Body Confidence | Personal | Real Talk | KrystiEncounters

Real Talk: I’ve never felt comfortable or confident in my body; how I looked.  I was always hyper aware that people around me were judging me and my every move.  I never thought I was pretty or worthy of compliments.  I assumed everyone around me was fake; that the compliments were all lies. There’s no […]

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Sephora 2017 Birthday Gift | Tarte | Review | KrystiEncounters

January is my birthday month and I swung by Sephora to pick up a facial cleanser and my birthday gift.  In store you can select from 1 of 2 options; Tarte or Caudalie.  Online you have a third option; Jack Black. I picked the Tarte Gift which has exclusive new shades for Amazonian Clay 12-hour […]

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Studio Gear Prime Objective Face Primer | KrystiEncounters

I’ve been using this primer for a few weeks and I’ve absolutely loved it.  It’s what I’m using as a primer in all these photos. All these photos were taken at different times / points in my day and you can see that it looks great no matter what point of the day it was. […]

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Hit or Miss: Tarte Rainforest Of The Sea Concealer || Review || KrystiEncounters

Hey Lovelies, I got this concealer a while ago and you can see what else I picked up here in my mini haul. Bottle / container: The applicator is actually quite big in comparison to everyone’s favorite, Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer. Formula:  It is very very liquidy.  Because it is very wet and slippery, you […]

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Valentia Pure Glow Brightening Moisturizer || Review || AD|| KrystiEncounters

Hey lovelies, I’ve been able to work with Valentia again to bring you a review of their Pure Glow Brightening Moisturizer. Claims: A lightweight fast absorbing cream that illuminates skin while providing all-day hydration.  Lightens dark spots, restores radiance, evens skin tone, and diminishes fine lines. As you can see, my skin isn’t amazing.  I […]

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Hit or Miss || Tarte Tarteist Clay Paint Liner || KrystiEncounters

Hey lovelies, As some of you guys have seen, it did make my August Favorites.  This post is to just give it more in detail and the rating I gave it isn’t what you would think. I like the formula and it glides on smoothly.  It dries down to a beautiful matte black and once […]

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