What’s In My Beach Bag 2018

Hello Everyone!

I decided to not post this summer due to completely focusing on working and completing my internship. Now that it’s the end of the summer I’m ready to get back into the full swing of things! Today, I’m going to show you guys what I like to keep in my beach bag.

So without further ado.. let’s get started!

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  1. Beach Bag

Obviously the most essential thing for the beach is a beach bag! My beach bag was actually a bag given to me from my internship at Deutsch Wine & Spirits! This bag is extra roomy and I love the woven-like material. I recommend looking at Walmart or Target for some options!

 2. Beach Towel

A beach towel is also a necessity for the beach. I picked mine up from Kohls for around $15! I also recommend looking for one of those beach rolls that have the built in head pillow because those are super comfy!

3. Plastic Pouch Zipper Bag

Something I find very useful at the beach is a plastic zipper cosmetic bag! These are perfect for holding items that you don’t want to get wet like cash, cards, chapstick, keys, etc. I recommend getting a tiny brush and a mini deodorant spray to keep in there as well for the end of your beach day! I found mine at Forever 21 years ago for $6! The striped pattern I found was super cute and is easy to find.

4. Sunscreen & Sun Tanning Oil

Sunscreen is SO SO SO SOOOOO important! I have SPF 55 and I use that on all my spots that I tend to burn, especially on my face! Tanning oil is something I like to use on my legs and arms. I love Banana Boat and Neutrogena.

5. Chapstick

Chapstick is great to have because it protects your lips from the sun and keeps them from drying out. I recommend Mongongo Lip Balm from Jersey Shore Cosmetics. It has a SPF 30 in it and it’s made with all natural ingredients which is a great bonus!

6. Baby Wipes 

Baby wipes are the MOST helpful thing you can keep in your beach bag! These are great because after applying lotions and oils you can wipe your hands off. It’s also great if you’re eating on the beach and don’t want sandy hands while eating! I happened to have makeup wipes in my bag but baby wipes will obviously be inexpensive and effective!

7. Facial Spray

Being on the beach can make you hot and sweaty and leave you feeling gross. I love using Mario Badescu Facial Spray anytime I need a little refresher or want to clean my face.

7. Sunglasses

Sunglasses are something I always like to keep because who likes having the sun in their eyes? I usually like to keep a cheap pair so they don’t get gross or even possibly broken, but this day I decided to be a daredevil and wear my RayBan sunglasses. Forever 21 will have tons of cute inexpensive options!

8. Headphones

I always grab a pair of headphones when I’m heading to the beach because I like to unwind and relax. If your with friends feel free to ditch the headphones and enjoy conversations!

 

That concludes what’s in my beach bag! I hope you guys find this helpful the next time you’re heading to the beach 🙂

 

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What’s In My Beach Bag 2018

Summer 2018 Favorites

Happy Humpday!

Today I’m back with my 2018 Summer Favorites. There are many things that i’m loving and I feel like these items are perfect to use all summer. I’ll be talking about everything from beauty, to drinks, to even music! So if you want to find out what I think you’ll love this summer, just keep reading!

1. Aquaphor Lip Repair- $3.97

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This stuff is heaven in a tube! This stuff is so hydrating and keeps my lips extra soft in the summer. My lips get dried out from being in the sun, so this is a must have to keep your lips looking soft and plump! This is also great for getting rid of the cracks on your lips.

 

2.  NYX Butter Gloss in Fortune Cookie – $4.99

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This is the perfect everyday gloss. It’s a perfect pinky nude and looks great on tan skin! It applies evenly and smooth and it’s super inexpensive! I currently need a new one so I couldn’t swatch it, but trust me you’ll love this color!

3.  Mario Badescu Rosewater Spray- $7-$12

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I have mentioned this product on my blog before, but this is my MUST HAVE for the summer. I’m constantly sweating in the summer and using this helps me cool off and keeps my skin looking fresh all at the same time! This is perfect for after the beach because it has aloe which feels great after sitting in the sun. I own this in all three sizes and make sure to have it with me at all times!

