June Favorites

Hi everyone,

As it’s the last day of the month, I thought today would be the perfect time to do my June favorites. There were so many things I tried and liked this month, but didn’t include because I have them set aside for other posts. I do think I still have a pretty good mix though, so let’s get into it.

Starting with beauty, I have a few favorites from my June BoxyCharm box, and if you haven’t read that post I’ll link it. My first Boxy favorite is the Touch In Sol Pretty Filter Glassy Skin Balm. This is a very hydrating primer that leaves your skin super smooth and gives you a lasting glow. I like that it’s enough of a glow that you can see it under foundation but it’s not too much. If you want more of a glow you can apply multiple layers of it to build it up. It also sinks in to the skin pretty quickly and it smells really good.

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My next Boxy favorite is the Artist Couture Diamond Glow Powder in Coco Bling. This is a loose highlighting powder that has a good amount of shimmer and pigment. This comes in a bunch of different shades, but Coco Bling is a light silver. I find this to be great for face and body and it’s very buildable. I don’t have any other highlighters in this shade or tone, so I’m really enjoying this.

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My last Boxy favorite is the Beauty Vaulte Circadian Lip Liner Trio. I really like these. I’ve worn all three of them as liners and as all over lip colors, they go on really smooth and creamy and they have great staying power.

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The first one we have is Kozy Kira and it’s a nice medium brown, this is a brown shade that I didn’t already have as a liner, and I’m glad I do now because it goes with so many of my brown lipsticks.

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Then we have Beau Babe and this is a rusty brown. This is a perfect match for the Too Faced Gingerbread Man Melted Matte Lipstick.

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Then we have Natty Nat. This is a deep red and it’s a really good red, I like it a lot.

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And my last beauty favorite is the e.l.f. Bite Size palette in Cream & Sugar. This has a nice range of light to dark neutral mattes and shimmers. These are colors I tend to gravitate towards when doing a neutral look and I’ve already gotten a lot of use out of it.

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Moving on I have a couple of fashion favorites. The first is a black and white American flag shirt from Tactical Pro Supply. I always buy myself new America gear, so I have options not only for July 4th, but for any time of the year. Tactical Pro Supply is a veteran owned company who donates a portion of their proceeds to a charity that’s important to them and I really like that. This shirt in particular is black with a white flag on the back that’s sitting in a cool way, a flag on the right arm and an eagle on the left side on the front.

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My second fashion favorite is a Team Penske hoodie. Now that racing is slowly but surely starting back up, I thought it was time to treat myself to some new gear. I’m always rooting for the Penske cars in IndyCar and IMSA, and I have so much respect for Roger, I mean he’s The Captain for a reason. But I didn’t have gear to support, so I went to the website and found quite a few things that I’ll probably go back and purchase at some point, but I liked this hoodie a lot. It’s dark grey with the red line and ‘Team Penske’ written in white. It’s so soft on the inside and it keeps me warm and cozy but it’s also really light so I can wear it all year. Additionally it has the holes for your thumbs, which I like.

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And my last favorite is a music favorite and it’s Let Me Love You Baby by B.B. King and Eric Clapton. This is the second previously unreleased song from their album Riding With The King. This song is straight up two blues masters doing what they do best and it’s just so good. I highly recommend giving it a listen if you haven’t heard it.

That about wraps it up for this post, if we had any of the same favorites this month let me know and if not I’d love to know what your June favorites were.

Until next time, enjoy your favorites and I hope you had a great June :).

-K

June BoxyCharm Post: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2020/06/15/june-2020-boxycharm-unboxing/

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June 2020 BoxyCharm Unboxing

Hi everyone,

The other day I received my June Box from BoxyCharm and I thought that today would be the perfect day to go through it. I did get a little card this month, so I can tell you that the theme is The Oasis.

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So the first product we have is the QMS MediCosmetics Intensive Eye Care Day & Night Eye Cream. This is supposed to help reduce puffiness, fine lines and dark circles along with hydrating and rejuvenating the under eye. I did a little research into QMS and they seem like a really good brand. I love a good eye cream, so I’ll let you know what I think of this.

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The next product we have is the Touch In Sol Pretty Filter Glassy Skin Balm. This is a super hydrating primer that is supposed to leave your skin feeling really smooth and give you a lasting glow. Touch In Sol is a Korean skincare brand and Korean skincare is some of the best. I’ve worn this a couple times since receiving it and so far I do like it. It smells incredible, sinks in to the skin pretty quickly and did give my skin a nice little glow.

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Moving on, we have the Shared Planet Tiger Collection Eyeshadow Palette. Shared Planet donates a percentage of their proceeds to different animal related charities all over the world, so each purchase you make is likely to help tigers, polar bears and others. This palette in particular is inspired by the tiger and it’s natural habitat, so you have 12 shades, a mix of mattes, shimmers and glitters, that are neutrals with some greens and golds.

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You also get a pretty good size mirror in this palette.

