Ipsy Offer |Cruelty Free Picks

*Offer was $15, no loner available, but it is still fun to see what’s inside! 

When I saw that Ipsy had a cruelty free set I had to get it. It would have been a personal sin if I passed it up. Especially when I noticed a Lime Crime Velvetine in it!!

Lime Crime Velvetine “Red Rose”


I have wanted to try Lime Crime so bad, but have avoided it. Now I finally get to! 

Granted this isn’t the first shade o would have picked…


It’s a fuschia shade, but I may still be able to make it work.

Jelly Pong Pong “Caribbean Sun” Bronzing Duo


The Blush shade of this duo arrived broken. Which was disappointing. However, Jelly Pong Pong just does not interest me. I have no idea why. Maybe it’s the seemingly cheap packaging.


This bronzer is a bit too orange for my taste. I think I will be passing this along. 

Seraphine Botanicals Guava Butter Lip and cheek stain 


One of my most used blushes is from this brand, so I am excited to try a Cream product. I probably won’t use this on my cheeks, but it looks to be a really pretty lip color. 


I will definitely be reviewing this!!


Hey Honey I Peel Good honey peel cream

This is really interesting! You massage it into your skin until the texture is oily and smooth then rinse it off. Not exactly a peel off product, but it’s still neat. I have tried a lot from this brand that I have loved, will be giving this a go.

Luxie 514 Blush Brush

I have said it a million times, I love Luxie brushes. I have been needing another Blush brush, so this will come in handy!

Skin and Co. Umbrian Truffle hand cream

I have extremely dry hands. I mean, it gets painfully bad. So any hand cream is a friend of mine. I am having trouble describing the scent. I can tell you it isn’t my favorite. But, the formula feels nice, so I think I can power through. 

That’s what came in the set! A few duds, but I love that Ipsy offered something like this. I wish you could always choose only cruelty free products for your Ipsy bags. 

What did you think?! What is your favorite cruelty free product? Comment below! Thank you so much for reading and I really hope you enjoyed this little post!

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Pacifica Island Life | Palette Review 

If you read my previous post. My May Ipsy unbagging, then you have seen this little palette already.

The Pacifica Island Life palette contains five shimmer shades, and retails for a price I can not find. However, their similar palettes retail for around $14. If you use the code PACLOVE on Ulta.com you can get Pacifica products for 20% off! 


Shades from left to right:

  • Skinny Dip
  • Coral Sand 
  • Golden 
  • Treasure
  • Sandalwood 

They are all extremely pigmentedand buttery. They are all also shimmery shades, so I would recommend a companion palette for mattes. I used The Balm Meet Matte Trimony palette

The look:


  1. I used the Too Faced Shadow Insurance Primer, and set it with the cream shade from the Balm palette
  2. I used the lightest brown from the same palette as my transition shade.
  3. Now into the Pacifica palette! I put Golden all over my lid.
  4. On the outer third of my eye and on my lower lash line I placed Treasure.
  5. To deepen up my outer crease I used Sandalwood.
  6. For my inner corner I decided to go with Coral Sand.
  7. Finally, to high light my Brow bone I used Skinny Dip.


I was very pleased with how my look turned out! I recommend patting all of these shadows onto the eye, instead of sweeping, sense they are all so buttery. You just have to work with them. I personally do prefer some mattes in every look, so this is not an all in one palette for me. But, I do really enjoy having it because it contains stunning neutral shades. 

I really do love the brand Pacifica itself. They are a natural, vegan, cruelty free brand, that is not outrageously priced. They seem to always be on sale at Ulta.

Over all 🌴🌴🌴🌴 not five, because you do have to actually work with them, so it takes a little time. 

I hope you enjoyed this post, thank you so much for reading! Have you tried any Pacifica eyeshadows? Comment your thoughts below!

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Fortune Cookie Soap Box | Summer 2017

This seasons theme is “A Pirates Life For Me” do to the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie releasing soon.


Bring Me That Horizon Forutne Cookie Soap

This soap smells amazing and is really pretty. I always feel bad using them because they are so cute. It is scented with sweet cactus pear, desert ghost flowers, and water lilies.

It is sort of a masculine scent. 


Monkey Business Whipped Body Cream

I love their whipped body creams, they are so moisturizing! 

This product is yellow, and scented with lemon, pineapple, and banana almond cake. 

Super summery.


Calypso Soild Foot Scrub

This product isn’t really that soild, but it is super hot in my house. I am the worst at taking care of my feet, so I need this product right now. 

It is scented with peach blossoms, juicy berries, precious floral hearts, sugary amber, vanilla musk, and fig.


Parlay Lip Scrub 

I really love lip scrubs.

This one is scented with lime and coconut and it’s super strong and gritty. I prefer gritty lip scrubs.


Walk the Plank OCD hand sanitizer 

I love these. I am trying to use up all my Bath and body works hand sanitizer, so I can just keep these in my purse.

It is scented with oak aged burbon, Caribbean sugar cane, pometo, dried tobacco, and mandarin zest.


Black Pearl Exfoliating Body Wash 

I love anything exfoliating. When I was smelling this soap I could not get much scent from it. Maybe it was just me. 

It is scented with pineapple, pink pepper, fresh cuban Tobacco, sensual Suede, and Light notes of peony and jasmine.


Mermaid Tears Shimmering Perfume

I love the scent of this, but hope that a ton of glitter doesn’t come out every time I use it. It’s not my thing.

It is scented with sugar cane and morning dew..


