Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick

Claims –Melts into skin –Blends seamlessly –Fresh, dewy finish –Easy-to-apply Price –$9 at revolutionbeauty.com, Ulta, & Target Shade Range –18 at revoltuionbeauty.com –9 at Ulta–8 at Target–My Shade: F1 Pros –Affordable –Easy to blend –Agree with all claims –Coverage in a flash –Shade range and tones –Creamy –Buildable coverage –Didn’t cake with powder –Shade match for me Cons –Shade range and availability Final Thoughts –The … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Weightless –Waterproof –Blurs & brightens –Crease-resistant –Light-reflecting –Smooth, natural, airbrush finish –Highly pigmented –Blends seamlessly –Diffuses pores & fine lines –Conceal dark circles and blemishes Price –$15-34 at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, hourglasscosmetics.com Shade Range –22 full size –12 mini –My Shade: Birch Pros –Vegan –Mini for travel/testing –Don’t need much product –Agree with all claims –Minimal settling –Cruelty free –Full coverage –Easy … Continue reading Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

Laura Mercier & LA Girl

About–Launched in 1996 by Laura Mercier  –She couldn’t find the formulas, colors, and textures she wanted so she set out to create her own –Introduced the first foundation primer to create a perfect canvas for makeup application –Best known for loose translucent powder and tinted moisturizer –Available at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, lauramercier.com, and many other stores Best Product: Caviar SticksUnderrated Product: Matte Radiance Baked Powder … Continue reading Laura Mercier & LA Girl

Speed Reviews: Volume VIII

MAC Studio Fix Perfecting Powder–Claims—Sheer coverage :: helps control oil :: sets makeup without disturbing color :: sets makeup :: matte finish :: nourishing ingredients :: won’t feel dry on the skin–Price—$29 at Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com–Shade Range—8–My Shade—Extra Light–Pros—Worked well on my dry skin :: finely milled :: mess proof packaging :: non-acnegenic :: set without caking–Cons—No shade match for me :: not cruelty free :: … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume VIII

Foundation Friday: PUR Bare It All

Claims –Demi-matte –12 hour wear –Cover imperfections –Perfect the look of skin –Medium to full coverage –Makeup with skincare –Will not fade, separate, or crack throughout the day –Weightless –Hydrating Price –$15.60 for 1.5 oz at purcosmetics.com Shade Range –8 –My Shade: Porcelain Pros –Sleek packaging –More than standard 1.0 oz of product –Skincare ingredients: agave, ceretin complex, energy complex –Buildable coverage –True demi-matte finish … Continue reading Foundation Friday: PUR Bare It All

LOreal

About–What would become the LOreal Group was started by chemist Eugene Schueller in 1909 in Paris, France –Combines the latest in technology with the highest in quality for the ultimate in luxury beauty at mass –Signature phrase, “Because I’m Worth It” –Help every woman embrace her unique beauty while reinforcing her innate sense of self-worth –Covers the 5 major beauty categories—hair color, hair care, hair … Continue reading LOreal

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer

Claims –Buildable formula –Blurs the look of fine lines –Smooth, creaseless finish –Transferproof –Conceal dark circles and blemishes –Lightweight Price –$12.99 at Target –$12.97 at Wal Mart –$14.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –15 –Ivory Light 01 Pros –Easily accessible –Non-comedogenic –Ingredients: peptides, Vitamin C –Shade match for me –Easy to blend –Buildable coverage (medium to full) –Worked with other complexion products –Love the wand –Minimal … Continue reading Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer

Mascara Monday: Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Volumizing

Claims –Lash-lifting –Sweatproof –Flake-free –Tapered brush coats lash from root to tip –Weightless volume –Conditions lashes –Smudge-proof Price –$23 full size –$12 mini –Sephora, tartecosmetics.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Vegan –Recyclable packaging –Mini size for travel/testing –Length –Separation –Cruelty free –Clean @ Sephora product –Builds without clumping –Volume –Slim, tapered wand allows you to coat each lash Cons –Expensive –No waterproof option –Sephora exclusive –No … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Volumizing

Foundation Friday: Foundation Fixers

Today’s post is all about how to make almost any foundation work for you and your skin type. The foundation you chose is important, but there are other factors that can determine how your foundation applies, looks, and wears and those things are 1. Skincare/prep2. Mix-Ins3. Setting Spray I don’t do much skincare in the mornings. Mainly because I’m lazy and always running behind, but … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Foundation Fixers

Kylie Cosmetics

About–Started by Kylie Jenner in 2014 with the infamous Lip Kit –Full range of color cosmetics –Launced Kylie Skin in 2019 –Cruelty free –Available at Ulta, kyliecosmetics.com Best Product: Velvet Liquid LipsticksUnderrated Product: Bronzer Buy: Complexion EnhancersPass: Eyeshadow Palettes Tried –Concealer (review)–Bronzer –Kylighter –Matte Liquid Lipstick (review)–Velvet Liquid Lipstick (review) –Gloss (review) –Lip Liner To Try –Kylight Stick –Bronzer Stick –Loose Setting Powder –Blush Stick … Continue reading Kylie Cosmetics