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Anti Aging Amber

35+ Skincare & beauty obsessed RN interested in slowing down the aging train. Sharing my discoveries with you!! FL. AntiAgingAmber@gmail.com

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Day 24 of the #skinemmies2017 - Body Moisturizer .
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I've always been a huge fan of The Body Shop's Body Butters, but a new release this year knocked my socks off - Almond Milk & Honey. .
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It was formulated for dry, sensitive skin types 🙋🏻 The consistency is perfect - not too thick (shea), not too thin (aloe). The scent is divine and layers beautifully with any fragrance I put on over. I also like to use with the Almond line from L'Occitane. .
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I wanted to get this review out early in the AM, as The Body Shop is having a great Black Friday Sale -40% off. The body butter and shower cream are also featured in their Black Friday Tote - $125 value for $50. These make a great gift too! .
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#skincaredaily #skincareroutine #skincareregimen #thebodyshop #blackfriday #beautygram #beautydeals #bodybutter #dryskin #sensitiveskin #bodycare

Day 24 of the #skinemmies2017 - Body Moisturizer . . I've always been a huge fan of The Body Shop's Body Butters, but a new release this year knocked my socks off - Almond Milk & Honey. . . It was formulated for dry, sensitive skin types 🏻 The consistency is perfect - not too thick (shea), not too thin (aloe). The scent is divine and layers beautifully with any fragrance I put on over. I also like to use with the Almond line from L'Occitane. . . I wanted to get this review out early in the AM, as The Body Shop is having a great Black Friday Sale -40% off. The body butter and shower cream are also featured in their Black Friday Tote - $125 value for $50. These make a great gift too! . . #skincaredaily #skincareroutine #skincareregimen #thebodyshop #blackfriday #beautygram #beautydeals #bodybutter #dryskin #sensitiveskin #bodycare - 1 hour ago

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ZO Skin Health
Many of you have messaged me inquiring about any deals on ZO Skin Health. I found you a deal! .
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After Hurricane Irma, I stumbled upon the ZO Skin Center of St Petersburg. They're going to be doing a sale - for every $100 in gift cards you purchase, you get $25 free. Redeeming the cards for products must be a different date. Buy gift card Friday, place order Monday? .
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It's the only deal I've found so far. .
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I believe my friend Sari @talesofskincare has purchased from them before. They do international shipping and can help estimate costs for you. .
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Message them directly if you have any questions or call them at (727) 254-5092, @zoskincentrestpetersburg . Please tell them I referred you. I don't get anything for it, just trying to share the love 💙💙💙
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#skinhealth #skincarejunkie #skincareaddict #zoskinhealth #iloveskincare #skincare #blackfriday #skincarecommunity #beautycommunity #beautyjunkie #beautydeals #dtsp #shoplocal

ZO Skin Health Many of you have messaged me inquiring about any deals on ZO Skin Health. I found you a deal! . . After Hurricane Irma, I stumbled upon the ZO Skin Center of St Petersburg. They're going to be doing a sale - for every $100 in gift cards you purchase, you get $25 free. Redeeming the cards for products must be a different date. Buy gift card Friday, place order Monday? . . It's the only deal I've found so far. . . I believe my friend Sari @talesofskincare has purchased from them before. They do international shipping and can help estimate costs for you. . . Message them directly if you have any questions or call them at (727) 254-5092, @zoskincentrestpetersburg . Please tell them I referred you. I don't get anything for it, just trying to share the love . . #skinhealth #skincarejunkie #skincareaddict #zoskinhealth #iloveskincare #skincare #blackfriday #skincarecommunity #beautycommunity #beautyjunkie #beautydeals #dtsp #shoplocal - 4 hours ago

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Day 23 of the #skinemmies - Lip Product
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This was the year I discovered the By Terry Baume de Rose
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This could have won for Splurge, as it's a bit pricey, but wanted to give this some love on lip day!
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This is a small sample I received in a Dermstore BeautyFix box (love these!) and have been addicted ever since. I have chronic dry lips and this has helped them tremendously. I noticed immediate hydration, but over time my lips aren't quite as dry. When I stop using this and try other products, I can tell!!! It smells lovely, not too artificial.
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If you're looking to try this, Dermstore has a cute ornament with a deluxe sample of of this - 3g for $24. I believe Cult Beauty has the same one. Super cute! And would make a great little stocking stuffer too!
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#byterry #dermstore #cultbeauty #lipbalm #baumederose #beautyfix #subscriptionbox #beautygram #instabeauty #instaskincare #lipproducts #iloveskincare #skincareroutine #skincarejunkie

Day 23 of the #skinemmies - Lip Product . This was the year I discovered the By Terry Baume de Rose . This could have won for Splurge, as it's a bit pricey, but wanted to give this some love on lip day! . This is a small sample I received in a Dermstore BeautyFix box (love these!) and have been addicted ever since. I have chronic dry lips and this has helped them tremendously. I noticed immediate hydration, but over time my lips aren't quite as dry. When I stop using this and try other products, I can tell!!! It smells lovely, not too artificial. . If you're looking to try this, Dermstore has a cute ornament with a deluxe sample of of this - 3g for $24. I believe Cult Beauty has the same one. Super cute! And would make a great little stocking stuffer too! . . #byterry #dermstore #cultbeauty #lipbalm #baumederose #beautyfix #subscriptionbox #beautygram #instabeauty #instaskincare #lipproducts #iloveskincare #skincareroutine #skincarejunkie - 16 hours ago

