I have NEVER purchased mascara

I am so glad I got that off my chest, being a beauty blogger you kind of should have purchased mascara before, but I am probably one of the very few who hasn’t. I get all my mascara with samples, seriously when I use my 100 point gift from Sephora, or gift with purchase that is when I end up getting my mascara. I have probably a total of 5 mini tubes + 1 actual size of Bobbi Brown mascara that came in with my 500 point beauty bag from Sephora. I will say, my absolute favorite and the one that will make me purchase mascara is the Makeup Forever Smoky Extravagant. Seriously, this mascara is beyond amazing, it makes my eye lashes so much longer, no clumping and the brush fantastic!

My second favorite mascara is the one I have a full tube of, my Bobbi Brown Smokey eye mascara… do I see a pattern here?! Obviously, I go for anytube that says “smokey” in it. I love the brush on this also, it goes on so well and it stays through my tears!

What is your favorite mascara?

Shop the post! : Bobbi Brown | Makeup Forever |

xoVictoria-2

Purpleberry smoothie -recipe

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I love drinking smoothies as a meal replacement, it helps give your digestive system a break and allows you to take in a ton of nutrients all at once. If you are new to the “green” smoothie here is one that is delicious and it turns purple!

Ingredients
2 cups of spinach (fresh)
3/4 cup OJ
3/4 cup water
2 banana
1 cup strawberries
1 cup blueberry

**make one of the fruits frozen so smoothie is cold

Mix the liquids in spinach first in the blender, then throw in the fruits and your good to go!
Healthy, fast and total yum!

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Tarte vs. Urban Decay- review

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From my past 2 sephora hauls, you will notice that I purchased the Tarte smooth amazonian clay pressed powder, and then the Urban Decay Naked skin ultra definition powder. The only reason why I am trying new powders is because Makeup Forever has slashed my color from the pro finish multi-use foundation powder ( I am extremely devastated still).It was seriously the best powder I have ever used over my foundation or alone. I even tried the number right below and above but no.

So anywho, I ended up returning the Tarte one and exchanging it for Urban decay for several  reasons; 1. The color was too light, this line of Tarte only has 4 colors fair, light, medium, and tan. Basic right? I was so dissapointed by the way it felt on my skin and how it was applied. The associate at Sephora was so excited to show me this, and I was bummed it didn’t work out.

The Urban Decay one on the other hand lots of different colors to choose from, and best part you can pick which type of coverage you want light, medium, or full coverage. The sponge it comes with has 2 different sides a velvety kind and the regular sponge. You can apply this powder either wet or dry depending on the coverage. It goes on so smooth and the foundation is so soft!  I felt this powder was the closest thing to feeling like the Makeup forever powder, and it is great for people with oily skin.

What are your favorite foundation powders?

Shop the feed:

Tarte Amazonian Clay Powder | Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra definition powder | Makeup Forever pro-finish foundation powder

xoVictoria-2

Another Sephora haul

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Another mini sephora haul yet again, while I tried the tarte powder & what’s up champagne illuminator from my last haul, I wasn’t impressed. The what’s up illuminator is not good for someone with oily skin, I looked extremely shiny and wet. The tarte powder only came in 4 shades and the one I purchased just wasn’t for me.

Going back to sephora, I decided to go back to old reliable the Becca powder highlighter which is Amazing and this new urban decay powder. I can’t wait to go into details in my next post! I purchased a new brush and a new amazing NARS lipstick :)

Shop the picture:

Urban decay ultra finish powder || NARS lipstick || Sephora pro precision brush || Becca shimmering powder

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