Monday, December 5, 2016

Holiday Gift of Giveaways: Elf Cosmetics

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Start the new year off right with bright and healthy skin thanks to ELF Cosmetics. I've been a ELF Beauty Squad member for a year now and I can attest that their products are legit. They might not have the sticker price of high end beauty products but they do have the quality to stand next to them and other drug store brands. Thanks to being a Elf Squad I'm giving ONE LUCKY READER a chance to win some of my favorite ELF products.

This Stocking Bundle in includes:

1x Hydrating Bubble Mask -- This product makes washing your face so much fun! It's like pop rocks but for your face. It foams on your face, then crackles, feeling and sounding like pop rocks, then you wash off once all the bubbles pop leaving your skin clean.

1x Pore Refining Brush and Masking Tool -- Get your face looking fresh and clean with this beauty tool. No need to worry about transporting dirty and oil from your fans to your face. Simply dip your brush into the Bubble Mask and smooth on evenly. You can also use this brush to apply foundation.

1x Hydrating Gel Mask -- The winter months can leave your skin dry and dull. With the Hydrating Gel Mask it will leave your skin smooth and hydrated. Unlike other products it won't leave your skin feeling oily and gross.

1x Illuminating Eye Cream -- Between working full time, going to grad school part time, hitting the gym somewhere in between there, and blogging...sleeping full 8hrs aren't happening most night. The Illuminating Eye Cream has been my saving grace on helping to eliminating those dark circles under my eyes and giving me bright healthy looking skin. Even on those 4 cups of coffee days.

1x Beautifully Bare Satin Lipstick in Touch of Berry -- If there's a beauty product I LOVE and can't go's lipstick. Even on my bare face days I have to put on a touch of lipstick. ELF's beautifully bare lipsticks are my go to for the those days. Just a hint of color that's perfect for a bare face.

1x Smudge Pot Cream Eyeshadow in Wine Not-- It's the Holidays after all! I love dark rich colors for Holiday parties. This eye shadow pot is smooth and light with a perfect rich color for your Holiday celebrations.

ONE LUCKY WINNER will be chosen. The winner will win a ELF bundle prize of full size products of: Hydrating Bubble Mask, Pore Refining Brush and Masking Tool, Hydrating Gel Mask, Illuminating Eye Cream, Beautifully Bare Stain Lipstick and a Smudge Pot Cream Eyeshadow. Contest ends Sunday 11th at midnight.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Outfit Post: A Little Bit of Paris in New York

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Jacket: DKNY | Shirt: H&M | Pants: Promod | Shoes: 3.1 Phillip Lim (sample sale find!) | Bag: Marina Galanti | Sunglasses: NYC Street Vendor |  Necklaces: c/o Capwell + Co 

Of course while in Paris I did little bit of shopping. I wish there was Promod shops in the states, not only cause of the European chicness but because these pants fit me perfectly! Finding a pair of pants that fit my thighs and the same time is nearly impossible. Hence why I either live in dresses, skirts or Madewell jeans. I wish I had bought these pants in every color.

Have you ever bought multiple pairs of an item?

Monday, November 28, 2016

Holiday Gift of Giveaways: A New Year, A New Scent with Phlur Fragences

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c/o of Phlur 

When I go shopping I like to be left alone, I don't need someone constantly asking me "Do you need help with any?" Especially when it comes to fragrances. I hate being harassed or sprayed or pressured. I like to take my time to test and smell different products. Well thanks to Phlur you get to skip all of the pain of shopping for a new fragrance. As we all know, fragrances smell different on skin then on paper and Phlur gets it. With Phlur you get to test the product on yourself at home. For $10 you get to test two products of your choice. Once you picked the scent that you like, you get the $10 credit towards your purchase. Plus, the sample size is worth a week of wear.

Not only will you smell good, but you'll feel good too. Phlur has made conscious decision to use eco friendly scents as well as bottles. Their products are free of known skin irritants, parabens, phthalates, unnecessary stabilizers and animal products. Since studies have shown that 1 in every 5 species of plants are threatened with extinction, they require that all of their fragrances adhere to IUCN's Red List of threatened plants. Also by purchasing a bottle of Phlur you are giving back, with every bottle Olmsted & Vaux, they donate $5 to the Central Park Conservancy.

Lucky for you we have team up with Phlur for ONE LUCKY WINNER to win their own bottle of Phlur Fragrances.  SEE BELOW FOR ENTRY AND CONTEST RULES. 

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Phlur fragrances are unisex fragrances which is one of my favorite parts about them. Since I'm not super into floral perfume smell, I'm more into the musky scents, Olmstead & Vaux is hands down my favorite. Phlur doesn't tell you want their scents of made of but instead give you an imagery of the type of person who would wear their scents. "Olmsted & Vaux, then, is your statement, strong enough for an impression but charming enough to intrigue. With its deceptive lightness, this has the strength to uplift at any point in your day." I mean who doesn't want to smell like that person? Plus they give you a soundtrack to the fragrances. Olmstead & Vaux included My Morning Jacket, Alabama Shakes, and Mumfords and Sons. Meanwhile, Hanami sounded just like me: "Hanami is bold without being loud, weightless but grounded."

Phlur makes the perfect gift for him or her this holiday season! Order them a Phlur sample, stuff it in their stocking, and let them pick their new scent. 

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One lucky read will a bottle of their choice of Phlur fragrances. Contest ends Sunday Dec. 4, 2016 at midnight.