Foundation Friday: Revolution XX Glow Skin FauXXdation

Claims –Lightweight –Buildable, medium to full coverage –Infused with illuminating pearl particles Price –$18 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range –55 –My Shade: FX0.5 Pros –Cruelty free –Shade match for me –Packaging, pump! –Shade range –Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, collagen, peptides–Full coverage with one layer–Easy to blend–Lightweight–Glowy finish without being too dewy–Agree with all claims–Lasted all day Cons –Availability Final Thoughts –Online only–Scent doesn’t linger, but some … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Revolution XX Glow Skin FauXXdation

Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20

Claims –Moisturizer, makeup + SPF all in one –Medium-buildable coverage –Natural matte finish –Blurs imperfections and hydrates –12-hour wear –Feels featherlight Price –$10 mini–$14 travel size–$32 full size –Ulta, Tarte Shade Range –Mini, 4 –Full size, 9 –My Shade: Fair Pros –Oil free –Vegan –Cruelty free –Non-comedogenic –Shade match for me –Buildable coverage –Lightweight –Agree with all claims –SO easy to blend –Flawless finish –Blurs … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20

Speed Reviews: Volume XII

SheGlam Waterproof Tinted Eyebrow Cream—Claims :: Waterproof; smudge-proof; super-creamy texture; long lasting; pigmented packed color—Price :: $4 at SheGlam, SheIn—Shade Range :: 3—My Shade:: Dark Brown—Pros :: Cruelty free, affordable; super creamy formula; pigmented; stays in place all day; agree with all claims—Cons :: Shade range; online only —Final Thoughts :: I bought this to use as an eyeliner. Gel liners tend to dry out … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XII

Foundation Friday: Powder Foundations

About–Vary in coverage, you can get light to full–Come in loose and compact form–Great for combo/oily skin as powder is great for absorbing excess oil–Can be tricky for dry skin because powder can emphasize dryness, settle into fine lines, and look heavy–Holds up well in the heat :: liquid foundation tends to melt off while powder stays in place–Can be used alone or to set … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Powder Foundations

Foundation Friday: Shiseido Synchro Skin Radiant Lifting SPF 30

Claims–Hydrates for up to 24 hours–Radiant finish–Won’t easily transfer, crease, smudge, or fade–Medium-to-full coverage–Water-resistant Price–$47 at Sephora, Nordstrom, Shiseido Shade Range–30–My Shade: 110 Alabaster Pros–Shade range–SPF 30–Full coverage with one layer–Easy to blend–Lightweight–Packaging, twist & lock pump–Radiant, glowy finish–Shade match for me–Flawless finish–Long lasting Cons–Price–Not cruelty free–Availability Final Thoughts–One pump is all you need for full coverage–Love the original formula (reviewed here)–Gorgeous finish, my complexion … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Shiseido Synchro Skin Radiant Lifting SPF 30

SheGlam 12-Hour Full Coverage Concealer

Claims–Medium to full buildable coverage–Weightless, breathable–Soft matte finish–12-hour perfection–Long-lasting–Covers blemishes, pores, wrinkles–Won’t settle into fine lines or creases Price–$4 at SheGlam Shade Range–16–My Shade: Whipped Cream Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Easy to blend–No creasing–Shade match for me–Agree with all claims–Shade range–Lightweight–Minimal settling–Buildable coverage–Long lasting Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Amazing formula for $4–Online only–Shade range isn’t vast in number, but I think the tones are good–Agree with all claim–Love the applicator–Lightweight, … Continue reading SheGlam 12-Hour Full Coverage Concealer

ColourPop Pretty Fresh Pressed Powder

Claims–Light, buildable coverage–Natural, healthy finish–Can be worn alone, over foundation to set makeup, or to touch up–Skin-softening feel–Blends effortlessly Price–$14 at Ulta, ColourPop Shade Range–12 at Ulta–18 at ColourPop–My Shade: Fair 1 Pros–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Natural finish–Didn’t look cakey with foundation–Vegan–Lightweight–Sleek, heavy packaging–Shade range–Flawless finish Cons–Not all shades available at Ulta–Availability Final Thoughts–Natural finish, not overly mattifying :: dry skin friendly–Sets makeup … Continue reading ColourPop Pretty Fresh Pressed Powder

Foundation Friday: SheGlam Skinfinite Hydrating

Claims–Medium coverage–Natural glow finish–Breathable–Ultra-lightweight–Hydrating formula–Blendable–Barely-there feel Price–$9 at Shein–$0.50 sample pack for 3 for $1 Shade Range–30–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Affordable–Shade range–Sample packets for travel/testing/finding your perfect shade–Lightweight–Shade match for me–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Buildable–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims Cons–Online only Final Thoughts–SO lightweight–Does everything it claims–Light to medium coverage, builds nicely–Very thin, liquid-y formula–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Healthy, glowy finish–Great formula and price Primers: Smashbox Photo … Continue reading Foundation Friday: SheGlam Skinfinite Hydrating

SheGlam Insta-Ready Powder Duo

Claims –Long-wearing –Smudge-proof –Pressed powder: Silky, moisturizing pressed powder to lock in under eye makeup and fill in wrinkles :: no creasing :: less shadow look –Loose powder: Sheer, oil-absorbing loose powder to keep face fresh and shine free AM to PM :: lasting flawless skin :: strong oil control Price –$6.50 at SheGlam Shade Range –6 –My Shade: Translucent Pros –Cruelty free –Shade range … Continue reading SheGlam Insta-Ready Powder Duo

Foundation Friday: Milani Cream-to-Powder

Claims –Full coverage –Soft matte finish –Blendable –Sweat proof –Waterproof –Control shine & oil up to 16 hours Price –$10.99 at Ulta, Milani –$9.97 at Wal Mart–$8.99 at Target Shade Range –21 at Ulta –22 at Milani –12 at Wal Mart –My Shade: Warm Porcelain  Pros –Vegan –Affordable –Cruelty free –Shade range –Full coverage –Easy to blend –Agree with all claims –Flawless finish –Lasted all … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Milani Cream-to-Powder