Foundation Friday: LA Colors Radiant Liquid

Claims–Flawless, buildable coverage–Doesn’t feel heavy–Vitamin E & glycerin create a dewy finish–Looks fresh all day Price–$6 at lacolors.com–$5.95 at hbbeautybar.com Shade Range–14–My shade: Ivory Pros–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Dewy finish–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake with powder–Easy to blend–Affordable–Full coverage–Doesn’t look or feel heavy–Worked with other complexion products–Agree with all claims–Long-lasting Cons–Shade range–No shade match for me–Accessibility./availability Final–Had to use a white mixer–Full coverage with 2 layers–Love the dewy finish–I … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LA Colors Radiant Liquid

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

Best Complexion Products $20 & Under

—NYX Angel Veil, $16 —Smashbox Primerizer Mini, $15 —Urban Decay All Nighter Complexion Primer Mini, $16 —Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer Mini, $19 —Too Faced Hangover Rx Mini, $17 —Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hyaluronic Hydrating Primer, $12 —Smashbox Vitamin Glow Primer Mini, $15 —Ofra Northern Lights Illuminating Primer, $20 —Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage, $12 —Catrice HD Liquid Coverage, $11 —Physicians Formula Silk Elixir, … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $20 & Under

Foundation Friday: elf Flawless Finish

Claims–Lightweight–Lasts all day–Perfect for all skin types–Oil free–Semi-matte finish Price–$6 at Ulta, Target, Amazon, elfcosmetics.com Shade Range–40 at elfcosmetics.com–28 at Ulta–36 at Target–My shade: Lily Pros–Vegan–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Cruelty free–Shade range–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Lasted all day–Easily accessible Cons–Not all shades available at all locations Trying final thoughts bullet point style…sentences are hard sometimesFinal Thoughts–Cakey upper lip–Builds to full coverage–Refused to stay or adhere to … Continue reading Foundation Friday: elf Flawless Finish

Best Complexion Products $10 & Under

—elf Mineral Infused, $6-10—Catrice Prime & Fine Poreless Blur, $8—Catrice Prime & Fine Aqua Fresh Hydro, $8—Hard Candy Sheer Envy Hydrating Primer Mist, $6 —Maybelline Matte + Poreless, $7.99—Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation + Concealer, $9.99—LA Girl Pro Matte, $8.99—Hard Candy Glamoflauge Full-Cover, $6—Maybelline SuperStay Full Coverage Liquid, $9.99—Maybelline SuperStay Full Coverage Powder, $8.99—Revlon ColorStay Normal/Dry, Normal/Oily, $9.99 —LOreal Infallible Full Wear, $9.98—CoverGirl Undercover, $7.99—Moprhe … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $10 & Under

Foundation Friday: Believe Beauty Skin Finish

Claims–Medium to full coverage –Blurs imperfections –Blends effortlessly for a flawless look –Smooths skin Price–$5 at Dollar General for 0.85 oz Shade Range–18 –My shade: Linen Pros–Cruelty free –Affordable –Buildable coverage –Blends easily –Packaging, pump! –Shade match for me –Skin looked smooth and blurred Cons–Shade range –Availability, DG exclusive Final ThoughtsThis is a very impressive formula for $5. The lightest shade, Linen, is a little … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Believe Beauty Skin Finish

Best Complexion Products $5 & Under

Prices on these products vary depending on where you purchase them. I tried to link to where they were priced the lowest, but just know pricing depends on where you purchase. Target and Wal Mart tend to have lower price points for most of these products while Walgreens, CVS, Ulta, etc. usually have a higher price tag. —Wet n Wild Photo Focus Primer Water, $4.99—Wet … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $5 & Under

Foundation Friday: Revolution Pro CC Perfecting

Claims–Sheer to full, buildable coverage–Leaves the skin hydrated & protected–Perfect for dry to combo skin–Diffuses the appearance of wrinkles–Lasting coverage that doesn’t feel cakey or heavy Price–$15 at revolutionbeauty.com Shade Range–20–My shade: F0.1 Pros–Packaging, pump!–SPF 30–Shade range–Cruelty free–Ingredients :: hyaluronic acid, collagen, Vitamin E–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Lightweight–Skin looks smooth and blurred–Long lasting–Affordable Cons–Online only Final ThoughtsThere is not one thing I don’t love about this … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Revolution Pro CC Perfecting

Foundation Friday: Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting

Claims–Soft-focus glow–Subtle luminosity–Buildable coverage–Hydrating–Weightless–Blurring Price–$44 for 1.0 oz at Sephora, Nordstrom, beccacosmetics.com Shade Range–9–My shade: Porcelain Pros–No parabens, sulfates, phthalates–Cruelty free–Easy to blend–Buildable coverage–Gorgeous glow–Lightweight–Didn’t cake when set with powder Cons–Shade range–Availability–Packaging–No shade match for me–Expensive–Lightest shade is VERY DARK Final ThoughtsFirst of all, the packaging and shade range are trash. Periodt. You can get high medium coverage with this one, it does build, but … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting

Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula Organic Wear Silk Elixir

Claims–Ultra-nourishing–Weightless–Improves appearance of skin tone & texture–Second-skin, airbrushed dewy finish–Ultra-fluid–Sheer-to-buildable coverage Price–$15.99 at Ulta, Walgreens–$11.99 at Target–$8.39 at Wal Mart Shade Range–12–My shade: Fair Pros–Ingredients :: jojoba oil, aloe vera, coconut oil–Vegan–Fragrance free–Paraben free–Radiant finish–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Cruelty free–Gluten free–Hypoallergenic–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake when set with powder Cons–Shade range–Packaging, messy!–Pricey Final ThoughtsWhen I picked this up, I didn’t realize it said “sheer” coverage. I’m … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula Organic Wear Silk Elixir