LA Girl HD Pro Concealer

Claims –Crease-resistant –Opaque coverage –Creamy, lightweight texture –Longwearing –Camouflages darkness under the eyes, redness, and skin imperfections Price –$4.99 at Ulta –$5.99 at lagirlusa.com Shade Range –30 concealers –10 correctors –3 highlighters –My shade: Fairest Pros –Affordable –Shade range –Cruelty free –Full coverage –Easy to blend –Worked with my corrector and powder –Minimal creasing and settling (I have fine lines under my eyes so everything … Continue reading LA Girl HD Pro Concealer

Foundation Friday: Tarte Babassu Foundcealer Skincare Foundation

Claims –Makeup/skincare hybrid –Natural radiant finish –Custom coverage –No cracking, caking, or settling –Hydrates and gives the appearance of fuller, healthy-looking skin Price –$39 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Ulta, tartecosmetics.com Shade Range –30 –My Shade: 8B Porcelain Beige Pros –SPF 20 –Hydrating –Vegan –No parabens or sulfates –Shade match for me –Radiant finish –No caking or creasing when set with powder –Longwearing –Shade range –Packaging … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Babassu Foundcealer Skincare Foundation

Essence Camouflage + Matt Concealer

Claims –Waterproof –Matte –Won’t crease or settle into lines –Conceal under eye circles and darkness –Cover up tattoos Price –$3.99 at Ulta, essencemakeup.com Shade Range –3 –My shade: 10 Light Rose Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Paraben free –Smells good –Works with corrector and powder –Full coverage –Minimal creasing Cons –Availability –Shade range Final Thoughts I love the price and the coverage, but the shade range … Continue reading Essence Camouflage + Matt Concealer

Duped or Duped? Finishing Sprays

MAC PREP+PRIMER FIX+ FINISHING MIST Claims–Instant boost of hydration :: refresh & set makeup :: packed with vitamins & minerals :: moisturizes, soothe, and enhance complexion Price (Full Size, 3.4 oz)–$27 at Ulta, Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com Price (Mini Size, 1.0)–$14 at Ulta, Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com Scent Selection–4 (original, coconut, rose, lavender) Pros–Dermatologist & ophthalmologist tested :: LOVE the original scent :: works with powder products to intensify … Continue reading Duped or Duped? Finishing Sprays