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Thankful
It's Thanksgiving Day in the US.
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I wanted to give a special thank you to all of you. I started my account as a creative outlet to offset the stress of my job as a CVICU nurse. I was hoping to share my passions for health, beauty, and skincare with others. However, what I got is so much more.
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Never did I ever believe I would reach 10k of you. Ever. I'm still in shock. .
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I am thankful for this community and for each and every one of you. You make me feel loved and accepted. Every like, comment, and follow is meaningful to me. Despite the craziness of what's going on in the world, or the stress of life, you allow me to share and connect. You make the community feel like a home. .
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While I'm thankful for everything I have been blessed with, today, I share my thanks for you. May your lives be blessed and enriched, just as you have done for me.
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Wishing you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving
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#skincarecommunity #beautycommunity #thanksgiving #happythanksgiving #nurse #skincaredaily #beautygram #instaskincare #instabeauty

Thankful It's Thanksgiving Day in the US. . I wanted to give a special thank you to all of you. I started my account as a creative outlet to offset the stress of my job as a CVICU nurse. I was hoping to share my passions for health, beauty, and skincare with others. However, what I got is so much more. . Never did I ever believe I would reach 10k of you. Ever. I'm still in shock. . . I am thankful for this community and for each and every one of you. You make me feel loved and accepted. Every like, comment, and follow is meaningful to me. Despite the craziness of what's going on in the world, or the stress of life, you allow me to share and connect. You make the community feel like a home. . . While I'm thankful for everything I have been blessed with, today, I share my thanks for you. May your lives be blessed and enriched, just as you have done for me. . Wishing you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving . . #skincarecommunity #beautycommunity #thanksgiving #happythanksgiving #nurse #skincaredaily #beautygram #instaskincare #instabeauty - 1 day ago

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Votre Vu Bebe Duette* Review & BLACK FRIDAY SALE PREVIEW
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Votre Vu is a French skincare brand, that is new to me. I was kindly sent this hand cream/lip balm combo and have been obsessed. It is so convenient! You can throw this in your purse, keep in your car, desk at work.
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I'm a nurse, so I am constantly washing my hands. I need hand creams that really perform and I love this one. It's moisturizing and silky without being too heavy. The balm is soft and gives a light wash of color. The lid also has a little mirror too!
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You can pick clear or raspberry balm (I have raspberry but it's more passion fruit-ish to me) and either Almond Pie or Grapefruit hand cream. This girl loves options! These retail for $24, minus 25% = $18 USD. I think that's a great deal for a great little gift. If you have a healthcare professional to buy for, or maybe a teacher, this is a great little gift!! .
Votre Vu is having a Black Friday Sale, starting Thursday 11/23-Wednesday 11/29 - 25% off! They also have one of my favorite things in an online retailer - FREE SHIPPING!!! And FREE RETURNS too, so it's a nice way to try.
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If you pick this or anything else up, let me know!
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PS - Ignore my nails 🙈
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#votrevu #handcream #dryhands #skincarejunkie #frenchskincare #skinhealth #skincareaddict #instaskincare #instabeauty #blackfriday #giftideas #giftidea #nurse #iloveskincare #beautyjunkie

Votre Vu Bebe Duette* Review & BLACK FRIDAY SALE PREVIEW . Votre Vu is a French skincare brand, that is new to me. I was kindly sent this hand cream/lip balm combo and have been obsessed. It is so convenient! You can throw this in your purse, keep in your car, desk at work. . I'm a nurse, so I am constantly washing my hands. I need hand creams that really perform and I love this one. It's moisturizing and silky without being too heavy. The balm is soft and gives a light wash of color. The lid also has a little mirror too! . You can pick clear or raspberry balm (I have raspberry but it's more passion fruit-ish to me) and either Almond Pie or Grapefruit hand cream. This girl loves options! These retail for $24, minus 25% = $18 USD. I think that's a great deal for a great little gift. If you have a healthcare professional to buy for, or maybe a teacher, this is a great little gift!! . Votre Vu is having a Black Friday Sale, starting Thursday 11/23-Wednesday 11/29 - 25% off! They also have one of my favorite things in an online retailer - FREE SHIPPING!!! And FREE RETURNS too, so it's a nice way to try. . If you pick this or anything else up, let me know! . PS - Ignore my nails . . #votrevu #handcream #dryhands #skincarejunkie #frenchskincare #skinhealth #skincareaddict #instaskincare #instabeauty #blackfriday #giftideas #giftidea #nurse #iloveskincare #beautyjunkie - 2 days ago

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Day 22 of the #skinemmies2017 is Splurge. .
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I decided to focus today on NIOD's CAIS, as I've been getting quite a few questions on this recently.
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CAIS stands for Copper Amino Isolate Serum and is a part of NIOD's Core Regimen.
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I believe I am on my 4th bottle of this and have been using slightly under 2 years. I did take a brief break earlier this year when I was trialing IS Clinical Copper Firming Spray in its place. One of the ways you know a product is working for you is when you stop using it, and then start up again. While I think IS Clinical's spray is fantastic, it's not CAIS for me.
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So what is CAIS?? CAIS features Copper Tripeptide GHK-CU which enhances dermal repair and skin renewal. Without diving too deep into the science, this addresses skin concerns by helping the skin to repair itself. I think of it as a multivitamin I take for my skin. From my own personal use, the byproduct, or indirect effect I've seen is that I feel it's helped with elasticity, pore size, and hyperpigmentation.
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I used to say I have sensitive skin. Now I say I am sensitive prone. Long term use of this has helped my skin be less reactive. I'm able to do things with it that I never thought I would. I've been able to use glycolic selectively, as well as use a lower strength retinol nearly daily. This was a core product for me during my IPL treatments earlier this year.
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I use in the AM, although you could use in the PM as well. Typically I'll apply 5 drops to the palm of my hand and press into the skin after SDSM. This is a splurge product for many at $60 USD for 15mL of product. To me, CAIS is an investment in my skin's health.
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NIOD has announced that CAIS2 will be available in time for Black Friday. Last year Deciem, their parent company, had quite a few bundles on sale. Now would be a great time to try if you've had your eye on this.
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#skinhealth #sensitiveskin #niod #deciem #skincareroutine #skincarecommunity #iloveskincare #instaskincare #skincarejunkie #beautyjunkie #instabeauty #skincareproducts #beautygram

Day 22 of the #skinemmies2017 is Splurge. . . I decided to focus today on NIOD's CAIS, as I've been getting quite a few questions on this recently. . CAIS stands for Copper Amino Isolate Serum and is a part of NIOD's Core Regimen. . I believe I am on my 4th bottle of this and have been using slightly under 2 years. I did take a brief break earlier this year when I was trialing IS Clinical Copper Firming Spray in its place. One of the ways you know a product is working for you is when you stop using it, and then start up again. While I think IS Clinical's spray is fantastic, it's not CAIS for me. . So what is CAIS?? CAIS features Copper Tripeptide GHK-CU which enhances dermal repair and skin renewal. Without diving too deep into the science, this addresses skin concerns by helping the skin to repair itself. I think of it as a multivitamin I take for my skin. From my own personal use, the byproduct, or indirect effect I've seen is that I feel it's helped with elasticity, pore size, and hyperpigmentation. . I used to say I have sensitive skin. Now I say I am sensitive prone. Long term use of this has helped my skin be less reactive. I'm able to do things with it that I never thought I would. I've been able to use glycolic selectively, as well as use a lower strength retinol nearly daily. This was a core product for me during my IPL treatments earlier this year. . I use in the AM, although you could use in the PM as well. Typically I'll apply 5 drops to the palm of my hand and press into the skin after SDSM. This is a splurge product for many at $60 USD for 15mL of product. To me, CAIS is an investment in my skin's health. . NIOD has announced that CAIS2 will be available in time for Black Friday. Last year Deciem, their parent company, had quite a few bundles on sale. Now would be a great time to try if you've had your eye on this. . #skinhealth #sensitiveskin #niod #deciem #skincareroutine #skincarecommunity #iloveskincare #instaskincare #skincarejunkie #beautyjunkie #instabeauty #skincareproducts #beautygram - 2 days ago

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Dermstore Black Friday Sale Preview
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Like last year, Dermstore will be having a 30% off sale for Black Friday! Limited brand restrictions, some brands are 15-20% off. Code FRIDAY. If you miss the sale on Friday, there will be opportunities to shop over the weekend and Cyber Monday - up to 25% off - codes are WEEKEND and MONDAY. .
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I wanted to share some of my faves or things I've had my radar on:
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Alterna Caviar Moisture Duo Set - This has my fave conditioner and a shampoo I love. Super moisturizing .
Harry Josh Ultra Light Pro Dryer - $349 - on sale for $279 (20% off). I am in love with this dryer. It's cut my drying time down and I'm able to style as I dry.
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SkinMedica - 20% off - I love their Facial Cleanser, TNS Ceramide Treatment Cream, and Lytera
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Dr. Dennis Gross - I love the Ultra Gentle Daily Peel, and this brand has some great gift sets and fun gadgets
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This Works - The Bang Bang Set - cutest set for $16! Great little gift for holiday guests visiting!!
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PCA Skin - This is a new brand I've been sampling and really enjoying!
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Colorescience - I love the Sunforgettable Brush-On SPF to reapply SPF and Tint du Soleil is a great CC cream. Stock ups for me
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Jouer Kits - I have only tried a few Jouer items, but the lip and highlighter kits seem like great gifts, especially to split up among friends
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Brands I have on my radar:
Allies of Skin, African Botanics, BeautyBlender, By Terry, EltaMD, FarmHouse Fresh, HUM Nutrition, Indie Lee, IS Clinical, Laura Gellar, NaturaBisse, Sunday Riley, TOCCA Beauty, Tula .
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#dermstore #treatyourselfDS #blackfriday #beautydeals #beautygram #beautycommunity #skincarecommunity #skincare #makeup #haircare #holidayshopping #cybermonday #blackfridaydeals #beautyjunkie

