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My Holy Grails

Hear my thoughts on my all time favorite products and why!


Today I'll be discussing my holy grail makeup products. I do not have a full face of holy grails but I will come out with a full face in future time. I am so excited to share these with you and if you purchase any of these from my suggestions, let me know! Now let's get into it

TARTE SHAPE TAPE CONCEALER

I was on the hunt for a good brightening and full coverage concealer after the Too Faced concealer in "fair" wasn't cutting it for me. I finally treated myself to this after months of drooling over it. A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY. I do 3 dots in a triangular shape and blend with a beauty blender. It's so brightening and conceals my troubled dark circles. It is exclusive to Ulta, but can be found on Tarte's website if you are wanting to purchase it!


IT COSMETICS BYE BYE PORES PRESSED POWDER

I live, swear, and die by this powder. I bought mine off of QVC at the time, and they did a bundle that included a brush to go with it, and FYI, it's a smokin' deal. This setting powder does what it say's it going to do, say "bye bye" to your pores. It literally makes me look photoshopped in real life. Every time someone asks me about my favorite setting powder, I always say it's the Bye Bye Pores Pressed Powder. It's so SOFT and SMOOTH. If you're not into a pressed setting powder and like to bake your face, they do have a loose powder that is about $5 cheaper. Both powders can be found on IT Cosmetic's website and at Ulta. YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT   


ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS MODERN RENAISSANCE EYESHADOW PALETTE


You've probably seen this a thousand times but this is one of the BEST eyeshadow palettes out there. Warm tones are very flattering on my neutral toned skin with my blue eyes and dark hair. When I swatched this product, I knew it was going to be a palette that would cater to my complexion and any type of look I wanted to achieve. The palette has some fallout with their matte shades but fallout just means it is so finely milled down, making it more blendable. If you research into how much work is put into their matte shadows, you can definitely tell how much work gets put into them once you apply it to your face. The Modern Renaissance Palette can be found on their website, Ulta, and Sephora.


LANCOME GRANDIOSE WIDE-ANGLE FAN EFFECT MASCARA

About 2 years ago, my mother got me this for Christmas at Macy's and I can't put this down. I bought the Benefit Roller Lash, and that's a good mascara, but the Grandiose is just too good. I have very thick and long lashes and they have a tendency to sag a bit and this is able to hold my lashes, give them length and some volume. It is on the pricier side at $32 USD but in my opinion, it's worth it. The angled wand helps you get into your inner lash area and get a flawless lower lash. It can be found at Sephora and Ulta


TARTELETTE IN BLOOM EYESHADOW PALETTE

This palette is simply STUNNING. Every single shade in the palette is buttery and so creamy, and if I didn't mentioned, they are pigmented. The glittery shades are the exact same way and I mean it. In my opinion, this is the perfect natural palette. The package is sturdy enough to travel and it's so sleek. I am not someone who stresses over packaging but I figured it needed to be included. This palette can be found on Tarte's website, Ulta, and Sephora!


Overall, these have been my ride or dies for quite some time and won't be going anywhere! I've repurchased 2 out of the 5 products mentioned because they're that good. I would not lie to you, these products are exceptional. If you're new to makeup and are looking for good products to use, I recommend 2 things to you: Invest in good makeup and invest in good brushes. I like to get IT Cosmetic Brush Sets, they're so soft, they feel great on the face, and you will not be disappointed whatsoever! 

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