May Favorites!

May Favorites!

Your favorite inconsistent blogger here back with a niche favorites. Honestly, they are the best posts to write and the main reason I’m writing this is because one of the products blew me away, and I was not expecting it. So! Let’s get into it.

Cover FX Calming Primer

My skin has done a complete 180 in the last few years. It has gone from incredibly oily to now dry, and often red. I picked this up for a pretty penny on a whim at Sephora and I’m really happy that I did. It’s a great primer that is true to its name in that it calms my skin. It is the perfect first step to your makeup routine and I can’t recommend it enough.

LORAC Pirates of the Caribbean Cheek Palette

If you guys didn’t know from my blog name, I’m a huge Disney fan. I’m also a huge makeup fan, obviously. So combine the two and what do you get? An empty wallet. I love this cheek palette and the fact that it combines highlighters, a blush and a bronzer. I’m going to New York later this summer and I will definitely be bringing this with me. I also might have already ordered the Beauty and the Beast eye shadow palette.. first impression anyone?


Tanya Burr Cosmetics Enchanted Dream Eye Shadow Palette

I placed a Feel Unique order a few weeks ago as I missed some London essentials, and decided to add this in my cart. I’ve always wanted to try her eye shadows as I’m such a big fan of the cheek palette. I’m really happy I did. The quality is amazing for the price. When I’m just running out the door/don’t want anything to fancy I just put Cocoa Plum all over my lid and call it a day. It looks really pretty on its own or mixed with the colors in the palette.


Maybelline Master Fix Setting Spray

This something I picked up after I had run out of my Milani spray- they don’t sell it in my local shops 😦 I’m glad I tried this one though because I do like it a lot and it’s almost empty. When I use a setting spray, I like to feel it spray on my face. Maybe that’s weird? This does that and I think it does a damn good job of making my makeup last longer. I feel incomplete when I don’t finish my makeup with a spritz of a setting spray.


EcoTools Makeup Brush Shampoo

You haven’t blogged in 3 months and you’re putting a brush shampoo in your favorites? Listen, the first time I used this I had little to no expectations. I followed the directions on the back of the bottle and let my brushes dry. When I picked them up the next day to use them, I was absolutely blown away. Not only were they squeaky clean, they were also as soft as the day I bought them. This is something that now sits on my bathroom counter because it is that good.

 

That’s a wrap for now folks! I promise I’ll try to blog more. I’m going to a Once Upon a Time event this weekend and I’m Disney bounding each day so maybe I’ll do a post with how to get the looks. That could be fun. Tell me- what were your May favorites and what do I need to try?

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Valentine’s Day \\ The Look

Valentine’s Day \\ The Look

Ah, the best day of the year for single people – Valentine’s Day.

To me, this has and always will be a Hallmark holiday that I do not care to celebrate whether or not I have a boyfriend. Thought I’d do a little tutorial for all the non-believers/Valentine’s lovers. I’ll be waiting for the candy sale on the 15th.

Here’s my 10 step tutorial for V-Day.

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Step 1: A dark smoky eye to accurately reflect the color of your soul

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Step 2: Cat Eyes to foreshadow that you’ll become a crazy cat lady

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Step 3: Waterproof mascara for when you realize that literally all of your friends have significant others

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Step 4: Full coverage concealer to hide your true feelings

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Step 5: Sharp contour to show that you aren’t to be messed with

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Step 6: A strong brow to show that you are a strong woman

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Step 7: Highlighter because you need more men to notice you

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Step 8: A dark, vampy lip because lord knows you’re not making out with anyone

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Step 9: Setting spray to make your makeup last until you find a man, better hope it’ll keep your makeup on for years

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Step 10: Finish the look, conquer the world – or the bar

xx – Emily

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Products Used: Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette in Black Market & Armor, ColourPop Gel Liner in Swerve, Maybelline Rocket Volume Waterproof Mascara, Charlotte Tilbuy Magic Foundation in Fair, Tarte Shape Tape Concealer in Light Neutral, Maybelline Master Contour Stick in Light, Rimmel Brow This Way in Dark Brown, Jeffree Star Skin Frost in Peach Goddess, Jeffree Star Liquid Lipstick in No Tea, No Shade, NYX Dewy Setting Spray

Affordable Makeup || The Look

Affordable Makeup || The Look

Hello Lovelies!

I decided to write a little blog post featuring a bunch of affordable makeup for you all. I have been loving drugstore makeup as of late and often gravitate towards it more than my high end picks. This look features only affordable products!

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Maybelline Dream Cushion Foundation in

Rimmel Stay Matte Powder in Translucent

Maybelline Better Stay Concealer in Light

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Rimmel Brow This Way in

Essence Make Me Brow in

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Physicians Formula Butter Blush in

Wet N Wilde Mega Cushion Hightlight in

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Colourpop Pressed Shadows in

Colourpop Gel Liner in Swerve

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NYX Lingerie Lipstick in

NYX Dewy Finish Setting Spray

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That’s all folks! Tell me, what are some of your favorite affordable makeup products at the moment?

