5 products i can't live without

Benefit Stay Don’t Stray: One of my girlfriends gave me this in a little Benefit gift set and I fell in LOVE. I swear it helps with my under eye creases and makes my concealer stick. I just ordered the full size product!

Paula Dorf Perfect Illusion for Lips: Kimberly introduced me to this fab lip liner/treatment. It goes on clear and is like a lip primer that fills in little lip wrinkles and helps bleeding/feathering significantly. BUT…I do not consider it a “lip plumper” as it states on their website. It is super hard to find so I have a feeling it will be or is discontinued. =(

Loreal Voluminous Mascara: I have had TONS of people ask me what mascara I use. I think this is HANDS DOWN the best mascara out there. I’ve used it for years.

Mario Badescu Buffering Lotion: Ever since I switched to Dove soap, I have had WAY less break outs. But for those pesky hormonal cyst like zits I get on occasion, this is the only stuff that works. I’ve recommended it to several of my best girlfriends and they love it too.

Youngblood Hi Definition Mineral Powder: When I first tried this, I wasn’t sure if I loved it or not. But now I wear it DAILY. I use a BB cream, then I apply this powder on my chin/nose/forehead and finish with my regular foundation powder. I LOVE the mattifying effect and it really helps control my shine.

What products can you not live without? Tell me in the comments!

12 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Tracey
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 4:08 am

    I love CerVe face wash and face lotion. I also struggled with adult acne until I found these products. They are fantastic. I also use the Le Edge (can be found on Amazon) and it helps remove black heads and dead skin cells on my nose and chin. It is amazing, just use it when your face is wet. You can wipe it on a towl after and see the amount of dead skin that you scrape off!!

  2. Penny Pincher Fashion
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 4:56 am

    Yay – so glad you like the lip stuff I sent you! I have been using it for years and don’t know why it’s so hard to find all of a sudden…they better not discontinue it! 🙁

    Going to click on that mineral powder & buffering lotion right now!!


  3. Tara
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 5:42 am

    I’ll have to try that mascara!

  4. megan, the frugalista diaries
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 6:22 am

    I love that buffering lotion! Xo, Megan, http://www.TfDiaries.com

  5. Kayla
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 7:44 am

    I’m obsessed with eye primer too! I will have to try this one! Thanks for sharing!! : )


  6. Carly
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 9:21 am

    I need to try that primer!


  7. Lauren @ Style of One's Own
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 2:24 pm

    I’m going to have to try the buffering lotion! I am always on a mission to get rid of my adult acne. Recently I’ve been using the GlamGlow mask and have had some success with that. Thanks for sharing your picks!

    Style of One’s Own

  8. Maribel R.
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 3:12 pm

    I too love Voluminous Mascara by L’Oreal, been using it for the past 20 years! {don’t add or subtract to find out my age 😉 I’m 35…}

  9. whitney
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 5:18 pm

    I’m with you on the voluminous mascara! every once in a while I switch to maybelline full in soft but always switch back to the old standby!

    ps – check out my awesome Jack Rogers giveaway!

  10. Kelly
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 5:23 pm

    Which Dove bar soap do you use? The beauty bar or another? I’m curious, because adult acne is kicking my booty and I’m down to try anything!!

    • jennifer
      Jul 11, 2013 @ 5:39 pm

      I use the Dove Beauty Bar for Sensitive Skin. It has seriously changed my life. I have had adult acne for years and it was the only thing that helped. I still have hormonal break-outs but nothing like I used to have. Hope it works for you too.

  11. Emma Finlayson
    Jul 11, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

    My mum just gave me “stay don’t stray”…. I can’t wait to try it out!
    xo Emma