Friday Favorite – Milani Baked Blush in Dolce Pink

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Hey Guys, HAPPY FRIDAY! Hope everyone had a great week. Today’s Friday Favorite is Milani’s Baked Blush in Dolce Pink!

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This blush is so freakin pretty! It is this beautiful pink color swirled with a golden shimmer. I have been trying to get my hands on these blushes for so long, why are they so hard to find?! The only place around me that carries them is Wal Mart, but I think CVS carries them too. Anyway, Wal Mart never had them stocked, I would check every time, and finally a couple of days ago, I checked and they had every color except Luminoso, which is the one I really wanted.

Honestly, I want all of them. I really couldn’t decide which one to get. I really like pink, so I decided to go with this one. First off, the packaging is pretty cute, I like the flip top lid. It also can flip up on the bottom, and it has a mirror and a little brush under there.

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I paid $6.97 for this blush, and I think that’s a pretty good deal for a blush this good. It is so pigmented, you only need a little on your brush. It has a golden shimmer that gives a pretty glow to the cheeks, and you don’t even need to use a highlight!

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Have you guys tried these blushes? What do you all think of them?

Thanks for reading, have a great weekend! 🙂

No Heat Hairstyle: Side Braid

Hi Guys! Today I have a no heat hairstyle that is really quick and easy. It is a side braid with 3 braids braided into one braid. I wear this style when I want my hair out of my face, but I want something that looks a little bit nicer than a ponytail. Let’s get started!

1. Start with bed head. Haha. Brush out your hair so that there are no tangles.

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2. Gather all of your hair to one side and separate into 3 sections.

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3. Braid each section and secure with a clear elastic.

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4. Then, braid all of the braids together, take off all of the clear elastics, and after you are done braiding, secure with one elastic.

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And there you go! I get a ton of compliments when I wear this style! Let me know if you guys try it!

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Thanks for reading 🙂

Review: NEW Maybelline Fit Me Shine Free Foundation Stick

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Hi Guys! Today I have a foundation review for you! I have been searching for this new Maybelline Fit Me Shine Free Foundation Stick, and I found it yesterday at Wal Mart. I was super excited to try this foundation, I figured that since it was in a stick, it would be easy to apply.

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There were 10 shades to choose from, I picked the third lightest shade, 120. I was going to pick 115, but that shade leans more warm toned, and I usually wear cooler toned foundations.

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This foundation was marked $6.94, but there was a $2 off peely coupon on it, so I only paid $4.94! What a deal. Now, the first thing I noticed when I opened it up was that they don’t give you much product. This is a picture of it rolled up all the way.

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Now, onto the review. It has a layer of foundation on the outside, but on the inside it is supposed to be a core of some type of anti shine powder that will keep your face matte. I have dry skin, so I don’t ever get oily. If you have oily skin, I’m not sure that this would be a great foundation for you, because since it is a cream, it gives a dewy finish already.

I applied this foundation using a flat top stippling brush. I swiped the stick directly onto my skin in stripes, and blended it out with my brush. I was surprised at how easy this was to blend, and the color matched my skin perfect. I would say that it gives medium coverage, I only needed to use concealer under my eyes with this. I did not set this with a powder, because I thought it gave a nice finish. It lasted pretty much all day, I wore it for 9 hours.

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Overall, this is a great foundation. I love how it is a stick, it’s easy to travel with, it’s not messy, and you can just toss it in your bag. It doesn’t offer full coverage though, so if you are a full coverage gal, or you tend to get oily, I would probably skip this one. For me, it worked good, and I will continue to use it!

Hope you guys enjoyed this review, and let my know if you try it!

Thanks for reading! 🙂

Mani Monday – Tie dye Nails!

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Hi Guys! Hope you had a fabulous weekend! I’ve got a groovy manicure going on today! I used the Sally Hansen Salon Effects Real Nail Polish Strips in Tie Dye For.

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I love these nail polish strips, and they last about a week for me if I apply a topcoat over them. I used China Glaze No Chip Topcoat.

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Let me know if y’all would like me to do a review/demo on these strips!

Thanks for reading, and have a great week!

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!

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