Skincare Products for Dry Skin

Hi beauties!

Dry skin can be such a drag sometimes, especially with the cooler months being among us. I’m a firm believer in taking care of your skin because after all, if you don’t have a nice canvas to begin with, your makeup won’t look good. I’ve been testing out some products from Skin Deep Pharmaceuticals recently and wanted to share my thoughts, especially since now is the perfect time to save some money on their site (they’re currently having 40% off their entire site – use code Holiday14 at checkout).

Vitamin Cleanser

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The Vitamin Cleanser is made for those with dry, sensitive skin and is meant to wash away impurities without stripping the skin of its natural moisture. I like that it’s paraben free and is made with Antioxidants A-B. It was easy to rinse off and didn’t leave a greasy residue like some other cleansers do. I liked that it had a pump too.

Acne Spot Treatment

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Next up we have the Acne Spot Treatment, which I was excited to try out because while I don’t break out a ton, when I do, I love being able to apply a spot treatment at night and wake up to something less noticeable. Again, this product is paraben-free (yay!) and helps control oil production all while working to fight off the acne. This doesn’t work miracles immediately, but I did notice that my breakouts were less red, less textured, and less noticeable the more I applied it. Unlike other nighttime spot treatments, you can apply this over your breakouts up to 5 times a day.

Hyaluronic Acid

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Lastly I tried out the Hyaluronic Acid. This is meant to be applied on top of any serum, peel, moisturizer, or acne spot treatment to make that product more effective. I applied this on top of my Acne Spot Treatment and can’t really tell if it made a difference because I used it in conjunction with the other product, but I will say that it didn’t feel drying on my skin  or leave a sticky residue, so that’s a plus!

Have you tried out any of these products? If so, what are your thoughts?

xoxo,

Michelle

 

 

 

NEW YEARS EVE MAKEUP AND HAIR TUTORIAL | Gold Glitter + Glamorous Ponytail

Hi beauties!

Get ready with me for New Years Eve! This gold glitter eye makeup and high messy ponytail is perfect for any New Years Eve party. I hope you enjoy!

♡ PRODUCTS USED ♡
-MAC Paint Pot in ‘Soft Ochre’: http://bit.ly/1pntJBM
-MAC Eyeshadow in ‘Soft Brown’: http://bit.ly/13pL9oh
-LORAC Pro Palette: http://bit.ly/1CQPss3
-Urban Decay Naked Palette (Original): http://bit.ly/1rwimtb
-BH Cosmetics Gold Glitter: http://www.bhcosmetics.com/products/glitter-collection?utm_source=youtube.com&utm_medium=vlogger&utm_campaign=readysetglamour-glittercollection-wtm
-Morphe Black Gel Liner: http://bit.ly/1vy6lPb
-L’Oreal Voluminous Smoldering Eyeliner: http://bit.ly/13pLaZo
-L’Oreal Miss Manga Mascara
-Ardell Wispies: http://bit.ly/1rwiOYt
-Maybelline Matte + Poreless Foundation
-Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer in ‘Medium’: http://bit.ly/1ziTfwE
-MAC Prep + Prime Highlighter in ‘Light Boost’
-Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder
-Smashbox Bronze Lights: http://bit.ly/1vnTYp3
-Makeup Geek Blush in ‘Infatuation’: http://bit.ly/1wUGXaz
-Gerard Cosmetics BB+ Illumination Cream: www.gerardcosmetics.com
(Use code ‘RSG’ for 25% off)
-Becca Cosmetics Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal: http://bit.ly/1rwjbCr
-Jordana Lipliner in Plush Red
-NYX Butter Lipstick in ‘Big Cherry’

 

xoxo,

Michelle

BEST OF BEAUTY 2014! | Best Makeup Products 2014

Hi beauties!

Here’s my best of beauty for 2014! These are all of my makeup favorites of the year – leave a comment down below and let me know what your favorites have been this year!

