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All Things Hair

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All Things Hair Box c/o || Dove Dry Shampoo || Queen Bee Salt Infused Texture Spray || Love Beauty And Planet Shampoo || Love Beauty And Planet Conditioner || Similar Dress Here And Here ||

Happy Friday, friends! Who out there loves to have a good hair day? *Raises hand* I know for sure that I do! A good hair day always makes me feel as if I can conquer any task and take on the world. The editors at All Things Hair hand picked this specific hair style box of products based on my hair type and lifestyle. I couldn’t be happier with these selections! The Love Beauty And Planet shampoo and conditioner not only smell amazing, but they make my hair feel silky soft and smooth. I tend to wash my hair every other day and use a dry shampoo in between. This one from Dove soaks up any next day oil and leaves my hair with some nice volume and freshness. Plus, it has a beautiful floral scent. My go-to hair product is always a sea salt spray. I spray this in after towel drying to enhance my natural waves and let my hair air dry overnight. I’ve used various ones in the past, most notably this one which has been my favorite for years. The queen beach salt infused texture spray gave my hair some richness, while still remaining soft. It’s almost a cross between a sea salt spray and a texturizer, but without the crunchiness! 

All Things Hair has a newsletter series, tips, tutorials, hair inspiration, and favorite hair products all on their site. It’s quite a treat for anyone who wants to give their hair some good care or looking to try something fun and different! 

xo, Amanda  

Glossy Eggstravaganza

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Glossybox Easter Egg c/o || Rose Coin Necklace c/o || Circle Hexagon Ring c/o || 

Good morning, friends! Ava and I recently decorated our table for Easter and what perfect timing! The Glossybox Easter Egg, filled with beauty favorites for spring, arrived and fits in beautifully with our table decor. Ava was extra excited for the chocolate eggs lol. This would make a fantastic Easter gift for any beauty fan in your life! 

Inside you’ll find a highlighter stick from Jafra Cosmetics, building a beautiful glow in a pinky sheen color packed with nourishing Vitamin E. Lips need some help? Patchology’s Lip Service Gloss To Balm will give you a burst of moisture for the ultimate soft pout. Hyaluronic acid, aloe, and honey give much needed hydration! Want to make your eyes pop? There’s two products inside to help with that! Dome Beauty’s vibrantly pigmented shadow Eye Jewel in pink diamond and Erno Laszlo’s Multi-Task Eye Serum Mask. Using a silky hydrogel formula, soaked in a serum made with algae, Vitamin B3, amino acids and allantoin, which give quick results to target all of you undereye woes. Let’s not forget about our nails too. Lauren B’s nail polish have fun and unique colors, all fantastic for changing your manicure to fit your most fabulous mood. 

   xo, Amanda                          

Hats Off To You Glossies

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March Glossybox c/o || Pink Sweater || Sleeping Beauty Mesh Top || White Skinny Jeans || Blush Heels || Tassel Earrings ||  

Happy Friday, friends! This month Glossybox is celebrating women’s empowerment with International Women’s Day, which is today! This box has some amazing beauty products to give you all the power you deserve. 

Yensa Tone Up Primer Essential Glow: By infusing super-powered ingredients, this lightweight primer helps smooth out fine lines and wrinkles all while having a satin sheen finish that gives skin a radiant look and feel.

Nuria Defend Pruifying Cleanser: This cleanser is made with rich ingredients that purify. Pores are cleansed and restored to reduce the appearance of imperfections while the soothing elements of tea tree oil and witch hazel provide healing effects.

Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Strength + Moisture Leave In Mask: Safe to use for all types of treated hair, it uses a unique micro encapsulated formula of argan oil which helps restore the hair cuticle. The end result is consistent healthy and manageable hair made with ingredients that are vegan, clean, and cruelty-free.

Manna Kadar Beauty Bloom Volumizing Mascara: A cutting-edge wand captures mascara between each individual groove of the ultra-dense fiber bristles of the Manna Kader Bloom mascara to give you the fullest, sexiest lashes imaginable.

