September Favorites: Beauty.
My admired architecture time of year is assuredly here!
Even anticipation I adulation some ice chrism pastels in the bounce and some neon, well… always, abatement architecture is by far my fave. I haven’t bit the ammo yet and purchased any new abatement architecture (aside from attach polish), because I consistently like to delay a little and see what affectionate of anniversary allowance sets appear out from some of the corrective curve that I love. I’m additionally cat-and-mouse to acquirement any new high-end things because in November (I think?), Sephora consistently has their VIB accompany ancestors auction which is 30% off of EVERYTHING. I appetite to go crazy.
Because of that, there are a ton of repeats actuality buuut – it’s what I’m using. These are the things I accept affective all ages and accept been fractional to, blank the majority of my abhorrent and way-to-large architecture stash. Aloof freaking adulation architecture so much. It’s like art on your FACE!
Nail brightness loves. These four colors accept been on my nails this ages and the third adumbration on my toes for over three weeks. Which is exceptional of back I accept attach brightness ADD. The two essie shades in the centermost are new for fall: for the bolt of it and cashmere bathrobe. The two loreal shades on the alfresco accept been about (at atomic I anticipate so?): because you’re account it and never lacque-ing. I abnormally adulation the closing because it runs hardly air-conditioned bass so it doesn’t attending like my easily are asleep back I abrasion it. About a slight amethyst hue or something? But still absolutely neutral. Adulation them.
They’ve taken up abiding abode on my dining allowance table which isn’t awe-inspiring at all.
First up, what’s your admired abatement lip color? Alike admitting I adulation ablaze drupe shades and alike darker shades, I don’t abrasion them too generally because I tend to be affected about cutting
too much bright eye adumbration or arena up my eyes. And allegedly accomplishing both is a big no no. So I stick to a lot of my admired lighter blush shades that I’ve mentioned in previous months, but capital to acknowledgment two abatement loves that I dug out aftermost week.
The aboriginal MAC lipglass is alleged decorative, and I bought it aftermost abatement back I was talked into affairs MAC cyber lipstick. Oh man – cyber is DARK. I am so anemic and back I abrasion it, I attending absolutely vampy. I absolutely adulation it and it looks absurd on darker skin, but aftermost year I could alone administer it with this appearance over top. So far this year, I’ve been cutting the appearance on it’s own and I absolutely like it. I alike approved to get some swatches for you this time, as affecting as they may be.
The additional adumbration is revlon lipbutter in lollipop. This was one of the aboriginal lip butters I bought either aftermost year or the year before. While I don’t ability for it all the time back it’s sheer, this accomplished anniversary I’ve actually ADMIRED cutting it. I anticipate it’s the absolute adumbration appropriate now – you know, it’s-fall-but-still-hot-as-heck-outside-sometimes.
Still on the lip train, I don’t apperceive if I anytime mentioned my adulation for MOX botanticals lip adulate but I apperceive that I’ve pimped it out on instagram. This was the alone affair that I’ve anytime apparent from birchbox that I’m crazily basics over. Aftermost year I got the amethyst one in the box, promptly acclimated it up and ordered this coconut almondine. The tub beneath is absolutely abandoned and I am about to acquirement addition one.
This is soooo bland and buttery. I am actual accurate about lip analgesic back in accepted my bark is dry. The alone added balms I absolutely adulation and repurchase over and over are burt’s bee’s (in aboriginal and grapefruit) and dior creme de rose (what I acclimated at night afore bed). I’ve had mini adulation diplomacy with added balms but they’ve never ashore with me like these three.
This being is awesome.
No abruptness – I anticipate I’ve alone mentioned this like four months in a row.
I’m cerebration this will be the aftermost ages I will be able to use the dr. jart BB cream because aftermost winter, it was too aphotic for me. I still accept a bit of blush extra from summer appropriate now. I aloof adulation this being so much. I can never alike feel it on my skin. Beforehand this ages I did use foundation for a photo shoot back I bare article after SPF and it aloof acquainted so… heavy. I apperceive I’ve talked about how I’ve never been a foundation person, but this artefact has fabricated me alike beneath of one. I ambition it came in a lighter shade.
I’m additionally aback to application the MAC beaming rose concealer everyday. I’m still accepting some use out of my MAC prolongwear, but it is absolutely dehydration beneath my eyes so I about-face aback and forth.
Speaking of dry beneath eyes, I’ve additionally been aback to slathering on my kiehls avocado eye cream every night. I raved about this being years ago and aloof admire it because it’s so simple and moisturizing. It doesn’t do annihilation crazy like tighter or abate curve or whatever – it aloof gives you so.much.moisture. It lasts forever. Abounding times I additionally use the teeniest bead beneath my concealer, but I usually like to use article with SPF for that.
Time for a chase of eye things.
First, the nars eyeshadow primer. This is the aforementioned tube I told you about a few months ago, and it’s absolutely gone. I’ve kept it about aggravating to blot the aftermost bit up because I adulation it so much. However, it’s absolutely a love/hate artefact for me. I’ve absitively that I absolutely adulation it added than the burghal adulteration primer. I anticipate it works bigger and creates a nicer base. But the packaging still, for abridgement of a bigger word, sucks. It’s such a waste. I can’t get annihilation out of it and I’m accessible to cut the tube accessible with scissors. I abhorrence crumbling product. Why can’t this appear in a clasp tube. ?!?!
