Foundation Friday: Powder Foundations

About–Vary in coverage, you can get light to full–Come in loose and compact form–Great for combo/oily skin as powder is great for absorbing excess oil–Can be tricky for dry skin because powder can emphasize dryness, settle into fine lines, and look heavy–Holds up well in the heat :: liquid foundation tends to melt off while powder stays in place–Can be used alone or to set … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Powder Foundations

January Favorites

Power Crunch Protein Bars–These are the best tasting protein bars that I’ve ever had. They don’t taste artificial or have a weird after taste. I get mine at Wal Mart and they have the best price on them. I like all of the flavors I’ve tried so far–Red Velvet, Chocolate Mint, Smores, French Vanilla Creme, Peanut Butter Fudge, Triple Chocolate, but my favorite is the … Continue reading January Favorites

Top 5 Ulta Purchases of 2021

I got this idea from Andrea Matilliano on Youtube and surely the title explains the meaning of the post. Jaclyn Cosmetics — I’ve bought almost everything Jaclyn has available at Ulta and I love it all. I have not been disappointed in any of her products. I’ve got an entire review coming soon! Morphe 2 Hint Hint Skin Tint — Skin tints were a huge … Continue reading Top 5 Ulta Purchases of 2021

5 Minute Face

I love sleeping and I tend to push it and leave myself very little time to get ready. Thankfully I’ve found the perfect product line up to help me look pulled together and out the door quickly. J Cat Aquasurance Powder Foundation in Porcelain NARS Blush in Orgasm Tarte Busy Gal Brow Gel in Medium Brown Maybelline Sky High Mascara Catrice Dewy Glow Setting Spray … Continue reading 5 Minute Face

10 Under $10

—elf Putty Blush & Bronzer, $6(reviewed here & here) —Catrice Dewy Glow Finish Spray, $8 —Colour Pop Super Shock Cheek Highlighter, $8 —J Cat Beauty Staysurance Water-Sealed Zero Smudge Concealer, $7.99(reviewed here) —NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop All Day Mattifying Powder, $8 (reviewed here) —Morphe Micro Brow Pencil, $6(reviewed here) —Milani Supercharged Brightening Undereye Tint, $9.99(reviewed here) —LA Girl Lip Attraction Lipstick, $5(reviewed here) —Makeup … Continue reading 10 Under $10

Foundation Friday: JCat Beauty Aquasurance Powder

Claims–Minimize appearance of pores–Hydrating–Absorb and balance oil without caking–Blends effortlessly–Medium to full coverage–Flawless finish–Finely milled–Non-clogging Price–$13.99 at Ulta, jcatbeauty.com Shade Range–13–My Shade: Porcelain Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Creamy–Easy to blend–Buildable coverage–Flawless finish–Didn’t look cakey on my dry skin–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability (online only)–Shade range–Didn’t last all day Final Thoughts–Shade is a little off, but I made it work–Need more shade options and tone variations–Blended in SO easily … Continue reading Foundation Friday: JCat Beauty Aquasurance Powder

Foundation Friday: J Cat Beauty Skinsurance Max Coverage Silky

Claims –Weightless –Long lasting –Luminous, natural glow –Buildable –Leaves skin silky & smooth Price –$14.99 at Ulta and jcatbeauty.com for 1.0 oz Shade Range –16 –My Shade: Porcelain Pros –Packaging, pump! –Ingredients: panthenol, tea tree leaf extract, hyaluronic acid, hydrolyzed collagen –Buildable coverage –Easy to blend –Lasted all day –Cruelty free –Shade match –Agree with all claims –Flawless base Cons –Online only –Shade range Final … Continue reading Foundation Friday: J Cat Beauty Skinsurance Max Coverage Silky

J Cat Beauty, Juvia’s Place, & Jeffree Star Cosmetics

J CAT BEAUTY About –JCAT=Just Cruelty-Free Affordable Trendy –High quality and smart pricing makeup–Cruelty free –Started in 2012 –Sold at Ulta, jcatbeauty.com Best Product: Staysurance Water Sealed Zero-Smudge Concealer Underrated Product: — Buy: Skin/Aqua/Staysurance products Pass: Eye products Improve: Shade range Tried –Skinsurance Max Coverage Silky Foundation (review coming) –Staysurance Water Sealed Zero-Smudge Concealer (review) –Aquasurance Compact Foundation (review coming) –Luxe Pro Powder –You Glow … Continue reading J Cat Beauty, Juvia’s Place, & Jeffree Star Cosmetics

What’s in my cart?

Since I’m not doing an October favorites, I thought I’d share what’s in my cart and what I’m eyeing. NARS Soft Matte Foundation Neutrogena Hydro Boost Night Pressed Serum J Cat Beauty Luxe Pro Powder Pearl Luminizer Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Foundation Stick Makeup Revolution Renaissance Flick Eyeliner Pen OPI Drama At La Scala OPI All A’twitter In Glitter OPI Duomo Days, … Continue reading What’s in my cart?

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