Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated 10-in-1 Volume

Claims –Brilliant color and definition to every lash –Builds, lifts, and dramatizes for sky-high lashes in a single stroke –Protects and conditions without smudging, flaking, or clumping –Elite brush coats lashes from root to tip; has a tapered end that delivers sleek, even saturation and combs and separates to volumize and define Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$8.97 on Amazon –$8.99 at Target –$9.99 at Walgreens … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated 10-in-1 Volume

Foundation Friday: NARS All Day Luminous Weightless

Claims –Oil free –Weightless –Neutralizes discoloration –Lasts up to 16 hours –Full, matte coverage –Water, sweat, and oil resistant Price –$49 at Sephora, Nordstrom  –1.0 oz Shade Range –20 –My shade: Siberia Pros –Packaging, pump! –Ingredients :: Vitamins A, C, & E –Gluten free –No mineral oil, parabens, sulfates –Full coverage -Matte but not flat –Weightless Cons –Didn’t blend/sit well on my nose and between … Continue reading Foundation Friday: NARS All Day Luminous Weightless

Neutrogena Bright Boost Wrap Up

I started using the Neutrogena Bright Boost line on January 1 and finished it up on June 5. You can read all the details of this line on my original post here. The products I used–Resurfacing Micro Polish, Illuminating Serum, Gel Cream, and Moisturizer with Sunscreen. Resurfacing Micro Polish –Very fine granules –Gentle –Can add more/less water to dilute/make more gentle –Skin feels clean and … Continue reading Neutrogena Bright Boost Wrap Up

Beauty Bite: Powders Volume II

Read Volume I here. No7 Lift & Luminate Triple Action Translucent Finishing Powder Claims–Sets makeup :: won’t cake or settle :: soft & silky feel :: 3 age-defying results- reduce appearance of fine lines, even out skin tone, and visibly smooth the skin :: leaves skin looking instantly smoother and more radiant Price–$12.99 at Walgreens, Target, no7beauty.com Shade Range–4 My shade–Translucent Pros–Cruelty free :: shade … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Powders Volume II

Mascara Monday: Fenty Full Frontal Volume, Lift, & Curl

Claims –Volumize, lengthen, lift, and curl lashes –Longwearing formula –Flat-to-fat brush :: fat side loads and lifts; flat side combs through to define, curl, and separate –Do it all mascara Price –$24 full size –$13 mini —Sephora, fentybeauty.com Pros –Cruelty free –Buildable –Length –No flaking –Easy to remove –Mini size for travel/testing –Volume –Separation –No smudging Cons –Expensive –Availability (Sephora exclusive) –No waterproof option –Only … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Fenty Full Frontal Volume, Lift, & Curl

Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Airbush Flawless Longwear

Images via Google Claims –Longlasting –Weightless –Hydrating –Sweat-proof –Humidity-proof –Waterproof –Transfer-resistant –Flawless, poreless complexion –Reduce appearance of wrinkles Price –$44 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, charlottetilbury.com Shade Range –44 –My shade- 1 Cool Pros –Cruelty free –Shade range –Packaging, pump! –Vegan –Full coverage –Not flat matte –Easy to blend Cons –Expensive –Availability –Oxidizes –Not long lasting, broke up on my nose and chin –Emphasized pores … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Airbush Flawless Longwear

Beauty Bite: Powders Volume I

I will never stop buying and trying new powders. Powder and dry skin are a tricky combo. Not just any primer, foundation, and powder combination will do. I have some go-to products that I know work and I’d love to add some of these to the list. When trying these powders, I tested them for a few ways over a few days. I wanted to … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Powders Volume I

Mascara Monday: Believe Beauty Volumin’ Eyes

Claims –Coat each lash without clumping –Lashes look full, defined, and lengthened in a few steps –Non-smudging –Add more coats for intense volume Price –$4.50 at Dollar General Shade Range –3 –My shade: Intense Black Pros –Affordable –Lengthening –Buildable –Separation –Can feel the bristles grab and coat each lash –Shade options –Cruelty free Cons –No waterproof options –Not much volume –Accessibility (Dollar General exclusive) Final … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Believe Beauty Volumin’ Eyes

Foundation Friday: YSL All Hours Full Coverage Matte SPF 20

Images are from Google Claims –Natural matte –Up to 24 hour wear –Blurs the look of pores, lines, and wrinkles –Buildable, full coverage –Weightless, skincare enriched formula –Eliminates shine, evens skin tone, conceals blemishes, dark spots, and redness without fading, flaking, drying, or caking for up to 24 hours Price –$54 for 0.84 oz —Nordstrom, Sephora, yslbeautyus.com Shade Range –40 –My shade: B05 Milk Pros … Continue reading Foundation Friday: YSL All Hours Full Coverage Matte SPF 20

June Makeup Tray

Powders—It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Illumination, BareMinerals Bare PRO Powder Foundation (Porcelain 0.5), Laura Mercier Secret Blurring Powder (1) Concealers—Tarte SEA Mini Hydrocealer Concealer (8S Porcelain Sand), Dose of Colors Meet Your Hue (02 Fair) Primers—Smashbox Vitamin Glow, First Aid Beauty 3-in-1 Superfruit Color Correcting Cushion Mascaras—Estee Lauder Little Black Primer, Maybelline Falsies Lash Lift, Wet n Wild x Bretman Rock Bad Bitch Lift Bronzers—It … Continue reading June Makeup Tray