September Beauty: Challenge Day 6

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I never met a challenge I didn’t like! Well, a makeup challenge anyway. I saw the #septemberbeautychallenge2017 on beauty and the ballrooms’s blog (awesome blogger,check her out!!!) and I knew that I wanted in! I missed the first few days because I caught an awful cold from my lovely children. So this is my first submission to the challenge.

Day #6 Blushers

So when I was going through my makeup stash for this post, I realized I only have 2 blushes! Technically 6 if you count my quad.For comparison, I have 5 shadow palettes, almost a dozen lip products and too many brow products to count!

elf Blush Quad in Dark $6.00

This elf blush quad in dark is perfect for any look I want to create. I get two warm and two cool shades that I can mix and match however I want.

Milani Baked Blush $7.49

My Milani blush is so well-loved that I’ve rubbed off the name on the bottom, is amazing because is gives me a shimmery, peachy glow that doesn’t come off too bright.

It just goes to show, quality is way better than quantity!

What are some of your favorite blushers??

XOXO

Aisha

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August 2017 Boxycharm

I love Boxycharm! What’s not to love about a subscription box that gives you 4-5 FULL SIZE products, valued over $100 for $21 a month??! I can’t Think of anything either!

I was lucky enough to get off the wait-list in time for this months box.

This box includes:

Pur eyelashes:

Moda Pro Brush Trio:

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#grlpwr liquid lipstick by the beauty crop:

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Belladonna eyeliner:

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Tarte Rainforest of the Sea eyeshadow palette:

$10 off purchase of $60 at tarte.com

I like to try things for a little while before I give reviews because there is always the potential for me to change my mind about a product. I’ll give my review on this box at the end of September.

What is your favorite subscription box???

XOXO

Aisha

August-boxycharm

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WUNDERBROW Now at CVS!!!

I’ve been on the fence about tying Instagram hyped products like Wunderbrow! It’s not because I thought it wouldn’t work, but because I hate ordering hyped products online. Because returning products bought online is such a hassle, I end up just keeping them.

Imagine my surprise when I stumbled upon Wunderbow just sitting on a CVS end cap!! I see you CVS!!

And because they have such a generous return policy… and because I spend way too much time there, it makes returns a breeze!

I plan to test this out over the weekend and give a full review!

Does your CVS carry Wunderbrow???

XOXO

Aisha

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My Super Simple Skincare Routine

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The amount of time that I spent searching for a foundation that would give me “perfect” looking skin is really embarrassing. I bounced from one heavy, full coverage foundation to the next!

The truth is, foundation only looks as good as the skin underneath it. So like any beauty aficionado, I turned to YouTube! I was peppered with the latest and so-called greatest routines and product recommendations.

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August Favorites

Summer is almost over and I couldn’t be happier.  I’m more of an indoor girl that’s always hot!  Fall cannot get here fast enough.  And because August is coming to an end, I thought I would share some of my favorites of this month.

Black Radiance True Complexion BB Cream is Coffee Glaze $4.99

Credit: Target.com

This BB Cream is my absolute holy grail, ride or die complexion product!  It’s super hard for me to find a drug store tinted moisturizer of BB Cream that’s brown-girl friendly.  So when i stumbled across this gem at CVS, I was thrilled.

Although it’s a BB Cream, it really does have to coverage of a medium coverage foundation.   I like to apply it with my elf foundation brush which gives me the most beautiful finish.  And at $4.99 it really can’t be beat!

L’Oreal Lash Paradise Mascara in Blackest Black $7.49 

Credit: Ulta.com

I talked about this mascara in my no makeup, makeup post.  This stuff is amazing.  it gives me thick, fluffy lashes like I like!  Is it a dupe for Too Faced Better Than Sex??  Don’t know.  Too expensive.  Wont be finding out!  I love that the L’Oreal mascara is affordable enough to replace every few months like we are supposed to.

Sephora Collection Bright Future Gel Serum Concealer Dulce de Leche #15 $14.00

Credit: Sephora.com

Try saying that 5 times fast!  I purchased this on the recommendation from the awesome people of my favorite sub reddit group r/MakeupAddiction.  I made a post asking for recommendations for mid priced concealers because drug store brands still don’t make shades dark enough for me.  They recommended this concealer so I ordered it!

I love this concealer!  It covers my dark circles without looking cakey or settling into fine lines.  It feels super light on the skin and the color is perfect for covering my dark circles.

 

What are some of your favorites? Let me know in the comment section below!

xoxo

Aisha

 

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No Makeup, Makeup Look Using All Drugstore Products


I wish that I could say that getting a, “No, I woke up like this!” makeup look was as easy as slapping on some tinted moisturizer, mascara and lip gloss and running out the door.  My dark circles, large pores,

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My entry for the 2017 Influenster's Beauty Reviewers Awards Contest!

It’s that time of year again!  Influenster’s 2017 Beauty Reviewers Awards.  Influenster pairs people with awesome beauty products in the form of Voxboxes to test out for free in exchange for their honest opinion.

Every year users submit their favorite beauty and skincare products of the year.  30 lucky winners will receive the “Ultimate Voxbox”!  Below are some of my absolute favorite beauty products of 2017.

I will post reviews on each product soon!

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Lip Favorites
  • Covergirl Queen Collection Jumbo Gloss Balm
  • E.L.F. Lipstick in Berry Bordeaux
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Face Hero’s

From Top To Bottom

  • Maybelline Dream Illuminator Brightening Creamy Correcteur in 60 Deep
  • Sephora Bright Future Gel Serum Concealer in Dulce de Leche #15
  • Maybeline MasterCamo Color Corrector Pen in #60
  • CoverGirl Queen Natural Hue Bronzer in Ebony Bronze #Q120
  • Sonia Kashuk Chic Luminosity Bronzer in Goddess
  • Hourglass Vanish Stick Foundation in Walnut
  • Hard Candy Sheer Envy Color Correct Perfecting Powder
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All of my Favorites in one place!
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Some of my favorite eye products

From Top to Bottom

  • Ardell Dark Brown Brow Palmade
  • L’Oreal Lash Paradise Waterproof in Blackest Black
  • Maybelline Color Tattoo in Chocolate Suede
  • Wet n Wild Coloricon Palette in Comfort Zone
  • Milani Eyeshadow Primer  in 01 Nude
  • Maybelline BrowPrecise Fiber Volumizer in Deep Brown
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