Foundation Friday: Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless SPF 15

Claims–Natural matte finish–Comfortable–Breathable–Weightless–16-hour wear–Crease-free–Sweat-resistant–Non-acnegenic–Smooth–Blendable–Second-skin feel–Moisturizing formula–Medium to full coverage Price–$52 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–41–My Shade: N-012 Porcelain Pros–Packaging, pump!–SPF 15–Non-acnegenic–Shade range–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Didn’t cake with powder–Worked with other complexion products–Agree with all claims–Longevity Cons–Price–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–2 layers is almost full coverage, but you could still see my freckles peeking through–Extremely lightweight–Love the added SPF–Does everything it claims–Lasted … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless SPF 15

SheGlam Contour

Sun Sculpt Liquid Bronzer–Claims :: Long-wearing; smudge-proof; moisturizing; waterproof; blends easily; no streaking or spotting; matte finish; small sponge tip for precise application–Price ::  $4.99–Shade Range :: 7–My Shade :: Soft tan–Pros :: Cruelty free; affordable; blends easily; shade match for me; pointed applicator for precise application; agree with all claims; lasted all day with no fading–Cons :: Availability –Final Thoughts :: Shade range isn’t vast, … Continue reading SheGlam Contour

Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Stick

Claims–Super soft, buttery stick formula glides on smooth–Medium, buildable coverage–Natural matte finish–Blurs look of fine lines and wrinkles–12-hour power Price–$40 on–$39.50 on QVC Shade Range–10–My Shade: Fair Pros–Ingredients :: Vitamins C & E–No parabens, mineral oil, phthalates–Vegan–Cruelty free–Creamy–Buildable–Shade match for me–Hydrating–Didn’t cake with powder–Lasted all day–Agree with all claims Cons–Shade range –Price Final Thoughts–I love the convenience of a stick foundation–Formulated with Vitamins C … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Stick

Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

elf Halo Glow Liquid Filter–Claims :: Skincare-makeup hybrid for glowing, dewy skin; can be used alone, over or under makeup, mixed with foundation, or used as a highlighter; soft-focus filter effect–Price :: $14 at Target, elf–Shade Range :: 8–My Shade :: Fair–Pros :: Cruelty free; vegan; gorgeous, radiant finish; multi-use product; shade match for me; easy to blend; pigmented–Cons :: Availability–Final Thoughts :: I use this as a primer and I love that the glow comes through even with … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cream

Claims–Like foundation and face cream had a baby–Semi-solid gel formula–Flawless full coverage–Matte finish–Comfy and weightless on skin–Creamy formula melts into skin–Smoothing and blurring Price–$45 at QVC Shade Range–16–My Shade :: 12N Fair Neutral Pros–Ingredients :: licorice root, mushroom extract, hyaluronic acid, pear fruit extract–Cruelty free–Creamy–Full coverage–Lightweight–Shade match for me–Hydrating–Worked well with other complexion products–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Overall flawless finish–Lasted all day Cons–Shade range–Price–Availability … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cream

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

Favorite Things 2022

1. Erin Condren x Etta Vee Life Planner2. CoverGirl Exhibitionist Ultra Matte Lipstick (review)3. Bracelet Stack (eNewton, Davis Designs, David Yurman, Hartlen & Co, John Hardy)4. Gel X Nail System5. Bryan Anthony Pause Necklace6. Dolce Vita Zole Sneakers7. Birdies Starling Disco Ball Glitter Flats8. Dolce Vita Bran Mules (I found mine on Poshmark)9. AJ Morgan Not Standard Sunnies10. Kiko Milano Baseline Shadow in Champagne (review)11. … Continue reading Favorite Things 2022


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