Mascara Monday: It Cosmetics Superhero

Claims –Maximum reach, life, separation, and curl –Super black pigment –Elastic Stretch technology for volume and length –Collagen to condition as you coat –Buildable formula Price –$24 for full size –$12 for mini —Sephora, Ulta, itcosmetics.com Shade Range –1, black Pros –Lengthens –Lots of volume –Love the brush –Mini option for travel/testing –Cruelty free –No clumping –No flaking or smudging Cons –Expensive –No waterproof option … Continue reading Mascara Monday: It Cosmetics Superhero

Foundation Friday: Ulta Moisturizing Foundation Stick

Claims –Blurring effect –Smooth & silky texture –Medium coverage –Natural finish –Applies & blends seamlessly Price –$14 at Ulta for 0.3 oz Shade Range –16 –My shade: Very fair with cool undertones Pros –Shade match for me –Blends out easily –(my) Skin friendly ingredients: hyaluronic acid, Vitamins C & E, titanium dioxide –No parabens –Oil free –Convenient and quick –Buildable coverage: medium to full –Weightless … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Ulta Moisturizing Foundation Stick

Mask Monday: GlamGlow Thirsty Mud Hydrating

  Claims –Non-drying hydration mask that delivers instant, extreme moisture –Moisturizes, restores, replenishes, and calms the skin –Dewy, glowing complexion –Leaves skin with an instant silky, soft, and supple feel Price –$25 for 0.5 oz (what is shown above) –$59 for 1.7 oz –$79 for 3.5 oz —Sephora & Nordstrom Pros –No parabens, sulfates, phthalates –Contains hyaluronic acid which my skin loves –Leaves my skin … Continue reading Mask Monday: GlamGlow Thirsty Mud Hydrating

Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Conceal + Define Full Coverage

Claims –Lightweight, buildable coverage –Suits every skin type and tone –Long lasting –Demi-matte finish –Won’t settle into fine lines or cling to dry patches Price –$12 –Ulta, ulta.com, revloutionbeauty.com Shade Range –24 –My shade: F0.5 Pros –Affordable –Oil free –Cruelty free –Vegan –Paraben free –Shade match for me –Full coverage with 1 layer –Applicator –Glass bottle, solid packaging –Weightless –Didn’t cake when I set with … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Makeup Revolution Conceal + Define Full Coverage

Colour Pop All Star Primer & Setting Spray Review

CLAIMS –Primer: Preps & smooths skin for better looking makeup, minimizes pores, optical blurring powers, creates a smooth surface for makeup to glide on & stay on –Spray: Extends wear of makeup, fights oil, blurs pores, micro-fine mist, smooths texture, creates an invisible barrier to defend against melting, creasing, cracking, & fading PRICE –Primer: $10 for 0.88 oz –Spray: $10 for 4.0 oz –Both are … Continue reading Colour Pop All Star Primer & Setting Spray Review

Mascara Monday: Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes

I got a special edition packaging when I purchased. Claims –Curls and separates every lash –Naturally defined and voluminous look –No clumping or flaking Price –$23 for full size –$12 mini —Ulta, Sephora, tartecosmetics.com Shade Selection –1 —Waterproof option available Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –No parabens, mineral oil, pthalates, triclosan, or gluten –Separates –No flaking or smugding –Wand size works for top and bottom lashes … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes

Foundation Friday: Fenty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear

Claims –Instantly smooth, pore diffusing, shine free finish –Buildable medium to full coverage –Resistant to sweat and humidity –Won’t clog pores –Undetectable on the skin Price –$34 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, fentybeauty.com Shade Range –40 –My shade: 100 Pros –Shade range –Price –Packaging, pump! –Cruelty free –No parabens –No phthalates –Oil free –Longwearing –Shade match –Medium, buildable coverage Cons –Sephora exclusive Final Thoughts –This looked … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Fenty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear