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: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Care & Glow

Claims–Skincare-infused–Transfer-resistant–Healthy looking glow–Buildable, medium coverage–For all skin types, even sensitive–Hyaluronic and mandelic acids to hydrate and smooth skin–SPF 27–Blendable–24 hour healthy glow finish Price–$47 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–30 shades–3 undertones–My Shade: 105W Pros–Ingredients :: hyaluronic acid, mandelic acid–No parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, or sulfates–Hydrating serum base–SPF 27–Packaging, pump!–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Worked well with other complexion products–Agree with all … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Care & Glow

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: RMS Beauty ReEvolve

Claims–Water- and sweat-resistant–Non-comedogenic–Hydrating–All-day wear–Satin, natural finish–Skincare + makeup–Firms and tones–Anti-aging–Easy to blend–Medium coverage Price–$48 at Sephora, Nordstrom, RMS Shade Range–16–My Shade: 000 Lightest Alabaster Pros–Non-comedogenic–Vegan–Silicone-free–Skincare benefits–Refillable–Building coverage–Hydrating–Agree with all claims–Cruelty free–Recyclable packaging–Packaging, lockable pump!–“Clean” formula–Easy to blend–Didn’t cake with powder–Long lasting Cons–Availability–Shade range–Price–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–Lightest shade was too dark for me so I added some white mixer to make it work, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: RMS Beauty ReEvolve

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: Neutrogena Healthy Skin

Claims–Medium coverage–Lightweight–Glides on smoothly for easy and flawless application–Formula helps visibly improve skins luminosity, tone, and tecture–Natural, radiant finish–Non-greasy Price–$11.29 at Target, Walgreens–$10.73 at WalMart, Amazon Shade Range–14–My Shade: 10 Classic Ivory Pros–Easily accessible–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Didn’t cake with powder–Lasted all day–SPF 20–Radiant finish–Buildable coverage–Agree with all claims Cons–Shade range–Not cruelty free–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–Lightest shade is DARK, had to use HELLA white … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Neutrogena Healthy Skin