Weekend Recap

Hello Darlings!

How was everyones weekend? I suppose some of you might still be enjoying a long weekend with Today being President’s day.

The weekend came and went by real quick for me. I swear last week was really long and then finally Friday came and before I knew it Monday was here.

Saturday started off running errands like normal so we could enjoy Sunday more. I did try out that mascara I got in my Ipsy bag I talked about here and I am not impressed. I know it was only a two day test but it’s not something I will reach for when I want to look my best.

It does give the lashes a nice coating and it does take an extra minute to take it off at night since it is a waterproof. Who knows though sometimes I end up not caring for something to later go back to it and love it. I will give it a few days (maybe a week) to dry out a little and then give it another go.

Saturday night we did go out for sushi at one of our favorite places called Tsubaki Sushi & Hibachi. They don’t have a website so I linked their FB page and it may not look like much but the best places are usually in the least likely spots. If you are in the Oklahoma City area and enjoy sushi I recommend giving it a go!

Sunday we had a few items to pick up from the store for the week and that was it. The rest was just a lazy Sunday.

What did you do this weekend? Did you have a long weekend? If you are in the OKC area what places would you recommend for any kind of anything?

xoxo

Becca

 

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February Ipsy Bag “17

Hello Darlings!

It is finally Friday! I really thought yesterday was Friday till about 8pm las night. It was a real wake up call to realize it was not.

This months Ipsy bag was not that glamours but I am excited about a few things. Do any of you get Ipsy? What did you get in your bag?

If you are thinking about joining but not sure, don’t base it on these products alone check out this post to see the different kinds of products you can get. Also check out the comments to see what other people got in theirs.

Ipsy has you take a personal quiz to help send products to fit your needs, or wants. If you decide to join here is a link for you to easily sign up.

Now let’s get on with the bag……

 

I have received products from this line before and I have liked them. In fact I have a body scrub sample size that I have been using as a lip scrub in the shower. It works wonders! This product is a Gentle cleanser with sugar, mint, oats & rice. It has no fragrance, paraben free, and vegetarian proteins. From reading the directions this is a face cleanser. It seems it would be a nice soft exfoliate.

I love getting brushes in my subscriptions. Ipsy does partner with some good brands like this one “LUXIE”. I have received a few brushes from this line and they work really nice. This is a Blush brush #514 it feels soft and doesn’t seem to shed.

 

I was just about to open a new mascara when this one came in so I figured instead I would open this one and see how well it works. It is from Bellapierre cosmetics & is their volume lash waterproof mascara. 1. I am happy it is waterproof 2. It is full size 3. The brush is small enough for my bottom lashes & 4. It saved me from opening a good mascara

I will need to wear this all weekend to really see how I like it so the verdict is still out.

 

This is a 74% water based skin illuminator from Seraphine Botanicals. For all my vegan readers this is a friendly product for you as for my gluten free readers. I will give this a go this weekend as well but I usually tend to use these kind of products more during the summer.

 

 

I am a huge fan of NYX products especially their lip butters. This is a Butter lipstick in the color LIFEGUARD which is red with burgundy tones. I have not purchased any of these myself in face the ones (2) I have besides this one have been in an Ipsy bag. I just don’t reach for these as much as other products. The are creamy but the color is not great.

That concludes this months Ipsy bag for me but I still would love to see and hear what you got in yours!

xoxo

Becca

 

 

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Pure Leaf Home Brew

 

 

I was recently chosen my Influenster to try these full size samples from Pure Leaf. One is an Iced and one is a Hot tea. I love tea both ways so I was a good candidate for this box.

I have talked about Influenster before but in short it is a free site you can sign up for and plug in all your social sites. You take some quizzes and if they fill a box of samples would be a great fit for you they send it out. All they ask in return is your review! You can learn more about it here and sign up here.

I am already a huge fan of the unsweetened original Pure Leaf tea. It is that good old fashioned iced tea.

So I was excited about this home brew. The hot is a black tea with a vanilla flavor. The vanilla is not that over powering so I added honey and lemon and it was really enjoyable.

I will say I really enjoy Iced tea during the day and I was really bummed about this flavor.

I enjoy Green tea which is what this one is but it is flavored with mint and citrus. I enjoy both of those flavors so it would have been nice if it would have came through more.

I felt I was drinking a strong green tea with a slight mint flavor and very little citrus.

I know they have other flavors and I plan on giving them a try.

Do you enjoy a good cup of tea? Iced or Hot???

XOXO

Becca

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Maybelline Influenster

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Hello Darlings!

Did everyone have a great Halloween? We didn’t really do anything this year.

I am ready for the holidays coming up next! It will be nice to enjoy a tiny vacation.

A few weeks ago I received a package for received to try out this 2 SuperStay 24 color lip wear.

The 2 color I got where constant toast ( light pink) and Keep up the flame (red). I am not much for reds so I gave it to a friend.

I tried on the pink one a few times hoping for better results each time. I sadly was not a fan of these.

From far away they look great but up close it was dry, flakey, and felt awful on lips. I wasn’t even able to get the gloss (moisturizer) side on before it turned patchy.

I was able to see every line in my lips which I was not a fan of.

I think there are better long-wear liquid lips out there. I love colorpop and KatVonD liquid lips.

I did see some people liked this so of course this is just my opinion.

Happy Monday!

xoxo

Becca

 

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Weekend Recap: A few new products

Hello Darlings!

How are you are this perfect weather (in OKC) Monday?!

This weekend was my first of my new schedule. I now have Sunday and Monday’s off so that is my weekend! Which I don’t mind at all.

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So I have been having the worst chapped lips of my life! I don’t understand what the deal is. I use my Bite Agave lip mask every night and my Glossier balm all day and still no luck.

I need to make a lip scrub but I saw these lip masks the other day in Sephora and thought it might be fun to try out.

So when you open it up it is folded in half and you just open it up to look like picture below:

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It has one side with the serum on it that you apply to your lips. It is just like a normal sheet mask but you leave it on for 15 mins then remove and tap in the remaining serum on lips.

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A lot bigger than my lips hahaha

It does not taste weird or burn. I used the Shea one for protecting and repairing. They only have 2 different masks at the moment and I got both but just put this one to the test. I will say I did not notice anything life changing. I don’t think I will repurchase these and just try to get better at lip scrubbing.

I have been trying out some different natural deodertants lately and I am having a hard time finding a real good one at a good price. I gave this this one a go and I deodorants started to have a problem.

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I had to pop it in the microwave for a few immediately to get to move up the tube. I felt it really didn’t do it’s job. It smells nice but does not stay on long plus it made my armpits raw and red. I will not give up but for now I will stick with dove.

Do you have any seconds??? I would love to hear them please comment below!

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I also wanted to mention I got one of the best facials today! It was at a spa called Reborn Wellness Spa in Yukon Ok. My friend Jennifer owns it and she is amazing! You should check her out! Her facebook page is @RebornWellnessSpa.

 

XOXO

Becca

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