DWTN Paris Eau De Teint Highlighter: This lightly powdered cream highlighter, offers a texture for easy application and a lustrous finish. Extracted benefits from the botanicals like the white horehound plant, help protect against pollution and harmful effects of light from screen.

xo, Amanda  

It’s All About Love

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Glossybox c/o || Sleeping Beauty Sweatshirt || Skinny Jeans || Lavender Flower Earrings || 

Good morning! February is the month of love and if there is one thing to remember, its the need to love yourself and those around you. Whether in a relationship or single, February is a reminder that love is in the air in all shapes and forms. It’s a time to take a step back, look in the mirror, and recognize the unique beauty staring back at you. The products in this months Glossybox seek to celebrate your true self. Now, onto the products! 

 Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch: A new way to treat acne, the patch extracts impurities, camouflages pimples and helps heal skin in an emergency, wherever you are. 

Doucce Relentless Matte Crayon (Colors Vary):  The deeply pigmented color has a matte finish for a look that lasts as long as you do. Available in a variety of shades, it’s ideal for every skin tone and comes with a sharpener for an easy, defined outline. 

Proenza Schouler Arizona Eau De Parfum:  Discover a feeling of adventure in the scent of white cactus flower, jasmine, and orange flower. Inspired by the horizon of the Sonoran Dessert, the bottles design down to the scent is a work of art. 

MannaKadar Beauty 3-in-1 Contour: A contour, eyeshadow, and bronzer all in one travel size companion that is sure to add that sunkissed glow wherever you go.  

Skin Chemists Rose Quartz Lip Plump:  Acting as a lipgloss, balm, and plumper, the triple threat of lip care has both health and appearance benefits and only takes seconds to apply. No need to rely on painful fillers! It’s also hydrating giving lips a soft and fuller pout. 

 

January Glossybox // Beauty Resolutions

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Glossybox c/o || Pink Skirt c/o || Glitter Flats || Sheer Sleeve Sweater || Pink And Blue Co Bracelet c/o ||  Similar Anchor Necklace || 

Good morning, friends! January’s box of beauty goodies is all about allowing your radiance to shine and saying goodbye to any self-doubt. I am all about that! Confidence is contagious and one of the best ways to feel great about who you are. 

Inside this Glossybox, there are products from brands that strive to enhance your beauty, not transform you into someone you’re not. Included are:

Sleek Makeup Highlighter Palette: This is a game changer! I use this highlighter each morning and love the radiant results. It contains two baked powders, one cream formula, and one silky shimmer. The five shades are crafted to match each skin tone. 

Avant Skincare Deluxe Hyaluronic Acid Vivifying Face & Eye Night Cream: This anti-aging moisturizer  deeply nourishes and improves dullness with a powerful combination of hyaluronic acid, maris Aqua, and vitamin B3. 

Differin Adapalene Gel 0.1% Acne Treatment: I haven’t used this yet, but I do use an adapalene treatment for acne and boy let me tell you, it’s the only thing that works for me. This one is great since you don’t need a prescription, which mine is. 

 Zea Beauty Wipes: I’ve used theses few times and love how gentle, yet effective they are. Infised with rose hip essential oil, skin gets a powerful dose of antioxidants and vitamins, leaving you feeling radiant. 

Kocostar Lemon Slice Mask: I used this last night and found it very refreshing, especially with the light lemon scent. It’s a mask, but not in the traditional sheet mask sense. It’s actual little “slices” or circles that look like lemons. Each slice is infused with nutrients like eucalyptus tree to deliver intense, yet gentle, buriahment. 

xo, Amanda  

Sensationail Express Gel

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Sensationail Express Gel c/o ||  Embroidered Dress c/o || Pink & Blue Co. Bracelet c/o || 

Good morning and happy Wednesday!  One of my favorite ways to relax at night is by doing my nails. My polish usually ends up chipping within a day or two or I end up smudging the paint while in the process of drying. 

