Boxy Charm Galaxy Glow

Hey hey hey! I just received my boxy charm fresh out the mail box and ripped it open so I can share it with you!! So February’s theme is Galaxy Glow and we are really getting back to how awesome boxy charm really is!! IMG_4093

First up in this months box is Crown Pro Trio Brush Set. MSRP: 29.99$  These three brushes can be used to contour your face to perfection. Conceal, highlight, sculpt and blend.                                                                                        IMG_4094

Next up is Vintage Cosmetics Smokey Eye Pencil. MSRP: 21$  A richly pigmented smokey eye pencil delivers intense jet-black definition. I personally hope this is water proof or has some super stay power or I will look crazy!! IMG_4096

Now we have the Naked Cosmetics Holographic Highlighter Palette. MSRP: 39.99$  Six stunning holographic shades in this highlight palette. Each iridescent shade is perfect for highlighting and layering to transform any look into something enchanting. IMG_4098

I am super excited to do some looks with this COVERFX Shimmer Veil. MSRP: 28$  Multi-use, shimmering creme colors are crease-proof enough for the boldest of eye looks and formulated with a weightless finish for a shimmering effect anywhere on the face. IMG_4095

Lastly in the box is Seraphine Botanicals Sugar + Lemon moisturizing lip buffer. MSRP: 24$  A blend of soft sugar crystals within a rich, nourishing salve base that gently exfoliates and buffs lips. I love a good lip scrub and can’t wait to test this one out!!! IMG_4097

This box contains some great items that I can’t wait to test out. I love the theme and think it will make some really fun looks! Till next time friends.

 

xoxo Erin

REMAY Collaboration and review

Hi everyone! How are we doing this week? I have had the pleasure of doing a collaboration with a brand called REMAY. REMAY is a company with a mission to make shaving quicker and more enjoyable. If you are like me, shaving is a chore and I will take anything that makes a chore easier and quicker. So how do they accomplish this mission? With REMAY Shave Gel Bars is how! It’s a shave gel bar designed with peoples lifestyle in mind. I welcome you to a new era of shaving. If you would like to try it out for yourself the link is near the bottom with a coupon code!

I have been using the product for a little over a week now and I really can’t believe how much I like it. The packaging is perfect for anyone and is so convenient. It can easily be stored for travel because it is packaged in it’s own case. The bar is not messy at all unlike using shaving cream or soap. Your razor won’t get clumped with product either! Goodbye, messy shaving cream. Hello REMAY! This will definitely be your razors new best friend. My skin is left feeling super smooth and soft and more moisturized.

Highlights About The Product:

  • The shave gel bars protect the skin from nicks, bumps and razor burn
  • The shave gel bars allows for a quick application with no mess
  • The shave gel bars contain real coconut and tea-tree oil
  • The shave gel bars are paraben-free and sulfate-free
  • The packaging is recyclable
  • The shave gel bars are vegan and cruelty-free
  • The shave gel bars work with any 3, 4 or 5 blade razor

Overall REMAY has totally changed the way I approach shaving. It has never been easier!! If you want to check out REMAY for yourself click HERE and use code ERIN20 to save 20%!! I guarantee you won’t regret it.

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xoxo Erin

 

Disclaimer: I did receive this product for testing purposes and decided to work with REMAY based on my belief and love for the product. All opinions are my own.

January Boxy Charm

Hello friends!

This months boxy charm was a huge improvement over last month. Hopefully the continue to improve and go back to being amazing like they were a few months ago. This months theme was ROCK 2018. Everything in the box was very shimmering and shiny.

So let’s dive into this box!!IMG_3906

First product was the Dr. Brandt pores no more luminizer primer. Retail 38$ This primer delivers a natural radiant glow while blurring pores and imperfections for a beautifully illuminated flawless complexion. —It worked so well!! I love this primer, even to wear alone.

IT Cosmetics brow power MSRP: 24$ This brow pencil is amazing and contains so many amazing ingredients including green tea, vitamins, and antioxidants. This pencil is bomb!!

Crown Pro Glam Metals Palette. retail 25$ This palette is super blendable and very pretty in metallic colors but with no mattes I don’t feel like I can make a complete look.IMG_4043

PUR Bronze and Brighten cheek palette. MSRP: 34$ It claims to be an on the go highlight, bronzer, and blush palette but all the shades have a bit too much shimmer for me. Especially the bronzer, if it was a little less shimmery the palette would be perfect. I will probably end up using the bronzer as eyeshadow.

Grande Cosmetics Grandelips Hydrating Lip Plumper. Retail 27$. Infused with valulip and hyaluronic acid, instantly improves lip volume within 3-5 minutes while hydrating. Results may vary is correct… this was just a lip gloss on me. Sad because I was hoping for some super plump lips!!

Till next time my loves!

xoxo Erin

Wonderland Makeup Test and Review

Hello friends! I am back with another review for you. This time is a collaboration with the UK brand Wonderland. So without further ado let’s jump right in.

Wonderland sent me a primer, two pigments and a mascara. The package was so cute and I wanted to start with the packaging. IMG_3919 I love the simple black and white packaging. It’s clean and sleek and allows you to see what the product is clearly.

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Studio Finish Primer. I give this primer a 5 out of 5! It really is one of the best primers I have used. My skin was extremely smooth, pores were all filled, and my foundation went on so perfectly. Even in my normal editing process I didn’t have to touch my skin. I was truly impressed by this primer. My foundation also lasted all day without budging. This is a must try product! https://www.wonderlandmakeup.co.uk/primer/

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Next product is the Wonderdust Loose Pigment. I have the colors Pandora (left) and Halo (right). I give these pigments 4.5 out of 5. I will say in my opinion you do need some sort of base or glitter glue to get an intense color pay off. These pigments are packaged so perfectly. They contain a sifter so you do not make a huge mess which is so nice compared to most other pigments I’ve seen on the market. https://www.wonderlandmakeup.co.uk/pigment/

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Wonderland Lash Thickening Mascara. 4 out of 5. This mascara is perfect for someone who loves a more natural look. For me it was the perfect mascara to coat my lashes before applying false lashes. I do wish that it gave my lashes more volume and length. It did however separate my lashes and left them without a single clump! This mascara wasn’t out of this world but it was really nice. Just apply more than one coat and you are ready to go!!https://www.wonderlandmakeup.co.uk/mascara/

 

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Here is the look I created using these products. My skin never smoother and I used the blue as a base for the Halo pigment and the mascara coated my lashes of course. I had so much fun trying out these products and I will definetely have to try more!

xoxo Erin

Disclaimer: I received these items for free. All opinions are 100% mine and I was not paid for my post or opinion.

The Ink Gel Eyeliner- Pretty Vulgar Review

Hello friends! How was your weekend? We had a friend stay with us which I always love. I love entertaining!! Any ways, I ordered this gel liner based on recommendations from youtubers. It was raved about and I couldn’t wait to try it out. I have to say I was so disappointed with this product. My overall rating would be a 2 out of 5 stars and lets dive in to why.. IMG_3811

The packaging is stunning. I love how it looks like an old timey ink pot. The copper/gold is beautiful. Gold and black is my favorite combination. The unicarton is also beautiful. The font and script, I love everything about it. And the container makes you feel like you are getting a lot of product.

Next this liner is EXTREMELY pigmented. It is black as it gets which I really like and was surprised but how dark it actually was. A little bit goes a long way which is awesome. I think this liner would really last someone a long time.

Unfortunately there are negatives for me.. As always your experience could be totally different. IMG_3827This was right after applying the liner so it hadn’t smudged yet, but I don’t think this product is for those of us with oily eyelids. After only a couple hours my liner had transferred to my upper lids and the bottom was very smudged and smokey… It wasn’t cute. I hope y’all have different experience with the liner. It claims to be waterproof and last all day but I didn’t get that pleasure.

Lastly it was an expensive liner. At 24$ I want a liner that lasts until I decide to take it off.

Have you tried pretty vulgar liner? What was your experience?

till next time

xoxo Erin

December Boxy Charm

I know my post for December’s boxy charm is up super late but since I was out of town I received my box late. I have to be honest I was incredibly underwhelmed by this box. I really wasn’t even excited to try it out, which is super sad because normally I am beyond pumped about the box. So let’s jump in.IMG_3799

In the box I received a blush kit by Real Her that is retailed at $32. All 3 blushes were shimmery so I felt that this item may be better for spring or summer but I don’t think I will reach for it much at all. The middle shade is really pretty but the other two are not my style…IMG_3802

Next up I got a Pro Concealer Palette by Bellapierre, retailing for $30. Now this looks like a nice palette with really big pans for anyone who uses color correcting concealers. I personally don’t… So again this was a bust for me but that is totally personal. My mom received a bronzer in her boxy charm box, which I am totally jealous of!

Next is a My Lips Are Sealed Lightweight Liquid Lipstick by Pretty Vulgar, retails for $24. This product was a love hate for me because I was totally stoked about receiving something by Pretty Vulgar and I can’t wait to try more of their products but I just do not like metallic liquid lipsticks. I don’t think they look good on me and so this will just not be used unfortunately. I will probably put it in a give away, ( I did not even open this because I tried my moms)

I believe all boxy charmers received the Tarteist Lash Paint Mascara by Tarte retailing for $23. This mascara is really great and I am happy to have at least one product that will be used in my box this month! This guy really added lots of volume but won’t be replacing my l’oreal mascara or fake lashes.

Lastly I got a Deluxe Blush Brush from Crown Brush, retails for $12. The brush has really soft, synthetic bristles which is nice when you want to use cream or powder products. It is pretty dense so you want to be very light handed so that you don’t get too much product.

Did you receive the december boxy charm? What did you think? If you don’t receive boxy charm you should. Normally I love my entire box and at only 21$ a month it is an incredible deal!!

xoxo Erin

Cute AF Collaboration

My fellow blogger and twitter friend, Kyles, reached out to me to do a collaboration. Now saying that we don’t live in the same city or state for that matter we had to get a little creative. So we chose a palette we both have and created looks. The palette we used was the Colourpop cute AF palette which is a super warm palette. Don’t forget to go check out and follow Kyles to see what she created!! you can find her : BLOG and TwitterIMG_3406 For this look I created I wanted something a little more simple than some of the looks I create because I had a ton of errands to run and had to take the baby to his checkup.

Out of the palette I layered and smoked colors over the lid starting with the lightest colors in the palette then gradually adding in darker colors but focusing them more on the outer corner. I used every matte shade except the yellow. Then to add a touch of shimmer and blend everything together I added the gold/orange shimmer in the bottom row.

I really love this palette but wish it had more dark tones in it. I find it almost a little difficult to create a whole look with the palette, It can be done but just not to what I love personally.

IMG_3404 Check out my instagram for tons more makeup pics!!

till next time!! Everyone who celebrates have a great Thanks Giving!!!!

xoxo Erin