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

Top 10 Tuesday: Colour Pop

Super Shock Highlighter in Flexitarian The most beaming highlighter ever. If you prefer a more subtle, natural look, this is not for you. It’s for me and I love it. Lux Lipsticks I’ve tried several different shades and they’re all great. This formula and packaging is definitely “Lux” and rivals any high end formula. No Filter Matte Concealer¬† I did a full review on this … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Colour Pop

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Lash Blast Volume

Claims –Max-out each and every lash –Ultimate big lash look –Instant volume and fullness –Smudge proof Price –$9.99 at Ulta –$7.99 at Target –$5.55 on Amazon –$5.55 at Wal Mart Shade Range –3 –My shade: Black Brown Pros –Cruelty free –Hypoallergenic –No flaking –Affordable –Doesn’t smudge –Lengthens –Separates –Easily accessible Cons –Not very voluminous –Doesn’t add much fullness Final Thoughts This is a classic, raved … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Lash Blast Volume

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist Uncensored

Claims –Ultra-volumizing –Full, defined lashes after 1 coat –Won’t smudge or flake –Infused with coconut and jojoba oils –All day, every day 24-hour formula –Show stopping volume Price –$7.99 at Target –$11.99 at Ulta –$7.94 on Amazon Shade Range –3 –My shade: Black Brown Pros –Waterproof option –Cruelty free –Sleek & chic packaging –Builds nicely –Lengthens –Separates –Doesn’t clump –No flaking or smudging Cons –Wand/bristles … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist Uncensored

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

Mascara Monday: Lorac Pro + Fiber

Claims –Buildable –Volumizing –Lengthening –Helps lashes curl up, look longer, distinctly lusher and instantly fuller –PRO brush easily grabs each lash from root to tip and corner to corner for a luxurious, faux-lash look –Loaded with nylon fibers that cling to your lashes like mini extensions Price –$24 at Ulta, Nordstrom, Kohl’s, lorac.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Didn’t flake or smuge –Wand shape –Ophthalmologist tested … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lorac Pro + Fiber

Top 10 Tuesday: Too Faced

Hangover 3-in-1 Replenishing Primer & Setting Spray I love that this is a multi-use product. It’s the perfect hydrating base, sets makeup, and you can use to refresh makeup during the day. It also smells amazing. There’s a travel size too. Better Than Sex Mascara There’s a reason this is one of the best selling mascaras in the US. It’s good. I did a full … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Too Faced

Mascara Monday: SeneGence Lash Sense Volume Intense

Claims –Separate, lift, coat, and curl each lash to volumized perfection –Formula extends lashes for 3D intensity and dramatic volume –Ingredients to help strengthen, moisturize, and prevent brittle lashes –Buildable smooth application –Humidity and smudge resistant Price –$28 on senegence.com Shade Range –2 Pros –Pretty gold packaging –Love the wand shape :: tapered/pointed end allows you to get in the inner corners without making a … Continue reading Mascara Monday: SeneGence Lash Sense Volume Intense

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: Revlon So Fierce

Claims –Wand grips each lash from root to tip –Over-the-top length and volume –Glossy jet black formula that builds –Clump free –Smudge proof –Flake free Price –$8.99 at Ulta –$6.97 at Wal Mart –$6.99 at Target –$8.09 at Walgreens Shade Range –3 –My shade: Blackened Brown Pros –Affordable –Easily accessible –No flaking –No smudging –Separation –Length –Volume –Didn’t clump Cons –Not cruelty free –No waterproof … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Revlon So Fierce