Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Smoothers All Day Hydrating

Claims–Light coverage–Reduce redness–Minimize the appearance of imperfections–Natural finish–Lightweight–Long lasting–Blur imperfections Price–$5.98 at Wal Mart, Amazon Shade Range–12–My Shade: 705 Ivory Pros–Affordable–Buildable coverage–Natural finish–Cruelty free–Lightweight–Long wearing Cons–Shade range–Oxidizes–Availability–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–One layer is light coverage, two is medium–Don’t agree with the blurring claim, but I agree with all of the rest–Lightweight and undetectable on the skin–HELLA oxidizes…woah, it got dark fast. I have … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl Smoothers All Day Hydrating

Foundation Friday: Revolution XX Glow Skin FauXXdation

Claims –Lightweight –Buildable, medium to full coverage –Infused with illuminating pearl particles Price –$18 at Revolution Beauty Shade Range –55 –My Shade: FX0.5 Pros –Cruelty free –Shade match for me –Packaging, pump! –Shade range –Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, collagen, peptides–Full coverage with one layer–Easy to blend–Lightweight–Glowy finish without being too dewy–Agree with all claims–Lasted all day Cons –Availability Final Thoughts –Online only–Scent doesn’t linger, but some … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Revolution XX Glow Skin FauXXdation

Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Beautiful Skin

Claims–16-hour wear–Medium coverage–Hydrate–Smooth–Blur pores–Brighten–Lightweight–Improve the look of skin with each application–Natural finish Price–$44 at Sephora, Nordstrom, Charlotte Tilbury Shade Range–30–My Shade: 1 Neutral Pros–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Didn’t cake with powder–Vegan–Buildable coverage–Hydrating Cons–Price–No shade match for me–Availability–Shade range Final Thoughts–SUCH a pretty foundation–Lightest shade is labeled, “Neutral,” but it’s very yellow–Used some Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define in F0.5 to make the shade work–Light to … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Beautiful Skin

Foundation Friday: LA Girl Tinted

Claims–Blur imperfections–Hydrate skin–Sheer to medium coverage–Natural finish Price–$8.99 at Ulta–$10 at lagirlusa.com Shade Range–16 at Ulta–22 at LA Girl–My Shade: Ivory Pros–Affordable–Shade match for me–Mess free packaging–Cruelty free–Ingredients :: glycerin and Vitamin E–Hydrating–Fragrance free Cons–Does not build–Availability–Not all shades available at Ulta Final Thoughts–Waste of $8.99–I wasn’t expecting a lot of coverage, but this did nothing–You can layer for days and you won’t get medium … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LA Girl Tinted

Foundation Friday: Zoeva Authentik Skin Natural Luminous

Claims—Buildable—All day wear—Silky smooth finish—Lightweight Price—$14 at Ulta, zoevacosmetics.com Shade Range—44—My Shade: 010N Aglow Pros—Vegan—Cruelty free—Ingredients: rosehip oil, squalene—Shade range—Packaging, pump!—Shade match for me—Buildable coverage—Easy to blend—Luminous finish—Lightweight—Agree with all claims—Lasted all day Cons—Availability Final Thoughts—I got mine at TJ Max for $6.99—One layer=medium coverage, two layers=full coverage—Tacky so I recommend setting with powder—Gorgeous, luminous finish :: I like luminous, but I don’t like dewy … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Zoeva Authentik Skin Natural Luminous

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral SPF 20

Claims—Light-as-air—Natural luminous finish—Medium coverage—All day wear—No-makeup look and feel—Minimize the look of pores, redness, and imperfections Price—$35 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, bareminerals.com Shade Range—30—My Shade: Fair 01 Pros—SPF 20—Vegan—Cruelty free—Hypoallergenic —No parabens, silicone, talc, or oil—Non-comedogenic—Packaging, pump! (Pump locks)—Buildable coverage—Love the luminous finish—Lightweight Cons—Expensive—Shade range—Patchy—No shade match for me Final Thoughts—Not fair skin friendly—Shade range needs work. Need more fair and deep shades—Had to use … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals ORIGINAL Liquid Mineral SPF 20

Foundation Friday: Morphe Mix

Claims—MF :: 24 hour long wear, sweat proof, transfer-resistant, water-resistant, great for all skin types, soft matte, full coverage—MST :: Lasts for up to 16 hours, water-resistant, sweat resistant, transfer resistant, buildable, sheer-to-medium coverage, lightweight, naturally radiant finish, hydrating, smooth & blur imperfections Price—MF :: $7 at morphe.com—MST :: $17 at Ulta, Morphe.com Shade Range—MF :: 60—My Shade MF :: F1.10—MST :: 20—My Shade MST … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Morphe Mix

Foundation Friday: Profusion Feel Good Skin

Claims—Satin-finish—Keeps skin protected and hydrated—SPF 15—Medium to full coverage Price—$7 at profusioncosmetics.com—$6.98 at Wal Mart—1.01 oz Shade Range—12—My Shade: Fair 1 Pros—Affordable—Vegan—Cruelty free—SPF—Buildable coverage—Thin, sleek packaging—Easy to blend—Lasted all day Cons—Availability—Shade range—No shade match for me Final Thoughts—I had to use HELLA white mixer to get this shade to work for me—Slightly scented, but it didn’t bother me and it doesn’t linger—Clung to dryness around … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Profusion Feel Good Skin

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