April 2022 BoxyCharm Unboxing

Hi everyone,

Yesterday I received my April BoxyCharm box and I thought that today would be the perfect day to go through it. The theme for this month is Spring Revival, which is very fitting as we’re in April and it’s officially Spring. I mentioned last month that my box arrived looking like it had been karate punched, and this one suffered a bit of the same fate. I don’t know if USPS hates me or hates BoxyCharm, but it definitely looks a little rough. Thankfully none of the products were damaged though, BoxyCharm does a great job with their inner packaging.

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So, the first item we have is the StudioMakeup Hyaluronic Acid Rejuvenating Serum. This says that it’s a highly concentrated serum that works to reverse the effects of dehydration and the loss of elasticity while keeping your skin highly moisturized and looking youthful and radiant. This doesn’t say how concentrated it is which I would like to know, but all of the reviews I’ve seen are very positive and I do like a good serum, so I’m interested to try this and see how I like it. 

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The next item we have is my Choice item for the month, the Beauty Bakerie Sour Ya Doin’? Eyeshadow Palette. This is a new release for Beauty Bakerie. You guys know me, if there’s a Choice eyeshadow palette, I’m most likely going to select it and this one seemed really fun. This is a nine pan lemonade inspired palette which is the perfect theme for spring/summer. Beauty Bakerie always has the cutest packaging and when FoodTribe was still up and running I would do a lot of posts on food and drink inspired makeup products, so I got to talk about BB a lot. 

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This palette does come with a mirror in the top and it has a super cute boarder of pink with sliced lemons. 

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Like I said, this is a nine pan palette and it has a range of colors and finishes. Upon first glance I did think the overall color scheme was more geared towards fall but after swatching, the tones of these shadows definitely read more towards spring/summer. I like the little details in palettes, so the fact that the area around the pans has the gradient from yellow to white is a nice touch. 

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I swatched these in the rows they appear in so the first shadow we have is Pink Lemonade. Based on the name I did expect it to be more of a pink or at least a pinky/red, but this is more of a red/red. It’s still a nice shadow though. Next to that is Sangria, which one of those pinky/white shadows with a shift that makes a fantastic topper and the last shadow in the row is Sweet, which is a lighter orangey/brown. 

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The second row starts with Refresher and my god this shadow is pretty. This is a metallic orange and it has so much shine. I cannot wait to wear it, the formulation and pigmentation is next level. Then there’s Bellini Me which is a true matte orange, very pigmented. And the last shadow in the row is Tart, which is bright yellow. Yellow’s can be difficult to formulate and this one is a little powdery and was a little patchy at first, but it built up pretty well. It’s definitely a workable shadow. 

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The last row starts with Choctails, which is a medium/leaning towards dark brown. This one didn’t swatch very well. It was patchy and didn’t build as well as I would have liked, which you can see in the picture. Next to that is Sour, a matte nude and the last shadow in the row is Icy, which is another gorgeous metallic. This one is a yellow/gold and again, I can’t wait to wear it. 

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Moving on, we have the Aesthetica Cream Contour Kit. This is a six pan palette with both three contour shades and three highlight shades. The pans themselves are removeable and refillable and this palette in particular is formulated for fair to dark skin tones. 

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You do get a mirror with this palette, which makes it great for travel. 

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I really never do cream contour but I’m not opposed to giving it a go. When I swatched the contour and highlight shades I did notice that they were very silky and creamy and seemed like they would be blendable. 

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I swatched these in the rows they appear. So on top is the highlight shades and we have Heiress, Chandelier and Wanderlust. Then we have the contour shades, Honey Love, Summer Nights and Chic Parisian. 

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The second to last item we have is the Dominique Cosmetics Creamy Fill & Define Lip Liner in Crush. This is a lip liner that has a very unique tear drop shape that is narrow at the tip for precision and wide at the bottom to fill. It’s infused with Vitamin E to protect from free radicals, smooth fine lines, boost circulation and keep your lips pillowy-soft. This is long lasting and in a demi-matte finish so it’s light on the lips. This shade in particular is on the brown side, which is the kind of lip liner I tend to go for. I’m already thinking of what lipsticks it would go well with and how it would be nice on it’s own as an all over color. I’m excited about this one. I also want to mention the Dominique Cosmetics packaging because I always really like it. It’s simple but very nice. 

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And the last item we have is the Flirtacious Looks Cosmetics The Perfect Duel: Foundation Travel Set. This is an essential foundation tool travel set and I think it’s adorable.

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The first took we have is the Mini Base. This is a travel sized, paddle shaped synthetic brush with a short handle for easier application. When I tell you this brush is incredibly soft, it is incredibly soft. I don’t usually use a brush for foundation, I like a sponge, but I like brushes like this for highlight so I’ll definitely get use out of it. 

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And speaking of sponges, the other tool we have is a Quick Beat sponge. This is a latex free, foam beauty sponge with a sharp tip and flat edge for smooth application. This sponge seems a little bit on the harder side, and I’m surprised it’s latex free based on how it feels, but I’m sure once you get it wet it softens up nicely. I really like the Real Techniques sponges and that’s what I’m using right now, so I’ll be comparing the two and I’ll let you know what I think. 

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That about wraps it up for this post, if you got any of the same products in your April BoxyCharm box let me know and if not I’d love to know what you did get. 

Until next time, enjoy your products and I can’t wait to see what I get next month :). 

-K 

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March 2022 Favorites

Hi everyone,

As it’s the end of the month, I thought it would be the perfect time to do my monthly favorites. I haven’t done one yet this year, so I have quite a bit to talk. Let’s get into it.

Starting with beauty, I have some favorites from both my February and March BoxyCharm boxes. My first Boxy favorites are from February, and they’re both things I’ve mentioned recently in Three Recent Looks posts. The first is the Wander Beauty Wanderess Escape Palette. This is a universal palette that has a range of colors and finishes and I think is a great option if you’re wanting something that is, universal or you’re someone who is starting their makeup collection. The pigmentation is high, the formula is great and this is definitely a palette I recommend.

