What’s In My Make Up Bag

I’m not one of those girls who wear a lot of makeup, I doubt you’ll see a photo of me with my head slightly tilted so you can see how my highlighter hits the light.

But I do have some basics in my makeup bag.

In My Makeup Bag

As you can see, I don’t spend loads of loads of products. Firstly I don’t know what they’re for, secondly, I refuse to spend that much money on something that I’d be happy to remove at the end of the day.

First, I apply the primer, then the foundation, both with my fingers. I find that I can control it better with my fingers and don’t use as much product. I also apply concealer with my fingers – just a dab under the eyes and over any dark spots I want to hide.

Then a small amount of blusher and a sweep of highlighter above my cheekbones and down the middle of my nose. I only do this to add a bit of definition to my face and think it helps mask my wonky nose.

Then it’s eyebrows, eyeliner and mascara to finish.

Liquid foundation can get a bit shiny so I apply loads of the Rimmel Stay Matte to help prevent the shine happening too quickly. I’ll apply it when I need to throughout the day (which could be loads if my skin is feeling particularly oily!)

Tip: If you go into MAC, you can ask for a sample of foundation and they’ll give you a little pot of it. This means you can take your foundation everywhere!

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