This Weeks Addiction: Let’s talk Beauty

Now I would go a long way to say that I’m far from a beauty blogger and only recently have I become more comfortable with trying new products beyond a little bit of foundation and eye shadow. Let’s keep it real ladies, I might own my own company, but most days, when I’m not in meetings there’s not really a reason to get too dolled up. But I do love to throw on a little bit of make up, do my hair and put on something nice. There’s nothing like looking good and flirttexting your husband all day to help you both have a better day. Am I right?!


Recently I was in Sephora picking up some foundation because I had run out and the lady who helped me started recommending other products to me. At first, I was nervous, more products = more time, but after hearing the benefits of what they can do I was sold! And let me tell you, I’m addicted to all three of these products. Two of the 3 are primers, meaning you put them on before you put on your make up and they moisturize, help prevent aging and help keep your make up on and looking good all day. If you’re like me and only apply once daily, these products are an added bonus to helping you look your best all day long. The BB Cream goes in place of, or you can use under your foundation. It has a moisturizer + and SPF, which is great for me because we live in a place where the sun shines almost all year round.

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If you’re looking for some great, new products be sure to check these three out:

  • Estee Lauder DayWear BB Cream: It’s an anti-oxidant and has 35SPF and it great for all skin types. Estee Lauder has so many amazing products so I knew I could trust this recommendation. When I know I’m headed to an event or will be doing more than sitting behind my computer all day, I’ll throw this on and then blend my foundation on top. They pair fabulously! Be sure to have them color match you!
  • Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion: Anti-aging and long lasting – the best of both worlds! I find that my eyeshadow goes on great when I use this product and it doesn’t get greasy or clumpy in the crease of my eye. Huge fan of Urban Decay!!
  • tarte flawless: 12 hour brightening primer that goes on as a base before your foundation. Again, I don’t wear it everyday, just when I know that I have a lot going on and maybe an event in the evening and really want my face to look flawless all day long! It’s light weight and waterproof! Perfection, right?

Do you have any products you swear by that you use as bases or primers? 

xo, Alissa

PS I purchased all these products at Sephora, one stop shop baby!