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: Shiseido Synchro Skin Radiant Lifting SPF 30

Claims–Hydrates for up to 24 hours–Radiant finish–Won’t easily transfer, crease, smudge, or fade–Medium-to-full coverage–Water-resistant Price–$47 at Sephora, Nordstrom, Shiseido Shade Range–30–My Shade: 110 Alabaster Pros–Shade range–SPF 30–Full coverage with one layer–Easy to blend–Lightweight–Packaging, twist & lock pump–Radiant, glowy finish–Shade match for me–Flawless finish–Long lasting Cons–Price–Not cruelty free–Availability Final Thoughts–One pump is all you need for full coverage–Love the original formula (reviewed here)–Gorgeous finish, my complexion … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Shiseido Synchro Skin Radiant Lifting SPF 30

SheGlam 12-Hour Full Coverage Concealer

Claims–Medium to full buildable coverage–Weightless, breathable–Soft matte finish–12-hour perfection–Long-lasting–Covers blemishes, pores, wrinkles–Won’t settle into fine lines or creases Price–$4 at SheGlam Shade Range–16–My Shade: Whipped Cream Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Easy to blend–No creasing–Shade match for me–Agree with all claims–Shade range–Lightweight–Minimal settling–Buildable coverage–Long lasting Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Amazing formula for $4–Online only–Shade range isn’t vast in number, but I think the tones are good–Agree with all claim–Love the applicator–Lightweight, … Continue reading SheGlam 12-Hour Full Coverage Concealer

ColourPop Pretty Fresh Pressed Powder

Claims–Light, buildable coverage–Natural, healthy finish–Can be worn alone, over foundation to set makeup, or to touch up–Skin-softening feel–Blends effortlessly Price–$14 at Ulta, ColourPop Shade Range–12 at Ulta–18 at ColourPop–My Shade: Fair 1 Pros–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Natural finish–Didn’t look cakey with foundation–Vegan–Lightweight–Sleek, heavy packaging–Shade range–Flawless finish Cons–Not all shades available at Ulta–Availability Final Thoughts–Natural finish, not overly mattifying :: dry skin friendly–Sets makeup … Continue reading ColourPop Pretty Fresh Pressed Powder

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

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

KVD Beauty Good Apple Lightweight Full-Coverage Concealer

Claims–Undetectable feel–Natural, skin-like finish–Long-wear–Hydrating–Blends out easily–Crease-resistant coverage–Full coverage–Precision applicator Price–$28 at Ulta, Sephora, KVD Shade Range–32–My Shade: Light 103 Pros–Shade range–Cruelty free–Love the applicator–Shade match for me–Lightweight–Minimal settling–Worked with other under eye products–Vegan–Recyclable packaging–Easy to blend–Full coverage–No creasing–Agree with all claims Cons–Price–Availability Final Thoughts–The Good Apple Foundation let me down so I was really hoping the concealer would work out–LOVE the unique shaped applicator–I totally … Continue reading KVD Beauty Good Apple Lightweight Full-Coverage Concealer

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

Speed Reviews: Volume XI

NARS Liquid Blush–Claims :: Highly-pigmented; blends effortlessly; long-lasting–Price :: $30 at Ulta, Sephora, NARS–Shade Range :: 3–My Shade :: Orgasm–Pros :: Packaging, pump!; blends easily; gorgeous glow; little goes a long way–Cons :: Not cruelty free; availability; price–Final Thoughts :: This product will last you a lifetime because you need the tiniest amount of product, less than half a pump; I love the classic Orgasm … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XI

Maybelline SuperStay Active Wear Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Up to 30 hours of wear –Transfer-resistant –Breathable & lightweight –Wipes out dark circles and imperfections Price –$11.99 at Ulta, Amazon–$9.98 at Wal Mart Shade Range –16 –My Shade: 01 Pros –Non-comedogenic –No parabens –Affordable –Full coverage –Easy to blend –Shade match for me –Minimal settling –Agree with all claims –No creasing Cons –Not cruelty free –Shade range Final Thoughts –Dries fast … Continue reading Maybelline SuperStay Active Wear Concealer