What makeup are you wearing right now? (Or were you last wearing?)

I do set the QOTD posts up in advance (usually by a week or two), so this might not make sense when the post goes live, but: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation, Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder, Laura Mercier Cinnful Lipstick, bareMinerals Nature of Nudes Palette, Sephora Surfer Babe Eyeliner.

— Christine
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I am wearing By Terry’s Sheer expert foundation with Hourglass Diffused heat blush and Chanel Les beiges powder as bronzer. Dior Lip Glow in Coral on my lips and a Sephora brown eyeliner on my waterline!

FACE: Lumene BB Cream Medium, It Bye-Bye Undereye Neutral Medium, Nyx Incredible Waterproof Concealer in Beige,WnW Reserve Your Cabana Bronzer as my setting powder. EYES: WnW Fergie Take On The Day eye shadow primer, CP Supermodel as a base, UD Madness & Damaged, CP Coconut, Nyx Mermaid, Mac Gorgeous Gold & Savant, MJ Blaquer Highlliner to tightline, Essence Midnight In Paris Gel Liner, Benefit Roller Lash Mascara, L’Oreal Infallable Continuous Cocoa as brow powder. CHEEKS: LM Ritual as contouring bronzer, MAC Spring Flock blush, OtherEarthly MSF to highlight. LIPS: Nyx Coffee Slim Pencil, UD Revolution Lipstick in Liar.
WHEW!!!! ?

Base – Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue + Chanel Les Beiges – Trying to get the BM Complexion Rescue to work for me, no luck yet.
Blush – Hourglass Radiant Magenta
Eyes – MAC All That Glitters, mascara, and MAC Teddy on the Waterline
Lips – Tom Ford Casablanca

I was wearing Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation. It’s my favorite. It looks very natural and lasts and lasts without looking patchy or cakey.

Marc Jacobs Re(marc)able Full Coverage Foundation Serum
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Powder
Anastasia Dip Brow Pomade (set with dark brown shadow)
Wet N Wild Eye Primer
Benefit Pinky Swear shadow (light translucent pink)
Sephora Contour Matte Gel Eyeliner Waterproof in Espresso
Diorshow Mascara
MAC Spring Flock Blush (with Disney Dare to Dream Highlighter Stick as cream base)
YSL Rouge Volupte Shine-In Oil Lipstick in Impertinent Orange (with Carmex SPF lip balm)

My look for this week: (it’s a MAC week)
Giorgio Armani LSUV 5.5
MAC Amber x 9 palette
– MAC Dainty and/or Desert Rose blush with MAC Amorous lipstick or
– MAC Peachtwist blush with MAC Crosswires lipstick
MAC Soft & Gentle MSF for highlight
MAC Medium Deep for bronzer
MAC Teddy liner or Darkness of Calm fluidline
Guerlain Meteorites Perles

Milani eyeshadow primer, Physicians Formula Matte Eye Shadow Quad in Classic Nudes, Maybelline Expert Wear Eyebrow Pencil in Blonde, Laura Geller GlamLash mascara in Black, Pur Minerals 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup SPF 15 in Light, Tarte Love Flush Blush in Baby Love, Revlon Lip Butter in Sugar Plum, and Hard Candy All Matte Up hydrating lip stain in Earthy Marsala.

It’s been a month and a half that I honestly can’t remember. o_O;

Most likely something simple, though, because I’m sure I had my make-up packed at the time in preparation for travel.

Hourglass Mineral Veil Primer, Marc Jacobs Genius Gel in 01 Ivory Light, Hourglass Lighting Powder in Mood Light, Shiseido Translucent Pressed Powder, YSL Touche Éclat Radiant Touch in 1 Luminous Radiance, NYX Blush in Taupe (as contour), Marc Jacobs The Blush in Outspoken, Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in Brunette and Brow Powder Duo in Ash Brown, Urban Decay Eyeshadows in Mildew, Fireball, and Sellout, UD 24/7 Eyeliner in Perversion and Stash, Stila Forever Your Curl Mascara, Benefit Eye Bright, Jane Iredale Just Kissed Lip Plumper in Madrid, MAC Cremesheen Glass in You’ve Got It…

Whew ! That sounds like sooooo much makeup, but I *promise* it’s done with a light hand and this was a nighttime look ! The best part of all is that my favorite makeup product of all time, MAC’s Cremesheen Glass in You’ve Got It, discontinued some time ago, has been brought back !!! I’ve commented about it here several times and had very kind people advising where to find it since it was no longer available, but the Makeup Angels heard my prayers and I can now get it at the MAC counter – Hallelulah !

Face: Kryolan Ultra Foundation, Thin Lizzy concealer, Australis Banana Powder
Eyes: Chichi Glamourous Eyes palette in Timeless (4 of the 12 shades), Zoeva In the Nude liner on lower lashline, Sephora Flirting Game on upper lashline, Milani Power Lash mascara
Cheeks: City Color Glow Pro matte palette, Wet N Wild Boozy Brunch highlighter
Lips: Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon in Torte (from the Rewind set), Chanel Glossimer in Wild Rose
Brows: Maybelline Master Brow kit in Deep Brown

I went on a site visit to a timber treatment plant and got covered in sawdust, but man, I looked fabulous 😉

I’m currently at work, but, oh well. Full face it is 😉

– NARS Sheer Glow foundation in Gobi
– NYX Wonderstick in Light
– MUFE ProFusion bronzer in i15
– MAC iridescent powder in Sparkling Rose as a highlight (love!)
– MAC Mineralize blush in Please Yourself


-UD anti-age eye primer
– MAC eye shadows in Malt and Naked Lunch
– MAC eyeliners in Prunella and Grey Utility (in the tight line)
– MAC Matchmaster concealer in 1 (dark circles be gone!)


– MAC brow set in Beguille


MAC Patentpolish Lip Pencil in Ruby

Gosh, it does not feel that much when I do my makeup :)))))

I wear a no-makeup look, so I’m wearing NARS Radiant TM, Catrice Prime and Fine loose powder, MAC Painterly paintpot, KIKO eyebrow pencil, an Astor bronzer (can’t remember the name) and an old but gorgeous and natural Rimmel blush. My lipstick (a Clinique one) has fade by now so I have bare lips

How do you like the Catrice loose powder? I’m using a Chanel one, but I don’t really want to pay so much next time I need to buy one.

Party last night! I wore L’Oreal Infallible Matte foundation, lots of bronzer, a pink lip and heavy eye make-up. I wore the green(-ish) shade from NARS Egea duo on my eyelid. Matte brown in the crease. Thick winged liner. Falsies.


Rouge Bunny Rouge Metamorphoses Mattifying Primer
Missha Signature Real Complete BB Cream in No.13 Light Milky Beige
Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten in Porcelain
Makeup Geek Blush in Spellbound

Makeup Geek Foiled Shadow in In The Spotlight all over lid and into crease
Urban Decay Virgin eyeshadow from the Naked Palette on brow bone
Illamasqua Medium Pencil in Sorceress on top and bottom lash line, smudged

Bourjois Colour Boost Lip Crayon in Peach on the Beach

No eye primer, no mascara, no highlighter, no brow pencil…I’ve not got a lot to work with at my parents’ house. I forgot my makeup. ?

Viseart Cashmere palette, Clinique Fig Pop (not my smartest choice ever, it’s a little too peachy for the eye look), KA Starlight in cheeks/ Candlelight on nose/ cuspids bow/ over brows. Decided to line with Stila Moray, one that I never reach for and it’s very pretty! My fave CG Lashblast mascara and I will probably finish off with one of my UD Naked glosses after breakfast. Also just got a box of Illamasqua polishes from Hautelook yesterday so I painted my nails with Jo’Mina and it’s such a fun color!

Base: After frustrating the hell out of myself over the last few weeks with my foundation arsenal (with better lighting in new makeup station super annoyed to find so many of my yellow based foundations turn ruddy orange) . Right now I’m loving a mix of IT cosmetics CC cream in shade Light blended with 1 or 2 drops of GA Maestro glow in shade 4. The GA product is weird (I’m assuming the sunscreen is to blame) and turns the mix darker, then lighter after application which works for me. I’m also reloving NARS tm in Alaska with Tom Ford stick foundation in Fawn layering on areas where I need a bit more cover. La Mer powder (still my holy grail).
Cheeks: Kevyn Aucoin cream blush in Nuella with GA fluid tint #11 layered on top.
Eyes: NYX Milk with MAC 217. Too Faced chocolate bar white chocolate as base, salted caramel on upper crease, semi sweet in deeper crease and lower lash, cherry cordial (my favourite shadow ..wish it had better staying power) in outer vee and lining lower lash. Champagne on lid. Colorpop liners the LE icy purple on waterline and Best O on upper lashes. This combo really packs a punch on my green hazel eyes.
Lips: TF Vladimir with a dab of OCC lip tar in Disintegration blended

Which would be yesterday since I had classes. So, it would be Tarte Gifted Mascara, Milani Luminoso, browbone shade in Vanilla from the smaller Smashbox On the Rocks palette, NYC Sunny Bronzer in the crease, and Rimmel Stay Matte Powder.

Dior BB Crème, It Cosmetics bye bye undereye concealer, Anastastia brow wiz, Viseart Theory Palette in Cashmere, Kat Von D tattoo liner, UD waterline liner, Covergirl Supersize Mascara, Becca Moonstone pressed, theBalm Hot Mama, Hourglass bronzer, and Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche in Sugarcane. Oh and Benefit powder on my nose.

Yesterday was Barberry with old Dior modulation in blue cheek duo, the purpler side. Eyes were Nyx and MUFE lavenders, MJ 20 lilac in the crease, Nyx plum and Ulta raisin pencil for def (thanks again) with plum bad gal masc. different enough from the usual reds, brown reds, taupes that it got comments/compliments. Maybe bec it was shimmery? IDK if there’s m/u today or not or whether I’ll go to day job. Job is flexible, but Mondays off (holiday in mass) screw me up. Maybe I’ll stay home and do drab greens with olive oil (thanks yet again, readers) and barely green mascara, make you mine…..I’d much rather think about m/u than work. BTW, thanks, C, for Make You Mine. It’s always the most pleasant surprise, and makes one realize how much of a boon healthy looking blush can be. I really ought to wear blush all the time, even without makeup. Age needs brightening.

Urban Decay One and Done tinted moisturizer, L’Oreal True Match stick concealer, It Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye, Sephora baked powder, Sephora brow pencil in Auburn, Milani brow gel, BeneFit Hoola (as bronzer and in crease of eyes), Clinique Nude Pop blush, ColourPop highlighter in Lunch Money, Colourpop eyeliner in Get Paid, Colourpop eyeshadow in La La and Girly, Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara, NYX brow pencil in taupe used as lipliner, Urban Decay Sheer Revolution lipstick in Sheer Liar.

I’m working so the face suits an office environment (i.e. conservative!)
Face: Maybelline Fit Me Matte & Poreless 115, Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder, MAC Melba blush, MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder.
Eyes: Shadows are all MAC: All That Glitters (lid), Soft Brown (transition), Satin Taupe (crease), Phloof (highlight), Essence Liquid Liner in black
Lips: NYX liner in Nectar, MAC Finally Free lipstick

Low-makeup day because I’m moving- NYX HD concealer in CW02, Rimmel Brow This Way Brow Gel in Dark Brown, Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette, Maybelline Master Precise Skinny eyeliner in Brown, L’Oreal Voluminous mascara, L’Oreal Visible Lift Blush in Nude Lift, and Urban Decay Sheer Slowburn.

I haven’t put on my makeup yet (decided to take the day off as I’m fighting a cold/sore throat AND my younger son is slated to arrive home from uni some time this afternoon) but yesterday I wore (it took me a while to remember): MAC Tempting and Fiction eyeshadows, GOSH Metallic Brass liner, the new MUFE concealer, no foundation at all but MAC Captive on my lips and Sweet Sentiment blush.

Revlon Colorstay foundation mixed with Illamasqua Skin Base in White and MAC Face+Body in White. MAC MSF Natural in Light. Clinique Plum Pop blush. UD Undone eyeshadow in my brows.

Stila Stay All Day foundation and concealer, Sephora color corrector (peach tone for dark spots), Cinema Secrets setting powder, Urban Decay Wizard of Oz palette (the Glinda version) and MAC Wedge, Marc Jacobs mascara, Clinique blush.

Yesterday, I wore shadows from the CoverGirl Nudes Trunaked Eye Shadow Palette, Burberry Cashmere Concealer, my current favorite Lancome BB Cream mixed with L’Oreal Infallible Matte Foundation, Pacifica mascara, Becca Snapdragon Luminous Blush, and MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Powder. I don’t know yet what I’m going to wear today!

So I didn’t go to work….did Make You Mine with Catrice Brown Town (sheer nude slightly puce brown that would look different on all people) with lots of eye layers, since Stark et al looked too yellow at first. Added MJ 20 tawny apricot for base, bisque for (pseudo) brow bone, and moss green shimmer for accent, with Ulta olive oil liner. No shimmer, when blended. MUFE dk green masc. Pretty fally, but it’s like early Nov. here. Makeup prevailed over work. Oh, well, there’s always Wednesday.

I’m wearing Smashbox Photo Finish Primer, Too Faced Born This Way foundation, Make Up For Ever full coverage concealer on some blemishes, NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer for under eye circles, Tarte blush in Exposed, Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal, Tarte Be Mattenificent eyeshadow palette, Anastasia Beverly Hills dipbrow pomade, Kat Von D liquid eyeliner and Make Up For Ever mascara.

Nars sheer glow foundation in gobi, hourglass ambient lighting powder in diffused and radiance (as a bronzer), makeupgeek havoc eyeshadow & some transition shades from the tarte tartelette in bloom palette, mark Jacob blacker liquide and pencil eyeliner, benefit roller lash mascara, nyx liquide suede in sandstorm.

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea foundation, UD matte lipstick in 1993…and because I was running behind today, I went with UD Naked on the Run for just about everything else. It’s my go-to no-brainer palette (along with the Tarte round palettes) when I need to look put together but don’t have time to worry about what goes with what or to be as creative as I’d prefer. I used 4 shades of shadow (including the one that can be used as a shadow or a highlight, which I used for both purposes), the bronzer, the blush, the liner that comes with it (Stag), and UD Perversion mascara.

After so many years of trying new foundation every month on the quest for something perfect, I just this week went back to Estee Lauder Double Wear. It’s so amazing, covers well, and the shade range is phenomenal.

Rimmel Radiance BB Cream, Medium
Maybelline Fit Me concealer, 20 Sand Sable
Rimmel Stay Matte powder, 005 Silky Beige

TheBalm Balm Desert
Physicians Formula Happy Booster blush, Natural
BareMinerals Luminizer Duo, The Love Affair/The Shining Moment

Elf cream eyeshadows, Cruisin Chic (outer lid & crease), Ain’t That Sweet (lid)
NYC eyebrow pencil, 002 Dark Brown
Rimmel ScandalEyes eyeliner, 001 Black
CoverGirl Super Sizer waterproof mascara, Very Black

Aerie Quenchstick, Glow
Stila Lip Glaze, Kaleidoscope

Face: Guerlain Lingerie de Peau foundation in 02, Laura Mercier highlighter in Devotion, Chanel blush in Vibration, and Guerlain Météorites finishing powder in Voyage.

Eyes: Chanel quad in Automne, Chanel eyeliner in Feuille, Guerlain kohl eyeliner in black, and Guerlain maxi-lash mascara in black.

Lips: Guerlain Rouge G in Georgia

Face: Guerlain meteorites in Medium with Becca blush in Lantana, and Kevyn Aucoin Starlight Celestial Powder on the high points of my cheeks and bridge of the nose (none on the tip).
Eyes: Le Volume De Chanel, MAC Handwritten and Fig1, Anastasia Dip Brow in Dark Brown.
and Waxelene on my lips.

