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Valentine's Day Lip Colors

5 Valentine’s Day Lip Colors

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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I wanted to share 5 Valentine’s Day lip colors that I LOVE. I typically wear neutral lip colors but for a fun occasion, a pop of red or pink is always a great idea! But if you prefer a neutral lip color, check out this post with 5 of my favorite affordable lip products!

The formula of all of these lip products is incredible . Trust me, I am incredibly picky when it comes to lip products and these pass with flying colors!

Do you prefer a neutral lip or do you love a pop of color?

5 Valentine’s Day Lip Colors

 

L’Oreal Lip Stain in ‘I Am Worth It’

L’Oreal Lip Stain in ‘I Choose’

Jouer Essential Shine Balm in Peony

Laura Mercier Rouge Essentiel Lipstick in Nu Preferè

Jouer Essential Shine Lip Balm in Poppy

If you’re looking for more lip formulas that will blow your socks off – Check out this post here where I share 5 Affordable Must Try Lip Products!

 

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5 Affordable Must Try Lip Products

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I have been so impressed by affordable makeup brands lately. When I say that these affordable lip products are incredible, I am not exaggerating one bit – they are some of the best lip product formulas I have ever used!

I’m sharing the shades that I wear the most below but if they aren’t your jam, check out the other shades in the range because you won’t be disappointed! So without further ado, here are the best affordable lip products.

Maybelline Lifter Gloss

This gloss is a new release as of late 2020 & have loved this formula since the first wear. I wear the shade ‘Sand’ most often but you can’t go wrong with any of the shades. They have a pretty great color pay off for a gloss but are also great to layer.

L’Oreal Lightweight Matte Lip Stain

This particular one has almost 5 stars with over 19k reviews! I typically don’t love matte lip formulas because I have dry lips but this formula has been a holy grail of mine for years now. I recommend this to everyone I know because it stays put, doesn’t dry out my lips & it’s beautiful. I wear the shade ‘I Lead’ or ‘I Tease’ most often.

CoverGirl Tinted Lip Oil

This is a sheer lip oil but I fell in love with this formula when the Clean Fresh line was released. It’s hydrating with a sheer color & my favorite during the summer months. I wear the shades ‘Sour Grapes’ & ‘Fresh Squeezed’.

Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink

This is another matte formula that I shockingly LOVE. The formula doesn’t dry out my lips & the wear is wonderful – it lasts for hours & hours! I wear “Hazelnut Hypnotizer’ most often now but I have used so many different shades from this line over the past few years.

L’Oreal Colour Riche Shine

If you’ve been a longtime follower, you have most likely seen me talk about this formula for well over 5 years. I can’t get enough of this glossy formula! My holy grail shade is ‘Glossy Fawn’ but once again, if you love a lipstick with a slight sheen, this formula is for you!

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Share your favorite affordable lip product below in the comments. I love when you share your favorite products with me! Also, if you love affordable makeup products, don’t miss this full face of affordable makeup tutorial! 🙂

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Future is Female

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As you guys know, I am lucky enough to be an OLLY ambassador this year! This means, I get to try new products & be one of the first people to share them (+ my experience) with YOU!  

They just launched their new OLLY Future is Female product line & I was beyond thrilled to receive these products in the mail because I feel like so many of us could benefit from these. Guys, Miss Mellow was calling to me! If you have followed along for a while, you know that I have been consistently struggling with hormonal fluctuations since I had my boys & I have been searching for a product like this for years. If you have experienced the ups & downs that come along with unexpected hormonal fluctuations, then you know exactly what I’m referring to & how hard it can be to handle. I’m so happy to tell you that I feel so much more in control of my moods since using Miss Mellow + I feel like I’m handling my stress a lot better as well, which is a total win in my book!

I’m listing all 4 of the products below with a little bit of info on each so you can get a good idea of what to expect from each product. I can’t wait to incorporate these other products into my vitamin routine. Let me know in the comments below which product you’re most excited about!

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Updated Skincare Routine

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One of my most frequently asked questions is, “What skincare products do you use!?” So here I am, sharing my updated skincare routine with you because most of these products are almost used up & I wanted to share them before I start trying new ones!

I love trying out new products & finding which ones work really well & are worth the purchase for you. I’ve been using these products for 6 months & you can hear me chat all about them in this video here!

Products Used:

-This Farmacy Cleansing Balm feels so luxurious on the skin & removes makeup like a dream. I’m ranking this up there with my holy grail Elemis Cleansing Balm!

-This Boscia Resurfacing Treatment Toner has really helped the appearance of my skin texture. I’ve actually been using this product or longer than 6 months. so it will last you a long time!

-This eye cream from Farmacy is very hydrating & really helps to brighten up the undereye! I love to use this one in the mornings to help me look more awake.

-I wasn’t sure how I would feel about this Boscia B12 Serum but man oh man, I have fallen in love with this product! It has made such a major difference with my dry skin & I can’t recommend it if you have normal, dry or dry patches that need some added hydration!

-I had this anti-aging moisturizer sitting in my skincare drawer & finally decided to give it a try.. Now I wish I would have used it earlier because it is SO GOOD! It makes my skin look healthy & gives that perfect glow!

-I have been using this face oil for almost a year now & it works so well with my skin, I look forward to using it day & night. This one is a bit more pricey ($100) but if you have the ability, I highly recommend trying this one out. It lasts a very long time & the quality of this product is incredible!

-Last but not least is this little facial roller. I wasn’t sure if these little tools made much of a difference until I started using this daily. Boy was I wrong! This facial roller has become my favorite part of my skincare routine (hello, self-care!) & I can visibly see the difference in my skin since I started using it. Not only does it help with depuffing, but it also helps my products sink deeper into the skin, promotes collagen production & in turn, helps the appearance of my fine lines. Can’t recommend this enough!

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Full Face Affordable Makeup

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I’m very excited for this post because I love affordable makeup & these products are all winners in my opinion! While I use quite a bit of affordable makeup, it’s rare that I do a full face of makeup using only affordable makeup products BUT so many of you girls have requested a makeup tutorial like this so I’m happy to finally have one for you! Make sure to head over to my Instagram video to see these products in action & enter the giveaway I’m doing with my friend, Chynna. You can win $25 worth of products & $25 PayPal cash!

Products Used:

 

Primer

 

Foundation

 

Concealer

 

Setting Powder

 

Cream Bronzer

 

Cream Blush

 

Highlighting Powder

 

Eyeshadow Palette

 

Setting Spray

 

Mascara

 

Lip Stain in I Tease

 

What I’m Wearing

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7 Edible Beauty Favorites

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I have raved about Edible Beauty products for over 2 years now & I’m honestly shocked that I haven’t put together a post with my favorites until now. Let me start this post off by giving you a little background on how my love for Edible Beauty began. Yes, this is a skincare love story of sorts.. But don’t worry, it will be worth the quick read because I know you will love this brand as much as I do.

I was first introduced to this clean beauty brand when they were prepping to launch in Sephora here in the US a couple of years ago. I was reached out to via email to work with them on a social post promoting their US launch & I was instantly intrigued by their story, clean products & their beautiful Australian aesthetic. (Keep in mind, this post is in no way sponsored!)

Now, since I always try out products before promoting them (ALWAYS!), they were kind enough to send me over a package full of their products & when I say that I instantly fell in love with their products, I’m not exaggerating whatsoever! I have repurchased their products repeatedly & recommend them to everyone I know. So without further ado, here are the products I have repurchased but keep in mind, every product I have tried from Edible Beauty has been absolutely incredible!

Snowflower Illuminating Face Oil

This oil is a holy grail skincare product for me. I have tried quite a few oils over the years & this is the first one that doesn’t make my skin break out. This leaves my skin looking luminous, hydrated & even helps lessen the appearance of my fine lines.

& Sleeping Beauty Purifying Mousse

This pink-clay sleep mask is a must have for every skin type! It purifies, brightens, revitalizes your skin & you will wake up in the morning with any blemishes diminished & radiant skin. Honestly, I can’t recommend this enough for anyone who has acne or just gets an occasional spot, it works wonders!

Turmeric Beauty Latte

This product is perfect if you’re experiencing any dark spots or blemishes. I use this morning & night to help combat my melasma & any dark spots that I have from old spots. I 100% notice a difference when I use this product regularly & love that it’s not a harsh chemical bleaching my skin because it’s a completely natural product!

Coco Bliss Intensive Repair

If you have dry skin or are experiencing dry skin due to weather changes or different circumstances, this product is for you! I use it as a moisturizer because I have extremely dry skin but you can use this as a sleep mask for added hydration. I noticed the biggest difference in the texture of my skin when I started using this product!

