Dermablend Cover Care Full Coverage Concealer

Claims–Waterproof–Transfer-resistant–Soft matte finish–Creamy, lightweight formula–24 hour wear–24 hour hydration–Little goes a long way Price–$28 at Ulta, Dermablend Shade Range–16–My Shade: 0C Pros–No fragrance, phthalates–Vegan–Easy to blend–Minimal settling –Cruelty free–Non-comedogenic–No creasing–Full coverage–Agree with all claims Cons–Price–Shade range Final Thoughts–Shade is a little yellow for me, but I made it work–Full coverage–Does is everything it claims–Nothing major that I don’t like about it, but it’s not a … Continue reading Dermablend Cover Care Full Coverage Concealer

Mascara Monday: Lottie London Super Fake False Lash Effect

Claims–Long wear, up to 12 hours–Flutter-worthy length–Ultra-lengthening Price–$7.95 at Ulta–$7.98 at Wal Mart Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Length–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove–Vegan–Agree with all claims–Volume–Long, fluttery lash look–No smudging Cons–Availability Final Thoughts–Online only, but definitely worth ordering–Dramatic lash look, just like I like–Dupe for Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Mascara–One of the BEST mascaras I’ve tried in 2022 Primer: Lancome Cils Booster Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lottie London Super Fake False Lash Effect

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

Speed Reviews: Volume XII

SheGlam Waterproof Tinted Eyebrow Cream—Claims :: Waterproof; smudge-proof; super-creamy texture; long lasting; pigmented packed color—Price :: $4 at SheGlam, SheIn—Shade Range :: 3—My Shade:: Dark Brown—Pros :: Cruelty free, affordable; super creamy formula; pigmented; stays in place all day; agree with all claims—Cons :: Shade range; online only —Final Thoughts :: I bought this to use as an eyeliner. Gel liners tend to dry out … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XII

Foundation Friday: Lorac Pro Soft Focus Longwear

Claims–Longwearing–Buildable, medium to full coverage–For all skin types–Keeps skin shine free–Lightweight–Water-resistant–Soft matte, soft focus finish Price–$38 at Ulta, Lorac Shade Range–25–My Shade: 01 Pros–Cruelty free–Oil-free–Vegan–Full coverage–Flawless finish–Sleek, slim packaging–Packaging, pump!–Fragrance free–Easy to blend–Long lasting–Didn’t cake with powder Cons–Availability–Price–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–I had to use white mixer to make the lightest shade work for me–Very thin, liquid-y formula–My skin looked smooth & flawless–Lives … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Lorac Pro Soft Focus Longwear

ColourPop Pretty Fresh Pressed Powder

Claims–Light, buildable coverage–Natural, healthy finish–Can be worn alone, over foundation to set makeup, or to touch up–Skin-softening feel–Blends effortlessly Price–$14 at Ulta, ColourPop Shade Range–12 at Ulta–18 at ColourPop–My Shade: Fair 1 Pros–Cruelty free–Shade match for me–Easy to blend–Natural finish–Didn’t look cakey with foundation–Vegan–Lightweight–Sleek, heavy packaging–Shade range–Flawless finish Cons–Not all shades available at Ulta–Availability Final Thoughts–Natural finish, not overly mattifying :: dry skin friendly–Sets makeup … Continue reading ColourPop Pretty Fresh Pressed Powder

Speed Reviews: Volume XI

NARS Liquid Blush–Claims :: Highly-pigmented; blends effortlessly; long-lasting–Price :: $30 at Ulta, Sephora, NARS–Shade Range :: 3–My Shade :: Orgasm–Pros :: Packaging, pump!; blends easily; gorgeous glow; little goes a long way–Cons :: Not cruelty free; availability; price–Final Thoughts :: This product will last you a lifetime because you need the tiniest amount of product, less than half a pump; I love the classic Orgasm … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XI

Jaclyn Cosmetics Faux Filter Perfecting Concealer

Claims–Lightweight–Matte finish–Medium-to-full coverage–Visibly brightens and blurs Price–$26 at Ulta, Morphe, Jaclyn Cosmetics Shade Range–35–My Shade: Fairest Pink Pros–Cruelty free–Shade range–Shade names–Packaging–Shade match for me–Buildable coverage–Easy to blend–Agree with all claims–Worked well with other under eye products–No creasing Cons–Online only–Price–Settled into fine lines Final Thoughts–Excellent shade range and the names should make it easy to determine which shade is best for you–Builds to full coverage–Apply one … Continue reading Jaclyn Cosmetics Faux Filter Perfecting Concealer

Jaclyn Cosmetics

About –Started in 2019 by YouTuber Jaclyn Hill –The first launch was a line of lipsticks that FLOPPED, but the launches since then have been great (in my opinion) –Cruelty free –Select products available at Ulta and Morphe retailers –All products available at jaclyncosmetics.com –Some of the products have bulky packaging, but overall, I like the aesthetic –Cons: expensive, availability –Some of these products are … Continue reading Jaclyn Cosmetics

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