Base: Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation, Catrice Velvet Finish Concealer, Isadora Velvet Touch Powder, NARS Blush in Deep Throat, Too Faced Chocolate Soleil, and The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer.
Brows & eyes: e.l.f Instant Lift Brow Pencil, Isadora Brow Shaping Gel, Kat Von D Tattoo Liner and e.l.f Lengthening & Volumizing mascara.
Lips: Lime Crime Velvetine in Pansy.

A Guerlain palette called Les Tendres (spring LE from a few years back), Clinique powder foundation, Bobbi Brown Corrector and Dior BB eyes concealer, Clinique Peach Pop blush, and a discontinued sheer red KissKiss lipstick from Guerlain.

Been really loving a base of KVD Bow ‘N’ Arrow liquid lip stick with Haze by NYX on top. I’ve been calling it Mummy Brown. It seems to go really well with everything and isn’t a color I’ve been seeing (yet). For shadows I’ve been enjoying extra dark smoky eyes with just a hint of color (usually teal or gold).

Maybelline Fit Me Dewy + Smooth foundation, NYX HD Concealer, NYX Tea Rose cream blush, Wet n Wild Reserve Your Cabana highlighter, Maybelline Nude Pink Color Tattoo, Tarte Rainforest of the Sea palette, Rimmel ScandalEyes in Nude, Revlon Grow Luscious mascara, NYX Dewy spray

Brows-Clinique Brow Shaper in taupe, ABH pencil and Benefit Just Browsing
Face-Smashbox BB water, Shiseido translucent power, Lancome Mocha Havana for a bit of contour, Elizabeth Arden blush in Aplum
Eyes-Estee Lauder GWP compact (mostly the purple colour) and Clarins Silver Rose on lid, Lancome Hypnose Drama masara and Lise Watier bronze liner
Lip-Mac Captive
There could be more, I often add a bit of this and that too.

Today I was wearing just a moisterizer, no base or whatsoever. And: Rimmel eyebrow pencil in black brown, Etos eyeprimer, Bodyshop pressed powder over the lids, Chanel Ombres Matelassées in Charming, Urban Decay Sin (in the tearduct), Bodyshop eyelash and brow gel on the lashes, Mac concealer in NW20, a glowy bar (I do not even know what it’s called, it’s definitely not sold anymore) from Lush as a highlighter (it’s awesome, it’s a kind of waxy texture that just ads a little rosy and very natural shine to my skin), Guerlains blush in Over Rose and Mac’s lipstick in Hug me (no lipliner today, but it would be a mauvy Max Factor one).
Wauw, from someone that went from no makeup (except for the eyelash gel and a little eye pencil at most) to makeup in a little more then a year’s time, this is an impressive list. Hahahaha.

FACE: Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Reveal Lift Foundation in 60 Classic, YSL Touche Eclat #2, NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Chantilly, Chantecaille Light Loose Powder, Guerlain Meteorites in Clair

CHEEKS: DiorBlush in Rose Libertine

EYES: Buxom Hold the Line Eyeliner in Call Me (Black), Tarte Tartiest Lash Paint Mascara

LIPS: AmorePacific Moisture Bound Lip Treatment, DiorAddict Lipstick in Bright (Neutral Rose)

I’m wearing UD X GS Rocksteady lipstick that I put on yesterday! I put this on at 10 am yesterday, ate a ton, drank a ton, and my lips looked nigh on perfect at 12 am when I went to bed. I’m pretty sure I’ll be rocking this stain all day. I’m beyond impressed.

I got my Vanishing Cabinet subscription from Notoriously Morbid yesterday, so I wanted to use those items today. This month’s collection was “Mother to Dragons.” FACE –Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 100+; Too Faced Primed & Poreless priming powder; Olay Fresh Effects BB Cream in Fair to Light; Wet n Wild Bronzer in Reserve Your Cabana (as setting powder); Love from Tarte Tarteist Blush Palette. EYES — Too Faced Shadow Insurance. Notoriously Morbid e/s: Pretentious Namesake from crease to browbone; Stoic used wet on inner 2/3 of lid; Protective Aggressor used wet on outer 1/2 of lid and blended dry into crease and lower lids. Looxi Beauty Aurora Eyeshadow in Limelight on inner corners. Tarte Clay Pot Liner in Black (tightline) and Mint (waterline). Almay Intesne i-Color Volumizing Mascara in Black Plum. LIPS — Starlooks “Stellar” Luxe Longwear Lip Pencil in MLP1; Notoriously Morbid Mystic Matte in Stormborn.

How do you like Reserve your Cabana? I purchased it bc I saw it as a dupe for Mary Lou-Manizer, but have yet to actually use it.
I don’t understand why they call it a bronzer when it’s so light lol
It does smell good though, like the beach/sunscreen 🙂

I love Reserve Your Cabana, but I don’t consider it a dupe for Mary Lou-Manizer (at least not on me). I find Mary Lou to be much more intensely shimmery and golden. I love to highlight with Mary Lou, but I’d never use it over my entire face. I do use Reserve Your Cabana all over my face.

I have very fair skin, so it actually does add a little bit of color and warmth to my skin.

Primer: Monistat Anti-chafing Powder Gel
Foundation: Sephora Microsmooth Powder Foundation
Brows: Sephora Retractable Brow Pencil
Liner: Marc Jacobs Highliner in Blacquer
Blush: Rock & Republic Shameless
Lips: Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip Color in Mess Around

I absolutely LOVE those blushes! I own 3! Wish I could’ve gotten more before the line was discontinued. Shameless is my favorite! I often wonder how I’ll react if I ever actually finish it and have to replace it with something else!

Base: Clinique Skin Care/ MUFE Step 1 Hydrating Primer/ Estee Lauder DW/TF Born This Way (mixed for color and finish)/ Laura Mercier Translucent Powder/ UD new Bronzer/ MAC Peaches blush

Eyes: Urban Decay Eden Primer/ MAC Tempting on the lid (AWESOME BRONZE SHADOW)/ Viseart medium brown shade in the crease/ MAC Guesso on the inner corner/ TF Better Than Sex Mascara

Brows: ABH Brow Wiz/ Benefit Gimme Brow in the lighter shade

Nars Velvet Matte Skin Tint (LOVE!), Anastasia Brow Definer, L’Oreal Brow Stylist Plumper, MAC Patina eyeshadow, UD Perversion mascara, Marc Jacobs fineliner, Becca Songbird & Flowerchild blushes, Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer

Basically my recent FOTD 🙂

A tinted sunscreen (Brazilian brand), Mary Kay concealer, Mac blot powder to set the concealer, Mac Mineralize Skinfinish powder, Mac Fix +, Elf eyebrow set, Mac painterly paint pot, Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons eyeshadows, Mary Kay Gel eyeliner, Mary Kay mascara, The Balm Bahama Mama bronzer….nothing on the lips

Primer: Becca Backlight Priming Filter
Foundation: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea
Concealer: Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer
Powder: Mac Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Light
Blush: Clinique Cheek Pop in Peach Pop
Highlight: Bobbi Brown Highlighting Powder in Pink Glow
Bronzer: Guerlain Terracota 4 seasons bronzing powder in nude 00
Lips: Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche in Meringue
Eye Primer: Nars Smudge Proof eyeshadow base and MAC Painterly paint pot
Eyeshadow: MAC soft brown, swiss chocolate, MakeupGeek cocoa bear, & Nars dual intensity in Callisto
Eyeliner: Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner in Zero
Mascara: Lancome CILS mascara base and Lancome Hypnose Drama
Brow: Anastasia Beverly Hills brow wiz in Auburn

For base: a TonyMoly BB Cream called Luminous Goddess Aura Blur mixed with Nivea creme, set with It’s Skin Babyface powder and a little Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 115 for extra coverage.
For face: theBalm Desert bronzer and NYX Sunbeam liquid highlight.
For eyes: Milk gel brow in Pilsner, Essence mascara, Smashbox trio in Filter and Cargo swimmables in Coral Reef.
For lips: Milk matte in C.R.E.A.M. topped with OCC Metallic Lip Tar in Pleasure Model and Vaseline Rosy Lips for touchups.

It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC cream, It Cosmetics “Eyelift in a Tube” corrector and brightener, Nars Creamy Concealer, ELF invisible setting powder, Laura Mercier Artist Pallette, Loreal Mascara, Tarte Lip Surgence in Amused (Discontinued, :()

I went simple today…
Anastasia Dipbrow in Medium Brown,
Marc Jacobs Coconut primer,
Dr. Brandt Pores No More,
Too Faced BB cream in Medium,
Urban Decay Weightless Concealer in Light-Med Neutral,
Laura Mercier Translucent powder,
Benefit Hoola Bronzer,
Benefit Watts Amp highlighter,
MAC Soft and Gentle highlighter
MAC Melba blush
Benefit Roller Lash Mascara,
NYX Mega Shine Lip Gloss, and
MAC Fix+ to set it all in! 🙂

YSL Touche Eclat foundation, Rimmel translucent powder, maybelline dream sun bronzer, Chanel eyeshadow, Lorealbrow pencil & brow gel, Benefit mascara, MAC soft & gentle, maxfactor blush in seductive pink, maybelline lippy, PHEW !!!!

Boots No 7 Photo Fix Wrinkle filler and primer, Rimmel Lasting Finish 25hr Foundation, Rimmel Stay Matte long lasting pressed powder, Loreal Voluminous mascara, NYX lipstick in Narcissus pink. Wet n Wild #657 eyeliner, Jordana easyliner lip pencil in silver lilac, e.l.f. eyebrow kit color in meduim, Kat Von D Everlasting Face Shaper Blush in Love Song, Profusion Halo-the-palate blush 6867. e.l.f. makeup mist and set.

Loreal infallible foundation
Urban decay naked skin concealer light warm
Coverfx blotting powder light ”
Grain, patina & handwritten by Mac eyeshadows
Brow kit bold brunette by Mac
Chocolate soleil bronzer Too faced
Viva glam 2 liptick
Velvet noir mascara by Marc jacobs
Great lash mascar by Maybelline on my lower lashes (brownish black)
Lightscapade highlighter by Mac

Laura Mercier primer, YSL Touché Éclat Foundation, Soap & Glory Powder, NYX Blush in Taupe (contour), Étude House Princess Etoinette Blush, Canmake Highlighter in White for inner corner eyeshadow, MUA Undress Me Too eyeshadow palette, Estée Lauder pencil eyeliner in Soft Black, Charmmy Kiss Liquid Eyeliner in Black, Lancome Hypnose Doll Eyes Mascara topped off with Lancôme Hypnose Drama Mascara, Holika Holika Jewel Light Eyeliner in Pearl White for shimmery tear ducts, Canmake Highlighter again for highlighter, Clinique High Impact Lipstick in After Party, Ben NYE Final Seal Setting Spray. Phew! That’s just everyday make-up haha!