My second February Boxy favorite is the Ace Beaute Glow Essentials Highlighter Palette. This is a six pan highlight palette with a range of shades. I’ve really been liking this a lot, all of these are really nicely pigmented and where you just swipe them on or you buff them out, you get a really nice glow. You guys know how much I like Ace Beaute and I think they really nailed it with this one. Plus the packaging is adorable.

Moving to my March Boxy favorites, we’re going to start with the StyleDry Coconut & Fig Hair Mask. This has coconut oil and murumuru butter which deeply nourishes to give you hydrated, healthy and glossy hair. I’ve used this once since I got it and I really like it. It smells incredible and it really did make my hair soft and glossy. I love a good hair mask and this is definitely a good one. 

My next Boxy favorite is the Earth Harbor Naturals Nymph Nectar Superfruit Radiance Balm. This balm has sea fruits and tropical super berries along with Vitamins C, A, E and K, amino acids, omegas and other bio-actives to help you achieve the best, bounciest and dewiest skin. I’ve been using this since I got it and I use it specifically after I shower. If I’ve taken a morning shower then I do a light layer like a moisturizer and if I take a night shower I put on a thicker layer and use it like an overnight mask and wash it off in the morning. I’m really liking it and I can see a difference in my skin already. This had really great reviews and I can see why, I definitely recommend it. 

My second to last beauty favorite and last Boxy favorite, is the Ofra Charm Your Cheeks Mini Mix Blush Palette. This is a six pan palette with a range of colors and made with Ofra’s liquid-to-baked technology. I really like the Ofra blushes I’ve tried, and am currently using, so I knew this palette was going to be good. The formulation is great, they’re all super pigmented and they mix super well together so you can great any blend you want. Plus this palette is magnetic, so you can easily pop out the pans and replace them. 

 

And my last beauty favorite is the makeup I did for St. Patrick’s Day. I like to do something fun every year for it, I am Irish, so that makes me want to do a little more for it and you guys know I love a festive makeup look. Overall I’m super happy with how it came out. 

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Moving on, I have a food/candy favorite and it’s Life Saver’s Gummies. I really don’t eat candy that often, but when I do I really like these. They’ve been a favorite of mine for a long time and I always go back to them. I think the original are my ultimate favorite, but they have a berry one that’s good too. 

And my last favorite, isn’t a music favorite, but a podcast. My podcast in fact. If you guys didn’t know, I do have a podcast, The Unlikely Duo Podcast on Twitch. We recently went through a rebrand and I’m so happy with it now. Myself and my cohost are doing motorsports commentary on the Monday’s after race weekends, you guys may or may not know that I’m a motorsports journalist, and the fact that I can bring that into this project is really fun and something I’m enjoying a lot. So if you’re an avid Twitch viewer or just want a great podcast to watch/listen to, give us a follow. I just put up some merch in our merch store as well, so we have some fun drinkware options to choose from. 

That about wraps it up for this post, if we had any of the same favorites this month let me know, and if not I’d love to know what your favorites were. 

Until next time, enjoy your favorites and I hope you had a great March :). 

-K 

February BoxyCharm Post: https://atomic-temporary-54204526.wpcomstaging.com/2022/02/23/february-2022-boxycharm-unboxing/

March BoxyCharm Post: https://atomic-temporary-54204526.wpcomstaging.com/2022/03/16/march-2022-boxycharm-unboxing/

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Three Recent Looks, Wander Beauty Wanderess Escape Palette

Hi everyone,

Today I have one of my favorite types of post, a Three Recent Looks, and this time it’s with the Wander Beauty Wanderess Escape Palette. I received this palette in my February BoxyCharm box and quickly discovered that I really like it, I’m actually wearing it today. Because they brand this as a ‘universal palette’ I wanted to test the range and I’m super happy with it.

When I get a new palette I do one of two things, I go for the brightest look I can put together or I go for a neutral look. And what I did with this one was go for a neutral with brown and a rose gold. For my face, the first thing I did was prime with the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. Then I applied my Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Ofra Pressed Banana Powder.

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For the rest of my face, I first bronzed with the Hanalei Beauty Company Matte Bronzer. Then I applied the blush from the e.l.f. Bite Size Face Duo in Lychee and highlighted using a mix of Glowing and Gleaming from the Ace Beaute Glow Essentials Highlighter Palette

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For my eyes, the first thing I did was prime them with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. I then went into the palette. I put Nude Beach in the crease, then took Overnight and packed that onto the outer corner of my eye, bringing it into the crease just a bit and blending that out. For the rest of my lid, I applied Daydream and because it’s so pretty, I then put Moonlit in the inner corner of my eye. I then took Overnight and put that under my eye, about 3/4 of the way and for the other 1/4, I applied Moonlit. I lined my eyes with the BellaPierre Cosmetics Liquid Eyeliner in Black and topped it off with the Tarte Maneater Mascara. For my lips, I lined them with the Model Co Lip Enhancer Illusion Lip Liner Pencil and filled them in with the Sophia + Mabelle Hydrating Hybrid Lipstick in Topless. I set the look with the Maven Beauty Rose Water Setting Spray

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For the second look I wanted to play around with the mauve/purple shades in the palette. For my face, the first thing I did was prime with the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. Then I applied my Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Ofra Pressed Banana Powder. 

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For the rest of my face, the first thing I did was bronze with the Too Faced Extra Toasty Bronzer. Then I applied the Too Faced Daydreamer Blush and highlighted with a mix of Glowing and Radiant from the Ace Beaute Glow Essentials Highlighter Palette. 

