To the Favorites! LORAC PRO Palette 2: I’ve been reaching for this palette the most this past month. It has 8 matte shades and 8 shimmer shades for many, many looks. Extremely hyper pigmented and buttery shadows make this one of my all time favorite palettes. Available at Sephora and Ulta. HADA LABO TOKYO Replenishing Hydrator: I gave this a try upon recommendation from uppiesbeads59 and have really enjoyed it. I
1. Greed What is your most expensive beauty item? My most expensive beauty product has to be my Tom Ford Shade & Illuminate which I talked about in my October Favorites. It cost $75. It’s a beautiful, product! Also, my GHD straightener which I think I got on sale for $160. What is your least expensive beauty item? ESSENCE Gel Eyeliner. It’s a drugstore bargain at $3.99. Goes on
Summer is finally over and I’m looking forward to cooler weather. This month, I have a little bit of everything. Turkish Delight Shower Smoothie by Lush: I love the texture and light floral scent of this product. You don’t need much so it lasts a long time. One of my favorite Lush products. Intensive Nurturing Body Balm by Perlier: I got this in a sample box and am absolutely
To the list – BUMBLE AND BUMBLE A Tint of Brown Hair Powder: I love this tinted dry shampoo. It cost more than the tinted Batiste which I use regularly but it can cast a grayish residue and this does not. Comes in various shades, available at Sephora for $36 and salons. Kerastase Initialiste Advanced Scalp & Hair Serum Concentrate: I’ve just started using this this month and it’s
Voluminous Butterfly Mascara by L’OREAL: It took me a couple of tries to master the wand but once I did, I got massive lashes. The regular Voluminous mascara has long been one of my favorites so I new that I would like the formulation. Give it a go! Available at drugstores or online. Found this cast iron statue of Ulysses S. Grant at an estate sale recently. Follow Mad Chipmunk
My favorites this month has to be the cool stuff I bought at IMATS NYC. I’ve been using everything here this month except for the lashes. Hakuhodo Makeup Brushes and Case: The primary reason I went to IMATS was to buy these brushes. They are the finest brushes I’ve ever owned and I love using them! Each one is handmade in Japan. They’re unbelievably soft. Expensive and worth it.
I’m still in Winter mode although it’s technically Spring. Here are some of my favorites this month. Inglot palette: I went to Inglot at the beginning of March and put together this little palette that I’ve worn most of the month. I particular like this copper, bronze shade with a little dab of the brick red in the center of the eyelid. The other two are a charcoal color
My favorite products this month. Lotion Yon-Ka – Dry Skin Toner: My aesthetician swears by Yon-Ka, a French skincare brand, and sells the line in her office. I use a few toners/waters in rotation depending on what my skin needs. I use this hydrating one in the morning which contains Lavender Oil, Geranium Flower Oil, Rosemary Leaf Oil, Cypress Oil, and Thyme Oil. Buy from Dermstore here with free