Not much variation lately but this is my routine: bourjois happy light primer, kevin aucoin sensual enhancer as hybrid concealer and foundation blended in clarins bb cream, if i remember i also put a bit of macs strobe in the blend, bourjois cream blush in 1 ( that I cannot find anymore in shops..but in amazon), gosh growth mascara, kiko teal or mufe green eyeliner for the waterline or to smudge and some rimmel lip pencil with usual jordana o revlon chubby stick.

on nails essie petal pusher, stainless steel sort of bluish grey.,

I’m experimenting to try and find the most ‘no-makeup-makeup’ I can find for me in my existing collection (primarily just for interest’s sake) so I’m currently wearing the items below.

Primer: Nivea post shave balm

Eye primer: BeautyUK eye prime fx

Undereye area (I have dark under eye circles and pronounced tear troughs too): Collection Cover Up Stick in 01 Translucent, & GOSH 01 Click ‘n’ Conceal in Light 01

Face: Collection Cover Up Stick in 01 Translucent (on blemishes), Maybelline Matte Maker mattifying powder in 10 Classic Ivory, & Rimmel Stay Matte in 001 Transparent (appears to be the only powder in the range light enough and yellow enough)

Mascara: Maybelline Great Lash in Blackest Black (I have black lashes already, so Great Lash plus curling seems to work)

Lips (MLBB): Essence lipliner, & Essence XXXL longlasting lipgloss (note: this is actually 100% a cream matte, I have no real clue why it’s called a ‘gloss’!).

face: becca backlight primer, rcma no color powder, mac studio fix fluid nw10 + becca pearl (liquid), nars crystal powder, shiro white chocolate frog, mac fix +

brows: mac impeccable brow taupe, abh dipbrow granite, benefit gimme brow medium/deep

eyes: mac primer, mac blac type, mac greasepaint stick dirty, lorac megapro (fawn, khaki, granite, espresso,) kvd shade + light (lazarus, saleos, lucius, solas), mac chromagraphic pencil marine ultra, jordana best lash extreme mascara, ud naked concealer fair neutral, mac radiant rose, hourglass ambient light ethereal

cheeks: nars orgasm, shiro white chocolate frog, notoriously morbid osteomancy

lips: tokyomilk dark clove cigarette balm, shiro white chocolate frog, nyx espresso liner, black moon cosmetics grim

Motives custom blend foundation. Black liner from Kat Von D eyeshadow palette in Beethoven(?) mac concealer palette in deep. MSF in deep

Since today is my day off, yesterday was the last time I wore anything.
*Sephora “Melon” Color Corrector
*Hard Candy Glamouflauge “light/medium” foundation mixed with MJ Re(Marc)able “33 Beige” foundation
*Rimmel Matte “005 Silky Beige” Powder
*ELF Contour Powder Palette
Sephora “Sweet On You” Blush

*Colourpop “Flower Shop”
*Colourpop “Coconut”
*Colourpop “Luckfully”
*Colourpop “Sour”
*Colourpop “Leopard”
*Colourpop “Rhinestone”
*Urban Decay “Perversion” eyeliner
*Sephora “The Mascara” Mascara
*ELF Instant brow lift “Deep Brown” pencil

Loreal Lumi Magic foundation, Becca Eye Tint, Clinique Starstruck eye shadow with Nars Nepal on the outer corners and The Balm Mary Lou to highlight the inner corners. MAC Something Special cream blush and Clarins Rouge Joli lipstick in Clarins Red. Oh and Benefit brow pencil and a drugstore mascara I picked up in Japan.

For Today…(iam trying some new produts and trying some new combinations)
Nyx gotcha covered concealer (as corrector)
Too faced born this way foundation
Mufe hd loose powder
Mufe full cover (as concealer)
Benefit hoola bronzer
Benefit coralista blush
Chanel blush horizon (the peach side)
Zoeva highlighter from Golden palette(Just to try it again and let it a last chance because i hate it! too much pigmented and too much creamy!! its a dupe of Albatros from Nars for the colour but not the texture)
Zoeva bronzing powder from Golden palette (as contour)
Primark or Forever21 eye curler
Essence eye pencil in Teddy (as liner)
Urban Decay Naked eyeshadow from the Naked1
Armani Eye and Brow in Mahogany ( for brow)
Estee Lauder automatic lip pencil (a rosewood)
Burberry lip mist lipstick (a fair rosewood)
Thats it 🙂

MAC Studio Fix foundation, Makeup Forever Finishing Powder, Mac Petal Power blush, Dolce & Gabbana lipstick in Soiree, L’oreal eyeliner pencil, Chanel Dimensions de Chanel mascara but I usually use Maybelline.

MAC Studio Fix foundation, Makeup Forever Finishing Powder, Mac Petal Power blush, Dolce & Gabbana lipstick in Soiree, L’oreal eyeliner pencil, Chanel Dimensions de Chanel mascara but I usually use Maybelline, and Giorgio Armani Eye Tint.

Practically nothing today! Didn’t have time for a full makeup look before work, so I kept it simple yet bold with rimmel mascara, Revlon shameless matte colourbalm (a bright purple) and a bit of blush… Didn’t even wear concealer today!

