Jaclyn Cosmetics

About –Started in 2019 by YouTuber Jaclyn Hill –The first launch was a line of lipsticks that FLOPPED, but the launches since then have been great (in my opinion) –Cruelty free –Select products available at Ulta and Morphe retailers –All products available at jaclyncosmetics.com –Some of the products have bulky packaging, but overall, I like the aesthetic –Cons: expensive, availability –Some of these products are … Continue reading Jaclyn Cosmetics

Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated Anti-Gravity

Claims –Up to 24 hour wear –Lightweight –High-impact –Extreme volume, length, and lift –No clumping or smudging –Hourglass brush coasts every lash Price –$10.99 at Ulta, milanicosmetics.com Shade Range –1, Intense Black Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –Separation –Affordable –Length –Volume Cons –No shade variation –No waterproof option –Slightest bit of smudging and flaking Final Thoughts –Plastic bristle wand –Bristles grab and coat each lash –Slightest … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Milani Highly Rated Anti-Gravity

Top 5 Ulta Purchases of 2021

I got this idea from Andrea Matilliano on Youtube and surely the title explains the meaning of the post. Jaclyn Cosmetics — I’ve bought almost everything Jaclyn has available at Ulta and I love it all. I have not been disappointed in any of her products. I’ve got an entire review coming soon! Morphe 2 Hint Hint Skin Tint — Skin tints were a huge … Continue reading Top 5 Ulta Purchases of 2021

Mascara Monday: BareMinerals Strength & Length Serum Infused

Claims–Strengthen & enhance for visibly longer, healthier lashes over time–Paddle brush instantly lengthens, lifts, and defines for your longest lashes ever–Longwearing–Smudge-proof–Flake-proof–Clump-proof Price–$12 mini–$22 full size—Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, bareminerals.com Pros–Vegan–Cruelty free–Length–No parabens or phthalates–Held a curl–No flaking or smudging–Lift–Separation–Mini for travel/testing–Agree with short term claims–Easy to remove–Builds without clumping Cons–Not much volume–No shade variations–No waterproof option–Price Final Thoughts–Love that is stayed in place all day–Wand holds … Continue reading Mascara Monday: BareMinerals Strength & Length Serum Infused

Mascara Monday: Huda Beauty Legit Lashes

Claims—Long-lasting—Intense black—Dual-sided to give perfect lashes—Customize your look—One side delivers major volume and the other dramatic curl and insane length—Volume side: low-gravity fibers for volume without weight or stiffness—Curl & Length side: gripped waxes and fibers for elongated effect; boost, length, definition, and curl Price—$15 mini—$27 full size—Sephora, hudabeauty.com Shade Range—1 Pros—Cruelty free—Mini for travel/testing—Innovative design/product—Can use both ends or just one—Very black—Builds without clumping—Length—Separation … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Huda Beauty Legit Lashes

10 Under $10

—elf Putty Blush & Bronzer, $6(reviewed here & here) —Catrice Dewy Glow Finish Spray, $8 —Colour Pop Super Shock Cheek Highlighter, $8 —J Cat Beauty Staysurance Water-Sealed Zero Smudge Concealer, $7.99(reviewed here) —NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop All Day Mattifying Powder, $8 (reviewed here) —Morphe Micro Brow Pencil, $6(reviewed here) —Milani Supercharged Brightening Undereye Tint, $9.99(reviewed here) —LA Girl Lip Attraction Lipstick, $5(reviewed here) —Makeup … Continue reading 10 Under $10

Speed Reviews: Volume X

—Claims: Creates an even & almost poreless complexion; the perfect base for any makeup application; makeup applies more evenly and lasts longer; keeps skin hydrated; minimizes puffiness under the eyes; smoothing —Price: $5.99 at Ulta, essencemakeup.com—Pros: Cruelty free; affordable; vegan; silicone-free; little goes a long way; creates a smooth base; blurred pores; ingredients—coconut oil & hyaluronic acid—Cons: Availability—Final Verdict: I don’t like traditional putty primers … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume X

Mascara Monday: elf Big Mood

Claims—Plumps and lifts lashes all day—Smooth, creamy formula—Hourglass brush to separate and define lashes—Hold lashes’ curl—Smudge and flake resistant Price—$7 at Ulta, Target, elfcosmetics.com Shade Range—1 :: Black Pros—Affordable—Vegan—Cruelty free—Volume—Length—Cute packaging—Held a curl—Agree with all claims—No flaking—Easy to remove—No smudging Cons—Got a little clumpy while building, but I easily brushed it out with a lash comb—No waterproof option—No shade variation Final Thoughts—Drier formula—I was worried … Continue reading Mascara Monday: elf Big Mood

Foundation Friday: Morphe Mix

Claims—MF :: 24 hour long wear, sweat proof, transfer-resistant, water-resistant, great for all skin types, soft matte, full coverage—MST :: Lasts for up to 16 hours, water-resistant, sweat resistant, transfer resistant, buildable, sheer-to-medium coverage, lightweight, naturally radiant finish, hydrating, smooth & blur imperfections Price—MF :: $7 at morphe.com—MST :: $17 at Ulta, Morphe.com Shade Range—MF :: 60—My Shade MF :: F1.10—MST :: 20—My Shade MST … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Morphe Mix