Happy May! It’s rainy and kind of cold here in the northeast and not feeling too much like May. I’m hoping soon we’ll get some of that warmer weather. So elephant in the room it’s been a whole month since I’ve posted. Whaddya gonna do! (said in my thickest New York accent) Life, I’m living it! I get side tracked but I’m really trying to get at least my favorites for each month packed into one post.
First a little update on how the heck I’ve been!😀 I have my house on the market, there’s been some interested people coming through but no offers yet. Ugh. I’m pretty much playing the waiting game for this place to sell. I’m halfway through the social media marketing program I’m taking via NorthWestern University. I’ve been kicking ass and taking names! I’m pretty happy how well it’s been going. Also I started to look for work in NYC. I’m hoping once I move to NJ, I’ll have a full time job secured. Fingers crossed! Pss.. also if you work in the NYC area hook a sister up!😉
Shopping for work attire! #thebusinessbitch
Btw if you’re into cats and want to add a cute decal to your phone, it’s about $5 through amazon. I don’t know if you can see it on my phone but I get many compliments on it.😀
So with everything that’s been going on I’ve been trying to stay active and run daily. It’s really helps keep my mind clear and also gets rid of stress. My kids have been great, they really don’t understand selling a house, moving, and whatnot. I’m hoping when we do move in the summer time they’ll easily adjust.
Picked up little boy from school, which was also on my way home from the gym. He’s so passed out here. Nap time in the car. It happens!😀
Ok so let’s get to this past months favorites! I know I’ll be using them way into May and pretty much through the summer time.
Benefit – They’re Real Mascara – Is my absolute favorite mascara! This mascara will give you a thick, full set of lashes that are to die for. It goes on smoothly, no clumps, dries quickly, and acts just like waterproof mascara without actually being waterproof so it’s incredibly easy to wipe off at the end of the day. It should be coined as the perfect mascara!
DHC Velvet Skin Coat – I found this product through a buzzfeed makeup post and honestly it’s pretty great. If Maybelline’s baby skin and Smashbox’s Photo Finish Primer had a baby it would be this product. Prepare your skin for pristine makeup application. This transparent silicone gel helps temporarily fill in fine lines and promote a more even looking, refined skin texture creating a perfect, silky smooth makeup base. Just slide the primer between your skin and foundation to absorb excess oil and encourage longer lasting wear. If you prefer a more natural look, use it on its own for a truly gorgeous matt complexion that is velvety soft to the touch.
NYX – Eyebrow Shaper Wax Pencil – Great product! I can’t believe all this time I didn’t have this little pencil in my life. I have the best brows because of this little gem. It will keep all of the brow hairs in place. You’ll be able to create a more defined brow with this pencil. The blend of waxes is enriched with vitamin E and leaves arches in tip-top condition and impeccable shape, with just a few strokes. So what you do is, do your brows the normal way you usually do them, apply this wax pencil right on top and your done. You’ll have long lasting perfect brows for the entire day. You’re welcome!😉
Physicians Formula Powder Palette Blush – Blushing Rose – It’s hypoallergenic, fragrance-free, dermatologist approved. All great things if you have sensitive skin. The pinkish-rosey hue of the blush is very beautiful. I would say the pigmentation of this blush is great, not too light, but not too overpowering. It gives my cheeks a soft pink glow. It’s very nice for the spring and summer. A beautiful mosaic of complementary hues to contour and accentuate cheekbones with soft color and discreet shimmer.
NYX Highlight & Contour Pro Palette – I picked up this palette in the beginning of the month. It’s very affordable if you’re looking for a true contour and highlighting set. It comes with so many shades/tones to work with all different skin tones. I have the Too Faced Cocoa Contour set, which I love and it smells so good but this is a really great affordable alternative, plus you get a lot more for your buck. Oh and its refillable! So if you uses one of the shades more than the other you can simply buy a refill instead of a whole new palette. Fucking awesome! Not everyone is out to get you for every penny.
Yes, finally it’s time for a giveaway! It’s open to everyone! I will do a separate post for the giveaway this week so please stay tuned.
BEE NIGMA had a giveaway last week and they were kind enough to send me and extra jar of their All in One Face Cream. BEE NIGMA – All in One Face Cream features breakthrough ingredients, bee venom, manuka honey, and shea butter. The all in one face cream promotes elastic and smooth appearance of skin and makes it look and feel more youthful.
The size we’re giveaway is a huge 1.7 fl oz jar, which retails for $130. So you don’t want to miss out on this one. Bee venom has been getting a lot of buzz, and now we know why: it’s basically the Botox of the natural world, minus the needles. Made of New Zealand bee venom and 20+ Manuka honey, this paraben-free cream increases collagen and elastin production, lifting, plumping, and reducing fine lines and wrinkles. Even better: it renews damaged skin cells, giving you a youthful, radiant glow.
Well that’s all for today my friends! Please pop back over to my corner of the internet in a few days to check out the details for the giveaway!