The Becca X Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette

Hi my beauties!!

It has been forever! But I have missed you!

Just wanted to do a quick post on the Becca X Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette! It is honestly the most beautiful thing I have ever seen! I am a very loyal Jaclyn Hill subscriber, and follower her vicariously on SnapChat! When she announced a limited number of her face palette was going to be released early I jumped on the Sephora app and bought it!

Here are some first looks!

luxurious packaging

white and gold, my favorite color combo 😍

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4-1-1

3 Blushes: Rose Spritz, Amaretto (matte), Pamplemousse (matte)

2 Highlights: Champagne Pop and the new Prosecco Pop

Price: $52 for 5 products!

Made in the USA

Total Net Wt. .72oz

Huge Mirror!

I love this already! Will be a staple to travel with!

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Mini Lush Haul

I went shopping at the Mall of America this past weekend to buy some last minute necessities for Mexico, and I always have to stop in the Lush Store to pick up some bath products for my daughter and myself.

Lush Haul

Frozen Bath Bomb – $8.95

Description of the bath bomb: shimmering blue bath bomb filled with neroli from Tunisia and precious rose oil from Turkey

Frozen bath bomb

Unicorn Horn Bubble Bar– $7.95

Description of this bubble bar: Lavender, ylang ylang and neroli

 

You’ve Been Mangoed Luxury Bath Melt– $6.45 I picked up two of these and gave one away as a gift.

This bath melt is loaded with nutritious mango and avocado butters to condition and moisturize the skin. The fruity fragrance comes from skin toning lemon and lime essential oils.

 

Tea Tree Water Toner– $10.95

This tony is for oily, acne-prone dull or tired skin.  Filled with cleansing tea tree, juniper berry and grapefruit waters keep skin looking fresh and balance skin tone.

Tea Tree

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Ulta and Skincare Haul

I have recently been on a mission to find the perfect skin care regiment for my skin.  I have always suffered with sensitive, oily, acne-prone skin.  I have never had “perfect skin” unless you count when I would tan every day…but with years of sun damage, I have finally chosen to take care of my skin, focus on quality ingredients and prevent further damage and aging.  Here’s my latest haul from mostly Ulta and Sephora. I am also going to Mexico next month and I needed to find some products that will protect my skin when I am soaking up the hot Mexican sun.

New skin care

Murad

Murad Acne Clearing Solution Complete Acne Kit– $65

Clarifying Cleanser

Acne Clearing Solution

Oil-Control Mattifier SPF 15/PA++

Skin Perfecting Lotion

Acne Spot Fast Fix

Premier Refining Facial Peeling Mask– $129.99 (2.04 oz)

Juice Beauty Oil-Free Moisturizer (2 fl oz)

Peter Thomas Roth

Peter Thomas Roth Brightening Bubbling Mask

Peter Thomas Roth Mega-Rich Intensive Anti-Aging Cellular Creme

Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask *sample*

Peter Thomas Roth Acne-Clear Invisible Dots *sample*

Peter Thomas Roth Retinol Fusion PM Night Serum

tarte maracuja C-brightner eye treatment

Kate Somerville EradiKate acne treatment

Daily Wonders Pore Gone for Good Mask

Molivera Organic Caster Oil– I use this to help nourish and grow my lashes

Sun Block

Sun Care

Sun Bum sunscreen in SPF 50 and 30

Coola Organic Suncare Travel Set

Face Classic Sunscreen SPF 30 in cucumber

Liplux SPF30 (lip balm)

SPF 30 Pina Colada Sunscreen Spray

Radical Recovery After-Sun Lotion

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Aztec Secret Indian Clay Deep Poor Cleaning– I bought this because I heard it was a dupe for the Glam Glow Mud Mask. I have used Glam Glow before and I didn’t see any difference, hoping for more success with this one!

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Victoria’s Favorite Things- Hair and Skincare 2015

Happy Wednesday!  This is my very late favorite hair and skincare favorites!

Hair

Hair:

Lush’s Big Shampoo

John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Liquid Shine Color Glaze

It’s a 10 Miracle Leave- In Lite

Batiste Dry Shampoo in dark & deep brown

Redken #15 Quick Tease

Big Sexy Hair Powder Play

Loreal Elnett Satin Unscented Hair Spray

Bumble and Bumle- Thickening Hairspray

Tangle teezer

Skin

Face

Fake Bake Face Anti-Aging Self Tan Lotion Platinum

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Creme

Estee Lauder Advanced Time Zone

Sheet Masks

Mary Kay Satin Lips

Body

Body

Pure Romance Coochy Shave Gel in Sweet Fantasie or Exotic Escape

Dove Body Wash in Blue Fig and Orange Blossom (smells almost exactly like the OG Holister scent)

Pure Romance Body Dew in Sweet Fantasie

Hemp Nation moisturizer in Pomaberry

Mary Kay Mint Bliss energizing lotion for feet and legs

Teeth

Oral Care

Melaleuca Whitening Tooth Polish

Crest Whitestrips Supreme Professional Whitening

What are some of your favorite hair and body products of 2015?

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Victoria’s Not So Secret Favorite Things- Beauty 2015

Happy 2016!  I cannot believe how fast 2015 came and went.  With that being said, I am very excited to share with you my favorite beauty products of 2015.  My favorite hair and skin products will be featured in the next blog post!  I hope you enjoy! 

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Face

Primer- Mary Kay Oil Mattifier

Hourglass Mineral Primer Oil Free

Liquid Foundation- L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte

Powder Foundation- bare Minerals Matte

Concealer- It Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye

Under Eye Setting Powder- Ben Nye Banana Powder

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Cheeks

Blushes-  Milani baked blush in Luminoso

Mac Sheertone Shimmer Blush in Peachtwist

Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Captivating

Nars Blush in Orgasm

Bronzer- Too Faced Dark Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzer

Highlighter- Becca Cosmetics x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Prefector in Champagne Pop

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Eyes

Eye shadow- Makeup Geek individual shadows in Cocoa Bear and Creme Brule

Favorite palette- Urban Decay’s Naked 1 Palette (Favorite colors are Half Baked, Smog, Darkhorse and Buck)

Morphe 35o Palette I did a full blog post on this palette, I will link it here!

Pigment- Makeup Geek’s Utopia

L’Oreal Infallible Pressed Pigment in 335 Golden Emerald

Mascara- Jordana Best Lash Extreme Volumizing Mascara

False Eyelashes- Ardell Double Individuals

Brows- Nyx Micro Brow pencil

Brow Gel- Anastasia Clear Brow Gel

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Misc.

Setting Spray- Urban Decay All Nighter

Self Tanner- Loving Tan Deluxe Bronzing Mousse in Ultra Dark

Nail Polish- China Glaze Thistle Do Nicely

Perfume- Acqua di Gioia

What are some of your makeup products of 2015?

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Ulta haul) Blogmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year when Ulta Beauty sends out a 20% off entire purchase!!!  Here is my mini haul!

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I picked up:

St. Tropez Tanning Mitt

Fake Bake Face Anti-Aging Lotion

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness

Benefit Hoola Bronzer

Anti-aging Sheet Mask

Versace Bright Crystal Rollerball

Too Faced Lip Injections

Urban Decay All Nighter Spray

Real Techniques Expert Face Brush

 

 

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Happy Holidays Giveaway- Blogmas Day 13

Happy Holidays!

Hello My Lovelies, I wanted to give a special thank you to everyone who supports my blog.  I know that I have just started, but I am working on growing and improving everyday.  To keep up with the holiday spirit…

I will be giving away:

A Younique Makeup Bag

Deluxe Sample Size of the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Spotlight in Opal

Sample Size Benefit They’re Real Push- Up Liner in brown

Victoria’s Secret Body Lotion in Coconut Milk

Younique Moodstruck Precision Brow pencil in medium

Giveaway

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All you have to do to win is be a subscriber to my blog, like and comment on this post! This will go until Christmas. 

To Enter:

  1. Follower of this blog, like and comment on this post
  2. Share post on Facebook ( 2 extra entries)
  3. Follower on Instagram (2 extra entry)

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Victoria Secret Fashion Show Inspiration 2015 – Blogmas Day 8💋

Victoria Secret Fashion Show is like the Superbowl for the beauty community.  Giselle, Heidi, Alessandra, Candice, and of course, Adriana Lima. 😍 Talk about a dream team.  I have been watching the VS Fashion Show religiously for many, many years.  I can’t help it.  You may call it an obsession…I call it a passion.  I stalk the internet for hours, and have watched and rewatched previous VS shows on youtube.  My favorite years are 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2005.  For the fashion show this year the hair and makeup were both very minimal.

