Mascara Monday: Lawless The One & Done Volumizing

Claims–Volumizes–Lengths–Wears all day–Defines–Lifts–Separation Price–$15 mini–$25 full size—Sephora, Lawless Shade Range–1, Nightlife Pros–Vegan–Clean formula–Ingredients to help moisturize, soften, & condition lashes–Length–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove–Cruelty free–Mini for travel/testing–Volume–Holds a curl–No smudging Cons–Price–Availability–No waterproof option–Clumped with additional coating Final Thoughts–Plastic bristle, flexible wand–Wet formula, can be kinda messy–Got a little clumpy while layering, but I used my lash comb to fix it–Stayed in place all day–Not my favorite, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lawless The One & Done Volumizing

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

Splurge or Save? Volume VII

GloWish Multidew Skin Tint, $37Morphe Glow Stunner Hydrating Tinted Moisturizer, $18 Guerlain L’Or 24K Gold Radiance Primer, $74Peach & Lily Gold Glow Priming Serum, $13.99 Smashbox x Becca Under Eye Brightening Concealer, $32Makeup Revolution Eye Brightener Under Eye Corrector, $8 Glossier Cloud Paint, $18Makeup Obsession Desert Liquid Blush, $9 Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Primer, $17-65elf Power Grip Primer, $10 Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Highlighter Wand, $40Flower … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume VII

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

Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

elf Halo Glow Liquid Filter–Claims :: Skincare-makeup hybrid for glowing, dewy skin; can be used alone, over or under makeup, mixed with foundation, or used as a highlighter; soft-focus filter effect–Price :: $14 at Target, elf–Shade Range :: 8–My Shade :: Fair–Pros :: Cruelty free; vegan; gorgeous, radiant finish; multi-use product; shade match for me; easy to blend; pigmented–Cons :: Availability–Final Thoughts :: I use this as a primer and I love that the glow comes through even with … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

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

Mascara Monday: Tarte Sugar Rush Lash Treat

Claims–Instantly volumizes, curls, and conditions–Short bristles to separate and define–Long bristles to volumize and curl–Instant lash lift after just one coat Price–$ Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Ingredients :: hemp seed oil, castor oil, coconut, kiwi, avocado–Cruelty free–Length–Volume–Separation–Lift–Builds without clumping–Agree with all claims–No flaking–No smudging–Easy to remove Cons–Price–No shade variation–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–Formulated with ingredients to help lashes feel nourished and healthier-looking –Agree with all claims–Stayed … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte Sugar Rush Lash Treat

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I want to do this post in June and December each year. A mid-year and end of year check in to see what products I’m constantly reaching for and loving. I try SO many products so it’s interesting to see which products are consistent favorites and which ones change up. You can read my June post here. Primer—Ulta Moisturizing Primer Spray—elf Halo Glow Liquid Filter … Continue reading Currently