Dermstore Black Friday Sale Preview . Like last year, Dermstore will be having a 30% off sale for Black Friday! Limited brand restrictions, some brands are 15-20% off. Code FRIDAY. If you miss the sale on Friday, there will be opportunities to shop over the weekend and Cyber Monday - up to 25% off - codes are WEEKEND and MONDAY. . . I wanted to share some of my faves or things I've had my radar on: . Alterna Caviar Moisture Duo Set - This has my fave conditioner and a shampoo I love. Super moisturizing . Harry Josh Ultra Light Pro Dryer - $349 - on sale for $279 (20% off). I am in love with this dryer. It's cut my drying time down and I'm able to style as I dry. . SkinMedica - 20% off - I love their Facial Cleanser, TNS Ceramide Treatment Cream, and Lytera . Dr. Dennis Gross - I love the Ultra Gentle Daily Peel, and this brand has some great gift sets and fun gadgets . This Works - The Bang Bang Set - cutest set for $16! Great little gift for holiday guests visiting!! . PCA Skin - This is a new brand I've been sampling and really enjoying! . Colorescience - I love the Sunforgettable Brush-On SPF to reapply SPF and Tint du Soleil is a great CC cream. Stock ups for me . Jouer Kits - I have only tried a few Jouer items, but the lip and highlighter kits seem like great gifts, especially to split up among friends . Brands I have on my radar: Allies of Skin, African Botanics, BeautyBlender, By Terry, EltaMD, FarmHouse Fresh, HUM Nutrition, Indie Lee, IS Clinical, Laura Gellar, NaturaBisse, Sunday Riley, TOCCA Beauty, Tula . . #dermstore #treatyourselfDS #blackfriday #beautydeals #beautygram #beautycommunity #skincarecommunity #skincare #makeup #haircare #holidayshopping #cybermonday #blackfridaydeals #beautyjunkie - 2 days ago

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Day 21 of the #skinemmies2017 - Body SPF. .
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This is still a category in which I'm trying to find my fave, but I'm having fun experimenting! I've been hyper vigilant about SPF this year, even prior to the melanoma. Would love to hear your fave daily SPF's for body below! .
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One I've been enjoying recently is by Australian Gold - Botanical SPF 30
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What I like most is that it's a mineral-based SPF that doesn't feel greasy. I wish it had a slight tint to it. The color blends into my skin nicely and doesn't appear too light, but if you are significantly darker than I am, you likely will not like this. .
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It has a nice fresh, slightly tropical fragrance that doesn't smell too artificial and like pina coladas. And I find it dissipates rather quickly, and doesn't interfere with my perfume too much - so long as I'm wearing something fresh, fruity, or floral. .
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#skincarelover #spf #australiangold #sunprotection #melanomaawareness #skincancerawareness #skincarejunkie #iloveskincare #skincare #instaskincare #instabeauty #skinhealth

Day 21 of the #skinemmies2017 - Body SPF. . . This is still a category in which I'm trying to find my fave, but I'm having fun experimenting! I've been hyper vigilant about SPF this year, even prior to the melanoma. Would love to hear your fave daily SPF's for body below! . . One I've been enjoying recently is by Australian Gold - Botanical SPF 30 . What I like most is that it's a mineral-based SPF that doesn't feel greasy. I wish it had a slight tint to it. The color blends into my skin nicely and doesn't appear too light, but if you are significantly darker than I am, you likely will not like this. . . It has a nice fresh, slightly tropical fragrance that doesn't smell too artificial and like pina coladas. And I find it dissipates rather quickly, and doesn't interfere with my perfume too much - so long as I'm wearing something fresh, fruity, or floral. . . #skincarelover #spf #australiangold #sunprotection #melanomaawareness #skincancerawareness #skincarejunkie #iloveskincare #skincare #instaskincare #instabeauty #skinhealth - 3 days ago

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Day 20 of the #skinemmies2017 - Self Tanner.
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I don't use self tanner often, but when I do, it's typically for an event. This is the year that I have embraced my natural skin tone. I hate to admit it, but it was a journey to get here. I grew up in the Florida sun, on the beaches. I tanned and tanned and tanned. I thought it made me look better - thinner, healthier. .
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Several years ago I stopped going to the beach and began religiously wearing SPF. Despite changing my lifestyle years ago, I was diagnosed with melanoma this year. .
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But it is fun to play with self tanners. I feel a bit more toned and like how my legs look with a big of color. The tanner I reached for most this year is from the Jergen's Daily Gradual Tanners or Target brand Up & Up, Self Tanning Firming Daily Moisturizer. I like to start using this a few days before an event. I'll apply typically at night after my shower, and just make sure that I wear long sleeves to bed. .
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I find the gradual tanners work much better for me and streak a lot less. .
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And a little Cindy, well, because I love her. .
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#skincarelover #selftanner #upandup #moisturizer #healthytan #skincarejunkie #instaskincare #skincare #iloveskincare

Day 20 of the #skinemmies2017 - Self Tanner. . I don't use self tanner often, but when I do, it's typically for an event. This is the year that I have embraced my natural skin tone. I hate to admit it, but it was a journey to get here. I grew up in the Florida sun, on the beaches. I tanned and tanned and tanned. I thought it made me look better - thinner, healthier. . . Several years ago I stopped going to the beach and began religiously wearing SPF. Despite changing my lifestyle years ago, I was diagnosed with melanoma this year. . . But it is fun to play with self tanners. I feel a bit more toned and like how my legs look with a big of color. The tanner I reached for most this year is from the Jergen's Daily Gradual Tanners or Target brand Up & Up, Self Tanning Firming Daily Moisturizer. I like to start using this a few days before an event. I'll apply typically at night after my shower, and just make sure that I wear long sleeves to bed. . . I find the gradual tanners work much better for me and streak a lot less. . . And a little Cindy, well, because I love her. . . #skincarelover #selftanner #upandup #moisturizer #healthytan #skincarejunkie #instaskincare #skincare #iloveskincare - 4 days ago

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AM Skincare Routine
This has been a current AM routine for me.

