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Fiance does my Makeup Challenge | LYLAS Video

Seeing how my Fiancé swears he’s good at everything, I expected him to do pretty well on this makeup challenge. I was terribly mistaken. Watch him pretend to know what he’s doing, while also making me look like a clown!

 

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2017 Summer Make Up Must Haves

It’s been a little while since I’ve aimlessly shopped for make up! Since we’re so close to summer, I couldn’t have picked a better time to do so and of course, share!

1. JACLYN HILL x MORPHE EYE SHADOW PALETTE

Set your alarms, ladies! The much-anticipated Jaclyn Hill x Morphe Eye Shadow Palette is set to be released TODAY June 21 at 8 AM PST here. Have you seen how GORGEOUS this palette is!? The palette consists of 35 shades and according to Jaclyn, will retail for around $38.00 – such a steal! For anyone who doesn’t know, Jaclyn is a professional makeup artist who started at MAC but quickly grew her talent and following on YouTube, averaging millions of views – she’s the real deal.

2. KKW BEAUTY CREME CONTOUR & HIGHLIGHT KITS

If you’re a fan of Kylie Cosmetics, you may want to find another alarm because KKW (Kim Kardashian West) Beauty is also launching TODAY at 9am PST here. Kim is releasing creme contour and highlight kits. She’s shown on her SnapChat that she made sure her bestie, and world famous celebrity make up artist, Mario DeDivanovic had played a large role in approving the formula and color of her cosmetics. Kim basically made creme contour and highlighting famous so, we’re thinking these sets may totally be worth a try!

3. URBAN DECAY NAKED HEAT EYE SHADOW PALETTE

If you’ve loved any of the Urban Decay Naked palettes, something hot is calling your name. The new Urban Decay NAKED Heat palette is everything you need for summer. This beautiful range of fiery neutrals are sure to give you the perfect look. I’ve actually taken a break from the NAKED palettes but this bad boy has brought me back!

4. BECCA x CHRISSY TEIGEN GLOW FACE PALETTE

If the stunning model, mama, chef, and ultimate beauty queen Chrissy Teigen gave you make-up advice, would you take it? Don’t worry, you don’t have to answer that – the answer is obviously yes. Thankfully, Chrissy Teigen paired up with one of the best beauty brands out there, Becca and together, they created the perfect glow face palette for all your summer looks! Each shade featured in this palette blends like a dream and works well on just about any skin tone.

Also!

dry shampooA few posts back, Leigha mentioned her favorite dry shampoo: Batiste. If you can recall, she was more than halfway through her pregnancy, hormonal, and her hair was oiler than ever – so, basically this dry shampoo was a unicorn if it was worthy enough to make her cut of must-haves during this time period. Well, we both still use Batiste (even more now in the warmer months) and recently found out that we weren’t alone in our adoration for Batiste’s Dry Shampoo! Batiste ranked in the top picks of dry shampoos on Reviews.com! Just how good is that? Well, Reviews.com spent 6 weeks researching, testing over 50 formulas and consulting with experienced stylists/beauty industry experts to determine which were the best at delivering fresh hair without a full wash! Check out their full dry shampoo guide here.

 

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IT Cosmetics CC Cream First Impression | LYLAS Video

From bloggers to celebrities, I’ve seen this guy ALL over the internet lately – so, I just HAD to try it! Hopefully, you’re just as curious as I was, and if so, head on over to our LYLAS YouTube channel to see just how I felt about trying this highly reviewed, full-coverage CC cream for the first time:

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Simply Straight Hairbrush Straightener First Impression VIDEO!

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post about my first time trying the Simply Straight Hairbrush Straightener. Well, when gathering the research to write that post, we also filmed it! Watch my first impression below, and look out for a guest appearance from Miss Sassy Pants, Elliana!

Oh, the bloopers at the end are pretty funny too.

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Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kit – What I HATE to Admit

If you’re like me, you have a strong love/hate relationship with the Kardashian/Jenner family. You HATE that someone is always talking about them, yet you are doing nothing to stop their popularity – considering you’ve (willingly) watched every episode of their TV show, AND you follow them on all social media platforms. Guilty. So when the Kylie Jenner lip kit phenomenon occurred, I couldn’t have rolled my eyes hard enough. I mean, were people really buying a lip product from someone who doesn’t even have her own lips? (Shade intended). To answer that simply, hell yes they were! And as much as I wanted to hate on it, the pictures all looked fabulous.

Being the don’t-knock-it-till-you-try-it person I am, I knew I would eventually cave in and give at least one of her lip kits a try. So I did. And can you guess what happened? The words almost hurt leaving my mouth… I LOVED IT. Okay, there I said it. I loved my Kylie Jenner lip kit from the very second I took it out of the box. But how could this happen? I wanted so badly to hate it and tell all my girls how terrible it was. Except, it wasn’t.

All About the Lip Kit

The first thing I loved about the kit was the lip liner. It was so creamy and easy to apply. It didn’t crumble or bleed, and went on so smooth. When I opened the actual color, I thought it would have some type of funky smell for sure. But nope. Nothing. The liquid lipstick went on just as easy and with just one swipe across my lips, I had amazing pigmentation and coverage. It dried in less than a minute, and again, it was smooth! (Other matte lipsticks I’ve tried have cracked and creased shortly after applying them). I stared at myself in the mirror for a couple minutes in disbelief honestly, and then obviously jumped right on snapchat to send multiple kissy face selfies to Krystal (she loves my snaps, I promise).

Okay, okay – I liked it. But maybe I just got lucky and picked a good color the first time? I needed to thoroughly test this product out before I could say it was the best matte liquid lipstick I had ever used, right? Well, since you insisted, I ordered another. And then another. I’m not even lying. I am now the PROUD owner of close to $200 in Kylie Jenner lip kits. GASP! And you know what, I’m not even ashamed. I know its price can be pretty steep for some people, but I like to rationalize it by saying this: you actually get two products – the lipstick and the lip liner. So average that out, and they’re $15 a piece. Other makeup brands have liners that sell for much more than that! My favorite color at the moment is Posie K, which is dark enough to make a statement, but light enough to pair with the gorgeous Spring weather.

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If you’re thinking about trying Kylie’s lip kits, do yourself a favor, GET ONE! You won’t regret it, I promise.

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