a new lash primer

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Eva here. and I’ll get straight the point!

I was randomly at Ulta a few weeks ago and discovered this BLUE lash primer. The price point sold me if I am being honest. I spend quite a bit on our beloved Lancome one – it has been a staple for me and Dawn for YEARS!) – and decided to give this a shot.

Morphe Blue Lash Primer!! LOVE THIS!

The DETAILS!! ⬇️

Morphe’s The Big Prime Lash Primer’s unique blue shade preps your lashes for larger-than-life volume and amplifies the effects and color intensity of your mascara.”

I couldn’t agree more.

I was pleasantly surprised with at only $10.00, how well this worked. Let’s check it out.

What the Morphe blue primer actually looks like
What the Morphe blue lash primer actually looks like on your lashes
What the Morphe primer actually looks like on your lashes - it's very blue

You can see above, it really does coat your lashes blue.

SO WITH THAT SAID… you need to be patient. The blue doesn’t just disappear with one coat of mascara. I will be honest, it takes many. Like 3+.


But like all good things…it’s worth the time it takes because it really does work.

Here is the after:

Nice and full lashes after using Morphe blue eye lash primer
These are my real lashes. I don’t have fake ones.

I will say this though: if I am in a rush, I will use my beloved Lancome. Sometimes I only have like 20 seconds to throw on makeup and I don’t want to put the million coats of my usual mascara. lol. Dawn and I have issues and use like 10 different mascaras at a time…haha.

To sum it all up: this Morphe Lash Primer a great alternative at an amazing price point. The only con is it does require more patience than white coated primers. I can’t speak yet to how long this lasts because I am still on my first one (Lancome primer lasts FOREVER).

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Dawn here!

So.. there really is two sides of me. And my daily look is very different from Eva’s.

This is really because my lifestyle for 30+ years was to throw on work out clothes, run my house cleaning business, and hair in ponytail. I would sweat so much during the day it just wasn’t worth it. My mature skin also can’t handle a lot of heavy makeup everyday. Eva went to an office everyday so she got really accustomed to a different lifestyle.

Daily – I wear makeup but I keep it very simple. 90% of the time my hair is in a ponytail. I NEVER leave home without mascara.

Going out – (even though we aren’t doing much of this these days) I have a WHOLE DIFFERENT regimen. I wear eyeshadow, eyeliner, bright lipstick, colored foundation. I like a lot of sparkles and shimmers. LOL.

BUT for today’s makeup bag, I’m showing you my DAILY LOOK!

(Also.. Eva and I are total opposite, I ALWAYS do my hair first then makeup)

First things first, PRIMER. Eva got me into this one and I LOVE IT. Please note I really do use a lot of mascaras… lol. I focus a lot on eyes (but no eyeliner in this everyday look).

Details or products used will be listed under the video.. just click the underlined text!

SEE PIC BELOW for what I used!

All over face primer

Under eye primer #1

Under eye primer #2

Highlighter (not pictured but #3 product used in video)

No Pigment Foundation

Setting powder & Brush

Bronzer & Brush

Blush & Brush


Lash Primer #1

Lash Primer #2

Mascara #1

Lash Comb

Tiny lash mascara for #2 (use for top & bottom. great for de-clumping!!)

Mascara #3

LIP Mask!

Lip Gloss

So there you have it!

A bit of a different look from Eva but it’s really only because our professions up until this point have been so different.

To all you young gals, MOISTURIZE YOUR SKIN please!!! Start now. It makes a huge difference!


EVA HERE! Let’s talk about what is in my MAKEUP BAG!

**PLEASE NOTE: just click the underlined text OR PICTURE to be taken to the product**

I am sharing with you what is basically in my “everyday” makeup bag. There are staples I use for years, and basically I do the same makeup everyday… it’s just who I am. lol.

I have a whole system in place. Different pouches for different things. One for eye makeup and one for face makeup. Idk, it just works for me, haha.

First things first… good makeup starts with a good primer and good brushes.

Here are my FAVORITE.

IT COSMETICS BRUSHES – here is a good starter set and here is my favorite BIG BRUSH!

Glossier Primer – I have just this year discovered the brand Glossier. I also talk about this primer HERE.

Now let’s get to the fun stuff.

Here’s the video and then the details of the products below! This is a 2 minute video BUT the whole process takes me just under 12 minutes. Not too bad.

First – I have been only using powder lately on my face.

**PLEASE NOTE: just click the underlined text OR PICTURE to be taken to the product**

Why? Not really sure.. foundation lately seems to cake all over my face by mid day. Also, I admit, I am a bit lazy these days and want to get my makeup done ASAP. Powder just goes on easy and doesn’t get all over my fingers. lol.

Lancome base powder – I start with this first!

IT COSMETICS – best powder!

