e.l.f. Studio Undereye concealer/highlighter and primer

The e.l.f. concealer/highlighter comes in 3 shades, the one in fair is pictured above.  According to makeup experts, undereye concealer should be a shade or two darker than your natural skin tone.  The darkest shade of this concealer, medium, is not that dark, so ladies with actual melanin content in their skin may not find… Continue reading e.l.f. Studio Undereye concealer/highlighter and primer

Eyeshadow primer showdown – the finale!

Here they are…the cream shadow results and the overall review of the vegan eyeshadow primers. Swatches of the primers with cream shadow (l-r):  e.l.f, Emani, The All Natural Face, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics.  Urban Decay is along the top for comparison. The more liquid than cream primers caused smearing, Emani significantly more than Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics. … Continue reading Eyeshadow primer showdown – the finale!

Eyeshadow primer showdown – Part 2

Tonight, the results of the cream shadow test.  As a preview, here are swatches of the same powder shadow over each of the different primers: From left to right:  e.l.f, Emani, The All Natural Face, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics.  On the far right, for comparison, Urban Decay. None of the primers caused creasing or smeared the… Continue reading Eyeshadow primer showdown – Part 2

Eyeshadow primer showdown – Part 1

So far in my journey of becoming a beauty vegan, I’ve been lucky that all of my staples have turned out to be vegan.  Unfortunately, my favorite eyeshadow primer, Urban Decay Primer Potion, is not vegan.  Urban Decay’s Anti-Aging Primer Potion shows up on the vegan search, but it doesn’t have their Vegan paw symbol,… Continue reading Eyeshadow primer showdown – Part 1