Beauty Busts 2020

—Ulta Hydrating Primer (too thick) –Ulta Tinted Eye Primer in Champagne (patchy) –elf Luminous Putty Primer (made makeup cakey & broke up foundation) –Estee Lauder Futurist Foundation (broke up) –Estee Lauder Little Black Mascara Primer (didn’t do anything for my lashes) –Makeup Revolution Satin Matte Powder Foundation (too matte & dry for my skin) –NYX Shout Loud Satin Lipstick (too dry) –It Cosmetics Bye Bye … Continue reading Beauty Busts 2020

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

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

Best Complexion Products $10 & Under

—elf Mineral Infused, $6-10—Catrice Prime & Fine Poreless Blur, $8—Catrice Prime & Fine Aqua Fresh Hydro, $8—Hard Candy Sheer Envy Hydrating Primer Mist, $6 —Maybelline Matte + Poreless, $7.99—Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation + Concealer, $9.99—LA Girl Pro Matte, $8.99—Hard Candy Glamoflauge Full-Cover, $6—Maybelline SuperStay Full Coverage Liquid, $9.99—Maybelline SuperStay Full Coverage Powder, $8.99—Revlon ColorStay Normal/Dry, Normal/Oily, $9.99 —LOreal Infallible Full Wear, $9.98—CoverGirl Undercover, $7.99—Moprhe … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $10 & Under

Best Complexion Products $5 & Under

Prices on these products vary depending on where you purchase them. I tried to link to where they were priced the lowest, but just know pricing depends on where you purchase. Target and Wal Mart tend to have lower price points for most of these products while Walgreens, CVS, Ulta, etc. usually have a higher price tag. —Wet n Wild Photo Focus Primer Water, $4.99—Wet … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $5 & Under

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

Claims–Full coverage–Diminish puffiness–Erases dark circles and fine lines–Create a radiant, refreshed looking eye area Price–$9.99 at Ulta–$7.99 at Target–$7.99 on Amazon–$7.98 at Wal Mart Shade Range–18–My shade: Cool Ivory (I also use the Brightener shade to color correct) Pros–Affordable–Easily accessible–Easy to blend–Shade range–Full coverage–Shade match for me–Worked with other complexion/undereye products Cons–Not cruelty free–Messy packaging Final ThoughtsThis concealer has been a cult classic for years … Continue reading Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

Uoma Beauty Stay Woke Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Thin, skin-like finish –Weightless –Beauty sleep in a bottle –Long lasting –Creamy, smooth texture –Blendable Price –$25 at Ulta, uomabeauty.com Shade Range –25 –My shade: T0.5 White Pearl Pros –Shade range –Vegan –Paraben free –Full coverage –Creamy –Cruelty free –Fragrance free –Easy to blend –Minimal creasing Cons –Availability –Pricey Final Thoughts This concealer gives you full coverage without being heavy or cakey. … Continue reading Uoma Beauty Stay Woke Concealer

Speed Reviews Volume I

Speed reviews is brand new series to the blog. I got the idea from Nicole Cutler on YouTube. These are products that I want to share and talk about, but don’t want to devote an entire post to so I’m just going to share the highlights. It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Illumination Highlights–Talc free :: minimize shine :: blur pores :: illumination without glitter Price–$30 … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume I

Dose of Colors Meet Your Hue Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Easy to blend –Conceal dark under eye circles, blemishes, and other imperfections –Lightweight –Ultra moisturizing Price –$24 at Ulta, doseofcolors.com Shade Range –30 –My shade: 02 Fair Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –Ingredients :: sunflower seed oil, shea butter, Vitamin E –Shade range –Shade match for me –Large doe foot applicator –Talc free –True, fair pink undertone which is perfect for me –Easy … Continue reading Dose of Colors Meet Your Hue Concealer