Saturday, January 10, 2015

What's In My Bag: Part I

Beauty Favorites What's in my bag
I always love reading the pages in magazines where a celeb empties out their purse and shows what's inside. Well I am no celebrity, just a regular Joe Schmo, but I thought it would be fun to start an occasional series highlighting some of the pretty inexpensive things I really love right now. (And hopefully y'all will give me a few recommendations that might make the list next time.)

Benefit Watt's Up (link here) - This is by far my favorite highlighter. I use this on my brow bone, cheek bone, nose, and right above my top lip line. It gives you a really pretty shimmer without huge glitter flakes that make you look like you're trying to relive your high school prom.

Eos Hand Lotion (link here) - I love the size and shape of the packaging because it takes up hardly any room in my bag. And these days, bag space is a hot commodity. I also love the scent. I normally don't love floral-y smells but this scent is so clean and it moisturizes well without leaving a greasy feel. This has been a "must have" this winter since my hands have been super dry from washing them like a mad woman trying to keep the sick germs away. 

L'Oreal Liner (link here) - I have always been more of a pencil girl but this gel has changed my tune. The pigment is rich and the brush is fine which makes the usually tricky cat eye application a breeze. And it stays on really well. I was worried with it being a gel that it might smudge easily, but nope! I tried it on my hand first and had to wash them 3 times to get it off.

Sally Hansen Miracle Gel (link here) - I wrote an entire review on this polish (here) but in short, this stuff is a great alternative if you can't make it to the salon for the real stuff. It doesn't last quite as long but it lasts way longer than regular polish. And how cute would this color be for a hot Valentines Day date? 

Jack Black Lip Balm  (link here) - This stuff is the bomb!! I got some in a swag bag a few years ago and I have been hooked ever since. I hate my lips being dry, and I have a bad habit of chewing on them if they are, so this is always with me. But I do have to be careful because sometimes it does goes missing. Thankfully though, I can usually find it in D's pocket. ;) 

And thats a wrap! What are some of your current "must haves"?

XOXO,
Summer Ann

10 comments:

  1. I love this sugar lip polish: http://www.sephora.com/sugar-lip-polish-P274001?skuId=1297183 I hate dry lips too and if you do this and keep up with lip balm, your lips stay amazing! I live in AZ so my lips need help with this heat, lol.

    I recently purchased the semi-sweet chocolate eye shadow palette by Too Faced and it has a great array of colors and good pigment. I am usually a MAC girl but occasionally I like venturing out to other products! I love watts up & the EOS lotion, btw! Great review!!!

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    1. I can't wait to try the lip polish! And I will have to check out that shadow palette. I am totally a MAC girl too ever since middle school probably. Thanks so much for the recommendations!!

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    1. I know so many people who swear by that stuff but I have yet to try it! I will have to check it out.

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  3. I love the Jack Black lip balm too! I usually use the mint, but I'll try the lemon.. I'm def going to give the Benefit highlighter a try too! My newest fav product is Rimell London ScandalEyes eye liner in nude.. I use it on my water line when I do really dark eye shadows.. xo

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    1. Your makeup always looks awesome. And the color on the waterline is such a tricky one because it can look so awesome or really weird (like Tamara from RHOOC lol). I had tried the white before but I will look at using the nude because I am sure that looks way more natural.

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    2. Yes! The white is just too much for me.. The nude is way more natural, and I think it makes my eyes look a little bigger.. Thanks for the compliment ;)

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  4. Great post! Would love to see a hair tutorial or your favorite hair products.

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    1. Thanks girl!! That is the next thing on my to-do list! I have been such a procrastinator on the video tutorials. Haha!

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  5. Nice list! I've always wanted to try the l'oreal eyeliner!

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