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EMPTIES: February 2020

EMPTIES – February 2020 – all the products I used up in February 2020

EMPTIES: February 2020 | STAINED COUTURE

The last few weeks have felt like we are on a snowball ride through hell, but here we are. Hopefully, everyone is taking all the precautions that they can, which can be hard. However, some of us still have to go to work and live the same life we’ve been living for years, but with extra sanitizers. I have to admit, trying to stay afloat on all the information that is constantly churning out has been exhausting. Now, I’m ready to get back to my usual stuff – sharing content.

So, keep reading to see all the products that I used up in February.

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BEAUTY TREND: Primer Blur Sticks

So, let’s talk about primer sticks or what the kids on Tik Tok and most brands have  been calling them; blur sticks.

Primer Blur Sticks | STAINED COUTURE

So, what exactly are blur sticks? Well, they’re pretty much face primers it the form of sticks a la’ foundation sticks. Now, I’m a full supporter of most beauty things that are formulated to come in stick form. However, me and face primers have a love/hate relationship. I love them in the warmer months when my makeup likes to shift when the sun rises. Yet, in the colder months, they mostly get ignored in my makeup routine. Still, I’m very intrigued by these new forms of face primers. So, keep reading as I delve more into them and a list few that may peak your interest.

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Brighter Under Eyes Trick

We all have days when we look like we didn’t get quite enough sleep. Unfortunately, there are times when we do get enough sleep, but don’t look like it. One of the main culprits that makes us look this way is our under eye area. Dark under eyes can make us look tired and even, dare I say, older. Thankfully, there are a few makeup products that can help us and our eyes look brighter and more awake. Personally, I have 2 go-to tricks to get brighter under eyes and they have yet to let me down.

Tip For Brighter Under Eyes | STAINED COUTURE

Keep reading to see the 2 products that you should keep in your makeup collection for those days when you need to look like you’re awake and alert.

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REVIEW: Mary Kay Lip Kit in Cherry

Every now and then, I like to step out of my neutral, everyday makeup and make a statement. Usually, that statement is made with a bold and/or bright lip. Recently, the bright lip I’ve been reaching for is the Mary Kay Lip Kit in Cherry – a true, cherry red.

REVIEW: Mary Kay Lip Kit | STAINED COUTURE

However, this isn’t your normal lip kits, which usually contain a liquid lipstick and matching lip pencil. Oh no, this is not your little sister’s IG crazed lip kit! What makes this lip kit different is that it’s formulated to stay on all day – waterproof and smudge proof. Interesting, right? However, does it actually not smudge and stay on all day? Well, keep reading to find out.

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