I can’t believe a year has already passed since I started my blog. Wow, time sure does fly by! Coming up with a post each week is not an easy thing, let me tell you. But the reward for pushing through and finishing makes it all worth it.
To celebrate, I’m doing a 12 Months 12 Products Giveaway! Below you can read up on the simple and fun beauty products I’ve come across over the last year. Be sure to check out my giveaway contest rules at the end of the post!
MAC Fix+ is a staple in my kit and is a product I have been using since I became a makeup artist over 17 years ago. Use it to hydrate your skin before applying makeup, set your makeup, and refresh your skin throughout the day.
If you’re looking for the perfect moisturizer, It Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream is just that one! Seriously! Here are all the amazing things this moisturizer does: plumps the skin, smooths away any rough texture, diminishes large pores, and hides discoloration. This moisturizer is perfection in a jar.
Achieve a luminous glow by applying NARS Radiance Enhancing Primer right before you put on your foundation. I also like to pat this primer onto cheekbones after foundation to enhance that lit-from-within look.
Benefit 1st Prize Highlighters is a highlighter trio that includes High Beam to create a dewy complexion, Sun Beam for sunkissed radiance, and Shy Beam for a shimmer-free natural look. Use alone or go all out and blend a couple of drops of all three highlighters with your foundation for an unreal glow!
Who doesn’t love an eyeshadow palette? Pop Beauty Bright Up Your Life Eyeshadow Palette comes with ten colorful eyeshadows that can create a natural look, smoky eye, and everything in between. The sky is the limit with this palette, so have fun with it!
I have a hard time finding liquid liners that I love. Why? Because they’re so hard to use! If there’s a flimsy brush on end or it’s extremely thin tipped, I’m not using it! Enter Eyeko FAT Liquid Eyeliner—it’s basically like drawing with a marker and super-easy to use. Oh, and it’s also smudge-proof, so yeah.
Condition and hydrate dry lips with Tata Harper’s Be True Lip Treatment. Moisturizing ingredients like olive and avocado oils keep lips feeling smoother and softer.
Kosas Cosmetics Thrillest Lipstick is a semi-matte, poppy red that works well on any skin tone. I have been a huge fan of Kosas’ lipsticks because of their healing and anti-aging ingredients. Once you apply this lipstick, not only will you get major compliments on the color, your lips will also give a big thank you.
Trestique Highlight Stick is a creamy gel highlighter that glides effortlessly onto skin. The sponge applicator on the end of the stick is genius. After drawing onto desired areas, simply blend highlighter into the skin with the sponge for a flawless finish.
Tarte Cosmetics Blush in Blissful is a matte, warm peach blush that pairs well with the above mentioned Kosas lipstick. This blush is super long-wearing, hence the 12-Hour name in its title. It also absorbs oil and hydrates skin like no other thanks to Amazonian Clay being the blush’s main ingredient.
If you’ve been following my blog and reading my posts, you already know Pixi Beauty Lengthy Fiber Mascara is my go-to mascara. It’s the ultimate lengthening mascara that conditions and strengthens lashes. It does not disappoint.
Now, once you’re done having fun with all your new makeup, remove everything with Privai’s Botanical Eye Makeup Remover. Soak a cotton pad and gently press onto the eye area to dissolve makeup. Wipe away and repeat, if necessary.
Stay tuned for more exciting reviews, tutorials, and events coming up! If there is something you would like to see in an upcoming post, please let me know in the comments below.
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You must do all four steps to qualify. One entry per person. Giveaway will end November 29th at 12 am PST. The winner will be announced November 30th on my social media channels. Open to U.S. only, sorry no international.