Foundation Friday: LA Colors Radiant Liquid

Claims–Flawless, buildable coverage–Doesn’t feel heavy–Vitamin E & glycerin create a dewy finish–Looks fresh all day Price–$6 at lacolors.com–$5.95 at hbbeautybar.com Shade Range–14–My shade: Ivory Pros–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Dewy finish–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake with powder–Easy to blend–Affordable–Full coverage–Doesn’t look or feel heavy–Worked with other complexion products–Agree with all claims–Long-lasting Cons–Shade range–No shade match for me–Accessibility./availability Final–Had to use a white mixer–Full coverage with 2 layers–Love the dewy finish–I … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LA Colors Radiant Liquid

Foundation Friday: Colour Pop Pretty Fresh

Claims–Hydrating–Medium, buildable coverage–Natural skin finish–Hydrated, luminous skin–Lasts all the day Price–$16 at Ulta, colourpop.com–1.0 oz Shade Range–29 at Ulta–42 at colourpop.com–My shade: Fair 05W Pros–Vegan–Fragrance-free–Alcohol-free–Oil-free–Dermatologist tested–Cruelty free–Infused with coconut water and hyaluronic acid–Shade range–Packaging, pump!–Buildable coverage–Hydrating–Easy to blend –Luminous finish Cons–Not all shades available at Ulta Final Thoughts–Builds to full coverage (covered all redness) without caking–Blends flawlessly–Love the more radiant finish, but it isn’t overly … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Colour Pop Pretty Fresh

Foundation Friday: elf Flawless Finish

Claims–Lightweight–Lasts all day–Perfect for all skin types–Oil free–Semi-matte finish Price–$6 at Ulta, Target, Amazon, elfcosmetics.com Shade Range–40 at elfcosmetics.com–28 at Ulta–36 at Target–My shade: Lily Pros–Vegan–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Cruelty free–Shade range–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Lasted all day–Easily accessible Cons–Not all shades available at all locations Trying final thoughts bullet point style…sentences are hard sometimesFinal Thoughts–Cakey upper lip–Builds to full coverage–Refused to stay or adhere to … Continue reading Foundation Friday: elf Flawless Finish

Foundation Friday: Believe Beauty Skin Finish

Claims–Medium to full coverage –Blurs imperfections –Blends effortlessly for a flawless look –Smooths skin Price–$5 at Dollar General for 0.85 oz Shade Range–18 –My shade: Linen Pros–Cruelty free –Affordable –Buildable coverage –Blends easily –Packaging, pump! –Shade match for me –Skin looked smooth and blurred Cons–Shade range –Availability, DG exclusive Final ThoughtsThis is a very impressive formula for $5. The lightest shade, Linen, is a little … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Believe Beauty Skin Finish

Foundation Friday: Revolution Pro CC Perfecting

Claims–Sheer to full, buildable coverage–Leaves the skin hydrated & protected–Perfect for dry to combo skin–Diffuses the appearance of wrinkles–Lasting coverage that doesn’t feel cakey or heavy Price–$15 at revolutionbeauty.com Shade Range–20–My shade: F0.1 Pros–Packaging, pump!–SPF 30–Shade range–Cruelty free–Ingredients :: hyaluronic acid, collagen, Vitamin E–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Lightweight–Skin looks smooth and blurred–Long lasting–Affordable Cons–Online only Final ThoughtsThere is not one thing I don’t love about this … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Revolution Pro CC Perfecting

Speed Reviews Volume II

Wet n Wild MegaGlo Blushlighter Highlights–Buildable :: luminous, radiant glow :: customizable coverage :: ultra-reflective Price–$6.49 at Ulta & Amazon :: $4.99 at Target :: $5.99 at Walgreens Shade Range–3My Shade–Highlight Bling Cruelty Free–Yes Thoughts–Gorgeous glow :: buildable :: love to use alone or over other blush/highlighter to amp up the intensity APPROVE Bare Minerals Bounce & Blur Powder Blush Highlights–Blends like a dream, no … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume II

Foundation Friday: Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting

Claims–Soft-focus glow–Subtle luminosity–Buildable coverage–Hydrating–Weightless–Blurring Price–$44 for 1.0 oz at Sephora, Nordstrom, beccacosmetics.com Shade Range–9–My shade: Porcelain Pros–No parabens, sulfates, phthalates–Cruelty free–Easy to blend–Buildable coverage–Gorgeous glow–Lightweight–Didn’t cake when set with powder Cons–Shade range–Availability–Packaging–No shade match for me–Expensive–Lightest shade is VERY DARK Final ThoughtsFirst of all, the packaging and shade range are trash. Periodt. You can get high medium coverage with this one, it does build, but … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting

Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipsticks

Lindsay has written about this formula before, but I never purchased it because it’s pricey. I buy myself a pricey lipstick for my birthday every year so I decided to give this formula a try. I was instantly hooked. I had to have more and thanks to Glambot, I was able to purchase more at a fraction of the cost. Claims–Ultra-matte–Long lasting–Comfortable–No liner needed–Single-stroke coverage–Creamy–No … Continue reading Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipsticks

Foundation Friday: Shiseido Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing

Claims–Weightless–Long wearing, lasts up to 24 hours–Adapts to skin tone & texture–Synchronizes with skin and self-refreshes non-stop for a just applied, flawless finish look Price–$47 at Sephora, Nordstrom, shiseido.com for 1.0 oz Shade Range–30–My shade: 110 Alabaster Pros–SPF 30–Shade range–Sulfate, paraben, phthalate free–Packaging, pump!–Easy to blend–Full coverage with one layer–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Lightweight–Skin looked smooth and flawless–Lasted all day–Lives up to all claims … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Shiseido Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Active

Claims–Sweat-proof–Transfer-proof–Doesn’t clog pores–Humidity-proof–24 hour wear Price–$8.99 at Walgreens–$3.50 at Wal Mart Shade Range–18–My shade: 800 Fair Ivory Pros–Cruelty free–Affordable–SPF 20–Easy to blend–Long lasting–Easily accessible–Packaging–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake with powder Cons–Shade range–Oxidizes–Scented Final ThoughtsThe shade I purchased, 800 Fair Ivory, matches initially, but there is some slight oxidation. I will add a little bit of white mixer when I use this in the future. The coverage is … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Active