The CoverGirl Smoothers Concealer is seriously an amazing product and just right around $10. I have HORRIBLE dark circles and I’m 25, what’s up with that people, seriously? Well I suppose it might have something to do with my poor sleeping routine and the fact that I don’t sleep well when I’m stressed (which is a good 95% of the time), so the Cover Girl stick has come to my rescue. When I used to use BareMinerals as my foundation/coverage, I would use the small brush to cover up my dark circles. Since then I have used concealer, dotted it on and partially covered my dark circles. Nothing has worked as well as this stick and I do have to do a bit of touch up to ensure it blends in with the rest of my skin, but other than that it makes your under eyes look pretty flawless.
New Makeup FavoritesFebruary 19, 2013 - Beauty
Aside from my regular beauty routine… I am always finding and trying new things, so I just wanted to share a few of my favorites today (which are all drug store, hooray!) The concealer stick is NOW a part of my regular routine and I cannot believe I’ve gone without one for so long.
This Cover Girl Eye Enhancers Eye Shadow Trio is perfect for a simple purple touch or a purple smokey eye. Although I don’t wear the purple shadows on a daily basis, this palette is the only other one I own right now besides the Naked palette. Also, the lightest shade in this set is PERFECT for the inner corners of your eyes to help them look brighter and make them pop! Also, one of my FAVORITE ways to do my makeup is a purple shadow and pink lipstick/blush. I think it really makes blue eyes pop, so if you have blue eyes, give it a try!
I have had the Revlon Lipstick Creme in Fire and Ice since December, but I really wanted to include it because it has become one of my go-to lipsticks. I love the hint of orange with the red, it is very bright and fun and makes me feel happy when I have it on. It is also comparable in to my favorite MAC lipstick as far as how vibrant and rich the color is and how long it lasts.
What makeup products have you been loving lately?
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Bethie the BooFebruary 19, 2013 at 10:05 AM
I really love CoverGirl makeup, it’s some of the best drugstore makeup out there! I’ve been using the eye shadows and I’ve been really into their foundation lately too!
RachelFebruary 19, 2013 at 10:18 AM
Hell yeah for using drugstore products! I use a mix of those and some higher-end products, but I love, love my Revlon lipsticks! I actually don’t have that shade but 3 other red ones. Ooops…
AshleighFebruary 19, 2013 at 10:40 AM
I love purple shadow on blue eyes too. I’m a total make up ho. I use a lot of NYX and BH cosmetics (huge palettes starting out around $10.) I have dark circles too and can’t ever seem to camouflage them completely so I’m going to give this covergirl stick a try!
RachelFebruary 19, 2013 at 10:42 AM
I would definitely give it a try Ashleigh! I mean for me when it comes to drug store makeup, I can definitely experiment with what works and what doesn’t. I don’t love spending $10 on something that doesn’t work that well, but better than spending $40! Plus I’ve read great reviews on it from other people 🙂 Go for it!
Stephanie @twenty-somethingFebruary 19, 2013 at 10:51 AM
Great post! I always love when you can find great products at drug stores because I honestly can’t afford to buy everything from Sephora. I am so thankful you posted about this concealer stick because I have the exact same problem. Can’t wait to go buy myself one!
RachaelFebruary 19, 2013 at 11:45 AM
I need that concealer stick! I’m no stranger to dark circles! Now if only it would cover puffy eyes at the same time… 🙂
JenFebruary 19, 2013 at 12:20 PM
I used to wear Cover Girl a lot when I was in high school…and then I discovered Sephora! I do love their eye shadow quads, they’re always such lovely colors!
RachelFebruary 19, 2013 at 12:22 PM
Jen, I’m definitely the same way! Most of my makeup is from Sephora… but I do love to pick up a few things from the drug store (in fact I’m usually there for some other reason and can’t resist the makeup 😉 ) But I do LOVE this purple shadow palette for the cost!
AlyssaFebruary 19, 2013 at 12:40 PM
Oh, I definitely want to try out that concealer stick. Covergirl products are the best!
AshleyFebruary 19, 2013 at 1:18 PM
I love finding new beauty favorites- and even better if they don’t break the bank! 🙂
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RachelFebruary 19, 2013 at 1:19 PM
Awww thank you darling! The sheath is from eshakti and it is a favorite in my closet <3
AnngelikFebruary 19, 2013 at 4:18 PM
These are perfect! I don’t usually wear a lot of makeup, but I do apply lipstick and that red would be perfect!
GinnyFebruary 19, 2013 at 5:29 PM
I use Mac concealer and love it, I too have crazy dark circles. So not cool.
TerriFebruary 19, 2013 at 5:33 PM
I feel like I’m ALWAYS looking for new makeup, especially stuff for my lips. Your makeup looks fabulous!
MayaFebruary 19, 2013 at 7:33 PM
I need a new red lipstick and that shade is gorgeous! Thanks for the advice as always Rachel!
amyFebruary 19, 2013 at 8:10 PM
i wish i had blue eyes! 🙂 i think purple and maroons really bring out green eyes too so i should try it more often.
RebeccaFebruary 19, 2013 at 10:30 PM
Revlon Lipsticks are really nice. They’re my favorite drugstore lipsticks.
Amy Child BishopFebruary 20, 2013 at 7:23 AM
I'll have to try that concealer stick! I swear that I have black circles under my eyes at all times. Thanks for sharing!
Rachel's LookbookFebruary 20, 2013 at 4:50 PM
It really does make a difference!!!!!
LeviFebruary 20, 2013 at 3:37 AM
What a great article! Love the lipstick color it’s so pretty and it looks good on you too! 🙂
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MeganFebruary 20, 2013 at 9:44 AM
Love that fire & ice lipstick on you! Such a pretty color with your hair and complexion.
annieFebruary 20, 2013 at 9:49 AM
OK that white dress is SO pretty on you! Loving all your makeup…I think bright, bold lips are so much fun 🙂
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Julie, from prosecco to plaidFebruary 20, 2013 at 9:50 AM
LOVE red lipstick. Great picks, and you look beautiful! xo, Julie
Always MayleeFebruary 20, 2013 at 1:14 PM
I used to be obsessed with the covergirl concealer stick. Then I stopped buying it and I can’t remember why. I think I might have to bring that back into my life!
Lexi @ Glitter, Inc.February 20, 2013 at 3:16 PM
I absolutely love that shade of red lipstick!
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CammilaFebruary 20, 2013 at 3:27 PM
I have to agree with those above who looooove that shade of lipstick! Thanks for the tip! ;D
HeatherFebruary 20, 2013 at 5:02 PM
Love that shade of lipstick – I’m always so scared to do a bold lip! Help me! 🙂
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Mademoiselle Sonushka Style Beauty and Personal blogFebruary 21, 2013 at 12:02 AM
It just so happens that I need a concealer… Guess I'll give Cover Girl a try!
Diana MarksFebruary 20, 2013 at 6:58 PM
Your make up is always perfect!
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joyshanaFebruary 20, 2013 at 8:57 PM
Love red revlon lipstick, i have that shade:)
DevonFebruary 20, 2013 at 10:11 PM
I love using purple eyeshadow. It brings out my green eyes, and is super fun and unexpected! Great post!
Sophisticated In StyleFebruary 21, 2013 at 10:50 PM
I LOVE Revlon lipstick, and I saw that colour a little while ago but wasn't sure how it would look. I seriously love that colour on you and I am definitely going to purchase it now xo.
コピー ピアスMarch 3, 2013 at 11:28 AM
I Love this post!