Morphe Eyeshadows, Blushes, and Brushes

Morphe Eyeshadows, Blushes, and Brushes

Beauty hauls, Eyes, Face, First impressions, Palettes and sets, Product reviews, Tools, Videos
Hello! I saw Morphe on Hautelook recently and decided to try out a few of their products. I got a brush set, a blush palette, and an eyeshadow palette. You can see me use these products for the first time in my video. https://youtu.be/V2kL7whjtes As you just saw, the brushes were just not what I expected. The bristles are much less dense than my other brushes, and the blending brush was shedding on me in the first use! The smaller eye brushes seem to be fine in terms of shedding, but those are a lot harder to get wrong. I still haven't tried the stippling brushes... I'm scared. I do like the variety of brushes in this set, though, and I think it could be a good starter kit for…
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Trying on 4 New Drugstore Products

Trying on 4 New Drugstore Products

Beauty hauls, Eyes, First impressions, Lips, Product reviews, Videos
Hi all, I grabbed a few new things and thought I'd do a combo first impressions and try-on video. I got Wet 'n Wild's eyeshadow palette in Coming in Latte, Illumi-naughty concealer pen in Posing Nude, Velvet Matte Lip Color in Hickory Smoked, and Maybelline's Color Tattoo Crayon in Barely Beige. Check out my first impressions and wear for day 1: https://youtu.be/gTVDQYWayhw I wore a couple of these products on the second day, just to see if I felt differently about anything. The concealer looked better, but I still prefer the tried-and-true Maybelline version. I think if you're on a budget and aren't too picky, this is a great option, though. I wore the Color Tattoo Crayon alone without a primer, and by the end of the day it was clumped up…
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Influenster Uni VoxBox

Influenster Uni VoxBox

First impressions, Product reviews
Hi everyone! I received my third Voxbox from Influenster recently, so now it's time to share what I got and how I like the products. I was really excited by my box this time because there were more beauty-related products! The box came with a total of six products and two coupons, along with a little card with a description of the products and a list of the companies' social media pages with tags to use so I can easily start conversations with these brands. Influenster also has a "cheat sheet" on the voxbox tasks page with this information as well in case you lose the card. By the way, let me know if you're interested in an invite to Influenster. I still have all 5 of mine! Now for the…
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ELF Studio Haul + First Impressions

ELF Studio Haul + First Impressions

Beauty hauls, First impressions, Product reviews
Hi everyone, ELF had a 50% off deal for their Studio line, so even after all that birthday shopping I did last month, I decided to take advantage! Makeup Lock and Seal I haven't heard much about this product, but it was kind of a "what the heck" addition to my cart as I checked out. This is a clear solution to use with pigments or powder eyeshadows to intensify the color and make it last longer, so I'll definitely be using this soon to see if it does those things. Lip Liner and Blending Brush in Fuchsia I've been looking for a bright pink lip liner to go with some of my brighter lipsticks for spring and summer, so I decided to try this one. The brush came a…
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Sephora + Drugstore Haul and First Impressions

Sephora + Drugstore Haul and First Impressions

Beauty hauls, First impressions, Product reviews
Hey guys, I got a little shopping in as I'm settling back into my dorm and gearing up for my last semester of undergrad (yikes!). Let's get started... Sephora Stila Holiday Essentials Kit I picked up this Stila set because I've been really wanting to try out the stay all day liner pen and the powder version of Kitten. Another lip sample is just a bonus! The liner was much more wet than I thought it would be, it's very much a liquid liner despite the felt tip. It was very pigmented and I didn't need to go over it other than to smooth it out. It also really did last all day, and I trust that it would get me through any weather or sweat I could encounter. Kitten…
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Influenster Varsity Voxbox

