Giveaway Winner Announcement, October Favorites, & Drugstore Haul!

Happy Monday, yawls!  In this video I announce the winner of my Pacifica & Miracle Skin Transformer Giveaway!  Congratulations to Kathleen Gereg on winning the giveaway!  I am so excited for you!!  Also included in this video are my October favorites and a drugstore haul.

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October Favorites!

I’ll begin by saying that I still can’t get enough of Measurable Difference’s Desert Nights palette!!! It has 3 duo chrome shades & 2 mattes in the most beautiful Fall colors!!

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Measurable Difference Desert Nights Eye Palette | Holy Grail | October Favorites

 

The two matte shades are not as pigmented as the satin shades, however, they are still very wearable and build-able with a primer.  This might just be my favorite palette in all of life!  A great addition to the eye looks I create with this palette, is my new favorite waterline/inner eye area champagne highlight with NYX eyeshadow stick, in the shade: Yogurt!  This beautiful champagne shade pairs nicely with the duochromes.

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NYX eyeshadow stick in the shade, Yogurt, makes the best waterline, inner eye area, & brow bone highlight! ❤ | October Favorites

Also in this vid, I swatch LA Colors $1 Bold Eyes palettes from my drugstore haul. These are definitely worth your buck!! Most of the shades in these palettes are blend-able and buttery.  A few of the shades that are a bit dryer than the more pigmented shades can be built up with a primer.

The LA Colors Full Exposure palette lasted throughout a day of modeling for Corona USA & some of our 80

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For this eye look I used LA Colors Bold Eyes Full Exposure palette & NYX waterline pencil in the shade Yogurt

degree LA weather over the weekend! Because it has been warm, I have been rocking my Stila eye pencil, in the shade, Canary, on the upper lash line for an eye-brightening pop of color.

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Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Pencil, shade: Canary | A beautiful & eye-brightening shade I love to wear on the upper lash line | October Favorites

Also, I have been obsessed with my Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer.

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Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer, Shade: Bronzer | October Favorites

It is perfect for pale Fall skin! Since I have dry skin, I have also been loving Ole Henriksen’s Truth Serum & Youth Activating Facial Oil!

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Ole Henricksen Pure Truth Youth Activating Oil & Truth Serum Collagen Booster | October Favorites

 

The serum & facial oil are decadent, full of Vitamin C, and make my skin brighter & hydrated. Also loving Johnson & Johnson’s Vanilla Oatmeal Baby Lotion as my daytime face & body moisturizer! It was my daily pre-makeup moisturizer throughout October, and has kept my makeup from moving throughout the day without the use of a face primer.  My favorite fragrance has been my Pacifica Dry Roll-On Indian Coconut Nectar Rich Body Oil!  I haven’t really been using it as a body hydration oil, but rather as a roll-on perfume oil lol.  It is my favorite Pacifica fragrance and smells divine!

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Pacifica Indian Coconut Nectar Dry Roll-On Rich Body Oil | October Favorites

More of my October favorites as well as all of the products from my drugstore haul can be found in the video above.  If you like this video, please be sure to give it a like & subscribe for more future videos & giveaways :))). Muahhhh!!! xoxo ❤ Kelle

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September Beauty & Fashion Favorites!

Good day, everyone!! Welcome to my September Beauty & Fashion Favorites (in October lol)! Better late than never getting this non-sponsored blog and video up! First things first, I would like to give a big shout out and thank you to Miracle Skin Transformer for featuring me on their socials this week!

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I’ll be giving away a full size Miracle Balm & some Pacifica products in my next giveaway!

Their support is incredible!! Since the Miracle Skin Transformer Miracle Balm is one of my most prized beauty possessions, I will be giving away a full size of it in my next giveaway! Pacifica is also one of my favorite vegan brands very dear to my heart that has also supported me, and I am so thankful!  To express my gratitude, I will also be giving away a few Pacifica products (see below for more giveaway details)!  :))))))  It’s still warm in LA, so I’ve been wearing summery clothes with Fall tones; and it just feels so weird lol. Whether Summer, Fall, or Spring, I cannot be without my Muskoka Nord fish necklace (also below). It brings some seriously good luck!! Since I love both drugstore and high-end beauty products, this video would not be complete without a little bit of both. That said, L’Oreal’s Visible Lift Blur concealer is my new fave holy grail concealer!!!!

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L’Oreal’s Visible Lift Blur concealer is impressive for smoothing the under eyes.  It gives better than high-end results!  Can’t get enough!!

