january 2017 makeup purchases
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what i bought in january: makeup purchase round-up

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Last week, I shared my New Year’s resolutions and said I would share my monthly makeup purchases to keep my buying habits in check. This month, I definitely bought less makeup than December – however, did buy quite a bit. My goal isn’t necessarily to stop spending all together, but to be more strategic. I was definitely better at that this month.

Here’s everything I bought this month:

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makeup declutter
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a little new year’s cleaning: massive makeup declutter

I’ve been collecting makeup for quite a long time, so it’s no surprise that I’ve amassed quite a selection. Every once in a while, I’ll get rid of a couple of old items, but I’ve never done a proper makeup declutter.

At the beginning of the year, I vowed to get my collection in line and find items that I truly loved and adored. However, that meant getting rid of anything I didn’t. It’s not to say everything I got rid of was a horrible product – some were out of date, some were just not my color. It took me several hours to clear up my collection, but I finally did it. And boy, did it feel good.

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2016 wrap-up makeup favorites
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2016 wrap-up: makeup favorites

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It’s that time of year again: time to talk through my favorite makeup items for the year! In case you missed it, I wrapped up my 2016 skin care favorites here. These items are things I have been using and loving throughout 2016 – some of these things are new releases or just new to me. However, these are the makeup items I kept reaching for this year.

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2016 wrap up: skin care favorites
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2016 wrap-up: skin care favorites

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Whew, 2016 just flew by! I wanted to wrap up the year with my favorite products of the year. I’m starting with skin care and I will do a separate (longer) post on my makeup favorites. These are the things that I just absolutely adored this past year.

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holiday value sets
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holiday gift guide: beauty value sets

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It’s that time of year – the holidays. Today kicks of the biggest shopping days of the year and I thought I would share with you a gift guide on the latest value sets available. Buying beauty value sets are perfect for the holidays – you could give one set to a person, or you could break apart sets and make custom makeup bags to give to multiple family members and friend. Either way, you’re sure to get a gift to wow all the beauty lovers in your life.

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makeup of the month: october

Last month, I decided that I would use the same products for my everyday look. I have a lot of different products, so I thought this would be a good way to get to know the products. By having a set of products, it made doing my makeup faster – perfect for everyday.

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