Genevieve, how are you liking that foundation? I’ve been curious about it for awhile, but I’ve been afraid it might creep into all my dents and divots. Are you getting good results with it?

I am personally liking it because it gives medium to full coverage for the day. It has a pump – which is great and you only need one pump to cover your face. It is creamier and perhaps thicker than what I am used to. However one pump of the foundations goes a long way. It does last the day.
I have a few lines around my chin area and I have found that it doesn’t settle into these any more than any other foundation and they all do.
It would be best to try it (if you can go to the shops minus foundation!) on one side of your face to see how it works. Good luck!

Well its almost beddie bye for me, but here goes what I wore today to work.
Guerlain L’or” Primer mixed with Charlotte Tilbury Magic and Make primer. Omorovicza foundation in medium. Oh YSL Color Corrector in light. Dior eye primer,dior under eye concealer, Laura Mercer spackle under eye. Urban Decay nakeds in 1 and 2. Lancome eye pencil and eye liner gel. Brow Wiz in medium brown. Makeup forever seal powder for eyes. Guerlain Meteorities illuminating powder. Guerlain Bronzing powder. Hourglass blush in Mood exposure and Diffused heat. Yikes forgot my sculpting powder by Kat Von and Smashbox. Mascara by Too Face too sexy. Hourglass Ambient lighting powder . Are we done yet????? Exhausted by now, Dior plumping lip, Becca nude lipliner,Tom Ford lipstick,Charlotte Tilbury lipstick, YVS and Mac lip gloss and last,but not least Mac Prep and Prime spray. DONE!!!!!!!!

•MAC prep+prime skin base
•DiorSkin Forever Liquid Makeup
•Sephora Bright Future Gel Serum Concealer
•Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder
•Benefit Hi-Beam
•NARS Orga*m blusher
•ABH Gleam Glow Kit in Starburst w/Fix+ on a bdellium 925 duo-fiber fan brush (holy highlight!)

•NYX Micro Brow Pencil in Ash Brown
•NYX Eybrow Cake Powder in Ash/Taupe
* I can’t get used to the ABH brow definer no matter how many times I try! Plus I can’t find a color I’m happy w/in her range..

•NYX HD base
•MUG Barcelona Beach
•MUG Aphrodite
•UD Crave
•ABH Treasure
•Inglot AMC Pigment in 119
•Maybelline Gel Liner in Blackest Black

•Velour lashes in Got it From My Momma

It’s been a combo/switch up all day between
•Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer in Radiance
•Fresh Sugar Shine Lip Treatment
•MUFE Plexi-Gloss in 202
•Bite Agave Lip Mask in Champagne

Foundation: Stila stay all day foundation
Eyeshadow: ABH Artist Palette and Colourpop’s Get Lucky
Blush: Milani and La Femme Blush
Lips: Tarte’s Metallic Frozen Hot Chocolate lipgloss
Mascara: Too Faced Better than sex (upper lash) and Black
Radiance’ EYE APPEAL™ LASTING MASCARA (lower lash)
Eyeliner: BH Cosmetics black eyeliner
Waterline: Rimmel’s scandal eyes waterproof kohl eyeliner
Setting Powder: Black Radiance’ TRUE COMPLEXION™ SOFT FOCUS FINISHING POWDER and Graftobian HD LuxeCashmere™ Setting Powder
Setting Spray: Elf Makeup Mist and Set and Tarte’s marine boosting 4-in-1 mist spray


Hourglass Veil Primer
Benefit Hello Flawless liquid foundation
NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer for undereye
Benefit Dew The Hoola + powder Hoola for contour
Benefit Coralista Box ‘o Powder
It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores
Laura Gellar Gilded Honey
Urban Decay All Nighter

Urban Decay Primer Potion
Too Faced Sweet Peach palette
Benefit They’re Real tinted primer
Too Faced Better Than Sex waterproof

Benefit Brow Zings
Benefit Gimme Brow

Urban Decay Zero primer
Colour Pop Echo Park

This is a pretty normal every day look for me, takes about a half hour

Mally foundation, Bobbie Brown blush, Urban Decay Naked 2 eye palette, Estée Lauder eye and eye brow liners, Dior mascara, urban Decay setting spray, becca shimmer poured highlighter, lipsence by senegence lip stain and glossy gloss lip gloss.

Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream
Maybelline Colossal Chaotic Lash Mascara
Wet n Wild mattifying pressed powder
Maybelline Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles concealer
NYC Cityproof 24hr eye primer
Loreal Colour Riche Little Beige Dress eyeshadow
Mac Courtly Grey LE eyeshadow
Cover Girl Perfect Blend Charcoal eyeliner
Laura Geller Baked Gelato Vivid Swirl Blush in Cantaloupe

Mac strobe cream
Lorac behind the scenes eye primer
Chanel vitalumiere aqua foundation 30 beige
Maybelline fit me concealer in 20/sand
Laura Mercier translucent loose setting powder
Two faced chocolate soleil bronzer
Two faced love flush baby love blush
Mac omega for brows
Tarte tartelette palette (shades: super mom, natural beauty and caregiver)
Mac brun for top lid eyeliner
Mac studio chromagraphic nc15/nw20 for waterline
Mac soar
Mac faux
Urban decay all nighter setting spray

I forgot..!!!
Mac brown script on the crease
Mac shroom on inner corners
Loreal miss manga mascara
Cover girl clump crusher mascara

Nars pure radiant tinted moisturiser, nars creamy concealer, maybelline turqoise kohl liner, chanel poudre universelle libre, and nars lipstick in Bridgette. Every now and then ; i dust on some peter thomas roth powder sunscreen spf 45

It’s 5.00am in the UK right now however yesterday I was wearing Rimmel Lasting Finish foundation set with Laura Geller Balanc n Brighten, Laura Mercier Rose Gold Caviar Stick, Tarte Cheers and Mint Sprig, Benefit Dallas, Laura Geller Bronze n Brighten, Avon liquid eyeliner, Maybelline falsies mascara and NARS Rekugian on lips.

