Essence Camouflage + Matt Concealer

Claims –Waterproof –Matte –Won’t crease or settle into lines –Conceal under eye circles and darkness –Cover up tattoos Price –$3.99 at Ulta, essencemakeup.com Shade Range –3 –My shade: 10 Light Rose Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Paraben free –Smells good –Works with corrector and powder –Full coverage –Minimal creasing Cons –Availability –Shade range Final Thoughts I love the price and the coverage, but the shade range … Continue reading Essence Camouflage + Matt Concealer

Duped or Duped? Finishing Sprays

MAC PREP+PRIMER FIX+ FINISHING MIST Claims–Instant boost of hydration :: refresh & set makeup :: packed with vitamins & minerals :: moisturizes, soothe, and enhance complexion Price (Full Size, 3.4 oz)–$27 at Ulta, Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com Price (Mini Size, 1.0)–$14 at Ulta, Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com Scent Selection–4 (original, coconut, rose, lavender) Pros–Dermatologist & ophthalmologist tested :: LOVE the original scent :: works with powder products to intensify … Continue reading Duped or Duped? Finishing Sprays

Mascara Monday: Benefit Roller Lash

Claims –Grabs, separates, lifts, and curls –Holds curl for 12 hours –Water resistant –Lash conditioning ingredients –Easy to remove Price –$25 full size –$13 mini —Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, benefitcosmetics.com Shade Range –2 :: Black and brown Pros –Cute packaging –Holds a curl –Separates –Lengthens –Mini option to testing/travel Cons –Not cruelty free –Expensive Final Thoughts I LOVE this mascara and it one of my favorites. … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Benefit Roller Lash

Beauty Bite: New + Review

There are some new products I’ve purchased in the last few months that I wanted to share, but didn’t want to do a separate post on. Colour Pop Jelly Much Shadow –Shade: We Jammin –Price: $8 –Cruelty free –Love the shade. It’s a bright, white gold that’s very metallic and vibrant –I usually layer a powder shadow over a cream like this, but you’ve got … Continue reading Beauty Bite: New + Review

Fair Skin Friday: Brightening Powders

When I first started watching YouTube and getting into makeup, banana powder was every where. Of course, I wanted to try the trend too, but there were NO shades that were light enough for me. The purpose of banana powder is to brighten, the shades I tried darkened or just blended in with my skin. Thankfully, the makeup industry is getting more inclusive from fair … Continue reading Fair Skin Friday: Brightening Powders