Wednesday, December 27, 2017

New Year's Eve party looks with the new Surya Brasil

Hi ya Gorgeous! 
Squee! It's almost time for the new year! I am so excited for 2018 - there are so many amazing things on the horizon, just waiting for January to begin!



I think, now a days, it's more than just making a resolution, I think it's about starting with the calendar and carving in to it the 90 day plan with action steps daily. 


Ok, time to meet Surya Brasil! The best pigment and color load in a vegan beauty product!

The Exotic Animals Nail Polish collection is inspired by nature's wonderful colors to leave your nails beautiful and healthy. There are many vibrant and bright colors, each one dedicated to a specific exotic animal from all over the world.  
The Peacock is one of the most exuberant animals in the world. It brings the bright metallic blue shade of its feathers to the Surya Brasil Nail Polish collection. 
7-FREE: 
  • NO Camphor
  • NO DBP
  • NO Formaldehyde
  • NO Parabens
  • NO Toluene
  • NO ingredients of animal origin
  • NO animal testing
Volume: 9.5mL / 0.32 fl. oz.
Ingredients: Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Tosylamide/Epoxy Resin, Alcohol, Tributyl Citrate, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Solum Diatomeae, Isopropyl Alcohol, Lecithin, Maleic Acid, Benzophenone-2, CI77510, CI77891, CI77019 (MICA).


Surya Brasil's 100% Natural, Vegan & Kosher Tinted Lip Balms are an organic and cruelty-free lip treatment for smooth, soft, hydrated lips. Surya Brasil tinted lip balms nourish, moisturize and restore elasticity, and are the perfect middle ground between lip care and lip color. Flavors available are Blood Orange, Coconut Nectar, Pink Grapefruit, Pomegranate, Sugared Fig and Vanilla Dragon Fruit.
  • NO parabens
  • NO pretrolatum
  • NO animal ingredients or animal testing
  • NO artificial coloring
  • NO artificial fragrance
  • NO beeswax
  • NO synthetic preservatives
  • NO gluten
  • NO mineral oils or GMOs
    Ingredients: *Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, *Fair Trade Certified™ *Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Fair Trade Certified™ *Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, *Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia) Seed Oil, *Flavor, *Bertholletia Excelsa (Brazil Nut) Seed Oil, Virola Sebifera (Ucuuba) Butter, Astrocaryum Murumuru (Murumuru) Butter, Mixed Tocopherols (Vitamin E), Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Mica.
    *Certified Organic Ingredients

    If you need a green beauty gift for the vegan in your life, these new beauty products from Surya Brasil! I have received samples of both the nail polishes and tinted lip sheers and in this video I demonstrate and introduce them! Find Surya Brasil at Whole Foods Markets , Pharmaca and Thrive Markets or online at http://suryabrasilproducts.com

     

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    Friday, December 22, 2017

    Last minute beauty lover gifts with Essence Cosmetics new products!

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    There are only a few days left til Christmas and if you have not picked out the gifts for your beauty lover, these new colors and products from Essence Cosmetics are perfect for present toppers and stocking stuffers!




    I'm loving that the "highlight/contour game has finally evolved in products to include other colors and shades, such as the peach and pink sets from Essence Cosmetics!


    These are highly pigmented and a little bit of product goes a long way! I like applying mine over my face setting powder for a smoother application and more even distribution of the color.



    Lip glosses are $2.99 on essencemakeup.com Blush play sculpting palettes are $5.99

    The new 2018 Color of the Year as described from Pantone is included in this video via a new lip gloss from essence cosmetics!




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    Thursday, December 21, 2017

    Meet DOVE - the new products for last minute stocking stuffers and dry itchy skin!

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    Are you ready for Christmas? How was your Hanukkah? Fabulous I hope! So we are down to the final days before the celebrations and today I have a great winter skin healer as well as stocking stuffer idea for you with the new products from DOVE!


    The big news is the DOVE shower foam in four scents. It's light in texture but a full power house of moisturizing skin caring cleansing goodness!


    The new products in the Dove+MEN care line have refreshing scents that could be a new addition and mix up to a guy's regular soap, deoderant and hair care routines!


    You can find these last minute gift giving goodies from DOVE on Amazon, or at mass retailers like Walmarts and Walgreens!



    Thank you very much DOVE for the samples to review for the blog post!
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    Friday, December 15, 2017

    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give and Get - Final Day with Amazon Influencer List

    Hi ya Gorgeous!
    A mighty TGIF and Happy Friyay to you! Phew. I need the weekend to rest a bit and catch up and get ready for the very busy week ahead!



