Mascara Monday: Lottie London Super Fake False Lash Effect

Claims–Long wear, up to 12 hours–Flutter-worthy length–Ultra-lengthening Price–$7.95 at Ulta–$7.98 at Wal Mart Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Length–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove–Vegan–Agree with all claims–Volume–Long, fluttery lash look–No smudging Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Online only, but definitely worth ordering–Dramatic lash look, just like I like–Dupe for Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Mascara–One of the BEST mascaras I’ve tried in 2022 Primer: Lancome Cils Booster Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lottie London Super Fake False Lash Effect

Speed Reviews: Volume XII

SheGlam Waterproof Tinted Eyebrow Cream—Claims :: Waterproof; smudge-proof; super-creamy texture; long lasting; pigmented packed color—Price :: $4 at SheGlam, SheIn—Shade Range :: 3—My Shade:: Dark Brown—Pros :: Cruelty free, affordable; super creamy formula; pigmented; stays in place all day; agree with all claims—Cons :: Shade range; online only —Final Thoughts :: I bought this to use as an eyeliner. Gel liners tend to dry out … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XII

15 $15 & Under

Milani Silky Matte Bronzer, $10.99 J Cat Beauty Aquasurance Compact Foundation, $13.00 (reviewed here) Juvia’s Place I Am Magic Concealer, $13 (reviewed here) LOreal Unbelieva-Brow Longwear Top Coat, $11.99 LOreal True Match Foundation, $10.99 Maybelline Sky High Mascara, $11.49 (reviewed here) No7 Life & Luminate Powder, $12.99 (reviewed here) Catrice True Skin Hydrating Foundation, $11 (reviewed here) Anastasia Beverly Hills Single Shadows, $12 (my favorite … Continue reading 15 $15 & Under

Foundation Friday: Powder Foundations

About–Vary in coverage, you can get light to full–Come in loose and compact form–Great for combo/oily skin as powder is great for absorbing excess oil–Can be tricky for dry skin because powder can emphasize dryness, settle into fine lines, and look heavy–Holds up well in the heat :: liquid foundation tends to melt off while powder stays in place–Can be used alone or to set … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Powder Foundations

SheGlam 12-Hour Full Coverage Concealer

Claims–Medium to full buildable coverage–Weightless, breathable–Soft matte finish–12-hour perfection–Long-lasting–Covers blemishes, pores, wrinkles–Won’t settle into fine lines or creases Price–$4 at SheGlam Shade Range–16–My Shade: Whipped Cream Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Easy to blend–No creasing–Shade match for me–Agree with all claims–Shade range–Lightweight–Minimal settling–Buildable coverage–Long lasting Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Amazing formula for $4–Online only–Shade range isn’t vast in number, but I think the tones are good–Agree with all claim–Love the applicator–Lightweight, … Continue reading SheGlam 12-Hour Full Coverage Concealer

ColourPop Pretty Fresh Pressed Powder

Claims–Light, buildable coverage–Natural, healthy finish–Can be worn alone, over foundation to set makeup, or to touch up–Skin-softening feel–Blends effortlessly Price–$14 at Ulta, ColourPop Shade Range–12 at Ulta–18 at ColourPop–My Shade: Fair 1 Pros–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Natural finish–Didn’t look cakey with foundation–Vegan–Lightweight–Sleek, heavy packaging–Shade range–Flawless finish Cons–Not all shades available at Ulta–Availability Final Thoughts–Natural finish, not overly mattifying :: dry skin friendly–Sets makeup … Continue reading ColourPop Pretty Fresh Pressed Powder

Foundation Friday: SheGlam Skinfinite Hydrating

Claims–Medium coverage–Natural glow finish–Breathable–Ultra-lightweight–Hydrating formula–Blendable–Barely-there feel Price–$9 at Shein–$0.50 sample pack for 3 for $1 Shade Range–30–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Affordable–Shade range–Sample packets for travel/testing/finding your perfect shade–Lightweight–Shade match for me–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Buildable–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims Cons–Online only Final Thoughts–SO lightweight–Does everything it claims–Light to medium coverage, builds nicely–Very thin, liquid-y formula–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Healthy, glowy finish–Great formula and price Primers:¬†Smashbox Photo … Continue reading Foundation Friday: SheGlam Skinfinite Hydrating

Mascara Monday: Pacifica Vegan Collagen Conditioning Lash Serum & Primer

Claims–Perfect, prime, and intensify lashes–Amplify mascara payoff without any fall out Price–$14 at Ulta–$13.99 at Target Pros–Vegan–Cruelty free–No parabens, phthalates, talc, or mineral oil–Lash loving ingredients Cons–Availability–Did nothing for my lashes–Wand doesn’t put product on your lashes Final Thoughts–Glass packaging=less plastic waste, love to see it!–This did nothing, there was not a single benefit for my lashes–Total waste of money, stick to the LOreal Primer Continue reading Mascara Monday: Pacifica Vegan Collagen Conditioning Lash Serum & Primer

Foundation Friday: Set & Extend

The two are certainly not the same, but most people use the term “setting spray” as a general term for all sprays. If you feel like you haven’t been getting the most out of your spray, see which category your product falls in. Some makeup extender sprays also work as setting sprays, but most setting sprays don’t prolong the wear of your makeup. And yes, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Set & Extend