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REVIEW | Physician's Formula Murumuru Butter Bronzer

REVIEW | Physician's Formula Murumuru Butter Bronzer swatches and comparisons
Summer is on its way out here in the Northern Hemisphere but I'm going to hold onto it as best as I can! This was definitely the summer of bronzers for me. I fell in love with the bareMinerals' Skinny Dip last year so when everyone was raving about the Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Bronzer, I had to give it a try. If you're bronzer-averse like me, I'd definitely recommend it!

HEART TO HEART | Make up with a Heart Turns 3! + Giveaway

Another 365 days have passed and boy, have things changed. This is more of a personal post so it's going to get serious and gloomy for a bit but I promise there's a light at the end of the tunnel. If you're here for the makeup, just
skip to the giveaway--you won't hurt my feelings. But if you want to hear more about my boring life, keep reading :)
blog giveaway

DE-STASHING PROJECT | Going Cruelty-Free: Lip Edition

I'm back for another De-Stashing Project! This time, it's all my non-cruelty free lip products. If you haven't been keeping up with this series, I am transitioning to a cruelty-free blog so I went through and pulled out everything that isn't CF. Attempting to use up all my non-CF stuff up first is the main goal but I'm also hoping to cut down my collection because I want to curate a collection of all my favorite things. This is the last part of the makeup before I move onto skincare and then hair/body. Eventually, I will go through the rest of my collection until it is down to a manageable size. So without further ado, let's move into the products!
revlon lip butter, maybelline baby lips, maybelline color whispers, loreal color riche balm, benefit lollibalm reviews

FOTD | Simone Biles' Rio Olympics Inspired Makeup

As a kid, I remember having many dreams about what I'd be when I grew up. Becoming a teacher and a violinist are some of the ones I remember most clearly. But every four years, I'd watch the Olympics with my dad and every time the women's gymnastics program came on, I'd be glued to the screen and mesmerized. I'd do tumbles and leaps all around the house for days until my mom told me to sit down and read before I knock over yet another expensive vase. 
FOTD | Simone Biles' Rio Olympics Inspired Makeup, urban decay revolution lipstick in f-bomb, lorac pro palette 2, urban decay vice 4 palette, nyx bright idea illuminating stick in chardonnay shimmer swatches

This year was a bit different and I've been avoiding watching the Olympics. However, my mom turned it on last night and we watched the women's team event and being the makeup junkie that I am, I was mesmerized by Simone Biles' eye makeup. The colorful glitter pop on her lower lashline felt fun and patriotic at the same time. I'm a bit too old to be doing tumbles and leaps so instead, I wanted to recreate that look for you. I'd post the photo for you but I've just been reading about copyright so I'll link you to the photo instead, hehe. 

Basically, she has a light golden satin eyeshadow all over her upper lid with a cat eye. On the lower lash line, she has red glitter on the outer corner, silver glitter in the center and blue glitter on the inner corner. There's different variations of this look but I like the one using the U.S. flag's color scheme the most. So, let's dive into the makeup!

REVIEW | Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette

REVIEW | Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette, amaretto, pamplemousse, champagne pop, prosecco pop, rose spritz, swatches
I'm super late to the whole Champagne Pop party but it's still fashionable to be late, right? I wanted to be completely sure about my feelings on this palette before I wrote this review but as always, I'm never on time. Still, I wanted to get this out because 4 out of the 5 products are available in duos so y'all can pick and choose what you like instead. So, let's get into this review!