Two kinds of YSL Blur Primer. Which is worthy？
I’ve got two primers from Yves Saint Laurent beauty that want to share with you gals. I bought the perfector a year earlier than the primer. At first, I was struggling with if I should buy this primer or not. As looking at the name of these two products, they look exactly the same. Finally, I'm so glad I bought it. How they performed and how they work are different. Touche Eclat Blur Perfector I have to admit that I bought this product because of its package. It looks so high-end and has YSL beauty iconic features. And, it was a new launched product at that time. I'd like to try new stuff. But this is definitely not a worthy try. As a blur perfector, it could barely cover my pores. The texture is creamy, but it's so hard to take it off by puff (kinda like wax) It’s around $50 (can’t remember the exact number). A waste of money. Touche Eclat Blur Primer $52 I’ve tried this primer in-store in Bloomingdales. I was attracted by it's gel texture and how amazing I blended it. It's a non-greasy lightweight primer that really does what it claims - blurs, and goes on smoothly and beautifully onto my skin. I have large pores on my nose side and oily T-zone. This primer helps to cover my skin flaws without making my foundation look greasy or cakey. The primer is formulated with gold specks, which makes it looks quite exquisite. I like it! When you apply the primer, the gold specks will disappear under the foundation. I also like the scent of this primer. It smells so good. It’s a high-class floral scent. Though it's $52, which is pricy, it is worth every penny.
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Apr. 24, 2020
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2 Minute Makeup! ⏱
Yesterday I was running late for work and needed to do my makeup as quickly as possible. So, I cut down my normally ten minute routine to two minutes (yeah I timed it!) using four products. Here’s what I did: -Primed my skin using YSL’s Touché Eclat Blur Primer. -Applied the matte end of Wander Beauty’s Dualist Matt and Illuminating Concealer under my eyes only. -Applied Thrive Causemetics’ Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara. -Applied Sephora Collection’s Color Enhancing Lip Oil -Got on my first Zoom call. Honestly, the YSL primer is so great for me I barely need anything else when I use it. I think I still ended up looking pretty cute, just two minutes later! 🥰 What are your go-to products for a fast look? YVES SAINT LAURENT - Touche Eclat Blur Primer thrive causemetics - Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara™ SEPHORA COLLECTION - Color Enhancing Lip Scrub WANDER BEAUTY - Dualist Matte and Illuminating Concealer
Which look for my senior photos?
My senior portraits are on wednesday but I’ve been wondering whether to do a simple look or a glam one so I figured I’d ask this community! The right side is glam and the left side is plain Here are the products I used (for the most part) ￼black radiance true complexion bb cream in the shade “Coffee Glaze” ￼wet n wild lipstick in the shade “Just Garnet” (for color correction 🙈) ￼YVES SAINT LAURENT - Touche Eclat Blur Primer (it was a sample from Sephora but I really like it) ￼BLK/OPL - TRUE COLOR Flawless Perfecting Concealer in the shade “Bronze” ￼MORPHE - 35M Boss Mood Artistry Palette ￼NYX - Ultimate Shadow Palette ￼elf gel eyeliner (in the little pot) ￼aoa wonder brow in the shade “Dark Brown” ￼nyx highlighter and bronzer palette ￼HUDA BEAUTY - Legit Lashes Double-Ended Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara ￼LANCÔME - Monsieur Big Mascara ￼Too Faced - Better Than Sex Mascara ￼essence - I Love Colour Intensifying Eyeshadow Base ￼NYX gotcha covered concealer in the shade “Fresh Beige” ￼wet n wild kohl eyeliner in the shade “Simma Brown” ￼brown lipliner from nk cosmetics ￼rosehip oil lipgloss from the brand broadway ￼diamond glow lipgloss in the shade “Gorgeous” from NickaK cosmetics
Must have mattifying products for Summer
