It’s been a while since my last beauty post, so today I thought I would share some of my current favorite beauty products with you all! I’m a total beauty junkie so Ulta & Sephora are some of my favorite stores to pop into! I always love testing out new products, so I’m excited to share the ones I have really been loving lately! If you have any products that you really love, I would love to hear them so I can try them out next time!
Some of these products I have been using for a long time & others I have fallen in love with over the last few weeks and have added them to my daily routine! The products in todays post are a mixture between makeup, skincare & preventative care type of products! Anyways, hope you enjoy! Let’s get started shall we…IT COSMETICS BYE BYE UNDER EYE EYE CREAM (above) | I had been searching for a good under eye cream and decided to give this one a try a few weeks back. I’ve been using it ever since I bought it and I really, really like it. Sometimes I get puffy eyes (especially around allergy season) and dark circles and this eye cream has done a great job of de-puffing my eyes and reducing my dark circles! It’s very light and I love how it feels under my eyes. I love using it at night so that it can really soak in.
TOO FACED BORN THIS WAY FOUNDATION | I had been using a NARS foundation for a while and wasn’t super happy with it, so when it started to get low I popped into Sephora and decided to try this foundation. I got the lightest shade (#paleproblem haha) and it offers really good coverage. A few things to note: this foundations colors tend to be a bit darker than other brands I have tried. I won’t be able to use this in the winter because it will be too dark. And almost all of the shades work best on yellow toned skin. Anyways, I have really liked this foundation so far and it stays on well!
L’OCCITANE CREME DIVINE | I received this at the rewardStyle conference and was anxious to try it out. I’ve been using it for almost two weeks and my face feels more hydrated and more firm. I use this every night and every morning when I’m not putting on makeup so I can let it soak into my skin. It claims to have natural anti-aging ingredients that will reduce the appearance of wrinkles and make your skin feel firmer!SUPERGOOP SETTING MIST | I have been a huge fan of Supergoop products for over a year now and I swear every single product I try, I love! Their setting spray is no different! I talked about this product on instagram stories last week. I spray this 3-4 times after I apply my makeup to help set my makeup and to have a little extra SPF on my face. I carry this travel size in my bag and use it throughout the day.
ST. TROPEZ BRONZING MOUSSE | I have extremely fair skin, so I sometimes look to sunless tanners to give me a darker complexion! I have tried numerous different brands and types of sunless tanners, but so far this one has been my favorite! I apply using a mitt to ensure it doesn’t streak or leave my hands a dark, unnatural color!
INVISIBOBBLE HAIR TIES | I’ll admit I was skeptical of these at first because they look like an old school telephone cord haha! But once I tried them I bought a few more packs because they are life changing. Ok, that’s a little dramatic but they hold my hair so well (during workouts, running errands, etc.) and don’t leave a bump in my hair afterwards. Since using these I’ve noticed less breakage of my hair. They come in a few colors to match your hair, a few fun colors, and even clear!T3 MICRO CURLING WAND & HAIR DRYER | I’ll admit I have tried two or three different curling wands and never really loved the results. I would constantly burn my hand or the curls wouldn’t stay! This curling wand is a game changer- my curls can last two or three days and I only have to freshen up a few strands! I’ve bene using the one-inch barrel and love the results. I have the trio that comes with three barrels and I’m obsessed. Speaking of obsessed, I had used the same cheap hair dryer for years and it’s been on it’s way out for a WHILE. I was so happy when T3 sent me the hair dryer because it’s made the getting ready process so.much.easier! TARTELETTE IN BLOOM PALETTE | I know I have raved about this palette a lot recently, but for good reason! This palette is SO good. It has a lot of “neutral” shades that fit every skin color. My favorites are ‘funny girl,’ ‘rocker,’ and ‘firecracker.’
NEUTROGENA HYDRO BOOST GEL CREAM | I got this a few months ago because I was really interested in trying a “gel cream” vs. lotion and I really, really like it. I use it morning and night most days and it leaves my skin feeling super hydrated. I particularly like using this before putting makeup on my face because it doesn’t feel thick or greasy.FIRST AID BEAUTY FACE CLEANSER + CLARISONIC MIA FIT | I have been a huge First Aid lover for quite a few years now. Their products are very gentle on my sensitive skin. In particular I love their face cleanser because it does a great job of getting alllll the makeup off! I never feel like there’s any makeu left over. I pair this with my Clarisonic Mia Fit one to two times a week depending on how my skin is looking/feeling.MURAD RAPID AGE SPOT & PIGMENT LIGHTENING SERUM | I’m pretty insecure about a few spots on my chest that are a result of sun damage & hereditary freckles, so after doing some research I purchased this serum. You’re supposed to use it two-months on and two-months off for the best results. In order to feel confident and look my best on our wedding day I have been using this to lighten my problem spots! P.S. You have to be extremely careful when using this and being in the sun. Always cover the area AND use sunscreen because this serum makes you more susceptible to the sun!L’OCCITANE SHOWER OIL | This is a product that I also received during the rewardStyle conference that I have grown to love! This oil lathers so well in the shower and I also love shaving with it. Overtime I use this my skin feels so incredibly soft! Bonus: it smells amazing!BRAZILLIAN BUM BUM CREAM | Alright, I have my friend Shelby to thank for this purchase! We were on a trip together back in November and she had this cream and I instantly fell in love with the smell! It’s technically designed for tightening areas (and getting rid of cellulite) but I use it on my legs and arms all the time haha! The smell is seriously so good! One of my best friends Kate even raved about it after using it on a recent trip!SMASHBOX LIQUID LIPSTICK | Smashbox sent over a press package recently with their new line of pigmented liquid lipsticks for me to try out. I’m not a huge lipstick person, but this box was filled with a ton of neutral colors. I brought a few with me to the rewardStyle conference to try and both Kate & I fell in love with them! They are super pigmented but they’re not overly bright! The colors also last for a long time!