Mascara Monday: LOreal Air Volume Mega

Claims–Inflates and puffs up lashes–Air whipped formula–Buildable volume–Smudge & flake resistant–Weightless volume for up to 24 hours–Large cushion bristle brush captures and coats every lash Price–$13.99 at Ulta, Amazon–$10.99 at Target–$10.97 at Wal Mart Shade Range–3–My shade: Black Brown Pros–Cute packaging–Waterproof option–Major impact and volume–Lengthened–Separated–Builds without clumping–Lives up to all claims Cons–Cruelty free–Get a lot of product on the wand, can be messy Final ThoughtsHoly … Continue reading Mascara Monday: LOreal Air Volume Mega

Foundation Friday: Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting

Claims–Soft-focus glow–Subtle luminosity–Buildable coverage–Hydrating–Weightless–Blurring Price–$44 for 1.0 oz at Sephora, Nordstrom, beccacosmetics.com Shade Range–9–My shade: Porcelain Pros–No parabens, sulfates, phthalates–Cruelty free–Easy to blend–Buildable coverage–Gorgeous glow–Lightweight–Didn’t cake when set with powder Cons–Shade range–Availability–Packaging–No shade match for me–Expensive–Lightest shade is VERY DARK Final ThoughtsFirst of all, the packaging and shade range are trash. Periodt. You can get high medium coverage with this one, it does build, but … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting

Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipsticks

Lindsay has written about this formula before, but I never purchased it because it’s pricey. I buy myself a pricey lipstick for my birthday every year so I decided to give this formula a try. I was instantly hooked. I had to have more and thanks to Glambot, I was able to purchase more at a fraction of the cost. Claims–Ultra-matte–Long lasting–Comfortable–No liner needed–Single-stroke coverage–Creamy–No … Continue reading Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Matte Lipsticks

Foundation Friday: Shiseido Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing

Claims–Weightless–Long wearing, lasts up to 24 hours–Adapts to skin tone & texture–Synchronizes with skin and self-refreshes non-stop for a just applied, flawless finish look Price–$47 at Sephora, Nordstrom, shiseido.com for 1.0 oz Shade Range–30–My shade: 110 Alabaster Pros–SPF 30–Shade range–Sulfate, paraben, phthalate free–Packaging, pump!–Easy to blend–Full coverage with one layer–Didn’t cake when set with powder–Lightweight–Skin looked smooth and flawless–Lasted all day–Lives up to all claims … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Shiseido Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing

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 Liquid

Claims –Blur pores and imperfections –Soft focus finish –Improve the appearance of skin texture over time –24 hour wear –Self-setting –Lightweight –Transfer-resistant –Oil free –Locked in all day full coverage Price –$34 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, Ulta Shade Range –35 –My shade: 05 Porcelain Pros –Packaging, pump! –Non-acnegenic –Cruelty free –Easy to blend –Buildable coverage (can get full coverage) –Not a flat matte finish … Continue reading Foundation Friday: BareMinerals BarePro Performance Wear Liquid

Foundation Friday: LOreal Infallible Pro-Glow

Claims –All day glow –Up to 24 hour wear –Hydrating glow –Medium coverage –Healthy, radiant finish –Lightweight and creamy –Ideal for normal to dry skin –Long lasting –Instantly hides imperfections for a clear complexion Price –$12.99 at Ulta –$8.99 at Target, Amazon –1.0 oz Shade Range –12 –My shade :: 201 Classic Ivory Pros –SPF 15 –Packaging –Buildable, full coverage –Radiant, but not overly dewy … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal Infallible Pro-Glow

Dose of Colors Meet Your Hue Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Easy to blend –Conceal dark under eye circles, blemishes, and other imperfections –Lightweight –Ultra moisturizing Price –$24 at Ulta, doseofcolors.com Shade Range –30 –My shade: 02 Fair Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –Ingredients :: sunflower seed oil, shea butter, Vitamin E –Shade range –Shade match for me –Large doe foot applicator –Talc free –True, fair pink undertone which is perfect for me –Easy … Continue reading Dose of Colors Meet Your Hue Concealer

Foundation Friday: NARS All Day Luminous Weightless

Claims –Oil free –Weightless –Neutralizes discoloration –Lasts up to 16 hours –Full, matte coverage –Water, sweat, and oil resistant Price –$49 at Sephora, Nordstrom¬† –1.0 oz Shade Range –20 –My shade: Siberia Pros –Packaging, pump! –Ingredients :: Vitamins A, C, & E –Gluten free –No mineral oil, parabens, sulfates –Full coverage -Matte but not flat –Weightless Cons –Didn’t blend/sit well on my nose and between … Continue reading Foundation Friday: NARS All Day Luminous Weightless

Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Airbush Flawless Longwear

Images via Google Claims –Longlasting –Weightless –Hydrating –Sweat-proof –Humidity-proof –Waterproof –Transfer-resistant –Flawless, poreless complexion –Reduce appearance of wrinkles Price –$44 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, Nordstrom, charlottetilbury.com Shade Range –44 –My shade- 1 Cool Pros –Cruelty free –Shade range –Packaging, pump! –Vegan –Full coverage –Not flat matte –Easy to blend Cons –Expensive –Availability –Oxidizes –Not long lasting, broke up on my nose and chin –Emphasized pores … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Airbush Flawless Longwear