For those who already suffer from oily skin, summer shine is all too familiar a friend. Although we love a good oil-blotting sheet, let's be honest, they're not the most makeup friendly. (And no one loves the routine of sneakily dabbing!) Thankfully, there are a number of beauty products out to put shine in its place. Here are some on our must list! NYX - Shine Killer Primer - NYX Professional Makeup Shine Killer is an oil absorbing, anti-shine primer that creates a visible barrier between your skin and your makeup acting as a buffer from outside elements. This oil-free formula is infused with vitamin E for a boost of hydration helping your skin stay fresh and your foundation true for hours. Vegan L'ORÉAL - Pure Clay Detox Mask Transform Skin in Just 10 Minutes with this 3 Pure Clays and Charcoal Mask for Dull and Tired-looking Skin.A super-charged Pure-Clay face mask with the power and benefits of Charcoal to detoxify and illuminate your skin in just 10 minutes. Indulgent and powerful face mask formula provides a luxurious experience while potent pure clays and charcoal act like a magnet to clean out pores and draw-out and capture deep impurities This creamy, non-drying charcoal mask leaves skin feeling clean, velvety, and rebalanced, addressing your dull, tired skin to reveal a purified, even, and radiant complexion. Skin looks brighter with a healthy glow. This mask provides deep pore cleansing–dirt, dust and pollution are removed from skin. Skin’s complexion looks fresher and more even. Use After Use, skin is clean as if detoxified. Skin feels as though it can breathe better. BITE - Changemaker Skin-Optimizing Primer - A clean high performance primer with skin optimizing technology to neutralize your skin type and grip foundation for flawless lasting wear. Vegan, Cruelty Free, Gluten Free. YVES SAINT LAURENT - Touche Éclat Blur Perfector - This portable perfector is Yves Saint Laurent’s first ever blur perfector encased within a compact. It transforms from a balm to a powder upon application to soften the skin’s imperfections—creating a transparent yet subtle, rosy-glow effect. Use it alone as an allover complexion perfector, to set makeup, or as a mattifying touch up to sweep away shine and hide imperfections. Featuring one universal shade that complements all skin types, it instantly minimizes the look of pores so that skin feels smoother and the complexion appears more even. beautyblender - Blotterazzi Blotting Sponges and Compact -Shaped to fit all contours of the face, blotterazzi is the reusable alternative to traditional blotting papers. Used dry, the exclusive material helps re-texturize makeup and absorbs excess oil and shine. CLINIQUE - Pep-Start HydroBlur Moisturizer -Oil-free moisturizer instantly blurs imperfections, delivers all-day hydration and reduces surface shine. Skin looks naturally perfected with a matte finish. Wear it alone or under foundation. It’s so lightweight you can use it for touch-ups throughout the day. Gives your skin the moisture it needs, and the forgiving ‘retouch’ that blurs the look of pores
Highlighter - This or That: Laura Mercier Mac
Highlighter - This or That: Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder V.S M.A.C Extra Dimension Skinfinish I would like to talk about two products from my highlighter collection today, which are Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder Highlight 01, and M.A.C Extra Dimension Skinfinish Double Gleam. Both of them are my favourite but can creates different look. So you can check this post and find out which is more suitable for you. Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder Highlight 01 This one is quite special as it says it’s matte as a highlighter, and it is also a very popular product recommended by many YouTubers, so I got one to try what exactly it is.So you can see it’s actually a compact which gives very large amount of powder so it’s quite cost-effective. I would say the texture is good. It’s smooth, not chunky. But because it’s baked powder, it’s still kind of dusty.It has a golden, yellowish colour, and works well especially for yellow skin tone.And the finish is not a totally matte (of course, it’s a highlighter!). It’s kind of a pure sheen with no visible shimmer, and gives you a very natural and radiant look. Most of the time I use it for my whole face and it won’t make my face looks oily and it’s perfect for daily use. M.A.C Extra Dimension Skinfinish Double Gleam This is also a very popular one and recommended a lot. And it’s very different from the Laura Mercier’s one.I bought the shade called Double Gleam, which I think is the best colour of this series. It has a light, quite pale golden shade, which is nice for both porcelain and yellow undertone skin.When I swatch it on my arm, the texture feels very smooth and pigmented. And it doesn’t have big glitters and won’t accentuate your pores. When you apply it on your face it reflects the light from different angles and gives you a very beautiful and shimmery look. I would pick this highlighter for party and any occasions that I want a intense look.So I love both of them but just use different products to create different looks. I would recommend Laura Mercier’s highlighter if you are a student or you prefer a natural look, and if you like more shiny and eye-catching finish, M.A.C’s highlighter is your must-have.
