Happy Sunday! Just wanted to jump on here and share my current beauty routine. I get asked all the time about what products I recommend or how I apply certain products so I’m going to break everything down! Side note: I have combination skin and minimal breakouts demanding on the day. Grab a snack cause this is a long one!
PRIMER — I’ve been enjoying this primer Dior Backstage Face & Body primer. It is soooo good, it’s really lightweight and makes my skin feel soft and hydrated!
FOUNDATION — Loving This Foundation that past few months! (shade 3N) It’s a matte foundation (doesn’t feel matte to me) and lasts alllll day I promise like this stuff will not move! I wear it almost everyday and especially when it’s a day that I know that I’m going to be really busy and need my skin to stay fresh looking. I highly recommend with a damp beauty blender for the best application. Did I mention it’s full coverage?? AMAZING
CONCEALER — I use Shape Tape Concealer by Tarte! I’m sure by now that everyone has heard of this concealer, it’s FULL coverage, easy to blend etc. I use a damp beauty blender on this as well to blend. I’m in the shade light (20B).
SETTING POWDER — Just recently purchased This One and enjoying it so far. I use it mainly on my under eye area and t-zone – that’s where I get the most oily and I need my makeup to stay put. Not to sound like a broken record but I apply this a damp beauty blender haha.
EYESHADOW — Since I am usually rushing in the morning to get ready and I work with kids all day, I usually don’t wear eyeshadow very often to work. I mostly just bronzer in my crease and call it a day!
CONTOUR — This isn’t technically a contour, it’s a bronzer duo but I use it as contour. I have a lot trouble finding contour shades that don’t make me look to dark or ashy. This one seems to work the best for my skin tone! I use the shade Natural Finish. My favorite way to apply is with a Morphe R10!
BRONZER/BLUSH/HIGHLIGHTER — O!Mega Bronzer in the shade Tan-Tastic- super natural looking on the skin and it smells like coconuts! It’s definitely a investment item but it will last you for years, I purchased mine sometime early last year and I’m just now hitting pan. I apply with it a Morphe R2. Love THIS BLUSH in the shade brown sugar- so pretty! This Highlighter has been a fave for YEARS, I want to cover my whole face in it haha.
EYES/BROWS — Recently started using Precisely, My Brow Pencil in shade light warm brown and love it! I have used both Anastasia brow pencils for forever but decided it was time a change! I am really liking THIS, it’s super creamy and easy to apply, very pigmented! I apply it lightly to my upper and lower lash line since it is so pigmented. I use the shade matte dark brown. Lastly, we have mascara and I love this product. I have short/thick lashes and Lash Paradise definitely does the job on lengthening!
SETTING — I do not really set my face anymore since I have been using such a matte foundation but I enjoy having dewy looking skin. I feel like it makes my skin look healthier in my opinion. I have been using this Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Oil on my dry parts of my face! Learned this trick from a video of the queen herself, Jaclyn Hill. I apply a DROP on the back of my hand and use my beauty blender to tap it in and put just on my highlighted areas. Great for dry skin! You do NOT need anymore than a drop!!
LIPS — I am nude lip loving kind of a girl like give me a good pinky nude any day and I am happy! Love love love this Charlotte Tilbury lipstick in the shade Pillow Talk. It’s a matte formula but does not dry out the lips and lasts almost all day (I eat and drink coffee throughout my day so mine fades). Highly recommend the matching lip liner, Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk. Probably one of top favorite lip liner formulas! One the days I’m really feeling myself I reach for my Kylie Cosmetics Velvet Lipstick in the shade Savage. I cannot stress this enough how comfortable this lipstick is plus it will literally last all day!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND this formula if you do a lot of talking like I do!
Wow! If you have made it this for give yourself a round of applause haha. Comment below if you have any recommendations you think I would enjoy!