The Big Sunday Post #6

Europe trip packing

The week has finally come for me to jet off to my holiday! The past few weeks have passed by in a blink thanks to different parts of the house falling apart (not literally) and office work streaming in at insane speed. There was plenty to keep me busy.

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End To My Sunscreen Search

Radical Skin Perfecting Screen SPF 30 review swatches

This summer went by much too quickly. Either that or I have spent way too much time researching and trying beauty products that I missed out on the gorgeous weather! While I was absconding from the blog, not posting on Instagram or anywhere else socially (akin to demise in blogger rule book) I was looking up products, reading, “researching”, buying, trying. Especially sunscreens.

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Three Blushes For Fall

The balm desert bronzer review and swatch comparison MAC gingerly Tarte's Exposed

If it were to me I’d wear brown/neutral blushes all year. Sorry peachy-pinks but I cannot lie! Call it “big-face” problem but I always like to cover up a substantial amount of my face in neutral, face slimming and sculpting powders which happens naturally and beautifully when one of these blush-bronzer hybrids are used. A neutral and cool toned bronzing product which can also add a hint of color, yes I want it!

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End of Summer Beauty Musings

Whats in my makeup bag Tarte Tipsy amazonian clay blush Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Multi Color Powder Aesop Resurrection Hand Balm The wet brush Mini Radical Skincare Skin Perfecting Screen Supergoop Mojito Lip Balm spf 40 YSL Touche Eclat Nars Tzigane Sheer lipstick Chanel Liberte Rouge Coco Shine Zoeva Luxe Sheer cheek brush Zoeva Highlighting brush

Summer decided to bid adieu very early this year, and ever since the beginning of August things have taken a turn towards fall. Which means, the weather Gods have been kind and their have been plenty of cooling showers and less burning in the sun. My makeup and skincare this month has been a reflection of the changing moods in the air and I have been worrying less about melting in the sun and more about keeping my face hydrated all day long.

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Kiehl’s Empties

Kiehl's empties Kiehl's midnight recovery concentrate Kiehl's creamy eye treatment with avocado eye cream Kiehl's Creme de corps Kiehl's Rice and wheat volumizing conditioning rinse kiehl's olive fruit oil nourishing shampoo Kiehl's Clearly corrective skin brightening exfoliator

For nearly a year I have been diligently saving up empty bottles from my Kiehl’s stash. For those of you who are not aware, Kiehl’s, much like MAC and Lush have a program which requires you to return empty Kiehl’s product bottles in exchange for sample sized products from the range. I think its a great way to make me buy more and also encourage hoarding trash!

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