Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula You Butter Believe It! Foundation + Concealer

Claims–Buildable coverage–Weightless–Long-wearing–Natural, radiant glow–Creamy–For all skin types Price–$11.99 at Ulta, Target–$14.99 at Amazon, physiciansformula.com Shade Range–12–My Shade :: Fair Pros–Cruelty free–Vegan–Oil-free–Packaging, pump! Cons–Shade range–Lightest shade too dark for me/no shade match for me–Shades are very warm Final ThoughtsPhysicians Formula has made their mark with their Butter collection and I was so excited to see a foundation join the line up. Of course, the lightest shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula You Butter Believe It! Foundation + Concealer

Best Complexion Products $20 & Under

—NYX Angel Veil, $16 —Smashbox Primerizer Mini, $15 —Urban Decay All Nighter Complexion Primer Mini, $16 —Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer Mini, $19 —Too Faced Hangover Rx Mini, $17 —Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hyaluronic Hydrating Primer, $12 —Smashbox Vitamin Glow Primer Mini, $15 —Ofra Northern Lights Illuminating Primer, $20 —Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage, $12 —Catrice HD Liquid Coverage, $11 —Physicians Formula Silk Elixir, … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $20 & Under

Best Eye & Lip Products $10 & Under

—Colour Pop Super Shock, $6 —LOreal Infallible 24 HR, $6.49 —CoverGirl Liquid Glitter Shadow, $5.40—Revolution Pro Eye Elements Primer, $8 —NYX Glitter Primer, $6.50 —CoverGirl TruNaked Palette, $9.99 —Revlon ColorStay Cream, $8.49 —Makeup Geek Singles, $5.49 —Colour Pop BFF Liquid, $8 —Ulta Cream Eyeshadow & Liner, $8.50 —Maybelline Lasting Drama Gel Liner, $7.79 —Physicians Formula Eye Booster Liquid, $8.89—Revlon Micro Hyper Precision Pencil, $8.49 —Milani … Continue reading Best Eye & Lip Products $10 & Under

Best Complexion Products $10 & Under

—elf Mineral Infused, $6-10—Catrice Prime & Fine Poreless Blur, $8—Catrice Prime & Fine Aqua Fresh Hydro, $8—Hard Candy Sheer Envy Hydrating Primer Mist, $6 —Maybelline Matte + Poreless, $7.99—Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation + Concealer, $9.99—LA Girl Pro Matte, $8.99—Hard Candy Glamoflauge Full-Cover, $6—Maybelline SuperStay Full Coverage Liquid, $9.99—Maybelline SuperStay Full Coverage Powder, $8.99—Revlon ColorStay Normal/Dry, Normal/Oily, $9.99 —LOreal Infallible Full Wear, $9.98—CoverGirl Undercover, $7.99—Moprhe … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $10 & Under

Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula Organic Wear Silk Elixir

Claims–Ultra-nourishing–Weightless–Improves appearance of skin tone & texture–Second-skin, airbrushed dewy finish–Ultra-fluid–Sheer-to-buildable coverage Price–$15.99 at Ulta, Walgreens–$11.99 at Target–$8.39 at Wal Mart Shade Range–12–My shade: Fair Pros–Ingredients :: jojoba oil, aloe vera, coconut oil–Vegan–Fragrance free–Paraben free–Radiant finish–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Cruelty free–Gluten free–Hypoallergenic–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake when set with powder Cons–Shade range–Packaging, messy!–Pricey Final ThoughtsWhen I picked this up, I didn’t realize it said “sheer” coverage. I’m … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula Organic Wear Silk Elixir

August Favorites

Tula Protect + Glow Daily Sunscreen Gel Broad Spectrum SPF 30–I LOVE this SPF. It’s moisturizing and gives a nice glow. It’s perfect under makeup too. The price tag is a little high, but it’s worth it. Physicians Formula Sculpting Bronzer in Toffee + Real Techniques Sculpting Brush–This combo is a dream for cream bronzer. When I first tried the bronzer stick, I applied it … Continue reading August Favorites

Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula The Healthy

Claims –Longwearing –Buildable –Lightweight –Breathable –Healthy, satin finish –Medium coverage –Hyaluronic acid and Vitamins A, C, & E Price –$15.99 at Ulta –$15.99 at Target –$10.77 at Wal Mart –$15.99 at Walgreens –$15.99 at physiciansformula.com Shade Range –24 –My shade: FC1 (Fair Cool 1) Pros –SPF 20 –Availability –Good ingredients –Vegan –Fragrance free –Buildable coverage –Undetectable on the skin –Hypoallergenic –Paraben free –Gluten free –Cruelty … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Physicians Formula The Healthy

Mask Monday: Physicians Formula Refreshment Cucumber & Bamboo Clay

Claims –Cream-to-clay formula –Never over dries or cracks –Transforms into a foam when rinsed Price –$9.95 at physiciansformula.com –0.6 oz Product Range –3  :: cucumber & bamboo, white halloysite, rose Pros –Packaging –Vegan –Cruelty free –Paraben free –Gluten free –Hypoallergenic –Healthy ingredients :: cucumber, aloe vera, cooling peppermint, bamboo shoot, glacier water –Left skin smooth –Easy to remove –Didn’t leave skin feeling dry or stripped … Continue reading Mask Monday: Physicians Formula Refreshment Cucumber & Bamboo Clay

Makeup Melters

I’m a big fan of double cleansing. I HAVE to double cleanse every day and the first step is removing my makeup. I love trying new products and formulas. There are so many options: micellar water, cleansing balm, cleansing oil, cleansing lotion, gel cleansers, wipes, etc. Keep reading for the details on some new (to me) makeup removers that I’ve been testing. AVEENO MAXGLOW MICELLAR … Continue reading Makeup Melters

Dupe or Duped? Liquid Liner Edition

Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Liner vs. Physicians Formula Eye Booster 2-in-1 Lash Boostering Eyeliner + Serum STILA STAY ALL DAY WATERPROOF LINER Claims–Waterproof :: glides smoothing, no skipping :: lasts all day :: dries quickly :: no smudging or running Price–$22 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, stilacosmetics.com Shade Range–10 Pros—Fine tip :: glides on easily :: cruelty free :: dries quickly :: pigmented :: … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Liquid Liner Edition