Tanologist DAY glow

TANOLOGIST DAY GLOW – yes please!!!

Dawn here giving you a quick and dirty run down of my favorite product this week.

Tanologist - Day Glow Hyaluronic Radiance Self-Tan Serum
Look at this adorable bottle! 😍

Tanologist Day Glow gives you soft sunkissed skin in a bottle.

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Key Ingredients:

  • Hyaluronic Acid: Deeply hydrates skin
  • Aloe Vera: Hydrates & soothes
  • Pink Grapefruit: Brightens
  • Goji Berry: Powerful antioxidant
  • Juniper: Evens skin tone

As mentioned above in the key ingredients, this is a hydrating hyaluronic, gradual self-tan serum. I’ve tried many self tanners on my face, I’m very impressed with Tanologist and you can’t beat the price.

How I use it: I put a few drops on my face and neck (every other day) before applying my makeup. This lightweight serum provides a nice natural glow while hydrating skin. It also works great as a makeup primer. **MAKE SURE TO WASH YOUR HANDS AFTER!

If you want to give your skin a boost, I highly recommend this! 🤩

Let’s look at some pictures below:

I am really happy with this product. A little sunless summer glow (even in fall/winter!) goes a long way!

The price is this is great as I said above, and since I use it every other day this bottle will last a long time.

Also, find our favorite skincare in one place HERE.


Will you try this?! Or have you tried this? tell us in comments!

Eva hasn’t used this yet and I am dying to know her thoughts also when she gets it!

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BE WELL CLEANSING OIL

BE WELL CLEANSING OIL is a new favorite around here.

HI! Eva here 💁🏼‍♀️

Be Well Cleansing oil. Perfect for all skin types. Doesn't make me greasy!
USE CODE “DAWNANDEVA” for 10% off!

So what is this?

The Be Well Cleansing oil is “Superfood cleansing oil” that DOUBLES as a makeup remover (and great to use after working out to remove sweat thus reducing breakouts). YES YES YES!

And this is how it works: “Dirt and other impurities become trapped within the oil in our facial pores throughout the day. Oil cleansing simply attaches to impurities in the pores then acts as a vehicle to remove them while replacing the skin with fresh and clean plant oils, without drying the skin or causing excess oil build-up.” – direct from Be Well.

At first I was like…. I have oily skin, why am I using MORE OIL? But the truth is, it does not create more oil build up on your skin.

Be Well Cleansing oil. Perfect for all skin types.
Does NOT make you greasy! I swear!

This is literally perfect for every skin type!

It is made from nature’s best superfood and therefore you can literally eat this. Well…drink it…haha.

Many brands on the market today are harsh and loaded with chemicals that strip your skin of its natural oils, thus interrupting your natural pH balance. This will cause a vicious cycle of too oily or too dry skin while the skin fights to balance. Cleansing Facial Oil will balance the skin naturally, protect it, and cause soft supple skin.”

I have been loving this as MAKEUP REMOVER because it is the most natural and gentle way to clean my skin. My favorite is the Lavender & Myrrh as seen in the pics in this post.

Be Well natural cleansing oil. Use code "dawnandeva" to save 10%!
USE CODE “DAWNANDEVA” for 10% off!

The best part is, is comes in two sizes. So you can start small and then go bigger. I have the 2oz currently and it’s lasting a LONG time because truly a little goes a long way.

HOW TO USE:

  • Take a quarter-sized amount into your hand & massage over the entire face (as I’ve said it’s a great makeup remover).
  • Use a very warm watered washcloth and place over your face for 30-60 seconds.
  • Then, wipe away the dirt to reveal your fresh, soothed, and clean skin.
  • I also like to then apply their Probiotic Facial Toner and Nourishing Face Cream after for the best results.

That’s it!

Be Well natural cleansing oil. Use code "dawnandeva" to save 10%!

LASTLY – use code “DAWNANDEVA” to save on this product and everything else Be Well offers sitewide!

We are beyond proud & happy to be affiliates with this 100% natural skincare.

See our previous posts on Be Well here: Be Well Toners, Radiance Oil, & natural deodorant!

Don’t forget to check our Instagram for a REEL on how I use this!


Are you ready for the weekend? Do you have a favorite cleansing oil? CHAT WITH US!

XOXO.

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Let’s talk milani!

LET’S TALK MILANI!! Have you heard of this brand before?

Dawn here.

I stumbled across this brand at Ulta. It’s no secret Eva & I love it there AND we love trying new products! 🙃

I decided to buy the undereye tint and the multistick. YOU CANNOT BEAT THE PRICE!! So why not?!

So what on earth am I talking about? Look below.

Milani super charged undereye tint - perfect for concealing those dark circles at a budget price

  • Nourishing, lightweight texture creates a smooth canvas for concealer application or when worn alone
  • Available in tinted shades
  • Vegan
  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • Cruelty-Free

  • Ultra-creamy, nourishing cheek + lip formula
  • Easy-to-apply gel stick format glides onto cheeks and lips, melting into skin
  • Leaves a buildable wash of color for the perfect luminous finish
  • Made in U.S.A.
  • Cruelty-Free
Milani two in one multi stick! bang for your buck!

Now for my thoughts and review! LET’S TALK MILANI!

I will keep this quick & to the point! 🤩

I like both the undereye tint and multistick equally. They both apply nicely.

The undereye tint is great along without concealer over it. I don’t like to wear heavy makeup under my eyes because it just makes me look so much older – I like a more natural look.

milani under eye tint... works well and you can't beat the price.

The multistick bronzer I also use alone on my cheeks (if I am pressed for time), but if I have more time it is great for contouring! ALSO – it can be used as a lip color but I will not use it for that; it’s way too dark for me!

multi use sticks!! milani is a great price point.

Both are under $10!!

BEFORE SETTING MY MAKEUP:

AFTER in two different outfits!

I really like to try products a few times before I give a review.

SO.. a super simple review today… but you get the point! I love when a less expensive makeup product really works. I had never heard of Milani before, and I’m glad I stumbled upon it. It works well on my more mature skin, so I can only imagine how much Eva will love it, too.

Speaking of.. did you see her post last week on a much less expensive lash primer that works?!

If you use this brand, what is your favorite product?!

XOXO, DAWN


FIVE THINGS FRIDAY PART 29

FIVE THINGS FRIDAY PART 29 is back after a little break last week! Get ready for it.. it’s a good one!

We are coming off a crazy few weeks – Eva’s 37th birthday, Dawn working more hours at her other job, and then all the usual life happenings in between. We have a lot of exciting things coming to stay tuned!

Five Things Friday Part 29 - back at it!!
All previous “FTF” found here

Dawn is giving you the reviews today. She just honestly does them the best! 😍 *remember to click underlined text or pics to be taken to the product.


Boiron Arnicare Gel

First up….random arnicare gel.

Arnica gel is a homeopathic formula with the power that can trigger fast healing processes in the human body.

If you are accident prone like I (Dawn) am, I recommend that you get some arnica gel. A few weeks ago my husband and I both hit our foreheads – not at the same time but the same day. OUCH!!! Needless to say we both ended up with horrible swelling, and bruising on our headaches (sorry no pic. lol). I used arnica gel on my injury and Doug choose not to! Mine healed much quicker and faster than his did.

Arincare Gel - great for bruising. Five Things Friday part 29!

I THOUGHT BINGO!! “We need to include this on our next Five Things Friday post!”

Furthermore, some benefits of Arnica gel in bruise treatment:

  • Removes bruises and skin discoloration fast & effective almost immediately
  • has soothing and cooling effects
  • is NOT a medicine; uses the body’s natural healing power
  • body absorbs the gel quickly
  • use on any skin type (even thin/delicate skin)

All in all, Arnica gel works great helping bruising, swelling, and discoloration heal faster. There is NO odor or staining on clothes. This is a great addition to have in all medicine cabinets!


Spalife Hydrating Collagen Lip Mask

Dawn here~

My lips are ALWAYS dry and chapped, and because of this, I’m constantly exfoliating and hydrating them.

The Spalife lip mask treatments are infused with natural plant collagen, vitamins, hyaluronic acids, rose essence and grape seed oils.

Spa life lip treatments. Five Things Friday Part 29!!!
ARE YOU CRACKING UP OR WHAT?

Let me start by saying I know I look ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS with the mask on. Lol! 🤣


However, I do LOVE them and they make my lips feel soft and hydrated. The collagen helps to stimulate, rejuvenate, and restore lips to their natural beauty.

Easy to use:

  1. open package
  2. apply lip mask to clean lips
  3. lay back relax and let mask absorb into lips for 20 minutes.

*Note: mask does go on lips and the skin around them.

I am happy to say that there is definitely visible results, lips feel plumper, smoother, and look more youthful. This is perfect to freature for FIVE THINGS FRIDAY PART 29!


