I've said it last week and I'll say it again... I can't believe it's July. I can't believe 2016 is halfway over... It's a bittersweet feeling because it proves once again that time moves very fast but 2016 SUCKS SO FAR and I'm really looking forward to the fall... I honestly cannot wait.
But for now, we will move forward to the rest of the summer; moving, a road trip or two, and some more fun things.
When thinking back on the things I really enjoyed this month, they were products that helped my skin look its best. The summer to me, is all about skin and minimal makeup.
I was also into things that helped me be better... and you'll see what I mean.
Tatcha Dewy Skin Mist: I took this out of my drawer this month and put it on my "vanity" to be used more frequently. I've started applying this under my makeup, or even dampening my beauty blender slightly before blending out concealer. I think it makes all the difference and there is no better applicator spray than this one: super fine and misty.
Tarte Maracuja Oil Rollerball: I ordered this on sale from Sephora last month and this month, I discovered my true love for it. My eyes were very swollen from a dry, eczema patch and until I had time to go to the doctor and get medication, this was my savior. I would carry this with me throughout the day and put a dot on my finger and apply to my eye. I also applied a bit under my eye atop my concealer when it starts to crease and crack, it instantly makes everything look better.
May Designs Budget & Fitness Journal: I'll probably do a separate post on this but I had to mention them because I'm obsessed in so many ways. These little notebooks keep me accountable and keep me on track. I was having a lot of difficulty keeping track of my finances but the budget journal helps immensely. The Health & Fitness journal was an impulse purchase because they were 30% off a few weeks back. May Designs is an incredible company and I have so many notebooks from them -- these are up there with my favorites.
YSL Lip Oil: I've been wanting to try this lip oil since I discovered it a few years ago. I finally splurged when Nordstrom was price matching on this item. I'm obsessed. It's the perfect combination of hydration, color, and oil. It doesn't feel greasy, it's easy to apply, and it smells really good. This may be my current favorite lip oil #sorrynotsorry
Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Bronzer: I finally broke out my mini deluxe sample of this cult favorite bronzer and I finally get it. I thought everyone was overreacting but they are NOT. This is a very soft bronzer, but not so soft that it's too pigmented. It blends like a dream and it doesn't even look like I'm wearing bronzer. Once I'm done with this deluxe sample, I will be purchasing the full size to join the rest of the beauty world.
I thought I had more favorites but like I said, it's been a minimalist kind of month.
What have been your favorites?