CRUELTY-FREE BEAUTY GIVEAWAY!!! || Spring 2018! ENTER TO WIN!

Hello Beauties, happy friday! To kick off the start to a good weekend, today’s post will be not a blog post, but instead it will be my first Giveaway Post! I am so excited to host my very first giveaway with you all. I wanted to show my blog reader/followers, some appreciation and my way of saying thank you for supporting me. I cannot believe that I started my blog three months ago, and all the support I have received. I’m hosting this small giveaway to celebrate my 100+ blogger followers and all my email subscribers!

The following items is what you will win all together:

  • 🍅Yes To Tomatoes Detoxifying Charcoal Facial Wipes (travel size)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 🥥Yes To Triple Masking Kit: Hydrate, Detox, Recharge⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 🌹Mario Badescu Rosewater Facial Spray⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 🌿Que Bella Purifying Tea Tree & Witch Hazel Mud Mask⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 🐝Burt’s Bees Pomegranate Moisturizing Lip Balm ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 🌺Soap & Glory “The Righteous Butter Body Moisturizer”
  • 💋Essence Shine Prisma Glow Lipgloss in “friends of glamour”⠀
  • 🌟This Cute “You’re Kind of a Babe” Beauty Pouch

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To enter, you must do the following:

  • 1⃣ Follow me on my blog thatgirlari.blog or subscribe to my blog using  your email, the tab is located on the side. {MAKE SURE TO CONFIRM IN EMAIL, and do not follow to unfollow!} If any questions at all, please feel free to comment them down below this post.
  • 2⃣ Follow my instagram @thatgirlari.blog [DO NOT FOLLOW TO UNFOLLOW]
  • 3⃣ Like this post! 👍
  • BONUS: Leave a comment on this post stating your favorite city!

****I will be checking to see if you completed all of those!****

  • The giveaway will be open until Next Friday, and the winner will be announced sometime next weekend. This giveaway is not affiliated with any of the Brands shown above nor WordPress.  All items were purchased with my money, as they are some of my favorites. US applicants ages 14+ only please! I will do an international giveaway in the future, lovelies.  Thank you, have fun, and good luck!

Love you all, Ariana. 

Check out my last post: What I received in my Ipsy Glam Bag/// April 2018
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What I received in my Ipsy Glam Bag/// April 2018

Welcome back to my blog lovelies! I apologize for not posting last week, I have been incredibly busy, working on my online classes and thank goodness I finished one this week, I am a quarter done with my last one so hopefully by next week I will be done. Anyways, it’s already the mid of April which is pretty bizarre, but you know what that means, it’s time to unbox my Ipsy Glam Bag!

This month’s Glam bag is so spring, with a theme of being a “Social Butterfly”, hence all the unique butterflies on the bag. This month is all about saying “yes!” to all plans coming your way and to enjoy the stuff happening now. Off of a first impression, I am very pleased with this bag and I’m so excited to try everything!

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Filorga Meso-Mask

This is a brand that is completely new to me, known as Filorga; is a French beauty brand based out of Paris. The “smoothing radiance mask” I received, happens to be more of a cream than an actual mask itself. I will have to check the site’s website on how to use this product since it does not state anything on the package, however it seems very good and is lightweight. I’m definitely curious to see how it works as an illuminator.

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Hempz Ultra Moisturizing Herbal Lip Balm

I was probably most excited to try this from my glam bag this month, I had heard some good feedback about the product and wanted to give it a shot! Not only is the brand Hempz cruelty-free, but it’s also 100% vegan! This balm comes in a squeeze tube with a slanted edge applicator, making it easy and compact! The lip balm instantly smoothed my lips, giving them a natural glow. I love the way it smells, it has a Citrus natural blend of different oils. It moisturizes your lips keeping them hydrated with the 100% natural hemp seed oil.

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Ofra Cosmetics Blush in Chameleon

This coral pop blush comes in a full size pan, giving you a lot of product. I did swatch it on my hand and found that the blush is very smooth and glides very easily onto the skin. I am in love with the color, it’s a peachy blush, that will be perfect for the upcoming warm months. I am looking forward to wearing this blush, I have had good impressions so far with Ofra Cosmetics.

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Meech And Mia Eyeshadow in Copper

This loose pigment eyeshadow reflects a coppery golden magical color. The eyeshadow gives full pigment to the eyes, with this lustrous hue . The shade most definitely calls out my attention, however I have been receiving a copper/bronze shimmer eyeshadows and highlights in almost all of my previous bags. I really wished there were more matte shades given out in the glam bags, because I wear mattes way more than shimmery shades.

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Beau Gâchis Tapered Blending Eyeshadow Brush

This sleek brush is simple yet elegant, and perfect to use while blending in your transition shade. The site claims that their bristles are a mix of natural animal hair and synthetic hair, but their products are cruelty-free (which is a little confusing). However, the brush itself is pretty thin and very soft, I am willing to do more research on the brand and give this brush a try.  Fun fact, Beau Gâchis is actually  French for “Beautiful Mess”.

