A flawless foundation routine can quite difficult to nail down. Finding the right tone, shade, and formula is hard enough and then you have to factor in base products, tools, powder, etc. All of the aforementioned really determine how well your foundation will perform. I use both brushes and sponges. As a general rule of thumb, brushes provide more coverage while sponges tend to sheer … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tools
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
There are so many high end products that are raved about and have glowing reviews, but do you really need to spend the money? One of my goals for this blog is to show you that you don’t have to spend a lot to look and feel like a million bucks. I’ve chosen 5 high end products that have really amazing dupes that are a … Continue reading What the Hype?
Images from Google Claims –Weightless –Wears up to 24 hours –Matte finish –Never looks cakey –Buildable coverage Price –$40 —Sephora, beautyblender.com Shade Range –44 –My shade: 1.00C Pros –Innovative design and concept –Shade range –Vegan –Easy to blend –Long lasting –No mineral oil, parabens, phthalates –Full coverage with 1 layer –Hyaluronic acid –Didn’t cake when set with powder –Cruelty free –Gluten free –Lightweight –Good … Continue reading Foundation Friday: beautyblender Bounce Liquid Whip Long Wear
—Barrington St. Anne Tote from Zia Boutique— I got this tote for my birthday and I LOVE it. I’ve been wanting one for a while, but couldn’t decide exactly which one and I couldn’t justify the splurge. My friend, Zelle, owns Zia Boutique and carries this line. She ran a special deal on them right before my birthday so the timing was perfect. I highly … Continue reading July Favorites