Tuesday, 8 March 2016

My everyday make-up tutorial

I pretty much can be seen wearing make-up 80% of the while out in public. Other than strolling down to my local shop to pick up dog food and toilet roll or to run errands I have at least one beauty product on to insinuate my features.


With age (I say that like I’m 80) I have grown confident enough to not wear make-up everyday. I use to wear products such as foundation to build a wall of confidence but now I simply wear make-up for the pure purpose of I enjoy it. I enjoy applying it in the morning and trying out different shades, reviewing products for this small corner or the internet and it is also quite therapeutic.


So I thought why not share with you all on Nation Women’s Day some products that I wear daily to simply insinuate my features, which is how as women, we should think of make-up instead of a mask. 

After doing my skincare routine (if I can be bothered, am I right ladies?) I start by applying a layer of Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation. My skin (touch wood) is okay at the moment so a simple layer of this high coverage foundation does the job of covering redness. I don’t make to cake too much on daily and do layers of concealers and foundation as I try to let my skin breathe a tiny bit. After I have blended in my foundation I create two triangle shapes under my eyes with my Collection concealer to lighten my dark circles. Using triangle shapes to cover also works as a highlighter for the top of my cheekbones.


If I’m having a particularly sassy day I will apply a little bit of contour just on my jaw line and on the hollows of my cheeks, to you know, look like Angelina Jolie. I’ve been using the Smashbox contour palette for half a year now and to say I haven’t hit pan would be a complete lie. 

I fill in my brows quickly with the Maybelline drama brow pencil and to be honest it is a holy grail. It is just so easy and simple to use. Currently I am using the Better than Sex mascara, which although is amazing and makes my lashes look bomb it still isn’t better than sex, just keeping it real.


If I’m feeling that Angelina Jolie sass I’ll whip out my Too Faced Chocolate Bar eye-shadow palette. I pretty much neglect every other palette because nothing can compare.



I hope you enjoyed reading about my most loved daily products I used to create this look. Please let me know if there are any other tutorials you would like to see in the comments!


And happy National Women’s Day!


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