Estee Lauder which has been around for ages! Launched their Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Foundation sometime last year and I am just now getting my hands on this to finally try it out. [Woop Woop!]If you are into the dewy skin look, then you are in for a treat! It claims to instantly hydrate and leave skin with a radiant glow lasting up to 8 hours.
It comes in a array of shades to choose from (20 to be exact) to find your perfect match.
The packaging is very appealing, I love the gold details, and how light is is especially for traveling purposes.
The two colors I felt that were more of a match for me was between the “Honey Bronze” and “Rich Ginger”.
I have a strong tan here in which “Rich Ginger” would suit me best, but when I’m not so tan the “Honey Bronze” works best.
In order to use this foundation you would need to pull the gold cap off and slowly twist the base of the stick until the foundation disperses. You can easily apply the foundation wherever needed and blend in with the cushion applicator.
These were my before and after results using ONLY the foundation. It absorbs well, but I have super oily skin and I was not a fan of the dewy look. You can set the foundation with powder if you prefer the Matte look like me.
My main drawback besides the dewy look would be the cushion applicator, I have acne prone skin and that would be a concern of mine worrying about the bacteria on it. Although it is removable and can be washed out to ensure that it remains bacteria free.
Retailing for $40 which is pretty average for a name brand foundation but if you’re interested in checking out their foundation check out Estee Lauder’s site, or if you already have I would love to know your thoughts!
PUR Cosmetics has just launched their new “Glow Together” line which consists of Strobe/Highlight Palettes and a limited jumbo bronzing powders. just in time to get your summer glow on!
I was instantly drawn to the sleek packaging with the intricate gold details. The sizing is also perfect for traveling, you never want to carry an overload of bulky makeup and these palettes are perfect sizes.
This palette consists of the shades Aurora, Solar and Dusk. This happened to be my favorite palette of the 2 because the pigment complimented my skin tone easily giving me a natural glow.
This palette consists of 3 creamy shades: Twilight, Lunar & Eclipse. The colors glide on very easily ans I love the fact that Shea Butter is one its main ingredients.
Glow Together Jumbo Bronzer
This bronzer is made up of a mix of matte and shimmer shades and its texture feels like pure silk! I love the natural illumination it gave on my skin.
Check out www.PURcosmetics.com for more information on these products, also for this edition all the proceeds will go and benefit Action Against Hunger. An organization committed to ending world hunger and providing safe drinking water.
I have always been a fan of Sonia Kashuk’s brushes, so when I was able to finally get my hands on her latest set – the exclusive Knockout Beauty Collection, which debuted in Targetearly this March – I was beyond ecstatic! The line was created by Sonia herself, along with the artist Dana Louise Kirkpatrick, to empower women with inspiring messages like “love is all you need” and “you are a knockout”. These messages are cute little reminders as I apply my makeup each day. The set includes: a Powder Brush, Blush Brush, Applicator Brush, Concealer Brush, Eyeshadow Brush, Eyeliner Brush, Eyeshadow Brush, Smudge Brush, Lip Color Brush, Eyebrow Comb/Brush. Along with the collection, I also purchased the Matte Lipstick in “Power Punch”, which is a beautiful vibrant red.
Not only are the brushes of great quality, but they also apply makeup so beautifully! Let me show you the “Knockout Beauty” look I created using brushes from the collection.
1. I applied my foundation with the Dense Buffing Brush.
2. Following up with the concealer using the Precision Concealer Brush.
3. I added an earth-toned color for my eyes using the Domed Eye Shadow Brush.
4. Afterwards, I applied a rosy blush using the Powder Blush Brush.
5. Last but not least, finishing the look using the Power Punch Lipstick.
Have you tried any of Sonia Kashuk’s latest knockout Beauty Collection? Would love to hear your thoughts?
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BeautyCon BFF is a new quarterly beauty subscription box. With total items valued over 100 dollars! Each season they highlight a different beauty influencer curator each month, and send a mix of beauty and accessory items. Also, every season, a lucky number of BFF gift boxes have golden tickets which you could get gift cards worth anywhere from $50-$5,000! Let’s see some of the goodies in this box that Jojo (the artist) curated this fall:View Post