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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Iconic Christmas Beauty Looks to Inspire You This Season

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is the glitz and glamour that comes with Christmas festivities. Let’s celebrate the most iconic beauty looks from beloved some of the best classic Christmas films & televised Christmas celebrations.

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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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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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Glossier Beauty Haul

Glossier is the indie It-brand worn by the effortlessly beautiful, known for their no-makeup makeup looks, holy grail skincare products, and minimalist, millennial packaging. But is it really worth the hype?

Please keep reading today’s post for an overview of the brand’s ordering and shipping process, as well as a haul of what I purchased.

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Underrated Beauty YouTubers that You Should Be Watching

With tons of video content on YouTube, it can be a struggle to discover new content creators. If you’re bored with your current subscription list, then please check out these underrated Beauty YouTubers.

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Natasha Denona Mini Lila Palette First Impressions

Natasha Denona is having a major moment in the beauty world, alongside other hot brands such as Fenty Beauty, Pat McGrath Labs, and Viseart. Not only are each of these brands founded by badass women (Natasha Denona, Rihanna, Pat McGrath, and Anastasia Vandusen-Sparrow, respectively), but these brands produce innovative, high quality products. Unlike other prestige brands that are content to follow the trends, these brands set them.

As I was waiting in line at Sephora I stumbled upon the Mini Lila Palette and immediately gave into the temptation to buy this product due to the beautifully pigmented shadows and affordable price point of the palette.

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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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