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For my eyes, I first primed them with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. Then I went into the palette and took Enchanted, putting it liberally in the crease. It’s a very buildable shade, so it was perfect to work with. Once I had built that up to where I wanted, I took Flourish and applied that to my whole lid. It’s a foiled shadow and it’s so pretty. I then took Enchanted and brought that under my eye about 3/4 of the way and the rest of the way and into the inner corner of my eye, I applied Flourish. I lined my eyes with the BellaPierre Cosmetics Liquid Eyeliner in Black and topped it off with the Tarte Maneater Mascara. For my lips I went to something that’s been a combo I’ve been really liking recently. I first applied a thin layer of the Trestique Prep + Shine Lip Crayon in Paris Pink, then on top of that, I applied a thin layer of the Wander Beauty Double Duty Lip and Cheek in Rendezvous and blended them together. I set the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray

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For the third look I really wanted to play off the beachy/vacation vibe you get when you look at the palette and there was a specific shadow I wanted to use. For my face, the first thing I did was prime using the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. I then applied my Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder in Translucent

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For the rest of my face, I first bronzed with the Nars Laguna Bronzer. I then applied the blush from the e.l.f. Bite Size Face Duo in Lychee and highlighted with a mix of Glowing and Gleaming from the Ace Beaute Glow Essentials Highlighter Palette. 

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For my eyes, the first thing I did was prime them with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. Then I went into the palette, took Sunkissed and put it in the crease. For the rest of my lid I applied Sea Glass, which is a shade I’ve been excited about since I saw the palette, and it really did live up to my hopes for it. It’s such a pretty shade. I then took Sunkissed and brought it under my eye about 3/4 of the way and for the rest and into the inner corner of my eye, I applied Sea Glass. I lined my eyes with the Seraphine Botanicals Luna Liner and topped it off with the Sephora Collection LashCraft Big Volume Mascara. For my lips, I first lined them with the Model Co Lip Enhancer Illusion Lip Liner Pencil and filled them in with the Sophia + Mabelle Hydrating Hybrid Lipstick in Topless. I set the whole look with the Maven Beauty Rose Water Setting Spray. 

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That about wraps it up for this post, I do always love this style of post, so look out for more in the future. If you guys have this palette, I’d love to know what your favorite look is that you’ve done with it and if not, let me know which of these three is your favorite. 

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and you can never have too many eyeshadow palettes :). 

-K 

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March 2022 BoxyCharm Unboxing

Hi everyone,

Yesterday I received my March BoxyCharm box and I thought today would be the perfect day to go through it. The theme for this month is Game Changer and it’s celebrating game changers and boss babes in honor of women’s history month and I think it’s a great theme. There’s a ton of incredible women in the beauty industry and it’s great that BoxyCharm chose to shine a light on them.

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The first product we have is the StyleDry Coconut & Fig Hair Mask. This has coconut oil and murumuru butter to deeply nourish and give you hydrated, healthy, glossy hair. Like a lot of hair masks, you gently work through your hair from root to tip and leave for 10 minutes then rinse. I love a good hair mask and this one smells really good, so I’m excited to try it out. 

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Next up we have the Aceology Detoxifying Treatment Mask. This is a charcoal mask that draws out impurities and blackheads and clears clogged pores. Because charcoal has antibacterial and purification powers it’s not only one of the best detoxifying ingredients but it will protect your skin and leave a poreless and flawless texture. This is a peel off mask, so you apply, leave for 30 minutes then peel off. I really like the sound of this, so I’m interested to try it out. 

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Moving on we have the Earth Harbor Naturals Nymph Nectar Superfruit Radiance Balm. This has sea fruits and tropical super berries along with Vitamins C, A, E and K, amino acids, omegas and other bio-actives to help achieve the best, bounciest and dewiest skin. This balm really ticks all the boxes, it’s plant based, holistic, vegan, cruelty free, sustainable, fair source, no gluten added, no soy added, small batch made, and to fit in with this month’s theme, woman owned. It has incredible reviews, so if you have dull/dehydrated skin, premature skin aging, environmental damage or loss of firmness this sounds like it will help immensely. You can use this as a moisturizer, a sleeping mask or a rescue repair treatment. It also says on the website it’s great for moisturizing lips and cuticles. This has so many good things going for it and honestly sounds incredible, so I’ll definitely be giving it a try. 

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The second to last product we have is the Ofra Charm Your Cheeks Mini Mix Blush Palette. This is my Choice item for the month. This is a six pan blush palette made with Ofra’s liquid-to-baked technology and all of the shades are long wearing and incredibly pigmented. Like a lot of their palettes, this one is magnetic and refillable so if you hit pan you can easily pop in a new shade. I really like Ofra blushes, I think the formulation is great, so I was happy to see that this was a Choice option. This gives me very 80’s vibes with the pattern and I think it’s super fun. 

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This doesn’t come with a mirror, but I don’t mind. I do like though that they carried the pattern onto the inside of the palette but changed the color from white to gray. 

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Like I said, six pan palette in a variety of shades that would probably lend quite well to mixing if you wanted for even more versatility. 

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I swatched these exactly how they appear. The first blush we have is Pink Satin, then there’s Mai Tai and the last shade of the row is Candy Apple. Starting off the bottom is Coral Crush, then there’s Fire Orange and the last blush we have is Rendezvous. 

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And the last product we have is the Appeal Cosmetics Ultra Creme Liquid Lipstick in Muse (anyone else just think of “I was Josh Safdie’s muse when he wrote Uncut Gems” when they hear the word Muse now?). This is a luxurious creme lipstick in a satin finish with a rich color that lasts all day. I can’t tell exactly what shade this is, it looks to be a medium pink. I have quite a few liquid lipsticks in very similar colors already, so I didn’t swatch this and I’m going to give it to someone, but it is a pretty shade and I quite like Appeal Cosmetics. Everything of theirs that I’ve tried, I’ve liked. 

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That about wraps it up for this post, if you got any of the same products in your March box let me know and if not, I’d love to know what you did get. 

Until next time, enjoy your products and I can’t wait to see what I get next month :). 

-K 

BoxyCharm Referral Code:

Kyra-SVHKSETS

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Three Recent Looks, Too Faced Christmas In London Palette

Hi everyone,

Happy Friday! Today I’m back with one of my favorite style of posts, a Three Recent Looks and this time it’s all about the Too Faced Christmas In London Palette. I find this palette to be super versatile, there’s a nice range of shades and finishes so the possibilities as far as looks go is endless really. The mattes are really smooth and blend out nicely, the shimmers are creamy and everything nicely formulated and very pigmented. The blushes are that way as well. It’s overall a very solid palette.

For the first look I wanted to do something fun but not too over the top and I do like a peachy/pink look. Overall I’m super happy with how this one came out. The first thing I did was prime my face and to do that I used the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. Then I applied my Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Ofra Pressed Banana Powder.

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For the rest of my face, I first bronzed with the Hanalei Beauty Company Matte Bronzer. Then I went into the Christmas In London Palette and mixed Pretty & Punk and Carnaby Sweet blushes, it looks a little dark in the swatch but I did much less in real life. And I highlighted with the Too Faced Angel Kisses Highlighter. 

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For my eyes the first thing I did was prime them with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. Then I went into the palette, took Tower Of Lovin and put that in the crease. I took Piccadilly Thrilly and packed that on the outer corner of my eye, winged it out a little, and also brought it up into the crease a bit. For the rest of my lid I applied Too Faced At Carnaby. For a little brightness, I took the ColourPop Creme Gel Liner in Exit, and lined my waterline. I then went with Piccadilly Thrilly under my eye, about 3/4 of the way and for the rest and the inner corner of my eye, I applied Too Faced At Carnaby. I lined my eyes with the Seraphine Botanicals Luna Liner and topped it off with the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. For my lips, I first lined them with the Model Co Lip Enhancer Illusion Lip Liner Pencil and filled them in with the Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in Crush. I set the whole look with the Maven Beauty Rose Water Setting Spray

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For my second look I wanted to do something with the browns and golds in the palette and I do love brown and gold look, I try to do them if possible in most palettes. The first thing I did for this look was prime my face with the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. I then applied my Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder in Translucent

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For the rest of my face I first bronzed with the Hanalei Beauty Company Matte Bronzer. I then applied the blush from the e.l.f. Bite Size Face Duo in Lychee and highlighted with a mix of the first two shades from the Touch In Sol Pretty Filter Glowdient Palette

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For my eyes the first thing I did was prime them with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. Then I went into the palette, I took Abbey Snowed and put it all over my eye and into the crease to lay down a base layer. Then I took Christmas In The Cotswold and put it in the crease. I packed Baking In The Tent on the outer corner of my eye, out onto my lid a bit and into the crease, making sure to blend well. For the rest of my lid I applied London, Actually. I then took Baking In The Tent under my eye about halfway and for the other half and into the inner corner, I applied London, Actually. I lined my eyes with the Seraphine Botanicals Luna Liner and I topped it off with the Tarte Maneater Mascara. For my lips, I lined them with the Model Co Lip Enhancer Illusion Lip Liner Pencil and filled them in with the Sophia + Mabelle Hydrating Hybrid Lipstick in Topless. I set the whole look with the Maven Beauty Rose Water Setting Spray. 

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For the third look I wanted to play with the pink/purple shades in the palette and this one of my favorite looks I’ve done this month. The first thing I did was prime my face with the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. I then applied my Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Ofra Pressed Banana Powder. 

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For the rest of my face I first bronzed with the Hanalei Beauty Company Matte Bronzer. I then did what I did with the first look and combined the Pretty & Punk and Carnaby Sweet Blushes and I highlighted with a mix of the lightest and pink shades from the Touch In Sol Pretty Filter Glowdient Palette. 

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For my eyes I first primed them with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. Then I went into the palette and a light layer of You Can’t Hyde in the crease. Next I took Saville Bow and applied that in the crease as well, building it up a little bit and blending well. I then took Figgy Pudding and applied in on my entire lid. I then took a mix of You Can’t Hyde and Saville Bow and put that almost all the way under my eye. For the inner corner of my eye I applied Figgy Pudding. I lined my eyes with the Seraphine Botanicals Luna Liner and topped it off with the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. For my lips, I first lined them with the Model Co Lip Enhancer Illusion Lip Liner Pencil and filled them in with the Sephora Collection LipStories Lipstick in 36, Spring Break. I set the whole look with the Maven Beauty Rose Water Setting Spray. 

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That about wraps it up for this post, if you have a favorite of these looks let me know and if you decide to recreate any of them, I’d love to see! I have a couple more of these posts coming up, so look out for that.

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and you can never have too many eyeshadow palettes :). 

-K 

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February 2022 BoxyCharm Unboxing

Hi everyone,

BoxyCharm has returned! I took a bit of a break from talking about it because January was crazy and I had a lot going on, but we’re back baby! With Valentine’s Day being this month, the theme for this box is Be My Glam-entine, and I think that’s super cute and a great way to combine to holiday with beauty. You’ll see in the pictures that my box significantly damaged, but BoxyCharm does a great job with their inner packaging so none of the products were damaged.

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So, the first product we have is the Teami Blends Green Tea Detox Mask. This is a mineral rich mask made with organic matcha, lemon grass and bentonite clay that naturally detoxifies, rids pores of impurities and replenishes the skin. I hear a lot about Teami Blends on social media, so I’ve seen people talk about this mask and they seem to really like, so I’ll put it in the rotation and give it a try. It sounds nice, so I’m interested to see what it’s like. 

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Moving on we have the Wander Beauty Wanderess Escape Eyeshadow Palette. This is a 10 pan eyeshadow palette that takes inspiration from everywhere, the sunsets in Santorini to the streets of Paris to create a universal palette. This has a mix of matte, satin and shimmer finishes with Hyaluronic Acid and rosehip seed oil to stay crease-proof and help the skin retain moisture. I really like that the shade names were chosen and voted on by the Wander Beauty Community. 

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You do get a mirror with this palette, and even though it’s not the biggest, I used it today and it’s a great mirror. Because it’s the size and shape it is, you can really see what you’re doing.

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Like I said, this is a 10 pan palette and you not only get the range of finishes, but because this is a universal palette, you get a decent shade range as well. 

