NYX Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder-Review

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I’m in love and I don’t care who knows..lol. I guess you can see how this review is going to go. Highlighting is so popular right now. If they can’t see your glow from space, you’re doing it wrong. 

A new trend in highlighting is duo chrome highlighters. Shades like purple, pink and blue are showing up more in collection. I’m loving this trend.

One of my new favorite highlighters are the NYX Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powders. I currently own two, twilight tint and lavender steel. They come in five shades and retails for $7.99. 

Without flash 

With flash

Without flash 

With flash

After seeing how popular purple highlighters are I really wanted to purchase the lavender steel shade but when I got to the store twilight tint caught me eye. It’s gorgeous, especially if you’re pale like me.

After falling in love with twilight tint, I just had to purchase lavender steel. I like lavender steel but twilight tint is amazing. The lavender shade does work with my skin tone but it doesn’t pack as much glow as twilight does.

These go on smooth and last a long time. These are very buildable. You can go from a subtle glow to a blinding glow.

I recommend checking out this highlighter.

What is your favorite highlighter?

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Ditching The Conditioner

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7 months ago I had gastric sleeve surgery. One of the side effects from Bariatric surgery is hair loss. I really thought I was going to go bald. It was so bad. The hair loss has finally slowed down… Yay!! 

One thing that has helped my hair look fuller and give it more body is getting rid of my hair conditioner. I noticed after I used conditioner, my hair was limp and stringy. I thought at first it was the conditioner that I was losing but after buying way to many conditioners to try, I realized it was just conditioner in general.

So I ditched the conditioner and replaced it with Moroccan oil. I don’t think I will ever be going back to conditioner. 

I have been using the Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Moroccan Argan Oil. After washing my hair, I towel dry it and then use just a small amount of the oil. I always let my hair air dry.

Since using the oil, my hair is shiny, soft, sleek and more manageable. I love it!!!!

The only downside is that if you use to much, your hair can look oily. Just use a very small amount and you will never have to worry about oily hair.

Here is my hair after using the oil. I wish I would have took a before picture of when I was using conditioner. 

What do you use on your hair for conditioner?

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Spring Halo Eye

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Since starting Younique my favorite thing to do is recreate makeup looks using Younique makeup. 

Yesterday, I recreated a colorful halo eye from a picture I found on Pinterest. This look is so fun and perfect for Spring.


  • Makeup Revolution Aqua Prime Base Spray
  • Younique Liquid Foundation in Scarlet
  • Younique Touch Mineral Skin Perfecting Concealer in Scarlet
  • Coty Airspun Setting Powder
  • Makeup Revolution Contour Stick
  • Makeup Revolution Ultra Blush Palette 
  • NYX Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder in Lavender Steel
  • Wet n Wild eye primer
  • Younique Precision Brow Liner in Medium 
  • Younique Addiction Shadow Palette 5
  • Maybelline Colossal Big Shot Mascara
  • NYX HD Finishing Powder in Translucent 
  • Pixi By Petra Makeup Fixing Mist
  • Wet n Wild Liquid Catsuit in Pink Really Hard

I absolutely love this look. It’s so pretty and it’s not to crazy, so you can wear it to work or out with friends.

You can find the Younique products at Amanda’s Beauty Closet.

The rest of the products can be found at Ulta and Target.

If you have any questions about Younique, I will be happy to answer them all.

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My Favorite Makeup Remover

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I love makeup but one thing I hate is removing all my makeup at the end of the day. So, I like to make it as fast and easy as possible.

My favorite makeup remover is Ponds Cold Cream Cleanser. This stuff has been around since 1846, so you know this is some amazing stuff.

Ponds Cold Cream contains 50% moisturizer, so it leaves your skin feeling soft.

My favorite thing about this cleanser is that you don’t have to wash it off. You just rub it all over your face and then wipe it off with a cloth. I do use a wet wash cloth to remove the cleanser but you don’t have to. 

Not only is this moisturizing and easy to use but it actually gets off all your makeup. Even the most stubborn mascara. Plus, it’s extremely affordable.

I highly recommend that everyone tries this at least once. 

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Wet n Wild Megaglo Makeup Stick Highlight

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As everyone in the world knows, I’m obsessed with Wet n Wild makeup. The quality and affordability is amazing, especially when you have a makeup budget. So, it’s no secret that I would love the highlight stick.

I bought the shade, when the nude strikes. It’s a really pretty champagne shade.

Here it is not blended out, with flash and without.

Here it is blended out, with flash and without flash.

This highlighter stick blends out beautifully and lasts all day. It’s gives your skin a beautiful glow. Plus, you can’t beat the $3.99 price tag.

I’m loving that Wet n Wild is expanding their line to include contour and highlighting products. These are an affordable alternative to the pricier products. Save yourself some money and check out these amazing products.

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GRWM Spring Time Pop-Facebook Live 

Hey everyone, 

Here is a get ready with me that I did this morning in my Younique VIP Group. I have so much fun doing these lives.

If anyone is interested in joining my group here’s the Link.

Here is my website if you are interested in any of the Younique products used in the video.

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