Fill Up @ Ulta

Scene: My makeup is gone and I’m going to Ulta to fill back up! —Your list might look different. I need an under eye corrector, you might not. You might consider lip gloss a necessity, I don’t.—Doing this same post for Sephora, Walgreens, Target, and Wal Mart with NO repeat products Primer: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Instant Perfector 4-in-1 Glow MakeupFoundation: Makeup Revolution Conceal & … Continue reading Fill Up @ Ulta

Foundation Friday: Uoma Beauty Say What?!

Claims –Weightless –Buildable coverage –Matte finish –Blurring technology minimizes the look of pores and softens fine lines and wrinkles for a flawless base –Long lasting –Hydration –Complexion perfection Price –$39 for 1.0 oz at Ulta, uomabeauty.com Shade Range –51 –My Shade: White Pearl T1C Pros –Shade range –No parabens or talc –Shade match for me –Not a flat matte finish –Packaging, pump! –Cruelty fee –Vegan … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Uoma Beauty Say What?!

Kylie Cosmetics

About–Started by Kylie Jenner in 2014 with the infamous Lip Kit –Full range of color cosmetics –Launced Kylie Skin in 2019 –Cruelty free –Available at Ulta, kyliecosmetics.com Best Product: Velvet Liquid LipsticksUnderrated Product: Bronzer Buy: Complexion EnhancersPass: Eyeshadow Palettes Tried –Concealer (review)–Bronzer –Kylighter –Matte Liquid Lipstick (review)–Velvet Liquid Lipstick (review) –Gloss (review) –Lip Liner To Try –Kylight Stick –Bronzer Stick –Loose Setting Powder –Blush Stick … Continue reading Kylie Cosmetics

J Cat Beauty, Juvia’s Place, & Jeffree Star Cosmetics

J CAT BEAUTY About –JCAT=Just Cruelty-Free Affordable Trendy –High quality and smart pricing makeup–Cruelty free –Started in 2012 –Sold at Ulta, jcatbeauty.com Best Product: Staysurance Water Sealed Zero-Smudge Concealer Underrated Product: — Buy: Skin/Aqua/Staysurance products Pass: Eye products Improve: Shade range Tried –Skinsurance Max Coverage Silky Foundation (review coming) –Staysurance Water Sealed Zero-Smudge Concealer (review) –Aquasurance Compact Foundation (review coming) –Luxe Pro Powder –You Glow … Continue reading J Cat Beauty, Juvia’s Place, & Jeffree Star Cosmetics

Need or Nah? Under Eye Primers

What is it? Primer made specifically for the delicate under eye area What does it do? Hydrates. Creates a smooth canvas for concealer application as well as helps prevent concealer from creasing, caking, and/or settling. Use one if… You’re prone to creasing, want extended wear, and/or don’t want to wear a full face of makeup How to use? Apply a pea size amount (that’s enough … Continue reading Need or Nah? Under Eye Primers

Foundation Friday: Best Selling Foundations at Ulta…and my thoughts

I got this post idea from Taylor Wynn. She is one of my favorite YouTubers and you need to be watching her. You can see what I thought of the Sephora Best Sellers here. There are almost 200 foundations available on the Ulta website. When you sort by “Best Sellers,” the field isn’t narrowed, just rearranged. When I did this post with Sephora foundations, I mentioned … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Best Selling Foundations at Ulta…and my thoughts

Flower Beauty Light Illusion Full Cover Concealer

Claims –Weightless –Blends seamlessly –Subtle radiance –Conceals discolorations –Diminish appearance of imperfections, fine lines, and signs of fatigue –Fake your 8 hours in a flash –High coverage Price –$10 at flowerbeauty.com, Amazon–$10.49 at Wal Mart –$9.99 at Ulta Shade Range –12 –My Shade: L0 Porcelain Pros –Affordable –Sleek packaging –Blends easily –Full coverage –Cruelty free –Shade match for me –Worked well with other complexion products … Continue reading Flower Beauty Light Illusion Full Cover Concealer

Foundation Friday: The Ordinary Coverage

Claims –Smooth finish –Evens the look of complexion and texture –Won’t cake or settle into fine lines –Avoid heavy makeup look Price: –$6.90 at Ulta, theordinary.com for 1.0 oz Shade Range –21 –My Shade: 1.0N Pros –Affordable –Didn’t cake with powder –Flawless base –Packaging, pump! –Cruelty free –Agree with all claims –Buildable coverage –Lightweight –Natural finish Cons –Lightest shade too dark for me –Availability –Shade … Continue reading Foundation Friday: The Ordinary Coverage

Tarte Shape Tape Ultra Creamy Concealer

Claims–Full coverage–Natural matte finish–Formulated with built in eye cream for 24 hour moisturization–Smooth and reduce look of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores–Skin looks smoother, plumper, and more youthful–Doesn’t cake or settle into lines–Skin looks hydrated and never dry–12-hour crease proof and waterproof wear–For all skin types Price–$27 at Ulta, tartecosmetics.com–$10 mini at Ulta, tartecosmetics.com Shade Range–35–My Shade :: 8B Porcelain Beige Pros–Ingredients :: hyaluronic acid, … Continue reading Tarte Shape Tape Ultra Creamy Concealer

Essence

About–Started in 2001 by female entrepreneur –Came to US in 2008–Cruelty free (some vegan products too)–Available at Ulta, essencemakeup.com Best Product: Micro Precise Eyebrow PencilUnderrated Product: Melted Chrome Eyeshadow Buy: MascarasPass: Complexion products (foundation, concealer) Improve: Foundation and concealer offerings and shades Tried—Bye Bye Panda Eyes! Mascara (review)—Camouflage + Matt Concealer (review)—Lash Princess Mascara & Waterproof—Volume Booster Lash Primer—Make Me Brow Eyebrow Gel—Stay 8H Waterproof … Continue reading Essence