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Get Ready With Us | Feat. Bestie @Shelbyyrsimmons


If you missed us LIVE- NO WORRIES! I've linked all of our faves from the video right here!


Now, let me introduce you to my friend @shelbyyrsimmons. If you are new here, Shelby is one of my besties and you will def see her time to time on the blog but mostly as a model for my online store!


Shelby is my skincare/ beauty queen! If I ever have a beauty question or concern, she is my go- to girl! Anything from tanner, to anti-aging. She's got you.

Shelby's skin type: Normal to dry skin


My skin is different from Shelby's which makes this post even better! Everyone's skin type is so different and calls for different skincare routines and makeup products. One thing may be great for Shelby, but not so great on my skin and vise versa!


My skin is normal to oily...some days are "shinier" than others lol. I also have very sensitive skin. One wrong product and I'm breaking out. I like to keep my skincare routine very simple and the acne AWAY.


Those of you with oily skin- who else thought the dryer your skin felt the better? Ya...me too. TOTAL LIES. Moisturizing is the #1 thing you can do for all skin types INCLUDING those with oily skin.

Alex's skin type: Normal to oily skin


Now. The fun stuff. READ ON...


Let's start with Shelby's fave products. Beginning with all her 'Dessert Island' Skincare necessities and her go-to makeup products!















1. Ole Henriksen Transforming Walnut Scrub

exfoliating cleanser, removes self tanner, improves dullness and uneven skin tones.
















2. Drunk Elephant Whipped Cream or "any Drunk Elephant Moisturizer" According to Shelby

A rescue cream and a great moisturizer to use helping with anti aging. Helps dryness, fine lines, and wrinkles.














3. Algenist Genius Liquid Collagen

Great for anti aging



























4. Murad Night Fix Enzyme Treatment

Overnight Treatment designed to reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and dryness. Good for most skin types- Normal, dry, combination, and oily! Leaves your skin looking radiant!





















5. MILK Hydro grip primer

An amazing primer both Shelby and I LOVE! Lightweight, and leaves makeup looking fresh all day long.






















6. TOO FACED Born This Way Sculpting Concealer















7. Benefit Hoola Bronzer + Hoola Brush




8. MAC Mineralize Skinfinish color Soft & Gentle Highlight
























MAC Highlight Brush 133 (for a more intense highlight look)












9. Tarte Bloom Clay Pallette















9. Anastasia Beverly Hills Lash Brag Mascara


Now, my stuff!



It's been a minute since I've shared all my skincare items and makeup. During this quarantine, I have been able to try out a few drug store goodies- Great products that won't break the bank!


My skincare


















1. Tula Purifying Face Cleanser or Tula Super Calm Gentle Milk Cleanser

Currently I am using the purifying cleanser, but I have used the Milk Cleanser as well and love. The Gentle Milk Cleanser is great if you have very sensitive skin.