Mascara Monday: Rare Beauty Perfect Strokes

Claims–Weightless–Give every lash type more lift, length, curl, and volume–Long-wearing–Easy-to-build Price–$11 mini–$20 full size—Sephora, Rare Beauty Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable (for Sephora)–Vegan–Mini for travel/testing–Length–Separation–No flaking–Agree with all claims–Cruelty free–Paraben free–Builds without clumping–Volume–Held a curl–No smduging–Easy to remove Cons–Availability–No waterproof option–No shade variation Final Thoughts–Does everything it claims to–LOVE this formula and how it made my lashes look–Price is pretty affordable to be at Sephora–Length, volume, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Rare Beauty Perfect Strokes

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

Mascara Monday: Ulta New Heights

Claims–Extreme lift & hold–No smudging or flaking–Clump free Price–$10.50 at Ulta Shade Range–1, Jet Black Pros–Affordable–Volume–Builds without clumping–Easy to remove–Fragrance free–Length–Separation–No flaking–Cruelty free–Major lift–No smudging Cons–No shade variation–No waterproof option–Availability Final Thoughts–Plastic bristle wand–Stayed in place all day–Held a curl–TikTok made me buy it–Obvi this is an Ulta exclusive, but it’s worth picking up if you’re in store or shopping online–Love it even more paired … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Ulta New Heights

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

Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

Makeup Revolution Eye Bright Under Eye Corrector–Claims :: 8 hours of sleep in a pot; light reflecting, illuminating radiant glow; cake-free; fast absorbing; lightweight; correct and brighten under eye by neutralizing discoloration and dark circles; perfect base for concealer–Price :: $8 at Ulta, Revolution Beauty–Shade Range :: 2–My Shade :: Light to Medium–Pros :: Affordable; vegan; cruelty free; shade range; illuminating; little bit goes a long way; tones down darkness; worked well with various concealer … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

Mascara Monday: Makeup Revolution 5D Lash Pow

Claims–Fake-lash effect–Adds length–Super boosting brush–Intense volume–Fuller, thicker finish Price–$10 at Ulta, Target–$8 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Vegan–Cruelty free–Affordable–Length–Volume–Drama Cons–No shade variation–Large brush can be messy–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–Interesting packaging :: it doesn’t close all the way, pops open–Natural bristle wand, great for volume–Slightly clumpy when building, but can easily be combed through–The large brush is great for volume, but it can be … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Makeup Revolution 5D Lash Pow

Foundation Friday: Relove Super Serum

Claims–Ultra-lightweight–Hydrating–Buildable–Dewy finish Price–$6 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range–15–My Shade: F0.2 Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Shade range–Easy to blend–Shade match for me–Glowy finish–Infused with hyaluronic acid–Vegan–Buildable–Hydrating–Lightweight–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability–Packaging–Not long lasting–Caked–Broke up–Wore off in some areas Final Thoughts–Shade range isn’t vast in number, but I think the tones are good. They go from very fair to deep–Only available on Revolution Beauty’s website which is a bummer–I personally don’t … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Relove Super Serum

Haleys Re-Wind Blurring Full Coverage Concealer

Claims–Weightless–Cream-to-powder–Full coverage–Soft-focus matte finish Price–$20 at Haleys, QVC Shade Range–12–My Shade: Fair Neutral Pros–Cruelty free–Fragrance free–Lightweight–Full coverage–No creasing–Held up all day–Vegan–Affordable –Easy to blend–LOVE the metal tip applicator–Minimal settling Cons–Shade range–Availability–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–I had to use a white concealer to make the shade work–Love the metal tip applicator, it’s cooling and feels so good on the skin–Excellent coverage–Easy to blend and … Continue reading Haleys Re-Wind Blurring Full Coverage Concealer

Mascara Monday: Bite Beauty Upswing Full Volume

Claims–Volumizing–Major lift, length, and curl–Smudge resistant–Flake-resistant–Lightweight–Buildable Price–$14 mini–$28 full size—Sephora, Bite Beauty Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Cruelty free–Clean at Sephora product–Builds without clumping–Volume–Separation–Held a curl–Vegan–Mini for travel/testing–No flaking–Length–No smudging Cons–Price–Availability Final Thoughts–Natural bristle wand–I got this as a 100 point perk at Sephora, but I would definitely spend the money on the full size and probably will at some point–Does everything it says and I LOVE … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Bite Beauty Upswing Full Volume