Mascara Monday: Benefit They’re Real! Magnet Extreme Lengthening

Claims –40% longer lashes –Won’t smudge or flake –Bristles designed to fan out, separate, & define lashes –Lighweight –Builds easily –Powerful lift –Extreme length Price –$15-27 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range –1, Supercharged Black Pros –Obsessed with how my lashes looked with this –Lengthened –Lifted –Separated –Held a curl –Volume –Didn’t flake –Mini for travel/testing Cons –Not cruelty free –Expensive –Smudged Final Thoughts –I … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Benefit They’re Real! Magnet Extreme Lengthening

Foundation Friday: Best Selling Foundations at Ulta…and my thoughts

I got this post idea from Taylor Wynn. She is one of my favorite YouTubers and you need to be watching her. You can see what I thought of the Sephora Best Sellers here. There are almost 200 foundations available on the Ulta website. When you sort by “Best Sellers,” the field isn’t narrowed, just rearranged. When I did this post with Sephora foundations, I mentioned … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Best Selling Foundations at Ulta…and my thoughts

Benefit

About–Started by twin sisters, Jean and Jane in 1976 as the “face place” –Became Benefit in 1990 –Laughter is the best cosmetic –Known for their fun, colorful packaging–Available at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Best Product: Roller Lash MascaraUnderrated Product: Hoola Quickie Contour Stick (apparently they don’t make this anymore) Buy: Cookie Powder HighlighterPass: Foundations, POREfessional Primers Improve: Complexion shade range Tried —Gimme Brow + Volumizing Eyebrow … Continue reading Benefit

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

Mascara Monday: Benefit Roller Lash

Claims –Grabs, separates, lifts, and curls –Holds curl for 12 hours –Water resistant –Lash conditioning ingredients –Easy to remove Price –$25 full size –$13 mini —Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, benefitcosmetics.com Shade Range –2 :: Black and brown Pros –Cute packaging –Holds a curl –Separates –Lengthens –Mini option to testing/travel Cons –Not cruelty free –Expensive Final Thoughts I LOVE this mascara and it one of my favorites. … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Benefit Roller Lash

Foundation Friday: Benefit Hello Happy Soft Blur

Claims –Light to medium coverage –Evens out skin tone –Buildable coverage –Natural-matte finish –Blurs imperfections –Lightweight –Flashback free Price –$10 for 0.2 oz –$29 for 1.0 oz –@ Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, benefitcosmetics.com Shade Range –5 in the mini –12 in the full size –My shade: Fair Cool Pros –SPF –Mini option for testing or travel –Cute packaging –More coverage than I thought –Buildable, up to … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Benefit Hello Happy Soft Blur

Mascara Monday: Benefit BADgal Bang

Description (ulta.com) BADgal BANG! 36 HOUR* FULL-BLAST Volumizing Mascara creates MASSIVE volume without weighing down lashes! The gravity-defying formula contains aero-particles, one of the lightest known materials derived from space technology. This innovative intense pitch black mascara layers easily for BIGGER impact. Its custom big slimpact! brush is designed to reach from root-to-tip and corner-to-corner of upper & lower lashes for BIG VOLUME with 360 … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Benefit BADgal Bang