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I swatched these on my arm in the order they appear in the palette. The first shadow we have is Siberian, a really light matte nude. Next to that is Tiger Eye, a medium gold glittery shade. I found that these more glittery shades had a bit of fall out and glitter sticks around for a bit afterwards. Next to that is Whiskers, a lighter matte brown, then there’s Paw Print, a light pink glittery shadow. Fiery is next and that is like a milk chocolate matte brown and the last shadow in the row is Lush which is a really pretty green with gold glitter.

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The second row starts with Roar, a white/gold glittery shadow. Next to that is Clawed which is a matte rusty brown. Then there’s Sher Khan, a medium chocolatey brown shimmer. Predator is next and that is a dark matte brown, you’ll be able to see, but this one didn’t swatch the best. Then there’s Bengal, a really pretty orange shimmer and the last shadow in the row is Stripes, a matte black. This one didn’t swatch too great either, the darker mattes are a little patchy in my opinion.

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The second to last product we have is the Artist Couture Diamond Glow Powder in Coco Bling, this was my Choice item for the month. This powder comes in a ton of different shades, but Coco Bling is a light silver. It has a nice shine to it and is very buildable.

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And the last product we have is actually three products because it’s the Beauty Vaulte Circadian Lip Liner Trio. I’ve worn two of these since I got them and they’re really creamy and long lasting. These would be great as all over lip colors as well.

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The first liner is Kozy Kira and it’s a medium brown shade.

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Then we have Beau Babe, a rusty brown shade.

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And finally Natty Nat, which is a deep red.

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That about wraps it up for this post, if you got any of the same products in your June Box let me know and if not I’d love to know what you did get.

Until next time, enjoy your products and I can’t wait to see what I get in my July box :).

-K

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Recent Makeup Look-Easter 2020 Edition

Hi everyone,

Today I thought it would be fun to share with you the makeup look that I did for Easter and how I did it. For this look I wanted something fun with pastels and I’m really happy with the way it came out.

So the first thing I did for this look was prime my face using the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. This gives a great subtle glow under foundation. Then I went in with my foundation, the Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory. Next I applied my Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory under my eyes and a few other places I wanted more coverage. And I topped that off with the KVD Vegan Beauty Lock-It translucent setting powder.

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For the rest of my face I started with bronzer and used the Too Faced Extra Toasty, this is a lighter brown and it has a nice amount of pigment and it blends really nicely. I then used the Model Co blush in Peach Bellini, this has a little bit of shimmer and shine and isn’t too pink and I highlighted with the Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold. This is such a beautiful highlighter, it’s the perfect shade and it has a great pop when the light hits it without it being over the top. This is probably my favorite drugstore highlighter.

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For my eyes I didn’t have a real plan going into it but a few shadows stood out and I went for it. The first thing I did though was prime them with the Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer. Then I went into the Anastasia Beverly Hills Sultry palette and put Fresh all over my lid as a base. Next I used Bloom, which is a matte pinky coral, from the Sultry palette and packed that into the crease and blended. From there I went into the big palette from the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party and packed That’s My Jam, a berry toned purple, on the outer corner of my eye and a little bit into the crease to meet Bloom. On my lid I used I Love Yule, a really pretty pink with gold sparkles and I lightly dabbed Tinsel Town, an icy and sparkly purple/white, on top to bring all the colors together. Eyeliner wise I used and KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and topped off the eyes with the Urban Decay Perversion mascara. On my lips I applied a Too Faced Melted Matte Liquid Lipstick in Queen B, a very pretty mauvey purple and set the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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That about wraps it up for this post, I always love doing posts like this so look out for more in the future and I’d love to know what your Easter makeup look was.

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and you can never have too many sparkly eyeshadows :).

-K

Product Links:

GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow: https://www.sephora.com/product/glowstarter-mega-illuminating-moisturizer-P408739

Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/olay-simply-ageless-foundation?productId=xlsImpprod1060098

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/fit-me-concealer?productId=xlsImpprod2980149

KVD Vegan Beauty Lock It Translucent Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/lock-it-setting-powder-P409988

Maybelline Master Chrome Highlighter in Molten Rose Gold: https://www.ulta.com/facestudio-master-chrome-metallic-highlighter?productId=xlsImpprod16211169

Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/shadow-insurance-P202625

KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper: https://www.sephora.com/product/tattoo-liner-P245205

Urban Decay Perversion Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/perversion-mascara-P387956

Too Faced Melted Matte Liquid Lipstick in Queen B: https://www.sephora.com/product/melted-matte-liquified-long-wear-matte-lipstick-P407636?skuId=1789387

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray: https://www.sephora.com/product/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray-P263504

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Four Green Makeup Looks Of March 2020

Hi everyone,

Today I thought it would be fun to talk about four makeup looks that I did this month that I had a lot of fun with. I was noticing that I have quite a few different green eyeshadows throughout different palettes, so during the week leading up to St. Patrick’s Day I did different looks using them and I’m really pleased with how they all turned out.

