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


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

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl TruBlend Hydrating

Claims–Lightweight formula–Oil-free–Blends flawlessly Price–$7.78 at Wal Mart–$7.89 at Target Shade Range–21–My shade: L1 Pros–Cruelty free–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Easily accessible–Oil free–Blends easily–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Lasted all day–Satin/natural finish Cons–Shade range–Lightest shade too dark for me Final ThoughtsThis foundation has sheer to medium coverage. While it’s buildable, you’re not going to get full coverage with this one. The shade range needs some work. The lightest shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl TruBlend Hydrating

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1

Claims –Primer and concealer built in –Smooth, blendable formula –Flawless look that lasts all day –Doesn’t feel heavy or cakey –Matte finish Price —$11.99 On sale for $8.39 at Ulta –$9.59 at Target –$9.47 at Wal Mart –$9.19 at Walgreens –1.0 oz Shade Range –13 –My shade: 805 Ivory Pros –Cruelty free –Packaging, pump! –SPF 20 –Lasted all day –Easy to blend –Full coverage in … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Lash Blast Volume

Claims –Max-out each and every lash –Ultimate big lash look –Instant volume and fullness –Smudge proof Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$7.99 at Target –$5.55 on Amazon –$5.55 at Wal Mart Shade Range –3 –My shade: Black Brown Pros –Cruelty free –Hypoallergenic –No flaking –Affordable –Doesn’t smudge –Lengthens –Separates –Easily accessible Cons –Not very voluminous –Doesn’t add much fullness Final Thoughts This is a classic, raved … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Lash Blast Volume