How I Do #GlossierPink!

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Hello Loveys!

I have raved in past posts about the brand Glossier, I was encouraged to try my hand at the #GlossierPink post! I have actually been working on this post for quite a while, but any time it was almost ready something happened that required all of my attention. So, with great enthusiasm, here is how I do #GlossierPink!

After much thought,  I decided that I will be showing y’all a couple of my favorite pink toned products, and a look using them at the end! My wardrobe is filled with gray and black, which leaves me with the ability to really experiment with the shades I use for makeup, nails, and so on. Pink just happens to be an accent color that I really enjoy using.

Let’s start off with nails…

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Wet n’ Wild 1 Step Wonder Gel “Pinky Swear.

This polish is a stunning light pink. If I am wearing any polish on my toes it is more often than not this little lady. Though it truly isn’t 1 step like the name states, it requires multiple coats, the shade is pretty enough for me to over look that little faux-pas.At only $4.99, you really can’t go wrong.

Blush:

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Milani Rose Powder Blush “Romantic Rose”

This blush has gotten a ton of attention in the beauty community, and it is easy to see why. It is pigmented, but not too pigmented that it makes you look like a clown, affordable, and the product in the pan is in the shape of a rose! Too stinking cute!

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Highlight:

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Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked High-lighter “Radiant”

The photo really isn’t doing this high-lighters pinky tone any justice. It looks beautiful on the face and eyes, even as a lip high-light!

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Lip Color:

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Glossier Generation G Matte Lip Color “Like”

If you want a matte lip color that doesn’t make your lips feel like concrete, then this line is 100% for you. The packaging is slim so it is easy to travel with. This product is also seriously moisturizing. Glossier’s first concern is skin care, and this product really does get that point across. You can get your hands on it as well for $18 on their website.

Eyeshadow:

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Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bon’s Palette

This palette is a serious life saver. It has great crease shades for my skin tone, as well as some great brow bone highlights. But, that is for another post, right now we are focusing on the 3 beautiful pink shades that this palette contains.

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L to R “Sprinkles”, “Cotton Candy”, and “Totally Fetch”

I really love using the two lighter shades on the lid and “Sprinkles” makes a gorgeous inner corner highlight. Believe it or not I enjoy using “Totally Fetch” to define my inner corner and on my lower lash line. I actually used it to do a hot pink cut crease in the past, talk about a pop of color!

The palette itself is also a pretty light pink shade with hearts popping out of it. I have used it as sort of a Valentines decoration before, and I totally plan to do so again.

The Look:

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I am going to start off with talking you through the eye portion of this look, sense when I actually did the look this is where I started.

  • I primed my eyes with the Too Faced Shadow Insurance and set it with my face powder.
  • I started off the actual eye look with the shade “Mocha” in the crease as my transition shade.
  • I then dipped into “Cotton Candy” and applied it all over my lid.
  • Using “Totally Fetch” I defined my outer v and my crease.
  • However, I wanted a little more definition. I decided to go in with the shade “Bordeaux:”, which is a stunning burgundy and define my crease and lower lash line just a bit more.
  • I popped “Sprinkles” into my inner corner, and used it to highlight my brow bone.
  • I threw on a wing and some mascara and called it a job well done.

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  • For my brows I used my ELF brow pencil and my Glossier boy brow, here is my post where I talk about it in-depth.
  • I used my Too Faced Hang Over RX primer to prime all over my face, especially in my T-Zone.
  • To conceal blemishes and under my eyes I used the Glossier Stretch Concealer “light”.
  • Instead of a heavy-duty foundation I used the Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint “light”. I wanted to let my skin breath. This is the only type of skin tint I use, and don’t ever see myself breaking my loyalty to it.
  • I set the face with my ELF translucent pressed powder.
  • To highlight I used the Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlight “Radiant”. I used it on my cheek bones, my nose, and mu cupid’s bow.
  • For my blush I used my Milani Powder blush in “Romantic Rose”. I tried to get the bulk of the product on the apples of my cheeks, then dusted it back towards my ear.
  • To bronze and to a slight contour I used the Medusa’s Makeup Bronzer “Sun Kissed”. I really like the luminous glow this bronzer gives the skin.
  • I then sprayed the Glossier Soothing Facial Mist liberally all over my face to really help the powders melt into my skin.
  • Lastly I used the Glossier Generation- G lip color “Like”, to give my lips a quick and healthy flush of a nudey pink.

After seeing all these products in action I am reminded of how much I love each and every one!

There you have it, how a not so girly girl does #GlossierPink. I highly recommend you check out Glossier’s products for yourself, which you can do here! They are great products that are also great for you, what else could you ever ask for?

I really hope that you enjoyed this post and that it helped you find some fantastic products! What is your favorite Glossier product? Let me know in the comments! Want more B&T? here is another post for you to check out!

