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Half of the year is gone! Holy Cow!!! Well I must say I love summer beauty routines because it’s so hot that you need an easy routine and not much goes into getting ready. Fast and easy makeup is my favorite. Especially when you have a bajillion kids who really has time to get glam ready in the morning? (Not me!) I’ve been thinking about doing a monthly beauty favorites video and wanted your input and thoughts about it. In the comments let me know if you’d be interested in watching something like that!!
Because it’s summer and so hot I try not to add heat to my hair unless I have to. I pretty much cut out blow drying my hair unless I shower before I need to go somewhere. I’ve been loving It’s a 10 Potion 10 Miracle Styling Potion for when I get right out of the shower. It keeps the frizz down and makes my hair SO soft!
I’ve kind of been obsessed with buying setting sprays. I don’t know why but I have like 6 of them! I think they’re perfect for summer and super refreshing to reapply on hot days. If you’ve never tried one I totally recommend this Pixi by Petra Makeup Fixing Mist. It’s super affordable compared to some higher end setting spray and I love the rose scent to it. You spray right after you’ve put your makeup on. Fan it out and it sets your makeup in place for the day. I like to do a spray mid-day just because it’s so hot and it feels super refreshing.
If you haven’t seen this mascara all over social media, you might be living under a rock. Kidding! I’ve seen a ton of people talking about this mascara and I have to say I am totally in love with it!! It’s the new L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Washable Mascara. I bought it a couple of weeks ago and I have to say this is easily one of my new favorite drugstore mascaras. It separates the lashes and doesn’t leave them looking clumpy while adding some volume. I use about 3 coats and my eyelashes look so thick and fuller, which is a huge step up because I have the shortest lashes known to man. Thanks mom!
Now I go back and forth with a few setting powders that I like. The Airspun Setting Powder by Coty is for sure a drugstore favorite of mine. For the price, I love it! The only downside to the product is that it has an old lady smell to it but it’s something I can look past. It only last for a second but once the powder is on your skin you can’t even smell it anymore. The Airspun powder is so soft and definitely one I always come back to!
I am all about the dewy look for summer. I try to find some creamy bronzers and blush so my face doesn’t look too cakey or powdery in the hot sun! The Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Cream-to-Powder Quickie Contour Stick is one of my favs that is so easy to blend out! I know it’s called a contour stick but it’s not as dark as you think it might be. I treat it more like a bronzer because it has a nice beautiful bronze color and isn’t as dark and a normal contour stick is.