Enter the Sensationail Express Gel Kit. The application is beyond easy and the drying time only takes 30 seconds. To start, you buff and shape your nail to your desired shape and length. Next, use a nail polish remover to ensure that there is no left over dirt or oil on the nail. After shaking the Express Gel Nail bottle vigorously, apply the color of your choice in a thin layer. Cap the edges of your nail tips and remove any gel from the cuticles abs sidewalls. Finally, place your hand in the LED lamp for 30 seconds and remove hand once the lamp turns off. 

 

xo, Amanda  

The Products That Transformed My Hair

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MoroccanOil Hydration Shampoo c/o || MoroccanOil Hydration Conditioner c/o || MoroccanOil Treatmeant c/o || MoroccanOil Night Body Serum c/o || Blush Top || Blush Joggers || 

When it comes to hair care, I typically take a less is more approach. I like to use a shampoo, conditioner, and styling oil before letting my hair air dry overnight. It’s a simple routine, yet effective and healthy for my hair. One brand I had always heard about while growing up was MoroccanOil. They were the gold standard of treatment oils, winning award after award, and one I could not wait to try out. Years later, it’s still the treatment oil I turn to to keep my hair happy, healthy, and full of shine. I use the light version, perfect for fine or light-colored hair. I always use it after towel drying my hair, applying two pumps from mid-length to end. If needed, I’ll apply a very small amount to tame any flyaways. I recently tried their hydration shampoo and conditioner, loving how soft and lightweight they made my hair feel and with the great scent MoroccanOil is known for. 

 While MoroccanOil is known for hair care, and honestly goes above and beyond with their products, they just launched a night body serum that is a game changer in creating softer, smoother, and firmer skin. This serum is highly packed with good for your skin ingredients including an antioxidant-rich blend of argan and tsunami oils to address loss of firmness and moisture, Holy Basil to protect the skin from environmental stressors and soothing Vitamin C ester to smooth and strengthen the skin for a more radiant appearance. 

xo, Amanda  

Simply Magic

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Charlotte Tilbury Magic Away Concealer c/o || Charlotte Tilbury Magic Powder c/o || Pink Button Down Top || Button Fly Skinny Jeans || Pink and Blue Co. Bracelet c/o || KJP JFK Pearl Bracelet || KJP JFK Pearl Necklace || 


I always find myself the equivalent to a kid in a candy store when I have the opportunity to try new makeup. Products that promise to help with the appearance of blemishes are always on my radar as well. Being an acne sufferer for most of my adult life, this is something especially important to me. Charlotte Tilbury recently launched the new Magic Away Concealer, no longer exclusive to  Charlotte Tilbury stores, it is now available is over 200 doors and selling at quite impressive rate. I couldn’t wait to try it and Love flawless look I can achieve with it. 

What makes this concealer so magical and sought after? It reduces the appearance of blemishes, dark circles, fine lines, pigmentation, and redness. It has a new elastic second skin texture with full coverage lasting up to 15 hours. The concealer is delivered through the miracle precision beauty blender applicator that is designed to roll over imperfections, and hug the under-eye contour for the most flawless application.

The secret is in the all-star lineup of ingredients including Persian Silk tree bark extract, which acts as an age-defying, skin conditioning and rejuvenating agent to improve the appearance of dark circles and puffiness. Palmitoyl Glycine helps the skin retain water and makes the skin look bouncy, fresh and youthful. It also helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Extract of wild indigo, a native Indian plant used in Ayurvedic tradition helps to enhance the skin’s luminosity and brightens the under-eyes. 

xo, Amanda  

All I Want Advent Calendar With Glossybox

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Glossybox All I Want Advent Calendar c/o || Bow Top (Sold Out, Similar) || Button Up Fly Skinny Jeans || Sparkle Flats ||

There is a bit of that wonderful merry and bright feeling today on Enchanting Elegance. While Christmas may seem far off, it’s only right around the corner and never too early to start getting ready for. This year, Glossybox is introducing their elegantly designed rose gold advent calendar filled with 25 beauty goodies worth over $325. The box honestly took my breath away with how stunning it is. I’m definitely saving this to re-use for later. Counting down to Christmas never looked so stylish! The box is currently $99 to purchase with brands like NIP+FAB, Real Techniques, Miller Harris, Absolute NY, Morgan Taylor & 20 more. This holiday season treat yourself, friends, and family to the ultimate beauty box! 

