My Relationship with Makeup

I love makeup. I love sparkly eyeshadow and dewey foundation and balm that makes my lips shine. I love covering up my chin breakouts and combing my brows into thicker, fluffier versions of themselves. I won’t say that I need makeup– I’m more than happy to leave the house in the morning fresh-faced and moisturized with nothing on my skin but some sunscreen– but I will say that I really, really enjoy it.

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Unboxing Ipsy Review: July 2016

Ipsy is a $10 per month beauty subscription bag and, in my humble opinion, the best one out there. Every month, their glam bag impresses me with unique products and they consistently help me discover brands I might not have otherwise come across. They do their job and they do it well.

This month’s theme was “Hot Summer Nights,” which are coincidentally my favorite type of nights. Let’s jump right in to all the goodies I received!

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Unboxing Birchbox Review: July 2016

With a trip coming up in August, I was eager to check out July’s Birchbox picks. Any sample-sized beauty products that I can throw into my carry on bag will save me money and prevent me from accidentally ruining more expensive products during the traveling process.

Birchbox is a monthly beauty subscription box that includes skincare, haircare and makeup. It costs $10 per month and can go either way depending on the month. Sometimes, they deliver high-end products that I fall in love with or impressive drugstore makeup finds. Other times, they send me the same freaking brands that I don’t like over and over again (Whish, Supergoop, etc.) or they send me perfume samples. I had my fingers crossed for this month.

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