Mascara Monday: Lawless The One & Done Volumizing

Claims–Volumizes–Lengths–Wears all day–Defines–Lifts–Separation Price–$15 mini–$25 full size—Sephora, Lawless Shade Range–1, Nightlife Pros–Vegan–Clean formula–Ingredients to help moisturize, soften, & condition lashes–Length–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove–Cruelty free–Mini for travel/testing–Volume–Holds a curl–No smudging Cons–Price–Availability–No waterproof option–Clumped with additional coating Final Thoughts–Plastic bristle, flexible wand–Wet formula, can be kinda messy–Got a little clumpy while layering, but I used my lash comb to fix it–Stayed in place all day–Not my favorite, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lawless The One & Done Volumizing

Foundation Friday: Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless SPF 15

Claims–Natural matte finish–Comfortable–Breathable–Weightless–16-hour wear–Crease-free–Sweat-resistant–Non-acnegenic–Smooth–Blendable–Second-skin feel–Moisturizing formula–Medium to full coverage Price–$52 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–41–My Shade: N-012 Porcelain Pros–Packaging, pump!–SPF 15–Non-acnegenic–Shade range–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Didn’t cake with powder–Worked with other complexion products–Agree with all claims–Longevity Cons–Price–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–2 layers is almost full coverage, but you could still see my freckles peeking through–Extremely lightweight–Love the added SPF–Does everything it claims–Lasted … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless SPF 15

SheGlam Contour

Sun Sculpt Liquid Bronzer–Claims :: Long-wearing; smudge-proof; moisturizing; waterproof; blends easily; no streaking or spotting; matte finish; small sponge tip for precise application–Price ::  $4.99–Shade Range :: 7–My Shade :: Soft tan–Pros :: Cruelty free; affordable; blends easily; shade match for me; pointed applicator for precise application; agree with all claims; lasted all day with no fading–Cons :: Availability –Final Thoughts :: Shade range isn’t vast, … Continue reading SheGlam Contour

Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Stick

Claims–Super soft, buttery stick formula glides on smooth–Medium, buildable coverage–Natural matte finish–Blurs look of fine lines and wrinkles–12-hour power Price–$40 on tarte.com–$39.50 on QVC Shade Range–10–My Shade: Fair Pros–Ingredients :: Vitamins C & E–No parabens, mineral oil, phthalates–Vegan–Cruelty free–Creamy–Buildable–Shade match for me–Hydrating–Didn’t cake with powder–Lasted all day–Agree with all claims Cons–Shade range –Price Final Thoughts–I love the convenience of a stick foundation–Formulated with Vitamins C … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Stick

Mascara Monday: elf Lash ‘N Roll

Claims–Maximum curl & lift–Smudge- and flake-resistant formula–Curved and double sided silicone brush :: shorter side holds onto the formula while longer bristles separate, lift, & evenly coat each lash–Long-lasting–Eye-opening effect Price–$6 at elfcosmetics.com, Target Shade Range–3–My Shade: Deep Brown Pros–Shade range–Cruelty free–Vegan–Length–Separation–Lift–No flaking–No smudging–Easy to remove Cons–No waterproof option–Hardly any volume–Current availability Final Thoughts–Currently only available on elf’s website, but I’m sure it will expand … Continue reading Mascara Monday: elf Lash ‘N Roll

Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cream

Claims–Like foundation and face cream had a baby–Semi-solid gel formula–Flawless full coverage–Matte finish–Comfy and weightless on skin–Creamy formula melts into skin–Smoothing and blurring Price–$45 at QVC Shade Range–16–My Shade :: 12N Fair Neutral Pros–Ingredients :: licorice root, mushroom extract, hyaluronic acid, pear fruit extract–Cruelty free–Creamy–Full coverage–Lightweight–Shade match for me–Hydrating–Worked well with other complexion products–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Overall flawless finish–Lasted all day Cons–Shade range–Price–Availability … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cream

Wet n Wild MegaGlo Makeup Sticks

Claims–Velvety, cream-to-power formula–Ultra-blendable–Ease of precision and control–Longwearing–Creaseproof Price–$4.49 at Ulta, Walgreens, Amazon, Wet n Wild Shade Range–3 contours, 3 concealers, 3 blushes, 1 highlighter–My Shades: Oak’s On You, Peach Bums, When The Nude Strikes Pros–Affordable–Availability –Cruelty free–Easy to blend–Creamy Cons–Not all shades available at all retailers–Shade options/range needs improvement Final Thoughts–Peach Bums is a dupe for Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Light Wand in Pinkgasm–Blush :: very … Continue reading Wet n Wild MegaGlo Makeup Sticks

Beauty Busts 2022

Pacifica Mascara Primer–Did nothing (review) Lorac Soft Focus Concealer–Not enough coverage, no shade match for me (review) Pacifica Fluffy Lash Mascara–Did nothing (review) It Cosmetics Hello Lashes+Volumizing Mascara–Lashes fell out while removing it (review) Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer SPF 50–Peeled up SheGlam Long At Last Precision Tubing–No volume, difficult to remove (review) SheGlam Clean Queen Mascara Remover–Doesn’t work (review) Tula Glow & Get … Continue reading Beauty Busts 2022

Speed Reviews: Volume XII

Peach & Lily Skin Shield Blurring Primer –Claims :: Suitable for all skin types; won’t clog pores or cause breakouts; silicone free; blurs fine lines and pores; hydrates; promotes long-lasting–Price :: $34 at Ulta, Peach & Lily –Pros :: Vegan; cruelty free; alcohol-free; fragrance-free; no silicones; packaging, pump!; hydrating; smoothing–Cons :: Availability; price; didn’t blur–Final Thoughts :: Ulta exclusive; LOVE that there’s no alcohol or silicones; didn’t blur my huge pores, but I wasn’t expecting it … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XII

Foundation Friday: Rimmel Lasting Finish 25 HR

Claims–Lightweight–Full coverage–Blends seamlessly–SPF 20–Infused with hyaluronic acid & Vitamin E–Transfer-proof–Natural finish–Long-lasting–Buildable coverage–Waterproof Price–$7-10 at WalMart & Amazon Shade Range–15–My Shade: 10 Rose Ivory Pros–Packaging, pump!–Hydrating ingredients :: hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E–SPF 20–Weightless–Shade match for me–Affordable–Cruelty free–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend Cons–Availability–Shade range Final Thoughts–Slightly scented, but it doesn’t linger–This is shade is a perfect match for me–Medium to full, buildable coverage–Love the natural finish–Rimmel is a … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Rimmel Lasting Finish 25 HR