Beauty Busts 2022

Pacifica Mascara Primer–Did nothing (review) Lorac Soft Focus Concealer–Not enough coverage, no shade match for me (review) Pacifica Fluffy Lash Mascara–Did nothing (review) It Cosmetics Hello Lashes+Volumizing Mascara–Lashes fell out while removing it (review) Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer SPF 50–Peeled up SheGlam Long At Last Precision Tubing–No volume, difficult to remove (review) SheGlam Clean Queen Mascara Remover–Doesn’t work (review) Tula Glow & Get … Continue reading Beauty Busts 2022

Top 3: Makeup

Primer—KVD Lock-It Hydrating—First Aid Beauty Coconut Smoothie—Peter Thomas Roth Skin To Die For Foundation—Catrice True Skin Hydrating—J Cat Beauty Aquasurance Powder—Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer/Corrector—Charlotte Tilbury Magic Vanish Corrector—KVD Good Apple—CoverGirl TruBlend Undercover Setting Powder—Fenty Pro Filt’r in Lavender and Butter—Jaclyn Cosmetics Last Act Translucent Pressed Bronzer—Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Matte—Flower Beauty Heatwave—SheGlam Sun Sculpt Liquid Blush—NARS Deep Throat—Tarte Sugar Rush Sweet Tarte Glow—SheGlam Color Bloom … Continue reading Top 3: Makeup

Affordable Makeup I’d Pay High End Prices For

Essence Brighten Up! Banana Powder, $4.99 J Cat Aquasurance Powder Foundation, $14.99 (reviewed here) Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage Foundation, $12 (reviewed here) CoverGirl TruBlend Undercover Concealer, $11.99 (reviewed here) SheGlam Sun Sculpt Liquid Bronzer & Color Bloom Liquid Blush, $5 (reviewed here and here) Essence Lash Princess Liquid Liner, $4.99 SheGlam Brows On Demand, $2.99 Kiko Milano Baseline Water Shadow in Champagne, … Continue reading Affordable Makeup I’d Pay High End Prices For

Foundation Friday: Oily Skin Recommendations

elf Camo CC Cream (review) LOreal Pro Matte Revlon ColorStay Combo/Oily CoverGirl Outlast Extreme (review) NARS Soft Matte (review) SheGlam Breathable Matte (review) MAC Studio Fix Fluid Catrice HD Liquid Coverage (review) Estee Lauder Double Wear (review) Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte (review) Wet n Wild Incognito (review) Catrice Liquid Camouflage (review) LOreal Infallible Full Wear (review) elf 16HR Camo (review) CoverGirl TruBlend Undercover … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Oily Skin Recommendations

Foundation Friday: Dry Skin Recommendations

Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hydrating (review) Flower Beauty Light Illusion (review) Tarte Foundcealer (review) Urban Decay Hydromaniac Glowy Tinted Hydrator (review) CoverGirl + Olay Simply Ageless (review) Catrice True Skin Hydrating (review) SheGlam Skinfinite Hydrating (review) Tarte SEA Hydroflex Serum (review) NARS Radiant Longwear (review) It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare (review) Flower Beauty Light Illusion (review) NARS Radiant Creamy (review) Sephora … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Dry Skin Recommendations

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Aquasmooth Compact

Claims–Moisturizing–Full coverage–Powder to liquid formula–SPF 20–Long-lasting–Lightweight–Radiant finish Price–$8ish at Wal Mart, Amazon Shade Range–6–My Shade: 705 Ivory Pros–Cruelty free–Lightweight–Sleek compact packaging–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims–SPF 20–Buildable, medium to full coverage–Affordable–Radiant finish–Lasted all day Cons–Shade range–Availability–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–I usually review new foundations, but I wanted to do a throw back post and test this classic–Shade range is trash and the lightest … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Aquasmooth Compact

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