The first look we have is very simple. The first thing I did was prime my face using the First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Pores Be Gone Matte Primer, I’ve been using this primer for a while and I really like it. First Aid Beauty has a great range of products and all the ones I’ve tried have been great. Then I went in with my foundation, the Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless in 205, Ivory. Then I applied my Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory under my eyes and anywhere else I wanted more coverage. I topped that off with the KVD Vegan Beauty Lock-It Translucent setting powder.

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For the rest of my face I used one of my favorite bronzers, the Nars bronzing powder in Laguna. This is a nice lighter brown that’s really blendable and has a nice shimmer to it. Then I went in with a Model Co blush in Peach Bellini and highlighted using the Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold. This is one of my all time favorite highlighters, it’s a beautiful rose gold that really pops when the light hits it without being too over the top.

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For my eyes I started off by covering them with a little concealer and then I went in with my eyeliner. I used the Lord & Berry Velluto eye pencil in 1808, Supreme Green. This is a deep green that is really pigmented and goes on nice and smooth. I topped that with the Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara, applied Colourpop Lippie Stix in Slacker, this is a gorgeous peachy/nude in a creme finish and set the look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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The next look is one that I found while scrolling through Pinterest and thought it would be really fun to try and recreate and I’m super happy with how it turned out.

For this look I started with the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. This is something you can wear on it’s own, under foundation or you can use as a highlighter but I like it the best under foundation and it gives a nice subtle glow. I followed that with my Covergirl + Olay foundation, Maybelline Fit Me concealer and I set it with the Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder. You get a nice smooth finish with this powder and it smells like peaches.

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For the rest of my face I applied the Too Faced Extra Toasty bronzer, this too is a nice lighter brown that blends really nicely. Model Co blush in Peach Bellini and the Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold.

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The eye look is where it gets fun. To start I applied the Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer, then I went into the big palette from the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party Collection and the first shadow I applied is Cream Filling, I used this as a base all over the eye. Then I went in to Oh Snap! And did that in the crease and a little bit on the outer corner of the eye. I wanted something with some sparkle that wasn’t too crazy so I went in to Icing On Top for my eyelid. It’s a gorgeous light rose gold. Then to bring in the green I went to the e.l.f. Haute Chocolate Eyes Sugar palette and put the deep sparkly green under my eye and for a little bit of pop I put a tiny bit of sparkly silver in the inner corner. Eyeliner wise I used the Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil in Perversion and I topped off the eyes with the Urban Decay Perversion mascara. For my lips I used the Model Co Illusion Lip Liner, which is a great nude liner, and the Too Faced Peach Kiss Moisture Matte Long Wear Lipstick in Sex On The Peach. And set the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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The second to last look I did is one that I do more often than any of the others and I think it’s a fun look.

To start I primed my face with the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Hydrating Primer. Then I used my Covergirl + Olay foundation, Maybelline Fit Me concealer and Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face I went in first with the Too Faced Extra Toasty bronzer, then with the Too Faced Daydreamer blush. This blush is a light/medium pink, it’s really pretty on and very buildable. Then I used the Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold.

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For my eyes I applied the Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer then used the e.l.f. Haute Chocolate Eyes Sugar Palette and the first shadow I used is a really light peachy/nude and I used that as a base all over the eye. Then I went in to a deep matte green and put that lightly in the crease and more heavily on the outer corner of the eye. And I used the sparkly silver on the lid. I applied the KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and topped off the eyes with the Lancome Monsieur Big mascara, this does fantastic things for your lashes. I used the Nars Satin Lipstick in Tolede on my lips and set the look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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And the last look I did was for St. Patrick’s Day. I had a lot of fun with this one and it looked even brighter in person than in the photo.

I started this one with the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow then used my Covergirl + Olay foundation, Maybelline Fit Me concealer and KVD Vegan Beauty Lock-It Translucent Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face I used the Too Faced Extra Toasty bronzer, Model Co blush in Peach Bellini and Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold.

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For my eyes after applying the Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer I used that really light peachy/nude shadow from the e.l.f. Haute Chocolate Eyes Sugar Palette as a base, then I went into the e.l.f. Bite Size Eyeshadow Palette in Hot Jalapeno and I used every shade. I first used that light matte green and put that in the crease. Then I used the dark matte green and put that a little bit in the crease but mostly on the outer corner of the eye. I put the bright sparkly gold on the lid and dabbed the light sparkly green on top of that. It made a really fun color mix. I used the KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and finished the eyes with the Benefit BAD gal BANG! mascara. For my lips I applied the Sephora Collection Rouge Gel Lip Liner in 02 Nothin’ But Nude and the KVD Vegan Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Ludwig. And set the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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That about wraps it up for this post, I always really like doing these posts so look out for more in the future.

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and you can never have too many green eyeshadows :).

