Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Clean Fresh

Claims–Smudge proof–Definition–Curved brush to find lashes you didn’t know you had–Length–Volume Price–$10.99 at Ulta Shade Range–1 :: Extreme Black Pros–Waterproof option–Vegan–Cruelty free–Packaging–No smudging–Length–Volume–Held a curl–Didn’t flake–Separated–Lives up to all claims Cons–Shade range–Ulta exclusive Final ThoughtsI wasn’t initially interested in this, but I got it as a freebie with an Ulta order so I gave it a go. I’m glad I did because it.is.good. I love … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Clean Fresh

Mascara Monday: LOreal Air Volume Mega

Claims–Inflates and puffs up lashes–Air whipped formula–Buildable volume–Smudge & flake resistant–Weightless volume for up to 24 hours–Large cushion bristle brush captures and coats every lash Price–$13.99 at Ulta, Amazon–$10.99 at Target–$10.97 at Wal Mart Shade Range–3–My shade: Black Brown Pros–Cute packaging–Waterproof option–Major impact and volume–Lengthened–Separated–Builds without clumping–Lives up to all claims Cons–Cruelty free–Get a lot of product on the wand, can be messy Final ThoughtsHoly … Continue reading Mascara Monday: LOreal Air Volume Mega

Best Eye & Lip Products $5 & Under

—Rimmel Kohl Kajal Waterproof, $3.99 —Essence Eye Liner Pen, $3.99 —LA Girl Gel Glide, $3.99 —LA Girl Ultimate Intense Auto, $4.99 —Wet n Wild Color Icon Single, $1.19 —Colour Pop Single Pressed Powder Shadow, $4.50 —Wet n ¬†Wild Color Icon Quad, $3.99—elf Bite Size Palette, $3 —Essence Melted Chrome, $4.99 —NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil, $4.50 —elf Liquid Glitter, $5 —Milani Eye Shadow Primer, $4.99 —Essence … Continue reading Best Eye & Lip Products $5 & Under

Speed Reviews Volume I

Speed reviews is brand new series to the blog. I got the idea from Nicole Cutler on YouTube. These are products that I want to share and talk about, but don’t want to devote an entire post to so I’m just going to share the highlights. It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Illumination Highlights–Talc free :: minimize shine :: blur pores :: illumination without glitter Price–$30 … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume I

Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated 10-in-1 Volume

Claims –Brilliant color and definition to every lash –Builds, lifts, and dramatizes for sky-high lashes in a single stroke –Protects and conditions without smudging, flaking, or clumping –Elite brush coats lashes from root to tip; has a tapered end that delivers sleek, even saturation and combs and separates to volumize and define Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$8.97 on Amazon –$8.99 at Target –$9.99 at Walgreens … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated 10-in-1 Volume

Mascara Monday: Fenty Full Frontal Volume, Lift, & Curl

Claims –Volumize, lengthen, lift, and curl lashes –Longwearing formula –Flat-to-fat brush :: fat side loads and lifts; flat side combs through to define, curl, and separate –Do it all mascara Price –$24 full size –$13 mini —Sephora, fentybeauty.com Pros –Cruelty free –Buildable –Length –No flaking –Easy to remove –Mini size for travel/testing –Volume –Separation –No smudging Cons –Expensive –Availability (Sephora exclusive) –No waterproof option –Only … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Fenty Full Frontal Volume, Lift, & Curl

Mascara Monday: Believe Beauty Volumin’ Eyes

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

Mascara Monday: Maybelline Falsies Lash Lift

Claims –Dramatic volume –No clumps, smears, or flakes –Brush grabs lashes at the root to thicken, lift, and lengthen –Lash lift look without the cost or hassle –Thickens and extends lashes –Long, lifted lashes Price –$10.49 at Ulta, Walgreens –$8.98 on Amazon, Wal Mart –$8.99 at Target Shade Range –2 –My shade: Blackest Black Pros –Affordable –Cute packaging –Wand shape –Length –No flaking –Lashes held … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Maybelline Falsies Lash Lift

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Full Spectrum Lash Ambition

Claims –Curls lashes from root to tip –Smudge proof –Flake proof –Volumizing –Highly pigmented –Intense color payoff Price –~$10 on Amazon –I found mine at TJ Maxx Shade Range –2 :: Aqua and Very Black –My shade: Very Black Pros –Cruelty free –Wand shape –Affordable –No flaking –No smudging –Very black –Lengthens Cons –Not easily accessible –Lots of product on the wand, can get messy … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Full Spectrum Lash Ambition

Mascara Monday: Stila Magnum XXX

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