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So my love of makeup and anything related has been going on for some time now. It all started in 2012 when I became addicted to YouTube makeup tutorials. I’ve watched a bunch of these “makeup gurus” on YouTube and none of them really measure up to my girl, Jaclyn Hill. I say this like I know her because giiirl makes you feel like you know her. Anyway…when I heard she was coming out with a “favorites palette” from Morphe Brushes, I HAD to have it. I needed it. I could not miss this moment. And THEN someone hacked Morphe’s site for her first launch of the product. So long story short, I missed out on the first go at the delicious new palette. Second time around though… I was prepared and nabbed up 2 palettes! The day they arrived felt like Christmas morning.
Here are swatches from my palette:
*Click each photo to see the name
These photos I took definitely do not do the product justice but... Hello, I LOVE YOU. My new GO-TO palette for everything and anything! For the price of this palette and the amazing product and pigment you get…you could not ask for better! The pigment pay-off is TO DIE FOR. Makeup geeking-out here...!
ES20 and ES76 are my two favorite colors right now. I love champagne colors and shimmery browns so these two fit beautifully together. They’re perfect for summer. ES20 almost looks like a bit deeper of a MAC’s Satin Taupe. I can't wait to explore what I can do with all of these gorgeous colors, especially the brightest shades!
My only complaint on these bad girls is that they do tend to get a bit dusty and there can be some major fall-out onto your face but if you tap your brush before applying you’ll be set!
Get the Jaclyn Hill Favorites Palette HERE!
Adventures at the all organic, super hip, Urth Caffe…
I had never really known what Urth Caffe was all about. I’d always seen photos of the yummy looking drinks and coffees but was never close by one to try it out. It just seemed “sooo LA” and cliche and I decided long ago that if I were ever to move to LA, I never wanted to be one of those girls that says things like “that’s soo LA...” because in reality, people that say that usually have no clue what is actually, “So LA”. BUT once I moved to Los Angeles and saw the Arts District, and fell in love…I had to go and see what all the hype was about. My boyfriend’s loft was only a couple blocks away so I figured…why not? So we took a trip to the Art’s District, valeted our car (‘cause THAT is LA) and we made our way into the beautiful Caffe…
The Spanish Latte, will have you jumping out of your seat with joy and a major caffeine high. It’s sweet and spicey and I’m craving it now, just typing this! AND they do incredible latte art. This was something I had never seen before!
Brunch was a yummy Mexican Omelette and Egg White and Spinach Panini
I have to admit that I now see what all the hype is about and even crave the Spanish Latte. I want to go back again and again because now that I’m a believer, there is a whole menu to try!