Best Eye & Lip Products $20 & Under

—MAC Fluidline, $19 —Anastasia BH Singles, $12 —Urban Decay Primer Potion Mini, $13 —Urban Decay Singles, $20 —MAC Singles, $17-20 —MAC Pigment Mini, $12 —Colour Pop Going Coconuts Palette, $12 —Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mini, $12 —Benefit Roller Lash Mini, $12 —Lancome Monsieur Big Mini, $13 —Too Faced Better Than Sex Mini, $14 —Tarte Busy Gal Brow, $18 —Anastasia BH Dipbrow Gel, $20 —MAC Lip … Continue reading Best Eye & Lip Products $20 & Under

Best Complexion Products $20 & Under

—NYX Angel Veil, $16 —Smashbox Primerizer Mini, $15 —Urban Decay All Nighter Complexion Primer Mini, $16 —Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer Mini, $19 —Too Faced Hangover Rx Mini, $17 —Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hyaluronic Hydrating Primer, $12 —Smashbox Vitamin Glow Primer Mini, $15 —Ofra Northern Lights Illuminating Primer, $20 —Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage, $12 —Catrice HD Liquid Coverage, $11 —Physicians Formula Silk Elixir, … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $20 & Under

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: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Liquid

Claims –Blur pores and imperfections –Soft focus finish –Improve the appearance of skin texture over time –24 hour wear –Self-setting –Lightweight –Transfer-resistant –Oil free –Locked in all day full coverage Price –$34 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, Ulta Shade Range –35 –My shade: 05 Porcelain Pros –Packaging, pump! –Non-acnegenic –Cruelty free –Easy to blend –Buildable coverage (can get full coverage) –Not a flat matte finish … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Liquid

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Powder

Claims –12 hour long wear –Breathable –Matte without caked on feel –Non-comedogenic –Hypoallergenic –Glam coverage –Formulated with 90% vitamins and minerals –Customizable coverage –Non acnegenic –Airbrushed finish –Medium to full, buildable coverage –Improve skin clarity, reduce pore size & appearance, and control shine Price –$32 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, and bareminerals.com Shade Range –35 –My shade: Porcelain 05 Pros –Shade range –Non-comedogenic –Dermatologist tested –Vegan … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Powder

Beauty Bite: Powders Volume I

I will never stop buying and trying new powders. Powder and dry skin are a tricky combo. Not just any primer, foundation, and powder combination will do. I have some go-to products that I know work and I’d love to add some of these to the list. When trying these powders, I tested them for a few ways over a few days. I wanted to … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Powders Volume I

Mascara Monday: Bare Minerals Lashtopia Volumizing

Claims –Mega-impactful, buildable volume –10X volume –Lifts and separates –Fanned out fullness –Nourishing, lash-loving, moisturizing ingredients –Smudge, clump, and flake resistant Price –$19 at Ulta, –$20 at Sephora, Nordstrom, bareminerals.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Affordable high end mascara –Ophthalmologist tested –Safe for contact lens wearers –No parabens, sulfates, phthalates –Cruelty free –Fanned out –Lengthened –Separated –Built up without clumping –No smudging or flaking Cons –Not … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Bare Minerals Lashtopia Volumizing

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Stick

Claims –Medium, buildable coverage –Easy to blend –All day wear –Lightweight, not cakey –Radiant finish –Water-based –Use as a foundation, contour, and concealer Price –$32 —Ulta, Sephora, bareminerals.com Shade Range –20 –My shade: Opal Pros –SPF 25 –Convenient, nice heavy packaging –Cruelty free –Vegan –No sulfates, parabens, phthalates, mineral oil –Non-comedogenic –Protects against pollution, environmental aggressors, heavy metals, and blue light –Made with over 30% … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Stick