Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Active

Claims–Sweat-proof–Transfer-proof–Doesn’t clog pores–Humidity-proof–24 hour wear Price–$8.99 at Walgreens–$3.50 at Wal Mart Shade Range–18–My shade: 800 Fair Ivory Pros–Cruelty free–Affordable–SPF 20–Easy to blend–Long lasting–Easily accessible–Packaging–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake with powder Cons–Shade range–Oxidizes–Scented Final ThoughtsThe shade I purchased, 800 Fair Ivory, matches initially, but there is some slight oxidation. I will add a little bit of white mixer when I use this in the future. The coverage is … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Active

The Drugstore/Affordable Makeup Tag

I saw Jessica Braun do this on her YouTube channel and I wanted to share my two cents so here goes! If you could only use one makeup brand, what would it be?Makeup Revolution. Their complexion shades match me perfectly and I love so many things from the brand and they have so much to offer. What is the most underrated brand?Essence. A lot of … Continue reading The Drugstore/Affordable Makeup Tag

Foundation Friday: Beauty Bakerie InstaBake Aqua Glass

Claims–Lightweight–Full coverage–Applies smoothly–Dewy “glass” skin finish–Hydrating–Color correcting–Pore and testure-blurring–Smudge proof Price–$34 at Ulta, beautybakerie.com–0.9 oz Shade Range–30–My shade: 359 Cool Pros–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Vegan–Hydrating–Smudge proof–Lightweight–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Shade match for me–Long lasting–Radiant, dewy finish Cons–Availability–Expensive Final ThoughtsI got this on sale during Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty and I just got around to trying it. You can get full coverage with two layers. The finish is … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Beauty Bakerie InstaBake Aqua Glass

Catrice Blush Boxes

Claims–Long lasting–Sweat-resistant–Waterproof–Velvety powder–Silky matte or gold shimmer finish Price–$6 at Ulta, catricecosmetics.com Shade Range–4 at Ulta–6 at catricecosmetics.com–My shades: Glistening Pink, Berry, and Burgundy Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Long lasting–Easy to blend–Paraben free–Vegan–Buildable–Sleek, compact packaging Cons–Availability–Shade range Final ThoughtsI usually opt for high end blushes because they last longer on my skin. I have a real problem with my blush wearing off easily and I HAVE to wear … Continue reading Catrice Blush Boxes

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl TruBlend Hydrating

Claims–Lightweight formula–Oil-free–Blends flawlessly Price–$7.78 at Wal Mart–$7.89 at Target Shade Range–21–My shade: L1 Pros–Cruelty free–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Easily accessible–Oil free–Blends easily–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Lasted all day–Satin/natural finish Cons–Shade range–Lightest shade too dark for me Final ThoughtsThis foundation has sheer to medium coverage. While it’s buildable, you’re not going to get full coverage with this one. The shade range needs some work. The lightest shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl TruBlend Hydrating

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

Claims–Full coverage–Diminish puffiness–Erases dark circles and fine lines–Create a radiant, refreshed looking eye area Price–$9.99 at Ulta–$7.99 at Target–$7.99 on Amazon–$7.98 at Wal Mart Shade Range–18–My shade: Cool Ivory (I also use the Brightener shade to color correct) Pros–Affordable–Easily accessible–Easy to blend–Shade range–Full coverage–Shade match for me–Worked with other complexion/undereye products Cons–Not cruelty free–Messy packaging Final ThoughtsThis concealer has been a cult classic for years … Continue reading Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

Uoma Beauty Stay Woke Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Thin, skin-like finish –Weightless –Beauty sleep in a bottle –Long lasting –Creamy, smooth texture –Blendable Price –$25 at Ulta, uomabeauty.com Shade Range –25 –My shade: T0.5 White Pearl Pros –Shade range –Vegan –Paraben free –Full coverage –Creamy –Cruelty free –Fragrance free –Easy to blend –Minimal creasing Cons –Availability –Pricey Final Thoughts This concealer gives you full coverage without being heavy or cakey. … Continue reading Uoma Beauty Stay Woke Concealer

Foundation Friday: PUR 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Powder SPF 15

Claims –Great coverage –Contains skincare ingredients –Lightweight feel –Dewy, soft finish Price –$29.50 at Ulta, Amazon, purcosmetics.com, Kohl’s Shade Range –26 –My shade: Fair Ivory LN2 Pros –SPF 15 –Contains skincare ingredients –Luxe, heavy packaging –Shade range –Cruelty free –BPA free –Paraben free –Vegan –Gluten free –Blends easily –Buildable coverage –Shade match for me –Long lasting Cons –Expensive AF –Availability (online or specialty stores) Final … Continue reading Foundation Friday: PUR 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Powder SPF 15