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SEPHORA | HAUL

Hi everyone! I’ve missed you all. I hope your week is filled with so much love and light.

As I’m sure majority of you know, the Sephora VIB Sale just passed. I did a little damage there, and wanted to share my purchases with you guys. After that, I purchased a few drugstore makeup items, so I thought I would add that as a little bonus.

 

  • Clinique Cheek Pop in Melon Pop ($28.o0 CAN)
  • Beauty blender Nude ($28.00 CAN)
  • Smash box Photo Finish Primer Water ($15.00 CAN for travel size)
  • Too Faced Sweetheart Bronzer in Sweet Tea ($38.00 CAN)
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kit in That Glow ($52.00 CAN)
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Brush #12 ($23.00 CAN)
  • Sephora Collection Radiant Luminizing Drops in Morning Glow ($19.00 CAN)
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Lipgloss in Melon ($23.00 CAN)

 

  • L’Oreal True Match Lumi Light Infusing Foundation 
  • L’Oreal Magic Lumi Light Infusing Primer
  • Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer

 

Did you shop at the Sephora VIB Sale? Let me know if there are any products you would like a review on!

Have a beautiful week,

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P.S. let’s take our friendship to the next level on Instagram! (For an embarrassing amount of dog pictures)

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DISAPPOINTING | PRODUCTS

I love focusing my energy on the greats and the positives, but sometimes, you just have to admit “wow this was a total fail!”

Ideally, we would love all of our products (all of the time). However, it doesn’t work out like that. So here are a few disappointing products that I’ve recently purchased.

  • Tarte Parkave Princess Contour Kit: honestly, I’m not even sure why I bought this. For starters, the bronzer is much too warm to be a contour. Luckily, with a light hand, I can make it work without looking orange. However, the highlighter doesn’t show up on my skin and the blush isn’t my ideal shade. Tarte came out with a Parkave Princess 2 and it looks much more fitting.
  • L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte: Okay, so I know a few of you will be like “how didn’t she like this?!” I know it’s a lot of people’s holy grail foundations – but it transfers SO MUCH on me. Even when set with a powder, it’ll transfer all day, on everything.

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  • Maybelline Lash Sensational Full Fan Effect: this also transfers a lot on me! The first edition (in the pink bottle) was perfect! I love the formula on that one. However, this addition just didn’t do it for me. I have raccoon eyes within an hour. It’s unfortunate, because I love the brush and the way it makes my lashes look.

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  • NYX HD Concealer: this product is bizarre for me! It leaves me looking dry and cakey and immediately settles into fine lines, and just gets worse throughout the day.

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  • Sephora Cream Lip Stain (10): This colour is gorgeous and I anticipated it’s arrival in the mail. A lot of beauty bloggers loved this product so I thought it would be a hit. However, it bunches up on me and smears onto my teeth.

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  • Pixi Petra Bronzer (summertime): I thought this wasn’t bad for a little fake-summertime glow, however, everytime I wear it, my boyfriend points out that it looks cakey and grabby and uneven. A little reminder to not always let the mirror fool you.

 

What are some of your beauty fails – or favourites?!

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JANUARY | FAVOURITES

Here comes my January 2016 favourites:

  • Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium: I spoke about this perfume here. Regardless, I just recently purchased it and it quickly became one of my favourites. It’s sweet with a sexy undertone, and just all around a gorgeous perfume. I highly recommend it for a Valentines Day gift (or just gift it to yourself!)

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  • L’oreal Lumi Cushion: I have to admit, I was a little hesitant to try this. Generally speaking, I splurge on my base (primer and foundation). I have dry skin, so I need to take care of it. This foundation is beautifully glow, yet not greasy or oily at all. It is a medium coverage on me – which I believe is just right. If you’re in the market for a new foundation, I think it would be a good one to try out.

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  • Becca Backlight Priming Filter: This is an absolutely gorgeous primer! I usually gear toward silicone and pore filler primers, but opted to switch it up. It makes any foundation look glowy and luminous. It’ll be my go-to primer in the summer.

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  • Quay My Girl sunnies: I recently got my hands on these, thanks to the recommendations of YouTube sensations. They are a different type of sunglass for me, but they make me feel sassy and confident. They will be good to switch it up.

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  • Daniel Wellington watch: I got my hands on this a few months ago and can’t seem to stop wearing it. It’s classy without being too flashy (and surprisingly inexpensive compared to a few others I own).

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I would love to hear some of your January favourites, I’m always waiting to try new things!

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