Betty's Beauty
New Products

So I picked up a few new things at the drugstore this week. I went in for diet Pepsi and mascara and came out with a lot more….such is life.

Essence: Get Big Lashes - Waterproof Volume Mascara in Black
$3.99

I haven’t tried Essence mascara before but I’ve seen some good reviews by other beauty bloggers. I was looking for more of a budget mascara with a waterproof formula so I figured I’d give this a whirl. I usually use two different mascaras; first a non-waterproof formula and then top it off with a waterproof formula. I find it works best for me and I don’t get raccoon eyes. I’m using a Lancome Hypnose as my regular mascara and I find it does a really good job of lengthening, so a bit of volume in the waterproof one and I’ll be good to go. I’m just using up the last little bit of my waterproof Covergirl Lash Blast (in the orange tube) and I do like it, but I’m always up for trying something new.
I may post my thoughts on it once I start using it.

Essence - Coverstick in 01 Matt Sand
$2.49 (I think…)

I haven’t tried this one before either. I’m committed to my Hard Candy Glamoflauge concealer for blemishes and spots, etc. I wanted to try this to see if it would be any good for my under eye area. I’ve been finding that the Glamoflauge is too thick and cakey. I’ve used this two, maybe three, times and I’m not that impressed. I will admit I am very, very picky and difficult to please when it comes to concealers. This one still goes cakey and doesn’t blend well. I may try and use it more for contouring. I won’t let it go to waste, even if it as only $2.49. What can I say? I’m frugal (and currently unemployed..)

Essence - Gel Waterproof Eyeliner in 06 Cocoa Bean
($3.99)

My go-to brown eye liner pencil is Essence, but it’s the “24 hour Stays No Matter What” line which I think has been discontinued. Luckily I stocked up in a few extras before it disappeared from stores, but I’m on the last one and it’s getting low. This “Gel” one is new, and I’m not sure if it’s one of the limited editions that they often release.
The one thing that I’m not a HUGE fan of is that it’s a twist up “self-sharpening” pencil. I much prefer the ones I sharpen myself because I can get a better point on it. But I can deal with it.
According to the packaging, this one is “waterproof, smudge proof, & long-lasting”. That’s a pretty bold claim. We shall see. I haven’t tried this one yet. I swatched it and enjoyed he creamy texture and dark brown color. I plan on trying this out this weekend. For some reason I can’t bring myself to try new eyeliners on long days. I need to give it a small test run before I give it the full day test. I realize this may be weird….but it’s how I roll. I’ve had a few long days of volunteering so I haven’t had a chance yet to give it a try.

Physician’s Formula - Super BB Cream in Light/Medium
($15.99)

This is a repurchase. I’ve tried numerous BB Creams and this is the only one that works well enough that I feel comfortable enough wearing it all day - to work, or wherever. I’m not sure it provides the full 10 benefits it claims to offer, but I love it. It’s a bit dark, even for Light/Medium, which I think is the lightest shade. I’m pretty fair but I know there are lots of ladies and gentlemen with even fairer skin. I always mix this with a little dab of Lush’s “Feeling Younger”. This makes it a perfect shade and brightens up my often dull skin. The coverage is great and the texture of the BB cream is awesome. This was on sale but every now and then I’ve seen it go on for much cheaper….for less than $10.. and if I can I buy one or two for backups.

**All of these products were purchased with my own money and the opinions are solely mine. What works for me might not work for you & vice versa**

Xoxo

bhcosmetics:

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tastefullyoffensive:

[invisiblebread]
memeguy-com:

Kick them while theyre down

memeguy-com:

Kick them while theyre down

tastefullyoffensive:

[knightgale]
eatmyselffit:

Real talk. We’re surrounded very day by pictures and status’ and tweets from people telling us how good life is for them. It can leave us feeling as though we’re missing out or not living as good a life as our friends. Never. Ever. Compare yourself. They will have problems too, even if they don’t post it all over Facebook. Successful people have had to put up with a lot of shit to get where they are, and you’re gonna be no different. This goes for fitness too - anyone who has worked for a good body will tell you how hard it’s been. You’re living through your ‘behind the scenes’ every day, you see the amount of work you have to put in to your own success story. You don’t see what everyone else has had to do to get where they are. You only see their best bits. Never base your success by comparing it to others.  

eatmyselffit:

Real talk. We’re surrounded very day by pictures and status’ and tweets from people telling us how good life is for them. It can leave us feeling as though we’re missing out or not living as good a life as our friends. Never. Ever. Compare yourself. They will have problems too, even if they don’t post it all over Facebook. Successful people have had to put up with a lot of shit to get where they are, and you’re gonna be no different. This goes for fitness too - anyone who has worked for a good body will tell you how hard it’s been. You’re living through your ‘behind the scenes’ every day, you see the amount of work you have to put in to your own success story. You don’t see what everyone else has had to do to get where they are. You only see their best bits. Never base your success by comparing it to others.  

nonstupidname14:

its-awesome-turtle-time:

nonstupidname14:

castleforeverx:

YES.YES.YES. People need to realise this 

This belongs more on Facebook than it does on tumblr.

i think you’re missing out on some of tumblr then… but it should be on facebook too, it should be on every social media site!

What I mean is that people on tumblr seem better at sympathy and know how to treat others but there’s a lot of homophobic people and swagfags who blame rape victims for what happened to them on Facebook.