Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match

Claims–Medium coverage–Hydrating–Natural finish–Can’t tell where foundation ends and skin begins Price–$10.99 at Ulta–$5 on Amazon–$8.59 at Target–$5 at Wal Mart Shade Range–45–My Shade: C0.5 Pros–Affordable–Shade range–Availability–Fragrance free–Oil free–Non comedogenic–SPF 15–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Natural finish–FLAWLESS base Cons–Not cruelty free–Not all shades available at all retailers–Some settling in smile lines Final Thoughts–1 layer=medium coverage, 2 layers=full–Shade C0.5 is a perfect match for me–By the end of … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match

Foundation Friday: Morphe Filter Effect Soft-Focus

Claims–Oil-free–Natural finish–Skincare-infused–Buildable coverage–Blur & diffuse–Longwearing–Transfer-proof–Sweatproof–Silky-smooth Price–$20 at Ulta, morphe.com Shade Range–40-My Shade: Filter Light 1 Pros–Oil free–Paraben free–Packaging, pump!–Cruelty free–Longwearing–Easy to blend–Hyaluronic acid, Vitamin E, and Glycerin–Fragrance free–Shade range–Buildable coverage–Gorgeous, natural finish Cons–Clung to dryness around my nose–Wore off on my nose–Little cakey around my mouth–Availability, Ulta or online only Final Thoughts–One layer is light coverage, two is medium–This looked good and lasted all day, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Morphe Filter Effect Soft-Focus

Foundation Friday: Uoma Beauty Say What?!

Claims –Weightless –Buildable coverage –Matte finish –Blurring technology minimizes the look of pores and softens fine lines and wrinkles for a flawless base –Long lasting –Hydration –Complexion perfection Price –$39 for 1.0 oz at Ulta, uomabeauty.com Shade Range –51 –My Shade: White Pearl T1C Pros –Shade range –No parabens or talc –Shade match for me –Not a flat matte finish –Packaging, pump! –Cruelty fee –Vegan … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Uoma Beauty Say What?!

Foundation Friday: Pacifica Alight Clean

Claims –Oil free –Goes on smooth –Pore free appearance –Lasts day to night –Anti-shine –Flawless, seamless coverage –Skin feels clean –More radiant, healthy looking skin –Satin finish Price –$16 at Ulta –$15.99 at Target –$12.80 on pacificabeauty.com Shade Range –30 –My Shade: 39CF Cool Fair Pros –Vegan –Formulated without silicone, parabens, phthalates, talc, petroleum, BHA, BHT, and drying alcohols –Packaging, pump! –Non-comedogenic –Shade range –Buildable … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Pacifica Alight Clean

Foundation Friday: Stila Hide & Chic

Claims–Undetectable–Blur imperfections–Lightweight–Buildable coverage–Natural satin finish–No flaking or caking–Breathable–Good for you ingredients Price–$39 at Nordstrom–$19.50 at stilacosmetics.com–1.0 oz Shade Range–30–My shade: Fair 1 Pros–Shade range–Shade match for me–Packaging, pump!–Buildable coverage–Cruelty free–Lightweight–Didn’t cake with powder–Satin finish–Long lasting Cons–Availability–Price variations Final Thoughts–Very thin & liquid-y formula–Builds to medium coverage, but not going to get full–Spot concealed in some areas–Upper lip was a little bit of a hot mess, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Stila Hide & Chic

Foundation Friday: Miss A Paw Paw Prowear

Claims–Medium to full coverage–Easy to squeeze packaging–Semi-matte finish–Travel friendly–Hygienic bottle Price–$1.55 for 1.01 oz at shopmissa.com Shade Range–15–My shade: Porcelain Pros–Affordable–Packaging–Buildable coverage–Worked with other complexion products–Semi-matte finish works great on my dry skin–Easy to blend–Long lasting–Cruelty free—Purchase gives back–Agree with all claims–Didn’t cake when set with powder Cons–Online only–Shade range–Lightest shade slightly too dark for me Final Thoughts–Had to use a little white mixer to … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Miss A Paw Paw Prowear

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

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

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Liquid

Claims –Blur pores and imperfections –Soft focus finish –Improve the appearance of skin texture over time –24 hour wear –Self-setting –Lightweight –Transfer-resistant –Oil free –Locked in all day full coverage Price –$34 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, Ulta Shade Range –35 –My shade: 05 Porcelain Pros –Packaging, pump! –Non-acnegenic –Cruelty free –Easy to blend –Buildable coverage (can get full coverage) –Not a flat matte finish … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Liquid