Long time, no blog! Well, long for me anyways. Whenever I’m struggling with something, I sort of shut down and my blog takes the biggest hit. It’s unacceptable and I need to get better about showing up even when I don’t necessarily feel like it. I’m totally okay, just dealing with some personal things that everyone has to at some point. However, this space brings me a lot of joy and whenever I step away, I realize how much I really do miss…and need it!

With that said, just because I haven’t been posting, doesn’t mean I haven’t been doing anything! ๐Ÿ™‚ When I started my blog, my favorite thing to do was share affordable beauty products that may not have been on your radar! I highlight some of the key players often…Maybelline, Revlon, L’Oreal – but a new brand has stolen my heart. I’ve showcased their products pretty recently (in this post), but as the weeks go on, Iย find myself consistently reaching for them over any others. So what is this magical makeup?

Drumroll please… Profusion Cosmetics! I absolutely adore their makeup and I promise I’m not just saying that. It’s been a while since I’ve been this impressed with a line. Before I start rattling off all the reasons you need some Profusion products in your life, let me clarify that I obviously haven’t tried everything in their collection. I’ve tested two shadow palettes, their conceal & contour kit, some of their blushes, a couple lip products, and a few brushes! All of which have been FAB.

My pre-Profusion life was oblivious to the magic of color correcting, and thanks to their Pro Conceal & Contour kit, it has become one of my favorite things to do. Their cream products are very easy to work with and provide great coverage. Their powder products are top notch; highlights, contours, bronzers, blushes, and shadows are incredible. Soft, matte, pigmented, buildable, and blendable – I’m obsessed.

But what I really love about their palettes is that the larger ones come with brushes; and I’m not talking about the crummy brushes you usually toss upon opening. These brushes are light, fluffy, and make all the difference with your application. Honestly, I prefer them to my regular set…especially the shadow brushes!

Now if that didn’t sell you, the very best thing about Profusion is that all of their makeup is ridiculously affordable! We’re talking $20 or less… and it’s all available at Target (because we all need another reason to love Target). I recently got my hands on their Blush and Mixed Metals Peach palette and think they’re beyond gorgeous for Spring. Check out the really easy look I created with them on YouTube. ๐Ÿ™‚

Now, I haven’t done a giveaway in a LONG while and since I’m clearly smitten with these goodies, I want to give a few to you guys! I’m going to be sending THREE lucky winners the Mixed Metals Peach palette! Entering is super easy, just follow the instructions below. I’m going to leave it open for one week. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Thank you all so much for reading & good luck!!

Have a wonderful week babes! XOXO

74 comments on “Professing My Love… + a GIVEAWAY!”

  1. I have never tried Profusion cosmetics before. The colors are pretty and the brushes look nice. I will have to check Target. Thanks for the review and giveaway

    • Ahh I’m so happy I wasn’t the only one who had never tried them before. I think you’ll be really impressed. And the brushes – OMG…best part. Thank you so much for reading & entering. Good luck GF!! XOXO ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Ive never tried profusion but Iโ€™ve been playing around w eye shadow a lot more recently. These palettes look awesome, I gotta grab one!!

    • Aren’t the colors pretty?! ๐Ÿ˜I feel like peach palettes have been popping up everywhere the last year — I’m glad I can participate in the trend. really so impressed with this line, definitely check it out! I cannot believe how affordable everything is — a steallll! XOXO

    • Aw YAY!! That’s the ultimate compliment! Thank you so much. You never know if people are going to end up liking things as much you do, but when you *really* love something, you can’t help but rave! This line is awesome, I’m so happy I found it – I think you’ll love it too! Thanks for reading & good luck! :):) XOXO

  3. Love this palette! I haven’t tried profusion but love how the make up looks on you! Being a teacher and mom of two littles; I need something quick and easy, but also want to feel pretty :)!!!

    • Thanks Jennifer! Perfect palette for a busy Teacher Mama. Gorgeous colors & so easy to use! Thanks for reading & good luck!! XOXO :):)

  4. I’ve seen Profusion before (especially in TJ Maxx), but I never thought to buy their products before. I didn’t know they sell them at Target! The pricing is amazing, and like I said, TJ Maxx sells their products like super cheap! I’ll see if there’s a palette I like next time I go there! Thanks for the recommendation ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

    Melina | http://www.ivefoundwaldo.com

    • Oh my goodness, I can’t believe I haven’t come across them at a TJ Maxx yet!! Will definitely be keeping my eyes open. You must check them out — total bang for your buck!! Thanks for reading gf, Happy Monday! XO

    • Ahh you will LOVE!! I’d suggest checking the store locator on their site! They’re in a ton of Targets, but are still working their way into them all. My usual Target didn’t carry the line yet, but another one did! :):) XOXO

  5. Iโ€™ve tried several products youโ€™ve recommended over the years so Iโ€™ll be looking at this brand!

    And donโ€™t worry- we all need to take breaks. You work really hard on your blog and I enjoy it but donโ€™t feel bad taking some time away. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Thanks so much Caitlin! Sometimes ya just need to check out. ๐Ÿ™‚ And if you do, let me know what you think. Their stuff is really great, I can’t get over how affordable it is! XO

  6. Iโ€™ve tried so many products and Iโ€™ve loved all of them! They have such a great formula I use at least one product in my daily routine. They are amazing!!
    Youโ€™re amazing and beautiful!