    Today is the final 12 Days of Good Gifts to Give and Get from Makeup University. Which, brings me to a one stop all inclusive list of so many of the things that have been shared on a daily basis.

    I've partnered with Amazon in the Influencer List  and it's my own personal one stop shop page that has the best brands and beauty helps or hacks to keep you looking and feeling your best.



    It's available directly at:  https://www.amazon.com/shop/cherelynn

    When you visit the page you will find the skincare, fragrance, makeup, and fashion that I love and may help introduce you to a new product or remind you of an old fave.

    You can use your Prime account to save on shipping, and if you create a "reorder" list you can save an additional 5% or more off of the items you use most!

    I'm updating the list constantly with new finds so check back!  Now go enjoy this weekend and get ready for the best Christmas season ever!


    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    DISCLOSURE:  This post contains affiliate links that I may receive a commission on if used. I regularly shop on Amazon. I did not receive any free products or free samples from Amazon to create this post. I did receive the opportunity to sign up for an Influencer List account that creates an affiliate link to share and if the link is used, it's possible I may receive a commission fee.

    Thursday, December 14, 2017

    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give and Get - featuring Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    Happy Thursday - whoa - this month is speeding by! How is your holiday celebrations going? Are you doing any new events or making a new tradition?  My family is doing the usual, but I swear, it feels like it is happening so fast!


    I have finally gotten all of the lil wee gifts for my son's stocking and the funny thing about the stocking is that, it's the smallest yet it usually costs the most since I usually pack it full of gift cards to his favorite restaurants and game store!

    So today in the 12 Days of Good Gifts to Give and Get - I am featuring the Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder.  Why? Because it's awesome. If you have not tried any makeup from Laura Mercier, it's time you do. I'm a huge fan of her powder, lipsticks. liners, and bronzer. In fact, her bronzer is my go to for most every day!



    Secret Brightening Powder - # 1 ( For Fair to Medium Skin Tones ) - Laura Mercier 

    Lighter-than-air powder sets and prolongs the wear of concealer, camouflage, and other under eye products. Instantly brightens eye area.
    Brightening Finish
    Transparent white powder has a brightening finish that instantly adds a lightening boost to the eye area, with a touch of sheer coverage. Works on any skin tone.
    Just for Eyes
    Micronized pigments won't settle into fine lines, accentuate shadows, or look cakey, even in the tricky eye area where many setting powders are less than ideal.
    Please note, this is really intended for just under the eyes and anywhere that needs a highlighting, so it's not for the entire face - so why buy two different powders? Because this is something that takes great care of a delicate area on the face! It's worth it!

    Get yours on Amazon, on at www.lauramercier.com

    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give & Get featuring Living Proof hair care

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    We are mid way through the week and mid way to Christmas but at the beginning of Hanukkah. There is so much to do and celebrate! What is your favorite holiday activity to do?



    We are planning on doing the Christmas lights tour in the neighborhood and then see a movie, The Last Jedi to be exact!

    In today's recommendation for a great gift to give for a beauty lover in the 12 Days of Good Gifts to Give & Get, I recommend trying the Living Proof brand of hair care.

    The Restore Shampoo and Conditioner is great for dry winter hair that receives a lot of styling due to holiday parties and events!



    The Shampoo
    A gentle shampoo for dry, damaged hair that when used as part of the Restore System* helps hair behave like it was not damaged at all. The Restore System is designed to work together to help dry, damaged hair appear visibly healthier. Powered by our patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), the Restore System:
    • instantly restores damaged hair cuticles so they act more like new
    • restores moisture levels to be more like that  of healthier, undamaged hair
    • helps to repel dirt and  oil so you can shampoo and style less often for a healthier hair care routine
    • protects from future damage and strengthens hair to become 20x more resistant to breakage 
    Restore Shampoo is ideal for dry, damaged hair. It is sulfate-free and  silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

    The Conditioner:
    A moisture-balancing conditioner for dry, damaged hair that when used as part of the Restore System* helps hair behave like it was not damaged at all. The Restore System is designed to work together to help dry, damaged hair appear visibly healthier. Powered by our patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), the Restore System:
    • instantly restores damaged hair cuticles so they act more like new
    • restores moisture levels to be more like that  of healthier, undamaged hair
    • helps to repel dirt and oil so you can shampoo and style less often for a healthier hair care routine
    • protects from future damage and strengthens hair to become 20x more resistant to breakage. 
    Restore Conditioner is ideal for dry, damaged hair. It is silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

    Get yours at Amazon or Sephora or online at livingproof.com!
    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give and Get - featuring a beauty time saver

    Hi ya Gorgeous!
    Happy Tuesday! If you are still looking for a gift to give the beauty lover who has everything...get this!

