Week 1 August 2021 Shop My Makeup Stash Box

Hey doll hey! How’s your day/night going? Great I hope. I’m doing OK. I have a bit of fatigue and a mid level pain but all in all I’m OK.

New month, new week and new makeup stash box….

This week’s makeup selections made by the Tiny Decisions App.

*remember as always, all hyperlinks provided are simply for fast location of the products used and not affiliate links… I just did the research so you didn’t have to 💖 *

Let’s take a look at what items I’ll be using this week….

1. The Primers:

Milani Bright Side Illuminating Face Primer ($10.99 for 1 fl oz / 30 mL at Ulta) is billed as primer with banana brightening pigments instantly brightens and illuminates skin, blurs imperfections and extends makeup wear.

Beauty Bakerie The Butter Hydra Silk Primer ($24 for 0.26 oz / 7.5 g at Ulta) is billed as a lightweight, hydrating primer that provides your skin a smooth canvas and extends the wear of makeup.

2. The Foundations:

Juvia’s Place I Am Magic Foundation ($20 for 1 fl oz / 30 mL at Ulta) is billed as a smooth application with a natural and soft matte finish to give a flawless coverage. A great formula to even out the complexion, refine skin texture and erase blemishes, maintaining the initial finish throughout the day. Suitable for all skin types including sensitive and oily skin.

This foundation comes in 40 shades and I have it in the shade #650 Alexandria (light skin / neutral undertones).

L’Oréal True Match Nude Hyaluronic Tinted Serum ($19.99 for 1 fl oz / 30 mL at Ulta) is billed as the 1st tinted serum with 1 percent Hyaluronic Acid. Instantly brightens, evens and hydrates all in one.

This foundation comes in 10 shades and I chose the shade Light 2-3.

3. The Under Eye Products:

Wet n Wild MegaCushion Color Corrector -Peach ($5.99 for 0.28 fl oz / 8.28 mL on their website and at Walmart) is billed as a innovative color corrector in a cushion compact—the latest innovation in beauty. Just tap the cushion then bounce the skin-perfecting formula onto any areas that need a little attention. The cushion compact gives a lightweight application for a more natural look, allowing you to layer on for more coverage

Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Concealer ($29 for 0.23 fl oz / 6.80 mL at Ulta and Sephora) is billed as a medium to full coverage, weightless concealer that perfects, hydrates and blurs, with 12 hours of crease-resistant wear.

This concealer comes in 22 shades and I chose the shade N1 (fair with neutral undertones).

4. The Complexion Enhancers:

Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Stick ($25 for 0.35 oz / 9.92 g at Ulta) is billed as full-pigment cream stick for contouring that delivers a natural-looking matte finish for face and body.

This contour stick comes in 3 shades and I have it in the shade Mink (contour toasted almond).

Believe Beauty All Over Glow ($5 for 0.85 fl oz / 25 mL only at Dollar General).

ELF Putty Bronzer ($6 for 0.35 oz / 9.92 g at Ulta and on the ELF website) is billed as  a unique putty-to-powder bronzer that delivers highly pigmented, buildable color for a natural sun-kissed glow.

This bronzer comes in 6 shades and I purchased the shade Sun Kissed.

Tarte SEA Breezy Cream Blush ($27 for 0.17 oz / 5 g at Sephora) is billed as a weightless cream blush that makes application a breeze—just tap it on with your fingertips.

This blush comes in 3 shades and I have it in the shade Peach Sunset (peachy pink).

5. The Powder Products:

RCMA No Color Powder ($14 for 3 oz / 85.05 g on the Beautylish website and at Camera Ready Cosmetics) is billed as a  cult-classic invisible setting powder. Used on set by Hollywood makeup artists for years, RCMA No Color Powder sweeps seamlessly over skin, locking in a soft-focus finish that stays comfortably matte all day.

I am using this as my under eye setting powder and as a baking powder to clean up my nose contour.

Milani Make It Last Setting Powder ($10.99 for 0.14 oz / 3.97 g at Ulta) is billed as an ultra-fine translucent loose powder that sets and extends makeup wear with a soft-focus finish.

This setting powder comes in 3 shades and a radiance formula and I chose the shade 01 Translucent Light to Medium.

BH Cosmetics Tanned in Tulum – 6 Color Bronzer & Highlighter Palette ($17 for a total of 0.84 oz / 23.81 g at Ulta and on their website, making it 0.14 oz / 3.97 g and $2.83 per shade) is billed as perfect for every skin tone, these multi-dimensional matte & shimmer shades that leave behind a bronzed glow that stays fresh through a day of going off the grid in the jungle beachscape.