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I hope you all enjoyed, thanks for reading. My Giveaway will be at the end of the week, so get pumped! If you’re not already make sure to follow/subscribe to my blog and follow me on instagram @thatgirlari.blog, in order to participate in my giveaway! Also comment down below, any post ideas you’d like to see, I am always open to recommendations! 😉

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See you soon lovelies, Ari. 


 

 

March Empties/Favorites | 2018

Hey guys, today’s post will be my first ever Empties/Favorites, this will be for March! I will go through products that I happened to finish this past month or that I’m about to finish, and through the way I will state if I would repurchase.  Although I do not have many products that will be featured on today’s post, I am hoping that this gives you insight on products I recommend worth a try.

Soap & Glory Scrub Your Nose In It Two-Minute T-Zone Detox Scrub

Description of the Product – I cannot express how much I love this face scrub, this is literal magic in a tube. This was honestly the most used face wash/scrub I have ever gotten, because I love it that much! This detox face scrub removes dirt and all impurities from the face, while exfoliating and removing all the dead skin from the surface of the face. This blue exfoliant delivers a fresh clean feeling to the skin with the help of the natural superfruit Yuzu and D-Clog Microderm-Mud. The exfoliation is not rough whatsoever, it’s mild, and I highly recommend for my oily-combination peeps. I seriously notice a difference in my face after I use this, specifically my pores appearance on my nose, they are literally visibly gone and that’s the absolute best part of this face scrub. I only use it once a day (usually when I shower), if you use it more than once than it may dry out the skin.

March Favorite? – Definitely!

Would I Repurchase? – Yes, of course! I just bought my 2nd one a few days ago! Get it from Target, it’s well worth your money ($10.99).

Yes to Naturals Ultra Moisture Conditioner: Coconuts

Description of the Product – Okay so I am nearly done with this product after months of having it. I did enjoy this silky conditioner, infused with virgin coconut oil and argan oil. It’s very moisturizing and in my opinion a little goes a long way. The conditioner is about 97% natural and helps strengthens hair. Lately I have been having the worst knots in my hair, so bad that one knot will not go away (if you know something to get rid of knots that also happens to be cruelty free then please help a sista out). Anyways this conditioner gets the job down, however it has not gotten through the stubborn knots.

March Favorite? – Yes.

Would I Repurchase? –  I’m not sure if I would purchase this one, but I just bought the Yes to Calming Scalp Relief Shampoo with Tea Tree & Sage Oil, so I’d like to try out the conditioner as well!

Yes to Cucumber Micellar Water

Description of the Product – Another Yes to product happens to be, this soothing cucumber micellar water that I have been using for quite some time. I am not completely done with this, however I am near the end. The calming water is great to use when removing makeup or cleansing any dirt off your face, that requires no rinsing. This was a life changer on some of my lazy days of removing makeup. I would typically pump some onto a cotton pad and then with a few swipes, your face becomes instantly fresh and clean. The bottle is very convenient, the pump is easy to use, you open the lid and push down a few times to pump out the micellar water on the cotton pad. Another benefit about this micellar water compared to others is that it happens to be 95% natural!

March Favorite? – Yes, I also started using the Yes to Charcoal Micellar Water, and I have been loving it!

Would I Repurchase? – Maybe, I do really like this micellar water, however I might have a new favorite like the one I mentioned up ahead! (Stay tuned for a possible review or another favorite later on). 😉

Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 Mascara: Mini Sized

Description of the Product – This is a such an amazing mascara and usually high end mascaras never exceed my expectations, but this one sure does! A few months back, I had received this in my Ipsy Glam Bag, and boy I’m glad I did. Not only is this mascara cruelty-free, it also happens to be vegan! The 4-in-1 Mascara claims to “curl, volumize, and condition your lashes” and I really think it does all of the above. The intense black color hyphens the lashes making them appear voluminous while protecting them as well.

March Favorite? – Yes for sure!

Would I Repurchase? – Yes! I am nearly done with my mini size and I just purchased the full size of mascara, in the beginning of Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty Sale.

Okay all thank you for reading, hopefully you enjoyed this post and it was beneficial to you! I will probably do a monthly favorites/empties post every other month, and maybe also incorporate lifestyle favorites as well!

I want to give a quick reminder to make sure your following my on my instagram @thatgirlari.blog, I will be doing my my giveaway on there/also on a blog post. So make sure you keep an eye out for that and follow my blog if your not already! If you enjoyed this post then do not forget to like it and please subscribe with your email in the sidebar, to be notified of new posts through your email, (be sure to confirm subscription in email) also make sure to follow me on my social media pages down below, I will follow back all other fellow bloggers!

Until next time, Ari. 

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