Morphe 15 Piece Vegan Pro Makeup Brush Set Review

My husband bought me these brushes and another set for my birthday back in September and I have been using them non stop! I feel like I have been using them for long enough to give an honest review on them.

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This is one of the brush sets that I decided for. I bought it directly from Morphe and I did use the promo code Jaclyn Hill offers her subscribers when purchasing, it saved me 10 percent. I decided for this particular brush set because I felt like it had a good variety of brushes that I know I would actually use. This particular set comes with a nice travel case like the one pictured above.

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The brushes are decent quality especially for the price. My most used brushes from this set would be the Deluxe Medium Foundation Brush, Deluxe Tapered Powder Brush (I use this for my bronzer), Deluxe Blending Crease Brush, Deluxe Precision Crease Brush, Deluxe Crease Brush, and the Chisel Shader Brush.
IMG_1901I think this is a great set if you don’t have any brushes and are looking for a decent quality yet affordable set. I don’t like that the brushes aren’t numbered. I also don’t  think they feel super high end like other sets they offer but for the price you really can’t beat it. I really love that there is a huge variety and they don’t shed at all unlike other brands I have owned. As you can see above I own tons of brushes and I can say I truly enjoy these.

 

 

TARTE Foil Finger Paints Palette Review

I love makeup and I especially love purchasing and trying out new makeup products. I was at Sephora the other day and I just fell in love with the TARTE Foil Finger Paints Shadow Palette – Rainforest of the Sea Collection $39.00.

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Look at the packaging and the colors are just to die for! I love that they are all wearable colors. They are so easy to work with and they are so creamy! I probably own over 20 eyeshadow palettes and this one has been my go to palette lately.

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In the swatches you can tell how creamy the eyeshadow look! These eyeshadows work best applying them with your fingers. I will say that is my only negative. I am a bit weird about using my fingers to apply makeup but these eyeshadows are so good that I am willing to make an exception.

 

The packaging is so beautiful I really hope that Tarte comes out with more products with the same packaging! The three bigger foil finger paints are more of an eyeshadow consistency the two smaller ones feel like glitter.

IMG_2114I am wearing the lightest color in the palette which is called Gold Coast. I feel like this is a very neutral natural color for everyday use. I find it to be completely appropriate for work or school.

IMG_2115.jpgI am by no means a makeup artist but overall this is a must buy eyeshadow palette. The quality is there and I truly feel like the price is very reasonable at $39.00.

If you would like for me to review any specific items comment below!

XOXO,

Jazmin

 

Bare Minerals Bare Pro Foundation Review

I love trying out new products and I love buying makeup. I came across this foundation and decided I needed to purchase it and review!  Bare Minerals is mostly known for their powder foundations that to be honest I have not been a fan of in the past. When I saw a liquid foundation I was instantly drawn to it. It comes in 30 shades so I truly feel like almost everyone would be able to find their shade. It states that this foundation is good for the skin and that its supposed to offer a matte and full coverage application for 24 hours. I will show you how I look before makeup and with the foundation on so that you can see the kind of coverage it provides. I will be applying it with my beauty blender.

BAREPRO Performance Wear Liquid Foundation SPF 20 $34.99

IMG_2105So this is how I look without makeup! I have pretty decent skin other than the occasional breakout on my chin area. This is after I had done my complete skin care routine and applied my face primer.

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This is a scary picture but half of my face has the foundation and the other half has none and as you can see the difference is huge!

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So I applied all the foundation and my first impression is that it’s very matte! I have combination skin and do have some dry patches and I noticed that it wasn’t clinging to any of them. It doesn’t emphasize pores either and it’s very lightweight.

So after finishing up my whole makeup application I have to say I truly love this foundation it gives my skin a lightweight feel and it makes my skin feel airbrushed. I think that the price is very reasonable as well especially since it is considered a “high-end brand”. I am very impressed by Bare Minerals and feel like they have really stepped up their make up game! I will leave below all my makeup details. If you would like me to review another foundation let me know suggestions below!

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Makeup Details:

PowderSEPHORA COLLECTION MicroSmooth Baked Foundation Face Powder

EyeshadowTARTE Foil Finger Paints Shadow Palette – Rainforest of the Sea Collection I love using this on the lid and this one my crease MAC Beige/brown Eyeshadow – Soft Brown (M).

Blush:  MAC Powder Blush – Margin (F)

Highlighter:Smashbox Spotlight Palette – Pearl

LipsBITE BEAUTY Agave Lip Mask This is a must buy!!!!

