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These $8 Fenty Dupes Will Be Your Summer Staple!

Colourpop to the rescue!

Colourpop came through with their Lite Stix + Blush Stix collection just in time! Summer make up means fast application. Blink and the season is over. We’ve got beaches to catch! We don’t want to spend a single extra minute worrying about perfect blending when their are weekend carnivals with our names all over them. What caught my eye, was the fact that this new Colourpop release included colors that looked like some of my favorite Fenty Beauty Shimmer Stix shades! I found Colourpop matches for almost all of the Fenty Shimmer Stix. The only one left out was Blondie. We can’t deny, Fenty has a way with gold that other brands haven’t yet grasped; Long Live Trophy Wife!! Here are the matches I found!



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Trippin

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Hope St.


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Sinnamon

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Roosevelt


Rum

Acting Up


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Yatch Lyfe

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More Is More


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Ridiic

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Mic Drop


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Chili Mango

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Sidewayz


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Unicorn

 
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Wallaby

 
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Flying High


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DOn’t Empty your Wallet to FIll Your Cart.

The Only Kylie Skin Review You Need: Michelle Phan Came Back To Save Us From Ourselves

Does Kylie Skin meet Michelle Phan’s standards?

Like a gaurdian angel watching the mayham about Kylie Skin unfold, Michelle Phan swooped back on to youtube to give beauty lovers a protecting voice. She guest starred in a ‘first impressions’ type of video on beauty influencer, Promise Tamang’s Youtube channel, Dope2111, to test out Kylie’s new skincare line.

 
 

It started with the announcement of a walnut scrub. That was the moment the internet beauty world erupted and started side-eyeing the release of baby Jenner’s skincare line. We all could see the release of Kylie Skin coming. We could have even predicted the twitter + meme circus that would come with it; for there rarely is a moment involving the Kardashian-Jenner clan that is unaccompanied by a social media tornado. Love them or hate them, the reality TV family is everywhere and so are their products. The hype could temp you to give them a try.

The OBG: Original Beauty Guru

 
 

Anyone who was a teenager in 2007 has seen a Michelle Phan beauty tutorial on Youtube. She turned her hobby into a business and now she owns her own beauty line, Em Cosmetics, and beauty subscription service, Ipsy Beauty!

The 32 year-old team up with her sister-in-law / beauty influencer, Promise Tamang, to spill all the tea about Kylie Skin and

if the walnut scrub will be scratching up our faces.

 
 

Promise Tamang is an incredibly talented artist who can change her face into almost anything!

 
 

No, seriously! It took me a minute to figure out which face was actually hers while scrolling through her IG.

 
 

They put their skin on the line to test it out.

Not all heroines wear capes!

Promise purchased the collection herself for $125 which she and Michelle both deemed a “fair” or “average” price for a full skincare routine.

 
 

When you and your bestie plan DIY facials together:

Each peice was tested and given a review based on how each of their faces felt in the moment.

 
 

The Foaming Face Wash:

Michelle: “Doesn’t feel that nourishing. Actually feels pretty drying as I’m washing this off. At the end of the day, you don’t want to buy the packaging or buy the hype. You want to buy a product that’s gonna work for you.” She also thought it would be better with teenagers with more oily skin.

Promise: “Not a velvety foam. It takes off like 80% of the makeup. It’s good but it’s not going to replace any of the cleansers I’m using now.”

 
 

The reason you’re here!

 
 

The Walnut Face Scrub:

Michelle: “It’s very finely milled. It’s not as bad as I thought it was, actually. But would I buy this for myself, no. I just think (physical exfoliants are) a dated formula.”

Promise: “I just feel like it’s not safe so I wouldn’t recommend for people to use this. Walnut scrubs are just a ‘no’ for me.“

 
 

The Vanilla Milk Toner

Michelle: “I don’t like fragrance in my skincare. So far this is my favorite product.”

Promise: “This feels really nice on the skin.”

Both were glad to see the left over makeup removed from their faces after cleansing and exfoliating.

