Category Archives: makeup

Nordstrom’s Sale – Beauty Favorites

As you probably know, Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is here! Credit & debit cardholders have early exclusive access start shopping now!  All week long, I’ll be sharing my favorite finds here, on Facebook and Instagram so make sure you follow along for the best deals around  ‪#‎NSale‬

We are kicking off this week with my favorite beauty items. From makeup sets, to perfumes, beauty tools and skin care products, you will find a little bit of everything below.

*click on the gallery below to see some additional discounts

Happy shopping! 
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Shop for a cause with Younique Cosmetics

I’ve partenered with Younique Cosmetics to benefit my friend Courtney’s campaign to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  If you are not familiar with Younique cosmetics, let me tell you a little bit about their 3D Fiber Lashes mascara. Their number one seller, the 3D Fiber Lashes dramatically enhances and magnifies the appearance of your own lashes. The process is simple – apply your regular mascara and let it dry, then apply the Transplanting Gel followed by the Natural Fibers and finally seal the fibers with the Transplanting Gel – voilà you are done!

Younique’s 3D Mascara increases the volume and thickness of your lashes in just minutes. My eyes went from tired and dull to bright and awake. I’ve already know I’ll be wearing the 3D Fiber Lashes mascara when it’s time to head to the hospital to give birth, they are water resistant!

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Bare lashes// Regular mascara //  3D Lashes

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Bare lashes// Regular mascara // 3D Lashes


I also had the chance to try two other great products, Younique’s lipgloss in Lethalred is my favorite lip color – a bold and bright shade with a super smooth and rich formula and the Minerals Pigment Powders in Irresistible. The pigments are 100% natural, chemical, talc, oils, preservatives, perfumes, synthetic dye and paragons free. The color is a rich brown with a long lasting formula.

Feel free to browse the wonderful Younique cosmetics and remember that when you make a purchase it will benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! 50% of the proceeds will go directly to LLS and when you buy a collection 75% of the proceeds will go directly to LLS.

Treat yourself for a good cause!


Spring Beauty Update

With spring finally here, there’s no better time to update a few items in your cosmetic bag. Add a few makeup items and new perfume and some fun hair ties and you are ready for a fresh new start. Check out my favorite products below. Which ones are you favorites?

Layers of Meaning: Spring Beauty Update

Marc by Marc Jacobs

Nars Duo Eyeshadow in China Seas
Make Up Forever Aqua Rouge in Baby Pink
Laura Mercier Tinted Mosturizer
Tom Ford Nail Lacquer in Indiscretion 
Tarte Cheek Stain In Fearless  

Benefit The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine

Dolce & Gabbana Dolce

Sephora Ribbon Hair Ties

Loving: Rainbow Bright Colors

Have you seen Stila’s new Festival of Color collection yet? Included in this summer collection are eyeshadow pigment trios, lip crayons, turquoise versions of their “stay all day” liquid and stick eyeliners as well as lip glaze trios. Inspired by the vibrant colors of summer music festivals, this collection is full of bright hues perfect for this spring and summer.
Stila, festival of color, makeup

Buy This Now: beautyblender Sponge

Do you own a beautyblender sponge? If you don’t, you need to pick one up ASAP! It’s my favorite beauty tool, dare I say ever? It blends my tinted moisturizer perfectly and it gives my skin a flawless finish. Unlike your typical triangle sponges, this elliptical shaped sponge allows me to access hard to reach areas with ease. The sponge has suede like texture and it’s non-allergenic, latex and odor free.

In order to keep my skin fresh and healthy, I clean my beautyblender often using their blendercleanser. The cleanser is soy-based so it’s not only eco-friendly but it makes for a great facial moisturizer plus you can also use it to
clean other makeup brushes!

Time to clean my beautyblender!

beautyblender sponge // beautyblender cleanser

Beautyblender® is the first ergonomically designed non-disposable sponge applicator that allows you to flawlessly apply your makeup. It’s designed to be cleaned with its partner blendercleanser®—making it super eco-friendly”.