L’Oreal Brow Stylist Plumper



I bought this on a whim when I ran out of my Maybelline Clear Brow gel. I had seen “Essie Button” post about her favorite drugstore makeup on her blog and this was one of her favorites so I decided to give it a shot. 

This retails for around $9 depending on where you buy it.  

Here’s what L’oreal claims it does:

“Fill brows in an instant and hold hair in place with this easy-to-apply brow gel mascara. Formulated with a subtle tint, the gel adheres to even the finest hairs, leaving them fuller and more defined with a single application.”



Here’s what I think:

I love this stuff. The size of the brush is perfect and the formula is great! The gel keeps my curly brows in place all day long. The teeny tiny fibers in the tinted gel fill in the small gaps I have in my brows and make everything look seamless. I used to use a pencil and a clear gel and now I just use this. It’s so easy and fool-proof. I love it!

If you have major issues to work with, like scars or big gaps, this might not be the product for you but if you have fairly full brows and just want to make them look more uniform and keep them in place then you will love this stuff!

Have any of y’all used this? Let me know what you thought!


Spring Makeup Wish List

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Spring is right around the corner and all the big beauty brands have some amazing new releases out. Here’s what’s on my wish list…

 

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Lorac Unzipped Cheek Palette & Alter Ego Lipstick Set – $30 at Ulta

Honestly, this would be on my wish list just for the blushes. I love Lorac blushes and this palette is no exception. The colors are absolutely gorgeous! The fact that you get a lipstick is just icing on the cake!

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Kat Von D – Shade + Light Palette – $46 at Sephora

I have to admit I’m late to the contouring party. I have done miniml contouring with my Too Faced Chocolate Soleil bronzer but I feel like it’s a bit too warm. This is next up on my list of things to purchase for sure!

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Benefit Roller Lash Mascara – $24 at Sephora

I can’t resist trying this mascara. I am obsessed with Benefit’s “They’re Real” mascara so I’m dying to try this one out.

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NARSissist Blush, Contour, and Lip Palette – $59 at Sephora 

I haven’t heard anyone talking about this palette and I have NO idea why! This looks like the perfect palette to throw in your bag for weekend getaways. All you would need to bring for your face is foundation and concealer and you’re all set!

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Bobbi Brown – Face Touch Up Palette – $48 at Sephora

If you saw my last video you know how obsessed I am with having everything I need to touch up a makeup situation. This would be absolutely perfect to keep in your bag!

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Becca Ombre Nudes Palette – $40 at Sephora 

If Becca’s shadows are anything like their highlighting powders this palette will be heavenly!


 

What’s on your wish list? I would love to know! Thanks so much for stopping by the blog ❤

February Empties

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Can you believe February is almost over?! One of my New Year’s Resolutions was to use up the stuff I already have so I have been going through products like crazy. Check out my latest empties in the video below!

What did you think? Love/hate any of the same products as me? Let me know in the comments below. I hope y’all are having a great weekend so far!

Valentine’s Red Lip Favorites

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My favorite reds are blue toned. They complement most skin tones and make your teeth look whiter so that’s what I normally stick with. Here are some of my favorites…

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Bite Beauty High Pigment Pencil – “Pomegranate”

This is probably the warmest red out of all of them but it’s so gorgeous. This is so comfortable on the lips, glides on smoothly, and had pretty good staying power too!

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Clinique Chubby Stick Intense – “Mightiest Marachino”

This is extra creamy, almost glossy, and slightly sheer. This is a good pick if you want to try out a red lip for the first time.

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Revlon Lip Butter – “Red Velvet”

This is a deep red that is really wearable. It’s not in your face at all and like all lip butters, it feels really good on the lips.

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Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm – “Standout” #250

This is definitely my favorite red out of the bunch. It’s matte, easy to apply with the pointed crayon tip, stays on all night, and doesn’t venture out of you lip line at all. I grab this one 99% of the time I’m going for a red lip.

What are some of your favorite red lip products? Let me know in the comments! ❤

This is not a sponsored post. I purchased all of the products in this video unless otherwise stated. All opinions are ALWAYS 100% my own, honest thoughts.

Valentine’s Pink Lip Favorites

I love any excuse to wear pink lipstick. Here my top 5 favorites for Valentine’s day!

