Friday, April 8, 2011

5 Favorite Things Friday–Beauty Edition

With summer coming up, I am breaking out some of my favorite warm weather beauty items. My go to products in the summer usually are bright and fun and I love using make-up that helps create that dewy, sun kissed look. After-all, the point is to use items that help enhance skin without making it look too made-up. My top 5 are as follows:
  1. Nars Bronzer in Leguna, Sephora, $33. This brown-based bronzer with gold shimmer helps create a glowing, tanned skin look.Nars-Bronzer-Leguna 
  2. Nars Orgasm Blush, Sephora, $27. This pinky-peach blush subtly highlights the face with gold shimmer accents and helps create a healthy flush. This shade is universally flattering and is one of the most popular selling colors.Nars-Orgasm-Blush   
  3. Nars Illuminator, Sephora, $29. This illuminator is a relatively new product. I just tried it and like it better than my Stila illuminator. The Laguna color works really well to hydrate skin and create a dewy, flushed look and it is also really pretty in the Orgasm color.Nars-Illuminator     
  4. Rosebud Salve, Sephora, $6. This salve is amazing at moisturizing and healing dry, cracked lips. It also works amazingly well at hydrating knees, elbows, and cuticles, and claims to help with diaper rash! It’s a an affordable, multitasking dream!Rosebud-Salve     
  5. Sally Hansen Salon Effects, Local Drugstore, $12.99. I am one of those people who normally does not paint my finger nails due to the long drying time and the peeling and chipping that occurs almost instantly. These are a time saving miracle. They just stick onto the nail and then need to be filed down. Super easy and they last a long time without the cracking, peeling, chipping, or mess that normal nail polish creates.sally-hansen-salon-effects

15 comments:

  1. pinkish peach blush would def be my fave pick for summer makup

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  2. The Rosebud Salve sounds fabulous!

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  3. Orgasm blush is my beauty must. I love the way it looks on. I have also been meaning to try the Sally Hansen nail effects, they have some really great designs

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  4. i want to try out that salve!! it sounds awesome! and btw, where do you get your sally hansen nail strips? cause it's only 9.99 at target :)

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  5. I am so trying those nail polish stripes!

    xoxo

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  6. I still need to try the orgasm blush. It's been on my "purchase at some point" list for years!

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  7. We have Rosebud Salve and it's amazing! Great post by the way, we really want the nail polish strips.
    Love your blog and thanks for following, now following you too :)
    Leah and Georgia ♥

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  8. Love the fresh colors of the blush makeup. I would also like to try that salve! Great, creative posts!

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  9. Rosebud Salve is one of my favorite lip blams ever and I've just recently found out about those nail polish strips! I've been wanting to try them out!

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  10. i really like the pinky-peach blush!! it's such a beautiful summer color !
    xx

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  11. I used to love Nars Orgasm blush, and I can't for the life of me remember why I stopped wearing it. I may need to grab some in time for summer. Also, I'm dying to try the sally hansen nail stickers. I've seen friends wearing them and they always look perfect!

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  12. those nail effects look awesome. wooooo :)
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  13. excellent picks! and i also LOVE the rosebud salve, it's the perfect subtle amount of shine and color, just a teeny bit rosey - love it!! and it smells delish!

    *liz

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  14. I really want to try those Sally Hansen nail polish strips but they are a bit pricy.
    Thanks for your comment.
    To answer your question they are good they don't chip and they last long.
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  15. I use the Laguna and orgasm NARS everyday. They are such great products. I 'll have to try the others, the sally hansen nails look really cool

    Nice post
    xoDale

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