Foundation Friday: PUR 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Powder SPF 15

Claims –Great coverage –Contains skincare ingredients –Lightweight feel –Dewy, soft finish Price –$29.50 at Ulta, Amazon, purcosmetics.com, Kohl’s Shade Range –26 –My shade: Fair Ivory LN2 Pros –SPF 15 –Contains skincare ingredients –Luxe, heavy packaging –Shade range –Cruelty free –BPA free –Paraben free –Vegan –Gluten free –Blends easily –Buildable coverage –Shade match for me –Long lasting Cons –Expensive AF –Availability (online or specialty stores) Final … Continue reading Foundation Friday: PUR 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Powder SPF 15

Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Powder

Claims –12 hour long wear –Breathable –Matte without caked on feel –Non-comedogenic –Hypoallergenic –Glam coverage –Formulated with 90% vitamins and minerals –Customizable coverage –Non acnegenic –Airbrushed finish –Medium to full, buildable coverage –Improve skin clarity, reduce pore size & appearance, and control shine Price –$32 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, and bareminerals.com Shade Range –35 –My shade: Porcelain 05 Pros –Shade range –Non-comedogenic –Dermatologist tested –Vegan … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Powder

Beauty Bite: Powders Volume II

Read Volume I here. No7 Lift & Luminate Triple Action Translucent Finishing Powder Claims–Sets makeup :: won’t cake or settle :: soft & silky feel :: 3 age-defying results- reduce appearance of fine lines, even out skin tone, and visibly smooth the skin :: leaves skin looking instantly smoother and more radiant Price–$12.99 at Walgreens, Target, no7beauty.com Shade Range–4 My shade–Translucent Pros–Cruelty free :: shade … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Powders Volume II

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Satin Matte Powder

Claims –Soft pressed-powder –Buildable light to medium coverage Price –$11 at Ulta Shade Range –19 –My Shade: P0.1 Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Affordable –Packaging :: sleek, compact, plastic cover to protect powder –Shade match for me –Buildable coverage (can get full coverage) Cons –Shade range (need more deeper shades) –Availability (Ulta exclusive) –Some shades are online only –HOT MESS on my dry skin Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Satin Matte Powder

Top 10 Tuesday: Maybelline

Y’all know I love an alliteration post title/series so next up–Top 10 Tuesday. Every other-ish Tuesday, I’m going to be sharing my Top 10 favorite products from different brands. I’m including makeup and skincare from affordable, drugstore, and high end brands. I hope y’all will enjoy these series as I had so much fun planning and creating it. Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Maybelline

2019 Foundation Recap

I reviewed 42 foundations this year!! Foundation reviews are my top favorite posts to write and create. I get asked how I afford to buy all of these foundations and I damn sure don’t make enough money to spend money on 42 foundations. My secret–samples at Sephora! If it’s a drugstore product, I normally just buy it and if it sucks, I’m just SOL. I … Continue reading 2019 Foundation Recap

Foundation Friday: Maybelline Super Stay Full Coverage Powder

Claims –Full coverage –Creamy texture –16 hour wear –Easy to blend –Matte finish –Coverage of a liquid with the finish of a powder Price –$11.99 at Ulta –$9.99 at Target –$9.99 at maybelline.com –$7.94 at Wal Mart –$11.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –12 –My shade: Fair Porcelain Pros –Shade match for me –Easily accessible –Full coverage –Creamy, blendable formula Cons –Not cruelty free –Shade range … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Maybelline Super Stay Full Coverage Powder

Foundation Friday: Powder Foundation Routine

Last week, I shared how I made my own powder foundation that is a perfect match for me. Now that I have a foundation that matches, I wanted to share my powder foundation routine. I usually reach for a liquid as I find them easier to blend out and less messy, but I do use powder foundation from time to time. If you missed the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Powder Foundation Routine