Mascara Monday: ColourPop Act Natural

Claims–Smudge-proof–Clump-free–Easy-to-remove–Wispy, fluffy lashes–Lightweight–Ultra creamy Price–$9 at Ulta, colourpop.com Shade Range–2–My Shade: Brown Pros–Affordable–Length–Cruelty free–Volume–Vegan –Separation–Agree with all claims–Shade options–Builds without clumping–Held a curl–No flaking–No smudging Cons–Online only–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–LOVE!–Natural bristle wand–Lashes looked long and full–Held a curl–Lasted all day–No complaints! Primer: Milk Makeup Kush Lash Primer Continue reading Mascara Monday: ColourPop Act Natural

Foundation Friday: LOreal Skin Paradise Water Infused Tinted Moisturizer

Claims–Lightweight–Natural coverage–70% water–Won’t clog pores–Up to 24 hour hydration–Oil free–Suitable for sensitive skin–Fresh, glowing complexion Price–$16.99 at Ulta–$13.99 at Target Shade Range–12–My Shade: Fair 01 Pros–SPF 19–Packaging–Ingredients :: aloe vera & witch hazel–Easy to blend–Slight glow–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Worked well with other complexion products and gave a flawless finish Cons–Shade range–Availability –Expensive–No shade for me Final Thoughts–Had to use a lot of white mixer to make the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal Skin Paradise Water Infused Tinted Moisturizer

Catrice True Skin High Cover Concealer

Claims–Waterproof–Lightweight–Covers dark circles, blemishes, and redness–Melts into skin without settling into fine lines–Up to 18 hours of hydration–High coverage Price–$7 at Ulta, catricecosmetics.com Shade Range–15 –My Shade: 001 Neutral Swan Pros–Affordable–Full coverage–Cruelty free–Worked with other under eye products–Vegan–Contains hyaluronic acid–Easy to blend–Minimal creasing/settling–Like the wand shape–Thin, liquid-y formula–Shade match for me–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability–Shade Range Final Thoughts–This shade is really more warm and yellow … Continue reading Catrice True Skin High Cover Concealer

Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

Claims–24 hour wear–Full coverage–Cream to powder formula–“Second skin” feel–Natural matte finish–5 in 1: conceal, contour, cover, highlight, and blend–Lightweight–Silky texture–Controls shine all day–Transfer-resistant Price–$43 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–22–My Shade: 110 Ivoire Cool Pros–Oil-free–Creamy–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Lightweight Cons–Not cruelty free–Shade range–Expensive–Not transfer-resistant–Not a matte finish–Not full coverage Final Thoughts–I was sent this product free for testing from BzzAgent, all opinions are my own–The shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

Mascara Monday: Morphe Make It Big

Claims–Longwearing–Won’t flake Price–$12 full size Ulta, morphe.com–$8 mini Shade Range–1 Pros–Affordable–Mini option for travel/testing–Length–Separation–Builds without clumping–No smudging–Cruelty free–Simple, sleek packaging–Volume–Held a curl–No flaking Cons–Availability, Ulta or online only–No shade variation–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–Perfect formula, not too wet or dry–Natural bristle wand–LOVE my lashes–Does everything I want a mascara to do Primer: Morphe The Big Primer Continue reading Mascara Monday: Morphe Make It Big

Foundation Friday: Morphe Filter Effect Soft-Focus

Claims–Oil-free–Natural finish–Skincare-infused–Buildable coverage–Blur & diffuse–Longwearing–Transfer-proof–Sweatproof–Silky-smooth Price–$20 at Ulta, morphe.com Shade Range–40-My Shade: Filter Light 1 Pros–Oil free–Paraben free–Packaging, pump!–Cruelty free–Longwearing–Easy to blend–Hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E, and Glycerin–Fragrance free–Shade range–Buildable coverage–Gorgeous, natural finish Cons–Clung to dryness around my nose–Wore off on my nose–Little cakey around my mouth–Availability, Ulta or online only Final Thoughts–One layer is light coverage, two is medium–This looked good and lasted all day, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Morphe Filter Effect Soft-Focus

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Mix

Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage (CD) and Makeup Revolution Super Dewy Tinted Moisturizer (SD) Claims–CD :: Lightweight; long-lasting; demi-matte finish; buildable coverage–SD :: Long lasting hydration; sheer hint of coverage; blend of skincare and makeup; your skin but better Price–CD :: $12 at Ulta, revolutionbeauty.com–SD :: $12 at Ulta, revolutionbeauty.com Shade Range–CD :: 50–My Shade CD :: F0.5–SD :: 12–My Shade SD :: … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Mix

Mascara Monday: Benefit They’re Real! Magnet Extreme Lengthening

Claims –40% longer lashes –Won’t smudge or flake –Bristles designed to fan out, separate, & define lashes –Lighweight –Builds easily –Powerful lift –Extreme length Price –$15-27 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range –1, Supercharged Black Pros –Obsessed with how my lashes looked with this –Lengthened –Lifted –Separated –Held a curl –Volume –Didn’t flake –Mini for travel/testing Cons –Not cruelty free –Expensive –Smudged Final Thoughts –I … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Benefit They’re Real! Magnet Extreme Lengthening

Foundation Friday: Missha Perfect BB Cream SPF 42

Claims –Brightens, evens, soothes –Protects skin from sun damage –Covers discoloration and imperfections –Skincare and makeup in one step –Visibly minimize fine lines and redness –For all skin types –High coverage –Moisturizing –Dewy Price –$14 on Amazon –$22 on misshaus.com –1.7 oz Shade Range –7 –My Shade: #13 Bright Beige Pros –Affordable –Moisturizing –Easy to blend –SPF –Agree with all claims –Packaging, pump! –Buildable coverage … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Missha Perfect BB Cream SPF 42

BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral Concealer

Claims –Medium, buildable coverage –Reduce the look of fine lines –Visibly brighten dark circles –Nourishes and hydrates –All-day wear –Crease-resistant –Doesn’t settle into fine lines Price –$25 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, bareminerals.com Shade Range –17 –My Shade: Fair 1C Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –No silicone, parabens, talc, oil, or phthalates –Non-comedogenic –Miniaml settling –Agree with all claims –Applicator, flat paddle –Lightweight Cons –Expensive–Shade range –No … Continue reading BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral Concealer