Here are the deets:
💗 PCA Skin Facial Wash*
💗 NIOD SDSM & CAIS
💗 PCA Skin Hydrating Serum* mixed with ZO Skin Health C-Bright Serum. .
💗 PCA Skin ReBalance*. .
💗 Paula's Choice Resist Super Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30
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Hope everyone has a great week!
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#skincarelover #pcaskin #pcaskincare #niod #zoskinhealth #paulaschoice #sensitiveskin #skincarejunkie #skincareroutine #iloveskincare #instaskincare #instabeauty *gifted

AM Skincare Routine This has been a current AM routine for me. Here are the deets: PCA Skin Facial Wash* NIOD SDSM & CAIS PCA Skin Hydrating Serum* mixed with ZO Skin Health C-Bright Serum. . PCA Skin ReBalance*. . Paula's Choice Resist Super Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 . . Hope everyone has a great week! . . #skincarelover #pcaskin #pcaskincare #niod #zoskinhealth #paulaschoice #sensitiveskin #skincarejunkie #skincareroutine #iloveskincare #instaskincare #instabeauty *gifted - 4 days ago

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For those engaging in some Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping, here are some of my fave deals and brands. Remember - be a conscious consumer and don't go nuts. And don't forget ebates - I'll put my referral link in my profile. They help fund giveaways!! .
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Colleen Rothschild - 30% off (11/20-24)
CoverFx - 25% off (11/24 and 11/27). May get better deal at Dermstore - 30% off
Dermstore - stay tuned - will be doing a post on Wednesday
IT Cosmetics - GWP Black Friday and the weekend, 20% off 11/27
Jordan Samuel Skin - bundles are LIVE!! Great deal Laura Mercier - 20% off 11/24-11/17
Paula's Choice - 20% off
Sephora - Doorbusters 11/24, great stocking stuffers
SkinStore - 25% off (11/23)
SpaceNK - BOGO 1/2 off (some brand restrictions)
St.Tropez - 40% off (11/24-27)
Ulta - Fave deal - $10 select mascaras
Urban Decay - 25% off (11/24-26)
Alkimi - 20% off (starts 11/23) 
Birchbox - Aces - 25% off $30 purchase 
Kate Somerville - 20% off (20CYBER17)
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My fave sites to find deals - beautypical.com, temptalia.com, as well as IG pages @Beautybudgetcollection - so check them out too!! .
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Will continue to update either in the body of this (if characters allow) or in the comments below. And feel free to add to the comments!! Hope you find this helpful 😊 pic from Pinterest. My gift wrapping is not this fancy
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#beautydeals #blackfriday #cybermonday #beautygram #beautycommunity #skincarecommunity #igbeauty #instabeauty

For those engaging in some Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping, here are some of my fave deals and brands. Remember - be a conscious consumer and don't go nuts. And don't forget ebates - I'll put my referral link in my profile. They help fund giveaways!! . . Colleen Rothschild - 30% off (11/20-24) CoverFx - 25% off (11/24 and 11/27). May get better deal at Dermstore - 30% off Dermstore - stay tuned - will be doing a post on Wednesday IT Cosmetics - GWP Black Friday and the weekend, 20% off 11/27 Jordan Samuel Skin - bundles are LIVE!! Great deal Laura Mercier - 20% off 11/24-11/17 Paula's Choice - 20% off Sephora - Doorbusters 11/24, great stocking stuffers SkinStore - 25% off (11/23) SpaceNK - BOGO 1/2 off (some brand restrictions) St.Tropez - 40% off (11/24-27) Ulta - Fave deal - $10 select mascaras Urban Decay - 25% off (11/24-26) Alkimi - 20% off (starts 11/23) Birchbox - Aces - 25% off $30 purchase Kate Somerville - 20% off (20CYBER17) . . My fave sites to find deals - beautypical.com, temptalia.com, as well as IG pages @Beautybudgetcollection - so check them out too!! . . Will continue to update either in the body of this (if characters allow) or in the comments below. And feel free to add to the comments!! Hope you find this helpful pic from Pinterest. My gift wrapping is not this fancy . . #beautydeals #blackfriday #cybermonday #beautygram #beautycommunity #skincarecommunity #igbeauty #instabeauty - 4 days ago

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Day 19 of the #skinemmies2017 - body scrub.
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A brand I was introduced to from TJ Maxx/Marshalls is Deep Steep. They're a brand that focuses on natural derived and organic ingredients. And my fave product is their body scrub .
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If you like super emollient scrubs, you will like this. The consistency is a paste, with fine sugar granules. It spreads easily and doesn't feel too abrasive on your skin. As you massage, the sugar begins to dissolve and you're left with a coat of super soft moisture on your skin. Unless you have super dry skin, you could skip body lotion after using this. .
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The scents are beautiful and my fave is Pineapple Coconut. It doesn't smell nauseatingly tropical, but enough to make you think of summer and pina coladas. .
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While Ive seen these at TJ Maxx and Marshalls, you can buy directly from their .com site, as well as VitaCost. .
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Some scents are limited edition and holiday. Lemon Cream may be next on my list!
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#skincarelover #deepsteep #bodycare #bodyscrub #gracekelly #indiebeauty #selfcare #skincarecommunity #beautycommunity #skincare #iloveskincare #igbeauty

Day 19 of the #skinemmies2017 - body scrub. . A brand I was introduced to from TJ Maxx/Marshalls is Deep Steep. They're a brand that focuses on natural derived and organic ingredients. And my fave product is their body scrub . . If you like super emollient scrubs, you will like this. The consistency is a paste, with fine sugar granules. It spreads easily and doesn't feel too abrasive on your skin. As you massage, the sugar begins to dissolve and you're left with a coat of super soft moisture on your skin. Unless you have super dry skin, you could skip body lotion after using this. . . The scents are beautiful and my fave is Pineapple Coconut. It doesn't smell nauseatingly tropical, but enough to make you think of summer and pina coladas. . . While Ive seen these at TJ Maxx and Marshalls, you can buy directly from their .com site, as well as VitaCost. . . Some scents are limited edition and holiday. Lemon Cream may be next on my list! . . #skincarelover #deepsteep #bodycare #bodyscrub #gracekelly #indiebeauty #selfcare #skincarecommunity #beautycommunity #skincare #iloveskincare #igbeauty - 5 days ago

