Nails Inc. Gel Effect Polish

The Nails Inc. Gel Effect Polishes are my recent favorites because they “deliver a plumping gel effect for glossy, salon-quality nails.” Unlike regular polishes, the Gel Effect polishes “provides a high-shine, superglossy finish without the need of a UV lamp or professional removal process.” They “contain the same plumping technology as a salon gel manicure and lets you create the same look at home with ease. Formulated with revolutionary plasticiser technology, Gel Effect polish[es] create a gloss like you have never experienced before with standard nail polish.”

These gel polishes contains “very high level[s] of solid pigment to create flawless application with no streaking or dragging. The gel formula glides on effortlessly and the extra wide brush ensures easy application.”

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The Gel Effect Polishes formula is truly one of a kind. It’s just thick enough to maneuver around the nail and thin enough to not look thick and gloopy. I still apply two coats on each nail, even though one coat would probably be sufficient. The finish is super glossy and shiny even without a top coat; and, these babies really do look like a gel manicure. The pigment adheres to the nails well with minimal chipping. Even with the removal process, it doesn’t come off as easily as a regular polish — but the removal process isn’t as ridiculous as removing glitter polishes.

The colors in the range thus far aren’t super unique — and, I feel that the colors are very dupe-able. However, the formula and texture of these polishes are unique and that’s the reason why I’d recommend purchasing them.

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For the price, the Gel Effect Polishes are a bit on the pricey side at $14.00 a piece — since Essie and OPI polishes are under $10. However, these are a few bucks cheaper than Butter London and Deborah Lippmann polishes. In my opinion, the formula doesn’t dry as quickly so that’s a bit inconvenient, but overall, I think they’re worth purchasing especially if you’re into the gel nails look!

Made in France.
Retails for $14.00 USD.

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Sulwhasoo Overnight Vitalizing Mask

While I love sheet masks as an added bonus to my night time skin care routine, another great option is an overnight mask that can multi-task. Currently, I’m using the Sulwhasoo Overnight Vitalizing Mask, which is an herbal Korean skincare range. This line is available at Neiman Marcus as well as other various online retailers (including eBay). As a “luxury” range of products, the price points for this line is quite steep but works very well in my past experience. In regards to overnight/sleeping masks, I previously wrote about the Dr. Jart+ Water Fuse Water-Max Sleeping Mask, which I really liked; and, also, another popular and well-reviewed item is the Laneige Water Sleeping Pack EX.

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The Sulwhasoo Overnight Vitalizing Mask is designed to “replenish your skin as you rest.” This “penetrating overnight mask…[is] formulated with Korean medicinal herbs to reawaken skin’s natural glow.” It contains “walnut extract [which] creates an essential moisture layer on the skin, promoting optimal absorption of nourishing ingredients.” Also, “purifying acute lobed angelica extract and antioxidant pomegranate extract” are included to work while you sleep to restore radiance, firmness, and hydration. “White mulberry extract minimizes redness and irritation as hyaluronic acid promotes long-term hydration, restoring and revitalizing skin overnight.”

This mask is ideal for deep hydration and skin-renewing. After my night time cleansing routine, I apply my usual skincare products and let everything sink in. As my last skincare step, I apply the Sulwhasoo Overnight Vitalizing Mask thinly on top of my night cream and leave it on overnight. It absorbs quickly but leaves a light film on my skin — and to me, it feels like a gentle seal over my skincare products.

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The texture of this mask is creamy, just like a night cream or a rich moisturizer. It’s cooling and gentle and doesn’t feel like an additional step. I also like that it absorbs well so it’s not getting all over my hair or pillow. In the morning, I just rinse my face with warm water and use my trusty Cetaphil cleanser to give my skin a fresh start. My skin looks so radiant and bright in the morning, and this product restores my dehydrated/combo skin. Since my skin is re-balanced, my t-zone doesn’t get as oily during the day and my cheeks feel very comfortable. This tube is huge and a little goes a long way. For a luxury and expensive line, I feel like the mask is reasonably priced since you don’t use it every night.

I like this product as a treatment and it makes such a big difference in the condition of my skin in the mornings. It’s a staple item to have on hand in case your skin is feeling dry or dehydrated. It’s an extra step at the end of your usual routine, but I think it’s worth it for the results you get in the morning. I prefer this treatment mask over the Laneige Water Sleeping Pack EX and the Dr. Jart+ Water Fuse Water-Max Sleeping Mask.

