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

Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Cushion Corrector + Primer Duo

  Claims –Weightless mineral formula –Color-correction & priming in one cushion –Blurs fine lines and pores –Conceals visible imperfections –Airbrushing + Blurring + Correcting Price –$8.49 @ Ulta –$8.49 @ Target –$8.94 @ Wal Mart –$11.19 @ Walgreens Shade Range –2 :: yellow/green, lavender/peach Pros –Affordable –Easily accessible –Talc free –SPF 20 –Gluten free –Oil free –Cruelty free –Dermatologist tested –Paraben free –Really worked at … Continue reading Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Cushion Corrector + Primer Duo