I am excited to share my Friday Favorites!! This is a weekly series talking about anything and everything that I have recently, or have always been, in love with. Whether it is beauty products, fashion related pieces, books, you get the idea ;D
This week, it’s all some of my favorite things on my bathroom counter:
I stumbled across this wonderful, soothing and cooling eye product while visiting my local Kiehl’s store at the mall! It is in the men’s skincare section; but the ladies LOVE it, and it is on their TOP 10 products list. It’s designed to help with those puffy morning eyes and also with dark circles. It’s goes on totally smooth and you pat it into your skin gently (because skin under the eye is like tissue paper, where skin on your cheeks is like cardboard….a little something to remember when you are rubbing your tired eyes in the morning.) And after regular use, your eyes should look bright and ready for the day. HERE is the link to read more about it!
I have used many mascaras…Benefit Bad Gal Lash was my favorite for a long time; but the last two years I’ve been exclusive to this one. MAC’s Extreme Dimension Lash. I gives me the dark black color I want, long lashes, not too much clumping (I do “shave” the brush against the rim of the tube to get any excess product off to help reduce clumps), and it lasts all day with very little, to no shedding. It’s always annoying when your mascara flakes off and lands around your eye! This mascara gets a thumbs up from me.
THIS goes with me everywhere….it’s in my purse and then sits on the counter when I’m at home. Its a brand new line called EVER and this not only makes my lips so smooth (just like it says!) but it can also be used on my cuticles or even elbows…anywhere that dry skin is an issue. It smells amazing and goes on super light. I wear it alone or apply it before I put on any lipstick, to prep my lips to not have as many fine lines in them…I feel like those can show up a lot more with just the color on. AND, bonus…it’s made by a Conscious Beauty Brand that has a Never Ever list of ingredients that are frowned upon and deemed unhealthy to use on our bodies. Perfect!
Friends….when I say I am not a fan of lipstick it is totally true. I am the FIRST person to forget to put it on UNLESS for a special occasion. I know! So wrong….BUT after a lovely visit at the Chanel Counter, I got a bit of an education on lipstick. It can actually help to balance the face and bring out the color in your eyes. WHAT?! Yep….the lady put this color on me, said it will bring out the green in my eyes, I look in the mirror, and yeah…it brought out the green….in my eyes!! I love it because it’s magical like that, it is not a solid color but more of a gloss that gets brighter with layering, and it has a very smooth and luxurious feel to it when I have it on. Not cakey at all, and everything I need in a LIPSTICK. I just might start wearing it more often 😉
All credit for this perfume becoming a staple in my bathroom goes to my sister. Love you Amber!! She brought home some Lime, Basil and Mandarin scent for me. I loved it. Then I got my friend some of the Red Roses scent because she was searching for something that had an AUTHENTIC old fashioned rose scent….JO MALONE nailed it. I switched to the Nectarine Blossom and Honey for myself for the longest time. It’s just one of the freshest scents I’ve ever used!! And this Christmas, when I was in need of a new bottle, my gorgeous husband bought me this newest scent of English Pear and Freesia. Again…so light, fresh, not too flowery, and wearable every day. He even splurged and got me the body lotion which is much more potent in scent than the spray, so when I use that, I don’t apply cologne.
So there you it is! My very first Friday Favorites shared with you! These products prove to be long lasting, easy to apply, worth the money and make my mornings that much better. What are some of your favorites things to get ready for the day??