Mascara Monday: MAC Magic Extension 5 mm Fibre

Claims –Acts like lash extensions –Exaggerated length –Curls from root to tip –Over-the-top volume –False lash look –All day wear Price –$25 at UIta, maccosmetics.com Shade Range –1, Carbon Black Pros –Packaging –Volume –Major length –Separation –Builds without clumping –Agree with all claims –No flaking –Tapered wand –Easy to remove Cons –Not cruelty free –Availability –Expensive Final Thoughts –Ulta exclusive –OBSESSED with how this made … Continue reading Mascara Monday: MAC Magic Extension 5 mm Fibre

Best of Beauty 2021

Complexion It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare (review) CoverGirl Simply Ageless Foundation (review) Buxom Wanderlust Primer Infused Blushes (review) elf Putty Blush (review) RCMA No Color Powder beautyblender Bounce Airbrush Liquid Whip Concealer (review) BareMinerals BarePRO Glow Liquid Bronzer (review) Morphe2 Hint Hint Skin Tint (review) Milani Supercharged Brightening Undereye Tint (review) Seint Makeup (review) MAC Extra Dimension Skin Finish Highlighter (review) … Continue reading Best of Beauty 2021

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

Mascara Monday: LOreal Bambi Oversized Eye

Claims–Lash stretching–Lifts & curls–Volumizing–Clump resistant–Lifting brush with long and short bristles to separate lash by lash Price–$10.99 at Ulta–$9.99 at Target–$9.97 on Amazon Shade Range–1, Intense Black Pros–Cute packaging–Length–Separation–Agree with all claims–Volumizing–Didn’t flake–No smudging–Held a curl–Easy to remove Cons–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–I like this better than the original Bambi formula (reviewed here)–Love the wand and it coats each lash from root to tip–Lashes looked … Continue reading Mascara Monday: LOreal Bambi Oversized Eye

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: LOreal Skin Paradise Water Infused Tinted Moisturizer

Claims–Lightweight–Natural coverage–70% water–Won’t clog pores–Up to 24 hour hydration–Oil free–Suitable for sensitive skin–Fresh, glowing complexion Price–$16.99 at Ulta–$13.99 at Target Shade Range–12–My Shade: Fair 01 Pros–SPF 19–Packaging–Ingredients :: aloe vera & witch hazel–Easy to blend–Slight glow–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Worked well with other complexion products and gave a flawless finish Cons–Shade range–Availability –Expensive–No shade for me Final Thoughts–Had to use a lot of white mixer to make the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal Skin Paradise Water Infused Tinted Moisturizer

Mascara Monday: Benefit They’re Real! Magnet Extreme Lengthening

Claims –40% longer lashes –Won’t smudge or flake –Bristles designed to fan out, separate, & define lashes –Lighweight –Builds easily –Powerful lift –Extreme length Price –$15-27 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range –1, Supercharged Black Pros –Obsessed with how my lashes looked with this –Lengthened –Lifted –Separated –Held a curl –Volume –Didn’t flake –Mini for travel/testing Cons –Not cruelty free –Expensive –Smudged Final Thoughts –I … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Benefit They’re Real! Magnet Extreme Lengthening

Mascara Monday: Makeup Revolution 5D Lash

Claims –Game changing mascara –Jet-black formula –Instant length, lift, definition, stretch, and volume –Makeup Revolution’s best mascara yet Price –$10 at Ulta and revolutionbeauty.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Builds without clumping –Separation –Length –No smudging –Held a curl –No flaking –Easy to remove Cons –No shade variation –No waterproof option –Not much volume –Availability (Ulta or online only) Final Thoughts –They say … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Makeup Revolution 5D Lash

LOreal

About–What would become the LOreal Group was started by chemist Eugene Schueller in 1909 in Paris, France –Combines the latest in technology with the highest in quality for the ultimate in luxury beauty at mass –Signature phrase, “Because I’m Worth It” –Help every woman embrace her unique beauty while reinforcing her innate sense of self-worth –Covers the 5 major beauty categories—hair color, hair care, hair … Continue reading LOreal