Mixing My Liquid Lipsticks

Mixing My Liquid Lipsticks

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Long time no see! I was going through my footage recently and I found something I filmed a couple of months ago. I'm not totally sure how that happened, but every once in a while I find something I started to make and then forgot about. /shrug I've been in a purging mood lately, and I'm working on a series of decluttering videos to cover all that. I haven't totally finished my makeup declutter, so you've got some time to prepare for some good ol' organization porn. In this video, I decided to take stock of my liquid lipstick collection while joining the trend of mixing a type of makeup together and wearing it. Yeah, I know, that trend is super old now, but I was excited to do it…
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Full Face of Makeup Samples

Full Face of Makeup Samples

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I had a lot of makeup samples laying around, so I thought I'd make a fun video doing my whole face of makeup with only makeup samples. I had a blast filming it, even if my eyebrows ended up... not quite right. https://youtu.be/1UbNAAsDXvA Products used: Benefit Pore-fessional primer Kevin Auction The Etherialist Illuminating Foundation in Light YSL Touche Eclait concealer in No. 1 Cover FX cream foundation in N100 (for brows - fail!) Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation in Dark (for contour) Sephora Colorful Blush in No. 5 Sweet on You Benefit Watts Up Highlighter stick Urban Decay Primer Potion in Minor Sin NARS Larger Than Life Longwear Eyeliner Pixi Lash Booster Mascara MUFE Smoky Extravagant Mascara Dior Rouge Lipstick in Exuberant Matte Thanks for watching!
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Painting My Dog’s Nails (and a Chihuahua Birthday Party)

Painting My Dog’s Nails (and a Chihuahua Birthday Party)

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I've been having a blast with my dog Maya lately. She's so sweet and mellow, and she's got a funny little personality. I wanted to give her a beautiful manicure, even though she's a bit of a nervous dog and doesn't like people touching her feet. But I'd say it was a (minor) success! Now up on my beauty channel... https://youtu.be/0kbAqGFZI6I I feel like this should go without saying, but in case any of you are worried about her, we did not harm Maya in making this video. She was a shelter dog and is naturally nervous. Pulling her foot away and trembling are totally normal for her when there's something new going on (and pretty normal for chihuahuas in general, tbh). We agreed before we filmed that if at any…
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Get to Know Me Tag!

Get to Know Me Tag!

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Hi everyone! I wanted to do a more fun, personal video this time around. Let me know if you have a post or video like this so I can check it out! P.S. Sorry that the end is a bit short...my camera stopped filming and I had to improvise! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zd64gdX42_g&w=560&h=315]
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High-End Wants (June 2014)

High-End Wants (June 2014)

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High-End Wants (June 2014) by brokeforbeauty featuring too faced cosmetics Lip care / First Aid Beauty beauty product / MAC Cosmetics beauty product / Hourglass Cosmetics beauty product / It Cosmetics powder foundation / Nars cosmetic / Too faced cosmetic / Yves Saint Laurent face makeup Hi guys! I feel like there are so many things I'm lusting after right now. Maybe the warm weather is making me happy, or maybe it's that I don't have a car to get myself to Sephora, but I've been stalking these items online for a few weeks now. MAC Mineralize Volcanic Ash Exfoliator - My skin's texture has been uneven lately, and I've been wanting to find a good exfoliator to use once or twice a week in addition to my face masks.…
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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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February Basket Update

February Basket Update

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ELF Contouring Blush and Bronzer in St. Lucia I got this back when there was only one shade, and now there are three. I wish I'd waited and gotten one of the other shades, because while I love the bronzer on this duo, the blush just doesn't show up on my skin and it's too glittery. I've been using it as a highlight while the compact has been open for the bronzer, and that's been ok. But I don't want to knock the whole line of these; the bronzer is really beautiful and ELF blushes are usually very pigmented. The $3 price tag makes it worth it just for the bronzer. But if I buy anything from them soon, I have my eye on the duo in Antigua... Urban Decay…
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February Makeup Basket

February Makeup Basket

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Hello! I'm really excited to share this month's makeup basket with you all. As I mentioned in my previous post, I absolutely love February, and I think you'll notice by all of the pink in this post that I'm ready to take on some more rosy hues! I'm probably a bit overly crazy, but my excuse is that my birthday is on Valentine's Day. Naked 3 palette So I didn't pull this out of the depths of my makeup collection, really, but I did put it away this past month to try out other products. Since February is all about romantic pinks, I'm making a point to use it more this month. Wet 'n Wild "Comfort Zone" Looking through my drawers, I realized I've barely touched this palette since the…
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January Basket Update

January Basket Update

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Hey everyone, I just had a crazy week and was surprised to see that the month's just about over! That means it's time to let you all know how I liked the products I pulled out from the depths of my makeup collection this month. I think I bought this hoping it would work for the undereye area, and while it's really pigmented, it can be a bit uneven over such delicate skin. I think it's a pretty good quality concealer, though, and there's a lot of product in the tube for something you need so little of! So I can't really complain about this concealer... it's a great deal. This powder gives a natural finish but isn't matte, even though it claims to be "oil-absorbing." I feel like it…
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January Makeup Basket

January Makeup Basket

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Hey, everyone! I was going to post my 2013 favorites first, but I had this done first and wanted to get it out! Stay tuned for yearly favorites in a couple days. I had a really great experience pulling out some of my old products last month, so I'm going to do it again for the rest of January. I'm especially excited to start this up again because I just spent a month at home where I limited myself to just a few products. ELF concealer I bought this concealer a couple months ago during one of their sales, and I used it a few times and put it away. I remembered liking the coverage, so I hope I fall in love with it! theBalm Sexy Mama Translucent Powder I…
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Update: December Makeup Basket

Update: December Makeup Basket

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Hey everyone, Since I'm already home and didn't bring my basket with me, I have to give my thoughts on these products a bit early. Forgive me for the lack of posts in between; I just made it out of finals week and traveled across the country. Let's get to it! Neutrogena Healthy Skin Foundation in Natural Ivory (20) It goes on nicely, but unfortunately I couldn't deal with how much it dried out my skin. I have oily/combination skin, and I had dry, flaky skin by the end of the day! I think this could be awesome on other people (and many bloggers rave about this foundation), but it's a no for me. Sonia Kashuk Concealer Palette in Hidden Agenda (07) I like this palette, but the concealers are…
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My December Makeup Basket

My December Makeup Basket

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Hey all, I've realized lately that I have a lot of products I haven't used in a while, so to make sure I'm getting the most out of my stash, I'm pulling a few products out this month and using them throughout the month. I'm not going to restrict myself to just these products, especially because I'll be going home in a couple of weeks, but this will help me use up what I already own and hopefully rediscover some amazing products! Let's unpack it... Neutrogena Healthy Skin Foundation in Natural Ivory (20): I got this foundation about a year ago after I heard about it on YouTube, but found that it gave me dry patches around my nose and chin. I definitely want to try this again now that I've…
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