The Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders have gotten a lot of hype in the YouTube/Beauty Blogger Community. Being a dry skin girl (kinda), I was a little leery about trying them out. Also, most of the people I saw raving about them were lighter complected, so I wasn’t sure how nice these powders would be on dark skin. So when I saw that the new limited edition Ambient Lighting Palette came out, I decided to give it a go, since it would allow me to try out multiple powders at once. Continue reading for my thoughts on this product! If you would just like to see how I apply these, scroll down to the middle of the post for my video!
Can I just start this post by saying, I have waaaay too many highlighters! I knew I had a good amount because I’m obsessed with them, but I never knew just how many until I pulled them out for this post. Originally when I thought about doing this post, I was going to provide swatches for every highlighter in my collection, but after seeing how many I have, that’s not happening. Instead, I picked out the best 1-2 products from different color categories. I hope you enjoy!
I’m a girl who loves a bargain, but some products are definitely splurge-worthy! Check out my video below to see the products that are worth the splurge for me! Enjoy!
Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Foundation in 4.1
Nars Translucent Crystal Loose Setting Powder
Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in Caramel
Nars Blush in Taj Mahal
Urban Decay Naked & Naked 2 Palettes
MAC Lipstick in Ravishing
Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Muse
Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Cream in Creamsicle
Curl Junkie Beauticurls Argan & Olive Oil Daily Conditioner
Curl Junkie Curls in a Bottle!
What products do you deem “splurge-worthy”?
On my last haul video, I mentioned a new eyeshadow primer that I decided to try, the Milani Eye Primer. As you probably already know, the Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion (UDPP) is my go-to eye primer. Prior to purchasing the Milani one, I had been using UDPP everyday (literally). Continue reading to see how the two primers measure up!
This is part 2 of my favorite and most un-favorite products of 2012. Click HERE to see part 1 (makeup edition).
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Shampoo Review
Tresemme Naturals Conditioner Review
Shea Moisture African Black Soap Mask Review
Curl Junkie Beauticurls Argan & Olive Oil Review
Donna Marie Dream Curling Creme Review
Curl Junkie Curl Queen Review
Curl Junkie Curls in a Bottle Review
My Wash & Go Routine
My Staple Hair Product Listing
What hair products did you love and/or hate in 2012?