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

Oily Skin- Prime & Set Recommendations

NYX The Marshmellow (review) elf Oil Control Primer Mist Estee Lauder The Mattifier Shine Control Smashbox Control Mattifying Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Matte Makeup Laura Mercier Translucent (review) Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Matte (review) Maybelline Fit Me Loose NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Pressed (review) Colour Pop No Filter Loose (review) Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless (review) Make Up For Ever Light Velvet Air … Continue reading Oily Skin- Prime & Set 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

Dry/Normal Skincare Routine Recommendations

Neutrogena Makeup Remover Melting Balm Soap & Glory Glow Your Mind Cleansing Balm Garnier Micellar Water elf Holy Hydration Makeup Melting Cleansing Balm Neutrogena Ultra Light Cleansing Oil Tula The Cult Classic It Cosmetics Confidence In A Cleanser Philosophy Purity Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gentle Cleansing Lotion CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser Ole Henriksen Glow 2O Kopari Coconut Calming Rose Estee Lauder Perfectly Clean Multi-Action Tula Pro-Glycolic … Continue reading Dry/Normal Skincare Routine Recommendations

Estee Lauder Double Wear Radiant Concealer

Claims–Creamy–Crease-resistant–Soft radiant finish–Longwear, up to 12 hours–Full coverage–Won’t cause breakouts or clog pores Price–$30 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–22–My Shade: 0.5N Pros–Applicator–Non-acnegenic–No creasing–Worked well with other under eye products–Full coverage–Easy to blend–Minimal settling Cons–Price–No shade match for me–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–Agree with all claims–Lightest shade is very warm and yellow despite it being labeled “neutral”–Added beautyblender concealer in 1.00C to make the shade … Continue reading Estee Lauder Double Wear Radiant Concealer

Foundation Friday: Best Selling Foundations at Ulta…and my thoughts

I got this post idea from Taylor Wynn. She is one of my favorite YouTubers and you need to be watching her. You can see what I thought of the Sephora Best Sellers here. There are almost 200 foundations available on the Ulta website. When you sort by “Best Sellers,” the field isn’t narrowed, just rearranged. When I did this post with Sephora foundations, I mentioned … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Best Selling Foundations at Ulta…and my thoughts

Beauty Busts 2020

—Ulta Hydrating Primer (too thick) –Ulta Tinted Eye Primer in Champagne (patchy) –elf Luminous Putty Primer (made makeup cakey & broke up foundation) –Estee Lauder Futurist Foundation (broke up) –Estee Lauder Little Black Mascara Primer (didn’t do anything for my lashes) –Makeup Revolution Satin Matte Powder Foundation (too matte & dry for my skin) –NYX Shout Loud Satin Lipstick (too dry) –It Cosmetics Bye Bye … Continue reading Beauty Busts 2020

Speed Reviews Volume I

Speed reviews is brand new series to the blog. I got the idea from Nicole Cutler on YouTube. These are products that I want to share and talk about, but don’t want to devote an entire post to so I’m just going to share the highlights. It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Illumination Highlights–Talc free :: minimize shine :: blur pores :: illumination without glitter Price–$30 … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume I

Mascara Monday: Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying

Claims –Lashes seem to multiply, magnify, and grow to new extremes –Outrageous volume, lift, and curves for a false-lash effect –Eyes look brighter, wider, less seductive –Brushcomber thickens like a brush, defines and separates like a comb Price –$28 at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, esteelauder.com Pros –Waterproof option –Fragrance free –Builds up without clumping –Volume –No flaking –Love the wand shape –Ophthalmologist-tested –Luxe packaging –Length –Separation … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying

Foundation Friday: Estee Lauder Futurist Hydra Rescue Moisturizing Makeup SPF 45

Images are from Google Claims –Radiant finish –Medium, buildable coverage –Breathable coverage –Hydrate, smooth, and protect –Evens skintone –Covers redness, dark spots, imperfections Price –$45 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, Ulta Shade Range –20 –My shade: 1N0 Porcelain Pros –SPF 45 –Packaging, pump! –Radiant finish –Buildable coverage –Weightless on the skin –Lives up to all claims Cons –Shade range –Expensive –Not cruelty free –Lightest shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Estee Lauder Futurist Hydra Rescue Moisturizing Makeup SPF 45