4.  Ray-Ban Cats 5000 Sunglasses- $168

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These sunglasses are so cute! I usually never buy expensive sunglasses because I always break them but this summer I wanted to have a nice quality pair. These are so flattering and look great on my round face shape! A good pair of sunglasses is the best accessory for the summer and I highly recommend these!

5. Stok Ice Coffee- $4

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This is my favorite product in this whole entire post! I live for ice coffee but it can get quite expensive buying it from Starbucks and Dunkin everyday. I ordered 12 ounce ice coffee to-go cups on amazon for around $7. The packs came with 100 cups so I feel that that is an awesome deal. I also found this delicious ice coffee at my supermarket. So now at home I make my own ice coffee and I’m saving close to $20 a week! I put a little ice in the cup, some of the coffee, and some almond milk and I’m set to go! Buying straws, cups, and a bag of ice was super inexpensive and I find that i’m enjoying my coffee even more than I was before!

6. Fave Summer Music

I made a new playlist on my spotify called “Summer Vibes” and it’s all of my favorite songs! These songs get you excited for summer and they range from hip-hop to EDM! If you want to check these songs out follow my Spotify at “devonciraolo”

I hope you guys enjoyed reading and want to try out some of my summer favorites! All of these items are things I swear by! Please feel free to leave comments or ask questions 🙂

XX

Dev

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Summer 2018 Favorites

How I Maintain White Teeth

Hello!!!

So I took a little poll on Instagram to see what my next post should be and the winner by a landslide was…How to Get White Teeth!

All throughout middle school and the beginning of high school I struggled with getting white teeth. My teeth were extremely yellow and if i’m being honest, it just started to become really embarrassing. I was using whatever cheap toothpaste was sitting in my bathroom and if anything I felt that my teeth were just getting more yellow.

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The left was my teeth sophomore year of high school and the right is me now. Both of these pictures have no filters. I honestly think the picture on the left is doing my yellow teeth justice because they looked 10x worse in person… I know it’s gross ok!!!

So I’m sure you’re done hearing me blab and you want to know my secrets, so let’s get started…

  1. My number one tip is investing in whitening strips. People spend hundreds of dollars on whitening treatments at the dentist and for $34-$70, I 100% think these are worth the investment.

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There are many varieties of Crest White Strips, but I would say they all are great. The first box of Crest whitening strips I did were very extreme and they were around $60. These strips did make my teeth very sensitive and I had to keep them on for two hours for 7 days. Yes, these did completely transform my teeth, but I would never do them again after the discomfort. I found a picture of them, but it seems like they don’t even sell them anymore.  Within 6 years, I’ve done three boxes of whitening strips. The ones I recommend the most and I see dramatic results with are the ones below…

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These strips are around $35 dollars and they are awesome! These strips have enough for two weeks. I recommend using these strips straight through instead of taking breaks in between. This will be how you see the best results. If you find that your teeth are becoming sensitive try and do them every other day. I also recommend using a sensitive toothpaste like Sensodyne during the process.

So.. You have white teeth now, Congratulations!! But how do you keep them???

I’ve had so many people ask me what toothpaste I use and that toothpaste would be..

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I would bet money that you will see results if you take a chance on this toothpaste. This toothpaste is a little pricey around the $6/$7 mark, but if you want to keep your teeth white…it’s called investing!!! Using this everyday, you will 100% see results.

I also reccomend the Crest Whitening Therapy Toothpaste.

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Reason why I like this toothpaste more..

  • It’s the same price, but whitens a little faster
  • It comes in Enamel Care and Sensitivity which are both things that people struggle with when whitening their teeth
  • I like the taste

Investing in a good toothpaste is going to be the key to maintaining a white smile!!

A little bonus…

If you really want your teeth bright as hell, try using Crest 3D White Brilliance Daily Cleansing Toothpaste and Whitening Gel System (ok extra much with the name????)

