Up Close Look at December 2017 Ipsy Glam Bag

So,  I got my spoilers a day before I actually received the bag! As I said in my spoilers post, I’m very happy with everything in this bag, and that’s a first. The theme for this month is Snow Globe. During the frostiest, most festive time of year, we find beauty inspo everywhere.Icicles, fresh blankets of…

December 2017 Ipsy Glam Bag Spoilers

I was able to see my spoilers on the Ipsy website today. I can’t seem to wait for it to come and be surprised. I just need to know what I’m getting beforehand. I have to say that this is the first bag that I’m very excited to receive – I’m looking forward to trying…

Peter Thomas Roth Customer Choice Kit – Update

Hey, beauties! I finally received my Peter Thomas Roth Customer Choice 6-piece kit! I have been loving his products lately, especially his retinol, and I wanted to try other popular products. I’m still faithful to Josie Maran’s skincare and always will be. These are products that I plan to incorporate into my skincare routine to…

Christmas Questions Tag – Why Not?

Hey, beauties! I’ve read this tag on my friend emilyburnsmua blog, so I’m taking the plunge! I’ve copied her questions, and I hope you guys enjoy reading my answers! 1. What is your favorite Christmas film? National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. I have to agree with Emily on this one. We watch every Christmas Eve as a family….

MOTD

Hey, beauties! I decided to experiment a bit with my Josie Maran Argan color sticks. I used her brown/bronze color stick for my entire lid. I lined my upper lid with Laura Geller’s Brown Kajal eyeliner. I used her Gilded Honey Baked Gelato Swirl in the middle of the lid and under the brow bone….

What a Colossal Mistake….

I had a coupon for $2 off Rimmel Cosmetics, so I decided to try their Stay Matte Liquid Lip Color in Latte to Go. I had picked up a different color at first and was ready to buy it. Then, I saw this one instead. Why oh why don’t I go with my first instinct?…

Additions to Winter Nighttime Skin Care Routine

Hey, beauties! I know I am over the top with skincare, but I really think it’s the best way to obtaining a great canvas for your makeup. But, also, for those makeup optional days.  I have a ridiculous amount of steps to my nighttime skincare routine, but I don’t mind it. I actually enjoy it,…

Eye MOTD

I’m trying to experiment with different eye looks, but I seem to gravitate to the same colors all the time! I used my Laura Geller Eyeshadow palette that contains 20 shades – some matte and some shimmers. I used the garnet shade over my lid up to the crease. I then used the sangria in…

TJ Maxx Skin Care Mini Haul

Hey, beauties! I went to TJ Maxx the other day to browse through the skincare. I needed to replenish some facial masks and eye patches. I was also looking for a good Vitamin C serum. I tried ordering from the Ordinary website, and they’re not even taking orders because they are so back up! One…

Sparse Makeup Day

I started today off with applying very minimal makeup. Later in the day, I decided to experiment with some of the matte shadows that I own in combination with some shimmer shadows. I used It Cosmetics shadow foundation to neutralize some of the discoloration on my lids, and I applied some concealer (I combined several…

Another Blogger Recognition Award!

Hey, beauties!! Today, I’m writing to you because I was nominated again for the Blogger Recognition Award by SEMPRE PERFETTA MODA E BELLEZZA. I want to thank her and ask you to please check out her wonderful blog. She’s very dedicated and writes in three different languages!! Now, that’s what I call persistence! She has…

Makeup Look w/ It Girl Beauty Book

Hey, beauties! I was experimenting with my new It Girl Beauty Book and decided to share with you a makeup look using only the beauty book. To reiterate, the beauty book contains everything you need for a full face except foundation. So, I used the medium color concealer for all over my face and the…