    In our 12 Days of Good Gifts to Give and Get - this is a must!

    It's a gal on the go or busy mom beauty time saver, it's part curling iron and part straight iron and all awesome!  Currently it is on sale on Amazon plus it has a 5% off coupon too!

    I want one!
    Meet the  Huachi 2 In 1 Curling Iron Flat Iron 1 1/4 Inch Ceramic Hair Straightener Curling Wand





    About the product
    • A MUST HAVE SALON STYLING TOOL -- Huachi 2 In 1 Curling Iron is a good styling tool for curling and straightening. A button can switch from straight to curl.
    • GREAT FOR ALL HAIR TYPES-- Temperature starts from 100C-150C (212F - 302F) for delicate, colored hair, 150C- 180C (302F - 356F) for normal textured hair, and 180C- 230C (356F - 446F) for thick or wavy hair.
    • TOURMALINE CERAMIC TECHNOLOGY: The ceramic coating protects hair from over-styling and the tourmaline heating panel helps to seal moisture into your hair and reduce frizz.
    • SAFE FEATURE ANTI-SCALDING -- A perfect-design cool tip prevent burns and a practical handle easy to hold. 360 degrees tangle-free swivel cord makes it more convenient to use.
    • TRAVEL FRIENDLY -- Worldwide dual voltage 100-240v will automatically adjust to the proper voltage when used with a compatible adapter.

    Ok - so I tried to cut and paste all the amazing information from the website and it cut off! So click on over to Amazon and give this beauty time saver a look over, it will be a great gift to give or get!



    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Monday, December 11, 2017

    Meet Luminess Air Silk & Smooth Shaver

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    I just received a sample of a new face shaver from Luminess Air.  You may know the brand from their home airbrush makeup systems, and now they have a new product.


    The is face shaver removes peach fuzz safely and painlessly from your face to make your makeup wear better.

    I have a video demo for you below.  You can get your own Luminess Air Silk & Smooth shaver from HSN or their website here luminessair.com/products/skin/shaver





    You can get this at the Luminess Air website or on HSN for $29.99


    Ok, super apologies - this loaded yesterday without the video and that's on me. Sorry!


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    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give and Get - with Versace Crystal Noir Gift Set For Women 3 pc

    Happy Monday Gorgeous!

    Okay, the month is nearing the half way point - how are you doing in holiday prep and cheer?
    Though things may be challenging in some ways, I hope you are able to find the joy of the season!



    Today's gift idea for the beauty lover in your life is actually a fragrance that could be for a lady or a gentleman, meet Versace Crystal Noir! I'm a big fan of the Versace Bright Crystal and love this scent too - and the beauty lover in your life just may like it too!


    When you give fragrance as a gift, it's a flexible gift that keeps giving after it is opened. Someone who receives this gets to wear it and experience the scent in new situations based on what they are doing that day or night. I highly recommend giving fragrance!

    Find this Christmas gift set with a purse atomizer and lotion included with the bottle on Amazon!

    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Sunday, December 10, 2017

    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give & Get - Featuring Murad Limited Edition Merry and Smooth Skin Holiday Kit

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    Cheers to you having a wonderful and restful Sunday filled with fun holiday activities!


    The best thing you can do for yourself is take care of your skin!  Today's 12 Days of Christmas gift idea is one you can give to yourself and  a beauty lover! Remember, Christmas and Mother's Day are the best times to buy fragrance for the gift with purchase goodies are right now - same goes for skincare gift sets!


    This Murad set and a few others are available now but won't be for long - so get some!

    If you buy at Amazon, there is a great price and free shipping with Prime and if you buy at Ulta you can get points on your members card.

    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Saturday, December 9, 2017

    12 Days of Gifts - Good Ones to Give & Get featuring J'Adore parfum

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    There are so many amazing Christmas activities in Arizona to get out and do with the family! Be sure and visit the Phoenix Zoo Lights, Desert Botanical garden luminarias and ride the McCormick Stillman train to see the lights displayed in the neighborhood.



