Top 5 Summer Blushes

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Hi Guys! I love using blush, and I feel that it just finishes off your makeup and instantly makes you look put together. Today I am going to show you my favorite blushes to use in the summertime!

1. Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Dollface

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This is a pretty, baby pink blush with no shimmer. These Tarte blushes are marketed as “12 Hour”, and they have great lasting power! This color is usually what I wear daily.

2. MAC Blush in Fleur Power

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This is also a powder blush with no shimmer in it. MAC blushes are awesome. They are extremely pigmented, a little goes a long way. This blush is a Satin finish, which is my favorite finish for blush. This color is a little bit darker than the Tarte blush, and also has a hint of coral to it.

3. Nars Multiple Lip and Cheek Color in Riviera

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This is a light pink cream blush stick with a golden shimmer to it. Cream blushes are perfect for the summer, and this blush can double as a highlighter because it will give you that sunkissed, dewy finish to the skin.

4. Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush in Candy Coral

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Don’t be afraid of this color! It looks really orange on camera. In person, it is a pretty, light coral color. I would have never tried this color of blush, I usually just go for pinks, but I saw Rachel Bilson on the cover of People Style Watch, and inside it said she was wearing this blush. This blush has a really weird, playdough like texture. I like to use a stippling brush to apply it, and a little goes a long way. Here is what it looked like on her:

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5. Benefit’s Benetint Lip and Cheek Stain

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This is a lip and cheek STAIN. It is a beautiful, red rose color. I dot this product on my cheeks and use my fingertips to blend it in. It gives a natural flush to the cheeks, and since it is a stain, it wears all day.

Products Mentioned:
-Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hr Blush in Dollface – $26, Sephora
-MAC Blush in Fleur Power, $20, MAC stores
-Nars The Multiple in Riviera, $39, Sephora
-Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush in Candy Coral, $6, drugstores
-Benefit Benetint, $30, Sephora

What blushes are you guys loving for the summer? Let me know in the comments down below!

Thanks for reading, and have a great day!

MAC Creme Cup Lipstick Dupe!

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Hi Guys! Hope you are having a good weekend! Today’s post is another MAC lipstick dupe! Creme Cup is one of MAC’s best selling lipsticks. It goes with all skintones, and is a nude-pink color. The formula of this lipstick is a Cremesheen, which is really shiny and moisturizing on the lips.

I was going through my lipsticks and I saw this Maybelline Color Whisper in Lust For Blush, and it reminded me of my coveted MAC Creme Cup, so I decided to give it the ol’ swatcheroo.

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20130629-122841.jpgCreme Cup on top, Lust For Blush on bottom.

They are pretty darn close! On the lips, they look exactly the same. The Lust For Blush is shinier and more sheer than Creme Cup.

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Here they are on my lips, Creme Cup is on my top lip, Lust For Blush is on the bottom. It doesn’t really look like I have lipstick on, because these lipsticks pretty much match my natural lip color exactly! But, they do give me some sheen, which I love.

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The best part? Creme Cup is $15 at MAC, and you can find Lust For Blush pretty much at any drugstore. I paid around $6 at Walgreens! What a deal!

Hope you guys enjoyed this post, and thanks for reading!

Friday Favorite – Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss in Pink Pop

Hi Guys! Today’s Friday Favorite is Revlon’s Super Lustrous Lipgloss in the color Pink Pop.

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They have just come out with this new packaging. Here is it side by side with the old square packaging.

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As soon as I heard that they repackaged these lipglosses, I went out to Ulta and bought this color because it’s my favorite! I was afraid that they changed the formula, but they haven’t!

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These Super Lustrous Lipglosses and the NYX Megashine Lipglosses are the best drugstore lipsticks that you can buy, in my opinion. These lipglosses are not sticky and they aren’t thick and gloopy like some glosses. This color, Pink Pop, is my favorite. It looks really bright in the tube, but once you put it on, it is a pretty, shiny, perfect pink! I think it would look good on all skintones.

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These lipglosses are affordable, ($7 at Ulta) and they last for a couple of hours on the lips.

Another reason why I love it so?

Blair Waldorf wore it on the Season 5 Wedding episode of Gossip Girl, when she married Prince Louis!

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Everyone assumed that this lipgloss was a Chanel Glossimer, because she is holding a Chanel mirror, but nope, it’s Revlon’s Pink Pop! (In the old packaging). This just makes me love this lipgloss even more!

Thanks for reading guys, have a great day!

Style Spotlight: Wedge Sandals

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As a Stay-At-Home Mom, those rows and rows of stiletto heels in my closet just aren’t going to cut it for everyday wear! Wedge Sandals are really cute, and are more casual for everyday wear, like going to playdates, shopping, or just running errands.
Wedge Sandals are super versatile, you can wear them with shorts, capris, skinny jeans, dresses, skirts…pretty much anything! My favorite things to wear them with are maxi dresses and shorts. When you pair them with a cute pair of shorts, your legs will look sky high and slimmer. The best part is, they are so comfortable, and you can still look stylish without killing your feet!

Which shoe style are you guys loving for the summer?

OOTD – Casual Dinner, featuring Allie!

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Hi Guys! Today’s Outfit of The Day is a casual look for going out to dinner. Allie and I are both wearing comfy cotton dresses and simple accessories. Hope you liked this look!

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What Allie is Wearing:
Striped and Floral Dress – JcPenney
Pink Glitter Jelly Shoes – Old Navy
Pink Quilted Purse – Claire’s
Jeweled Hairband – Nordstrom Kids section
Pink and Blue Beaded Bracelet – Handmade by my fabulous cousin, Katie! Check out all of her pretty jewelry at http://www.etsy.com/shop/shop210

What I am Wearing:
Orange Striped Hi-Lo Dress (that I hemmed quite a bit!) – Target
Bronze Wedge Sandals – Bakers
Hammered Gold Earrings – Express
Bracelets – Landau
Pink Bow Ring – Kate Spade (Nordstrom)
Jeweled Stackable Rings – Hautelook

Thanks for reading, and have a great day!