crushes

Hey Beauty Lovers! Below are all my crushes for this past week! What are you crushing on this week? Let me know in the comments below!

beauty CRUSHES:

1. WET N WILD LIPSTICK IN JUST GARNET ($1.49)

Wow! I am so impressed with this Wet n Wild lipstick. When I got it, I just put it in a box and didn’t think twice about it. When I was doing my haul post, I pulled it out and thought why not try it. Omgsh! I love it. The color is so gorgeous, especially for fall. I am not sure if wet n wild changed their formula (the packaging changed), but I am loving it. The lipstick is so creamy and pigmented. It lasted forever on my lips and didn’t bleed out my lips. I am seriously loving this extremely inexpensive lipstick. I highly recommend this product!

2. RIMMEL SCANDAL EYES EYE SHADOW STICK IN TEASING TURQUOISE, BLUFFING, AND GOLD DIGGER ($4.99 EAch)

I am really loving these eye crayons! They are so pigmented and creamy. I am impressed at how easily they blend and how long they last on my eyes. The colors are so gorgeous! I couldn’t wait to create an eye look with them. I used these in my Makeup of the Day Post. I love how the look turned out! It reminds me of Morocco or somewhere exotic! I highly recommend trying these eye crayons.

3. PINK WARM & COZY ($18)

This body mist seriously smells so amazing! I am obsessing over it. I have been spraying it every hour because I just love the smell. It says, “Cozy up in toasted vanilla and peony.” It really does make me feel cozy (crazy how scents can make you feel things). It is the perfect scent for the coming fall. I can’t get enough of it! I highly recommend trying this body mist or at least smelling it at Victoria’s Secret.

4. JOHNSON’S BABY LOTION SHEA & COCOA BUTTER ($4.79)

I love this body lotion so much. I have been using it every morning. It really hydrates my skin and makes my skin feel baby smooth! I am obsessed with the smell! I have no clue why, but I just love the smell so much. This is such a great inexpensive lotion. I highly recommend trying it.

5. ESSIE NAIL LACQUER IN CROCADILLY

I love the name of this polish! It seriously puts a smile on my face and makes me laugh. I am also a fan of this color. This is a magnetic polish that creates a fun design magnetically. The design this polish creates is a snake skin design. I love everything animal print and snake print. Therefore, this polish is made for me. When I first tried it, no design appeared. I figured the best way to apply the polish is to do half of each nail at a time and hold the magnet right up to the polish (you have to get extremely close). I really love how they turned out and I can’t wait to try more. The only negative to this polish is it is time consuming, but the results are fantastic. I highly recommend trying this nail polish.

lifestyle crushes:

1. Pretzel Crisps with icing

Omgsh! These are to die for! I think they are close to heaven on earth! Whenever I eat them, my body screams with delight (no seriously it does)! My boyfriend is so jealous because I love these so much. You don’t need a boyfriend if you have this snack! Anyway, I eat this combination for snacks whenever I want to have a little splurge. The pretzels are amazing by themselves, but they icing takes them to a whole new level. You seriously have to try these! P.S. I know the icing is green (it is a holiday edition). I just can’t resist anything Christmas!

2. FEBREZE SLEEP SERENITY BEDDING REFRESHER

I love this little thing so much. I love spraying it on my pillows at night. It smells so good and has a hint of lavender (not an overwhelming lavender smell). It really does help me fall asleep, but I enjoy the scent more than anything. I highly recommend trying this bedding refresher.

3. Girl meets world season 1

I have been binge watching this season on Netflix all week! It is such an adorable show. If you love family and Disney shows, you will love this! I was a huge fan of Boy Meets World growing up and this is such a cute spin off! Cory and Topanga are back! This show has such great morals and life lessons. I highly recommend this show if you are a kid at heart like me!

4. 72 dangerous animals: australia season 1

I have also been watching this show on Netflix this week. I am a huge fan of dangerous animals (so wild…I know haha). I have no idea why I find them so fascinating. This show is awesome and I learned so much about the dangerous animals in Australia. For example, I had no idea a Platypus was dangerous and they are venomous!  I still want to visit Australia one day, but I will be very cautious while visiting. I will be keeping one eye open all night long (might start believing in monsters again). I can’t wait to finish this show and learn about more dangerous animals.

Song crushes:

1. STRIP IT DOWN – Luke bryAn

Yummy!! This song makes me so excited!!! I think I listened to it 20x in a row…no joke!

2. KISS YOU IN THE MORNING – michael ray

This is such an adorable song! I am obsessed and have been listening to it constantly. Note: Do not wear NYC Smooch Proof if you want this song to come true (if you read my crap products post, you will understand)!

3. AIN’T NOBODY (LOVES ME BETTER) – Felix Jaehn

This song wakes me up in the morning! I find myself singing this song and imagining I am in a stadium (can I sing? HECK NO)! This song has such an awesome rhythm and just makes you happy.

4. DO IT AGAIN – pia mia

I love this song so much! Another song I listen to on repeat! I totally try and dance when this song comes on (can I dance? HECK NO)! I totally should go live on Periscope with my dance moves to this song. Ya’ll would be rollin’! But it really is a fun song.

5. 679 (FEAT REMY BOYZ) – fetty wap

This song is so fun! Makes me feel like a bedroom rapper (cause I am totally not a real life rapper…Can I rap? HECK NO)! Most of the time I have no idea what they are saying, but I am making my own words as the song plays.

6. COOL FOR THE SUMMER – demi lovato

This is the perfect summer song and totally another song I belt out. My boyfriend rolls his eyes to this song. Cool for the summer…think about that for a second! I think she picked the wrong summer because this summer was blistering hot!

7. LOVE MYSELF – Hailee steinfeld

This is a really fun song! I love the beat and this song is a total bed dancing song (jump up and down on the bed singing…”I love me…” Also, don’t forget your fake hand mic).

8. HOTLINE BLING – drake

I totally did not think Hotline Bling was what drake was saying until now. See…totally not a rapper! I really like this song though.

9. FLEX (OOH, OHH, OHH) – rich homie quan

This guy cracks me up (I am sure this is not suppose to be a funny song…but to me it is). I have absolutely no idea what he is saying, but it’s fun!

10. SUMMERTHING! – afrojack

This is such a fun summer song! The beat is just so sick!! Obsessed with this song! I will still be listening to it in the fall (call it…FallThing!).

11. TRY ME (FEAT. JENNIFER LOPEZ & MATOMA) – jason derulo

I love this song! Totally makes me feel like I am on an island or somewhere tropical (even though where I live is the farthest thing away from a body of water…unless you consider pot holes bodies of water…then I am surrounded).

12. NOTHIN’ LIKE YOU – dan + shay

I just love everything about this song! Cutest song ever! Now if only my boyfriend could sing this song to me (he could try…but it wouldn’t sound the same…love you babe…don’t kill me…PS these dudes are FINE…again don’t kill me).

BLOG post CRUSHES:

These are just a few of the blog posts that I enjoyed reading and stuck out in my mind this week! Also if you have any posts you enjoyed reading or wrote yourself and would like me to read, please them them in the comments below. I don’t want to miss any awesome posts. 

1. MY GOALS FOR SEPTEMBER:

Sophia from The Swedish Kiwi shared this post about her goals for September. I really enjoyed reading this post. I loved how she included her August goals and whether or not she accomplished them. She inspired me to hopefully start posting my own monthly goal posts similar to this post.

2. HOW TO CONTOUR 101 WITH A NEW BEST KEPT SECRET BRAND:

Tiffany from Tiffany Rose Band shared this awesome post on contouring. She mentions an awesome looking kit. I really like her tutorial on how to contour. If you have been wanting to learn how to contour, check out this post!

3. MISSHA TWO IN ONE FIT-IN GEL LINER “RAISING PLUM”

Lorelei from Cozy Cat shared this tutorial on this gorgeous eyeliner. I really like the simple look she created.

4. GEL HEART NAIL ART TUTORIAL

Gita from Beauty Conspirator shared this post on a nail art tutorial. I love the design and it does not look way too complicated to achieve. The pictures are stunning and it is just so well written. I can’t wait to attempt this nail art for myself.

5. FROSTAHOLICS HAUL

Mariah from Mariah Kristen XO shared this posed on some gorgeous pigments. They are so stunning. I really like the swatches and will need to see if I can find these!

6. A SIMPLE NIGHT ROUTINE

Lindsee from The Ginger Life shared this post about her night time routine. I love reading about other people’s daily routines. I love the part about using coconut oil to remove the rest of your makeup. This is a great night routine.

7. 11 THINGS THAT HAPPEN WHEN YOU’VE BEEN BLOGGING LONG ENOUGH

Vanessa from Say Hello To Gorgeous shared this post on things that happen to long time bloggers. I have not been blogging as long as she has, but I can definitely relate to her points. This post put a smile on my face and it is always nice when someone else understands your thoughts. Every blogger needs to read this post.

8. EVERYDAY LOOK WITH SUMMER FAVORITES

Sarah from Que Sarah Sarah shared with post on her everyday look. I really love how simple and natural this look turned out. It looks so simple, yet so beautiful.

9. CRAZY FOR CONTOURING 

Alyssa from Beauty Impulse shared this post on inexpensive contour products. I am totally buying these. I put them on my e.l.f. wish list. They really sound like awesome products.

10. A LITTLE BIT ABOUT BLOGGING

Sarah from Sarah Loves Makeup shared this post on her blogging tips. Everyone stop right now and read this post. It is so well written and completely true. This post is so motivational and just awesome. I highly recommend reading this post!

11. HOW TO DO EYE MAKEUP CORRECTLY

Sandeep from CarryUrSwag shared this post on a tutorial to correctly apply eye makeup. I love her diagrams and the pictures she took. This post really does explain how to apply eye makeup correctly. It breaks eye makeup down into a simple process. She did such a great job on this post.

12. LOVELY COLORFUL CHEVRON NAIL TUTORIAL

Sandeep from CarryUrSwag shared this post on a tutorial for these amazing colorful nails. I love these so much. I am totally going to attempt to do these! They are perfect for the end of summer or anytime of the year.

13. POP OF BLUE MAKEUP TUTORIAL

Gita from Beauty Conspirator shared this post on a gorgeous makeup tutorial! Her pictures are amazing and she gives tons of details. Her tutorials are amazing and so easy to follow. I love adding pops of color and this look is just gorgeous!

14. PAY IT FORWARD FRIDAY #PIFF

Nena from Younfolded shared this lovely post. The post is about a very important concept that needs to happen. Nena wants to start paying it forward and letting others know they are appreciated. I really hope this takes off and every blogger pays it forward. Love this!

15. GUESS WHAT I FOUND!!!!!

Sabrina from Simply Makeup shared this awesome dupe! If you like highlighters you will want to check this post out!

16. REVIEW: TOO FACED VEGAS NAY PALETTE

Kayla from Luna Faye Beauty shared this awesome review on this palette. I have been wanting to see swatches of this palette and she provides them. This is a very well written review and very informative.

17. PIXI MATTELUSTRE LIPSTICKS

Gigi from Beatfacefriday shared this awesome post on these lipsticks. I love her photos and her amazing swatches. These lipsticks look gorgeous!

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