On a side note, don’t forget today is voting day! Make sure to get out there and VOTE. Make a difference!

xo, Amanda  

Retreat With Glossybox

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Sweater Blazer || Mustard Sweater || Button Fly Skinny Jeans || October Glossybox c/o ||

Good morning, friends!! Taking care of ourselves sometimes slips to the back burner, but with the help of Glossybox, you can sneak away on a personal retreat and get in some much needed personal time! Below are the products in this months box. My personal favorite is the Pai-Shau Supreme Revitalizing Mask. A lifesaver for my hair!

Tocca Montauk Candle- Salt Air & Cucumber:  This candle reminds me of lazy summer days at the beach. The salt air, cucumber and sea grass are the perfect hand-crafted scent to add the air of indulgence to your bathroom routine. 

Georgette Klingon Rose Clarifying Toner:  A botanical blend of Witch Hazel, antioxidants, and Aloe Vera dissolves dirt to deep clean your pores while maintaining healthy hydration and pH balance. The Rose, lavender and jasmine flower also help to keep the grease off your face throughout the day.

Pai-Shau Supreme Revitalizing Mask:  A new favorite of mine! This brings weightless bounce and volume to your hair. A mixture of five different kinds of teas, the blend protects, repairs, exfoliates, nourished and strengthens hairall at once. 

Invisibobble Sprunchie:  This gives you a blast from the past look you want with modern technology you need! The integrated spiral hair ring prevents tugging and pulling while keeping your hair in place, giving you the ultimate in comfort without scarifying style. 

Limene Eye Gel:  I have and use this daily every morning and night. It’s a staple item for me. With a combination of Pure Artic Spring Water and organic Nordic birch sap, the delicate skin around your eyes stay healthy and hydrated throughout the day.

Nails INC Vitory Place Nail Polish: This is the nail polish I’m wearing above. Bring the nail salon to the comfort of your home with Nails Inc.’s exclusive brush that is designed to work with the shape of your nail, giving you a flawless finish. 

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xo, Amanda 

Lawless Beauty

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Lawless Lip Color In Dane And Romeo c/o || Bow Neck Sweater || Distressed Skinny Jeans || Crystal Link Bracelet || Engraved Ring ||

Good morning, friends! A few months ago I was introduced to a brand that makes its mission to create beautifully packaged, highly pigmented, long wearing, natural makeup with clean, non-toxic, ingredients. I wore some of Lawlessness Beauty’s lipstick shades in the spring and summer, specifically mixing Dane and Jake together for a nice berry or just wearing Jake alone for a pouty pink. I recently tried Romeo (what I’m wearing above) and love how rich the color is for fall. Be forewarned though, these are indeed highly pigmented making a small amount does go a long way. I tend to keep my makeup routine pretty basic, but I do enjoy trying a new lip shade here and there. It can totally transform a whole look! These lipsticks are a luquid with a matte finish. Beautifully designed with amazing color and clean ingredients, these are a true winner in my book. 

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xo, Amanda  

September Glossybox

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September Glossybox c/o || Plaid Top || Ankle Skinny Jeans || Blush Bench || 

Happy Friday, friends!! This September beauty box from Glossybox was created to help with all of the common beauty problems wreaking havoc in our lives. Need to find the perfect lipstick, a scent that lasts, or get rid of greasy hair? This box has you covered! 

Stylelondon 9 Color Eyeshadow Palette In Eaton Square: These colors are glamorous and perfect for fall. The flawless combination of nine colors gives you a look for every occasion and the paraben free ingredients keep your body as beautiful on the inside as you look on the outside. 

Moodmatcher Twist Stick Lip Color: I’m wearing this in the photos above! This is a sleek, slim, lipstick that changes to match your body chemistry, giving you a personalized shade that is unique to you. 

Wild Garden Body Lotion In Oretty & Wild: I’ve been wearing this lotion everyday since getting it. The fragrance of sparkling mandarins combined with roses and sensual vanilla is out of this world. It’s both strong and delicate making me swoon every time I put it on.