♡ FACE ♡
→Maybelline Dream Wonder Fluid Touch Foundation in ‘Medium Buff’
-REVIEW/DEMO: http://bit.ly/1H6yF1L
-BUY: http://bit.ly/13K5vcI

→Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation in ‘Light Bronze’
-REVIEW/DEMO: http://bit.ly/1Amq1Mr
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1pClGPc

→NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in ‘Ginger’
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1v94y42
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1AOY0LB

→L.A. Girl Pro Concealer in ‘Pure Beige’
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1DRWE8D
-BUY: http://bit.ly/13kVaTz

♡ CHEEKS ♡
→Anastasia Beverly Hills Banana Powder
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1DRWE8D
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1w6OHlP

→Makeup Geek Blush in ‘Infatuation’
-TUTORIAL: Coming Soon
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1wUGXaz

→Physician’s Formula Bronze Glow Booster in ‘Medium to Dark’
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1z4gHJ2
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1AOYGQX

♡ EYESHADOW PALETTES ♡
→LORAC Mega Pro Palette
-REVIEW/SWATCHES: http://bit.ly/1sfBeX3
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1uNAxWG
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1zIY69z
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1z4gHJ2

→Anastasia Beverly Hills Amrezy Palette
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1s0sdS5
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1v97oGf

→Urban Decay Naked 2 Basics Palette
-REVIEW/SWATCHES: http://bit.ly/1w6PX8J
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1x5ELA9
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1wuuCLE

→Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette
-TUTORIAL/REVIEW/SWATCHES: http://bit.ly/1xvzKAs
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1wUIRI0

♡ EYES ♡
→ColourPop Eyeshadow in ‘Sequin’ and ‘Lovely’
-BUY SEQUIN: http://bit.ly/1x5FcdH
-BUY LOVELY: http://bit.ly/1sHb4hC

→Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1xvzKAs
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1wLx9kl

→Inglot Gel Liner #77
-REVIEW/DEMO: http://bit.ly/1AmtKJO
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1qdyWar

→Milani Eye Tech Extreme Liquid Eyeliner
-TUTORIAL: http://bit.ly/1DRWE8D
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1v1quwY

♡ LIPS ♡
→Revlon Ultra HD Lipstick in ‘Sweet Pea’ and ‘Rose
-REVIEW/SWATCHES: http://bit.ly/1t7LKoB
-BUY SWEET PEA: http://bit.ly/1zdyBxU
-BUY ROSE: http://bit.ly/1zdyBxU

→ColourPop Lippie Stix in ‘Fetch’
-BUY: http://bit.ly/1sPQi58

→ColourPop Lip Liner in ‘Fetch’ and ‘Tipsy’
-BUY FETCH: http://bit.ly/1H83z9Z
-BUY TIPSY: http://bit.ly/1zJ2rcJ

→NARS Audacious Lipstick in ‘Brigitte’
-BUY: http://bit.ly/16AgiqV

Get Ready With Me: Holiday Party Makeup, Hair, & Outfit!

Hi beauties!

Get ready with me for a holiday party! For this holiday/Christmas look I paired a simple glitter liner with slicked back hair and a little black dress :) Happy Holidays my loves!!!

♡ PRODUCTS USED ♡
-Whitening Lightning Brow Bar To Go: (use code RSG for 25% off)
-Billion Dollar Brow Universal Brow Pencil: http://bit.ly/1CGeaZd
-MAC Paint Pot in ‘Soft Ochre’: http://bit.ly/1pntJBM
-MAC Eyeshadow in ‘Soft Brown’: http://bit.ly/13pL9oh
-Morphe Black Gel Liner: http://bit.ly/1vy6lPb
-Makeup Geek Pigment in ‘Insomnia’: http://bit.ly/1x2HqbO
-Milani Liquifeye Metallic Eyeliner Pencil in ‘Black’: http://bit.ly/1vmc1wL
-Lina Lashes in ‘Glamorous’: http://bit.ly/1CzoS6F
-L’Oreal RevitaLift Moisture Blur: http://bit.ly/1JQeuJP
-Makeup Forever HD Foundation in ‘153 Golden Honey’: http://bit.ly/1Hz32hA
-NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in ‘Ginger’: http://bit.ly/1AOY0LB
-Anastasia Beverly Hills Banana Powder: http://bit.ly/1vcyNap
-NYC Bronzing Face Powder in ‘Sunny’: http://bit.ly/1GW7EQm
-MAC Cream Color Base in ‘Shell’: http://bit.ly/1h22k1y
-Girlactik Matte Lip Paint in ‘Starlet’: http://bit.ly/1vmcPSq

