Take 20% Off Engravables at Stella & Dot

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Get Mom A Cute, Personalized Gift

Mother’s Day is coming up soon (Sunday, May 13th), and Stella & Dot has you covered. Now through May 14th, you can get 20% off engravables at stelladot.com!

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April Empties

A Ton of Empties—For Me

Happy May, everyone! In March I wasn’t sure if I would end up with enough empties to warrant writing a post about them (I did). This time around, though, I have approximately one shit ton of empties to write about!

April Empty Beauty Products

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Lipstick Comparison: Glossier Generation G vs. ColourPop Blotted Lip

Generation G // Blotted Lip Smackdown

I’ve been meaning to write this post for months but am just now getting around to it! You may recall that I bought a ColourPop Blotted Lip in my first (and so far, only) ColourPop haul. I also bought a Glossier Generation G lipstick last year, and seeing as how both lipstick lines are meant to give a blotted look, I thought I would compare the two products here.

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Friday Five

Cults, mystery monsters, and more

1. Wild Wild Country: this new Netflix documentary series is INSANE. Without going into too much detail, it’s about a cult that took over a small town in Oregon in the 1980s. I’m not a huge cult follower (pun intended), but I’d like to believe I’ve heard of most major modern-day cults. Somehow, though, I only heard about about the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his monochromatically-clad followers for the first time recently, on a My Favorite Murder episode. Once I realized this documentary existed I blew through it and…wow. What a crazy story. I highly recommend watching Wild Wild Country!

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Sephora Spring Bonus Haul!

Stocking up on favorites & trying new products

The Sephora Spring Bonus has ended and as of yesterday I’ve received everything I ordered. Because I have Sephora Rouge status I was able to take 15% off for two weekends in a row. SUCH TEMPTATION! I exercised restraint, though, and only placed one order during each bonus period. 🙂

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Play! by Sephora: April 2018

Insta Beauty Unboxing and April Sample Impressions

I sort of can’t believe my April Play! by Sephora box has already arrived. Normally it seems like I’m counting down the days until I receive my next box, but this time I feel like I just wrote my March post! As soon as my box arrived I sat down and filmed another unboxing video. Please enjoy:

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Friday Five

Sephora Spring Bonus Picks!

Because Sephora’s Spring Bonus* begins today, I decided to do something a little different with my Friday Five. Here’s a list of five recommendations for those who want to take advantage.

1. Boscia Luminizing Pink Charcoal Mask: I have the black version of this mask and not only it is SO FUN to use, it really pulls the junk outta your pores. This mask retails for $34 but is on sale for $22. With the 15% off code it’s only $18.70…almost 50% off list price!

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Friday Five

1. Peak Cherry Blossoms! The cherry blossoms hit their peak bloom here in DC late last week. I’ve had some anxiety and foot pain lately so I was dragging my feet about going to the Tidal Basin, but last Friday morning I forced myself to go. I knew I’d regret it if I didn’t go see the trees in peak bloom…and it was totally worth it! You can scroll through more pics on my original Instagram account here.

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Sephora Spring Bonus Event Coming Soon!

Beauty geeks: as a Sephora Rouge Member AND as a Sephora affiliate partner, I wanted to let you in on the amazing upcoming offers for Sephora Beauty Insider Members!

The Details:

Mark your calendar! Starting Friday, April 20, Sephora Beauty Insider Members will get discounts on online and in store purchases. Not a Beauty Insider? You can sign up online and join today to get 10% off* purchases, starting 4/20.

Don’t forget—you have to be a Beauty Insider member to qualify. Visit Sephora to learn more details—and to start shopping.

This offer will be a tempting challenge for me because there are so many goodies I want to buy but my wallet can’t handle much at the moment. What are you planning to buy during the spring bonus? Maybe some value sets?

*Discount does not apply to taxes, shipping, or other fees. Some limitations apply. See store for details. Available in the US and CA.

Friday Five

1. Cherry Blossoms: these gorgeous trees are FINALLY in bloom in DC! Winter is stubbornly holding on, so park services pushed the peak bloom date back repeatedly. I haven’t visited the Tidal Basin yet this year, but I did spot this beauty down the street from our apartment!

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