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I swatched this palette in the rows they appear in. The first shadow we have is Moonlit which is a very pretty warm champagne shimmer. Next to that is Enchanted, a nice, subtle matte mauve. Then there’s Flourish, which is what I would call and orchidy purple but it’s foiled and it’s so pretty. I’m excited to see how this one will look on. Then there’s Sunkissed, a matte light sienna brown and the last shadow in the row is Santorini, a satin deep gold/bronze.

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The second row starts with Nude Beach, which is a matte beigey/nude. Then there’s Daydream, a super pretty foiled warm peach. Next to that is Stargaze, which is a true like 24k gold shimmer, then there’s Sea Glass, which is one of the shades that caught my eye immediately. It’s an aqua blue shimmer and it’s so pretty. This is another one that I can’t wait to wear and see how it is on. And the last shadow in the row is Overnight, a matte chocolate brown. I have a couple of these shadows on today and so far I can say that I really like them and what I got initially from the swatches, that they’re smooth, creamy and very pigmented, it continuing to be true. I’ll be doing a ‘Three Recent Looks’ with this palette, so look out for that. 

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Next we have the Ace Beaute Glow Essentials Highlighter Palette. This is my choice item for the month. This is a six pan highlight palette with a vast color range to give you the seamless glow you want. I love the packaging on this palette, the rose gold with the white is super pretty and perfect I think, for a highlight palette. 

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This palette does come with a good size mirror and you don’t always get that with a face palette, so I do like that. 

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Like I said, this is a six pan palette and there is a vast shade range. The pans are a really good size and I definitely appreciate that. You see a lot of highlight palettes with skinnier pans and I feel like you hit pan of those so quickly. 

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I swatched this in the rows they appear. So the first highlight we have is Icy, which is a very pretty white/silver. Then there’s Glowing, which I used today and it’s the kind of highlight I love, that soft lighter gold. Next to that is Poppin, this is a white base but it has a pink/purple duochrome shift to it. You could easily use this as an eyeshadow topper or on the inner corner of your eye and it would be super pretty. The first highlight in the second row is Radiant, and it’s a very pretty and soft, light pink and I actually use a pink highlight quite a bit, so I’m excited to try out this one. Then there’s Gleaming, a slightly darker gold, I also used this today and I think it’s going to be a good one to mix with. This one and Glowing together are very nice. And the last highlighter in the row and the palette is Beaming, which is a darker peachy/gold shade. All of these shades are very pigmented, you’re not left wondering where they are once you put them on, but you can also fluff them out and make them more subtle which speaks to the formulation. 

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The second to last product we have is the Bali Balm Pineapple Lip Scrub. This sugar cane crystals for exfoliating, gently buffing and polishing away dead skin cells. It has coconut oil for hydration, cinnamon, orange and vanilla essential oils along with pineapple and it smells incredible. If it was candy I would eat it, that’s how good it smells. This is actually a new launch and it’s reef safe, paraben free, palm oil free, no animal testing, and it’s vegan. Bali Balm is running a deal right now on their website, which I saw when I was researching this, where if you use the code BOXY22, you get a 50% discount plus any lip balm free. I’ve received one other Bali Balm product and I did like it, so I’ll be interested to try this out. My only gripe is the price, it’s $23.00 which is the higher end of what you usually see for lip scrubs. You do get 15 ml which is a good amount and it’s pretty full, so it doesn’t seem like something you would have to repurchase on a super regular basis. 

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And the last product we have is the Illamasqua Hydra Setting Spray. This is a lightweight mist that is supposed to lock in your makeup and give you a flawless dewy finish. It has a non sticky formula that dries fast and is infused with pea peptides which are rich in amino acids, and will leave your skin feeling refreshed and moisturized. I do love a good setting spray and I haven’t tried much from Illamasqua, so I’m interested to try this out. 

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That about wraps it up for this post, if you got any of the same products in your February BoxyCharm box let me know and if not, I’d love to know what you did get. 

Until next time, enjoy your products and I can’t wait to see what I get next month :). 

-K 

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Valentine’s Day Makeup Looks/Inspiration part two

Hi everyone,

Today I’m back with part two of my Valentine’s Day makeup post. Like I said in the first post, I did a total of six looks, and I’m excited to show you guys the rest of them so let’s get into it.

For the first look I wanted to play with more of the rose gold color scheme and I do like how this one came out. The first thing I did was prime my face with the YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer. Then I applied my Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Ofra Pressed Banana Powder.

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For the rest of my face, I bronzed first and to do that I used the Too Faced Extra Toasty Bronzer. I then applied the Too Faced Daydreamer Blush and to highlight I used a mix of the lightest and pink shades from the Touch In Sol Pretty Filter Glowdient Palette

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For my eyes, the first thing I did was prime them with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. Then I went into the Too Faced Christmas In London Palette (Three Recent Looks post is coming). I first took Tower Of Lovin’ and put a light layer of that all over my lid, then I took Piccadilly Thrilly and packed it on the outer corner of my eye, into the crease and out onto my lid just a bit. For the rest of my lid I mixed Boxing Day and Father Christmas and applied that. I then took Piccadilly Thrilly and ran that under my eye about halfway and for the other half and into the inner corner of my eye, I again mixed Boxing Day and Father Christmas. I lined my eyes with the Seraphine Botanicals Luna Liner and topped it off with the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. For my lips I turned to what has become a tried and true, go to combo for me. I first lined my lips with the Model Col Lip Enhancer Illusion Lip Liner Pencil and filled them in with the Sophia + Mabelle Hydrating Hybrid Lipstick in Topless. I set the whole look with the Maven Beauty Rose Water Setting Spray

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For the next look I wanted to play on the lighter pink side and do something simple. The first thing I did was prime my face with the YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer. Then I applied my Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Setting Powder in Translucent Peach. 

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For the rest of my face I first bronzed with the Hanalei Beauty Company Matte Bronzer. Then I applied the Too Faced Makeup and Be Merry Blush and Too Faced Angel Kisses Highlighter. 

