Splurge or Save? Volume III

**I am not claiming that these products are dupes as I have not tested all of them. These are just similar products at varying price points.** 1) Huda Beauty Matte & Metal Melted Double Ended Eyeshadow $25 // Makeup Revolution Eye Chrome $10 2) Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask $45 // Ulta Watermelon Sleeping Mask $16 3) Becca Anti-Fatigue Under Eye Primer $32 // … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume III

Foundation Friday: Pat McGrath Skin Fetish Sublime Perfection

Images via Google Claims –Long-wearing –Sheer to medium coverage –Enhance radiance and skin luminosity –Fight appearance of wrinkles –Smooth and blur the appearance of fine lines, pores, and imperfections Price –$68 at Sephora –1.18 oz Shade Range –36 –My shade: Light 1 Pros –Shade range –Paraben free –Packaging, pump! –Buildable –Shade match for me –Easy to blend –Longwearing –Love the finish :: it’s a nice … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Pat McGrath Skin Fetish Sublime Perfection

Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Airbush Flawless Longwear

Images via Google Claims –Longlasting –Weightless –Hydrating –Sweat-proof –Humidity-proof –Waterproof –Transfer-resistant –Flawless, poreless complexion –Reduce appearance of wrinkles Price –$44 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, charlottetilbury.com Shade Range –44 –My shade- 1 Cool Pros –Cruelty free –Shade range –Packaging, pump! –Vegan –Full coverage –Not flat matte –Easy to blend Cons –Expensive –Availability –Oxidizes –Not long lasting, broke up on my nose and chin –Emphasized pores … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Airbush Flawless Longwear

Foundation Friday: YSL All Hours Full Coverage Matte SPF 20

Images are from Google Claims –Natural matte –Up to 24 hour wear –Blurs the look of pores, lines, and wrinkles –Buildable, full coverage –Weightless, skincare enriched formula –Eliminates shine, evens skin tone, conceals blemishes, dark spots, and redness without fading, flaking, drying, or caking for up to 24 hours Price –$54 for 0.84 oz —Nordstrom, Sephora, yslbeautyus.com Shade Range –40 –My shade: B05 Milk Pros … Continue reading Foundation Friday: YSL All Hours Full Coverage Matte SPF 20

Mascara Monday: Diorshow Pump ‘N’ Volume HD

Claims –Instant XXL volume –Clump-free lashes that appear thicker and multiplied –Enriched with Vitamin B and cotton extract to strengthen and protect alshes –Gently styled, separated lashes –Squeeze the tube to soften the formula and coat the brush Price –$29.50 —Sephora, Dior, Nordstrom Shade Range –3 Pros –Innovative packaging –Shade range –Lengthened –Separated –No flaking or smudging –Lashes held a curl Cons –Expensive –No waterproof … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Diorshow Pump ‘N’ Volume HD

Splurge or Save? Volume II

**I’m not saying these products are dupes as I have not tested all of them. These are such similar products at a cheaper price point. I love finding these similar products! ** Too Faced Sweet Peach Glow Highlighting Palette, $42 CoverGirl Peach Punch Highlighter Palette, $9.98 Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water, $32 Wet n Wild Photo Focus Primer Water Spray, $4.99 Lorac Pro Hi-Res Lip … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume II

Splurge or Save? Volume I

I haven’t tried any of these products so I am not saying they are dupes. I’m just showing some affordable options for more expensive products. MAC Rollerwheel Liner $22 // Revlon Color Stay Exactify Liquid Liner $11.99 — Peter Thomas Roth Acne-Clear Invisible Dots (72) $30 // Clearasil Ultra Rapid Action Overnight Patches (18) $6.89 — Cover Fx Customer Blot Drops $42 // Hard Candy … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume I