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What’s in my make-up bag?

15 Nov

 

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This is what I carry with me everyday.

Starting from top and then left to right:

MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Powder in Medium.  It’s a good powder, does it’s job.  Keeps me from looking too oily 🙂

Sephora Kabuki Brush.  It’s retractable and perfect for the purse.  I got this on clearance last year and it’s now gone from the site.  This is the closest I could find for the price.

Starlooks Kohl Liner in Obsidian.  Still available and only $9.00 USD.

Revlon ColorBurst in Fliratious Charmeuse $12.88 USD.  I love that this doubles as a lip balm. It’s so soft.

Hikari lipstick in Cabernet $13.00 USD

Sephora + Pantone Universe Collection lipstick in Pure Marsala.  This was a limited edition color last year and I went bonkers over it.  There are still items left over in that shade on Sephora’s website.  It’s a red brown shade, and I’m still a little obsessed with it.

Clinique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey $17 USD.  This is one of my favorite make-up items of all tume.

Blotterazi by beautyblender.  This was a Birchbox sample because I don’t know I would actually purchase this.  It’s $20.00 USD and it’s supposed to be an alternative to blotting.  But, if it really worked would I still be carrying around my MAC Mineralize?

Hope you lovelies enjoyed what is in my purse!

Thanks for reading!!

~Anna

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Sale Alert! Coastal Scents Eyeshadow Palettes!

22 Apr

$11.95 for 120 eyeshadows it just ridiculous. These shadows work great! Honestly, they have MAC level color payoff.

 

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March Empties!

16 Apr

March FLEW by, here are the products I used up!!

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Sale Alert – Coastal Scents 88 Palette

19 Jan

OMG.  This is SOOOO worth it.

I use this puppy almost every day.  The colors are awesome, have great staying power – they are comparable to MAC or other high end shadows, especially if you use eye shadow primer.  (I love the NYX HD eyeshadow primer, its cheap and awesome.)

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Here is photographic evidence.  Me wearing one of the dark greens.  LOOK AT THE COLOR PAYOFF!!!!

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Buzzfeed : 27 beauty Products to look for in 2014.

3 Jan

I am personally kind of tired of these Buzzfeed lists, but this one is better and exciting.  (according to me.)

The 27 Transcendent Beauty Products to Look out for in 2014.

I mean, ‘transcendent’ might be a bit of an exaggeration, but I like their moxie.

Here are some of the Must Have’s on the list:

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[Even more] MAC lipstick dupes.

19 Dec

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Best Red Lipsticks

12 Dec

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These beautiful reds range in price – between $6-$26!

The ones I want to try the most are the MAC – Russian Red, the Besume and the Tarte!

Want a $2 dupe of Russian Red – CLICK HERE

New fave – Berry Colored Lips

12 Nov

I like berry lips for fall, and I was thrilled to find in my own collection a berry colored MAC lipstick!

Hello, Hang Up!  Why have we not hung out in a long time?

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~Anna

October 2013 Empties Post

16 Oct

Last time I did one of these was back in August, and I accumulated a ton of empties since then.  I probably waited too long to do this, but oh well…maybe I can try to do an Empties Post once a month.

Since there are so many, I’m not going to make a lot of comments about these products unless I wouldn’t repurchase for some reason or I really loved them.

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See?  There is a  ton of stuff!!

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These are both very similar to the Smashbox Face Primer.  I actually prefer the Sephora brand to the Hourglass.  Hourglass is white and blends, Sephora is clear.

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The E.L.F. setting spray is a staple in my collection.

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I would not repurchase this liquid eyeliner.  It didn’t stay on me AT ALL.  I looked like I cried…a lot.

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I would not repurchase this Boots Expert Instant Matte.  I thought it may have been a good dupe for Clinique’s T-Zone which was discontinued (TRAGIC).  It fell VERY SHORT of my expectations.

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One of my fave mascaras.  OF COURSE I will repurchase this 🙂

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I’m so in love with these glosses.

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Our V-Primer 🙂

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The best blotting paper you can get for a $1.00 USD.

If you have any questions about any of these, let me know and I will be happy to share my humble opinion 🙂

~Anna

Pink Lips – great for fair skin

15 Oct

Up until this year I have been afraid of pink lipstick.  I thought it was “too girly” or “too young” but in all honesty, it’s the best color for my fair skin tone.  There are so many great pinks out there.  I just stumbled across this amazing list.

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  1. Bobbi Brown Pink Lipstick
  2. Chanel Phoenix Rouge Allure Laque
  3. Chanel Venus (124) Glossimer
  4. Dolce & Gabbana Pink Lipstick
  5. Dolce & Gabbana Fascination Lipstick
  6. Dolce & Gabbana Fuchsia Lipstick
  7. Dolce & Gabbana Splendid Lipstick
  8. Elizabeth Arden Perfect Flamingo Lipstick
  9. Elizabeth Arden Perfect Tulip Lipstick
  10. Guerlain Giulette Rouge G Lipstick
  11. Illamasqua Follow Intense Lipgloss
  12. Illamasqua Frenzy Intense Lipgloss
  13. Illamasqua Fume Intense Lipgloss
  14. Illamasqua Indulge Intense Lipgloss
  15. Illamasqua Petulant Intense Lipgloss
  16. Lancome Electric Pink La Laque Fever
  17. Lancome Fleur de Lis Lipstick
  18. Lancome Fuchsia Clutch Lipstick
  19. Lancome Hot Number Lipgloss
  20. Lancome Pink Sapphire Lipstick
  21. Laura Mercier Hydrangea Lipstick
  22. MAC Chatterbox Lipstick
  23. MAC Full Fuchsia Lipstick
  24. MAC Fusion Pink Lipstick
  25. MAC Girl About Town Lipstick
  26. MAC Hot Gossip Lipstick
  27. MAC Speed Dial Lipstick
  28. Make Up For Ever #203 Lipstick
  29. Milani Rose Hip Lipstick
  30. NARS Funny Face Lipstick
  31. NARS Hot Wired Lip Lacquer
  32. NARS Schiap Lipstick
  33. NYX Chloe Lipstick
  34. Shiseido Pout (RS326) Lipstick
  35. Smashbox Flirty Lipstick
  36. VS Makeup Be Mine Lipstick
  37. YSL Fetish Pink Lipstick

What more?  Check out THIS SITE