Foundation Friday: Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless SPF 15

Claims–Natural matte finish–Comfortable–Breathable–Weightless–16-hour wear–Crease-free–Sweat-resistant–Non-acnegenic–Smooth–Blendable–Second-skin feel–Moisturizing formula–Medium to full coverage Price–$52 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–41–My Shade: N-012 Porcelain Pros–Packaging, pump!–SPF 15–Non-acnegenic–Shade range–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Didn’t cake with powder–Worked with other complexion products–Agree with all claims–Longevity Cons–Price–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–2 layers is almost full coverage, but you could still see my freckles peeking through–Extremely lightweight–Love the added SPF–Does everything it claims–Lasted … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless SPF 15

Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Stick

Claims–Super soft, buttery stick formula glides on smooth–Medium, buildable coverage–Natural matte finish–Blurs look of fine lines and wrinkles–12-hour power Price–$40 on tarte.com–$39.50 on QVC Shade Range–10–My Shade: Fair Pros–Ingredients :: Vitamins C & E–No parabens, mineral oil, phthalates–Vegan–Cruelty free–Creamy–Buildable–Shade match for me–Hydrating–Didn’t cake with powder–Lasted all day–Agree with all claims Cons–Shade range –Price Final Thoughts–I love the convenience of a stick foundation–Formulated with Vitamins C … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Stick

Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cream

Claims–Like foundation and face cream had a baby–Semi-solid gel formula–Flawless full coverage–Matte finish–Comfy and weightless on skin–Creamy formula melts into skin–Smoothing and blurring Price–$45 at QVC Shade Range–16–My Shade :: 12N Fair Neutral Pros–Ingredients :: licorice root, mushroom extract, hyaluronic acid, pear fruit extract–Cruelty free–Creamy–Full coverage–Lightweight–Shade match for me–Hydrating–Worked well with other complexion products–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Overall flawless finish–Lasted all day Cons–Shade range–Price–Availability … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cream

Foundation Friday: Rimmel Lasting Finish 25 HR

Claims–Lightweight–Full coverage–Blends seamlessly–SPF 20–Infused with hyaluronic acid & Vitamin E–Transfer-proof–Natural finish–Long-lasting–Buildable coverage–Waterproof Price–$7-10 at WalMart & Amazon Shade Range–15–My Shade: 10 Rose Ivory Pros–Packaging, pump!–Hydrating ingredients :: hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E–SPF 20–Weightless–Shade match for me–Affordable–Cruelty free–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend Cons–Availability–Shade range Final Thoughts–Slightly scented, but it doesn’t linger–This is shade is a perfect match for me–Medium to full, buildable coverage–Love the natural finish–Rimmel is a … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Rimmel Lasting Finish 25 HR

Foundation Friday: Palladio Build+Blend Stick

Claims–Creamy–Buildable, medium coverage–Comfortable–Glides on like a second skin–Ultra-blendable–Natural, shine-free finish–Long wearing–Won’t settle into fine lines Price–$10 on palladiobeauty.com–$8.99 at Wal Mart–$10.99 at Sally Beauty–$9.99 on Amazon Shade Range–10–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Affordable–Paraben free–Ingredients :: hyaluronic acid; aloe vera; Vitamins A, C, D, & E; chamomile–Buildable coverage–Agree with all claims–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Cruelty free–Vegan–Creamy–Easy to blend–Shade match for me–Hydrating Cons–Availability–Emphasized my large pores–Shade range Final … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Palladio Build+Blend Stick

Foundation Friday: Bourjois Healthy Mix

Claims–Medium, buildable coverage–Lasts up to 16 hours–Soft focus & soft-feel effect–Radiant finish–24-hour hydration–Suitable for all skin types Price–$9-15 on Amazon Shade Range–15–My Shade: 50 Rose Ivory Pros–Ingredients:: Vitamins C, E, & B5–Packaging, pump!–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Non-comedogenic–Affordable–Lightweight–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability–Not cruelty free–Shade range Final Thoughts–This brand isn’t sold in the US, but you can find it on Amazon. I’ve seen it on YouTube and wanted … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Bourjois Healthy Mix

Foundation Friday: Essence 16 HR Cover & Last Powder

Claims–Lightweight–Matte finish–Waterproof–Oil and shine control–High coverage–Long-lasting, up to 16-hour wear–No caking Price–$5.99 at Ulta Shade Range–8–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Affordable–No parabens–Lightweight–Not cakey–Cruelty free–Fragrance free–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage Cons–Availability–Shade range–Not high coverage like it claims Final Thoughts–Ulta exclusive–Shade range is trash–Light to medium coverage, it’s buildable but you won’t get full/high coverage with this. It covered my redness, but you could still see freckles/skin showing through–Impressed … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Essence 16 HR Cover & Last Powder

Foundation Friday: Ulta Complexion Crush

Claims–Blendable–Buildable–Pigmented–Feels like a second skin–Covers imperfections–Evens skin tone–Medium coverage–Natural matte finish–Lightweight–Suitable for most skin types–Blurs skin types Price–$14 at Ulta Shade Range–26–My Shade: Very Fair Cool Pros–Vegan–Paraben free–Affordable–Easy to blend–Medium coverage–Lasted all day–Cruelty free–Shade range–Lightweight–Buildable–Didn’t cake with powder–Shade match for me Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Agree with all claims, but the “blurs skin texture.” I didn’t notice any blurring–Extremely lightweight–One layer=light coverage, two layers=medium–I spot concealed my … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Ulta Complexion Crush

Viral Makeup…worth it?

I just love to share my opinion on damn near everything, but especially makeup. I’ve listed 10 products that have been made “famous” thanks to social media and my thoughts on what’s worth it and what isn’t. I love buying and trying makeup from all price points and figuring out what’s worth it and what’s not. So many equate price with quality and that’s just … Continue reading Viral Makeup…worth it?

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution IRL Filter Longwear

Claims–Filter in a bottle–Soft focus, soft matte finish–Lifeproof–Shine free–Easy to build and blend–Medium to full, buildable coverage–Creaseproof–Smudgeproof–16 hour wear time–Super coverage, 20% more pigment Price–$14 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range–30–My Shade: F0.1 Pros–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Oil free–Buildable coverage–Flawless finish–Shade range–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Really is a filter in a bottle–Full coverage–Flawless finish–Worked well with other complexion products and didn’t … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution IRL Filter Longwear