Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

elf Halo Glow Liquid Filter–Claims :: Skincare-makeup hybrid for glowing, dewy skin; can be used alone, over or under makeup, mixed with foundation, or used as a highlighter; soft-focus filter effect–Price :: $14 at Target, elf–Shade Range :: 8–My Shade :: Fair–Pros :: Cruelty free; vegan; gorgeous, radiant finish; multi-use product; shade match for me; easy to blend; pigmented–Cons :: Availability–Final Thoughts :: I use this as a primer and I love that the glow comes through even with … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cream

Claims–Like foundation and face cream had a baby–Semi-solid gel formula–Flawless full coverage–Matte finish–Comfy and weightless on skin–Creamy formula melts into skin–Smoothing and blurring Price–$45 at QVC Shade Range–16–My Shade :: 12N Fair Neutral Pros–Ingredients :: licorice root, mushroom extract, hyaluronic acid, pear fruit extract–Cruelty free–Creamy–Full coverage–Lightweight–Shade match for me–Hydrating–Worked well with other complexion products–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Overall flawless finish–Lasted all day Cons–Shade range–Price–Availability … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cream

Wet n Wild MegaGlo Makeup Sticks

Claims–Velvety, cream-to-power formula–Ultra-blendable–Ease of precision and control–Longwearing–Creaseproof Price–$4.49 at Ulta, Walgreens, Amazon, Wet n Wild Shade Range–3 contours, 3 concealers, 3 blushes, 1 highlighter–My Shades: Oak’s On You, Peach Bums, When The Nude Strikes Pros–Affordable–Availability –Cruelty free–Easy to blend–Creamy Cons–Not all shades available at all retailers–Shade options/range needs improvement Final Thoughts–Peach Bums is a dupe for Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Light Wand in Pinkgasm–Blush :: very … Continue reading Wet n Wild MegaGlo Makeup Sticks

Mascara Monday: Tarte Sugar Rush Lash Treat

Claims–Instantly volumizes, curls, and conditions–Short bristles to separate and define–Long bristles to volumize and curl–Instant lash lift after just one coat Price–$ Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Ingredients :: hemp seed oil, castor oil, coconut, kiwi, avocado–Cruelty free–Length–Volume–Separation–Lift–Builds without clumping–Agree with all claims–No flaking–No smudging–Easy to remove Cons–Price–No shade variation–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–Formulated with ingredients to help lashes feel nourished and healthier-looking –Agree with all claims–Stayed … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte Sugar Rush Lash Treat

Beauty Busts 2022

Pacifica Mascara Primer–Did nothing (review) Lorac Soft Focus Concealer–Not enough coverage, no shade match for me (review) Pacifica Fluffy Lash Mascara–Did nothing (review) It Cosmetics Hello Lashes+Volumizing Mascara–Lashes fell out while removing it (review) Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer SPF 50–Peeled up SheGlam Long At Last Precision Tubing–No volume, difficult to remove (review) SheGlam Clean Queen Mascara Remover–Doesn’t work (review) Tula Glow & Get … Continue reading Beauty Busts 2022