My Mac Cosmetics Lipstick Collection – Swatches and Review

Mac Cosmetics was one of the first brands that I purchased lip products from. I actually owned Mac Lipsticks before I even liked wearing lipstick on a regular basis. Which is crazy to think because I am lipstick obsessed now! I was mainly introduced to Mac products through their super huge warehouse sales that they have every three months in Toronto. That’s definitely where I purchased most of these!

I’m a huge fan of the formula of Mac lipsticks. They always wear so well throughout the day and are super comfortable. They have such a good selection of colours and finishes that you’ll definitely find the exact colour that you’re looking for. Since I tend to gravitate towards nude colours that’s what makes up most of my collection.

I’ve rounded up all of my Mac lipsticks and swatched them for you!

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Makeup and Skincare Empties #2

There is nothing more satisfying than completely using up a makeup or skincare product. I have so many products in my collection and so many on the go that I usually never get to the end of something. I’ll try to regularly write an empties post so that I can keep myself accountable for working through what I already have.

I always go through phases where I feel as if I need to buy every single new product out there that I tend to neglect a lot of the products I already own. The next few months are going to be a bit different for my finances so I’m going to try a lot more to use up and enjoy more of what I already own!

Recently I’ve gone through a few of my favourite products as well as some that I was a little disappointed by.

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July 2017 Favourites

I could probably count on one hand the amount of times I wore foundation this month. I’ve just been feeling very unhappy with the way that my skin has been looking so I’ve focused a lot more on trying to improve my skincare. I also mainly just wanted to let my skin breathe and try to avoid piling on a whole lot of heavy pore clogging type products. Overall I’ve been super happy with how this turned out and it’s definitely made me realize that I could really just wear a little bit of concealer and some cream face products.

But just because I wasn’t wearing foundation doesn’t mean that I wasn’t playing around with makeup on a regular basis. I still would try to go all out on every other aspect of my makeup routine.

I actually played around with a ton of products this month so it was tough trying to narrow down my favourites!

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Sephora Favorites – Give Me Some Nude Lip Fall 2017

Lately the only thing I have been purchasing at Sephora has been their favorites sets. I spend most of my time complaining about sample sized products. But I get so excited when there is a new favorites set posted – go figure. As much as I get annoyed by having so many sample sizes of products I just love being able to try out a ton of different products for such a reasonable price. The one favourites set that I always buy are the ones that focus on lipstick – especially the nude lip sets (who would have guessed that based on my blog name). So when I saw that there was a new one released I purchased it the first chance I could get.

I’m so happy with this specific set because I only own one of the shades. I love when I’m able to try all new products and shades from these. I do already own a few of these products in different shades – but you can never have too many nude lipsticks.

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Ipsy Review – July 2017

Ipsy is one of my all time favourite subscription services. I’ve been subscribed to Ipsy long before I even had an idea of how to use a majority of the products that I received. It’s an inexpensive way to try out a bunch of different beauty products on a regular basis. Each month, subscribers receive a Glam Bag with 5 deluxe samples and full-sized beauty products. The service costs $10 USD, shipping is free within the US and an additional $4.95 USD to ship to Canada.

This month’s bag theme is described by Ipsy as: Our ultra chill (and super adorbs) mascot, Gudetama, makes its modeling debut on your July Glam Bag—perf for stashing all your #ipsyovereasy essentials. I feel like there wasn’t really a theme to this one but I think the little mascot is adorable. A lot of people online were not into the little guy but I thought he looked really fun.

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