Best Highlighters on Any Budget

Hey Finders! Who else out there is a makeup hoarder? I recently moved, forcing me to narrow down my collection. Today I’m taking about my top, all-time-favorite highlighters including affordable & luxury products! I’m also showing you different highlight application techniques. Are you a ‘glow from within’ or ‘blinding’ highlight kinda gal/guy?

What’s your favorite highlighter? Lmk in the comment section below!

Products Mentioned:

  1. Wet n Wild MegaGlow Highlight – ‘Blossom Glow’ & ‘Precious Petals’ $4.99
  2. Carli Bybel Palette $22.50
  3. Make Up For Ever – Pro Light Fusion #1 $39
  4. The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer $24
  5. ABH ‘Amrezy’ Highlight $28
  6. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette $62
  7. Marc Jacobs Dew Drops Coconut Gel – ‘Dew you?’ $44

 

On My Face:

  1. L’Oréal Lumi Cushion Foundation $16.99 / Nude Beige
  2. Note Cosmetics Luminous Silk Compact Powder $16.99 / Natural Beige
  3. Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush $29 / Blissful
  4. Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Palette 5 $48 / Color: 9
  5. L’Oréal Telescopic Mascara $9.99 / Blackest Black
  6. Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick $4.99 / Rich Girl Red

POWDER FOUNDATION?? $7 SHADOW PALETTE? WHAT!?

Hey Finders! Who here uses a powder foundation?? I was curious to try this J.Cat Beauty Aquasurance Foundation since it claims to be medium to full coverage, hydrating & can be applied dry or wet. I’m also featuring J.Cat’s $7.99 eye shadow palette in ‘Red Carpet Premiere’. Watch as I walk you through my look & disclose the best ways to apply both affordable products! I hope you enjoy this video! If you did, please give it a ‘thumbs up’ 🙂

Questions? Ask me in the comments below!

Products Mentioned:

J.Cat Beauty ‘Red Carpet Premiere’ eyeshadow palette $7.99
Aquasurance Compact Foundation ‘Natural’ $13.99

On My Face:

Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer $19
Maybelline Dream Cushion Foundation $15.99 / Warm Nude
Tarte Aquacealer Concealer $26 / Light-Medium
Ofra Cosmetics Banana Powder $12
Aquasurance Compact Foundation $13.99 / Natural
Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush $29 / Blissful
Wet N Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder $4.99 / Blossom Glow
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz $21 / Dark Brown
Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray $32
LORAC Alter Ego Lip Gloss $17 / Muse
L’Oréal Telescopic Mascara $9.48 / Blackest Black

REVIEW: WET N WILD ZODIAC COLLECTION

Hey Finders! I’m reviewing Wet N Wild’s limited edition Zodiac Collection. I’m swatching/applying the ‘Air’ & ‘Earth’ shadow palettes, along with their MegaGlo Highlighting Bar & Color Icon Lip Glosses. Each piece is named after a different zodiac sign. Interested in the collection? Watch to see how everything applies, while hearing what I have to say!

Questions? Ask me in the comments below!

Products Mentioned:

  1. Color Icon Eyeshadow Palette ‘Air’ $4.99
  2. Color Icon Eyeshadow Palette ‘Earth’ $4.99
  3. MegaGlo Highlighting Bar ‘Air’ $6.99
  4. Color Icon Lip Gloss in Libra, Gemini, Aquarius $2.99

Brushes:

  1. Morphe M504 $7
  2. Glamour Dolls Romantic Rose $4.99
  3. Morphe M433 $6
  4. Morphe M574 $5
  5. Japonesque All Over shadow $11.25
  6. SLMissGlam Mermaid Glam Brush Set $80

On My Face:

  1. Wet N Wild Photo Focus Dewy Face Primer $4.99
  2. Wet N Wild Photo Focus Foundation $5.99 / Soft Beige
  3. Wet N Wild Color Icon Bronzer $3.99 / Bikini Contest
  4. Seraphine Botanicals Blush $14 / Lychee + Golf
  5. Essence Brighten Up! Banana Powder $4.99
  6. City Color Bold Brow Kit $4.99 / Medium
  7. Mario Badescu Facial Spray $7 / Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater

 

JULY 2018 Favorites

Hey Finders! I’m walking you through my 7 favorite products during the month of July. It’s a lot of skin/lip care but these goodies have seriously made a BIG difference in my overall skin hydration – be sure to peak my before & after photo! These products have become my every day staples & I can’t rave about them enough!

Questions? Ask me in the comments below!

 

  1. NARS Luminous Moisture Cream $64 / normal to dry and dry skin types

Very light citrus smell. Keeps skin Hydrated

Hydrates & Strengthens – 24 hour hydration. Fine lines diminished as Bio-Hyaluronic Acid plumps skin to hydrate, soften and comfort. Omega 3 Ceramides help strengthen skin’s barrier function and prevent moisture loss.

Wild Thyme Extract delivers powerful antioxidant protection.

Plankton Extract helps boost cell energy. Beech Bud Extracts helps boost collagen production and Sephora Root Extract helps protect vital elastin to keep skin firm!

  1. Kiehl’s Youth Dose Eye Treatment $39

Received this complimentary via Influenster & Kiehl’s.

Thought it would be like every other eye cream (I’ve tried a lot!) but it actually works wonders in the matter of days! INSERT before & after photo.

Key Ingredients:

Pro-Retinol, helps reduce appearance of lines while improving firmness and elasticity.
Vitamin Cg, vitamin c derivative w/ antioxidant benefits, helps boost radiance and smooth skin texture

Grape Seed Extract, rich with antioxidants. Helps brighten skin and reduce appearance of dark circles.

  1. Wet N Wild Cushion Foundation in “Creamy Ivory” $7.89

Great for travel! Comes with a sponge to use on the go. Has an SPF of 15

  1. Grown Alchemist Watermelon & Vanilla Lip Balm $23

Watermelon Extract purified, rich in Vitamins and Carotenoids, noticeably provide superior hydration improving the appearance of dry and chapped lips. Antioxidant Triglycerides from Shea Butter and Jojoba Oil nourish, visibly improving lip texture and noticeably protecting the lips. Sweet Almond and Rosehip, rich in Phytosterols, Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamins, leave lips supple and looking soothed and smooth

  1. Rodan + Fields Redefine Lip Renewing Serum $56

Leave my lips so smooth & wrinkle free! It’s really helped transform my lips from crackly & chapped to smooth & beautiful! I recommend using half a capsule each night before going to bed.

  1. Rodan + Fields Enhancements Lash Boost $150

I’ve seen a difference in as little as 3 weeks! My lashes are whisper & longer (even my lowers lashes). I apply this at night before going to bed. Stay tuned for my review video! Coming soon!

  1. L’Occitane Roses Hand Cream $12

Enriched with Shea butter and vitamin E, this light cream helps nourish, soften and protect the hands while helping to strengthen the nails.

BASIC MAKEUP KIT: FLAWLESS SKIN – SEPHORA/ULTA

Hey Finders! Need some new makeup or starting from scratch? I’ve put together a list of my holy grail Sephora/Ulta purchases that I know would make a great addition to anyone’s vanity. I’ll be focusing on the “base” of the face today; primer, foundation, concealer, setting powder, bronzer, blush, highlight, setting spray – the flawless skin essentials!

Have a product you want me to test for my upcoming drugstore makeup kit? Leave it in the comment section below!

Products Mentioned:

Saturday Skin Waterfall Glacier Water Cream $39

NARS Radiance Primer $36

NARS Radiant Longwear Foundation “Vienna” $49

Mikasa F300 Foundation Brush $16

Halo Beauty Hair, Skin & Nails Supplement $39.95

EcoTools Beauty Sponge $4.99

Tarte Shape Tape Concealer “Light-Neutral” $27

Laura Mercier Translucent Powder $38

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette $62

Hourglass Powder Brush $38

Morphe E3 Powder Brush $17

NARS Laguna Bronzer $40

Japonesque Brush $23

Anastasia BH Highlight $28

Laura Mercier Fan Brush $32

Elf Blending Brush $1

NARS Orgasm Blush $39

Urban Decay Setting Spray $39

 

Eye/Lip Products:

Revlon ColorStay Creme Eye Shadow #710 $3.79

Pacifica Crystal Matrix Mineral Eyeshadow Palette $ 18

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz $21

Tweezerman ProMaster Lash Curler $22

L’Oréal Telescopic Mascara $9.99

Kylie “Mary Jo K” Lip Liner $12

Make Up Forever Artist Rouge Matte Lipstick “Red Orange” $22

 

This vs. That: BANANA POWDER BATTLE

Join me in today’s journey to find the most brightening, hydrating, crease-less banana powder! I’m putting 3 banana powders to the test to see which will come out on top as the ultimate banana battle winner!! And the best part is, they’re all less than $15! Don’t know what banana powder is? It’s a banana-colored setting powder used to help brighten up dark circles, etc – I explain everything you need to know below!!