Milani Anti-Feathering Lip Liner Review

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For every high end product there’s always a dupe. You just have to find it! In the case of the MAC Prep + Prime Lip primer you don’t have to search too hard because I’ve found it for you! While it’s not exactly the same the Milani Anti-Feathering Lip Liner comes pretty darn close and costs less than half of Prep + Prime Lip. Check it out!

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Everyday Essentials

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I’m a huge beauty junkie so, of course, I spend a lot of my free time browsing other beauty blogs. It’s my guilty pleasure! Today, Karen over at Makeup and Beauty Blog (love, love, love her blog!) posted about some of her go to products for a “no makeup” look and it inspired me to post about my current everyday essentials!

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Fancie’s Faves

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February definitely wasn’t the best month for me as I’ve spent most of it in bed sick. Boo you polar vortex and wisdom teeth! Most days I could barely stand to get dressed let alone put on any makeup so this month I focused more on pampering my skin instead. Although I didn’t glam up February the way I wanted I still managed to stumble upon some pretty awesome products that have become staples in my routine. Take a look!

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Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask Review

I’ve tried so many different balms and scrubs to help heal my super dry lips but only two products have worked. This brand new lip mask from Bite and my Hourglass treatment. I adore my Hourglass No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil but it is so pricey! Luckily Bite Beauty released the Agave Lip Mask because it’s a joy on my lips and Wallet! But of course it doesn’t come without Its flaws.
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MAC Prep + Prime Lip Primer Review

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Have you ever had a beauty aha moment? Like, “Wow I can’t believe I’m just now trying this”? The first time I tried MAC Prep + Prime Lip I was so amazed. My lips felt smooth and soft. My lippies went on beautifully and wore much better. It really made me realize how important lip primers are! I know it’s a little tough throwing in another step to toss on a lipstick or gloss but Prep + Prime is more than worth it!
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Dior Little Black Palette Collection

Holiday season means holiday sets! Dior is spreading the holiday cheer with a collection of beautiful palettes. The Little Black Palette holiday collection features a variety of sets to deck out your lids, nails and more in Dior. Check it out!

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Dior Little Black Palette Holiday Collection

Holiday season means holiday sets! Dior is spreading the holiday cheer with a collection of beautiful palettes. The Little Black Palette holiday collection features a variety of sets to deck out your lids, nails and more in Dior. Check it out!

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MAC Illustrated Collection Sneak Peek

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Early Access is here and MAC brought goody bags! Every July Nordstrom has a big anniversary sale featuring exclusive cosmetics and fragrance goodies as well as new fall fashion at a discount. The anniversary sale doesn’t begin for the general public until July 19th but if you are a Fashion Rewards member you can shop the sale now!

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MAC Illustrated Collection by Rebecca Moses

 

 

 

 

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Early Access is here and MAC brought goody bags! Every July Nordstrom has a big anniversary sale featuring exclusive cosmetics and fragrance goodies as well as new fall fashion at a discount. The anniversary sale doesn’t begin for the general public until July 19th but if you are a Fashion Rewards member you can shop the sale now!

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To help Nordstrom celebrate their big anniversary MAC has teamed up with artist Rebecca Moses to put together a collection of makeup bags. There are 8 bags in this collection tailored to create the perfect eye, lip and face look.

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The Smoldering Eye Bag ($46.50) features Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo in This &amp; That (limited edition), False Lashes Mascara and Kohl Power Pencil in Smolder.

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The Sultry Eye Bag ($46.50) features Mineralize Eyeshadow Duo in Thunder &amp; Rain (limited edition), Haute &amp; Naughty Lash Mascara and Kohl Powerl Pencil in Feline.

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The Nude Lip Bag ($39.50) features Nude Proof Cremesheen lipstick (limited edition), Drawn to Chic lipglass (limited edition) and Boldy Bare lip pencil.

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The Pink Lip Bag ($39.50) features Girl About Town Amplified lipstick, Picture Pink lipglass (limited edition) and Embrace Me lip pencil.

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The eye brush kit ($49.50) features the 168SE, 287SE, 224SE, 219SE and 266SE brush.

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The face brush kit features 129SE, 188SE, 190SE and 195SE brush.

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The Brown Face Kit ($49.50) features:

EYESHADOWS:
Yogurt – Soft pale pink (Matte)
Plum Reduction – Light satin brown (Satin) (limited edition)
Sparkling Plum – Warm plum with gold pearlized pigments (Lustre) (limited edition)
Heather Belles – Intense black (Matte) (limited edition)

POWDER BLUSH:
Mocha – Soft plum pink (Matte)

LIPSTICK:
Blankety – Soft pink beige (Amplified Creme)
Syrup – Cloudy pink (Lustre)
BRUSH:
275 SE Brush (limited edition)
316 SE Brush (limited edition)

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The Plum Face Kit ($49.50) features:

EYESHADOWS:
Orb – Soft peach (Matte)
All That Glitters – Beige with gold pearlized pigments (Veluxe Pearl)
Smoked Sepia – Rich brown (Satin) (limited edition)
Showstopper – Dark brown (Matte) (limited edition)

POWDER BLUSH:
Melba – Soft coral peach (Matte)

LIPSTICK:
Ravishing – Light peachy coral (Cremesheen)
Myth – Light neutral nude (Satin)

BRUSH:
275 SE Brush (limited edition)
316 SE Brush (limited edition)

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Check out some swatches!

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Here are the lip bag swatches. I actually switched the glosses thinking someone placed them in the wrong spots on accident LOL. Why on earth MAC would toss that bright pink gloss into a nude lip bag is beyond me!

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The face kits actually look pretty promising! Everything was very pigmented and the colors mesh very well together. I just wish the lipsticks would have been in bullet form. I hate lippies in palettes. Although these palettes have a plastic flap to keep the lipsticks powder free it’s still inconvenient to have to carry around a lip brush. Will you ladies be hauling anything from this collection?

Sephora Chic Week Haul!

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Sephora Chic Week has to be the best week of the year! Last week Sephora held their annual Chic Week sale where Beauty Insiders receive 15% off in store and online.. It’s an excellent way to stock up on your high end faves or get to try some new products. I had been dying to try a few new products so I took full advantage of this amazing sale!

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