Indie Advent Calendar Day 11: sixteen92’s Black Sugar Lotion

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I’ve got all my revision notes. I’ve got my “studying” playlist on. I’ve got 67 highlighters and 2 kinds of post-it notes. I’ve got a delicious sipping beer. I AM READY TO FINISH EVIL THESIS OF DOOM TONIGHT.

But first.

Indie advent calendar! Today I have some body lotion from sixteen92! Though I’ve tried her perfumes here and here, this was my first foray into her body products. I think I’m hooked! Let’s check it out.

(The origin story of the indie advent calendar can be found here.)

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Indie Advent Calendar Day: 10- Sugar and Spite’s El Corazon

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I wore Performance Color’s Bad Girl to work today, as I promised I would do in yesterday’s post. The reddish purple wine color really grew on me. Also I’m pretty sure it left people wondering, “Does she have glitter on her lips? Does she need a glitter intervention?” So, I was really happy with that lipstick is what I’m saying.

Today we have a scent from an indie company I don’t really hear a lot about, Sugar and Spite Bathery. I had a great experience with their Halloween Collection, (which you can read about here), but to sum it up: great scents, strong throw, and they lasted a very long time on me. So, I thought I would try the Yule scents! (I’m adding to the literature, ok?)

(And here’s more info on this wacky indie advent calendar thing here)

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Indie Advent Calendar Day: 9- Performance Colors’ Bad Girl

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It has been a doozy of a day. (Hence why this post is coming out quite late.) I feel this time of year is super bananas, and so far this week has proven this theory. (It’s Tuesday. Good luck, rest of the week.)

Anyway, I did open my advent calendar today and manage to take some pictures, because it was a lipstick day! Specifically it was Performance Colors’ Bad Girl lipstick! (Lipstick makes everything better. And beer.)

I hope you guys are hanging in there, too, and please enjoy a lipstick swatch. I hope it makes your day better!

(If you want to know more about this little indie calendar, check, out this intro post.)

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Indie Advent Calendar Day: 8- Performance Colors

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Oy, I am so behind on posts at the moment. You get the flu, finish a grad school semester, go out of town, and start a big project at work and the next thing you know- you’re slacking off on the posts. No worries, I should get back on schedule by tomorrow.

Until then, let’s enjoy another day of the indie advent calendar!

(If you’re new to the indie advent calendar, check out this intro post.)

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Indie Advent Calendar-Day 7: BPAL’s Bliss

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How was your weekend? I just got back into town from a fun weekend with my best lady friend. (You can follow me on instagram @BeautyonaBeerBudget to find out more about that. But balloon animals were involved.)

For today’s indie advent calendar we have another imp from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, and it smells pretty amazing. Check it out below!

(If you are new to my indie advent calendar series, check out this post for more info.)

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Indie Advent Calendar-Day 6: Hello Waffle

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How’s your Saturday shaping up?

Today’s Indie Advent Calendar is a Hello Waffle eye shadow! (Mr. Danger did not “mix” some of these items up that great, but hey-it’s a lovely shade, so no worries!)

If you’re wondering what this Indie Advent Calendar is all about, check out this intro post. 

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Indie Advent Calendar:Day 5-Glamour Doll Eyes

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Sad news: No Happy Hour post today. Finishing the thesis while having the flu didn’t give me a lot of time for beers and makeup. (In fact, I put on makeup for the first time in a week yesterday and my game was so off. My eyeliner was all over my eyes, for example.)

I promise Happy Hour will be back next week. Maybe with twice the beers as penance?

Happy news? I do have an advent calendar post for you! We have a Glamour Doll Eye’s Blush in Risky Business!

If you’re new to the Indie Advent Calendar Series, check out this post for more info.

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Indie Advent Calendar- Day 4: Performance Colors

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Today is my last day of class for the semester!!! (Technically it’s my last day of grad school, but since I’m taking more courses next semester for additional licensure, this part is not that exciting.)

Anyway, lip products are by far my favorite kind of makeup, which made Day 4 perfect for celebrating the end of grad school as I know it. It was also my first time to try Performance Colors’ lipsticks that I’ve heard so much about, and spoiler: worth the hype!

(Read more here, if you’re wondering what the indie advent calendar is all about.)

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