NYX Born To Glow Concealer

Claims –Micro pearl infused –Blurs imperfections –Adds instant radiance and brightening –Infused with Vitamin E –Customizable coverage –Built-in puff blender allows you to dab, blend, and go Price –$9 at Ulta, nyxcosmetics.com –$8.99 at Target Shade Range –24 –My shade: Pale Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –Shades to match the Born To Glow Foundation –Easy blend –Can build up to full coverage –Brightened –Sets nicely with … Continue reading NYX Born To Glow Concealer

Beauty Bite: Beauty Sponges

I am a reformed beautyblender snob. There are TONS of sponges on the market and while the original beautyblender is top notch, there are cheaper alternatives. I love to buy and try new sponges and compare to the Gold Standard original pink beautyblender. Keep reading for a list of my favorite beautyblender alternatives! NYX  Complete Control Blending Sponge LOreal Infallible Foundation Blender Real Technique Miracle … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Beauty Sponges

Mascara Monday: Revlon So Fierce

Claims –Wand grips each lash from root to tip –Over-the-top length and volume –Glossy jet black formula that builds –Clump free –Smudge proof –Flake free Price –$8.99 at Ulta –$6.97 at Wal Mart –$6.99 at Target –$8.09 at Walgreens Shade Range –3 –My shade: Blackened Brown Pros –Affordable –Easily accessible –No flaking –No smudging –Separation –Length –Volume –Didn’t clump Cons –Not cruelty free –No waterproof … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Revlon So Fierce

Foundation Friday: Catrice HD Liquid Coverage

  The sticker was put on funky, that’s why the pic looks warped Claims –Ultra-lightweight –High coverage –Natural finish –Smooth & even complexion –Covers imperfections and mattified –Up to 24 hour wear Price –$10.99 at Ulta, Amazon, catricecosmetics.com –1.05 oz Shade Range –18 at Ulta –23 at catricecosmetics.com –My shade: 010 Light Beige I got mine at Ulta and didn’t realize there were lighter shades. … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Catrice HD Liquid Coverage

This or That?

Images from Google L’Oreal Lumi Shake & Glow Dew Mist Claims—Prime, set, & refresh your makeup :: hydrating, soothing formula :: brighten & nourish :: natural, healthy glow in a bottle Price–$14.99 at Ulta :: $11.49 at Target :: $14.99 at Walgreens for 3.0 oz (travel size $7.99 at Ulta for 1.0 oz) Pros–Packaging :: good mister :: nice scent :: easily accessible :: sets … Continue reading This or That?

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

Dupe or Duped? Lavender Setting Powders

Fenty Pro Filt’R Insant Retouch Setting Powder vs. Makeup Revoltuion Conceal & Fix Setting Powder FENTY PRO FILT’R INSTANT RETOUCH SETTING POWDER Claims–Superfine, weightless, filtered, photo-ready look :: reduce shine :: blur the look of pores and fine lines :: set, perfect, and brighten without caking or settling :: hypder smooth filter that won’t flash back Price–$32 at Sephora, fentybeauty.com for 0.98 oz Shade Range–8 … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Lavender Setting Powders