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For my eyes, the first thing I did was prime them with the Elizabeth Mott Thank Me Later Eyeshadow Primer. Then I went into the Lime Crime Venus III Palette. Because I wanted a simple look I went with the one shadow approach and put the shade Dreamy all over my lid. I did want a little sparkle, so to top it I went into the ColourPop x Malibu Barbie Palette, took a little bit of Vintage Doll and applied it lightly. I lined my eyes with the BellaPierre Cosmetics Liquid Eyeliner in Black and topped it off with the Sephora Collection LashCraft Big Volume Mascara. For my lips I took the Sephora Collection Lip Liner To Go in 09 Fuchsia and used it to line and fill. I topped that with the Sephora Collection LipStories Lipstick in 69 Werk It for a little bit of fun and sparkle and I set the whole look with the Maven Beauty Rose Water Setting Spray

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With the last look I had to do red because I would be remiss if I didn’t do a red look for Valentine’s Day and I’m super happy with how it came out. I think it’s fun and I like it a lot. The first thing I did for this look was prime my face with the YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer. Then I applied my Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder in Translucent

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For the rest of my face I first bronzed with the Nars Laguna Bronzer. Then I applied the blush from the e.l.f. Bite Size Face Duo Palette in Lychee and highlighted with a mix of the lightest and pink shades from the Touch In Sol Pretty Filter Glowdient Palette. 

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For my eyes the first thing I did was prime them with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. Then I went into the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Mini Pro Pigment Palette Vol. 3 and taking the shadow in the bottom right corner, applied that in the crease. I then went into the Ace Beaute Nostalgia Palette, took the shade Camping and applied that in the crease as well. Going back to the ABH Norvina Mini Vol. 3 Palette, I mixed the first shadow in the second row and the first shadow in the third row and packed that onto the outer corner of my eye, brought it into the crease a little (with a lot of blending) and brought it onto my lid about halfway. For the rest of my lid I went into the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party Palette and applied Snow Fake. I lined my eyes with the Seraphine Botanicals Luna Liner and topped it off with Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. For my lips I did some layering like I did with my eyes, but it was unintentional. I first applied a light layer of the Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Famous Red, on top of that I put a little bit of the Sephora Collection LipStories Lipstick in 23 After Hours. Because it wasn’t exactly the shade I wanted yet I went back with a slightly darker shade and put on a bit of the Sephora Collection LipStories Lipstick in 31 Golden Gate. To add a little bit of fun and sparkle, I lightly applied just a bit of the Sephora Collection LipStories Lipstick in 69 Werk It, I did forget to include that in the picture bit you can see it in the look. I set the whole look with the Maven Beauty Rose Water Setting Spray. 

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That about wraps it up for this post, if you have a favorite look from these three I’d love to know which and if not I’d love to know what your Valentine’s Day makeup is going to look like. 

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and I hope you have a fantastic Valentine’s Day :). 

-K 

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Valentine’s Day Makeup Looks/Inspiration part one

Hi everyone,

As we’re getting close to Valentine’s Day I thought it would be fun to do some different looks to give some inspiration and just have a little fun with the holiday. I did six looks in total and decided that that would be too many for one post, so I’m doing it in two and this is part one.

Starting with the first look, I wanted something on the softer side because sometimes a soft, romantic look is the perfect thing. The first thing I did was prime my face and for that I used the YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer. I got a sample of this but had yet to use it, so I used it in full for every one of these looks. I do actually quite like it and would consider buying a full size. Next I applied my Covergirl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, my Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Ofra Pressed Banana Powder.

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For the rest of my face, I first bronzed using the Hanalei Beauty Company Matte Bronzer. I like this a lot, it gives a nice bronzed and glowy look and it’s very buildable. For blush and highlight I went into the Ofra Mini Mix Palette in Good To Go. I used the Intentions Blush and a mix of the lightest and pink shades in the All of the Lights Highlighter. 

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For my eyes, the first thing I did was prime them using the Elizabeth Mott Thank Me Later Eyeshadow Primer. I went with this one because I wanted a white base. I then went into the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party Palette and taking Cream Filling, put that over my whole lid. I then took Sled No One Ever, and put it in the crease and on the outer corner out of my eye. For a little bit of sparkle and highlight, I took Tinsel Town and put that in the inner corner of my eye. I also took Sled No One Ever and put that under my eye all the way. I lined my eyes with the Seraphine Botanicals Luna Liner and topped it off with the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. For my lips, I first lined them with the Model Co Lip Enhancer Illusion Lip Liner Pencil, then I filled them in with the Trestique Prime + Shine Lip Crayon in Paris Pink. I set the whole look with the Maven Beauty Rose Water Setting Spray

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For the second look I wanted to do something with purple because I don’t wear it very often, but I think it can be a fun shade to play around it and I’m very happy with how this one came out. The first thing I did was prime my face with the YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer. Then I applied my Covergirl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Ofra Pressed Banana Powder. 

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For the rest of my face I went with the Ofra Mini Mix Palette in Good To Go for everything. I used the Current Bronzer, Intentions Blush and a mix of the lightest and pink shade in the All of the Lights Highlighter. 

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For my eyes, the first thing I did was prime them with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. Then I went into the Lime Crime Venus III Palette and put the shade Dreamy in the crease. Then I went into the Ace Beaute Nostalgia Palette, took the shade Carnival and packed it not only onto the outer corner and into the crease a bit, but I brought it about 3/4 of the way onto my lid. For the rest of my lid I went back to the Lime Crime Venus III Palette and used Beam. I then took Carnival and ran it about 3/4 of the way under my eye and for the rest and in the inner corner of my eye I applied Beam. I lined my waterline with the ColourPop Gel Creme Liner in Amethyst Hour and I lined my eyes with the Seraphine Botanicals Luna Liner. I topped it off with the KVD Go Big or Go Home Mascara. For my lips, I applied the Wander Beauty Double Date Lip and Cheek in Rendezvous and I set the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray

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For the third look, and last of this post, I wanted to do a fun, bright pink look and honestly this one might be my favorite. For my face the first thing I did was prime using the YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer. I then applied my Covergirl & Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory, Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory and I set everything with the Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder in Translucent

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For the rest of my face I used the Ofra Mini Mix Palette in Good To Go. Current Bronzer, Intentions Blush and a mix of the lightest and pink shades in the All of the Lights Highlighter. 

