Speed Reviews: Volume X

—Claims: Creates an even & almost poreless complexion; the perfect base for any makeup application; makeup applies more evenly and lasts longer; keeps skin hydrated; minimizes puffiness under the eyes; smoothing —Price: $5.99 at Ulta, essencemakeup.com—Pros: Cruelty free; affordable; vegan; silicone-free; little goes a long way; creates a smooth base; blurred pores; ingredients—coconut oil & hyaluronic acid—Cons: Availability—Final Verdict: I don’t like traditional putty primers … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume X

Fenty Bright Fix Eye Brightener Concealer

Claims–Hydrates–Sheer to buildable coverage–Brightens–No-makeup effect–Conceals–Longwear–Serum-like texture–Longwear–Crease-, humidity-, and sweat-resistant–Attract and hold moisture to the skin Price–$25 at Sephora, fentybeauty.com Shade Range–16–My Shade: 01 Rose Quartz Pros–Vegan–Cruelty free–No parabens or phthalates–Packaging–Shade range–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Buildable coverage–Worked with other under eye products–Agree with all claims–Minimal settling–Hydrating Cons–Expensive–Availability Final Thoughts–LOVE this wayyyy more than I thought I would!–Perfect for minimal makeup days–With corrector & powder, my … Continue reading Fenty Bright Fix Eye Brightener Concealer

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

August Favorites

|| Morphe2 Hint Hint Skin Tint in Hint of Ivory || I just mentioned this in my June favorites, but I’m sharing it again because it is all I’ve been wearing. It’s too freaking hot for a lot of makeup. I love this because I can get the coverage I want and it’s SO lightweight on the skin. || Fenty Beauty Bright Fix Brightener Concealer … Continue reading August Favorites

BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral Concealer

Claims –Medium, buildable coverage –Reduce the look of fine lines –Visibly brighten dark circles –Nourishes and hydrates –All-day wear –Crease-resistant –Doesn’t settle into fine lines Price –$25 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, bareminerals.com Shade Range –17 –My Shade: Fair 1C Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –No silicone, parabens, talc, oil, or phthalates –Non-comedogenic –Miniaml settling –Agree with all claims –Applicator, flat paddle –Lightweight Cons –Expensive–Shade range –No … Continue reading BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral Concealer

beautyblender BOUNCE Airbrush Liquid Whip Concealer

Claims –Weightless –Full-coverage –Smooth, undetectable finish –Hydrate & brighten –Long-wear –Vanishes into skin Price –$26 at Sephora & beautyblender.com Shade Range –40 –My Shade: 1.00C Light Ivory Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Shade range –No parabens, sulfates, phthalates –Cute packaging –Full coverage –Easy to blend –My shade is great for brightening –Worked with other complexion products –Agree with all claims Cons –Availability (Sephora exclusive) –Pricey Final … Continue reading beautyblender BOUNCE Airbrush Liquid Whip Concealer

elf Flawless Brightening Concealer

Claims –Buildable –Conceal uneven skin tone –Use to highlight all over your face –Lightweight –Skin-loving ingredients –Brighten & highlight Price –$5 at Ulta, elfcosmetics.com Shade Range –12 –My Shade: Fair 10C Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Vegan –Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, Vitamin C –Lightweight –Easy to blend –Agree with all claims –Worked well with other under eye products Cons –Shade range –Availability Final Thoughts –I believe this … Continue reading elf Flawless Brightening Concealer

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Weightless –Waterproof –Blurs & brightens –Crease-resistant –Light-reflecting –Smooth, natural, airbrush finish –Highly pigmented –Blends seamlessly –Diffuses pores & fine lines –Conceal dark circles and blemishes Price –$15-34 at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, hourglasscosmetics.com Shade Range –22 full size –12 mini –My Shade: Birch Pros –Vegan –Mini for travel/testing –Don’t need much product –Agree with all claims –Minimal settling –Cruelty free –Full coverage –Easy … Continue reading Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer

Claims –Buildable formula –Blurs the look of fine lines –Smooth, creaseless finish –Transferproof –Conceal dark circles and blemishes –Lightweight Price –$12.99 at Target –$12.97 at Wal Mart –$14.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –15 –Ivory Light 01 Pros –Easily accessible –Non-comedogenic –Ingredients: peptides, Vitamin C –Shade match for me –Easy to blend –Buildable coverage (medium to full) –Worked with other complexion products –Love the wand –Minimal … Continue reading Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer