FIRST THINGS FIRST:
I want to thank all my blog readers (who are mostly my friends) for checking out my blog! I've received some really good feedback, which only motivates me to keep this thing going and to blog more religiously. I never thought that I would have over 500 page views...thank you! I'll be doing a nice giveaway for my readers once I reach 1000 hits =]
I know it's already the second week of March, but I was on vacation in California last week (foodie pictures coming soon) so I didn't have a chance to blog about my February favorites.
During the month of February I decided to steer clear of all beauty counters so I could save my pennies for vacation...it worked, because I didn't buy a single thing! I'm still in love with my Urban Decay Naked Palette and my MAC Pro Longwear Foundation, so I haven't even felt the need to buy anything. I am planning to do a little shopping later this week, so stay tuned...
Onto my February Favorites!
KORRES Shower Gel
In addition to the KORRES Lip Butter that I received as a beauty.com freebie from RueLaLa, I also picked up this KORRES Shower Gel in Basil Lemon ($13-$19.50, available at Sephora & other online retailers). I'm a huge fan of basil and lemon, so I knew I had made the right choice when I chose this scent.
Sephora now offers the KORRES shower gels in value-sized pump bottles for $19.50, so I'm definitely picking one up when my smaller bottle runs out.
Cetaphil DailyAdvance Ultra Hydrating Lotion
I purchased Cetaphil DailyAdvance Ultra Hydrating Lotion ($9 for the tube / $13 for the pump bottle, available at Target and other drugstores) on a whim because I threw out my tub of Cetaphil cream. I hated the feeling of sticking my fingers into the jar every day...how sanitary can that be? I knew there had to be an alternative, and since my facial skin is acne-prone, I decided to stay with Cetaphil because all their products are fragrance free and non-comedogenic.
I'm happy to say that this is my HG (holy grail) facial moisturizer! It sinks right into my skin and doesn't leave my face feeling greasy and disgusting. A little bit goes a LONG WAY, so I'm sure I won't have to repurchase for a while. If I have any dry patches of irritation on my face, this clears it right up. I even turned my brother and my sister Jillian onto it, and they both love it!
DUO Eyelash Adhesive
I saw that many YouTube gurus used DUO Eyelash Adhesive ($6, available at most drugstores), so I threw out my fishy glue and headed to the drugstore. I purchased the dark tone glue based on a recommendation from hollyannaeree.
It's very important to make sure you don't leave this glue in cold temperatures! With my last bottle, the whole tip broke off and some of the glue hardened because I left my makeup bag in my car amidst Chicago's freezing temperatures =[ I can't live without it so I had to pick up another bottle.
That's it for my February favorites! Hope you guys have a good hump day...I'm so ready for the weekend.