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For my eyes, I first primed then with the Ace Beaute Eyeshadow Amplifying Base in Light. Then I went into the Powerpuff Girls x ColourPop Palette ( a Three Recent Looks post is coming with this palette), and took the shade The Fashionistas and not only packed it onto the outer corner of my eye and winged it a bit, but I brought it onto my lid about 3/4 of the way. For the rest of my lid I applied Prof. Utonium. I then brought The Fashionistas under my eye about 3/4 of the way and for the rest and in the inner corner of my eye, I applied Prof. Utonium. I lined my eyes with the Seraphine Botanicals Luna Liner and topped it off with the Sephora Collection LashCraft Big Volume Mascara. For my lips, I first put on a very light layer of the Wander Beauty Double Date Lip and Cheek in Rendezvous and topped it with the Trestique Prime + Shine Lip Crayon in Paris Pink. I set the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray. 

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That about wraps it up for part one of this post, if you have a favorite of these looks I’d love to know which one. 

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and part two is coming this week :). 

-K 

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NHRA GOES FOUR-WIDE IN LAS VEGAS, TORRENCE,TASCA III, ENDERS, OEHLER GRAB WINS

The NHRA took to Las Vegas this weekend, this time with quadruple the craziness. That’s
right, for the first time this season, the NHRA went four-wise and it did not disappoint.

For those who are unfamiliar, four wide racing is done in quads and there are a total of
three rounds as opposed to four and the first two racers to cross the finish line advance
until we get to the final round a singular race winner in crowned. It’s always exciting and
you never know what’s going to happen.

Starting with Top Fuel, the first quad of the day had three competitors and featured
Brittany Force, Antron Brown and Justin Ashley. Brittany and Antron advanced with a 3.72
and 3.82 respectively, outrunning Justin’s 3.89. The second quad featured Clay Millican,
Todd Paton, Billy Torrence and Jim Maroney. Clay Millican and Billy Torrence advanced
with a 3.75 and a 3.76, while Jim Maroney and Todd Paton had problems of their own. The
third quad featured Steve Torrence, Cameron Ferre, Leah Pruett and Greg Carrillo. Steve
and Leah were on solid a to b runs with a 3.75 and a 3.80, which were enough to outrun
Greg and Cameron’s 4.10 and 4.13. The fourth and final quad of round one featured Doug
Kalitta, Rob Passey, Shawn Langdon and Troy Bu. The Kalitta teammates both ran stout
3.75’s while Troy ran a 3.83 and Rob, a 5.23. Round two featured two quads and they both
had some incredible runs. The rst had Brittany Force, Antron Brown, Clay Millican and
Billy Torrence. Antron grabbed the win in that quad with a 3.76, while Clay picked up the
second win light with a 3.81 outrunning Brittany’s close but slower 3.81 and Billy who had
issues. Quad number two featured Steve Torrence, Leah Pruett, Doug Kalitta and Shawn
Langdon. Shawn and Leah both had issues and were out of it almost immediately, giving
Steve and his 3.77 and Doug and his 3.76, a trip to the finals. The final quad, let’s be
honest, was stacked. We have Steve Torrence and the Capco team, Doug Kalitta and the
Mac Tools team, Antron Brown and the Matco Tools team and Clay Millican and the
Denso/Parts Plus team. It was a close race, but Steve Torrence ended up taking home the
Wally with a 3.82, followed by Doug Kalitta (3.86), Clay Millican (3.91) and Antron Brown
(4.72).

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Next we have Funny Car. The first quad of the day featured Robert Hight, Jonnie Lindberg,
Cruz Pedregon and JR Todd. JR and Robert managed to drive around Cruz and Jonnie with
a 3.95 and 3.98 to a 4.28 and 7.26. The second quad had Ron Capps, Bobby Bode, Bob
Tasca III and Jim Campbell. Bob and Ron had solid runs with a 3.91 and 3.93 to Bobby and
Jim’s 3.99 and 5.89. The third quad of the first round featured John Force, Chris Morel, Matt
Hagan and Blake Alexander. John picked up the win with a 3.92 and Matt was close behind
with a 3.93 while Blake ran a 3.95 and Chris a 4.20. The last quad of the round had Alexis
DeJoria, Terry Haddock, Chad Green and Tim Wilkerson. Tim picked up the win with a 3.91
and Alexis grabbed second with a 3.95 while Terry ran a 4.06 and Chad had problems.
Round two started with a very strong quad of JR Todd, Robert Hight, Bob Tasca III and Ron
Capps. This was a very close race, but Ron and his 3.93 and Bob and his 3.93 managed to
outrun Robert’s 3.95 and JR’s 3.98. The second quad also featured some tough
competitors in John Force, Matt Hagan, Tim Wilkerson and Alexis DeJoria. Matt and Tim
ran solid a to b run’s with a 3.92 and 3.94 respectively over John and Alexis’ 4.04 and 4.25
to put them into the finals. The final quad featured Bob Tasca III and the Ford team, Matt
Hagan and the MOPAR team, Tim Wilkerson and the LRS team and Ron Capps and the
NAPA Auto Parts team. This was a very close quad, but Bob Tasca III picked up the win with
a 3.93. Matt Hagan was second (3.95) followed by Tim Wilkerson (3.92) and Ron Capps
(3.97).

