A SIMPLE BEAUTY ROUTINE

                                                                                        B E F O R E // A F T E R

                                                                                       B E F O R E // A F T E R

I wanted to share with you guys a few of my favorite makeup products (post face wash/moisturizer, etc.--I'll share that with you later) that help me achieve a natural, but manicured, everyday look. I like for my makeup to be subtle! Most days I use a combination of the products below but not all at once. Just depends on the day, how much time I have to get ready in the morning and honestly what I have the energy to do (not a morning person).

  1. MAC Studio Face + Body Foundation // Color: C7 -- I've never worn foundation before and am always told that I don't need it when I have my makeup professionally done but I wanted something to give me a "dewy" moisturized look. This product achieves that look and goes on very light and thin. To me, this isn't your traditional foundation. I also love this because now that it's getting cold I'm starting to look a little pale and this gives me an even natural glow.
  2. MAC Select Cover-Up // Color: NC45 -- BAGS! Even when I get a full night's sleep I still have under eye baggage in the morning and a little puffiness. This helps with that and is a great concealer for a special event. I also really love Vincent Longo's Perfect Canvas Liquid Concealer in Tan which reduces puffiness and dark circles (I actually like it a little better than MAC--I just ran out) and is great for everyday. 
  3. MAC Powder Blush // Color (above): Blunt (I also use Peachtwist)
  4. NYX Jumbo Lip Pencil // Color: 729 Chestnut -- Use as a lipstick replacement.
  5. MAC Keepsakes Nude Lip Bag // Colors: Kiss the King, Chic Supremacy, Boldy Bare -- Used together or alone.
  6. MAC Fluidline // Color: Blacktrack --Eyeliner!
  7. Urban Decay Naked 2 // Fav colors together: Busted + Tease --Great basic natural palette.
  8. Urban Decay Naked Lipgloss (Vegan) // Color: Freestyle
  9. YSL Babydoll Mascara // Color: Black & Lancome Definicils Mascara // Color: Black
  10. MAC Eye Brows // Color: Spiked -- I feel naked without my brows. My life hasn't been the same since I used Spiked.
  11. Left to Right: MAC Angled Brush, MAC Brow Brush, Vincent Longo Concealer Brush (25), MAC Face Brush (127), MAC Powder Brush

What are some of your favorite products?

 


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