Mascara Monday: ColourPop Act Natural

Claims–Smudge-proof–Clump-free–Easy-to-remove–Wispy, fluffy lashes–Lightweight–Ultra creamy Price–$9 at Ulta, colourpop.com Shade Range–2–My Shade: Brown Pros–Affordable–Length–Cruelty free–Volume–Vegan –Separation–Agree with all claims–Shade options–Builds without clumping–Held a curl–No flaking–No smudging Cons–Online only–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–LOVE!–Natural bristle wand–Lashes looked long and full–Held a curl–Lasted all day–No complaints! Primer: Milk Makeup Kush Lash Primer Continue reading Mascara Monday: ColourPop Act Natural

Foundation Friday: LOreal Skin Paradise Water Infused Tinted Moisturizer

Claims–Lightweight–Natural coverage–70% water–Won’t clog pores–Up to 24 hour hydration–Oil free–Suitable for sensitive skin–Fresh, glowing complexion Price–$16.99 at Ulta–$13.99 at Target Shade Range–12–My Shade: Fair 01 Pros–SPF 19–Packaging–Ingredients :: aloe vera & witch hazel–Easy to blend–Slight glow–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Worked well with other complexion products and gave a flawless finish Cons–Shade range–Availability –Expensive–No shade for me Final Thoughts–Had to use a lot of white mixer to make the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal Skin Paradise Water Infused Tinted Moisturizer

Catrice True Skin High Cover Concealer

Claims–Waterproof–Lightweight–Covers dark circles, blemishes, and redness–Melts into skin without settling into fine lines–Up to 18 hours of hydration–High coverage Price–$7 at Ulta, catricecosmetics.com Shade Range–15 –My Shade: 001 Neutral Swan Pros–Affordable–Full coverage–Cruelty free–Worked with other under eye products–Vegan–Contains hyaluronic acid–Easy to blend–Minimal creasing/settling–Like the wand shape–Thin, liquid-y formula–Shade match for me–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability–Shade Range Final Thoughts–This shade is really more warm and yellow … Continue reading Catrice True Skin High Cover Concealer

My Favorite Brushes and Tools

FACE–Liquid/Cream Foundation :: Real Techniques Expert Face Brush, $10–Powder Foundation :: It Cosmetics Brushes for Ulta #206, $30–Concealer :: Real Techniques Expert Concealer, $7–Cream Bronzer/Contour :: Real Techniques Contour Fan, $9–Cream Blush :: Real Techniques Sculpting Brush, $8–Cream Highlight :: Real Techniques Highlight & Glow Duo, $11–Powder Bronzer :: ecotools Blending & Bronzing, $10–Powder Blush :: Sonia Kashuk Essential Contour, $9–Powder Highlighter :: Milani Highlighter … Continue reading My Favorite Brushes and Tools

Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

Claims–24 hour wear–Full coverage–Cream to powder formula–“Second skin” feel–Natural matte finish–5 in 1: conceal, contour, cover, highlight, and blend–Lightweight–Silky texture–Controls shine all day–Transfer-resistant Price–$43 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–22–My Shade: 110 Ivoire Cool Pros–Oil-free–Creamy–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Lightweight Cons–Not cruelty free–Shade range–Expensive–Not transfer-resistant–Not a matte finish–Not full coverage Final Thoughts–I was sent this product free for testing from BzzAgent, all opinions are my own–The shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

Fill Up…Walgreens

Scene: My makeup is gone and I’m going to Target to fill back up!—Your list might look different. I need an under eye corrector, you might not. You might consider lip gloss a necessity, I don’t. Primer: Milani Soft Focus Glow Complexion EnhancerFoundation: CoverGirl + Olay Simply AgelessCorrector:  Maybelline Master Camo Color Correcting PenConcealer: CoverGirl UndercoverPowder: Coty AirspunBlush: Milani Rose Powder Blush PaletteBronzer: Milani Silky MatteHighlighter: Physicians Formula ButterEye … Continue reading Fill Up…Walgreens

Mascara Monday: Morphe Make It Big

Claims–Longwearing–Won’t flake Price–$12 full size Ulta, morphe.com–$8 mini Shade Range–1 Pros–Affordable–Mini option for travel/testing–Length–Separation–Builds without clumping–No smudging–Cruelty free–Simple, sleek packaging–Volume–Held a curl–No flaking Cons–Availability, Ulta or online only–No shade variation–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–Perfect formula, not too wet or dry–Natural bristle wand–LOVE my lashes–Does everything I want a mascara to do Primer: Morphe The Big Primer Continue reading Mascara Monday: Morphe Make It Big

Foundation Friday: Morphe Filter Effect Soft-Focus

Claims–Oil-free–Natural finish–Skincare-infused–Buildable coverage–Blur & diffuse–Longwearing–Transfer-proof–Sweatproof–Silky-smooth Price–$20 at Ulta, morphe.com Shade Range–40-My Shade: Filter Light 1 Pros–Oil free–Paraben free–Packaging, pump!–Cruelty free–Longwearing–Easy to blend–Hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E, and Glycerin–Fragrance free–Shade range–Buildable coverage–Gorgeous, natural finish Cons–Clung to dryness around my nose–Wore off on my nose–Little cakey around my mouth–Availability, Ulta or online only Final Thoughts–One layer is light coverage, two is medium–This looked good and lasted all day, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Morphe Filter Effect Soft-Focus

August Favorites

|| Morphe2 Hint Hint Skin Tint in Hint of Ivory || I just mentioned this in my June favorites, but I’m sharing it again because it is all I’ve been wearing. It’s too freaking hot for a lot of makeup. I love this because I can get the coverage I want and it’s SO lightweight on the skin. || Fenty Beauty Bright Fix Brightener Concealer … Continue reading August Favorites

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Mix

Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage (CD) and Makeup Revolution Super Dewy Tinted Moisturizer (SD) Claims–CD :: Lightweight; long-lasting; demi-matte finish; buildable coverage–SD :: Long lasting hydration; sheer hint of coverage; blend of skincare and makeup; your skin but better Price–CD :: $12 at Ulta, revolutionbeauty.com–SD :: $12 at Ulta, revolutionbeauty.com Shade Range–CD :: 50–My Shade CD :: F0.5–SD :: 12–My Shade SD :: … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Mix