    Today's gift idea for  a beauty lover is also for a fragrance lover. Oh. Em. Gee. do I ever love perfume!  J'Adore  is definitely one of my favorites.  If you haven't tried it, you will love it's warm earthy scent with a hint of floral finish.



    If you are giving a gift of fragrance, any one who opens up this box will be happy to have it!  Get a variety of sizes and strengths for parfum oil to eau de toilette on Amazon!

    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Friday, December 8, 2017

    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give & Get - Huda Beauty Style

    Hi ya Gorgeous,

    TGIF and Happy Friyay!   What Christmas family tradition will you and your loved ones be doing this weekend?  Mine? Attending a performance of The Nutcracker of course!



    Today I have a special 12 Days of Gifts to Give & Get featuring Huda Beauty. I love this makeup brand and the collab with Tarte palette is one of my favorite and go to makeups for the week!



    What it is: 
    An eyeshadow palette with highly pigmented mattes, chrome pressed pearls, and 3D metal shades in an exclusive Rose Gold Edition. 

    What it does: 
    Beauty guru and entrepreneur Huda Kattan blends her makeup expertise and with her debut Eyeshadow Palette - Rose Gold Edition. Raising the bar with her unique eye shades, she’s created a palette of highly saturated mattes, chrome pressed pearls, and 3D metal shadows. Easily buildable, the shades deliver maximum payoff for easy on-the-go, or bold metallic and smoky looks. Consider it an accessory for your eyes, no matter what the mood or occasion. An ode to Huda’s favorite metallic, the sophisticated Rose Gold, this exclusive, timeless collection will be your next go-to palette. 

    The palette’s versatility allows you to create endless eye makeup variations. Amp up your look by topping it off with one of the 3D metals to give the eyes an incomparable pop. 


    This beautiful palette is available on Amazon or Sephora!  Get one for yourself and for your beauty lover!

    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give & Get - Featuring Wunderbrow

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    Are you still shopping or do you need to find THE gift for a beauty lover?



    You have got to try this product, it's Wunderbrow and I received my first tube as a blog sample.

    But then I tried it. Loved it. I get mine on Amazon and you can too!



    Now, it's one of the few products that I will use on my brows, especially on the long long work days because when this stuff goes on ...it does NOT come off through heavy rain or sweating or both!

    About the product

    How Does Wunderbrow Work?

    Wunderbrow contains an exclusive blend of hair-like fibers, combined with specifically treated pigments designed to fasten onto skin and hair. This Hair Fiber Complex is then fused into our PermaFix Gel to create a flexible matrix, locking the natural color and hairs onto our brows. The results are natural looking, perfectly shaped eyebrows that last for days.
    Wunderbrow is a new solution which allows women to easily fill, define and shape their brows with natural looking color that lasts until they decide to take it off. Wunderbrow gives the convenience of the perfect brow, at home, and in one easy step.

    Available in 5 Colors :
    • Brunette
    • Black / Brown
    • Blonde
    • Auburn
    • Jet Black

    • Long lasting- stays on until you decide to take it off
    • Transfer-proof- will not transfer onto your clothes
    • Budge-proof- will not smudge if you rub
    • Water-proof- shower, swim, workout, wunderbrow stays put
    • Hair fibers- fill in sparse areas for a natural look

    How Does Wunderbrow Work?

    Wunderbrow contains an exclusive blend of hair-like fibers, combined with specifically treated pigments designed to fasten onto skin and hair. This Hair Fiber Complex is then fused into our PermaFix Gel to create a flexible matrix, locking the natural color and hairs onto our brows. The results are natural looking, perfectly shaped eyebrows that last for days.
    Wunderbrow is a new solution which allows women to easily fill, define and shape their brows with natural looking color that lasts until they decide to take it off. Wunderbrow gives the convenience of the perfect brow, at home, and in one easy step.
    • Transfer-Proof
    • Water-Proof
    • Lasts for Days
    • 1-Step Application
    • Looks Natural
    • Cruelty Free & Vegan

    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Remembering Pearl Harbor today

    Hi ya Gorgeous,
    Today is a day in history for the United States of America as we remember the attacks on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The phrase for today is " a day that will live on in infamy".

    Today, Japan is one of our strongest allies, though it wasn't always so.





    The target ship USS Utah, and the battleships USS Arizona and Oklahoma, were the only ships the Japanese left beyond repair. The Utah remains on the Pearl Harborfloor along with the Arizona. The Oklahoma was raised after a massive effort but proved to be too damaged to return to service.



