Jordana Complete Cover 2-in-1 Concealer & Foundation

Jordana Complete Cover 2-in-1 Concealer & Foundation

Today, I’ve got the first installment of reviews for Jordana’s new Spring 2015 makeup collection that I recently received. If you are new to Jordana, it is the second brand in Milani Cosmetics stable of fabulous drugstore brands. Jordana is sold at … Continue reading




Estee Lauder DayWear BB Anti-Oxidant Beauty Benefit Creme SPF 35

Estee Lauder DayWear BB Anti-Oxidant Beauty Benefit Creme SPF 35

Recently, I returned a bottle of unopened Estée Lauder Resilience Lift liquid foundation. What was I thinking when I bought it? BB creams have me so spoiled. I hate having to apply primer and sunscreen (although this may have had … Continue reading




Physicians Formula Youthful Wear Foundation

Browsing in CVS with Extrabucks in hand back in the early spring, I saw Physicians Formula Youthful Wear Foundation on sale. As a brand, Physicians Formula intrigues me. They have cute blushes and bronzers with beads or embossed pans that really … Continue reading




Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Makeup Base

Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Makeup Base

Continuing with the foundation makeup theme, I thought I’d mix things up and shift from BBs to cream foundation. In my post, Foundation Makeup: Friend or Foe, I mentioned that a few years ago I used Almay Smart Shade foundation, … Continue reading




Pantone Color IQ: A System for Color Matching Foundation Makeup

Have you ever stood at the foundation makeup display and tried to figure out which shade was the right match for your skin? Have you wondered whether you should test on your cheek, your jawline, your neck, your hand, the … Continue reading




Bobbi Brown BB Cream — Product Review

I think I’ve finally found the BB cream I’ve been searching for: Bobbi Brown BB Cream. Browsing around my “laboratory” — AKA the Sephora on Boylston Street in Boston, I wasn’t looking for anything in particular. I picked the brains … Continue reading




Foundation Makeup: Friend or Foe?

For most of my life, I didn’t wear foundation. I was lucky that I always had “good skin” with few breakouts, rosy cheeks and a few freckles. I couldn’t understand why I would want to wear foundation. I thought it … Continue reading