-K

Product Links:

First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/hello-fab-pores-be-gone-matte-primer-P442712

GlamGlow Glowstarter in Nude Glow: https://www.sephora.com/product/glowstarter-mega-illuminating-moisturizer-P408739

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Hydrating Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/sea-quench-hydrating-primer-P432866

Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/olay-simply-ageless-foundation?productId=xlsImpprod1060098

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/fit-me-concealer?productId=xlsImpprod2980149

KVD Vegan Beauty Lock-It Translucent Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/lock-it-setting-powder-P409988

Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/peach-perfect-mattifying-setting-powder-peaches-cream-collection-P422448?skuId=1961218

Too Faced Shadow Insurance Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/shadow-insurance-P202625

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray: https://www.sephora.com/product/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray-P263504

Nars Bronzing Powder in Laguna: https://www.sephora.com/product/bronzing-powder-P12790

Maybelline Master Chrome Highlighter in Molten Rose Gold: https://www.ulta.com/facestudio-master-chrome-metallic-highlighter?productId=xlsImpprod16211169

Lord & Berry Eye Pencil in 1808, Supreme Green: https://www.lordandberry.com/usa/makeup/eyes/eyeshadows/velluto.html

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil in Perversion: https://www.sephora.com/product/24-7-glide-on-eye-pencil-P133707

KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper: https://www.sephora.com/product/tattoo-liner-P245205

e.l.f. Bite Size Eyeshadow Palette in Hot Jalapeno: https://www.elfcosmetics.com/bite-size-eyeshadow/300165.html?dwvar_300165_color=Cream%20%26%20Sugar&cgid=eyes-eyeshadow-palettes#start=1

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/better-than-sex-mascara-P381000

Urban Decay Perversion Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/perversion-mascara-P387956

Lancome Monsieur Big Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/monsieur-big-mascara-P419848

Benefit BAD gal BANG! Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/bad-gal-bang-mascara-P427517

Colourpop Lippie Stix in Slacker: https://colourpop.com/products/slacker

Model Co Illusion Lip Liner: https://modelco.com/lip-enhancer-lip

Too Faced Peach Kiss Lipstick in Sex On The Peach: https://www.sephora.com/product/peach-kiss-moisture-matte-long-wear-lipstick-peaches-cream-collection-P422600?skuId=2108017

Nars Satin Lipstick in Tolede: https://www.sephora.com/products/lipstick-P448502?skuld=2245538

Sephora Collection Rouge Gel Lip Liner in 02 Nothin’ But Nude: https://www.sephora.com/product/rouge-gel-lip-liner-P401715?skuId=1691310

KVD Vegan Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Ludwig: https://www.sephora.com/product/everlasting-love-liquid-lipstick-P384954?skuId=1887926

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March 2020 Sephora Play Unboxing

Hi everyone,

The other day I received my March Play Box from Sephora and I thought that today would be the perfect day to go through it. The theme for this month is Wild Beauty. These are must have products that will be great and work for you no matter what you’re doing. The bag itself is plastic with a snap and lock closure on top. The front is a see through minty green that is perfect for spring, with various beauty and lifestyle products and ‘Play! By Sephora’ in the middle. The back is white with ‘Excitement level 100’ written in the same minty green.

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The first product we have is the Drybar Detox Clear Invisible Dry Shampoo. I’ve tried Drybar dry shampoos before and I do like them. I think they work well and they always smell good. Of course the worst thing about some dry shampoos is they can leave a residue behind so I really like the sound of a clear and invisible dry shampoo.

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Next we have something that I’m very familiar with, the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Hydrating Primer. I use this primer all the time, it hydrates the skin and gives you a great base to work with.

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Moving on we have the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. This is a moisturizer that you can wear on it’s own, under your foundation or you can even use as a highlighter. I have one of these and I really like it. It smells great and it gives a nice subtle glow under foundation. I definitely recommend giving this a try if you haven’t.

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The next product we have is the Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Moisturizer with Ceramides. This is a rich moisturizer with a luxe texture that is supposed to leave you feeling super hydrated. I haven’t tried a Drunk Elephant moisturizer but sounds like it’s right up my alley and I’m excited to try it out.

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The second to last product we have is the Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Intense Black. I’ve used this liner, it was forever ago, but I really liked it. It has a precise tip so you have a lot of maneuverability, glides on smooth and once it dries it’s not going anywhere. Definitely an eyeliner I recommend.

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And the last product, this month’s bonus, is the Versace Bright Crystal perfume. I can’t even tell you how good this smells. It’s got the perfect mix of floral and fruity but it’s also got some freshness. If you haven’t smelled this and you get a chance, I recommend it. This is a great scent for spring and summer.

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That about wraps it up for this post, if you guys got any of the same products in your March Play Box let me know and if not I’d love to know what you did get.

Until next time, enjoy your products and I can’t wait to see what I get next month :).

