I am so in love with Jordana’s lip liners. They are so creamy and pigmented- and they last me ALL day long. You can find them pretty easy too at Walgreens, Kmart, DuaneReade, and Savemart Supermarkets (which includes FoodMaxx). You can also find them at so many places online!
Oh the hives. I had to leave class Thursday because I could feel them popping up all over my body. I went home and took a Benedryl and a Claritin, and thought I could just sleep it off, but I couldn’t. I called my Doctor to tell her what was going on and she wanted me to go do more blood work (food allergy tests as well as things like checking my liver and my thyroids). I had to go get my blood drawn and it took forever, but the nurse was SO nice and was so gentle.
I have a Doctors appointment on Wednesday to talk about the test results and to have my first allergy immunotherapy shot. She is also calling in two other doctors from another location to come consult on my rash/hives/etc.
Wee. Any of you suffering from hives too? They suck.
Anyways- Makeup Graveyard Day 5- Eyeshadows
Eyeshadow I got rid of:
- BH Cosmetics sampler
- Elf Single Shadows in Dusk, Driftwood, and Pink Ice
- Physician’s Formula Dollar Tree Shimmer Strips
- Elf Smudge pot in Ain’t That Sweet
- Avon Cream Eyeshadow Trios (2)
- Elf Waterproof Eye Crayon
- Elf Mineral Eye Primer
- Elf Beauty Book- Geometiric
- Wet N Wild Single Sellout
I’ve also have a Dollar Tree Haul going live today! Oh my goodness, they have SUCH good stuff for summer!
Makeup Graveyard Day 4- Blush, Bronzer, Highlighters
Hi all! Omg the hives! What is going on this week? UGH.
Again, I didn’t get rid of too much, but I’m getting there!
Saturday’s video will be Eyeshadows!!
I am SO glad I pre-filmed a bunch of videos! Not only do I have this class, but I ate/wore/did something that set off my hives so bad! I am COVERED. Ugh.
In this Makeup Graveyard, I sorted through primers, but since filming this I discovered the elf SPF 20 Primer is nowhere are good as the original primer, so I think I’m going to pass that along. I also tried out the undereye primer again, and I really don’t like it. My concealer only lasted 1/2 the amount of time it usually does.
Makeup Graveyard Day Two- Powders
Day 2 is upon us, and I didn’t do as well on this round as I wanted. When I started, I thought that I could get rid of 6 or more, but I only got rid of 4. I’m okay with that, but I’d like to try to use up a bunch of these soon.
Do any of you to Project 10 Pan? How does it work? Do you just pick out 10 products and give yourself a date to use them up by, or are there seasonal rounds where everyone does them together?
Powders are something I used to use a TON because my skin was much more oily than it is now. Your skin really does start to change in your 20s, but for me it’s quite good! I love not being so oily, but I am a total noob at makeup for dry skin! I still get oily in the Tzone and around my nose, but everywhere else is parched.
My best tip for that kind of combination skin, by the way, is to use a heavier moisturizer on your dry patches, and a much lighter/for oily skin moisturizer on your oily parts! Same goes for face masks! Don’t put a clay mask all over your face if you don’t need it!
Anyways, on to Makeup Graveyard Day Two- Powders!
Are any of you allergic to Salicylic Acid too? It sucks! Leave me a comment if you are too, or if you have any product review requests!
Makeup Graveyard Day One- Foundations & Concealers
Who’s ready for another Makeup Graveyard series!? I am both overwhelmed by how much I have, but I also have a lot of products that are too old, a bad formula, or I just plain old don’t like it. I was only planning on doing makeup, but then I started gathering all my lotions and haircare from around the house and knew I needed to declutter those as well. For those of you who enjoy having a large collection of makeup, right on! I thought I would really enjoy it, but to be honest I feel like it stumped my makeup creativity. Every time I opened my drawers there was far too much in there, and I wound up reaching for the same products over and over and over and over again. I was in a mega makeup rut.
I decided that there would be 12 videos, and I tried to keep them as short as possible, but some are over 20 mins long! (Which is great for those who love long videos!)
