Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula Organic Wear Silk Elixir

Claims–Ultra-nourishing–Weightless–Improves appearance of skin tone & texture–Second-skin, airbrushed dewy finish–Ultra-fluid–Sheer-to-buildable coverage Price–$15.99 at Ulta, Walgreens–$11.99 at Target–$8.39 at Wal Mart Shade Range–12–My shade: Fair Pros–Ingredients :: jojoba oil, aloe vera, coconut oil–Vegan–Fragrance free–Paraben free–Radiant finish–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Cruelty free–Gluten free–Hypoallergenic–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake when set with powder Cons–Shade range–Packaging, messy!–Pricey Final ThoughtsWhen I picked this up, I didn’t realize it said “sheer” coverage. I’m … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula Organic Wear Silk Elixir

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

The Drugstore/Affordable Makeup Tag

I saw Jessica Braun do this on her YouTube channel and I wanted to share my two cents so here goes! If you could only use one makeup brand, what would it be?Makeup Revolution. Their complexion shades match me perfectly and I love so many things from the brand and they have so much to offer. What is the most underrated brand?Essence. A lot of … Continue reading The Drugstore/Affordable Makeup Tag

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

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

Claims–Full coverage–Diminish puffiness–Erases dark circles and fine lines–Create a radiant, refreshed looking eye area Price–$9.99 at Ulta–$7.99 at Target–$7.99 on Amazon–$7.98 at Wal Mart Shade Range–18–My shade: Cool Ivory (I also use the Brightener shade to color correct) Pros–Affordable–Easily accessible–Easy to blend–Shade range–Full coverage–Shade match for me–Worked with other complexion/undereye products Cons–Not cruelty free–Messy packaging Final ThoughtsThis concealer has been a cult classic for years … Continue reading Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer

Splurge or Save? Volume III

**I am not claiming that these products are dupes as I have not tested all of them. These are just similar products at varying price points.** 1) Huda Beauty Matte & Metal Melted Double Ended Eyeshadow $25 // Makeup Revolution Eye Chrome $10 2) Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask $45 // Ulta Watermelon Sleeping Mask $16 3) Becca Anti-Fatigue Under Eye Primer $32 // … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume III

Foundation Friday: LOreal Infallible Pro-Glow

Claims –All day glow –Up to 24 hour wear –Hydrating glow –Medium coverage –Healthy, radiant finish –Lightweight and creamy –Ideal for normal to dry skin –Long lasting –Instantly hides imperfections for a clear complexion Price –$12.99 at Ulta –$8.99 at Target, Amazon –1.0 oz Shade Range –12 –My shade :: 201 Classic Ivory Pros –SPF 15 –Packaging –Buildable, full coverage –Radiant, but not overly dewy … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal Infallible Pro-Glow

Top 10 Tuesday: L’Oreal

Voluminous Lash Primer One of my most repurchased products ever. I’ve tried a few others that I’ve liked, but I always go back to this. If you’ve never tried a lash primer, try this one and thank me later. Rouge Signature Lightweight Matte Colored Ink This formula is so interesting–it’s lightweight, stays put, but isn’t trying. (Review here) Brow Stylist Definer A dupe for the … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: L’Oreal

Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated 10-in-1 Volume

Claims –Brilliant color and definition to every lash –Builds, lifts, and dramatizes for sky-high lashes in a single stroke –Protects and conditions without smudging, flaking, or clumping –Elite brush coats lashes from root to tip; has a tapered end that delivers sleek, even saturation and combs and separates to volumize and define Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$8.97 on Amazon –$8.99 at Target –$9.99 at Walgreens … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated 10-in-1 Volume

Neutrogena Bright Boost Wrap Up

I started using the Neutrogena Bright Boost line on January 1 and finished it up on June 5. You can read all the details of this line on my original post here. The products I used–Resurfacing Micro Polish, Illuminating Serum, Gel Cream, and Moisturizer with Sunscreen. Resurfacing Micro Polish –Very fine granules –Gentle –Can add more/less water to dilute/make more gentle –Skin feels clean and … Continue reading Neutrogena Bright Boost Wrap Up