Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Flashback Friday (Monday) Novmeber 2010

Hi again everyone-
I started doing this series last month after seeing Marni (MsGoldGirl) and Kristin (KristinGehm) do them.  I think they are a great idea because a lot of times after we tell you we love something an then do a review and maybe a face of the month you never really see what we think after. I do now tend to talk about products I use all the time more in my Vlog videos. but if you are not in to watching that type of video this is a better option.   You can see what products I still have and use or what I have chained from a few years ago.  I went back 4 years because I thought there was a better chance that my mind had changed (or hadn't) on certain products.
I hope you enjoy and please let m know if you have any questions.

YSL Fusion Ink
Shiseido Dual Balance
Lancome Nude Miracle
Laura Mercier Mineral Powder Loose
Laura Mercier Mineral Powder pressed
Versa Spa Spray
Guerlain Terracotta Tanner
Arbone Skincare
Colleen Rothschild
Items Mentioned-
Cleansing Balm
Eye Cream
Face Oil


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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Makeup Graveyard Highlighters

Hi again everyone-
This is another video in the Makeup Graveyard series.  I am so excited to get my vanity cleared out and ready for the new year!  :o)  The organizing part alone is fun for me.
I don't have as many highlighters as I do most other things.  I tend to only buy them when I hear others raving and I feel like I have to own them.  Then I end pup getting it and not really using it.  So I actually am getting rid of quite a few of them.
I hope you enjoy and please let me know if you have any questions.

Laura Mercier Rose Illuminator- Limited Edition
MAC MSF Blonde, Refined, Stereo Rose
Laura Mercier Matte Radiant Baked Powder 01
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder Dim Light
Too Faced Candelight Glow
Dior Amber Diamond- Limited Edition- Similar
ELF Golden Bronzer
MAC Natural Flare- Limited Edition
Laura Mercier Mineral Illuminating Powder Starlight, Candlelight- no longer sold
The Balm Mary Lumanizer
Lorac Spotlight Perfectly Lit Powder
Laura Mercier Shimmer Block Golden
Tarte Amazonian Clay
Bare Minerals Pure Radiance
Benefit Whats Up


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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Vlog November 8th through 14th

Hi again everyone-
So we are on to another week here on my Vlog series. Not to much exciting this week.  A few recipes and a little makeup application of the Becca Ombre Nude Palette that I am in love with!
I hope you enjoy and let me know if you have any questions or requests.


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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Review Stila In the Light Palette

Hi again everyone-
I picked this palette up during one of the Ulta sales.  Actually I picked it up at Sephroa online and ordered it then I saw a special at Ulta for it, so I returned the one from Sephora and picked it up at Ulta.  I had heard Marnie (MrsGoldgirl) talking about it and the colors looked great.
I will mention that right now the palette is on sale for $20 at Sephora because i have heard it is being discontinued, so rush over and pick one up if you are interested.

Product Break Down:
Pigmentation- 5/5
Texture- 5/5
Longevity- 5/5
Application- 5/5
Packaging- 5/5
Price- 5/5 (even better now that it is $20 at Sephora)
Product Overall- 5/5

Stila in the Light Palette


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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Face of the Month with Bobbi Brown Smokey Nudes Palette

Hi again everyone- 
This face often month is a favorite of mine that I go back to all the time.  I actually wear it quite often.  A lot of people have asked for a tutorial on the Becca Ombre Nude and I will put a little tutorial on this with my blog next week.  
I hope you enjoy and here are all the products I used.  

Please let me know if there are any looks or products you would like to se win next months face of the month.  


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Friday, November 14, 2014

Vlog November 1st through the 7th

Hi again everyone-
SO this week I got a lot of new things in from Sephora and MJ got a new toy that is hilarious.  We went out to eat at a great new place in our area and lots more.
I hope you enjoy these and please let me know if there is anything else yoiu would like to be seeing from me in the video.


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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Makeup Graveyard Series Powders

Hi again everyone-
This week I am doing my video from my Makeup Graveyard Series and it is on all my Powders.  Setting powders that is.  Blushes and other powders will come soon after.
I tend to gravitate towards powders that have a tint and give that extra bit of coverage.
After I do these videos I always feel better about what I have and remember to use items that I havent used in a while.

