Giveaways

(Closed) Giveaway: Instagram Birthday Celebration

July 14, 2017

CLOSED! The winner has been announced on Instagram!

I turn 27 years old tomorrow, so I thought it would be fun to do a birthday giveaway for all of the people who have supported me throughout this blogging journey! To celebrate 27 years on this planet, I’m giving away some of my favorite pampering products! This giveaway is open worldwide, unless otherwise prohibited, and will be exclusively run through Instagram. I just wanted to showcase the prizes and list all of the official rules here. Thank you for all your support and good luck everyone!

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Makeup

Amuse: 9-Color Eyeshadow Kit

July 12, 2017

I ordered one of these (#1) from ShopMissA and was accidentally sent #2 and #3, as well as an extra of #1. The only kit I don’t own is #4 which is a mix of blues. I’d like to preface this review by saying that I am not a fan of purple eyeshadow, even though it is supposed to work well with brown eyes. Each kit has nine coordinating shades, some matte and some shimmer, with most being matte.

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Danimer: Liquid Lipsticks

July 10, 2017

I always see these liquid lipsticks on eBay, but pass them up, thinking that I can’t get a good quality lipstick for 99 cents. When I made a little extra money this month, I decided to just go for it and buy the entire set of 38. I paid $35 for the set, receiving a small discount for buying them all at once, with free shipping. It took about two weeks for them to show up in my mail box. Warning, this will be long.

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L’Oreal Infallible Total Cover Kits

July 7, 2017

This is a double review of the newer L’Oréal Infallible Total Cover Color Correcting Kit and the Concealing & Contour Kit. The Color Correcting Kit (225) claims to disguise dark circles, combat discolorations, neutralize redness, and brighten dullness. The Concealing & Contour Kit (220) claims to conceal dark circles, cover imperfections, hide scars, and professionally contour. Apparently L’Oreal is really concerned with my dark under-eye circles! What are you trying to say, L’Oréal?! Rude!

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Lorery e Fashion: Eyeliner Pencil

July 5, 2017

While browsing eBay for a new purse, I can across this 12-pack of eyeliners and was immediately intrigued. It was only $6 for all 12 eyeliner pencils and they were all black. What more could I ask for? I immediately added them to my cart and then sat back and waited. And then I waited and waited and waited. It took almost a month, but one day they appeared in my mailbox. I had almost forgotten I ordered them! I will admit that I hadn’t ever heard of Lorery e Fashion before purchasing these eyeliners and I can’t find an English review of these liners online. Yay for being first for once!

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Skincare

Is Using an Electric Face Brush Better?

June 30, 2017

Is using an electric facial cleansing brush actually better than washing your face with your hands? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. So what did I do? A lot of Googling, then a lot of sitting around confused by what I found, and, finally, an experiment. Welcome to the Beautiful Science Nerd.

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Makeup

Monave: Loose Mineral Foundation

June 26, 2017

I may be pregnant, but that shine coming off my face is not a glow. It’s oil. I have the strangest skin. It’s oily in some spots, dry in others, and average in tiny sections. Most foundations cater to one area and highlight the flaws on the rest. I’ve been known to use two to three different formulas at once. Loose powder foundations have always worked well on the oily sections of my face but made my dry spots look horrendous, so I was hesitant to try this Monave Loose Mineral Foundation. I first ordered the sample size of the shade Claire, and later purchased the full-sized version since it was a great match.

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My Lip Care Routine

June 23, 2017

I got a request from an aspiring beauty blogger on this subject and the more I thought about it, the more I realized how much my nightly lip care routine means to me. I’m a lip product junkie, through and through. I don’t care whether we’re talking about a cheap lip balm or a high-end liquid lipstick; I want it. But the more lip swatches I do for this website—and for my own daily makeup—the drier my lips get, especially when I’m using a matte liquid lipstick like the Kylie Cosmetics line. Since I just placed a pretty massive liquid lipstick order, I thought this would be a good time for me to reflect on my lip care routine, and share it with all of you. Will all the lippie lovers raise their hands?!

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