Beauty Obsessions: August 2017 – Drugstore Edition

Aveeno Ultra-Calming Makeup Removing Wipes Neutrogena Pore Refining Toner Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion It's a 10 Miracle Leave-In Product St. Ives Nourished & Smooth Oatmeal Scrub & Mask Neutrogena Rapid Clear Stubborn Acne Spot Gel Nuxe Reve de Miel Lip Balm Neutrogena Oil-Free Moisture Combination Skin

For this month’s beauty obsessions, I wanted to share all of my favorite drugstore products.   I have gone through a lot of trial & error with drugstore products to extract my go-to gems.  While there are many lower priced products that fall short of expectations or even cause skin irritations in my case, there are quite a few that works wonders!  Here are some of the drugstore beauty products that I can’t live without: (click Continue Reading button below)

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Beauty Obsessions: June 2017

NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette Laura Mercier Foundation Primer Radiance Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse OR Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream Laura Mercier Bronzing Body Makeup MAC Fix+ Spray St Tropez Gradual Tan Classic Every Day Body Lotion Peter Thomas Roth Instant Mineral Bronzer SPF 30

Most of my summer 2017 beauty finds or fave essentials are skin-focused since nothing feels worse in that warm LA summer heat than a face caked with makeup. If your skin is on point, you don’t need as much and can go for much sheerer, lightweight makeup formulations that allow your skin to breath better making those little beads of sweat will look intentional. Get your summer glow on with these gems even if that means faking perfect skin 😉: … (click the Continue Reading button below)

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Global Entry Application Process & Tips

The Glossfox's Travel Tips for Global Entry Application

Do you travel internationally at least 1x per year?  If so, you may want to seriously consider applying for the Global Entry program.  It includes all the perks of TSA Pre-check and for an extra $15 you can get expedited entry back into the country at major U.S. airports!  The total $100 fee covers you for 5 years too!  Several credit cards such as American Express Platinum will even cover the fee for you when you charge it to that card.  I think I held off applying for so long because I was dreading having to go into LAX for the interview.  Now that it’s done, I can say it was well worth it and I wish I would’ve done it sooner saving myself tons of time waiting in security lines and customs lines over the last few years.  Here is how it works: … (click the “Continue Reading” button below)

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Beauty Obsessions: March 2017

Dior Vernis Gel Shine and Long Wear Nail Lacquer in Incognito 257 Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Base Coat and Top Coat Set Deborah Lippmann Gel Lab Pro Poliish in Sea of Love ColourPop Super Shock Shadow in Girly Bumble and Bumble Full Potential Hair Preserving Shampoo Givenchy Rouge Interdit Vinyl Color Enhancing Lipstick in Beige Indecent Dior Gel Shine Givenchy Rouge Interdit Vinyl Color Enhancing Lipstick in Noir Revelateur

It’s time to prep yourself for spring with some new beauty products!  While it is generally good practice to do your spring cleaning BEFORE restocking, it’s easier said than done.  No cleaning out for me yet.  Instead, I’ve added a few new exciting gems to my beauty collection this month that I can’t wait to share!  Here are this month’s beauty obsessions (click the underlined product names in the post to buy):

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Playa Del Carmen, Mexico: Restaurant Reviews

The Glossfox's Restaurant Reviews for Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

If you missed Part 1 of my Rosewood Mayakoba review, you may not know that I am obsessed with this place!  It truly is a feast for the eyes and for the tummy!  Some of THE best food I have eaten in my life!  Then again, I always say yes to Mexican food so perhaps my heaven truly does exist here on Earth.

Here are my reviews of the eateries around the Mayakoba / Playa Del Carmen / Tulum/ Riviera Maya area that we tried out:

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