Algenist REVEAL Concentrated Luminizing Drops Review in the color **rosé**

Algenist REVEAL Concentrated Luminizing Drops rosé review, hello there lovies, let’s jump right into today’s blog post!! Let me tell you, it’s a pretty one, and the pigment is incredible as well, so so beautiful!! So, I am first going to say, that I got these at a discount, thankfully, I paid $14.99 for this, it is full size, and was brand new in the box! I found it at Marshall’s! I have found TONS of the Algenist line at Marshall’s, and TJmaxx in the last month or so, amazing deals, literally half the price of retail, I have picked up a few of the makeup products, this being one of them, and have really been loving them so far, so I thought I would do a review for this one, since it’s my favorite, and SO beautiful! My Marshall’s only had 1 of these, so I had to grab it! I was excited, because I have a sample size of this, and have tried it, and knew it was an awesome highlighter/ illuminizer! This comes in 3 different shades, the one that I was able to purchase is in the shade Rose, yes it’s gorgeous, and a must have in my opinion! It is so versatile, and is very light in formula, and I love putting just a little on the tops of my cheek bones, it gives the perfect amount of shine, and shimmer, but still remains light, not overpowering, without the chunky glitter look. Also, a little of this goes a long way, so this bottle will last for years I am sure! This is available at Sephora and retails for $38, but you can find them at TJMaxx, and Marshall’s right now, you just have to look! This is actually healthy, and good for your skin, check out the chart below! Buy it at Sephora.com here

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Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A multi-use featherweight drop formula which can be used alone for an enhanced highlighting effect or added to your favorite beauty products to impart a radiant glow.

Solutions for:
– Dullness and uneven skin tone
– Fine lines and wrinkles

If you want to know more…
This lightweight serum highlighter captures and diffuses light for a soft-focus, illuminated radiance. Algacorrecting Complex color corrects and targets uneven skin tone while ultra-fine, luminous pearls impart a subtle, radiant glow. It is available in three shades that highlight targeted areas with a gold, pink, or silver glow.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
– Parabens
– Sulfates
– Phthalates

What else you need to know:
These products are also formulated without synthetic dyes, GMOs, or triclosan. They are noncomedogenic, hypoallergenic, dermatologist tested, and suitable for all skin types.

Shades:
Champagne: illuminating gold
Rosé: glowing pink
Pearl: highlighting silver

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New!! Benefit Cosmetics GALifornia Blush Review

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What It Is:
A sunny, golden pink blush.

What It Does:
Benefit’s GALifornia golden pink blush blends bright pink with shimmering gold, for a sunkissed glow that complements all skin tones. The embellished gold overspray lifts away with each use, and the formula is infused with a subtle shimmer throughout that gives your cheeks a soft sheen. The signature Galifornia Dreamin’ scent features notes of pink grapefruit and vanilla. It comes complete with a custom, rounded blush brush and a mirror for soft, diffused application.

Beauty Tip:
For a deeper pop of pink, layer GALifornia on top of posietint poppy-pink tinted cheek and lip stain.

My Review:

First off, is this not the cutest packaging you have ever seen? I am so in love with this cuteness!! I love all of benefit cosmetics boxed powders, they are just the cutest! I am going to say something negative first though about the cute, and adorable packaging…… well, it isn’t durable at all, mine that I bought came with a partial tear in the lid, and that was really disappointing, the paper on this for the packaging doesn’t seem as thick, or as durable as the others in the past unfortunately. This blush retails for $29, which I think is a bit pricy for what it is, yes the pan size is large, but not for the actual amount you are paying in my opinion, the packaging is literally paper covered cardboard, and seems to be thrown together, not the usual quality that these typically are. Maybe I just got a poorly made one, but it was something I wanted to mention. The design of the gal on the front is super cute though, I love her glasses! Anyways, let’s talk about the actual product, the blush itself, it’s the cutest color, and shade of pink peach, the gold tones it down, while adding a gentle, and subtle glow, and shimmer. I always tend to be attracted to these types of blush shades, I like my blush to have a little bit of shimmer, without being over glittery, or to much of a shine, because let’s be real, this is a blush, not a highlighter. It really provides a beautiful coral, peach color to the cheeks. It truly is beautiful, and lasts all day without budging! I think this is a great addition to the benefit cosmetics boxed powder lineup, and a must have for a makeup collection! P.S. the brush it comes with is a cute wood handle small brush, that is good quality, but very difficult to hold, and use because of it’s size, but it is useable, and cute! 

