NEW The Balm ‘Balmsai’ Eyeshadow Palette Review + Swatches

Hi beauties!

The new Balmsai Palette from The Balm is officially out! Here is my review along with some swatches of all of the eyeshadows. What are your thoughts?

♡ PRODUCTS MENTIONED ♡
-The Balm Balmsai Palette

http://bit.ly/WAK0qi

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xoxo,

Michelle

Ipsy vs. Birchbox Unboxing (+BoxyCharm) | September 2014 ♡

Hi beauties!

It’s an Ipsy vs. Birchbox face-off, plus I’ll be showing you what I got in my September 2014 BOXYCHARM! What did you get in your September 2014 box?

♡ IPSY SEPTEMBER 2014 BAG ♡
-Crown Brush Infinity Shadow/Crease Duet Brush
-Mitchell and Peach Luxury Hand Cream
-Nourish Organic Moisturizing Cream Face Cleanser
-CAILYN Art Touch Tinted Lip Gloss
-Pacifica Natural Water-Proof Eye Pencil

Sign up for Ipsy: http://bit.ly/1g9X66X

♡ BIRCHBOX SEPTEMBER 2014 BOX ♡
-Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish™ Hot Cloth Cleanser Starter Kit
-Dear Clark, Resurrecting Wash
-Dear Clark, Resurrecting Rinse
-Smashbox Cosmetics Be Legendary Long-Wear Lip Lacquer
-Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum

Sign up for Birchbox: http://bit.ly/1jAw8jF

♡ BOXYCHARM SEPTEMBER 2014 BOX ♡
-Coastal Scents: Go Palette Beijing
-Tarina Tarantino Fleur De Lash Mascara
-NCLA Nail Lacquer in ‘Catwalk Queen’
-Tarte LipSurgence Lipgloss in ‘Exposed’ (20% off code ‘FALLBOXY’ on tarte.com. Valid 10/10/14 – 10/24/14)
-Harvey Prince Hello

Sign up for BOXYCHARM: http://bit.ly/1pA1LBA

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♡ PREVIOUS UNBOXING VIDEOS ♡
-March 2014 Birchbox Unboxing: http://bit.ly/1nUvtPy
-April 2014 Birchbox Unboxing: http://bit.ly/1g9XmCQ
-May 2014 Ipsy vs. Birchbox Unboxing: http://bit.ly/1iFKtMZ
-June 2014 Ipsy vs. Birchbox Unboxing: http://bit.ly/1t5eCwI
-July 2014 Birchbox Unboxing: http://bit.ly/1uFlyTw
-August 2014 Ipsy vs. Birchbox Unboxing (+BoxyCharm): http://bit.ly/YQvFYU

xoxo,

Michelle

FALL FOUNDATION ROUTINE ♥

Hi beauties!

Today I’m going to show you my fall foundation routine from start to finish :) It’s a 10-step process which sounds like a lot, but it only takes me around 10 minutes to do! I hope you enjoy!

♡ PRODUCTS USED ♡
-L’Oreal RevitaLift Moisture Blur
-Makeup Forever HD Foundation in ‘153 Golden Honey’
-MakeUp Forever HD Concealer in ‘340 Sand’
-MAC Prep + Prime Highlighter in ‘Light Boost’
-e.l.f HD Powder
-Enter Pronoun Blow Torch Bronzer
-MAC Blush in ‘Rosy Outlook’
-MAC Cream Color Base in ‘Shell’
-BH Cosmetics Flawless Brow Trio
-Benefit Gimme Brow in ‘Medium/Deep’

♡ TOOLS USED ♡
-Beauty Blender
-Real Techniques Blush Brush
-BH Cosmetics Powder Brush (part of ’10 Piece Eco Brush Set’)

xoxo,

Michelle

Beauty Empties 2014! | Products I’ve Used Up

Hi beauties!

I’ve finished up quite a few products over the past couple months, so it’s time for an empties video :) I hope you enjoy!

