Makeup I’ve Been Loving Lately

Discovering new favorites and more affordable alternatives never fails to bring a smile to my face, but no matter how creative I am with my makeup, I always fall into a routine and find myself reaching for the same assortment of trustworthy beauty products; today, I’m writing a little more about the makeup I’ve been loving lately. 

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My Everyday Makeup Routine |Spring 2019

Soft and glowy pink makeup is always in style and I’m here to share the makeup look that I wore nearly every day while in college.

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May Beauty Favorites | 2017

If you would like to know which makeup products I have been loving lately, then please continue reading. Each of the products are effortless and easy-to-use, yet pull any look together in a flash!

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Behind the Blog and the Makeup |25 Facts About Me

Makeup is one of my greatest passions and it is part of who I am, but at the end of the day, when I take my makeup off, I am still the same person. In light of this, I will be sharing 25 facts about myself – the face behind the blog and the makeup!

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Birchbox | Collective Review #1

For today’a post I will be reviewing my past four Birchboxes! If you are thinking about purchasing a Birchbox subscription for yourself or gifting one to someone else, or are simply curious about the quality of some unique makeup products, then please keep reading!

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February Beauty Favorites | 2017

February has been a very busy month for me with lots of different makeup products, so let’s jump right into my favorites!

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My Actual ‘No-Makeup’ Makeup Routine + Additional Steps

Although it is no secret that I love a full face of makeup, I also love to wear makeup in a way that looks as if I am not wearing any at all! My goal is that you learn a few new techniques and different options for confidently applying makeup in the most minimal way possible, truly enhancing your natural beauty!

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Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette | Review

Ever since it first launched over the Summer, the Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette has been one of the most coveted eyeshadow palettes, and after dreaming about it for months, I was finally able to purchase it!

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Announcement: Blushing Blondettes

Hello, everyone! I have a special announcement to make today on Makeup By Makena. My three best friends and I have created our own beauty and lifestyle blog called Blushing Blondettes!

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My Favorite Pink Makeup Products for Valentine’s Day | Shade Series

Happy Valentine’s Day! Since today is all about love, I am continuing my Shade Series by sharing six pink makeup products that I love! If you want some last-minute Valentine’s Day makeup inspiration or easy ways to incorporate more pink into your beauty routine, then please keep reading.

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