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Sephora Favorites

The best beauty and skincare products at Sephora right now.

Today I wanted to share some beauty + makeup products I’ve been loving lately from Sephora!

These are things I gravitate more towards when I’m doing my make-up, getting ready for the day or when I’m applying my skincare routines. Since I’ve had a bit more time on my hands lately to try these out, I thought you may want to do the same.

Here’s what I’m loving…

Cream Bronzer

This bronzer is the perfect shade for me—and a little goes a long way. I think it’s the perfect spring into summer bronzer!! It’s also great for contouring!

Glowscreen SPF40 Sunscreen

This is one of my favorite brands for sunscreen and skin protection!! I apply it as the very last step in my morning skincare routine for a light tint and glow… but with all the protection! It’s a perfect primer to go under your make-up.

GOOPGlow Microderm Instant Glow Exfoliator

You won’t believe how good this exfoliator is! I think it’s a new product but I’ve been using this in my skincare routine a lot more lately… about 2-3x a week… and it makes my skin so much softer and smoother for days.

Drunk Elephant Resurfacing Duo

I love these two products together! I do a pump of each and combine them together in the palm of my hand before applying! Super hydrating and perfect to apply at night! 

Buff Blend Brush

Do you like to apply your foundation with a beauty blender or brush?! I’m a brush girl—always have been, always will be—but this brush is perfect for buffing out your foundation nice and smoothly. I love it! 

Pumpkin Enzyme Dermal Resurfacing Mask

A facial mask I’m loving right now is this pumpkin enzyme resurfacing mask. I have very dry and textured skin at times so I need this every once in a while to just scrub away all the dead skin and dullness. It works miracles to resurface the skin and is quickly becoming one of my favorite go-to masks. 

Tatcha Lip Mask

Have you ever tried a lip mask? If not, this is THE ONE to fall in love with. It doesn’t get too sticky but it’s thick enough that it lasts a long time. It’s a definite must first thing the morning and before going bed for a perfectly hydrated, glossy lip! 

Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner Set

I’ve been using this shampoo for a few weeks now and really love it. Not only does it smell amazing but my hair looks and feels so strong and healthy! This set actually comes with a hair perfume/mist—which, yep, also smells sooo good!! I spray this in my hair after I get out of the shower if I DIDN’T wash my hair (because I only wash my hair about once a week) and it gives me a good after-shower smell for my hair.

Marc Jacobs Coconut Gel Highlighter + Primer

I’ve been wanting to try these for over a year and never gave in until now—and I’m SO glad I did. If you love a dewy hydrated + highlighted look, then these are perfect!! Especially for spring and summer for a natural glow. 

Double Ended Liquid Eyeliner + Pencil

A little confession: I’m not that great at putting on eyeliner. That’s why this eyeliner is perfect for me. First I apply it using the roll-up applicator end; then I go in and make a clean line with the liquid side! It doesn’t smear or fade all day long!! Definitely highly recommended!

Fenty Beauty Eyeshadow Palette

This is absolutely the most used palette for me!! I love it so much. I use every shade in the palette because it truly has all the shades I love to wear for almost any occasion! Plus, it’s perfect for travel as well since it’s super small to fit in any make-up bag.

Small Slipsilk Scrunchies

I love these hair ties for three reasons: they hold your hair in tight, without slipping down or getting loose; they also hold a bun in place effortlessly; and finally, when your hair is straight they don’t leave a crease at all! I use them every night to keep my hair in place without feeling like it’s being pulled too tightly from a rubberband.

Whirl Trio Wand

Love this wand! I typically stick with the 1″ barrel for a perfect loose curl or wave and it’s been my favorite for the past couple of years.

Better Than Sex Mascara

I am OBSESSED with this mascara, I love it so much. The brush completely fans out all the lashes so they don’t clump together at all. It makes them look effortlessly dramatic, which is perfect especially on a night out. 

All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray

This is my all-time favorite setting spray because it WORKS. If you want your makeup to stay in place all day and night… this is the one!

Jet Lag Mask

I’ve been using this mask for a couple of years now as my go-to. It has everything you need in it to make your skin vibrant, healthy and beautiful.

BONUS! Sephora’s Big Sale Starting THIS Weekend!

Rouge Members — 20% off entire purchase
April 17-May 1

VIB Members (That’s What I Am!) — 15% off entire purchase
April 21-April 29

Beauty Insider — 10% off entire purchase
April 23-April 27

CODE: SPRINGSAVE

You can also go onto Sephora to sign up and still get the 10% off.

What’s your favorite Sephora purchase? Is there anything I’m missing out on? Let me know in the comments below!

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It’s All About the Drugstore Haul!

Does anyone else love trips to CVS or Target?I I can’t be the only one, right?

Today I wanted to share with you some of my favorite things from the drugstore! I love checking each aisle to see what new beauty products they have- whether it’s makeup, skin care or hair care, it doesn’t matter because I just love to try new things!

Plus, I can stock up on a few of my absolute favorites things that I constantly want to have on hand!

