Small June Empties; Look in my Trash!

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Today I bring you my trash. I do not have much beauty trash this month, sense I am trying so much new stuff. But, here is what I did finish up!

Equate exfoliating makeup wipes: I just use these to remove swatches. I just buy cheap makeup wipes, and these were what I happened to grab.

E.L.F Daily Face Wash: I did a review of this product ( *Win or Waste* ELF Daily Facial Cleanser) I really say all I can about this product here; so, check it out

Rating 0/5

Yes, I changed my rating scale, you will see how I have changed it, in coming up reviews!

Revlon  Color Burst Matte Balm “StandOut”: This was my go to lip product for years. From the time it came out until I decided to go cruelty free. It was my favorite thing. But, now that I do not use Revlon, I had to find a new baby. I did use my last back up this up.

Rating: 4/5 (4 because Revlon harms animals.)

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer “15” : This is a great concealer, but again not a CF brand. So I will not repurchase it. I decided to use it up, and finally did!

Rating: 4/5 (4 because Maybelline harms bunnies)

L’oreal True Match Concealer Crayon “N6-7-8”: I was using this for a while to contour and liked it. Did I love it? No. Would I recommend it? Even if it was CF, no.

Rating: 2/5

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara Mini: I already bought a full-size. If you don’t have this or haven’t tried it, you need it! It is amazing.

Rating: 5/5

Too Faced Shadow Insurance: This is my favorite shadow primer. I have a couple samples and a full size in my stash. I wanted to get through this itty baby sample, and I did.

Rating 5/5

Maybelline Baby Skin Primer: This product exaggerated my pores, so it did not do its job. The packaging is cute, but that is the only thing I like about it. I honestly didn’t even use it all up, I just couldn’t bring myself to pass it along because, I hate it that much.

Rating 1/5 (1 for packaging)

What is in your beauty trash? What do you think of these products?

XoXo Manda

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*Makup Declutter Eyeshadow*

I knew this would be the hardest part, and it was. Making my first sale of the products that I am selling, today helped me a lot though sense that money is going to a makeup order!

* I am not showing all the shadows I have remaining- or the ones I am starting with, because I have a few series planned, and I don’t want to spoil anything! Remember, my decluttering process is growing and I will be showing more shadows and other items that I will be passing in on, as they are decided on.*

Single Shadows

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Lately I have had this strange need to buy single shadows. It was really hard to get rid of any, and the ones that I am passing along, I had to force myself to do. Let’s begin!

Wet n’ Wild “cheeky”- This pink is super powdery and way more trouble than it is worth. I am really liking shades of pink lately, but I have better shadows that are similar. Going to a family member

L’oreal “Green Promenade”- I really like this shadow line. I actually have kept a lot that I want to find cruelty free dupes of before I pass along. This one just isn’t pigmented, so I am going to let my family pick through this (along with a ton of other makeup) next weekend!

L’oreal “Argentic”- This is another shade that just isn’t pigmented. I am also passing this along to family. I have swatched it quite a bit.

Cover Girl “Tapestry taupe”, “Mink”, and “Brown Smoulder”- I am passing these all along for the same reason. I have these exact shades, but 1000 times better in cruelty free form. I have messed with these quite a bit, so I am going to give these to family and not sell. It was a bit hard to pass these along, because I do like them, but there is no sense in keeping a worse version of something I own.

Palettes:

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Palettes weren’t as hard to move away from because I have SO many. Let’s just get into the ones I am passing along and where they are going.

NYC Lovatics BY Demi- I used this once, in a post. It is nice for the price, but I have so much like it. It also is not cruelty free, so might as well pass it along. I am going to sanitize and sell this item!

NYX Sex Bomb- I have never used this item and just don’t see myself reaching for it. I am going to sell it.

CoverGirl Notice Me Nudes- I bought this b/c of Tati and it just wasn’t as great as she made it seem. Not much pigmentation. Going to a family member sense I did use it quite a bit.

Revlon Photo Ready “Metropolitan” – I have only swatched this item, and I know my mom really likes it. She has used it. I am going to give it to her!

Wet n’ Wild Poster Child- I have played with this some, but I am never going to use this. I am just going to let it go to a family member before I change my mind!

Sonia Kashuk Eyes on Textured Nudes- I love the matte and shimmer version of this palette, but this one just doesn’t have the same pay off. I am going to also pass this on to my mom, she has been wanting shadows with more shimmer, maybe she can make use of this.

Wet n Wild I’m Getting Sun Burnt- This trio is really messy and the shadows are too soft. The super dark brown broke and has just mixed with the other shades. I am going to throw this one away.

Rimmel Afternoon Tea-This has like no pigmentation. I don’t even want to give it to someone else because it just sucks. Trash.

Hope you enjoyed this declutter! What shadows should I pick up? What types of looks do you want to see??

XoXo Manda

What Make-Up is Travaling with Me? + The Make-Up Bags I Use to Travel

 

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I want to start by talking about the bag itself! If you have read my first few post than you will remember this bag. It is a NYX make-up bag that I got with a set of NYX make-up at Ulta. This is my favorite bag to travel with because it’s clear so I can see all my products easier, and it is plastic which makes it much easier to clean! Continue reading “What Make-Up is Travaling with Me? + The Make-Up Bags I Use to Travel”

How I did my make-up in High School: A fun little throwback.

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While getting ready this morning I was trying to figure out how I was going to attempt to look like a human being, I had a great idea. I wanted to do my make-up how I did back in the day, I have only been graduated since December 2013, but you get what I am saying! So, I raided my make-up collection to see if I still owned the same products that I used, and not so shockingly I had them all. Obviously not the EXACT same products I used, I have no interest in putting an avoidable concoction of bacteria on my face. If you want to know how I got my super simple look (which you can view below), and see what I think now about my old holy grail products, please keep reading <3. Continue reading “How I did my make-up in High School: A fun little throwback.”

A pink and brown eye FOTD

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I wanted to do something a little different than I usually do. Even though it ended up turning out a lot like my usual looks.

The L’oreal Infallible shadow in “always pearly pink” was much more frosty than it was pink. This is the shade on my lid, by the way.

In my crease I used the MAC shadow in “cork” to help the darker shade, Elizabeth Arden brow powder and eyeliner in “brunette” , to blend easier.

As my base shade I used Wet n Wilds “creme brulee”.

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I used the Starlooks Pro liquid liner in ” black”. I also used the Covergirl Plumpify mascara again, I am really loving it.
My shadow primer was Too Faced Shadow Insurance.  I also used the Elizabeth Arden shade to smoke out my under eye just a bit.

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I used to ELF contour palette to contour, bronze and highlight. I used the Covergirl TruBlend baked blush in “Medium Rose”.

I used the Revlon Color stay foundation and the Maybelline Better Skin concealer. I then set it all with the ELF color correcting powder.

On my lips is the NYC Liquid Lipshine in ” Honey on the Hudson”.

I hope you enjoyed this look. I have purchased a new camera, so in a few days the picture quality will improve tremendously. Thanks for reading!

~xoxo manda