My Everyday Makeup Routine

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My routine lately has been pretty low maintenance, I must say. Since I usually frequent the gym after work I like to keep a light base. I literally just use the Rimmel Match Perfection Concealer as my base, but apply it mainly under my eyes chin and the middle of my forehead. But before that, I always(always) apply sunscreen. Right now, I use the Biore Aqua Rich sunscreen. 

Then I set my face with the Tarte Amazonian Clay Full Coverage Airbrush Foundation in Fair Honey. This is a really good powder to keep you matte most of the day. It also makes a bulletproof base paired with the Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation in Ivory.

Any who, I then apply my bronzer, blush and highlight(standard). I’ve been bronzing up with the Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder in Bronze-01 because I felt like I wasn’t giving it much love recently. I blush with my current favorite Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 hour Blush in Exposed and highlight with my new ultimate fave, Colourpop Supershock highlight in Lunch Money. It is seriously life changing.

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For the brows, I amazingly still use the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer in Medium Brown because it still hasn’t run out yet! I must say that you definitely get a bang for your buck on this one rather than the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Medium Brown. One the eyes, I just splash a little bit of depth in with the Bobbi Brown Holiday 2014 Palette and the K-Palette 1 Day Lash Perm, which really does hold a curl very well and does make you look like a Panda after a hot shower.

Lastly for the lips, I like to keep it simple. The Urban Decay Comfort Matte Lipstick in Stark Naked paired with the Revlon Colorstay Liner in Rose is a good low maintenance lip duo.


**All photos and video were taken with a Sony A6000**

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L’Oreal Visible Lift Blur Foundation | The Review

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Whenever I need to review a new base product, I always test them out a few weeks in advance to thoroughly review the  product. With the L’Oreal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation, right of the bat, I already knew that this product was an anti-aging product, which was a first for me, in terms of foundations.

It owns up to their claim that it erases fine lines, wrinkles and smoothens skin because upon application it almost felt like I was putting on a mattifying primer. It really looked like it smoothened my skin! Amazing!

But what I don’t get is the “Visible Lift” aspect. Maybe in the long run, if I use this product for the next 3 years, I might be able to see the ‘lift’ they were talking about. But I noticed no instant lift results on application.

Maybe it was the shade that I got, but I noticed that when I tried to apply this to cover my under eyes, all it did was emphasize it. Although I think it was because the shade I got had a blue undertone.

But in terms of consistency, this foundation easily blends on skin even if it isn’t the perfect match.

So should you get this foundation? Since this base is a bit on the pricey side of drugstore bases($14.99), maybe you should just grab the L’Oreal True Match Foundation. 

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**All photos and video were taken with a Sony A6000**

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Tiny Ways to Help You Feel Better at Work

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I definitely know the feeling, when you aren’t exactly raking it in at work when you know you can. There are other people in the office who (seem) like they have it all their shit together, so what am I doing wrong? Maybe being a career girl sometimes isn’t the easiest way rise in the field.


Stay Focused On You

TBH. In a face paced world, you are the only person who is going to look out for you. It is SO important to have goals and to track your development throughout your life. Sometimes your mentors don’t always have time to mentor you, so you have to take charge yourself!

Avoid Negativity

Criticism will weigh you down(for some), but you can take it as a compliment. Anyway, constructive criticism only makes you better. Being happy is a major plus! Employers and people in general like positive and smiling personalities!

Make Friends

When you’re new to a workplace, this can be the toughest thing to do. Because you’re trying to become a part of an existing well-established family. But make an effort with your colleagues, and see an instant improvement in your work life.

Make The Most of your Break

Chat with a friend, laugh and cry. Go out to grad your favorite slice. Gather yourself together if you’ve had a stressful day or letting your personal life bleed into your work. You’ll be so ready to take on work for the rest of the afternoon!


**All photos and video were taken with a Sony A6000**

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