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I bought this in the trial size for $5, and I really enjoy it. Sometimes I like to use this when I want my teeth to have a deep clean feel. I recommend using it straight through, or sticking to doing it a couple times a week. I do it a couple times a week and I see results!

My Last Tip

*Change your toothbrush/ toothbrush head*

Try and change your toothbrush every three months, because if your bristles are frayed they may not clean as effectively. Also, it’s just gross. Sorry not Sorry!

This concludes this week’s blog post..I hope you enjoyed reading and I hope this helps those who want pearly whites! Please feel free to ask questions. See you guys next week 🙂

XX

Dev

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How I Maintain White Teeth

How I Made $750 Selling Old Clothes

Hello Friends!!

I am back with a really exciting blog today! I’m sure everyone reading this wouldn’t mind some extra cash in their pockets, so I’m here to tell you how to get it. In October I created my account on Poshmark. What is Postmark you ask? Poshmark is an app where you can sell new or used clothes, shoes, accessories, and even makeup. Setting up your Poshmark account is really easy and selling stuff is even easier.

So here are all the tips and tricks you need to know to make a lot of cash on this app..

  1. Your Profile

People gravitate towards accounts that look trustworthy and relatable. Set your profile picture to a selfie or a picture that clearly shows your face. Once you have a picture you should fill out a bio. There is a bio that a lot of people copy and paste into their profile from online but I think it’s best to create your own unique one. Once your profile is all set, follow as many people as you can. Following all the people on your suggested users feed will help you gain followers which will help you to get people sharing your items. This is crucial to getting sales on your account. Try and share your own items as much as possible everyday because that is how people will constantly see your listings. Sharing your items to “parties” on the app will also boost sales.

2. How To Post Items

When posting items, pick things that you can rate at least an 8/10 on quality. Anything less than that should just be donated or thrown out. Before posting, always make sure your items are washed and clean. Great picture quality and good descriptions are key to drawing in buyers.

Here are some examples of what a post should look like…

 

This is always how you should take pictures of pants. It shows the buyers exactly what they’re getting! Always mention the condition of your items in the description. Hollister, American Eagle, and Abercrombie jeans are popular and sell fast if you share them often!

 

When taking pictures of any kind of top always try and hang it. Hanging your top helps show buyers how something would look like if they were to buy it in the store. When you take a picture of something laid out on your bed or floor it looks unappealing. If something can’t be on a hanger try and lay it out as neat as possible. People should be able to see exactly what they’re getting. Modeling your own clothes is also another alternative!

I have sold almost 10 pairs of shoes on Poshmark. When selling shoes you want to make sure you get as many angles as you can. Another important step is making sure you clean the shoes. Cleaning the shoes will make them look great and will draw attention to your listing.

3. Pricing Your Items

When Pricing your items you have to be extremely reasonable. Something that is NWT (New With Tags) should be sold around 10-15% cheaper than original price. Rarely used items should be sold around 20-30% cheaper than original price. Items that are at their maximum usage to be on Poshmark should sell for 40-60%. If someone wants to negotiate a lower price they can make an offer with the offer button. Once they submit an offer you can accept it or counter with a different number. People can bundle multiple items from your closet and you can offer them a special price. If you want to make money my biggest tip is to be reasonable and remember the buyer is paying almost $7 for shipping.

4. You Made A Sale…What Now?

Once you’ve made a sale, you’ll receive an email with a shipping label. The buyer pays for the shipping so you don’t have to worry about it. Your earnings will be stored on your Poshmark account and will be released to you once your buyer accepts their package. After they accept they can leave a rating on you and your item!

Print out your buyer’s label and get your item ready for shipping. A lot of people will take their item and toss it in box and send it off, but that will not help with sales.

Here are some supplies you can use to make your packages look great..

  • Tissue Paper
  • Tape
  • Ribbon
  • Thank You Cards
  • Packing Tape

You can get all these items at the dollar store and I think it’s well worth the $5.

Here is how I wrap my packages!

