so easy to blend. Shein Ruffle Hem Smock Dress–The color, the style, the price, it’s all good. Nail Art Mani–I’ve been really into … Continue reading July Favorites

Laura Mercier & LA Girl

About–Launched in 1996 by Laura Mercier  –She couldn’t find the formulas, colors, and textures she wanted so she set out to create her own –Introduced the first foundation primer to create a perfect canvas for makeup application –Best known for loose translucent powder and tinted moisturizer –Available at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, lauramercier.com, and many other stores Best Product: Caviar SticksUnderrated Product: Matte Radiance Baked Powder … Continue reading Laura Mercier & LA Girl

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

Speed Reviews Volume IV

Anastasia Beverly Hills Loose Setting Powder Highlighters–Perfect, brighten, & set :: lightweight, finely milled :: soft-focus effect :: blurs the look of pores, extends the wear of makeup Price–$19-38 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom (0.21-0.88 oz) Shade Range–5My Shade–Translucent Cruelty Free–Yes & vegan Pros–Mini size for travel and testing :: non-comedogenic :: shade options & universal translucent :: no flashback :: finely milled :: worked on … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume IV

November Favorites

Charlotte Tilbury Cheek to Chic Blush in Love Is The Drug—Charlotte Tilbury products are hella expensive and not always worth the price tag. However, this blush is definitely worth it. I have a hard time finding blushes that actually stay on all day and this does. I love the color, it’s the perfect every day pink for me. If I were a rich girl, cue … Continue reading November Favorites

Round 2: Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder

Claims–Blends effortlessly–Set makeup for up to 12 hours–Sheer coverage–Matte finish–Finely-milled–Won’t settle into fine lines–Never cakey–Soft-focus effect Price–$39 for 1.0 oz at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–3–My shade: Translucent Pros–Oil free–Non-comedogenic –Non-caking–Finely milled–Locks makeup in place–No flashback–Mini size available for travel/testing–Doesn’t cake on my dry skin Cons–Expensive Final ThoughtsI LOVED this when I had oily skin, but I haven’t used it in years because I figured … Continue reading Round 2: Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder

Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipsticks

Lindsay has written about this formula before, but I never purchased it because it’s pricey. I buy myself a pricey lipstick for my birthday every year so I decided to give this formula a try. I was instantly hooked. I had to have more and thanks to Glambot, I was able to purchase more at a fraction of the cost. Claims–Ultra-matte–Long lasting–Comfortable–No liner needed–Single-stroke coverage–Creamy–No … Continue reading Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipsticks

Speed Reviews Volume I

Speed reviews is brand new series to the blog. I got the idea from Nicole Cutler on YouTube. These are products that I want to share and talk about, but don’t want to devote an entire post to so I’m just going to share the highlights. It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Illumination Highlights–Talc free :: minimize shine :: blur pores :: illumination without glitter Price–$30 … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume I

Foundation Friday: Laura Mercier Silk Creme Moisturizing Photo Edition

Claims –Lasts up to 12 hours –Full coverage –Luminous, radiant foundation –Hydrating –Blends seamlessly –Comfortable on the skin Price –$48 for 1 oz at Sephora, Nordstrom, lauramercier.com Shade Range –16 –My shade: 1N0 Vanille Ivory Pros –Packaging –Fragrance free –Full coverage –Weigthless –Longwearing –No parabens or phthalates –Non-comedogenic –Easy to blend –Radiant finish –Buidable Cons –Expensive –Availability (online or specialty stores only) –Shade range –Cruelty … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Laura Mercier Silk Creme Moisturizing Photo Edition