I’ve been on a little bit of a spending freeze for the first of the year. I didn’t go crazy over the holidays by any means because we are feverishly trying to save for a house. The area we are looking is one of the popular areas that is trendy, near all the action and naturally has good school systems. Good school systems = insanely outrageous prices for minimal square footage. With that said, moving along…..I am definitely a product queen. I have taken over my bathroom and basically two thirds of Marks. It’s pretty rare I finish a bottle of anything because I usually rediscover another gem layered underneath something in my bathroom drawers. That’s why I love writing these posts, a glimpse into the products that have taken up the royal court for the time being.
Seriously, aren’t there so many polishes out on the market? I used to always be an OPI or Essie girl but the TJMaxx checkout aisles have broadened my horizons to other products on the market. Ciaté is the best polish out there right now in my opinion. The brush is perfectly angled to sweep over your entire nail bed without dragging. The formula glides on with no bubbles and isn’t thick. Two coats and it looks like you had a gel manicure. If you haven’t checked out this line yet, I highly recommend.
Okay, next. Let’s talk about my new favorite lipstick. I had originally seen the Stiks with an Instyle mention and I was so intrigued. Seriously, you can put this lipstick on with one hand. Flip open the top, apply and then snap the top back on. What I also love about it is the insanely straight edge. I use it to line my lips like a liner and then fill it in. The pigments are rich, moisturizing, and perfectly pigmented. These have been the lipsticks I’ve been using in my instagram pictures lately and everyone has been hitting me up for the colors!
Also, look how awesome this mirror carrying KITS case is! You can pop your lipsticks in there and then use the front mirror to apply. I keep it in my purse and I don’t have to worry about any accidental tops coming off and lipstick staining the inside of my lining.
So because I love this product so much I reached out to the company and their amazing founder Laura from Stiks is hooking y’all up with a fab giveaway. 3 lucky readers will win one of the KITS with lipsticks inside! Y’all know the rafflecopter drill, entries will be checked so please follow correctly the social media outlets. Also, Stiks knows how much we love coupon codes so they are giving the Meet at the Barre followers a 20% off discount for the products with the code barre! What colors are you liking?
Have you seen Stiks Cosmetiks before? Isn’t that one of those products that you are all “I wish I would have thought of that?” You will love the formula and packaging! Good luck for the giveaway and make sure to check out the site and use that 20% off! Hope everyone is having a fab day! xoxoxo