The Vitamin C Serum

Michelle: “It’s OK. It’s not bad. It’s not the worst thing in the world but it’s not the best thing in the world either.”

Promise: “It’s a tad bit sticky but it’s good.”

The Face Moisturizer

 
 

Michelle: “Love the packaging. A little comes out [of the pump]; I like that. I like it more than the serum. It’s definitely the strongest [of the collection]”

Promise: “it’s nice and thick. I think it’s good.”

The Eye Cream

Michelle: “If you have sensitive skin, for sure you’re going to feel [the minty-ness]. Not bad.”

Promise: “There is a light bit of minty-ness. I think it’s good. I like the eye cream. I would say it feels like a nice eye cream”

Overall Thoughts

Michelle: “Could be better. If this was the first time I was getting into skin care, [this collection] is not a bad entry way. I do feel like there are other products that are much cheaper that are more effective. But you have to do extra research … if you want something easy, this is a nice way” to get started with skincare.

Promise: “it’s not ‘wow, impressive.” I think the walnut scrub threw people off.”

 
 

There faces say: You’ll try it because it’s Kylie but you probably won’t make many repurchases.

 
 

Meanwhile, Kylie posted a “day in the life” vlog.

 
 

See their video on Promise’s channel!

What’s a Followup Question Free way to say, “I’ll pass.”

Instagram’s Raver Grandma Gets A Makeup Collab + More of Summer '19s Brightest Releases

And we have a Neon Summer Ahead!

Summer beauty release have stolen our wallets year after year. 2019 is no different. What is different are the releases! Neon, bold, and beautiful. The beauty industry is growing. It feels like everyday there is a new brand that maybe doesn’t actually offer anything that is actually new. So these brands stepped their game up to put out some palettes + lippies that will jump off the screen and into your vanity.

Inc.Redible x BaddieWinkle

 
 

Remember Miley’s twerk + raver days. OK, now imagine Miley was 90 years old. That is instagramer @Baddiewinkle in a nutshell (without all the cultural appropriation).

 

The nearly 91 year old influencer has partnered with Inc.Redible for a 3 piece collab that include a boobie mask! Her IG bio says “stealing your man since 1928,” and I believe her.

 
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Inc.Redible
Baddie's Got The Gold Rainbow Highlighter

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Inc.Redible
Baddie Rollin' It Back Rainbow Rollerball Lip Gloss

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Inc.Redible
Baddie Double Perks Rainbow Sheet Boob Mask

That highlighter is actually and incredible work of art!

 
 
 
 

Huda’s Neon Aesthetic

Huda Beauty’s Obsession eyeshadow palettes were an instant hit. Each tell a 9 pan eyeshadow color story of their own. This summer, there will be 3 new Neon Obsession palettes.

Huda Beauty
Neon Obsessions Palette

 

The orange palette has us drooling.

 

Rainbow Neons

Lorac
Online Only Neon Lights PRO Pressed Pigments Eyeshadow Palette

Neon On the Brain

 

Of course Fenty Beauty is right on track! They’re giving us 7 lippies and 3 trios of vibrant liquid eyeliners.

 

Fenty Beauty By Rihanna
Poutsicle Juicy Satin Lipstick

Fenty Beauty By Rihanna
Vivid Liquid Eyeliner Trio

I do wish these liners were available as individuals, too. But I guess I’ll just have to get them all.

Pride Season

Influencer, @jessiepaege, has teamed up with Tarte to bring you a rainbow palette just in time for Pride month.

Tarte
Let it Rain-bow Eye Set

 

The collection also had a glitter get pot!

 
 
 

Tarte
Treasure Pot Glitter Gel in Pride

This Liquid Chrome Paint Metallic Pigment comes with some stencils to help you get cute little shapes on your face.

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Pride Liquid Chrome Paint Metallic Pigment


 
 

Ready for a Bright Summer?

10 Beauty Gadgets That Will Make You feel Like Jane Jetson

Futuristic Vanity

Beauty innovations often come in new formulas that last longer on the skin or in new ways of using an old remedy. But it’s 2019, and re-purposing Mama’s old beauty bag may not be enough. Could these gadgets be proof that the beauty industry could be feeling the pressure to get techy with it? Here are some of the strangest beauty meets technology products I find myself wanting to try at least once.

A Face Mask - But Make It Fashion

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare
SpectraLite™ Faceware Pro

What even is this?
“A device that harnesses a full spectrum of therapeutic red and blue LED light to support natural collagen and zap acne-causing bacteria—hands-free” (source)

Shop here →

The Prefect Hipster Beard

Cutie Academy
Electric Beard Straightener for Me

What even is this?
Half hot comb, half straightener. For your facial hair! Beards are sexy unless it looks like a result of lazy hygiene and not a choice to highlight your face.

Shop here →

 
 

Eye Gels With a Vibe

Japan Trend Shop
Eye Slack Haruka

What even is this?
Oh, it’s exactly what you think. An eye mask that vibrates to stimulate the muscles around your eyes to prevent sagging. Cheaper than an a facelift!

Shop here →

Mirror, Mirror, Am I Ugly

HiMirror
Smart Beauty Mirror

What even is this?
You’re definitely not ugly! This mirror will help keep track of skin progress. Imagine there is an expert esthetician living inside your mirror. But not like a “Black Mirror” episode type of way.


Shop here →

Blair Waldorf’s headbands could never

 
 

HAIRMAX®
LaserBand 82' Laser Hair Regrowth System

What even is this?
Binge reality TV while your hair get denser and fuller with this at home, FDA cleared laser scalp treatment.


Shop here →

Hydration, Hydration, Hydration

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A skincare humidifier with a humanitarian heart!
We covered this for B. News!
See all the deets here →

Because lip Injections are cancelled

Conair
True Glow LED Light Therapy Anti-Aging Lip Care and Lip Plumping Device

What even is this?
Injection free lip plumping! It increases circulation give your lips a little boost!


Shop here →

Related: Watch This Video If You’re Thinking Of Getting LIp Fillers

No, it’s not for kids!

 
 

Thara
Portable Beauty Blender Washing Machine

What even is this?
It probably takes longer to do a load of a beauty blender than washing it by hand at the sink …. but it’s just so cute!

Shop here →

A dad Cap with some Tech to it

CAPILLUS
Hair Regrowth Laser Cap

What even is this?
6 minutes to reversing and/or slowing the inheritance of your Dad’s receding hairline. Oh, and it’s just $2,000!

Shop here →

There’s and app for that, too

Neutrogena
Skin360 Skincare

What even is this?
Scan your skin and find out what it needs! Now there will be an esthetician in your pocket too!

Shop here →

Cool. Now invent a Robot Hairstylist.

Who Would Win If There Was An Award Show For Beauty Products? The CEW Awards Have Spoken

And The Winner Is

New beauty products drop every month. Surely there is a bigger honor than being featured in a monthly favorites Youtube video! And, of course, there is! CEW hosted their 25th Annual Beauty Insider Awards. Cosmetic Executive Women, CEW, is an organization whose “purpose is to provide programs that develop careers and knowledge of the beauty industry through industry leader talks, trend reports, newsletters and mentoring” (source).


And the winners are….

Acne Treatment Winner

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First Aid Beauty
Skin Rescue Acne Clearing Pads With White Clay

Other wins for First Aid Beauty
Cleanser & Scrub:
First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Acne Clearing Charcoal Cleanser With Probiotics

Related: First Aid Beauty Reveiws

Antiaging WInners

Masstige

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Neutrogena
Rapid Wrinkle Repair Retinol Oil

Prestige

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Shiseido
Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate

Beauty Wellness Supplement Winner

Best Seller

Masstige

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Olay
Whip

Prestige

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Estée Lauder
Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex

Eye Treatment Winner

 
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Drunk Elephant
C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream

Face Product

Masstige

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L’Oréal Paris
True Match Super-Blendable Multi-Use Conceale

Prestige

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Bare Minerals
Bare Pro 16-Hour Full Coverage Concealer