Exotic Goddess Ageless Serum

This serum is beyond incredible! Just look at all of those 5 star reviews! This youth-boosting serum is a must have in my opinion. It minimizes fine lines & wrinkles leaving your skin looking plum & smooth. This is the product that I have repurchased the most from Edible Beauty & if you try it you’ll understand why!

Citrus Rhapsody Toner Mist

This toner mist is so lovely, I find myself wanting to spritz my face a few times a day. It is soothing, hydrating & calming. Plus, I love that it comes as a mist because application is incredibly easy!

Vanilla Silk Hydrating Lotion

I typically use the Coco Bliss Intensive Repair Cream both day & night because I have such dry skin, but this lotion is wonderful for all skin types! It’s hydrating & wears beautifully under makeup.

I hope this post was helpful for all of you looking to try out Edible Beauty products. I genuinely can’t recommend this brand enough & know all of you will love it as much as I do. Feel free to send any other questions you have about this brand my way & I will be more than happy to chat skincare with you!

If you loved this post with 7 Edible Beauty Favorites, check out this post with the face masks I have been loving!

Affordable Eyebrow Tutorial

Current Eyebrow Routine

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I’ve had quite a few requests recently for a mini tutorial on how I fill in my eyebrows and while I personally don’t feel like my eyebrows are anything to write home about, I will always happily oblige these types of requests 🙂 Real talk though.. These products are awesome! Affordable makeup brands have taken the eyebrow game by storm & I am here for it!

You can check out the mini tutorial HERE & the products that I used are below. Hope you enjoy! Let me know what mini tutorial you want to see next!

Products Used:

Maybelline Total Temptation in Soft Brown – Maybelline Tattoo Studio Brow Gel in Blonde

Nordstrom Sale Must Haves

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While a lot of us are being very conscious of our spending at the moment, I wanted to share this sale BUT only share the things that I use regularly. 25% off is a major deal for Nordstrom & I didn’t want any of you to miss out on anything that you’ve been wanting to order. For example, I desperately needed a new moisturizer & so I ordered one that I absolutely love & saved 25% off on it! If you’re not in the position to be shopping right now, please don’t. Like I said above, I only purchased a moisturizer because I was completely finished with my current one & genuinely needed one.

Sending love to all of you! I know this is a weird time in life & I hope you know that we’re all in this together. If you ever need someone to talk to, I’m here for you girls!

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5 Lip Colors for Valentine’s Day

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I thought I would share 5 lip colors for Valentine’s Day with you guys! The formula of these products is unbelievable & while I don’t typically wear a pink lip, I wear these formulas in a nude shade basically every day. The formula of this lip stain just might be my favorite lip stain/liquid lipstick of all time & these shine balms are hydrating with the perfect amount of color for everyday wear.

Head over to my Instagram to see each color in action!

1.) Lip Stain in I Am Worth It
2.) Lip Stain in I Choose
3.) Essential Shine Balm in Peony
4.) Rouge Essentiel Lipstick in Nu Prefere
5.) Essential Lip Balm in Poppy

 

Which color is your favorite!?

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An Exciting Announcement

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I am absolutely THRILLED to be announcing that I am a brand ambassador for OLLY for 2020!! Honestly, this is such an exciting opportunity for me because as you all know by now, I am a massive fan of OLLY products & use them regularly. I am honored that they wanted to partner with me for the full year & am already so excited to share my current favorite OLLY products, new releases & fun content surrounding the brand in general. If you are new to the brand, you can see all of my current favorite products below (as well as my boys favorites) & see which one’s peak your interest!

OLLY Collagen

With all of that said, I am beyond excited to share new OLLY launches with you throughout the year & the first one I get to share is their Collagen Gummy Rings. When I found out that they were releasing these, I did a little happy dance! I am all about taking collagen supplements & these peach gummy rings taste incredible! Seriously though, these gummy rings help reduce fine lines (Hello! Who doesn’t want that!?) AND help boost skin resilience. So basically, anyone who is looking to help give their skin a bit of a boost, definitely try these, you won’t be disappointed!

I’m really looking forward to sharing more with you throughout the year & if you haven’t already, check out some of my favorite OLLY products below!

The Perfect Women’s Multi

Active Immunity + Elderberry

Sleep

Goodbye Stress

Kids Multi + Probiotic

Kids Immunity

This blog post is sponsored by OLLY Nutrition. All experiences and opinions are my own.

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