Foundation Friday: Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Oil-Free

Claims–Gives skin sheer hint of color–Perfect blend of skincare and makeup–Healthy, natural glow–Control oil-breakthrough –Long-wearing–Semi-matte finish–Perfect for all skin types Price–$47 at Sephora, Nordstrom, Ulta (1.7 oz)–$25 mini (0.85 oz) Shade Range–20–My Shade: 0W1 Pearl Pros–SPF 20–Vitamin E–Non-comedogenic–Sleek, tube packaging Cons–Price–Shade range–Not cruelty free–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–I had to use white mixer to make this shade work for me. They need more … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Oil-Free

Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

Claims–24 hour wear–Full coverage–Cream to powder formula–“Second skin” feel–Natural matte finish–5 in 1: conceal, contour, cover, highlight, and blend–Lightweight–Silky texture–Controls shine all day–Transfer-resistant Price–$43 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–22–My Shade: 110 Ivoire Cool Pros–Oil-free–Creamy–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Lightweight Cons–Not cruelty free–Shade range–Expensive–Not transfer-resistant–Not a matte finish–Not full coverage Final Thoughts–I was sent this product free for testing from BzzAgent, all opinions are my own–The shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Stick

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

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

KimChi Chic Beauty Haul & Review

About the Brand–Created by drag queen KimChi–Online only–Fun products that won’t break the bank–Love the packaging–Portion of sales donated to The Trevor Project–Cruelty free–Cute packaging–Sulfate, phthalate, and paraben free–Some products contain talc (an issue for some)–Available on kimchichicbeauty.com Products Purchased—Puff Puff Pass Powder in Translucent—Get Glow in 03 Hollywood Glow—Blush in 04 Cheeky—Contour in 01 Tawny—The Most Concealer in Ivory—Pot De Crème in 01 Cashmere … Continue reading KimChi Chic Beauty Haul & Review

Tati Beauty Blendiful

Claims –Designed to seamlessly apply & soften liquid and powder products –Save product & time –No harsh lines –Soft textured fabric tool Price  –$18 for 2 sponges (1 Blendiful + 1 Baby Blendiful) at tatibeauty.com Pros –Cruelty free –Affordable –Innovative product –All in one complexion tool –Works with liquid, cream, and powder –Smaller size is perfect to put in your purse for touch ups –Easy … Continue reading Tati Beauty Blendiful

Mascara Monday: Tarte Big Ego

Mascara Monday on Tuesday because yesterday was a holiday and I forgot to post so here we are. Claims –Lifts lashes –Brush delivers maximum pigment load –Builds without clumping –Plant powered to condition and nurture lash hair –Fully loaded flutter for up to 16 hours Price –$12 mini –$23 full size —Sephora, Ulta, tartecosmetics.com Shade Range –1 :: Ultra Black Pros –Length and lift –Vegan … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte Big Ego

Jeffree Star Magic Star Concealer

  Claims –High coverage –Creamy –Evens out skin tone –20& pigment –Self-setting effect –Can cover tatttoos –Anti-aging properties help reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles Price –$22 —jeffreestarcosmetics.com, morphebrushes.com, beautylish.com Shade Range –31 –2 correctors (Peach & Green) –My shade: C1 Pros –Paraben free –Cruelty free –Talc free –Shade range –Minimal creasing/settling into lines –Shade match for me –Packaging, unique and sturdy –Don’t … Continue reading Jeffree Star Magic Star Concealer

Rimmel Stay Matte Concealer

Claims –Creamy –Long-wearing –Humidity-proof –Feels comfortable all day –Hide imperfections and dark circles –Sweat-proof –Heat-proof –24 hour shine control –Skin looks less fatigued Price –$4.97 at Wal Mart –$5.49 at Walgreens Shade Range –20 –My shade: Porcelain Pros –Affordable –Easy to blend –Worked with powder & corrector –Minimal creasing –Full coverage –Easily accessible Cons –Not cruelty free –Shades lean yellow –Applicator is small, had to … Continue reading Rimmel Stay Matte Concealer

Foundation Friday: 2018 Recap

Wet n Wild Photo Focus –Full review here —LOVE elf Flawless Finish –Full review here —MEH (don’t love, don’t hate) Rimmel Lasting Finish 25 HR Breathable –Full review here —LOVE Paula’s Choice Anti-Aging Serum Foundation –Full review here —NOPE (horrible on my dry skin) LA Girl Pro Matte –Full review here —LOVE Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick –Full review here —LOVE (no shade match for me … Continue reading Foundation Friday: 2018 Recap