October Favorites & Motivational Talk!

Hello, beautiful people!! Alas, my October faves vid is here!  I decided to feature two micellar waters that I am totes crazy about.  They are remarkably different in quality, quantity, price, & scent.  It all started with my Simple micellar obsession.  Once my first bottle ran out I ran out to pick up another.  It is my traveler micellar and goes with me everywhere.  But then, I found the Taaj Paris brand!  The bottle is twice that of Simple so I use it as my makeup remover for home, and has a delicious chamomile, rosemary, & green tea scent.  It’s a light, sweet & soothing smell that I LOVE.   Although this Himalayan micellar water is on the pricier side, I do think it is worth it because it does remove waterproof makeup better than Simple.  My fave aromatherapy oils are by Tisserand.

❤ Tisserand’s rollerball oils!!!

I love the energy, de-stressing, & head clearing oils!  They are rollerball style, which makes traveling with them so great.  In the Fall, it’s also all about oils for me to keep skin from getting dry.  So I’m currently loving Dr. Jacobs Naturals castile soap, in the rose scent.  This gentle oil based natural soap can be used as a face wash, body wash, laundry detergent, etc.  It leaves my skin feeling squeaky clean & moisturized.  Next, I’ve loved wearing Urban Decay’s F Bomb lipstick, a gorgeous red & makes teeth oh so sparkling’ white.  The three Elf products I’ve been using a lot are the mascara primer, lip scrub, & salicylic acne fighting gel.  The mascara primer gives me lash volume, the scrub tastes like brown sugar, & the gel is great for that occasional pesky blemish!  I’ve also found my most favorite cream bronze contour in the form of a foundation!  It is Revlon’s 24 Hour Whipped Colorstay Foundation in the shade: Caramel.

Elf lip scrub | Elf salicylic acid acne spot treatment gel
Elf lip scrub | Elf salicylic acid acne spot treatment gel
Revlon Colorstay Whipped Foundation | I use it as my bronzer/contour | shade: Caramel

The formula applies creamy & dries to a powder like finish.  It is the best contour shade ever & lasts all day/night!  Reminds me of Chanel Soleil, just a bit more creamy, and a little goes a very long way.  Dupe alert!  Another foundation I cannot stop raving about is Maybelline’s The Lifter!  It is the most bizarre foundation I have ever used, yet the best foundation I have ever used!  It appears super thick, like it would apply super heavy & cake-y, but doesn’t.  It is a mousse-like texture that blends like a dream.  Skin perfection in a bottle!  Have you guys used this foundation?  Please let me know what you think of it.  I am OBSESSED with it.  This month my go to nail shades have been by Wet N’ Wild’s Megalasts in the shades Wet Cement & Haze of Love.

Wet N' Wild Nail Polish | Shades: Wet Cement (left) Haze of Love (right)
Wet N’ Wild Nail Polish | Shades: Wet Cement (left) Haze of Love (right)
October craves!

Wet N’ Wild’s Camouflage Couture palette has also been my go to for eye and center of the lip shine poppers!  The sparkly gold and silver shades are amazing.  Also completely obsessed with Nakamol Chicago handmade jewelry.  Ever since my pearl necklace broke (used it to repair my mosaic table 😉  I’ve missed wearing pearls in the Fall with red lipstick! So I have been adoring my new Nakamol Chicago pearl wrap.  It can be worn a number of ways!  Let me know your thoughts on any of the products I’ve mentioned.  Today’s motivation: Whether you feel like you can or you can’t, you are absolutely right!!!  Thoughts are SO powerful.  You are capable.  You ARE exquisitely talented.  YOU ARE possible.  If you are feeling like the odds are not in your favor today, I encourage you to get out there & actualize your DREAMS.  If people seem to fail you, your dreams never will!!!!  Be BRAVE, BE YOU, and RISE to your fullest potential!!! YOU DESERVE IT!!!!  Have a beautiful & blessed week, my dears!  I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!! XO ~Kelley

Summer Skin & Beachwear Must Haves!

Maybelline Dream Nude Airfoam–170 Nude SPF 16 | Measurable Difference Face & Body Bronzer (Highlighter) by Chrislie
Loreal Sublime Bronze Self Tanner | Obagi Sunscreen SPF 35 | Victoria Secret Instant Bronzing Shimmer | Floral Hat–Kelley Nicole Jewelry Collection | Beach Towel: Versace
The Ultimate Sun Baby Glow: Loreal Sublime Bronze Self Tanner | Obagi Sunscreen SPF 35 | Victoria Secret Instant Bronzing Shimmer
Summer is here, my lovelies! L.A.’s 90 degree heat wave has me thinking all things beach & summer! There will always be a summer event to attend, so first things first! Summer skin & SPF is essential! Currently crushing on Maybelline’s Dream Nude Airfoam foundation.  It has SPF 16 and gives that light & fresh skin-in-a-bottle look!  I love its super thin texture, as I don’t normally wear heavy foundations during the day.  I have raved about Measurable Difference highlighters before, and for good reason.  It makes all the difference! ;)))  I picked up a new Measurable shade last week and it was well worth it!  I have finally discovered my holy grail highlighter in all of life!  It is a light pinky shade with hints of lilac.

Highlight is from one light-handed brush stroke into the Measurable Difference highlighter.
Highlight is from one light-handed brush stroke into the Measurable Difference highlighter.
It didn’t come with a shade name, but it is a few shades lighter in color than their “Pink” shade that I also love.  Both are outstanding highlighters! In this pic, the highlight is from one light-handed brush stroke into the product! It can be amped up to kilo-watt status for night. Seriously keeping this highlighter under my pillow.  For sun bronzed skin I love Loreal’s Sublime Self Tanner.  It gives a natural airbrushed effect and sprays like an airbrush with the perfect amount of spritz.  I use it on the daily!  Also, I like to make sure to wear sunscreen high in spf when I’m on the beach. Shimmer bronzer is a must for shoulders & décolletage.  I like Victoria Secret’s Bronzing dust on my shoulders when I’m in a bikini.  For the featured beachwear look, I went with a Michael Kors black bikini with my Kelley Nicole Collection Floral Hat. 

The beach is my absolute favorite place in the world!  For me, there’s nothing like the sound of the ocean, the birds, and a good book. Wishing everyone a great week! xoxo ~Kelle