Context Micro-Derm Regenerator: Both a cleanser and gentle exfoliating, the powerful antioxidants fight damage and protect your cells while polishing and removing dead skin, leaving you soft and hydrated. 

Lapcos Daily Skin Sheet Mask In Charcoal: This charcoal mask uses salicylic acid, tea tree oil and charcoal extract to remove toxins and keep your skin in a state of deep hydration.

Freeman Psssst! Original Dry Shampoo In Citrus: I’ve used this dry shampoo for as long as I can remember and almost used this whole bottle already. It’s transforms dull hair into a fresh look without having to lather up. Powder eliminates order, absorbs oil, and boosts volume, so just spray and you’re ready to go! 

August Glossybox

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August Glossybox c/o || Striped Dress || Sandals ||  

Good morning and happy Wednesday! This newest Glossybox for August is actually the companion one to July, both with beachy summer themes. Summer days are starting to fade away leaving us to soak up every last bit of the sun filled season that we possibly can. Luckily, the beach-themed products will easily last you past the final summer sunset and into the cool golden days of fall. Check out below to see what’s included! 

VDL Limilayer Primer Fresh: This Primer gives you a radiance that lasts from morning until night. Unlike ordinary primers, this one not only preps your face for makeup, it actually illuminates your face and highlights your features.

Grow Gorgeous Haircare: Natural ingredients and a blend of minerals exfoliate the scalp, which helps create the perfect environment for your hair to grow into the lustrous locks you deserve. 

NCLA Nail Laquer In I Been Drinkin’: This gorgeous watermelon pink nail polish is perfect to brighten up even the rainiest summer days and trust me, we’ve had plenty of them! 

Setz Blot + Translucent Powder:  The silky powder not only helps blot away excess oil but it locks in your makeup for a lasting look 

Monu Eye Cool Gel: Ginseng, Vitamin C, Arnica, and Sodium Hyalironate helps lift, plump, and correct your skin tone so you look flawless all-day long. 

Reb Clean Skincare:  This light serum instantly lifts and firms skin to leave you looking dramatically more youthful. A gentle massage of 2-3 drops will help produce new elastin to fight the anting protein in your face, which causes sagging and wrinkling. 

 

 

xo, Amanda 

July Glossybox // Sea You Soon

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July Glossybox c/o || Jackie Kennedy Pearl Earrings || Similar Red Dress || 

Good morning and happy Monday, everyone! I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. We had the most fun this past weekend, an absolute blast, that I cannot wait to share some photos from! Our church summer fest (like a fair) was also this past Saturday followed by an outdoor service with the sun setting, which was magical. In the meantime, the big talk around town was if everyone got their lawns mowed, haha. We had rain for the past week and I’m talking about major downpours to the point of flooding, though thankfully the Susquehanna river did not flood it’s banks this time. We had a brief reprieve Saturday and a Sunday with everyone rushing around to fit all of their outdoor activities in while the sun shined, including the lawn. It’s supposed to rain now for another straight week, but I’m hoping the forecast will change eventually. 

Now, onto this months ocean themed Glossy Box! First, how gorgeous is the design created by Sarah Bolton, on the box?! I’m head over heels for it. Anything ocean related makes me happy :). The box itself is perfect for keeping mementoes in. Check out below the products included, many that I’ve used already! 

Skinn Cosmetics Infusion Recover & Renee Single-Use Facial Masks:  I used one of these the other night and LOVED it. My skin felt slightly tingly after the mask had this beautiful glow the next day. All good things, haha! This restorative facial mask is soaked in nutrients like lavender, tamarind seeds and dried apples, it also uses lacticacid for milks exfoliation and vitamin C to help skin appear revitalized. 

Kueshi Facial Makeup Remover: This has to be the best eye makeup remover I have ever used. It did not sting my eyes and actually did get everything off, while also leaving the delicate skin feel soft. I was impressed! The two-part routine uses soft oils to remove ever waterproof makeup and lotion to leave you feeling fresh and clean. 

