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

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

Huda Beauty/Wishful Skin

About–Started in 2013 by beauty blogger Huda Kattan–Started with eyelashes–Huda launched Wishful Skin in 2020–Sold at Sephora, hudabeauty.com Best Product: The Overachiever Concealer Underrated Product: Tantour Buy: Eyeshadows (liquid and palettes)Pass: Lip Products Improve: Less scented products Tried—Lip Contour Matte Pencil—Liquid Matte Lipstick—Power Bullet Matte Lipstick—Matte & Metal Melted Shadows—Nude Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette (9 pan)—Tantour—The Overachiever Concealer–Original #FauxFilter Full Coverage Foundation—Wishful Yo Glow Enzyme Scrub—Wishful … Continue reading Huda Beauty/Wishful Skin

Foundation Friday: Milk Makeup Flex Stick

Claims–Medium coverage–Natural finish–Quick, mess-free application–Covers and calms without creasing or caking Price–$36 at Sephora, milkmakeup.com Shade Range–36–My Shade: Snow Pros–Cruelty free–Shade range–Vegan–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims–Sleek, recyclable packaging–Ingredients to moisturizer, calm, & soothe–Buildable coverage–Didn’t cake with powder–Lasted all day Cons–Expensive–Availability (Sephora exclusive) Final Thoughts–Perfect shade match for me–I bought mine at TJ Maxx for $10–Blended quickly and easily with a brush … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Milk Makeup Flex Stick

Foundation Friday: NARS Soft Matte Complete

Claims–Full coverage–Transfer-proof–16 hour wear–Protects from pollution & blue light damage–Oxidation-resistant–Natural-looking matte finish–Sweat-proof–Smooth, second-skin finish Price–$40 for 1.5 oz at Sephora, narscosmetics.com Shade Range–34–My Shade: Oslo Pros–Shade range–More than standard 1.0 oz–Packaging–Full coverage –Long lasting–Easy to blend–Shade match for me–Agree with all claims Cons–Sephora exclusive –Expensive–Not cruelty free–Looked heavy on my skin Final Thought–Full coverage with one layer–Face looked flawless overall, but up close it looked … Continue reading Foundation Friday: NARS Soft Matte Complete

Black Friday Haul

Things got a little out of control on Black Friday. There were so many good sales and I am weak. This haul is brought to you by Afterpay and poor decisions. I got all of these items on sale so Olive & June—Bold & Unshaken—Besties—Yes Please—XOXO Kimchi Chic Beauty—Get Glow Highlighter 03—Blush 04—Contour 01—Puff, Puff, Pass Powder 03—Pot De Creme 01—The Most Concealer 01 Nordstrom—MAC … Continue reading Black Friday Haul

Urban Decay All Nighter Ultra Glow Primer & Setting Spray

There’s a reason the Urban Decay All Nighter products have such a cult following–they work. They really extend the wear of makeup. I reviewed the original All Nighter Face Primer here and I’ve been a big fan of the setting spray for years. When I saw they were releasing a glow version, I had to have it. My dry skin loves anything and everything that … Continue reading Urban Decay All Nighter Ultra Glow Primer & Setting Spray

Foundation Friday: Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Weightless

Claims–Weightless–Buildable, medium-to-full coverage–Natural finish–Easy to blend–No clogging or caking–Clams and nourishes skin–Longwear–Evens out skintone–Hide the look of pores–Mess-free doe-foot applicator Price–$29 at Sephora, rarebeauty.com for 1.0 oz Shade Range–48–My shade:: 110N Pros–Sleek packaging–Shade range–Cruelty free–Vegan–Non comedogenic (won’t clog pores)–Easy to blend–Buildable coverage–Weightless–Lasted all day–Natural, slightly radiant finish–Fair price Cons–Sephora exclusive Final Thoughts—The Rare Impact Fund was launched alongside the beauty product launch and I love … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Weightless