Beauty Blogger Tag 2019

I was scrolling through my reader section and I came across LifeMakeupStyle’s “blogger tag” post. I love reading these tags so I figured I’d do it myself.

1. What is the one product you could not go without?
Mascara! Specifically Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Volume Mascara. I cannot wear makeup without mascara. I can go without everything else, but if I’m doing my makeup, I cannot leave the house without mascara.
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2. Favorite Make Up Brand
Hourglass is my favorite. The quality of their products is incredible and I love that they promote being cruelty free.
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3. Who is your makeup style inspiration?
Lily Collins! I love how she rocks a red lip. She always looks so vintage and sophisticated.
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4. Do you remember the first make up item you purchased?
I believe my first makeup purchase was the Urban Decay Naked 2 palette. I was so excited to get this. It was the beginning of my makeup obsession.
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5. Who is your favorite beauty blogger or YouTuber?
Kathleenlights. She is hilarious and stunning! She was the first Youtuber I started watching.
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6. What are your top 5 makeup brands?
1. Hourglass
2. Becca
3. Too Faced
4. Colourpop
5. Nudestix

7. What is your top beauty tip?
Top tip would be to not wear too much makeup. I think makeup looks so much better when it’s not overdone. I prefer a natural look with a fresh, glowy face.
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8. Why did you start blogging?
I have always had a presence online ever since I was a teen. I had a Myspace blog, then a Tumblr and then moved to an actual website. I love sharing my passion for beauty and fashion with others and connecting with followers from all around the world. I also wanted to bring awareness to cruelty free beauty and its importance.
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9. Random Fact About Yourself?
I am obsessed with British culture. I love watching British movies/tv shows and practicing my accents.
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10. How much do you spend on beauty products every month?
Depends on the month. I have been on a low buy, so I haven’t spent a lot of money recently. I would say about $50.
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11. Describe your dream make up haul
There are so many makeup brands that you can only get online. I would love to go through all of those sites and get all the products I’ve been wanting to try.

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12. How often do you wash your make up brushes?

Ooo I am horrible at this. I probably wash my brushes every three-four months… don’t kill me.
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13. If you could only choose to do one before leaving the house, would you do your hair or your makeup?
Makeup 100%. My hair looks awful everyday. It’s thin and short so I’ve totally given up on it.
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15. What advice would you give to a beauty blogger just starting out?
I definitely think that blogging isn’t as popular as it used to be. Unless you have a really “pretty” site with content that sets you apart from the rest, it’s difficult to gain a following. As long as you are having fun and expressing your ideas, just keep at it.
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Comment below if you do this tag!

lots of luv – shelrosebeauty

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Dynamic Duo

Farmacy is one of my favorite skincare brands, if not my absolute favorite. I have a good variety of their products, but two that I find work so well together are the Skin Dew and Honey Drop.

I first start out by spraying my face with the Skin Dew and then moisturizing with the Honey Drop. Both products make my dry skin feel incredibly hydrated and moisturized without breaking me out. The Honey Drop is very light-weight and almost feels like a gel/cream hybrid. It doesn’t leave a thick, cream residue on my face with I like about it.

If you haven’t tried Farmacy’s products, I highly recommend them. The products are natural made with clean ingredients. You can get them at Sephora or on Farmacy’s website.

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Have you tried anything from Farmacy? Let me know in the comments below!

lots of luv – shelrosebeauty

My Favorite Space

Earlier in December, I bought myself an iMac as an early Christmas gift. I didn’t have a desk space and as blogger and graphic designer, it was very important for me moving forward into the new year. I got this desk from Ikea and decorated it with collages made by my aunt, a candle from HomeGoods and flowers from a friend.

Whenever I am home, I spend a lot of time at my desk. It provides a beautiful, creative space, that enhances my creativity. Having a functional and aesthetically pleasing desk space is so important, especially if you do work at home.

How I organize my computer: I start by adding my Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign to my dock. I also love the notepad app for creating to-do lists. I keep that open in the top left corner of my screen. My to-do lists include freelance design work, things I need to buy, bills to pay, etc. Since I am on my computer a lot, it helps to see my to-do list as soon as my screen turns on. My folders are organized into work, freelance/personal, shelrosebeauty, etc. Making sure that you keep your files organized will make it so much easier to find things especially if you have a lot of projects.

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How do you organize your work space?

lots of luv – shelrosebeauty

New Years Desktop Wallpapers

Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is having a wonderful Christmas with friends and family. New Years is right around the corner, so here are some desktop wallpapers I created to get you in the New Years spirit!

Please comment below if you use any. Thank you and enjoy!

click on the wallpapers to save full size

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lots of luv – shelrosebeauty

My Graphic Design: One

As a full time graphic designer, I love to incorporate fashion and beauty in my designs. Here are some examples of my work that showcase my personal design style.

I am going to be converting this blog into my graphic design blog as well as keeping with my beauty and fashion posts.

Let me know if you’d like to see more of my work.

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lots of luv – shelrosebeauty

Ouai Fragrance Melrose Place

Ouai is most known for their awesome hair care products. Recently, they launched fragrances that smell just like their products. I am a big fan of their Treatment Masque so when I found out they created a perfume that smells like it, I had to get it. Ouai is a cruelty free brand that you can find at Sephora. I have been wearing this perfume all month and the best part is that the scent lasts all day on me. It’s been very difficult for me to find a perfume that lasts. I don’t know if it’s me or the perfumes. I’ve gotten so many compliments on this perfume and I definitely want to try the other scents in the collection.

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lots of luv – shelrosebeauty