Hair Winners

Shampoo/Hair Conditioner

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Living Proof
Restore Dry Scalp Treatment

Hair Care/Styling

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Drybar
Hot Toddy Heat Protectant Mist

Indie

Skincare Beauty Award

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Summer Fridays
Jet Lag Mask

Indie Makeup Beauty Award

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Beauty by PopSugar
Be Sweet Tinted Lip Balm SPF 15

More Indie Winners:

Brand Beauty Award: Beautycounter
Indie Hair: Briogeo Hair Care Be Gentle, Be Kind Kale + Apple Replenishing Superfood Conditioner

Lip Treatment Winner

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Charlotte Tilbury Beauty
Collagen Lip Bath

More Lip Winners
Lip Product Mass: Sun Bum Tinted Lip Balm
Lip Product Prestige: MAC Cosmetics Powder Kiss Lipstick

Rising Influencer Award

Makeup

Alina and Inessa, @theviketwins

Skincare


Sustainability Excellence Award Winner

 
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Loli Beauty Inc.

“Zero waste beauty™. 100% waterless, food grade organic skincare.”

Related: B. News; Zero Waste Skincare Brand That Is Perfect For Your Tree Hugging Bestie

See the full list of winners here
Honorees List here

Who were your Big Winners?

Watch This Video If You’re Thinking Of Getting Lip Fillers

Huda Beauty Founder Says “Lip Filler Ruined My Lips.”

Scrolling through the discover page on Instagram has me convinced that the people getting cosmetic fillers in their face are getting younger and younger. Something that we saw mostly on middle aged female celebrities is now something that we see on folks in their 20s. Huda Kattan, the founder of one of the top selling cosmetics brands, Huda Beauty, shared on Instagram IGTV her story with lip fillers and how after 10 years of getting lip fillers, she never actually got what she was looking for.

Huda Kattan is was first known for her beauty blog and her Instagram full of beauty hack videos. Now, you know her self named cosmetics company.

In the IGTV video, the almost 36 year old opens up about the first time she got lip fillers injected in 2009 after doing little to no research of her own. She talks about how, at that time, fillers weren’t very popular but she thought that she “would look more attractive” after the injections.

The Emirati doctor in Dubai who was the first person to give Huda lip fillers gave her 4 lip injections. While her lips were bigger, Huda says they had “no shape.” Over the years, she’s had them fixed and refilled by some well known doctors.

But still, Huda told her viewers that,

“Lip filler is not bad but I did not get what I was looking for.”

The filler just made her lips plumper. What that means is that any fine lines she may have had would have been stretched out and less visible. What she was actually looking for was more height to her lips.. Something she says later in the video can be ‘fixed’ with makeup. She also gives her audience and tutorial on how she overdraws her top lip to make it appear larger.

 
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Over time, the filler started to move to be between her lips and her nose making her appear older and look ‘fake’ as if she had had a ton of work done.

After being advised by a doctor to remove the lip filler because, yes, the injections made her look older, Huda made the decision to have the filler in her top lip dissolved. Which is done by, yup, another type of lip injection.

 
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Huda on the process of having her lip filler dissolved:

“I gave birth without epidural. I was super calm, I can take pain ….and let me tell you, (dissolving the lip filler) was painful.”

So after a decade of lip injections and the painful process of having them removed, Huda’s advice to those considering getting their lips altered:

“Mess around with makeup before you
mess around with a needle.”

 
 

Kisses xx

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Snoop Dogg Does A Voice Over For NikkieTutorials And It's Officially The Best Damn Video On Youtube

@bufferingbetty

Ain’t nothin’ but a beauty thang.

The last thing I expected to find while scrolling through my subscriptions on Youtube was a video bringing an OG rapper, Snoop Dogg, and an OBG youtuber, Nikkietutorials making a youtube video. That’s Original Beauty Guru for Nikkie. But, yes, it exists. And it’s exactly what the internet needed.

 
 

As the Global Artistry Adviser for Marc Jacobs Beauty, Nikkie was showing us the new Accomplice Instant Blurring Beauty Powder. There is also a demo of the Accomplice Concealer!

