Archive for September 2016

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September 30, 2016

What's Inside: Beautycon Fall 2016 Box

 Today I have a look at what's inside the fall Beautycon box. The fall box was curated by Angel Merino and MakeupShayla. There are so many beauty products that you get in these quarterly boxes. You can decide on which payment plan you want, either seasonal or annual. The box has a lot of great beauty products to try out. New subscribers will also receive a bonus box! I have more info about what's inside below. 
September 28, 2016

What's New: Farmhouse Fresh Quick Recovery Face Mask Sampler

 Farmhouse Fresh has some new travel-friendly sets of their bestselling creams, masks, scrubs, and oils to take on the go. There are three sets which are Sweeping Softness, Skin Saviors and the one I have that is called Quick Recovery. Find out more about this set below!

Citadel Outlets 11th Annual Shopping Extravaganza

This Saturday October 1st, Citadel Outlets will be having their annual Shopping Extravaganza event for the 11th year. It is a shop for a cause event, where local non-profit organizations participate and $25 of each $35 tickets goes directly to the charity you choose. Your ticket purchase gives you so many great things to do like exclusive discounts, wine tasting and more. Find out more info below!

September 25, 2016

Play! By Sephora: September 2016 The Unbasic Basics

Play! by Sephora is the beauty subscription box that comes with 5 deluxe samples for just $10. I had been waiting a while to get an invite, so once I did I decided to try it out. The September box is my first, and it is all about the basics. Mainly products that are must haves and favorites from Sephora. Find out more and my thoughts on this month's box below!
September 23, 2016

What's Inside: Popsugar Must Have Box September 2016

 Today I have a look at what's inside this month's Popsugar Must Have Box. I was excited to see that there are many products perfect for fall and that are great for daily use. There are 6 products in the box this month and I have already found use for all of them. Find out more about these products below!

September 20, 2016

Review and Swatches: IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream SPF 50+

This has been my go-to product all summer and it has definitely been one of my favorite face products. The IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream gives full coverage while still being a lightweight formula. There is an SPF 50+ to protect the skin from harmful rays of the sun. I have swatches of all the shades, and there are 5 shades to choose from. Find out more on my thoughts below!

September 19, 2016

Beauty Box 5 September 2016: Staff Picks!

 The Beauty Box 5 for this month has products that the BB5 staff have picked as some of their favorites. The September box is simple, but it has products that are essential to use on a daily basis. There are two full size products and the rest are sample sizes. Find out more about the products inside below!
September 16, 2016

Urban Decay Blackmail Vice Lipstick Palette - Swatches and Review

There are so many new makeup sets coming out for the holidays, and this lipstick palette from Urban Decay is a great value. It comes with 12 lipstick shades that range from neutrals and picks, to darks and reds. I don't own too many of the new UD lipsticks, so this is a great way to try out a bunch and I will get use out of all the shades. Find out more about this palette below!
September 12, 2016

Wet N Wild Au Naturel Eye Shadow Palette in Nude Awakening - Photos and Swatches

Today I have a look at an eyeshadow palette from Wet N Wild that is perfect for fall. It has the right amount of light and dark shades that are pigmented and easy to blend. The palette comes with 10 eyeshadows and they range from shimmers to mattes to satins. I was really pleased with this palette and the colors definitely remind me of fall. See more photos and swatches below!
September 9, 2016

Welcome to Fall Giveaway! Win $500 Gift Card to Target or Sephora

I have an amazing giveaway to share with you to start the fall season off right! Myself and other fabulous bloggers have teamed up to offer an awesome prize that everyone will love. You can choose between a Sephora or Target gift card, and there will be two winners. Find out how to enter below!


Prize one is: 
$500 Target or Sephora Gift Card (Winner's choice)

Prize two is: 
$250 Target or Sephora Gift Card (Winner's choice)


How to enter: Use the Rafflecopter widget below and follow me and all of the other amazing bloggers! There are so many ways to enter, but you can possibly split up entering into one or two days so that you don't miss any chances. The giveaway ends on 9/27/16 at 12 AM EST. Good luck!


♥ Stephanie 
September 8, 2016

First Impressions: Hard Candy Glamoflauge Mix-In Pigment Makeup Drops

 Today I have a look at a new product that is new for fall from Hard Candy. The Glamoflauge Mix-In Pigment Makeup Drops are made to add to any primer, moisturizer, or foundation for coverage or shade. I was so excited to try these, since I had a feeling they could possibly be a dupe for the Cover FX Custom Cover Drops (which I own and have used in the past). Find out more about these and a comparison to the Cover FX ones below!
September 6, 2016

What's New From The Estee Edit

 Today I have a look at some products from The Estee Edit. I have been wanting to try products from this line and I finally have a chance thanks to Influenster. There are products that I really ended up loving and have been using on a daily basis. Find out more on these below!

September 1, 2016

Skin Care Faves From Derma e

 Today I want to share a few of my favorite products from Derma e. If you don't know much about Derma e, they are a skin care line with natural formulations that have vitamins, antioxidants, and botanicals. You might have noticed recently that Derma e is now at Target. They have a great selection of products that are for all kinds of different skin care needs. Find out more about these three products that have been amazing for my skin!