I thought it would be fun to play a little game & see what everyone is up to & enjoying this Summer!
For the novelists out there, feel free to explain why...
Lip product- Dior addict lip glow for day, YSL glossy stain &/or a NARS lip gloss for night
Eye shadow- Tarte Aqualilies shadows or MUFE/UD shadow sticks
Eye liner- I tend not to wear liner in the summer except to tight line & that's with the Too Faced 3-way lash liner
Mascara- Givenchy purple
Foundation- Dior airflash (recently learned it was long-wear) or the Diorskin compact
Blush- Tarte Aqualilies or NARS orgasm
Bronzer- Tarte Aqualilies or Hourglass waterproof
Primer- Murad Hybrids for Acne or Hourglass
Finishing powder/spray- UD all nighter with Guerlain meteorites
Makeup Look- minimal foundation, full countered, minimal eyes, lipgloss
Nail polish color- any shade of neon or holograph on toes, light pinks or blues on hands
Makeup Remover- NUXE rose water
Cleanser- Ren calm3 clay
Exfoliator- AmorePacific Treatment Enzyme Peel
Toner- Kate Somerville
Serum- OH truth serum AM, Perricone Blue Plasma PM
Moisturizer- OH sheer transformation AM, Korres wild rose Vita C sleeping facial PM
Treatment- DDG A/B Pads or OH lemon peel
SPF- PTR SPF brush, or Boscia self defence
Shampoo- Just got a trim last week & my salon started carrying Kerastase. Phasing Clear scalp out and using bain force architecte to control frizz. It's only been 3 washes but I like the change.
Conditioner- Phased out Clear scalp & using ciment anti-usure with really nice results.
Styling Product- Alterna dry oil mist
Treatment- Bumble & bumble Tonic
Tool/Accessory- wide tooth comb. Haven't touched my mason brush in almost a month.
Hair Style- down with no heat waves (braids), or in a messy bun (with a braid to the side, or underneath)
How often are you washing your hair?- 3x a week. 2 was not enough with the the heat we've been having
Body Lotion- Soap & Glory Righteous Butter Body Lotion or Fresh acai age delay
Body Wash- PTR blemish buffing beads for chest/back/arms, Caress for the rest
Body Exfoliator- OH loofa scrub
Body Treatment- Perricone Cold Plasma Body on arms & dry spots
SPF- Neutrogena cooling spray
Scent- Fresh lychee
Song you can't get out of your head- Pontoon by Little Big Town
Book/Magazine- none at the moment, but I have a bunch downloaded on my nook waiting to be read
Exercise Activity- Hot Yoga in our loft (it's like 90 degrees up there when the AC isn't running), hiking, or kayaking.
Game- Bocci ball during the day, nails or corn hole at night
Highlight of your summer so far- Spending a week in upstate NY with international friends I haven't seen in 2 years. Even though I was busy helping run the tournament, I still got to enjoy myself and make some new memories.
What are you looking forward to?- A friend's wedding in Ukraine at the end of August, going hiking/camping in the Carpathian Mountains for 4 nights after the reception.
Summer Activity- Going to lake houses/cabins upstate; fishing, hiking, bonfires, grilling, tubing...
Movie- haven't had time to see any yet
Vegetable- Squash or Jersey Corn
Fruit- Rainier Cherries
Meal- any meat grilled
Desert- frozen yogurt
Drink- White wine sangria, mojito, Magners Irish Cider on ice
Beach or Pool?- Pool to relax & read by
Write in- anything I forgot, that you would like to add
Re: Summer Favorites
Lip product- Korres Mango Butter Lipstick in Coral
Eye shadow- An assortment of different bronze shadows.
Eye liner- Tarte Amazonian Clay Gel Liner. This stuff stays put through anyhing and doesn't fade.
Mascara- I haven't really found a waterproof one I really like for summer
Foundation- MUFE Face and Body. The coverage is light enough for summer and it is very long lasting
Concealer- Tarte Amazonian Clay stick concealer. This stays put through anything like the liner. I also use it to spot conceal for days with minimal makeup
Blush- Kat Von D Everlasting Blush in Por Vida. The color is nice and bright but blends easily so I don't look clownish.
Bronzer- Clarins Splendours Summer Bronzing Compact. First of all the packaging and pattern in the bronzer is stunning. The compact itself is huge and the compact has 3 shades that can be blended for whatever look you want.
