A handful of new skin care products that made their way into my skin care routine last month and quickly earned their place among my favorites!
A roundup of this month’s favorites: wardrobe staples that will transition into fall, new (and old!) makeup must-haves, and the local all-natural bath and body brand I’m obsessed with right now!
As I finish off beauty products, I toss the empty containers into a basket under my bathroom sink. When the basket fills up, I dump out the contents, inventory the goods, and type up a big ol’ blog post to share my thoughts on what each product does, if/why I loved it, and whether or not I’d repurchase.
Byrdie has a video series on their YouTube channel called Just Five Things, where celebrities, models, makeup artists and other industry pros share their top five beauty picks from their personal kits. These folks have access to lots of products, so when something lands on the top of their favorites list, it’s gotta be good. Watching
I picked up the NARS Power Matte Lip Pigment in the bright red-orange shade, Light My Fire, on Emily of Cupcakes & Cashmere’s recommendation, and loved the formula so much I added a few more shades to my stash over time. Here’s my review, with photos of my favorite shades!
I received Dermalogica’s new “Ultra Calming” products from Influenster to test and review. They claimed to “hydrate thirsty skin” and “stop irritation at its source,” to which I replied, “yes please and yes please.” Did they deliver results? Here are my thoughts after a month of consistent use.
Stalking the Sephora Weekly Wow! section is my new favorite pastime. Each week, they offer up limited-time discounts on a handful of makeup, skin care, and beauty tools, and this week, Bite Beauty High Pigment Pencils are on sale for $10. That’s a drugstore price for a primo green beauty product, y’all! Every Bite Beauty product
My blowdryer and I took a break this summer; with the heat index in the triple digits, the last thing I wanted was to spend 15-20 minutes blasting my head with hot air in my tiny bathroom, so I let my thick mane do it’s sort-of-wavy thing, and fully embraced the art of the air
Farmacy ‘Green Clean’ makeup meltaway cleansing balm I’m on a big balm kick these days. I don’t want anything foaming near my face, and I find a good cleansing balm is the gentlest and most effective way to remove every trace of makeup, dirt/oil, and sunscreen as a first cleanse in the evening. Farmacy Green Clean