For some reason, I have a ton of favorites this month ranging from skincare to makeup to hair care. I used some really great products this month, and I can’t wait to share all of my May favorites with you!
Maybelline Color Tattoo 24 hr Eyeshadow in the shade Caramel Cool
This was from their nude spring collection, and it’s the only one I picked up from that collection. It’s a beautiful bronzy gold color that looks great all over the lid for a simple look or just on the inner corner with a darker color in the crease and outer v area.
Not Your Mother’s Lock Luster Oil Treatment
I bought this last year sometime and had totally forgotten about it. But I’m glad I rediscovered it! It’s an oil treatment for your hair that’s infused with argan and macadamia oil, so obviously it smells amazing, and it makes your hair really shiny. You only need like a dime-sized amount, maybe less, for your whole head, so it’ll definitely last me for a while. I’ve been really impressed with the products I’ve tried from this brand so far.
Victoria’s Secret Love Spell Refreshing Body Mist
I got this in a combo pack with a body wash and something else for Christmas a few years ago, and it just sat in my closet forever. Then I decided to pull it out again last week and remembered how much I loved it! It doesn’t last all day like a perfume would, but I just love how it smells. I think Love Spell is one of their best known and loved scents, and I can definitely see why.
Milani Baked Blush in the shade Luminoso
People have been talking about this blush like crazy, and now I see why! The swatch above is kind of heavy, and I didn’t blend it in just to make sure you could see the color right, but it blends beautifully into the skin. It gives your face kind of a lit from within glow, and I don’t even wear bronzer sometimes with this because I don’t feel like I need this. Since I have more pink undertones, I feel like it takes me a little bit longer to blend than perhaps someone with yellow undertones, but I still really like it.
NYX Primal Colors Eyeshadow in the shade Hot Pink
Gah, I love this eyeshadow. I’ve been coveting the Urban Decay Electric palette for a while now, and then I saw that NYX came out with these Primal Colors eyeshadows, which are all neon colors, so I got super excited. I absolutely love this eyeshadow! It can go on really light or you can build up the color, so I think you can achieve a wide variety of looks with it. This has been one of those colors for me that I’ll just pop in the center of my lid if I want to add a little something to whatever eye look I just created, and I think it works great for that.
Elizabeth Mott pop! goes the shadow in the shade Champagne
I got this in my Ipsy bag last month I believe, and it’s great! This is perfect as a highlighter on your browbone or on your cheeks and other parts of your face as well, and I also like to use it on the inner corner of my eye. It’s just a beautiful color that’s very pigmented and it lasts all day, so I’d highly recommend it.
NYX Chunky Dunk Hydrating Lippie in the shade Berry Mojito
I talked about this in a recent mini-haul post, but I just love it. Sometimes I’ll just apply it lightly for a wash of color, but you can also build it up to get a more intense look. These feel pretty hydrating, and they have a bit of a staining effect on the lips (and my hand after I swatched it). I wasn’t crazy about the other colors in this line personally, but this color has been working out just great for me.
NYX Butter Lipstick in the shade Razzle
This is another great lip product that I talked about in that same mini-haul post, and it also has a bit of a staining effect, which I really like. This is a bright pink, not purple like the color of the tube suggests. This is just a great lipstick, because of both the color and the formula, for spring and summer.
Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
This is another product I had forgotten about and rediscovered. I’ve been using the Maybelline Rocket Volum’ Express almost every day for mascara now for over a month, but then I decided to bring this one out again, and I’m glad I did. It doesn’t give as much definition as the Maybelline mascara, but it is a bit darker and more intense, in my opinion.