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I know this looks like a lot of work, but it’s literally so easy to do and takes less than a couple minutes. Make sure you thank you customer for shopping your closet and tell them you’re looking forward to working with them again! There are a lot of different cute thank you cards at the dollar store and they come with envelopes!

5. Sending Your Package

When I first started I had no idea how to get boxes and didn’t want to spend money to buy them. USPS lets you order Priority Mail boxes for free online. You can pick all different sizes and they will deliver them right to your door! You can also schedule for USPS to pick up your packages from your doorstep which is really convenient for me since I don’t bring my car with me to college.

These are all the helpful tips and tricks I have for Poshmark! I’m proud to say I have sold 85% of my items on Poshmark and have received 5-star reviews on every single one 🙂 Poshmark is a fun hobby and it also brings in a lot of extra cash. I know it can be a little tricky at first, but once you get started you’ll always want to sell. I hope this post really helps people with making money and if you have any questions please feel free to reach out!

 

Thanks for reading, I’ll see you in my next post!

XX

Dev

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How I Made $750 Selling Old Clothes

Drugstore Makeup Starter Kit

Hey Everyone!

I’m back for another humpday and I’m back with a post I think will help a lot of people! A lot of my friends will ask me about different products and what the purpose of each of them are. Many want to get more into makeup but don’t really know where to start. You can look up a lot of different videos on Youtube but most of those videos are complicated routines that involve way too many unnecessary steps for everyday. Today, I’m going to break down a little kit that you can create yourself using affordable products and that will help you to get more comfortable with makeup! I’m leaving out unnecessary steps like lashes, eyeshadow primers, and color correctors. I’m breaking it down to the steps that I think will be easy and leave you feeling great.

Here are the steps that are in a basic makeup routine. I know a lot of us don’t wear makeup everyday but this is a great set of products to always have on hand for when you want to go more glam or more natural.

  1. Primer
  2. Foundation
  3. Concealer
  4. Setting Powder
  5. Bronzer
  6. Blush
  7. Highlight
  8. Eyebrows
  9. Eyeshadow
  10. Mascara
  11. Lips
  12. Setting Spray

The steps above are in order of how you would apply them. You do not have to use all of these products but if you do, this would be the order!

Below are my recommendations for each step and they all are drugstore! Keep in mind that I have oily skin so these are what work best for my skin type. If I have a recommendation for dry skin I will leave it down below as well!

  1. Primer

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L’Oreal Infallible Matte-Lock Primer- $10.97

A primer is crucial in creating a flawless base. There are millions of different primers but it’s important to read labels and pick based off what your skin type is. If you’re oily, you’ll want a mattifying primer. If you’re more dry you’ll want a hydrating primer. I recommend getting this primer in the pro-glow formula if you’re dry! The writing is blue instead of red. On no makeup days I like to wear just this with some mascara and my skin looks nice and smooth!

2. Foundation

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Wet N’ Wild Photo Focus Foundation- $4.67

This foundation is a NEED. This is a $5 foundation that works better than any foundation I’ve used. This foundation is full coverage and gives a flawless matte finish. If you’re dry I would recommend using the L’Oreal Fit Me in Dewy+Smooth. This is a full coverage foundation that will also give you beautiful coverage but won’t dry you out.

3. Concealer

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Makeup Revolution Conceal and Define Full Coverage Concealer- $7

I am a hoarder when it comes to concealers. I have tried every one from the drugstore and this concealer is by far the best! It is a dupe for the Tarte Shape Tape and it’s a 1/3 of the price. Concealer is important because it’s going to cover up dark spots, dark circles, acne, and little imperfections. Concealer is one thing I would say I could not live without because on days I want to wear no makeup but I have a couple pimples, this is exactly what I need to cover them up and feel confident.

