Foundation Friday: Tarte Hydroflex Serum

Claims–Won’t crease or cake–Medium coverage–12-hour hydration–Brightens & smooths–Sweatproof–Minimizes the look of pores, fine lines, & wrinkles–16-hour longwear–Natural finish–Featherlight formula–Waterproof–Looks and feels like skin–Formula applies evenly & effortlessly Price–$15 mini—$39 full size—Sephora & Tarte Shade Range–32 full size–6 mini–My Shade: 8S Porcelain Sand Pros–Vegan–Fragrance free–Shade range–Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, vegan collagen complex–Mini for travel/testing–Cruelty fre–Clean at Sephora product–No parabens, mineral oil, phthalates–Cute packaging–Buildable–Agree with all claims–Shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Hydroflex Serum

May Favorites

Tarte Sugar Rush Sweet Tarte Glow Blush in Frosted–This blush gave me Hourglass vibes without the Hourglass price tag. It’s a gorgeous glowy, pink shade and it smells so good. Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate Intensive Treatment Mask–I received this free for testing from BzzAgent and it is now a must have product for me. I hate that it’s so expensive, but I love the difference … Continue reading May Favorites

Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20

Claims –Moisturizer, makeup + SPF all in one –Medium-buildable coverage –Natural matte finish –Blurs imperfections and hydrates –12-hour wear –Feels featherlight Price –$10 mini–$14 travel size–$32 full size –Ulta, Tarte Shade Range –Mini, 4 –Full size, 9 –My Shade: Fair Pros –Oil free –Vegan –Cruelty free –Non-comedogenic –Shade match for me –Buildable coverage –Lightweight –Agree with all claims –SO easy to blend –Flawless finish –Blurs … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Sugar Rush Skin Treat Poreless Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20

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

Foundation Friday: Powders

Coty Airspun Anastasia Beverly Hills Loose Fenty Pro Filt’r NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Pressed Maybelline Fit Me! Loose Tarte Shape Tape Laura Mercier Translucent RCMA No Color NARS Light Reflecting Pressed & Loose NYX HD Finishing Pressed Hourglass Ambient Lighting Laura Mercier Candleglow Sheer Perfecting Tarte Shape Tape Glow Kosas Cloud Set & Smooth GloWish Luminous Pressed It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Pressed & … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Powders

Foundation Friday: Tarte Amazonian Clay Gem Powder

Claims –Featherlight –Full coverage –Soft-focus, airbrushed effect –24-hour-long wear—won’t cake, flake, or fade –Blurs appearance of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles –Amazonian clay absorbs excess oil & shine Price –$39 at Tarte, QVC Shade Range –18 –My Shade: 12N Fair Neutral Pros –Cruelty free –Mess free packaging –No mineral oil, parabens, phthalates –Airbrushed finish –Vegan –Talc free –Lightweight –Gorgeous glow –Shade match for me Cons … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Amazonian Clay Gem Powder

Mascara Monday: Tarte Sugar Rush Lash Smoothie

Claims –Volumize and curl –Short bristles: separate and define –Long bristles: volumize and curl –Infused with lash loving ingredients Price –$12 mini –$23 full size –Ulta, Tarte Pros –Vegan –Cruelty free –Builds without clumping –Length –Mini for travel/testing –Separation –No parabens, phthalates, mineral oil –Volume –Wand grabs and coats each lash –No flaking or smudging –Agree with all claims Cons –Availability, Ulta exclusive –No waterproof … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte Sugar Rush Lash Smoothie

Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cloud Cream SPF 15

Claims –Light-as-air –Medium-buildable coverage –Natural matte finish –Smooths & blurs imperfections –24-hour hydration –Soft-focus effect –Minimize the look of pores, fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven texture Price –$39 at Tarte, Ulta, QVC Shade Range –21 –My Shade: 12N Fair Neutral Pros –Packaging, pump! –Vegan –Cruelty free –Ingredients: hyaluronic acid, squalene, aloe, Vitamin E –Buildable coverage –Agree with all claims –No parabens, phthalates, mineral oil –Lightweight … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Tarte Shape Tape Cloud Cream SPF 15

Best of Beauty 2021

Complexion It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare (review) CoverGirl Simply Ageless Foundation (review) Buxom Wanderlust Primer Infused Blushes (review) elf Putty Blush (review) RCMA No Color Powder beautyblender Bounce Airbrush Liquid Whip Concealer (review) BareMinerals BarePRO Glow Liquid Bronzer (review) Morphe2 Hint Hint Skin Tint (review) Milani Supercharged Brightening Undereye Tint (review) Seint Makeup (review) MAC Extra Dimension Skin Finish Highlighter (review) … Continue reading Best of Beauty 2021

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