XoXo Manda

*Win or Waste?* Glossier Soothing Facial Mist

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*Image from Glossier.com

If you read my recent eyebrow post,Let’s Talk Brows! Plus, My new FAVE Brow Product, then you would know I am in love with the Glossier boy brow. So, naturally I had to try more products! I am sorry, but I am working on my flat lay set up (improving it a ton which is why I have been M.I.A on Instagram), so I had to use their Image of the product.

This facial spray is $18 and can be purchased at glossier.com

“Ever thought you’d spray water onto your face right after you washed it? No? Well, this isn’t just water, per se. It’s made with roses and aloe to hydrate, soothe, and leave you feeling fresh and awake, prepping your skin for the Priming Moisturizer. Also excellent as a makeup refresher and midday pick-me-up.”

The bottle contains 4 fl Oz. of spray. I want to start off by saying how cute the packaging is. It makes me think of something preppy, and for some reason I really like it. Each order comes with stickers, so you can decorate yours however you want! Maybe someday y’all will get to see mine!

If you love the rose water smell that seems to be popular right now, than you will love this smell of this spray. It is personally one of my favorite scents, so I really enjoy the small hint of it that seems to linger a bit after use.

I use mine after I shower, after I wash my face, in the morning before makeup, after I apply all my powder products (to help it all melt in), and at points through out the day if I feel that I need a splash of moisture.

Needless to say I love it! I am someone who loves facial mists though. Like really loves them. I mean, I think I mention my MAC Fix Plus at least once every post! These sprays are pretty different, even though I think it is similar to the rose scented MAC Fix Plus, but I digress. What makes them different is the extra skin care properties that the Glossier one contains; Glycerin to attract moisture, rose water to soothe, and the aloe to act as a water reservoir.  The soothing facial mist is hypoallergenic, paraben and alcohol free, and cruelty free! So, if you were looking for a great CF alternative to Fix Plus, here it is!

I think this is great for anyone. It is a good way to add extra moisture and soothing properties if you have dry skin, it helps powder products sink in to the skin, it can cool you down when you feel a little flushed, give you a bit of a healthy glow, and if you are lazy with skin care; is a great way to get in your moisturizing step.

I thoroughly believe this product is a win! Another Glossier product I won’t be able to live without. You go Glossier!

What is your favorite facial mist or setting spray?

XoXo Manda

Let’s Talk Brows! Plus, My new FAVE Brow Product

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Brows, brows, brows. Everyone and their mom is obsessed with them right now! Which is fine by me. I love how your brows can essentially literally change your face. Which is what brings this post to you today, my favorite way to do my brows, as of late. I apologize that the picture quality isn’t the best, I do have a tremor due to a medication I had to take when I was younger, sometimes it isn’t there sometimes it is really bad. Spoiler alert, when I was trying to get this brow shot it was bad, oh well I’ll take what I can get. In an up coming post you will see a better shot.

Anyway…

Some days I just do not dig the super thick and perfectly groomed brows. I like the more natural look lately.

  • I start off by using a spooly to brush through them a bit, just to clean them up.
  • Then I usually take my brow wiz and kind of out line the middle to ends to give myself a barrier. I however have lost my brow wiz and my new one has yet to arrive in the mail. So, for this I used the Colour Pop Pencil in “Dope Taupe”, which I am not too fond of, but I NEED A BROW PENCIL.
  • I then take my Real Techniques Brow Brush and fill them in with a powder. This time I used the powder from the ELF brow kit in light, it changes a ton.
  • I take a spooly again and brush the powder around to disperse it and get a tiny bit of product on the very front of my brows.
  • I take a concealer on whatever concealer brush is closest to me and clean them up around the perimeter.
  • Then I highlight my brow bone with whatever I feel like using. For this I used Colour Pop “Glow” which has been my go to lately.
  • Now, for my new favorite product. Glossier Boy Brow. Mine is in the shade “blond” and I am literally in love with it. I will never be able to not have it again. I use this as my last step, to set my brows and give them more volume.

The Boy Brow is really cool. It is a pomade, like the ones for your hair. It holds your brows in place, but doesn’t make them heavy or gunky. Which is my favorite thing about it. I HATE when my brows look crusty, and literally every other brow gel or products like it that I have used, do it. It is $16 and worth every penny. I also love the wand. It is small and tapered. I really enjoy that it is tapered, I mean come one your brow isn’t all one size so you need a wand that can help you get all your brows covered, but just your brows. Not parts of your face. If you have yet to try this product you need to, it is amazing and I don’t see anyone being disappointed in it.

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Speaking of Glossier, here is an article from their blog into the gloss, to help you really learn to fill in your brows. “How to fill in your brows.”
It is really informative. I think it will be a great read for beginners to learn how to fill in their brows, obviously, or even pros, just as a great brow read!

I really hope that you enjoyed this post. Have any request or products I need to try? Comment below!!!

XoXo manda