♡ PRODUCTS MENTIONED ♡
-Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes
-AcneFree 2-in-1 Acne Wipes
-e.l.f. Makeup Remover Cleansing Cloths
-Boots No7 Beautiful Skin Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover
-Essence of Beauty Wind Kissed Bath and Shower Gel
-Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Sunscreen
-JUARA Candlenut Body Creme
-Neutrogena Acne Foaming Scrub
-Brightening Sheet Mask by Look Beauty
-Blender Cleanser
-Revlon Matte Lipstick in ‘Pink Pout’
-Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Leave-In Conditioning Cream
-Organix Renewing Argan Oil of Morocco Shampoo
-Organix Renewing Argan Oil of Morocco Conditioner
-L’Oreal EverSleek Sulfate-Free Smoothing System Shampoo

xoxo,

Michelle

DRUGSTORE SERIES: Best Drugstore Lip Products!

Hi beauties!

It’s time for another Drugstore Series video, and today I’ll be focusing on lip products! Here are all of my favorite lipsticks + lip glosses from the drugstore. Don’t forget to let me know what makeup category you want to see next!

♡ VIDEOS MENTIONED ♡
-Best Drugstore Bronzers: http://bit.ly/1xPFmWO
-Best Drugstore Eyeshadows: http://bit.ly/1xPFo0K
-NYX Simply Irresistible Lip Cream Review + Swatches: http://bit.ly/1suzhKX
-My NYX Butter Gloss Collection + Swatches: http://bit.ly/1toQmpI
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♡ PRODUCTS MENTIONED ♡
-Milani Color Statement Lipstick in ‘Fruit Punch’
-Revlon ColorBurst Lipstick ‘Soft Nude’
-Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in ‘Temptress’
-L’Oreal Colour Riche Lipstick in ‘Fairest Nude’
-L’Oreal Colour Riche Pop Balm in ‘Wild Lily’
-NYX Extra Creamy Round Lipstick in ‘Narcissus’
-NYX Simply Pink Lip Cream in ‘Enchanted’
-NYX Butter Gloss in ‘Cherry Cheesecake’
-Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss in ‘Pango Peach’
-Maybelline Color Elixir in ‘Glistening Amber’

xoxo,

Michelle

17 BEAUTY HACKS IN UNDER 7 MINUTES

Hi beauties!

Here are 17 beauty hacks for whenever you’re in a rut. I hope you enjoy!

♡ HACKS ♡
1. Create a boho braid with a toothbrush
2. Create an easy smokey eye by drawing a hashtag (#) along your outer V with an eye pencil
3. Create an easy winged eyeliner using a spoon
4. Use a pencil to contour your face
5. Prevent mascara from getting onto your eye makeup by holding a spoon against your upper lash line
6. Groom your eyebrows in place with a toothbrush
7. Keep your razor from rusting by rubbing olive oil on the metal part (do this in between shaves!)
8. Cut your false eyelashes into 3 sections for easy application
9. Tame flyways with a toothbrush and some hairspray
10. Declump mascara using a toothbrush
11. Use a shimmer eyeshadow as a highlighter on your face
12. Even out your hairline with mascara
13. Apply chapstick to your wrists and neck to help your perfume last all night
14. Put some concealer into a contact case for touchups on the go
15. Put your mascara tube into a mug of hot water for 5 minutes to keep it from drying out
16. Make your own DIY pre-moistened Q-tips
17. Apply deodorant to the back of your neck before heat styling your hair to keep you from sweating

Get Ready With Me: Fall Makeup, Hair, & Outfit! (Feat. Amrezy Palette)

Hi beauties!

Lets get ready together! I did this GRWM a little different than I usually do my GRWM’s: this time I did a pop up video. Let me know if you like it!

♡ MAKEUP ♡
-MAC Paint Pot in ‘Soft Ochre’
-Anastasia Beverly Hills Amrezy Palette
-MAC Fix+
-BH Cosmetics Flawless Brow Trio
-Lord & Berry Silk Kajal Kohl Eye Pencil
-Inglot Gel Liner #77
-Ardell #101 Demi Lashes
-Laura Mercier Flawless Skin Tone Perfecting Cream
-Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer in ‘Medium’
-Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer in ‘Neutralizer’
-BH Cosmetics 10 Color Professional Blush Palette
-The Balm Mary Loumanizer
-Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara
-NYX Lip Liner in ‘Nectar’
-Revlon Lipstick in ‘Soft Nude’
-MAC Lipglass in ‘Underage’

♡ HAIR ♡
-Luxury For Princess 260 grams Princess Glamorous Extensions in Darkest Brown

http://bit.ly/1qaaqfP

(Use code ‘ReadySetGlamour’ for $$ off!)

