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

Top 10 Tuesday: Milani

Conceal + Perfect Longwear Concealer I did a full review on this product that you can read here. I wish they would expand the shade range and make a lighter shade, but I can make the current lightest shade work. It’s easy to blend, has great coverage, and there’s minimal creasing and settling. Eyeshadow Primer Back in the day, there weren’t a lot of options … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Milani

Mascara Monday: Bare Minerals Lashtopia Volumizing

Claims –Mega-impactful, buildable volume –10X volume –Lifts and separates –Fanned out fullness –Nourishing, lash-loving, moisturizing ingredients –Smudge, clump, and flake resistant Price –$19 at Ulta, –$20 at Sephora, Nordstrom, bareminerals.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Affordable high end mascara –Ophthalmologist tested –Safe for contact lens wearers –No parabens, sulfates, phthalates –Cruelty free –Fanned out –Lengthened –Separated –Built up without clumping –No smudging or flaking Cons –Not … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Bare Minerals Lashtopia Volumizing

Mascara Monday: Lilly Lashes Triple X

Claims –Maximum lash definition –X-tra lengthening, volumizing, and bold –Defines and coats each and every lash Price –$24 —Sephora, Ulta, lillylashes.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Love the wand –Super black pigment –Length –Volume –Can build up without clumping or flaking –Can feel the wand grab and coat each lash –Doesn’t clump, smudge, or flake Cons –Availability –Expensive –No waterproof option Final Thoughts I’ve … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lilly Lashes Triple X

Mascara Monday: Smashbox Super Fan Fanned-Out

Claims –Long-wearing –Lengthening –12-hour length, lift, and volume without heaviness or clumping –No clumping, smudging, or flaking Price –$12 mini –$19-21 full size —Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, smashbox.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –No parabéns, phthalates, oil, silicone, or fragrance –So much length & separation –Mini option available for testing and travel –Full size is affordable for high end Cons –Not much … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Smashbox Super Fan Fanned-Out