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12 Halloween Approved Beauty Products

There is no better time of the year than Halloween to play around with beauty products you normally wouldn’t dare to wear. If you aren’t getting dressed in a full costume, you can still get in the Halloween spirit with a super vampy dark lip color, or some crazy lashes.  I won’t be dressing up in a specific costume this year, but you know I’m still going to get in on a little of the fun. An all black look, a black smokey eye, and a headpiece will do for me . Oh and of course while sipping on Halloween cocktail.

Here are 12 Halloween approved beauty products you can wear on the 31st: 

 

Weekly Favorites

Happy Friday! There are quite a few sales going on this weekend, including some friends and family sales. 

- The Kate Spade friends and family event has begun! Right now you can get 30% off anything when you use code F14FFUS. I like these Sabine boots with the little bow detail in the back, and this navy coat.

- Sak’s is also having friends and family right now with 25% off and 20% off jewelry and watches. Make sure you enter the code FRNFAM

- Ann Taylor, who just finished up a 40% off everything sale, is now doing 50% off of tops, shoes, and accessories! I picked up this cozy jacket the other day during their sale, now I’m just waiting on the cold temps to kick in. 

- Speaking of cold temps.. J.Crew has their sweaters and outerwear for 30% off with code SHOPFALL

 

Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous

Covergirl Ready Set GorgeousIf you follow me on instagram then you probably saw that about two weeks ago I went to the Katy Perry concert in Dallas. I was actually invited by Covergirl to the concert since Katy Perry is one of their Covergirls!

The day before the show, I received a nice little package from them filled with products from the Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous line. It that included the foundation, powder, and concealer, which I decided to test all out that next day at the concert. To be honest, I was a little hesitant in trying the foundation because I don’t really experiment much when it comes to foundation. I did a little research online first just to learn a bit about the product, since it is fairly new, and then figured the concert was a perfect time to try it out.

The foundation is oil free, and leaves a nice matte finish. Lately I had been using a cc cream that leaves me with a dewy finish so it was a nice to go with a matte finish for a change. I used a flat buffing brush to apply it on my face, and it went on smoothly. The coverage is good, I would say medium to full coverage, and the color matched my skin pretty good. This foundation did a really good job keeping shine away all night and staying put… so you definitely get a matte look throughout the entire time when wearing it.

Next I applied the concealer (unlike foundation, I like trying out different concealers in search for the perfect one). The Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous concealer was a creamy consistency, and blended evenly with a beauty blender. Once again the coverage was good without feeling too heavy or cakey.

To set the foundation and concealer, I applied a little bit of the powder with a large fluffy brush. The powder is actually a powder foundation with good coverage, and a matte finish, which is why I only applied a little bit to finish off the look. I don’t have oily skin so I didn’t want my face to look too dry. I also added a little highlight on my cheeks to avoid that too dry look. 

I would definitely recommend the foundation if you are looking for an affordable, full coverage foundation. However, if you have dry skin, I would probably stay away as it might dry out your skin a bit more. The concealer however I think would work for most skin types, and will definitely cover up any dark under eye circles.  

 

 Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous