I know it’s a bit late but I was traveling….May is here, can you believe it? And it’s time for a new makeup basket and a Use Up that Makeup update! I didn’t wear much makeup for the month of April, so there is no discernible progress on the products I chose for my April makeup basket unfortunately. I thought about taking pictures of the April products, but they look exactly the same so I guess I won’t. The only thing that looks satisfyingly low is my tiny Chloe Fleur de Parfum sample! Now that May is upon us, I have switched out some of the products, and I am ready to use my May Makeup Basket!
Here are the products I want to focus on using in the May Makeup Basket:
I’m excited to say that I am now the owner of Benefit’s Cheek Parade palette. The Benefit Cheek Parade palette was released recently, and I thought it was very pretty when I saw it online. I was most interested in Rockateur and the new Hoola Lite and Galifornia, though all 5 of the shades seem like they would complement pale skin beautifully. However, I have commitment issues with makeup palettes! I’m a firm believer that there are ALWAYS going to be a few shades that I will not use, and then I think it’s wasteful for me to purchase the whole palette if that is the case. Fast forward to today, when I saw the Cheek Parade with my own eyes at my local Sephora… I immediately grabbed it! Even though it’s in palette form, even though I know that I have enough blushes and bronzers that I love, I had a strong affirmation in the core of my gut that the Cheek Parade and I will have a long love affair, and that there is a very good possibility that I will use every. single. color. in this palette! Read on to see my thoughts!