Makeup reviews

My new faves and not so much

This will be my first official blog post…eeeekkk I’m so excited!!

I’m going to start off with my recent finds and how they stood up to my tastes. I’ve got a good mix of cheap brands and higher end..so there’s something for everyone. I love a good deal as much as the next person..and I’m not above wearing products from the discounted bin.

So let’s start off with my Sephora haul….because really who doesn’t love Sephora?! It’s like a strip club/porn/candy store for makeup addicts. I literally start sweating and shaking if I’m at the mall and know I don’t have the time or money to stop in…I know, I know..I have a problem…but too fucking bad

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I got these on sale on http://www.sephora.ca for $6… which is a steal. This is the first time I’ve tried this specific type with the Salicyclic acid. I usually go for their more soothing wipes but since my skin is acting like a 13 year old girl…think pimples and craziness, I thought I would try these.

So far, I am loving these. I have sensitive skin and these don’t give me a burning sensation or cause my face to light up like a Christmas tree. I am not noticing any change in the 4 pimples I’ve got going on, but I do notice that my skin feels very clean with no residue after using these..so if you see these on special..grab them up! Definitely worth the price.

Next up are these Sephora Cooling Mint Blotting Papers

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I grabbed these at my local Sephora for $10. I used to think that blotting papers were for people who had too much money and wanted to look all hoity toity, but I have learned that these are worth every penny. No matter how dry my skin is..throughout the day, my forehead gets so greasy I could cook fries on it. These babies do exactly what the packaging says..they blot your oil.

To be perfectly honest, paper towels or napkins from fast food restaurants will blot off your oil just as well as these, BUT…you will look way classier whipping these out instead a handful of tp.

So if you’ve got an extra $10 laying around..head on over to Sephora and grab these up.

 

Next up is this bottle of my new addiction- Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Marine Boosting Spray

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I picked up this travel sized bottle for $16 at Sephora. I’ve seen some YouTube videos and beauty bloggers raving about it and wanted to try it.

This shizzle is magic!!! It is so hydrating and calming on your skin. I have tried it as a serum on freshly cleansed skin and as a primer before my makeup and as a refreshing spray on my fully made up face…and I LOVE IT! It smells like the beach and it’s just yummy, yummy yummy for your skin. Mmmm

Now for my bargain find…E.L.F mascara

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I really, really, really wanted to like this because it’s cheap..like $2.97 cheap and it has synthetic beeswax in it (I have a wicked allergy to beeswax), so when I found this, I’m pretty sure I heard angels singing and Ryan Gosling standing naked holding it (a girl can dream right?!)  But sadly, it’s a big fat fucking fail. It’s way too thin and watery, so you have to put like 5 coats of it on your lashes to notice any effect. And who’s got that kind of time? Not me. Mascara has always been my least favorite product..I hate it, but that may be due to the fact that most mascaras make my eyes swell up like the morning after beer and wings. But I’m going to keep looking…if you have a good one, please feel free to leave it in the comment section

That’s it for my haul this week. I grabbed some other things but I’ll save them for my next post.

I’m not sure if anyone will read this blog or not…I’m going with NOT lol, but if you do take a few minutes out of your day to visit my site THANK YOU.

I know we are all super effing busy with life or if you’re having one of those days where you staying in your jammies  drinking wine and binge watching Scandal…but please know that YOU are enough. There is so much bullshit nowadays that we have to be the perfect moms with clean, well adjusted children, all the while keeping our house clean and our partners sexually satisfied like a 1950’s housewife…but shit! How the hell are we supposed to do that EVERY SINGLE DAY??!!  You know what…some days I tell my son to eat whatever he wants, and I literally couldn’t give a flying shit if he showers or not. I tell my husband I’ve got a massive headache so the bedroom acrobatics are out of the question, and I do nothing all day..because that’s what I need. As I sit my fat ass on the couch I do get the beginnings of guilt that as a mom and wife I should be doing something, but I literally force myself to relax. And the best part of it….when I tell my lovely psychologist that I took a “ME” day she congratulates me. I’m not saying we should lay on the couch everyday until our asses fuse to the upholstery, I’m just saying don’t beat yourself up for needing to relax.

 

 

 

 

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