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Thank you so much for checking out my blog post today, I hope you are all having a wonderful start to your week, and let me know your thoughts, and opinions on this beautiful GALifornia blush by benefit cosmetics. Thanks for reading. 
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HIGH end beauty Las Vegas outlet shopping haul *Tom Ford, NARS, Burberry, Estee Edit*

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Hello, hello lovies. Good day to all of you, okay, it’s night time when I am writing this post, but yes, it will be morning when this is posted 🙂 I hope your day is going wonderful so far, hopefully my day will be awesome as well. I mentioned in my last post yesterday that I just got back from a trip to Las Vegas, and had a great time, sunshine, pooltime, great food, and amazing shopping deals, are always so fun, right? My gosh, this was a great time this time, I really needed some sunshine, and pooltime to relax, but I got so damn sunburnt that I had to take a little break from the pools, and go shopping, my second favorite thing to do in Las Vegas besides the pool! Shopping is always so different in Las Vegas, because you just never know! I decided to try the North (in downtown Las Vegas) outlet mall this time, next time when I go in June, I want to go again to the North, but also want to see what is at the South, I also didn’t have time to do any other shopping this time, so gotta make more time for that next time as well! I am all about finding good deals!! I found some amazing deals on makeup this time, yeah!!! I couldn’t believe it, I was literally SO freaking excited when I saw there was a bare minerals store in the outlet, and a cosmetics company store as well, yeah!! I walked in to both of these stores, and almost cried lol, oh joys of a makeup lover lol! So anyways check out everything I got!! I will post the prices I paid as well just so you all know, what kind of amazing shopping deals you can get at these types of outlet stores in Las Vegas, so totally worth the trip, p.s. I took the bus from Bellagio, where I stayed to get there, it was definitely the way to save money, and travel while in Las Vegas, highly recommend it! Please let me know your favorite thing from my haul, I am curious to know, my favorite thing was both of the Tom Ford items, that bronzer/highlighter duo is LIFE, I saw it, and freaked out, so so beautiful my gosh yes!! These are my first 2 Tom Ford items in my collection, fyi, they are full of luxury, and elegance that’s for sure, simply stunning, and so is the price tag, lol, even at outlet prices!! I splurged, it’s always good to treat yourself every once in a while, why is makeup so beautiful, and pretty? LOL! Enjoy my haul! You can live through me, and my bad shopping habits! 🙂 Oh, and I do want to mention that Bare Minerals offers a free birthday gift (the full size eyeshadow) for your birthday, mine was April 14th, and I am a member because I am a Bare Minerals junkie, lol, so I got that for free! Also, the store was having an additional percent off because it was the weekend, so I really got great deals, I don’t know if they do this on non weekend’s though, so you may just get lucky like I did! The cosmetics company store was doing an additional 1/2 off everything in the store except Tom Ford, but that’s okay, they were still great prices! 

Tom Ford Bronzer/Highlighter Duo: $54

Tom Ford Eyeshadow Duo: $42

Burberry Eyeshadow: $16.24

Burberry Lipstick: $18.48

Burberry Lip Gloss: $15.97

Nars Laguna bronzer: $37.96

Nars Eyeshadow: $16

Nars Eyeshadow: $16

Bare Minerals Eyeshadow: FREE

Estee Edit Kendall Eyeshadow Palette: $16.50

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Thanks for reading, and checking out my Las Vegas shopping haul! Happy shopping lovies! 

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Pixi by Petra Mist Collection Haul & Review #MultiMisting

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Hi there lovies!! Happy Monday, I hope you are all doing well, and had a good weekend, and start to your week this week! I am super excited this week, because I took a little break, not sure how time flew by so fast, but it did, it really wasn’t a planned break, but I guess it happened! I had a great trip to Las Vegas, and it was amazing as usual, I am also going back in less then a month, yeah again! Life just gets busy sometimes, but need to be better about making blogging a priority! Anyways, today’s blog is a good one!! I am reviewing the Pixi by Petra Mists, Pixi by Petra was kind enough to send these beauties to me in PR to try out, and I am obsessed with everything Pixi, so I was excited to get to try out all the different formula mists, and for different uses! Gosh, I love these all, but I am going to focus my review on the Pixi by Petra makeup fixing mist, otherwise it would take me forever to review them all, lol! So let’s jump right into the review, I hope you all enjoy! 

