Spring Preview! Faves & Recommendations

Screen Shot 2016-02-27 at 7.37.45 AMChicago in February: 60º one day, blizzard the next, then back to 50º. Nothing says “spring is coming” like this bi-polar weather cycle! After last weekend’s sunshine, I wanted to share with you all some of my all time favorite items that make my springtime makeup routine special. Click on this link to check out this video to see my top spring picks. Don’t forget to like, comment, and subscribe to my YouTube channel so that you never miss a video!! xoxo

Products mentioned:
* It Cosmetics CC+ Cream with SPF 50, $38 (Ulta)
* Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow, $68 (Nordstrom)
* MAC Powder Blush, Pink Swoon, $22
* Too Faced Love Flush Blush, I Will Always Love You, $26 (Ulta/Sephora)
* Laura Mercier Caviar Stick, Copper, $29 (Nordstrom/Dept Stores)
* Colourpop Shadow, Weenie, $5 (colourpop.com)
* Makeup Geek Eye Shadow, Peach Smoothie, $6 (makeupgeek.com)
Makeup Geek Eye Shadow, Poppy, $6 (makeupgeek.com)
* Makeup Geek Eye Shadow, Stealth, $6 (makeupgeek.com)
* MAC Eyeshadow (pro line), Coral, $10
* MAC Cremesheen Lipstick, Creme Cup, $17
* MAC Cremesheen Lipstick, Coral Bliss, $17
* MAC Amplified Lipstick, Vegas Volt, $17
* Urban Decay Glide On Lip Pencil, Bang, $20 (Ulta/Sephora)
* MAC Lip Liner, Rosy Rim, $16.50
* NYX Butter Gloss, Apple Strudel, $5 (Ulta/Drugstore)
* Essie Nail Polish, Blossom Dandy, $8.50 (essie.com)

My Winter Skincare Routine

Like many people in cold climates, my skin suffers from dryness and dehydration in the winter months. I have really struggled to find products to help treat the dryness while also catering to my sensitive skin. Check out this video to find out about some standout products that have helped keep my skin looking healthy and youthful! Don’t forget to comment on my blog with any suggestions you have for future videos. Also, feel free to subscribe to my YouTube channel so you never miss a video!

PRODUCTS MENTIONED (links to online-only products):

First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser (Sephora)
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Moisturizer (Sephora)
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream (Sephora)
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 (drugstore)
Michael Todd Blue Green Algae Antibacterial Toner: http://www.michaeltoddusa.com/skin-type/sensitive/blue-green-algae-antibacterial-toner.html
SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel: http://www.skinceuticals.com/hydrating-b5-gel-635494117004.html#start=10&cgid=skin-condition-dehydrated
Kiehl’s Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Eye Cream (Sephora/dept. stores)
Fresh Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment (Sephora)
Lush Fresh Face Mask (Love Lettuce & Oatifix – in store only)
Boscia Makeup Breakup Cleansing Oil (Sephora)

MAKEUP:
Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation (color: 3.0)
Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer (color: Brightening)
Rimmel Stay Matte Powder (color: translucent)
Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette (eyes)
Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes mascara
MAC Blush (color: Modern Mandarin)
Urban Decay 24/7 Lip Pencil (color: Turn On)