Welcome back! Today I am going to be sharing with you my all time favorite makeup products. These products are the ones I use on an every day basis. I really don’t think I could live without them.
The primer that I like to use is The POREfessional Primer by Benefit. This primer does a really good job of smoothing out pores and wrinkles making your skin look softer when you apply your foundation. I notice a huge difference in my foundation when I use a primer versus using nothing at all.
For foundation I use a combination of the NARS Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation and the bareMinerals barePRO compact foundation. I love liquid foundation but something I learned along the way is that it gets oily throughout the day especially around my nose. I find it to be really helpful to keep a compact foundation in your shade in your purse or bag to make touchups a lot easier. Translucent powders often don’t do the trick or don’t match my skin tone so I really like using a foundation compact to keep my foundation looking matte all day long.
Believe it or not, I just recently started to wear liquid concealer. I was always so scared that it would crease under my eye and would be to much on top of liquid foundation. I decided to try this out in December and honestly I really like it. If you just use a couple of dots, the concealer brightens up your face and doesn’t crease. I recommend getting the duo I link below. It comes with a miniature beauty sponge and makes applying the concealer so much easier.
UGH, this palette.. where to even begin. This bronzer palette has completely replaced every bronzer I own. I take this with me everywhere. If you get one thing I mention, this is it. It is amazing because it has every bronze shade. You can create a sharp contour or go for a more subtle look without having to buy a bunch of different bronzers. It even comes with two brightening shades that I use to set to my concealer. This palette has simplified my life so much.
You honestly cannot beat the price either. For 45$ you really get a lot of product.
Recently I bought a decent amount of products from the Kylie Cosmetics Christmas Collection. I really liked a lot of it, but I usually only grab for two things on a regular basis. The highlighter and blush in this collection is absolutely stunning. The blush is hands down my favorite blush I own. It is the perfect shade of pink without being blinding or over the top. The highlight pairs perfect with the blush, as it has a rose gold/pink finish. I find myself using this combination almost every single day.
Unfortunately, I was unable to find these exact products, but Kylie did just release a complete blush/bronzer collection. I highly recommend checking it out!
I had to throw in this highlight as well. This highlighter is from the PatrickStar summer collection in collaboration with Mac Cosmetics. This highlighter is one of my all time favorites as well. This highlighter is perfect if you like the glow but not a blinding glow. It has like a butter consistency, it goes on very smooth to give you a beautiful every day glow.
As of lately, I have been really loving pink/light brown eye looks. These palettes are the three that I rotate all the time. The colors in them are stunning and the shimmers show up so beautifully. I always get compliments on my eyeshadow when I use these palettes. I believe that the Sweet Peach palette is still available, but I don’t believe the Tarte ones are. Tarte is always doing limited edition palettes so whenever I see one I like I try and grab it before it sells out.
Tarte Seashell Palette- currently unavailable
Eyeliner & Mascara
I am not very picky when it comes to mascara or eyeliner. As long as it is liquid eyeliner with a thin tip, I will usually like it. Currently I use the Too Faced eye pen and the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. I also use the Covergirl mascara primer.
The eyebrow pencil that I currently use is the Precisely My Brow Pencil by Benefit Cosmetics. I really love this brow pencil because it gives you the perfect natural brow. This pencil adds in thin lines throughout your brow to make it look nice and full and natural rather than block like.
Glosses have been a staple in my makeup routine. I used to love them and then when liquid lipsticks became popular I stopped using them. Lately, I really do not like liquid lipsticks. No matter what brand I use, they drive and make my lips feel horrible. I feel like butter glosses add a nice pop of color to your look without being to much. I have been really into natural looks so going back to glosses has been a nice touch to my looks. My BECCA Cosmetics Glow Gloss is my all time favorite, but I could not find it to picture so I will leave it linked below.
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