So I wanted to share something with all of you that I had recently purchased. Its this mineral veil from Bare Minerals. The packaging was too cute not to share with all of you. This is limited edition for the holidays. They have this packaging for the mineral veil, which cost $36. Its a little bit more pricier than the normal mineral veil, but this one is a lot larger and could potentially last you a life time. They also have this packaging for the normal powder makeup, and the only thing that is different is that instead of the clear jewel in the middle, they have a red jewel.
So recently, I have changed up my makeup routine to where I am not wearing liquid foundation anymore. Liquid foundation tends to wear off on my really quick and it doesn’t give me the coverage I need. So I have been using Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue, which is a tint hydrating cream and it gives my face the color it needs. And then I top it off with the Bare Minerals READY Foundation Broad Spectrum, which covers so amazing. This had been my foundation routine since the summer because I live in Utah and the heat here can get pretty crazy and the liquid foundation was just melting off of me. These two products have definitely been a life saver. For a while, I was just using these two product alone, but then a while back I found that I had some mineral veil left and it just made my makeup even better! It helped my face not be so oily, which is a huge problem for me. So this jumbo mineral veil was a bit of a splurge for me, but luckily I got it for pretty cheap.
Recently, I tried this new app called Raise and it allows you to buy gift cards for cheap because people don’t have a need for them anymore so I was lucky enough to get a Sephora gift card for cheap. If you use the code “kphan1”, you will get $5 off your purchase. Also if you use the code “Raise10”, you can save another $10 off a gift card. Like how awesome is that? Also, make sure you check out eBates.com, this site really does help you save money when your shopping online especially for purchases like this. When I purchase makeup items from Sephora, I tend to like shopping online better than actually in-store because you not only get cash back for it, but with you purchase you can get little kits of free samples, where they won’t give you in-store, which is a bummer to me, because I love free samples. So with my purchase I also got a little makeup bag full of samples that I can’t wait to try.
If you want to learn more about my money saving tips or how I get free gift cards, then please let me a comment below so I can do a post on thank.
Thanks for reading, and I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Tonight I went to my very first Jazz Basketball game. I have lived in Utah my whole life and have never been to a game once. I normally don’t like watching sports, but it was a fun experience. Tonight the Jazz played the Indiana Pacers. The Jazz were down the whole time. Towards the end, the Jazz started to catch up and almost had the chance to go into overtime with a tie game. Unfortunately that didn’t happen, but it was still fun.
For all you fashionistas out there I wasn’t quite sure what I would wear to a basketball game since I don’t have a Jazz jersey or a shirt. So the outfit I went with was a black tank with some blue skinny jeans and black booties. And to show my support for the Jazz, my cute pink snapback and of course you have to have a cute scarf to match with it. The fashion highlight of the night were these two cute old Asian ladies who were at the game and they were dressed in all pink Jazz stuff. It was so adorable. I wish I could have taken a picture to share it with you guys. Well i’m off to bed. Goodnight and Go Jazz!!!!
Hello All My Beauty Lovers,
I have an amazing deal that I need to let all my makeup lovers know about. I came across this deal today on QVC where you can get this whole set for only $59.94. That is an amazing deal especially for all of the products that you will receive. The kit includes:
- Three eyeliners in plum, bronze, and charcoal.
- Two Amazonian clay blushes.
- Two lipsurgence Lip Creme in Wonder and Rare.
- Two Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 mascara.
- Lipsurgence Lipgloss in a soft raspberry shade.
- 2 eyeshadow pallettes
This deal is only available today (11/10/14) and the deal will expire at midnight So get this deal while you can. This would make an amazing Christmas gift as well. If you bought all of these items separately it would cost $287.00, and if you were to buy this kit at regular price it would be $72.50. But if you order it today you get it for $59.94. So if you love makeup or if you want to try Tarte then this is a must have kit. Especially when you consider that this is usually the price of one pallete or two blushes. Hopefully this was helpful.
Have you even wandered into Sephora and was just amazed by all of the different makeup they had available? Is your first instinct that you wish you could buy everything in the store, but that you couldn’t afford it all? Well I’m that girl. I have a serious makeup addiction. I have so much makeup that I barely even use it all so it ends up just sitting in my makeup cases going bad. Even though I know that I have so much I still can’t pass up a good makeup deal when I see one. If you want the makeup they sell at Sephora, but can’t afford it, then the next best place to go is Nordstrom Rack. They always have amazing brands like NYX, TooFaced, and Stila there. Those are the brands that I see most often, but if your lucky you could possibly find even better brands. It mainly depends on the store closest to you. A few weeks ago I was in Las Vegas and was out shopping. I saw a Nordstrom rack and you know I had to go there and good thing I did because I picked up this amazing steal. I got this TooFaced Bonjour soleil bronzer pallet for $16 when its regularly priced for $44. I know I probably didn’t need anymore bronzer, but how could you not pass up this deal.
So if you ever need any makeup and your on a budget. Head to your local Nordstrom Rack first to see what they have available before you go to Sephora. Thanks for reading.