Setting powder always. This price is good for how big this product is!

a great transluscent powder for everyday look!

I start with a little bronzer on my cheek bones:

a classic bronzer for a beginning look to the rest of the make up

Favorite contour palette! – THIS ALSO LASTS FOREVER! SO MANY OPTIONS with this! I have a whole separate contour video HERE!

my absolute favorite contour powder for an everyday look!
THE BEST contour

I always do lipcolor before eyes… just a habit. This is my favorite everyday color.. it adds just enough without being too bold.


Eyebrows first.

I admit, I LOVE the Rodan + Fields Brow Boost. But frankly, it is just way too expensive. I savor it because I hate running out of it paying that price tag. It DOES WORK though.

Here is a Glossier option that is a decent comparison, but honestly, not really. It’s just a good price.

Next is an eyebrow pencil I fear running out of.. so I always have many in stock. LOL.

You know Dawn and I both love Morphe palette’s. I mean, let’s be real, we love a lot of palette’s, but you just can’t beat the price of these!

Morphe eyeshadow palette's are beyond cost effecitive and just gorgeous!
I MEAN… just gorgeous

● I start with a base coat.

● Then I always use eyeshadow as lower lid liner and extend outwards to create a “bigger eye” appearance. Does that make sense? I know the video is in fast motion but you should be able to see what I’m doing.

● Then take a darker color for my lid and put it on in a V SHAPE. Then blend it again with a lighter color!

Eyeliner is next:

EYELINER that works!!! and stays in place all day.

Now.. you know Dawn and I are eyelash obsessed. We use at a MINIMUM 3 mascaras at a time. We first use a PRIMER we have talked about before:

So next up in the video you see me use 3. The last one is the MINI ONE that WORKS WONDERS for extra length and de-clumping! Just click on the picture of the product to be taken to the site.

THRIVE really works wonders, also.. for me it’s best as a second coat.


This is the tiniest mascara you will ever see but OMG it works wonders for so many things. It helps lengthen and separate and it’s great for the tiny bottom lashes. A MUST HAVE!

FINISHED! my usual everyday look
Everyday Look. May look like a lot to some but this it my look!

I so hope you found this helpful. Dawn is up next week!

Mascara primer – our absolute favorite

YOU GUYS! This mascara primer is our absolute favorite. It is tested, tried, and true.

We BOTH absolutely love this mascara primer: “Lancome Cils Booster XL Lash Thickening Mascara Primer“. We have both tried many primers of ALL price points and always go back to this one. Truly is the #1 in our opinion.

lancome mascara primer..THE BEST!

Here are the reasons why.

Dawn here!

Here are the reasons I love Lancome Mascara Primer so much:

  • Multi-purpose product and get more bang for your buck!
    • Conditions
    • Lengthens
    • Thickens!!! <– OUR FAV.
  • Does not irritate eyes (*this is huge for me… my eyes are super sensitive).

A few tips:

  1. Apply a thin base coat from roots to tip then immediately (for best results DO NOT let the primer dry), apply your favorite mascara (see pictures below on how to use).
  2. Use before bedtime on clean lashes to help rejuvenate and nourish your lashes.
  3. and…. STAY TUNED! We will be doing a lot of informative content on eyelashes NEXT week!

Don’t let it dry… immediately put your mascara on!

Eva here… Dawn actually bought this amazing mascara primer for my 34th birthday and I have been hooked since for 2.5 years now. I have tried many others, mostly trying to go to the less expensive route, and I cannot find anything even comparable to this one. We both love to wear mascara and of course love long lashes, so this really helps achieve that look. I actually also find that this primer helps the mascara stay on my eyelashes all day, EVEN AFTER teaching two fitness classes back to back. WIN!

This is true, also: most students have come up to me after classes and asked “how do you get your makeup to stay on even after teaching Zumba?” (which is an intense cardio-dance class), and honestly, it’s because I always use primers!

See the proof!

How to use it:

STEP 1 – Apply to clean lashes – as in no makeup / mascara on them whatsoever.

lancome mascara primer..THE BEST!
Dawn with nothing but Lancome Lash Primer on

Step 2 – Apply mascara! We both do use several different mascaras at once. lol. We can’t help it.

lancome mascara primer..THE BEST!
One lash with mascara, the other with primer


lancome mascara primer..THE BEST!
Dawn – end result!
lancome mascara primer..THE BEST!
Eva with finished product.

I am sorry if those pictures are creepy.. LOL! We found them a little creepy when we took them.

If you want to check out a few of favorite mascaras to use over this primer…go here!

We tried to keep this short & sweet. If you are looking for a longer-lash look, a product that nourishes, and helps your mascara stay on, this is a must-have and one of our staples.

On another note, next week we are talking about so many different lash serums (you know, what ones that claim “grow your lashes”)… have you tried any? What is your favorite?