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Elvis+Elvin Floral Brightening Anti-Pollution Foundation

I came across Elvis+Elvin on Instagram and was excited to find a clean beauty brand that offered not only a full range of skincare products, but makeup as well. I am pretty much convinced that I could totally ditch traditional makeup for cleaner brands and be just fine. The industry has grown so much over… Continue reading Elvis+Elvin Floral Brightening Anti-Pollution Foundation

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Urban Decay Hydromaniac Tinted Glow Hydrator

Hydromaniac is Urban Decay’s latest foray into natural skin-like coverage “foundation” that is hydrating, brightening & long lasting on the skin. It contains kombucha, marula & argan oils and ginger extract and comes in a range of 12 shades. It’s a light weight formula that feels balmy upon application and it can easily be built… Continue reading Urban Decay Hydromaniac Tinted Glow Hydrator

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Kosas Clean Beauty & 30 Second Foundation Routine

I am always elated to find clean beauty brands that outperform their less-clean counterparts. I tried a lipstick from Kosas back in 2016 and am so happy to see how much the brand has grown and expanded their line. If you're looking to try out a clean beauty brand but don't know where to start,… Continue reading Kosas Clean Beauty & 30 Second Foundation Routine

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The Newest Additions to the Urban Decay Stay Naked Collection

New year, new makeup! Urban Decay recently released 2 new additions to their existing Stay Naked collection and I must say, I'm totally blown away by how much I am loving every single one of them. This is a great line of products for anyone who wants the flattering effects of a full face of… Continue reading The Newest Additions to the Urban Decay Stay Naked Collection

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Temptu Perfect Canvas Hydra Lock Airbrush Foundation

Airbrush makeup is the secret to flawless foundation. It is said to be more hygienic than other forms of makeup application methods given that it doesn't require any product to be touched with your hands or a brush/sponge. When spraying the foundation on with the airbrush, it atomises the liquid into tiny particles allowing it to… Continue reading Temptu Perfect Canvas Hydra Lock Airbrush Foundation

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Marc Jacobs Shameless Foundation // R230, Y270 & R300

With tons of mixed reviews on this - I'm excited to share mine! Marc Jacobs claims that this is a 24-hour wear foundation that is flashback-free & contains SPF 25. It is oil-free, buildable, self-setting, and designed to make your skin look hydrated and more youthful. AND, it is ideal for sensitive, normal, dry, combination… Continue reading Marc Jacobs Shameless Foundation // R230, Y270 & R300

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The Best of the BEST Foundations For Oily Skin

My desire to put a bunch of new foundations to the test came about when I heard the news that my favorite foundation, the Fiona Stiles matte finish foundation concentrate was being discontinued a few months ago. All good things must come to an end I guess. Although I do miss that foundation, it gave… Continue reading The Best of the BEST Foundations For Oily Skin

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IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Compact

IT Cosmetics recently launched a refurbished form of their cult-favorite Confidence in a Cream; the all new Confidence in a Compact - except this one comes with a unique twist. It's a blurring serum mixed with hydrating cream + a tint of foundation. It comes in 7 different shades and claims to be the first of… Continue reading IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Compact

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Foundations & Tinted Moisturizers Ideal For Summer

With summer in full force and temperatures rising above 90* in many parts of the country, it's a given to lighten up your entire makeup routine… especially when it comes to foundation. Lighter, more natural coverage is the way to go. A high quality tinted moisturizer/lighter foundation will keep your skin looking flawless without the… Continue reading Foundations & Tinted Moisturizers Ideal For Summer