-K

Product Links:

Drybar Detox Clear Invisible Dry Shampoo: https://www.sephora.com/product/drybar-detox-clear-invisible-dry-shampoo-P443757

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Hydrating Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/sea-quench-hydrating-primer-P432866

GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow: https://www.sephora.com/product/glowstarter-mega-illuminating-moisturizer-P408739

Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Moisturizer with Ceramides: https://www.sephora.com/product/drunk-elephant-lala-retro-whipped-moisturizer-with-ceramides-P446938

Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Eyeliner: https://www.sephora.com/product/stay-all-day-waterproof-liquid-eye-liner-P253818

Versace Bright Crystal: https://www.sephora.com/product/bright-crystal-P163103

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Three Recent Makeup Looks Winter Edition

Hi everyone,

Today I’m going to be showing and walking through three of my recent makeup looks. I always enjoy doing this type of post, and with that being said, let’s get into it.

The first look we have is from right after Christmas when I was wanting to try out my new makeup, so I had a little look through the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party collection. I did do a post on that recently, so I will link that down below. The first thing I did was prime my face with the Make Up For Ever Step 1 Smoothing Primer, I’ve been using this primer for a while and I really like it. It gives me a great base to work with. Then I went in with my foundation, the Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless in 205, Ivory. After that I used the Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory and I put that under my eyes to highlight and a few other places. And I topped that off with the Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder in Translucent Peach Whisper. This has quickly become one of my go to setting powders, it gives you a great smooth finish and it smells like peaches which is a nice addition.

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For the rest of my face I used the blush, bronzer, highlighter palette from the Christmas Cookie House Party collection. The bronzer, Extra Toasty is a really nice lighter brown and it blends really nicely. The blush, Daydreamer is a lighter to medium pink and it’s very buildable and the highlighter, Get Frosted, is gold with pink undertones and it’s so pretty.

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For my eye look I wanted to do something simple but fun. So the first thing I did was use the Too Faced 24+ Hour Anti Crease Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow Primer. This primer is great, it locks in my eye shadow and it works really well with glitter and shimmer shadows. Then I went in with What A Batch, I used that as my base shadow and because it’s a lighter brown that gives off a nice color, I used a little extra in the crease. Then I used Secret Santa, a deep chocolate brown on the outer corner and brought it in a bit and blended. I then took Easy Bake Lovin’ which is a really pretty, and pigmented, deep sparkly copper and put that over the rest of my eyelid and blended. I used the Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and topped it off with the Smashbox Super Fan Fanned Out mascara. To bring the look together I used the Too Faced Peach Kiss Lipstick in Sex On The Peach. There are a ton of different shades of these lipsticks but they’re all really pigmented, long wearing and smell like peaches.

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My second look was from that time between Christmas and New Years when no one really knows what to do with themselves and for the first time in a while, I was bored. So I thought that having fun with makeup would be a great way to use my time. I was right.

For this look, I used the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow, then same base as the previous look. Covergirl + Olay Simple Ageless foundation in 205, Ivory. Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory and Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face I used the Too Faced Extra Toasty bronzer, the Seraphine Botanicals Lychee + Gold Healthy Glow Rose-Gold Blush, which is one of my favorites. And the Too Faced Get Frosted highlighter. The rose gold sparkle in the blush goes so well with the tone and sparkle of Get Frosted.

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For my eyes I went to the smaller palette in the Christmas Cookie House Party collection and after using the Too Faced Shadow Insurance, I first went in with On A Roll which is a light beigey nude and I used that as a base and I put a little extra in the crease. Then I used Can’t Catch Me, which is a dark brown, in the outer corner and I brought that in a little bit. I then picked the glitter shadow that on first glance stood out the most and that is Snow Pink and it’s rose gold. Since this look I’ve worn another glitter shadow and they’re all so good. I went with my go to Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper for liner and finished the look with the Lancome Monsieur Big mascara, my favorite of the Lancome mascaras. I wanted a more neutral lip so I used the Too Faced Peach Kiss Lipstick in Sex On The Peach. And spritzed my face with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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And the third look we have is from NYE. For this look I wanted to do something fun and play with color.

My base for this look is the same as the previous, GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow primer, Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless foundation in 205, Ivory, Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory and Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face, I used one of my favorite bronzers, Benefit Hoola, then I used the Model Co blush in Peach Bellini and the Too Faced Get Frosted highlighter.

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For my eyes, the first thing I did was apply the Too Faced Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow primer, then I went in with Cream Filling, which is a nude and I used that as a base. Then I used That’s My Jam, a really fun and pretty berry toned purple and I used that on the outer corner of my eye and brought it in about halfway and blended. I wanted something that would add sparkle and go with the purple, so I used Tinsel Town, which is a sparkly purple/white. I then used the Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and brought it together with the Urban Decay Perversion mascara. I wanted a little bit of sparkle on my lips as well so I used the Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Liquid Lipstick in Crush and topped it with 69, Winter Blizzard from the Sephora Collection Frosted Kisses #LipStories set. It’s a metallic white base with pink shimmer and it’s so gorgeous. Then I spritzed my face with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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That about wraps it up for this post, like I said, I quite like doing this type of post so look out for more in the future.