4. Setting Powder

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Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder- $5.97

Setting your face with powder is crucial if you have oily skin. Setting your under eyes is also going to prevent creasing which is important to getting beautiful looking skin. With this powder, a little goes a long way. I recommend taking a setting brush and dipping it in. Once you do this tap a little of the excess off and dust the powder all over the face. If you’re really dry, set the face with a light hand just so you can prevent your other products from grabbing to the tacky parts of your face from your foundation.

***TIP*** Instead of buying eyeshadow primer, use a little concealer on your lids and blend out. Then set the concealer with you’re setting powder to help eyeshadows blend out easily.

5. Bronzer

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Wet N’ Wild Photo Focus Pressed Powder In Shade Cocoa- $4.68

I have many different bronzers from the drugstore but I find that this powder in the shade cocoa is the perfect color for bronzing the face. It’s so buttery and blends out super easy. Bronzing up is going to help bring life to the face.

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Milani Baked Blush In Luminoso- $6.97

I don’t think blush is something everyone NEEDS to have in their everyday makeup routine, but if you like blush and think it looks pretty this blush is stunning! The color is flattering on many skin tones and it brings a pretty glow to the face but is not over dramatic. You can take it on the apples of your cheeks and bring it a little higher up on the highpoint of the cheek for a natural highlighty look.

7. Highlighter

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Wet N’ Wild Mega Glow Highlighter In Precious Petals- $4.68

This highlighter is BOMB. You will look like a glowing goddess with this and it’s so inexpensive! A little goes a long way, so you should use a light hand. You can apply this on the high points of your cheeks, the center of your nose, and on your cupids bow. Highlight is not something I use everyday but when I want to go for a glowy look, this is a MUST.

8. Eyebrows

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ELF Instant Lift Brow Pencil- $2

This pencil is so easy to use and I can have my eyebrows done in less than a minute! Eyebrows are such an important part of the face and it’s very important to me to always have my eyebrows perfectly shaped. This pencil is a little on the thicker side so if you have really thin eyebrow I recommend using the NYX Micro Brow Pencil instead. Set your brows using any clear brow gel. I personally find that all brow gels do the same thing for me so I don’t feel a need to spend a lot of money.

9. Eyeshadow

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Morphe Eyeshadow Palette in 35T- $23

I think Morphe Palettes are really great to own because there are so many colors and you can do tons of different looks. Morphe Palettes are inexpensive for the amount of shadows you get and they blend nicely. There are many different palettes, so choose one that you think you’ll get the most use out of. When doing a basic eyeshadow look blend a neutral brown matte color in the crease. Use windshield wiper motion back and forth until it looks even and blended. Once your crease is blended, take a color you think suits you on your finger. Apply it straight the lid. Once you have the color on your lid, go back in with a blending brush and blend the crease again. This will give a nice blended look that has dimension. This is an easy way to do eyeshadow if you’re a beginner or you’re strapped for time. If you’re using a sparkly color like gold and you want it to pop on the lid, apply it to your finger and then spray it with your setting spray. This will give it a very big pop!

10. Mascara

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L’Oreal Lash Paradise- $8.97

I’m not going to go into too much detail with this product because I talked about it in a previous blog, but basically you need this mascara. Yes, that’s all. Use it and be amazed.

11. Lips

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Kimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate Nude Collection Lipstick- $4.97

For everyday I usually wear chapstick and I’m out the door, but if you want a pretty pop to the face I recommend using this Rimmel lipstick. They have so many pretty nudes and you can find the perfect shade for you. They apply evenly and smooth and they give you a “your lips but better” look!

12. Setting Spray

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Milani Make It Last Setting Spray- $8.97

This spray smells amazinggggggggg! I find that every time I use this spray I have a good makeup day. This melts all your makeup together and brings life back into your skin. Setting your makeup is a must if you want it to last all day.

BRUSH RECCOMENDATIONS

If you’re not sure about what brushed to use for what I put together this little list of brushes you need to complete a full face of makeup using these products!

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Real Techniques Sponge ($4.88)- You can use this for blending out foundation and concealer!

Elf Flawless Concealer Brush ($3)- I use this brush to apply setting powder under my eyes and all over my face.

Eco Tools Powder Brush ($7)- I use this brush to blend out bronzer.

ELF Blush Brush ($3)- I use this to blend out blush.

ELF Blending Brush ($3)- I use this to blend in my crease for eyeshadow!

Real Techniques Setting Brush ($7)- I use this brush for highlighting because it’s a great size!

I know this was really long but I really wanted to help people who are a little lost when it comes to makeup! The total price for everything listed including the brushes is $120.55 not including tax. So you can have a whole collection of makeup for the price of 3 high-end products!! If you have any questions please feel free to ask 🙂 I hope you enjoyed reading, and I’ll talk to you in my next blog!

XX

Devon

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Drugstore Makeup Starter Kit

Skin Care Routine 2018 (On A Budget)

Happy humpday everyone!!

Today’s blog will be my 2018 skin care routine. One thing I’ve realized throughout the past few years is that skin care is so important. Skin care prevents aging, acne, dark spots, and dullness. Many people are way too lazy when it comes to washing their face. If you’re one of those people who just use water or a makeup wipe to clean your face…this one is ESPECIALLY for you. I have never had terrible skin, even when I was younger I never struggled with acne. My skin is combination, with an oily T-zone and normal (dry in the winter) cheeks. This past semester I had really bad stress breakouts and I tried everything to get rid of them. The skin care routine below is an easy inexpensive way to keep your skin looking great everyday and is what got me back to having clear skin. When you see the list of products it may seem like a lot but I promise..

A. You’ll get used to being in a routine

B. Your skin will thank you!!

Don’t believe me???? Here’s all the proof you need.

So finally… Here’s the list in the order I apply them

  1. Mario Badescu Enzyme Cleansing Gel ($14-$24)
  2. Biore Pore Unclogging Scrub ($5-$7)
  3. Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs, and Rosewater ($7-$12)
  4. Mario Badescu Cucumber Cleansing lotion ($15-$26)
  5. E.L.F. Hydrating Serum ($12)
  6. E.L.F Eye Cream
  7. Mario Badescu Seaweed Night Cream ($22)
  8. Mario Badescu Aloe Moisturizer ($24)
  9. Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Spot Treatment ($6-$8)

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I know that this seems crazy, but you can get through this routine in less than 5 minutes, and you don’t use every single product every day. I keep my cleanser and my exfoliator in the bathroom. I pretty much alternate between the two everyday. It’s not good for your skin to exfoliate every day so 2-3 times a week is good amount.

Here are the steps you need to follow to achieve the skin you’ve always wanted..

  1. Start off with the Mario Badescu Enzyme Cleansing Gel or the Biore Pore Unclogging Scrub. Switch off every other day. Both of these are suitable for all skin types, but I would recommend going in with a moisturizer specifically for dry skin at the end of your routine if that’s something that you struggle with.

2. After washing your face, spritz some Mario Badescu Rose Water Spray. Then, put a little bit of the Mario Badescu Cucumber Cleansing lotion on a cotton pad and apply it to the whole face. This combo removes all the dirt that your cleansers missed in the shower. The toner also helps with evening out your skin tone. (Good for all skin types)

3. After the second step you’re going to go in with your ELF Serum and Eye Cream. The serum is going to help your complexion look even and hydrated, while the eye cream will help puffiness and drying underneath the eyes. These products are so great for the price and I have repurchased twice! (Good for all skin types)

4. Next, you’re going to go in with a moisturizer or cream. During the day, I wear the Mario Badescu Aloe Moisturizer. This is a nice light lotion that doesn’t make me feel greasy. At night, I use the Mario Badescu Seaweed Night Cream. This cream is the holy grail of my skin care routine!!! You only need a dime sized amount and you apply starting at the T-zone. When I wake up my skin is soft and radiant! Many times when I wake up I have pools of grease on my face (TMI???) but with this I wake up with silky smooth skin! This is the only step I really think people need to focus on their specific skin type. These creams are specifically for oily and combo skin, but if you’re interested in Mario Badescu you can look on the bottles and they’ll say what skin type they’re meant for.

