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REALHER Makeup I’m Loving for Fall

I wrote about REALHER makeup before HERE, and was excited to promote a brand that I enjoy wearing that also has a greater pupose to their brand.

Bye Bye Gallbladder

First, friends, let me say, I am grateful for all of the well-wishes I have received on here and social media.  The Gallbladder surgery was my first surgery and I was a bit nervous. All went well with the Laproscopic procedure, and I did alot of resting , reading and watching television for the first week. ( Thursday). I really takes about 2 weeks to feel better and a bit more to get the energy level back. I just thank the Lord I didn’t get the same open surgery my mom did over 20 years ago. The gas pain and bloating caused significant pain and I felt like my tummy looked 2 months pregnant, or else had a big food baby! The Co2 they put in your body, in order to see your organs for surgery does dissapate into your tissues, so at the 1 week mark, I am back to normal in that regard.

I have to stay away from greasy, fatty foods, which I don’t eat much of anyway, but I do love my cheese. Looks like its going to be 2percent or soy milk, along with low-fat cheeses. Both the surgeon and my GP beleived my case was hereditary, as my mom and dad both had their Gallbladders out.

I was told to do some short walking. Since, I was mostly in my pjs and nightgowns for the week, I did what my mom did at home when it was too cold…( in this case, I wasn’t ready to go down the street)  I walked in circles from the Great Room, kitchen, and Living Room. I am sure it looked a bit crazy. The dogs were staring at me!

Since it is taking a bit out of me, energy wise, I am posting this week, as I love writing and this has given me something to work on while recovering. I see my doc in another week to look at the stitches and to talk about when I can work out again.

REALHER makeup

Before the surgery, I was gifted some makeup products launched recently by REALHER makeup. Who doesn’t love a great matte lip color?

I realize with masks, we may not be wearing lipstick as much these days, but we don’t wear them 24/7.

It was nice to have a pick me up and also makeup to try by a brand I believe in. They are cruelty-free, vegan and paraben free.

They are  lovely matte colors and my favorite is I am Enough, a warm nude, for everyday wear. The red is also sensational!

“I am a Godess” is a dark plum, which I will try and mix with another shade to lighten, or wear when I want a dramatic look.

You have seen “I am Amazing” in a lipstick before on me here in this post. 

This is “I am Amazing” in lipstick form, and I have also received the matte lipstick below I do like the brightness of this color.

Gibby photobombing the REALHER new matte collection.

Matte lipstick- a favorite of this collection . a warm nude. “I am Enough”

Encouraging phrases- “I am Brilliant“- a matte pink mauve

Matte lip color- a dark red with ( blue undertones, which I prefer over the orange-red) “I am Tough”

When I look back over the last 10 years, I can say that with certainty! I have dealt with Pudendal Neuralgia ( impingement of the pudendal nerve in the pelvis), gone to lengths to find an EDS diagnosis, and now am dealt with surgery. Life does throw you challenges!

c/o 5 new matte lipstick collection from REALHER

Thank you RealHER for sending me these products

Have you tried REALHER lip colors? What shades do you gravitate towards?

Have a great day!

Stay Safe,

Jess xx


  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 08:02h, 17 October Reply

    Jess, I am so glad that everything went smoothly and you are recovering nicely. These lip colors are all so pretty. This looks like a fabulous line of cosmetics! Thanks for sharing and linking with me.


  • Tianna
    Posted at 19:46h, 16 October Reply

    glad your surgery went well! Hope you recovery quickly xx

    these lip colors look lovely!

    Posted at 21:43h, 12 October Reply

    Glad you have the surgery behind you and are on the road to recovery. My daughter consulted a medium about this time last year who told her I would have gall bladder surgery in the next year or two. Hmm. Will try to remember to walk!! And to avoid heavy, greasy food which I generally do anyway, as well.

    I love the orangey color – I am Amazing? I had a lip tint several years ago that was similar in color and one of my favorite shades to wear. It looks lovely on you.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 09:50h, 13 October Reply

      Thank you Leslie! The walking does help move the Co2 gas, but I think most gets absorbed through your tissues. I love these shades too and it is fun to try ones that I will experiment with as well. Enjoy your week!

  • Jodie
    Posted at 21:30h, 12 October Reply

    Life is full of challenges and you’ve certainly been dealt a ton of them Jess. But I love these lipsticks…I’ve tried a couple, and they have such an inspirational message too!! Glad you’re healing,

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:14h, 13 October Reply

      Yes, thank you Jodie! I appreciate it 🙂 One thing I love about the company is the message.

  • fiercefashion
    Posted at 09:54h, 12 October Reply

    I am so glad you are doing well! I say if you need to walk around your great room, go for it! I’m loving the I am Brilliant lip color. Take care, my friend!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:46h, 12 October Reply

      Thank you Kim! I am doing better and gaining my energy back. I do love pinks and peaches, and that color is very pretty. Happy Monday!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:16h, 13 October Reply

      Thank you my friend! I love pinks as well- pinks and peaches are my favorites. I do enjoy experimenting with different shades too.

  • thisblondesshoppingbag
    Posted at 05:04h, 12 October Reply

    Beautiful shades! So glad you are feeling better – bummer about the cheese. Yes, thank goodness for changes in surgical procedures!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:45h, 12 October Reply

      Thank you friend! There are so many great colors, I will be trying out different ones on the blog with my Fall outfits. Well, I can’t give up cheese! I will just have to eat less of it

  • Vanity And Me Style
    Posted at 03:35h, 12 October Reply

    I have ” I am perfect” and love it Jess. It stays on all day! Good to hear you are recovering ok xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:44h, 12 October Reply

      They certainly do! That is a very pretty nude color too! Thank you Laurie!

  • Michelle Churchman
    Posted at 02:35h, 12 October Reply

    I am so glad the surgery went well and your recovery is also going well! Gibby is adorable. Fantastic photobomb!


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:42h, 12 October Reply

      Hi Michelle, thank you! I am glad I am done with it. Now to get back to eating normally! He is my boy! 🙂

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