Happy Hour: August Beauty Favorites Under $10

Hey friends,

So, I got it in my head that I could make a video about my August Beauty Favorites Under $10. (Plus 3 beers!)

“Everyone does it.” I thought, “It will be eassssssyyyy.”

Yeah, no.

Things fell apart quickly. Let’s just say that. (Hence why this post is coming out at 11pm. Sorry!)

However, I HATE wasting things, including time, so I have to at least share my attempts at a video. And you can admire my carpet.

Keep reading for my first and last video ever!

It all went downhill from here.

It all went downhill from here. #BloggerFail

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5 Favorite Drugstore Blushes: Worth the Hype?

Hello beauties!

In the beginning, as a makeup newbie, lost and confused, I hit up Pinterest for products I should try. It was a great source for some of my now favorites, but sometimes I felt products got unreasonably hyped up.

Well, fear not. Today we are going to sift through the 5 most hyped up drugstore blush products on Pinterest to find out if they’re really worth it. Plus, I also included a BONUS blush steal . (It’s Friday, I was feeling celebratory!)

Disclosure: I don’t get paid to do any of these reviews. These products are bought with my sad grad school funds and opinions are my own!

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Nude ‘Tude Week: A Round Up of My Favorite Tutorials

Hello Beauties,

You are about to get a real taste of my new blogging skills as I attempt to upload pictures…in technicolor!

But first!

As someone who is a beginner in makeup, I rely on the internet A LOT for help. Video tutorials are my favorite because I can watch, pause, and go, “Ohhhh….it’s a windshield motion….”.

So, I wanted to put all of my favorite Nude ‘Tude tutorials in one place! I hope this helps some other makeup newbies.

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TheBalm’s Nude ‘Tude Week!

Good morning Beauties!

One thing I’ve noticed with a makeup addiction is I love buying new shit. It’s a cheap thrill getting my little hands on some new lipstick or blush. (Maybe I need to look into this addiction, DON’T JUDGE OK) Anyways, because I usually have a steady influx of new makeup, I can forget some of the greats. For the next few weeks I’m going to devote a week to a palette I haven’t been in touch with for a while. This week it’s TheBalm’s Nude ‘Tude. Admittedly, a delightfully priced palette that I was able to get for 50% off when they had a flash sale, placing it at about $16 bucks. (Seriously friends, I never pay full price for TheBalm,and other similar mid-range brands-but look for another post on that soon!)

I went with the "Nice" option as to not frighten coworkers when traveling.

I went with the “Nice” option as to not frighten coworkers when traveling.

Poor Nude’ Tude. It’s a great palette in it’s own right, lovely colors with great pigmentation and a nice range of nudes. But I usually pass it up for other nude-ish palettes (COUGH The Chocolate Bar COUGH). NudeTudePan NOT SO THIS WEEK! I am going to lavish love on the Nude ‘Tude palette and come up with an eye look everyday! Some will be my own creation (God help us) and some will be inspired by internet tutorials-which I will reference. So hold on to your seats friends, it’s going to be a week with Nude ‘Tude!

Feel free to share your favorite Nude ‘Tude look in the comments!

Love!

-Rebs