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Sep 23 2015

Brand Spotlight: CK One Color Cosmetics

  We’re back today with a Brand Spotlight! For those of you who may not know, “Brand Spotlight” is a series where I review several products from a single brand, one that is usually new to me. And that definitely applies to this feature because until acquiring these products, I’d never tried a single product from …

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Aug 28 2015

FF: Makeup Forever Ultra HD Foundation Review

  I love trying new foundations but it can get quite expensive to test out the higher end brands. Which is why it makes me so happy when I can score a deluxe-sized sample. I hoard them. My latest venture is the new Makeup Forever Ultra HD Foundation which, of course, I received as a promo perk …

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Aug 07 2015

FF: MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation

  After stalking my local MAC store for several weeks, I finally managed to get my hands on the MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation. It was a frustrating situation because while they had received the foundations (earlier than I expected for this jurisdiction), they hadn’t received the testers. (Apparently the testers come separately, who knew?) …

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Jul 31 2015

July Favorites 2015: All About The Base

  As the title clearly states, my July Favorites focuses heavily on base products. Approaching the height of Summer, I’ve been all about creating a natural looking yet fuller coverage canvas. These products have helped me achieve that:  

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Jul 24 2015

Too Faced Born This Way Foundation Review

  As initially envisioned for Foundation Fridays, I’m trying to do more regular foundation reviews here on Beauty Isles. When I began this series, I noted that a girl can only own so many foundations (right?). But one of the great things about the world of cosmetics consumption is that you can often score great …

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Jul 17 2015

FF: Covergirl Outlast Stay Luminous Foundation & Longwear Moisture Lipstick

  Covergirl’s newest foundation offering, the Covergirl Outlast Stay Luminous Foundation is one that I’d wanted to try based on my admiration of the original Outlast formula which I think is a great offering from the drugstore (reviewed here). As an oilier-skinned gal, the reference to “Luminous” had me a little wary to begin with. However, I approached …

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