Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Fall Beauty Must-Haves

It's a new season, which means I've added a few new items into the mix for my everyday beauty routine. There are some things that I use year round, like foundation and bronzer, but I've been trying out a few new products that I've really come to love.

I first tried itCosmetics almost a year ago when I bought this palette. I don't use it on a day-to-day basis anymore, but I did start using their CC cream, which lead to their moisturizer and haven't looked back. My face can feel dry and gross, but as soon as I use this moisturizer, my skin feels like it comes back to life. itCosmetics has also recently launched a new line with Ulta, so I've been trying a few new products over the last couple of weeks that have now become a part of my everyday routine in addition to my go-to products.

Confidence in a Jar | If you are looking for a new moisturizer, I would highly recommend it. I've mentioned it on the blog before, but it's a perfect balance and at a good price point as well.

Skin Perfecting Brush | This brush was so soft and pretty when I took it out of the package that I hated to even use it - in fact, I stared at it each morning when doing my makeup and opted for my go-to for closet to two weeks before I finally decided to "mess it up." Sure enough, best brush ever. I feel like I'm buffing my foundation on and my skin feels awesome while using it. 

Je Ne Sais Quoi Lip Treatment | I alternate between this lip balm and a Vaseline balm (or sometimes use both!). I add a touch of it after I moisturize and before my makeup, and then I do another swipe over my lips when I'm all done. 

Estee Lauder DoubleWear | I've said it once and I'll say it again - if you're looking for a long-lasting foundation that you can layer depending on what you're doing that day, give this one a try. That's all.

Bye Bye Under Eye Cream | I'm sad to say that I've woken up a few times in the last couple of months with dark circles under my eyes, which I've been lucky enough to avoid (until now, apparently). I'm giving this under eye treatment a try to see if I see a difference!

Bye Bye Under Eye Illuminator | Now talk about a concealer - and a little bit goes a long way! I don't use this every day, but will if I'm up super early or if I know I'm going to be going all day. I actually used the light shade to highlight a larger area under my eyes for our engagement pictures and it worked great!

Bye Bye Makeup Cleansing Balm | Y'all - this stuff is amazing. It caught me off guard the first time I used it, as it's a balm and I'm used to a more foamy soap as a face cleanser. But it leaves your skin feeling so smooth and really does get rid of all the makeup and grime from the day.

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Thanks to itCosmetics for letting me try their new Sephora line - but all opinions are most definitely my own!
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8 comments

  1. I have some IT cosmetics on my MUST purchase list as soon as I'm out of my current stuff!! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  2. I have been obsessed with the new IT Cosmetics line of products! The under eye illuminator is the bomb and I cannot live without the makeup cleansing balm. Great post!
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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  3. I love IT Cosmetics! You're the second person I've heard talk about the Je Ne Sais Quoi so I'm definitely going to have to check that out! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  4. I'm in the market for some new brushes, and this one sounds great! Estée Lauder is one of my holy grail brands, you can't go wrong with their products.

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  5. That skin perfecting brush looks amazing! I'm the same way about pretty new brushes, I'm always afraid to start using them and actually get makeup on them.
    Green Fashionista

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  6. That brush sounds amazing! A good one really does make all the difference in makeup application!

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  7. I so need to try out It cosmetics. I have heard so many great things about them.

    http://www.amysfashionblog.com/blog-home/

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  8. So glad that I finally got to try itCosmetics... I'm hooked!!

    xo, Kristina
    Medicine & Manicures

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