I will be using the shade El Castillo as my bronzer for the week.

Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Blush ($29 for 0.2 oz / 5.67 g at Ulta and Sephora) is billed as along-wearing, supremely soft blush infused with Amazonian clay harvested from the banks of the Amazon River and naturally baked by the sun.

This blush comes in 10 shades and I have it in the shade Captivating (bright peach).

Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder ($5.99 for 0.19 oz / 5.37 g at Ulta) is billed as achieve an all over glow when applied to the cheek bones, brow bone, and cupid’s bow with an ultra-pearly finish and easy-to-blend formula.

This highlighter comes in 4 shades and this shade is called Blossom Glow.

6. The Perfumes:

Armani Code For Women Eau de Parfum ($50 for 1 fl oz / 30 mL… $72 for 1.7 fl oz / 50.28 mL… $92 2.5 oz/ 75 mL at Sephora and Ulta) is billed as the intimacy and excitement of an unforgettable encounter.

This perfume was released in 2006 and is a powdery spicy floral.

Top Notes: Italian Orange, Jasmine and Bitter Orange.

Heart Notes: Jasmine, Orange Blossom and Ginger.

Base Notes: Honey, Vanilla and Sandalwood.

Gucci Bamboo Eau de Parfum ($74 for 1 fl oz / 30 mL, $95 for 1.6 fl oz / 47.32 mL, and $119 for 2.5 fl oz / 73.93 mL at Ulta) is billed as soft and intense.

This perfume was released in 2015 and is a soft powdery floral.

Top Notes:  Sicilian Bergamot, Orange Blossom, Pear and Italian Mandarin.

Heart Notes: Casablanca Lily, Jasmine and Ylang-Ylang.

Base Notes: White Musk, Ambergris, Tahitian Vanilla and Sandalwood.

JLo Love and Glamour ($48.98 for 2.5 fl oz / 75 mL on Amazon) is billed as evening wear for women.

This perfume was released in 2010 and is a musky aquatic floral.

Top Notes: Mandarin, Guava, Nectarine.

Heart Notes:  Water Lily, Jasmine, Orange flower.

Base Notes: Sensual Musk, Sandalwood, Amber.

7. The Helper Products:

Good Molecules Silicone-Free Priming Moisturizer ($12 for 1.7 fl oz / 50 mL at Ulta) is billed as smooth, hydrate, and prep your skin for makeup with Good Molecules Silicone-Free Priming Moisturizer formulated with a natural silicone alternative.

I use this right after I’ve applied my skin care… I use it as a first prime so that if I have to clean up my under eye area before I apply my foundation I wont be removing all the skin care under it. This is a spot on dupe for the Smashbox Primerizer.

Got 2 B Glued Spiking Glue ($6.49 for 6 oz / 170 g at Ulta) is billed as for hair that ain’t goin’ nowhere. Hold so strong your style will last until your next shampoo.

I use this as brow gel… it holds my brows in place all day and always me to get that fluffy brow effect with little to no effort.

ELF Jelly Pop Luscious Lip Mask ($6 for 0.1 oz / 2.835 g at Ulta) is billed as a leave-on jelly lip mask infused with watermelon extract, hyaluronic acid, and vegan collagen to hydrate and soften lips.

I love this lip mask. I have tried many but this has got to be my favorite… smells like watermelon, lasts a long time and isn’t too thick yet moisturizes heavenly.

Eylure Vegas Nay Grand Glamour False Lashes ($12.99 for a 3 pack at Ulta) is billed as enjoy a wispy layered style that adds length to any look.

ELF Lock on Liner and Brow Cream ($4 for 0.19 oz / 5.11 g at Ulta) is billed as a multi-functional eye liner and brow cream that glides on smoothly and delivers long-wear color.

This brow cream comes in 3 shades and I purchased the shade Espresso.

Flower Beauty The Skinny Microbrow Pencil ($10 for 0.0017OZ/0.05G on their website) is billed as an ultra precise, ultra slim eyebrow pencil that creates fine, hair like strokes for the most natural looking brows.

This pencil comes in 6 shades and I have it in the shade Espresso.

Anastasia Beverly Bills Micro-Stroking Detailing Brow Pen ($22 for 0.017 fl oz / 0.50 mL at Ulta) is billed as a waterproof, superfine-tipped pen ideal for defining brows by micro-stroking with precision application

This pen comes in 9 shades and I have it in the shade Ebony (for black hair with neutral undertones).

P.Louise Eye Base ($15 for 0.54 fl oz / 15 mL of product on her website) is billed as being d0.54 fl oz / 15 mL of product on her website.

This primer comes in 12 shades and the shade I choose to use this week is Rumour 0.5 (white base).