*Bonus Points* if you saw my cat’s sneaky cameo in the first picture.

Beauty Haul || Sephora, Ulta & More!

Beauty Haul || Sephora, Ulta & More!

Hello Lovelies!

So, with all of the new beauty releases I decided to let myself go a little crazy in my favorite places to buy makeup. I was excited, my bank account is not – oh well! I thought I’d share what I bought with all of you and possibly do some first impressions and other blogs!

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Urban Decay Optical Illusion Primer & Nars Sheer Glow in Punjab & Smashbox Cover Shot Palette in Golden Hour

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Elf Aqua Liquid Shadow in Brushed Copper & Elf Aqua Beauty Blush & Bronzer in Bronzed Peach

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L’Oreal Infallible Paints Eye Shadow in Cool Ivory & Rimmel Magnif’Eyes Shadow in Keep Calm and Wear Gold & L’Oreal Infalliable Paints Liner in Black Party & L’Oreal Voluminous Liner in Blackest Black

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Revlon Insta-Blush in Berry Kiss & Physican’s Formula Butter Blush in Plum Rose & Wet n Wild Blush in Floral Majority

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L’Oreal Infalliable Pro Matte Gloss in Nude Allure & Rimmel Matte Lipstick in the Matte Factor & Burt’s Bee’s Tinted Lip Oil in Showering Sunset & Maybelline Inti-Matte in Brown Blush & L’Oreal Infallible Paint in Nude Star

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 Have you tried anything above? Do you have any other recommendations for me? Let me know!

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First Impression: Elf Liquid Eyeshadow

First Impression: Elf Liquid Eyeshadow

Hello Lovelies!

I was browsing in a different Target the other day and I came across new Elf products! They had a bunch of their aqua products, and me being me, I knew I wanted to try out their eyeshadow. I thought I’d do a first impression and wear it all day with final thoughts!

Enjoy!

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The full name of this is aqua beauty molten liquid eyeshadow and I got in the shade rose gold. When I first applied it, I used my finger to blend it out and was unimpressed. However, I then decided to give it another shot and used my MAC 217 brush and fell in love. It’s a gorgeous wash of color and super easy to wear. I applied it around 12pm, worked out and sweated my ass off around 6pm and it was still fully intact! It lasted all damn day and I’m obsessed. I might have to try out a couple of other colors.

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I really, really liked this. Plus it was only 4 dollars and that seems like a steal to me! I might have to try out a few of the other products from the aqua range. Have you tried anything from it?

2016 Makeup Favorites!

2016 Makeup Favorites!

Hello Lovelies!

Happy New Year to you all! I hope that 2016 was fantastic to you all and are ready for the new year. I thought I’d round up my favorite makeup from each category like so many others.

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Best Primer: Too Faced Hangover Primer

Best Concealer: Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Concealer in Light

Best Foundation: L’Oreal Infalliable Pro-Glow Foundation in 203 Nude Beige

Best Powder: Soap & Glory One Heck of a Blot

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Best Blush: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Mood Exposure

Best Highlighter: BH Cosmetics Carli Babel Palette Bottom Left, 2 in

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Best Brow Pencil: Anastasia Brow Wiz in Granite

Best Brow Gel: Essence Make Me Brow in Browny Brows

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Best Eyeliner: Soap & Glory Supercat Eyeliner

Best Eye Primer: Nars Smudeproof Eyeshadow Base

Best Eyeshadow Palette: Anastasia Beverly Hills Master Palette by Mario

Best Mascara: Revlon Ultra Volume Mascara

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Best Nude Lipstick: Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte in Touch of Spice

Best Nude Liquid Lipstick: Jeffree Star Liquid Lipstick in Androgyny

Best Bold Liquid Lipstick: ColourPop Satin Lip in Hutch

Best Bold Lipstick: Urban Decay lice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick in Iracebeth

I toyed with writing a description of why I love each product but I think that would’ve made this 3 pages long. I’ll pull products from this and talk about them later cause I truly do adore them all.

What were your favorite products of 2016?

Copper Smoky Eye Look

Copper Smoky Eye Look

I’ve been having a moment with beauty vloggers and its made me want to try new things with my makeup. I decided to play around today while getting ready and really liked how it turned out so I thought I’d share it with you! I’m usually a neutral girl but I adore this look- plus the only thing on the eyes is an elf palette! Yes drugstore makeup. Enjoy!

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Quick Suggestion: Start with eyes so that you can dust away any fallout! Especially if you use this elf palette. I also used the eyeshadow on the lash line which was gorgeous.