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Marc Jacobs Beauty
Accomplice Instant Blurring Beauty Powder

Need to know: $49, 4 shades, includes brush in compact
Shop here

Marc Jacobs Beauty
Accomplice Concealer + Touch Up Stick

Need to know: $32, 17 shades
Shop here

They took this video to new heights by featuring Snoop!

Who needs another ‘boyfriend does my makeup video.’

While it may seem odd to some, we can’t deny that Snoop Dogg is no stranger to his own beauty routine. He’s had so many iconic hair styles and the 47 year old Libra even gets his nails done! Your hair don’t shine like that and your curls don’t bounce like that unless you have an AM + PM routine.

Of course he is known for his lyrics and they way he speaks. He gives us some one-liners to remember.

“You know I got your back nik-nack”

“Put a little cream on that brizznush”

 
 

The best thing was how he chose to identify the products Nikkie was using and thus:

Primer will henceforth be referred to as ‘roots.’

 
 

He’s essentially her cheerleader throughout the video and I officially need him to release a word's-of-encouragement type of podcast that I can play any time I attempt to apply winged eyeliner.

“Nikkie you looking like a work of art, right now. Go ahead now! I’m loving this, It’s like a painting by Picasso”

Let’s just appreciate Snoop being here in a robe and smoking while doing this voice over.

Honestly, I’m petitioning that now J.Lo does a voice over for Desi Perkins. Who wouldn’t watch that!!!!!

Other Petitions:

Lil’ Wayne does a voice over for MannyMUA
Daniel Radcliff does a for Kathleenlights
Snooki does a voice over for Jackie Aina

Seeing is BELIEVING.

Fenty Beauty Global Makeup Artist, Priscilla Ono, Spills The Tea On Her Skin Care!

@bufferingbetty

*opens notepad. creates new shopping list*

Priscilla Ono has been holding our hand since Fenty Beauty launched just a couple of years ago. She calms us down every time we fangirl + makes sure we know how to use every Fenty product to make sure we are getting the most out of each one. But now, she has graced us with a gift of learning how to bathe our skin in luxury.

 
 

This week on her Instagram stories, Ono showed us her night time skin care routine!

She expressed concerns for her dry skin and dark circles. She’s been very busy these last few months and said she hasn’t gotten much sleep. She feel like it shows. She still so cute, though! Of course she’s tired! She just launched her fashion collab with Eloquii!

Shop her popping collab here

AND!!!!!

Fenty just announced their summer collection! Vibrant + neon lippies and liquid eyeliners!

We know there is so much more to come from Priscilla herself. She’s an artist on the rise!


Time to dive into the routine!!

Cleanse

LA MER
The Cleansing Foam

Need to know: $95
Shop here

Exfoliate

Tatcha
The Rice Polish Foaming Enzyme Powder

Need to know: $65
Shop here

Tone

La Mer
The Treatment Lotion

Need to know: $150
Shop here

HyDration Cream

First Aid Beauty
Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration

Need to know: $32
Shop here

Beauty Oil

La Mer
The Renewal Oil

Need to know: $245
Shop here

Treatment

Sunday Riley
Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment

Need to know: $158
Shop here

Eyes

La Mer
The Eye Concentrate

Need to Know: $215
Shop here

Lips

Laneige
Lip Sleeping Mask

Need to know: $20
Shop here →

Final Touch

Caudalie
Beauty Elixir

Need to know: $49
Shop here

I’m ready to have Luxe Skin! are you?

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The Best Beauty Sales Happening Right Now! Sephora VIB + The Best Of Ulta’s BOGO 50% Sale

@bufferingbetty

It’s time for a Spring Beauty haul!

You’ve had your cart ready for a full week before Sephora’s highly anticipated VIB sale. Before you click ‘checkout,’ make sure you didn’t miss any of these beauty finds! Go through our checklist to make sure you won’t miss a thing!

 
 
 
 

High End Skincare

If not now, when!

 
 

Tatcha
The Dewy Skin Cream

New Beauty Staple

Everyone needs bronzer. Try this new one from Fenty that’s available in 8 shades!

