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
I got this as a sample in one of my (probably already reviewed) Emani purchases. I’ve waited to review this until it got colder since I don’t like to wear primer in the summer. In the winter, though, primer is great. That extra layer is nice in the winter and helps keep my skin from… Continue reading Emani Primer Serum
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!
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
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
I have incredibly oily skin, so I feel that primer is a must if I want my foundation to last more than half an hour. Before I discovered Tarte’s Flawless Primer, this was my very favorite primer. And it still has its uses, particularly when in the midst of a horrendous breakout. The Poreless primer… Continue reading Tarte Clean Slate Poreless 12-hr Perfecting Primer
I have a tendency to turn into a 9-year old girl when glitter is involved. I have way more glitter eye shadow than a woman in her mid-thirties should have (according to national beauty magazines). Of course, I don’t think I have enough. The glitter shadows seem to work well enough with the eye primers… Continue reading e.l.f. Essential Glitter Primer