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Happy Sunday!
I'm going through magazines, and found an article in October's Redbook called Makeup Magic. It focused on makeup tricks aimed to "take years off". What I loved about this article was that the women were beautiful. None of them appear to be airbrushed or overly edited (may be difficult to see on here). You can visibly see "evidence of experience", what I'll call pores, lines, wrinkles, etc. While the article focused on age ("take years off"), it inadvertently celebrated it too through the tasteful showcasing of each diverse woman's natural beauty. It wasn't about hiding, it was about enhancing. .
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We've been seeing a lot in the media lately that's wrong. @beamwonder has a great post on this yesterday, as well as  @carolinehirons #thatsnotme campaign. I wanted to highlight an article that I felt was "right". And this just felt "right" to me. .
If you have seen any articles, ads that speak to you, I would love to know! .
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#beautycommunity #skincarecommunity #beautygram #instaskincare #instabeauty #bblogger #diversebeauty #igbeauty

Happy Sunday! I'm going through magazines, and found an article in October's Redbook called Makeup Magic. It focused on makeup tricks aimed to "take years off". What I loved about this article was that the women were beautiful. None of them appear to be airbrushed or overly edited (may be difficult to see on here). You can visibly see "evidence of experience", what I'll call pores, lines, wrinkles, etc. While the article focused on age ("take years off"), it inadvertently celebrated it too through the tasteful showcasing of each diverse woman's natural beauty. It wasn't about hiding, it was about enhancing. . . . We've been seeing a lot in the media lately that's wrong. @beamwonder has a great post on this yesterday, as well as @carolinehirons #thatsnotme campaign. I wanted to highlight an article that I felt was "right". And this just felt "right" to me. . If you have seen any articles, ads that speak to you, I would love to know! . . #beautycommunity #skincarecommunity #beautygram #instaskincare #instabeauty #bblogger #diversebeauty #igbeauty - 5 days ago

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Day 18 of the #skinemmies2017 - Oil - Plus Review. . .
In the back half of the year, I started to move away from oils, other than cleansing oils. I wanted to see how my skin reacted. While my skin responded favorably, I was sent an oil that completely knocked my socks off. .
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The clear winner of this category for me was Colleen Rothschild's Retinol Supreme Night Oil*. .
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I don't have a ton of personal experience with retinol, as my skin is sensitive prone and has been a bit finicky when I have trialed various retinols. Retinol is derived from Vitamin A, and is known to promote cell turnover. I liked the idea of a retinol in an oil, as it seemed to be a gentler, less aggressive way of getting this powerful ingredient. .
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I also liked that it included my favorite form of Vitamin C, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, with a variety of oils and extracts. The texture is a bit silky, as it does have some dimethicone. If you prefer not to use skincare with dimethicone, you likely will not like this. .
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How I use - I use every other night, rotating acid and retinol nights. It's an oil that has a drier consistency, so if I apply early enough in the evening, I can layer a moisturizer over to look it in, especially if my skin is feeling dry. .
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Realizations - it's been through using this, along with the ZO Skin Health Daily Power Defense that I've come to realize my skin can tolerate retinols... In smaller amounts and more frequently. I'm able to reap the cell turnover benefits of retinol without the common side effects of skin irritation and peeling. This has helped the firmness of my skin and feel it's helping boost collagen production. The mornings after I use, my skin is super glowy. .
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Drawbacks - it's pricy $85. However... Colleen is always running sales (I expect something for Black Friday too!), and you only need the smallest amount of this oil. .
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#skincarelover #retinol #colleenrothschild #facialoil #skincarejunkie #skincareroutine #iloveskincare #instaskincare #instabeauty #sensitiveskin #bblogger #skincarecommunity #beautycommunity

Day 18 of the #skinemmies2017 - Oil - Plus Review. . . In the back half of the year, I started to move away from oils, other than cleansing oils. I wanted to see how my skin reacted. While my skin responded favorably, I was sent an oil that completely knocked my socks off. . . The clear winner of this category for me was Colleen Rothschild's Retinol Supreme Night Oil*. . . I don't have a ton of personal experience with retinol, as my skin is sensitive prone and has been a bit finicky when I have trialed various retinols. Retinol is derived from Vitamin A, and is known to promote cell turnover. I liked the idea of a retinol in an oil, as it seemed to be a gentler, less aggressive way of getting this powerful ingredient. . . I also liked that it included my favorite form of Vitamin C, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, with a variety of oils and extracts. The texture is a bit silky, as it does have some dimethicone. If you prefer not to use skincare with dimethicone, you likely will not like this. . . How I use - I use every other night, rotating acid and retinol nights. It's an oil that has a drier consistency, so if I apply early enough in the evening, I can layer a moisturizer over to look it in, especially if my skin is feeling dry. . . Realizations - it's been through using this, along with the ZO Skin Health Daily Power Defense that I've come to realize my skin can tolerate retinols... In smaller amounts and more frequently. I'm able to reap the cell turnover benefits of retinol without the common side effects of skin irritation and peeling. This has helped the firmness of my skin and feel it's helping boost collagen production. The mornings after I use, my skin is super glowy. . . Drawbacks - it's pricy $85. However... Colleen is always running sales (I expect something for Black Friday too!), and you only need the smallest amount of this oil. . . #skincarelover #retinol #colleenrothschild #facialoil #skincarejunkie #skincareroutine #iloveskincare #instaskincare #instabeauty #sensitiveskin #bblogger #skincarecommunity #beautycommunity - 6 days ago

