Hope your day is going well! I wanted to share with you a few products that I have used up recently, and whether or not they were worth repurchasing. We all know I'm a huge makeup nerd, and it's pretty rare for me to find a product I love enough to repurchase several times since I'm always branching out and trying new products. So if I've repurchased any of these, you know I'm in love.
I don't have a ton of products to share, but hopefully it's enough to give you some insight if you've been thinking of purchasing some of these. So without further ado....
1. Lancome Teint Miracle Radiant Foundation:
I wore the shade Ivoire 2C, which was definitely on the lighter side for me. I purchased this foundation in the winter months, so I tried to use it up before I got a little bit of a tan in the summer. This foundation was good, but not groundbreaking. It's a light/medium coverage foundation at best, and is very glowy. I've been loving the glowy foundations, but this one just didn't cover enough for me. It also didn't have the greatest staying power, even when wore with a good primer underneath. For having a $47 price tag, I had much higher expectations for this product. If you're in search of a Lancome foundation, I would recommend the Tient Idole Ultra 24 Hour. It has crazzzzy staying power, especially in comparison to this one.
2. Laura Geller Spackle Treatment Even Tone Makeup Primer:
I cannot say enough good things about Laura Geller Spackle Primers!!! This is the third time repurchasing a variation of this primer! I have used both the Tinted version, and Champagne version. This primer is more on the hydrating side, which is great if you want your foundation to look more like "skin." I'm a combo/oily skinned person, and have had zero issues with this primer being more hydrating. In fact, my skin loves it. This line of primers is more on the glowy side, which is something that I've been loving lately. I didn't repurchase this time, because I've been wanting to branch out and try Laura Mercier primers. It's probably guaranteed that I will come back to these primers though.
3. Maybelline Color Whisper in Lust for Blush:
I have so many lip products that it's super rare for one to end up on my list of empties....if that shows you how much I used this! These lip products are great if you want something low maintenance, that you don't really need a mirror for. I can't say the staying power is fantastic, but they are lightweight with a decent amount of color. They don't feel greasy at all. They have more color impact than your average tinted lip balm, but a little less impact than a lipstick. The shade Lust for Blush is a light pink/nude shade. It goes well with any eye look or outfit, which is why I wore it so much! I loved this lip product, and will probably repurchase it again in a few different shades!
4. Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer:
This was an AMAZING concealer!!! Hands down something I will repurchase! It's extremely full coverage, and very hydrating, so I used it primarily under the eyes. I used the shade Fair (the lightest shade) which was perfect for my skin tone to highlight areas of the face. My only caution with this product is that a little bit goes a long way, and it really needs to be set with a powder for it to truly be "creaseless." It doesn't set on it's own, and since it's very hydrating it can stay tacky if it's not set. I didn't repurchase this time, since I've been wanting to try Benefit Erase Paste. But this is a concealer I would highly recommend!
5. E.L.F Shimmering Facial Whip in Lilac Petal:
This highlighter is $1 people! $1 freaking dollar! It's a beautiful highlight with just the right amount of glow to it. There's no sparkle or glitter, just a beautiful shimmery glow. The only shade I've tried is the Lilac Petal, but I definitely want to try more! This tiny tube lasted me at least a year...so you could say it's well worth the dollar. And hey, if you don't end up liking it you're only short $1.
6. Estee Lauder Double Wear Light:
If you know me, you will know that my holy grail of foundations is Estee Lauder Double Wear. Hands down. I find myself wanting something a little lighter during the summer since it's so hot outside, so I decided to get the light version to try it out. I absolutely loved it! The shades do run a bit darker than the original, so be aware of that. I got the shade 02 Light, but I probably could have gone one shade lighter. I still like the original Double Wear the best, but this is great if you want something that feels a little lighter for those hot summer days.
Ok, now it's my turn to ask you! What kind of makeup have you recently used up, and would you recommend it to others or opt to try something different?
Thanks for checking out this post, and I'll probably do more of these and I accumulate more empties!