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Summer Beauty Favorites!

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I can count on one hand the number of days each year that I don’t wear makeup. It’s just part of my daily routine! Here’s a quick roundup of my current beauty favorites – the things I’m using most often during the summer. I listed them in order from most expensive to least expensive.

Origins Mask Set: $29

I never pay full price for this set! I wait until it’s half price around the holidays and stock up. They offer different versions of the set, but the Charcoal Mask is the one item I’m looking for. I find that two travel size bottles last me a year, since I only use it about once a week.

Tarte Hamptons Weekender Contour Palette: $19

I’ve used this palette for at least 18 months and still have lots of product left. It’s a perfect blush/bronzer/highlighter combo that is soft but still very pigmented. Most of the time, I find the best deals on Tarte products by shopping directly on their website during holiday sales.

NYX Finishing Powder in Translucent: $10

My sister got me hooked on this finishing powder. It’s literally like a filter for your face – but never looks cakey or feels heavy. I use it to set both my undereye concealer and my foundation.

Avon True Color Lipstick in Toasted Rose: $6-$10

This is my go-to lipstick, the one I can wear any time, with any outfit or makeup look. It goes on easily, stays on all day and isn’t drying on my lips. You don’t have to use a representative in order to shop online with Avon.

ELF Matte Magic Mist and Set: $5

This stuff holds my makeup in place all day long, even in the heat and humidity of summer!

Wet & Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad in Walking on Eggshells: $4

I know a lot of you love this quad – you cannot beat the price and the color payoff. If you order from Ulta, make sure you use Rakuten to get cash back and look for those $3 off your purchase coupons!

I keep a few of my lipsticks in this dish that belonged to my Gramma, next to a picture of her from 1980. She and I share a love for lots of hairspray and lots of lipstick! ❤

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6 thoughts on “Summer Beauty Favorites!

  1. What a sweet photo of your grandma! I just love that. 🙂 You’ve got me interested in the ELF mist, so I may need to check it out.

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    1. I used that ELF mist a couple weeks ago when I got ready at 7, worked all day and then went to TopGolf for Paul’s birthday. We were out in the heat and humidity for over 2 hours and my makeup didn’t budge! It’s the best $5 summer product, for sure! 🙂

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  2. That picture of your Gramma is precious!! What a sweet keepsake. I also do my make up every day. It’s just part of my morning routine that helps me tackle anything that comes my way that day.

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  3. Thanks for this good list! Nana and I totally agree with a little make up daily. I love my husband too much to make him endure my “plain face!” 😉 Love your picture of Gramma! 💄

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