Best Of 2015 (2/20): Hourglass Cosmetics Ambient Lighting Edit Palette with NARS Kabuki Ita Brush, Chanel Pinceau Blush Brush 4, Sonia Kashuk 123 Brush, MAC 109 Brush, Real Techniques Setting Brush


Hi everyone! I took a look into my Sephora account to check what date I purchased the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Palette because I have been using it every time I wearmakeup. Since September 10th (about two months), this palette has been an absolute pleasure to use. In the picture below I have numbered the pans according to the amount of use I have dipping my brushes into: the number one being the most used product and six being the very least. I have hit pan on Diffused Light and have purchased the full size during the VIB sale. Yes, I love it!

Correction: number 6 is Luminous Flush not Champagne Rose

  1. Diffused Light: A soft, warm, pale yellow powder that conceals redness and gives skin clarity
  2. Dim Light: A neutral peach beige powder that blurs imperfections and highlights the complexion
  3. Luminous Bronze Light: A medium tan shade fused with…

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Birthday Freebies // Get ALL the stuff!

Ordinary Adventures

Hey everyone!

Birthdays always come with free stuff. And I’m not even talking about presents. So many places offer discounts, coupons, and just straight up free gifts on birthdays!
I have seen a few lovely bloggers sharing these tips, and I’m so glad they did! With my own birthday just hours away now, I cannot wait to spend tomorrow getting free food, deserts, drinks, and discounts!

Here’s 20 amazing birthday perks for my 20th birthday.

1. P.F. Chang’s // Sign up for their email updates and get a free dessert or appetizer.
2. Red Robin // Join their eClub and get a free burger on your birthday.
3. Firehouse Subs // Show up with a valid I.D. on your birthday and receive a free medium sub.
4. Moe’s Southwest Grill // Join their eClub and receive a free burrito.
5. Qdoba Mexican Grill // Sign up for their rewards program and receive a free. chips & salsa or a free regular…

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The Perfect Accessory


I just wanted to take a minute to talk about these rad bracelets!


How cute are these? They’re made of natural fiber cork, have a stainless steel magnetic clasp and the best part is there is a motivating message on the inside that can be changed to your own personal quote. Find all the different designs here. AND if you going to purchase one, use my coupon code c4rlynn for FREE shipping!

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