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Even though the day started gloomy and rainy in Houston, the sunlight is finally beaming through my windows which put me in such a great mood and ready to put the finishing touches on today’s beauty post. What also put me in a great mood is seeing today’s palette of products I have in store which all consist of blush and rose gold. This was totally unplanned but I admittedly have a weakness for pink and pretty packaging so those two factors were responsible when purchasing these items.
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I’ve seen this Instagram famous blush on my feed for so long that last time I was at Target I decided to pick it up. For $8 this blush packs a surprisingly pigmented punch of color (I’d never used any Milani face product before). This shade in particular is matte on my cheeks and I love applying after my shimmery bronzer. If you’re in the market for a new blush, this one works beautifully on a pale-rosy undertone complexion and oily combination skin like mine. I’m psyched to try the other shades and maybe collect them just so I can photograph them all together?
So these brushes are not a new purchase but they are on a major sale right now and I hadn’t reviewed them before so I thought I’d include them on today’s post! Last year, the oval Artis brushes were all the rage but when I saw the price for one single brush at around $50 I gave up on buying the set! But being the Amazon junkie I am, I scoured their site and ordered these look-alikes on a whim from a brand name that I couldn’t even pronounce! Ha! But can I just say? BEST.PURCHASE.EVER! I mostly use the big brushes to apply foundation on my face, whether it be in a liquid or a stick formula, this is the quickest way for me to apply a flawless face in the morning. It’s easier to use than a foundation brush and my beloved Beauty Blender. I do admit to only using three or four of all these brushes and haven’t experimented much on using them for my eye-shadow but it’s definitely an amazing deal for the quality and quantity of brushes you get. I also found this cute stand for you to display them on your vanity!
Buying this reminded me why I love lipsticks and glosses so dang much! This rose-gold lip-gloss can be used alone or over your favorite lipsticks to create a gorgeous, voluminous and shimmery effect on the lips. But what I can’t get over is the hypnotizing coconut oil scent which takes me back to a beach in Roatan, enjoying the sun and sand. I first saw this gloss on beauty guru Bobbie Thomas on The Today Show and it looked so spectacular on her I had to have it. Actually, while searching for the exact one she was wearing I realized I ordered the wrong one since she was wearing this shade (sold out because of its popularity) and I bought this one! I still love it and now that gives me an excuse to buy yet one more lip gloss. I linked a similar shade in the product carousel below just in case you’re wondering.
I used the Jouer lip topper over my favorite e.l.f. lipstick!
This lip gloss is the total opposite of the previous one I just showed you and you might even judge me as boring when I describe this color to you. This lip gloss is the color of my lips! Hahahahaha! Well, this is the thing, I like to wear bright shades on my lips but I discovered that a nude and natural lip gloss shade in my purse is a must when I have to run out for errands or to tone down the rest of my make-up look because I’ve created a more dramatic eye. This gloss is moisturizing, non sticky and it leaves behind a yummy vanilla scent. So if you’re not about the loud lip colors but still want to look polished, this gloss is the one for you.
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