HUGE Haul: Christmas gifts, Sephora, Drugstore

Beauty hauls, Style, Style hauls, Videos
Hi guys, I hope you all had a great holiday! I've been enjoying time with my family. I wanted to share with you a few things I got for Christmas, along with items I've picked up over the past month. The video also includes my camera shy, football-watching boyfriend, who's visiting me right now. http://youtu.be/AIZdxBNbpD0 Products Mentioned: Maybelline Dream Lumi Concealer in Radiant and Ivory Almay Get Up and Grow Mascara Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Black Cherry John Frieda Luminous Color Glaze in Brunette Ardell 110 Lashes Twin Pack Up & Up Precision Blender Sponge Real Techniques Sculpting Brush Z-Palette Benjabelle Daisy Brush Tree Sigma Brush Cleaning Glove (2nd version) First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser Lavanilla Healthy Deodorant (original scent) Clarisonic Smart Profile System + Deep Pore Cleanser sample…
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DIY: "Where We’ve Been" Collage

DIY: "Where We’ve Been" Collage

DIYs, Lifestyle
Hi everyone, I realize I haven't gone near my "DIY, Packing, and Storage" category in a loooong time, so I thought I'd share this cute DIY idea with you. I made this "where we've been" collage for my boyfriend for Valentine's Day, but it would make a great gift or decoration for anyone! All you need for this is: A collage frame, or a few small frames if you want a more freeform display Maps, either from a store or online to print yourself Scissors and/or an X-acto knife Tape Get your frame first I found this Threshold Wooden collage frame from Target. I wanted one that had different sizes so I could feature special places like our home cities, and I wanted one with more slots than places we've been,…
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Stila Artist Essentials Set

Stila Artist Essentials Set

Palettes and sets, Product reviews
If you follow me on Instagram, you've seen me post a picture of this set. I got this from my sister and her boyfriend for Christmas and I was really happy to have so much to try out! This set gives a great assortment of products: four eyeshadow palettes, a sample-sized convertible color for lips and cheeks, an eyeshadow brush, an eyeliner, and a sample-sized liquid lipstick. The only mirror in this kit is in the convertible color, which is a little bit of a let down, but everything pops out, making the items travel-friendly. The kit comes with a small card that gives step-by-step instructions for a look you can do with each palette. Convertible Color in Peony I've said before that I've always been a little uncomfortable with…
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Perfect Palette Tag

Perfect Palette Tag

Palettes and sets, Product reviews, Tags
Hi everyone, I saw this tag going around YouTube this past month, and since people like to ask for palettes for the holiday season or treat themselves to something nice, it seemed like the perfect time to share some of my favorite palettes! Before I start, I have a few things to clarify: I'll be focusing just on gift-sized (or priced) eyeshadow palettes, and as many different palettes as I can fit in this post while still answering honestly. Some of these palettes contain blushes or other products in them, but the primary focus is on the eyeshadows. But if you're looking for a great blush palette, check out my review of Tarte's Holiday Blush Palette. Now for the palettes! 1) Best Packaging: Urban Decay Ammo Palette https://flic.kr/p/qb7D5N https://flic.kr/p/pvF8Jf People…
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Tarte Off the Cuff 2013 Holiday Blush Palette

Tarte Off the Cuff 2013 Holiday Blush Palette

Face, Palettes and sets, Product reviews
Hi everyone, I'm getting back into reviews, and I'm so excited to share this blush palette with you! I just purchased this during the VIB 20% off sale, and I haven't used any other blushes or bronzers since. The palette retails for $42, and you get 4 blushes and a bronzer, as well as a cute cuff bracelet. I was so excited to see this palette when it came out because I love Tarte's Amazonian Clay blushes and I've been wanting to try more shades. They're super blendable, pigmented, and long-lasting. A look at the packaging: https://flic.kr/p/qb68us https://flic.kr/p/qsD1G4 I didn't think I would like the glittery packaging, but it's really more of a shiny woven fabric, so you don't have to worry about glitter falling off of it while you…
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