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!

Summer Must Haves: Beauty Products

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Hi Guys! Today’s post is about my must have products for the summer! If you would like an in depth review on any products shown, leave me a comment down below! Enjoy!

1. Tinted Moisturizer/BB Cream

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I really do not like wearing full coverage foundation in the summer, so I like to wear a nice tinted moisturizer or a bb cream! The one in the jar is my homemade tinted moisturizer, (see post below) and then the other is Revlon’s BB Cream in light. Both feel very light on the skin, contain SPF, and you can build them up to medium coverage!

2. Bronzer

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I like to use bronzer in the summer for contouring, and also all over my face to give a nice glow. The bronzer shown here is Tarte’s Park Avenue Princess Mineral Bronzer. This Bronzer gives a nice glow to the skin without any glitter or shimmer.

3. Lipstain/Lipbalm

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I love these Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stains. The color shown here is “Lovesick” and is a true hot pink color, which is really on trend for the summer. These Balm stains give a sheer wash of color, with the staying power of a stain. The other product shown here is the Burt’s Bees Refreshing Lip Balm with Pink Grapefruit. It contains SPF and will help those dry, chapped lips.

4. Makeup Setting Spray

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Makeup setting sprays are a must have to ensure that your makeup stays looking fresh all day. The one that I use is MAC’s Fix Plus. This is a multi-use spray that is made with rose water and glycerin, and it can be used after your makeup to set it, and take away the powdery look, and also be used as a refresher spray. Sometimes i keep it in the fridge and spritz a little on my face after I come in from outside.

5. Fun Summer Nail Polish

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You gotta have a fun summer nail polish! The color shown here is Essie’s Bikini So Teeny. This color was part of the Summer 2012 collection, but you can still find it online. I searched everywhere for this color last summer. It is a pretty, periwinkle colored polish with a subtle shimmer. It looks really pretty on the fingernails or toenails! And how cute is the name?! 🙂

6. Gradual Self Tanner

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This is the Jergens Natural Glow Gradual Self Tanner in Medium to Tan. Obviously, I am not Medium to Tan, but when buying self tanner, something in my head always tells me, “Yeah go for the darkest one!!!” What I like about this self tanner is that it is gradual. You don’t notice a big change after one use. I only use this product on my legs, because my arms and neck are usually darker from just being outside, and it takes a couple of days to see a difference. Now, if you have ever used self tanners, you know that they smell really bad. This one doesn’t smell bad at all after applying, and it doesn’t turn you orange. This product has been around a long time, so if you haven’t used it in a couple of years, give it another shot, they have changed the formula.

7. Sea Salt Hair Spray

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You know that look that your hair gets at the beach after swimming in the ocean? Those texturized, beachy waves? Well, now you can get the look at home, and you don’t even have to go to the beach! This is Bumble and Bumble’s Surf Spray. This is a texturizing hair spray made with sea salt that you spray all over your hair, and it gives you pretty beachy waves. I like to use this spray after I comb through wet hair, and just spray this in and let my hair air dry. You don’t need much, just a couple of spritzes and it doesn’t leave your hair crunchy. I also like to use this spray after I curl my hair, just to give it texture and volume.

8. Cute Hair Ties

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These are cute little jewel-toned hair ties I found at Sephora. They come in packs of 8, and they just look so much cuter than just a plain old rubberband. They have a whole bunch of colors to choose from.

So those are my Summer Must Haves! I hope you enjoyed this post, and thanks so much for reading. Hope you have a great summer!

Products Shown:

Revlon BB Cream in Light – $9, drugstores
Tarte Mineral Bronzer in Park Ave Princess – $29, Sephora
Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in Lovesick – $7, drugstores
Burt’s Bees Refreshing Lip Balm with Grapefruit – $4, drugstores
MAC Fix Plus – $20, MAC
Essie Bikini So Teeny – $8, Ulta
Jergens Natural Glow Gradual Self Tanner in Medium to Tan – $7, drugstores
Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray – $25, Sephora
Sephora Ribbon Hair Ties – $8, Sephora

My Top 5 Makeup Products Under $5!

