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If you’ve been around for a while, you probably know that I don’t share too many beauty products. My typical beauty routine is quick and simple because with 5 little people and their crazy schedules, we are almost always in a hurry to go! So I usually stick to my basics go-to products for everyday. However, the products I do use are ones that I feel like are my tried + true must haves and I would recommend to any girlfriend. So since I get asked a lot here, I thought I’d share my top SIX beauty items I can’t live without!
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Beauty Blender : This little sponge is so simple but such a game changer. I swear I have saved so much money on wasted makeup because it doesn’t over absorb! I also love that it helps your makeup go on super smooth without any added lines or creases.
Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish : I really cannot go without having my nails painted. I just feel so much better. Ha! With that being the case, I am obsessed with this Essie Gel Polish! It stays on my nails for about 10 days and still looks like I just painted them! Yes please! There is no light needed either, just a simple coat of polish and a top coat to seal it in. It comes in so many fun colors too!
MAC Lipstick + Gloss : I think I have tried just about every lipstick out there and I always go back to MAC. I love the way it feels on my lips. And it doesn’t dry my lips. My secret tip is to combine it with the MAC Prep + Prime Lip and it lasts me all day long! My favorite go to everyday shade is Angel. It’s the perfect shade of pink to give your lips just enough color.
MAC Lip Prep : I started using this about a year and a half ago when a MAC girl recommended it to me. To be honest I was a bit skeptical but after a few days I was completely sold on this lip prep!! My sisters use it as well and have had amazing results for helping your lipstick last longer.
Paddle Brush : With long hair myself + two girls with long hair, a paddle brush is a must around here. It is so gentle on all the tangles, my girls hate if I use anything else! It also leaves your hair looking so smooth and shiny!
Sonic Spin Brush : So a bunch of my girlfriends have had this for years and I’m not sure what took me so long to take the plunge to try it. I have never been a very good nightly face washer, but since turning 34 I’ve been on a mission to take better care of my skin and this little brush has been the push I needed to wash my face nightly.
Moroccan Oil : I have used this oil for years and have absolutely loved it! I like to put a little bit in my hair when wet after I wash it. It helps keep my hair soft, shiny and silky smooth as well as giving it a healthy boost of nutrients too!
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