Welcome to another #BEAUTYMONDAY and DAY TWO OF 12 DAYS OF BLOGMAS! Tis the season for holiday makeup and affordable options to put underneath the tree! Earlier last week I got some makeup from Physician’s Formula (AKA one of my all time favorite affordable makeup brands). I haven’t had any in my arsenal for a while, due to testing out some other options for you, but I’m so glad to have some of my tried and true favorites back in my makeup box. I’m reviewing them for you today and showing you one of the many looks you can create using their makeup.
PHYSICIAN’S FORMULA REVIEW
So, you guys know I LOVE my high-end makeup brands like Tarte, or TooFaced. But I think we can all agree that sometimes our wallets just don’t…agree with that. amiright? That’s where we need the ride or die drugstore favorites. Enter Physician’s Formula. (Hallelujah).
CUSHION FORMULA FOUNDATION:
I was pleasantly surprised with this foundation. I’m typically a total liquid foundation girl — but this might make me change my mind. It is really full coverage, which I appreciate. It was a little bit harder to blend than liquid foundation and I had to catch a spot on my neck when I got into the car. BUT. Other than that, it stayed pretty much all day. It has a very matte finish which is great if you have oily skin (like me lol SOS send help).
This is one of those cult favorites you always hear about. It is the perfect shade for those of us who are pale as all heck. Not only does it have that buttery texture, it smells like coconuts and makes you want to be on the beach getting a REAL tan instead of a pretend one. It measures right up there with Tarte’s Park Avenue Princess, tbh. And ya’ll know how I feel about that. SO. Do with that what you will.
ARGAN LIP OIL:
While there is absolutely a place for completely opaque liquid lipstick (and trust me I AM A FAN), I think that occasionally, lip oil is about to have its moment, too. I prefer to put this overtop of a dark lip to make it as shiny and extra as possible. I love the pink lip oil overtop of bright red lipstick. Shine-Tastic and also it makes sure you don’t end up with super dry lips at the end of the night.
This gets about a 5/10. I was not super impressed with the mascara quality because I really had to coat it on to get anything to show up on my eyes. I will definitely be sticking to my Better Than Sex mascara. While it was super black, which is awesome, it was neither volumizing nor lengthening. That’s about where I stand.
I really liked this stuff!! It actually blends out super well which makes smokey eyes a SINCH. I am loving the rich smokey eye look for this holiday season and this eyeliner makes it SO EASY. Just smudge it out and you’ll look instantly more sexy. Like gonna-get-a-kiss-new-years-eve sexy. Go get em, tiger.
Ohhhhh man. This stuff. I am totally obsessed. If I didn’t have enough glittery products already — might as well add these to the list amiright??? They are super shimmery when patted on but when you blend – they do lose some of that sparkle. I also recommend use them wet because the color is WAY more vibrant that way.
This look is super smokey with some glitter — like I said, perfect for New Years Eve. If anyone wants a more specific tutorial, I am more than happy to film! Just drop a comment letting me know!
12 Days of Blogmas Fun!
I’m SO SO excited to be sharing Blogmas with you this Christmas. It is DAY TWO: Holiday Beauty posts! I will be introducing you to 12 ahhhh-mazing women, sharing a new giveaway EVERY DAY (with a BIG BIG giveaway at the end), and bringing you 12 days of Christmas themed blog posts. Could anything possibly be better? If you are late to the party: click here to catch up on day one!
Meet The Bloggers:
To read the rest of our holiday beauty guides, just click their name!
The giveaway for today is a LIPSENSE BUNDLE from my sweet friend Amy! Head on over to her website to enter the giveaway!!
Don’t forget to come back and check out the rest of the 12 days, follow along with our schedule below:
Thanks for stopping by and I can’t WAIT for you to see the rest of the prizes and posts! Merry Christmas!