Style, Beauty, & Home: New Products I'm Excited About / Carmen Varner // Travel Influencer, Blogging Coach, Social Media Consultant


Style, Beauty, & Home: New Products I'm Excited About

I went a little crazy this weekend & bought a bunch of new items. There were a few products I specifically had on my list such nail polish, pumice stone, & face scrub, but the rest were impulse buys. Let's take a look, shall we? I was last excited about some makeup & home products, perfume & candles, & candles & makeup.

insta-dri top coat

I was in dire need of some new nail polish because my current ones are ridiculously old. They started to turn viscous which made application rather chunky. No thanks. The Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Top Coat is a miracle worker. I'm excited to try the Sally Hansen Pearl Crush polish in Shell & Tell as well as the OPI one in I'm in the Moon for Love.

acrylic makeup organizer

Wide-brimmed hats are all the rage for autumn, but I didn't find myself attracted to any of the felt options or neutral colors. I opted for this beautiful blue Isaac Mizrahi one. Every blogger seems to have an acrylic makeup organizer of some sort, & I totally hopped on that bandwagon. It currently houses my lip & eye makeup collection. 

pine needle candle

I didn't like any of the fall inspired pumpkin candles, but I did find an Eadie & Wallace in Pine Needle. I always save a couple twigs from the Christmas tree each year to hold on to that refreshing pine smell. Luckily, this will tide me over at least until Christmas time.

Have you tried any of these products? What have you purchased recently? :]

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  1. Great post!
    Have a nice week-end!
    Gil Zetbase

  2. Omg that candle sounds so lovely! I usually have a fake tree, so I love candles that smell like pine to compensate!
    Katie Actually

  3. I love this, I really need to get myself some more candles to make my room all cosy! I am loving your blog too by the way, keep up the lovely work! x

  4. That Pearl Crush Nail Polish from Sally Hansan looks great! Thanks for sharing a great post!

    Deepti |

  5. You know you're an adult when you get excited over homeware! Like organization things haha - The candle looks lovely! Pumpkin is a very.. unique smell and taste that it definitely won't appeal to everyone.

  6. I love the OPI nailpolish ...totally my color and I need to buy some candles too :-*

    Melanie /

  7. How do you like that mascara? I am so tempted to try it!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

  8. I have been purchasing lots of nail polishes too, I love to paint my nails in purple, dark red and dark pink!


  9. It works well. Not a superstar but it does the job! :]

  10. Dark pink sounds pretty! Any fave shade in particular? :]

  11. That's so true. Ah, the joy of adult life. Yeah, I adore pumpkin flavor & true pumpkin scent, but I hate pumpkin candles! :]

  12. Then this candle will totally work for you. :]


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