    The day before the attacks, the USS Arizona took on a full load of fuel, nearly 1.5 million gallons. Much of that fuel helped ignite the explosion and subsequent fires that destroyed the ship, but — amazingly — some fuel continues to seep out of the wreckage. According to the History Channel, the Arizona “continues to spill up to 9 quarts of oil into the harbor each day“ and visitors often say it is as if the ship were still bleeding.

    Survivors of the attack have the option to join their lost comrades and make Pearl Harbor their final resting place. Crew members who served on board the USS Arizona during the attack — the ship that experienced the most devastating damage — may choose to have their ashes deposited by divers beneath one of the sunken Arizona’s gun turrets. Roughly 30 Arizona survivors have chosen this option and less than a dozen of the 355 survivors are still living. Other military survivors can choose to have their ashes scattered wherever their ship was located during the attacks.



    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Sources: Huffington Post, Google, Wikipedia

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give & Get - Mermaid brushes!

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    Cheers to your mid week Wednesday starting off to fun and merriment! One thing I love about the holiday season is that there are so many fun family activities to do!



    If you don't have a plan to get out and see some lights, or do a hayride with cocoa - check your area and make a plan! It's fun!

    Today I have a wee goodie for the beauty lover that will make the stocking a wonderful surprise!  As a makeup artist, I have brushes for every single possible situation, and then, I still want and need more!

    These Mermaid makeup brushes are so beautiful! If you have a beauty lover, get these! They are available on Amazon and if you have Prime, the shipping can be free!











    This collection has a brush for every part of the face, from eyebrows and eyeliner to eyeshadow, contour, blush and powder!

    Mermaid brushes available in this set on Amazon  http://amzn.to/2jUb81f

    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    12 Days of Good Gifts to Give and Get featuring Too Faced Cosmetics

    Hi ya Gorgeous!

    Happy Tuesday to you! Remember, the next best time is today to make a step forward on your life goals and dreams!


    Now onto the 12 Days of Good Gifts to Get and Give for the beauty lover!  A little bit of powder can go a long way with how you look and feel! This is one of my  favorite powders and though I have used Laura Mercier powder for ages, I have started swapping this out!

    You will love this - try on Amazon, and if it's not for you, Amazon has a simple and easy return policy!


    Super silky, lightweight powder sets makeup for longer wear while providing a veil of perfecting luminosity and a finish so natural they’ll think you were Born This Way.
    DETAILS
    • Universal shade complements all skin tones
    • Helps brighten and boost skin’s radiance
    • Hyaluronic Acid for a smoother, more youthful appearance
    FORMULATED WITHOUT GLUTEN AND PARABENS
      

    Inspired by the luminous appearance of the world at twilight when it's bathed in beautiful, ethereal light, Too Faced Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Jerrod Blandino, created Born This Way to help you experience that same magical feeling every day.

    Get your and one for your favorite beauty lover on Amazon for $32! http://amzn.to/2jTZP9j


    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Monday, December 4, 2017

    December -12 Days of Good Gifts

    Hi ya Gorgeous!
    Whoa. It's here. December. So happy and so sad. Happy to be celebrating the Christmas spirit and all the fun activities with family but sad to see the year come to a close. For me, it went by too fast and I feel like life is happening in a Ferris Bueller quote!



    So hug your loved ones and spend some quality memory making time with them before it's too late!

    Now on to today's blog topic - a 12 Day of Good Gifts for your self and your gift list.  I am happy to share some Amazon products to make shopping convenient for yourself and the list!

    I am using and loving this charcoal tooth whitener.  Note to you, perhaps pick up the black bristle toothbrush when you order this product because it will turn a white bristle, a dark color. I know what you are thinking - how does putting black powder on your teeth make them white?

    The soft pumice effect of the charcoal does a great job cleaning and whitening your teeth.  When I use it, I get my toothbrush wet, then dip it into the charcoal powder and add a lil dollop of toothpaste to give it a minty taste. Without the toothpaste, it doesn't really have a flavor.  This is a good one to buy for yourself and give as a stocking stuffer or gift to a beauty lover, or - even put this in the white elephant gift exchange!


    About the product

    • Be careful when opening lid for the first time
    • Whiten with no sensitivity - premium ingredients, excellent for gum health
    • Refined charcoal powder from the purest sources
    Use this link to conveniently shop on Amazon!
    http://amzn.to/2ANaUnb


    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    Cyber Monday Beauty Faves via Amazon

    Hi ya Gorgeous!
    Happy Monday! More importantly ... Happy Cyber Monday!

