bh Cosmetics 6th Edition Palette, NYX Total Control Drop Foundation + MORE Try On Haul

Today I am sharing my first impression thoughts of bh Cosmetics Sixth Edition Eyeshadow Palette and rose gold brush set, NYX Total Control Drop Foundation, and Benefit Watts Up! Highlighter.

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Products featured:

  1. Julep Don’t Leave Your Brows at Home (Rich Brown), $24:
  2. Make Up For Ever Step 1 Skin Equalizer, $37:
  3. bh Cosmetics Sixth Edition – 120 Color Eyeshadow Palette, $17.99:
  4. bh Cosmetics BH Liquid Eyeliner (Black), $4.99:
  5. Ulta Beauty Automatic Eyeliner (Tropics), $8:
  6. Ulta Beauty Curled Up Mascara (Brown Black), $10.50:
  7. Too Faced Hangover Replenishing Face Primer, $32:
  8. NYX Cosmetics Total Control Drop Foundation (Cappucino), $13.99:
  9. Nyx Cosmetics Hi Definition Photo Concealer Wand (Nutmeg), $4.99:
  10. bh Cosmetics Professional Blush Palette (not the exact one I used, but it’s close), $17:
  11. Benefit Cosmetics Watts Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter, $30:
  12. ColourPop Ultra Glossy Lip (Swinger): sold only in the Kiss and Tell set for $24

Nail Polish I’m Wearing:

SquareHue Dance Collection: Kohn (Phra)



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What’s in My Birchbox? | December 2015

This is my second Birchbox and I was super excited when I got the notification saying that my package had been delivered. I couldn’t wait to get home and open the package. Once I opened up, I was very pleased with the box. It is simple and classy, and put me in a Christmas spirit someone. The silver design made me think snow and sparkles! lol! I already knew what products would be in my box because I checked out the sneak peek a few days prior to receiving the box. However, I was still very excited to open the box and see the actual sizes of the products and what they looked like in person. The total retail value of my box is $166. Pretty awesome huh? Especially when the monthly subscription is only $10 a month! You really can’t beat that! Well let’s get into what I received this month!

Benefit Cosmetics, They’re Real! Tinted Primer | Full size, $24

This product hasn’t even been released yet, so I was super excited to receive it in my box. I did notice a difference when using this primer with my Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. It lengthened and separated my lashes beautifully! I felt that the primer helped widen my eyes and make them stand out more. Oh and if you’re worried about the brown tint to the primer, don’t be! It blends completely with black mascara! As I stated in the beginning of this review, this product has not been released yet and is on pre-sale and will be released December 26, 2015.

Catherine Malandrino, Romance de Provence | Full size, $65-110

I am not a big fan or perfumes and I never wear them, to be quite honest. However, I did try it out just to see what it smelled like. It has a soft, musky scent. It is a little overpowering for me because if I were to wear perfume, I would wear a light, floral scent.

Coastal Scents styleEYES Eyeshadow Palette – formalEYES | Full size, $12

For this product, I thought a swatch would be necessary!  There were two eyeshadows in this sample. One was a nude and the other a rosy pink. The nude color is not flattering on my skin tone. However, I can blend the shimmery pink in with another eyeshadow to create something very pretty. The formula for the shadows are very smooth. I really look forward to wearing these one day soon! The full size product comes in two other palettes and each palette has 8 eyeshadows in it. That’s a pretty good deal for $12!

Vasanti BrightenUp! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator | Full size, $34

I now have two of these samples. I received one as part of a mystery sample pack for a Birchbox order that I placed on Black Friday and now this one in my box. I guess this product is meant to be in my life because this is a wonderful face scrub. The exfoliator crystals are extremely fine and really help to remove the dead skin from your face and leaves skins feeling so soft! This product is also great for sensitive skin…which I have. It did not dry my skin out or cause any breakouts! Definitely a win in my book! I will be using both samples and then purchasing the full size when I run out! That’s how great this face scrub is!

Yu-Be Moisturizing Skin Cream | Full size, $16

Ugh! I hated this product! It was not moisturizing at all! It has a very weird, indescribable texture and consistency. The scent is also a bit off putting. This could just be a personal thing, because there are rave reviews on Birchbox’s website. So, maybe I’m just the weird one! Lol!

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Have you tried any of these products? What are your thoughts on them? Let me know in the comments!

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Benefit Gimme Brow or Take Them Away?

Thanksgiving is over. Black Friday is over. Back to reality tomorrow. Another Monday to conquer. But, I hope you all had a very enjoyable holiday weekend. To end the weekend and start the week on a positive not, I have prepared a little review for a product that I have been sleeping on. Let’s get into it…

A few months ago I received the Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel by Benefit Cosmetics in Medium/Deep Brown as a added on sample for a Sephora purchase, if I’m not mistaken. really don’t remember. Needless to say, it has been sitting in my makeup bag since I got it. I used it once when I opened the package and never used it again. Recently, I have noticed that my eyebrows have been a little on the thin side. Ughhh!! So, I set out to purchase a product to fill in my brows. I settled on a brow pomade by Ardell from Sally Beauty. I love it and I highly recommend it! However, it takes a little more time to apply than I would like for a product I want to use on a daily basis and that’s not what this post is about.

Re-enter Gimme Brow. I started using this product again and am trying to figure out what I have been doing with my life and why I only used it once! Lol! This product is EVERYTHING! It has a mascara like wand and you just brush it over your brows and VIOLA!, perfectly filled brows! Application is unbelievable easy! The brush even helps you to shape and arch your brows! The color stays all day without fading or running! Since this is only a sample size, I will be purchasing the full size product once I get low on this one…which will be very soon! It sells for $24 at Sephora. Click here to go to the product page.

 Have you tried this product before? Do you have any other recommendations for brow products? I’d love to know!

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