♡ TOOLS USED ♡
-Sephora Blending Brush
-Yalmeh Angled Brush
-Morphe Angled Brush
-Morphe G1

♡ HAIR ♡
-Garnier Fructis De-Constructed Texture Tease Hairspray: http://bit.ly/1zwtI3a
-Luxury For Princess hair extensions in ‘Dark Brown’: http://bit.ly/1m2sgAl
→Use code ReadySetGlamour for a discount

♡ OUTFIT ♡
-Naked Wardrobe Dress
-ASOS belt (similar): http://bit.ly/1EbkJrd
-Vince Camuto Evalina Bootie: http://bit.ly/13v6Yma
-Belle Rose Gems Pink Glacier Necklace: http://bit.ly/1B4lZX6
→Use code michelle20 for 20% off orders over $50 PLUS get my necklace as a free gift
→Use code extra40 for 40% off anything on the site (no minimum)

Glam Holiday Makeup Tutorial ♡

Hi beauties!

Here’s my take on a glam holiday makeup tutorial with bold liner, long lashes, and a neutral lip! I think this is perfect for any holiday party, Christmas party, or even for a night out on the town – I hope you enjoy! :)

♡ VIDEOS MENTIONED ♡
-Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Review and Demo: http://youtu.be/SGjVkqSEVJY
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♡ PRODUCTS USED ♡
-LORAC Pro Palette 2: http://bit.ly/1HileMh
-MAC Pigment in ‘Tan’: http://bit.ly/1qlz3U8
-MAC Eyeshadow in ‘Soft Brown’: http://bit.ly/13pL9oh
-Inglot Gel Liner #77
-L’Oreal Voluminous Smoldering Eyeliner: http://bit.ly/13pLaZo
-Salon Perfect Lashes #66
-RoC 5 in 1 Daily Moisturizer: http://bit.ly/1c1w9uZ
-Benefit POREfessional: http://bit.ly/1zF0JJu
-Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation: http://bit.ly/1uYLdBK
-Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer in ‘Medium’: http://bit.ly/1ziTfwE
-Anastasia Beverly Hills Banana Powder: http://bit.ly/1vcyNap
-Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzer: http://bit.ly/1As9iHw
-Makeup Geek Blush in ‘Infatuation’: http://bit.ly/1wUGXaz
-MAC Mineralize Skin Finish in ‘Soft and Gentle’: http://bit.ly/1ASlCPj
-MAC Lipstick in ‘Myth’: http://bit.ly/1jTgAxc
-Gerard Cosmetics Lipgloss in ‘Nude’: http://bit.ly/1DWVTeG
(Use code RSG for 25% off)

xoxo,

Michelle

NEW Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation Review & Demo | New at the Drugstore 2015

Hi beauties!

Here’s my Maybelline Matte + Poreless Foundation review and demo! I hope you enjoy and find it helpful!

♡ PRODUCTS MENTIONED ♡
-RoC 5 in 1 Daily Moisturizer: http://bit.ly/1c1w9uZ
-Benefit POREfessional: http://bit.ly/1zF0JJu
-Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation: http://bit.ly/1uYLdBK

♡ TOOLS USED ♡
-Beauty Blender: http://bit.ly/1DR203S

Ipsy vs. Birchbox Unboxing! (December 2014) ♡

Hi beauties!

Here’s my December 2014 Ipsy vs. Birchbox unboxing! What did you get in your box this month?

