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Influencer Foundation from Sunday Riley

Hi everyone! UPDATE! I GOT A JOB!!!!!! Ahhhhhhh I did actually cry when I got the call saying I got it. Anywho, I just needed to share with all of you since everyone has been on this crazy ride with me. I recently and very eagerly picked up the brand new Influencer foundation from Sunday Riley. You all know how much I LOVE my Sunday Riley products to a borderline obsession, so when I saw they were finally coming out with makeup I nearly fell over.

I am super picky when it comes to makeup due to my incredibly temperamental skin and the high humidity climate that I live in doesn’t help with my oily skin in any sort of way. I usually avoid liquid foundations all together and opt for my favorite go-to SPF packing Bare Minerals foundation and call it a day. However, since I swear by the entire Sunday Riley skincare line I figured I could take a chance. I got matched with the shade 140 which is a described as light with neutral undertones and I normally wear a medium in my Bare Minerals foundation just for reference.

The first thing I noticed while wearing Influencer was just how light it felt on my skin. I truly like when I can apply a foundation and I don’t immediately feel like my skin is suffocationg under a thick and heavy layer of makeup. Throughout the day my oliy skin really didnt brekup the makeup and it didnt oxidize a weird color which truly surprised me ( in a good way fo course). I believe that the reason for this is good for your skin ingredients that Sunday Riley included in this product. They have Canadian Willowherb which is said to keep skin clear and radiant all day with wear and “Bisobolol: Helps fight surface redness, so your foundation doesn’t have to work so hard”.

I am truly so excited to incorporate this amazingness into my routine more and I will update you to see how this hold up during my 12+ hour shifts! Thank you all for coming to visit and I cannot wait to talk to you all soon!

XOXO

Val

Recent Additions

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Hi everyone!! Hope you are all doing well, and if you are like me then this heat is coming at me with a vengeance!! UGH! Thanks Florida for the sweltering heat and 1,000% humidity! I don’t know about any of you but something happens to me when I walk into a Sephora. I get like overwhelming joyous feeling deep within my soul being surrounded by just about every single beautiful product that I can imagine. If it were up to me I would just hangout there all the time and just try every single product that this beauty haven has to offer. This recent shopping trip was rather tame and I just went in for essentials (it wasn’t a payday weekend can you really blame me). As I have shared before Sunday Riley has become my main squeeze and anything that they come out with I grab faster then free food for a broke college kid. They are truly just made with the most luxurious and pure ingredients that my skin cannot get enough of so picking up this duo is perfect for traveling for myself. I also grabbed my favorite LaVanilla Sport deodorant which lets just be honest I am going to need in this heat x10! As well as my favorite make up removing oil from Boscia that I use every single day! I couldn’t pass up this Minnie Mouse Mirror for the Disney obsessed kid in me and it was gold. I mean hello how stinking cuties this and it comes with a cute little carrying pouch!!!!! Hope you all enjoyed this little haul and are having an amazing day!! Talk to you soon!

XOXO Val

Birchbox Splurge- Sunday Riley

Good Genes

I am one of those people who saves up all of my birchbox points for the year and then splurges at the end. I have had my eye on this Sunday Riley Good Genes for the LONGEST time now but haven’t ever wanted to cough up for the price! I mean hello I just think about all the coffee’s and little loves I could have plus textbooks cost me a small fortune. But during my trip New York in May I stopped into the Birchbox shop in SoHo to peak around and one of the ladies who works there was incredibly kind enough to show me around. I had brought up being interested in Good Genes and she just couldn’t stop raving about it. She actually ended up giving me a sample to try for the remainder of my trip (How nice right!!). Well immediately when I got home from the trip I took the plunge and used all of my banked points to get myself a bottle of this magical potion. That is truly what this product is, a magical potion in the cutest little glass bottle with a perfect gold top. I use it at night and while I am getting my much needed and not enough sleep and Good Genes is plumping my skin, helping to prevent fine lines and wrinkles as well as helping with hyper pigmentation that stubborn breakouts leave behind. Essentially making me feel perfect upon waking up, which who doesn’t want!

I am also one of those people who don’t change my skin care routine too often and when I am find something that works I tend to stick with it. I don’t jump on every new product that comes out (although I wish I could). So 5 months later and two bottle of Good Genes I would say that this is a keeper and the fact that I have repurchased this product means that its GOOD!

I know that the price puts a lot of people off but I would truly recommend going into Sephora or a store near you that carries it and ask for a sample. A little goes a very long way, I should mention the smell may seriously offend some people. From just about everyone that I have seen talk about this HATES and loathes the smell. I personally don’t mind it too much and think it just smells like lemongrass, but hey to each is own!

xoxoVal

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