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My Top 10 Winter Beauty Products

My Top 10 Winter Beauty Products

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Welp. It’s that time of year. Boston has become snow town. yesterday was declared as an official snow day for everyone. The cold air definitely does something to my skin. Before making the decision to stay home I was taught to fill in my eyebrows. I know I know. It may seem like a simple thing but I’ve never looked back. When I can actually afford it I will definitely infest in microblading. It looks amazing. Until then I can only dream. I have rounded up my top beauty products for this winter season.


Winter Beauty Products:

Becca’s Backlight Priming Filter is amazing. I first got this in my Play from Sephora box last Summer and fell in love. It starts as a base but also can work like a light shimmer for women with a lighter to fair skin complexion. It normally cost $38 but it last me the whole Summer and Fall. You can get it off amazon if you purchase HERE and there’s a huge discount and you can even use your prime shipping.

 Valentia Pure Glow Moisturizer is on of my favorite moisturizer. I originally received a free sample and then was hooked. Ever since then I always purchase my moisturizer from this company. They normally only sell on Amazon so make sure you get yours HERE

Right around my birthday back in September Sephora relaunched their new line Bright Future Gel Serum and I was amazed. So I decided to go ahead and purchase one of their concealers. I love makeup but I hate spending money on it. I can tell you where to purchase the best deals anywhere or the latest trends but I had no clue about color correcting. Come to find out all the enhanced cosmetics that launched had color correcting in them say what….. So the new collection and the new concealer I just purchased will help lessen my dark mom circles and bags. Let me just say it works amazing and I haven’t really used anything else. They color match you so if you purchase anything else off their website you won’t have to worry about it looking awful with another product.

Urban Decan Perversion has been a fave of mine of the last year. Normally I would say Benefit They’re Real would take the winner but Perversion has definitely been a hit with all I need especially when they both cost the same.

Another primer I will say I am recommending would be Hourglass Cosmetics Veil Primer. It does keep my makeup on for the long haul. It even keeps my face looking nice and shiny too lol. You know we always need that.

Like I said about my brows before I do need to graduate to some higher level beings. Until then or at least until I run out I have been using the ELF eyebrow kit.

For an on the budget highlighter I highly recommend Maybellines Strobing Stick. At some point they will be coming out with a liquid form but in my opinion I like to smooth mine on especially when I’m in a rush. The best part another Amazon find its less than what you will find in the drugstores under $10.

Ponds Cold Cream Cleanser: You can use as a makeup remover like its stated on the bottle but I don’t normally recommend. It still leaves residue from mascara and eyeliner when I try to so I don’t even bother. However I highly do recommend for a cleanser. This stuff leaves my skin so soft and its amazing.

Wet N Wild: has these amazing liquid lipsticks from their Liquid Catsuit Matte Lipstick collection. When they first launched they where only $2.99 but now they are $4.99. That is still a steal. You can only purchase directly on their website or from Walgreens. Walgreens normally sells out quickly. I love wearing their red color. Theres now 13 colors available. To start there were only 4 colors so they had a great first start.



  1. February 10, 2017 / 1:00 PM

    I am actually heading to Ulta later today, and could use a new primer. I will check out both Becca and Hourglass and compare. Thanks for narrowing down my search for me!

    • Jalisa
      February 10, 2017 / 1:14 PM

      Definitely ??

    • Jalisa
      February 10, 2017 / 8:06 PM

      Of course. I honestly love both.

  2. February 10, 2017 / 2:42 PM

    I always love it when there is a drug store option listed in a list like this. I think it shows a certain daring and charm to recognize that good things can come in all kinds of places.

    • Jalisa
      February 10, 2017 / 8:06 PM

      Aww thanks. Thank you for reading.

  3. theclutterboxblog
    February 10, 2017 / 6:07 PM

    I also love makeup but hate spending money on it! Finding a good moisturizer can be so hard in the winter but so worth it when it works. Boo snow, yea for snow days!

    • Jalisa
      February 10, 2017 / 8:05 PM

      lol. I know what you mean. I’ll walk into into a store and think ehh do I want to spend that amount lol.

  4. February 10, 2017 / 6:16 PM

    I love the Becca and Hourglass line. Hourglass ambient light is probably my favorite product of all time

    • Jalisa
      February 10, 2017 / 8:00 PM

      I honestly just started using Hourglass and have fallen in love lol

  5. February 10, 2017 / 8:29 PM

    Love Valentia! Haven’t tried their moisturizer yet, but their exfoliator and clay mask are amazing! I just use their clay mask today actually. Lasts for ages too!

    • Jalisa
      February 10, 2017 / 8:37 PM

      Ooohh I’ll have to try their mask lol.

  6. February 10, 2017 / 9:46 PM

    Love that you included drug store options, because I’m not a big spender when it comes to makeup.

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 8:56 AM

      If I can find a high quality product at a drug store price why not.

