Foundation Friday: Belle Beauty Hydrabelle Full Coverage

Claims–Lightweight–Full coverage–Moisturizing–Appearance of instant, beautiful glow–Leaves skin hydrated and silky–Cover the look of imperfections Price–$39 at qvc.com, Amazon (currently $19.45)–$32 at bellebeauty.com Shade Range–6–My Shade: Fair Pros–Cruelty free–Full coverage with one layer–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Sleek, compact packaging–Worked with other complexion products–Agree with all claims–Lasted all day Cons–Availability –Shade range–Price–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–Love the formula, but the shade range is terrible–Had to use a … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Belle Beauty Hydrabelle Full Coverage

Foundation Friday: Zoeva Authentik Skin Natural Luminous

Claims—Buildable—All day wear—Silky smooth finish—Lightweight Price—$14 at Ulta, zoevacosmetics.com Shade Range—44—My Shade: 010N Aglow Pros—Vegan—Cruelty free—Ingredients: rosehip oil, squalene—Shade range—Packaging, pump!—Shade match for me—Buildable coverage—Easy to blend—Luminous finish—Lightweight—Agree with all claims—Lasted all day Cons—Availability Final Thoughts—I got mine at TJ Max for $6.99—One layer=medium coverage, two layers=full coverage—Tacky so I recommend setting with powder—Gorgeous, luminous finish :: I like luminous, but I don’t like dewy … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Zoeva Authentik Skin Natural Luminous

Mascara Monday: Huda Beauty Legit Lashes

Claims—Long-lasting—Intense black—Dual-sided to give perfect lashes—Customize your look—One side delivers major volume and the other dramatic curl and insane length—Volume side: low-gravity fibers for volume without weight or stiffness—Curl & Length side: gripped waxes and fibers for elongated effect; boost, length, definition, and curl Price—$15 mini—$27 full size—Sephora, hudabeauty.com Shade Range—1 Pros—Cruelty free—Mini for travel/testing—Innovative design/product—Can use both ends or just one—Very black—Builds without clumping—Length—Separation … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Huda Beauty Legit Lashes

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral SPF 20

Claims—Light-as-air—Natural luminous finish—Medium coverage—All day wear—No-makeup look and feel—Minimize the look of pores, redness, and imperfections Price—$35 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, bareminerals.com Shade Range—30—My Shade: Fair 01 Pros—SPF 20—Vegan—Cruelty free—Hypoallergenic —No parabens, silicone, talc, or oil—Non-comedogenic—Packaging, pump! (Pump locks)—Buildable coverage—Love the luminous finish—Lightweight Cons—Expensive—Shade range—Patchy—No shade match for me Final Thoughts—Not fair skin friendly—Shade range needs work. Need more fair and deep shades—Had to use … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral SPF 20

Speed Reviews: Volume X

—Claims: Creates an even & almost poreless complexion; the perfect base for any makeup application; makeup applies more evenly and lasts longer; keeps skin hydrated; minimizes puffiness under the eyes; smoothing —Price: $5.99 at Ulta, essencemakeup.com—Pros: Cruelty free; affordable; vegan; silicone-free; little goes a long way; creates a smooth base; blurred pores; ingredients—coconut oil & hyaluronic acid—Cons: Availability—Final Verdict: I don’t like traditional putty primers … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume X

Foundation Friday: Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Stick

Claims—Fragrance-free—Transfer-proof—Humidity- & sweat-resistant—Customizable coverage—Lightweight—Waterproof—Natural finish—Swipe it, set it, forget it Price—$39 at Sephora, hudabeauty.com Shade Range—39–My Shade: 100B Milkshake Pros—Shade range—Cruelty free—Shade match for me—Full coverage—Creamy—Lasted all day—Easy to blend—Lightweight Cons—Expensive—Availability Final Thoughts—Sephora exclusive—Creamy, glides on with ease—Full coverage with one layer—This has been on my wish list since it came out and it did not disappoint—I wasn’t sure how this would look on my … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Stick

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder—Light Catcher

Claims—Sets makeup to prolong wear—Skin smoothing—Doubles the wear of foundation —Ensures makeup lasts up to 12 hours—All day comfort—Absorbs excess oil immediately and all day—Melts into skin—Reduces and controls shine immediately and all day—Weightless texture—Flashback proof—Cutomizable formula—Effortless application—Pore blurring Price—$39 at Ulta, Sephora Shade Range—3—My Shade: Celestial Light Pros—Cruelty free Cons—Shade range—Metallic finish—No shade match for me—Contains talc—Expensive Final Thoughts—I don’t have any pics of … Continue reading Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder—Light Catcher

Mascara Monday: elf Big Mood

Claims—Plumps and lifts lashes all day—Smooth, creamy formula—Hourglass brush to separate and define lashes—Hold lashes’ curl—Smudge and flake resistant Price—$7 at Ulta, Target, elfcosmetics.com Shade Range—1 :: Black Pros—Affordable—Vegan—Cruelty free—Volume—Length—Cute packaging—Held a curl—Agree with all claims—No flaking—Easy to remove—No smudging Cons—Got a little clumpy while building, but I easily brushed it out with a lash comb—No waterproof option—No shade variation Final Thoughts—Drier formula—I was worried … Continue reading Mascara Monday: elf Big Mood

Foundation Friday: Morphe Mix

Claims—MF :: 24 hour long wear, sweat proof, transfer-resistant, water-resistant, great for all skin types, soft matte, full coverage—MST :: Lasts for up to 16 hours, water-resistant, sweat resistant, transfer resistant, buildable, sheer-to-medium coverage, lightweight, naturally radiant finish, hydrating, smooth & blur imperfections Price—MF :: $7 at morphe.com—MST :: $17 at Ulta, Morphe.com Shade Range—MF :: 60—My Shade MF :: F1.10—MST :: 20—My Shade MST … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Morphe Mix

Foundation Friday: Profusion Feel Good Skin

Claims—Satin-finish—Keeps skin protected and hydrated—SPF 15—Medium to full coverage Price—$7 at profusioncosmetics.com—$6.98 at Wal Mart—1.01 oz Shade Range—12—My Shade: Fair 1 Pros—Affordable—Vegan—Cruelty free—SPF—Buildable coverage—Thin, sleek packaging—Easy to blend—Lasted all day Cons—Availability—Shade range—No shade match for me Final Thoughts—I had to use HELLA white mixer to get this shade to work for me—Slightly scented, but it didn’t bother me and it doesn’t linger—Clung to dryness around … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Profusion Feel Good Skin