8. The Eyeshadow Palettes:

 ColourPop Ice Cream Bites Collection (full collection is $54, each palette is $9 for 0.21 oz / 5.9 g of total product on their website making it 0.053 oz / 1.475 g and $2.25 per shade.) The collection is billed as a yummy collection includes 6 eyeshadow palettes that will make you scream for ice cream. Features our first-ever Pressed Glitter palette to sprinkle some sparkle into your look, plus 4 palettes with a mix of metallic and matte pinks, yellows, purples, greens, tangerines, golds, and chocolate to top it all off. 

This palette is called Waffle Cone and is billed as stay cool with this palette of mint and chocolate shades!

The shades of this palette are : minty dream (true mint – metallic), chocolate swirl (warm brown – matte) , oh, fudge (deep chocolate – matte) and chippie (mint – matte).

Alora Cosmetics 30 pan palette – I Dream in Color (retails for $38.99 but currently on sale for $32.99 making it $1.30 per shade at retail price and $1.10 per shade on sale on their website) is billed as everything you can ever want in a pallet. I Dream in Color has it all! 30 beautiful colors. 17 mattes 11 shimmers and 2 pressed glitters.

The shades in this palette are: Stupid Cupid (lilac – metallic with a silver flip)Baked (dusty orange – matte)Glitter Queen (true 24 k gold – pressed glitter in a clear gel base)Dirty Martini (dirty lime green – matte)No Cap (pastel powder blue – matte)Feeling Myself (light purple – metallic with a silver flip)Pink Moscato (strawberry pink – matte)Party Girl (a coral based orange – metallic with a rosy flip)Spot Light (true yellow – metallic)Drama Queen (deep true green – metallic with a silver and green flip)Diva (true blue – pressed glitter in a clear gel base), Single (pastel true purple – matte), Flawed and Beautiful (raspberry pink – metallic)Wasted (dusty orange – matte)Dreams (gold – metallic)Ivy (moss green – matte)Bad Seed (cadet blue – metallic with a silver and pale blue flip)Snatched (royal purple – matte)DBL Tap (true pink – matte)Burn (coral – metallic with a silver and orange flip)Cat (dusty cannery yellow – matte), Miami Grill (deep green – metallic with a silver flip), Pool Side (light vibrant blue – matte)Wild Child (true purple – metallic with a light purple flip)Wicked (true red matte)Triggered (red orange – matte)Bee-Hive (true yellow – matte), Enchanted (true green – matte)Nova (true vibrant blue – matte) and Liar Liar (deep dark purple – matte).

ColourPop Stone Cold Fox 30 Pan Palette (retails for $34 but is on sale right now for $25.50 for a total weight of 1.16oz / 33 g on their website making it 0.0387 oz / 1.1 g and $1.13 retail price and $0.85 on sale per shade) is billed as a cool-toned palette is everything you need and more. Ultra cool mattes and glimmering metallics create the perfect combo to take your look from every day neutral to ultra dimensional glam.

The shades in this palette are: So Fine (silvery pink – metallic), Trip (pale beigey taupe – matte), Lux (light eggshell – matte), DreamFul (true white with silver pearl – sequin shadow), I Dig It (icy taupe – metallic), Mystery (cool toned icy lavender – metallic), Stranger (pale dusty pink -matte), Quarry Days (dusty taupe – matte), U Rock (matte pale smoke grey – matte), Magnetic Moon (true silver – metallic), Enigma (light taupe – matte), Ghost Town (dusty mauve – matte), Stone Age (dusty mauve – matte), Hard Place (cool bronze – metallic), Sediment to Be (slate – metallic), Rumor Mill (smokey grey – matte), BabyDoll (rosy taupe -metallic), Gneiss Guy (midtone rose with golden pinpoints – metallic), Gravity Hill (dusty berry – matte), Truffles (midtone taupe with blue and silver pearl – sequin shadow), Bould Type (mink grey – matte), Caving In (warm nude taupe with silver pinpoints – metallic), Fascinated (warm taupe – matte), For Granite (midtone mauve with hot pink and silver pearl – sequin shadow), Play It Coal (deep mauve with hot pink pearl – sequin shadow), Fickle Fate (hazelnut – matte), Cult Clastic (deep sepia – matte), Rock Bottom (deep black – matte), Drama Mama (deep brown – matte) and Obsidian (blackened plum – matte).

And with that this look into my makeup stash is done.

I hope you enjoy the rest of your day/night and that you are in great spirits and health.

👄 Remember, Save a spoon for a bit of lipstick 👄

❌💘⭕💘❌💘⭕💘, Nita