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

Best Eye & Lip Products $10 & Under

—Colour Pop Super Shock, $6 —LOreal Infallible 24 HR, $6.49 —CoverGirl Liquid Glitter Shadow, $5.40—Revolution Pro Eye Elements Primer, $8 —NYX Glitter Primer, $6.50 —CoverGirl TruNaked Palette, $9.99 —Revlon ColorStay Cream, $8.49 —Makeup Geek Singles, $5.49 —Colour Pop BFF Liquid, $8 —Ulta Cream Eyeshadow & Liner, $8.50 —Maybelline Lasting Drama Gel Liner, $7.79 —Physicians Formula Eye Booster Liquid, $8.89—Revlon Micro Hyper Precision Pencil, $8.49 —Milani … Continue reading Best Eye & Lip Products $10 & Under

Best Complexion Products $10 & Under

—elf Mineral Infused, $6-10—Catrice Prime & Fine Poreless Blur, $8—Catrice Prime & Fine Aqua Fresh Hydro, $8—Hard Candy Sheer Envy Hydrating Primer Mist, $6 —Maybelline Matte + Poreless, $7.99—Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation + Concealer, $9.99—LA Girl Pro Matte, $8.99—Hard Candy Glamoflauge Full-Cover, $6—Maybelline SuperStay Full Coverage Liquid, $9.99—Maybelline SuperStay Full Coverage Powder, $8.99—Revlon ColorStay Normal/Dry, Normal/Oily, $9.99 —LOreal Infallible Full Wear, $9.98—CoverGirl Undercover, $7.99—Moprhe … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $10 & Under

Best Complexion Products $5 & Under

Prices on these products vary depending on where you purchase them. I tried to link to where they were priced the lowest, but just know pricing depends on where you purchase. Target and Wal Mart tend to have lower price points for most of these products while Walgreens, CVS, Ulta, etc. usually have a higher price tag. —Wet n Wild Photo Focus Primer Water, $4.99—Wet … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $5 & Under

Affordable Makeup Month

I am SO EXCITED for this month’s content. I’m deeming October, “Affordable Makeup Month.” This month, I’ll only be reviewing and recommending affordable products. I’m not labeling it drugstore because some of these brands aren’t available in mainstream drugstores, but are affordable and easily accessible. I’m going to through each category –Primer–Foundation–Concealer–Powder–Blush–Bronzer–Highlighter–Setting Spray–Eye Liner–Eye Shadow–Mascara–Brow Products–Lip Liner–Lip Gloss–Lipstick–Liquid Lipstick and break it down to –Best … Continue reading Affordable Makeup Month

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

The Drugstore/Affordable Makeup Tag

I saw Jessica Braun do this on her YouTube channel and I wanted to share my two cents so here goes! If you could only use one makeup brand, what would it be?Makeup Revolution. Their complexion shades match me perfectly and I love so many things from the brand and they have so much to offer. What is the most underrated brand?Essence. A lot of … Continue reading The Drugstore/Affordable Makeup Tag

Catrice Blush Boxes

Claims–Long lasting–Sweat-resistant–Waterproof–Velvety powder–Silky matte or gold shimmer finish Price–$6 at Ulta, catricecosmetics.com Shade Range–4 at Ulta–6 at catricecosmetics.com–My shades: Glistening Pink, Berry, and Burgundy Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Long lasting–Easy to blend–Paraben free–Vegan–Buildable–Sleek, compact packaging Cons–Availability–Shade range Final ThoughtsI usually opt for high end blushes because they last longer on my skin. I have a real problem with my blush wearing off easily and I HAVE to wear … Continue reading Catrice Blush Boxes

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

Claims–Full coverage–Diminish puffiness–Erases dark circles and fine lines–Create a radiant, refreshed looking eye area Price–$9.99 at Ulta–$7.99 at Target–$7.99 on Amazon–$7.98 at Wal Mart Shade Range–18–My shade: Cool Ivory (I also use the Brightener shade to color correct) Pros–Affordable–Easily accessible–Easy to blend–Shade range–Full coverage–Shade match for me–Worked with other complexion/undereye products Cons–Not cruelty free–Messy packaging Final ThoughtsThis concealer has been a cult classic for years … Continue reading Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

Splurge or Save? Volume III

**I am not claiming that these products are dupes as I have not tested all of them. These are just similar products at varying price points.** 1) Huda Beauty Matte & Metal Melted Double Ended Eyeshadow $25 // Makeup Revolution Eye Chrome $10 2) Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask $45 // Ulta Watermelon Sleeping Mask $16 3) Becca Anti-Fatigue Under Eye Primer $32 // … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume III