MAC Lip Conditioner – A Life Saver This Winter

MAC Lip Conditioner
Winter is in full swing and it’s been absolutely freezing. So cold you don’t even want to leave your house. The major downside to winter, other than so much snow you can barely drive, while you’re freezing, is that my lips get annoyingly dry. The one thing that has gotten me through it is the amazing MAC Lip Conditioner. It’s $15 a tube, but let me tell you, it’s worth every penny.

I always try to have to on hand. One for my handbag and one for my nightstand in case it’s needed at night. I’ve tried many, and I mean many, lip conditioners over the years. Nothing has really worked for my like MAC’s lip conditioner. I’ve used their now discontinued tinted ones in the tube, but If I’m really trying to get my lips moisturized I just used the normal one.

Like all MAC lip products, the lip conditioner does have that vanilla scent, which I absolutely love. A little really goes a long way. While I do feature a lip conditioner in just about every empties video, a tube lasts several months.

Even though I continue to buy other lip conditioners, I always end up coming back to MAC. It’s also why you only ever see the MAC product in empties posts. If you’re in the market for a stronger, better lip conditioner, my holy grail item is the MAC Lip Conditioner.

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Paula’s Choice Resist Moisture Renewal Oil Booster

Paula’s Choice Resist Moisture Renewal Oil Booster
We’re in the middle of winter and my skin is just not happy right now. Normally my skin is combination oily, but during the cold months, it can get a bit dry. Because most of my skincare caters to more oily skin, I haven’t found something that really works for my in the winter. A few months ago I was sent the Paula’s Choice Resist Moisture Renewal Oil Booster to try out.
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Kiehl’s Precision Lifting & Pore-Tightening Concentrate

Kiehl's Concentrate
When it comes to skincare I’ve always been pretty minimal. Good cleanser, great moisturizer, and a moisturizing eye cream… and I’m good to go. I try to keep it simple otherwise I may not want to keep up with it. I was excited to have the opportunity to try the Kiehl’s Precision Lifting & Pore-Tightening Concentrate to see how this improves my skin.
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NIVEA In-Shower Lotion

NIVEA In-Shower Body Lotion 5It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of NIVEA lip products, but I’m fairly new to their skincare products. I jumped at the chance to test out their newest product: the In-Shower Lotion. I can’t even begin to tell you how cool and unique their PR presentation was. Even my cat was intrigued by the sound. But that’s not what I’m reviewing.
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It’s Moving Day

I’ve been planning this for months and the day is finally here! Today marks the day that I move into my first apartment. I’ve been apartment hunting and trying to move for about three years now. But between being self employed, just me, and having a cat, I’ve been turned down a lot. Trying to rent someone townhome or condo was difficult because they kept telling me they only wanted to rent to couples. Most of the apartment complexes in my budget, and in the area I wanted to move to, weren’t pet friendly. So it’s definitely been a struggle.

I’m so happy with the place that I chose and I’m hoping that the next year goes really well. Since this is my first place I plan on blogging my entire experience: moving, unpacking, decorating, and everything in between… including a before and after apartment tour and a new makeup set up!

P.S. I wish I had a YouTube video of Michelle Elizabeth Tanner singing “It’s moving day”. Major props if you know the episode that I’m talking about!

Kendall Jenner’s New Ad For Estée Lauder

Cosmetic company Estée Lauder released their newest Ad featuring Kendall Jenner. I blogged backed in November about Jenner becoming the new face of Estée Lauder and now we have a video of the model in action. in the Ad, Jenner is introducing the brand’s first Little Black Primer. The all-new mascara primer should be looked at as “a little black dress for lashes,” according the Estée Lauder description.

They say you can wear it three ways: Tint. Amplify. Set. You’re able to wear the primer on its own to color and lift your lashes. Doing this will keep them nice and silky black all day… according to their claims, even overnight. When used as a primer it brings volume, lift, and length to your lashes. Lastly, you can apply it over your favorite mascara to create a water-resistant topcoat to reduce smudging and flaking.

As someone with dull lashes, I can’t wait to get my hands on the new Little Black Primer!

Time to De-Stash My Collection

Destashing Makeup
It’s been quite a while since I last went through my makeup collection and did a little de-stashing. This is always hard for me to do. I may have more makeup than the average person, but I do use and love everything that I have. So having to give stuff up can be a struggle. But I’m doing it! I’m moving into my new apartment in a little more than a week so it’s time to start letting go of products that I didn’t like or never used.

I’ve always been good about using up my products, but lately I’ve been buying more and more products to test out and review. Doing this is making it harder to use up what I have. The products I decided not to keep have either been tossed out, given to friends, or sold online in lot sales. I still have a bunch of makeup, but it’s enough to manage without letting anything go to waste.

If you’re makeup room or bathroom is over flowing with beauty products it may be time to do a little makeup de-stashing of your own. I know, it won’t be easy parting ways with some of your favorite products… but you’ll be so happy you did.

Get Smoother Skin With L’Oreal Revitalift Moisture Blur

Revitalift Moisture Blur

There are many products on the market that claim to blur pores, and make your skin looking smoother. While I haven’t tried all of these out, I have to say that I’m impressed with the new L’Oreal Revitalift Moisture Blur.

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L’Oreal Eye Shadow Quad in Emerald Conquest

L'Oreal Colour Riche Ombre Quad Emerald Conquest 1

A few months ago I received a surprise package containing a ton of L’Oreal makeup, skincare, and hair products. I wanted to spend some time testing everything out so I can give a good review. First up is the stunning Colour Riche Ombre Quad in Emerald Conquest.

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InstaNatural Argan Oil Hair Mask

InstaNatural Argan Oil Hair Mask
If you’re on the hunt for an amazing deep conditioning treatment that’s going to take your dry and damaged hair and make it soft, shiny, and healthy, I’ve got something for you! The InstaNatural Argan Oil Hair Mask has restorative ingredients that include Argan Oil, Japaense Green Tea, Amino Acid Complex, Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil, and Vitamin B5. Basically quality ingredients that’s actually great for your hair!

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