♡ OUTFIT ♡
-Top: American Apparel
-Skirt: Nordstrom
-Leggings: ASOS
-Boots: Tory Burch Jenna High Heel Boots
-Necklace: H&M
-Bracelet: A local boutique

xoxo,

Michelle

NEW NYX Simply Irresistible Lip Cream Collection Review + Swatches

Hi beauties!

Todays video is going to be all about the brand new NYX Simple Irresistible Lip Creams. Within this collection there are 4  shade ranges called: Simply Vamp, Simply Red, Simply Pink, and Simply Nude. Each shade category includes 6 lip creams to choose from, ranging from brights to bolds to everything in between. Enjoy my review/swatch video and let me know your thoughts on these new goodies!

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♡ PRODUCTS MENTIONED ♡
SIMPLY VAMP:
-NYX Simply Vamp ‘Temptress’
-NYX Simply Vamp ‘Bewitching’
-NYX Simply Vamp ‘Covet’
(Other colors: Enamored, Aphrodisiac, She Devil)

SIMPLY RED:
-NYX Simply Red ‘Russian Roulette’
-NYX Simply Red ‘Knockout’
-NYX Simply Red ‘Leading Lady’
(Other colors: Candy Apple, Maraschino, Seduction)

SIMPLY PINK
-NYX Simply Pink ‘Enchanted’
-NYX Simply Pink ‘Flushed’
-NYX Simply Pink ‘French Kiss’
-NYX Simply Pink ‘XOXO’
(Other colors: First Base, Primrose)

SIMPLY NUDE:
-NYX Simply Nude ‘Peaches’
-NYX Simply Nude ‘Fairest’
-NYX Simply Nude ‘Honey’
(Other colors: Exposed, Disrobed, Sable)

To buy: http://bit.ly/1w54iaU

xoxo,

Michelle

Beauty Haul + Mini Reviews! | Birchbox.com

Hi beauties!

I have another haul for you today – and this time it’s a bit different than I normally do my hauls. I tested each product out and have formed an opinion on them so I’m not only going to show you all my new goodies, but I’m also going to give little mini reviews on each item! Let me know if you like this type of haul and I’ll continue doing them :)

♡ PRODUCTS MENTIONED ♡
-GlamGlow SuperMud Clearing Treatment: http://trib.al/jtQa5qP
-Benefit They’re Real Push Up Liner: http://trib.al/4I6aQRj
-Coastal Scents Revealed 2 Palette: http://trib.al/BfPnCTW
-Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in ‘Belissima’: http://trib.al/StBHE5B

 

xoxo,

Michelle

My Fall Morning Routine 2014! | Wake Up With Me

Hi beauties!

Here’s my morning routine for fall! In my fall morning routine I show you my morning skincare routine, a healthy breakfast idea, and what I do to prep for filming. This video is also a collaboration with the gorgeous Katie from AllThatFresh – I hope you enjoy our morning routines!

♡ VIDEOS MENTIONED ♡
-Katie (AllThatFresh)’s Fall Morning Routine: http://bit.ly/1qyY0eU
-Neutral Everyday Makeup Tutorial (Feat. Urban Decay Naked 2 Basics Palette): http://bit.ly/WduSiK

♡ PRODUCTS USED ♡
-Merle Norman Pink Grapefruit Sugar Scrub
-Clean & Clear Mango and Papaya Morning Burst Body Wash
-AcneFree Oatmeal & Jojoba Oil Acne Scrub
-Crest 3D White Toothpaste
-Kiehl’s Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate
-Murad Essential-C Day Moisturize SPF 30 Moisturizer
-Bath & Body Works Pink Chiffon Triple Moisture Body Cream

xoxo,

Michelle