Speed Reviews Volume I

Speed reviews is brand new series to the blog. I got the idea from Nicole Cutler on YouTube. These are products that I want to share and talk about, but don’t want to devote an entire post to so I’m just going to share the highlights. It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Illumination Highlights–Talc free :: minimize shine :: blur pores :: illumination without glitter Price–$30 … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume I

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

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: Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Satin Matte Powder

Claims –Soft pressed-powder –Buildable light to medium coverage Price –$11 at Ulta Shade Range –19 –My Shade: P0.1 Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Affordable –Packaging :: sleek, compact, plastic cover to protect powder –Shade match for me –Buildable coverage (can get full coverage) Cons –Shade range (need more deeper shades) –Availability (Ulta exclusive) –Some shades are online only –HOT MESS on my dry skin Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Satin Matte Powder

Dupe or Duped? Lavender Setting Powders

Fenty Pro Filt’R Insant Retouch Setting Powder vs. Makeup Revoltuion Conceal & Fix Setting Powder FENTY PRO FILT’R INSTANT RETOUCH SETTING POWDER Claims–Superfine, weightless, filtered, photo-ready look :: reduce shine :: blur the look of pores and fine lines :: set, perfect, and brighten without caking or settling :: hypder smooth filter that won’t flash back Price–$32 at Sephora, fentybeauty.com for 0.98 oz Shade Range–8 … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Lavender Setting Powders

Jeffree Star Magic Star Setting Powder

Claims –Ultra-fine –Infused with Vitamin C & E –Weightless –Soft-focus finish –Silica blend to help control oil –Airbrushed, blurred effect –Soft velvet matte, perfected skin effect –No caking or creasing –Soft-focus finish Price –$22 —jeffreestarcosmetics.com, morphebrushes.com, beautylish.com Shade Range –8 –My shades: Translucent (under eye) and Rose (all over set) Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Finely milled –Works on my dry skin –Doesn’t cake –Skin looks … Continue reading Jeffree Star Magic Star Setting Powder

Becca Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder

You may have noticed there was no “Mascara Monday” or “Mask Monday” post up yesterday. I’m currently over posting about a mask or mascara every Monday. I’m sure I will get back to it as I have a stock pile of photos and reviews ready, but for now, we’re changing it up on Mondays, starting next week! Claims –Sets and refreshes makeup for a silky … Continue reading Becca Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder

Foundation Friday: Maybelline Super Stay Full Coverage Powder

Claims –Full coverage –Creamy texture –16 hour wear –Easy to blend –Matte finish –Coverage of a liquid with the finish of a powder Price –$11.99 at Ulta –$9.99 at Target –$9.99 at maybelline.com –$7.94 at Wal Mart –$11.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –12 –My shade: Fair Porcelain Pros –Shade match for me –Easily accessible –Full coverage –Creamy, blendable formula Cons –Not cruelty free –Shade range … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Maybelline Super Stay Full Coverage Powder