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

Mascara Monday: Urban Decay Lash Freak

Claims–Intensely volumizing–Lengthens–Lifts–Dramatic, wide-eyed look–Lasts up to 20 hours–Smudge-and sweat-proof–Ultra-pigmented Price–$13 mini–$25 full size—Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom Shade Range–1 :: Black Pros–Mini size for travel/testing–Innovative wand design–Cruelty free–Love the green packaging, very eye catching–Lifts–Lengthens–Separates–Pigmented–Wand grabs each lash, like I was painting each individual lash–Ball at the tip of the wand allows you to get right to the root–No smudging–Easy to remove–No flaking–Held a curl Cons–Expensive–No other shade … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Urban Decay Lash Freak

Urban Decay All Nighter Ultra Glow Primer & Setting Spray

There’s a reason the Urban Decay All Nighter products have such a cult following–they work. They really extend the wear of makeup. I reviewed the original All Nighter Face Primer here and I’ve been a big fan of the setting spray for years. When I saw they were releasing a glow version, I had to have it. My dry skin loves anything and everything that … Continue reading Urban Decay All Nighter Ultra Glow Primer & Setting Spray

Best Eye & Lip Products $20 & Under

—MAC Fluidline, $19 —Anastasia BH Singles, $12 —Urban Decay Primer Potion Mini, $13 —Urban Decay Singles, $20 —MAC Singles, $17-20 —MAC Pigment Mini, $12 —Colour Pop Going Coconuts Palette, $12 —Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mini, $12 —Benefit Roller Lash Mini, $12 —Lancome Monsieur Big Mini, $13 —Too Faced Better Than Sex Mini, $14 —Tarte Busy Gal Brow, $18 —Anastasia BH Dipbrow Gel, $20 —MAC Lip … Continue reading Best Eye & Lip Products $20 & Under

Best Complexion Products $20 & Under

—NYX Angel Veil, $16 —Smashbox Primerizer Mini, $15 —Urban Decay All Nighter Complexion Primer Mini, $16 —Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer Mini, $19 —Too Faced Hangover Rx Mini, $17 —Colour Pop Pretty Fresh Hyaluronic Hydrating Primer, $12 —Smashbox Vitamin Glow Primer Mini, $15 —Ofra Northern Lights Illuminating Primer, $20 —Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage, $12 —Catrice HD Liquid Coverage, $11 —Physicians Formula Silk Elixir, … Continue reading Best Complexion Products $20 & Under

Top 10 Tuesday: Urban Decay

Quick Fix Hydra-Charged Complexion Prep Priming Spray The perfect first step in your makeup look. It adds hydration and just feels so good on the skin. Original Eyeshadow Primer Potion This is a classic and one of the best eye primers on the market. All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray Another classic product. It is the end all, be all, will never let you down … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Urban Decay

Foundation Friday: Urban Decay Stay Naked Weightless

Images from Google Claims –Buildable, medium coverage –Matte finish –Lasts up to 24 hours –Waterproof –Minimize the appearance of pores Price –$39 for 1.0 oz –Ulta, Sephora, Shade Range –50 –My shade: 10NN Pros –Vegan –Shade match for me –Cruelty free –Buildable –Packaging, pump! –Shade range (9 intensities, 3 master-tones, 7 undertones) –10NN perfect match for me –Full coverage with 2 layers –Easy to … Continue reading Foundation Friday: Urban Decay Stay Naked Weightless

Fair Skin Friday: Concealers

The second installment of #FairSkinFriday is all about concealers and the ones that work best for fair skin. The first installment was about bronzers and you can read that here. There is a shade match for me in all of the formulas I’m sharing below except the Makeup Revolution, but I just add a little white mixer and I’m good! NYX Gottcha Covered Concealer Do … Continue reading Fair Skin Friday: Concealers