Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Matte Setting Powder

Claims–Extends makeup wear for up to 24 hours–Matte, shine-free finish–Diminish the look of pores and imperfections–Waterproof–Smudgeproof–Sweatproof–No flashback Price–$37 at Sephora Shade Range–6–My Shade: 1.0 Vanilla Pros–Finely milled–Sets makeup without caking–Shine-free–Smoothing–No flashback–Makeup lasted all day Cons–Price–Packaging–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–Wasn’t sure that this would work on my normal/dry skin because of the mattifying claims, but I saw Kelly Strack using it and she also has dry … Continue reading Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Matte Setting Powder

Mascara Monday: SheGlam All-In-One Volume & Length

Claims–Long wearing–Smudge-proof–Clump-free–Waterproof–Buildable–Brush 1: Create volumized, lifted, and curled look–Brush 2: Fan out lashes and create intense volume for maximum drama Price–$5 at SheIn, SheGlam Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable–Builds without clumping–Volume–No smudging–Does everything it claims–Cruelty free–Length–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove–I usually use 2 mascaras to get the lash look I want so I love this 2-in-1 product Cons–No shade variations–No waterproof option–Availability Final Thoughts–The best SheGlam mascara … Continue reading Mascara Monday: SheGlam All-In-One Volume & Length

Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match Lumi

Claims–All-day hydration–Lightweight–Lasts up to 8 hours–40% water–Instant, luminous glow–Buildable coverage–For all skin types Price–$10ish on Amazon–$6.99 at Wal Mart–$14.49 at Walgreens Shade Range–15–My Shade: W1-2 Porcelain Light Ivory Pros–SPF 20–Affordable–Lightweight–Gorgeous, radiant finish–Agree with all claims–Packaging, pump!–Infused with Vitamins C & E and antioxidants–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Lasted all day Cons–Shade range–Not cruelty free–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–Had to use white mixer to make the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match Lumi

Viral Makeup…worth it?

I just love to share my opinion on damn near everything, but especially makeup. I’ve listed 10 products that have been made “famous” thanks to social media and my thoughts on what’s worth it and what isn’t. I love buying and trying makeup from all price points and figuring out what’s worth it and what’s not. So many equate price with quality and that’s just … Continue reading Viral Makeup…worth it?

Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Size Up

Claims–Ultra-black–Long-lasting–Length–Buildable–Volume–Curling benefits Price–$12 at Sephora Shade Range–1, Ultra Black Pros–Affordable–Builds without clumping–Volume–Agree with all claims–Love the wand–No flaking–Vegan–Lengthening–Separation–Held a curl–Thickens lashes–No smudging–Easy to remove Cons–Not cruelty free–No waterproof option–No shade variation–Availability Final Thoughts–OBSESSED–I love dramatic lashes and that’s just what I got with this–Builds easily to give amazing length, volume, & separation–Natural bristle wand–Does everything it says–Stayed in place all day–Easy to remove Primer:Lancome Cils … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Size Up

Foundation Friday: elf Acne Fighting

Claims–Full coverage–Reduce redness–Works to help clear skin–Lightweight–Even skin tone Price–$4.80 on elfcosmetics.com–$9.99 on Amazon Shade Range–5–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Cruelty free–Ingredients :: salicylic acid, tea tree, aloe–Affordable–Buildable, full coverage–Long wearing–Vegan–Lightweight–Easy to blend Cons–Availability–Shade range–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–I had to use HELLA white mixer to make this shade work for me–Shade range is absolute TRASH–LOVE the ingredients :: my skin reacts well to salicylic … Continue reading Foundation Friday: elf Acne Fighting

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution IRL Filter Longwear

Claims–Filter in a bottle–Soft focus, soft matte finish–Lifeproof–Shine free–Easy to build and blend–Medium to full, buildable coverage–Creaseproof–Smudgeproof–16 hour wear time–Super coverage, 20% more pigment Price–$14 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range–30–My Shade: F0.1 Pros–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Oil free–Buildable coverage–Flawless finish–Shade range–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Really is a filter in a bottle–Full coverage–Flawless finish–Worked well with other complexion products and didn’t … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution IRL Filter Longwear

Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer

Claims–16-hour long wear–Full coverage–Natural matte finish–Blurs, brightens, and smooths–Waterproof–Sweatproof–Won’t cake or crease–16-hour crease-proof–24-hour hydration–Improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores–Creaseproof–Feels weightless and comfortable Price–$12 mini Tarte, Sephora–$28 full size Tarte, Sephora Shade Range–32–My Shade: 8S Porcelain Sand Pros–Vegan–Clean at Sephora product–All shades available in the mini size–No parabens, mineral oil, phthalates–Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, niacinamide–Minimal settling–Weightless–Cruelty free–Shade range–Mini for travel/testing–Full coverage–No creasing–Easy to blend–Agree … Continue reading Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer