Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution IRL Filter Longwear

Claims–Filter in a bottle–Soft focus, soft matte finish–Lifeproof–Shine free–Easy to build and blend–Medium to full, buildable coverage–Creaseproof–Smudgeproof–16 hour wear time–Super coverage, 20% more pigment Price–$14 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range–30–My Shade: F0.1 Pros–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Oil free–Buildable coverage–Flawless finish–Shade range–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Really is a filter in a bottle–Full coverage–Flawless finish–Worked well with other complexion products and didn’t … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution IRL Filter Longwear

Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer

Claims–16-hour long wear–Full coverage–Natural matte finish–Blurs, brightens, and smooths–Waterproof–Sweatproof–Won’t cake or crease–16-hour crease-proof–24-hour hydration–Improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores–Creaseproof–Feels weightless and comfortable Price–$12 mini Tarte, Sephora–$28 full size Tarte, Sephora Shade Range–32–My Shade: 8S Porcelain Sand Pros–Vegan–Clean at Sephora product–All shades available in the mini size–No parabens, mineral oil, phthalates–Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, niacinamide–Minimal settling–Weightless–Cruelty free–Shade range–Mini for travel/testing–Full coverage–No creasing–Easy to blend–Agree … Continue reading Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer

Mascara Monday: Colour Pop Level Up Lengthening

Claims–Lifting–Lengthening –Flake free–Tapered brush coats each last from root to tip–Defining–Buildable–Separates Price–$9 at Ulta, Colour Pop Shade Range–2 at Ulta–3 at Colour Pop–My Shade: Brown Pros–Affordable–Vegan–Lift–No flaking–Agree with all claims–Buildable–Cruelty free–Length–Separation–No smudging–Tapered wand allows for precise application Cons–Availability–No waterproof option–No volume Final Thoughts–Natural bristle wand–Love that this comes in brown–Lifts, lengthens, and separates–Doesn’t claim to be volumizing so fair enough that it isn’t–Nothing negative to … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Colour Pop Level Up Lengthening

Foundation Friday: Urban Decay Hydromaniac Glowy Tinted Hydrator

Claims–Long wear–Looks like your real skin–For all skin types, even oily–Minimizes pores and imperfections with a smooth, blurring effect–Buildable, medium coverage–Even skin tone and texture–Healthy glow that stays fresh up to 24 hours Price–$29 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–12–My Shade: 10 Ultra-Fair Neutral Pros–Cruelty free–Non-comedogenic–Buildable coverage–Shade match for me–Vegan–Radiant finish–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims–FLAWLESS Cons–Price–Shade range Final Thoughts–This. Is. Gorgeous.–Love the radiant finish … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Urban Decay Hydromaniac Glowy Tinted Hydrator

Beauty Bite: Brows

Anastasia Brow Wiz, $23 LA Girl Shady Slim Brow, $10 Wet N Wild Micro Brow, $4.79 Morphe Micro Brow, $6 LOreal Brow Stylist Definer, $8.99 elf Instant Lift Brow, $3 Essence Micro Precise, $2.99 Ulta Ultra Slim Brow, $10 ColourPop Brow Boss, $7 NYX Control Freak, $6 Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel, $9-22 ColourPop Brow Boss, $7 LOreal Unbelieva-Brow Longwear Brow Top Coat, $15.99 … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Brows

Mascara Monday: Essence Double Trouble

Claims–Extreme definition, curl, and length–Double sided brush applicator Price–$5.99 at Ulta, Essence Shade Range–1, Extra Black Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Waterproof option–Paraben free–Volume–No smudging–Love the concept of two different applicators on the same wand–Vegan–Fragrance free–Length–No flaking–Separation–Easy to remove Cons–Availability–No shade variation Final Thoughts–One side has natural bristles which are great for volume and the other side has plastic bristles which are great for length and separation–I haven’t found … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Essence Double Trouble

Foundation Friday: Neutrogena Healthy Skin Sensitive Skin Serum

Claims–Doubles as skincare and makeup–Sheer, natural & buildable coverage–Blur imperfections and look of pores–Leaves skin feeling soothed–Visibly reduces redness–Minimize look of fine lines Price–$13.99 at Amazon, Target–$14.97 at Wal Mart–$14.99 at Neutrogena Shade Range–15–My Shade: Light 01 Pros–Suitable for sensitive skin types–No parabens, fragrance–Availability–Easy to blend–Non-comedogenic–Hydrating–Gorgeous, glowy finish–Buildable coverage Cons–Price–Cakey in certain areas when set with powder–Don’t agree with all claims–Shade range–Wore off easily–No shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Neutrogena Healthy Skin Sensitive Skin Serum

Speed Reviews: Volume IX

Makeup Revolution Extra Hold Brow Glue–Claims :: Keep brows lifted & locked in place; leaves a fluffy, feathered brow look–Price :: $7 at Ulta, Revolution Beauty–Pros :: Cruelty free; vegan; extreme hold; brows looked perfect at the end of the day; mega staying powder; affordable–Cons :: Availability–Final Thoughts :: The hold is comparable to the Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel and this is a third of the price; use as the last step in … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume IX