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Best Cruelty Free, “Natural” Full Coverage Foundation

Best "Natural Brand" Foundation: Tarte¬†Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15, 1.7 oz, $39. I am a girl who loves me some full coverage foundation, and rarely do I go for the "natural" type products. This Tarte foundation has shattered my view on them. I LOVE this foundation so much, that it has become… Continue reading Best Cruelty Free, “Natural” Full Coverage Foundation

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New Foundation Review: MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation

MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation, 0.85 fl oz, $32.00. Let me start off by saying, Holy S*!t Balls! This is AMAZING! MAC made a waterproof version of my HG foundation, so naturally I overnighted it to myself the day it was released online. Let me tell you, it did not disappoint.¬† In fact, a… Continue reading New Foundation Review: MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation

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Dry Skin Foundation Review: Hourglass ‘Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint’

Beauty Award: Hourglass 'Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint', $55, 1oz. Loooovveeee this formula! Holla to all my beauties with dry skin, have you noticed that for the most part all foundations that are marketed for dry skin are either light coverage, too watery or wipe off in two seconds?! This is not the case when it… Continue reading Dry Skin Foundation Review: Hourglass ‘Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint’

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Best Mattifying Primer

Best Mattifying Primer: Becca Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector, 1.35 oz, $36 This stuff is the bomb! This primer really prevents oiliness from breaking up your makeup, even powders, and prevents shine and pores from showing. If you have oily skin, use it all over or if you have an oily t-zone like me, spot treat.… Continue reading Best Mattifying Primer

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Foundation Tip: (No) Flashback Friday

It's finally Friday! Many of you are going to be going out tonight and taking selfies and group pics and the last thing you want to be is Casper the Ghost in those captured memories. So, do not fear, Emily is here...to tell you how to not get that dreaded flashback from your makeup. Let's… Continue reading Foundation Tip: (No) Flashback Friday

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Best Talc-Free Setting Powders

Best Translucent Talc-Free Setting Powder (For Dry Skin): bareMinerals "Hydrating" Mineral Veil, .21 oz, $21. If you have dry skin and you want a talc-free, translucent finishing powder, this is the best that I have tried. It is very difficult to find talc-free powders, so the selection is not super amazing. All bareMinerals powders are talc-free, so… Continue reading Best Talc-Free Setting Powders

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Best Long-Wearing Foundations

Since my last post featured the best long-wearing liquid liner, I figured I'd stick to the theme and share my favorite long-wearing foundations with you guys. There really is no overall winner, either because the color selection isn't super diverse or the formulas favor a certain skin type. Best Long-Wearing Foundation for Normal/Combination/Oily Skin Types:  MAC… Continue reading Best Long-Wearing Foundations