I have 6 loose powders in my collection. One of them, Fenty Pro Filt’r in Lavender, I strictly use for the under eye area and the rest I use to set my face. I rotate my products monthly and I’m constantly decluttering my products. If I try a product and I don’t like it, it’s gone. Rotating my products allows me to actually use all … Continue reading Mixing It Up & Making Magic
Claims –All day glow –Up to 24 hour wear –Hydrating glow –Medium coverage –Healthy, radiant finish –Lightweight and creamy –Ideal for normal to dry skin –Long lasting –Instantly hides imperfections for a clear complexion Price –$12.99 at Ulta –$8.99 at Target, Amazon –1.0 oz Shade Range –12 –My shade :: 201 Classic Ivory Pros –SPF 15 –Packaging –Buildable, full coverage –Radiant, but not overly dewy … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal Infallible Pro-Glow
Voluminous Lash Primer One of my most repurchased products ever. I’ve tried a few others that I’ve liked, but I always go back to this. If you’ve never tried a lash primer, try this one and thank me later. Rouge Signature Lightweight Matte Colored Ink This formula is so interesting–it’s lightweight, stays put, but isn’t trying. (Review here) Brow Stylist Definer A dupe for the … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: L’Oreal
Claims –Coat each lash without clumping –Lashes look full, defined, and lengthened in a few steps –Non-smudging –Add more coats for intense volume Price –$4.50 at Dollar General Shade Range –3 –My shade: Intense Black Pros –Affordable –Lengthening –Buildable –Separation –Can feel the bristles grab and coat each lash –Shade options –Cruelty free Cons –No waterproof options –Not much volume –Accessibility (Dollar General exclusive) Final … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Believe Beauty Volumin’ Eyes
Claims –Creamy –Non-clumping –Holds a curl –Leaves lashes shiny & thick –Dramatic black color payoff –Conditions lashes Price –$23 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom –$12 mini at Ulta Shade Range –1 Pros –Packaging, cute & chic –Cruelty free –Love the brush shape –Length –Volume –Separation –No flaking –No smudging –Held a curl –Mini size for travel/testing Cons –Expensive Final Thoughts I got this as a sample, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Stila Magnum XXX
Images from Google L’Oreal Lumi Shake & Glow Dew Mist Claims—Prime, set, & refresh your makeup :: hydrating, soothing formula :: brighten & nourish :: natural, healthy glow in a bottle Price–$14.99 at Ulta :: $11.49 at Target :: $14.99 at Walgreens for 3.0 oz (travel size $7.99 at Ulta for 1.0 oz) Pros–Packaging :: good mister :: nice scent :: easily accessible :: sets … Continue reading This or That?
There are so many high end products that are raved about and have glowing reviews, but do you really need to spend the money? One of my goals for this blog is to show you that you don’t have to spend a lot to look and feel like a million bucks. I’ve chosen 5 high end products that have really amazing dupes that are a … Continue reading What the Hype?
Y’all are getting the lazy version of September Favorites because I was sick all weekend and this is the best I can do. TYSM. Morphe Filter Effect Finishing Powder in #Filter1 I got this to use to set my under eye concealer for a more brightening effect and I love it. I want to get another shade to use to set all over. It’s very … Continue reading September Favorites
Claims –Curved brush and stem fit closer to the lash line –Arch brush grabs each lash from the root –Curvy full fan effect Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$9.99 at Walgreens –$7.99 at Target –$6.94 at Wal Mart Shade Range –2 –Waterproof option Pros –Affordable –Easily accessible –Ophthalmologist tested –Allergy tested –Dermatologist tested –Wand grabs and lifts each lash –No flaking or smudging –Length –Lives up … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Maybelline Lash Sensational Curvitude
I wash my hair once a week, on Sundays, for Jesus. If I have to wash it twice a week, there best be a good reason. My hair is VERY thick so that helps me get away with only washing it once a week, but I do need a little extra help with dry shampoo. I also like to use dry shampoo for volume. My … Continue reading Build Up Busters