Five New Makeup Products I Cannot Live Without

Hello Gorgeous!

Recently I have watched A LOT of YouTube videos with a couple of my favorite Beauty Bloggers and decided to buy and try new makeup (well, new to me) that they highly recommended. As luck would have it, I adore everything I purchased. Now that I am hooked after just one week, I can’t imagine not wearing them every day! How did I ever survive before? Ha ha. FOTD (face of the day) pictures coming soon with each product used below!

  • Estee Lauder ‘Double Wear’ Stay-in-Place Liquid Makeup in 2C3 Fresco

Estee Lauder Double weAR

  • Ben Nye Bella Luxury Powder in Banana

banana Powder

  • Cinema Secrets Ultimate Foundation in 302A (65A) (helps prevent bad flash photography – apply lightly over normal foundation with a Beauty Blender)

CS

  • CoverGirl Cheekers in True Plum

covergirl cheekers true plum

  • bareMinerals All-Over Face Color in Warmth

Warmth

XO

Your beauty addict,

Trisha

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Fake Bake Flawless Self-Tanning Liquid Review

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As you probably know by now, I love self-tanning products. Usually I prefer a mousse tanner, but I recently discovered Fake Bake Flawless Self-Tan Liquid and I am hooked! You may think liquid tanner sounds greasy, but I assure you, it is not! It glides effortlessly on to the skin and absorbs quickly into the skin, leaving a gorgeous sun-kissed glow. The color does not look fake or orange when applied properly and one application lasts a week. The best part… this tanner comes with a free mitt for application (always use a tanning mitt, never bare hands)!   I apply the tanner before bed (leaving it on overnight) and by the morning, I’m left with a bronzed-brown tan that doesn’t look like it came from a bottle! Even though Fake Bake claims this product is transfer resistant, it still transfers a little, so I would not recommend leaving it on throughout the day.  Remember to moisturize everyday to make your tan last with even color.

Fake Bake Flawless Self-Tan Liquid combines ease of application with intense professional color development.

Fake Bake

Details: Flawless is applied with a professional mitt (INCLUDED) in effortless gliding strokes for a perfectly even tan. The dual function cosmetic bronzer assists in making the application even easier (shows-where-it-goes) providing an instant golden tan. The fast drying, fast absorbing formula is transfer resistant, so can be worn throughout the day. Formulated with Fake Bake’s exclusive triple tan formula (DHA boosted by DMI & Erythulose) for an intense tan that lasts longer. Suitable for all skin tones and skin types. Pleasantly fragranced with a tropical scent. No artificial preservatives or parabens.

Flawless Self-Tanning Liquid size: 6oz

Directions: Spritz Flawless onto the velvet side of the mitt and apply to clean skin (don’t apply direct to skin). Apply in long gliding movements, covering all your body and face. Leave on over night and wash off in the morning to reveal a golden tan.

Price: $25, Ulta

Pros:

– Dries quickly

– Easy to apply

– Creates even tan

– Non greasy (even though it’s an oil)

– Natural looking tan

– Doesn’t smell bad

– Long lasting

– Fades evenly

– Good value

Cons:

– Messy (liquid drips on bottle)

Would I recommend this product? Yes!

I definitely recommend Fake Bake Flawless Self-Tanning Liquid to anyone who wants to achieve a beautiful bronze tan.

XO

Trisha

Get Your Fake Tan On and Become Tan-Tastic

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Everybody looks better with a tan, but dangerous tanning beds and harmful sun rays are not an option to obtain the perfect tan without ruining your skin. So what’s a girl to do? Simple…use St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Mousse for the perfect rich-bronze tan. Simply sweep this tanner on with an applicator mitt for a beautiful even tan. It is so easy to use and you will always get flawless results. Plus, one bottle does last you FOREVER! When you put this on your face and neck, you almost don’t even need to wear makeup! You just look tan and fabulous, every time! No orange oompa loompa face either!

selftan_mousse_USmitt

What it is:

A super-lightweight, easy-to-apply, velvety mousse that dries in 60 seconds and delivers a rich-bronze tan.

