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Dior Addict.

 

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Above: wearing 765 Ultra Dior shade

Excited to introduce the new Dior Addict Pumpling Ultra-Gloss! I’m quite the make-up junky so I’m ecstatic to partner up with Dior so I can add some bright color and shine to my lips for a more glam look!

What’s awesome about the new Pumpling Ultra-Gloss is that it has three benefits we should be excited about, ultra-plumping, ultra-shiny and ultra-hydrating!

First, Ultra-plumping benefit gives you +14% of immediate volume, which means it has a hydra-plumping formula that helps retain water to give you a supple, plump shape! Such a good one because we all want plumpier lips! The Ultra-shiny benefit is one that I love because your lips stay glossy and fresh looking all day! The ultra-hydrating benefit gives you a womping 6hours of continuous hydration! So crazy! They stay hydrated as well as smoothed and plumped!

There’s three different light effect to choose from: Sparkling, Iridescent and Watery! Depending on what you’re looking for and what kind of look you’re trying to achieve, there’s so many shades per light effects! I personally love the Sparkling shades, I’m wearing the 765 Ultra Dior. Its sooo pretty and sparkly- perfect for a cocktail party or date night!

Which one’s your favorite? x

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Loving these shades: 676 Cruise, 656 Cosmic and the one I’m wearing 765 Ultra-Dior.

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Check out the cute video we made HERE!

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Oh, La Mer!

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When I find a new beauty product that works, I stick to it ’till the end. It can get pricey trying new products, new brands trying to find the right one, trust me I know.. I spend quite some money always testing out new beauty products!

I’ve always had a thing for eye creams but it wasn’t until the last 3 years that I really started to focus a bit  more on this area.  So I was excited to know about La Mer’s new Lifting Eye Serum that works wonders! It helps rejuvenate the eye and brow area as well as lift and firm. I’ve noticed a difference under my eyes! 

The applicator that comes with it makes it easy to smooth a drop of serum around your eyes including underneath your brow and gently massage with the applicator (use the flat part of the round metal). I use it morning and night.

I’m a true beauty junkie and can say that spending a little more on great beauty products for your face is totally worth it. It makes all the difference especially if you’re consistent with them. I also swear by their Creme de la Mer (and their cleansing foam too!)- it’s the best thing ever! My skin has never looked this good… it literally transforms the look of your skin! It improves the firmness of skin, fine lines, wrinkles and pores!

If you’re like me and you worry about your eyes + under eyes, try La Mer‘s new Lifting Eye Serum… I promise you, you will thank me later!

x

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Seriously, so good!

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Beauty Report.

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Make-up, we either love it or hate it. For most of us, we love it. It gives us the opportunity to enhance our beauty/features and it helps give us confidence. For me, I love make-up; it’s always fun trying out new product and building a relationship with the product you “found”.

I pretty much stick to the same make-up everyday; it’s pretty easy and looks rather natural. I’ve tried the super expensive kind and the drugstore type too and everything else in between… definitely takes awhile to “find” the one mascara you love or the “perfect” shade of pink for your blush. Luckily, I’ve finally found all of my favorite make-up must-haves that I’ll be sticking to for a while! Check out my beauty must-haves (showed my top faves in this post only) that I live by religiously.. Hope you try some of them! xo

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From L to R: E.L.F eyelash curler |  MAC 187 brush used for lightweight application of my powder/blush | MAC 130 brush used to apply my foundation/concealer | MAC Pro Longwear Concealer in NW30 that I apply for under my eyes in an upside down triangle and blend evenly | Benefit Coralista blush; I use two blushes, I always add this one on top because it has a nice shimmer that makes my face glow |  Anastasia Brow Genius Kit in Medium Brown; I used to use Anastasia’s brow pencil but then I found the genius kit and i fell in love! I’ve never liked to fill in my brows with powder, but this product changed my life! It’s amazing! Highly recommend. | Laura Mercier Foundation Powder in NO.7; best powder! Gives you full coverage without looking cake. love love love! | Rohto eyedrops (usually the green bottle); I have to put drops in  every morning before I do my makeup; feels so refreshing plus I love having white clear eyes.

 

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From L to R: Estee Lauder Idealist Even Skintone IlluminatorI apply it before my moisturizer; gives me an even skin tone and helps my skin look glowy | Dior DiorShow mascara in 090; One of the best higher-end mascaras! Makes my lashes longer and thickens them and it’s waterproof! | MAC blush in Prism shade (I also use MAC creme blend brush in Something Special; Has been my go-to blush for years, literally. It’s a perfect shade for my particular skin tone; it’s not too pink and not too brown. Easy to layer with other blushes. | Wet n’ Wild Retractable eyeliner in Black; I love that it’s easy to glide on and it’s not too black; it’s a softer black making it more daytime appropriate |  Laura Mercier Lip Balm in Berry; gives me the perfect amount of shine and color while moisturizing my lips! | Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer; Love this! I add this before I apply my blush, gives me cheek definition and helps make me look sun kissed ready.

 

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L to R: Marc Jacobs Daisy roll-on perfume; my go-to perfume! This is my 3rd bottle I go through this year! Smells so pretty and fresh! #MJDAISYCHAIN  |  Smashbox highlighter; perfect to brighten up my eyes! | Essie nail polish in ‘Blanc’; white nails are beautiful for summer! All white everything! This ones perfect because you only need two coats and looks solid!

Lastly, I didn’t take a photo of them but I love these products in the slideshow. They’ve made a difference in my make-up routine + face:
Clarins Beauty Flash Balm: I apply it after my moisturizer and right before I apply my makeup. Gives me a radiant look- it brightens and tightens. My fave? It leaves my face feeling so young and moisturized plus it smells sooo good! | Clarins Foaming cleanser; this stuff works! Noticed a difference in my skin within a week! My skin is super sensitive and oily. Leaves my skin feeling ultra soft; a dab goes a long way! love love this | Garnier BB Cream; I haven’t gotten back to wearing foundation since this BB Cream. It’s so light it feels as if you’re not wearing anything! | Maybelline Baby lips in Pink Punch; the perfect pink!