Speed Reviews Volume I

Speed reviews is brand new series to the blog. I got the idea from Nicole Cutler on YouTube. These are products that I want to share and talk about, but don’t want to devote an entire post to so I’m just going to share the highlights. It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Illumination Highlights–Talc free :: minimize shine :: blur pores :: illumination without glitter Price–$30 … Continue reading Speed Reviews Volume I

Beauty Bite: Powders Volume I

I will never stop buying and trying new powders. Powder and dry skin are a tricky combo. Not just any primer, foundation, and powder combination will do. I have some go-to products that I know work and I’d love to add some of these to the list. When trying these powders, I tested them for a few ways over a few days. I wanted to … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Powders Volume I

Foundation Friday: Smashbox Studio Skin Full Coverage 24 Hour

  Images from Google Claims –Weightless –24 hour wear –Full coverage –Oil and shine control –Waterproof –Sweat resistant –Won’t look cakey or cause blemishes –Matte finish Price –$36 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, smashbox.com Shade Range –40 –My shade: 0.1 Pros –Cruelty free –Shade range –Packaging –Ingredients :: Vitamin E, hyaluronic acid –No parabens, phthalates, or sulfates –Shade match for me Cons –Expensive –Availability :: online … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Smashbox Studio Skin Full Coverage 24 Hour

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 parabĂ©ns, 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: Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Hydrating

Claims –Long-wearing –Won’t settle into pores and fine lines –Won’t oxidize –Transfer proof –Buildable coverage –Hydrates –Natural matte finish Price –$36 for 1.0 oz —Nordstrom, Sephora, Ulta, smashbox.com Shade Range –40 –My shade: 0.1 Pros –Hyaluronic acid and Vitamin E are ingredients which are great for my dry skin –No parabens, phthalates, or fragrance –Vegan –Cruelty free –Oil-free –Shade range –Buildable, medium to full coverage … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Hydrating