Foundation Friday: LOreal Skin Paradise Water Infused Tinted Moisturizer

Claims–Lightweight–Natural coverage–70% water–Won’t clog pores–Up to 24 hour hydration–Oil free–Suitable for sensitive skin–Fresh, glowing complexion Price–$16.99 at Ulta–$13.99 at Target Shade Range–12–My Shade: Fair 01 Pros–SPF 19–Packaging–Ingredients :: aloe vera & witch hazel–Easy to blend–Slight glow–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Worked well with other complexion products and gave a flawless finish Cons–Shade range–Availability –Expensive–No shade for me Final Thoughts–Had to use a lot of white mixer to make the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal Skin Paradise Water Infused Tinted Moisturizer

Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

Claims–24 hour wear–Full coverage–Cream to powder formula–“Second skin” feel–Natural matte finish–5 in 1: conceal, contour, cover, highlight, and blend–Lightweight–Silky texture–Controls shine all day–Transfer-resistant Price–$43 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–22–My Shade: 110 Ivoire Cool Pros–Oil-free–Creamy–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Lightweight Cons–Not cruelty free–Shade range–Expensive–Not transfer-resistant–Not a matte finish–Not full coverage Final Thoughts–I was sent this product free for testing from BzzAgent, all opinions are my own–The shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

Foundation Friday: Morphe Filter Effect Soft-Focus

Claims–Oil-free–Natural finish–Skincare-infused–Buildable coverage–Blur & diffuse–Longwearing–Transfer-proof–Sweatproof–Silky-smooth Price–$20 at Ulta, morphe.com Shade Range–40-My Shade: Filter Light 1 Pros–Oil free–Paraben free–Packaging, pump!–Cruelty free–Longwearing–Easy to blend–Hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E, and Glycerin–Fragrance free–Shade range–Buildable coverage–Gorgeous, natural finish Cons–Clung to dryness around my nose–Wore off on my nose–Little cakey around my mouth–Availability, Ulta or online only Final Thoughts–One layer is light coverage, two is medium–This looked good and lasted all day, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Morphe Filter Effect Soft-Focus

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Mix

Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage (CD) and Makeup Revolution Super Dewy Tinted Moisturizer (SD) Claims–CD :: Lightweight; long-lasting; demi-matte finish; buildable coverage–SD :: Long lasting hydration; sheer hint of coverage; blend of skincare and makeup; your skin but better Price–CD :: $12 at Ulta, revolutionbeauty.com–SD :: $12 at Ulta, revolutionbeauty.com Shade Range–CD :: 50–My Shade CD :: F0.5–SD :: 12–My Shade SD :: … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Mix

Foundation Friday: Missha Perfect BB Cream SPF 42

Claims –Brightens, evens, soothes –Protects skin from sun damage –Covers discoloration and imperfections –Skincare and makeup in one step –Visibly minimize fine lines and redness –For all skin types –High coverage –Moisturizing –Dewy Price –$14 on Amazon –$22 on misshaus.com –1.7 oz Shade Range –7 –My Shade: #13 Bright Beige Pros –Affordable –Moisturizing –Easy to blend –SPF –Agree with all claims –Packaging, pump! –Buildable coverage … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Missha Perfect BB Cream SPF 42

Foundation Friday: J Cat Beauty Skinsurance Max Coverage Silky

Claims –Weightless –Long lasting –Luminous, natural glow –Buildable –Leaves skin silky & smooth Price –$14.99 at Ulta and jcatbeauty.com for 1.0 oz Shade Range –16 –My Shade: Porcelain Pros –Packaging, pump! –Ingredients: panthenol, tea tree leaf extract, hyaluronic acid, hydrolyzed collagen –Buildable coverage –Easy to blend –Lasted all day –Cruelty free –Shade match –Agree with all claims –Flawless base Cons –Online only –Shade range Final … Continue reading Foundation Friday: J Cat Beauty Skinsurance Max Coverage Silky

Foundation Friday: Catrice Mix

Claims–HD :: Lightweight, high coverage, up to 24 hour wear, smooth & even complexion–BB :: Lightweight, natural coverage, radiant finish, hydrating Price–HD :: $11 at Ulta, Amazon, catricecosmetics.com (1.05 oz)–BB :: $10 at Ulta, Amazon, catricecosmetics.com (1.01 oz) Shade Range–HD :: 26–My Shade HD :: 002 Porcelain Beige–BB :: 7–My Shade BB :: Fair Neutral Pros–Both :: Affordable, cruelty free, vegan, more than standard 1.0 … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Catrice Mix

Foundation Friday: Beauty Creations Flawless Stay

Claims –More like skin, less like makeup –Oil free –Hydrating –Satin finish –Longwear –Lightweight formula –Medium to full coverage –Soft blurring pigments Price –$12 on beautycreationcosmetics.com–$13ish on Amazon Shade Range –24 –My Shade: FS1.5 Pros –Cruelty free –Samples available so you can shade match before purchasing the full size, you just pay shipping –Shade range –Packaging, pump! –Woman owned/created brand –Buildable coverage –Lightweight Cons –THICK … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Beauty Creations Flawless Stay

Foundation Friday: elf BB Cream

Claims –Blends easily –UVA/UVB protection –Weightless –Hydrate & nourish –Minimize fine lines –Seamless coverage Price –$6 at elfcosmetics.com, Amazon Shade Range –7 –My Shade: Fair Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –Ingredients: Vitamin E, jojoba, aloe, cucumber –Easy to blend –Hydrating –SPF 20 –Packaging –Builds to medium coverage Cons –Availability –Shade range –No shade match for me Final Thoughts –Had to use a lot of white mixer … Continue reading Foundation Friday: elf BB Cream

Foundation Friday: Uoma Beauty Say What?!

Claims –Weightless –Buildable coverage –Matte finish –Blurring technology minimizes the look of pores and softens fine lines and wrinkles for a flawless base –Long lasting –Hydration –Complexion perfection Price –$39 for 1.0 oz at Ulta, uomabeauty.com Shade Range –51 –My Shade: White Pearl T1C Pros –Shade range –No parabens or talc –Shade match for me –Not a flat matte finish –Packaging, pump! –Cruelty fee –Vegan … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Uoma Beauty Say What?!