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Hi Loves, When it comes to finding THE BEST foundation or foundation for that matter for your skin type can be tricky. If somehow by mid-day you’re starting to see shine where your supposedly perfect foundation and setting powder was placed, can be the most frustrating thing EVER. especially after you put in that work to make it all look good.  I always strive for my foundation to look like my skin just prefect with a glow (not sweaty). After wearing a few foundations, I’ve found the ones that are my “die-hard-never-let-me-down-im here-til-the-very-end” foundations. Before we get into my favorites,…

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Hi Loves! One thing about me, I love taking care of my skin. I am pretty much into skincare more than I am into makeup. Why? Because prepping my skin is crucial to me. It allows for my makeup to go on evenly. One of my major skin concerns are my pores. I have combo to oily skin; my t-zone is the first area where oil tends to build up making my skin very congested in that area. When my skin is congested my pores are more visible and I see texture when I apply my foundation, that is the…

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Hi Loves! Despite the lingering pumpkin spice aroma in the air and the everything nice feeling, there is nothing cute about winter. The season can wreck havoc on our skin causing drynes, flakeyness and irritation. Which is why it is Imporatnt to pay close attention to our skin, Especially our lips. Let’s be honest, Our Lips are such a target area for drynes and irritation that it begs for exfoliation and treatment. Many factors such as the weather, eating & drinking, as well as daily application of lipsticks, lipgloss and lipstains can leave lips dull. To prevent dry & chapped…

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Hi loves! Ever since I came across Missy Lynns’ YouTube channel a few years ago, I loved her personality and videos, she has  this effortless way of applying makeup. She collaborated with BH Cosmetics on a collection of lipsticks that I had to get my hands on to see how they feel and wear. I love supporting people and brands that I wholeheartedly believe in. The Missy Lynn collection consists of four different color lock lipstick shades. Missy Lynn, L’amour, Serenity & Cloud 9. I only purchased two of the four colors, Missy Lynn & L’amour. Let me tell you hunnayyy,…

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Hi Loves! My fondness for lipsticks, liquid lipsticks to be exact, has grown and is still growing immensely. In my future I see myself becoming the liquid lipstick/ lipstain connoisseur if there is such a title Or I will just simply dub myself the honorary liquid lipstick guru. I kid, but all jokes aside though, I’m a lipstick fanatic. I saw this set at Sephora, thought long and hard on it for about a week before purchasing and then whaddaya know I caved and bought it, which brings us here. And just to justify my guilty pleasure that makes it okay…

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Hi Loves!  If your skin has been anything like mine lately, where it’s been congested, blotchy with visibly enlarged pores and an oily T-zone then you understand my delimma. When It comes to the proper skincare, and getting to the root of the matter the right products can work wonders for you and your skin. I went through my beauty cabinet and found my Eve Lom cleanser and Rescue mask neatly tucked away in a corner to aid in combating my latest skin woes. Eve Lom answered my 911 skin emergency with their cleanser and rescue mask. The Cleanser This cleanser does…

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Hello Beautiful! The in thing right now are matte liquid lipsticks, I mean they’ve been” in”, but they’ve seen a rise in popularity in the last 2 years. Many brands since then came out with more on trend and unconventional colors. I want to talk about these Colourpop Cosmetic ultra matte lippies! I was way too excited to share these swatches with you and they’re finally here. How cute is the note that left for me? Typically, when shopping for lipsticks I would stay in the deep plum family or go really bright, there was no in between for me,…

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Hi loves! I would never forget purchasing my first philosophy product from sephora. The purity one step cleanser that does it all, literally. From removing makeup to deep cleaning your makeup brushes. A multitasking product that gets your face and your brushes clean. That’s one of the main aesthetics behind philosophy, their products are meant to do more than one thing. (The above photo was taken from @LovePhilosopy Instagram) Philosophy is a brand that promotes a live well feel good attitude. The brands mission Is to inspire woman to live, look and feel their best inwards and outwards by enhancing…

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  Hi loves! I am a big makeup wearer some days I go full out drag makeup and some days I’m a minimalist. After a long day of wearing makeup all I want to do is run home and take it off. The amount of effort I spend at the start of my day executing the perfect, “wow look at your brows” and “Omg your skin is glowing” look, is the same amount of effort I put Into removing my makeup at the end of the day; to ensure the same wow factors for the next day makeup application. When…

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You all know or should know that primers are the Barrier between your skincare and makeup. Why? Because it helps to prolong the wear of your makeup and it’s the first step before your makeup application. Primers are essential to your beauty regimen, it gives a flawless finish and smooth makeup application, it’s one of those steps that you shouldn’t skipped. Makeup forever reformulated and repackaged their primers and introduced us to their step1 skin equalizers. they’re ten different formulas that address different skin care concerns that will balance, tone, and smooth your skin texture. I have combo to oily…