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My make up go to’s

 

 

Hi everyone! I hope you all had the most wonderful holiday and that everyone rocked in the New Year. With so many new and wonderful beginnings in our future, I wanted to share with you guys the staples in my life as far as makeup goes. I LOVE trying new makeup and throwing in a new shade of blush or a lipstick but I will always find myself gravitating back to these staple products when I want a no fuss, easy and fresh makeup look.

This bare mineral’s powder is something that I have been using since high school. I have gone through countless containers and it doesn’t matter when new foundation I am trying I will always come back to this. I use the original formula in the shade medium. I love that it is a natural product that is so lightweight on my skin and it also provides sun protection which is much needed in sunny south Florida.

Next is my concealer from Maybelline which is such a staple and a steal in my makeup routine. I love how bright this formula makes my under eyes and what is even better is you can find it at any drug store. I just dab some under my eyes and blend it in with a beauty blender.

I have tried so many different blushes and I love using all different shades depending on my mood or to create the look I am going for. This 12-hour Amazonian clay blush from Tarte Cosmetics in exposed is my perfect blush. Not too pink but gives the cheek a nice flush appearance that just brightens up my cheeks. They also do last for 12 hours which I find absolutely amazing!

Lastly is my staple mascara which is the Volume De Chanel. I know that it is on the more pricey side of makeup but it truly does lengthen and just pump up your lashes. I wasn’t blessed with full thick lashes and this mascara gives my lashes that beautiful fanned out effect without leaving them clumpy and spidery looking.

I hope you all enjoyed this little look into my basic everyday makeup staples and I look forward to sharing some more of my favorites in the new year with you all!

XOXO VAl

Lovelies from L’Oreal

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Hi everyone!!!!! Hope you are all doing wonderfully and enjoying your summer relaxation! I wanted to take a break from studying which is pretty much my life these days to share some of the goodies from my friends at Influenster. If you follow me on Instagram then this L’oreal Voluminous mascara is nothing new for you because it is always a staple and one of my go to’s. However, along with another tube of their Voluminous they sent a whole kit and caboodle for me to play with! I honestly have never tried the lash primer from this line and that kind of blows my mind because hello who doesn’t love long and fluttery full lashes! You just swipe a coat (or two) over your lashes then I apply my Voluminous and hello gorgeous!! For a full look they sent their eyebrow Prep and Shape Pro Kit which eyebrow products have always been a bit intimidating to me but this was so incredibly easy to use. I just picked the lighter shade and fluffed it into my eyebrows and it looked so natural and full. To complete the effortless look they sent two beautiful neutral eyeshadows that can easily be worn everyday and their original Infallible eyeliner. L’oreal and Influenster really know how to treat a gal right and make her feel like an effortless natural beauty with these staple products. I hope you guys enjoyed this little write up and feel inspired to try some new and fun looks for yourselves!

XOXO Val

Covergirl Full Lash Bloom Mascara

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Trying new mascaras is always so much fun for me. I do try not to get crazy with it and try to finish one before getting another but you all know how that goes, when you see one that you just have to try its hard not to. Recently I tried the new Covergirl Full Lash Bloom Mascara thanks to my friends at influenster and it has quickly become my go to everyday. If you follow me on instagram you will have seen that I have started my internship and therefore have very little time for me. I try to get the best makeup look I can in as little time as possible and I love how effortless this mascara is on my lashes. This is because of the new petal shaped brush and the moose formal that contains all natural beeswax that leaves my lashes coated but not stiff and brittle. I hate when I put on a mascara and it makes my lashes clumpy and I have to spend so much time combing through it just to make it look decent. Seems counterproductive if you ask me! I am so excited to have found a new favorite to add to my arsenal and with all covergirl products your getting such an awesome quality product that won’t break the bank! If any of you have tried this out or end up getting yourself one let me know how you like it!!! Talk to you all soon!

xoxo Val

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