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October 8, 2018

Lilah B Review and Makeup Tutorial | Cruelty Free, Vegan Beauty

Lilah B Review and Makeup Tutorial | Cruelty Free, Vegan Makeup

*Affiliate links and PR samples used. Full disclaimer details here. Scroll through beauty Instagram accounts for long enough, and you’re bound to find these beautiful white pebbles of makeup from lilah b. I started hearing about their bronzer, powder foundation and lip/cheek duos from my fellow blogging friends and finally got my hands on the cruelty free, vegan makeup brand sold at Sephora and Nordstrom. After playing…

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October 3, 2018

Pregnancy Files: What’s In My Hospital Bag For Labor and Delivery (and baby’s!)

What's In My Hospital Bag For Labor and Delivery 2018 | What's In Baby's Hospital Bag For Labor and Delivery | Brighter Darling Blog

Guys. It’s crunch time. Like we’re days (if not maybe even hours) away from #BrighterDarlingBaby coming out. Despite what you may see on my Instagram or YouTube, I am feeling pretty miserable. I know I need to get myself to film my third trimester update, like, tomorrow, but in the meantime I wanted to make sure you got a chance to check out what’s in…

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October 1, 2018

Makeup Revolution The Emily Edit The Wants Tutorial and Review

*Affiliate links used. Full disclaimer details here. For those that aren’t makeup addicts, you probably don’t know about Makeup Revolution. Makeup Revolution is a UK-based, affordable makeup brand that has been available in the US for a while now… mainly retailed at Ulta on the drugstore side. The brand just launched a collaboration with two face and eye palettes by YouTube sweetheart, EmilyNoel83 (or Beauty Broadcast……

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September 29, 2018

Makeup Swap Unboxing and Get Ready With Me Collab

Makeup Swap Collab Unboxing and Get Ready With Me | Brighter Darling Blog

There’s a few lovely ladies on YouTube and Instagram that I have loved following and taking beauty tips from. Recently, we decided to send each other a little goodie box of makeup products for the other to try out and put together an (almost) full face. It was super fun and I got to try a whole box of NEW brands and items – mostly…

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September 27, 2018

First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Bendy Avocado Concealer Review + Swatches

First Aid Beauty Hello Fab Bendy Avocado Concealer Review | Brighter Darling Blog

*Affiliate links and PR samples used. Full disclaimer details here. This is a blog post for all of my beauties out there who love natural looking makeup with good-for-you ingredients! Skin care-based brand, First Aid Beauty, has been expanding their cosmetics line over the last year and they just released a concealer formula for all skin types. They launched it simultaneously with their new de-puffing and…

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September 22, 2018

Get Ready With Me Using Must Have Makeup [YouTube]

*Affiliate links and PR samples used. Full disclaimer details here. I can’t believe I never did a blog post or YouTube video on this topic before, but alas, here it is! Everyone always loves to ask me what my favorite X-beauty product is (whether foundation, concealer, mascara, etc) and in this YouTube video, I used ONLY my must have products I have sworn by for years.…

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September 20, 2018

Too Faced Melted Matte-Tallic Liquified Lipstick Review

TOO FACED MELTED MATTE-TALLIC LIQUIFIED LIPSTICK REVIEW | Brighter Darling Blog

*Affiliate links and PR samples used. Full disclaimer details here. Despite the fact that this lip color has nearly the longest name EVER, I am giving you my full thoughts on the newly released Too Faced Melted Matte-Tallic Liquified Metallic Matte Lipsticks. Available in 13 shades from nudes to bolds, plus a holographic ‘transformer’ shade, there’s definitely something for everyone. But are these matte liquid lipsticks…

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September 17, 2018

Pregnancy Files: Stitch Fix Maternity Review

In case you didn’t know… Stitch Fix not only styles non-maternity boxes, but also maternity, men AND kids now! I got tired of shopping in stores or ordering tons of sizes of maternity clothes online, so for this last trimester, I decided to try out Stitch Fix Maternity. Let’s get to my Stitch Fix Maternity Review!…

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September 13, 2018

bareMinerals Powder Foundation Routine [YouTube]

bareMinerals Powder Foundation Routine | Brighter Darling Blog | bareMinerals Foundation Routine on YouTube 2018

*Affiliate links and PR samples used. Full disclaimer details here. Another quick post coming at ya, but a popular topic! Mineral foundation… particularly bareMinerals. I literally get asked constantly from friends in real life about mineral/powder foundation… especially from my mom friends. I think the appeal lies in the fact that mineral foundations tend to be ‘cleaner’ ingredient-wise, and the idea that the finish is super…

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September 10, 2018

Pregnancy Files: Lavender and Grey Baby Nursery Tour

Lavender and Grey Baby Nursery Inspo | Brighter Darling's Baby Nursery Tour | Pottery Barn Larkin Crib in Simply White with Lavender and Grey Baby Bedding

*Affiliate links used. Full disclaimer details here. Ok… it’s about to get real. We’re in the final month, so #BrighterDarlingBaby can come at any moment now! I’m torn as to if I think she’ll be early or late, because most first time moms go into labor late, but most IVF babies tend to come early. For that reason, I made sure our nursery was ready to…

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August 30, 2018

Make Up For Ever Matte Velvet Skin Foundation Review [YouTube]

*Affiliate links and PR Samples used. Full disclaimer details here. Another quick post for you before we head into the holiday weekend [ Labor Day omg… where did summer go?! ]. I recently acquired a deluxe sample size of the new Make Up For Ever Matte Velvet Skin Foundation from a Sephora order and knew it would be great to put to an all-day wear test…

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August 29, 2018

Pregnancy Files: My Simple Neutral Baby Shower

My Simple Neutral Baby Shower For Baby Girl | Brighter Darling Blog

*Affiliate links used. Full disclaimer details here. So the baby shower finally arrived! …and left as quick as it came. For those of you who have been married or had a baby before, you know that feeling where it all leads up to that one day and then it’s over in a split second and you’re left with that ‘now what?’ feeling. Well, now I’m waiting…

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