Monday, April 6, 2015


As many of you know my sister turned 30 last month. She decided that as part of her celebration she would host another Crystal Cattle Beauty Swap. This is my third swap, and I was thrilled to be paired up with Amanda this time around.

Amanda and I have been friends for a long time, and about 8 years ago we sort of became distant cousins. Through marriage, adoption and half siblings, Amanda is now my 2nd cousin's sister. Like I said, we are kind of family!

Last week I received my package on a rainy and crappy day so this bright pink surprise turned my day around! First of all I was greeted by some Peeps, which I had never tried before! Here are a couple of the other products that I received.

Guerlain Terracotta Light Sheer Bronzing Powder

Bronzing power is something that I normally do not carry in my make up bag. Part of it is my fear to look like I belong on Jersey Shore, and the other is that I have found it hard to find a colour that looks good with my fair skin. I got the "Blondes 02" colour of this and it really is amazing. The price is definitely not in the #ccbeautyswap budget, but I love what it does to my skin.

SEPHORA COLLECTION Outrageous Curl – Dramatic Volume And Curve Mascara

I love mascara, and so does Amanda. She sent a sampler of this mascara and I am thrilled that she did because I can't say I would have ever looked at this product on its own. I am sure that Sephora brands are just fine, but there are ones that I have never looked at in the store. The brush is very unorthodox, and probably would have scared me away as well. However, this is one of my favorite mascaras that I have ever tried! If you love dark long and thick lashes, take a look at this product!

Thanks again Amanda for spoiling me, and can't wait to see what everyone else got in their packages.