Face powder is one of those products I’ve always carried with me. In high school, I would always ask my BFF Zoe if my face was shiny. My face was always shiny, today less so than it was back then, but I still keep a powder compact on hand. The one kind of powder I never really used was setting powder because I thought it was pointless and a scheme. While you can use any type of powder to set your makeup, I just thought it was an extra step that I really didn’t need. I was wrong. Continue reading
Want v. Need, the struggle is real. Continue reading
I got a sample of this a while ago, and after I received it, I still had no idea what it was supposed to do. I looked it up on Sephora.com, and it claimed the following: “This lightweight, quick-absorbing oil features a luxurious blend of six oils and two extracts that soften tame flyaways, and add shine immediately and over time. Hair looks and feels healthy, smooth, silky, and conditioned.” Continue reading
I went back to one of my longstanding favorite foundations, Laura Mericer Oil-Free Tinted Moisturizer. I’ve reviewed it before, and I’ve bought about a dozen bottles of this stuff over the years. It is pretty amazing in the summer, for brunch and for when you just want to be low key.
Without primer, this just does not stay on your face. It absorbs somewhere and leaves you looking like you just had sex in a closet, somewhere between winded and glow-y, not terrible and sexy in that way that leftover eyeliner speaks volumes about how you spent the last twelve hours, but entirely not work appropriate. Follow after the jump to see how it performed on a 12 hour day with a few primers.
Hey, hey, hey. I hope you have been enjoying the awesome month that is October. This week, I’ll be focusing on everything that is foundations + primers and everything in between.
This soap is on every single blog. I swear. I see it all the time. But I’ve never read anything about them. It’s just added as a pretty detail to some assortment of other products. But I had to know, is this soap THAT good? I kept running into it in stores but avoided picking it up because I was convinced that it was all HYPE, and then I used it.
A few years back I was obsessed with these, obsessed people. These sponges are amazing, they assist with applying makeup in such a way that your makeup looks amazing every single time, seriously. But then I stopped, I got lazy, using a sponge was costing me precious seconds, so I just used my fingers. I know, be horrified.