Fenty Beauty By Rihanna
Sun Stalk’r Instant Warmth Bronzer

New Skincare Staple

Hydration is key to all skincare routines. Get something new.

 
 

Farmacy
Honey Grail Ultra - Hydrating Face Oil

 
 

Trending Beauty

CBD is really working for our money. Give it a try.!

Milk Makeup
Hydro Grip Primer

Fragrance!

20% off goes a long way when your perfume price tag is in the triple digits.

Tom Ford
White Patchouli

Tools

Either a new Beauty Blender or a brush will do

 
 

Tarte
Foundcealer Foundation Brush

Wild Card

Get bold. Get something that you’ve looked at but out of your comfort zone. Beauty is fun!

 

Giorgio Armani Beauty
A-Line Liquid Blush

 

Full On Splurge

Because you know that you’d never pay full price for it.

Slip
Silk Pillowcase

Serve + Protect

Your skin that is. These wild looking beauty treatments must be worth a try, right? Yes!

Beautybio
GloPro Microneedling Facial Regeneration Tool

Big Sexy Palettes

Because with these price tags, you deserve to save every drop of coin you can.

Natasha Denona
Biba All Neutral
Eyeshadow Palette

Pat McGrath Labs
Mothership V Eyeshadow
Palette Bronze Seduction

Sephora Collection
PRO Editorial 2.0 Palette

Screenshot + Shop!

Take our checklist with you when you go shopping. Tag us in your hauls on Instagram @meetpepperb // #mpbhaul

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The deals don’t stop there! Maybe you’re not Rouge at Sephora. That’s fine, honey!

Ulta’s got you covered with some amazing deals too! Time to stock up with these buy one get one half off sales!

L’Oreal

Start to finish body care.

L’Oreal
Pure Sugar Scrub Resurface + Energize Cofferr Facial Scrub

L’Oreal
Sublime Glow Daily Moisturizer

Catrice

Start to finish makeup session!

Catrice
Prime + Fine Dewy Glow Finish Spray - Illuminating

Catrice
#Insta To Go Blur Stick

Makeup Revolution

Something from the brand that has a dupe everything!

Makeup Revolution
Golden Sugar 2 Rose Gold Ultra Pro Blush Palette

Makeup Revolution
Conceal + Define Full Coverage Concealer

Real Techniques

Because who ever has enough brushes + sponges

Real Techniques
Sam + Nic Brush Crush Ruler of the Skies Collection

Real Techniques
Blend + Blur Foundation Brush

Ecotools

Again, brushes!!!!

 

Eco Tools
Full Powder Brush

Eco Tools
Blending + Bronzing Brush

 

L.A. Girl

You already have their concealer, now try all their other goodies!

L.A. Girl
Surreal Dream Eyeshadow Palette

L.A. Girl
Matte Flat Velvet Lipstick

Maybelline

Restock on those faves!

Maybelline
X Puma SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick

Maybelline
SuperStay Better Skin Concealer

Soap + Glory

Ok, I can’t even lie. This one is just because the names of these products gave me chuckle.

Soap + Glory
Spectaculips Galatic Glaze Lip Gloss

Soap + Glory
Hocus Focus

Yuh did good, babe.

Zero Waste Skincare Brand That Is Perfect For Your Tree Hugging Bestie

@bufferingbetty

Captain Planet would be so proud.

A growing trend amongst Millennials consumers is shopping with more social consciousness. Rather than just buying from a brand that sells a product, they want to feel like they’re supporting a brand who stands for a cause. Loli Beauty is here for anyone looking to shop from a company that is looking to change the culture of the beauty industry by protecting our ever changing environment. Global warming is real, my loves. Loli Beauty is making their mark by producing products that are zero waste by designing packaging that is reuseable and compostable.

Meet Loli Beauty

 
 

Social conscious shopping isn’t a trend that is exclusive to the beauty industry. It seems that it is no longer enough for a brand to ‘round up to the next dollar’ to donte to a charity. It is becoming an expectation for a brand to voice, for example, stances on political issues.