Mascara:L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Washable Mascara, Blackest Black, 0.28 fl. oz.

Eyebrows:Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade Waterproof Brow Color – Chocolate

Bronzer: bareMinerals Invisible Bronze Powder Bronzer

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Valentines Day Gift Guide for Her

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This is a gift guide that I put together with items that I think would be great gifts but lets be honest it also is a list of items I am dying for my husband to gift me! LOL I put together gifts that are not only high quality but also reasonable prices.
Women’s Argento Vivo Personalized Script Ring

I absolutely love this ring! This is such a great gift idea because you can personalize it with your husband or boyfriends name.


Madewell The Mini Pocket Transport Leather Drawstring Tote – Brown

I love the Madewell style. I feel like it’s very relaxed and comfortable. This bag is a bit of a splurge for my usual budget but I can see this being a staple in my closet for years to come since it’s made of leather.


Women’s Adidas I-5923 Running Shoe,- Blue

I love these shoes! I am a huge sneaker kind of girl! These are definitely on my wish list.


Women’s Marc Fisher Ltd Alida Espadrille Platform Wedge, Size 9 M – Beige

I love these shoes I have been wanting these for a while. How perfect would these look with summer dresses.


Women’s Love, Fire Floral Wrap Style Dress, Size Medium – Yellow

How perfect would this dress be for date night!


Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat All-In-One Glow – Br30 Cool Almond

I love makeup and I always ask for makeup especially new things to try out!


Women’s Tory Burch ‘Miller’ Flip Flop, Size 8 M – Brown

These are classic shoes and so perfect for summer.


Women’s Marc Fisher Ltd Raidan Studded Sandal, Size 9 M – Brown

And these are also perfect for summer! Who doesn’t like shoes as a present.


Women’s Topshop Cutwork Balloon Sleeve Blouse, Size 10 US (fits like 10-12) – Pink

This top is perfect for summer and spring!


Women’s Nike Air Max 90 Lx Sneaker, Size 8.5 M – Pink

I love Air Max sneakers I own a couple of them and these are to die for! The color is so perfect!


Dior Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet Eau De Toilette

Of course I had to include my favorite perfume! This is such an amazing perfume smells so good! I love to collect perfumes so any new addition to my collection would make me happy!

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I love shopping at Nordstrom! They have the best stuff and the quality is always there!!! Valentine’s Day is not a day that we should only focus on gifts but truly being with the ones we love. Either it being your friends or your spouse it’s nice to remind them that you love them and that you are thinking about them. With that being said let me know some of the stuff on your wish list this Valentine’s Day because let’s be real gifts are always a fun thing to look forward to!!

Universal Thread Clothing Line Review

I have been anxiously awaiting this clothing line! I love the style and the affordability it has! I love that Target has genuinely stepped up their game with clothing. I was going to wait to purchase it online but when I walked into Target the other day they were setting it all up and I was able to get some great pieces!

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Women’s Tie Front Button Down Shirt – Universal Thread™ $19.99

I love this top! I think its so necessary to have a good white to this one ties in the front and has the longer back. I feel like its very flattering and you can dress it up or dress it down.

Women’s Tunic Pullover – Universal Thread™ $24.99 

I love this tunic but I do think that this top looks a lot more flattering in person. The material is so high quality and I feel like something similar in department stores retails for over 50 dollars so this is such a great buy!

Women’s Freeborn Denim Jacket – Universal Thread™ Light Wash $29.99

Jersey-Knit Shift Dress for Women

If you get anything from this collection get this jean jacket! It has that perfect worn in feel, the color is amazing and the fit is great! It is super flattering and its the perfect piece for spring. This jacket is so amazing! The dress is not from Target but I will also link it.

Women’s Railroad Jacket – Universal Thread™ Light Wash $29.99

This is such a nice addition to your spring wardrobe the only thing is this jacket is way oversized I am actually wearing a size xs and I am a medium in all my clothes.

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Women’s Mid-Rise Destructed Skinny Jeans – Universal Thread™ Light Wash $27.99

The jeans had a very good stretchy fit and they are. great quality! Unfortunately I had to get a size bigger than what I usually wear because they were out of stock and they didn’t fit me correctly I am hoping to order my correct size online. Just for reference I am a true size 8 these pants in the picture are a size 10.

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Women’s Striped Ruffle Sleeve Top – Universal Thread™ $19.99

I love this top has the cutest sleeves and the material is very high quality!

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Here are some more items that I am planning on ordering only on February 4, 2018 when they release the whole collection online.