Base: Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion Anti-Aging

Shadow: Elf Flawless Eyeshadow in Gold Goddess

Gel Liner: Benefit They’re Real! Push Up Liner in Black

Water Line: L’Oreal Infalliable Liner in Carbon Black

Eyebrow: NYX Tame & Frame in Black

Eyebrow Gel: Essence Make Me Brow in Browny Brows

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Primer: Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer

Foundation: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Water Foundation in Light Neutral

Concealer: Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Concealer in Light

Bake: Be a Bombshell Smooth Criminal Powder

Powder: Soap & Glory One Heck of a Blot

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Blush: ModelCo Blush Cheek Powder in Cosmopolitan

Highlight: Tanya Burr Cosmetics Rosy Flush Cheek Palette

Lips: NYX Lingerie Liquid Lipstick in Ruffle Trim

Setting Spray: NYX Dewy Finish Setting Spray

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Next up will be a liquid lip WEEK (Drugstore, High End, Brand Focus)! Ooo intrigued? I know I am.

Keep Being You!

Current Favorite Drugstore Face!

Current Favorite Drugstore Face!

Lately the drugstore has been killing it when it comes to makeup and I’ve found a lot of new favorites. Even more so than just the ones that are in this little post but I just wanted to stick to a one face thing! These have managed to rotate their way into my everyday routine and I’m obsessed. IMG_6047

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L’areal Infallible 24H-Matte Foundation – 13 Rose Beige

Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Concealer – Light

Rimmel Stay Matte Powder – Transparent

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Essence Make Me Brow – Browny Brows

L’areal Infallible Eye Shadow – Amber Rush

Soap & Glory Supercat Liquid Eyeliner

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Tanya Burr Rosy Flush Cheek Palette

NYX Lingerie Liquid Lipstick – Exotic

Pixi Makeup Fixing Mist

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What else do I need to checkout at the drugstore?

xo Emily

June Ipsy!

June Ipsy!

Guess what’s back, back again? That’s right! I have resubscribed to Ipsy and I can’t tell you how excited I was to see that little pink envelope by my mail box! I love this. I really, really do. And I really like the products I got! Plus the bag this month is awesome! Lets get into it 🙂

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Vasanti Cosmetics Kajal Waterline Eyeliner – Intense Black

I am always on the hunt for eyeliners that actually stay put in my waterline cause most don’t. So I’m really excited to give this a go. Here’s to hoping that it stays and is a success! It’s such an intense black. I love it!

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Urban Decay Eyeshadow – Lounge

When I saw this, I thought ew green?! Then I watched it and turned reddish. What? I’m really excited to try this on my eyes and see what the color looks like! Also no worries- the cardboard it came in assured me I’m not under the influence.

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Be A Bombshell Pout Potion – Secret

This smells like summer and I love it. I’m not one for this light of shades but I’m thinking I’ll put it with some darker colors to lighten them up. The color is actually great and I wouldn’t mind seeing what other colors they have.

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Delectable by Cake Beauty Everything Balm

This product confuses me. It tells me it does everything but I really don’t know what it does or where to put it. I will say it smells delicious so that gets major points. I’ll try figuring out what I’m supposed to do!

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Crown Brush 3 Tone Bronzer

This is a tiny little thing so I’m assuming I swirl the color together because it would be impossible just to grab one unless I use a tiny, baby brush. I’m not sure how I feel about it yet. I like the idea so we’ll see!

What did you get in your Ipsy?

xo Emily

Snow White: Disney Bound!

Snow White: Disney Bound!

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During my time in London, I was lucky enough to go to Disneyland Paris! My friend and I decided that we were going to Disney bound as Snow White and Dopey. I was Snow White! Disney Bounding is when you dress like a character from a film in normal everyday clothes. I thought I’d share the details of what I wore that day and what makeup I used.Alice (in Wonderland) said that I looked like Snow White so that was pretty cool. Snow White recognized me during the parade and her eyes lit up!

 

The Makeup –

Skin as white as snow: L’Oreal Infallible Foundation in Rose Beige, Tarte Concealer in Light, Tarte CC in Light Neutral, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder, & Tanya Burr Blush Palette on the APPLES of my cheeks

LORAC Pro Palette in Light Bronze, Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Black & LORAC Pro Mascara

Lips as red as blood: Rimmel Lip Liner & Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Underage Red

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The Outfit –

Red Cami, Blue Cardigan and Yellow Skirt – All Forever 21, Tights – Primark & Black Tennies – Keds

Hair as black as Ebony: My Own + Red Bow – Claire’s

 

I hope that you all enjoyed that! I would really like to do more Disney bound blog posts & even Disney inspired makeup looks! So keep an eye out for that. If you went to Disney, who would you want to bound as?

 

Keep Being You!

xo Emily