My Current Daily Skincare Routine

Morning Skincare Routine: Murad Essential-C Cleanser, Lancome Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate, Pixi Glow Tonic Exfoliating Toner, Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base, Bobbi Brown Extra Eye Repair Cream

Makeup will always be my first love but as I get older I’m starting to become more and more intrigued by skincare. A beat face is only as good as the canvas and lately I’ve been determined to make my face the best canvas ever. I’ve always had pretty clear skin but after working for Bobbi Brown I learned quite a lot about how to properly care for my skin and keep it healthy and clear.

As a result, I’ve beefed up my skincare routine quite a bit and if you follow me on Snapchat then you know it’s been working like a charm! So I figured I’d be a good beauty blogger and share the wealth by giving you a rundown on how I’ve been keeping my skin in tip top shape since I’ve last checked in.

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MAC Faerie Whispers Collection for Holiday 2015

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Let your innocence roam free. Transcend seasons with charmed hues inspired by the secret, wondrous world of fairies. Eyes flutter impishly in new Foiled Shadows, in luminous wet or dry shades that flicker like morning mist. Feathery pinks for cheeks brighten the day, imbuing you with a spritely glow. Cast a spell with rosy metallics for nails and pearl-lit nudes for lips, spinning glamour ’til the moon turns to the sun.

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Tarte Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

Tarte Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Eyeshadow Palette

Eyeshadow palettes can be super convenient and value packed but sometimes they lack balance. Especially when it comes to mattes. Pick any given eyeshadow palette and I guarantee you there’s way more shimmery and metallic shades than matte. Which isn’t necessarily bad–just lacking. I don’t know about you but I can’t stand shimmer in the crease. Even if it looks good, it just feels so wrong to me.
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Too Faced Stardust by Vegas Nay Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

Too Faced Vegas Nay Star Dust Palette

Did I mention that I’ve been going palette crazy this holiday season? Because I have. From eyeshadow to highlighting palettes, I’ve managed to rack up an insane Christmas list this year because there’s been some really great palettes hitting the scene. Including the new Too Faced Stardust Eyeshadow Palette by Vegas Nay.

Vegas Nay is a popular YouTube makeup artist who has caught the attention of millions of makeup junkies’ worldwide with her beautiful eye looks and helpful tutorials. So it was only right that she teamed up with Too Faced to whip up her very own limited edition eyeshadow palette to help us recreate her signature looks.
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Bobbi Brown Golden Orange Sheer Finish Pressed Powder Review

Bobbi Brown Golden Orange Sheer Finish Pressed Powder

Highlighting and contouring is my jam so I’m always open to trying new products that I think will up my game. Contouring wasn’t really something we did at Bobbi Brown so I ended up coming up with a lot of creative highlighting ideas. Like using her Golden Orange Sheer Finish Pressed Powder to set my concealer and kick up my highlight a notch.

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MAC Velvetease Lip Pencils Now Available Online!

MAC Velvetease Lip Pencils for December 2015

New Velvetease Lip Pencil delivers the vivid colour impact of a lipstick with the ease of a mechanical lip pencil. No sharpener required. Go for daring in blackened plum, classic red and warm chocolate, while light pinks and butter nudes say which in more subtle hues. Rich and matte, with a smooth, clean finish, creamy colour has never been simpler. But there’s no need to be choosy. There’s one for every type.

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Yves Saint Laurent 19 Le Fuchsia Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick Review

Yves Saint Laurent 19 Le Fuchsia Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick

When it comes to limited edition holiday collections I’m usually all about the new shades and products. No repromotes for me! I need all the new stuff like all of the time. Except for this holiday season when Yves Saint Laurent decided to pull an irresistible slip on me. The iconic fashion house created the beautiful Kiss & Love Collection with limited edition boxes and packaging covered in chic kiss prints. How could I not get a lipstick? Or two. ?
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