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Popsugar Must Have August Unboxing

posted by Jessica Carroll August 17, 2017

POPSUGAR Must Have turns 5 this month!

And because of that, this month’s box features surprises from some of Lisa Sugar’s (the founder of POPSUGAR and a remarkable woman) favorite brand obsessions! Check out the goodies.

 

 

First aid beauty – 5 in 1 Bouncy Mask

This problem-solving mask will make your skin look brighter and firmer.

Pastel – Cheers Lacquered Tray

Use this festive tray to serve drinks, as a catch-all for your accessories, or for decor on a coffee table.

Dogeared – Friendship Bracelet with small open heart

Love is all that matters in life! Let your best friend know how much she means to you!

Meri Meri- Gold Glitter Candles

These white and gold shimmering candles are sure to make any event even more memorable & glittery!

Fringe Studio – Free Spirit Journal

Anyone else obsessed with notebooks? Seriously can’t have enough and how cute is this rose gold one?!

Goodie Girl Cookies – Chocolate Chunk

Because cookies are always a great idea, so why not treat yourself sans guilt with some delicious gluten free cookies. They aren’t photographed in the picture because I may or may not have already eaten them. Oops! Miss Cookie Monster over here!

Once again, POPSUGAR Must Have never disappoints! HBD!!!!!

If you want to get your hands on a Must Have Box click here and use the discount code PARTY (expires 8/31) for $10 off your FIRST Must Have Box!

Even more good news, POPSUGAR Must Have will be hosting weekly giveaways during the month of August.

Weekly Giveaway Details

All current Must Have subscribers are eligible for a chance to win! If you’re not a subscriber already, no worries, you can simply sign up before the end of August for a chance to automatically win a *major* surprise each week from following brands:

Week 1: Limited # of lucky subscribers will win something from Pehr Designs

Week 2: Limited # of lucky subscribers will win something from First Aid Beauty

Week 3: Limited # of lucky subscribers will win something from Kendra Scott

Week 4: Limited # of lucky subscribers will win something from Tarte cosmetics

Week 5 (8/31): 5 Grand Prize! Limited # of subscribers something from Cambridge Satchel Co + 1 year Must Have

Good luck!

XO,

Jess

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Instagram Viral Face Mask Hanacure Review

posted by Jessica Carroll August 17, 2017

If you’re a fan of Drew Barrymore or a follower of beauty trends on Instagram, you’ve probably seen the Hanacure mask—it’s the face mask that makes you look zombie-like or like an old g-ma! According to Drew Barrymore, she said this mask, “changed her life” on Instagram so I had to test it out!

On the Hanacure website, it claims the masks reduce pores, hyperpigmentation, basically meaning the darker spots on your skin, and wrinkles.

There is even an Instagram page called Hanancure Effect where they just upload before and after pictures of people who have used the face mask, and I must say they are pretty impressive.

Before I tested it out, I looked at the ingredients and they actually looked promising. It contains peptides that claim to brighten, tighten, and minimize the appearance of pores. For example, lotus leaf extract can minimize oil production and refine pores, and copper peptides can stimulate collagen to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Here’s how it works: The kit includes three items — a Lifting Serum, a Gelling Solution, and a brush — which should all be mixed together. After popping open the Lifting Serum’s cap, pour it into the Gelling Solution’s pod, and shake for about 20 seconds. The mixture, which should be a gel-like consistency by now, is ready for application. Here’s where the brush comes in: Begin painting the treatment onto your face, covering everything but your eyes and mouth. Once completely coated with the jelly slime, let it dry and sit for about a half hour.

Now the real question is, is this $29 dollar face mask worth the hype…watch the video above to find out!

Let me know what your favorite face mask is!  And if you have tried this Hanacure face mask please let me know how your experience went!

 

XO,

Jess

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DETOX FACE MASK THAT KILLS PIMPLES

posted by Jessica Carroll July 27, 2017

There is something about having clear, flawless skin that boasts your confidence! Am I right?! When I was young I had really bad acne, which turned me into a total skincare fanatic. I must say, this Detox Face Mask by Teami Blends might be at the top of my list right now! Watch the video above to find out why!

I hope you enjoyed this video. I know I had fun channeling my inner Princess Fiona and my skin loved getting detoxed! Let me know in the comments below what your favorite “get the job done” at home face mask is!

If you want to snag the Detox Face Mask from Teami Blends use the code – JCTV15 for 15% off. http://www.teamiblends.com/

XO,

Jess

You can’t think of Kim Kardashian without thinking of makeup. She’s pretty much responsible for making contouring popular, and she just came out with her very own contour kit! Surprised? Not really, but I had to get my hands on it to give it a try for you girls!

With your order, you get a contour stick, a highlight stick, and a double brush/sponge duo. The kits are $48.

I wanted to test them out exactly as KimK uses them. She recently released a YouTube tutorial of how she does her makeup in 5 minutes. I followed this video step by step! My thoughts are in the video above!

Here are all the steps to get Kim Kardashian West’s Every Day Natural Look:
  1. Apply moisturizer
  2. Use the matte highlighter to brighten areas you want to conceal – under eyes, forehead, chin, and smile lines
  3. Use the lighter contour stick to slim the nose – and apply on the tip of your nose to make it look shorter and “cute” (as Kim says in the video!)
  4. Use the darker shade of the contour stick to define cheek bones and the edge of your face – go around the hairline for a short forehead look
  5. Kim’s tip: Draw a 3 shape from forehead, down cheekbones, and along the jaw line
  6. Blend forehead first with brush side in small circular motions
  7. Then blend down nose and under cheek bones
  8. Wet the sponge to blend and melt highlighter into your skin
  9. Then use your fingers to make sure everything is nicely blended
  10. The light contour side doubles as a lip liner and lip color
  11. The darker color doubles as eye shadow for under your eyes and in the crease
  12. Use shimmer highlighter on the bridge of your nose and inner corners of your eyes for a dewy look. Also, apply the matte highlighter on the inside of your undereye.
  13. Under brow line apply the highlighter with shimmer
  14. Apply the shimmer highlighter on your collarbones and shoulders to make them pop
  15. Add shimmer highlighter above your cheekbone
  16. Apply translucent powder everywhere
  17. Warm up cheeks with medium color contour.

And Voila!

Let me know if you have tried the KKW Beauty contour kit.

See you in the next video!

XO,
Jess