NCLA So Rich Cuticle Oil In Mermaid Tears: I’ve used this for the past few days and appreciate how it keeps my cuticle area moisturized, plus it has a really nice scent! The vitamin E combined with sunflower seed oil not only nourishes your nails and cuticles, but locks it in for lasting effects. 

John Masters Organics Citris & Neroli Detangler: This is a very lightweight conditioner, not creamy, and sinks right in. The key ingredients like grapefruit and soy protein tone, hydrate and strengthen your hair without layering multiple products. 

John Masters Organics Hair Spray: This hair spray smells so fresh and pretty! It has a touchable hold and non-sticky feel. 

It’s Skin Mini Macaron Lip Balm: This is absolutely adorable and looks just like my favorite cookie. Inside this macaron is a moisturizing nourishment to make your lips as tantalizing as your tan! 

 

 

xo, Amanda 

A Day Of R&R With Shakti Salon

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Shakti Salon Servies c/o || Yellow Tie Sleeve Dress || Similar Yellow Sandals || Rattan Tote || Sunglasses || 

Good morning and happy Friday, friends!  Im very excited to share my recent visit at Shakti, a high end Aveda salon in Kingston, PA. As soon as I walked in I immediately felt welcomed. Everyone was so friendly and kind! I felt like a I was talking to old friends. The salon itself is gorgeous. An abundance of natural light streams in through the large windows making the salon have a very airy, bright, and cheerful atmosphere.

I had a mani, pedi, hair gloss treatment, and cut done. I’ll tell you, this mama needed some rest and relaxation and Shakti delivered just that! All of the products used were Aveda and are shown here. I’ve been a long time fan of Aveda and their natural ingredients. My hands and feet were so soft afterwards (the foot bath was heavenly!) and I adore the OPI color we chose. It’s really pops for summer! After the mani and pedi, I got a hair gloss treatment followed by the cherry almond shampoo and conditioner. It smells sooo yummy! Lastly, I had a cut with long layers put in and then styled with some curls. My hair looks the best it ever has. It feels soft, is incredibly shiny, looks healthy and has beautiful movement to it. 

I knew that I was going to be at the salon for about four hours so I wanted to dress in something comfortable, but also chic enough to go be able to go out afterwards. This tie-sleeve swing dress fits the bill! The color I’m wearing is currently sold out, but seven additional colors still remain. I love how soft the dress is and the cute little tie details on the cap sleeve with an open accent. It’s currently on sale too! 

I honestly cannot thank everyone enough for my wonderful experience at Shakti. I really do not treat myself very often with beauty services so this was truly a treat. It was honestly my first mani and pedi too! That’s hard to believe, but I’ve always done them myself. I couldn’t stop smiling as I saw all of the results. Thank you again Shakti! 

Shakti Salon has a very special new guest offer going on right now for $20 off your next service. Get the coupon HERE 

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xo, Amanda  

No7 Beauty

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T-Shirt Dress || Celestial Earrings ||  No7 Lash Impact Lash Serum || No7 Lash Impact Lash Primer || No7 Lash Impact Ultra in Brown/Black || No7 Matte Liquid Lips (I’m Using Captivate) || Other Colors Include, Grace, Inspire, Captivate, Courage, Conquer, and Fearless (Taken In Order Of The Second Picture ) || All No7 products c/o  

I’ve always had a love for makeup. I can remember being a little girl anxiously awaiting the time when I would be able to apply makeup. I fondly remember going to Claire’s and Afterthoughts with my mom to buy my first eyeshadows and lip glosses. It’s a joy for me to watch my own daughter now go through all of my makeup and get excited to try different things on. She’s most fond of lipsticks and eyeshadows herself. Watching her veins back so many memories of myself doing the exact same thing with my mom. 

I get pretty excited when I try a brand I’ve been hearing many wonderful things about. Mascara and lipsticks are the two items I purchase the most of, namely because I’ve never had a bad reaction or breakout from them. My skin is very sensitive making me extra careful as to what I apply to it. I’ve tried tons of different mascaras and lipsticks throughout the years and have found a few that I go back to time and time again.