What it does:

This lightweight mousse delivers a rich-bronze tan and is infused with conditioning aloe vera. You will get a perfectly natural looking, streak-free tan that dries in 60 seconds. The innovative Aromaguard™ fragrance technology eliminates the tell-tale self tan aroma by a minimum of 70%.

Who is it for?

Our best-selling product is perfect for anyone looking to get a natural-looking, streak-free golden tan that dries in an instant. Whether you’re a first-time tanner or a total pro, our tinted formula will ensure you know where to apply your tan for a perfect application, every-time.

Why is it different?

Infused with conditioning aloe vera and long-lasting color, our innovative Aromaguard™ fragrance technology eliminates the tell-tale self tan aroma by a minimum of 70% and instead gives a beautiful subtle, yet refreshing fragrance. Never orange, St Tropez Tan always gives a beautiful, golden color.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:

– Parabens
– Sulfates
– Phthalates
– Triclosan

How to use:

Exfoliate with body polish before moisturizing dry areas thoroughly with Moisturizer (elbows, knees, ankles and feet). Help protect eyebrows and hairline with a little extra moisturizer. Using an Applicator Mitt, pump the Mousse into your Mitt, and apply with long, even sweeps from toes to top.

Make sure you’re well covered as it’s only missed areas that can look patchy. Once you’ve got even coverage wait for 60 seconds before getting dressed. Try not to get wet, or sweat, for at least six hours. Finally, shower off to reveal a perfectly golden, natural looking tan.

To maintain:

Re-apply a couple of times a week, nourish daily with Body Moisturizer and smooth your skin with regular exfoliation for ultimate results.

Where to buy:

Sephora

Every time I use this tanner, people always think I went tanning or just came back from a vacation. When I tell them it is self tanner, they’re shocked! It never looks fake.

Only apply the bronzing mousse with the applicator mitt or you will have stained hands and find the mousse hard to use. With the mitt, you can easily smooth on the bronzing mousse all over for perfect results. Also, I usually apply the tanner before bed and always wash it off in the morning as it is dark when it comes out of the bottle (don’t let this scare you)  and it does rub off all over everything before you shower. Once you shower, you will have a flawless rich-bronze tan that lasts up to a week!

Become tan-tastic and get your fake tan on!

XOXO

Trisha

Beauty 101: How To Get A Flawless Glow

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When it comes to makeup, I am a huge fan of bronzers! Generally, I like an all matte face and bronzer, but I do have one favorite exception; Tantalizer Baked Bronzer by LORAC. And I highly recommend getting this amazing bronzer in the mini version for only $7 as this will last you a long, long time.

I really can’t say enough good things about this bronzer. It provides a gorgeous sun-kissed glow all day and it never looks orange or muddy. You only need a tiny amount whether you want a subtle perk up or a glamorous glowing look. This bronzer does not have sparkles in it, but it is definitely not matte as it has a sheen/shimmer to it which gives a gorgeous luminous look when applied. You can use this as a highlighter or all over your face. AGAIN, you only need a little bit to get the perfect glow, too much of this product could make you look shiny or fake (a big no-no!). Even if you already wear a matte bronzer, you can add a tiny swipe of this gorgeous sheen and you will be amazed at how flawless your face looks. Just apply a small amount before you add your blush. You will not be disappointed.

Lorac mini

What it is:
A bronzing powder for the face and body. (I use it on my face only)

What it does:
Tantalize and mesmerize with LORAC’s TANtalizer® Baked Bronzer. Swirling sun-kissed shades deliver red carpet radiance in an instant. Baked on terra-cotta, this silky smooth, luminous bronzing powder keeps you looking bronze and beautiful long after the sun has set and the cameras have gone. I really can’t say enough good things about this bronzer. It provides gorgeous glow on my skin that lasts all day and never looks orange or muddy. You only need a tiny amount to achieve a flawless

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
– Sulfates
– Synthetic Fragrances
– Synthetic Dyes
– Petrochemicals
– Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Extend the summer with this all-in-one compact which contains bronzer in the top compartment and a brush and mirror in the lower compartment.

You can buy the mini LORAC’s TANtalizer® Baked Bronzer from Ulta or Ulta.com for only $7 and it’s perfect for get up and go tanning!

Enjoy your new flawless, glowing, and sun-kissed look!

XOXO

Trisha