Splurge vs. Steal

We all love a good deal right. And lets face it we are all of a budget.

Here is a list of my favorite Splurge vs. Steal products:


Morphie 9C Jewel Crew Eyeshadow Pallet – $12: I love this pallet and I think it is perfect for Fall Winter. You will get 9 good sized pans with great color payoff. This is my favorite current pallet.

Naked Heat Pallet – $54: I don’t think you can ever go wrong with a Naked Pallet. I love them all and you get great color payoff. You get 12 colors in this pallet which is great if you use them all. I find I only use about half of the colors. So its not really that great of deal for me to have all those colors. I would rather purchase 2 Morphie pallets for $24 which would give you 18 color choices. Then if I don’t use 1 or 2 of the colors I don’t feel so bad because the price so is much better.


Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in the color Allison – $20: Oh my gosh I love this color. This is becoming one of my favorite pinkish brown fall colors. This is such a good color and I don’t this you can ever go wrong with an Anastasia Liquid Lip. If your not use to wearing Matte Liquid Lips then make sure you have moisturized lips. If your like me and love anything that will stay on all day and you don’t have to mess with then this is a great option, but you will have to do more maintenance to your lips to ensure they stay moisturized.

L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Liquid Lipstick in color Candy Man – $9.99: This is another beautiful color. I would not call is a dupe because they are different colors entirely. This one is a lot lighter. But it is equally as beautiful. I reach for this color over and over again. I love to change up the shade a bit with different lip liners. This is a great choice for the money and you will get the same long wear as you get with the Anastasia for half the price.


Benefit Roller Lash in the color Black – $25: This is a great mascara I can’t say anything bad about it. I used is for probably just over a year and loved it. It lengthens and separates. I love what it did to my lashes.

Maybelline Volum’ Express The Colossal in the color Black – $6.99: This is one of my current go to mascaras. I like this one better than Roller Lash and reach for this well as well as L’Oreal Voluminous Million Lash – $8.99 which is my other current favorite. And for the price you can’t go wrong on these 2.

I hope you feel beautiful today.

XOXO, Jill


October Beauty Favorites

Micellar Cleaning Water:  I love using micellar water, I just started using in October and I am hooked. I wear fairly heavy duty mascara, I don’t wear waterproof but it can be challenging to get off. This stuff is wonderful at removing all my stubborn eye make up and long lasting lipstick. I do a two step cleansing, so I just use this as the first step to remove make up.  I follow it up with my Clinque cleaner which I love.

Maybelline Lip Liner in the color Divine Wine: I purchased mine at Target. It is the perfect color for a beautiful fall lip. I pair mine with Maybelline Super Stay Matte Liquid Lip in the color Seductress. It is currently my favorite lip combo.

Naked Blush and Couture Pallet: This is the perfect pallet for fall. I love the blush, highlighter, and bronzer. I only use this bronzer for contouring, I have another bronzer I use for warming up specific areas on my face.

Hempz Limited Lotion: Oh my goodness this stuff smells amazing and is so moisturizing. The one linked here is in the Cinnamon Sugar & Vanilla Butter Cream scent. Be still my heart this is one of my new loves!

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion: If you are looking for a really moisturizing daily lotion with no scent for the fall and winter season this one is great. My skin is super dry, to the point it will feel tight and get almost itchy this time of year. And this is by far the best lotion I have found. I put it on every night before bedtime and wake up to soft moisturized skin. It is wonderful.

Mint and Argon Lip Balm: The one is from Grove Collabrative, which I love so many things from Grove. I use so many of their cleaning products in my home. They small so good. This lip balm is so moisturizing and good for your lips this time of year. I have them all over, my bathroom, my car, my bedside table, and my bag. I can’t live without it. Or at least I don’t want to.

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