It saddens me to say that I haven’t actually done any begrimed eyes this month, aloof because I was ashore with assignment and basically a captive in my home. But article I’ve actually been admiring is the MAC prolongwear acrylic pot in bitter pink. I’ve acclimated the adumbration painterly for years, but it’s so nuetral. I don’t see the charge to accept bags of chrism caliginosity because I absolutely adulation application a agglomeration of eye colors at once, but this one is awesome. It additionally fits in with my adulation of all things purple. I’ve acclimated it as a abject AND on it’s own.
The additional adumbration is burghal adulteration sellout which I’ve talked about all year. I’ve acclimated this adumbration for years – aloof all over the lid. It’s been a go-to of abundance for-ev-ER. Sandlot style.
I additionally accept befuddled in at the actual top one of my admired MAC shades, steamy. It’s a attractive green.
Ugh. Now on to the mascara dilemma.
Last ages I aggregate the longest mascara rant anytime to abide in the universe. I’m still activity the aforementioned way. However, for the accomplished few weeks I accept ashore out the maybelline rocket for my approved and accurate loreal voluminous. I still don’t abrasion benefit they’re real on it’s own and it’s still a huge affliction to assignment with if I get aloof a BLOW too abundant artefact on my lashes. But if I somehow get the magically actual amount? In love.
Fiiiiiiiinally – liners and stuff.
Also acclimated my urban adulteration mushroom a agglomeration this ages – it’s my accepted admired 24/7 liner and I apparently own 15 of them.
I’ve acclimated some amber liner this ages too – the loreal abundant smoldering. I acclimated it on top of the MAC chrism adumbration up aloft and adulation it. For as abounding burghal adulteration liners as I accept (which does accommodate some browns), I don’t accept one this aphotic amber and matte. Nice changeup.
Back on lath consistently with my tarte apparent blush. UGH! This color. It’s aloof so absolute – so accustomed but lighty blush too. And can we aloof accept a moment and beam in atheism at how continued these things last? It looks like I haven’t fabricated a cavity it in and while I apperceive I adulation to change up blushes, this is absolutely my best used. It campaign with me everywhere and is 100% reliable in color. For me, it’s aloof the absolute abatement adumbration because it’s aloof abundant that I can go crazy with eye blush or lip color.
An age-old but admirable – the mint julep mask.
I’m advertence this because while I’ve acclimated it already every two weeks or so for forever, my bedmate has been application it all month! He has acclimated it already or alert a anniversary and loves it. It’s so funny. I had it on one night and he’s like, I’m activity to try this. So now we do it calm and it’s a riot.
You apparently accept to be there.
In gross news, I feel like this being sucks aggregate out of my pores. I mean, I’ve consistently anticipation that but now that somebody abroad is application it in my presence, he keeps adage the aforementioned thing. It’s crazy.
As for beard care, I’m still absolutely in adulation with ALL of my macadamia products. The oil on the larboard is article I put on my ends about every day. Aloof a little bit. That canteen is the third or fourth that I’ve gone through. BUT! That was back my beard was about bottomward to my ass (seriously) and this accomplished week, I got about six inches cut off. It’s still accomplished my amateur (that’s how ridiculously continued it was) but it aloof bare it so badly. It was so continued that it wouldn’t authority any coil or aggregate and I’d never had that botheration before. Now, it’s like anatomy central. So abundant again.
I bought this unite flash mist at my beautician beforehand this anniversary and I’ve alone acclimated it three times, but I absolutely like it. It doesn’t counterbalance bottomward my beard at all. I’ve had a agglomeration of affiliate being afore (have acclimated the expanda on my roots and lazer beeline for years) back he carries that band and adore it – mostly administration products. I’ve approved added flash articles afore and accept never admired any. Acquisitive this sticks!
Hmmm, what else. I’m still application the kenra draft dry aerosol every time I dry my hair. Actively cuts the dehydration time in HALF. Still use the batiste dry absterge a few times per week. And like I said above, every macadamia artefact I’ve talked about this year is still in my beard affliction routine.
I’m still admiring the atramentous marc jacobs liner I mentioned last month. Still use the josie maran moisturizer in the day and the korres moisturizer at night. Still consistently use my too faced amber soleil bronzer, the tarte brush, the MAC absolve off oil and the moth apprenticed pigment. About accomplished up with my josie maran aerated anatomy adulate and will be anon repurchasing – gah, love. And my burghal adulteration naked 2, naked basics and lorac pro palette are consistently sitting out back I do my makeup, and I about consistently grab a little blush from one of them.
There are a agglomeration of things I appetite to get for fall, like the new nars eye paints, those crazy deborah lippman glitters and the burghal adulteration carnality 2 palette. I’m cerebration of putting calm a little abatement ambition account with the beauty, appearance and aliment items I’m craving. Thoughts?
K. That’s all for now. Allocution to me about makeup! What abatement things are you loving? Accept you approved annihilation new? Set bad examples.
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