Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

Claims–24 hour wear–Full coverage–Cream to powder formula–“Second skin” feel–Natural matte finish–5 in 1: conceal, contour, cover, highlight, and blend–Lightweight–Silky texture–Controls shine all day–Transfer-resistant Price–$43 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–22–My Shade: 110 Ivoire Cool Pros–Oil-free–Creamy–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Lightweight Cons–Not cruelty free–Shade range–Expensive–Not transfer-resistant–Not a matte finish–Not full coverage Final Thoughts–I was sent this product free for testing from BzzAgent, all opinions are my own–The shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

Foundation Friday: Makeup Obsession Quick Stick

Claims –Foundation in a flash –Creamy –Blendable –Skin-loving ingredients –Buildable coverage Price –$9 at revolutionbeauty.com Shade Range –21 –My Shade: L01 Pros –Affordable –Vegan –Contains hyaluronic acid –Shade match for me –Easy to blend –Lasted all day –Cruelty free –Cute packaging –Buildable coverage –Creamy –Agree with all claims Cons –Online only –Need more deep shades –Caked when set with powder in my T-Zone Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Obsession Quick Stick

Foundation Friday: Milk Makeup Flex Stick

Claims–Medium coverage–Natural finish–Quick, mess-free application–Covers and calms without creasing or caking Price–$36 at Sephora, milkmakeup.com Shade Range–36–My Shade: Snow Pros–Cruelty free–Shade range–Vegan–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims–Sleek, recyclable packaging–Ingredients to moisturizer, calm, & soothe–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake with powder–Lasted all day Cons–Expensive–Availability (Sephora exclusive) Final Thoughts–Perfect shade match for me–I bought mine at TJ Maxx for $10–Blended quickly and easily with a brush … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Milk Makeup Flex Stick

Foundation Friday: Shiseido Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing

Claims–Weightless–Long wearing, lasts up to 24 hours–Adapts to skin tone & texture–Synchronizes with skin and self-refreshes non-stop for a just applied, flawless finish look Price–$47 at Sephora, Nordstrom, shiseido.com for 1.0 oz Shade Range–30–My shade: 110 Alabaster Pros–SPF 30–Shade range–Sulfate, paraben, phthalate free–Packaging, pump!–Easy to blend–Full coverage with one layer–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Lightweight–Skin looked smooth and flawless–Lasted all day–Lives up to all claims … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Shiseido Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing

Foundation Friday: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Stick

Claims –Dewy finish –Buildable, medium coverage –Blends effortlessly –Normal to dry skin types –Can be used to conceal, cover, and contour Price –$14.99 at Target –$13.50 on Amazon –$16.99 at Walgreens and neutrogena.com Shade Range –8 –My shade: 10 Classic Ivory Pros –Contains hyaluronic acid Cons –Expensive –Not cruelty free –Shade range –Hard to blend –No shade match for me –Coverage isn’t buildable Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Stick

2019 Foundation Recap

I reviewed 42 foundations this year!! Foundation reviews are my top favorite posts to write and create. I get asked how I afford to buy all of these foundations and I damn sure don’t make enough money to spend money on 42 foundations. My secret–samples at Sephora! If it’s a drugstore product, I normally just buy it and if it sucks, I’m just SOL. I … Continue reading 2019 Foundation Recap

Foundation Friday: Juvia’s Place Shade Stick

Claims –Full coverage –Creamy –Long lasting –Weightless –Glides on seamlessly –Covers imperfection –Provide radiance to the skin Price –$16 —Ulta, juviasplace.com Shade Range –30 –My shade: Aberdeen Pros –Shade range –Shade match for me –Paraben, sulfate, phthalate free –Full coverage with 1 layer –Affordable –Easy to blend with brush or sponge –Weightless on the skin –Didn’t cake when set with powder –Lasts all day –Lives … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Juvia’s Place Shade Stick

Foundation Friday: Maybelline SuperStay Multi-Use Stick

Claims –Cream-to-matte finish –Conceal, contour,  highlight, and cover –Up to 24 hour wear Price –$11.99 at Ulta –$11.99 at Walgreens –$8.49 at Target –$11.99 at maybelline.com –$9.98 at Wal Mart –0.25 oz :: comparison Anastasia Beverly Hills Foundation stick is $20 for 0.32 oz Shade Range –16 –My shade: 102 Fair Porcelain Pros –Creamy –Full coverage –Doesn’t look too matte or cakey on my dry … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Maybelline SuperStay Multi-Use Stick

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Stick

Claims –Medium, buildable coverage –Easy to blend –All day wear –Lightweight, not cakey –Radiant finish –Water-based –Use as a foundation, contour, and concealer Price –$32 —Ulta, Sephora, bareminerals.com Shade Range –20 –My shade: Opal Pros –SPF 25 –Convenient, nice heavy packaging –Cruelty free –Vegan –No sulfates, parabens, phthalates, mineral oil –Non-comedogenic –Protects against pollution, environmental aggressors, heavy metals, and blue light –Made with over 30% … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Stick

Foundation Friday: Milani Conceal + Perfect Stick

Claims –Full coverage –Blends seamlessly –Transfer-proof –Natural matte finish –Lasts up to 12 hours –Waterproof Price –$9.99 at milanicosmetics.com Shade Range –20 –My shade: 200 Porcelain Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Buildable coverage Cons –No shade match for me :: lightest shade too dark and too yellow –Difficult to blend –Not very creamy, tugged at the skin going on –Broke up in certain areas of my … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Milani Conceal + Perfect Stick