Thursday, April 10, 2014

Recent beauty favorites

Today, I wanted to share a few beauty items that I've been loving lately.

1.  Healthy Sexy Hair soy renewal beach spray
2. Almay longwear & waterproof eye makeup remover
3. Maybelline the rocket volum' express mascara
4. Anatasia brow wiz pencil in brunette/dark brown
5. NYX butter gloss in Creme Brulee and Vanilla Cream Pie

1. I used to shower in the mornings but my routine has changed recently. Since I run 3 times a week at night (after the kids go to bed), I would have to shower after my run. Because I shower at night, my hair is flat and loses its volume in the morning. Dry shampoo just doesn't cut it for me. I picked up this Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Renewal Beach Spray last month and have been loving it. It creates volume and texture in minutes. I typically spray a generous amount at the roots, blow dry then style as usual. I love it and highly recommend it.

2. I was a huge fan of the Lancome Bi-Facial eye makeup remover for years but it is very pricey. I've been on the look out for a cheaper alternative and found the Almay version works just as well. It takes off my waterproof mascara with just a few swipes.

3. Speaking of mascara, this Maybelline The Rocket mascara is my new favorite that I picked up recently (also comes with the waterproof version). I really enjoy this as my everyday mascara. It gives great volume with a good amount of lengthening.


4. Let me start by saying I absolutely love this Anatasia Brow Wiz pencil. It's amazing! I heard so many You Tubers raving about it. I was hesitant to try at first because I know I will get hooked on. Sure enough! I am a pencil kind of girl when it comes to eyebrows. This pencil helps me create the perfect and natural-looking brows every time. I know it's pricey but well worth the price. If you're interested in seeing my eyebrow routine, just let me know in the comment section.

5. I am a lipstick girl through and through. I don't like the sticky feeling. One of my girlfriends who is a lip junkie introduced me to the NYX Butter Gloss line and I am hooked. They're very pigmented and super creamy. They feel great on the lips, not sticky and do not dry out my lips.


sydney85 said...

I would love to see your eyebrow routine. I have not tried this pencil and have used the Dior Universal pencil.

Sheila said...

I love the brow wiz too! I'm actually ordering another one from Sephora because I'm running out. :) I was skeptic at first but it's now part of my daily routine that I have to have! Also, love the NYX butter gloss in Creme Brulee. It's my go-to shade for everyday. :)

xo - Sheila

Sue said...

Thanks for sharing your thoughts on these products. Now, I want to try the beach hair spray and the mascara!

Unknown said...

Thanks for the recs, Sydney! Ive been looking for a Lancome eye makeup remover alternative as well. Will try the Almay one next time.