Music Favorites | January

Friday, January 30, 2015


            Call this post a new regular monthly addition amongst the make up posts that usually rest cozily here. Music is just as important to me as makeup; I’m usually listening to music whilst putting on my make up, so they really do go hand and hand. A new year doesn’t necessarily mean new music (well, sometimes it does), but this year so far has definitely shown a revival of music from the past into new tunes that top the charts. Hello and goodbye January – you’ve been full of new and wonderful tunes.

The Cheeky Sweet Spot

Wednesday, January 28, 2015



The Christmas holidays brought me some wonderful gifts; one in particular (and one of the only makeup related ones I received) was from Benefit. I’m really happy with most of Benefit’s products; I’ve used products such as their foundation, eyeliner, and now blushers. Housed in one of the most adorable tins ever, is the Cheeky Sweet Spot set.

Originally Naked

Monday, January 26, 2015


The Real Steal

Sunday, January 11, 2015


Label me as the latecomer to the Benefit They’re Real! Push-Up Liner party. This wildly hyped up eyeliner hit the markets this past summer so I sat back to see what everyone else thought before I tried my hand at it. The reviews were surprisingly disappointing, with remarks of flakiness, not easy to use from the application and the packaging itself coming from customers. When I made a recent visit to the Benefit counter, I asked if I could have the liner applied to my eyes. After application, I was pleasantly pleased. The liner stayed on for about ten hours and it didn’t flake, smudge, or run through everything I did that day. So I decided to purchase ‘The Real Steal’ which is a nice little bundle from Benefit. Priced under $25.00, I got a full size They’re Real! mascara, a deluxe sample size of the Push Up liner, and a sample of the makeup remover as well.

Clinique Chubby Sticks for Cheeks

Friday, January 9, 2015


The Chubby Stick range from Clinique has grown immensely since it first released the lip collection. Since the addition of the eyes, a selection of four colors for the cheeks has also emerged. The cute, small, and lightweight packaging makes the sticks perfect for traveling. I’ve had my eyes on these twist-up sticks since the summertime and I was glad to finally pick up my own. After having some time to figure out the best method to apply and experience the product, I’ve finally figured it out.

Zoella Beauty

Wednesday, January 7, 2015


Even though I live in the US, I was still ecstatic as anyone in the UK about Zoella’s Beauty launch. Zoe Sugg, if you don’t already know, is a beauty/lifestyle Youtuber, blogger, and all around wonderful girl. She recently designed a line of her own body care products that look and smell just like everything I imagined Zoe to create. After seeing videos and photos from Zoe’s launch party, I anxiously waited to see if I would be able to get my hands on it across the pond. I found out they were available on FeelUnique.com (it ships to the US as well as the UK). I ordered myself the body lotion and shower gel, as I knew I would get the most use out of these products. After impatiently waiting 10 days, these little lovelies arrived at my doorstep and I’ve fallen in love with them ever since.

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