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Category Archives: Foundation

Makeup Wars Summer Foundation

    This round of Makeup Wars looks at summer complexion fix ups. I always focus in summer on powder foundation and tinted moisturizer. I have a couple of clear favorites in this department. In summer I often switch to a very light foundation. Tinted Moisturizer is often perfect for this. Even though I have oily… Continue Reading

Natural Makeup Look Tutorial

Here is a natural makeup look video tutorial from Sephora showcasing how you can easily achieve a no makeup look. By simply focusing on a few features in a neutral, but attractive way, you can present a beautiful carefree look. A transcript of the video follows (a more accurate one, the one on You Tube… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars Valentines Day Look

 Valentine’s day is upon us! Do you have your plan ready? My husband and I are headed to Two Brother’s Brewing for their annual beer and food pairings. It is a 7 course gourmet meal, paired with Two Brothers beers, and they always break out some special brews for the event. For Makeup Wars this… Continue Reading

Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Review

This is a reader/guest review of Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream.  Thanks, Natalia for the review! I am absolutely in love with Camera Ready BB Cream by Smashbox. BB cream is a state of the art cream from Asia that acts as a foundation, concealer, moisturizer and primer. This product has coverage you can build… Continue Reading

Best Beauty Products of 2012

2012 is almost at its close and it is time again for the annual best of the year awards. The list below are my favorite products that I covered in 2012. Click through the links to read the original reviews. You can also see previous years here: Best of 2011 Best of 2010 Best of… Continue Reading

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Liquid Foundation Review

Below is a guest review of Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Foundation. Recently, I ran out of foundation, and ran frantically to Target, sans make-up and in my pajamas to get some. After what seemed like thirty minutes of testing and reading labels of foundations, attempting to match my skin color and skin type, I finally… Continue Reading

Stila Stay All Day Foundation Review

Stila Stay All Day Foundation is a liquid foundation and concealer combo that also comes with an application brush. I was sent a set to try in Fair and I came away quite happy with the product. The foundation is packaged in a glass bottle with the concealer in the cap. The concealer cap also… Continue Reading

Youngblood Creme Powder Foundation Review

Youngblood Mineral Radiance Creme Powder Foundation rather impressed me. In fact, I would say that it is my new favorite in the cream to powder area. I was sent a sample in the shade Neutral to try and came away quite happy. The foundation comes with an application sponge that works just fine. I actually… Continue Reading