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For all your sunless tanning needs; i always recommend Million Dollar Tan. Its vegan and cruelty free and the color and staying power is second to none.
First of all i should prefix this with saying i’ve never tried Soleil Tan De Chanel but after seeing it all over Youtube makeup tutorials and it getting rave reviews online; i had to find a cruelty free dupe.
From reviews i’ve watched/read, it seems that the STDC (perhaps i should miss out the D) is a beautiful cream bronzer that blends to a flawless finish and i think i may have just found a great competitor: Sonia Kashuk’s Undetectable Creme Bronzer.
One of the initial pros of the Sonia Kashuk is that it comes in two colors; warm tan (41) seen above and deep bronze (42) below.
For my skin tone, the lighter color is perfect as a bronzer. I worked it around my cheek bones, hair line and jawline as something between a bronzer and contour and wow… i was blown away.
"Undetectable" is the perfect way to describe this product. It adds a perfect bronze glow but you wouldn’t be able to pin point exactly where you put the product; it just blends SO well!
I used it over Tarte’s Maracuja Miracle Foundation and let me tell you, these products are made for each other. I was able to blend and build up color until i had exactly the bronze look i wanted.
If you like a really defined contour, this isn’t going to work for that. I would say it’s strictly a bronzer as it just melts into the skin beneath it. You could use a smaller amount of the darker color (42) to add a little more dimension but i still wouldn’t recommend it as a contouring product.
I would definitely add this in as part of my daily routine, especially in the summer. I really liked the soft, warm glow it gave me vs the more defined contour i would usually go for.
One last thing, i would really recommend using the Real Techniques Expert Face Brush to apply the Undetectable Creme Bronzer. Its a match made in heaven.
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I love this brand and wanted to share my favorite new concealer and foundation routine.
Just filmed a video using some of these awesome products from OCC.
Can’t wait to share with you.
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Super cute and great for any makeup lovers who are tough to buy for.
I did a quick holiday party makeup look using the Anastasia Lavish palette.
I actually made the entire video once already and then imovie crapped out and i lost the entire finished product so this isn’t great but i wanted to get it up anyway.
I recently ordered a couple of Soap & Glory products to try and LOVE them!
Both so girly and yummy smelling!
Just wanted to share with you their other vegan friendly products and stance on animal testing.
It could be hormonal (birth control/ period related)/ food related/ allergies…
Try and scale back on the products you’re using and keep it simple, drink lots of water, wear less makeup, make sure your makeup brushes are cleaned after every use, change your pillow cases frequently, try not to touch your face too much etc.
Besides the obvious things I’m not sure what to suggest other than seeing a dermatologist if it’s really bad and you have the means.
Finally tried out Dr Bronners to clean my brushes like everyone was recommending and I’m quite impressed. Just put a few drops on the scrubby pad and swirl your wet brush on it to get a good lather. Rinses really well and smells minty fresh! Interested to see how the brushes feel once they’re dry. #beauty
I’m not sure what you mean by “poor skin” but i like OCC a lot lately. Very light feeling but good coverage.
I like to mix their foundation and tinted moisturizer together (the more foundation:tint; the more coverage and vice versa) for a really beautiful, natural finish. Their color range is fantastic.
OCC Skin can be used as airbrush makeup or applied with a brush. The tint is slightly thicker so i find it helpful to mix the two.
Again, depending on what you mean by poor skin, i also like tarte foundations a lot.
Their tinted BB is great for every day use, especially in summer because of its SPF. If you need a little more coverage their maracuja miracle foundation and airbrush foundations are awesome.
They also have 30% off until the 12th, i believe. View their site via this link and enter DECFF at the check out.