Beauty

Little Haul!

Hello lovelies! I’m back after a very very long time!  Long story short, check the expiration date on your drugstore foundations. Let’s get started.

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First I got my absolute favorite foundation, Rimmel True Match in 120. I bought it because I looked inside my current bottle and there was maybe a quarter-inch left so I had to hurry and buy one but I realized when I got home it was expired (and since they are good for up to 3 years, it was way too old). Since I bought the last one I had to wait for almost a week until another shipment came in.  Anyway, this is my absolute favorite foundation that looks super natural and can be worn sheer or built up with a foundation powder.

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And since I can’t make myself buy things twice except for my foundation, I wanted to try the matching undereye concealer with my foundation. The Rimmel True Match concealer has a squeeze tube with one of those paint brush applicators which I find insanely irritating. I can’t ever get the right amount of product out but I love the formula so I’ll have to deal. I got the shade 230 because the one lighter looked too yellow for my more neutral skin tone.  It wears well and doesn’t crease while still having great coverage!

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If you’ve seen any of my recent wish lists, I’ve been loving glowing skin and I have wanted to try Becca’s Backlight Priming Filter but since I don’t have the money and they aren’t sold at my Ulta, I decided to get the L’Oreal Magic Lumi Light Infusing Primer to see if I liked the effect. I definitely do. I’d say confidently that I like this primer more than the Smashbox Photo Finish. By the end of the day, my makeup wasn’t patchy or halfway down my face but in place with a slightly glowier look (understandable for oily skin). It is a white primer but blends to be just a bit of glow to your skin. My foundation marries this like a dream and it’s the best primer I’ve tried in a while.

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Also in my recent wish lists, I’ve wanted to try the Becca Skin Perfector Pressed and again since I don’t have the money and Becca isn’t sold at my Ulta. I decided to try the Makeup Revolution Vivid Highlighter in Peach Lights. I use this as an eyeshadow and highlighter and I get so many compliments! It was so inexpensive and the product as well as the packaging are great quality! There’s 3 shades but I thought this one would flatter my skin tone the best!  I’m super impressed with Makeup Revolution, their prices are insanely great for the quality (this was $6, lipsticks are $3!).

If you want to see individual reviews of anything, let me know!  I’m so happy with everything I got but I can’t stay away from Ulta…

Over to you: What’s on your wish list right now?  Let me know!

xoxo

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