They’re Real! Magnet Extreme Lengthening Mascara

Dawn here (again hehe)…They’re Real! Magnet Extreme Lengthening Mascara is a long-wearing formula that won’t smudge or dry out – It lengthens, curls, separates, volumizes, and lifts lashes.

Also, the Magnet Mascara works well with or without layering. This has been a nice addition to my mascara regimen.

Benefit THEY'RE real! great one of a kind mascara - FTF part 29

With that said, what I like so much about the magnet mascara is that a little goes a long way – it doesn’t clump or flake and it distributes evenly on lashes. The wand has short bristles spread out which makes it easier to control and gets closer to lash line. It has a magnetically charged core with ingredients formulated in the brush.

THIS IS SCIENCE, super cool and way above my head! Lol 🤣

Give this “one of a kind” mascara a try.


Benefit BrowVo! Conditioning Primer

Dawn here...I’ve learned that it is important to condition your eyebrows. Conditioning your brows makes the hair smooth and restores its natural shine. It can also strengthen the hair to prevent breakage and hair loss.

This formula is suited for ALL brows.

Benefit Cosmetics Browvo! Conditioning Eyebrow Primer is my favorite. (I know we’ve talked about Anastasia before, but hear me out on this one because this is totally different!) This is a clear gel that contains keratin and soy proteins.

Applying to brows before makeup gives them a fuller, thicker and healthier look. Can also be applied before bedtime, wearing conditioner overnight helps to condition eyebrows.

need a brow primer? Benefit has you covered!

Note: this is NOT a growth serum.

For best results add this to your daily routine (morning and night). It truly will make a huge difference!

Do you want us to do a tutorial on this? Let us know!


Farberware Salad Spinner

You are probably thinking OK ladies this is so random – a salad spinner?! But hey we had to feature it for this week’s Five Things Friday. lol. Save the best for last, if you will 🤣

If you prepare your own salads, this is a “MUST HAVE” item. It’s not only for lettuce, it’s good for other produce, fruits, and berries.

The Farberware salad spinner is more than a rinsing and drying device. The basket can be used as a colander, and the clear plastic bowl for serving. We love a multi-use product, you get more bang for your buck!

I (Dawn) make salads every week. There is nothing worse than soggy lettuce. This salad spinner is a quick and easy way to clean, rinse, and dry lettuce. Lettuce comes out crisp and delicious EVERY TIME!

By taking the extra moisture out of lettuce salads last longer without going bad. If I make a big salad on Mon night it will stay fresh throughout the week.

Easy to use: place the desired lettuce (etc) into basket, rinse thoroughly with water, place basket in bowl and cover, pump mechanism a few times and watch it spin away.

After a few seconds use the stopper button. When stopped remove the lid & basket to dump out the water. Repeat if necessary. You will be impressed how well this salad spinner gets rid of excess water.

Two tips:

  1. Do not put in dishwasher, washing by hand works best.
  2. Place a few sheets of damp paper towel on top of the salad and cover it. This helps to keep salad fresh and absorbs any extra moisture.

😋 BON APPETIT 😋


So now that all is said and done, we are back in action & hope you enjoyed this week’s Five Things Friday Part 29! What product is your favorite featured above? Let us know!

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IT COSMETICS BRUSHES! Our Fav.

Happy almost October and welcome to another video review! We are obsessed with IT COSMETICS makeup brushes.

Through the years we have tried so many different brushes, and always go back to IT.

So, we love them so much we did a video and show you my, meaning Eva’s, unconventional way to contour. Super simple and almost embarrassing how easy it may be.. but hey, it works (for me, at least!).

It Cosmetics brushes w/  unconventional contouring!
Eva doesn’t have much makeup on because she did a lash lift in the morning. Post coming soon!

First up.. here’s the video and the info on IT Cosmetics will be immediately following.


We were having fun during this and Dawn just kills me! I’ve watched this video back and cannot stop laughing at us. Anyway, I definitely use a few of the non-contouring brushes FOR contouring – as I like to say, “off label” use.

Here’s a little break-down of why we love the IT Cosmetics Makeup Brushes so much!

Everything is also laid out nicely on our LIKEtoKNOW.it page, and you can get all the links to the bronzers, brushes, etc.

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*We may earn a small commission on the links, and the support is greatly appreciated!

our liketoknow.it page has everything covered for you for the IT Cosmetics brushes!

So, we hope you enjoyed the video & got something out of it. If you have any questions, please let us know. What is your favorite way to contour? Do you use brushes in an “off label” type of way?