BBA Spotlight: BH Cosmetics Quick Change – Brush Cleaner

a.k.a. why you shouldn’t even spend $20 on the original Vera Mona or try to be cheap with a DIY version with an H&M Hair Donut and a tin can.

Today’s blog post sheds light on what has essentially become a very handy staple in my personal eyeshadow application: the BH Cosmetics Quick Change – Brush Cleaner. It’s self-explanatory: you can swipe your brush against the sponge inside to clean your eyeshadow brush when going from one color to another. No rinsing with soap and water or liquid cleanser required.

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Currently Obsessed: e.l.f. and Laura Mercier (Part 1)

And one that I’m now certain that I will chuck out: NYX Lip Lingerie (because they made a Lingerie line for lids and I made the mistake of using it as a liquid lip).

Welp, Beautiful Blossoms, I did say in an earlier post today that I was going to blog after work! Sure, it took me a bit of time to get settled (I left one of my bags at the clinic so I had to go and get it), but now everything is well again in my makeup space.

I’m kinda glad to bring back the Currently Obsessed series because it’s been some time since I became obsessed with what I use in my makeup rotation and in this case, I found myself doing a Pong between the e.l.f. Beautifully Bare Satin Lipstick in A Touch of Blush and the Laura Mercier DS Velour Lovers Lip Color in Devotion.

And pretty much disliking the NYX Lip Lingerie in Teddy, which I wore today and I can honestly say that it is NOT flattering on me.

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Currently Obsessed: Tony Moly Egg Pore Nose Pack

Happy Friday, Beautiful Blossoms! And I finally found out why my phone never reminds me to do an entry every Friday – I never set a reminder on my phone. I’m hoping that’ll be my “doi!” moment of the day.

It doesn’t help that I haven’t been active with my makeup usage as of late thanks to my recurring bouts of depression. If I’m getting repetitive with it, I’m sorry – I honestly don’t know how else to describe part of what I struggle with in and out of beauty blogging. But I don’t mean to be a downer every time I post an entry here – I do want to be able to blog in a happy mood too.

In fact, I struggled to find a product to present today – not only do I have a lifetime-supply equivalent stash of beauty products that I’ve bought in almost a year, I’ve featured nearly every product that I regularly use. Some are cult favorites (Naked 3, ABH Contour, Beauty Blender, UD De-Slick Setting Spray) that have been blogged about endlessly, so I don’t feel that it’s needed for me to write a CE post about them.

And then there’s Tony Moly.

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Currently Obsessed Round Up

Yes, I’m aware of the date that this entry is being posted to. And yes, I’m aware that yesterday was April Fool’s, when the entire Internet is suspicious of everything it comes across. Now that the dust has settled and the jokes have come and passed, it’s time to get back into the swing of things and deliver as promised – the CO Round Up for the month of March.

Just as I was getting ready to sit down and make up for all you Beautiful Blossoms the missing post for last Friday, life called and served me quite a plate that kept me well into the evening. I should start considering posting while I’m at work at this rate lol.

Let’s take a look back at what I obsessed, shall we?

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Currently Obsessed: Burt’s Bees Lip Balm

Let me start this entry off with an apology to you, Beautiful Blossoms. I know Currently Obsessed is supposed to be posted every Friday, but I feel like I haven’t been keeping up my end of the bargain and for that I do apologize. I need to make a better effort to sticking to my own imposed schedule.

But yesterday, I suffered a rampaging anxiety attack that lasted for 9 hours.Yep – 9 freakin’ hours because of a friend’s stupid decision to tell me that he may have some hard news for me and that I may need to lean on him for support. BUT HE NEVER WENT INTO DETAIL after telling me that message for 9 hours.

When he finally did, he told me that he got into a fight with his long-distance girlfriend and his mind was elsewhere when he decided to message me that ominous warning. I was left to think of the worst possible scenarios for 9 hours with no end or relief in sight. I had to plead for help on IG to try and calm down (well, it got ignored because IG is starting to become a mass marketing tool than a social media platform). I couldn’t think straight nor did I have the energy to do anything other than to lay in bed and pray and hope that whatever “hard news” I was gonna get walloped with, I’d live through it.

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Currently Obsessed: Nivea Body Lotion

Happy Friday, Beautiful Blossoms! This week has been a rather rough one – from technical difficulties with my weekly video review to nearly forgetting that today is Currently Obsessed Friday to trying to figure out how to make Instagram work better to having a colleague out on a mini-break….

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I’m just glad I’m able to do something that isn’t making me go haywire: talk about one of my favorite beauty products. And this week it’s the Nivea Body Lotion… specifically, the Extended Moisture Body Lotion.

What makes this baby so great, you ask?

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