Beauty Product Reviews Video

Natural Beauty: Valentine’s Day Makeup Look w/ Walgreens

February 10, 2014

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Hey, peeps!

As I alluded to last week, I recently ventured down the Walgreens beauty aisle to pick up a few items for creating my Valentine’s Day look.  Check out my latest video for a few makeup tips and a step-by-step breakdown of how I get all glammed up for night out on the town.

And for those of you who don’t have time for the video, here’s a quick rundown of the Walgreens products I used.


First up was Garnier’s 5 Sec Blur skin primer.  I’d only used primer occasionally before, but I’m now a HUGE believer.  It glides on easily and instantly made my naturally oily skin feel smooth and soft.  You can use it with or without makeup for a more even skin tone.  Now, this stuff won’t perform miracles, but I did see a noticeable improvement in my pores and skin texture when I applied it.


This might be my new favorite mascara.  I mentioned in the video that Rimmel Scandaleyes is one-third the cost of my regular costs, but upon further investigation it’s more like one-fifth of the price (even better!).  In any case, I love the mod vibe this mascara gave me.  It lengthens and separates like a champ with NO CLUMPING!


When it comes to naturally rosy cheeks, maybe I was born with it, or maybe it’s Maybelline’s Master Hi-Light blush.  I’ll let you guys decide.  The color looks a lot lighter in the photos, but the #30 Coral I purchased is actually a much darker pink shade in person.  It has a subtle pearlescent sheen that I love and makes your skin glow when you put it on.


The beauty aisles at Walgreens are stocked with just about everything a gal could want. It took every ounce of willpower not to fill my basket with even more goodies!


Here’s my final look after applying some red lipstick!

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