 
 

Relatively recently, Nike made a bold statement when it chose to feature NFL player, Colin Kaepernick in a campaign. I haven’t ever watched a pro football game in my life; not even the one time I attended a Superbowl party. But, even I know that Kaepernick, now a household name, caused waves each time he knelt during the singing of the National Anthem to protest the police brutality of black people. By Nike featuring Kaepernick, they told its consumers that they support the athlete’s message.

 
 

Was Nike’s campaign for coin or was it in earnest, that’s an answer that will never truly be known. By Loli Beauty designing a zero waste company, they are acknowledging the validity of Global Warming: a topic that politicians themselves still dispute despite the overwhelming scientific evidence.

 
 

Of course, beauty isn’t new to voicing an opinion. There dozens of brands who express passion for ethical practices such as being cruelty free or fair trade. Beauty bloggers and consumers have rejected lines that neglect to have more inclusive shade ranges or do not feature people of color as regularly as white models. The world i changing and getting smaller. If these brands want to stay relevant and make money, they’ve got to adapt. Protecting the future of our environment is one of those causes. It’s why freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has gaining popularity.

The Beauty industry thrives on consumerism. So we should do it more responsibly. According to Gary Gardner, director of research for Worldwatch, said, "[m]ost of the environmental issues we see today can be linked to consumption, As just one small example, there was a story in the newspaper just the other day saying that 37 percent of species could become extinct due to climate change, which is very directly related to consumption" (source).

Consumers spend $18 billion globally every year (source). We can do more to help the environment and Loli Beauty can help you make that important first step.

Beauty is a luxury at all price points. It isn’t an absolute necessity for me to paint my eyebrows into something other than what nature gave me, but it is part of the human condition to be just a little bit obsessed with our looks. Cosmetics go as far back as Ancient Egypt; we’ve all attempted that signature Cleopatra eyeliner. So it is unlikely that these levels of consumerism will decrease. In turn, consumers need to do more to encourage brands to reduce waste.

 
 

We can be concerned with Mercury’s retrograde’s affect on us while recognizing how our treatment of the planet where we live is affected by our behaviors. And change them.

 
 

LOLI stands for Living Organic Loving Ingredients.

Loli doesn’t just want you to have products that nourish your skin but they care about what you do with the jars once the product is finished! In a article about packaging, WWD writer, Jennifer Weil, said, “green is the fastest-growing theme for beauty packaging these days.”

“From our food-grade, glass yogurt jars that can be reused for food storage , to our certified compostable labels, bags and boxes, we are thoughtful in our choices and mindful of both the planet and people” (LOLI)

 
 

As I though Loli Beauty didn’t think through how many jars a person store without concerning people, they did shut me down! They announced via instagram it;s new refill program! Keep your original jar and order a refill of your product in a compostable pouch. Plus you’ll get 30% off. Everyone wins!

 
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One of the features I love on their site is how Loli proudly displays the ingredients of each product.

 
 

And breaks down all the details you need to know about their products.

 
 

Let’s look at some products!!!

 
 

Pank Micellar Water

 
 

Need to know: $38, And there is a WAITLIST! What! Must be a good product right?

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Aloe Blueberry Jelly

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Hmmm, sounds like a snack but it will actually make you the snack *sizzle sound* This moisturizer is for oily, breakout prone skin!

Need to know: $28
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Purple Corn Grains

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A cleansing powder that transforms into a purifying, polishing scrub when activated with water, hydrosols or vinegars.” (source)

Need to know: $32
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Royal Manuka Honey

“…natural enzymes, amino acids and minerals to repair damaged tissue, dissolve dead skin cells and tighten skin. Its naturally occurring hydrogen peroxide clarifies and prevents breakouts, too. Science couldn’t have done it better.“(source)

Need to know: $18 + honey is a personal favorite of mine in terms of skincare!
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It’s Not the Green New Deal, but I’m sure Rep. Ocasio-Cortez would support this zero waste beauty brand.

We can act now before our Earth strikes back.