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

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 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

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer

Claims –Buildable formula –Blurs the look of fine lines –Smooth, creaseless finish –Transferproof –Conceal dark circles and blemishes –Lightweight Price –$12.99 at Target –$12.97 at Wal Mart –$14.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –15 –Ivory Light 01 Pros –Easily accessible –Non-comedogenic –Ingredients: peptides, Vitamin C –Shade match for me –Easy to blend –Buildable coverage (medium to full) –Worked with other complexion products –Love the wand –Minimal … Continue reading Neutrogena Healthy Skin Radiant Cream Concealer

Mascara Monday: Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Volumizing

Claims –Lash-lifting –Sweatproof –Flake-free –Tapered brush coats lash from root to tip –Weightless volume –Conditions lashes –Smudge-proof Price –$23 full size –$12 mini –Sephora, tartecosmetics.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Vegan –Recyclable packaging –Mini size for travel/testing –Length –Separation –Cruelty free –Clean @ Sephora product –Builds without clumping –Volume –Slim, tapered wand allows you to coat each lash Cons –Expensive –No waterproof option –Sephora exclusive –No … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Volumizing

Foundation Friday: Flesh Beauty Pure Flesh

Claims–Medium, natural looking coverage–Lasts all day–Never cakey–Skin-loving ingredients–Weightless feel–Suitable for all skin types Price–$32 at fleshbeauty.com Shade Range–40 shades, 7 different undertones–My Shade: Milk Pros–Shade range :: very fair to deep, dark tones. Amazing!–Ingredients :: aloe vera, glycerin, squalane, sodium hyaluronate, pomegranate extract–No parabens, phthalates, mineral oils, silicones–Fragrance-free–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Agree with all claims–Vegan–Packaging, pump!–Easy to blend–Medium coverage–Long lasting Cons–Online only–Expensive Final Thoughts–1 … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Flesh Beauty Pure Flesh

Foundation Friday: Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer

Claims–Lightweight–Moisturizing–A little goes a long way!–Foundation-and-concealer in one–Won’t clog pores–Full coverage–Natural matte finish–Sweat- and humidity-resistant Price–$34 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, clinique.com for 1.0 oz Shade Range–35 at Ulta :: 40 at Sephora, clinique.com :: 20 at Nordstrom–My Shade :: CN0.5 Shell Pros–Oil free–Non-comedogenic–Fragrance free–Buildable coverage–Lightweight–Shade match for me Cons–Shades don’t go deep enough–Not cruelty free–Not all shades available at all locations–Caked around my mouth–Hate the … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer

Speed Reviews: Volume VI

NYX The Marshmallow Primer–Claims—10-in-1 smooths, softens, extends makeup wear for 16 hours, soothes, evens tone, minimize texture, blurs lines, soft focus finish, keeps makeup fresh–Price–$8-17 at Ulta, Target, nyxcosmetics.com :: $16.97 at Wal Mart–Pros—Cruelty free :: vegan :: mini options for travel/testing :: smoothing :: nice canvas for makeup application–Cons—Strong scent :: pricey for drugstore/affordable brand–Final—Similar feel/texture to NYX Angel Veil and Hourglass Mineral Veil … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume VI

Mascara Monday: LOreal Bambi Eye

Claims –Lasting volume–Elongated lashes –Brush fits every eye shape to coat every lash –Separation & definition –Lifts & curls Price–$10.99 at Ulta –$9.99 at Target –$9.97 at Wal Mart, Amazon Shade Range –3 –My Shade: Blackest Black Pros –Affordable –Easily accessible –Shade options –Waterproof option –Length –Volume–Separation –Builds without clumping –Easy to remove –Lashes held a curl –No flaking –Didn’t smudge Cons –Not cruelty free … Continue reading Mascara Monday: LOreal Bambi Eye