Splurge or Save? Volume VI

Coola Makeup Setting Spray SPF 30, $36Milani Make It Last Sunscreen Setting Spray SPF 30, $13.99 KVD Beauty ModCon Liquid Gel Blush, $26Flower Beauty Blush Bomb Color Drops, $10 Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Matte Bronzer, $55Makeup Revolution Mega Bronzer, $8 Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush (Diffused Heat), $43Milani Baked Blush (Berry Amore), $9.49 Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Mascara, $23Makeup Revolution 5D Lash Mascara, $10 Huda Beauty #BOMBBROWS … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume VI

Foundation Friday: Set & Extend

The two are certainly not the same, but most people use the term “setting spray” as a general term for all sprays. If you feel like you haven’t been getting the most out of your spray, see which category your product falls in. Some makeup extender sprays also work as setting sprays, but most setting sprays don’t prolong the wear of your makeup. And yes, … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Set & Extend

5 Minute Face

I love sleeping and I tend to push it and leave myself very little time to get ready. Thankfully I’ve found the perfect product line up to help me look pulled together and out the door quickly. J Cat Aquasurance Powder Foundation in Porcelain NARS Blush in Orgasm Tarte Busy Gal Brow Gel in Medium Brown Maybelline Sky High Mascara Catrice Dewy Glow Setting Spray … Continue reading 5 Minute Face

10 Under $10

—elf Putty Blush & Bronzer, $6(reviewed here & here) —Catrice Dewy Glow Finish Spray, $8 —Colour Pop Super Shock Cheek Highlighter, $8 —J Cat Beauty Staysurance Water-Sealed Zero Smudge Concealer, $7.99(reviewed here) —NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop All Day Mattifying Powder, $8 (reviewed here) —Morphe Micro Brow Pencil, $6(reviewed here) —Milani Supercharged Brightening Undereye Tint, $9.99(reviewed here) —LA Girl Lip Attraction Lipstick, $5(reviewed here) —Makeup … Continue reading 10 Under $10

Foundation Friday: Foundation Fixers

Today’s post is all about how to make almost any foundation work for you and your skin type. The foundation you chose is important, but there are other factors that can determine how your foundation applies, looks, and wears and those things are 1. Skincare/prep2. Mix-Ins3. Setting Spray I don’t do much skincare in the mornings. Mainly because I’m lazy and always running behind, but … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Foundation Fixers

Speed Reviews: Volume VI

NYX The Marshmallow Primer–Claims—10-in-1 smooths, softens, extends makeup wear for 16 hours, soothes, evens tone, minimize texture, blurs lines, soft focus finish, keeps makeup fresh–Price–$8-17 at Ulta, Target, nyxcosmetics.com :: $16.97 at Wal Mart–Pros—Cruelty free :: vegan :: mini options for travel/testing :: smoothing :: nice canvas for makeup application–Cons—Strong scent :: pricey for drugstore/affordable brand–Final—Similar feel/texture to NYX Angel Veil and Hourglass Mineral Veil … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume VI

Charlotte Tilbury….worth it?

About –Cruelty free (some products are vegan) –Charlotte is a UK makeup artist –Luxury brand and prices reflect it –Brand launched in 2013 –Makeup and skincare lines –US Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora, beautylish.com, charlottetilbury.com Products I’ve Tried –Airbush Flawless Longwear Foundation –Matte Revolution Lipstick –Hollywood Contour Wand –Hollywood Flawless Filter –Airbrush Matte Bronzer –Eyes to Mesmerize Cream Eyeshadow –Magic Vanish Color Corrector –Magic Foundation –KISSING Lipstick … Continue reading Charlotte Tilbury….worth it?

Speed Reviews Volume IV

Anastasia Beverly Hills Loose Setting Powder Highlighters–Perfect, brighten, & set :: lightweight, finely milled :: soft-focus effect :: blurs the look of pores, extends the wear of makeup Price–$19-38 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom (0.21-0.88 oz) Shade Range–5My Shade–Translucent Cruelty Free–Yes & vegan Pros–Mini size for travel and testing :: non-comedogenic :: shade options & universal translucent :: no flashback :: finely milled :: worked on … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume IV

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