Foundation Friday: Dermablend Continuous Correction CC Cream SPF 50+

Claims–Weightless–Up to 24 hour wear–Breathable–Fade defying–Full coverage–For all skin types Price–$39 at Ulta, Dermablend Shade Range–16–My Shade: 10N Pros–Cruelty free–Non-comedogenic–SPF 50–Lightweight–Long lasting–Buildable coverage–Fragrance, phthalate, paraben, and oil-free–Packaging Cons–Price–Availability–Accentuated dry patches–Shade range Final Thoughts–Lightest shade is a little too warm for me–A little too heavy on my dry skin–I like the formula, but I think it’s better suited for normal/combo/oily skin types–Not a bad product, just … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Dermablend Continuous Correction CC Cream SPF 50+

Mascara Monday: KVD Beauty Go Big or Go Home Volumizing

Claims–Extreme volume–Longwear–Bristles catch and coat each lash–Smudge-resistant–High pigment Price–$13 mini–$25 full size—Ulta, Sephora Shade Range–1, Trooper Black Pros–Vegan–Cruelty free–Agree with all claims–No smudging–Very volumizing–No flaking–Easy to remove–Mini option for travel/testing Cons–Price–Not very lengthening–Availability Final Thoughts–Wand is rather large and there’s potential for a major mess–Not very lengthening, but doesn’t claim to be so fair enough–This paired with Maybelline Sky High (lengthening mascara) is an absolute … Continue reading Mascara Monday: KVD Beauty Go Big or Go Home Volumizing

Estee Lauder Double Wear Radiant Concealer

Claims–Creamy–Crease-resistant–Soft radiant finish–Longwear, up to 12 hours–Full coverage–Won’t cause breakouts or clog pores Price–$30 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom Shade Range–22–My Shade: 0.5N Pros–Applicator–Non-acnegenic–No creasing–Worked well with other under eye products–Full coverage–Easy to blend–Minimal settling Cons–Price–No shade match for me–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–Agree with all claims–Lightest shade is very warm and yellow despite it being labeled “neutral”–Added beautyblender concealer in 1.00C to make the shade … Continue reading Estee Lauder Double Wear Radiant Concealer

Mascara Monday: Pacifica Vegan Collagen Conditioning Lash Serum & Primer

Claims–Perfect, prime, and intensify lashes–Amplify mascara payoff without any fall out Price–$14 at Ulta–$13.99 at Target Pros–Vegan–Cruelty free–No parabens, phthalates, talc, or mineral oil–Lash loving ingredients Cons–Availability–Did nothing for my lashes–Wand doesn’t put product on your lashes Final Thoughts–Glass packaging=less plastic waste, love to see it!–This did nothing, there was not a single benefit for my lashes–Total waste of money, stick to the LOreal Primer Continue reading Mascara Monday: Pacifica Vegan Collagen Conditioning Lash Serum & Primer

Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match Nude Hyaluronic Tinted Serum

Claims–Instantly brightens, evens, and hydrates–Lightweight coverage–1% hyaluronic acid–Suitable for all skin types–Luminous mineral pigments to brighten complexion Price–$19.99 at Ulta–$14.99 at Target–$14.97 at Amazon Shade Range–14–My Shade: Very Light 0.5-2 Pros–Fragrance free–Paraben free–Lightweight–Lasted all day–Non-comedogenic–Buildable coverage–Hydrating–Gorgeous, glowy finish Cons–Not cruelty free–Shade range–No shade match for me–Messy packaging Final Thoughts–Had to use white mixer to make the shade work–Builds to medium coverage with 2 layers–Love how … Continue reading Foundation Friday: LOreal True Match Nude Hyaluronic Tinted Serum

Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Beautiful Skin

Claims–16-hour wear–Medium coverage–Hydrate–Smooth–Blur pores–Brighten–Lightweight–Improve the look of skin with each application–Natural finish Price–$44 at Sephora, Nordstrom, Charlotte Tilbury Shade Range–30–My Shade: 1 Neutral Pros–Cruelty free–Packaging, pump!–Lightweight–Easy to blend–Didn’t cake with powder–Vegan–Buildable coverage–Hydrating Cons–Price–No shade match for me–Availability–Shade range Final Thoughts–SUCH a pretty foundation–Lightest shade is labeled, “Neutral,” but it’s very yellow–Used some Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define in F0.5 to make the shade work–Light to … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Charlotte Tilbury Beautiful Skin

Foundation Friday: Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Stick

Claims—Fragrance-free—Transfer-proof—Humidity- & sweat-resistant—Customizable coverage—Lightweight—Waterproof—Natural finish—Swipe it, set it, forget it Price—$39 at Sephora, hudabeauty.com Shade Range—39–My Shade: 100B Milkshake Pros—Shade range—Cruelty free—Shade match for me—Full coverage—Creamy—Lasted all day—Easy to blend—Lightweight Cons—Expensive—Availability Final Thoughts—Sephora exclusive—Creamy, glides on with ease—Full coverage with one layer—This has been on my wish list since it came out and it did not disappoint—I wasn’t sure how this would look on my … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Skin Finish Buildable Coverage Stick

Mascara Monday: elf Big Mood

Claims—Plumps and lifts lashes all day—Smooth, creamy formula—Hourglass brush to separate and define lashes—Hold lashes’ curl—Smudge and flake resistant Price—$7 at Ulta, Target, elfcosmetics.com Shade Range—1 :: Black Pros—Affordable—Vegan—Cruelty free—Volume—Length—Cute packaging—Held a curl—Agree with all claims—No flaking—Easy to remove—No smudging Cons—Got a little clumpy while building, but I easily brushed it out with a lash comb—No waterproof option—No shade variation Final Thoughts—Drier formula—I was worried … Continue reading Mascara Monday: elf Big Mood

Foundation Friday: Sephora Collection Best Skin Ever

Claims–Medium-coverage–Natural-finish–Long wearing–Hydrates skin up to 12 hours–Infused with skincare benefits–Second-skin effect Price–$20 at Sephora Shade Range–50–My Shade: 03P Pros–Affordable–Packaging, pump!–Shade range–Fragrance free–Contains hyaluronic acid–Bottle is made from 30% recycled glass–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Agree with all claims–Didn’t cake with powder Cons–Not cruelty free Final Thoughts–Dry skin dream–Impressive shade range, formula, and price point–One layer is light coverage, two is medium–Hydrating–I don’t think oily skinned folks … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Sephora Collection Best Skin Ever

Catrice True Skin High Cover Concealer

Claims–Waterproof–Lightweight–Covers dark circles, blemishes, and redness–Melts into skin without settling into fine lines–Up to 18 hours of hydration–High coverage Price–$7 at Ulta, catricecosmetics.com Shade Range–15 –My Shade: 001 Neutral Swan Pros–Affordable–Full coverage–Cruelty free–Worked with other under eye products–Vegan–Contains hyaluronic acid–Easy to blend–Minimal creasing/settling–Like the wand shape–Thin, liquid-y formula–Shade match for me–Agree with all claims Cons–Availability–Shade Range Final Thoughts–This shade is really more warm and yellow … Continue reading Catrice True Skin High Cover Concealer