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This is a gorgeous matte magenta color with the slightest hint of purple.

image6Revlon Super Lustrous Lip Gloss in “Pink Pop”

Even though this is just a gloss it is so pigmented you could totally just wear it alone if you don’t want a high maintenance lip.

image5Too Faced Melted Liquified Longwear Lipstick in “Melted Fuschia”

This is BRIGHT. It definitely pops off your face and I love it! Plus, the formula is so longwearing and comfortable on the lips.

image4Bite Beauty High Pigment Pencil in “Winterberry”

I almost didn’t put this in because it was from a limited edition holiday kit but it is one of my all time favorites so I couldn’t not mention it. The formula of this stuff is amazing and they have so many other gorgeous colors.

image3Revlon Colorstay Colorburst Lacquer Balm in “Vivacious”

This is so moisturizing and pigmented. It looks just like the outside of the tube. Revlon definitely got it right with this one.

What are some of your favorite pink lip products? Let me know in the comments. I’ll be back on Wednesday with my top 5 picks for red lips!

 

This is not a sponsored post. I purchased all of the products in this video unless otherwise stated. All opinions are ALWAYS 100% my own, honest thoughts.

Valentine’s Gift Guide – Beauty For Her

Valentine’s day is right around the corner! Here are some of my favorite things I would ask for any time of the year. These could be gift ideas for the boyfriend who needs a little help (feel free to send them this link) or gift ideas for you to give to a friend just to surprise them! Of course, you don’t have to purchase a gift for Valentine’s day, but if that’s what you’re into, keep reading! Whatever you do, make sure you show someone you love them this Valentine’s day.

Tarte “Burst of Energy” Skintuitive Lip Set – $12 at Sephora 

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This is such an easy, simple gift. You don’t have to worry about picking out the right shade and who doesn’t love lip products?

Clean Rollerball Sample Trio – $18 at Sephora

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I think fragrance is a fun gift to get. It’s something most girls like but don’t like to spend money on. Clean’s fragrances aren’t in your face so I doubt anyone would absolutely hate any of them and with this sample set you can try out 5 for only $18!

Elizabeth and James “Nirvana White” and “Nirvana Black” Rollerball and Lip Set – $29 at Sephora

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Know what kind of fragrance your significant other likes? Get them the best of both worlds with this lipgloss/fragrance duo from Elizabeth and James.

The “Nirvana White” is described as captivating with a blend of delicate peony, chic muguet, and tender musk for a feminine scent with dark sophistication.”

While “Nirvana Black” is described as an addictive blend of alluring violet, sensual sandalwood, and rich vanilla that strikes the perfect balance between masculine and feminine.”

I have both of these and I love them both individually and layered together as well. In my opinion, you can’t go wrong with either of them!

Marc Jacobs “Lolita” Eyeshadow Palette – $59 at Sephora

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If you want to go all out and surprise someone, this is the palette to do it! I have been drooling over this palette for months. Although I don’t have it I have played with the shadows in store and OMG they are out of this world! So incredibly pigmented and buttery. I am in love!

So that’s it for my Valentine’s beauty gift ideas! Have you all tried any of these or are you wishing for them? Let me know in the comments below! I absolutely love reading your comments and responding to them!

This post is not sponsored. All opinions are 100% my own and honest.

Too Faced – “Better Than Sex” Mascara

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I wanted to love this, I really did. Everyone has been RAVING about it so when I saw the combo of a mini version of this and a mini shadow insurance I scooped it up!

Let’s start with Too Faced’s claims…

Take home our Better Than Sex mascara and all your desires for lush, incredibly intense lashes will be fulfilled. One application of our collagen-fueled formula and touch of our specially shaped brush will leave you begging for more. One coat and lashes are full, defined and stretched to unbelievable lengths. Two coats and they’re reaching unbelievable heights of drama. Three coats and you’ll believe in magic. $23.00

How it is in real life…

I have to say I agree with all of those claims. One coat and you literally start to look like you have falsies even though it’s not a fiber mascara. Two coats was perfect for me but three started to look a little spidery for my taste. The brush is a really effective shape and helps get to those shorter inner lashes plus it holds a curl beautifully.

The reason I can’t love it though is because about 2/3 through the work day I check the mirror and it is all under my eyes. It flakes and smudges like crazy on me. I tried so hard to love it but it just does not work with my watery eyes.

Have you tried it? What did you think?

Something else? Tell me about it in the comments!

This post is not sponsored. All products were purchased by me. All reviews are 100% honest.