Category Archives: foundation

glossier phase 1 set2

i’ve been following emily weiss closely ever since this happened, and whether you watched her on the hills or you’re a fan of her internet empire into the gloss, the truth remains that she really knows her stuff when it comes … Continue reading

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laura mercier smooth finish flawless fluide3

leave it to the makeup gods to deliver one helluva perfect foundation just as i am squeezing the life out of my current tube and feeling at a complete loss of where to go next. i didn’t know quite what … Continue reading

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mac prep + prime beauty balm spf 352

i know that summer has a tendency to make us want to wear less of everything – layers of clothing, makeup, even hair (anyone going for a chic summer chop?) – but summer sweat also tends to cause an increase in … Continue reading

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bareminerals bareskin pure brightening serum foundation12

the blogosphere has been abuzz with the release of bareminerals’ newest foundation, bareskin – and with good reason, because it’s amazing. i was a huge skeptic about the promises being thrown around with this product. the concept is truly unique and … Continue reading

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maybelline dream pure bb15

bb creams and i have not always gotten along. they never seem to offer enough coverage and color match is always an issue. historically, i just haven’t found them to be worth the investment – even at the drugstore level. … Continue reading

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buxom show some skin weightless foundation5

i’m still anticipating the “glowing skin” portion of pregnancy, but while i twiddle my thumbs awaiting that miracle i have found a gorgeous foundation to get me through. lately, i’ve been feeling like my favorite cc cream has started to … Continue reading

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lorac POREfection foundation6

with foundations, it seems that i either run the risk of not getting enough coverage (thus looking washed out and sick) or wearing something so heavy and mask-like that it looks like stage makeup. aside from that, i can pretty … Continue reading

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rediscovering a few old favorites5

* on sundays i do a weekly purge of the glossarie stash and archives. i move things from the “to be tested drawer” to my makeup basket, from my makeup basket to my “keep” drawer or into my donation bags. … Continue reading

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smashbox liquid halo hd foundation7

it’s been awhile since something truly revolutionary has come along in a foundation, so we are definitely due for a groundbreaking new launch. i believe smashbox has done it with their liduid halo hd foundation. as a little backstory, i … Continue reading

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my 30 second face1

it’s always good to have a 30-second face in your back pocket. one or two go-to products that you can slap on at a second’s notice and be completely presentable to the world in under a minute. the two products … Continue reading

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