Makeup Minimalism | Massive Beauty Collection Declutter

After a year of buying and trying many new beauty products, it was finally time to evaluate my collection. I meticulously combed through my collection and got rid of the cosmetic, skin, and hair product that I didn’t like, wouldn’t use or expired. For today’s post, I decided to share what I decluttered from my collection.

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Makeup Minimalism | Fall 2018 Beauty Empties (October, November, December)

As an avid beauty lover, I am always buying and trying new cosmetic, skin, and hair care products. However, I want to try to minimize my waste and make use of what I own, so I share empties to keep me accountable and to log my progress in down-sizing my collection. I am thrilled to…

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The Newbie Awards | Worst of Beauty 2018

Even though I found many new beauty loves in 2018, I came across a few fails, too. From allergic reactions and breakouts to ineffective formulas, these were the worst products I tried in 2018. Please keep reading to discover the worst beauty products I tried in 2018.

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The Newbie Awards | Best of Beauty 2018

As a makeup lover, there is nothing more thrilling than finding a new holy grail product that you just can’t live without. While there were plenty of flops and fails in 2018, there was also a lot of good. Over the course of the year, I tried some incredible products that have become staples in my daily routine.

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Sephora VIB Sale Haul & Freebies

The Sephora VIB Sale is one of the only sales I truly look forward to every year because I get a chance to repurchase some of my favorite, tried-and-true products and (maybe) pick out something new I’ve been itching to try. This year was no exception, as I repurchased some old loves that I finished…

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Bad or Rad: IT Cosmetics Skin Care

When the opportunity arose for me to try It Cosmetics skincare for free, I jumped on it. I genuinely want to understand why so many people rave about this brand. Luckily, I used some of my Sephora points to pick up the “It Cosmetics – It’s Your Glow Getting Essentials” 500 point kit. Keep reading to see how It Cosmetics skincare worked out for me.

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Best Affordable Drugstore Skin Care for Oily Skin

A good skin care routine is vital for maintaining, clear, glowing, youthful looking skin and preventing early signs of aging. Unfortunately, many of us operate under the misconception that skin care becomes a necessity in our 30s and 40s. But this is so wrong! Why?┬áIt is far easier to maintain your skin’s youthful qualities rather than take measures to treat set in wrinkles, dark spots, or other signs of aging.

While I regularly splurge on more expensive skin care, the drug store is upping their game by offering affordable, high quality skin care to help individuals with a myriad of skin care issues at any age. Please keep reading to discover your new favorites at the drug store.

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Sephora & Drugstore Beauty Haul

After two years of following a very strict financial diet, I decided to treat myself with a little splurge at Sephora and CVS. By and large, I purchased items that I needed rather than things I wanted on an impulse, so I’m proud of the restraint that I showed.

If you’re interested to see what I purchase this month, then please keep reading.

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Summer Empties (July, August & September!)

As an avid beauty buyer and trier, I am always trying to work through the makeup, skincare, and hair care that I already own. This summer, I finished 38 products!

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Mid-Year Skincare Empties

Investing in good skincare will have much better long-term effects for maintaining clear, youthful looking skin than color makeup. Unlike cosmetics, which only camouflage your natural appearance, great skincare can not only prevent future problems, but will actually lessen current issues. Additionally, for anyone looking to start a downsizing journey, skin care products are typically the easiest items to work through because they are used much more frequently than many color cosmetics product.

Please keep reading if you want to hear my thoughts on the following moisturizers, sunscreens, and treatments.

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