I’m thrilled to share my latest drugstore score with you girls.As you know, my favorite foundation is Makeup Forever’s HD Invisible Coverage, but I wanted to find out if there was a comparable drugstore version. SCORE! Let me introduce you to Revlon’s PhotoReady Makeup. It has the same texture and airbrushed look as Makeup Forever with even better coverage! An important feature I always look for with a foundation is the PUMP and Revlon has it. When a bottle has a large opening and the foundation has to be poured into your hand it grows bacteria much faster and shortens the life of the bottle. It is always difficult to purchase the right shade of foundations from the drugstore because you can’t test and swatch the colors, but luckily– I chose the perfect shade and it’s almost the exact shade as the MF color I use. The best part is Revlon is only $12.99 VS the $45 price tag on MF. Beauty on a budget! Gotta love it!
Revlon PhotoReady™ Makeup – for poreless, airbrushed skin in any light. Photochromatic pigments bend and reflect light to erase every flaw. Complete, yet undetectable coverage. Soft, luminous finish.
How are you doing with this week’s affirmations? The topic of People Pleasing seemed to resonate with several of you and I appreciate you who were brave enough to comment and voice the issue.This really is a daily practice. Just like an alcoholic who chooses every single day NOT to take that drink, we have to choose daily to say NO when we should, to stand up for our wants/needs, to set AND stick to our boundaries and most of all……Love + Respect ourselves.
I hope you had a wonderful week. Can you believe we are entering the final week of Feb? I am thrilled about Spring approaching and have been browsing through all the new magazines. My hubby has been in Australia for the past few weeks so I’ve taken advantage of having the house to myself by cleaning out some closets, dusting off my Spring accessories, started a fantastic new book and of course, watched a few of my fave Audrey Hepburn movies. I’ve seen “Funny Face” a million times, but every single time I fall back in love with the color pink… and Paris! I just have to share this fabulous scene from the film….
Doesn’t pink just make you feel good. I never really wore it when I was little because I was such a tomboy. Hmmm, I’m thinking my new colored jeans for Spring will be bubblegum pink! That’s my style tip for the week…..THINK PINK! Now, for a great beauty tip this Spring, it’s time to put your tube of red aside and bring on a pouty pink lip. Try a bright hot pink or fuchsia lipstick or gloss. This brings up a fond memory of my Grandma Betty Jo. Her signature lip and nail color was a bold fuchsia by Estee Lauder. She was a true fashionista! This new Revlon Colorstay Ultimate Suede is suppose to be the bomb. I plan to pick up a tube on my next trip to CVS. I’ll let ya know what I think!
Since we’re slowly coming out of hibernation, it’s also time to dust off the brain and the foggy feeling that can slow us down during the damp, cold, winter months. Slight depression or the “winter blues” sets in because of the lack of sunshine and Vitamin D. A few ways to pump up your Vitamin D is eating more salmon (if you aren’t a vegetarian). It has very high amounts of Vitamin D and also taking a cod liver oil supplement. Try to get out in the sun anytime it comes out and get as much as you can– without wearing sunscreen. Yes, you heard your beauty guru right! The sunscreen blocks the Vitamin D. When we are well into Spring and the sun is out to stay, you better get that SPF on at all times.Spring is a great time to review those goals we set on Jan 1st as well. If you’ve started to putter out, dust off that motivation and get the pep back in your step.
THIS WEEK I WILL….
Make time for some “girltime”.
Look over my goals and kick it into high gear. (If you’ve been slacking)
Cleanse my body with fresh juice made from greens like kale, celery, spinach, etc.
Exfoliate my dry winter skin from head to toe.
Add more salmon to my diet.
Soak up some rays.
Be bold and rock a fuchsia lip.
Watch a great girlie movie.
Do more yoga. (yoga is great for cleansing the organs and ridding toxins)
Focus more on what I do have and stop complaining about what I don’t.
Do something completely out of the ordinary and girlie…like vacuum the house in a tiara!Ha!
Ba-bye February….Hello March!
Share the beauty, style + inspiration with your friends. I really appreciate it.
Wishing you many girlie giggles, great hair days and magical moments this week.
P.S. I have extra stock of Skincerity this month. The first to email me can have a bottle at my cost $6o. +sh/tx without having to purchase via the website. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
P.S.S. If you are on Twitter and watching the Oscars tonight, let’s have some fun and tweet our 2-cents on the red carpet style! Follow me @sanctuarystyle