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EMPTIES: September 2022

EMPTIES: September 2022

EMPTIES: September 2022 | STAINED COUTURE

Last month, I used up a nice amount of products – not too much. So keep reading to see my takeaway of each item.

First up is CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser, which has become my go-to morning cleanser. It’s gentle, hydrating and doesn’t make my skin feel stripped and dry. I do switch up cleansers based on the condition of my skin. However, I will/have bought this again, because it’s a staple cleanser to have in your regimen.

I randomly bought this Matrix Biolage Styling Jelly a couple of years ago and just got around to using it up. This is one of those products that you forget you have but try it and remember that you love it. This is one of the few styling gels that defined my curls, but also made them soft and bouncy.

A couple of months ago, Trader Joe’s released a sunscreen that the internet claimed was a dupe for SuperGoop! Unscreen and they were not lying. Just like Unscreen, this sunscreen is oil-free, frangrance-free, and water and sweat resistant. Plus, it was less than $10. The only bad thing is that it pretty much sold out and I haven’t been able to find it at my TJ since – I look everytime. Nexty time I see, I’m buying as many as possible. Until, I will have to reply on my other favorite sunscreens.

When I first started working at Dermaflage, I would always add a mixing medium to the foundation powder. I just assumed that there was no way that a foudation powder could provide me the same coverage as liquid. However, I was so wrong, because this foundation powder is full-coverage and water and sweat proof. Also, is has SPF, which makes it my go-to lazy girl foundation. I just used up the shade Medium Cool, which helped tone down my tanned skin. I’m using Bronze Medium now to warm up my cool weather skin.

Finally, I ued up these travel size bottles of Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special shampoo and conditioner. I used these to help cleanse and clarify of build-up after wearing my hair curly. I apply way more products to my hair when it’s curly than when it’s straight. They did a great job of cleansing my hair and scalp. So, I would buy these again.

Have you tried any items from this month’s EMPTIES? Share below!

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What’s In My Sephora Cart

September is my birthday month! Yes, I am one of those people that live for collecting all my free birthday gifts from stores that offer. One store’s birthday gift that I’m always looking forward to is Sephora. I love that they have deluxe samples of best sellers and options! I love options! Although I’m not which Sephora birthday gift 2022 I want, there are some items in my Sephora Cart waiting on me.

SEPHORA CART: Birthday Month | STAINED COUTURE

Keep reading to see what items are currently in my Sephora shopping cart, which I’m planning to purchase as a gift to me!

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How To Grow Your Eyebrows Back

I grew up in the 90s, which was one of the most dangerous times for eyebrows. Having super thin and overplucked eyebrows was a thing, which I still can’t believe. How some of still have eyebrows is another thing I can’t believe. However, I’m one of the lucky ones who have tweezed and waxed her eyebrows to the thinnest possible angles and lengths. Yet, I still have eyebrows, thanks the different tips I learned on how to grow your eyebrows back.

Grow Your Eyebrows Back | STAINED COUTURE

Keep reading to find out how I do it.

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