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Summer into Fall Favorites | Beauty

Where did the summer go? Did it go by as fast for you?  I know everyone says as you get older and once you have a child time just flies by but I just blinked.  With fall comes all the things I love about the seasons changing. New clothes, cute boots, warm tones, foliage, the list goes on. Another thing I change up this time of year is my makeup.  

I am certainly not a makeup "haul" kinda girl.  I love a great product when I find one but I usually stick to those makeup staples for years.  Up until a recent trip to Sephora I used the same tinted foundation, the same eyeshadow and concealer.

After a long day in the city installing a recent project (post coming soon) I had a few hours to spare while I waited for the rush hour traffic to pass and I took a little stroll through Sephora. I spent some time talking to Corrine and she helped me find three products that I will never be able to live without.


The Laura Mercier Silk Creme Moisturizing Foundation is ahhhmazing. I love a good dewy glow and this is the JLO glow everyone wants while still giving a good amount of coverage. I like medium coverage to cover some of the malasma I have from my pregnancy. This makes my tone even out while still giving me that dewy look. I wear Sand Beige.

Another product from Laura Mercier I grabbed is the Secret Brightening Powder. This is great for setting your concealer without making it look cakey or getting into any fine lines you have under your eyes. Plus it brightens up the under eye helping to mask those pesky dark circles even more! I use it all over my "T" zone too some days when it's hot out and I get the mustache sweat (you all know what I'm talking about).

I love a great eyeshadow. I usually stick to the slightly shimmery pinks and golds and the Lorac Unzipped Gold has those colors and more. I don't use my indiviual eye shadows anymore since I grabbed this palette. Perfect colors to take you from summer into fall. (I actually grabbed this at ULTA)

A few items I snagged that are staple beauty products for me are the Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Perfume. I have been wearing this since 2003 when I was given this glorious perfume as a Christmas present. It has been a staple since. I have many other perfumes that I wear and love but I find myself wearing this more than anything. It lasts forever & a little goes a long way!

Nars Laguna. Best bronzer ever. It's matte, not too dark, and you can get away with wearing it in the fall & winter too.

Tarte's Maraguja Creasless Concelear has been amazing for covering the dark circles while still looking natural. This stuff  lasts ALL.DAY.LONG. I wear the color Light Medium Sand

I also grabbed another tube of Tarte's Lights Camera Flashes mascara. I wear this on date nights or special nights out and it doesn't clump and give great extension and volume to your lashes. Second to my drugstore L'Oreal Voluminizing Mascara.

Lastly Nars Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil in Hopi. Lipstick & Gloss in one little pencil. It's a very neutral color that is just a shade above your natural lip color. Great for layering too.

What are some of your favorite fall beauty products?

I am looking for a great new moisturizer and face wash please share what you're currently loving!