Foundation Friday: SheGlam Skinfluencer Balm

Claims–Long-wearing–Smudge proof–Flawless application–Resists oil & sweat–Super blendable–Moisturizing–High coverage–Non-greasy–Smooth and weightless–Suitable for sensitive skin Price–$8.49 at SheIn–$0.69 sample packs Shade Range–30–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Affordable–Shade range–No talc or alcohol–Buildable–Didn’t cake with powder–Long-wearing–Cruelty free–Sample packs available for testing/color matching/travel–Easy to blend–Hydrating–Lightweight–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–Had to use white mixer to make the shade work–I’ve tried other SheGlam foundations in Porcelain and they … Continue reading Foundation Friday: SheGlam Skinfluencer Balm

Foundation Friday: Ulta Complexion Crush

Claims–Blendable–Buildable–Pigmented–Feels like a second skin–Covers imperfections–Evens skin tone–Medium coverage–Natural matte finish–Lightweight–Suitable for most skin types–Blurs skin types Price–$14 at Ulta Shade Range–26–My Shade: Very Fair Cool Pros–Vegan–Paraben free–Affordable–Easy to blend–Medium coverage–Lasted all day–Cruelty free–Shade range–Lightweight–Buildable–Didn’t cake with powder–Shade match for me Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Agree with all claims, but the “blurs skin texture.” I didn’t notice any blurring–Extremely lightweight–One layer=light coverage, two layers=medium–I spot concealed my … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Ulta Complexion Crush

Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match Lumi

Claims–All-day hydration–Lightweight–Lasts up to 8 hours–40% water–Instant, luminous glow–Buildable coverage–For all skin types Price–$10ish on Amazon–$6.99 at Wal Mart–$14.49 at Walgreens Shade Range–15–My Shade: W1-2 Porcelain Light Ivory Pros–SPF 20–Affordable–Lightweight–Gorgeous, radiant finish–Agree with all claims–Packaging, pump!–Infused with Vitamins C & E and antioxidants–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Lasted all day Cons–Shade range–Not cruelty free–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–Had to use white mixer to make the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match Lumi

Foundation Friday: elf Acne Fighting

Claims–Full coverage–Reduce redness–Works to help clear skin–Lightweight–Even skin tone Price–$4.80 on elfcosmetics.com–$9.99 on Amazon Shade Range–5–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Cruelty free–Ingredients :: salicylic acid, tea tree, aloe–Affordable–Buildable, full coverage–Long wearing–Vegan–Lightweight–Easy to blend Cons–Availability–Shade range–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–I had to use HELLA white mixer to make this shade work for me–Shade range is absolute TRASH–LOVE the ingredients :: my skin reacts well to salicylic … Continue reading Foundation Friday: elf Acne Fighting

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution IRL Filter Longwear

Claims–Filter in a bottle–Soft focus, soft matte finish–Lifeproof–Shine free–Easy to build and blend–Medium to full, buildable coverage–Creaseproof–Smudgeproof–16 hour wear time–Super coverage, 20% more pigment Price–$14 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range–30–My Shade: F0.1 Pros–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Oil free–Buildable coverage–Flawless finish–Shade range–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Really is a filter in a bottle–Full coverage–Flawless finish–Worked well with other complexion products and didn’t … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution IRL Filter Longwear

Foundation Friday: Urban Decay Hydromaniac Glowy Tinted Hydrator

Claims–Long wear–Looks like your real skin–For all skin types, even oily–Minimizes pores and imperfections with a smooth, blurring effect–Buildable, medium coverage–Even skin tone and texture–Healthy glow that stays fresh up to 24 hours Price–$29 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–12–My Shade: 10 Ultra-Fair Neutral Pros–Cruelty free–Non-comedogenic–Buildable coverage–Shade match for me–Vegan–Radiant finish–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims–FLAWLESS Cons–Price–Shade range Final Thoughts–This. Is. Gorgeous.–Love the radiant finish … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Urban Decay Hydromaniac Glowy Tinted Hydrator

Foundation Friday: Neutrogena Healthy Skin Sensitive Skin Serum

Claims–Doubles as skincare and makeup–Sheer, natural & buildable coverage–Blur imperfections and look of pores–Leaves skin feeling soothed–Visibly reduces redness–Minimize look of fine lines Price–$13.99 at Amazon, Target–$14.97 at Wal Mart–$14.99 at Neutrogena Shade Range–15–My Shade: Light 01 Pros–Suitable for sensitive skin types–No parabens, fragrance–Availability–Easy to blend–Non-comedogenic–Hydrating–Gorgeous, glowy finish–Buildable coverage Cons–Price–Cakey in certain areas when set with powder–Don’t agree with all claims–Shade range–Wore off easily–No shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Neutrogena Healthy Skin Sensitive Skin Serum

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Extreme Full Coverage

Claims–Lightweight–Full coverage–Buildable–Breathable–Transfer-, humidity-, and sweat-proof–Evens skintone–Cake-free–Hydrating–Blends seamlessly–Flawless finish–Lasts up to 24 hours Price–$8.69 at Wal Mart, Amazon–$10.49 at Target–$13.99 at Walgreens Shade Range–21–My Shade: 800 Fair Ivory Pros–Affordable–SPF 18–Shade match for me–Lightweight–Easily accessible–Didn’t cake with powder–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims–Long lasting Cons–Shade range Final Thoughts–Has a serious list of claims, but lives up to all of them–Amazing formula for such a great … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Extreme Full Coverage

Foundation Friday: Tarte Hydroflex Serum

Claims–Won’t crease or cake–Medium coverage–12-hour hydration–Brightens & smooths–Sweatproof–Minimizes the look of pores, fine lines, & wrinkles–16-hour longwear–Natural finish–Featherlight formula–Waterproof–Looks and feels like skin–Formula applies evenly & effortlessly Price–$15 mini—$39 full size—Sephora & Tarte Shade Range–32 full size–6 mini–My Shade: 8S Porcelain Sand Pros–Vegan–Fragrance free–Shade range–Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, vegan collagen complex–Mini for travel/testing–Cruelty fre–Clean at Sephora product–No parabens, mineral oil, phthalates–Cute packaging–Buildable–Agree with all claims–Shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Hydroflex Serum

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Smoothers All Day Hydrating

Claims–Light coverage–Reduce redness–Minimize the appearance of imperfections–Natural finish–Lightweight–Long lasting–Blur imperfections Price–$5.98 at Wal Mart, Amazon Shade Range–12–My Shade: 705 Ivory Pros–Affordable–Buildable coverage–Natural finish–Cruelty free–Lightweight–Long wearing Cons–Shade range–Oxidizes–Availability–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–One layer is light coverage, two is medium–Don’t agree with the blurring claim, but I agree with all of the rest–Lightweight and undetectable on the skin–HELLA oxidizes…woah, it got dark fast. I have … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Smoothers All Day Hydrating