Friday, May 9, 2014

Friday Favorites - With Meet at the Barre!

It's Friday - you know that means it time for a link up with Amanda at Meet at the Barre! If you don't visit her blog regularly, you should. It is always one of my favorites! It's hard to believe that it's almost the weekend already! This week flew by, probably because I returned from vacay, got called off from work one day (yay!) and have to work the weekend. Here are my top 5 from this week!
 If you follow my instagram --->HERE, I posted this pic - the pup and I sat outside while my husband watered all the flowers (he has the green thumb, not me - his job during nursing school was at a greenhouse). And I took it with my new iphone 5!! I am so happy with it so far, it's so much faster and the battery is so much better. I hope I don't get too picture happy for you :)
I ate my chocolate frog from Harry Potter World. And it was delicious. I mean it was just plain old milk chocolate, but I think if it has the HP name on it, it just tastes better for some reason. Thank you, Universal Studios. And now onto my favorite beauty finds this week!
Pixi Glow Tonic Review
Pixi Glow Tonic - LOVE this stuff. Apparently, based on comments when I first posted about it, it can be difficult to get your hands on. My Target doesn't sell it with their Pixi line, so I ordered it online with a coupon. But this stuff has worked so great for me during the last month. My skin is clearer and softer when I use it, and my breakouts are minimal. If you can get your hands on this stuff, I recommend it!
Garnier Fructis Damage Eraser for Split Ends - Leave In
Garnier Fructis Damage Eraser Split End Bandage - This stuff it awesome for the cost. With Garnier Fructis, I tend to either love it or hate it. This stuff is definitely a love. This is a leave in product, and they also make a deep conditioner that I use as well. I can so tell the difference when I don't use this. It makes my ends softer, eases the frizz, and helps with split ends. The smell is pretty great too. And for the low cost, you really can't beat that!
Benefit Fake Up Under Eye Concealer
 Benefit Fake Up Under Eye Concealer Review
Benefit's Fake Up - I bought this Fake Up with my Birchbox points when I closed my account with them. This stuff really works great as a coverup for dark circles and as a moisturizer. It has definitely become a staple in my routine. The only down side is the cost, I think it retails around $24 which is a tad high, however the product is superb. I haven't decided if I'll repurchase when it's out or try something else (I have been wanting to try NYX's undereye concealer). But if you don't mind the cost, this product works so well!

Also linking up here girlies!
I hope you all have an awesome weekend, and I will see you on Monday! 

29 comments:

  1. Yeah for your new iPhone!!!! Girl I have a fancy camera and can't tell you how many times I use my iPhone instead! I love Benefit's products and that one has been on my radar. Thanks so much for linking up and your sweet shout girl! xoxoxo

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  2. I haven't tried anything from the Pixi line - good to know it works well! Hope you have a great weekend!

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  3. I've been trying to find that Pixi toner!! I think I just need to give in and order it! Yay to the HP chocolate!! I'm totally craving some butter beer right now! I've heard amazing things about Fake Up but I still haven't tried it. I'm such a slacker!!

    <3, Pamela
    sequinsandseabreezes.blogspot.com

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  4. Ha! Im buying a schmancy camera not because I don't love my iphone but because I literally have to delete pics to add more! I have thousands of Iphone pics. Not ashamed!

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  5. I love Benefit! I want to try that Fake Up for sure!!! xx

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  6. I need to try that pixie tonic!! I almost bought that Garnier damage eraser the other day! I got the L'oreal total repair balm instead and I've only used it once but it worked wonders!! If you ever want to try something new definitely try it! Youre making me want to go to HP so bad!!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

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  7. yay for new phone! oh my gosh, i want a HP chocolate frog!!! ooh i need to try that fake up, sounds good. i have so many concealers, I think I have the NYX one but I'm not positive. I have physicians formula something, and it was the best out of all the ones I got at the drugstore.

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  8. Thank you for posting about the split end remedy. I went to a beauty school and showed the girl of the long beautiful locks that I love because I was almost there (I almost had it like 1/2 way down my back). Next thing she asked is, "Is this too short?" Now my hair barley even touches my shoulders. I almost cried because it takes me years for my hair to grow because it's so curly. She said she cut it because my split ends were all the way up to my shoulders. Anyways, I will try using some of this stuff so my hair won't break when I'm trying to grow it out again. LOL. Sad day.

    <3 Ash

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  9. I love Pixi Glow. And the chocolate frog!!!!! HP!

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  10. The first time I read the "Fake Up" I thought it was written as "Fake Make Up" and thought it was cool that there's a fake make up haha! Anyways, thanks for sharing these things :)


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  11. Yay for new phones!! That's exciting! I've been looking for a new under eye concealer, maybe I'll have to give that one a try!

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  12. Haha isn't Amanda the best?! He blog always cracks me up! LOVE all your favs--the one of your hubs and the dog is too cute :) Did you go from a droid to an Iphone? I am debating switching when I upgrade is here, but I just can't decide ha!

    Tori
    FashionBlingGirlyThings

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  13. They have REAL chocolate frog candies?!?!!? I'm jealous!

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  14. You'll love having an iphone5! I would totally think a plain old chocolate would taste better just because it's from HP world too! Have a great weekend!

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  15. Love the family photo :) Yay for a new iphone, I LOVE mine! Thanks for the recommendation on the hair product, you know I'll be trying it! Have a great weekend!

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  16. I've never seen the Glow Tonic at my Target, but I'm going to keep a look out!

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  17. Enjoy your new phone - it's like night and day with the 4 ha. So funny you mentioned the Nyx concealer for under eyes - mine arrives tomorrow so I'll let you know how I like it. Have a great weekend, lady!

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  18. I so badly want to go to HP World!!

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  19. HP world is amazing. Jealous of the chocolate frog. And I might have to give Fake Up a try! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
    xo

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  20. My iPhone 4 is quickly running out of memory and is so slow so I know I'm going to have to make the upgrade to the 5 soon. Glad you were happy with it!
    -Alex
    www.monstermisa.blogspot.com/

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  21. I just recently got an iPhone 5c and LOVE it!! :)

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  22. Always looking for a better concealer, I've considered trying that one before - maybe I'll have to next time! Hope you have a good weekend, even though you'll be working!

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  23. Benefits stuff is great regardless! I am so in love with the brand! haha And I am so jealous about your iPhone 5! I want one so bad and I just got the 4s!!1 haha

    Love Always,
    Elizabeth
    thejourneycreatingme.blogspot.com

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  24. my chocolate frog lasted a month because i didnt want to eat it! it was so perfect and from harry potter that i didnt want it to be done!
    xoxo,
    Orly
    coffeebeansandhighheels.weebly.com

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  25. She definitely has a really great blog! thank you for sharing it with us! :)
    I always get really exited when I get electronic gadgets! I remember I spend the whole day by just knowing my phone! :D
    & haha I would definitely think that anything that has HP name on it is 10 times better than a regular thing! :D

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  26. Great post! I am going to have to try out the damage eraser!

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  27. Cute pictures!:) The one with your dog and your husband is so nice...It's very peaceful and would have been such a nice moment to capture!
    xo Olivia

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  28. I totally think that chocolate or things that come from "fun places" taste better, haha!
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