Viral Makeup…worth it?

I just love to share my opinion on damn near everything, but especially makeup. I’ve listed 10 products that have been made “famous” thanks to social media and my thoughts on what’s worth it and what isn’t. I love buying and trying makeup from all price points and figuring out what’s worth it and what’s not. So many equate price with quality and that’s just … Continue reading Viral Makeup…worth it?

Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer

Claims–16-hour long wear–Full coverage–Natural matte finish–Blurs, brightens, and smooths–Waterproof–Sweatproof–Won’t cake or crease–16-hour crease-proof–24-hour hydration–Improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores–Creaseproof–Feels weightless and comfortable Price–$12 mini Tarte, Sephora–$28 full size Tarte, Sephora Shade Range–32–My Shade: 8S Porcelain Sand Pros–Vegan–Clean at Sephora product–All shades available in the mini size–No parabens, mineral oil, phthalates–Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, niacinamide–Minimal settling–Weightless–Cruelty free–Shade range–Mini for travel/testing–Full coverage–No creasing–Easy to blend–Agree … Continue reading Tarte SEA Power Flex Full Coverage Vegan Concealer

Current Holy Grail Products

I wanted to share my current HOLY GRAIL, go to products. I currently have all of this in my collections and rotate through them. I’m going to do this post again in December to see if any of my current favorites have been replaced. I’m always buying and trying new things so I thought it’d be interesting to do a mid-year check in and then … Continue reading Current Holy Grail Products

Haleys Re-Wind Blurring Full Coverage Concealer

Claims–Weightless–Cream-to-powder–Full coverage–Soft-focus matte finish Price–$20 at Haleys, QVC Shade Range–12–My Shade: Fair Neutral Pros–Cruelty free–Fragrance free–Lightweight–Full coverage–No creasing–Held up all day–Vegan–Affordable –Easy to blend–LOVE the metal tip applicator–Minimal settling Cons–Shade range–Availability–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–I had to use a white concealer to make the shade work–Love the metal tip applicator, it’s cooling and feels so good on the skin–Excellent coverage–Easy to blend and … Continue reading Haleys Re-Wind Blurring Full Coverage Concealer

NYX Bare With Me Hydrating Concealer Serum

Claims–Medium coverage–Natural finish–Lightweight–Made for under-eye, face, and body–Cover dark circles, acne, redness, and dry patches–Non-cakey–Up to 24 hours of hydration–Mess-free application Price–$11 at Ulta, NYX, Amazon–$10.99 at Target, Walgreens Shade Range–13–My Shade: Fair Pros–Vegan–Affordable–Easily accessible–Hydrating–Medium coverage–Cruelty free–Easy to blend–Lightweight Cons–Lightest shade is too dark for me–Shade range–Don’t agree with all claims Final Thoughts–I don’t get the hype behind this product. It blew up on TikTok–Shade … Continue reading NYX Bare With Me Hydrating Concealer Serum

Foundation Friday: Current Base Routine

Skincare1. Cleanse — Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water with Vitamin C with cotton round2. SPF — Tula Protect+Glow SPF 303. Eye Cream — Good Molecules Yerba Mate Wake Up Eye GelI don’t wash my face in the morning. I just use micellar water to gently cleanse my skin. Then I go in with SPF to protect my skin and I finish up with a moisturizing eye … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Current Base Routine

Dermablend Cover Care Full Coverage Concealer

Claims–Waterproof–Transfer-resistant–Soft matte finish–Creamy, lightweight formula–24 hour wear–24 hour hydration–Little goes a long way Price–$28 at Ulta, Dermablend Shade Range–16–My Shade: 0C Pros–No fragrance, phthalates–Vegan–Easy to blend–Minimal settling –Cruelty free–Non-comedogenic–No creasing–Full coverage–Agree with all claims Cons–Price–Shade range Final Thoughts–Shade is a little yellow for me, but I made it work–Full coverage–Does is everything it claims–Nothing major that I don’t like about it, but it’s not a … Continue reading Dermablend Cover Care Full Coverage Concealer

Splurge or Save? Volume VI

Coola Makeup Setting Spray SPF 30, $36Milani Make It Last Sunscreen Setting Spray SPF 30, $13.99 KVD Beauty ModCon Liquid Gel Blush, $26Flower Beauty Blush Bomb Color Drops, $10 Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Matte Bronzer, $55Makeup Revolution Mega Bronzer, $8 Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush (Diffused Heat), $43Milani Baked Blush (Berry Amore), $9.49 Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Mascara, $23Makeup Revolution 5D Lash Mascara, $10 Huda Beauty #BOMBBROWS … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume VI

SheGlam 12-Hour Full Coverage Concealer

Claims–Medium to full buildable coverage–Weightless, breathable–Soft matte finish–12-hour perfection–Long-lasting–Covers blemishes, pores, wrinkles–Won’t settle into fine lines or creases Price–$4 at SheGlam Shade Range–16–My Shade: Whipped Cream Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Easy to blend–No creasing–Shade match for me–Agree with all claims–Shade range–Lightweight–Minimal settling–Buildable coverage–Long lasting Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Amazing formula for $4–Online only–Shade range isn’t vast in number, but I think the tones are good–Agree with all claim–Love the applicator–Lightweight, … Continue reading SheGlam 12-Hour Full Coverage Concealer

Estee Lauder Double Wear Radiant Concealer

Claims–Creamy–Crease-resistant–Soft radiant finish–Longwear, up to 12 hours–Full coverage–Won’t cause breakouts or clog pores Price–$30 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–22–My Shade: 0.5N Pros–Applicator–Non-acnegenic–No creasing–Worked well with other under eye products–Full coverage–Easy to blend–Minimal settling Cons–Price–No shade match for me–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–Agree with all claims–Lightest shade is very warm and yellow despite it being labeled “neutral”–Added beautyblender concealer in 1.00C to make the shade … Continue reading Estee Lauder Double Wear Radiant Concealer