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Everyday Base Edit

September 24, 2018

Today’s post has been many months in the works as I’ve been testing various makeup bases including foundations, primers, concealers and powders. Finding good base makeup is paramount as it sets the tone for your entire beauty look. That being said, finding the right combination that caters to skin type, tone, coverage preferences, common skin concerns and issues is a whole different entity and can make the process quite tricky, if not harrowing. Each season the market is flooded by new base formulas and innovations – while many work extremely well for me, there’s a large number that unfortunately do not and this includes many of the new launches I sometimes have really high hopes for. Counting from last year on, this whole past year has been no different. I’ve been putting a range of base categories to the test for months now to see how they work for me and listed here those that out-performed others as well as my expectations.

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Favorites Makeup Roundup

Favorite Mascaras in Rotation

Today I have a new updated mascara roundup. I’ve become quite a bit more adventurous in the last couple of months testing new formulas and have some hits to discuss today. Triple digits have been keeping steady here in Vegas so finding a mascara…

July 13, 2018
Favorites Roundup

8 Things I’m Loving Right Now

Resuming the short workweek with a highlight of 8 beauty products that I’ve been absolutely loving. There are a lot of Spring and Summer launches that I still have to cover and will be posting really soon. So many pretty face and eye palettes…

May 31, 2018
Makeup

Smashbox + Vlada Petal Metal Collection

Smashbox has been killing it with collabs this year. They just launched a stunning collection in collaboration with the super talented makeup artist Vlada Haggerty, aka @vladamua, whose mind-blowing metallic artwork you’ve probably seen all over Instagram. The collection is dedicated to and decorated…

May 4, 2018
Base Makeup

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water x Nicol Concilio

Recently Smashbox teamed up with Youtuber Nicol Concilio to bring limited edition scented versions of their Photo Finish Primer Water. Available in three summery blends, including: So Chill Cocount, Serene Greens and Centering Citrus, the three-in-one face primer and setting sprays are infused with…

April 11, 2018
Makeup

Smashbox Super Fan Mascara

It’s very rare that I write single review posts on mascara, but when I do it’s usually because I have found a formula + wand combination that has almost quite literally blown my mind. Or shook, as the kids say these days. Since its…

April 4, 2018
On My Radar Spring 2018

On My Radar // New in Beauty

Happy Friday babes! A little roundup today of some new beauty launches I currently have on my radar. March madness is here and I’m not just talking basketball! A majority of brands are either dropping their Spring/Summer launches, limited edition items, or capsules for…

March 9, 2018