Is it Worth the Buy? Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Bronzer

Happy Sunday, friends! Hope you all had a great Black Friday weekend! Today I wanted to share with you my thoughts on one of Too Faced’s most popular products.

The Chocolate Soleil Bronzer is a medium/deep toned matte bronzer with their famous sweet chocolate scent. I got a deluxe size of this when I bought a little trial set with 5 of their best selling products. You all know that Benefit’s Hoola bronzer is my all time favourite so this one had a lot to compete with. I think the overall tone is nice but for my skin tone it borders on being too warm so you have to be careful when applying it.

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I find that it looks really nice blended around the temples, cheeks and jawline to wake up your complexion and you can get get away with a really soft and subtle contour if you’re careful to not apply too much. My one complaint is that I find it tough to blend and since it’s such a deep tone that can be a serious issue. Building it up slowly with a fluffy powder brush seems to be the best way to deal with that.

Overall I think it’s a really nice matte bronzer with a fairly good tone. I think it works well in the summer time for those of us with fair skin and could work all year on deeper skin tones. Let me know your thoughts on the Chocolate Soleil Bronzer if you’ve tried it. Thank you so much for stopping by and have a great Sunday.

-Rach

Fall Decorations!

I hope you’ve all had a spooky Halloween! It’s been a crazy busy month for me but I’m finally caught up with school work so I figured I’d share with you all some of the decorations I had up for fall and Halloween. These are super easy and they work great for really small spaces!

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I didn’t really like many of the fall decorations I was finding so I figured that I would just pick up some fake leaves and make my own. I got a few that had little wire stems that I twisted together to make sets of three and I also got some tiny loose leaves that I glued to some twine. I put these up all around my room and on my door and they looked super cute! I don’t really have the patience to carve pumpkins so I bought a mini one at a grocery store and took a black sharpie and drew on a jack-o-lantern face. If you want to get more crafty and creative with pumpkins, I’d recommend using fake ones so that you can re-use them. That’ll save you a ton of money and effort!

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What kind of decorations did you have for the spooky season? I’m always looking for new ideas! Now on to Christmas decor! Thank you all so much for stopping by!

xx -Rach

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Product Fave: Covergirl Instant Cheekbones Blush

Hello friends! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful weekend! You guys know that I am always on the lookout for incredible products with an affordable price tag. A little trick to finding great deals at the drugstore is to look around at products that have been around for a while. They’re usually stocked much better than the new releases and are much less expensive.

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I was browsing other makeup blogs reading about their favourite drugstore makeup and Covergirl’s Instant Cheekbones Contouring Blush came up a lot. There are three shades in each palette: a standard blush colour, a deeper tone and a highlight. I got the shade 220 Purely Plum and the quality of these shades is absolutely amazing! What I love about these is that they’re incredibly versatile. I like to mix the two blush shades together and then use the highlight on the tops of my cheekbones.

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They blend out super easily and last all day. They’re super shimmery–in a good way!–and give your cheeks to most gorgeous summer glow. But the showstopper for me is really the highlight! I have such a hard time finding great highlighters from the drugstore, especially when they’re found in palettes like this one. But this shade is a gorgeous cool toned pink that gives you a really intense look! I also love to use it on my eyes!

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Look at how amazing they look when they catch the light!

I found this guy at Walmart for around $6 and for three amazing products that’s pretty great! Can’t believe I didn’t discover it sooner!

What are your old school drugstore faves? Thank you so much for stopping by and I’ll talk to you soon!

xx -Rach

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