I love beauty products and will try anything at least once as long as it has good reviews. Good reviews are always my weakness. If you get enough people to like it, than that means I am trying it! There has been plenty of times where I’ve tried things that just weren’t meant for me, but in contrary, I have also discovered a lot of great products with this system I have going for myself. Everyone has their own preferences, so I say “try” purposefully because just because it worked for you, doesn’t mean it will necessarily work for the next person. We all have different skin types and certain shades of make up look better depending on skin tone. In my opinion, it doesn’t hurt to try. I like to know that I can eliminate certain products from my wish-lists!
For the month of
September, I have picked my
top 7 beauty products!
I have faithfully used these 7 products for months now and plan on keeping them until of course I discover my next favorite. I give these products nothing less than 4.5 stars out of a 5 star scale. I wouldn’t call them perfection but pretty damn close.
The Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Star Palette is a palette with 18 shades. With this palette , it easily creates gorgeous eye looks. It includes four Crystal Eyeshadows, nine Creamy Mattes, three Metallic, and two Duo-Chromes with silky-soft textures. These shadows are long-lasting and extremely buildable and blendable. The palette is on the pricey side, BUT, the pigmentation of each shade is to die for.
Natasha Deanna’s Sculpt and Glow is the perfect touch for any makeup look. It is a six-piece, highlighting and contouring palette to sweep on subtle contours. The highlighting and contouring creams are formulated with properties that support anti-aging, are high in antioxidants, and contain sunflower seed and jojoba to hydrate skin. Designed to subtly contour and highlight facial features without making them appear too sharp or subtle, this palette leaves your complexion with a natural looking glow.
The Kat Von D Lock It Foundation is my daily go to lately. It has a nice finish and blends quickly. It is high-pigmented, provides full-coverage with a matte finish. Did I mention that it lasts 24-hours. With my experience with it, I usually touch up one time throughout the day because I tend to get oily in my T zone. In addition, for those who are interested in the ingredients, this foundation has ZERO: paragons, sulfates, and phthalates.
My Lash Boost that I purchased a few months ago has been heaven sent. It is a nightly eyelash conditioning serum that improves the appearance of lash volume and length within weeks. To anyone trying to grow out their lashes, this baby is amazing. My bottom lashes were basically nonexistent. Three weeks after using this product, I actually could see my bottom lashes. (be sure to check back to see my results from this lash serum).
Fiori by Vince Camuto is one of my daily wears lately. I fell in love with bottle first. Thank god it smelled great. This fragrance is a summer scent. Fiori, means “Flowers” in Italian and because it’s a fresh, light and feminine scent, it’s name is perfect. It smells like it sounds. It has top notes of luscious pink grapefruit and ripened white nectarine which provides a beautiful, purifying backdrop for base notes of rich sandalwood and creamy blonde cedar wood.
Face masks mean everything to me. Recently, I purchased Sand & Sky and this will be added to my skin regiment. It is an Australian botanical infused pink clay mask that that instantly detoxes, tightens pores, invigorates dull complexions and instantly boost radiance. The instructions say to use 2-3 times a week if you have oily to combination skin, or 1-2 times weekly if you have dry or sensitive skin.
Becca’s collaboration palette with Chrissy Teigen has become my everyday wear. If you are trying to achieve a great summer glow, this palette is for you! Although summer is almost over, I will probably still use it into part of the fall, until I start craving my plum like colors. This palette help you create that effortless, natural, authentic beauty look. It is a highlighter, blush, and bronzer, all in one! One stop shop 🙂
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So I love trying out new products! A new one that I came across that I have been using is by Tatcha ! My first impression was “how the heck is a powder going to get my face clean?” Well folks, I was wrong. This powder turns into a creamy foam that cleanses and makes my face instantly soft and left feeling refreshed. It is a water activated enzyme powder, which is why it is able to cleanse well. Once water comes into contact with the powder, it transforms. My pores are bigger on my cheeks and since using this powder cleanser, the pores on my cheeks have shrunk!
The Polished Classic Rice Enzyme Powder is a great polish that you can use daily. Lately I have been using it as my morning face wash. It is formulated with nourishing Japanese rice bran blended with papaya extracts. This product is non-sensitizing, non-irritating, cruelty-free, and dermatologist-tested. In addition, there are zero paragons, sulfates and phthalates. It’s ideal for all skin types because the gentle formula does not contain harsh abrasives. Other than shrinking my pores, it is also suppose to help reduce the look of fine lines and addresses uneven skin tone, hyper-pigmentation, and breakouts. The pearl protein extract conditions and balances the skin while natural exfoliants gently polish away dullness and dead skin cells, leaving great looking and really soft skin.
I thought it was cool that the creator of this product, Victoria Tsai, made certain every product in her line is gentle and safe as it is effective for all, including pregnant women. She had suffered from acute dermatitis during her pregnancy, which lead to her amazing products.
How to use:
1. Begin with wet hands and a wet face.
2. Pour about half a teaspoon into hands, add water, and rub hands together to create a creamy foam.
3. Massage gently onto a wet face in circular motions for about 20 seconds.
4. Rinse and reveal softer, smoother skin.
5. Follow up with a moisturizer of your choice.
I have been obsessed with this pretty little number since September. I would say fall is my favorite season because of all the amazing colors that it brings.
This palette would definitely be a considered a more high end brand. At is whopping cost of $80, I don’t regret spending any bit of it. Viseart palettes are professional eye shadow palette that can be used for defining eyes and brows, and even using it for contouring and highlighting the face.
The Viseart formula is created in small tightly-controlled batches to maintain pigment quality, powder integrity, and consistency. Can i just say that the pigmentation is Wonderful.
The name of this palette is: 04 Dark Matte
These shades are dramatic, rich and bold. It will add an extra depth of color to any eye look. This palette is perfect for a great smokey eye and also a great neutral eye. I love the Navies, Greens, Orange and Browns this palette has to offer.
If you are attracted to this as much as I am, no worries, you can purchase this great palette by clicking on sephora.com.