Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Current Beauty Favourites

Today I wanted to do a little post about some of the makeup and beauty bits I've been loving lately.  These are the products I've been reaching for day after day, and I would recommend each and every one of them to you guys!  They are sooo lovely :)

Winter is never a great time for my skin.  Since it's already quite dry, the cold windy weather is not much help, and leaves my hands very often dry and cracking (yum).  I've been absolutely loving this "Hand & Nail Cream" by the brand MOR because first of all....the packaging is GORGEOUS.  Also, it's really moisturizing without being too thick, and leaves a delicious sweet marshmallow scent.

Another current favourite of mine is the Rimmel "Match Perfection Foundation".  I recently purchased this, and it has now won the title of my all time favourite drugstore's sooo good.  It leaves a really natural dewy finish, which I much prefer to a matte look.  It's also very inexpensive (around $8 canadian) and worth every penny!

The Maybelline "fit me" is my current favourite concealer! It's very creamy and easy to blend, and I'd say it has medium coverage. I love using this for my under-eyes and for blemishes :)

The combination of these 2 products makes for the most AMAZING brows ever.  The NYX "micro brow pencil" is very thin and perfect for creating natural, hair like strokes.  It's very similar to the famous ABH "brow wiz", but for half the price :)
So I fill my brows in with the pencil, then set them in place with the Benefit "gimme brow" which keeps the hairs in place all day, and also has little fibers that thicken your brows and add a bit more colour.

I just recently started testing this product out, and I already love it!  This is the "glow all the way" primer by Hard Candy Cosmetics.  I wouldn't say that this extended the wear of my makeup like many primers do, but the glow really shone through my foundation and gave a very dewy finish.  I've also used this over foundation as a cream highlight, and it works very nicely that way as well!  Plus the packaging is adorable... ;)

These have been my absolute favourite lipsticks for the past few weeks!  They are both so comfortable on the lips, and pair well with almost any makeup look or outfit :)

-Rimmel Kate Moss "42"
-Mac "creme in your coffee"

Lately I have been completely obsessed with highlighting!  And my go-to has definitely been "pink champagne" from Tarte :)  I got this in a Christmas set and I don't know if it's still available...but if you can get your hands on it, I highly recommend that you do!  This brush (also from Tarte) is perfect for applying and blending it out.

"Vanille Extreme" by Comptoir Sud Pacific is definitely my current favourite perfume (and possibly all-time favourite...?).  I can't tell you how many times people have asked me what perfume I'm wearing when I use this.  It's so lovely.

This is the blush I've been reaching for almost every single day lately.  It's so natural and glowy, and is the perfect blush for almost any makeup look.  I really want to try out more blushes from this line, because this one is incredible! (Lancome "blush subtil" in the shade "miel glace")


And that is all!  Hope you guys enjoyed this post, and let me know in the comments if I should do these types of posts every month...?  Also, stay tuned because I have 2 very exciting posts coming up soon ;)  I can't wait for you guys to see them!




  1. lovely.
    you should be one of those beauty guru girls on youtube. <3

  2. Lovely Post! That hand cream looks AMAZING!! Now for the gruelling task of finding it in my tiny town...

  3. LOVEE!! Ps: your blog is sooo gorgeous<3 love ya xoxo

  4. You're back, I've missed you so much Maiya!
    Oooh I will have to try that foundation, I only have BB cream and some days I feel like I need some extra coverage.

    Lauren | Pretty Things & Polka Dots

  5. Hey Maiya! So one thing on my spring break to-do list was to find a nice perfume/body mist, so this is perfect timing! Also if you don't mind me asking, where did you find that brand of perfume? Thanks so much ;)
    Have a wonderful spring break!!! <3 Kiya

  6. I love those products! Ive only ever tried to Rimmiel foundation, and I really liked it. I also really like the pictures you took. so cute :)