[Beauty] Ulta – Holiday Haul | 11.4.18 – 11.10.18

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If you haven’t been keeping up with me on YouTube or ANY of my Instagram accounts, you have probably been wondering where the heck I’ve been! Well, I have been busy. In all the craziness of year-end (for those of you who deal with it), I wanted to make your shopping a little easier. I have been working on a few different gift guides – you can check out Sephora’s gift guide (part 1) here. Be sure to follow my blog for more gifting ideas and START MAKING YOUR LISTS! Today, I’m sharing some of my picks from Ulta!

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Christmas 2017 – Beauty Gift Guide – Eyes (Ulta)

Christmas 2017 - Eyes (Ulta)

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Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty | My Picks

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As many of you may know Ulta is having their 21 Days of Beauty sale. If you are new to Ulta and haven’t taken part in this before, let me tell you this may blow your mind. For 21 days Ulta has amazing deals on select products. You will find about 1-2 deals in store and usually an online exclusive. I have even seen some Platinum deals that are only available for Platinum members. Today, i’m going to share what I think would be the best deals to take advantage of during the 21 days. Continue reading “Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty | My Picks”

Easy Holiday Shopping

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If you follow me on Instagram (@ciaociao808)  you already know some of my secrets when it comes to getting the most bang for your buck. Now that most of us are already planning out our holiday shopping I wanted to share three ways I get the most bang for my buck.

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[MOTD] League of Legends Inspired | Miss Fortune

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I wanted to do a new series on my blog based around a very popular e-sports game called League of Legends. If you haven’t heard of it before, you can read up on it here. I don’t really play, but I watch my boyfriend play and I also sometimes watch NALCS. One of my favorite champs that I always like playing and felt comfortable playing is Miss Fortune. I feel like she’s on of my alter egos in a compute game form.  Continue reading “[MOTD] League of Legends Inspired | Miss Fortune”

[FIRST IMPRESSION] Essence – Sheer & Shine Lipstick | Candy Love

Since I brought up Essence Cosmetics, I obviously had to post about them right? This particular lip product kind of seems like an oxymoron to me. When I think about a lipstick I think of opaque colors with a comfortable formula. So what is this?Candy Love - 1

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[UNDERRATED BRANDS] Essence Cosmetics

So I wanted to start a little series talking about some underrated makeup brands that are out there. The first brand is Essence Cosmetics. From what I know, this brand is only available in Ulta and if you want to talk about affordable, these things are affordable. At the Ulta I shop at, they only have a small end-cap dedicated to this brand and it’s easy to overlook because it looks like “play” makeup. The signage is colorful and fun looking and even some of the products remind me of things from the LipSmacker line (not that there’s anything wrong with that).  Continue reading “[UNDERRATED BRANDS] Essence Cosmetics”