Foundation Friday: Zoeva Authentik Skin Natural Luminous

Claims—Buildable—All day wear—Silky smooth finish—Lightweight Price—$14 at Ulta, zoevacosmetics.com Shade Range—44—My Shade: 010N Aglow Pros—Vegan—Cruelty free—Ingredients: rosehip oil, squalene—Shade range—Packaging, pump!—Shade match for me—Buildable coverage—Easy to blend—Luminous finish—Lightweight—Agree with all claims—Lasted all day Cons—Availability Final Thoughts—I got mine at TJ Max for $6.99—One layer=medium coverage, two layers=full coverage—Tacky so I recommend setting with powder—Gorgeous, luminous finish :: I like luminous, but I don’t like dewy … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Zoeva Authentik Skin Natural Luminous

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral SPF 20

Claims—Light-as-air—Natural luminous finish—Medium coverage—All day wear—No-makeup look and feel—Minimize the look of pores, redness, and imperfections Price—$35 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, bareminerals.com Shade Range—30—My Shade: Fair 01 Pros—SPF 20—Vegan—Cruelty free—Hypoallergenic —No parabens, silicone, talc, or oil—Non-comedogenic—Packaging, pump! (Pump locks)—Buildable coverage—Love the luminous finish—Lightweight Cons—Expensive—Shade range—Patchy—No shade match for me Final Thoughts—Not fair skin friendly—Shade range needs work. Need more fair and deep shades—Had to use … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral SPF 20

Foundation Friday: Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Stick

Claims—Fragrance-free—Transfer-proof—Humidity- & sweat-resistant—Customizable coverage—Lightweight—Waterproof—Natural finish—Swipe it, set it, forget it Price—$39 at Sephora, hudabeauty.com Shade Range—39–My Shade: 100B Milkshake Pros—Shade range—Cruelty free—Shade match for me—Full coverage—Creamy—Lasted all day—Easy to blend—Lightweight Cons—Expensive—Availability Final Thoughts—Sephora exclusive—Creamy, glides on with ease—Full coverage with one layer—This has been on my wish list since it came out and it did not disappoint—I wasn’t sure how this would look on my … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Stick

Foundation Friday: Morphe Mix

Claims—MF :: 24 hour long wear, sweat proof, transfer-resistant, water-resistant, great for all skin types, soft matte, full coverage—MST :: Lasts for up to 16 hours, water-resistant, sweat resistant, transfer resistant, buildable, sheer-to-medium coverage, lightweight, naturally radiant finish, hydrating, smooth & blur imperfections Price—MF :: $7 at morphe.com—MST :: $17 at Ulta, Morphe.com Shade Range—MF :: 60—My Shade MF :: F1.10—MST :: 20—My Shade MST … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Morphe Mix

Foundation Friday: Profusion Feel Good Skin

Claims—Satin-finish—Keeps skin protected and hydrated—SPF 15—Medium to full coverage Price—$7 at profusioncosmetics.com—$6.98 at Wal Mart—1.01 oz Shade Range—12—My Shade: Fair 1 Pros—Affordable—Vegan—Cruelty free—SPF—Buildable coverage—Thin, sleek packaging—Easy to blend—Lasted all day Cons—Availability—Shade range—No shade match for me Final Thoughts—I had to use HELLA white mixer to get this shade to work for me—Slightly scented, but it didn’t bother me and it doesn’t linger—Clung to dryness around … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Profusion Feel Good Skin

Foundation Friday: Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Oil-Free

Claims–Gives skin sheer hint of color–Perfect blend of skincare and makeup–Healthy, natural glow–Control oil-breakthrough –Long-wearing–Semi-matte finish–Perfect for all skin types Price–$47 at Sephora, Nordstrom, Ulta (1.7 oz)–$25 mini (0.85 oz) Shade Range–20–My Shade: 0W1 Pearl Pros–SPF 20–Vitamin E–Non-comedogenic–Sleek, tube packaging Cons–Price–Shade range–Not cruelty free–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–I had to use white mixer to make this shade work for me. They need more … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Oil-Free

Foundation Friday: Sephora Collection Best Skin Ever

Claims–Medium-coverage–Natural-finish–Long wearing–Hydrates skin up to 12 hours–Infused with skincare benefits–Second-skin effect Price–$20 at Sephora Shade Range–50–My Shade: 03P Pros–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Shade range–Fragrance free–Contains hyaluronic acid–Bottle is made from 30% recycled glass–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Agree with all claims–Didn’t cake with powder Cons–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–Dry skin dream–Impressive shade range, formula, and price point–One layer is light coverage, two is medium–Hydrating–I don’t think oily skinned folks … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Sephora Collection Best Skin Ever

Foundation Friday: JCat Beauty Aquasurance Powder

Claims–Minimize appearance of pores–Hydrating–Absorb and balance oil without caking–Blends effortlessly–Medium to full coverage–Flawless finish–Finely milled–Non-clogging Price–$13.99 at Ulta, jcatbeauty.com Shade Range–13–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Creamy–Easy to blend–Buildable coverage–Flawless finish–Didn’t look cakey on my dry skin–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability (online only)–Shade range–Didn’t last all day Final Thoughts–Shade is a little off, but I made it work–Need more shade options and tone variations–Blended in SO easily … Continue reading Foundation Friday: JCat Beauty Aquasurance Powder

Foundation Friday: Morphe2 Hint Hint Skin Tint

Claims–Lightweight–Hydrating–Naturally radiant finish–Sweat resistant –Smooth & blur imperfections–Longwearing, up to 16 hours–Buildable, sheer-to-medium coveraeg–Water-resistant–Transfer-resistant Price–$17 at Ulta, morphe.com Shade Range–20–My Shade: Hint of Ivory Pros–Cruelty free–Vegan–Non-comedogenic–Affordable–Shade range–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Buildable coverage–Hydrating–Shade match for me–Gorgeous glow–Lasted all day–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability (Ulta or online only) Final Thoughts–My dry skin loved this–Shade isn’t vast in number, but it was “made to stretch across slightly different skin tones … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Morphe2 Hint Hint Skin Tint

Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match

Claims–Medium coverage–Hydrating–Natural finish–Can’t tell where foundation ends and skin begins Price–$10.99 at Ulta–$5 on Amazon–$8.59 at Target–$5 at Wal Mart Shade Range–45–My Shade: C0.5 Pros–Affordable–Shade range–Availability–Fragrance free–Oil free–Non comedogenic–SPF 15–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Natural finish–FLAWLESS base Cons–Not cruelty free–Not all shades available at all retailers–Some settling in smile lines Final Thoughts–1 layer=medium coverage, 2 layers=full–Shade C0.5 is a perfect match for me–By the end of … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match