Primer- Hourglass Mineral Veil
Finishing powder/spray- UD all nighter
Makeup Look- bronze eyes and coral lips
Nail polish color- coral
Makeup Remover- Nuetrogena Wipes
Cleanser- Murad Acne cleaner
Serum- Lancome Vissionare
Moisturizer- Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizer
Treatment- Ole Henriksen Power Peel
SPF- Neutrogena Ultra Sheer
Shampoo- John Frieda for Red Hair
Conditioner- John Frieda Damage Repair
Styling Product- Ojon Revitalizing Mist
Treatment- L'oreal Everpure Hair Mask
Tool/Accessory- wide tooth comb
Hair Style- down and wavy or a bun
How often are you washing your hair?- Every 2 or 3 days
Body Lotion- Cake Sweethearts
Body Wash- Philosophy Chocolate and Lemon Funnel Cake 3in1
SPF- for my body I use whatever is kicking around
Scent- Peter and Alice Cheery Cherry
Song you can't get out of your head- Chvrches, Mother we Share
Book/Magazine- Lord of the Rings
Exercise Activity- Biking or Dancing
Game- Hide and Seek with my Dogs
Highlight of your summer so far- Starting to learn Belly Dance and Salsa!
What are you looking forward to?- Going to Alaska in 2 weeks!
Summer Activity- River tubing, biking and hiking
Movie- Just saw Despicable Me 2...
Meal- I agree with anything grilled.. mmm...grilled chicken and peppers
Desert- frozen strawberry bars
Beach or Pool?- Beach
Re: Summer Favorites
I'm not sure I can wrap my head around all this but I'll try:
MAC Studiofix powder Always
Nail Polish - I have jumped into the Essie pool and loving it.
Hair/ Body products:
For Fun- Water parks
Movie- Monsters University
Drink- Sprite0, Water, and low calorie Gatorade.
Re: Summer Favorites
Lip product- oh lord I feel like this changes by the week... tie between Too Faced La Creme Lipsticks, Bite Beauty Library and Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment!
Eye shadow- MUFE and Benefit Cream Shadows... they stay put!
Eye liner- never wear! sometimes I shadow line
Mascara- UD Cannonball
Foundation- Wei To Go CC Cream
Blush- Tarte Natural Beauty & Frisky, CARGO Waterproof in Bali
Bronzer- Too Faced Chocolate Soleil
Primer- Tarte Brightening
Finishing powder/spray- UD De-Slick and MUFE HD Microfinish
Makeup Look- less foundation, bright lips or cheeks!
Nail polish color- blues, greens and purples
Makeup Remover- Clinique Cleansing Balm
Cleanser- The Body Shop Tea Tree Cleanser
Exfoliator- been using Shiseido Pureness Scrub, but still prefer The Body Shop's Vit C Microdermabrasion
Toner- The Body Shop Tea Tree Toner
Serum- The Body Shop Vitamin E Serum
Moisturizer- I have too many- Body Shop Tea Tree Night Fade Lotion, Body Shop Vitamin E Intense Moisture Cream, Tarte Maracuja Oil, Korres Greek Yogurt Sleeping Facial, Nude ProGenius Oil
Treatment- a million masks? right now using Origins Charcoal, Body Shop Vitamin E, Body Shop Tea Tree, Boscia Black,
SPF- Neutrogena Sheer Touch for body, Sheiseido for face
Shampoo- Fekkai Glossing
Conditioner- Fekkai Shea Butter
Styling Product- Miss Jessie's Jelly Soft Curls
Treatment- ermmm I'm not sure I have one?
Tool/Accessory- wide tooth comb- I too refuse to use brushes anymore, and it is hugely helping with my split end problem!
Hair Style- ponytail or half-up with twists... I don't know how to describe hairstyles guys! I'm pretty low maintenance when it comes to my hair
How often are you washing your hair?- At least every other day... some times I've been having to do every day which I hate... dries my hair out.
