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Colourpop Sale!

Attention everyone, this is not a test! Colourpop, the incredibly affordable American made beauty brand is having 20% off their entire sale today only (4/30/16 and ends 5/1/16 at 7am PST) with free shipping on orders of$30 or more! That means their Lippie Stix, Lippie Pencils, and eye shadows are now only $4 each! Their bronzers, highlighters, and blushes are now only $6.40 each! They also recently launched brow pencils and brow colour, creme gel liners (in pot and stick eyeliners), and Ultra Satin Lip colors which are $4-4.80 each.  I decided to just go for it and get a little of everything so I can try it out and talk about it on the blog! Here’s what I’m ordering: Continue reading Colourpop Sale!

Sephora VIB Sale Spring 2016 What to Buy and What to Skip

As I mentioned in my previous post, the Sephora VIB sale Spring 2016 is back starting April 7th for VIB Rouge and April 8th for straight VIB through the 13th, 2016. The spring discount is the typical 15% off. The discount works both in store and online (using code VIBNOTE). Also, you can basically get another 4% off taking you to 19% by using Ebates:Ebates Coupons and Cash BackSo let’s get into the purchases that I have made since my Fall Sephora VIB Sale post:

Sephora Purchases Fall 2015

 

Continue reading Sephora VIB Sale Spring 2016 What to Buy and What to Skip

Lisa Vanderpump’s Makeup Favorites (with Drugstore Dupes!)

It’s about time I do a follow-up post on this, since it’s consistently one of my most popular posts! There’s a new article up on the Bravo website where Lisa Vanderpump from Bravo’s Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules discusses her 5 essential beauty products and they’re completely different than the last post I made!

Lisa Vanderpump’s Illuminated Pressed Powder

iconiconLisa Vanderpump’s Pick: Tom Ford Illuminating Powder ($78) – Lisa Vanderpump uses this under her eyes to highlight. Continue reading Lisa Vanderpump’s Makeup Favorites (with Drugstore Dupes!)

My Jessie James Decker Obsession

Who is Jessie James Decker you ask? She is a 27 year old mother of 2, country singer/songwriter, and NFL wife. She also has some serious charisma and personality. She also has unreal crazy huge beautiful mermaid hair and beautiful makeup and outfits. These are a few of the reasons why I have watched her YouTube videos over and over. Here’s a few things I have incorporated into my beauty routine: Continue reading My Jessie James Decker Obsession

Foundation Routine for Oily Skin and How to Get Rid of Pores

I was struggling SO MUCH with my face turning into a complete oil slick, but I think I’ve finally figured out the magical combination of foundations and powders to keep my face from looking super greasy halfway through the day.

Oily skin can be especially annoying in the summertime so I thought now was the perfect time to share this. I also am sharing in this video the best way that I have found to get rid of pores or make pores appear smaller. It’s a neat little trick that makes pores basically disappear.

Products Mentioned: Continue reading Foundation Routine for Oily Skin and How to Get Rid of Pores

Sephora VIB Sale Wish List

I couldn’t help myself I had to do a little online “window shopping” and pick out all the items I’ve been dying to try from Sephora. If I had unlimited funds this is what my Sephora shopping cart would look like right now:

Continue reading Sephora VIB Sale Wish List

Lisa Vanderpump’s Beauty Secrets

I scoured the internet for Lisa Vanderpump’s makeup and beauty secrets and now I will share them with you! A lot of the tips are from the same one or two interviews that were just copied and rewritten so I’ll start with an excerpt from her book Simply Devine:

My Morning S & M
I am a firm believer in getting yourself ready in the morning top to toe, hair washed, make-up on, before you leave the house. Yes, I’ll admit when the children were small I did sometimes drive them to school in my pajamas. And it was Sod’s Law (Murphy’s Law, I believe you call it) that every time I tried to escape unnoticed, I would run into the last person on this planet that I wanted to see me looking a disheveled mess!
I believe if you take care of yourself first in the morning, your frame of mind is different and you will be prepared for all eventualities. I, at least, now that my children are grown, will try to never give it up again. I think I will color my hair until they carry me off in a box!

If you don’t know, Lisa Vanderpump is a housewife from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules. She is also a mother, a restaurateur, and a damn good business woman. She also does the interior design for all of her restaurants and clubs and has incredible taste. I have been to 2 out of 3 of her restaurants Villa Blanca and Sur, but I haven’t been to her newest venture Pump (yet!). I also have met Lisa Vanderpump at her book signing (and oddly enough her daughter Pandora was my server at Villa Blanca less than a year ago..):

lisa-vanderpump-giggy-book-signing
Not my best work, but Lisa is slaying here as per usual (and Giggy is too!). This was 11/14/11

Ok let’s talk about her makeup!: Continue reading Lisa Vanderpump’s Beauty Secrets

Lilly Ghalichi’s Tips and Tricks – Part Three

On 8/15/14 Lilly Ghalichi streamed a live makeup demo with her makeup artist Bria Valencia. This is part three of the tutorial.

Lilly Ghalichi and her fiancé from Lilly's IG
Lilly Ghalichi and her ex-fiancé from Lilly’s IG

Do you see that glow on top of her cheekbones? Doesn’t it look gorgeous? Today we will get into Lilly Ghalichi’s highlight as well as her gorgeous nude lip.

Continue reading Lilly Ghalichi’s Tips and Tricks – Part Three

Lilly Ghalichi’s (and Kim Kardashian’s) Tips and Tricks – Part Two

So when we left off on Lilly Ghalichi’s Tips and Tricks – Part One we had a full face of foundation, a bronzed smokey eye, two pairs of false lashes, and now it is time to beat our faces with TONS of super dramatic highlighting and contouring. Here was the final look we are trying to achieve:

Lilly Ghalichi's makeup after Bria was done with her and Lilly's adorable dog Coconut!
Lilly Ghalichi’s makeup after Bria was done with her and Lilly’s adorable dog Coconut!

Before the next step, you want to use a makeup remover wipe to remove any eye shadow fallout under the eye. Continue reading Lilly Ghalichi’s (and Kim Kardashian’s) Tips and Tricks – Part Two