The Best Mattifying Shine Fighters: Primers, Powders and Setting Sprays

It’s the middle of the summer, which means my face is a big shiny mess. Make is melting off by mid-day, and there’s definitely a lot of oil. Unless I take measures to prevent the oily skin and mattify! There are a lot of great products out there to help, here are some of my favorites. Primers 1. Becca Ever-Matte Poreless Priming Perfector 2. Cover FX Mattifying Primer With Anti-Acne Treatment: My favorite if you…

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Pregnancy Safe Foundation

Now that my list of pregnancy safe skin care products has grown so large, most of the questions I’ve been getting actually are about pregnancy safe makeup. I’ve shared a list of pregnancy safe foundation primers, today is the much awaited list of pregnancy safe foundations! Note that for this list I have only included products that I can find a full list of ingredients. Makeup ingredient lists are very difficult to locate. If you…

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Perfect Skin in a Minute: Temptu Airbrush Makeup System Review

A few weeks ago on Instagram I shared this picture of a Temptu airbrush makeup system, I had just received it, and I was so excited to try it out! I’ve had it for a few weeks now so it’s definitely time for a review. Or rave. Whatever. Temptu is amazing. I said it. I admit that I was incredibly intimidated by the system for years. Just the idea of spraying makeup onto my face…

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Best Foundation Primers

For the last few years I’ve had a product obsession that I haven’t really discussed much here on the blog, which is a bit surprising. I’ve been trying foundation primers left and right! I just can’t help myself! We all have changes in our skin’s needs throughout the year, and I’ve been changing up my primer to help deal with the changes as well. A more hydrating primer during the super cold winter? Sounds great!…

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Quick Foundation Tip from Jake Bailey

I’ve been updating old foundation posts here on the blog today, and I came across this post from exactly 10 years ago. It features a fast foundation application tip from celebrity makeup artist, Jake Bailey. I had the chance to meet him once, and our 20 minute meeting turned out to be a couple of hours and he was amazing to me! Very gracious and funny, he was just as wonderful to this little makeup…

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