Speed Reviews: Volume X


Makeup Revolution Superdewy Liquid Bronzer
Claims :: Creamy; super-pigmented; glides onto the skin; seamless blend; effortless applicator
Price :: $7 at Revolution Beauty
Shade Range :: 3
My Shade :: Fair to Light
Pros :: Cruelty free; vegan; affordable; easy to blend; pigmented; great tone; agree with all claims; sleek packaging; shade match for me
Cons :: Availability; shade range
Final Thoughts :: 3 shades isn’t enough and doesn’t cover a vast amount of skin tones; perfect tone & match for my fair skin; very creamy and easy to blend; I hope this will come to Ulta so it’s easier to access


Milani Cheek Kiss Cream Blush
Claims :: Blends seamlessly; natural, flushed-from-within glow; lightweight; buildable; never greasy; for cheeks & lips; balm-to-gel formula; luminous wash of color; infused with skin loving ingredients
Price :: $9.99 at Ulta, Walgreens; $7.99 at Target, Wal Mart; $8.97 on Amazon
Shade Range :: 6 (2 shades are exclusive to Walgreens)
My Shade :: You’re A Peach
Pros :: Availability; affordable; shade range; vegan; cruelty free; sleek compact packaging; very pigmented; easy to blend; don’t need a lot of product; buildable; long lasting; agree with all claims
Cons :: Not all shades available at all retailers
Final Thoughts :: LOVE this formula; so creamy and easy to blend; lasts all day; balmy, hydrating formula, but not oily/greasy; doesn’t feel heavy on the skin; 10/10


Makeup Revolution Ultra Cream Bronzer
Claims :: Ultra-creamy; ultra-blendable
Price :: $8 at Revolution Beauty
Shade Range :: 5
My Shade :: Light
Pros :: Shade range; affordable; vegan; cruelty free; creamy; pigmented; easy to blend; only need a little bit of product; shade match for me; great tone–warm, but not orange
Cons :: Availability
Final Thoughts :: Shade range will suit a variety of skin tones; agree with the brief claims–it’s very creamy and easy to blend; little goes a long way so use a light hand; I hope this will come to Ulta so it’s easier to access; very user/beginner friendly so if you’re new to cream products, this is a good one to start with; tone is perfect–warm, but not orange or muddy


Benefit POREfessional Lite Primer
Claims :: Ultra-lightweight; breathable; water based; blurs and refines the look of pores; long-lasting, even makeup application; feels refreshing and cooling when applied; natural-looking finish
Price :: $13 mini, $32 full size at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom
Pros :: Mini for travel/testing; fragrance free; non-comedogenic; love the cooling effect; lightweight; smoothing; blends in easily; PERFECT base for makeup application; agree with all claims
Cons :: Availability; price; not cruelty free
Final Thoughts :: The BEST of all the POREfessional primers; hydrating and smoothing, but not so silicone-y that it’s slippery like the original; my pores are still huge, but there’s not a product on the planet that can help them; my skin felt so smooth and my foundation blended on top like a dream and had the most flawless finish; will definitely buy the full size when I finish up some of the primers I currently have in my collection; love that it’s silicone free


Makeup Revolution Super Dewy Liquid Blush
Claims :: Easy to use; ultra-pigmented; buildable; hint of radiance; natural finish; water-light formula
Price :: $7 at Ulta, Makeup Revolution, Amazon; $6.99 at Target
Shade Range :: 5 at Ulta; 7 at Makeup Revolution; 6 on Amazon; 3 at Target
My Shade :: Blushing In Love
Pros :: Affordable; vegan; cruelty free; availability; shade range; buildable; subtle radiance; easy to blend; long wearing; agree with all claims
Cons :: Not all shades available at all retailers
Final Thoughts :: The shade I have is SUCH a soft, gorgeous pink. It has the slightest bit of glow and it is so pretty on the skin; super easy to blend with a brush, a sponge, or your fingers; very user friendly if you are new to cream products; great shade range to suit a variety of skintones


Fenty Gloss Bomb Cream
Claims :: Non-sticky feel; creamy color; zero shimmer; buildable, full-intensity pigment; irresistible shine; leaves lips looking smoother and more voluminous
Price :: $21 at Ulta, Sephora (this duo is available at Sephora for $29)
Shade Range :: 7 
My Shade :: Cupcakin’, Bubble Binge
Pros :: Cruelty free; hydrating; buildable pigmentation; agree with all claims; vegan; not sticky; gorgeous shine
Cons :: Price; availability
Final Thoughts :: OBSESSED with this formula; I want every shade and I hope they keep adding to the line; the pigmentation is perfect and I love the shine without the stickiness.


KVD Beauty Epic Curl Lash Primer
Claims :: Lash curler in a tube; long-lasting lift and curl without the pinch of a lash curler; soft gray color to maximize black mascara pigment
Price :: $12 at Ulta; $24 at Sephora
Pros :: Vegan; cruelty free; longer, thicker, fuller lashes; lashes held a curl; makes SUCH a difference in mascara application and appearance
Cons :: Price; availability
Final Thoughts :: I AM OBSESSED with this product. It is a GAME CHANGER!; I’ve already ordered a backup because I don’t want to be without this; I’ve tried almost every mascara primer on the market and and this one is the BEST, no contest; my lashes looked long, voluminous, and separated with any mascara I paired with this; HIGHLY recommend

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