Princess Anna Makeup Tutorial

For Halloween this year, I went as Princess Anna from Frozen. I love Frozen, and think there are a lot of similarities between Anna and me (although part of the reason I chose Anna is because I was able to cobble together her outfit from things already in my wardrobe!).

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I’d like to share with you the makeup I did for this costume. I consulted a couple of YouTube videos to develop this, notably tutorials by Alex Poletti and dope2111.

I know it’s after Halloween, but I hope that this look is simple and everyday enough that you could wear it any day and feel like you’re secretly channeling Anna. My main goal was to create something that reflected Anna but that I would still feel comfortable wearing. Therefore, I didn’t add any makeup that I would never wear as myself. This means that, if you normally wear foundation or fake eyelashes, you should feel free to include those into this look and make it your own!

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October e.l.f. Haul and Swatches

First of all, I know it seems like I’ve been doing a LOT of hauls lately. That’s because… well… I have. But don’t worry, soon I will start reviewing all of the lovely (and not so lovely) products I’ve been buying! Secondly, you should be forewarned that this post is extremely picture-heavy. Now, on with the beauty!

After buying a huge amount of e.l.f. products in August, I’ve been accumulating a wishlist of more products things I’d like to try. Over Columbus Day weekend, e.l.f. had a free shipping offer on all orders greater than $14.92. This is so much lower than any of their normal free shipping offers, and so I jumped on it!

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September Favorites

September has been a very schoolwork-heavy month. As you’ll be able to tell from some of my favorite products this month, I’ve been favoring a quick morning routine and a quicker evening routine. One pro of this is that it’s given me the opportunity (or rather the necessity) of getting better at putting on makeup rapidly. So, without further ado, my 5 favorite beauty products for September.

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e.l.f. Haul

I’ve only bought 2 products from e.l.f. before, a clear mascara and a concealer brush from the grocery store, and so this is my first real purchase of e.l.f. products. They were having a 50% off sale on all of their best-selling products, and so I bought $44.50 worth of makeup from them in order to get free shipping. It was actually hard to narrow it down to only ~$40 worth! But I ended up with 30 products that I’m pretty excited to try.

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July Favorites

This July has been a whirlwind! I’ve spent a lot of it traveling for work, and the rest of the time I’ve been sending e-mails or updating my resume or cooking or preparing to go back to school in August. That said, I’ve also taken the time to play with some new products and go exploring, and so here are my top 5 favorite beauty products from the last month.

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