Alas, it is now September! We are now at the cusp of summer’s end and the seasonal transition to Fall is soon approaching. I am truly looking forward to the cooler, milder weather and a departure from this Southern California heat. Another thing thing that I also look forward to is welcoming beautiful Fall colors into my makeup rotation while also keeping some of my favorite summer beauty staples within reach. Pictured above are items that were heavily on my rotation this summer, some of which I will continue to use in the months to come.

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Summertime makeup to me is all about achieving a luminous, radiant base, and when the temperature rises, equally important is finding effective protection from the sun’s harsh rays. Enter in *Giorgio Armani’s Maestro Glow Nourishing Fusion Foundation and the *Maestro UV Skin defense primer with SPF 30. I have had the pleasure of testing both products for a little over two weeks now, and today I have my verdict to share with you. 

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Hello Everyone! Today I’m excited to share with you my review for one of the new Pur Cosmetics Strobe/Highlight Palettes that recently launched this Spring as well as my first ever giveaway hosted on my blog. I have the palette in the shade Sunkissed Glow and I have an extra one to giveaway to one of you since I purchased one last March at the Makeup Show LA.

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As the temperatures start to rise here in Southern California, and my Spring Break nears, I dream of some relaxing “me time”, feeling the cool ocean breeze, and achieving perfectly glowing, sun-kissed radiant skin. Enter in Estee Lauder’s new Summer Glow Multi Palette, which includes three brilliant shades for the face, eyes and cheeks.

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