Foundation Friday: Makeup Forever Velvet Skin Full Coverage

Claims –Breathable –Full coverage –Lightweight –Smaller pores –Non-cakey, matte finish –Up to 24 hours of wear –Doesn’t flake or fade –Zero shine Price –$38 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, makeupforever.com Shade Range –40 –My shade: Y205 Alabaster Pros –Oil free –Shade range –Full coverage –Shade match for me –Buildable –Long wearing –Doesn’t look cakey on my dry skin –Weightless on the skin Cons –None Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Forever Velvet Skin Full Coverage

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder

Claims –Blurs the appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles for an air brushed finish –No flashback –Sets makeup for longer wear Price –$18 for 0.07 oz –$46 for 0.36 oz —Nordstrom, Sephora  Shade Range –1 :: Translucent Pros –Talc free –No parabens –Packaging, mess free! –Mini option available for travel and/or testing –Doesn’t accentuate dryness –Weightless –Looks flawless –Lives up to it’s claims Cons … Continue reading Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder

Mascara Monday: Too Faced vs LOreal

  CLAIMS –LOreal :: Lashes are feathery soft to the touch, voluptuous volume and length, 200+ bristles catch every lash –Too Faced :: Smudge proof, all day wear, thicken and lock curl in place PRICE –LOreal :: $8.99 @ Target, $9.99 @ Ulta –Too Faced :: $24 full size, $12 mini @ Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom  SHADE RANGE –LOreal :: 4, waterproof option –Too Faced :: … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Too Faced vs LOreal

Foundation Friday: Paula’s Choice Resist Anti-Aging Matte Serum

Claims –Diffuses imperfections –Medium, buildable coverage –Skin looks visibly younger and smoother –Anti-aging benefits –Soft, matte finish Price –$7 @ paulaschoice.com –$19.97 at nordstromrack.com Shade Range –8 –My shade: Level 0 Pros –Good ingredients –Packaging:: pump! –Cruelty free –Buildable coverage Cons –Shade range –Accentuated my dry skin –No shade match for me Final Thoughts For starters, I think this might be being discontinued since it’s … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Paula’s Choice Resist Anti-Aging Matte Serum

Too Faced Born This Way Ethereal Setting Powder

    Claims –Silky, lightweight –Natural/luminous finish –Smoother, more youthful appearance Price –$15 for 0.05 oz –$33 for 0.56 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, Ulta, toofaced.com Shade Selection –3 in the full size :: universal, medium, deep –1 in the mini :: universal Pros –Cruelty free –Hyaluroinc acid is an ingredient –No parabens, sulfates, phthalates –Mini option to try before committing to full size Cons –Little dark … Continue reading Too Faced Born This Way Ethereal Setting Powder