Wow I can’t believe how long it has been since I last wrote a blog post. I’ve missed you guys! How was your summer? I can’t believe how quickly that flew by as well. I had a super, super, super crazy busy summer so that was why I had to be so absent here. But, things are settling down (for now) so I am going to try to get back into the swing of things. With that said, I didn’t post monthly favourites for June, July or August! To be honest… I was living a very minimalistic makeup/haircare/skincare life so I don’t have many products to talk about but I didn’t want to skip this all together so let’s chat about the products that have been constants in my life over the past few months, shall we? Continue reading →
Hi guys! Today I thought I would put my selections from my Minimal Makeup post to work and show them in action. This is a makeup look that I would use for most hot summer days but is also great for a day out at the cottage. This could also be used for a day at the beach but you may want to sub in some waterproof products.
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Hi guys! I don’t know about you but when the weather warms up, I don’t wear a lot of makeup on the weekends. Between going for hikes and spending time at the cottage, I tend to go very minimal. With that said, I do still put a little bit of makeup on most of the time. So, let’s take a closer look at what makes the cut for this minimal makeup routine!
It Cosmetics | CC Cream
What I like about the It Cosmetics CC Cream is that it has SPF and lightly evens out my skin tone. It’s great for quickly applying to the face when you feel like you want just a hint of coverage. I don’t want to get too much into this product as I plan on doing a review shortly, but aside from this type of usage, I don’t like it as an every day foundation. If I’m wearing any other makeup with this (blush, etc) it ends up looking very patchy throughout the day if it gets warm out (this could be due to my oily skin type). Giant areas will completely disappear so if you’re wearing anything else it’s super noticeable. If you’re wearing this on it’s own with a powder to set it, it wouldn’t be as noticeable so that is why I like it only for my minimal routine. Continue reading →