Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Fireball: Review and Tutorial

Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Fireball: Review and Tutorial

Eyes, Product reviews, Seasonal, Summer, Tutorials and Tips, Videos
Hi all, It's been too long. I was sick as I was moving, ran around all over the place to get furniture and set up the new apartment, and then got sick again. After two weeks of this second illness, I'm finally feeling like I'm in the clear. You can hear in the video that my voice is slightly too deep, as I filmed it last week when I was still coughing a lot... but I was desperate to get something out to you guys! I went to Sephora on a whim recently and got a few samples of eyeliners and skincare to try out, and I decided to check out Urban Decay's new summer products. When I saw that most of their new eyeshadows are duochrome/have some sort of shift to…
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July Favorites

July Favorites

Favorites, Product reviews
Hi guys! You may have noticed my posts and videos slowing down a bit this past month, and that's due to my feeling ill for probably about half the month overall. But I've spent that time in bed planning out my posts for the rest of my time here in Virginia (only two weeks!?!), so hopefully I'll be back at it in full force this month! A lot of my favorites are combinations of things, so this looks like a lot of products, but once you group them up it's not too bad.   Garnier BB Cream Combo   I love the Garnier BB creams, and lately I've been loving the two different types (original and oily/combination) mixed together. I wrote a post about these last fall, so check that…
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BH Cosmetics "That's Heart" Palette Review + Tutorial

BH Cosmetics "That's Heart" Palette Review + Tutorial

Palettes and sets, Product reviews, Tutorials and Tips, Videos
Hi guys, I grabbed this BH Cosmetics "That's Heart" palette from Hautelook for a hefty discount fairly recently, and after a few weeks of trying it out, I'm finally ready to give you guys a review! You know how some products you try once, and you just know how they work? Like my last review on the color-changing lipstick. It was clear after one use how I felt about it, and how to describe it to you guys. Well, this palette took a little more time to figure out. It caught my eye for the eyeshadows--I love that there are a few neutrals and a few colors--and the fact that the bronzer, blush, and highlight were built in, too. How can I say no to convenience? Here are the swatches of the eyeshadows: And…
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What I Brought With Me (Summer 2014)

What I Brought With Me (Summer 2014)

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Hi everyone, Sorry for another long break from blogging: I started my internship, and then the house I'm staying in lost power and then Internet for a few days. But now I'm back, so I'll be figuring out how to fit blogging into my schedule now that I have a 9-6 workday. I thought I'd show you guys what makeup I packed for my summer. I tried to leave as much behind as possible... Bye bye, makeup! But I did end up bringing quite a bit with me, so let's get to it. Foundations In photo (L-R): Clinique BB cream, Garnier BB creams in original and oily/combination, Covergirl Outlast 3-in-1, Revlon Colorstay, Estee Lauder Double Wear, IT Cosmetics Bye, Bye Redness, Laura Geller Balance 'n Brighten, L'Oreal Miracle Blur oil-free…
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St. Tropez Self Tanners

St. Tropez Self Tanners

Product reviews, Skin
Hi everyone! I got some responses about this self tanner when I mentioned in my favorites that I was drafting up a review, so I'm so excited to be getting this review to you all! I got the St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Mousse, Self Tan Bronzing Lotion Face, and a mini Tan Applicator Mitt from a giveaway at my college a few months ago and finally got to break it open recently. I've used the bronzing mousse once on my legs, and the bronzing face lotion here and there a couple times. Here's what the products look like: I love the black, white, and blue packaging. It looks so classic and sturdy. The pumps are great because they don't make a mess as you use them, and with self…
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Summer Nail Colors

Summer Nail Colors

Nails, Product reviews, Seasonal, Summer
Happy Sunday! For my second Sunday Spotlight, I thought I'd focus on summer nail colors. I know everyone's wondering where the summer went and starting to gear up for fall, but if that's making you sad, let me remind you that fall doesn't technically start until the end of September. So go on ahead and treat yourself to a bright and summery manicure---you have time! Now let's talk COLOR! I've picked out my favorite summer colors from what I have with me right now: https://flic.kr/p/qb5qrU From left to right: 1 Revlon nail polish in Revlon Red (680) - A beautiful, bright cherry red. It's that classic red that looks great all year long. It goes on very opaque, so you only need one or two coats. 2 Hot Topic nail…
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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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