Adding to my go-tos are these new products from No7. I’ve seen this brand before, mostly while browsing at Target, and have always wanted to try them. I can happily say that these products live up to their hype! First, the Matte Liquid Lips. I love the idea of a matte lip, but have never found ones that do not dry my lips to the point of unsightly flaking. I was pleasantly surprised when these highly pigmented glosses when on, without feeling sticky, became matte, but still felt pillow-y without drying my lips. My favorite colors are Captivate and Inspire. Grace is a stunning neautral, but I typically need a little more color or I look like a ghost. 

Next, the Lash Impact products. Mascaras are my favorite type of makeup. While I don’t do anything drastic with my makeup, I do spend the most time on my eyes creating a soft shimmery neautral base, then liquid liner to crest a cat eye, followed by two to three layers of mascara.  At night I sweep on a layer of the Lash Serum on the base of my upper lashes, which stays in place and does not get into my eyes unlike other lash serums I’ve tried. I just started to use this a few days ago and cannot say as to whether my lashes have grown or not, but I’ll keep you updated! The Lash Primer Perfecter is the first coat I put on in the morning. It has a black color and will tint the lashes and act as a amplifier for the mascara. You could also wear this alone if you like a more natural look and to also tint the bottom lashes. Lastly, I apply two coats of the Lash Impact Ultra in the Brown/Black color. I’ve always found that a brown shade looks more natural. The mascara is creamy and dries fast without any flaking! Yes!! No flaking. I get some nice length to my lashes, which also remain smudge free too. 

xo, Amanda  

Nordstrom Sale Beauty Favorites

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Good morning, friends! Today I wanted to share some of my top beauty favorites in this year’s Nordstrom anniversary sale. To me, this is where you get the biggest bang for your buck. While I’m all about getting some great fashion finds, it’s our beauty products that we use day in and day out. Ive used some of the products listed here, including the Kate Somerville Scrub, Moroccan Oil, T3 Blow Dryer, Lancôme Concentrate, Kihel’s, and the SimpleHuman Sensor Mirror, and cannot day enough good things about them. This is a fantastic time to stock up on all of your favorites and even try some new goodies out too.  

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xo, Amanda  

Sensor Mirror Trio

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Simple Human Illuminated Mirror c/o || Floral Fleece Robe c/o || Pink Bow Hair Tie ||

Good morning and happy Tuesday! One of my favorite parts about the morning is getting ready for the day. I find it very relaxing to take my time sipping my coffee while I go through my daily routine, which includes doing my makeup. Having good light is essential, especially when applying eyeliner. This illuminated mirror, with three different magnifications (1x, 5x, 10x) gives exceptional detail and allows you to achieve flawless pro-quality makeup application. The mirror has numerous light settings as well with simulated natural sunlight and even a candlelight setting. I really love the built-in motion sensor, which lights the mirror up automatically as you approach it. I personally use the 5x magnification side on a daily basis and love love love the sunlight mode. The light is truly amazing and worth every penny. This mirror is a game changer for makeup application.  


xo, Amanda

Glossybox’s Summer Solstice \\ Karl Lagerfeld + ModelCo

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 June Glossybox c/o || Limited Edition Karl Lagerfeld + Model Co Glossybox c/o || Similar Lemon Dress c/o || Gingham Top || Denim Shorts || Blush Bench ||  

This month, Glossybox is taking inspiration from the Summer Soltice, a celebration of the nature and femininity that dates back to ancient times. It’s safe to say this is one of the best seasons of the year. Their June box pays homage to summer with a quiet deep breath and products that make you feel as gorgeous and free as a day spent in the sun. Along with Glossybox’s June box, they also have the most exciting limited edition box of 2018! Karl Lagerfeld, one of the world’s most renowned fashion designers, has teamed up with iconic Australian beauty brand ModelCo to create a collectible beauty range called Illuminated Beauty. 

