3 beauty products I swear by

 

Happy Tuesday, loves! I want to share 3 beauty products that I am loving right now. When it comes to makeup and skincare, I am pretty picky. The older I get, the more particular I get so when I actually find things I like, I love to share them with you all!

First up, Philosophy’s Miracle worker foundation. I started using this several months ago loved it so much that I just bought a second bottle. Here’s why I love it. It’s SUPER hydrating…probably the most moisturizing foundation I have ever used, has pretty good coverage, (not full but pretty darn close) and it has spf 30. I always put on a quality facial oil right before I use this and my skin looks dewy and hydrated. Facial oil + this foundation is a great combo for dry/winter skin. (For reference, I use shade 4)

I know I’ve written about this before, but the Beautycounter cream blusher is the besssssttttttt. So great for those of you who like natural color on your cheeks/eyes/lips. I have been using it on my cheeks and eyelids for just a hint of color on my pale winter skin. A little goes a long way so I’ll have this stick for a while. (My cream blush is in the color caramel.)

Lastly, Benefit’s Precisely, my brow pencil. This brow pencil is amazing!!! I have been on the hunt for a good brow product for about 3 years. Seriously! It’s hard to find one that’s this user friendly. It comes in 6 shades and is $24 and worth every penny. Seriously so good. I highly recommend giving this one a try. (I’m using the color 4.5)

Side note: I’ve been drooling over this Pottery barn catalog today as well…love a good brick wall and chandelier. So pretty. Many more home projects to come soon! Stay tuned…

 

Empties

 

It is rare that you find a wonderful product in the beauty industry. That one holy grail that you actually buy time after time that you can't get enough of.  Here is a list of products that I actually buy over and over again because they are just. that. good.  Let's begin with my MUST every morning.  If nothing else, I ALWAYS put this on my face.  It's the Nyx high definition concealer.  I put a lot on under my eye and just let it sit for a bit to dry.  A minute or 2 later, (depending on how many times I've responded to the morning bustle and "mommy" cries) I just gently tap it with my finger to even it out and blend it in.  Next up, my Benefit "they're real" mascara.  No explanation necessary here.  Moving on, my favorite highlighter by Too Faced, called Candlelight Glow.  I put this on top of both my bronzer and blush and it just sort of diffuses them together perfectly to make my cheeks have that dewy, perfect glow.  Lastly, my 2 favorite shadows.  This first shadow is a bit more expensive as it is by Benefit, but totally worth it.  It is called My Two Cents.  It's this beautiful subtle gold that looks great for every day.  My other favorite shadow is by Almay, and is called Hot Fudge.  It's smoothe and easy to apply with just your finger.  It sort of melts into your skin perfectly and is very easy to blend.  It's also easy on the pocket book which is always a huge plus in my book.  So there you have it!  What products can you not live without?? Maybe there is something out there that I haven't tried that you always rely on?  I'm all ears!!!

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