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Introducing my beautiful friend, Angela.  She agreed to be my VS model.  Can we take a moment to admire her beauty!

How To

HAIR PRODUCTS USED

Big Sexy Hair Dry Shampoo

Victoria’s Secret Hair Mega-Lift Mousse

Double Prong Curl Clips– to set the curls

L’Oreal Elnett Satin Unscented Hair Spray– flexible hold

Hot Tools 1 inch curling iron VS used the BeachWaver (official sponsor of the Fashion Show)

Optional- add extensions for extra volume

Hair products used

MAKEUP USED

Primer- Benefit  POREfessional

Foundation– Neutrogena

Bronzer– Too Faced Dark Chocolate Soleil bronzer (lightly contour)

BlushNyx Blush in Crimson (blend it out!  It looks scary but it looks almost exactly like the same blush VS used.  Gives off a natural, healthy, fresh flush.

Highlight– Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal

Brows: ABH Brow Wiz and clear brow gel (Keep them natural)

Eyes– Too Faced Shadow Insurance

     1.Crease– Makeup Geek e/s in Creme Brulee

  2. Lid– UD e/s in Smog. VS used Shiseido Eye Creme in Sable

3. Outer V– UD e/s in Darkhorse to smoke it out

   4.Inner corner highlight- Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal

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Bottom Lash Line– UD e/s in Smog

Mascara– Too Faced Better Than Sex

LashesArdell Individuals with duo lash glue

LipsVS Color Shine Gloss in Charmed (Rosy-Mauve color) used in VSFS

Nails– VSFS used a pinkish-nude for their nails.  Very natural.

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VS ANGEL LOOK 2

What do you think?  What are you most excited for tonight?  I am excited to see Candice and Adriana Lima slayyyy the runway and for Selena Gomez and The Weeknd perform!

 

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Holiday Gift Guide $50 and Under! Blogmas Day 4

gift guide 50 under

1.Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Palette– $46

2.Becca x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Perfector in Champagne Pop– $38

3. Vixen Lippie Gift Set – $30

4. Eau de Parfum Rollerball– $20-$30

5. Loving Tan 2 Hour Express Tan (in medium or dark) – $39.95

6. Too Faced Le Grand Chateau– $49

7. Benefit Cosmetics Real Cheeky Party Holiday Blush Palette– $42

8. Buxom Don’t Miss a Beat Full-On Lip Polish Collection– $32 ($57 value)

9. Beautyblender Bling Ring Kit– $29 ($39 value)

10. Tarte Greatest Glitz Collector’s Set and Portable Palette– $49

11. Tarte At First Blush Deluxe Amazonian Blush Set– $35

12. Lorac Pro Palette– $42

If you missed my blog post yesterday, it was gifts $25 and under!  I will link it here.

Happy Gifting!

 

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20 Gift Ideas For Her Under $25- Blogmas Day 3

Last minute shopper?  Not to worry.  Here are 20 gifts for her that’s under $25.  Whether its for your best friend, mom, sister..these shouldn’t disappoint.

Gift guide1. BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Glow on the Go– $20

2. Bath and Body Works 3-Wick Candle– Get them when they are 2 for $24

3. Selfie Stick– Prices range from $7-$25

4. Too Faced French Kisses Melted Kit– $25

5.Starbucks Mug -$12.95  (fill with gift card for free coffee to star bucks)

6. Fuzzy Socks– $3+

7. Soap and Glory Sets-$20

8. Lush Bath Bombs/Bath Melts$5.25 +

9. Wine- $10+

10. Essie Winter 4pc. Mini Nail Polish– $17

11. A book they haven’t read yet.. I have been wanting to read this one– $8+

12. Tech Glove– These from J Crew Factory are only $11.50

13.Forever 21 slippers-8.90

14. Charming Charlie bracelet– $15

15. Blanket Scarf– $12.49

16. Eyelash Curler– $20

17. Personalized Bar Necklace $20.35

18. Personalized Cutting Board$15.99

19.Harry Potter Shot Glass

20. 3 in 1 Cell Phone Lenses$9.99

Hope these gives you all some ideas!

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