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

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

CoverGirl

About–Started in 1961–Accessible, affordable, and inclusive makeup brand for everyone–Become the largest brand to be Leaping Bunny Certified–All products are certified cruelty free–Flagship store in Times Square, New York City Best Product: Exhibitionist MascaraUnderrated Product: Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation Buy: MascarasPass: Eyeshadows Improve: Mascara Primers Tried—Clean Fresh Mascara (review)—Outlast Active Foundation (review)—TruBlend Hydrating Foundation (review)—Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation (review)—Lash Blast Volume Mascara (review)—Exhibitionist … Continue reading CoverGirl

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Clean Fresh

Claims–Smudge proof–Definition–Curved brush to find lashes you didn’t know you had–Length–Volume Price–$10.99 at Ulta Shade Range–1 :: Extreme Black Pros–Waterproof option–Vegan–Cruelty free–Packaging–No smudging–Length–Volume–Held a curl–Didn’t flake–Separated–Lives up to all claims Cons–Shade range–Ulta exclusive Final ThoughtsI wasn’t initially interested in this, but I got it as a freebie with an Ulta order so I gave it a go. I’m glad I did because it.is.good. I love … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Clean Fresh

Best Eye & Lip Products $10 & Under

—Colour Pop Super Shock, $6 —LOreal Infallible 24 HR, $6.49 —CoverGirl Liquid Glitter Shadow, $5.40—Revolution Pro Eye Elements Primer, $8 —NYX Glitter Primer, $6.50 —CoverGirl TruNaked Palette, $9.99 —Revlon ColorStay Cream, $8.49 —Makeup Geek Singles, $5.49 —Colour Pop BFF Liquid, $8 —Ulta Cream Eyeshadow & Liner, $8.50 —Maybelline Lasting Drama Gel Liner, $7.79 —Physicians Formula Eye Booster Liquid, $8.89—Revlon Micro Hyper Precision Pencil, $8.49 —Milani … Continue reading Best Eye & Lip Products $10 & 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

September Favorites

Funfetti Cereal–This is a Wal Mart exclusive, but it is well worth the trip. It is DIVINE. Stok Cold Brew Coffee + Skinny Syrups–I wasn’t the biggest coffee drinker before I started trying different coffee recipes using Stok, sugar free creamers, and Skinny Syrups. I get a lot of my recipes from Katie on Instagram and now I am addicted. The only good things about … Continue reading September Favorites

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Active

Claims–Sweat-proof–Transfer-proof–Doesn’t clog pores–Humidity-proof–24 hour wear Price–$8.99 at Walgreens–$3.50 at Wal Mart Shade Range–18–My shade: 800 Fair Ivory Pros–Cruelty free–Affordable–SPF 20–Easy to blend–Long lasting–Easily accessible–Packaging–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake with powder Cons–Shade range–Oxidizes–Scented Final ThoughtsThe shade I purchased, 800 Fair Ivory, matches initially, but there is some slight oxidation. I will add a little bit of white mixer when I use this in the future. The coverage is … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Active