Best of 2015: Beauty Picks

2015 was the year I went Rouge… VIB Rouge… If you don’t know what that is, it’s probably for the best, but it means I spent a shit ton of money at Sephora in a calendar year. In 2015, I finally got a full-time job, at a job I love, and I rode that adrenaline for a while. “I’m working full-time now — I deserve this!” It happens to the best of us… I’ve been wanting to get back into blogging for a while and I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to jump back into it. All of these products have been used throughout the year and definitely deserve the best of 2015 and are the favorites in my collection thus far. Hair 01. Sephora Favorites – Ultimate Hair Essentials Want to try a variety of different brands without spending an arm and a leg on full-sized versions you may or may not like? This is the set for you. Of these, the only item I didn’t want to try was the Wen conditioner due to all the lawsuits of customers’ hair falling out (!!) I had a few favorites in this set: Drybar – Hot Toddy Heat […]

Sephora Haul : Beauty Tools + etc

Disclaimer: I want to first start out by saying that this post isn’t me being braggadocios about what I bought at Sephora. I love watching Sephora hauls on Youtube to see what others like, and wanted to do one of my own sans video. This isn’t an example of what a “normal haul” for me looks like; I saved up quite a few Sephora giftcards (**see how in the last paragraph**) and used birthday money to purchase these things. First in this haul are items I’m almost out of and in need of replacing. This Smashbox primer is an old favorite, and the very first one I bought when I started getting into makeup. The last foundation I used didn’t seem to mesh well with this Smashbox primer, and so I took a little break from it. I’m currently using a foundation that seems to do well with this primer. I am almost out of my NARS concealer so I thought now would be a good time to replace that as well. I don’t think it’s my holy grail concealer, I have yet to find that one, but this one is less tacky than other concealers I’ve tried. I also […]