Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick

Claims –Melts into skin –Blends seamlessly –Fresh, dewy finish –Easy-to-apply Price –$9 at revolutionbeauty.com, Ulta, & Target Shade Range –18 at revoltuionbeauty.com –9 at Ulta–8 at Target–My Shade: F1 Pros –Affordable –Easy to blend –Agree with all claims –Coverage in a flash –Shade range and tones –Creamy –Buildable coverage –Didn’t cake with powder –Shade match for me Cons –Shade range and availability Final Thoughts –The … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick

Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Weightless –Waterproof –Blurs & brightens –Crease-resistant –Light-reflecting –Smooth, natural, airbrush finish –Highly pigmented –Blends seamlessly –Diffuses pores & fine lines –Conceal dark circles and blemishes Price –$15-34 at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, hourglasscosmetics.com Shade Range –22 full size –12 mini –My Shade: Birch Pros –Vegan –Mini for travel/testing –Don’t need much product –Agree with all claims –Minimal settling –Cruelty free –Full coverage –Easy … Continue reading Hourglass Vanish Airbrush Concealer

Speed Reviews: Volume VIII

MAC Studio Fix Perfecting Powder–Claims—Sheer coverage :: helps control oil :: sets makeup without disturbing color :: sets makeup :: matte finish :: nourishing ingredients :: won’t feel dry on the skin–Price—$29 at Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com–Shade Range—8–My Shade—Extra Light–Pros—Worked well on my dry skin :: finely milled :: mess proof packaging :: non-acnegenic :: set without caking–Cons—No shade match for me :: not cruelty free :: … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume VIII

Foundation Friday: PUR Bare It All

Claims –Demi-matte –12 hour wear –Cover imperfections –Perfect the look of skin –Medium to full coverage –Makeup with skincare –Will not fade, separate, or crack throughout the day –Weightless –Hydrating Price –$15.60 for 1.5 oz at purcosmetics.com Shade Range –8 –My Shade: Porcelain Pros –Sleek packaging –More than standard 1.0 oz of product –Skincare ingredients: agave, ceretin complex, energy complex –Buildable coverage –True demi-matte finish … Continue reading Foundation Friday: PUR Bare It All

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer

Claims –Buildable formula –Blurs the look of fine lines –Smooth, creaseless finish –Transferproof –Conceal dark circles and blemishes –Lightweight Price –$12.99 at Target –$12.97 at Wal Mart –$14.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –15 –Ivory Light 01 Pros –Easily accessible –Non-comedogenic –Ingredients: peptides, Vitamin C –Shade match for me –Easy to blend –Buildable coverage (medium to full) –Worked with other complexion products –Love the wand –Minimal … Continue reading Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer

Mascara Monday: Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Volumizing

Claims –Lash-lifting –Sweatproof –Flake-free –Tapered brush coats lash from root to tip –Weightless volume –Conditions lashes –Smudge-proof Price –$23 full size –$12 mini –Sephora, tartecosmetics.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Vegan –Recyclable packaging –Mini size for travel/testing –Length –Separation –Cruelty free –Clean @ Sephora product –Builds without clumping –Volume –Slim, tapered wand allows you to coat each lash Cons –Expensive –No waterproof option –Sephora exclusive –No … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Volumizing

Foundation Friday: Flesh Beauty Pure Flesh

Claims–Medium, natural looking coverage–Lasts all day–Never cakey–Skin-loving ingredients–Weightless feel–Suitable for all skin types Price–$32 at fleshbeauty.com Shade Range–40 shades, 7 different undertones–My Shade: Milk Pros–Shade range :: very fair to deep, dark tones. Amazing!–Ingredients :: aloe vera, glycerin, squalane, sodium hyaluronate, pomegranate extract–No parabens, phthalates, mineral oils, silicones–Fragrance-free–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Agree with all claims–Vegan–Packaging, pump!–Easy to blend–Medium coverage–Long lasting Cons–Online only–Expensive Final Thoughts–1 … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Flesh Beauty Pure Flesh

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Olay Simply Ageless

Claims –Blurs fines lines and wrinkles –Floats over fine lines and wrinkles –Protects against sun damage Price –$17.99 at Ulta –$12.19 at Target –$12.18 at Wal Mart Shade Range –12 –My Shade: 205 Ivory Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Shade match for me –Flawless, filtered final look –Hydrating –Easy to blend –Ingredients: Vitamin C, Hyaluronic Acid –SPF 20 –Buildable coverage –Natural finish –Long lasting Cons –Shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Olay Simply Ageless

Foundation Friday: Haleys Beauty Re:form Liquid Lux

Claims –Medium, buildable coverage –Oil free –Luminous finish –For all skin types –Natural, healthy looking glow –Lasts all day Price –$20 at haleysbeauty.com, Amazon for 1.0 oz Shade Range –14 –My Shade :: 2.15 Pros –Affordable –Fragrance free –Paraben, sulfate, phthalate free –Cruelty free –Love the luminous finish –Builds to full coverage –Packaging, pump! –Oil-free –Sleek packaging –Vegan –Easy to blend –Long lasting Cons –Shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Haleys Beauty Re:form Liquid Lux

Need or Nah? Under Eye Primers

What is it? Primer made specifically for the delicate under eye area What does it do? Hydrates. Creates a smooth canvas for concealer application as well as helps prevent concealer from creasing, caking, and/or settling. Use one if… You’re prone to creasing, want extended wear, and/or don’t want to wear a full face of makeup How to use? Apply a pea size amount (that’s enough … Continue reading Need or Nah? Under Eye Primers