Thursday, July 30, 2015

Not Your Mother's Makeup

Y'all, when I was younger I remember both my Mama & Grandmother swearing by Mary Kay.
And who knew that as a wife now & a woman attempting to "adult" that I would fall in love with the very same brand?
Along with the traditional favorites, Mary Kay has a new Mary Kay at Play line that is full of fun colors, trendy products, and amazing quality.

Through some FaceBook connections, I met the sweetest girl-Morgan Bentley, who is a consultant for Mary Kay.
She allowed me to try out a few of their tried & true, and new products!



My two eyelash products: the packaging is very feminine and classic at first glance


This is the baked eye shadow, which is from the Mary Kay at Play collection which are new products.
I love how this collection has more modern & playful packaging.


Once again, this is the classic MK packaging that our mother's have always loved-now we can love it too!


Lip & Cheek Stain packaging


Let's start with the primer, which was suggested to me by Morgan.
This really helped my mascara stay on longer & lifted my lashes.
Definitely a keeper in my makeup bag.


This is a bestselling Mary Kay product & after trying it, I see why!
It was also recommended to me by the consultant,
and is the perfect every day mascara with one coat & with two, it's perfect for date night.


Out of all the products that I tried, this one might be my personal favorite.
This is the Lip & Cheek Stick in the color Peach Pop.
My morning routine on the days when I have class needs to be snappy & the fact that I can use this as a blush, lip color, (& don't tell anyone, but sometimes I swipe it on my lids for a quick cream shadow) cuts my "get-ready" time in half.
The color is perfect for spring, summer, and transitioning into fall.


When picking out an eyeshadow, I wanted to try one with a lot of possibility for use.
These colors are perfect with my complexion, I wear the brown on my lid, the pink above & blended into that, and the cream as a highlight & on my inner corners.
Super pigmented & super pretty!


I wish I would've swatched this product for y'all, because this color is fantastic. But you can see the color on the website where I linked it above!
The color is Firecracker & I love a classic red lip.
The packaging on this one is super cool...you'll have to buy one and try it out for yourself!



I am so thankful that I tried out these products because I just became a new lover of Mary Kay & I can see myself ordering more products in the future :)

If you're interested in learning more about Mary Kay or ordering, you can leave me a comment or get in contact with my consultant herself.

Morgan Paige Bentley
Mbentley0110@marykay.com 

Until next time. . .

xoxo, 


 A big thank you to Morgan Bentley (via Mary Kay) for providing me with product in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting brands who support The Southern Stylista.

29 comments:

  1. When I was going into middle school, my mom and my aunt got me a full Mary Kay makeover. They wanted my make-up to look classy rather than childish. It worked and I always have a soft spot for Mary Kay now.
    Kari
    www.sweetteasweetie.com

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    1. That is such a great thing to do! It's so wonderful that Mary Kay is so classic & can span the generations :)

      xoxo, SS

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  2. The lip & cheek stick sounds amazing!

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  3. I have a few MK products in my arsenal and love 'em!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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    1. They're definitely great products!

      xoxo, SS

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  4. This is so cute, I love that your mom and grandma swear by the same make up! I've never tried Mary Kay but I think you've convinced me to give it a go!

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    1. I love that it's a product that can span the generations :)

      xoxo, SS

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  5. Wow I havent tried Mary Kays in forever! Sounds like they are upping their games!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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    1. They've definitely made some changes for the better-modernizing!

      xoxo, SS

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  6. I've never tried anything by Mary Kay but I have heard of them. Thanks for introducing me to some new products :)

    Mili

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    1. You'll have to give them a shot, they've got some great new stuff!

      xoxo, SS

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    2. If you have any interest in checking out some products, please let me know!

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  7. trying out new products is so fun! cute post!
    kelseybang.com

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  8. Looks like great products !

    http://www.fruityandpassion.com/2015/07/bags-for-summer-with-mansur-gavriel.html#more

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    1. I hope you get a chance to check them out!

      xoxo, SS

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  9. Great review!
    xx
    Mademoiselle Coconath
    http://mllecoconath

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    1. Thanks! I appreciate you stopping by :)

      xoxo, SS

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  10. Love this! I recently attended a Mary Kay party and ended up purchasing a few items. I can't wait to get them!

    Connie | Sponsored by Coffee | Etsy

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    1. Ah, hopefully you'll share what you purchased! I love seeing what people pick from those parties :)

      xoxo, SS

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  11. I've never tried Mary Kay, but they look lovely!

    Cynthia
    Darling Down South
    Find me at : instagram

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    1. It had been a long time since I had any of their makeup, but I'll definitely be investing in more now-it's worth a shot :)

      xoxo, SS

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  12. Mary-Kay items are great! I have some of their lip gloss and I love it!
    -Hannah
    www.sweeterthanserenity.com

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    1. I've never tried their lip gloss, but the lipstick I tried was awesome. I'll have to pick out a gloss next time :)

      xoxo, SS

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  13. I haven't tried Mary Kay in such a long time. I tried one of their face washes once but wasn't a fan.

    xx
    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

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    1. It had been forever since I had tried them, and I have to say-their products have come a long way!

      xoxo, SS

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  14. Thanks for the great review! I am so glad you loved the products!

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    1. Thank you so much for the opportunity!

      xoxo, SS

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