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Younique Mascara & Mineral Pigment Powder #Review + #Giveaway {Open to U.S.}

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Disclosure: I received free products to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines. Kara’s Deals & Steals is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment.

I’ve never been what you call a “girly girl” until the past few years. My makeup regime has never been extensive. It typically consists of a little eyeliner, a little mascara, maybe some eyeshadow, lip gloss and foundation for my red splotches {especially during the winter}. However, the fact that I am seven months pregnant and not feeling the prettiest, I’ve been wearing make up slightly more often. Thanks to Wendy, my Younique representative, I recently had the chance to try their new Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes Mascara and many different colors of Moodstruck Minerals Pigment Powder. My skin has been awful during this pregnancy. I get random acne and my skin is so dry.

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Younique is a cosmetics brand that strives to make women feel good about themselves, to uplift, empower and increase self esteem. They are one of the first direct-sales companies to sell almost exclusively through the use of social media with Younique Virtual Parties. Their products are definitely “You”-nique. You can purchase everything from facial cleansers to primer and brushes. The 3D Fiber Lashes Mascara comes in a cute little case that can be thrown into your purse for touch ups throughout a night out or a day at the office. It comes with two bottles with Transplanting Gel and Natural Fibers to give your lashes a 300% increase in thickness and volume. It is water resistant so allows for long term use, but easily comes off with a cloth and warm water.

One thing I am lacking in my make-up collection is fun eyeshadow colors. I love Younique’s Moodstruck Minerals Pigment Powder. The best part about it is that it’s 100% natural, chemical-free and mineral based, free of talc, oils, preservatives, perfumes, synthetic dyes and parabens. The colors are super vibrant. I received about five different colors to try but these powders are available in around 30 different colors so you are sure to find a few you like. I have trouble with a lot of colors because I am so fair skinned, but I am partial to Glamorous.

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So you might be wondering, did I just sit around the house and try on this stuff or what? I planned on spending New Year’s Eve with my two daughters and husband at home, drinking sparkling grape juice and watching the events on television. That doesn’t mean I have to sit around in my pajamas, right? My daughters and I decided to get dolled up to watch the ball drop and it was a preview of what the future will be like {they are 2 and 5 years old}.

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After I had a fun little session with them, I decided to try out this 3D mascara and see what is does for my lashes. I already have fairly long lashes but they are lightly colored {yes, I was a blonde before I had kids! Not sure what happened there!} and the length is sometimes masked by that. I applied my regular mascara and put Younique to the test.

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I feel like my there is definitely a noticeable different in my lashes after using Younique mascara, especially my bottom lashes {that I’ve never really done anything with before}. It opens up my eyes and makes them look bigger. The mineral powder brings out my hazel color and I feel like I can still look “modest” but I actually got a compliment from my husband {who claims he hates when I wear makeup}. I feel like I can actually see the pregnancy glow in these photos as well. I can’t wait to try some of the other pigments!

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Be sure to check out Wendy’s Younique store. I can’t say enough positive things about this company. I want more!! Also check out her Facebook page for special deals and information on Younique news and up and coming products.

One lucky reader will get to try a random Moonstruck Minerals Pigment Powder {$10 Value}. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents and will end on 1/15. Entry options are below:

1. Leave a blog comment below telling me which Younique product you’d love to try! Go here to see products they have.

2. Like Living Water Spa on Facebook.

3. Leave a comment on Living Water Spa’s Facebook wall that Kara’s Deals & Steals sent you!

Be sure to leave a comment below for all entries for them to count. They will be verified. Good luck!

Comments

  1. md kennedy says:

    I SO want to try those 3D lashes! I have itty bitty lashes and most mascaras don’t do diddly squat for them. Your’s in the after picture are gorgeous!

  2. Jesselyn A/Jesstinger says:

    I just wanted to say that you look lovely in your “after picture” – but you also look lovely in your “before picture.”

    Not just that – but except maybe for evenings out / special occasions, you REALLY do not need mascara! I know this is a review about mascara / eye make-up – but you just naturally have beautiful long (and frankly very alluring) eyelashes all by themselves. I’d kill to have your lashes (great eyebrows too.) Just thought you should know!

    • Wow thank you!! I haven’t waxed my eyebrows in ages and they’ve always been very thick just like the hair on my head! I appreciate the compliments :)

  3. awww :( I wish this was available worldwide…it would be nice to try this and look sultry :) by the way, you do look really lovely :)

  4. I love powdered mineral eyeshadow.. You have a lot of control over how much color you get. If you want a lot try using a wet brush when putting it on. Makes it POP!

    • jeanna have you tried Younique? if you would like to try it out please contact me also looking for girls that would like to sell this as well!! This company was made for facebook!!

