Foundation Friday: It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare

Claims–Hydrating–Buildable, medium coverage–Natural, radiant finish–All day hydration and wear–Minimizes the look of pores–Lightweight–Better bare skin in just 2 weeks Price–$39.50 for 1.0 oz at Ulta, Nordstrom, Sephora, itcosmetics.com Shade Range–40–My shade :: Fair Warm 10 Pros–Packaging, pump!–Availability–Long wearing–Ingredients :: hyaluronic acid, aloe vera extract, Vitamins E & B5, hepes acid–Cruelty free–Skincare benefits–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Radiant finish–Shade range–No sulfates or parabens–Hydrating Cons–Expensive Final Thoughts–Love the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare

Foundation Friday: elf Camo CC Cream

Claims–Medium-to-full coverage–SPF 30–Hydrate and smooth–Skincare benefits–Improve skin texture and tone Price–$14 at elfcosmetics.com, Ulta, Target–1.05 oz Shade Range–20 at elfcosmetics.com, 15 at Ulta, 16 at Target–My shade: Fair 120N Pros–Cruelty free–Vegan–Ingredients :: collagen, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, peptides–Packaging, pump!–Full coverage with one pump–Little product goes a long way–Long lasting–More than standard 1.0 oz Cons–Pricey for elf–Little cakey on the nose–120N is a little more yellow than … Continue reading Foundation Friday: elf Camo CC Cream

Foundation Friday: Foundations to Try 2021

NARS Soft Matte Complete, $40 J Cat Skinsurance Max Coverage Silky, $14.99 It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare , $39.50 Flower Beauty Get Real Serum, $15 BareMinerals Original Liquid Mineral, $35 Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Stick, $39 LOreal Infallible Fresh Wear Foundation In A Powder, $14.99 Haleys Beauty Liquid Lux, $20 (I bought it on Amazon, but you can … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Foundations to Try 2021

Foundation Friday: Dose of Colors Meet Your Hue

Claims–Lightweight –Blurring effect –Medium-to-full coverage –Natural matte finish –Skin-like feel Price–$36 at Ulta, doseofcolors.com (1.0 oz) Shade Range–42 –My shade: 102 Fair Pros–Vegan –Cruelty free –Long lasting –Talc free –Paraben free –Oil free –Fragrance free –Packaging, pump! –Shade range –Shade match for me –Buildable coverage –Lightweight –Full coverage but not heavy Cons–Expensive –Online only Final Thoughts–Loved it upon initial application, but as the day went … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Dose of Colors Meet Your Hue

Dupe or Duped? Lavender Powders Round II

Soooooo, I definitely took pictures for this post but I have no idea what happened to them. These images from Google will have to do. Sorry. I struggle. Fenty Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Setting Powder Claims—Superfine, weightless, filtered, photoready look :: reduce shine :: blur the look of pores and fine lines :: set, perfect, and brighten without caking or settling :: hyper smooth filter … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Lavender Powders Round II

Foundation Friday: Cover Fx Total Cover Cream

Claims–Oil-free–Foundation and concealer in one–Natural finish–Silky-smooth–Full coverage–Conceal imperfections–Packed with emollients for moisturized feel Price–$42 at coverfx.com and beautylish.com Shade Range–40–My shade: N0 Pros–Clean at Sephora product–Vegan–Oil-free–Cruelty-free–Ingredients :: Vitamins C, E, & F; squalane ; phytosphingosine–Shade range–Sleek packaging–Full coverage–Easy to blend–Shade match for me Cons–Expensive–Availability–Little cakey when set with powder, especially around the mouth–Looks heavy on the skin Final ThoughtsI wasn’t sure how this would work … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Cover Fx Total Cover Cream

Foundation Friday: Smith & Cult Veiled Threat Weightless Micro-Blurring

Claims–Up to 12 hour wear–Transfer resistant –Moisture matte finish–Brighten and soothe–Hydrate and improve skin texture–Buildable, medium coverage–Feels like second skin–Weightless Price–$42 at Ulta & Amazon–$10.50 on smithandcult.com Shade Range–42–My shade: 100 Neutral Pros–Vegan–Cruelty free–Paraben & phthalate free–Gluten free–Fragrance free–Packaging, pump!–Easy to blend–Buildable, high medium coverage–Lightweight–Shade match for me–Lasted all day Cons–Availability–Pricing variations–Didn’t notice any blurring Final Thoughts–Will not get full coverage with this one :: … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Smith & Cult Veiled Threat Weightless Micro-Blurring

Foundation Friday: Stila Hide & Chic

Claims–Undetectable–Blur imperfections–Lightweight–Buildable coverage–Natural satin finish–No flaking or caking–Breathable–Good for you ingredients Price–$39 at Nordstrom–$19.50 at stilacosmetics.com–1.0 oz Shade Range–30–My shade: Fair 1 Pros–Shade range–Shade match for me–Packaging, pump!–Buildable coverage–Cruelty free–Lightweight–Didn’t cake with powder–Satin finish–Long lasting Cons–Availability–Price variations Final Thoughts–Very thin & liquid-y formula–Builds to medium coverage, but not going to get full–Spot concealed in some areas–Upper lip was a little bit of a hot mess, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Stila Hide & Chic

Miss A Haul & Mini Reviews

Miss A is a dollar makeup site that some of my favorite YouTubers have purchased from and reviewed several times, but I had never ordered from the site. I finally decided to place and order and see what all the fuss was about. I got everything in this photo for $15.60 with shipping. You certainly can’t beat that kind of deal! Here’s what I purchased—Perfect … Continue reading Miss A Haul & Mini Reviews

Foundation Friday: Colour Pop Pretty Fresh

Claims–Hydrating–Medium, buildable coverage–Natural skin finish–Hydrated, luminous skin–Lasts all the day Price–$16 at Ulta, colourpop.com–1.0 oz Shade Range–29 at Ulta–42 at colourpop.com–My shade: Fair 05W Pros–Vegan–Fragrance-free–Alcohol-free–Oil-free–Dermatologist tested–Cruelty free–Infused with coconut water and hyaluronic acid–Shade range–Packaging, pump!–Buildable coverage–Hydrating–Easy to blend –Luminous finish Cons–Not all shades available at Ulta Final Thoughts–Builds to full coverage (covered all redness) without caking–Blends flawlessly–Love the more radiant finish, but it isn’t overly … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Colour Pop Pretty Fresh