Disappointing Luxury Makeup

As my enchantment with makeup grows so does my desire to purchase the prettiest and most luxurious products. No matter how much I research I do or how many reviews I read, sometimes I purchase overpriced items that are ultimately disappointing. Today I am discussing four makeup products that I like but do not feel are worth the price tag.

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Glow Getters | Dewy Makeup Necessities

If you know me, then you know I love to look (probably a little too) dewy. Whether is is a metallic highlighter or a radiant foundation, a touch of glow adds a healthy effect that cannot be beat. Here are some of my most loved glow getters!

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Neutral Summer Glam | Wedding Guest Makeup

I never need an excuse to get all dolled up, but attending a wedding is always a good one anyway! In today’s post, I am teaching you how to achieve this understated yet elegant makeup look, ideal for attending all of those summer weddings.

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3 Bronzers I’ve Been Loving This​ Summer

Everyone knows that summer is all about looking bronzed but not everyone knows about my three favorite products to do just that. Keep reading for my most reached for bronzers of the season so you can find out which is best for you.

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Huge Drugstore Makeup Haul + Mini Reviews

Because the majority of my drugstore makeup was discontinued and expired, I decided it was time to go on a shopping spree! Keep reading to find out which products were hits and which were misses…

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My Discontinued Makeup Products + Drugstore Chat

When Makeup By Makena was just an idea, I made a commitment that I would incorporate affordable beauty products on my blog as much as possible; however, the majority of my drugstore makeup products have been discontinued.

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Drugstore Makeup Empties

Reaching the end of a beauty product is always accompanied by a bittersweet feeling — a sense of disappointment at having to purchase another and a sense of accomplishment at finishing what I started. Today, I’m sharing a few of my affordable empties and discussing whether or not I plan to repurchase them.

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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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Top 10 Under $10 | Drugstore Makeup Starter Kit

I will forever be in love with affordable, drugstore makeup. Today, I am honoring this love by sharing my top ten makeup recommendations for beginners, all of which are under $10.

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Underrated Drugstore Makeup I Love

I have had such an amazing experience sharing all of my favorite drugstore makeup with you on my blog over the past few weeks and I could not think of a better way to bring this series to a close than to write about five products that I believe are underrated, but more importantly, underappreciated.

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