Okay, let me just say that I have never tried a Pixi by Petra product that I didn’t love, this brand is what I call a high end drugstore brand. Yes it is a drugstore brand technically, but it is of higher quality, and are amazing products! This is available at Target, and Target.com, and on the Pixi by Petra website for $15, which isn’t super cheap, but I feel like for the price, you are getting a good amount of product! These are 2.70 ounces, which will last for a while, which is awesome! I also really love, and enjoy the way it pumps, and sprays. The mist is literally a mist, it is gentle, yet, sprays the right amount of mist to work! It makes my skin feel refreshed, and is gentle enough to use daily to set your makeup. It doesn’t spray out in heavy droplets, and won’t leave spots on your face, or ruin your makeup thankfully. This is a great way to set any beautiful makeup look, or just to use without makeup, if you need a refreshing, or if it’s a hot, and sweaty day. All of the Pixi by Petra sprays are for multiple uses, and can provide a variety of uses, to suit your needs. I definitely recommend trying any of these mists out, but especially the makeup fixing mist, as I really enjoyed the way that it worked, and fyi, I have acne prone, oily skin, so I do tend to get oily through out the day, and need my makeup to be refreshed, so it’s not cakey, and oily looking, this is the perfect spray for that, and is perfect for on the go! Please feel free to check out my previous Pixi by Petra reviews, they are amazing products, at affordable prices! Enjoy! #MultiMisting

Pixi by Petra Hello! 3-piece Beauty Kit Review

Pixi by Petra Beauty Skincare Review

Screen Shot 2017-04-26 at 11.38.36 AM.pngAll-over setting mist prolongs makeup wear & keeps it from moving, melting or settling into fine lines or pores. Comforts, protects, increases hydration & balances skin for a fresh face. Before makeup: extends makeup wear. After makeup: sets makeup & adds a soft-focus finish. Anytime: refreshes makeup, hydrates and balances. With rose water & green tea. Paraben free. Not tested on animals.

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Unicorn Lashes Ultimate Unicorn Kit Brush Set Review

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Hi there lovies!! Happy Thursday to all of you! I hope your all having a wonderful week, and Spring is joining you as well, it is a bit here, and I am loving the breaks in the rain for a little sunshine!! I am here to bring you a really fun blog post today! I am also announcing the SOLD OUT release from Unicorn Lashes pre order, you can sign up on their website to pre order the unicorn brush set, they will not ship out until March 31st though, which is only a few days from now, so if you are really wanting this beautiful brush set, make sure you pre order so that you can get them before they sell out yet again. If you haven’t seen, or heard about these unicorn brushes from unicorn lashes, where have you been? LOL, just kidding, but really they have been ALL over Instagram, and the internet have been buzzing about these for the past year, because they are absolutely STUNNING!! This set only is sold as a set, they do not sell the brushes individually, it is a set of 11 brushes for face, and eyes for makeup application, everything you will need all in a beautiful holographic zip storage case. These are sold in the UK so the price for these are $45 UK, and depending on US conversions on the day that you make your purchase the US dollar price currently when I am posting this is $56, this does not include shipping, and could change depending on price conversions as I mentioned! These are also VERY popular, and continue to restock, and sell out, so you have to be fast if you want them! I saw these, and at first didn’t want to fall into the hype, but after a few month’s of seeing them constantly, I knew I had to have them! I am a member to a bunch of different makeup groups on Facebook, and someone posted these for sale/swap, and I KNEW they had to be mine!! They were sold out at the time, and going for around $100-$150 on eBay for the set, so I was able to swap/purchase these from a seller, I got very lucky, because they were untouched still in their packages, so so lucky!! I jumped on them hotter then a hot tamale, lol, no joke! Okay, let me admit something here first, I did purchase these off of amazon, NO not these from unicorn lashes, the very cheap, generic version, I bought the entire set for $18, I received them in the mail, and immediately knew I would be sending them back, they smelt horrible, like paint, glue, and were nothing like the real, authentic brushes from unicorn lashes, not even close!!!! So back they went, and the next day I was lucky enough to swap/ purchase these, so I was super excited, and happy! I am, and was since I was a kid obsessed with anything unicorns, lately as an adult, not as much except for the last year, I am in love with anything translucent, unicorns, etc. and fell in love with these brushes the moment I saw them, so felt okay with spending the money, and getting them for myself because I knew I would love, and cherish them, and let me tell you, I am so happy with my swap/ purchase, I am literally in love with these brushes!! They are such high quality (like my MAC brushes) they are amazing, and finely made, the “horns” handles of the brushes are beautiful, it’s like your looking at an opal when you look at them, and the brush bristles, OMG can we take a moment? They are pure heaven, so rainbow, I don’t know how they did it, but they did, and I am SO glad I was able to get them!! The case that these come in just may be my favorite as well, not only is it beautiful, and so pretty, but very functional, because it stores each individual brush perfectly, so they are evenly spaced, and separated. Please check out the unicorn lashes website for pre ordering details, and check the conversion chart if you are in the US, because the conversions are constantly changing. Enjoy the pretty pictures, these brushes are a dream come true, I highly recommend them!! Let me know in the comments if you are considering them! They come beautifully packaged as well, there was such attention to detail in these brushes! P.S. Please only purchase authentic brushes, the fake ones sold on amazon, and eBay, the quality doesn’t even come close to these, I promise! 🙂

