Mascara Monday: It Cosmetics Lash Blowout Volumizing

  Claims –Biotin infused formula –No clumps or flakes –Blowout lift, volume, and drama that lasts –Super black pigment –Specially designed wand with microspheres to catch all lashes to separate, lift, and volumize –19x volume Price –$25 —Ulta, itcosmetics.com, qvc.com, Sephora Shade Range –1 :: super black Pros –Packaging –Cruelty free –Ingredients :: biotin, to promote stronger, healthier hair –Soft grip for easy application and … Continue reading Mascara Monday: It Cosmetics Lash Blowout Volumizing

Foundation Friday: Fenty Pro Filt’r Hydrating Longwear

Images are from Google and are not my own Claims –Hydrating –Longwear –Comfortable –Medium-to-full coverage –Natural finish –Skin looks like skin Price –$35 for 1.08 oz —Sephora, fentybeauty.com Shade Range –50 –My shade: 110 Pros –Packaging, pump! –Shade range –Cruelty free –Little more than standard 1.0 oz –Shade match for me –Buildable coverage –Finish isn’t overly dewy like some hydrating foundations can be Cons –Expensive … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Fenty Pro Filt’r Hydrating Longwear

Maybelline Super Stay Full Coverage Under-Eye Concealer

  Claims –Full coverage –Lightweight –Waterproof –Transfer & smudge resistant –Lasts up to 24 hours –Smooth, seamless finish Price –$9.99 at Target –$9.98 at Wal Mart –$11.99 at Ulta –$11.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –12 –My shade: 05 Ivory Pros –Unique applicator and packaging –Full coverage –Easy to blend –Worked with other complexion products –Minimal creasing –Lightweight Cons –Not cruelty free –Shade range –Don’t get … Continue reading Maybelline Super Stay Full Coverage Under-Eye Concealer

Mascara Monday: Smashbox Super Fan Fanned-Out

Claims –Long-wearing –Lengthening –12-hour length, lift, and volume without heaviness or clumping –No clumping, smudging, or flaking Price –$12 mini –$19-21 full size —Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, smashbox.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –No parabéns, phthalates, oil, silicone, or fragrance –So much length & separation –Mini option available for testing and travel –Full size is affordable for high end Cons –Not much … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Smashbox Super Fan Fanned-Out

Foundation Friday: Cover Fx Power Play

Claims –Longwearing –Full coverage –Transfer proof –Sweatproof –Matte finish –Won’t oxidize –Shine control Price –$44 for 1.18 oz —Sephora, coverfx.com Shade Range –40 –My shade: N0 Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Gluten free –Shade match for me –Building coverage, full coverage with 2 layers –Shade range –Didn’t cake or cling to dryness –No parabéns or phthalates Cons –Expensive –Looks a little powdery when set Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Cover Fx Power Play

Makeup Melters

I’m a big fan of double cleansing. I HAVE to double cleanse every day and the first step is removing my makeup. I love trying new products and formulas. There are so many options: micellar water, cleansing balm, cleansing oil, cleansing lotion, gel cleansers, wipes, etc. Keep reading for the details on some new (to me) makeup removers that I’ve been testing. AVEENO MAXGLOW MICELLAR … Continue reading Makeup Melters

Mascara Monday: Stila HUGE Extreme Lash

Claims –Instantly coat every lash –Lightweight –Volumizing –Apply multiple coats without feeling clumpy or crunchy –Build volume, length, and curl –Lash conditioning polymers for a glossy look Price –$23 –$12 mini at stilacosmetics.com —Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, stilacosmetics.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Holds a curl –Volume –Lengthens –Separates –No smudging –No flaking –Cruelty free Cons –Expensive –Only 1 shade –No waterproof option Final Thoughts … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Stila HUGE Extreme Lash