When I was younger, I had this perfect type of skin. I didn’t need foundation, primer, skincare, nothing. I would wake up in the morning, put on some shadow and mascara and that was it. Now, its a 12 step skincare routine before I even get to bed- thats if I want to even have dreams of flawless skin. We don’t always know or value the importance of a multi-tasking product until we are older, but when we discover a time saving routine it makes all the difference.

I remember the first time I saw Pixi by Petra products. The soft and pale green packaging stood out among a sea of matte black. I was in my mid 20’s and just had started really discovering new beauty products. I was a new mom, I was on a budget, and I wanted to look like all the emerging flawless YouTubers. I signed up for boxes like Birchbox and My Glam Bag (Now known as Ipsy). One month, I received a Pixi product in one of my boxes and there was just something special about it. The formula, the attention to detail, the application, it was a feeling and not just a look.

A few years later, when I myself was an established on YouTube and Instagram I was invited to a Pixi event. I remember being “introduced” to the products – yet secretly I had a great collection already at home. It was like meeting my celebrity crush in person and trying not to fan girl. As I’ve gotten older my adoration for the band has only grown. They not only save me time and money, but allow me to look my best even when I’m not showing off for the gram. Petra truly understands what busy women need.

Now as Pixi by Petra celebrates 20 years, I more than ever love the offerings of beauty and skincare that are available for an affordable price. Petra, the creator, made it her mission to bring out the natural beauty in everyone. As a busy working mother of 4, she had real world experience and aimed to give women multi-tasking, flaw fixing, and youth enhancing products. She absolutely nailed it and I can’t wait to see what she comes up with in the next 20 years!

To celebrate, I have creaed this quick, autumn themed tutorial featuring some of my favorite beauty and skincare products from Pixi. If you’d like to check out any of these products they are available in Target and drugstores. I will have a full list of links to my favorite products below.


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