    I have waited until today to do all of my Christmas shopping. Period. True story. So I've already finished with a few simple clicks, all of my shopping and according to Amazon, it will be delivered in a week. Phew. Easy peasy.

    So I have a list below of some hot holiday makeup items that you just may want to click on over!

    1. A one stop beauty kit! http://amzn.to/2zvTRlB





    2.  Gold toned bronzer powder for all over  http://amzn.to/2A8TReJ



    3.   Berry toned lips for parties and photo ops
    Drugstore version: http://amzn.to/2BrEhZB



    Department store version:   http://amzn.to/2BqNSQD



     4. Banana powder - if you haven't tried this yet yourself, you need to and it will change your life!
    http://amzn.to/2BrMflM





    5. Fragrance is the ultimate accessory!  I feel like perfumes should technically have their own post because there is so much to say - though I have to narrow it down to one scent for this post and I 'm picking a classic! I'm in need of my own bottle right now!

    Angel by Thierry Mugler  http://amzn.to/2zw14lF





    These are the Makeup University Top 5 beauty gifts to give this year! 




    Remember: you are beautiful! Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!

    This post contains affiliate links

    Friday, November 24, 2017

    Black Friday Holiday Gift Guide for Ladies & Gentleman

    Hi ya Gorgeous,

    Well, it's Black Friday - people are going crazy, right now, trying to get a tv for $1. Good luck to them!

    In other news, I have my favorite products for the beauty lover and their stocking stuffers, a gentleman and some makeups for the gamut in price range for others.

    Let's get started!

     I'm a big fan of 7th Heaven single satchet masks! These average $2 a piece! They make a perfect stocking stuffer for the beauty lover in your life!

    In the photo from left on top to right, then the second row left to right:  Passion Peel Off mask, Chocolate Mud Masque, Hot Spring Sauna Masque, Creamy Coconut mask, and for men,  the Deep Pore Cleansing peel Off mask.  You can find find these at Ulta Beauty, Walmart, Kmart, Bed Bath & Beyond and Harmon Discount stores!



    Just for those with beards and facial hair that needs extra care, the Beard Guyz have created a daily wash and deep conditioner for cleansing the beard of food particles, bacteria, excess oils and to soften the facial hair.  Each bottle is $9.99 and is gentle enough for daily use.

    Available from the BeardGuyz.com website, or at CVS, Walgreens and HEB stores.

     Also for the beard, especially in Movember, the Beard Guyz  offer a Nighttime Beard Growth serum to help facial hair growth, rehydrate dry hair and has an intense growth formula that works as the eard owner sleeps!

    They also have a Beard Scentz Original spray that is pocket sized and a perfect stocking stuffer for the beard wearerer on your gift list because this wee spray will help freshen and sanitize a beard!  Find online at BeardGuyz.com or your local Publix, Wegmans, Meijer or Bed Bath and Beyond store.


     For the classic shaver on the  gift list, consider the Van Der Hagen Premium Shave Set. It's a traditional shave set that is perfect for the beginner or man who prefers a more traditional shave.

    The set is just $13.99 and a gift that can be used daily and last for months to come!


    There is also a Van Der Hagen traditional safety razor that makes a perfect companion to the premium shave set. It comes with stainless steel razor blades and a lifetime warranty and is available for $19.99


     Now for those who love makeup, like me - this new line of colors from TIGI Cosmetics is gorgeous and richly pigmented! Many of these products are available at Walmart and Walmart.com as well as some Ulta Beauty stores and are in the $10-20 range.


     I love the shadows in the Love Affair quad! I can do my shadows, brows and liners, all in this quad!  The bronzer cheek duo, called Lovely Duo blush is highly pigmented and a shimmery bronze tone that can do both highlight, cheek color and a bit of  contour even!


    Now, I love the Foxy color lip gloss and it feels and wears great. The mascara - and you must know - I am hard on mascaras as it is my favorite makeup product - this TIGI mascara is for those who like a light and natural lash look.

    For the other end of the the makeup price spectrum, let's look at Hard Candy, available exclusively at Walmart and online at Walmart.com.

    I love this line for it's bold use of color and innovative products, as well as their affordability. Most products are $10 and under!

     I've already done a full review of these products, you can see that in this post here,  but these two products I think would be perfect gifts for the budget beauty lover on your gift list.

    The Poppin' Pigments are so versatile and the illuminating highlight is the same when it comes to 100 ways to use!


    Where ever you are shopping today, be safe and have fun!



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