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Women’s High-Rise Destructed Skinny Jeans – Universal Thread™ Light Wash 

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Women’s Cristina Scrunch Fashion boots – Universal Thread™ Taupe $37.99

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Women’s Cropped Stripe Jumpsuit – Universal Thread™ Navy Stripe $27.99

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Women’s Button Front Midi Dress – Universal Thread™ Blue $27.99

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Women’s Short Sleeve Tie Front Plaid Top – Universal Thread™ Red $17.99

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Women’s Gingham Button Back Top – Universal Thread™ Black $22.99

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Overall I am so in love with this whole entire collection. The pieces are so high quality and are so comfortable. I can’t wait to order more pieces from the line!

 

 

 

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Valentines Day Gift Guide for Him

Every year I always wonder what I am going to gift my husband for Valentines Day and I automatically stress out. Mostly because my husband is very picky and sometimes hard to shop for. I will be sharing some of my top picks from Target because lets be honest they carry everything and I LOVE shopping there! I will be including many price points!

I asked my husband to go through the website and pick items that he would want as a gift and surprisingly he chose a lot of clothing. He picked a couple of higher priced items as well that would make amazing gifts.

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My Forever Valentine

My husband is a very simple person and although he does have an office job he does not wear a suit to work and he also doesn’t like spending too much on clothing. Target has a couple new clothing brands and my husband is a bit obsessed with Goodfellow & Co™ brand. The quality is good and the prices are better! Below are some of his favorite picks.

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Men’s Joey Casual Chukka Boot – Goodfellow & Co™ Tan

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Men’s Standard Fit Fleece Pullover Hoodie – Goodfellow & Co™ $14.99

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Men’s Standard Fit Deconstructed Chino Blazer – Goodfellow & Co™ $39.99

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Men’s Standard Fit Deconstructed Knit Blazer – Goodfellow & Co™ $49.99

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Men’s Military Winter Parka-Army Green – Goodfellow & Co™ $69.99

 

Electronics are such a great gift for your loved ones. 

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Apple iPhone X – 64GB

I have this phone and I absolutely love it! A bit of a splurge but so worth it!

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Apple® iPad 9.7″ Wi-Fi Only (2017 Model, 5th Generation)

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Beats® Studio3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones $349.99

Beats have some amazing quality headphones that come in handy for the gym and travel.

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Xbox One S 1TB Battlefield™ 1 Special Edition Bundle

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Xbox One S 500GB $189.99

If you want to spend a little less on a console this is a great option at a great price point!

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Call of Duty: WWII – Xbox One $49.99

Video games are always a hit if your husband or boyfriend is into gaming.

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Star Wars The Black Series Luke Skywalker Force FX Lightsaber

And  of course my husband included a Lightsaber into his “want” list LOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF 15 Review

I was at Sephora the other day and I noticed that Bobbi Brown had came out with a new foundation and of course I had to buy it! I wanted to do a review on this new foundation and give you my honest thoughts on it. This foundation claims to last 16 hours and to have a lightweight matte finish. It runs at $46 which makes it a high end foundation. My expectations are higher I will not lie due to the price tag! Like I said you can find it at Sephora.

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I like to make sure that before I apply any foundation I have a clean canvas and I make sure that I follow my skin care routine. I also have to apply primer before wearing any foundation. Right now my favorite primer is Makeup Forever Hydrating Primer. I have combination skin but since it has been colder my skin tends to be on the dryer side. I love applying my foundation with a damp beauty blender I just feel like coverage is a lot better when I do so. When I do decide to use a brush I like using a flat head kabuki brush.

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This is my picture with no makeup on!

My first impression of the foundation is the smell is strong. The coverage is good and I would say it is full coverage but buildable. It feels lightweight and has creamy consistency. If you look closely at the pictures its a very matte foundation. The pictures below have no filters and I feel like my skin looks pretty flawless. I do set my face with the SEPHORA MicroSmooth Baked Foundation Face Powder with every single foundation that I use so I wanted to do the same thing with this new foundation. I will do a wear test as part of my final thoughts as well.

 

So this is me after using this foundation all day! I used it from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. which is over 12 hours. I work at an office job but I do go out and about all day and I truly feel like the foundation still looks really good. I did not touch up all day but to be honest I usually tend not to touch up my face! Overall I love the foundation I do wish the smell didn’t have that perfume smell but it’s a great long wearing foundation that I truly feel works well with my combination skin. If you are looking for a “natural” finish I would not recommend this but if you are looking for a high coverage foundation this is a good option for you. This foundation is definitely a keeper for me!

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