Friday, October 4, 2013

September Favorites!

Hello and welcome to my very first-ever favorites blog post!
Truthfully, this post is going to be a little bit of a "back-to-school" favorites post as well; going back to school definitely changes up the products I reach for often. Also, the changing of seasons means me pulling out different makeup products to play with!
Rebekah's September Favorites!

Monday, September 30, 2013

NYX Part 2: Lip Showdown!

Hello lovely readers, and happy Monday! I apologize for posting this so late; my camera decided that yesterday would be the perfect time to not turn on. *sigh* But anyways! On with the review~
These three products are all from NYX; hopefully you've all seen my previous review on the Mega Shine Lip Glosses! 
For the sake of reviewing, I picked up one NYX Butter Gloss (Apple Strudel), one Xtreme Lip Cream 
(Candyland), and one of the wildly popular Soft Matte Lip Creams (Antwerp). Because they all came out at $6 each, (a dollar more than the Mega Shine Glosses,) I wanted to see whether they would be worth my (and your) extra dollar. So, here we go!
NYX Butter Gloss(Apple Strudel), Soft Matte Lip Cream (Antwerp), Xtreme Lip Cream (Candyland)

Sunday, September 22, 2013

NYX Part 1: Mega Shine Lip Gloss *MLBB Alert!*

Good Afternoon, Friends! I am ridiculously excited to share this post with you today, so I'm just going to jump right into it...
While wandering through the makeup aisles at Target last week, I happened upon... a glorious NYX stand. After almost a full minute of silent screaming and jumping up and down, I went absolutely nutso and came home with lots of goodies. I plan on reviewing each bit once I've formed a decent opinion on them, but these pretty gems almost immediately found a home in my pencil case. (My pencil case is the equivalent of my favorite purse. Wherever I go, it goes.)

 When I look for lip gloss, I want some that are wearable, unoffensive (scent and comfort-wise) and non-drying. NYX Mega Shine Lip Glosses definitely fit that bill AND they are affordable!!!!

NYX Mega Shine Lip Gloss in Tea Rose (Top) and Beige (Bottom) 

Monday, September 16, 2013

Across the Pond: Barry M Gelly Hi Shine Nail Polishes

Good Evening, lovely people! I'm sorry that this post is going up relatively late; this past week has been one of the longest and most stressful weeks I've had my entire life. *SIGH* BUT, it's a new week, Monday is over, and I'm going out to kick some ass.
A couple weeks ago, one of Rachel's friends came home from the UK with some goodies for us. When I learned that she was going to pick up things for us, I specifically asked for these nail polishes, especially because I've seen so many European bloggers/ Youtubers rave about them.

Barry M's Gelly Hi-Shine Nail Paints.... I think I hear angels singing. I have three shades in this line: Grapefruit, Pomegranate, and Blue Grape. Though each bottle varies slightly in wear and application, all three of them, once dry, has an incredible shine that looks deceptively like a top coat.
Barry M Gelly Hi-Shine Nail Paints in: Grapefruit, Blue Grape and Pomegranate

Friday, September 6, 2013

This or That: Benefit Highlighters

Hello my dears!
Not gonna lie, this week has been... insane. Long hours at school, long hours at work. On top of that, I came down with something and have been just disgusting. So of course, my makeup routine has either been extremely minimal, or just ~au natural~ With that being said, I have found that there is one product that I always reach for to make my skin look a little more alive: highlighter. Today, I will do a breakdown of three highlighters from a brand that I feel really markets that "natural, glowy look" well: Benefit!
I currently have three Benefit highlighters in my makeup stash: High Beam, Sun Beam, and Watt's Up!
Because I am a poor college student, I, as well as Rachel, are always on the lookout for samples and deals. All of these highlighters are in the little sample/travel sizes because we got them in varying deals and whatnot at Sephora.
(L to R) Benefit's High Beam, Watt's Up, Sun Beam

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Becks' Holy Grail: Drugstore Eyeliners!

Hello Everyone, Happy (early) Labor Day!
I am back again with some more reviews for you. This time, with one of my favorite makeup essentials: eyeliner.
After a couple years of searching, I have narrowed down my favorite eyeliners to just three: pencil, gel/cream, and liquid. The Golden-Holy Grail-Trio. The best part? THEY'RE FROM THE DRUGSTORE HOORAY!
The Holy Grail

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Rave:Korres Lip Butters

I've got a nice candle lit and I'm ready to write my first review! :) I'm sorry that this has been so long coming; I just started my second year of college and things have just been pretty nuts in my brain/school/work.

Anyways! Today I'm going to review (and rave) about some beauteous lip products from Korres. I was gifted my very first Korres Lip Butter by my sister Rachel for my birthday this past year. Fortunately for me, (and unfortunately for my wallet), it quickly became my most-used lip product, second only to my trusty Burt's Bees lip balm. Needless to say, I sprinted back to Sephora for more. I currently have three colors in the original Lip Butter line: Guava, Pomegranate, and Quince.

Korres Lip Butters: Guava, Quince, and Pomegranate