Made in Korea.
Retails for $50.00 USD.

REVIEW: Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

Despite its name, the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara has performed surprisingly well and has quickly become ‘one of my go-to’ mascaras. While nothing will replace my trusty Japanese mascaras, I find that this mascara works great on top of a layer of a Japanese mascara that I’m in the mood for that day.

This mascara “contains a film-forming polymer for smudge-proof all day wear,” and claims to thicken the lashes, keep the curl in place, and volumize beyond belief. The “unique peptides” create the deepest, intense black color and is marketed for more than just the false-lash-effect. The more layers you add, the more spidery your lashes get — but, that also means you get a lot of volume and thickness as well. For me, just 2 coats is enough.

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The Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara is “an intensely black, volumizing mascara with an hourglass-shaped brush that separates, coats, and curls each lash to voluptuous perfection.” The shape of the brush is “inspired by the curves of a woman’s body” and is “hourglass-shaped…with extra stiff bristles to maximize the performance of this carbon black, collagen-fueled formula.” The bristles on the brush are thick and compact, but transfer a lot of pigment and formula onto the lashes.

Apply one coat for lashes that are full and defined; two coats for lashes that are even more luscious, curled, and dramatic; and, three coats to help you achieve the “most intense, black, multidimensional lashes possible.”

This mascara can get clumpy and messy looking if you get carried away. For most, 1-2 coats is probably enough — even though it depends on what kind of look you’re going for! I’ve used this mascara alone, and it works pretty decent on Asian lashes. While it volumizes and thickens the lashes, the curl power is pretty weak. It weighs down my lashes easily so the curl tends to fall. That’s why I like to apply my Japanese mascara of choice and add the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara on top for the volumizing and thickening effect.

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This is a good mascara, but isn’t life-changing and isn’t totally a necessity. Seeing as how I still rely on my Japanese mascara for length and curl, the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara is just an added step for volume that I can’t get with other mascaras — which is why I’m loving it right now. The removal process is decent but takes a bit more effort. However, if you use a separate eye makeup remover in conjunction with a cleansing oil, it should be no problem. I recommend this mascara if what you’re looking for is intense volume, and you’ve already got a fantastic set of natural lashes on your lids.

If you’ve got stubborn, sparse, and straight lashes, this mascara can only do so much; and, you’ll probably get more out of mascaras like the Urban Decay Cannonball Ultra Waterproof Mascara, the Shiseido Majolica Majorca Lash Expander Edge Meister Mascara, the Fasio Ultra Curl Lock Volume Mascara, the Fasio Hyper-Stay Mascara Magne-Plus Curl Long, and the Kiss Me Heroine Volume and Curl Mascara. To read about my favorite mascaras bases, read my post called All About Mascara Bases for more info and product suggestions.

Retails for $23.00 USD.

REVIEW: Tarte Amazonian Clay Airbrush Foundation in “Fair Honey”

Mineral makeup in general isn’t really my cup of tea unless I’m in the mood for the application process. I’ve seen the Tarte Amazonian Clay Airbrush Foundation around, but never gave it any attention until Essiebutton’s blog post here. She also has a video to go with the post, so it’s been helpful to see the product in action. This foundation was also featured in her January 2014 Favorites blog post as well.

For other videos featuring this product, check out leighannsays and MakeupByLeinaBaaaby.

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This mineral foundation is a “talc-free, 12-hour medium-coverage, weightless powder foundation” that claims to deliver “flawless, natural-looking coverage that lasts, while the skintuitive™ formula invigorates skintone and texture for a youthful complexion.” Described to be “powered by Amazonian clay enriched with the earth’s natural, light-reflecting gemstones,” this airbrush foundation is “moisture-rich” and “buffs on smoothly for waterproof, 12-hour coverage that won’t settle into fine lines and wrinkles.” Unique to this range of powder foundations is that the availability of shades and undertones is quite impressive, and is sure to “also employ a custom mesh delivery system for a fool-proof, mess-free application every time.”

Also sold alongside this foundation is the Airbuki Bamboo Powder Foundation Brush ($26.00 USD) which I skipped since I already own a variety of kabuki-style brushes.

