Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Liquid

Claims –Blur pores and imperfections –Soft focus finish –Improve the appearance of skin texture over time –24 hour wear –Self-setting –Lightweight –Transfer-resistant –Oil free –Locked in all day full coverage Price –$34 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, Ulta Shade Range –35 –My shade: 05 Porcelain Pros –Packaging, pump! –Non-acnegenic –Cruelty free –Easy to blend –Buildable coverage (can get full coverage) –Not a flat matte finish … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Liquid

Dose of Colors Meet Your Hue Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Easy to blend –Conceal dark under eye circles, blemishes, and other imperfections –Lightweight –Ultra moisturizing Price –$24 at Ulta, doseofcolors.com Shade Range –30 –My shade: 02 Fair Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –Ingredients :: sunflower seed oil, shea butter, Vitamin E –Shade range –Shade match for me –Large doe foot applicator –Talc free –True, fair pink undertone which is perfect for me –Easy … Continue reading Dose of Colors Meet Your Hue Concealer

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Powder

Claims –12 hour long wear –Breathable –Matte without caked on feel –Non-comedogenic –Hypoallergenic –Glam coverage –Formulated with 90% vitamins and minerals –Customizable coverage –Non acnegenic –Airbrushed finish –Medium to full, buildable coverage –Improve skin clarity, reduce pore size & appearance, and control shine Price –$32 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, and bareminerals.com Shade Range –35 –My shade: Porcelain 05 Pros –Shade range –Non-comedogenic –Dermatologist tested –Vegan … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Powder

Foundation Friday: Revolution Pro Full Cover Camouflage

Claims –Highly pigmented –Maximum coverage –Waterproof –Long-wearing –Non-transferable –Natural looking finish Price –$6.86 at revolutionbeauty.com Shade Range –18 –My Shade: F0.5 Pros –Affordable –Packaging –Shade match for me –Long lasting –Shade match for me –Cruelty free –Vegan –Full coverage –Thicker formula, but not heavy on the skin Cons –Online only –Shade range Final Thoughts I bought this to use as a mixer for more medium/light … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Revolution Pro Full Cover Camouflage

Foundation Friday: Pat McGrath Skin Fetish Sublime Perfection

Images via Google Claims –Long-wearing –Sheer to medium coverage –Enhance radiance and skin luminosity –Fight appearance of wrinkles –Smooth and blur the appearance of fine lines, pores, and imperfections Price –$68 at Sephora –1.18 oz Shade Range –36 –My shade: Light 1 Pros –Shade range –Paraben free –Packaging, pump! –Buildable –Shade match for me –Easy to blend –Longwearing –Love the finish :: it’s a nice … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Pat McGrath Skin Fetish Sublime Perfection

Beauty Bite: Powders Volume II

Read Volume I here. No7 Lift & Luminate Triple Action Translucent Finishing Powder Claims–Sets makeup :: won’t cake or settle :: soft & silky feel :: 3 age-defying results- reduce appearance of fine lines, even out skin tone, and visibly smooth the skin :: leaves skin looking instantly smoother and more radiant Price–$12.99 at Walgreens, Target, no7beauty.com Shade Range–4 My shade–Translucent Pros–Cruelty free :: shade … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Powders Volume II

Beauty Bite: Powders Volume I

I will never stop buying and trying new powders. Powder and dry skin are a tricky combo. Not just any primer, foundation, and powder combination will do. I have some go-to products that I know work and I’d love to add some of these to the list. When trying these powders, I tested them for a few ways over a few days. I wanted to … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Powders Volume I

Foundation Friday: YSL All Hours Full Coverage Matte SPF 20

Images are from Google Claims –Natural matte –Up to 24 hour wear –Blurs the look of pores, lines, and wrinkles –Buildable, full coverage –Weightless, skincare enriched formula –Eliminates shine, evens skin tone, conceals blemishes, dark spots, and redness without fading, flaking, drying, or caking for up to 24 hours Price –$54 for 0.84 oz —Nordstrom, Sephora, yslbeautyus.com Shade Range –40 –My shade: B05 Milk Pros … Continue reading Foundation Friday: YSL All Hours Full Coverage Matte SPF 20

Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Magic

Images via Google Claims –Long lasting –Medium, buildable coverage –Demi-matte finish –“Miracle in a bottle” –Weightless Price –$44 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, charlottetilbury.com Shade Range –20 –My shade: 0 Pros –Cruelty free –SPF 15 –Shade match for me –Ingredients :: Vitamin C, antioxidants, concentrated mushroom extract, hyaluronic acid –Easy to blend –Buildable –Full coverage –Long lasting Cons –Expensive –Shade range Final Thoughts I got … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Magic

Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra Longwear Concealer

Claims –All day wear and hydration –Medium to full coverage –Perfects, hydrates, and blurs –Looks and feels like a second skin –Transfer, wear, sweat, and humidity proof –Weightless and natural feel –Up to 12 hours of crease-resistant wear –Soft focus effect Price –$29 at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, lauramercier.com Shade Range –22 –My shade: 0.5N Pros –No parabens or sulfates –Full coverage –Doesn’t crease –Hydrating –Easy … Continue reading Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra Longwear Concealer