Current Holy Grail Products

I wanted to share my current HOLY GRAIL, go to products. I currently have all of this in my collections and rotate through them. I’m going to do this post again in December to see if any of my current favorites have been replaced. I’m always buying and trying new things so I thought it’d be interesting to do a mid-year check in and then … Continue reading Current Holy Grail Products

Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

Makeup Revolution Eye Bright Under Eye Corrector–Claims :: 8 hours of sleep in a pot; light reflecting, illuminating radiant glow; cake-free; fast absorbing; lightweight; correct and brighten under eye by neutralizing discoloration and dark circles; perfect base for concealer–Price :: $8 at Ulta, Revolution Beauty–Shade Range :: 2–My Shade :: Light to Medium–Pros :: Affordable; vegan; cruelty free; shade range; illuminating; little bit goes a long way; tones down darkness; worked well with various concealer … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume XIII

Haleys Re-Wind Blurring Full Coverage Concealer

Claims–Weightless–Cream-to-powder–Full coverage–Soft-focus matte finish Price–$20 at Haleys, QVC Shade Range–12–My Shade: Fair Neutral Pros–Cruelty free–Fragrance free–Lightweight–Full coverage–No creasing–Held up all day–Vegan–Affordable –Easy to blend–LOVE the metal tip applicator–Minimal settling Cons–Shade range–Availability–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–I had to use a white concealer to make the shade work–Love the metal tip applicator, it’s cooling and feels so good on the skin–Excellent coverage–Easy to blend and … Continue reading Haleys Re-Wind Blurring Full Coverage Concealer

NYX Bare With Me Hydrating Concealer Serum

Claims–Medium coverage–Natural finish–Lightweight–Made for under-eye, face, and body–Cover dark circles, acne, redness, and dry patches–Non-cakey–Up to 24 hours of hydration–Mess-free application Price–$11 at Ulta, NYX, Amazon–$10.99 at Target, Walgreens Shade Range–13–My Shade: Fair Pros–Vegan–Affordable–Easily accessible–Hydrating–Medium coverage–Cruelty free–Easy to blend–Lightweight Cons–Lightest shade is too dark for me–Shade range–Don’t agree with all claims Final Thoughts–I don’t get the hype behind this product. It blew up on TikTok–Shade … Continue reading NYX Bare With Me Hydrating Concealer Serum

Foundation Friday: Current Base Routine

Skincare1. Cleanse — Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water with Vitamin C with cotton round2. SPF — Tula Protect+Glow SPF 303. Eye Cream — Good Molecules Yerba Mate Wake Up Eye GelI don’t wash my face in the morning. I just use micellar water to gently cleanse my skin. Then I go in with SPF to protect my skin and I finish up with a moisturizing eye … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Current Base Routine

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

Morphe Filter Effect Soft Radiance Concealer

Claims–Hydrates and nourishes–Sweatproof–Transfer- and water-resistant–Long-wearing–Great for all skin types–Brighten, conceal, sculpt Price–$12 at Ulta Shade Range–20–My Shade: Light 2 Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Oil free–Hydrating–No creasing–Medium coverage–Non-comedogenic–No fragrance, parabens–Hyaluronic acid–Love the applicator shape–Worked with other under eye products Cons–Availability–Shade range–No shade match for me Final Thoughts–Lightest shade is WAY too dark for me, had to use white concealer–Ulta exclusive–Need more fair and deep shades–Medium coverage, covered my dark … Continue reading Morphe Filter Effect Soft Radiance Concealer

SheGlam Insta-Ready Powder Duo

Claims –Long-wearing –Smudge-proof –Pressed powder: Silky, moisturizing pressed powder to lock in under eye makeup and fill in wrinkles :: no creasing :: less shadow look –Loose powder: Sheer, oil-absorbing loose powder to keep face fresh and shine free AM to PM :: lasting flawless skin :: strong oil control Price –$6.50 at SheGlam Shade Range –6 –My Shade: Translucent Pros –Cruelty free –Shade range … Continue reading SheGlam Insta-Ready Powder Duo

KVD Beauty Good Apple Lightweight Full-Coverage Concealer

Claims–Undetectable feel–Natural, skin-like finish–Long-wear–Hydrating–Blends out easily–Crease-resistant coverage–Full coverage–Precision applicator Price–$28 at Ulta, Sephora, KVD Shade Range–32–My Shade: Light 103 Pros–Shade range–Cruelty free–Love the applicator–Shade match for me–Lightweight–Minimal settling–Worked with other under eye products–Vegan–Recyclable packaging–Easy to blend–Full coverage–No creasing–Agree with all claims Cons–Price–Availability Final Thoughts–The Good Apple Foundation let me down so I was really hoping the concealer would work out–LOVE the unique shaped applicator–I totally … Continue reading KVD Beauty Good Apple Lightweight Full-Coverage Concealer

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