Body Lotion- The Body Shop Body Butters (mango and cocoa butter top favs)
Body Wash- working my way through massive stash of B&BW products... using Berry Vanilla right now
Body Exfoliator- Body Shop Body Scrubs- once again, love cocoa and mango
Body Treatment- don't think I have one? I'll put tea tree oil on any acne that pops up
SPF- Neutrogena sheer touch
Scent- Coach Signature or Hanae Mori Butterfly
Song you can't get out of your head- Cruise- Floride Georgia Line
Book/Magazine- currently on Fragments by Dan Wells
Exercise Activity- always martial arts
Game- Cards Against Humanity... its the 'adult' version of apple to apples and hysterical
What are you looking forward to?- Myrtle Beach Trip!
Summer Activity- BEACH. Grilling outside, steamed crabs on porch
Movie- I don't think I've seen any either sadly. Been so busy!
Vegetable- corn on the cob
Meal- shrimp or steak on the barbie!
Drink- currently on a Kahlua kick
Beach or Pool?- beach!
Re: Summer Favorites
I don't have new Summer Favorites for nearly all of the categories you do but I'll answer what I can!
Foundation - Kiehls BB Cream - SPF 50 and dark spot correcting!
Nail Polish - Coral on my tips and Turquoise on my toes.
Tool - The Dry Bar yellow clips. How did ever get by without these?
Body Wash - Shea Terra African Black Soap Body Wash. My chest and back are so clear!
Body Treatment - Art of Shaving Pre-Shave Oil. No razor bumps since I started using this!
Song - We Can't Stop by Miley Cyrus
Book - City of Bones
Exercise - Only my treadmill right now. When the kids are back in school I'll start P90X again (they watch me and make fun of me the little jerks!)
Highlight of Summer so far - Going to Adventurland. I forgot how much fun the Tilt A Whirl is!
Movie - Despicable Me 2. If I ever find a genie lamp I'm wishing for Dave.
Drink - Palomas - Tequila Reposado, Grapefruit Juice, Club Soda, and Lime. With a squirt of agave nectar for sweetness.
Re: Summer Favorites
This was fun thanks! You have good taste!
Lip product- YSL Rouge Shines. Mmm
Eye shadow- Keeping it basic with the Naked Basic palette
Eye liner- Stila Stay All Day
Mascara- Diorshow waterproof
Foundation- NARS TM or Boscia's BB cream
Blush- Tarte Blissful or NARS Gina
Bronzer- Benefit Hoola
Primer- Benefit's Porefessional or Hourglass
Finishing powder/spray- LM loose setting powder
Makeup Look- Natural with coral or fuscia lips
Nail polish color- Sally Hensen Miracle Grow
Makeup Remover- Neotrogena oil-free
Cleanser- Murad Timeless and Soap & Glory's 3-1 facial soap
Exfoliator- Kate Somerville ExfoliKate
Toner- LUSH Tea Tree water
Serum- none (eyeballing Tarte Maracuja oil)
Moisturizer- Clinique Dramatically Diff. Gel
Treatment- PTR Sulfur masque and Byebye Blemish spot treatment
SPF- Sun Bum
Shampoo- L'Oreal sulfate-free for volume
Conditioner- L'Oreal sulfate-free for volume
Styling Product- Kendra #25 hairspray
Treatment- It's a 10 spray (light edition)
Tool/Accessory- Shower comb and round brush for styling
Hair Style- Messy pony tail with short side bangs
How often are you washing your hair?- Every night. Shhh*
Body Lotion- CeraVe
Body Wash- LUSH Twilight (night) or LUSH Slammer (day)
Body Exfoliator- Tree Hut Hawaiian Kukui (fav smell in the world lately)
Body Treatment- Murad body spray for bacne.
SPF- Sun Bum
Scent- BOND I love NY for all or Burberry Brit
Song you can't get out of your head- None at the moment.
Exercise Activity- Fishing, hiking, and yard work.
Game- Treibball (training game for bf's border collie)
Highlight of your summer so far- Weekends at the beach.
What are you looking forward to?- My bf and I's annual trip to the Smokies in the Fall. Hiking Mt. Leconte! AHH! Just booked the cabin yesterday, so excited!
Summer Activity- Anything involving water, mainly fishing though.
Movie- Haven't seen any this summer yet..
Vegetable- Cucumbers! Mmm...pickling!
Fruit- Watermelon with salt (its a southern thang)
Meal- Grilled pineapple teriyaki chicken
Desert- Blueberry crust-cobbler with vanilla ice cream
Drink- Rum Runners or lemonade
Beach or Pool?- Beach most def.