2/23/2015

What's Inside My Everyday Makeup Bag- February

I think for anyone who loves makeup, it's normal to add and takeaway from your everyday makeup bag every once in a while. But, when you combine that with being a makeup artist, and working in a beauty bar that stocks products on a Space NK/Cult Beauty kinda level, it's fair to say that your *everyday makeup bag* has an almost complete refurbishment every month. I'v been loving lots of new things recently and so I thought I would share them with you.
Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation- £8.99/Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation- £28.00(£19.60 on sale)
I have been loving mixing these two foundations together. I take 1 pump of Rimmel Wake Me Up and 3 pumps of Bobbi Brown (it is quite a small pump). Both being radiant and dewy foundations means that my skin glows all day. I have definitely had a a fair handful of compliments on how duey and radiant my skin looks whilst wearing this combo! It also lasts all day, but thats down to the Rimmel foundation. Honestly, the Bobbi Brown is much more of a summer foundation due to its completely lightweight and natural skin finish. I still love it nonetheless.

NARS Copacabana Illuminator, £23
We don't all appreciate duey skin, but I do. And there is no better highlighter that I am loving at the moment than NARS Copacabana. I much prefer a creme highlighter to a powder as it adds to that natural luminosity of the skin that I find powders don't give me. Its colour pay off is beautiful, not too pigmented but has a pearlescent finish that suits any skin type. It's also really hydrating and doesn't dry your skin out which is a huge bonus for me.

Bourjois Delice de Poudre Bronzer, £7.99
A drugstore bronzer that never disappoints.  A warm chocolatey bronzer that isn't too pigmented, so you can build it up nicely to a warm sunkissed complexion. A matte finish that is perfect for an all round bronze finish, that you can deepen under your cheekbones to give you a more defined look.

Benefit Coralista Blush, £23.50
An old favourite that I can't put down at the moment. A gorgeous peachy pink blush that smells amazing and makes you feel amazing. I think it is the perfect warm peachy blush that can brighten up every skin tone, and suits every hair colour. I just love it and I think it's going to be staying in my every day makeup bag right into the summer.

Maybelline Colossal Mascara, £7.14
I have really short and straight eyelashes and so finding a mascara that I like can be difficult. For me it's more about lengthening and building which isn't always easy to find in a mascara that doesn't take about 10 coats to achieve. Until I found this mascara. With a curved wand it coats every lash, lengthening them, separating them and building on their thickness as it goes. It's perfect for me because I don't always give myself enough time in the morning to do my makeup, and I can achieve really lovely lashes in minutes when I combine this with my eyelash curlers!

MAC Kinda Sexy, £15.50
I bought this lipstick on my road to finding a dupe for my beloved Tom Ford Lipstick in Spanish Pink, and I'm so glad I got it. It is a very similar colour pay off, but 'Kinda Sexy' is a matte finish, whereas my Tom Ford lipstick is more creamy and nourishing giving a gorgeous shine.

Tom Ford Lipstick in Spanish Pink, £37
I just can't rave about this enough. You can see from the picture how battered it is from the outside which just goes to show how well loved this lipstick is! It is the most creamy nourishing lipstick I have EVER used and I literally want every single colour from the range. There's not one colour that I wouldn't use! Spanish Pink is such a gorgeous colour that I think I have already decided that this will be my wedding lipstick.. (one day). I could go on and on about it but just know that you reading this, need this lipstick in your collection.

Can you tell that I'm getting into my pinks this month? Must be because it's the month of love..
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  1. Loved reading this! I also recently purchased 'kinda sexy'!

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