Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20

Claims –Moisturizer, makeup + SPF all in one –Medium-buildable coverage –Natural matte finish –Blurs imperfections and hydrates –12-hour wear –Feels featherlight Price –$10 mini–$14 travel size–$32 full size –Ulta, Tarte Shade Range –Mini, 4 –Full size, 9 –My Shade: Fair Pros –Oil free –Vegan –Cruelty free –Non-comedogenic –Shade match for me –Buildable coverage –Lightweight –Agree with all claims –SO easy to blend –Flawless finish –Blurs … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20

Foundation Friday: SheGlam Skinfinite Hydrating

Claims–Medium coverage–Natural glow finish–Breathable–Ultra-lightweight–Hydrating formula–Blendable–Barely-there feel Price–$9 at Shein–$0.50 sample pack for 3 for $1 Shade Range–30–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Affordable–Shade range–Sample packets for travel/testing/finding your perfect shade–Lightweight–Shade match for me–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Buildable–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims Cons–Online only Final Thoughts–SO lightweight–Does everything it claims–Light to medium coverage, builds nicely–Very thin, liquid-y formula–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Healthy, glowy finish–Great formula and price Primers: Smashbox Photo … Continue reading Foundation Friday: SheGlam Skinfinite Hydrating

March Favorites

KVD Epic Kiss Lipsticks–I got a set of 4 minis for $20, that is of course no longer available, and I fell in love with this formula. I love the packaging and the bullet shape. The pigmentation is great and the staying power is too. Milani Color Fetish Matte Lipstick in Blossom–This matte lipstick formula is AMAZING. It is so creamy, long lasting, and doesn’t … Continue reading March Favorites

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

Foundation Friday: KVD Beauty Good Apple Skin-Perfecting Hydrating Balm

Claims–Flashback free–Lightweight–Hydrating–Matte finish–Minimize appearance of pores–Non-cakey–Full-coverage–All-day wear–Creamy Price–$40.50 at Ulta, Sephora, KVD Shade Range–40–My Shade: Light 002 Pros–Vegan–Shade range–Non-comedogenic–Full coverage–Very creamy, emollient formula–Cruelty free–Fully recyclable packaging–Easy to blend–Lightweight–No flashback Cons–Price–Availability Final Thoughts–Shade is a little light for me (that never happens) but I made it work–More natural than matte finish–Full coverage in a flash–So quick and easy to blend–I tried this with several different powders … Continue reading Foundation Friday: KVD Beauty Good Apple Skin-Perfecting Hydrating Balm

Foundation Friday: elf Camo Powder

Claims–Long-wear–Semi-matte finish–Great for all skin types–Primer-infused–Crease-resistant–Buildable, medium-to-full coverage–Airbrushed finish–Shine-free–Non-cakey Price–$11 at Ulta, elf Shade Range–12 at Ulta–30 on elfcosmetics.com–My Shade: Fair 120N Pros–Affordable–Vegan–Non-comedogenic–No parabens or phthalates–Cruelty free–Talc free–Shade range–Shade match for me Cons–Not all shades available at all retailers–Patchy–Difficult to blend–Cakey Final Thoughts–Overall, this what a HOT MESS–Caked, hard to blend, and so patchy–The shade is a good match for me and that’s about the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: elf Camo Powder

Foundation Friday: Tarte Amazonian Clay Gem Powder

Claims –Featherlight –Full coverage –Soft-focus, airbrushed effect –24-hour-long wear—won’t cake, flake, or fade –Blurs appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles –Amazonian clay absorbs excess oil & shine Price –$39 at Tarte, QVC Shade Range –18 –My Shade: 12N Fair Neutral Pros –Cruelty free –Mess free packaging –No mineral oil, parabens, phthalates –Airbrushed finish –Vegan –Talc free –Lightweight –Gorgeous glow –Shade match for me Cons … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Amazonian Clay Gem Powder

Foundation Friday: Beautycounter Skin Twin Featherweight

Claims –Blends seamlessly –Breathable –Buildable, light to medium coverage –All-day hydration –Weightless –Natural finish –Long wearing –Feels like a second skin Price –$45 at beautycounter.com Shade Range –18 –My Shade: Fair 10 Pros –Packaging, pump! –Ingredients: hyaluronic acid –Fragrance free –Lasted all day –“Clean” product –Shade range –Shade match for me –Buildable coverage–Cruelty free –Hydrating –Easy to blend Cons –Expensive –MLM company –Availability Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Beautycounter Skin Twin Featherweight

Foundation Friday: Joah Primedation

Claims –Infused with blurring primer and illuminating skincare –Finish that looks and feels like your skin –Lightweight –Protects from blue light damage –Boosts radiance –Medium, buildable coverage –Hydrated with hyaluronic acid –Smooths over fine lines, spots, and blemishes Price –$15.99 at Joah Shade Range –24 –My Shade: PFC010 Pros –Packaging, pump! –Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, collagen –Cruelty free –Agree with all claims –Lightweight –Shade match for … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Joah Primedation

Top 5 Sephora Purchases of 2021

I got this idea from Andrea Matilliano on Youtube and surely the title explains the meaning of the post. You can see my Top 5 Ulta purchases here. Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Foundation Stick–If I need quick coverage, this is what I grab. It’s buildable and blends out so easily. I love to add a little bit of this in with a tinted moisturizer … Continue reading Top 5 Sephora Purchases of 2021