Influenster Varsity Voxbox

Beauty hauls, First impressions, Product reviews
Hi all, I got another voxbox from Influenster recently, and I've been trying out the products so I can show you what I got along with some first impressions! If you don't know what Influenster is, check out my first voxbox post for a description. Essentially, these products were sent to me for reviewing purposes, but as always, this review will contain my honest experiences and opinions. Now for the box... https://flic.kr/p/qb6aHq The box came with "college essentials." Here's a list of the products and their retail value: 3 small samples and coupons for Clearasil Daily Clear Refreshing Superfruit Wash - the bottle costs $6.49 Airheads Xtreme Bites - $1.69 for a 6 oz. bag Kiss Nail Dress - $6.99 at Walgreens NYC New York Color Big Bold Plumping &…
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Colgate Slimsoft Voxbox from Influenster

Colgate Slimsoft Voxbox from Influenster

First impressions, Product reviews
Hey, girls! I received my first Voxbox from Influenster recently, and I'm so excited to share my thoughts with you. For those of you who don't know, Influenster is a website where bloggers and other "influencers" earn badges by reviewing products and connecting their accounts to their social media pages. You can choose to earn expert badges in 5 areas, and that's how you can qualify to receive free products to test out and review. There are also bonus tasks such as tweeting about the products, making an unboxing video on YouTube, and sharing a photo to Facebook that keep your chances up to get more Voxboxes in the future. I was so surprised when I got the notification that I'd reached the semi-finals. This voxbox seems a bit more…
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Get Smooth Legs for Summer!

Get Smooth Legs for Summer!

First impressions, Product reviews, Skin, Tutorials and Tips
Hey, girls! I've been toying around with the idea of waxing my legs for a few years, but I finally decided to bite the bullet and try an at-home waxing kit. I was always nervous about it because my skin is sensitive, and I thought waxing would make it worse. But my sensitive skin always makes me get bright red and itchy razor bumps on my legs when I shave, and it's just unbearable. I finally decided that even if my skin flared up with waxing, I would have A LOT more time to let my skin relax before doing it all over again, which in the long run seemed a lot more pleasant. After browsing the options, I went for the Sally Hansen Ouch Relief Wax Strip Kit. It…
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Haul + First Impressions: Walgreens and Target

Haul + First Impressions: Walgreens and Target

Beauty hauls, Eyes, First impressions, Lips, Product reviews
Hey there, pretty ladies! I picked up a few items at Walgreens and Target recently, and thought I'd share some first impressions.   Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate Lipstick (09) I know I keep buying lip products lately, but I can't help myself! I snagged the Kate Moss for Rimmel lipstick in shade 09 that I had been eyeing online. This color is very bright and absolutely gorgeous (darker and brighter in person)! I've been into berry colors for my lips lately, and this one seemed perfect to add to my collection because it's a little more on the purple side than what I owned already. It also seems like a great color for fall as well, so I'm excited to get a lot of use out of it. This…
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Recent Drugstore Purchases – Reviews + Swatches

Recent Drugstore Purchases – Reviews + Swatches

Beauty hauls, Eyes, First impressions, Lips, Product reviews
Hi, there! I've collected a few things from the drugstore lately, and thought I'd share what they are and how they're working out for me. Jordana Easyliner for Lips I'm always looking for lip liners because my lips have a difficult shape to follow with lipstick, and liners help keep the color where it should be. I've heard a lot of bloggers on YouTube and Wordpress talk about these lip liners (most recently on Etsycare), so I made a mental note to check them out the next time I went to Walgreens, since I knew the one near me stocks them. They didn't have all of the colors available, but I was able to find 4 that I liked. I got Baby Berry, Tawny, Plush Plum, and Terra Kiss (left…
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Haul + First Impressions: Nordstrom, Sephora, Rite Aid

Haul + First Impressions: Nordstrom, Sephora, Rite Aid

Beauty hauls, First impressions, Product reviews
Hi, there! My mom and I did a little shopping,  so I thought I'd share what I got, along with my first impressions of each item. We went to Nordstrom, Sephora, and Rite Aid. MAC Pro Longwear Bronzing Powder - Nude on Board I was looking for a good bronzer because I didn't bring one home with me for the summer. I actually haven't gotten anything from MAC before, which is kind of ridiculous, so it seemed about time. The compact is really beautiful---it's smooth and shines a reddish brown in the light. It also has a good sized mirror inside, which is always a plus. The bronzer goes on light for my skin tone, but it can be built up darker. I don't know if I can say it…
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