Summer Beach Essentials

Hello hello! Happy hump day everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. We went to the beach as you do in Florida and it was a perfect day. Being a Floridian going to the beach is something that happens quite often. I’ve grown up spending weekends at the beach or on the river so I’ve learned a few essential items to bring along the way. Check out my summer beach essentials below!

1. Sunscreen: I can’t stress the importance of this enough. When I was young I hated putting sunscreen on and would come home miserable and looking like a tomato. Now I am probably a little obsessive with it. I use the Neutrogena Beach Defense SPF 70 and apply it once an hour to ensure I am protected from the sun.

2:Sunglasses: These are a must for the beach. In Florida the sun can be super harsh and can be hard on your eyes. Sunglasses are needed especially if you will be at the beach for an extended amount of time. I think Forever 21 has some of the cutest and most inexpensive sunglasses out there.

3. A cute bathing suite: Okay this might sound a little dumb but I feel like its so much easier to enjoy yourself at the beach when you have bathing suite that makes you feel good and confident about yourself. I am currently in love with the one I have on. Its from Cotton On and is also affordable. Check it out here.

4. A Book: Its so relaxing to sit on the beach and read a good book. I am currently reading the Out from Egypt series. I can’t rave enough about these books. They suck you in and you never want to stop reading.

5. Small wristlet or pouch: I usually bring an empty Ipsy bag that way I can keep my phone, wallet, and keys without them falling to the bottom of my beach bag. It makes it way easier to find.

6. Massive Beach Towel or Beach Chair: While at the beach you are going to want something to sit in beside the sand. A big beach towel works great or if you prefer a chair you can easily find an inexpensive beach chair.

7. Water: It gets extremely hot in the summer and that makes it easy to get dehydrated. So while at the beach make sure you are drinking a lot of water!

 

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Favorite Palette for Fall

Fall is such a great time for makeup lovers am I right? It’s fun to switch up your makeup when the seasons change and it gets a bit colder. I’ve been loving this Mac palette lately that is perfect for this time of year.  With its purple hues and gorgeous mix of Matte, Satin, and frost shades it makes for a perfect palette. I will admit I was a little scared to use it when I first saw it but it can be used to make a really pretty natural everyday look. The bottom left shade is my favorite it’s perfect to blend into the crease. Plus Mac just slays their packaging. Sometimes I want products just because they look pretty. The tones in this palette are the perfect shades to wear during the Fall season. It isn’t the cheapest palette but it’s worth the price tag. 

Current Favorite Lipstick/gloss

I’m a lipstick hoarder and I’m not ashamed even a little bit. Since I hoard lipsticks what I wear changes pretty often. So here are the ones I’ve been loving lately.

In order from left to right:
1. Mac Boy Bate
2. Mac Angel
3. Maybelline Color Elixer Captivating Carnation
4. Rimmel Kate Kiss of Life
5. Maybelline Shocking Coral ( I don’t know what specific kind it is sorry )

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What’s your go to lipstick? Hope you enjoyed! XOXO

Summertime Favorites

During the summertime I love to switch up my makeup a little bit. In Florida the heat is killer and makeup can very easily melt away. So here is what I like to use on a everyday basis during the summer.

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1.Face: NYX Hd Concealer, Benefit’s Porefessional Primer, Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation in Warm Ivory, and last Mac Studio Fix Powder Foundation in NC15.

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2. Bronzer, Blush, and Eyebrows: Maybelline Master Bronze in Weekend Bronze, Palladio Eyebwow Pencil in Brown, and Elf Studion Blush in Fushia Fusion.

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3. Eyes: Stila In the Garden Palette, Stila Smudge Stick eyeliner in Starfish, Urban Decay’s Primer Potion, and Benefit’s Bad Gal Lash.

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Lips: Mac lustrous Lipstick in Angel and NYX Mega Shine Lipgloss in Salsa.

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Hope you all enjoyed my favorite summertime makeup. Let me know what is your go to item during the summer. XOXO