Mascara Monday: Stila Magnum XXX

Claims –Creamy –Non-clumping –Holds a curl –Leaves lashes shiny & thick –Dramatic black color payoff –Conditions lashes Price –$23 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom –$12 mini at Ulta Shade Range –1 Pros –Packaging, cute & chic –Cruelty free –Love the brush shape –Length –Volume –Separation –No flaking –No smudging –Held a curl –Mini size for travel/testing Cons –Expensive Final Thoughts I got this as a sample, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Stila Magnum XXX

Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hyaluornic Creamy Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Natural, fresh finish –Hydrates the skin –Lasts all day –Ideal for all skin types Price –$9 at Ulta, colourpop.com Shade Range –30 –My shade: Fair 05W Pros –Oil free –Full coverage –Affordable –Shade range –Ingredients :: hyaluronic acid, coconut water –Hydrating –Easy to blend –Doesn’t cake with powder Cons –Accessibility :: Ulta stores or online only Final Thoughts I love the No … Continue reading Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hyaluornic Creamy Concealer

Mascara Monday: Lorac Pro + Fiber

Claims –Buildable –Volumizing –Lengthening –Helps lashes curl up, look longer, distinctly lusher and instantly fuller –PRO brush easily grabs each lash from root to tip and corner to corner for a luxurious, faux-lash look –Loaded with nylon fibers that cling to your lashes like mini extensions Price –$24 at Ulta, Nordstrom, Kohl’s, lorac.com Shade Range –1 Pros –Didn’t flake or smuge –Wand shape –Ophthalmologist tested … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lorac Pro + Fiber

Mascara Monday: SeneGence Lash Sense Volume Intense

Claims –Separate, lift, coat, and curl each lash to volumized perfection –Formula extends lashes for 3D intensity and dramatic volume –Ingredients to help strengthen, moisturize, and prevent brittle lashes –Buildable smooth application –Humidity and smudge resistant Price –$28 on senegence.com Shade Range –2 Pros –Pretty gold packaging –Love the wand shape :: tapered/pointed end allows you to get in the inner corners without making a … Continue reading Mascara Monday: SeneGence Lash Sense Volume Intense

2019 Foundation Recap

I reviewed 42 foundations this year!! Foundation reviews are my top favorite posts to write and create. I get asked how I afford to buy all of these foundations and I damn sure don’t make enough money to spend money on 42 foundations. My secret–samples at Sephora! If it’s a drugstore product, I normally just buy it and if it sucks, I’m just SOL. I … Continue reading 2019 Foundation Recap

Mask Monday: Sleeping Masks

What are they? A sleeping mask is used as the last step of your skincare routine to provide added moisture, brighten & purify, and help seal in your serum, oil, and moisturizer. Different masks have different ingredients so depending on that, you can use more of less frequently. You can use over a moisturizer or in place of, up to you. I, personally, don’t like … Continue reading Mask Monday: Sleeping Masks

Mask Monday: Tarte Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask

Claims  –Clay :: tighten pores; treat blemishes and blackheads; polish away dead skin cells to treat flakes and uneven skin tone without over drying –Gel :: calm redness and inflammation; boosts clarity and circulation; supple, soft, and energized look Price –$40 at Sephora, tartecosmetics.com –$24 mini Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Hypoallergenic –Dermatologist tested –No parabéns or phthalates –Convenient 2-in-1 packaging –Clay :: exfoliates, skin felt … Continue reading Mask Monday: Tarte Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask