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

Mascara Monday: Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir

Claims –Ultimate volume –Look of thick, false lashes –Instant, smudge-proof length and volume in 3 strokes or less Price –$26 full size –$14 mini —Sephora & marcjacobsbeauty.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Cruelty free –No parabéns, sulfates, phthalates –Length –Volume –Separation –No smudging or flaking –Brush/wand is similar to Too Faced Better Than Sex which I like –Mini option for travel/testing Cons –Expensive –No … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir

Mascara Monday: It Cosmetics Lash Blowout Volumizing

  Claims –Biotin infused formula –No clumps or flakes –Blowout lift, volume, and drama that lasts –Super black pigment –Specially designed wand with microspheres to catch all lashes to separate, lift, and volumize –19x volume Price –$25 —Ulta, itcosmetics.com, qvc.com, Sephora Shade Range –1 :: super black Pros –Packaging –Cruelty free –Ingredients :: biotin, to promote stronger, healthier hair –Soft grip for easy application and … Continue reading Mascara Monday: It Cosmetics Lash Blowout Volumizing

Mascara Monday: Smashbox Super Fan Fanned-Out

Claims –Long-wearing –Lengthening –12-hour length, lift, and volume without heaviness or clumping –No clumping, smudging, or flaking Price –$12 mini –$19-21 full size —Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, smashbox.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –No parabéns, phthalates, oil, silicone, or fragrance –So much length & separation –Mini option available for testing and travel –Full size is affordable for high end Cons –Not much … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Smashbox Super Fan Fanned-Out

Foundation Friday: Cover Fx Power Play

Claims –Longwearing –Full coverage –Transfer proof –Sweatproof –Matte finish –Won’t oxidize –Shine control Price –$44 for 1.18 oz —Sephora, coverfx.com Shade Range –40 –My shade: N0 Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Gluten free –Shade match for me –Building coverage, full coverage with 2 layers –Shade range –Didn’t cake or cling to dryness –No parabéns or phthalates Cons –Expensive –Looks a little powdery when set Final Thoughts … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Cover Fx Power Play

Mascara Monday: Stila HUGE Extreme Lash

Claims –Instantly coat every lash –Lightweight –Volumizing –Apply multiple coats without feeling clumpy or crunchy –Build volume, length, and curl –Lash conditioning polymers for a glossy look Price –$23 –$12 mini at stilacosmetics.com —Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, stilacosmetics.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Holds a curl –Volume –Lengthens –Separates –No smudging –No flaking –Cruelty free Cons –Expensive –Only 1 shade –No waterproof option Final Thoughts … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Stila HUGE Extreme Lash

Foundation Friday: Marc Jacobs Re(marc)able Full Cover

Images from Google Claims –Instant full coverage –Soft, matte finish –Up to 24 hour wear –Gold mica for radiance –Ingredients to improve blendability Price –$55 for 0.75 oz —Sephora, marcjacobsbeauty.com Shade Range –22 –My shade: Ivory Light 10 Pros –Cruelty free –No parabéns, phthalates, or mineral oil –Full coverage with 1 layer –Lightweight –Longlasting –Worked on my dry skin Cons –No shade match for me … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Marc Jacobs Re(marc)able Full Cover