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My shade in this foundation is “Fair Honey,” which is for fair skins with peach undertones. It’s a warm, fair shade that works well with my slightly cool skintone. It neutralizes redness and unevenness remarkably; and, it applies smoothly, blends easily, and doesn’t settle into lines and pores on the face. Coverage is impressive for a powder foundation and the formula is build-able — even though it’s light and airy. The finish is smooth and natural without looking too powdery, matte, or caked on. As indicated by Essiebutton, this foundation gets better and better as the day wears on with pretty good oil-control. It also feels like my skin is able to breathe, which is nice. The glowiness is maintained throughout the day and I love that this foundation looks and feels so natural.

I like the packaging — with a net to release the foundation and a built-in stopper on the lid so the messiness is quite minimal. The net is handy since you can ‘bounce’ your brush into it without having to swirl the product in the cap like traditional mineral makeup. For me, the foundation is pretty long-wearing, controls oil nicely, and maintains a natural glow throughout the day. To that end, this product is low-maintenance with high results! I recommend this powder foundation and it deserves all the rave reviews it has received.

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Retails for $36.00 USD.
Made in USA.

Yves Saint Laurent Gloss Volupté “203 Corail Gandoura”

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the Yves Saint Laurent Gloss Volupté Lip Gloss in “202 Rose Jersey” and I had to return to pick up another the shade I left behind: “203 Corail Gandoura.” Thus far, I’ve read good reviews about the Gloss Voluptés, so it’s probably only a matter of time before I return once more for a different shade.

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Much like what I stated in the post about shade “202 Rose Jersey,” YSL claims that these glosses are their “first lightweight, non-sticky lip gloss with Gloss Volupté,” which is an “intense liquid formula with ethereal texture that celebrates pleasure and invites indulgence.” The formula is not sticky, but smooth and border-line liquid. However, it’s creamy and pigmented at the same time. “Its unique patented applicator envelopes your lips in full color while allowing for precise application for a radiant, reflective, to die for look.”

The packaging — much like all of YSL’s products — is beautiful and elegant. It’s very sleek and not too embellished, and the gloss applies smoothly and evenly onto the lips without catching dry patches and flakes. More importantly, it seems to fill in the lines of my lips so well. It’s hydrating and fades nicely, which is a plus in my book. The shade “203 Corail Gandoura” is a light coral shade that’s a warm peachy tone with very little intensity. It’s not super bright, but gives the lips a subtle wash of coral without being too much.

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The applicator is unique and shaped funny. The flat side of it lays nicely onto the lips and the curves allow you to maneuver the wand around the contours of your lips with ease. The point is especially great for filling the edges of your lips nicely without the color spilling over. The scent is YSL’s traditional watermelon-y scent, which lingers but it doesn’t bother me at all. On the lips, the texture is thin and doesn’t both me since it isn’t sticky.

As a “made-to-measure customizable lip gloss that provides extreme shine, luxurious hydration, and radiant color,” I really love the entire range. I’ve noticed that with both “Rose Jersey” and “Corail Gandoura,” the colors are both warm and sheer — and may be disappointing for those who are looking for major intensity and super pigmented glosses. I recommend both the colors I’ve written about and encourage everyone to try out the bolder shades as well.

Made in France.
Retails for $32.00 USD.

REVIEW: Glam Glow ThirstyMud™ Hydrating Treatment

I was hesitant to give into the hype around the Glam Glow masks, so I didn’t even bother to get one or try them out until recently. With an early birthday gift card, I decided to treat myself and purchased the Glam Glow ThirstyMud™ Hydrating Treatment. With the purchase, I also got a sample size of the Glam Glow YouthMud™ Tinglexfoliate Treatment, but I admit I’m afraid it may be too strong for my sensitive skin.

The cashier at Sephora kindly packed a few samples of the Glam Glow SuperMud™ Clearing Treatment and the Glam Glow BrightMud™ Eye Treatment as well. I’ll be trying those out as well and will report back as soon as I can. Based on current reviews I’ve read, the general consensus is that pretty much everyone loves the Glam Glow masks.