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Day 17 of the #skinemmies2017 - Mask
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Today's award was a close toss up between 2 masks - an oldie and a newbie. . 💗 Farmacy Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Mask (newbie)
💗 Colleen Rothschild Clarifying Detox Mask (oldie). .
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If I had chosen a winner for last year, it would have been the same as my winner today and that is the Colleen Rothschild Clarifying Detox Mask. .
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As someone with sensitive prone skin, I was a bit weary of trying this mask initially. But I've experienced no irritation, and I love it!! I find it keeps my pores clear and actually soothes my skin. 
I've been through several tubs of this and won't be without. It's great as a spot treatment too. .
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If you're interested in trying, there's a great try me holiday set from Colleen. Silent Night ($39) kit has a mini of this, plus minis of the Radiant Cleansing Balm (another fave), muslin cloth (my fave), and a Sheer Renewal Cream. These are great for travel too! I may pick one up. .
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I threw in some Shalom Harlow for my friend @skinfromday2day 😘
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#skincarelover #skincarejunkie #facemask #colleenrothschild #luxuryskincare #instaskincare #instabeauty #skincare #skincareroutine #skincarecommunity #beautygram #beautycommunity

Day 17 of the #skinemmies2017 - Mask . Today's award was a close toss up between 2 masks - an oldie and a newbie. . Farmacy Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Mask (newbie) Colleen Rothschild Clarifying Detox Mask (oldie). . . If I had chosen a winner for last year, it would have been the same as my winner today and that is the Colleen Rothschild Clarifying Detox Mask. . . As someone with sensitive prone skin, I was a bit weary of trying this mask initially. But I've experienced no irritation, and I love it!! I find it keeps my pores clear and actually soothes my skin. I've been through several tubs of this and won't be without. It's great as a spot treatment too. . . If you're interested in trying, there's a great try me holiday set from Colleen. Silent Night ($39) kit has a mini of this, plus minis of the Radiant Cleansing Balm (another fave), muslin cloth (my fave), and a Sheer Renewal Cream. These are great for travel too! I may pick one up. . . I threw in some Shalom Harlow for my friend @skinfromday2day . . #skincarelover #skincarejunkie #facemask #colleenrothschild #luxuryskincare #instaskincare #instabeauty #skincare #skincareroutine #skincarecommunity #beautygram #beautycommunity - 7 days ago

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Day 16 of the #SkinEmmies2017 is Budget.. .
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I think The Ordinary is going to get quite a bit of love today. The line, which focuses mostly on boosters and treatments, is considered fairly budget friendly and accessible. .
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My product winner today is the Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA Serum. I've been using this for about a year now. I've used both am, pm, and both, and have noticed the most results with twice daily. I found this product amped up my skin brightening and hyperpigmentation lightning game, with other ingredients such as retinol, vitamin C, niacinimide, and most recently the diglucosyl gallic acid and azeloyl glycine from NIOD's Re:Pigment. .
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You have to be careful with ingredients like this, as it can cause overall lightening, not just in areas of hyperpigmentation. And if you have stubborn hyperpigmentation, this could make your spots appear darker. Because of this, I started to use this only as a spot treatment and have been happy with the results. Sometimes I will use Re:Pigment in the same way, but my other skin brightening products I use all over. .
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Despite the purse friendly price tag, be careful not to buy a ton of these boosters. More doesn't necessarily mean better results. .
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#skincarelover #skincaredaily #karenmulder #arbutin #theordinary #skincarejunkie #skincareroutine 
#iloveskincare #skincarecommunity #instaskincare #hyperpigmentation #skincareaddict

Day 16 of the #SkinEmmies2017 is Budget.. . . I think The Ordinary is going to get quite a bit of love today. The line, which focuses mostly on boosters and treatments, is considered fairly budget friendly and accessible. . . My product winner today is the Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA Serum. I've been using this for about a year now. I've used both am, pm, and both, and have noticed the most results with twice daily. I found this product amped up my skin brightening and hyperpigmentation lightning game, with other ingredients such as retinol, vitamin C, niacinimide, and most recently the diglucosyl gallic acid and azeloyl glycine from NIOD's Re:Pigment. . . You have to be careful with ingredients like this, as it can cause overall lightening, not just in areas of hyperpigmentation. And if you have stubborn hyperpigmentation, this could make your spots appear darker. Because of this, I started to use this only as a spot treatment and have been happy with the results. Sometimes I will use Re:Pigment in the same way, but my other skin brightening products I use all over. . . Despite the purse friendly price tag, be careful not to buy a ton of these boosters. More doesn't necessarily mean better results. . . #skincarelover #skincaredaily #karenmulder #arbutin #theordinary #skincarejunkie #skincareroutine #iloveskincare #skincarecommunity #instaskincare #hyperpigmentation #skincareaddict - 8 days ago