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and makeup is always fun :).

-K

Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party Post: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2020/01/16/too-faced-christmas-cookie-house-party-review/

Sephora Collection Frosted Kisses #LipStories Post: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2020/01/21/sephora-collection-frosted-kisses-review/

Product Links:

Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/olay-simply-ageless-foundation?productId=xlsImpprod1060098

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/fit-me-concealer?productId=xlsImpprod2980149

Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/peach-perfect-mattifying-setting-powder-peaches-cream-collection-P422448?skuId=1961218

Benefit Hoola Bronzer: https://www.sephora.com/product/hoola-matte-bronzer-P290636

Seraphine Botanicals Blush: https://seraphinebotanicals.com/products/lychee-gold

Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper: https://www.sephora.com/product/tattoo-liner-P245205

Smashbox Super Fan Fanned Out Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/super-fan-mascara-P429021

Lancome Monsieur Big Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/monsieur-big-mascara-P419848

Urban Decay Perversion Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/perversion-mascara-P387956

Too Faced Peach Kiss Lipstick in Sex On The Peach: https://www.sephora.com/product/peach-kiss-moisture-matte-long-wear-lipstick-peaches-cream-collection-P422600?skuId=2108017

Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Liquid Lipstick in Crush: https://www.sephora.com/product/liquid-lipstick-P404831?skuId=1790674

Sephora Collection 69, Winter Blizzard Metallic Lipstick: https://www.sephora.com/product/lipstories-lipstick-P424915?skuId=2148369

Too Faced Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/shadow-insurance-P202625

GlamGlow Glowstarter in Nude Glow: https://www.sephora.com/product/glowstarter-mega-illuminating-moisturizer-P408739

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray: https://www.sephora.com/product/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray-P263504

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Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party Review

Hi everyone,

Today I’m going to be doing a review of the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party collection. It’s currently snowing and has been for a couple days so it’s very wintery, cozy vibes, so this fits perfectly. And that being said, let’s get into it.

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So with this collection you get quite a few pieces. You get a Better Than Sex Mascara, 24+ Hour Anti Crease Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow Primer, a Melted Matte Long Wear Lipstick, a blush, bronzer, highlighter palette, a 6 shadow palette and the big 20 shadow palette.

 

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The Better Than Sex Mascara is one of my all time favorites. It has a nice big brush, it coats all of my lashes giving them volume and length and it doesn’t clump.

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I’ve always been a big fan of the Melted Matte Lipsticks. The formula is great, there is a fantastic range of colors and they don’t feel heavy or dry out my lips. This particular one is in the shade Gingerbread Man, it’s a really nice orangey brown and it smells like gingerbread.

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I did forget to take a separate picture of the Eye Shadow Primer, but I do quite like it and it’s great with the glitter shadows.

Moving to palettes, one thing that I find so cool about this set it the palettes are magnetic so they stick to one another. This one is the blush, bronzer, highlighter, it’s the roof of the house. And it has snow and various sweets on it.

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The highlighter is called Get Frosted and it’s a super pretty gold with a pink undertone and the way it catches the light when it’s on the face is so nice. The blush is Daydreamer and it’s a nice medium pink and the bronzer, Extra Toasty is a lighter brown but it’s so nice on and it blends well.

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The first of the eye shadow palettes, the 6 shadow, is the front door if you will of the house and it has a gingerbread man with a candy cane on it.

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This has the glitter shadows in it along with two mattes. And says ‘Tis The Season To Sparkle. The first glitter we have is called Frost Yourselves and it’s silver. Next is Miss Kringle and that is gold. Then we have Snow Pink, which is the one I’ve worn and it’s rose gold. Next to that is All My Wishes and that is a brown with gold. And the mattes are On A Roll which is a light beigey nude and Can’t Catch Me which is a dark brown.

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Now we have the big 20 shadow palette, the main part of the house. On the front is snow and various sweets, two windows, one has a Christmas tree and the other has a dog and in the middle is a gingerbread woman opening the door and holding a present.

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On the inside this has the two gingerbread people cheersing under some decorations and on the other side is the shadows. And these do smell like fresh gingerbread.

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I swatched these two rows at a time on my arm. So the first one we have is Snow Fake, it has so much more dimension on the eyes than in the swatch. Then there’s Sled No One Ever, a light brown, Santa’s Favorite which is a sparkly purple-ish red and That’s My Jam, a berry toned purple. The second row starts off with Cream Filling which is a nude, then there Icing On Top a really pretty light rose gold. Next to that is Nooks and Cranberries which is a deep red with some brown undertones and Ginger Bells, a gorgeous orange.

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The third row starts with I Love Yule, a really pretty pink with gold sparkles. Next to that is Tinsel Town and that is a really light sparkly purple/white. Then there’s Cinnamagic a sparkly bronzey orange and Secret Santa, a deep chocolate brown. Row four starts with Oh Snap, a milk chocolate brown. Then there’s Don’t Hate, Decorate, a sparkly brown. Next to that is Get Elfed Up, a lovely sparkly gold and What A Batch, a light brown.