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The Glam Glow ThirstyMud Hydrating Treatment is a “non drying hydration mask to deliver instant, extreme hydration.” This leave-on mask is formulated with “ThirstyMud™ [which] uses the newest, most advanced, and extreme hydration active technologies.” This mask is designed to moisturize, restore, replenish, and calm the skin with “Dewdration™,” which “boosts and locks in moisture for a dewy and youthful result. Another fancy ingredient is “HydraPack™,” which “leaves skin with an instant silky, soft, and supple feel.” And, finally, “GreenEnergy™ smooths and energizes the skin, giving you a healthy-looking, glowing complexion.”

DEWDRATION™: A blend of actives containing hyaluronic acid and citric acid for deep hydration; boosts and locks in moisture for a dewy, youthful look.
HYDRAPACK™: A blend of actives containing botanimoist, moisturizing sugars and acids from apples, oat bete glucan to soothe and calm the skin, and hydraclay to trap and retain moisture in the skin.
GREENENERGY™: A blend of actives containing raw honey and ginger root for radiance and detoxifying; coconut provides immediate skin conditioning.
Teaoxi Olive Leaf: Delivers naturally moisturizing linoleic acid.

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It’s recommended that this mask be used up to 2-3 times per week or when needed. At $69.00 USD for just over an ounce and a half, this product is super pricey. After cleansing and drying your skin, apply an even layer for 10-20 mins. For me, I like to use this at night after my cleansing routine. I leave it on for about 30 mins. while I wash the dishes or I’m painting my nails. Since the mask doesn’t dry hard, it’s low maintenance and will allow you to multi-task. If you want to really pamper yourself or you’re getting ready for a big day/night, this can be used on the neck and chest as well.

After a few minutes, the product will absorb into the skin. It will just feel slippery, but won’t drip or get messy. It’s recommended that you wipe off the residual product with a tissue and massage remaining product into skin. You can also rinse with water — which is what I normally do if I use the mask before a shower. I prefer to wash it off since I have a set nighttime routine with specific products I prefer to use. Another way to use this mask is to leave it on overnight “to infuse the skin with moisture and wake up with extremely hydrated skin.” Because the mask absorbs, it won’t get all over your pillow case and sheets; it just feels like you’re wearing a rich moisturizer/cream to bed.

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The Glam Glow ThirstyMud™ Hydrating Treatment is a great treatment product, and is rumored to have been used by celebrities before red carpet events before being available to the public. Because of the natural ingredients in this mask, it smells like coconuts and feels rich on the skin. You’ve got to apply a good layer onto your skin, so with regular use, this tub won’t last long unfortunately. If you’ve got severely dehydrated and dry skin, this may not a be a cost-effective way to go since it will run out so quickly. For me, I use it as a treatment mask about once a week. I estimate that, in total, this product will last less than 2 months.

I recommend this product if you’re really looking to pamper yourself. It’s like magic — your skin becomes so soft, plump, and hydrated that it naturally glows from within. Pores, lines, and pigmentation appear to be temporarily in check, so I can see why people use this right before an event. I will test out the rest of the samples I got and will report back. Until then, I’d like to re-purchase this item but it’s just too ridiculous for the amount you get and the short amount of time you have to use it. I don’t mind splurging on skin care products — especially ones that work — so I’m a little disappointed that I’ll purchase it only when I really need to. I’ve got SK-II products that are expensive but last a year, so it’s a shame I’m not willing to keep a mask this great on hand!

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Retails for $69.00 USD.

Rachel K CC Cream Renew

After really considering if I needed yet another CC cream in my collection, I finally caved and purchased the Rachel K CC Cream Renew from LisaLisaD1’s online store. Roughly two years ago when she first started to carry the Rachel K CC Creams in her store, I purchased the original formula and wrote a review about it posted here, so I was extra excited she had access to the CC Renew Creams. If you’re interested in reading a comprehensive review, check out The Make-Up Blogette’s post here.

The new Rachel K CC Renew “transforms your skin through instant skin perfection and long-lasting anti-ageing skincare.” Considered to be one step up from the original CC range, the Renew line “illuminates your skin and visibly minimizes all imperfections and dark spots instantly and over time” by incorporating an “advanced color-correcting complex.” A major part of the new Renew line is the Deep Sea Water, which is “highly concentrated in rich minerals” and “immediately moisturizes dehydrated skin.”