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💗 Makeup of the Day 💗. .
Thanks to everyone who dropped in for a quick GRWM Live this morning. I haven't done one in awhile and was fun to chat with you guys! Went for a glowy, pink inspired makeup look today to coordinate with my pink top and sweater (and shoes!)
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Here's what I have on my face today:
💗 Primer - Too Faced Primed & Poreless. .
💗 Base - Mixed Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint and Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer (both in Nude) with my BeautyBlender. .
💗 Undereyes - concealed and corrected with IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye Illumination, set with Bye Bye Pores Pressed Illumination. . .
💗 Contour - Kat Von D Shade & Light on jaw line and cheekbones. .
💗 Brows - IT Cosmetics Brow Power in Universal Taupe and BrowFood GelFix. .
💗 Eyes - Bare Minerals BB Eye Primer - Blushing Pink, LM Matte Eye Shadow in Fresco, Viseart Theory Palette in Nuance. .
💗 Liner - Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Liner - Black. . .
💗 Mascara - IT Cosmetics Superhero. .
💗 Blush, Bronze, Highlight, Set - Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit - Volume 3. .
💗 Lips - Lipstick Queen Liner (Nude) and IT Cosmetics Lip Balm in Rose. .
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Hope everyone has a great day!
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#grwm #motd #fotd #itcosmetics #viseart #hourglasscosmetics #lauramercier #beautygram #beautyjunkie #makeupjunkie #makeup #beautycommunity #katvond #bareminerals #bblogger

Makeup of the Day . . Thanks to everyone who dropped in for a quick GRWM Live this morning. I haven't done one in awhile and was fun to chat with you guys! Went for a glowy, pink inspired makeup look today to coordinate with my pink top and sweater (and shoes!) . . Here's what I have on my face today: Primer - Too Faced Primed & Poreless. . Base - Mixed Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint and Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer (both in Nude) with my BeautyBlender. . Undereyes - concealed and corrected with IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye Illumination, set with Bye Bye Pores Pressed Illumination. . . Contour - Kat Von D Shade & Light on jaw line and cheekbones. . Brows - IT Cosmetics Brow Power in Universal Taupe and BrowFood GelFix. . Eyes - Bare Minerals BB Eye Primer - Blushing Pink, LM Matte Eye Shadow in Fresco, Viseart Theory Palette in Nuance. . Liner - Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Liner - Black. . . Mascara - IT Cosmetics Superhero. . Blush, Bronze, Highlight, Set - Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit - Volume 3. . Lips - Lipstick Queen Liner (Nude) and IT Cosmetics Lip Balm in Rose. . . . Hope everyone has a great day! . . #grwm #motd #fotd #itcosmetics #viseart #hourglasscosmetics #lauramercier #beautygram #beautyjunkie #makeupjunkie #makeup #beautycommunity #katvond #bareminerals #bblogger - 8 days ago

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It's #skinemmies2017 Giveaway Time!!! .
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@morethanjustskin and I want to show some love to the community who has shown us so much love ❤️ It warms our hearts to see the community engage and join us in these challenges. We want to share a brand that has also shown us so much love, and that's @jordansamuelskin ❤️ .
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Abby and I are giving away a $100 USD gift card to one lucky winner!!! You get to buy whatever you'd like!!!And guess what?! Jordan has generously offered to throw in a special little something extra!! ❤️
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To Enter
❤️ Like this photo. .
❤️ Follow myself and @morethanjustskin . .
❤️ Tag 3 Friends on this post or hers (or both!!) . .
❤️ For 5 extra entries, repost this image with the tag #SkinEmmies2017Giveaway and tag @morethanjustskin and myself. .
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Giveaway closes November 30th 11:59 pm EST. Will announce the winner the following week. Open internationally. Spam and giveaway accounts ineligible. No follow to unfollow. .
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This giveaway is not affiliated or in any way sponsored by Instagram. Must be 13 years and older. By entering, you release Instagram of responsibility, as well as agree to Instagram's terms of use. .
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Good luck friends! Thank you for all the love and support! And thank you for participating in the skincare challenges!! .
❤️ Love, Amber & Abby 👯
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#skincaregiveaway #skincarecommunity #jordansamuelskin #skincarejunkie #iloveskincare #instabeauty #instaskincare #igskincare #skincare #beautycommunity #beautygram

It's #skinemmies2017 Giveaway Time!!! . . @morethanjustskin and I want to show some love to the community who has shown us so much love ️ It warms our hearts to see the community engage and join us in these challenges. We want to share a brand that has also shown us so much love, and that's @jordansamuelskin ️ . . Abby and I are giving away a $100 USD gift card to one lucky winner!!! You get to buy whatever you'd like!!!And guess what?! Jordan has generously offered to throw in a special little something extra!! ️ . . To Enter ️ Like this photo. . ️ Follow myself and @morethanjustskin . . ️ Tag 3 Friends on this post or hers (or both!!) . . ️ For 5 extra entries, repost this image with the tag #SkinEmmies2017Giveaway and tag @morethanjustskin and myself. . . Giveaway closes November 30th 11:59 pm EST. Will announce the winner the following week. Open internationally. Spam and giveaway accounts ineligible. No follow to unfollow. . . This giveaway is not affiliated or in any way sponsored by Instagram. Must be 13 years and older. By entering, you release Instagram of responsibility, as well as agree to Instagram's terms of use. . . Good luck friends! Thank you for all the love and support! And thank you for participating in the skincare challenges!! . ️ Love, Amber & Abby . . #skincaregiveaway #skincarecommunity #jordansamuelskin #skincarejunkie #iloveskincare #instabeauty #instaskincare #igskincare #skincare #beautycommunity #beautygram - 9 days ago

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