September Favorites

Donut Care Sunnies–These are fabulous, end of story elf Putty Bronzer in Tan Lines–I’ve worn this almost every time that I’ve worn makeup this month. It’s so easy to apply and blend. It’s one of my favorite products of 2021. Windsor is always a favorite but how cute is he with his Pumpkin Spice Puppuccino?! We’re both ready for fall Radiate by Cleere Cherry Reaves–I … Continue reading September Favorites

Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match

Claims–Medium coverage–Hydrating–Natural finish–Can’t tell where foundation ends and skin begins Price–$10.99 at Ulta–$5 on Amazon–$8.59 at Target–$5 at Wal Mart Shade Range–45–My Shade: C0.5 Pros–Affordable–Shade range–Availability–Fragrance free–Oil free–Non comedogenic–SPF 15–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Natural finish–FLAWLESS base Cons–Not cruelty free–Not all shades available at all retailers–Some settling in smile lines Final Thoughts–1 layer=medium coverage, 2 layers=full–Shade C0.5 is a perfect match for me–By the end of … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match

21 Questions — Makeup Edition

I got this tag from Allie Glines 1. What is the oldest makeup product in your collection? Urban Decay Naked2 Palette 2. What is your most recent makeup purchase? Jaclyn Cosmetics Last Act Translucent Powder 3. What is the first makeup product you ever used? CoverGirl Powder Foundation 4. What is a makeup trend that you used to love but now you hate? (I don’t … Continue reading 21 Questions — Makeup Edition

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 Walgreens 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