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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Sampling

I love trying new products!  One of my favorite things about having a blog is that it gives me an opportunity to share my findings with y'all.  There are two things that make me more likely to buy a product - organic buzz on reviews written by bloggers and actually being able to sample a product before purchasing.

If you share my sampling obsession, you need to give PLAY! by Sephora a try!  For $10 a month, you receive five deluxe samples + a bonus, packaged in a cute little bag.  (So perfect for organizing goodies under your cabinet, traveling with jewelry, etc.)






Marc Jacobs Beauty Velvet Noir Mascara ($26) •  This mascara is incredible.  It gives me flashbacks to the summer I had eyelash extensions.  If you're looking for a mascara to separate and lengthen your lashes, this is it!  I don't wear it every day, but I love it for special occasions when I really want to up the glam factor or on days where I wear minimal makeup but want to look polished.
Briogeo Rosarco Milk Reparative Leave-In Conditioning Spray ($20) •  This was not a great product for me.  I have oily hair, so I intentionally avoided getting this anywhere near my roots, and somehow it still made my entire head an oil slick.  


Bare Minerals GEN NUDE Matte Liquid Lipcolor in 'Swag' ($19)  •  The name for this shade is cringeworthy, but the product is not.  It's hard to find a good matte lipcolor that isn't drying, but this one passes the test.  I love to wear this to events because it's long lasting. 




Touch in Sol Eye Shadow Duo in 'Talia' ($25)  •  This is another one of my favorites for special occasions!  The product has both a glitter primer and a fine, loose glitter that can be applied on top of the stickier primer.  This was one of my favorites during the holiday season, and I plan to pull it out again when spring rolls around.



IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cleanser ($28) •  I love this cleanser so much that I purchased it!  Its milky and gentle on my sensitive skin, and my skin made noticeable improvements when I started using this.

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream ($48) •  I started using this moisturizer when my oily skin started getting dry patches, and it cleared that right up.  I will probably transition over to a lighter gel product for spring, as feel like the heaviness of this product is better suited for fall and winter.


I want to hear from you - what should I try next?!  What have you been using that you love?  





9 comments:

  1. That nude lip color is so beautiful! I have a hard time pulling off lipstick in general, but I bet this one looks great on you.

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  2. I love IT confidence in a cream and actually just finished my container of it last week! Their eye cream is great as well! I want to try that mascara!!

    xoxo A
    www.southernbelleintraining.com

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  3. oh looks like you got some decent products! too bad the briogeo product did not work for you :(

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  4. I wish the leave-in conditioner worked better for you! I desperately need to find something to help moisturize my hair more.

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  5. sampling is so much fun - thanks for sharing all of this w/ us! everyone keeps talking about it cosmetics & I've never tried their products, but I definitely need to. x, nicole // www.nicoleeigh.com

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  6. I love the Bare Mineral lipsticks. They are so incredibly comfortable and long lasting. Marc Jacobs makes great products so I'm not surprised that the mascara is amazing as well.

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  7. Loving that glittery eye shadow. I only ever wear it for special occasions, so the glitter is a nice element.

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  8. I LOVE Briogeo products! They work wonders on your hair!

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  9. I am always looking for new cleansers to try! + I love IT cosmetics!

    xo, L
    www.leannaranieri.com

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