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AMAs 2018: Best Dressed

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Last night was the American Music Awards, and I wanted to share some of my favorite red carpet looks from the night - Enjoy! Taylor Swift Vanessa Hudgens Camila Cabello Shawn Mendes
Cardi B Post Malone Jennifer Lopez Normani Dua Lipa Amber Heard
Aside from the red carpet, I thought this year's AMAs was a great show! Taylor Swift's performance was the perfect to open the show - "I Did Something Bad" sounds amazing live and is so much more powerful than it is on the studio version. I actually would've loved to have seen this as her first single from reputation instead of "Look What You Made Me Do" - lyrically it is so much stronger and more impactful than I ever thought LWYMMD was.

I also loved Camila Cabello's performance, as well - "Consequences" is such an underrated song from her album and shows off her strong vocals in a different way than her other songs. The orchestra in the background added so much to the beautiful performance. The music video f…

Kylie Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick: Worth The Hype?

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Kylie Cosmetics is undoubtedly one of the most talked-about makeup brands in the industry ever since its launch in 2015. A lot of the hype comes from Kylie Jenner's name being attached to it - but are the products actually worth the money? In todays post, I'm going to share my full review of the most popular product the brand sells, their matte liquid lipsticks. 

I made my first order on the Kylie Cosmetics website in late 2016 and I ordered Candy K, one of her original 3 lip kit shades. It is described on KylieCosmetics.com as a "warm pinky nude".
For about a year this was pretty much the only lipstick I would wear when I would do my makeup. It is the most reliable liquid lipstick I have and I know I can count on it lasting all day, with minimal touch-ups required. When I go on vacation, this is one of the two lipsticks I always bring with me (other than my favorite red lipstick), since I know it's perfect for any occassion. 


The formula isn't drying on my lips…

2018 ALLURE BEST OF BEAUTY LIST: MY RECOMMENDATIONS

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Allure recently released their annual list of the best beauty products. It includes 100s of products; from makeup, skincare, nails, brushes, and more from all price ranges. The list can be a bit overwhelming to go through since there are dozens of products included in each category, so I wanted to narrow down the list and share some of my favorites they included this year. I haven't tried a lot of what was on their list, but the ones I have I absolutely love, as well. Enjoy!

Flower Beauty Flower Pots Powder Blush // $9.99
This blush gives such a pretty natural flush of color to the cheeks and blends seamlessly into the skin. Both the product formulation and the packaging are so well done and high quality. The flower imprint also adds such a cute touch to the product. Flower Beauty is one of my favorite brands! 
Shade I love:
Wild Rose

Check out my full review here!
Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow // $24.00
This product makes applying glitter shadow easy and mess-free. It is so …

FLOWER BEAUTY BLUSH: REVIEW

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I have the shade "Wild Rose" which is a pale rosy pink shade. I have a very fair skin tone and this compliments it perfectly. There are 4 shades available right now, but I hope they eventually expand the shade range to cater to deeper skin tones. 

This product has the perfect amount of pigmentation. Other blushes I've tried can be too pigmented - making it very easy to apply too much and look like a clown. The Flower Pot blush has a satin finish that gives a really natural flush of color to the cheeks that blends seamlessly into the skin. It is pretty densely pressed into the pan and has no powdery kickback.From what I've tried, this formula is most reminiscent of my favorite Essence Silky touch Blush, which was actually discontinued a while ago. I'm so glad I was able to find a comparable product!

There is a rose imprinted in the product, which adds such a cute touch to the blush. The packaging looks like it would be made out of cheap plastic, but it actually feel…

FLOWER BEAUTY CONCEALER REVIEW

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To start off, the biggest issue I have with this product is that there's only 6 shades. Brands with a non-inclusive shade range is definitely a huge issue in the makeup industry and I really hope Flower expands their shade range, as well as many other brands with the same issue. I have a very fair skin tone and  the lightest concealer shade in the Light Illusion range is too dark for me. The darkest shade also won't be dark enough for a lot of skin tones. Both ends of the spectrum of shades needs to be expanded. All of the shades in the range seem to lean more on the warmer side, so if you have cool or neutral-toned skin (like I do) then you won't be able to find an exact match - which is a shame because I actually really love the formula.

It has a beautiful natural dewy finish to it, while also being full coverage and covering up blemishes. I personally use concealer all over my face to substitute as a foundation and it gives my face such a nice natural shine. My skin (esp…

SUMMER 2018 BEAUTY FAVORITES

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Here's a list of my summer beauty favorites! If you want to read about my spring favorites, click here. Enjoy!
Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick // $18.00
I haven't been wearing a lot of liquid lipsticks this summer, besides Jeffree Star Velour formula. Its my absolute favorite - it lasts all day without drying out my lips or smudging on my face. The shade "Calabasas" is the perfect shade for any season and any skin tone. I cant recommend this lipstick enough!


Shade Shown: Calabasas Flower Beauty HydraSilk Ultimate Lip Butter // $9.99
This red lipstick is such a pretty pop of color for the summer time! The formula is so comfortable, moisturizing, and surprisingly more long-wear than I thought it would be considering it's a crème lipstick. I absolutely love this lipstick and have loved wearing it the past few months!

Check out my full reviewhere!
Shade Shown: Poppy Petal
Sally Hansen Hard As Nails XTreme Wear // $2.99
This is my favorite nail polish brand! I have several …