5. Lastly, if you feel that you have a large pimple or breakout that you want to get rid of, I recommend using the Clean & Clear Acne Spot Treatment. I put a thin layer on before I go to sleep and when I wake up the pimple is significantly reduced in size.

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and YES you are FINALLY done with your skincare!! Did you make it? Are you still there? I know it seems like so much, but I strongly recommend a routine like this if you are someone who struggles with acne and are willing to take the extra steps to have great skin. I can do this routine in 3 minutes and I know you can too! I really hope this helps anyone who needs some good skincare recommendations. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out!

Thanks for reading and I’ll talk to you in my next post 🙂

XX

Dev

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Skin Care Routine 2018 (On A Budget)

My Current Drugstore Beauty Favorites!

Hey Everyone,

So I know I’ve been gone for a long time…but I’m back. I hope to stay very active with my blog this Spring and Summer, and I hope to produce great content that you guys will love to read! I hope to post tons of makeup and beauty related blogs, as well as lifestyle, food, and fashion.

…Now to get to the title of this blog

I have found many gems at the drugstore over the last few months and the line up of products I have for you guys are ones I’m really excited to talk about. Without further ado…here are my current drugstore beauty favorites!

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L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Lock Primer($10-$12)

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This primer has become my newest obsession. I’ve been using it for couple months and I find that it makes my skin look so smooth and matte all day long. I wear this on days when I’m wearing no makeup and days i’m going full glam. It comes out in a thin lotion consistency and I find that it’s best to press into the skin. For around $10 I think it’s such a great staple to have in your makeup bag if you have oily skin. This keeps my T-Zone looking shine free all day and night!

L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara ($7-$10)

DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON MASCARA!!!!! This mascara will change your life forever and I can promise you that. Lash Paradise leaves your lashes looking long and voluminous and people will be asking you where you get your lashes done. This mascara is so awesome and it performs better than many different luxury mascaras. Many compare this to the “Better Than Sex” mascara but I honestly think this is even better. L’oreal always kills it with mascara, but if you’re someone who wants full “falsie” looking lashes, this is the perfect one for you. Grab two for yourself and one for a friend, because after they see your lashes they’re gonna be asking what mascara you’re using!

Wet N’ Wild 1 Step Wonder Gel Nail Polish ($4-$5)

This nail polish is almost too good to be this inexpensive. The color selection is to DIE for. My favorite color is “Stay Classy.” (Pictured on the left) The nail polish applies so smooth and I can get a perfect mani in two coats. I pretty much suck at painting my nails (as you can see) but the applicator is a little more wide than your typical Essie or OPI polish, which personally makes it easier for me to apply. I am trying to get every color, but for now I highly recommend the three above! Definitely looking forward to buying more, and at $4 a piece I don’t have to feel guilty doing it!

And the last product goes to….

Rimmel Long Lasting Finish by Kate Nude Collection Lipstick ($4-$5)

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I am someone who almost never wears a classic lipstick. If i’m not wearing a liquid lipstick I usually just walk out of the house with some chapstick on. I have been telling myself for over a year I was going to buy the perfect nude lipstick and I can happily say I finally found the right one. Most nude lipsticks I find tend to be too pink on me, but this lipstick gives my lips a perfect “your lips but better” look! I find that on my skin tone it pairs really well with my Milani lipliner in the color “nude.” This lipstick is comfortable and you can put on a light layer or go for a more opaque look. I tend to apply a light layer because I’m not tan enough, but in the summer I’ll probably go in with more of a heavy hand. I hope to go back and get more shades for this coming spring!

That concludes my current drugstore beauty favorites! I hope you enjoyed reading and found this helpful. I also hope you guys try out these products and love them as much as I do 🙂 I look forward to posting a bunch more. Thanks for reading!

xx

Dev

My Current Drugstore Beauty Favorites!