Mani Monday – Purple Sparkle

Hey Guys! Welcome to Mani Monday! Every Monday I will be posting a photo of a new manicure for the week, and also all of the products I used.

Today’s manicure is a really pretty lavender nail polish (2 coats) with very subtle shimmer, and a holographic glitter topcoat painted over the accent nail. Enjoy!

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Base coat – OPI Natural Nail Base Coat
Nail Polish – OPI You’re Such a Budapest
Holographic top coat – Sephora By OPI Meet Me At The Disco
Top Coat – China Glaze No-Chip Top Coat

Thanks for reading, have a great day!

OOTD – Casual BBQ

Hi Guys! Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there! Today’s outfit is a super casual outfit that is good for an outdoor BBQ or party! Hope y’all like it!

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What I’m Wearing:
Peach top with studded shoulders – F21
White shorts – Express
Dark denim wedges – American Eagle
Wooden earrings – World Market
Rose gold watch – Michael Kors
Bracelet – Hautelook
Ring – Jewelmint

Hope you guys liked this look! Thanks for reading!

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!

OOTD Playdate Edition!

Today’s Outfit of the Day is super mommy-friendly, sort of nautical-inspired, and looks good with flats or heels. The jeans are stretchy so you can chase those kiddos around, and the top is just a t-shirt with some cute detailing.

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Top– H&M
White Skinny Jeans– Windsor
Gold Wedges– Michael Kors
Gold flower stud earrings– Lauren Conrad for Kohl’s
White watch– Betsey Johnson
Gold Rings– James Avery
Nail polish – Essie’s Boom Boom Room

Thanks for reading and hope you liked my outfit!

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!