Epic Empties

I have a lot of trash I know you’re thinking, “my what a professional backdrop you have.” You’re right, it’s professional AF. It’s a beach towel. Try to get on my level, I dare you. Harmon Face Values Block File Purple Medium Fine  Manicure must have Repurchased  Orly Bonder Base Coat  Go to base coat Using something different right now Would repurchase Beauty Secrets Nail … Continue reading Epic Empties

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl TruBlend Matte Made

  Claims –12 hour comfort matte –Oil control –Pore minimizing –Transfer resistant Price  –$8.49 @ Target –$8.44 @ Wal Mart –$11.49 @ Walgreens –1.0 oz Shade Range –40 –My shade: L20  –I am not the lightest shade in this foundation. This has only happened to me one other time in my life. This is monumental. Pros –Packaging, pump! –Shade range –Easily accessible –L20 IS MY … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl TruBlend Matte Made

BH Cosmetics Studio Pro Total Cover Concealer

    Claims –Hide imperfections –Neutralize discoloration –Brighten your complexion instantly Price –$5 @ Ulta and bhcosmetics.com for 0.35 oz Comparsion: Tarte Shape Tape is $27 for 0.33 oz  Shade Range –12 –My shade: #100 Pros  –Affordable –Vegan –Cruelty free –Allergy tested –Gluten free –Dermatologist tested –Full coverage –No creasing Cons –Availability, online or Ulta only –Shades are all very yellow toned –Lightest shade, #100, … Continue reading BH Cosmetics Studio Pro Total Cover Concealer

Mascara Monday: Maybelline Total Temptation

Claims –Soft, separated, and fluffy lashes –Bold, full volume –Lengthened lashes Price –$9.49 @ Ulta –$7.89 @ Target –$7.94 @ Wal Mart –$9.49 @ Walgreens Shade Range –3 and a waterproof option Pros –Easily accessible –Affordable –Sleek packaging –Lives up it’s claims –Lots of volume –No clumping –No flaking Cons –Not cruelty free –Packing gets dirty easily Final Verdict Note, this has a natural bristle … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Maybelline Total Temptation

Foundation Friday: Colour Pop No Filter Natural Matte

Claims –Buildable, full coverage –Oil free –Natural matte finish –Soft-blurring pigments –Lightweight –Blends smoothly and easily Price –$12 for 0.85 oz @ colourpop.com Shade Range –42 –My shade: Fair 05 Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Vegan –Shade range –Packaging, pump! –Full coverage with 1 layer –Lightweight –Can match by different brands Cons –Online only –Lightest shade is very yellow, which it states, but I think Fair … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Colour Pop No Filter Natural Matte

Colour Pop No Filter Concealer

Claims –Conceal, cover, correct, and contour –Full coverage –Natural matte finish –Lightweight, blendable –Covers dark circles, blemishes, redness, and discoloration Price –$6 for 0.14 oz @ colourpop.com Comparison: Tarte Shape Tape is $27 for 0.33 ozI Shade Range –30 –My shade: Fair 02 Pros –Affordable –Shade range –Cruelty free –Vegan –Shade that matches me –Good coverage –Minimal creasing –Brightened my under eye area Cons –Online … Continue reading Colour Pop No Filter Concealer

Mascara Monday: LOreal Lash Paradise Primer

Claims –Thickens lashes –Helps enhance mascara wear Price –$9.99 @ Ulta –$8.99 @ Target –$9.99 @ Walgreens Shade Range –1, Millennial Pink Pros –Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact wearers –Affordable –Pretty packaging Cons –Not cruelty free Final Verdict I initially used this with the LOreal Lash Paradise mascara and didn’t notice much difference. The shade is “Millennial Pink,” but it just looked like any … Continue reading Mascara Monday: LOreal Lash Paradise Primer