Earlier this evening, I wore my standard two-minute face, for times when I don’t feel like fussing with makeup, but want to be a little more presentable than bare-faced: Olay Total Effects tinted moisturizer, a dab of Tarte cheek stain in “Flushed,” a light dusting of It Cosmetics Pores No More pressed powder, CoverGirl Super Sizer mascara in black, and Lipstick Queen lipstick in the shade “Jean Queen.”

BASE: Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch; Guerlain Lingerie de Peau + MUFE Face& Body #36 + MUFE Lift Concealer #1; ABH Contour Cream Kit in Fair; MUFE HD concealers in R22 & Y23; Cinema Secrets Ultralucent Setting Powder
BROWS: NYX Eyebrow Cake Powder in Auburn/Red
EYES: Tarte Clean Slate 360° Creaseless primer; Tarte Light of the Party shadows; Lancôme Le Crayon Khol in black; NYX Wonder Pencil in Light; Benefit Eye Bright; Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Amethyst; YSL Babydoll mascara
CHEEKS: Sephora Tranquil contour; Tarte Pink Champagne highlighter; Tarte Social Butterfly bronzer; YSL Heart of Light blush #3
LIPS: NYX Pale Pink liner + Colourpop Lippie Pencil in Westie; YSL Rouge Volupté Shine #7 Rose Infinite
ALL OVER FACE: MAC Prep+Prime Fix+; Guerlain Neiges et Merveilles Meteorites; UD All Nighter

M.A.C. Strobe Cream, Etude House Big Cover concealer, Becca Undereye Brightening Corrector, MUFE HD pressed powder, Inglot eyeshadows 349 and 152, Nars eyeshadow Lhasa, Clinique quickliner 02 smoky brown, Clinique lash power mascara 04 dark chocolate, Smashbox Brow Tech, Pixi Mattelustre Lipstick rose naturelle

MAC Studio Finish Skin corrector in Light Peach under my eyes, Mineralize Skin Finish in Medium, Pro Sculpting Powder in Sculpt (cheek contour and eyelid contour), Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Tipsy, Anastasia Brow Definer in Taupe, Mac Feline pencil for upper and lower water line, Arbonne mascara, Chella Passionate Pink Lip Pencil (from my Ipsy bag).

Face primer: Catrice green corrector
Eye primer: CK One.
Base: MAC F&B with Blot powder on T-zone and Chanel loose powder all over with a damp RT sponge.
Concealer: Inglot Under eye concealer set w/ Chanel loose powder.
Eyes: Inglot Kohl pencil on waterlines, an Inglot flesh color eyeshadow all over (don’t know the number), MAC Omega in crease, a warmish grey all over the lid from NYX smokey palette and Stand-offish from The Balm Nude ‘Tude palette. Mascara: MAC In Extreme Dimension 3 D
Blush: Max Factor Nude Mauve.
Lipstick: Inglot 139 (later topped w/ Revlon Iced Coffee lipgloss to tone down the brightness)
Lipliner: MAC In Anticipation
Brows: A light grey eyeshadow from an Inglot rainbow trio, topped with Rimmel clear gel

Lancome Teint Idole foundation, Tom Ford The Afternooner palette, Bobbi Brown Nude Illuminating Finish Powder, Bobbi Brown Cream Shadow Sticks (neutral shades), Lancome Hypnose Star mascara, Bobbi Brown Dusty Pink Art Stick under a rosy lipstick.

MAC studio waterweight foundation, Clarins rosewood pallet, Clinique sun-kissed bronzer, Clinique Hefty Highlight, Clinique pretty easy eyeliners, Clinique High Impact mascara, Clinique loose powder, and MAC Mehr lipstick.

BASE/FACE: CoverFX primer, Clinique Chubby in the Nude Foundation stick, It Cosmetics concealer, It Cosmetics bye bye pores translucent powder
EYES: Tarte CC Matte Palette, Tarte Gifted mascara
BLUSH: Nars Douceur
BROWS: It Cosmetics brow power pencil, L’Oreal Clear brow gel mascara
LIPS: (Day) NYX Ever lip liner, MAC So Select lipstick & Just Superb cremesheen; (Evening) MAC Ms.Diva liner & Diva lipstick w/Chanel 03 Glossimer

Shadows from the Urban Decay Naked2 and Naked Smoky, Kat Von D liner in Hemingway, Benefit Roller Lash mascara, Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation, Sephora Gel Serum concealer, Benefit Dandelion Blush, Elf Contour Palette, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette, NYX HD Studio translucent powder, and Mac lipstick in Cosmo 🙂

Burberry fresh glow base, Giorgio Armani luminous silk foundation, Benefit Rockstar blush, a Tarina Tarantino olive eyeliner, Lancôme deluxe size sample mascara, Hourglass ambient lighting powder in Diffused & Jack Black lip balm.

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