Thursday, May 31, 2012

May Beauty Favorites

It's been a LONG time since I have done a end of the month beauty faves, but 
I want to try to get in the habit of doing that especially in the summer months so 
since it is the end of the May here are my favorite products I have been using... 

Sonia Kashuk has some great products. Her line is sold exclusively at Target and I recently
heard someone talk about her blushes. So, I decided to pick up a couple this month
and have been SO pleased with the finish and color. 

The color above is called 03 Sunset. I don't know if you can tell from the picture, 
but it is a bright tangerine kind of orange with shimmer. I have already gotten a good bit
of sun this spring/summer and with a tan this color is GORGeous! It gives that perfect 
warmth to your face. I feel like people tell me how tan I look when I wear this blush. 

This is my new favorite blush for the season! 

Another one of her blushes I picked up and have worn a lot this month is in 
the shade 97 Flamingo. It is just your perfect matte girly bumble gum pink that
everyone should have in your collection. 

Soft, feminine, and looks good on any skin tone. 

These blushes retail for $8.99 at Target. 

If you read my blog very regularly then you know how obsessed I have been with 
Revlon Lip Butters. They are affordable, give off great color, and are super 

I decided to get a bright pop of color for summer to compliment my tan skin and I am loving 
this shade Lollipop. It is a bright hot pink/ fuchsia. But, beware it is very bright... 
you may want to tone it down with a gloss on top. If you want something with some color, but
think this is to bold I would suggest Revlon Lip Butter in Berry Smoothie. It's my next fave.

You may have noticed the commercials about Garnier new BB cream. I have heard a lot
of buzz lately about this product. I don't know about you, but in the summer I become super 
lazy and don't want a lot of make-up on my skin. I want something light, natural looking, and somewhat sheer once I build up a bit of a tan. 

So, what this product does is renews, brightens, even skin tone, and hydrates. It's basically
 a tinted moisturizer with vitamin c and mineral pigments. It has a spf of 15 and claims that after one 
use 90% had a more even complexion, 93% saw a more healthy glow, and 96% saw
smoother skin. If your problem areas are discolorations, dullness, blotchiness or dryness then 
this may be a product you want to look into. 

Now, with that said don't expect an amazing coverage. It does give you an even skin tone, but
if you have acne, acne scaring, or freckles etc that you want hidden then you will need a concealer to
go with this. But, I have been using this a little over a week and have really enjoyed. They only
have two shades you can pick from light/medium or medium/deep. I got the darker one b/c 
of the season and I have been tanning. It seems to match up with my color great. 

This is a lot cheaper than a tinted moisturizer you would buy at a dept store too. It's $12.99 for 2.5 
ounces. My only concern at this point is that it's not oil free. I tend to break out in my T zone if
I am not careful with oily products. So, that is the only thing I will be watching for, but other than
that I am really enjoying using for summertime. It also has a great clean kind of natural tea scent. 

Hope you have had a wonderful May and looking forward to a new month and lots of summer 
fun! Next month is my birthday month..... : ) 

1 comment:

  1. I love my bb cream! I am a new follower hope you can take the time to see my page & follow if you like it


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