A Bronzer, A Brightener, and a Long-Wear Lip Creme
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I grabbed some new products at Sephora (everything but the lip creme) and thought I’d do a quick before + after post and give you my first impressions!
I did apply a bit of blush as well (Tarte’s Glisten) but other than that I added the Hoola bronzer, the brightener by YSL that I LOVE, and the lip creme by Jouer. My skin looks so much warmer doesn’t it? That’s the bronzer for you! It’s probably the warmest tone that I have, and I’m sure I’ll be wearing it a bit more these days. It’s becoming a product that I don’t feel finished without, if that makes any sense.
I did a little snapchat review (find me at K8_smallthings) about the Jouer long-wear lip creme in shade Dulce De Leche and I’ve decided that I like it. Long-wear products tend to be drying and I did find this to be a little drying but it did NOT flake or peel. It stretched with my lips, so I also didn’t have those strange lines that can sometimes occur with long-wear lip products!
The brightening product is the YSL Touche Elcat Radiant Touch in shade 1. This is the lightest shade and I felt like it woke my whole face up! It’s not shimmery at all, and blends in like a dream. I like to wear it on the tops of my cheeks and near the inner corners of my eyes!
These have been a few fun additions to my makeup collection! I have to say that I browsed other shades of the Jouer lip creme but none stood out to me. Do you have any? What colors do you love?
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I love my brightener–MagicLumi, I think? Drugstore brand, but it’s so much more effective than Hi – Light bt Benefit. That makes me look like a disco ball. MagicLumi just wakes everything around my eyes up.
Speaking of Benefit, they had a blush/bronzer back in the day called “10.” It was awesome. The gals at the counter now have never heard of it. I should have started hoarding it years ago!
Have you tried the Stila stay all day liquid lipstick? I just bought it a few days ago and am obsessed! It claims to last 6 hrs but I think we all know better than that! But it seriously lasted several hours and after I ate lunch still had a bit of color left. NYX matte bronzer is also a favorite of mine.
I love this one! So many pretty colors!
Good to know that Jouer didn’t dry your lips, ’cause I’m planning to get the same color as yours! I like the color so much and I think it would be perfect for natural everyday look.
I’ve recently purchased the Charlotte Tillbury “Instant Look in a Pallet” and love love love it! Would love to see you dos review of this product! Love the blog!!
Im always hesitant to use brightner or bronzer because I’m not sure where exactly to put them on my face to give it the most impact. Is it the same place for everyone or does it depend on your features? I’m definitely interested but hesitant.
If my “after” picture could be as beautiful as your “before” picture, I’d be happy! Will you come do my make up pleaseeeeee? I realize a make up class would be difficult to pull off. With everyone’s different shades and skin tones, but I for one would love to go to one! Or just a 1:1 session would be cool too 😉 Keep up the good work, love the look!
I love eye brighteners / highlighting concealers! Some other good options include Maybelline Dream Lumi and Bare Minerals Stroke of Light.
What foundation are you wearing??? Your skin looks flawless!!
Please tell us where your shirt is from!
Speaking of favorite products, the Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment from your last Periscope is 20% at Nordstrom right now! Plus free shipping! I’m not sure how long the sale lasts, but just in case anyone is interested….:-)
You look stunning! Great products, Hoola unfortunately is a little too light for my preference x
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Your makeup looks gorgeous! I love how natural your makeup looks!
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Any tips for where to apply bronzer and with what blush so I don’t look like an overly-contoured, I mean “kontoured”, Kardashian, or a GTL Jersey Shore cast member?
Jouer is NOT sold at Sephora. I’ve found it at Nordstrom, on the Jouer website and Birchbox.
I realize that. I should have clarified that in the post. I bought it at birch box.com which you can see thru the link
I just recently purchased Hoola, too and LOVE it! I also purchased a Jouer lip creme in Fruit de la Passion. It was NOT. GOOD. SOOOO bright/deep pink. I don’t know if it’s just because I’m weird about color or if it was my skin tone but it doesn’t work for me. I just wish I hadn’t ordered it off of Amazon so I could have tried the colors first. Oh well! I like the Dulce de Leche on you though and might have to give it a try! Your lip color recos always seem to work for me. I’ve purchased both MAC Lovelorn and Syrup because of you and love them both! 🙂
How do you apply bronzer so it looks natural and not like a dirt smudge on your face??
Love the Jouer in Praline!
I recently got the Benefit Cheek palate that includes Hoola and 4 others colors and I am in love! The only thing I don’t like is that it’s a little big for traveling! I like the way the YSL brightens your face up since Hoola is matte.
I love Hoola! And the lipstick is soooo pretty!
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Sephora doesn’t carry Jouer.
I see that you mentioned you picked up the Jouer lipstick at Sephora. I adore the color, but when I went to search for it on Sephora’s website, I saw that they don’t carry that brand. May you please share where you did purchase it from? Thanks!
Sephora doesn’t carry Jouer products so I’m not sure why she’d say that she got it from there. You can find it on the actual Jouer website, Nordstrom, and Birchbox. 🙂
Thanks! I had a feeling it was a Nordstrom link (Aren’t they usually anymore?!) but didn’t get around to searching for it. I appreciate the reply, Jess!
I should have clarified–I bought the Jouer lip cream on birch box.com (you can see that if you click the link!) not sephora!
Just got this bronzer in my Birch Box. I am super excited to try it!
What nail polish color are your wearing? It is lovely!
That bronzer looks AMAZING on you! It’s def a favorite in my collection.
I love the Jouer lip cremes, I have found them to be the least drying I have tried or not drying at all for me. Also love hoola bronzer.
Great post xx
I ordered the jouer lipstick thru birch box and I love it!! It’s the perfect pink and my lips feel so soft and smooth. I was so glad you recommended a long wear lipstick ! Thank you !
Can you tell me about your eyebrow pencil/color? I tend to find that most colors look orangy on my eyebrows but yours look like the exact color I’m looking for! Thanks!
I really like the MAC long wearing lip color and the Stila long wearing lip! Do you ever wear a balm over the jouer for some shine? If so, do you have a recommendation for a good one! Thanks!
beautiful combination, Bronzer, A Brightener, and a Long-Wear Lip Creme