It is like Photoshop-in-a-bottle!!! My LA Girl HD concealer is still a holy grail, but this one is just that much more smoothing for the under eye area. L’Oreal Blur is not a highlighting concealer, if that is what you desire in a concealer. However, adding a brightening primer under the eyes, beforehand, works amazingly well. I’ve been priming my under eyes with my Dirty Works Radiance Cream.  Then I set the concealer with Wet N Wild’s yellow powder in the Caramel Toffee Contour palette. This combo is life!!! Hands down, this is a drugstore concealer with better than high-end results!!!!  My simple go-to eyeshadow look for September was created with my Too Faced Natural At Night palette and ELF smudge pot in the taupe shade, Cruisin Chic! I use a concealer brush to apply Cruisin Chic as a wash of color all over the eyes.  Then I add Moon Stone from the Too Faced palette (one of my all-time fave palettes), also as an all-over wash of color.  One-hit wonder shades like these are the best for simplicity!!!

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ELF Smudge Pot, Shade: Cruisin Chic | Too Faced Natural At Night palette, Shade: Moon Stone | September Favorites

I loved this daytime eye look paired with Kat Von D’s Shade & Light Duo Blushes in the shade, Hansel & Gretel.  It makes a great Fall mauve when both shades are swirled together.  The silky smooth formula of these blushes is incredible for natural looking color on the cheeks, that lasts ALL DAY & NIGHT.  They do look more pigmented in the pan

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Kat Von D Shade & Light Duo Blushes, Shades (left to right): Samson & Delilah, Hansel & Gretel, Sid & Nancy, Mickey & Mallory, Bonnie & Clyde | September Favorites

than they do applied on the skin; a great feature if you prefer to build up your cheek color. Unfortunately, some of the blush shades do loosely spin around in the pan (as shown in the blush to far left).  This makes me a bit weary of traveling with a few of them, as I’ve had to spin a few of the other shades back into upright position.  The purple-y Bonnie & Clyde shade (far right in photo above) looks way louder than it actually applies .  When swirled together, Bonnie & Clyde amazingly makes a great dupe for Benefit’s Dandelion blush!  You also get a ton of product, at .317 oz each.  These blushes have been discontinued on the KVD site, but you can still find them online and at TJ Maxx.  I ❤ them!!! Next, I am a huge fan of rose scents. Especially if the rose scent involves the aroma of chocolate, like C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries’ Rose Salve.  It has been my pre-lipstick balm and eye-topper for wet shadow looks in September.  I can’t be without this balm!  Get the rest of my beauty and fashon favorites in my latest vid!  Enjoy!

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C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries Rose Salve | Perfect pre-lipstick balm & a great eye-topper for wet eyeshadow looks!

GIVEAWAY ALERT: As mentioned in the video, I will be giving away some Pacifica products and a full size Miracle Skin Transformer Beauty Balm in my next giveaway. I couldn’t be more thrilled to give away products from two of my favorite & inspiring beauty brands, to one lucky subscriber!!!! The giveaway announcement blog and video will be up in under a week and a half. To enter, just subscribe & follow my socials (links below), and stay tuned for the giveaway video!

If you enjoyed my video, please be sure to give it a thumb up! :)))  Also, I would love to hear any suggestions you might have for future videos on my channel!  Thanks for watching! Muahhhh!!! ❤ ❤ ~Kelle

 

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Orange agate ‘Kelley Fish’ necklace | Available at MuskokaNord.com | September Favorites

Day or Night Drugstore Makeup Look | GRWM

Okay guys, as requested here is a GRWM vid of one of my all-time favorite drugstore makeup looks, as well as my current hair routine.  I like to wear this makeup look lightly for daytime and amped up at night.  Also love wearing this look without mascara sometimes. How in TARNATION this vid is 35 min long is beyond me! lol.  I also had a few flubs with my mascara that I ended up just turning into a smokier liner for night.

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Wet N Wild Comfort Zone Palette | Any look can be created with this palette!  

The Wet N Wild duochrome shadow in the Comfort Zone palette is what really makes this look. This palette has been a holy grail for eons!  My go-to is pairing it with a peachy cheek, as the tones work nicely together. For day, I normally wear a natural gloss on my lips with this look, but for night, I mixed the Milani’s “Nude Creme” & Wet N Wild’s “Within These Adobe Walls” lipstick shades to finish the makeup look. For my hair, I added

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Pacifica Hairvana Leave-In Conditioner

Pacifica’s Hairvana Leave-In Conditioner and Native Flower hair Oil to give it some body and sheen while it air dried during the video.  Pacifica haircare products have uber nourishing ingredients for my course hair.  I especially love Hairvana’s coconut scent!  My hair dries in lightning speed, so I almost neva blow dry it.  I just twist it, & wrap it into a low bun, and then remove bun for heat-free waves. Hope you guys enjoy this look!  Please be sure to like & subscribe to my channel for more beauty, fashion, & style videos! :_))))) XO ~Kelle

 

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Day Or Night Drugstore Makeup Look | GRWM