Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Hello Lovelies!

It's that time again, Ipsy has started with sneak peeks of the next bag!

Want to subscribe to Ipsy? CLICK HERE.

The first sneak peek:

  1. Too Faced Melted Liquified Long-Wear Lipstick
  2. Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
Subscribers will get one of these in their June bag! I am crossing my fingers for the Melted Lipstick, I have so many Smashbox foundation primers floating around, I definitely do not need more.

More sneak peeks to come.....

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

May Ipsy Glam Bag!

Hello Lovelies! 

It is always a great day when I open the mail box and find that pink mail bubbler happily waiting for me to tear it open! 

 It took me two seconds to tear it open and discover the goodies inside!!

This is what I received in my May Ipsy Glam Bag:

This month's bag is the first bag in awhile that I have absolutely fallen in love with, it is so adorable and has already found it's rightful home in my purse!

 Urban Decay Ozone 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil Primer, as well as two samples of the new Revolution High-Color Lipgloss.

Swatches of the Revolution High-Color Lipgloss in Failbait (Pink) & Bittersweet (Purple).
My first impression of these glosses was that they are thick, but not very sticky. The color Failbait is so nice and pigmented, upon swatching it I already want to purchase it. 
I wanted to love Bittersweet but I'm honestly disappointed in it, the color is pretty but it is patchy and you would have to layer it a few times, making it even thicker. I would personally pass on this color.

Bellapiere Cosmetics Gel Eyeliner in Ebony - Black
I am honestly a fan of this brand, everything that I have gotten from them so far has been rather nice in quality. I'm excited to give this liner a try and see how well it lasts throughout the day.

Pixi by Petra Bronzer in Summertime

I'm not a big bronzer wearer, mostly because I am so pale that bronzer always ends up looking bad on me, but I really like this bronze color for an eyeshadow! 

Peter Lamas Detoxifying Citrus C Facial Cleanser
Surprise, Surprise, another cleanser, I have been getting tons of cleansers lately! I would definitely prefer a face lotion over cleanser.

Caviar CC Cream Leave-In Hair Perfector
I love this brand, and was so excited to see it in my bag! This is going to be perfect now that summer is here with all of the humidity.

Bonus Product:

I had some bonus points saved up and I have been wanting to try this Lip Balm for awhile but have yet to get it in any of my subs so I pounced on it while it was available and I am already very happy with it! It definitely feels like it is moisturizing my lips!

Overall I am very happy with this bag, the only item I wasn't thrilled with is the cleanser, but that is only because of the many cleansers I seem to be getting lately.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Diffused Heat Review + Swatch

Hello Lovelies!

I have been wanting to try Hourglass's Ambient Lighting Blush for quite sometime, I know, I know, I am very behind! I have been putting off purchasing one because I wasn't keen on spending $35 on a single blush, but I decided it was time to take the plunge and go for it! I am more into peach and coral blushes so I picked the blush in Diffused Heat.

Light Swatch (no flash)

'heavier' swatch (no flash)


I really like the packaging on this, it is a shiny rose gold. I love how nice and sleek it is, it definitely has the 'high-end' look. 
The blush is a vibrant poppy color and let's just be honest here, the blush itself looks cute! The formulation is smooth and blends nicely into the skin, you can really work this color up too if you want to go for a bolder look. I was impressed with how long lasting it was, I didn't need to touch this up once through out the day. The only thing about this blush that I do not like is that it has a bit too much glitter in it for my liking. *Fingers crossed for Hourglass to release a matte version*

Overall I am happy with this blush and would consider purchasing some of the other colors. 

Monday, April 13, 2015

Beauty Empties + Review!

Hello Lovelies!

I have some empties that I have been needing to post for you! I was reminded about them today after my husband found them and was wondering why I was keeping a box of trash under the sink. He still doesn't get the whole concept of women sharing their product reviews, but that is okay, I still love him ;)

From Left to Right:

  • Omni Potent Duosity Double Whipped Repairing Treatment - I wouldn't normally post a foil in an empty review but I thought this one deserved some recognition. I am OBSESSED with conditioners an hair treatments because I have long and damaged hair, this duo made my hair so soft and smooth. I definitely want to buy this product after trying it!
  • Dove Daily Moisture Conditioner - My hair is really long so it can tangle easily and this is one of the better drugstore brand conditioners that help smooth it back out.
  • Beauty Protector Protect & Detangle - This product is one of the reasons why I love beauty subscriptions, if I did not subscribe to them, I would have never found out about this brand. This detangler is other worldly! As I have said, my hair is a brat and tangles easily and a lot, this amazing product not only helps me detangle it, but it also smells so good and fruity! It is like a perfume for my hair!
  • Macadamia Flawless Cleansing Conditioner - This is another great conditioner that leaves my hair silky smooth.
  • Fekkai Blowout Hair Refresher Dry Shampoo - Hands down the best dry shampoo that I have ever tried! I have been looking for this in stores but have yet to find it because it is always sold out! 
  • Klorane Dry Shampoo - This product is ok, but I would not purchase it.
  • Davines Absolute Beautifying Conditioner - I picked this conditioner as a sample from a Birchbox, and I am SO happy that I did! It is such an amazing conditioner, my hair is incredibly soft after using it. 

  •  Kiehl's Ultra Facial Oil-Free Toner - I was so happy to find this toner, it is so far the only toner I have ever tried that does not dry my skin out and give me a horrible reaction. 
  • Olay Fresh Effects Everything Off Make-Up Removal Wipes - These were decent wipes, I wish they were a little more moist, but overall they weren't bad.

  • Caress Daily Silk Body Wash in White Peach & Silky Orange Blossom - Ok body wash, the scent was nice and it did the job but it wouldn't be one of my first picks.
  • The Body Wash Body Scrub in Pink Grapefruit - If you are looking for a strong grapefruit smell to wake you up in the morning, look no further this scrub is perfect haha! As for a scrub it was pretty good, and I would re-purchase it.

  • Pink Sugar Eau De Toilette - My holy grail of perfumes! I love how this makes me smell like a candy shop! The scent is like walking into an ice cream shop that just made a fresh batch of waffle cones. I was so sad to see the end of this bottle, I will definitely be repurchasing!
  • Mini vial of Lavanila Laboratories Pure Vanilla Parfum - This smells so good, again just like vanilla! I can see myself buying a full bottle.
  • Taylor Swift Wonderstruck Enchanted Eau De Parfum - My husband bought me this perfume, I was actually quite shocked because he never just randomly purchases beauty products for me. Just like my other perfumes this one has a sweet scent, and I found myself loving it, obviously! The packaging is also adorable, I plan on taking off the charms and making a bracelet or key chain.
  • Bath & Body Works Forever Red - I got this as a stocking stuffer and instantly fell in love! I was worried it would be a limited edition Christmas item, but thankfully it is still on the site so that I can buy a full sized bottle.

  •  Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara (Black) - I love, love, love this mascara! It separates my lashes, and makes them so long! I have added this to my holy grail make-up list, which honestly, isn't that long haha
  • Yu-Be Moisturizing Skin Cream - I have very chapped lips so I use this at night and wake up with smooth lips every morning. Thank you Birchbox for sending this product in one of my boxes! 
  • elf Nail Remover Polish Pads - Meh, these weren't great but they smelled really good, they were citrus scented! Although, for $2 I would rather just buy a bottle of remover that will last me a lot longer!


Hello Lovelies!

I wanted to give you all a heads-up that Target put their newest beauty subscription box up for purchase. Target's box is only $5 including shipping! If you want to grab it, Click Here. 

Here is a peek into what is going to be in the box! Looks like a great deal for only $5!

Friday, April 10, 2015

Affordable Nail Accessories Haul + Links!

Hello Lovelies!

I don't know about you, but I love nail accessories, especially nail wraps! Nail accessories can get pretty expensive, so I prefer to find great deals on items from online! Ebay and Amazon are great places to get decent nail accessories for cheap! 

Here is what I got in my haul, I will also include links! 

15 Piece Nail Brush Set 
I got this set on Amazon for only $2.59 + FREE SHIPPING!!

 Nail Tip Guides (French, Chevron & Tear Drop) This comes with 10 packs!!
I got this set from Amazon for only $1.77 + Free Shipping!!

My absolute favorite things, nail wraps! These were only $1.49 each on Ebay and they always send you a couple of free sets when you order from them, the 3 bottom sets were extras they added in! 

NOTD Featuring NCLA Holo Polish + Nail Stickers!

Hello Lovelies!

I wanted to show you my nails of the day! I used my NCLA Holo Polish in Vacation on Mars and some nail wraps that I got on Ebay for $1.49! I am absolutely OBSESSED with holographic polishes, the pictures do not do this polish justice! 

If you want to try out some of the nail wraps the seller is currently having a sale of buy 2 get 2 random sets free, Click Here. 
*I am in no way associated with this seller, I paid for my nail wraps with my own money*