June’s Box:  

 

Absolute New York Icon Mini Eye Shadow Palette In Gold Glitz  : Create the iconic smokey eye look with ease when using the 6 available shades in the Mini Gold Glitz. Gold actually looks good on everyone because the glimmering flecks actually play off of your individual skin tone by reflecting light. 

Temple Spa Rose Aromatherapy Resting Cream  : This nutritive night cream, rich in plant extracts and relaxing essential oils, is designed to encourage restful sleep and promote feelings of calm all while giving you softer skin! 

Gilchrist & Soames Body Lotion in English Garden  : Breath in the fresh essence of the English countryside with this fragrant silk-infused body cream. Containing food grade naturally-derived botanicals as well as cruelty-free honey, this evocative blend is as transporativr as it is delicate.  

Karl Lagerfeld + ModelCo Lip Pencil (Rose)  : Thos soft wax pencil will make your lips look pillowy and full thanks to its creamy formula and universally flattering color.  

Emité Make Up Professional Eye Lash Curler In Rose Gold  : This professional lash curler, in the gorgeous metallic rose gold color, will create a flirty eye without ever touching your face.  

Bellápierre Cosmetics Banna Setting Powder In Original  : This color-correcting setting powder helps counteract redness with societal pigments. Apply using a fluffy blush brush or sponge, dabbing it wherever you need it.   

 

 Karl Lagerfeld + ModelCo Box 

 

Lip Couture Lipstick Red  : The perfect red lipstick! This high-pigmented limited-edition color from Karl Lagerfeld and ModelCo is creamy and long lasting, leaving behind the matte look of the moment without any flaking.  

Long-Lasting Liquid Eyeliner  : Super fine and water-resistant, this felt-tip liquid liner promises a precise application, perfect for creating a cat eye!

Baked Blusb In Rose Pink  : Add some glow with this radiant baked blush, which brightens and highlights every complexion thanks to microbized color pigments and a sheer buildable formula. 

Lip Liner Red  : Just like the Rose color above, this creamy formula will make your lips looks pillowy and full. 

Lip Gloss Ramatulle  : Delivering a burst of creamy high-pigmented color, this chic limited-edition Gloss, which leaves behind a saying finish, is named after the designers preferred summer getaway in The Mediterranean.  

Blush Brush  : This no-fail beauty tool will help you make the most out of blushes, bronzers, and highlighters.  

 

xo, Amanda  

 

Jet Setter With Glossybox

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Happy Friday and Memeorial Day weekend! With summer weather on the cusp, it’s no wonder that everyone is starting to make their travel plans and pack their bags! Preparing for travel season, Glossybox made sure to stock their boxes with beauty essentials to keep you looking and feeling fly before and after take-off. Now, onto the goodies! 

 1. Proenza Schouler Arizona Eau De Parfum: From the storied fashion house comes a truly transportice scent. Just a few spritzes of this innovative blend of white cactus flower and creamy orris brings to mind expansive landscapes, adobe sunsets, and soft mountaintops.  

2. DHC Skincare Deep Cleansing Oil: This Japanese beauty cult favorite facial cleanser, which stars olive oil, promises to melt away (including waterproof mascara) and impurities alike, while delivering protective antioxidants straight to where you need them the most. 

3. John Masters Organics Evening Primrose Shampoo For Dry Hair & Lavender & Avacado Intensive Conditioner: Bring dry, tired hair back to life with these nurturing botantical blends, comprised of strengthening evening primrose oil, soothing lavender, and conditioning avacado oil, which will leave hair shiny and renewed. 

4. Laritzy Cosmetics Shade Stix In Aloha: Get your glow on! This buildable cream formula gives off the perfect sun kissed glow, regardless of how bright it is. Simply swipe where you want some radiance, blend with fingers, and you’ll be a silky smooth bronze goddess in no time! 

5. Tree Hut Protecting Daily Moisturizer With Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Refining Rose: This lightweight daily moisturizer delivers vitamin-rich rosehip oil, healing carrot seed oil, sea buckthorn and SPF 30 for busy days spent exploring. 

 

Cheers to Memorial Day weekend! I hope everyone has a blast. Stay safe and have fun :)

xo, Amanda