Mascara Monday: Hourglass Caution Extreme

Claims –Buildable –Ultra-black –Weightless –No smudging or flaking –Volume, length, lift, and defintion Price –$29 full size –$14 minis —Sephora, Nordstrom, hourglasscosmetics.com Pros –Separation –Length –No smudging or flaking –Held a curl –Vegan –Cruelty free –Wand shape :: the point allows you to get close in the inner corners Cons –Not a lot of volume –Expensive Final Thoughts This mascara was super hyped up, but … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Hourglass Caution Extreme

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Stick

Claims –Medium, buildable coverage –Easy to blend –All day wear –Lightweight, not cakey –Radiant finish –Water-based –Use as a foundation, contour, and concealer Price –$32 —Ulta, Sephora, bareminerals.com Shade Range –20 –My shade: Opal Pros –SPF 25 –Convenient, nice heavy packaging –Cruelty free –Vegan –No sulfates, parabens, phthalates, mineral oil –Non-comedogenic –Protects against pollution, environmental aggressors, heavy metals, and blue light –Made with over 30% … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Stick

Morphe Fluidity Full-Coverage Concealer

Claims –16 hour long wear –Sweat proof –Transfer-resistant –Full coverage –Soft matte formula –Conceal & brighten Price –$9 —Ulta, morphebrushes.com Shade Range  –31 –My shade: C1.15 –Bright white option Pros –Fragrance free –Paraben free –Ophthalmologist tested –Love the applicator shade, paddle shape –Easy to blend –Held up all day –Worked with my corrector and powder –Affordable –Shade range and tones –Cruelty free –Shade match for … Continue reading Morphe Fluidity Full-Coverage Concealer

Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Friendcation Eye Shadow Palette Review

Claims –Long-wearing mattes –Ultra-dazzling shades packed with multi-dimensional reflects Price –$55 —Ulta, doseofcolors.com (I got mine on sale and it’s going to be half off at Ulta on March 18 during the 21 Days of Beauty) Pros –Gorgeous packaging –Cruelty free –Gluten free –Paraben free –Pigmented –Easy to blend –Little fall out –Large pan size –Multi look palette (every day, glam, ultra smokey looks are … Continue reading Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Friendcation Eye Shadow Palette Review

Mask Monday: Mario Badescu Rose Hips

Claims –Boost radiance in dull, tired skin –Diminish the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and minor discoloration –Gently purifies pores –Leaves the complexion rehydrated and revitalized Price –$20 for 2.0 oz —Ulta, mariobadescu.com Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Works for all skin types –Thin formula, easy to apply –Dries down completely –Easy to remove, almost emulsifies when you rinse it –Leaves skin smooth and hydrated Cons –Scent … Continue reading Mask Monday: Mario Badescu Rose Hips

Foundation Friday: LOreal Infallible 24 HR Fresh Wear

Claims –Up to 24 hour staying power –Lightweight, breathable texture –Transfer-resistant –Medium to full, buildable coverage –Long lasting –Waterproof –Sweat-resistant –Natural finish –Suitable for all skin types Price –$14.99 at Ulta –$11.99 at Target –$11.97 at Wal Mart –$14.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –30 –My shade: Pearl Pros –Easily accessible –Shade range –Packaging-pump! –Looks good on my dry skin –Easy to blend –SPF 25 –Non-comedogenic … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal Infallible 24 HR Fresh Wear