Beauty Review: Skincare and makeup that I am loving Plus Holiday Launches from Amika, Trestique and Grande Cosmetics

Top beauty product Review: Charlotte Tilbury, EM cosmetics, Cle de Peau Beaute, Chantecaille

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Memorial Hermann Park

Park Visit

Beautiful Waterfall

Good day everyone. I hope that you enjoyed your weekend and had a safe Halloween. So many new launches coming during the Holidays with the Holiday sets. I have some exciting news to share with you. I have been working with exciting brands and discovering my favorite brands.

I had an amazing time at my favorite park the other day. The weather was beautiful and a nice cool breeze. The gardens were gorgeous and the waterfalls were Peaceful. 

I wanted to start this blog with some words of wisdom. Cherish those that you have and learn to forgive and not hold onto anger or hate. You will never know when you will lose them and you want to look back at the times that you were able to spend with them. Not the times that you missed because you couldn't forgive. Take risks and follow your dreams. Learn to say yes and put yourself out there or you will never be discovered. 

Brands that I will be reviewing:

  • Charlotte Tilbury 
  • EM Cosmetics 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 
  • Grande Cosmetics 
  • YSL Beauty
  • Chantecaille 
  • Trestique 
  • Glow Recipe skincare
  • IT Cosmetics
  • Factory Five
  • Sol de Janeiro 
  • Farmacy
  • Amika Hair Products 
  • Hum nutrition 
These products are new launches or products that I have recently tried. I will be reviewing the products in order of makeup, skincare, haircare and nutrition products. Discount codes will be shared of available.

Makeup products that are new and recently tried

There are so many beauty brands that I have been trying as part of my rotation. I am excited to share with you brands and products that I love that helps create a flawless look for me. 

Charlotte Tilbury new makeup reviews 

Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Collection

I am a huge fan of the Charlotte Tilbury makeup line. It all started with the foundation and I kept building up my collection. I love sharing with you the latest launches from the Charlotte Tilbury Collection. What has attracted me more to this brand is the beautiful glow in their makeup. My favorite makeup look is the glowing makeup that shimmers and sparkles. All of the Charlotte Tilbury makeup products have been purchased by me. 

List of Charlotte Tilbury Products in photo:

Newly tried Charlotte Tilbury products 

Charlotte Tilbury Flawless Eye Filter Luxury Palette

Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Eye Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Star Aura

Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Eyeshadow Palette

This eyeshadows are stunning! The texture is soft and buildable and are easy to create a soft smoky look. I The colors are lightweight, shimmery and blends so easily. I had to take a picture before I try them on. Swatches of the Charlotte Tilbury Collection with Reviews!

You can wear the colors by themselves or mix them together to create your own look. What look are you excited to create with this eyeshadow palette?

From website

Darlings, get your glow on with my NEW! Hollywood Flawless Eye Filters! These magical LIMITED-EDITION eyeshadow palettes are like SOCIAL MEDIA FILTERS that play with the light to brighten, smooth and illuminate the look of your eyes!

I have created the most flattering, finely milled eyeshadows with soft shimmering, light-as-air metallic and modern matte textures to build intensity! It’s the magic of HOLLYWOOD LIGHTS and smoothing effect, flattering SOCIAL MEDIA FILTERS, BOTTLED!

Star Aura features shades of glittering pink champagne and metallic blush pink, mink brown and antiqued brown for a dreamy, soft smoky gaze.

Charlotte Tilbury NudeGasm 

Charlotte Tilbury Nudegasm
Charlotte Tilbury Nudegasm Palette 

Charlotte Tilbury Nudegasm glow
Nudegasm highlight and contour palette 

Charlotte Tilbury closeup face palette
Nudegasm highlighter color

Charlotte Tilbury Nudegasm glow and contour
Nudegasm contour color for a super sculpt

Charlotte Tilbury Nudegasm face
Charlotte Tilbury peachy glow Nudegasm color

Charlotte Tilbury Nudegasm Review
Charlotte Tilbury soft sculpt Nudegasm color

The colors, the design and glow is what attracted me to this product. I knew I must add this palette to my Charlotte Tilbury makeup Collection. This Palette has four colors and three different textures. There's a peachy glow, golden glow, and two bronze shades (one good for contour). Nudegasm has four shades: multi glow, super glow, soft sculpt and super sculpt. The formula is blendable and glowing. The texture of the contour creates a contour that is effortless. 

