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

June Favorites

Monogram Tote Bag–I wanted a fun bag for summer that wasn’t too pricey and this one fit the bill. The quality is great and I’m a sucker for anything with a monogram, especially if that monogram is pink and glitter. The Coldest Water Bottle–I like my water freezing cold and I’ve been on the hunt for an affordable water bottle that truly keeps water cold … Continue reading June Favorites

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

Speed Reviews: Volume XII

SheGlam Waterproof Tinted Eyebrow Cream—Claims :: Waterproof; smudge-proof; super-creamy texture; long lasting; pigmented packed color—Price :: $4 at SheGlam, SheIn—Shade Range :: 3—My Shade:: Dark Brown—Pros :: Cruelty free, affordable; super creamy formula; pigmented; stays in place all day; agree with all claims—Cons :: Shade range; online only —Final Thoughts :: I bought this to use as an eyeliner. Gel liners tend to dry out … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XII

15 $15 & Under

Milani Silky Matte Bronzer, $10.99 J Cat Beauty Aquasurance Compact Foundation, $13.00 (reviewed here) Juvia’s Place I Am Magic Concealer, $13 (reviewed here) LOreal Unbelieva-Brow Longwear Top Coat, $11.99 LOreal True Match Foundation, $10.99 Maybelline Sky High Mascara, $11.49 (reviewed here) No7 Life & Luminate Powder, $12.99 (reviewed here) Catrice True Skin Hydrating Foundation, $11 (reviewed here) Anastasia Beverly Hills Single Shadows, $12 (my favorite … Continue reading 15 $15 & Under

Foundation Friday: Set & Extend

The two are certainly not the same, but most people use the term “setting spray” as a general term for all sprays. If you feel like you haven’t been getting the most out of your spray, see which category your product falls in. Some makeup extender sprays also work as setting sprays, but most setting sprays don’t prolong the wear of your makeup. And yes, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Set & Extend

Mascara Monday: LOreal Voluminous Noir Balm

Claims –Bold volume –Up to 7x fuller lashes –Lashes look fuller and healthier –Flake, clump, and smudge resistant –Flexible brush lengthens & defines lashes Price –$8.97 at Wal Mart, Amazon –$11.99 at Ulta –$8.99 at Target Shade Range –2 –My Shade: Brown Pros –No parabens, mineral oil –No flaking –Separation –Builds without clumping –Shade variation –No smudging –Length –Easy to remove Cons –Not cruelty free … Continue reading Mascara Monday: LOreal Voluminous Noir Balm

Mascara Monday: Maybelline Colossal Curl Bounce

Claims –Keep curl for hours and hours –Separates, coats, and curls up every lash –Defies clumps, smudging, and flaking –24 hour wear Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$7.99 at Target, Amazon  Shade Range –2 –My Shade: Blackest Black Pros –Affordable –Easy to remove –Waterproof option –No flaking –Builds without clumping –No smudging –Length –Separation  Cons –Not cruelty free –Not much volume  Final Thoughts –Maybelline reigns supreme … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Maybelline Colossal Curl Bounce

Foundation Friday: Milani Cream-to-Powder

Claims –Full coverage –Soft matte finish –Blendable –Sweat proof –Waterproof –Control shine & oil up to 16 hours Price –$10.99 at Ulta, Milani –$9.97 at Wal Mart–$8.99 at Target Shade Range –21 at Ulta –22 at Milani –12 at Wal Mart –My Shade: Warm Porcelain  Pros –Vegan –Affordable –Cruelty free –Shade range –Full coverage –Easy to blend –Agree with all claims –Flawless finish –Lasted all … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Milani Cream-to-Powder