Easy Makeup Looks for Resort Style Vacations: Orange Lips

When I am spending the whole day in relaxation mode, the last thing I want to do is bother with a full face of makeup. For nine days, I lived a wonderful life of luxury at the Iberostar Grand Paraiso in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. After playing in the sun all day I wanted to keep my skin feeling fresh and healthy for a night of dinner and entertainment. I’ll be sharing some easy makeup looks that I loved wearing, as well as some great product recommendations that may make packing for your next beach vacation a little breezier! The first look is going to be hot and spicy: orange lips.

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No-Foundation Glowing Skin Routine

Now that it’s summer and things are starting to heat up, I haven’t been comfortable in heavy makeup. It’s nice to give the skin a breath of fresh air every once in a while. On days where I want to let my skin chill but still look presentable, I use these products for an effortless glow.
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Kat Von D Lolita Lipstick Dupe Alert

Kat Von D Lolita is iconic. How can one rosey terracotta be so universally flattering? And versatile? I’ve worn my Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Lolita out at night, during the day, and to several special occasions. It’s just that good. The only downside? It’s a little pricey, at $20USD. If you’re looking for a budget alternative to the shade, keep reading.

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Trying on NEW Colourpop Lux Lipstick Shades

Colourpop always manages to put out AMAZING new products and collections at affordable prices. The Lux Lipsticks have received high reviews from bloggers and gurus alike, plus they come in super cute rose-gold packaging that lives up to the formula’s name. Recently, Colourpop ran a promotion for Buy 2, Get 1 Free Lux Lipsticks. Let’s just say I took advantage of the opportunity and picked up 6; some are new shades from the Matte Lux formula range and some are from the original Cream formula line.

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A Pink Glow Using Colourpop’s Super Shock Cheek Highlighter in “Over the Moon”

Colorful highlights are so pretty in photographs. Not that they’re unappealing or lacking in real life, but they tend to be less wearable than our neutral tones. I’ve been loving the glittery pink glow given by Colourpop Cosmetics’ Super Shock Cheek in Over the Moon, so I decided to create a wearable look using this disco-worthy highlighter.

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Spring/Summer Beauty Wishlist + Inspiration

Okay, I’ve been seriously envying so many amazing new makeup + skincare products. Of course, this comes after deciding that I probably needed to cut back on spending. Instead of going out and buying everything, I’ll just share a list of all my beauty crushes for the new season with you guys.

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