Saturday, February 13, 2016

Must Haves: ColourPop x KathleenLights Lippie Stix in Aquarius & Taurus!

New Loves!

ColourPop x KathleenLights Lippie Stix in Aquarius & Taurus
I've come to the conclusion that anything that KathleenLights releases with ColourPop I need! :-) She speaks to me in terms of makeup! Plus how can you say no to ColourPop prices when these Lippie Stix are only $5 each? Obsessed!
Aquarius and Taurus were recently released and I quickly got my hands on them. The colors are simply stunning + I'm an Aquarius and my BFF is a Taurus so...pretty much meant to be! haha.
ColourPop x KathleenLights Lippie Stix in Aquarius & Taurus
Aquarius is a creme formula which is so comfy on the lips! This color is so easy to wear, such a dainty nude that I have nothing like. Taurus is definitely my favorite! It's a matte finish which ColourPop does matte so well! It's comfortable and super long wearing. This color is so cool! It's a yellow brown which looks scary at first glance but when I wear it I don't want to take it off! :-)
ColourPop x KathleenLights Lippie Stix in Aquarius & Taurus
Here are some lip swatches! Below is a look I wore when I went on a date with my Hubby! When you get a compliment from the husband you know that lippie is a keeper, haha.
ColourPop x KathleenLights Lippie Stix in Aquarius & Taurus

If you haven't tried ColourPop before I encourage you to do so! The prices are unbeatable and the fact that they collab with some of my favorite Youtubers is amazing. I'm loving these Lippie Stix and I can't wait to see who they will collab with next! :-)

Friday, February 5, 2016

Review: NYX First Base Primer Spray!

Does It Really Work?

NYX First Base Primer Spray
I've never been so curious about a product as I was with the NYX First Base Primer Spray! I've been hearing so many great things about a more higher end primer spray but I just couldn't help to think it's just gimmicky! haha. Luckily, NYX released their on version of it for only $8 so I took the plunge and tested it out.
The NYX site claims that it's a new skin smoothing primer spray that keeps your skin feeling soft and refreshed while locking in your makeup. Call me crazy... but this works! :-D
NYX First Base Primer Spray
For $8 you get 2.02 fl. oz which is a pretty great value. I love to spray it on before wearing my actual primer, like the Make Up For Ever Step 1 Smoothing Primer, and I've noticed a huge difference! First off, if I have any moisture on my face this primer spray actually soaks it up leaving a really smooth, dry but not dry feeling canvas which helps tremendously when I apply my primer and foundation. Everything goes on smoother and looks so flawless! I didn't notice my makeup lasting longer so I don't think it extends the wear of my makeup but it does make it look a lot better!
I noticed a difference when I didn't use it so let's just say I'm hooked! ;-)

Bottom line: I really like this primer spray! I find that it truly works and would highly recommend to try it out. I don't recommend to use it alone since it wont fill in your pores or fine lines (which I need that) but it doesn't claim to either. I use it before my primer and it makes everything look and go on so much better! It's a great price and such a cool product...pick it up! ;-)

Monday, February 1, 2016

Must Haves: Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation + Concealer!

New Favorite Foundation!

Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation + Concealer
Milani blew me away with their new foundation! The Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation + Concealer (Wooo, what a name! haha) is pretty much amazing! It retails for $9.99 which isn't bad for a foundation that comes with a pump. There's 14 shades on the Milani website and I ended up with 03 Light Beige. I've been wearing and testing it out for about 2 weeks now and here are my thoughts! :-)
Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation + Concealer
The pump is a huge plus in my book! The consistency is on the thicker side in my opinion which concerned me at first because I thought it would be difficult to blend. But guys... it blends so effortlessly! I love to use my beauty blender with this foundation because it blends it into my skin so well. It's a beautiful satin-matte finish with amazing coverage. Just like the bottle states it's a medium to full coverage, definetely buildable. Milani also claims that the foundation is sweat-proof and water-resistant which I totally agree with! I was so impressed with the longevity and even more when I noticed I didn't get oily in my T-Zone which always happens!

As far as using it as a concealer I prefer not to. I like a lighter concealer compared to my foundation which is why it didn't work for me. But as a foundation it's hands down one of the best! Here's what the foundation looks like on:
Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation + Concealer

Bottom line: I am so obsessed with this foundation! It's kinda like all the things I love about other foundations in one! I love how long it lasts and the coverage is outstanding without looking cakey. It's an oil free formula which is great because it doesn't feel heavy. If you spot it at your local drugstore I'd say go for it! Best $10 I've spent! :-)