♡ IPSY DECEMBER 2014 BAG ♡
-CAILYN Just Mineral Eye Polish
-Beauty Without Cruelty Facial Cleanser
-NYX Butter Lip Balm
-Tarte deluxe lights, camera, lashes™ 4-in-1 mascara
-Sexy Hair 450° Blow Out Heat Defense Blow Dry Spray

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

♡ BIRCHBOX DECEMBER 2014 BOX ♡
-amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo
-Dr. Jart+ Black Label Detox BB Beauty Balm
-Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré
-W3LL PEOPLE Bio Brightener Stick
-Mirenesse iCurl Secret Weapon 24 Hour Mascara

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

xoxo,

Michelle

NEW Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipsticks Review and Swatches | New at the Drugstore 2014

Hi beauties!

Here’s my review and swatches on the brand new Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipsticks! Have you spotted these yet?

♡ PRODUCTS MENTIONED ♡
-Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipstick in Pink Light: http://bit.ly/1zuhRjL
-Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipstick in Pink Light/Medium: http://bit.ly/13vVY8X
-Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipstick in Pink Medium: http://bit.ly/1uWY0pg
-Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipstick in Red Light: http://bit.ly/1zpQyYX
-Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipstick in Berry Light/Medium: http://bit.ly/1GNZIio
-Almay Smart Shade Butter Kiss Lipstick in Nude Medium: http://bit.ly/1A8LdFF

xoxo,

Michelle

Holiday Gift Guide: Bath, Body, & Skincare Sets! (GIVEAWAY OPEN)

Hi beauties!

Today we’re going to be focusing on bath, body, and skincare gift sets that are perfect for the beauty lover in your life! I only have a few more “holiday gift guide for her” videos left, but check below to watch my other holiday gift guide videos! Happy Holidays loves!

♡ MY OTHER HOLIDAY VIDEOS ♡
-Holiday Makeup Palettes 2014 | Holiday Gift Guide: http://bit.ly/1pt3pHV
-Best Drugstore Makeup Gift Sets: http://youtu.be/LW8nHRA3JQo
-Dramatic Royal Blue Smokey Eye Holiday Makeup Tutorial: http://youtu.be/PUrOMJ1FMW0
-Kim Kardashian Holiday Get Ready With Me (Makeup, Hair, Outfit): http://bit.ly/11Ii4Eo
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♡ PRODUCTS MENTIONED ♡
-Murad Environmental Shield Starter Kit: http://a.chipp.us/r/readysetglamour/46b0/
-philosophy Iced Gingerbread Cookie Duo: http://a.chipp.us/r/readysetglamour/46b2/
-L’Occitane Hand Cream Bouquet: http://a.chipp.us/r/readysetglamour/46b1/
-Whish Vanilla Spice Holiday Set: http://a.chipp.us/r/readysetglamour/46b3/
-First Aid Beauty Cheers to Fab Skin

♡ GIVEAWAY DETAILS ♡
-There will be two winners for this giveaway, one will win the Vanilla Spice Holiday Set and the other will win the First Aid Beauty Cheers to Fab Skin
-This giveaway will be open for one week, ending on December 22, 2014
-The giveaway winner will be posted here once it’s over!

♡ GIVEAWAY RULES ♡
-You must be 18 years old or older (or have a guardian’s permission to enter)
-Be a subscriber to my channel
-Leave a comment on my giveaway video letting me know what you love most about the beauty community on YouTube
-One comment per person
-For extra entries follow me on Instagram and Twitter (@ReadySetGlamour)
www.instagram.com/readysetglamour
www.twitter.com/readysetglamour

NEW Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette Review, Swatches, & Tutorial

Hi beauties!

Here is my Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette review and swatches! I’m also doing a warm copper makeup tutorial with this palette at the end of the video – I hope you enjoy!

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♡ PRODUCTS USED ♡
-Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette
-Inglot Gel Liner #77
-Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara: http://a.chipp.us/r/readysetglamour/4d25/