For those of you that know me in the flesh. I am very pale, NC20 in MAC makeup talk of to be exact. While I do love to be pale as I am always out and about never laying there baking in the sun (not my idea of fun) I wear SPF 30 on my face every day all year round. I do love to dabble in some bronzing powder for the summer. Lately I have been in love with Too Faced Cosmetics! I cannot get enough of their bronzers, mascaras, primers….you name it they have got it! Now lets be honest. As a makeup artist I always shied away from this product line when I walked the aisles of Sephora. I thought it was “too young” for me and this wasn’t a makeup for a professional makeup artist. WELL I could not have been farther from WRONG. Now about half the products in my makeup bag are Too Faced . Everything I have tried from them has now replaced a product I once loved. Now what are they? Lets get to it…
Texture is a cream to powder. What i love about this bronzer is I can wear it with or without a base (foundation, tinted moisturizer, etc…) It is a very blend-able movable cream that give a nice healthy glow. The best part is it SETS! This product is not going to move! It is also layerable..meaning you want to be darker…well then add more.
*** brush it comes with is pretty amazing so just toss this in your beach bag this product is not moving so you can go in and out of the water and you will still look GORG!
The title says it all. This 3 step mascara is not only better than False Lashes but you know the corners wont lift on these lashes and this is much faster than putting some lashes on. Al you do is Prime with the base coat that helps the fibers adhere to your lashes in step 2 , these nylon fibers lengthen and thicken my lashes and and and they stay up and out of my eyes ( my lashes sometimes go back to pointing in my eyeballs without a good mascara) Step 3 you seal the fibers in. I like to apply 2-3 coats here. Honestly you will not believe how amazing your lashes look. They will stay full and curled all night! BEST PRODUCT OF THE YEAR!
**** Make sure you are careful after apply if your lashes are still wet and you touch them they may stick together
I know …your thinking too bronzers right? Yes I love them both equally for different reasons.
- It smells like chocolate… really it does
- It is matte! I love this because I can contour my face and it looks natural. I not shimmering like a stripper on stage.
- There is not one tiny bit of orange in the bronzer. In fact I used to used a very old beauty powder from MAC and this is obviously the new replacement. Orange you glad this bronzer isn’t orange. oh good me too!
- natural natural natural…On my own face I tend to be the no makeup…makeup girl. This is how I like it and this product does the trick!
*** if i use Aqua Bunny and Milk Chocolate together i use the Aqua first. I let it dry and do my eye makeup then I go in at the end and I contour my cheeks with the Milk Chocolate with an angled blush brush
Hands Down BEST BEST eyeshadow primer out there. I prime my eyelids and I prime under my concealer so it stays put all day. Now let me tell you tried and tested from a good friend of mine. She walks into my Beauty Parlour one day with neon green eyelids…hmm i thought (shes a makeup artist too) this is a different look for her. She then tells me as she is looking in the mirror I am testing two primers out. Which lid is brighter? I pointed to one she said I knew it. Again Shadow Insurance beats them all. Naturally I pulled the tube I had in the drawer test out this product out. Um ya she was right. It has outlasted several of it competitors.
- Better color payoff
- Longevity of your shadows (crease & fade proof rem ol’ green lids)
- Brightens and smooths lid if worn alone***I love to use this before my concealer to help it last longer. So when you apply it make sure you apply before face makeup and go right under your eyes as well
5. Perfect Eyes Waterproof and tear Proof Eyeliner in Perfect Purple
First off lets talk about this color purple. The swatch on Too Faced is a bit more purple than real life. The color is perfect. Being a mother of a 15 month yr old I naturally have bags under my eyes. What I love about this color purple that it does not enhance the bags and make me look like I have 2 black eyes. It is just enough to give these ol’ brown eyes a boost to look a slight bit hazel (that’s what us brown eyed beauties love) The pencil eyeliner is great it glides on smooth there is no skipping on the lash-line like some pencil that are too dry can do. The opposite end of the pencil is an angled sponge applicator to smudge the line to give you a nice buffed look on the lash line. One thing that does bug me is the packaging, the quality of the product is there. But after I open the pencil I like to put the top on the opposite end so I don’t lose it. I cannot seem to muscle it on there. This eyeliner will stay in your inner rim and will no rub off under your eyes throughout the night. This is great for any event that is going to be all day…like your Wedding Day!
Let me know your favorite Too faced Products!