Top 10 Tuesday: L’Oreal

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

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

Top 10 Tuesday: It Cosmetics

Confidence In An Eye Cream My all time favorite eye cream that I’ve repurchased several times. I like that this is extremely moisturizing, but not too heavy. (Review here) Bye Bye Pores Blush I don’t know that it helps reduce the appearance of pores, but it’s a nice formula nonetheless. Brow Power Universal Eyebrow Pencil The first time I tried this, I didn’t like it. … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: It Cosmetics

Mascara Monday: Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying

Claims –Lashes seem to multiply, magnify, and grow to new extremes –Outrageous volume, lift, and curves for a false-lash effect –Eyes look brighter, wider, less seductive –Brushcomber thickens like a brush, defines and separates like a comb Price –$28 at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, esteelauder.com Pros –Waterproof option –Fragrance free –Builds up without clumping –Volume –No flaking –Love the wand shape –Ophthalmologist-tested –Luxe packaging –Length –Separation … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying

Mascara Monday: Laura Mercier Caviar Volume Panoramic Mascara

Claims –Intense volume –High-impact length –Glossy, black pigment –Soft-touch lashes –Brush designed to prevent smudging, clumping, and flaking Price –$25 at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, lauramercier.com Shade Range –1 Pros –No parabens, sulfates, oil, or fragrance –Builds/layers nicely –Didn’t flake or smudge –Unique wand shape –Lengthened –Separate Cons –Expensive –Only 1 shade –No waterproof option –Not much volume –Cruelty free status unclear Final Thoughts I found … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Laura Mercier Caviar Volume Panoramic Mascara