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

Mask Monday: Farmacy Bright On

Claims –Brighten & detox by removing build up and impurities –Visibly improve the appearance of skin texture and tone Price –$38 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, beautylish.com, farmacybeauty.com Pros –Good for all skin types –No parabéns, sulfates, phthalates –Clean beauty product –Cruelty free –Made my skin feel soft and supple –Ingredients :: Vitamin C, kaolin, AHAs, aloe, bentonite –As you massage it into the skin, it … Continue reading Mask Monday: Farmacy Bright On

Catrice One Drop Coverage Weightless Concealer

Claims –Full coverage –Long-lasting –Moisturizes while correcting the appearance of dark circles and imperfections –Sweat-resistant Price –$6.99 for 0.23 oz –Ulta, catricecosmetics.com Shade Range –4 at Ulta –8 at catricecosmetics.com –My shade: 003 Porcelain Pros –Hyaluronic acid –Vegan –Cruelty free –Full coverage –Easy to blend –Didn’t settle/crease –Affordable –Little goes a long way Cons –Shade range –Lightest shade too dark for me Final Thoughts The … Continue reading Catrice One Drop Coverage Weightless Concealer

Mask Monday: GlamGlow 60 Second Instamud Pore Refining Treatment

Claims –Refines pores and evens skintone –Leaves skin soft and smooth in as little as 60 seconds –Energize and invigorate while it perfects your complexion Price –$42 —Nordstrom, Sephora, glamglow.com Pros –No parabéns or phthalates –Pretty color and packaging –Works in 60 seconds –Tickle/tingle feeling –Left skin soft and smooth –Really only need to leave it on for a minute –Ingredients: bentonite, kaolin, aloe vera, … Continue reading Mask Monday: GlamGlow 60 Second Instamud Pore Refining Treatment

Foundation Friday: Urban Decay Stay Naked Weightless

Images from Google Claims –Buildable, medium coverage –Matte finish –Lasts up to 24 hours –Waterproof –Minimize the appearance of pores Price –$39 for 1.0 oz –Ulta, Sephora, urbandecay.com Shade Range –50 –My shade: 10NN Pros –Vegan –Shade match for me –Cruelty free –Buildable –Packaging, pump! –Shade range (9 intensities, 3 master-tones, 7 undertones) –10NN perfect match for me –Full coverage with 2 layers –Easy to … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Urban Decay Stay Naked Weightless