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Weekly Reads #281: March 4, 2017

 

weekly reads
 What were your favorite posts this week?

St Ives sued over apricot scrub, via Musings of a Muse. Definitely a product we love or hate.

The top 10 most disappointing products of 2016, via Temptalia. Especially if they are hyped up

How to stay warm and stylish, via Wardrobe Oxygen. Uniqlo Heattech!

Favorite foundations and concealers, via B for Bun Bun. I also like how the MUFE HD foundation looks on me, but it also breaks down very quickly.

Tips for updating your wardrobe, via Putting Me Together. I’ve started wearing sweaters again this year.

5 ways to fit exercise into your busy life, via Oh My Veggies. I like walking to work.

7 Things Healthy People do Before Starting Their Day, via Spoon University. Getting fresh air and sunlight is very important to me.

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xoxo, K

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Monthly Favorites #72: February, 2017

February has been quite a busy month for me! Hopefully I can share the details soon.

On to my favorites!

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation (link goes to my review)

I posted about this recently on Instagram! I love how this foundation looks on me, but unfortunately it makes me quite greasy very quickly!

 

L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation (link goes to my review)

I like to mix the MUFE foundation with this matte foundation from the drugstore.  By itself, this foundation looks too matte – almost dry on me.  It looks much better when I mix it with something dewy!

Not Your Mother’s Beach Babe Texturizing Sea Salt Spray (link goes to my review)

I’ve been loving this sea salt spray! I love the price, I love the fine mist, and I think the scent is great too.

Hope you enjoyed seeing my favorites!

xoxo, K

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Review: Maybelline Fit Me Concealer

It seems that I am constantly on the search for a good concealer…  They all either don’t last, or wear off unevenly.  The Maybelline Fit Me Concealer was very popular last time I was in the US, so I picked it up!

What it does: (from Ulta’s website)
Maybelline Fit Me Concealer gives a flawless look that lets the real you come through. It’s makeup that doesn’t mess with you. No oils. No waxes. No nonsense.

Natural coverage that leaves skin the way it was meant to be: fresh, breathing, natural
Exclusive translucent base and lightweight pigments allow skin’s natural highs and lows to show through

 

Price:  Will vary, as with all American drugstore products.  Ulta lists this for $7

 

Availability: This and other Maybelline products are widely available in US drugstores and discount stores.

 

What I thought:

First of all, I really liked the applicator! The doe foot applicator is small and stiff, allowing me to put a small amount of product exactly where I want it.

This product also blended well and looked natural on the skin.  I thought it worked well for my undereye circles and other  large areas that I wanted to cover.  On the other hand, I thought the finish was too natural to cover my blemishes and sunspots.

This product comes in only 6 shades, and I have the shade 20 Sand which worked well for me. I hope Maybelline comes out with different undertones in the future!

 

Would I repurchase? Maybe. I liked the product, but I’m still searching for something with more coverage!

 

Hope you enjoyed this review!

xoxo, K

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Weekly Reads #280: February 25, 2017

 

weekly reads
 What were your favorite posts this week?

 

The best concealers of 2016, via Musings of a Muse. Wow, two products from the same brand!

The best eyeshadows under $10, via Temptalia. Surprisingly, quite a few from Sephora.

The best frugal living tips from 2016, via Graceful Little Honey Bee. I love the old fashioned recipes.

6 tips for taming your toddler’s no addiction, via Brit+ Co. I know a few moms who would love these.

How to get the most out of 2017, via Spoon University.  Nothing new, but a good reminder.

How to wear booties in the winter, via Bridgette Raes. I like to wear them with tights.

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xoxo, K

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Review: Daiso Eyeliner Coat

I like wearing brown eyeliner on my lower lash line, but I found that it never lasts. Even if I use an eyeliner which is supposed to stay in place all day, I would get smudges under my eyes.  I found something called an eyeliner coat, and it has become one of the must haves in my makeup routine!

What it does:

The applicator looks like a liquid eyeliner pen, and I use it to paint over my eyeliner.

 

Price: 100 JPY, about $1

 

Availability:  This product is available in Daiso stores. Daiso is one of the most popular 100 yen chains in Japan.

 

What I thought:  I really like using this product! It is the only way I can get my lower eyeliner to stay!!  One drawback is that this product stings if it gets too close to my eyes, so I don’t use it for my waterline.

 

Would I repurchase?  Yes, it is one of my must have products!

 

Hope you enjoyed this review!

xoxo, K

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