Direct Link to Unicorn Lashes to Purchase

Included in the set:

Buff Up – Flat Top Foundation Brush

Chisel Cheeks – Sculpting Contour brush

Bare Faced Blush  –  Blusher Brush

Fleeky Brows – Brow Brush

Strobe Alert  –  Fan Brush

Whisp me Away – Powder Brush

Spot It – Concealer Brush

Blending is my Cardio – Blending Eyeshadow Brush

On Cloud Glitter – Packing eyeshadow Brush

Crease Proof – Crease Eyeshadow Brush

One Diamond Unicorn Bag to keep all your lovely brushes in!

Made from Synthetic Taklon. Vegan. 

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Shopping Haul Amazing Deals at TJMaxx!

Hello, hello lovies, this blog post is for all my deal loving beauties! Oh my goodness I sure have snagged some amazing deals lately at TJMaxx, as some of you may have seen in my previous posts, the holiday months are the best times to buy beauty & makeup at discount stores, they get full stock of everything high end, it’s weird, it’s like they hold out all year, then go crazy, because they know people will buy higher priced beauty items for gifts. Well, let me tell you, this is when I spend like a mad woman, no joke, getting so many amazing deals, and stack up my beauty/makeup collection. This year was by far the best shopping deals, even in compared to last year! So as you can only imagine, after holidays, are just as awesome, because they put everything that didn’t sell on clearance! Yep, clearance, and they continue to mark down to get them sold, so now it’s February, so the clearance selection in stores are slowly selling, and dwindling, sad, I know. I keep looking, and searching for those deals on high end products, and feel like I have gotten some really great ones!! Definitely keep checking, because apparently, during the holidays they get trucks in for stock 7 days week, after the holidays they go back to normal schedule which is getting trucks in for stock 5 days a week. I never know when to go, or check, it’s all completely random, so who knows!! I am thankful for the awesome, amazing finds that I have found though, check them out below, please realize that this is just a haul blog post to show you what I have bought in the last month (yes I purchased them all at TJMaxx). I am constantly on the look out for great deals, p.s. I have a goodwill haul coming this week, so be sure to check back to check out what I have gotten, you will be amazed!! Love bargain hunting, and shopping, it’s all about the hunt, especially at these discount stores, like TJMaxx, Marshall’s, Ross, Home Goods, etc! I am wondering, have you gotten any great products from these stores lately? Or even better, any clearance? I wish you all the best of luck!! Here is what I was able to find, and purchased all at TJMaxx, I am super excited about  everything, and can’t wait to try everything out!! Happy Shopping everyone, go get those great deals!! Yes I had to take pictures of everything at 2 different times, the second one is with natural lighting, so if they aren’t the best pictures, I apologize, but it was the best I could do 🙂 Also, the top haul is REGULAR priced, the bottom haul are all CLEARANCE priced! Enjoy! Thanks for reading!!

