SWATCHES | Light medium and medium olive foundations/concealers

Since my last foundation swatch post, I’ve added a few more base products to my never-ending collection. While I was trying to find the best possible shade matches in these foundations and concealers, I had a hard time finding swatches for most of them because the ones I purchased are newer additions to the existing ranges. To help others who may be looking for similar shades (light medium and medium olive skin tones), here are some swatches for the following products: Dior Airflash Spray Foundation in 2.5 Warm Olive (321), Rare Beauty Concealer in 230N, Make Up For Ever Reboot Active Care Revitalizing Foundation in Y244 – Neutral Sand, and Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation in Y373 Amber Honey. I’ll be using the Giorgio Luminous Silk foundation in 6, Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation in 3W1.5 Fawn, and the Pat McGrath Sublime Concealer in LM14 as comparators.

Light medium and medium olive foundations concealers Dior Airflash Spray Foundation in 2.5 Warm Olive (321), Rare Beauty Concealer in 230N, Make Up For Ever Reboot Active Care Revitalizing Foundation in Y244 - Neutral Sand, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation in Y373 Amber Honey Giorgio Luminous Silk foundation in 6, Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation in 3W1.5 Fawn, Pat McGrath Sublime Concealer in LM14
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REVIEW | Pat McGrath Mothership VIII: Divine Rose II Palette

Pat McGrath mothership VIII divine rose II palette swatches medium skin review

Keeping the Pat McGrath train going here on Girl & Vanity, today I wanted to share some thoughts and swatches of the new (I think?? maybe NEW-ISH) Mothership VIII palette in ‘Divine Rose II’. Before I purchased this one, I already had the Mothership V palette in ‘Bronze Seduction’, which is of a similar warm, glittery vibe. I’ll admit, my interest for the Divine Rose II palette was lukewarm at first. But then came the onslaught of all the glittery and sparkly swatches from YouTube and Instagram! I don’t know what it is about Pretty Shiny Things™ that triggers my lizard brain, all I know is that it is what has brought us here today. So, did the power of social media and the almighty hype machine deliver? Read on to see for yourself!

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REVIEW | Pat McGrath Skin Fetish: Sublime Foundation in Medium 15

Pat McGrath foundation Medium 15

I’ve been enamoured with the Pat McGrath line ever since she launched her product line in full force. Could it be the marketing filled with lo-fi, sparkly goodness? Possibly. Could it be her aesthetically pleasing packaging? It probably helps. Regardless, whatever she comes out with, I’m more than willing to try. Combine that with my never-ending search for the perfect foundation, you can only imagine my joy when she announced her line of complexion products. It took me a while, but I managed to snag the Skin Fetish: Sublime Perfection Foundation at a decent price when there was a sale on her website. So what are my thoughts? You all know the drill…

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THE LEMON DIARIES | Products I Regret Buying | Part II

I know I haven’t really been writing too many posts lately, and I truly apologize for that! Life has been a little crazy, but I finally have some time to churn out some content for all of you to see. I figured I could write another post about some products that weren’t exactly my cup of tea since it has been a while! This one, however, will be a bit different. Some of these aren’t products that I actually hate, but rather products I could definitely do without. If you’d like to learn more about some products that just don’t do it for me, please keep reading.

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