CoverGirl Exhibitionist Ultra Matte Lipstick

Claims–Lightweight–Hydrating–Transfer proof–Kiss proof–No-budge formula–Lasts up to 24 hours without cracking or flaking–Waterproof Price–$7.92 at Wal Mart–$4.99 at Target, Amazon–$10.99 at Walgreens Shade Range–12–My Shades: All Abuzz, Wink Wink Pros–Cruelty free–Creamy–Long lasting–No transfer–Affordable–Pigmented–Agree with all claims–Comfortable, non-drying formula Cons–Shade range Final Thoughts—Jessica Braun recommendation–Creamiest matte lipstick I’ve ever used, even more so than the Milani lipsticks I talked about last week–LOVE this formula, it’s not drying … Continue reading CoverGirl Exhibitionist Ultra Matte Lipstick

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?

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Extreme Full Coverage

Claims–Lightweight–Full coverage–Buildable–Breathable–Transfer-, humidity-, and sweat-proof–Evens skintone–Cake-free–Hydrating–Blends seamlessly–Flawless finish–Lasts up to 24 hours Price–$8.69 at Wal Mart, Amazon–$10.49 at Target–$13.99 at Walgreens Shade Range–21–My Shade: 800 Fair Ivory Pros–Affordable–SPF 18–Shade match for me–Lightweight–Easily accessible–Didn’t cake with powder–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims–Long lasting Cons–Shade range Final Thoughts–Has a serious list of claims, but lives up to all of them–Amazing formula for such a great … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Extreme Full Coverage

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

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Smoothers All Day Hydrating

Claims–Light coverage–Reduce redness–Minimize the appearance of imperfections–Natural finish–Lightweight–Long lasting–Blur imperfections Price–$5.98 at Wal Mart, Amazon Shade Range–12–My Shade: 705 Ivory Pros–Affordable–Buildable coverage–Natural finish–Cruelty free–Lightweight–Long wearing Cons–Shade range–Oxidizes–Availability–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–One layer is light coverage, two is medium–Don’t agree with the blurring claim, but I agree with all of the rest–Lightweight and undetectable on the skin–HELLA oxidizes…woah, it got dark fast. I have … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Smoothers All Day Hydrating

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist Stretch & Strength Mascara

Claims –Lash extension effect –Lightweight –No-mess formula –Lasts all day –No smudging, flaking, or clumping –Brush reaches and wraps each lash from root to tip Price –$11.99 at Ulta, $8.99 at Target Shade Range –3 –My Shade: Very Black Pros –Cruelty free –Waterproof option –Length –Volume –Separation –Builds without clumping Cons –Wet formula which can be messy Final Thoughts –It didn’t photograph well, but this … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist Stretch & Strength Mascara

Best of Beauty 2021

Complexion It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare (review) CoverGirl Simply Ageless Foundation (review) Buxom Wanderlust Primer Infused Blushes (review) elf Putty Blush (review) RCMA No Color Powder beautyblender Bounce Airbrush Liquid Whip Concealer (review) BareMinerals BarePRO Glow Liquid Bronzer (review) Morphe2 Hint Hint Skin Tint (review) Milani Supercharged Brightening Undereye Tint (review) Seint Makeup (review) MAC Extra Dimension Skin Finish Highlighter (review) … Continue reading Best of Beauty 2021

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl + Olay Advanced Radiance Age-Defying

Claims –Buildable coverage –Cover fine lines & wrinkles –Lightweight –Blends into the skin easily Price –$8.94 at Wal Mart, Amazon –$8.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –10 –My Shade: 105 Ivory Pros –Cruelty free –Packaging, pump! –Lightweight –Didn’t cake with powder –Long lasting –SPF 10 –Buildable coverage –Dry skin friendly –Affordable –Love the radiant finish Cons –Shade range –No shade match for me –Scented –Availability Final … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl + Olay Advanced Radiance Age-Defying

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Olay Simply Ageless

Claims –Blurs fines lines and wrinkles –Floats over fine lines and wrinkles –Protects against sun damage Price –$17.99 at Ulta –$12.19 at Target –$12.18 at Wal Mart Shade Range –12 –My Shade: 205 Ivory Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Shade match for me –Flawless, filtered final look –Hydrating –Easy to blend –Ingredients: Vitamin C, Hyaluronic Acid –SPF 20 –Buildable coverage –Natural finish –Long lasting Cons –Shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Olay Simply Ageless

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Lash Blast Clean Volume

Claims –10x the volume –Longer, full lashes –Applicator separates & defines –Long-lasting –Smudge and flake free Price –$10.99 at Ulta, Walgreens –$7.99 at Target –$7.95 at Wal Mart Shade Range –4 –My Shade: Black Brown Pros –Affordable –Vegan –Recyclable packaging –No parabens, sulfates, mineral oil –Volume –Builds without clumping –No smudging –Cruelty free –Availability –Cute packaging –Length –Separation –No flaking Cons –No waterproof option (yet) … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Lash Blast Clean Volume