This video is all about what’s in my makeup bag! From budget friendly makeup products, my ride or die favorites, fun lip colors for everyday and a few surprises, you’ll see piece by piece all the goodies that get me through my morning. My go to, makeup staples that have been with me for years (hello, anastasia brow wiz and revlon matte balm!) and even a new #oldie fave, you'll see it all. After receiving a box full of Glossier makeup products, I've tested and reviewed each product and found my favorites! Two Glossier products even made it to my makeup bag. Can you guess which ones? What are your makeup bag essentials?
Bare Minerals Original Foundation Fairly Light
Maybelline Fit Me Concealer 20
Anastasia Brow Wiz in Taupe
Glossier Boy Brow
Glossier Cloud Paint in Haze
Revlon Matte Balm in Standout and Passionate
NYX Liquid Suede in Soft Spoken
Milani Matte Lipstick in 65 Matte Glam
Axe Styling Messy Look Flexible Paste
Young Living Essential Oils in Peppermint and Lavender
Yup, I'm now over half-way through my twenties and it hurt just a little bit. Anyone with me on that one? I know it's silly because, hello, I'm still in my twenties but also, hello, I'm that much closer to 30. Lord help me. Just kidding but not really. People love their thirties, right?
This weekend my sistahs (aka bffs) came to Dallas and spent two nights with me in a hotel for #girlsnight during my bday weekend. After a hiccup of an insane Texas storm and a little bit of flooding on the ROADS where people DRIVE, they got to our apartment safely and we popped open a bottle of wine - #birthday. It's always a long, interesting decision as we try to figure out where to take everyone to eat, but since it was my birthday, they happily obliged to go to the slightly weird mexican-ranch style restaurant "Mariano's" and we all ate just a bit too much. We loaded back up in the car and sang to Plus One (v old school Christian music) and went straight to Target. We needed snacks. And more wine.
We had so much fun just hanging out and laughing - pretty much all we do anytime we are together! And - you guessed to - we DID get sister tattoos. The idea to get them this birthday weekend was super last minute but we've always wanted to do it. We all settled on this circle idea and love the fact that we can add a fourth one for our brother if he is willing to get them with us! *wink face* AND we all decided adding an asterisk at the end for our bud Sean would just be the icing on the cake. TBD on this. #oooo*
This marks my second tattoo and I am obsessed with it! Funny enough, I've gotten both tattoos on my birthday and with people I love. For years I bounced around the idea if I thought I could (or if I wanted to) be a person with tattoos. But when I got the first tat idea to get a matching tattoo of our handwritten middle names with my husband, it was an absolute no brainer. Same with this past Saturday night! When I decided where I wanted this sister tattoo, it was an immediate #hellyes. I love that my tattoos are for people I love and done with people I love.
The rest of my birthday was just spending time with my favorite people (minus a few), eating at some of my favorite spots, drinking wine with my favorite people and making hilarious memories. When you're with the Broun's (ps that's my maiden name) you are BOUND to have a weird/hilarious/amazing/crazy time. We just function that way.
On Sunday, my actual birthday, Daniel made everyone breakfast and I forced (not really but kinda) everyone to watch a "what's on Alyssa's iPhone picture gallery fiesta on the apple tv" movie. It honestly just ended up happening and we all laughed at some of the amazing stories that come with them.
On June 4th at midnight, Daniel face-timed me (because I was staying in a hotel with my sistah's for #birthday weekend) and sang happy birthday to me with little Marble in her birthday hat. It was so dang cute. I love my family.
I'm Alyssa, thanks for stopping by! A few things: I enjoy laughing, making youtube videos and thrift shopping. Currently listening to "Everything Now" by Arcade Fire. I like my coffee black and my preferred method of maxin' & relaxin' is with my husband and pup.