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The “break-through Biomimetic Anti-Age Complex boosts the natural skin’s regeneration process to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and to improve skin’s firmness.” With SPF 35 PA++ sun protection and added skincare benefits, this CC cream is made for all skin types and provides sheer to moderate coverage as a base. The texture of the CC cream is featherweight and thin — it applies smoothly and blends out quickly without much effort. I like to use a synthetic buffing brush and it has provided such a naturally radiant finish.

Skincare benefits: this CC rejuvenates your skin with EGF, which repairs skin tissue and promotes collagen. Adenosine is a popular ingredient to for wrinkle reduction, while macadamia oil and white tea are known to be ingredients with high levels of anti-oxidants to protect the skin. Much like traditional BB creams, this CC cream has Hyaluronic Acid to help with hydration and skin’s firmness, and arbutin evens skin tone and reduces redness. This product truly is an all-in-one, fore sure.

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Like most CC creams, this is designed to be worn alone or in conjunction with a foundation. For me, wearing it alone works fine; but, if you’ve got pigmentation issues, pairing this with a light layer of foundation could do wonders for the appearance of your skin. It’s incredibly soothing on the face, dries semi-matte and glowy, and makes pores and redness disappear instantly. I’ve noticed that my skin is hydrated and looks plump and healthy when I use this, and the natural finish and look of the product makes your skin look like skin.

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I chose the shade Extra Light which works great. Originally, I was going to go with Light, but decided against it after seeing swatches. The pink undertone of the shade Extra Light is helpful in making my skin look bright, but it doesn’t make me look white like a ghost. For those with light to light-medium skins, the shade Light should work fine since CC creams tend to adapt to your skin. Unfortunately, Medium is the darkest shade in the Rachel K CC Renew line. I like the CC Renew better than the original. I also like that the pigment of this CC isn’t a weird gray shade — which I personally despise.

Using this product is a quick way to look put together in the morning without going through a “routine” since this is an all-in-one kind of product. I’m interested in the Renew Pressed Powder as well, so that may be one of my next purchases. I recommend the Rachel K CC Cream Renew and it’s by far one of my favorite CC’s as of right now. It comes in a close second behind the Hera Complete Care CC Cream.

Made in Korea.
Retails for $48.00 USD (Rachel K online store & Lisa’s store)

Sephora Collection Pro Blending Brush #27 vs. MAC 217

This post will be about the Sephora Collection Pro Blending Brush #27 and the MAC 217 Blending Brush. It’s pretty much a given that the MAC 217 is a highly coveted brush, with rave reviews, and major emotional attachments from everyone who owns one. And, if you’re like me, you own multiple MAC 217’s “just in case.”

I’ve tried various blending brushes since the discovery of the MAC 217 Blending Brush, and I admit, there’s been a few that have come pretty close. However, I’m most excited about the Sephora Collection Pro Blending Brush #27 — which turned out to be a pleasant surprise for me since it caught me off guard. :)

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The Sephora Collection Pro Blending Brush #27 is described as “a large shadow brush that flawlessly blends eye shadow for gorgeous results.” Just like the MAC 217,this brush smudges and diffuses color well, and even applies the base color nicely and evenly. The “natural goat bristles softly glide over the skin with a silky touch and apply pigment with ease. The tip of the brush is less dense than the center, encouraging perfect blending.”

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Compared to the MAC 217, the Sephora brush is a tad bit bigger in length and width. But the tapered edge is rounded, which makes transferring color easier; and, the flexibility of the bristles allows for a good “windshield wiper blending” motion. Another added bonus is that the brush can also be used to apply liquid concealers under the eyes for a brighter, airbrushed look — just like the MAC 217. While the MAC 217 is brilliant and probably won’t be replaced any time soon, the Sephora Collection Pro Blending Brush #27 comes in a close second place for me. I like to use it to blend out colors or use it to apply a sweep of color onto my lids. It’s quite versatile which makes it a worthwhile investment.

Sephora Collection Pro Blending Brush #27 retails for $20.00 USD.
MAC 217 retails for $24.00 USD.
Both brushes are made with natural goat hair.