(On the more personal side- I filmed all of these in one sitting but am breaking them up into 12 videos, 3 each week for 4 weeks. I just started a month long intensive class, and really need to concentrate on passing it, and then the two separate certification exams at the end! So I pre-filmed a series and really hope you all enjoy! I am going to try to post some other videos and some new dupes as well, but no promises.)
It feels so good to sit down at my vanity and know that everything in those drawers are things I like!
Do you do Makeup Graveyard / Declutter videos? I would love to watch yours!
Hello loves! Happy Monday!
I wanted to start off your week with a MAC dupe! MAC dupes are my favorite, mainly because there is not a MAC store anywhere near me, but there are a ton of drugstores!
MAC Viva Glam 1 is this amazing, bright red. But it’s not firey red. It’s just that perfect, everyday or special even, red.
This week I wound up returning a bunch of stuff I didn’t like, and getting new things to try! Also, the Dollar Tree happened again because I needed wrapping paper…. and who can only buy what you NEED there?! It’s like going into Sephora, you always leave with more!
I finally found a foundation that matches me right now, in between my awkward I-haven’t-seen-the-sun-in-months stage and the equally awkward I-sunburnt-my-forehead-because-I-forgot-sunscreen-was-a-thing stage. Gotta love Spring! And of course, now it’s raining again. Go figure.
I am so unbelievably happy I found the new Silver Lake collection from Wet N Wild that had more than just the California Roll palette left! They had the blues, the pinks, and the purples left. I was really hoping to grab the nudes too, but it was the only one that was sold out.
I thought since I didn’t swatch them on camera, I’d take some photos for you here!
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Hello ladies and gentlemen! This post is for two groups: My male readers, and my female readers with a close man friend that they would love to smell absolutely heavenly!
Dollar Shave Club was nice enough to send me all 5 of their NEW Boogie’s hair styling products! It came as a total surprise! They have 5 new hair styling gels, clays, and creams that all smell like the perfect man. I’m not even kidding, for the last week I’ve kept the Hair Clay on my desk so I can smell it whenever I want!
THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST! But, if you use My Link, I get $5 in credit with them to buy more razors! http://shaved.by/cc6Zo If you don’t want to use my link, then Google Dollar Shave Club and you will find them.
Dollar Shave Club Boogie’s Hair Products:
Products in order of appearance:
Boogie’s Casual Hair Clay- High Hold, Matte Finish ($10 for 2 oz)
Boogie’s True Hair Fiber- Medium Hold, Matte Finish ($10 for 2 oz)
Boogie’s Smart Hair Paste- Medium Hold, Low Shine ($10 for 3.4 oz)
Boogie’s Dream Hair Cream- Low Hold, Low Shine ($10 for 3.4 oz)
Boogie’s Bold Hair Gel- High Hold, High Shine ($10 for 5.5 oz, $7 for 3.4 oz)
So far my boyfriend is loving the Bold Hair Gel! Which one sounds best for you? (Or your man?)
Dollar Shave Club razors (I like the $6/month pack that comes with 4 razor cartridges) http://shaved.by/bJ988
Dollar Shave Club Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iet1hSH7xM0
How To Shave Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PO0VEAhAdtw
Today is the second, but I was too bust yesterday to sit down and plan my month. I thought it might be nice for you to come along!
This is how I plan out my posts, my videos, and my life! Come Plan With Me!
Stickers from the Dollar Tree
I can’t believe it’s already April! I start my class this month and I am so excited!
I’ve been saving up money so I can take this class, and one way I’ve been saving money is by getting some of it back by shopping online, but before I checkout, I check eBates to see if they have a cash back offer. If they do, all I have to do is click on their link on their website, which takes me back to the site I’m buying from, and then they give me $$! THIS EVEN WORKS WITH AMAZON!
Shop with eBates! Where you get paid to shop online! I got a $10 Target gift card just for signing up, and then I got 4% back on my Sephora order! No joke, they sent it to me through the mail in the form of a check!
(My refferal link below)
Shop Planner Supplies With Amazon!