Foundation Friday: Beauty Creations Flawless Stay

Claims –More like skin, less like makeup –Oil free –Hydrating –Satin finish –Longwear –Lightweight formula –Medium to full coverage –Soft blurring pigments Price –$12 on beautycreationcosmetics.com–$13ish on Amazon Shade Range –24 –My Shade: FS1.5 Pros –Cruelty free –Samples available so you can shade match before purchasing the full size, you just pay shipping –Shade range –Packaging, pump! –Woman owned/created brand –Buildable coverage –Lightweight Cons –THICK … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Beauty Creations Flawless Stay

Foundation Friday: elf BB Cream

Claims –Blends easily –UVA/UVB protection –Weightless –Hydrate & nourish –Minimize fine lines –Seamless coverage Price –$6 at elfcosmetics.com, Amazon Shade Range –7 –My Shade: Fair Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –Ingredients: Vitamin E, jojoba, aloe, cucumber –Easy to blend –Hydrating –SPF 20 –Packaging –Builds to medium coverage Cons –Availability –Shade range –No shade match for me Final Thoughts –Had to use a lot of white mixer … Continue reading Foundation Friday: elf BB Cream

Mascara Monday: Revlon So Fierce! Big Bad Lashes

Claims –Lash tint technology to darken lashes –No clumping –No flaking –Full, fanned out lashes –No smudging –No fading –Volume that lasts up to 24 hours –Curvy side adds volume, flat side fans out lashes Price –$9.49 at Ulta –$6.97 at Wal Mart –$7.99 at Target Shade Range –2 –My Shade: Black Pros –Affordable –Availability –Builds without clumping –Lengthening –Waterproof option –Volumizing –Separation Cons –Not … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Revlon So Fierce! Big Bad Lashes

beautyblender BOUNCE Airbrush Liquid Whip Concealer

Claims –Weightless –Full-coverage –Smooth, undetectable finish –Hydrate & brighten –Long-wear –Vanishes into skin Price –$26 at Sephora & beautyblender.com Shade Range –40 –My Shade: 1.00C Light Ivory Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Shade range –No parabens, sulfates, phthalates –Cute packaging –Full coverage –Easy to blend –My shade is great for brightening –Worked with other complexion products –Agree with all claims Cons –Availability (Sephora exclusive) –Pricey Final … Continue reading beautyblender BOUNCE Airbrush Liquid Whip Concealer

Foundation Friday: Pacifica Alight Clean

Claims –Oil free –Goes on smooth –Pore free appearance –Lasts day to night –Anti-shine –Flawless, seamless coverage –Skin feels clean –More radiant, healthy looking skin –Satin finish Price –$16 at Ulta –$15.99 at Target –$12.80 on pacificabeauty.com Shade Range –30 –My Shade: 39CF Cool Fair Pros –Vegan –Formulated without silicone, parabens, phthalates, talc, petroleum, BHA, BHT, and drying alcohols –Packaging, pump! –Non-comedogenic –Shade range –Buildable … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Pacifica Alight Clean

Mascara Monday: Ilia Limitless Lash

Claims –Clean formula –Lengthens –Separates –Flake-free –Lifts Holds curl –Easily removable –Weightless Price –$13-28 at Sephora, Nordstrom, iliabeauty.com Shade Range –1—After Midnight (Black) Pros –Cruelty free –Clean formulation –Love the wand, it combs and coats each lash –Volume –Agree with all claims –Mini for travel/testing –Major length & separation –Held a curl Cons –Expensive –Availability Final Thoughts –I have a few friends that rave about … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Ilia Limitless Lash

Foundation Friday: Makeup Obsession Quick Stick

Claims –Foundation in a flash –Creamy –Blendable –Skin-loving ingredients –Buildable coverage Price –$9 at revolutionbeauty.com Shade Range –21 –My Shade: L01 Pros –Affordable –Vegan –Contains hyaluronic acid –Shade match for me –Easy to blend –Lasted all day –Cruelty free –Cute packaging –Buildable coverage –Creamy –Agree with all claims Cons –Online only –Need more deep shades –Caked when set with powder in my T-Zone Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Obsession Quick Stick

Foundation Friday: CoverGirl + Olay Advanced Radiance Age-Defying

Claims –Buildable coverage –Cover fine lines & wrinkles –Lightweight –Blends into the skin easily Price –$8.94 at Wal Mart, Amazon –$8.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –10 –My Shade: 105 Ivory Pros –Cruelty free –Packaging, pump! –Lightweight –Didn’t cake with powder –Long lasting –SPF 10 –Buildable coverage –Dry skin friendly –Affordable –Love the radiant finish Cons –Shade range –No shade match for me –Scented –Availability Final … Continue reading Foundation Friday: CoverGirl + Olay Advanced Radiance Age-Defying

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick

Claims –Melts into skin –Blends seamlessly –Fresh, dewy finish –Easy-to-apply Price –$9 at revolutionbeauty.com, Ulta, & Target Shade Range –18 at revoltuionbeauty.com –9 at Ulta–8 at Target–My Shade: F1 Pros –Affordable –Easy to blend –Agree with all claims –Coverage in a flash –Shade range and tones –Creamy –Buildable coverage –Didn’t cake with powder –Shade match for me Cons –Shade range and availability Final Thoughts –The … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick

Foundation Friday: PUR Bare It All

Claims –Demi-matte –12 hour wear –Cover imperfections –Perfect the look of skin –Medium to full coverage –Makeup with skincare –Will not fade, separate, or crack throughout the day –Weightless –Hydrating Price –$15.60 for 1.5 oz at purcosmetics.com Shade Range –8 –My Shade: Porcelain Pros –Sleek packaging –More than standard 1.0 oz of product –Skincare ingredients: agave, ceretin complex, energy complex –Buildable coverage –True demi-matte finish … Continue reading Foundation Friday: PUR Bare It All