Information from

"What Else You Need to Know: This versatile and multidimensional palette will illuminate skin from every angle. It features four luminous, translucent textures to enhance, not conceal, your natural beauty. Super Glow is a soft champagne-gold shade with a lustrous, wet-shine texture to light up the eyes and illuminate the complexion. Multi Glow is a multidimensional golden-peach shade with a satin finish to enhance the sparkle of the eyes and create the illusion of health on the cheeks. Soft Sculpt is a natural-looking, sandy-taupe shade that helps sculpt, smoke, and blur imperfections in a hybrid formula for a creamy, luminous matte finish. Super Sculpt is a rich umber shade that creates the effect of a superstar bone structure and natural-looking definition on the eyes, in a hybrid formula for a creamy, luminous matte finish."

What I love about Charlotte Tilbury beauty products is that they are versatile and long lasting. The pretty packaging holds beauty products that deliver long lasting results. The colors can range from a soft neutral to bold colors.

EM Cosmetics Color drops Serum Blush

EM Cosmetics Color Drop blush Serum
EM Cosmetics Venetian rose,
Peachy Peach and Sunset Sky

My makeup dreams has been coming true. I have been able to try out many products that I have been wanting try for a while. EM Cosmetics has beautiful products the emits energy of majestic beauty. The packaging, colors and radiance had me lusting for their products for a while. The first thing I wanted to try was their color drops blush. I love that it also has skincare benefits with Hyaluronic acid, Squalane and Vitamin E. 

The color payoff of this liquid blush is amazing. You start off with a lightweight color but can build up to a more intense color by adding colors. It gives your cheeks a health glow without the shimmers. The texture is soft and blends in with little effort. I started out with three shades: Venetian Rose, Peachy Peach and Sunset Sky. These are beautiful versatile colors that will be perfect for the all four seasons. Also featured here

Anastasia Beverly Hills Primrose Eyeshadow Palette*

Anastasia Beverly Hills Primrose

Anastasia Primrose Eyeshadow

Anastasia Primrose Eyeshadow Palette

I received this eyeshadow palette as PR with no obligation to post. The Anastasia Beverly Hills Primrose All In One Face & Eye Shadow Palette is a new launch perfect for the holidays. They have a mix of matte and shimmer shades that can help you create looks from neutral to bold. There is a also colors for the face. 

The 12-color autumn shades are inspired by the rose shades with colors that are pigmented. It’s easy to switch up the look with the matte shades, Rose colored shades, berry colors and metallic colors. The two face colors can be used to create a depth with the darker color and the lighter color can be used as a blush or highlighter. The metallic shades can be tapped on top of the lids to complete the eyeshadow look.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Primrose Eyeshadow swatches 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Eyeshadow Swatches

Grande Cosmetics Grande Lash MD* review 

Grande Lash MD

I am an ambassador for Grande Cosmetics. I have received this lash serum with no obligation to review. Use code LYFESTILEBEAUTY to save 15% off of your purchase. They have some great holiday sets that are a great deal. I have reviewed the peptides mascara in my other blog post. I have been using the lash serum for over a month now. I place it near my toothbrush to remind me to use it at night. I have noticed that my lashes has appear more noticeable and healthier looking. The serum by itself is 65 but there are a couple of holiday sets that will save you more and are a great deal. 

  • Grande goals set $95 - Full size lash serum, Grande brow enhancing serum and Grande Mascara conditioning Peptide Mascara - ALL full size
  • Bigger Better, Grande Set $68 - Full size Lash Enhancing Serum, mind brown enhancing Serum, Grande drama intense thickening mascara mini, Grande mini lips hydrating lip plumper gloss, Grande put plumping lip mask mini
  • BYOL: Bring your own lashes set $79 - GrandeLASH-MD Lash Enhancing Serum, GrandeMASCARA Conditioning Peptide Mascara, Lash come  - ALL full size 
These are the sets that include the full size Grand Lash Serum with other full and/or mini sizes that are a great deal. 

YSL Beauty The Slim Velvet Radical Matte Lipstick beige nude*

The Slim Velvet Radical Matte Lipstick
YSL beauty slim Velvet Matte Lipstick 
Slim Velvet YSL

The Slim Velvet Radical Matte Lipstick Swatches
YSL Slim matte swatches

I was kindly gifted the YSL Slim Velvet Matte Lipstick in beige nude with no obligation to review. I have been trying this lipstick and adding it to my rotation. The texture is soft and easily glides on my lips. I love the color. It has neutral peachy undertone. It looks natural on my lips. I love the way that this lipstick texture feels. It lasts a while as well and brings out  a glow to my face. I am wearing no other makeup other than the lipstick in the picture above so you can see how the YSL Lipstick color looks by itself. 

Chantecaille Blush Review

Chantecaille blush Collection
Chantecaille blush smitten 

I have been loving these blushes and have a few in my collection. The smitten Philanthropy blush is the very first product from Chantecaille that I have tried. This is still my go to blush to use. This picture is the first photo that I taken before using the blush. What I love about this company is that they support good causes and you are supporting those causes by making a purchase. You can see my Chantecaille blush review on my other blog post

Trestique Holiday Collection*

I have been invited to review the Trestique Holiday Collection and I am excited to share with you my review and swatches coming on instagram! Follow my instagram to stay up to date with the latest reviews. 

Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Magic

Glow Recipe Watermelon glow magic
Glow Recipe Watermelon collection 

Glow recipe toner
Glow Recipe Watermelon Toner

Glow recipe watermelon toner

Glow recipe watermelon toner demo

Watermelon glow magic kit
Glow Recipe Watermelon mask

Watermelon Glow Hyaluronic Clay Pore-Tight Facial Mask

Watermelon Glow Hyaluronic Clay Facial Mask

This set is a great deal. It is $49 for the set. The toner is 34 for the full size. It has the full size toner, travel size mask and dew drops. This three step skincare set helps treat and dehydrate skin, clear pores and give your skin a youthful glow. The toner feels so fresh and refreshing and has that soft watermelon smell that makes us fall in love with this line. The mask is non drying and has exfoliating beads that you can feel as you apply. It's non-drying formula leaves your skin feeling deeply cleansed. 

This set is perfect if you want to achieve hydrated and clear skin. The steps in the steps are easy and minimal.

It Cosmetics Hello Results*

Hello Results Resurfacing Glycolic Acid Treatment + Caring Night Oil

It cosmetics hello results
Hello results resurfacing glycolic acid treatment 

Hello results review

IT cosmetics hello results demonstration

I was kindly gifted this serum. Thank you IT Cosmetics. It's a biphase serum the blends together when you shake the serum. It helps diminishes wrinkles and fine lines as well as provide a healthy glow. Its hydrating formula helps improve texture, including pores. It's best to use at night after your cleansing steps and right before your moisturizer. I woke up with baby soft skin after using this serum. 

Information from

Say hello to baby-smooth skin with Hello Results Resurfacing Glycolic Acid Treatment + Caring Night Oil, a one-of-a-kind peel treatment that provides gentle exfoliation and soothing hydration in one step! This unique bi-phase formula is clinically tested to visibly improve uneven texture—including fine lines and pores—in just 4 weeks. With a gentle shake of the bottle to blend all the ingredients, glycolic acid goes to work to promote skin surface-cell renewal, while argan oil and meadowfoam seed oil simultaneously replenish skin with moisture. The result: skin that looks baby-smooth and feels baby-soft without the redness, irritation and downtime typically associated with peels. Co-developed with our board of plastic surgeons and dermatologists, this innovative leave-on treatment is suitable for use every night, even if you have sensitive skin. Finally, a peel that will appeal to everyone!

Hello Results products are:

Co-developed with our board of dermatologists & plastic surgeons
Clinically tested efficacy balanced with built-in care
For nightly or daily use from day 1
Suitable for all skin types, even sensitive

The IT cosmetics hello results is easy to use. Shake to mix the bi phase formula and dispense a couple of drops in your hands. Gently tap the serum on your face and finish with your favorite moisturizer. IT cosmetics hello results Glycolic night serum is best for those that wants to achieve glowing, hydrated skin and reduce fine lines. 

Factor Five Serum*

FactorFive Regenerative serum

factor five serum

Factor five face serum

factor five serum for face

factor five skincare

factor five face serum

I was recently introduced to FactorFive Regenerative face serum. I have been testing it out for over a month. I have been adding this serum as part of my skincare rotation. It smells so great. It absorbs into my skin and soothes my skin. The texture is a clear lightweight serum that absorbs into my skin. My first time experience is that I noticed that the texture is very lightweight. It feels like there is nothing there. It blends into my face perfectly. There is no greasy feeling to it. My moisturize seems to be more hydrating after using this and the moisturizer absorbs and feels like it last longer. I wake up to more hydrated skin. 

Information from site:
A best-selling serum that deviates from traditional anti-aging skincare to target the FIVE signs of aging: wrinkles, sun spots, skin laxity, thickness, and uneven texture. Our potent regenerative serum combines human stem cell derived growth factors with copper peptides to help restore your skin.

The FACTORFIVE glow—our serum is known for giving you a more hydrated and youthful appearance.

Formulated with humanity in mind—without parabens, mineral oil, sulfate detergents, phthalates, urea, DEA or TEA—and not tested on animals.

Sol De Janeiro: 

Coco Cabana and Brazilian Bum Bum Cream

Sol De Janeiro Coco Cabana and Brazilian bum bum cream

I adore these body creams. They are hydrating, smooth the body and create an everlasting hydration that is soothing. I tried out these small travel size and a little bit goes a long ways. I thought that I would use the whole jar in one use and not be enough for me. I use it where I need it the most and it last me a while. 

