2019 · beauty blogger · project pan

Project Pan 2019: Update #1

Hello there, I can not believe that it is already time for me to my first update on my project pan, and I wish I had great news but I am not sure that I do. I have been using things but haven’t made nearly as much of a dent as I would have liked to, but either way the day to check in is here so I will be sharing my progress and hoping for better progress the next time around. So, for now, let’s just jump in and check in.

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2018 · beauty · Travel

Pack With Me: Fall 2018

Pack With Me

If you did not know I am currently in Florida, for just a few more hours when this post goes up, I will be headed home today. Anyway, a trip is always an excuse for a few blog posts for me and this time around I thought it would be fun to share my travel makeup and skincare, I will warn you, this is not about packing lightly for me because I am a serious over-packer, but I thought it still might be fun to share what I brought along with me to Florida. You might want to grab and drink and a snack before settling in, like most of my blog posts.

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2018 · beauty · beauty blogger · makeup

30 Day Lipstick Challenge

April 2018 30 Day Lipstick Challenge

Today I am doing something a little bit different, I saw this challenge over on guesswhatbeauty and decided that I also needed to do this. I can easily do this a couple more times but I decided to share my findings with you guys this time around. I think this is a fantastic challenge for anyone with a bunch of lipstick that are decluttering, though I will admit, I didn’t end up getting rid of as many as I wanted to. But anyway, let’s jump on in and check out a quick bit I thought about a lot of lipsticks.

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2018 · beauty · beauty blogger · makeup · project pan · skincare

Project Pan 2018

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It is time for another project pan, at this point I think it is impossible for me to finish one project and not start another one, so since I just finished one last weekend it is time to start another one this weekend. This one is different than my past few as it is the first time I am doing one that I plan on doing all year, so this is my one and only project pan for the year, I really wanted to test it out and see how it went, so that’s why we are here. I have once again used the same roulette list and method as some of my past ones, which is here if you want to check it out. I am really excited about this so let’s just jump right on in.

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2017 · beauty · beauty blogger · Blogmas · makeup · Review

Review: Buxom Lips Off Leash

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I am here today to review a holiday set, it’s a little bit late in the season I guess but I think it’s still acceptable to review this, today I will be reviewing the Buxom Lips Off Leash set, this is a pretty big buxom set, much larger than the one I reviewed earlier this month. I have really been loving Buxom lip products so I knew I just had to have this set and I’m really quite happy to have picked this one up. Let’s get into it.

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2017 · beauty · beauty blogger · Holiday · makeup · Review

Review: Buxom Plump, Pucker & Prowl

Buxom Plump, Pucker

It’s time to review another makeup product and another review of a holiday set that I have acquired, it’s another lip set, that’s pretty much everything that I’ve picked up this year. I have a bigger Buxom set but we’re going to start out with the Buxom Plump, Pucker & Prowl because it is smaller and it just makes more sense to me to leave the biggest one for last… even though there are only two. Let’s jump in and talk about this set.

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2017 · beauty · beauty blogger · Haul · makeup

ULTA Points Haul

Ultapointshaul

It is time for another haul, this won’t won’t be quite as large and overwhelming as my past few, but it is still quite a bit. I cashed in some points during the most recent 20% off sale and I’m already planning the next purchase with points. Anyway, that’s not what I’m here for today, today it’s time to haul some holiday products and some things that I’ve had my eye on for a little while now.

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2017 · beauty · beauty blogger

Monthly Favorites: May 2017

May Favorites & Face

It’s time for some monthly favorites and this month I also came up with a monthly face this month, so we’re back to the normal program. May seemed to drag on for quite some time, not as bad as last month though. Now, let’s just jump right into this month favorites!

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This month I stuck to only makeup products, I didn’t completely mean to but when I was trying to round up non-makeup items I couldn’t really come up with anything that really came to mind as a favorite, so for this month, we are sticking to what I love, makeup.