Brands: 

Buxom

Bare Minerals

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Brands:

Bobbi Brown

Laura Gellar

PUR

Make Up For Ever

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Lorac California Dreaming Collection Review & Swatches

Hi there everyone, and welcome to the blog today!! Happy Thursday, how has this week truly flown by I tell ya!! Hey, just a shoot out to all the new followers, welcome, welcome, come in, and stay a while, and check out some awesome new makeup!! Please comment as well, I love interacting!! Thanks! Today’s post is going to be all about the new Lorac California Dreaming collection!! OMG when I first saw pictures for this collection, I literally died, can any of you guess why?? I mean try hard here, lol!! I LOVE the packaging!! Butterflies? Cats? Yes please!! This packaging is so bo ho, so unique, and hipster, I just love it so much!! I think Lorac nailed it with this collection! Let’s get right into the review, as there are tons of pictures, so be sure to check them out, for more details, and information. I am going to review the collection as a whole, and state what I enjoy most about each piece of the California Dreaming collection. Let’s get right into it!!

Purchase Lorac California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette Here $30 @Khols

Purchase California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette Here $30 @Ulta

Featuring 12 matte and shimmer shades, this LORAC California Dreaming eyeshadow palette provides an array of on-trend hues.

PRODUCT FEATURES
Includes: Sand Castle, Button, Overcast, Bonfire, Hot Toddy, Starfish, Seaside, Cable Knit, Cozy, Boots, Kitty Cat and 65⁰ shades
Features 12 matte and shimmer shades with a variety of highlight, crease, lid, and liner shades
Soft, universal eyeshadow palette
PRODUCT DETAILS
Includes: (12) eyeshadows (.34 oz. total weight)

Purchase Lorac California Dreaming Blush Palette Here $30 @Khols

Purchase Lorac California Dreaming Blush Palette Here @Ulta

This LORAC California Dreaming cheek palette contains four limited-edition shades to use as a highlighter, blush and bronzer.

PRODUCT FEATURES
Includes: Sunlight, Wavelength, Ray and Golden Hour shades
Contains four limited-edition shades to add highlight, color and glow to your complexion
Versatile highlight, blush and bronzer palette
PRODUCT DETAILS
Includes: 4 cheek colors (.48 oz. total weight)

Purchase Lorac California Dreaming Liquid Lipstick 4 pc. Here $36 @Khols

Featuring two new exclusive shades and two best-selling shades, this LORAC California Dreaming liquid lipstick set has the most on-trend shades straight from LA.

PRODUCT FEATURES
Includes: Soft Pink, Light Peach, Plum Brown and Soft Mauve shades
HOW TO USE
For a subtle effect, apply one of the darker shades to the entire lip. Then apply one of the lighter shades to the center of the lips.
Lightly blend the two shades together by tapping the lips with your ring finger.
PRODUCT DETAILS
Includes: (4) .11 oz. liquid lipsticks

Well, let’s talk pricing first, what do you all think? Do you think Lorac pricing is okay? Too much? I think it is just right! You are paying for quality, and that says a lot!! I believe these are exclusive to Ulta and Khols, and possibly the Lorac website!! Get them while you can because they are selling out fast, I had to order some online because my store (Khols) wasn’t getting any in stock, frustrating my so glad I got them, they are seriously beautiful!! I can’t even deal with the cute packaging, so cute! I knew I had to have the whole collection, these were made for ME! Lol hehe! The packaging is the typical Lorac packaging, sturdy cardboard, with a high quality mirror inside the palette, the designs are imprinted, and raised which adds a fun spark to the palettes!! The packaging has butterflies, cats, gemstones, snowflakes, and just pretty objects, like I said very hip, boho, hipster, modern, spritual, and unique, I am really digging it, perfect for me! The colors in both the eyeshadow, and blush palettes are both very buttery, pigmented, bendable, soft, but I do want to mention they are a bit powdery, kind of typical of Lorac pressed powders though. They are quite crumbly, which is wasteful in my opinion, they do blend nicely, but I am not sure this formula is the same as the Mega Pro formula, maybe it’s just the way I swatched, with them, not sure. Regardless they are still very good quality with a wide variety of colors, mattes, and shimmers, all very beautiful! Okay the lipsticks, OMG my goodness, these are literally the best liquid lipsticks I have EVER tried, no joke, see the pictures for lasting ability, the last photo is after I scrubbed with soap, water, and a paper towel, they are fully waterproof, and do last, and stain your lips, so be aware, they do try perfectly matte, I tried to get pictures of first application, and dried, then wet again, hoping to help show wearing power. I highly recommend these, they smell like vanilla cupcakes, and apply very opaque, and no re dipping the wand into the tube, a little goes a long way! This set of 4 is a great deal because just one I think is around $18 each! Definitely get this collection if it’s something you love, like I do, it will look flattering, and beautiful on many skin tones, I am in love!! What do you think about this collection?

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