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Moving on to Pro Stock, the first quad featured Greg Anderson, Fernando Cuadra, Val
Smeland and Aaron Stanfield. Greg Anderson picked up the win with a 6.63 with Aaron
Stanfield grabbing second with a 6.65 while Val ran a 6.69 and Fernando a 7.21. The second
quad had Kenny Delco, Erica Enders, Troy Coughlin Jr and Dallas Glenn. Dallas and Erica
outran Troy and Kenny with a 6.65 and 6.66 to a 6.64 and 6.68. The third quad featured
Matt Hartford, Cristian Cuadra, Deric Kramer and Mason McGaha. Mason grabbed the win
with a 6.69 with Deric coming second with a 6.67 followed by Matt’s 6.65 and Cristian’s
6.72. The last quad of round one featured Kyle Koretsky, Alex Laughlin, Chris McGaha and
Aaron Strong. Chris and Kyle bested Alex and Aaron with a 6.68 and 6.66 to a pair of 6.67’s.
The first quad in the second round featured Greg Anderson, Aaron Stanfield, Dallas Glenn
and Erica Enders. Aaron and Erica outran Greg and Dallas with a 6.66 and 6.65 to a 6.65
and 6.68. The second quad featured Mason McGaha, Deric Kramer, Chris McGaha and Kyle
Koretsky. Like a lot of Pro Stock races this was close, but Deric and Mason got themselves
into the finals with a 6.66 and 6.71 to Kyle and Chris’ 6.69 and 6.72. The final quad was
tough, it featured Erica Enders and the Melling Performance team, Aaron Stanfield and the
Elite team. Deric Kramer and the Get Biofuels team and Mason McGaha and the Harlow
Sammons team. The winner at the end was Erica Enders with a 6.65 followed by Aaron
Stanfield (6.66), Deric Kramer (6.65) and Mason McGaha (6.69).

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And finally we have Pro Stock Motorcycle, they had thirteen bikes on the property this
weekend, so the quads weren’t even. The first quad featured Matt Smith, Karen Stoer
and Cory Reed. Matt and Cory picked up the win with a 6.88 and 6.98 while Karen went red.
The second quad featured Scotty Pollacheck, Jerry Savoie, Angelle Sampey and David
Barron. Scotty and Angelle advanced with a 6.92 and 6.88 while Jerry ran a 7.07 and David
had problems. The third quad had Angie Smith, Kelly Clontz and Ryan Oehler. Angie and
Ryan picked up the win with a 6.94 and 6.97 while Kelly ran a 7.21. The last quad of round
one featured Steve Johnson, Fred Camarena and Chip Ellis. Chip and Steve picked up the
win with a 6.95 and 6.93 while Fred ran a 7.15. Both quads in the second round were
stacked full of tough competitors. The first had Matt Smith, Cory Reed, Scotty Pollacheck
and Angelle Sampey. Scotty and Cory ran solid runs with a 6.93 and 6.97 while Matt and
Angelle ran a 7.07 and 7.72. The second quad had Angie Smith, Ryan Oehler, Steve Johnson
and Chip Ellis. Steve and Ryan got themselves into the finals with a 6.93 and 6.98 while Chip
and Angie ran a 7.06 and 7.19. The final quad was definitely a tough one and featured
Scotty Pollacheck and the Denso/Strutmasters team, Cory Reed and the Reed
Motorsports team, Steve Johnson and the Steve Johnson Racing team and Ryan Oehler
and the B&K Cylinder Heads team. Ryan Oehler took home the win with a 6.91 followed by
Cory Reed (6.98), Steve Johnson (issues so no time) and Scotty Pollacheck (6.91 but red).

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The next race will be the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals, April 30th – May 2nd in
Atlanta, Georgia.

2022 Sephora Birthday Gift Review

Hi everyone,

As it’s January, it’s my birthday month. In fact my birthday was yesterday and one thing I do every year around my birthday is do a little shop at Sephora so I can get my Sephora Birthday Gift. This year I picked up some sheet masks and I also had a look through the Birthday Gifts this year and there’s a great selection. I’m going to show you what I picked, then go through the rest of the options.

So for me when I was looking through the gifts, it was a mix of what do I want/is there anything that I need in my makeup collection, meaning am I running out of anything. And I always like to keep on top of my setting products, so with that in mind I chose the Laura Mercier set. This is a two piece set, and I always think the boxes for these are so cute. You get a preview of the product on the front, on the sides there’s black and white polka dots and on top it says, ‘Joyeux Anniversaire! Happy Birthday!’

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Like I said, this is a two piece set and it comes with a setting powder and an eyeshadow stick. The setting powder is the Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder in Translucent. I used this a while ago, for quite a bit and I really liked it, so I’m happy to have it back in my makeup collection. And this one is a decent size, so that’s a major plus.

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The second part of this the Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eyeshadow in Strapless, which is a Sephora exclusive shade. 

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Over the years I’ve tried a couple of the Caviar Sticks and they’re so good. This one is in a super pretty shimmery brown. This would be beautiful as an all over shade but you could also use this to create a more neutral smokey look. 

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Next up we have Amika. Amika make some great haircare and all of their products that I’ve tried, I’ve liked. With this set you get three pieces, you get the Perk Up Dry Shampoo, Soulfood Nourishing Mask and a sample of the Flash Instant Shine Mask.

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Moving on we have Tatcha. This is also a three piece set, with it you get the Rice Wash Skin Softening Cleanser, Dewy Skin Cream Plumping and Hydrating Moisturizer and a sample of the Liquid Silk Canvas Primer.

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There will be four rotating gifts this year and the first is a two piece set from Olaplex. With it you get the No. 3 Hair Perfecter and the No. 8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask.

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If you shop from Sephora at Kohl’s or Kohls.com, you will see an exclusive gift and it’s actually the one I picked last year, a Nars set. With this set you get the Nars Laguna Bronzer and the Nars Afterglow Lip Balm in Laguna. You guys know that the Laguna bronzer is my go to and I’ve really been loving the Afterglow Lip Balm, so it’s a great option.

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That about wraps it up for this post, which Sephora Birthday Gift will you guys be picking this year? 

Until next time, have fun shopping and enjoy your Sephora Birthday Gift :). 

-K 

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