Let’s start with something that I am a little bit surprised that I like because I’m not a huge bronzer kind of person, that is the Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer in Light Bronzer. This bronzer is actually really good and I find it super easy to use, it looks really soft and natural without being overdone. I also really love the scent of this, it’s very prominent but I like the coconut, sunscreen type of scent a lot.

Now, onto something else that I feel like is really hyped up but something that I fell in love with very quickly, which is the Tarte Shape Tape Concealer in Fair. This is a really thick concealer, it is for sure full coverage but at the same time, I find this really easy to blend out and very easy to work with, as well as not really feeling that heavy on the skin which is always a plus in my book.

Essence Make Me Brow in Soft Browny Brows, this is something that I am sure has been in favorites before, probably even a few different ones but this is something that I am a huge fan of so that’s why it keeps showing up. It’s really easy to apply, looks very natural and overall is just a really quick application. It’s just a really easy and very reasonably priced product.

Up next is another product that I feel like gets talked about a fair amount because apparently, this month is the month of hyped up favorites that are actually really good. This product is the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation in Porcelain, this foundation is fabulous and I can completely see myself repurchasing this already, even though I currently have like 9 foundations to go through, but this one is just really nice. It’s a fantastic color match for me, a very lightweight feel while still giving som coverage. The only complaint that I might have about this one is that the applicator is terrible, I’m not a huge fan of dropper types as I find them a bit difficult to work with.

This next one is something that is somewhat new to me but also not, it’s something that I had a sample size of but decided to commit to the full size and that is the Stila Huge Mascara. This may not be my all-time favorite mascara, it’s a tiny bit wetter than I usually like but it’s still a favorite because I still love it, I’m just on the hunt for the perfect mascara.

I cannot link you to this exact product because I don’t believe this is for sale anywhere anymore, but I can link you to the original product which is what I plan on doing. That is the Mac Fix+ in the scent Coconut, I have a travel size of this and just got a full size of the new one, which I am not sure of the scent yet, but I am excited. I love this product already and have used half of it, it does a really good job at finishing off a look and making me look less powdery while prolonging the wear of my makeup and the smell is great.

Speaking of powdery, my next favorite is a powder and that is the Nyx Blotting Powder in Light. I am not a powder connoisseur, I don’t know a lot about powder and I don’t really care that much, as long as it does what I need it to and this one does really well. It’s a nice shade, it’s really soft and leaves a nice finish on the skin.

Rimmel Exaggerate Waterproof Eye Definer in Noir is the last item, I wanted to try a new eyeliner because the one that I had been using is really dark but would always run, so this just made logical sense to me. I have the nude one and use it all the time, I don’t find that it moves or runs at all, so I picked up the black and I love it so much because it just stays put.

And those are all of my favorite products from this past month, so now let’s jump into the look that I came up with using some of these products.

Lorac Behind The Scenes Primer

Anastasia Modern Renaissance Palette Shades: Tempera, Vermeer, Buon Fresco, Warm Taupe, Antique Bronze and Cyprus Umber

Rimmel Exaggerate Eyeliner in Noir

Rimmel Exaggerate Eyeliner in In The Nude

Nyx Matte Liquid Liner in Black

Stila Huge Mascara

Smashbox Photofinish Foundation Primer

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation in Porcelain

Tarte Shape Tape Concealer in Fair

Nyx Blotting Powder in Light

Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer in Light Bronzer

Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Blushing Bride

Tarte Amazonian Clay Highlight in Exposed

Essence Make Me Brow in Soft Browny Brows

Mac Fix+ in Coconut

Buxom White Russian Gloss

And that is everything in terms of what was on my face, I actually really liked this look even though it was a fairly neutral look, but sometimes it’s just nice to go back to something basic and simple, which is what I did a lot for the month of May. Maybe I’ll be back to playing with some more adventourous looks in June, we’ll just have to wait and see.

What were some of your favorite products in May?

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