Mask Monday: Sleeping Masks

What are they? A sleeping mask is used as the last step of your skincare routine to provide added moisture, brighten & purify, and help seal in your serum, oil, and moisturizer. Different masks have different ingredients so depending on that, you can use more of less frequently. You can use over a moisturizer or in place of, up to you. I, personally, don’t like … Continue reading Mask Monday: Sleeping Masks

Foundation Friday: Sephora Collection 10 HR Wear Perfection

Claims –Oil free –Weightless –Buildable coverage –Blurs imperfections and conceals blemishes –Smooth and natural finish –Lasts up to 10 hours –Medium coverage Price –$20 —Sephora Shade Range –60 –My shade: 03 Pearl Pros –Affordable –Shade range –Oil free –Shade match for me –Packaging, pump! –Ingredients :: Vitamin E and hyaluronic acid –No mineral oil, parabens, fragrance –Buildable coverage –Didn’t cake with powder –Long lasting Cons … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Sephora Collection 10 HR Wear Perfection

Mask Monday: Physicians Formula Refreshment Cucumber & Bamboo Clay

Claims –Cream-to-clay formula –Never over dries or cracks –Transforms into a foam when rinsed Price –$9.95 at physiciansformula.com –0.6 oz Product Range –3  :: cucumber & bamboo, white halloysite, rose Pros –Packaging –Vegan –Cruelty free –Paraben free –Gluten free –Hypoallergenic –Healthy ingredients :: cucumber, aloe vera, cooling peppermint, bamboo shoot, glacier water –Left skin smooth –Easy to remove –Didn’t leave skin feeling dry or stripped … Continue reading Mask Monday: Physicians Formula Refreshment Cucumber & Bamboo Clay

Foundation Friday: Juvia’s Place Shade Stick

Claims –Full coverage –Creamy –Long lasting –Weightless –Glides on seamlessly –Covers imperfection –Provide radiance to the skin Price –$16 —Ulta, juviasplace.com Shade Range –30 –My shade: Aberdeen Pros –Shade range –Shade match for me –Paraben, sulfate, phthalate free –Full coverage with 1 layer –Affordable –Easy to blend with brush or sponge –Weightless on the skin –Didn’t cake when set with powder –Lasts all day –Lives … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Juvia’s Place Shade Stick

This or That? It Cosmetics Eye Creams

It Cosmetics Confidence In An Eye Cream Claims–Brightens eyes to make them appear instantly more awake :: restore the look of firmness :: reduce the appearance of puffiness, dark circles, lines, and wrinkles Price–$38 for 0.5 oz at Ulta, it cosmetics.com Pros–Hydrating :: cruelty free :: works for all skin types :: plumps under eye area :: apricot tint helps correct & brighten :: a … Continue reading This or That? It Cosmetics Eye Creams

Mask Monday: Origins Clear Improvement

Claims –Purifying mask that deep cleans and visibly reduces pores –Flush out toxins and dirt & debris that can clog pores and cause skin to look dull Price –$26 for full size 2.5 oz –$13 mini 1.0 oz —Sephora, Ulta, origins.com Pros –No parabéns or sulfates –Mini option available for travel/testing –Ingredients :: charcoal, kaolin, white China clay, bentonite Cons –Not cruelty free –Expensive Final … Continue reading Mask Monday: Origins Clear Improvement

Foundation Friday: PUR 4-in-1 Love Your Selfie

Claims –Skincare infused –Medium-to-full coverage –Natural, skin-like finish –Longwear –Foundation and concealer that conceals blemishes, dark spots, and imperfections with doe foot or flawless, allover coverage with the pump Price –$36 for 1.0 oz —Kohl’s, Ulta, purcosmetics.com Shade Range –100 –My shade: LP1 Pros –Shade range –Vegan –Cruelty free –Gluten free –Paraben, phthalate, and sulfate free –Full coverage –Coverage builds nicely –Long lasting –Shade match … Continue reading Foundation Friday: PUR 4-in-1 Love Your Selfie