Foundation Friday: Ulta Effortless Effect

Claims –Medium coverage –Natural, effortless finish –Just the right amount of coverage –Skin loving ingredients Price –$16 for 1.0 oz at Ulta Shade Range –26 –My shade: Fair Cool Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E –Packaging –Shade range –Buildable coverage –Easy to blend –Fair cool was a perfect shade match for me –No flashback Cons –Pores emphasized –Broke up –Caked up in … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Ulta Effortless Effect

Top 10 Tuesday: NYX

Angel Veil Primer This is the best general primer ever. It smoothes and creates the perfect canvas for foundation. It’s not hydrating, it doesn’t mattify, it’s just a general, good for all skin types primer. Butter Gloss My go to lip gloss formula. These are cheap and there are tons of color options. They aren’t sticky which is my number one complaint with glosses. Hydra … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: NYX

Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hyaluornic Creamy Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Natural, fresh finish –Hydrates the skin –Lasts all day –Ideal for all skin types Price –$9 at Ulta, colourpop.com Shade Range –30 –My shade: Fair 05W Pros –Oil free –Full coverage –Affordable –Shade range –Ingredients :: hyaluronic acid, coconut water –Hydrating –Easy to blend –Doesn’t cake with powder Cons –Accessibility :: Ulta stores or online only Final Thoughts I love the No … Continue reading Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hyaluornic Creamy Concealer

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Satin Matte Powder

Claims –Soft pressed-powder –Buildable light to medium coverage Price –$11 at Ulta Shade Range –19 –My Shade: P0.1 Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Affordable –Packaging :: sleek, compact, plastic cover to protect powder –Shade match for me –Buildable coverage (can get full coverage) Cons –Shade range (need more deeper shades) –Availability (Ulta exclusive) –Some shades are online only –HOT MESS on my dry skin Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Satin Matte Powder

Tati Beauty Blendiful

Claims –Designed to seamlessly apply & soften liquid and powder products –Save product & time –No harsh lines –Soft textured fabric tool Price  –$18 for 2 sponges (1 Blendiful + 1 Baby Blendiful) at tatibeauty.com Pros –Cruelty free –Affordable –Innovative product –All in one complexion tool –Works with liquid, cream, and powder –Smaller size is perfect to put in your purse for touch ups –Easy … Continue reading Tati Beauty Blendiful

March Makeup Tray

February post here Decluttering Laura Geller Baked Elements Foundation Powder in Porcelain–too dark :: looked like a match in the pan, but it was too dark when applied Ulta Tinted Eye Primer in Champagne–AWFUL product :: didn’t work on its own or with shadow on top :: looked dry and creased Lorac Pro+Fiber Mascara–I reviewed this Monday and you can read that post here. Short … Continue reading March Makeup Tray

Mascara Monday: Lorac Pro + Fiber

Claims –Buildable –Volumizing –Lengthening –Helps lashes curl up, look longer, distinctly lusher and instantly fuller –PRO brush easily grabs each lash from root to tip and corner to corner for a luxurious, faux-lash look –Loaded with nylon fibers that cling to your lashes like mini extensions Price –$24 at Ulta, Nordstrom, Kohl’s, lorac.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Didn’t flake or smuge –Wand shape –Ophthalmologist tested … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lorac Pro + Fiber