    • Ahh that’s so exciting to hear! I’m glad you love them too!! What else should I try?! Thank you for reading & the kind compliments! XOXO ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. I have old profusion palettes that I got as a gift!
    I love them so much
    The pigment is insane for such a cheap and amazing product!
    I recommend everyone to buy it even tho if they didnโ€™t win
    Much love for profusion!
    Keep up your amazing work

    • The pinks & peaches are so fun for Spring! You’ll love the line, keep an eye out next time you’re in Target (as if any of us need anything else to scope out at Target LOL) Thanks for reading & entering Savannah! Good luck XOXO ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Thank you!! I’m new to the CC world, I’m still playing around with them, but they really do make such a difference! Do you CC often? Am I doing it right??! LOL

  8. Iโ€™ve never tried Profusion Cosmetics before. Iโ€™m always looking for affordable makeup so this is great.

    • Ahh you’re in for a treat, so affordable & such great quality — totally worth checking out! Thanks for reading & entering!! Good luck babe! XOXO

  9. I have been eyeing profusion products for a while now and still havenโ€™t tried them! These colors are perfect though and definitely giving me spring vibes haha. Thank you for the review and for the giveaway!

    • Oh my goodness, you must check them out — they’re just as great as they seem!! Thank you so much for reading & entering!! Good luck babe ๐Ÿ™‚ XO

  10. These are so gorg! Love peachy shades for spring and summer. I’ve never tried them before but can’t wait to get my hands on them! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‘

    • YES!!! Put anything in Target & it becomes that much more desirable. I can totally vouch for this line though. Glad you enjoyed the look, good luck!! XOXO

    • Thank you so much Molly!! Definitely not flawless, I don’t know how some of these girls get the actual flawless looks that they do, but I try! LOL. Peach is where it’s at this season ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for reading/entering! XO

  11. These palates look so beautiful and love that itโ€™s available at target!! I never heard of Profusion cosmetics before you posted about it. Thanks for the review and giveaway ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. I’ve never tried Profusion Cosmetics before however I’ve heard amazing reviews from friends that love it but I’ve been wanting to try it since the longest but I’m glad that they carry the whole collection at Target I’m definitely going to buy the products mentioned above thank you for this blog!

    • Thanks for reading Caridad! Definitely check them out, they are so affordable and really such impressive quality. You’re friends aren’t lying! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thanks for entering gf, good luck!! XOXO

  13. I love the contour one! Seems very neutral color, must look great on face! Would love to try Profusion if have chance! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • All of their contour/highlight shades are very natural looking! You must check them out, I think you’ll love!! Thanks for reading/entering XOXO ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. I just ordered the profusion conceal and contour kit and the first eye palette you tested from your valentineโ€™s day look this past weekend! BEYOND excited for them to arrive! Thanks for being beautiful and wonderful girlfriend!!๐Ÿ˜˜

    • Ahhh you will LOVE them!! The conceal & contour kit gets regular use around here. And that palette is SUCH a good one, you’re going to love it (and let me know how you like that brush that it comes with – it’ll give you instant makeup artist blending skills LOL). Thanks for reading & being so wonderful yourself, gf! XOXO ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Ordered some Profusion products during the holiday season, and I’m still using them almost everyday! Especially love the Glam Face kit! Thank you for the giveaway!

    • Oh my goodness, aren’t they awesome?! I’ll have to try that kit! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you so much for reading & entering! XOXO

  16. I use the Profusion conceal palette as a cream contour kit and I use the pro contour kit also and Iโ€™m seriously so obsessed with them!!! Love their products

    • Ugh, girl I am SO ready for Spring — it cannot come soon enough. Thank you so much for reading & the kind compliment! XOXO

  17. I have not tried any of these products. I am fairly new to this make up world. However I would love to try them and get better with doing my own make up

    • Aw, I think you’d love them Shareena!! They’re very easy to use & so affordable – awesome products to help finesse your skills!

  18. This is so exciting! I’ve never tried any Profusion products before, but at that price point, I definitely will!!! They are seriously so pretty!!

  19. I’ve never tried them but I really want to! Hopefully I get to, I’ve heard nothing but good things from this brand and I really would love to get my hands on it! This blog helped a lot as far as Information about this really cool brand!

  20. I’ve never tried Profusion before but I desperately want to; I just haven’t gotten the chance to make a trip to target yet.

  21. I love love love your blog and im so glad that you are back! I used to be to shy sorry colors but I’ve learned that my skin tone works with all. However I’ve never tried this product before. It has to be AH-MAZING if you’re excited about it. I can’t wait to try it myself.

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