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

Currently

I want to do this post in June and December each year. A mid-year and end of year check in to see what products I’m constantly reaching for and loving. I try SO many products so it’s interesting to see which products are consistent favorites and which ones change up. You can read my June post here. Primer—Ulta Moisturizing Primer Spray—elf Halo Glow Liquid Filter … Continue reading Currently

Top 3: Makeup

Primer—KVD Lock-It Hydrating—First Aid Beauty Coconut Smoothie—Peter Thomas Roth Skin To Die For Foundation—Catrice True Skin Hydrating—J Cat Beauty Aquasurance Powder—Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer/Corrector—Charlotte Tilbury Magic Vanish Corrector—KVD Good Apple—CoverGirl TruBlend Undercover Setting Powder—Fenty Pro Filt’r in Lavender and Butter—Jaclyn Cosmetics Last Act Translucent Pressed Bronzer—Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Matte—Flower Beauty Heatwave—SheGlam Sun Sculpt Liquid Blush—NARS Deep Throat—Tarte Sugar Rush Sweet Tarte Glow—SheGlam Color Bloom … Continue reading Top 3: Makeup

Affordable Makeup I’d Pay High End Prices For

Essence Brighten Up! Banana Powder, $4.99 J Cat Aquasurance Powder Foundation, $14.99 (reviewed here) Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage Foundation, $12 (reviewed here) CoverGirl TruBlend Undercover Concealer, $11.99 (reviewed here) SheGlam Sun Sculpt Liquid Bronzer & Color Bloom Liquid Blush, $5 (reviewed here and here) Essence Lash Princess Liquid Liner, $4.99 SheGlam Brows On Demand, $2.99 Kiko Milano Baseline Water Shadow in Champagne, … Continue reading Affordable Makeup I’d Pay High End Prices For

Foundation Friday: Dry Skin Recommendations

Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hydrating (review) Flower Beauty Light Illusion (review) Tarte Foundcealer (review) Urban Decay Hydromaniac Glowy Tinted Hydrator (review) CoverGirl + Olay Simply Ageless (review) Catrice True Skin Hydrating (review) SheGlam Skinfinite Hydrating (review) Tarte SEA Hydroflex Serum (review) NARS Radiant Longwear (review) It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare (review) Flower Beauty Light Illusion (review) NARS Radiant Creamy (review) Sephora … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Dry Skin Recommendations

Believe Beauty You’re Covered Concealer

Claims–Highly pigmented–Brightens under eye darkness–Natural coverage Price–$4 at Dollar General Shade Range–9–My Shade: Pearl Pros–Affordable–Easy to blend–Minimal settling–Worked with other under eye products–Cruelty free–Natural finish–No creasing Cons–Availability–No shade match for me–Shade range Final Thoughts–Medium coverage, didn’t cover my dark circles–Dollar General exclusive–Lightest shade is WAY too dark, had to use white concealer to make it work–Didn’t crease all day and minimal settling in my fine … Continue reading Believe Beauty You’re Covered Concealer

XX Revolution Conceal XX Super FiXX Concealer

Claims –Crease-proof –Full coverage –Longwear, lifeproof coverage –No flashback –Conceal & brighten –Cover blemishes, dark circles, and redness Price –$15 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range –55 –My Shade: CX0.1 Pros –Shade range –Vegan –Affordable –Shade match for me –Cruelty free –Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E –Full coverage –Agree with all claims –Minimal settling –No creasing –Easy to blend –Worked well with other complexion products –Love … Continue reading XX Revolution Conceal XX Super FiXX Concealer

Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer

Claims–16-hour long wear–Full coverage–Natural matte finish–Blurs, brightens, and smooths–Waterproof–Sweatproof–Won’t cake or crease–16-hour crease-proof–24-hour hydration–Improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores–Creaseproof–Feels weightless and comfortable Price–$12 mini Tarte, Sephora–$28 full size Tarte, Sephora Shade Range–32–My Shade: 8S Porcelain Sand Pros–Vegan–Clean at Sephora product–All shades available in the mini size–No parabens, mineral oil, phthalates–Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, niacinamide–Minimal settling–Weightless–Cruelty free–Shade range–Mini for travel/testing–Full coverage–No creasing–Easy to blend–Agree … Continue reading Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer

Current Holy Grail Products

I wanted to share my current HOLY GRAIL, go to products. I currently have all of this in my collections and rotate through them. I’m going to do this post again in December to see if any of my current favorites have been replaced. I’m always buying and trying new things so I thought it’d be interesting to do a mid-year check in and then … Continue reading Current Holy Grail Products