Here is the list of all the products I mentioned:
Makeup Forever Duo Matte
MAC Studio Fix
Laura Mercier Foundation Powder
Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Powder
Clinique Perfectly Real Compact Makeup
Chanel Natural Finish Loose Powder
Makeup Forever Pro Finish
Kat Von D Lock it powder
Laura Geller Balance and Brighten
Bare Minerals Foundation
Cover Fx Pressed Mineral
Laura Mercier Loose Minerals
Mary Kay Mineral Powder
Clinique Blended Face Loose Powder
Guerlain Meteorites
Eave Pearl Invisible Powder
Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder
Young Blood Mineral Powder
Hourglass Dim Light
MAC Mineralized Skinfinsh
Marcelle Quad Pressed Powder
Bare Minerals Well Rested
Bare Minerals Summer Bisque
Ben Nye Banana Powder
Tarte Bamboo brush
Bare Minerals Faux Tan
Tarte Amazonian Clay Airbrush
Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder
Benefit Powderflage- discontinued
MAC Limited Edition Powder Holiday

Please let me know if you have any questions and if you would like to see a revue won anything I may have missed reviewing.


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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Sephora Friends and Family Haul

Hi again everyone-
So I posted a blog post a few days ago with some Sephora VIB sale ideas.  Now I have a haul video with the items that I pick dup at the Friends andFamily Sale.  I tend to go for things that I will review and things that I need back up's on.  This time I went a little crazy.  Plus I had the Ulta 20% off too.  Lots going on.
Here is what I picked up.

KP Duty Scrub
KP Duty Lotion
Lancome Nude Miracle
Estee Lauder Perfection Foundation
Givenchy Photoperfection
Sephora Airbrush
Drybar 3 Day Bender Curling Iron
Dry Bar triple Sec 3 in 1
MUFE lipliner 1C and 3C
Too Faced Perfect Lips Perfect Spice
Urban Decay 24/7 Naked
Smashbox always sharp liner- Nude
Anastasia Brow wiz
Becca Ombre Nudes Eye Palette
NARS Blush Madly and Luster
Laura Mercier Pressed Mineral Powder
Laura Merscier Smooth finish
Tarte CC Corrector
Lancome Grandiose
Lancome Hypnose Drama
Laura Mercier Mascara
Buxom Gloss Lisa and Celeste
Buxom- Full Bodied Lip Gloss
NARS Audascious Anita
Hourglass Fable/Peace
Bobbi Brow LipStick
Too Faced La Cream Lip Color
Urban Decay Revolution- Feind, Lovelight, Naked
Z palettes
LA Girl Pro Conceal
Camp Cosmetics- Kristin's Palette
Shisheido Sun Protection
Lorac pro mega- sold out at amazon right now- keep your eyes open for a restock.
Dr Brandt Pore No More
IT cosmetics Brushes:
Angled Liner and Brow 217
Flawless face 311
Plush Powder 313
Effortless Crease 320
Kenra Silkening Gloss
Urban Decay Rush
Urban Decay Liar Liner
Too Faced La Cream Naughty Nude
Mally Evercolor Poreless powder
Stella and Dot Arrow Necklace
Gorjana Taner Bar
Stella and Dot Wishbone
Aeerie Shirt
Aeerie Sweat Pants
Ann Taylor Polka Dot Similar
Ann taylor Cashmere Sweater
J Crew Shirts
Hue Leggins

I hope you enjoyed my haul and plea let me know if you have any questions or any ideas of things you want me to pick up on the VIB sale for reviews.


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Friday, November 7, 2014

Vlog October 25th through the 31st

Hi again everyone-
Another week has come and gone.  I am really enjoying doing these vlogs.  I think that you get to see a bit of what I do every day.  I will say that I am sure it will begin to get boring for you guys since most of my days seem to be the same.  Gym, home, get ready, dinner.  Haha.
A lot of people have requested I start mentioning what I am wearing when I have makeup on, so I have started to do that.  Also people have requested more on my food/dinner ideas and maybe some meal planning.  I will try and add that soon.
Please enjoy and let me know if you have any questions.


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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Sephora VIB Sale Wish List Ideas

Hi Again Everyone-
I have been asked many times this year to put together a Sephora VIB sale Wish List. I will be posting my Sephora Friends and Family sale items on Friday.
I will list some other items that I think are must buy items for your VIB list and then at the end I will also add some gift ideas and men's items.
So lets get started.

Here are some items that I think are must have items from my collection that if someone asked me I would say to pick up:

Guerlain Terracotta Jolie
Guerlain Lingere De Peau
Guerlain Perfection
Givency Photoperfection
YSL Fusion Ink
Dior Star
MUFE Matte Velvet Plus

NARS Radiant Creamy 
Tarte Amazonian Clay
Urban Decay 24/7

Laura Mercier Minerals Loose
Laura Mercier Minerals Pressed
Guerlain Meteorites
MUFE Pro Finish

Too Faced Chocolate 
Marc Jacobs 
Guerlain Terracotta 4 Season

NARS Holiday Palette
Hourglass Ambient

Laura Mercier Matte Radiance

Eye Shadows:
Urban Decay
Bobbi Brown

Eye Palettes:
Urban Decay Naked
Too Faced Natural
Stila In the Light
Becca Ombre Nude

Eye Liner:
Laura Mercier Pan Liner
Kat Von D Tattoo

Lancome Grandiose
Lancome Hypnose
Laura Mercier Mascara

Eye Brows:
Anastasia Brow Wiz
Benefit Gimmee Brow
Blinc Brow Mouse

Sephora Pro Airbrush- My new Favorite Brushes

Lip Liner:
MUFE Aqua Lip
Urban Decay 24/7

Lip Stick:
Urban Decay Revolution
Too Faced La Creme
Bobbi Brown
NARS Audascious

Lip Gloss:
MUFE Lab Shine

Dry Bar Line
Living Proof PHD

KP Duty Line
Soap and Glory Body Butter

Formula X

Marc Jacobs Dot

Perricone MD Line

Here are some gift set ideas- for gifts or yourself:
Sephora Favorites
Give Me Lip
Glitz and Glam Part Escentials
Buxom Lip Gloss Roulette
Glam Glow 
Smashbox Master Class

Here are some gift ideas for men:
Jack Black Big Set
Jack Black Travel Set- anything from them is amazing
Anthony Body Wash
Clinique Skin to Go Set
Cologne Sampler

I hope you found the helpful.  Please let me know if there are any items you want me to pick up for review or if you have any questions.


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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

October Five Favorites and One Regret plus a few extras

Hi again everyone-
It is that time again for Favorites and regrets.  I am always shocked when the times goes by so fast.  October was beautiful here in Maryland and I am NOT looking forward to the winter.  they are calling for a bad one.  Yuck.  So I had a few more that five favorites and one regret.  I added in some clothes and brushes.  Ok, so really I just couldn't narrow it down.  Plus I had a good amount of empties- hair and skin care, but still empty.  haha.
So here they are.

KP duty
Hourglass Lip Stick Mural
MAC Studio Fix Powder
Bobbi Brown Smokey Nude Eyes Palette
Karmin Dryer

IT Brush 115
IT Brush 225
IT Brush 227

Face of the month link

The Balm Mary Lumanizer

Hue Leggings
GAP Fit Shirts

Kerastase Cristataliste
Kerastase Ciment Thermique
CerVa Sa Cream
Colleen Rothschild Complete Eye Cream
Colleen Rothschild Dual Enzyme Polish

I hope you guys enjoyed this and next up are my weekly blog, Sephroa FF sale items and ideas.


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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Flashback Friday

Hi again all-
I started doing a new series (very slightly different name) that I have seen on YouTube.  I believe Marnie (MrsGoldgirl) started it.  I think it is a super fun way to see what you (I) used to love and where those items are now.  I am surprised at what I think now about the items.  I had a few that I still love and some that I done like or use anymore.  Some you just evolve and chafe your preference of.

Here are my pics: 
Guerlain Extreme now perfection
Urban Decay Naked
Sigma Kabuki- no longer sold
Bare Minerals Mascara:
Flawless Definition
Dior Iconic Overcurl
Too Faced Better Than Sex
Michael Todd Eye Base- no longer sold
Benefit Stay Don't Stray
Urban Decay Primer Potion
Morocan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner
Oribe Shampoo and Conditioner

Take a look and see both videos and what I think!

My video from 2010.


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