Speed Reviews: Volume VII

Morphe The Big Lash Primer–Claims—Ingredients known to condition :: preps lashes for larger than life volume :: amplifies the effects and color intensity of mascara–Price–$10 at Ulta, morphe.com–Pros—Affordable :: cruelty free :: agree with all claims :: can see a visible difference in lashes with this :: separates and elongates lashes for mascara application–Cons—Availability–Final—LOVE :: LOreal Mascara Primer is the primer that I measure against … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume VII

Charlotte Tilbury….worth it?

About –Cruelty free (some products are vegan) –Charlotte is a UK makeup artist –Luxury brand and prices reflect it –Brand launched in 2013 –Makeup and skincare lines –US Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora, beautylish.com, charlottetilbury.com Products I’ve Tried –Airbush Flawless Longwear Foundation –Matte Revolution Lipstick –Hollywood Contour Wand –Hollywood Flawless Filter –Airbrush Matte Bronzer –Eyes to Mesmerize Cream Eyeshadow –Magic Vanish Color Corrector –Magic Foundation –KISSING Lipstick … Continue reading Charlotte Tilbury….worth it?

Dr. Jart + Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30

Claims–Green-to-beige treatment to correct redness and prevent UV damange–Cover blemishes–Neutralize redness–Help heal sensitive skin inflammation, irritation, or discomfort Price–$52 for 1.7 oz–$18 for 0.5 oz—Sephora, drjart.com Pros–Mini size for travel/testing–SPF 30–Free from 10 harmful ingredients known to cause skin irritation–Ingredients to support skin’s moisture barrier, vibrant appearance, and protect from environmental stressors–Covers/cancels redness–Easy to blend/press in–Evens skintone–Not too thick or heavy Cons–Availability–Not cruelty free–Price–Too dark … Continue reading Dr. Jart + Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30

Speed Reviews Volume III

Marc Jacobs Finish-Line Perfecting Coconut Setting Powder Highlights–Blur & perfect :: not dry or chalky :: healthy & hydrated look :: soft-matte finish up to 8 hours :: mess-free packaging :: lightweight and creamy Price–$44 at Sephora, marcjacobsbeauty.com Shade Range–1 (translucent) Cruelty Free–Yes Pros–Packaging :: not overly mattifying :: great for dry skin Cons–Expensive :: availability Thoughts–I found this at TJ Maxx for $12.99! It … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume III

August Favorites

Tula Protect + Glow Daily Sunscreen Gel Broad Spectrum SPF 30–I LOVE this SPF. It’s moisturizing and gives a nice glow. It’s perfect under makeup too. The price tag is a little high, but it’s worth it. Physicians Formula Sculpting Bronzer in Toffee + Real Techniques Sculpting Brush–This combo is a dream for cream bronzer. When I first tried the bronzer stick, I applied it … Continue reading August Favorites

Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Cushion Corrector + Primer Duo

  Claims –Weightless mineral formula –Color-correction & priming in one cushion –Blurs fine lines and pores –Conceals visible imperfections –Airbrushing + Blurring + Correcting Price –$8.49 @ Ulta –$8.49 @ Target –$8.94 @ Wal Mart –$11.19 @ Walgreens Shade Range –2 :: yellow/green, lavender/peach Pros –Affordable –Easily accessible –Talc free –SPF 20 –Gluten free –Oil free –Cruelty free –Dermatologist tested –Paraben free –Really worked at … Continue reading Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Cushion Corrector + Primer Duo