Origin Ginzing Vitamin C Eye Cream*

Origins Ginzing Vitamin C eye cream

Origins eye cream review

This eye cream is smooth and a rich texture. I love the way it gives a glow instantly to my eyes. It help my eyes appear more awake, brighter and renewed. It provides a glowing radiance to my eyes. It absorbs into my eyes leaving it feel more hydrated. 

Farmacy Beauty Deep Sweep Toner

Farmacy Beauty Deep Sweep Toner

This toner is refreshing and provides a deeper cleanse to my face. It feels refreshing and cooling. You can put it in the fridge to get an even cooling effect during the hot days. One thing is I thought this bottle was never ending and possibly have the power to refill itself because the bottle tricks you. It looks full even when it is empty. I just empty this bottle that I thought I would never empty. 

Amika Haircare products*

I am excited to announce that I was invited to be an Amika brand ambassador. Let me know any questions that you have about Amika and I would love to introduce you to the Amika brand. I want to share with you two sets that I love dearly. 

Amika blowout set
Amika blowout Buffet blow dryer set

Amika Blowout buffet set

This set is a life saver. It creates a quick and easy style for your hair. I get compliments every time I use this dryer. It helps hair styling finish easier. It gives my hair a healthy volume and dries my hair quickly. It's easy to use and I am out the door faster. 

$99 dollar, $150 value contains:
  • two-in-one Hair Blow Dryer Brush 
  • Wizard Detangling Primer 
  • Perk Up Dry Shampoo
All the products that you need to style your hair

Amika haircare set

Amika Gotta have it best seller mask set*

Perfect to hydrate, repair and shine. The best seller masks sets. The sets helps serves the need of your hair. 

  • Soulfood Nourishing Mask
  • Flash Instant Shine Mask
  • The Kure Multi-Task Repair Treatment
My hair feels more repaired and hydrated. It helps makes my ends look healthier. My hair feels smoother. I use these masks when I need the extra reparative boost. 

Hum Nutrition*

Hum Nutrition Vitamins

I invite your to take a three minute quiz to determine the best regiment to your skincare. Right now I am concentrating on healthy skin, hair nutrition and clear skin. You may have different than me. Any questions that you may have please ask a professional advice to get the best recommendations. I love the way they help my skin from within because sometimes you have to start within to help get that healthy glowing skin. Use code LYFESTILEBEAUTY to save money on your purchase. 

Sephora VIB Holiday Sale

So many great things to add to your holiday shopping list and the Sephora holiday sale helps makes it easier. Are you excited to shop? It's like a beauty wonderland. There are so many great suggestions. Information about the sale is below.

The Holiday Savings Event is coming with exclusive savings for members! Use code YAYHOLIDAY.
Rouge: 20% off starting 11/5
VIP: 15% off starting 11/9
Insiders: 10% off starting 11/11
All Members: 30% off all Sephora Collection starting 11/5
Valid 11/5 through 11/15

ULTA Buy more, Save more event

Sweet and shimmer cosmetics, bath and accessories are 5 for $5!
Valid through 11/20.

Vela Apparel*

The weather in Texas is having their cool days. These sweaters and long sleeve shirts that was kindly gifted to me by Vela apparel is perfect for staying cozy during these cool weather. They are comfortable and fit perfectly. The feel nice and very stylish. 

Rose Paulino Active Wear in Flame*

I was kindly gifted the Rose Paulino Bottoms in the Flame Collection. The pants are comfortable and feels soft. Makes it Easy to move around. 

Thanksgiving Ideas

I wanted to share some cute Ideas for the thanksgiving holiday where you can share some sweet treats with your family that will help create a fun activity and a sweet treat for the family. 

Color My Cookie*

Color My Cookie

Color my cookie

Color my cookie thanksgiving theme

Help spend some times with your love ones while activating creativity in the minds of the young ones. Something that they can create on their own and eat something sweet. I love this concept. The Palette cookie is used to color the cookies. This is a Thanksgiving theme but you can check out other themes to go with any event. 

Daisy Cakes Review 

Daisy cakes set
Daisy cakes - cake delivery service 

Daisy cakes single

Daisy Cakes was on shark tank! That is an amazing fact. I believe in their success. They have delicious sweets. Bring something different for thanksgiving. There are different kinds of collections. They have four layer cakes, cakes in a jar minikins, pies and also seasonal cakes of the month. The texture of the cakes is smooth and delicious. They have gluten free options as well. 

Daisy cakes set

And finish off the blog with a picture of my Princess!

Thank you for your support and reading my recommendations! So much more to come. Please let me know if you have more questions. I will be showing the makeup in action soon. 

* This blog contains affiliate links and I was gifted some products for reviews but all thoughts and reviews are of my own opinions and experiences. 

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