  5. T.J. Wallace says:

    I would like to try the Awake facial cleanser; that sounds like something that my tired old face could use!

  6. T.J. Wallace says:

    I liked Living Water Spa on Facebook!

  7. T.J Wallace says:
  8. kim burnett says:

    I would love to try the Awake Facial Cleanser

  9. Kim I can help you get the AWAKE Cleanser Can I friend you on facebook?

  10. I don’t wear much makeup at all. When I do I like the mineral based powders.

    • i just know you will love this makeup!! I am offering 10% off your order paypaled back to you after you order please check out my website or contact me at 479-883-2661

  11. diana scholz says:

    I LOVE that mascara!!!

  12. I would love love love the 3d lashes

  13. Anne White says:

    I’d love either the “Let’s Face It” collection or the “Must Have Mashup” collection!!! They both look like they are filled with amazing products!!! :-)

  14. The mascara looks fab! Amazingly lengthening!

  15. Nichol Tone says:

    I would like to try the mascara

  16. I want to try the eyelashes,is there any difference in size for men and women?

  17. lissa crane says:

    I would love to try the Lucrative Lip Gloss in Lavish! Looks fabulous!

  18. lissa crane says:

    Liked Living Water Spa on Facebook!

  19. lissa crane says:

    Left a comment on their FB page!

  20. I love my lashes looks good and this mascara is so perfect :)

  21. Ashley trail says:

    I want to try the 3d lashes also!!

  22. Ashley trail says:

    I like living spa on fb

  23. jennifer aikens says:

    I have such small lashes I would love to try the mascara

  24. Melray Rosario says:

    I would love to try the mascara. This product looks amazing/ Thanks again

  25. Sacha Schroeder says:

    I liked Living Water Spa on facebook.

  26. Sacha Schroeder says:

    I would love to try the Younique Brilliant Daily Moisturing Gel.

    • This month if you purchase anything that includes the Brilliant (one of my favorite items) you get $10 in younique cash to spend on another product!!! Please contact me to order on fb, living water spa or 479-883-2661

  27. Sacha Schroeder says:

    I posted on the Living Water Spa page and told them that you send me.

  28. I really would love to try the 3D lashes I am in my mid 40′s and my lashes could use the boost. I commented and liked her facebook page. Thanks for the opportunity to try a new product. Like I told her I don’t mind spending good money on items but it sure helps to try it first to make sure I love it. Have a great day

  29. I LOVE MINE! THANK YOU Wendy! I love it all!

  30. I would love to try the Awake Facial Cleanser! I love that it brightens the skin!

  31. For everyone that commented that they wanted to get something I have a great offer for you!! Please contact me today at 479-883-2661 for your offer!!!

  32. Rachael Roberts says:

    I have never had an easy time with make up but after looking at the site i can’t wait to try!!! I am having a hard time choosing between Moodstruck Minerals Concealer & the Moodstruck Minerals Pigment Powder I love the colors in Moodstruck Minerals Pigment Powder but I love the Moodstruck Minerals Concealer too!! I liked the Living Water Spa page & left a comment letting them know that Kara’s Deals & Steals sent me

    • RACHEL, I would love to help you pick your colors. I had this review done so I could introduce Younique to new girls and let them experience it!!! I am going for a $10K month and need at least $232 in sales. I was really hoping this review would do it for me!!!! This is such an amazing company and you will love it!!

  33. Stacy Giacosa-Bauer says:

    Liked Living Water Spa on Facebook!

  34. Stacy Giacosa-Bauer says:

    Left Comment on Living Water Spa that Kara’s Deals & Steals sent me!

  35. Stacy Giacosa-Bauer says:

    I would Love to try the Awake Facial Cleanser!! I also love that it is made with Garden Chrysanthemum, Aloe Vera, and Licorice Root and best of all it minimizes the look of pores over time!!

    • I love the awake. I can help you order it. All orders are 10% off if you Paypal me and tell me Kara sent you. Livingwaterspa@yahoo.com. I will have it sent directly to your house. Just message me total of invoice and your address. Any questions call me 479-883-2661. If Kara has $500 in orders she will get a BIG GIFT!!!

  36. Mindy Scott says:

    I love mascara! So that would be my choice!

    • The mascara is one of my favorites. I can help you order it. All orders are 10% off if you Paypal me and tell me Kara sent you. Livingwaterspa@yahoo.com. I will have it sent directly to your house. Just message me total of invoice and your address. Any questions call me 479-883-2661. If Kara has $500 in orders she will get a BIG GIFT!!!

  37. Sarah Elyce says:

    I would want to try the BB Flawless complexion corrector.

  38. Sarah Elyce says:

    I liked on Facebook.

  39. Sarah Elyce says:

    I posted on their page also.

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