  7. desperatemamas
    February 10, 2017 / 10:42 PM

    I feel pampered just by reading your post… And the best part my wallet feels pampered too!

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 8:52 AM

      Hahaha on a day like today why not.

  8. Debra
    February 10, 2017 / 11:33 PM

    I’ve never been to Ulta and actually have one close to me so I may have to go in and check this out!

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 8:55 AM

      I’m the same hahaha. I’ve always ordered online from them but never physically been there.

  9. February 11, 2017 / 5:29 AM

    Omg I absolutely love the Wet n Wild liquid lipsticks! Some of the other products you’ve mentioned aren’t part of my makeup collection but I definitely wanna check them out now 🙂

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 8:54 AM

      Well I’m glad I’ve mentioned some that are different. I love trying new things.

  10. February 11, 2017 / 8:20 AM

    I love the ELF eyebrow kit too! Don’t worry, if your brows look great there’s no reason to upgrade.

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 8:53 AM

      True there’s too many products out there to try and too little time.

  11. Claire Talks Beauty
    February 11, 2017 / 11:19 AM

    I also love maybelline strobe sticks. The quality is amazing amd the price is right.

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 10:54 PM

      Oh yes. I love them and they have the best quality.

  12. February 11, 2017 / 3:25 PM

    I don’t use makeup as often as I should and I love you have listed affordable brands and especially for my blond eyebrows. Not many women talk about the makeup-cleanup thanks.

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 10:54 PM

      I’m glad I was able help. Thank you for reading.

  13. Tereza
    February 11, 2017 / 4:32 PM

    That Ponds cold cream is brilliant especially for winter months! I used to use it soooo much until I discovered cleansing balms from Korean beauty brands xx

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 10:53 PM

      Ooohhhh what a great find.

  14. February 11, 2017 / 7:55 PM

    These are great picks! I’ve always loved Hourglass mineral veil and have always recommended it to people I know.

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

    • Jalisa
      February 13, 2017 / 11:54 AM

      Its definitely a great buy.

  15. February 11, 2017 / 8:10 PM

    Urban Decay has been a favorite of mine for a while now. I really love the color palettes and how well it holds up. It’s one of my daughter’s favorites too.

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 10:52 PM

      I haven’t tried their color palettes yet. Their next on my list lol.

  16. February 11, 2017 / 9:24 PM

    I will have to try out Urban Decay’s Perversion. I’m a huge fan of the Benefit product so if you say this one is better it must be really good! Thanks for the tip!

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 10:52 PM

      Let me know what you think. Both are great but I’m really liking Urban Decays more.

  17. February 11, 2017 / 10:49 PM

    It’s hard to fit the cost of make up into a tight budget, but when I find a brand that I like I stick with it!

    • Jalisa
      February 11, 2017 / 10:51 PM

      Yea definitely. I felt the same way when I purchased the becca priming filter lol

  18. February 12, 2017 / 10:32 AM

    I am so intrigued by that priming filter product! Mama is always looking to glow more and I’m kind of a primer addict!

    • Jalisa
      February 12, 2017 / 11:06 AM

      Hahaha me too. When I got it in my Sephora box. I couldn’t believe I didn’t hear about it sooner. I’m not one to spend so much on a primer but I definitely did on this one lol.

  19. February 12, 2017 / 4:33 PM

    I need a new primer but I hate spending money on cosmetics. Primer is the one thing I’ll invest in because it helps keep what little makeup I do wear in place.

    • Jalisa
      February 13, 2017 / 11:54 AM

      Haha I totally understand. I started using the drugstore kind but they didn’t work as good. That and mascara are one of the things is something I will splurge on.

  20. thefashionableaccountant
    February 12, 2017 / 8:10 PM

    These all sound like great products. I have wanted to try the Ponds cream, but I am looking for something good to remove makeup.

  21. February 12, 2017 / 9:49 PM

    I’ll have to try Ponds again. I tried it years ago but maybe my skin is in a better place for it now.

    • Jalisa
      February 13, 2017 / 11:14 AM

      I’ve tried the clean and clear cold cream cleanser and it didn’t work for me but the Ponds works wonders for me. It’s worth a try.

  22. February 13, 2017 / 12:23 AM

    Thank yoi so much for this shopping list. You have made it so much easier. I can’t wait to try out the Wet and Wild lippies and skincare serim.

    • Jalisa
      February 13, 2017 / 11:50 AM

      No problem. That’s what I’m here for lol. The Wet N Wild lippies were something I just walked in on.

  23. February 14, 2017 / 7:14 PM

    I’m not big on makeup but I could use some moisturizer so I’ll have to check that out

    • Jalisa
      February 15, 2017 / 11:37 AM

      Its a great moisturizer

  24. February 15, 2017 / 2:49 AM

    These are some great winter beauty products. I love Wet and Wild lippies they are underrated sometimes/

    • Jalisa
      February 15, 2017 / 11:36 AM


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