Aqua De Vida facial cleansing oil

I am not to keen on the blue stuff being in this oil, but I am willing to try it out. 

It is scented with sweet coconut and spiced rum.

All and all I am really happy with this box! I am considering checking out more soap companies, like witch baby soaps. I also want to find some more candle companies so comment your favorites below!

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Warby Parker Sun Glasses | Summer 2017 Launches!

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It is finally Summer time! It’s hot out side, skin is tan, and the sun is shinning!

However, with the now shinning sun, brings harmful rays to your skin- and your eyes.

Did you know that, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology;

“Eye medical doctors (ophthalmologists) caution us that too much exposure to UV light raises the risks of eye diseases, including cataract, growths on the eye, and cancer

Growths on the eye, such as pterygium, can show up in our teens or twenties, especially in surfers, skiers, fishermen, farmers, or anyone who spends long hours under the mid-day sun or in the UV-intense conditions found near rivers, oceans, and mountains.

Diseases like cataract and eye cancers can take many years to develop, but each time we’re out in the sun without protection we could be adding damage that adds to our risks for these serious disorders. Babies and kids need to wear hats and sunglasses for this very reason. People of all ages should take precautions whenever they are outdoors.”

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What a better way to protect your peepers, than with some stunning sunnies? This is where the fantastic brand Warby Parker comes in.

Not, only do I love this brand of their beautiful, wide variety, and great quality of glasses (sun and regular), but their story and goal is amazing. I highly recommend that you check out their story,here.

As a college student, I can tell you first hand that finding affordable, stylish, and good quality sunglasses is difficult. But, Warby Parker is saving the day just in time for summer, with their gorgeous Summer 2017 collection.

I figured why not share with you a few of my faves, but there is so much to choose from!

F_SU17_11_EMAIL_SUN_Nancy_Coral_021_OA_COMPThe Nancy in Coral

F_SU17_12_EMAIL_SUN_Laurel_Clementine_013_OA_COMPLaurel in Clementine (I think I will die without these!)

SU17-SUN_06_Andrea_Vivian_Cognac_Tortoise_205Vivan in Cognac

Did I mention they also carry glasses for men?!

WP_Eastman_218_Sunglasses_Angle_A2_sRGBThe Eastman, these are really neat!

WP_Piper_100_Sunglasses_Angle_A3_sRGBPiper, I am in love with these!!!

WP_Raglan_176_Sunglasses_Angle_A3_sRGBRaglan, another unique pair.

WP_Stanton_208_Sunglasses_Angle_A3_sRGBStanton, I have never seen anything like these. They are stunning!

I highly recommend that you check out the rest of the line for yourself, you will not be disappointed!

Check out the summer collection, here!

I really hope you enjoyed this post, as much as I enjoyed making it. Thank you so much for stopping by! What are your favorite pair from the Warby Parker Summer 2017 line? Comment below!

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Too Cool For School Egg Mellow Cream | Sample Series

*I can only attest to one time sample use*

You can purchase the full-size of this product for $36 at Sephora. 

What the site says:

This firming moisturizer works as a serum, priming moisturizer, eye cream, neck cream, and sleeping mask in one. It’s highly enriched with egg yolk extract, albumen (egg white) extract, and inka omega oil to provide intensive nourishment to skin. It is also infused with collegen fiber to support the appearance of more elastic 

It is free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.

My experience:

I found there was not much scent to this product, which I think is ideal for skin care. If was a really heavy moisturizer, yet it did not break me out. It did leave my skin feeling hydrated and healthy. 

When using this product you need to make sure to pat it in to your skin, due to stringy bits of collagen. This was a bit strange to me, but again, I can not attest to the long term use of this product, so I am not sure if the collagen strings actually firm like they are supposed to!

I did not really see an improvement in the over all dullness of my skin, unfortunately.

I really do not see myself purchasing this. Honestly, 5 in 1 claims sound a little gimmicky to me. I also used to have an egg allergy when I was a child, so I am wary of exposing my skin to too much egg. Even if it is just a little bit of egg white extract. I do have the body cream to try as well so stay tuned! 

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Lip Sense First Impressions 

* products were sent to me for trial and review*

Finally, I have tried Lip Sense! The entire brand is cruelty free, vegan, and gluten free! So, when the lovely Jessica Prince asked if I wanted to try out Lip Sense, I could not pass it up!! 

Find her Face Book Page Kissed by a Prince, to purchase your own lipsense products, and check out more from the brand! 

I received the Lip Sense collection, which retails for $55. It contains one Lip shade, the glossy gloss, and the oops! remover.

I received the shade RoseBerry. 


Isn’t it beautiful! It is the perfect pinky red shade. 

Right after application 


The process of applying the shade is really important. Your lips have to be clean, and you have to do three coats, and each coat has to dry before you can apply the next. This is important so that the product stays on like the claims say it will.

After applying the shade and everything is dry. You apply the gloss of top. 

And yes, everything does tingle when applied. 😂

6 hours later: 


I did not reapply the color, but also did not reapply the gloss before eating like I was supposed to. Like I said this is just a first impression post 😂. Also, ignore by face, th NYX Stay Matte foundation hates me now.

Honestly, it may look patchy, but for six hours? I’m still a little impressed. The color is still on my lips. I think it would have looked so much better, if I would have applied the gloss like I was supposed. But, if the gloss doesn’t make a difference, then I will be a little let down, because the hype for this stuff is so real! 

I did want to note that I could not really get the Oops! remover to work on my lips or swatches. 

I will be updating you all (on here or YouTube or Instagram). 

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