February Beauty Favorites 2015

March is here which means its time for the monthly round up of my favorite makeup products. I have some new goodies and some oldies to present so keep reading for more details.

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Make Up For Ever Step 1 Skin Equalizers:

I use both the Nourishing Primer for my unsightly dry patches and the Smoothing Primer to fill in any pores, even out the texture of my skin, while also doing some oil control for my t-zone. I wont rant on about these primers because I’ve done a huge post on them (which you can find here) but all I have to say is these guys have revolutionized the way my makeup applies and lasts.

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Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder and Mac Powder Puff:

My go to for setting my under eye concealer and the highlighted points on my face has go to be the LMSBP. This powder is so finely milled it never looks cakey, it adds luminosity, and prevents creasing.

The last month I’ve been obsessed with applying this (and all setting powders) with the Mac Powder Puff. It allows for the product to really sink into the skin without disturbing the foundation or the concealer.

LauraMercier_SecretBrighteningPowder_MacPowderPuffBenefit Hoola Bronzer:

This is a staple in my collection that I always come back to. It never fails as the perfect bronzing and contouring product. Its smooth in texture making it easy to blend and lasts for all day wear.

Benefit_HoolaBronzerHourglass Ambient Blush Palette:

This little palette is just so perfect. The colors are amazing and they give the most gorgeous lit from within glow on the cheeks. The formula is soft and finely milled for an easy and blendable application.

Hourglass_AmbiantLighting_Blush_PaletteMac Stone Lipliner, Limecrime Chinchilla Lipstick, Make Up For Ever Lab Shine:

Ive been really obsessed with wearing grey lipstick and been wearing these guys non stop. I start with Mac Stone Lip Liner and add Lime Crime Chinchilla Lipstick on top. To make it more wearable i’ll either top off with Make Up For Ever Lab Shine in S0 for a more nude version or Lab Shine in D2 for a more purple vibe.

Mac_StoneLipLiner_LimeCrime_ChinchillaLipstick_MUFE_LabShineWhat were some of your favorite products this month? I’m always on the look out to try out new things so definitely leave a comment below :)

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October 2014 Beauty Favorites

So I’ve totally been slaking with the favorites posts but now I’m back and I think I have officially redeemed myself!!!!!

First monthly love has got to be the new Make Up For Ever Artist Shadows. The color selection is insane, the pigmentation is out of this world, and the formula is the creamiest softest gel to powder finish ever.

MakeUpForEvEr_ArtistShadowsMakeUpForEvEr_ArtistShadows_mufeFor my lips I’ve either been rocking Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense lipstick in 48, the perfect deep plummy red¬† or going full on nude with Mac Lip liner in Spice and Lipglass in Obviously Bare.

mac_lipliner_spice_macLipglass_MUFE_RougeArtistIntenseI’m still obsessing and using my Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour kit. It has everything I need and does the job magnificently.

anastasia_beverely_Hills_contourkitI’ve found a new holy grail eyeliner that actually stays put in my waterline all day long without smearing, smudging, bleeding or any of that nasty stuff. Its the Hourglass Mechanical Gel Liner in Obsidian. The tip is super fine which makes doing the waterline a jiff and allows precision if used on the lid or under the bottom lashes. It’s super creamy, dries quickly, lasts all day, and is highly pigmented.

hourglass_mechanical_gel_linerI’m taking a break from my Depend Cosmetic Gel Polish and been spreading the love to my normal polishes. Ive been rocking OPI In The Cable-Car Pool Lane non stop at the moment. If you haven’t noticed I have a thing for deep plummy-reds!!

OPI_InTheCable-CarPoolLaneWhat were some of your monthly favorites?

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Summer Beauty Favorites

Hey guys,

Summer is sadly coming to an end and I’ve managed to rotate a lot of my makeup but there have been some items that have been staple pieces the last few months.

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IMG_2497Make Up For Ever HD Foundation: This has been my go to foundation for summer because its super light weight and looks invisible while still providing good coverage.

Make Up For Ever brush 154: Its a flat top brush with dense yet flexible bristles. Great for stippling or buffing for that perfect airbrush-esque finish.

Make Up For Ever HD Powder: Although I tend to have more dry skin in the summer I do get a bit hot and shiny so this stuff really keeps me looking shine free on the hot humid days.

summer_beauty_favorites_eyessummer_beauty_favorites_eyes_macMac Kelly Osbourn Eyeshadow Quad: Ive been reaching for this guy a lot and I just love the compilation of colors. I have swatches and more pics from the collection here

summer_beauty_favorites_cheeksAnastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit: I’m so obsessed with this guy!!!! Its got everything I need for contouring and highlighting plus it’s got great pigmentation, nice smooth texture and good blendability.

Benefit Rockateur Box Blush: This blush is just so insanely gorgeous. I love the amazing glow it leaves on the cheeks in the most beautiful warm pink tone, its just so amazing on sun kissed skin.

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summer_beauty_favorites_lips2Whitening Lightening Color Your Smile Lighted Lip Gloss in Nude: This has been my most used lip gloss, I always have it with me. Its the best nude gloss ever, and the pigmentation on this guy is out of this world.

What were some of your most beloved beauty products this summer? Although I love me the sun and bright lippies I’m definitely looking forward¬† to autumn :) I love all the warm colors, cozy layering and knits. I’m totally gonna embrace the fall season and start busting out some deep gem stone eye shadows and vampy lipsticks!!!

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