Throwdown Thursday – @bobbibrown vs. @pfcosmetics Illuminating Primers

As my love affair with glowy skin continues, I thought it would be fun to pit a couple of primers that claim to be illuminating against one another to see which one reigns supreme! For this experiment, it will be the @bobbibrown Primer Plus Radiance SPF 35 ($38 for 1.3 ounces at @sephora – versus the @physiciansformula Spotlight Illuminating Primer ($15.99 for 1 ounce at @walgreens – What BB claims: πŸ”˜ A multitasking face primer designed to enhance the quality of your foundation, illuminate the complexion, blur imperfections, and help even out the skin tone πŸ”˜ Features ultra-fine … Continue reading Throwdown Thursday – @bobbibrown vs. @pfcosmetics Illuminating Primers

What I Bought Wednesday – @ultabeauty and @walgreens Hauls

Here are my recent @ultabeauty and @walgreens hauls! Ulta: πŸ”˜ @haskhair UnWined Rose Wine Inspired Dry Shampoo – πŸ”˜ @realtechniques Blend + Blur Foundation Brush – πŸ”˜ @treehut Bohemian Escape Shea Sugar Scrub – πŸ”˜ @treehut Tahitian Vanilla Bean Shea Sugar Scrub – πŸ”˜ @lorealmakeup Infallible Blend Artist Foundation Blender – πŸ”˜ @lorealmakeup Infallible Pro Matte Lock Primer – πŸ”˜ @lorealmakeup Hydra Genius Daily Liquid Care Normal/Dry Skin – Walgreens: πŸ”˜ @elfcosmetics Total Face Sponge – πŸ”˜ @nyxcosmetics Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray Dewy Finish – πŸ”˜ @milanicosmetics Make It Last … Continue reading What I Bought Wednesday – @ultabeauty and @walgreens Hauls

Full Face Friday

πŸ”˜ Moisturizer: @betterskinco Better Skin Mirakle Cream – πŸ”˜ Primer: @penny_and_pine T-Zone Mattifier – πŸ”˜ Foundation: @maybelline Super Stay Full Coverage Foundation (such an incredibly good summer foundation for me!) – πŸ”˜ Contour: @wetnwildbeauty MegaGlo Makeup Stick Contour in Call Me Maple – πŸ”˜ Concealers: @makeuprevolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage Concealer – and @tartecosmetics Double Duty Beauty Shape Tape Contour Concealer – πŸ”˜ Powders: @coverfx Matte Setting Powder – and @toofaced Peach Perfect Mattifying Setting Powder – πŸ”˜ Bronzer: @purcosmetics Skin Perfecting Powder Bronzing Act Matte Bronzer in Light – reading Full Face Friday

Thursday Thoughts – @jeffreestar The Gloss in Diamond Juice

Thursday Thoughts: I am a lip gloss lover. Always have been and probably always will be. So, when @jeffreestarcosmetics released, what they call, The Gloss ($18 for .15 ounces at @beautylish), I knew I had to try it out! What it claims: πŸ”˜ Featuring a diverse range of shades that goes from soft and subtle to vibrant and bold πŸ”˜ Designed for effortless application, the streamlined applicator disperses product evenly and easily on lips πŸ”˜ The wet-finish, high-shine formula glides over lips without ever feeling sticky or tacky πŸ”˜ Featuring a delicate crΓ¨me brΓ»lΓ©e scent that’s delectable without being overpowering … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts – @jeffreestar The Gloss in Diamond Juice

Wear Test Wednesday – @sormecosmetics

Although I have discovered a couple of really good ones, I still hope that, some day, I am able to find a waterline eyeliner that is rich in pigment and stays on all day long with no fading or smudging. In order to find it, I need to keep testing! Today, it was the @sormecosmetics Metallics Eyeliner in the shade Galaxy ($14 for .05 ounces on their website). What it claims: πŸ”˜ Infused with a pearlescent glitter finish offer endless creative possibilities πŸ”˜ Add graphic effects, highlight features, enhance and define eyes, lips and more with these highly pigmented gel … Continue reading Wear Test Wednesday – @sormecosmetics

Terrific Tuesday – @amazon Prime Day Recommendations and Wish List

Apparently, in my rush to get my sale post up yesterday, I missed a ton of great things on sale for @amazon’s Prime Day! Since I want to make sure you know when things I’ve recommended go on sale, I thought I would do one more sale post to round out this hectic few days of deals! Sign up for a free trial of @amazon Prime: See my full list of recommended items here (not all are on sale): Prime Day recommendations (items I have tried already and love): πŸ”˜ Reusable straw – πŸ”˜ Mascara – reading Terrific Tuesday – @amazon Prime Day Recommendations and Wish List

What’s Empty Wednesday

πŸ”˜ @igkhair First Class Charcoal Detox Dry Shampoo – As I have mentioned many, many times before, this is my all-time favorite dry shampoo. It eliminates any trace of grease in my hair with it’s very powerful formula, while providing me much needed volume. I have already purchased back-ups and highly recommend you try it out, if you haven’t already. βœ… πŸ”˜ @cinemasecretspro Professional Grade Makeup Brush Cleaner – This has drastically cut down the amount of time it takes me to wash my makeup brushes, so I will absolutely repurchase over and over again. βœ… πŸ”˜ @kaallnaturals … Continue reading What’s Empty Wednesday