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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Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist Review

One of my recent splurges during the Sephora VIB sale was the Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist. It has been sitting in my cart for months, and I full admit that I can’t remember what made me originally put the mist in my cart, but I’ve been reading about it a lot! This mist seems to be pretty much everywhere. Yes, it is a favorite of the Kardashians, but also just about every other mention…

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Pregnancy Safe Foundation Primers

I’ve written a lot about skin care products that are safe to use during pregnancy, but not much about other beauty products that are safe to use while pregnant. The product I get asked the most about (after skincare) is definitely pregnancy safe makeup, especially face primers you can use while pregnant. I’ve resisted writing a post listing pregnancy safe makeup foundation primers, mostly because it is sometimes really hard to find a full list…

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The Best Eye Shadow Primers

One of my every day “must use” makeup products is my eye primer. If I’m going to apply eye shadow, then I spend an extra minute to apply a primer first! It makes my shadow blend more smoothly, covers up the visible blood vessels on my lid (this goes a long way to making my eye makeup look better) and makes my shadow last all day instead of about 6-8 hours. If you’re going to…

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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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