Maybelline Big Shot Colossal

This mascara is one that I buy over and over (and over) again! I love the length it gives my lashes as well as the volume. I think it’s the shape of the brush that truly makes the difference!

L’oreal True Match Lumi Glow Nude Highlighter Palette

I’ve only been using this for a couple of weeks but I have tried every shade now and I’m so obsessed with this palette that it’s the only highlighter I’m using right now.

L’oreal True Match Lumi Glotion

So literally this is my absolute favorite thing I’m going to talk about today and if you’re looking for makeup to transition into summer with, this is so perfect… I can’t stop using it! I wanted something to put underneath my foundation or for those amazing no-makeup days and this is seriously all you need. I put it under my foundation and it leaves a bronzy/ dewy glow to my face that I can’t get enough of. You should definitely check this out for an easy, breezy summer look. (I think this will be my go-to product on vacation!)

Revlon Brow Pencil (Dark Brown)

It’s clearly my favorite brow pencil of all time because I NEVER EVER change it… and I may or may not buy about 5 at a time! I have to stock up because forgetting my brow pencil is one of my biggest fears, so I make sure to buy a bunch every time I’m at the drugstore since I use this literally every day. Hey- no judgments, right?

Revlon Skinny Liquid Eyeliner (Black)

I’ve been testing out this liner for a while now to use on date nights or late night events, which is the only time I wear liner anyway. This one is my favorite so far and easily glides in a straight line for me so I hardly ever mess up with this… unlike others where I’m slipping and sliding all over the place! PS: I’m awful at wing liner but this one has made it super easy for me and there are ZERO problems with it smearing!

L’oreal Mascara Primer

I’ve heard lots of bloggers rave about this primer for a while now so I decided to give it a try… and now I totally see why! It sets a great foundation for your mascara and helps hold the lashes in place exactly where you want them.  With this, I can totally tell the difference!

Cetaphil Facial Cleanser

This is my go-to facial cleanser especially when I’ve been testing out other products or have noticed any problem areas on my skin. I use this because I want something more gentle for my skin, so it’s a must-have from the drug store every time.

Neutrogena Natural Pore Scrub Face Wash

Something from my skincare routine that I always recommend is my Lancer Method Exfoliator which is absolutely amazing. I know it’s on the pricier side so when I’m trying to save that one or take a break from it, I will use this scrub… and honestly, I’m just as obsessed with it! I think it works just as great and is way more affordable than the other option if you need to save some money!

Neutrogena Night Calming Makeup Wipes

I use this every night to take off my makeup. Sometimes I use the blue pack but I like to switch it up every now and then, so right now I’m using these and absolutely love them.

Dove Soap

The only soap I use- PERIOD. Especially when I’m traveling I will make sure I have my own bar of soap because I find that my skin gets sensitive and irritated with other products, especially in hotels. This makes my skin effortlessly soft and always smells fresh!

Men’s Gillette Razor

Now ladies..if you haven’t tried using a man’s razor… what are you waiting for? Remember that men’s razors are meant to be used on their faces, so call me crazy, but I feel like they put more thought and quality into them because I’m telling you, they make your skin SO much softer. Not to mention they get such a close shave that there’s never any stubble or bumps afterward! If you want a way cleaner/smoother shaving experience, then this one is my favorite- just keep the stem and refills the razor heads!

NYX Wonder Stick (Shade: Medium)

This contour stick in Shade Medium is my holy grail of contour. The dark color is the best shade for my skin tone and I use it so much that I need to get a new one but I don’t really use the concealer lighter side of it. Still, I love how super creamy it is to blend perfectly every time.

Shea Moisture Coconut Oil

I use coconut oil for so many thinks it’s crazy. This shea moisture one I use as a lotion after the shower, I use it as a hair mask, I use it to style the girls’ hair AND I use it as a facial moisturizer. Bottom line? EVERYONE needs coconut oil in their life and this one is my favorite for all things beauty!

e.l.f. Beauty Blender

Even though these are the most convenient ones for me to get my hands on, I still think they do just as great of a job as others. It helps to blend everything perfectly- especially when it’s damp.

Milani Color Statement Lipliner (Shade: 09 Spice)

Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Color (Shade: Forever)

I found this lipliner recently and after using it for a couple of weeks I’ve decided it’s just one of those great every day/ nude liners… and it just so happens to go perfectly with my Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Color, too! I keep these two in my bag at all times now.

Dry Shampoo (Dark Brown)

I need dry shampoo almost every day unless I’ve recently washed my hair… but let’s get one thing straight: a girl can’t live without dry shampoo! I always want volume and texture to hide my greasy hair days and this one is my favorite because it doesn’t give that white residue if you use too much of it. In fact, it’s actually brown, so it easily blends in with my hair color. They carry ones for all different hair colors, so just it out and match it to your current style!

Wet Brush

I always use this brush after I get out of the shower since it’s the only one that doesn’t damage my wet hair. Plus, for little girls with curly hair it’s a MUST, check it out!

Revlon Kiss Balm

This balm is so hydrating- and tastes like a pina colada- so I was sold immediately! Now, I keep a bunch of them around my house or in the car so I never run out of my favorite lip balm!