Mascara Monday: PUR Fully Charged

Claims–Volumizes–Thickens–Strengthens–Lengthens Price–$12 mini, $22 full size at Ulta–$22 full size at PUR Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Cruelty free–Length–Lashes looked long and full–No flaking–Easy to remove–Mini for travel/testing–Volume–Builds without clumping–No smudging–Agree with all claims Cons–Price–No waterproof option–No shade variation Final Thoughts–This mascara gave major drama which is just what I like–Natural bristle wand–I found it at TJ Maxx for $4!–I’d pay full price for this one and … Continue reading Mascara Monday: PUR Fully Charged

Foundation Friday: Powder Foundations

About–Vary in coverage, you can get light to full–Come in loose and compact form–Great for combo/oily skin as powder is great for absorbing excess oil–Can be tricky for dry skin because powder can emphasize dryness, settle into fine lines, and look heavy–Holds up well in the heat :: liquid foundation tends to melt off while powder stays in place–Can be used alone or to set … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Powder Foundations

Beauty Busts 2021

Buxom Lash Volumizing Mascara—messy formula (review) PUR Bare It All Foundation—too thick, no shade match for me (review) NARS Soft Matte Complete Foundation—too heavy (review) Pixi+ C Vitamin Undereye Brightener—did nothing (review) elf Putty Eye Primer—too stiff and hard to apply/blend LA Girl Jet Setter Mascara—major clumping (review) Beauty Bakerie Blending Egg Makeup Sponge—too hard Laura Mercier Oil-Free Tinted Moisturizer—no coverage, no shade match (review) … Continue reading Beauty Busts 2021

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

Foundation Friday: Best Selling Foundations at Ulta…and my thoughts

I got this post idea from Taylor Wynn. She is one of my favorite YouTubers and you need to be watching her. You can see what I thought of the Sephora Best Sellers here. There are almost 200 foundations available on the Ulta website. When you sort by “Best Sellers,” the field isn’t narrowed, just rearranged. When I did this post with Sephora foundations, I mentioned … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Best Selling Foundations at Ulta…and my thoughts

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: PUR 4-in-1 Love Your Selfie

Claims –Skincare infused –Medium-to-full coverage –Natural, skin-like finish –Longwear –Foundation and concealer that conceals blemishes, dark spots, and imperfections with doe foot or flawless, allover coverage with the pump Price –$36 for 1.0 oz —Kohl’s, Ulta, purcosmetics.com Shade Range –100 –My shade: LP1 Pros –Shade range –Vegan –Cruelty free –Gluten free –Paraben, phthalate, and sulfate free –Full coverage –Coverage builds nicely –Long lasting –Shade match … Continue reading Foundation Friday: PUR 4-in-1 Love Your Selfie