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And the last row, row five, starts with Drink Up Grinches, a gorgeous sparkly emerald green. Then there’s Kiss and Caramel, a medium sparkly gold. Next to that is Hot and Coal, which is black with a silver sparkle and Easy Bake Lover, a deep sparkly copper.

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That about wraps it up for this post, I’m having so much fun playing with this collection and I have a post going up in a few days showing some of the looks I’ve created with it.

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and you can never have too many eye shadow palettes :).

-K

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Blogmas Day Ten: Sephora Play, A Year In Review

Hi everyone,

Welcome to Blogmas Day Ten! Today I thought it would be fun to go through the Sephora Play Boxes I’ve received this year and let you guys know what I’m still loving and what I’ve repurchased. I do a monthly favorites, so I won’t be going super in depth for each box. And full disclosure, I haven’t received my December Play Box yet, but I will be doing an unboxing. That being said, let’s get into it.

The first bag I received was February.

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This was a great first bag of the year and I genuinely like everything in this bag. The Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Maple has become one of my go to red lipsticks. I will leave a link down below to each post if you guys want more info on each of the products.

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March brought a little bit of everything, which I always appreciate. The products that I use the most now out of this bag are the Amika Dry Shampoo, the Nars Bronzer and the Sephora Collection Mascara. I do really like that IT Cosmetics Cleanser, but I used the one I had and just haven’t repurchased yet.

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With the April Box came a change in color of the bag and some great products. The Fresh Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment in Dream secured itself a place on my nightstand, I actually need to repurchase because mine is almost empty. You guys know how much I love the Clinique Pep-Start Eye Cream and the Make Up For Ever Primer is great.

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The May Box reunited me with a skincare favorite, the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Deep Dive Cleansing Gel. Gave me a summer skincare favorite, the KORA Organics Noni Glow Face Oil and I got a backup for one of my all time favorite mascaras, Benefit BADgal BANG!

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June was another differently colored bag and it was very skincare heavy. The Sephora Collection All Day Hydrator-Hydrate and Glow was one of my absolute favorites during the summer. The Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Hydrating Primer made itself back into the front of my primer drawer and since June you guys have seen how much I love the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask in Vanilla.

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In July I added to my always growing Bite Beauty collection in my lipstick drawer with the Matte Cream Lip Crayon in Glace, when I received this I already had this exact one but it was basically empty so I was happy to see this because this is one of my favorite shades. The Marc Jacobs Daisy Love Eau So Sweet made it’s way onto my fragrance shelf, the OG Daisy is one of my all time favorite scents, but the whole Daisy collection is so nice.

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The August Box was great, I loved the color of the bag and it was full of great products. Most of which I’m still using.

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September was another fantastic bag. This is yet another month where I’m still using and loving everything in the bag. And it was a good mix of skincare and makeup products.

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In October I received a mini of one of my all time favorite, holy grail products, the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray. I keep this one in my handbag makeup bag and it’s a great size to carry around. I was given another of the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Hydrating Primer, also kept in my handbag makeup bag. And I think this is one of the first times this Sephora Play year that I’ve had genuine product disappointment. I was so excited to try the WASO: Clear Mega-Hydrating Moisturizer and I did really like the feel of it when I put it on initially but there was something in there my skin did not like and it broke me out. But one good thing about Sephora Play is along with finding things you love, you get to try new products and not like them without paying full price for them.

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The November box was honestly amazing. I so love everything in here and the bag itself is a lovely purple. I’m wearing three of these products right now actually, the Glamglow Glamstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer, Lancôme Hypnose Drama Instant Full Body Mascara and Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium perfume. It’s all so good.

That about wraps it up for this post, Sephora has sent me a ton of amazing products this year. I love how they switched up the color of the bags and I’m excited to see what’s in my December Box. If any of you guys were doing Play this year I’d love to know what your favorites were.

Until next time, Sephora Play was and is definitely worth it and I’m excited to continue next year :).

-K

February: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/02/22/february-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

March: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/03/21/march-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

April: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/04/23/april-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

May: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/05/23/may-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

June: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/06/20/june-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

July: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/07/23/july-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

August: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/08/21/august-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

September: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/09/19/september-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

October: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/10/22/october-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

November: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2019/11/20/november-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

 

October Favorites

Hi everyone,

Happy November and happy Friday! I’m a day late with this post, but today I’m going to be doing my October favorites. October was a busy month for me but I managed to get a good mix of favorites together. With that being said, let’s get into it.

Starting with beauty, I have two favorites from my October Sephora Play Box and I’ll link that below for anyone that hasn’t read it. The first is the Tarte Rainforest Of The Sea Quench Hydrating Primer. I have put this in a favorites before but it’s just so good. It has marine plant extracts, which really hydrate and give you a great base to work with. And it does a great job of locking in your makeup.

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My last Sephora Play favorite is the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray. This is the holy grail of setting sprays. This is very cooling and helps to lower the temperature of your makeup so it doesn’t melt. And once it dries your makeup is set for up to 16 hours. It’s just the best, I will always recommend this.

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My second to last beauty favorite is the makeup I did for a Halloween party I went to. I took to Pinterest to try and find a look that would fit perfectly with my costume and I ended up taking my favorite elements from a few different looks to make this. I’m very happy with the way it came out.

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And my last beauty favorite is the Halloween makeup I did yesterday. I wanted something fun and wearable but with a little Halloween twist. So I came up with this and I’m super happy with it.

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Moving on my next favorite is my costume from the Halloween party I went to. I don’t know if you could really tell from the first picture, but this year I was a flapper and it was a fun time.

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My second to last favorite is pumpkin carving. I always love carving pumpkins and letting my creative side come out. Normally I go for a big pumpkin but this one was more on the medium sized side but it ended up being perfect.

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And my last favorite is a music favorite and it’s Ringo Starr’s new album What’s My Name. I haven’t sat down and listened to every single song yet but I have heard most of them and it’s a solid album. Grow Old With Me absolutely makes me cry every time I listen to it, especially knowing the story behind it but I definitely recommend giving it a listen if you haven’t yet.

That about wraps it up for this post. If we had any of the same favorites this month let me know and if not I’d love to know what your favorites were.

Until next time, enjoy your favorites and I hope you had a great October :).

-K

October Sephora Play Post: https://kyranycoleblog.com/209/10/22/october-sephora-play-unboxing-2/

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October Sephora Play Unboxing

Hi everyone,

Over the weekend I received my October Play Box from Sephora and I thought that today would be the perfect day to go through it. The theme this month is Your Beauty Recipe, products that you can mix into your routine to help you look fresh and I think that’s a great theme. The bag is plastic with a snap and lock closure, the front is a see through dark blue with various beauty and lifestyle objects and ‘Play! By Sephora’ in the middle. The back is white with ‘Miniature beauty, major satisfaction #SephoraPlay’ written in dark blue.

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The first product we have is the Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser. This has kale, green tea, spinach and vitamins, essentially it’s a green juice for your skin. It’s free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, synthetic dyes and more. Good for dry, combination, normal and oily skin. I like gel cleansers and this one is really intriguing to me, so I’ll let you guys know what I think.

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The next product we have is the Dr. Andrew Weil For Origins Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion. This is a mushroom infused soothing lotion that is supposed to reduce redness and help to prepare your skin for serums/moisturizers. Redness isn’t something I have a problem with but I know someone who will probably love this.

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Moving on we have the Shiseido WASO: Clear Mega-Hydrating Moisturizer. This is a moisturizer that uses whole carrot cells for hydration and peony root extract to prevent the look of any skin imperfections and is supposed to hydrate the skin for up to 24 hours. I was excited to try this because Shiseido is such a great brand, so I used it the night I got it. I like that it’s a clear gel, it’s light and I felt like it was quick to sink in to my skin. However, this broke me out so bad. I really don’t have sensitive skin but there was something in there that my skin just did not like.

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Next up we have the Tarte Rainforest Of The Sea Quench Hydrating Primer. I’ve talked about this a number of times, I really like it. It has marine plant extracts, gives you a great base to work with and helps to lock in your makeup.

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The second to last product we have is the ultimate, holy grail setting spray, Urban Decay All Nighter. This helps to cool and lower the temperature of your makeup so there’s no melting and it really locks it in. It says up to 16 hours on the bottle and in my experience that’s true. I will forever recommend this.

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And the last product, this month’s bonus, is the dpHUE Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Masque. This has macadamia oil to add moisture and shine and sunflower seed extract to protect your color. Basically it’s super nurturing. You put this in clean, damp hair from about the middle of your hair to the ends and let it sit for between 5 and 20 minutes before you rinse it out. I’ve been super careful with my hair since getting it done, but I am interested to try this out.

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That about wraps it up for this, if you guys got any of the same products in your October Play Boxes let me know which, and if not I’d love to know what you did get.

Until next time, enjoy your products and I can’t wait to see what I get next month :).

-K

Product Links:

Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser: https://www.sephora.com/product/kale-spinach-green-tea-age-prevention-cleanser-P411387

Origins Mega-Mushroom, Relief & Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion: https://www.sephora.com/product/dr-andrew-weil-for-origins-tm-mega-mushroom-relief-resilience-soothing-treatment-lotion-P429244

Shiseido WASO: Clear Mega-Hydrating Moisturizer: https://www.sephora.com/product/waso-clear-mega-hydrating-cream-P421768

Tarte Rainforest Of The Sea Quench Hydrating Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/sea-quench-hydrating-primer-P432866

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray: https://www.sephora.com/product/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray-P263504

dpHUE Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Masque: https://www.sephora.com/product/apple-cider-vinegar-hair-masque-P436708

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