• Makeup of the day

    Shopping My Beauty Stash

    Holiday beauty items are upon us and I am a big fan of all the cute and beautiful limited edition holiday items. But before we go all crazy with holiday beauty, I thought I’d “shop my stash”. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it’s when you use items you already own and haven’t used in a while so it’s like you’re shopping your own stash. In the early days of the blog I used to share my makeup basket of the week. If you’ve been following me on here for that long you may remember. I would share at the start of each week (along with an ootd) what items…

  • Beauty

    Rediscovered: ELF 18 Piece Eyeshadow

    I did a little “shop my stash” last week and rediscovered my ELF 18 Piece Eyeshadow Palette. I immediately pulled it out and have been using it quite frequently since then. ELF can be hit or miss with some of their products, but this palette is really stellar. There are 18 pigmented shades with a great range of pretty neutral shades. For only $8 this is a phenomenal budget beauty buy! The only thing I dislike about this palette is that the packaging is the kind of plastic that gets really dirty which is evidenced by all my fingerprints in my photo below, but for the price and quality IΒ guess…