September Beauty and Skin Care Favorites


It's the end of the month which means, I can finally share with you my September beauty and skin care favorites! There were a BUNCH of new releases this September and quite frankly, I couldn't get my hands on all of them, but I definitely grabbed some of the best.


Some of you may wonder why I do this blog post/video every month, and to be honest, it's pretty fun for me to do! I love looking back at the month and seeing how the beauty and skin care game changed for me. More specifically, doing this favorites of the month blog allows me to expand my collection and give you guys insights in to products that are worth buying for your collection. I take these very seriously because I never want to mislead you guys into buying something that isn't good (when sometimes, a lot of people are trying to tell you a product is good when in reality, it's crap!)


So let's cut the chit chat and get right into the favorites! 


Beauty Favorites


Fenty Beauty Soft Filt'r Primer and Foundation


You had to know this one was coming! I did a full review over the Fenty Beauty collection that you can check out here, but out of the collection, these two products were my absolute favorites! The primer has absolutely grown on me. It is a very hydrating foundation which can help with my oily skin, but it keeps my foundations pretty matte throughout the day too, so I switch between this primer and the Hourglass mineral veil primer.


The foundation can speak for itself. It's SO easy to find the perfect match for you, and it literally makes your face look like you have a "soft filter". It is very lightweight, medium coverage and a VERY good price point as well. Again check out my first impressions if you want to see my other opinions on this but it literally is the foundation I wear everyday now (again, sorry Hourglass vanish stick!)


Colourpop x Iluvsarahii Collection (Lip's only)


This collection didn't launch in September but... I just purchased the collection in September and these colors have literally, been the only lip products I've been wearing! The "Curvii" and "951" sets are perfect for my day time natural and full glam looks. "Mamacita" and "Arriba" are perfect for my fall glam looks as well as a classic glam look. The formulas are very comfortable and extremely affordable as well. In my opinion, you can't go wrong with Colourpop! 


House of Lashes: Iconic


You have most likely seen these lashes EVERYWHERE on Youtube! I just started wearing these and I have to say, I LOVE them! I typically would wear my $6 Ardell lashes, but I wanted something more sturdy and longer lasting, and these lashes take the cake. The band is thick (which some people hate, but I need a thick lash band) and the shape is perfect for my eyes.


Skin Care


L'Oreal Pure Clay Mask: Detox and Brighten


The texture of this mask is pretty grainy, which is good for a gently exfoliator on my skin. It doesn't tighten up so much where I can't talk while wearing it, but it tightens just enough for me to comfortably wear it around the house while it does its work. I haven't noticed TOO much a difference in my skin after using it, but it does leave my skin extremely soft and a perfect for makeup application directly after as it isn't too drying.


Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask


Miracle product right here! I've always had trouble with dry lips, even more now that we're in Vegas, and this makes my lips soft literally overnight. You just apply it at night and you wake up with baby soft lips. I wish I would wear this all day everyday but, I can't! It just works, and that's the best part about it. 


Origin's Zero Oil Cleanser


I was a bit unsure about this cleanser... I didn't believe a cleanser could actually take away my oil control problem and... it doesn't, but it definitely helps! The days I use this I definitely produce less oil. The cleanser also has mint in it, which wakes up my skin in the morning and leaves me with a matte slate for the day.





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June Beauty and Skin Care Favorites

A little late, but here they are! (and no, this isn't a Tarte Haul, they're just my favorite brand ;) )


Tarte Shape Tape


I know I'm extremely late to the party on this one, but I just couldn't give up my Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer!


Until.... it because too light for my skin. I had a bit of a tan now and I wanted to try a cheaper concealer, so I went for shape tape because everyone has raved about it, and rightfully so.


It gives the ultimate full coverage, blends out flawlessly with a beauty blender and a little goes a very long way! I won't be giving this up for a while!


Tarte the Sculptor Face Slenderizer 


Yes, another Tarte product! I actually had this for a while but the color I had was way too light. In addition, my skin is pretty patchy so it's hard to blend out any cream on top of my foundation already.


BUT! Everyone saw the KKW contour coming out and I wanted to get it but it sold out so quick... SO I went to find this again on Tarte and they (conveniently) had a sale so I got this for $10 ($38 less than KKW) and I have fallen in love! 


It's so creamy, blends out perfectly and they have an option for pretty much every skin tone. They even sell these with dual ended highlighters if you want that option. I had that as my first product and the highlight was "ok"... not as creamy as the contour but still pretty. So if you're looking for a cheaper option for the KKW, this is your product.


Urban Decay De-Slick Oil Control Setting Spray


Everyone raves about the all-nighter setting spray, which I admit is pretty good. However, I love this one SO much more because it actually, REALLY does a great job at controlling oil (no gimmicks)


I "double-set" my makeup look so I can get ultimate oil control: once after the face is finished, and once after my entire makeup look is done. I believe this gives me about an extra 3 hours of lasting power before my makeup decides to creep in, which is so worth it.


Benefit Moisturizer


Yay skin care! I needed something with SPF and this was the one thing I knew of and wanted to try. It feels so great on the skin, non greasy, smells amazing and has SPF 15 so I can use this in the Vegas heat! It is a bit pricey for a moisturizer in my opinion, but the packaging is so cute and you're paying for the Benefit quality and name!


What are some of your favorites from June? (and if you say the jaclyn hill palette, I will be very upset... currently waiting for that restock...)




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