Hi guys! I love going to the store to buy makeup, and I love saving money! I have come up with the top 5 makeup items that I think are awesome! And the best part? They are all under $5!

1. Jordana Fabuliner Liquid Eyeliner, $1.99, Walgreens

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This eyeliner is my favorite liquid liner. It’s just like a felt tip pen, and it’s perfect for creating a winged eyeliner look, and it gets right into your lashline. I had never even heard of this brand before, but the saleslady recommended it to me. I’m so glad I tried it, I’ve gone through about 3 of them! I’m excited to find more things from the brand!

2. NYX single eyeshadows, $4.49, Ulta

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These eyeshadows are so good. They come in a ton of colors, and are really pigmented. They never crease on my eyes, either. The color shown above is #11, Iced Mocha. I’ve been using this color all over the lid, and it just gives a pretty, bronzed look. I have heard that this shade is a dupe for MAC’s Satin Taupe eyeshadow, but I haven’t tried that one.

3. ELF Studio Blush, $3, Target

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These blushes are probably my favorite drugstore blush. The color shown above is Pink Passion. It is the perfect babydoll pink blush, and looks exactly like MAC’s Pink Swoon. These are only $3 at Target, and they have a bunch of shades available.

4. Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick, $4.97, Walgreens

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Oh, Revlon…how I love you so. These Super Lustrous lipsticks have been around a long time. This color is #668, Primrose, and is my favorite one of the bunch. It’s a pretty, pink-nude color, and perfect for everyday. I get about 3-4 hours of wear out of these lipsticks, and they are so creamy and moisturizing on the lips. Check them out!

5. NYX Mega Shine Lipgloss, $4.99, Ulta

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I saved the best one for last, y’all! I cannot rave enough about this lipgloss. I have a lipgloss obsession, and I find myself reaching for these more than any of my other glosses. The one shown above is #160, Tea Rose. These lipglosses come in a lot of different colors, they are not sticky AT ALL, and they have a nice cherry scent. They last about 2 hours on the lips, which is fine for me. It has a larger doe foot applicator, which makes it easy to apply. Go try these if you are looking for a good lipgloss on a budget!

I hope you guys enjoyed this post, thanks for reading!

MAC See Sheer Lipstick Dupe

MAC’s See Sheer is my all time favorite lipstick. It is the perfect coral-red color, and I wear it almost every day.

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I was walking through Target the other day when I saw some makeup on clearance. (You know you love those little orange clearance stickers!). I was going through the lipsticks when I saw it! An exact dupe for MAC’s See Sheer! It was Maybelline’s lipstick in Park Ave Peach! Here they are side by side.

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MAC See Sheer on the left, Maybelline Park Ave. Peach on the right
And the best part? It was $2.48. Much better than the $15.00 I would have spent at MAC.
See Sheer is a tad bit glossier (it’s a lustre finish) but, I think the Maybelline one lasts longer on the lips.

Here it is on my lips, See Sheer on the top lip, Park Ave Peach on the bottom lip.

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Thanks for reading, have a great day!

DIY Tinted Moisturizer

Since its super hot already here in Texas, I don’t feel like wearing heavy foundation all day. I came up with an idea on how to make my own tinted moisturizer, using my favorite concealer, and my everyday moisturizer. I thought I would share it!

What you will need:
your favorite liquid concealer
daytime moisturizer (night cream would be too heavy for this)
A small empty sample jar or container
Tiny spoon for mixing

Here’s what I used:

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MAC Pro Longwear concealer in NW15 ($18, MAC)
Aveeno Clear Complexion Daily Moisturizer ($14, drugstores)
An empty sample jar

Ok, now that you have all of your ingredients, take one pump of concealer, and one pump of moisturizer (equal parts) and mix them together in your sample jar. After you mix it really good, you can use your fingers or whatever you normally apply foundation with. I apply it to my face with a stippling brush.

It’s that simple! This tinted moisturizer will give you medium coverage, and feels so light for the summer. I really recommend this concealer, it is awesome for covering up dark circles under the eyes, and it blends out nicely for this tinted moisturizer. I have tried other concealers and moisturizers, but these are the best products that I have came up with. Hope you try it out!

Happy mixing!