Recent Beauty Favorites

Going back to school reminds me how unproductive I am, which is why two whole weeks have gone by without a post, which is just not fair at all. I decided I would get on a blogging schedule to have some consistency in my posts; so I will be posting on Wednesdays and Saturdays from now on.

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Anyways, I wanted to share some of my recent beauty favorites. These are all drugstore products so they are cheap, but in my opinion, they go beyond the limits of drugstore products. Lets see what they are!

NYX Illuminator

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This highlighter is seriously awesome. “Ritualistic” is a pretty white with a gold tint, perfect for a classic, everyday highlight, and “chaotic” doubles as a blush and illuminator with a gorgeous peachy gold pigment. The consistency of these is perfectly blendable and the price is certainly a steal!

Covergirl Clump Crusher Mascara

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I think I found my all time favorite easy mascara. Some may not like this because it does contribute to a more natural look, but I appreciate that because it doesn’t look fake. I love a mascara that give my eyelashes more length, and this mascara does just that.

NYX Glam Shadow

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“Soprano” is the prettiest gold-champagne color for a quick, all over the lid eyeshadow. It’s the kind of product that I rely on for when I’m rushed (so basically everyday). NYX glam shadows are smooth and easy to apply with my finger for the “glam” look they promise.

NYX Butter Lipstick

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I’ve really been getting into wearing lipstick lately; it really finishes off any look well. NYX butter lipstick is best described as a combination between a typical creamy lipstick and Maybeline Baby Lips. It’s sheer, yet very pigmented and long-lasting. “Fireball” is the more scarlet reddish color and “Little Susie” is more of a  “deep pink with yellow undertones”.

By now I’m sure you can tell I love NYX products (this isn’t sponsored); they are really good quality and a great price point!

What are some of your favorite products?

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Blue, White, & Striped

I love the J.Crew style half tuck on a button down shirt, so here is my attempt to do just that. Personally, I think J.Crew should offer a styling class for costumers because I would love to figure out how their models look perfectly casual in anything from denim jackets to skirts and tennis shoes.

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(photobomber haha)

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White Jeans: American Eagle • Striped Button Down: Forever 21 (similar) • Sandals: Jack Rogers • Tote: Longchamp Le Pliage (large) • Watch: Charming Charlie (similar) • Sunglasses: J.Crew Factory

Thanks for reading!

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Pinspiration

Today, I wanted to share some of my favorite pins of the moment. Although, I feel like summer is pretty much over for me, almost everyone else still gets to enjoy their freedom until the end of the month. That’s why I figured these colorful (and spring-like, sorry) pins would help to squeeze the last bit of Summer vacation out of August.

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All of these pins can be found on my Pinterest account!

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Favorite Instagram Accounts

I’m back from my mission trip! I am still mulling over the idea of doing a recap of my amazing time at Camp Barnabas, so be on the look out for that once we get some pictures back from the trip.

Anyways, I wanted to share some of my favorite Instagram accounts (that aren’t necessarily accounts of my favorite bloggers or vice versa). Without further ado, my faves:

Rosie's NYC

@carly

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@kitchykitchen

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@yepitsprepblog

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@theblondeprep

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@citrusandstyle

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@mackenziehoran 

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@preptista

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@rachaelsgoodeats

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@letsgetpreppy_

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@historyinhighheels

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@aaprovost

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@prepavenue

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@belleoftheball45

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@preppybythesea

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@ootdbylindy

It was tough to just choose a couple, but all of these girls have such aesthetic accounts that I really love!

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