Shu Uemura Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil

Finishing a cleansing oil is a big deal for me since it takes nearly 10 months to go through it all. While Shu Uemura cleansing oils are initially expensive, they provide excellent results for makeup removal and the overall condition of your skin; also, they last a super long time so I find them worth the money. Personally, I stock up at the end of the year when there’s deals for the holidays. Usually with a coupon code during that time, Shu’s products are 25% off so I buy one 450 mL bottle and one 150 mL bottle every year. The smaller bottle is convenient for traveling or when I go visit my parents for a few weeks.

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I recently finished my trusty pore purifying cleansing oil and I moved onto the Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil. This is my favorite by far (and I’ve gone through every single cleansing oil available throughout the years). The Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil is the most expensive in the range and contains “precious essence of 8 exquisite botanical origin oils.” Combining beauty and health philosophies from Chinese medicine, beauty oils from all over the world have been merged together “to have the highest skincare efficacy for a petal-soft silky smooth sensation.”

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All of Shu Uemura’s cleansing oils are superb. But what makes this one my favorite is the long-term benefits I see with this product. After cleansing, my skin is smooth and soft; my skin looks and feels healthy and even. And, it gets better and better the longer I use it. Even my pores seem clear, my brows and lashes feel conditioned and full, and even if my skin was irritated before, this oil soothes it. At the same time, this cleansing oil is super gentle and very rich — only 2-3 pumps is all I need and it feels very good on the skin. I’ve noticed if I use a different brand of cleansing oil to remove my makeup, my skin notices — my pores get clogged, my nose gets especially oily, and I swear my makeup doesn’t apply as smooth.

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For me, I feel that the Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil truly removes make-up and impurities effortlessly. My skin feels softened, conditioned, hydrated, and nourished all at the same time. I think my skin benefits from including this into my nightly ritual and I refuse to be without it! Read more about my Makeup Removal Process here.

Made in Japan.
Retails for $90.00 USD (450 mL) & $42.00 USD (150 mL).

REVIEW: Benefit Cosmetics The Big Easy Liquid To Powder SPF 35 Foundation

Newly released from Benefit Cosmetics is The Big Easy Liquid To Powder SPF 35 Foundation. Originally, I was going to skip this item until I was sucked in by its promises: a “multibalancing complexion perfector with broad-spectrum SPF 35 sunscreen” that “contains ingredients known to help balance moisture and control oil, while the cushiony liquid-to-powder formula melts in like a cream.” The finish is “lightweight and velvety like a powder,” that “self-adjusts to your exact shade to even out skintone and conceal imperfections. It also contains ingredients known to soothe and comfort the skin and help fight free radicals.”

As a “bigger than BB” product, its high claims of radiant perfection and a velvety finish convinced me that purchasing this would be a great idea. :)

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My shade is 01 Fair and it’s the lightest shade in the range of six available colors. All the colors lean on the warm side, but seems to adjust quickly on the skin. As a “multibalancing complexion perfector,” this product is just like a BB cream with a more semi-matte/matte finish that functions more like a foundation. The high SPF protection is an added bonus, much like a traditional BB cream. However, it doesn’t seem to contain any skin-friendly ingredients/benefits. In that aspect, it’s like a foundation — in that it’s lightweight, provides buildable coverage, and controls oil on a pretty good level.

The liquid to powder notion is quite true. The texture of this product is light and mousse-like and blends like velvet onto the skin. Once it absorbs and sets, the finish is matte, but comfortable. There isn’t a need to powder over this product and the oil-controlling abilities seem to be good as well.

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My shade 01 Fair balances my skin well. This covers pores, evens redness and pigmentation, and provides high sun protection — all of which I really like. However, this product oxidizes to adjust to skin tones, so it may help to go on the lighter side just in case. I think this will be a great summer product, but to me, it’s just a regular foundation (and not really a BB cream; and, certainly not a tinted moisturizer). This product is long-lasting and controls oil well, so that will help the makeup not slip and slide once my skin gets oilier during the summer months.

I think this is a cool base product and would recommend it. For the price, you get more than an ounce, which is more than a regular bottle/tube of foundation — so, for just under $40.00 USD I’d say that this is a pretty good deal. Also, a little bit of product goes a long ways, so this may ideally last you all summer with every day application. If you’ve already got base products that work well for you and your skin, this isn’t a life changing product that you’ll need to run out and get.

Made in Japan.
Retails for $38.00 USD.
Contains 1.18 oz.