MAC-Extra Dimension Skinfinish Highlighter
inclusive foundation brand!
so i decided to try juvias place after seeing how many different shades they carry. i have a very weird skin color myself and am very pale, so i was looking for something that wouldnt turn me orange like other foundations do. plus, this foundation has a huge range for darker skin tones too, and i think its really great they include women of all skin colors! when i first received it, i though the bottle was a little small. but once i put it on my face, i realized a little goes a VERY long way and its VERY high coverage. (this is why i may look a little cakey in the picture, as i didn’t know it would spread so far!) and guess what? i dont look orange! i really like this foundation. its very blendable and matches my skin very well. dont mind how big my pores are in the picture, they always look like that no matter the foundation, so its not the foundation’s fault. i only have one complaint- its not very matte. i actually look a little oily even though i just put it on! but, otherwise, its a very high quality foundation! (im wearing the shade 650 - “Juvia's PLACE - I am Magic Velvety Matte Foundation cairo”)
Juvia's PLACE-I am Magic Velvety Matte Foundation
MAC VS. LM 💎Highlighter for Glow Skin
Hi! Today I'd like to compare 2 highlighters head to head and give you my thoughts!!! MAC - Extra Dimension Skinfinish Highlighter Shade: Beaming Blush My Mac Beaming Blush Extra Dimension highlighter broke😫😫, so I pressed the pieces back into the case myself. It's a light pink base with warm undertones and a gold shimmer, like a mermaid shade, which comes off too pink to be used as a highlighter, so I occasionally use it as an eyeshadow. One case can last me for a long time. laura mercier - Matte Radiance Baked Powder Compact The highlighter is my favorite. Its fine pearlescent powder brings a flawless glow to your face and it's very durable. It leaves you with flecks of highlighter all over your face but to an acceptable extent. It results in natural makeup and it doesn't leave a white cast. The delicate pearlescent tone doesn't emphasize pores when I use a brush to apply my highlighter, and when I tried using a beauty blender recently, I found the results to be even more natural and appealing, as if the highlighter has blended into the skin. Everyone should give it a try.
MAC-Extra Dimension Skinfinish Highlighter
does it pass the primer test??
This primer is great for holding your makeup and helping your skin look smoother, but pores are a different story. Claims: perfecting, smoothing effect, (for all skin types) My thoughts: This primer does smooth out my skin and helps hold my makeup for most of the day. You can still see my pores (although not very large, they become a lot smaller with this on). This primer isn’t cheap, the full size coming up to $42, but I have the mini ($20) and I still have a bunch of product! I will say that this can make your skin feel dry, so beware!! It has a very odd texture. Overall it isn’t my favorite primer, especially for the price, but it does work well on most of its claims, so it’s 50 good/50 bad for me.
LANCÔME-La Base Pro Perfecting Makeup Primer
Fenty Beauty 150 = my perfect foundation shade
I am very into hydrating formulas these days and this is one of my favorites - especially considering I wasn’t a fan of Fenty’s OG foundation. This one is super hydrating and provides the perfect amount of coverage for whatever you’re in the mood for that day. My shade is 150 and it matches me perfectly - Fenty is so good about their shade range! It blends so well into the skin and really looks like skin once it’s on. FENTY BEAUTY - Pro Filt'r Hydrating Longwear Foundation
FENTY BEAUTY-Pro Filt'r Hydrating Longwear Foundation
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